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  • This Week at Sea Island

    Weekly guide to recreation, entertainment
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  • Singer/Songwriter Series in the Spanish Lounge

    June - September

    8:30 p.m. – Midnight
    Spanish Lounge

    Local singer/songwriters playing a diverse mix of original and cover music. Complimentary. No reservations necessary. Drink service available through River Bar.

    August
    Saturday, August 9- Sam Brooks 
    Saturday, August 23- Jason Duke
    Thursday, August 28-Jason Duke

    September
    Sunday, September 7- DuFunk
    Sunday, September 14-DuFunk
    Friday, September 26- Brady Reich

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  • “Be a Better You” Weekend with Mahankirn Kaur

    August 22-25, 2014

    Sea Island is excited to host yogi and author, Mahankirn Kaur for a weekend of lectures, workshops and private sessions dedicated to de-stressing, focus and empowerment for all ages and lifestyles.  Mahankirn brings a unique perspective to this topic as she left her corporate financial job to teach and inspire people through yoga.  She has spent over thirty years studying with yoga masters and this knowledge combined with her understanding of today’s busy lifestyle led her to found Three Min Start an innovative way to help people incorporate yoga and meditation into their lives. 

    Throughout the weekend, Mahankirn will provide insights on how to relax and tap into your inner strength and vitality.  Through ancient techniques using movement, breath and mantra according to the Kundalini Yoga Tradition, participants will learn valuable methods to improve mood, focus and performance in our fast paced lifestyle. 
      
    No previous yoga or meditation experience is necessary and the sessions are for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Exercise attire is appropriate with the exception of the Friday afternoon lecture and Friday night dinner. 

    Friday, August 22

    De-stress in the Modern World
    Ocean Room, 5:30 p.m.
    In this lecture, Mahankirn will introduce Three Min Start which can help transform feelings of stress and frustration into calm and clarity.  She will share some of the more than 20 unique techniques available through Three Min Start to deal with a variety of daily life challenges.  Each exercise is simple to do and can be done anywhere. In one hour alone you have twenty three-minute periods – Mahankirn will share how by just taking one of those per day, you can positively impact your life.  This lecture is for anyone interested in learning methods to lift their mood, increase their competitive edge and control stress whether at home with your children, at the office or on the golf course. Complimentary. Books will be available for purchase. Reservations required.

    Intimate Dinner with Mahankirn Kaur
    Georgian Private Dining Room, 7:30 p.m.
    Join Mahanhirn for an intimate, conversational dinner. A la carte pricing. Limited seating. Reservations required.

    Evening Relaxation Breathing and Meditation
    Black Banks Parlor, 9:30 p.m.
    Mahankirn’s evening relaxation breathing and meditation session is designed to help unwind at the end of a long day. Meet in The Cloister Colonial Lounge to proceed to Black Banks Parlor. Complimentary. Reservations not required.

    Saturday, August 23

    Three Minute Start for School & Business – Be Ahead of the Game
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 10-11:30 a.m.
    During this session participants will learn different techniques to enhance clarity and develop and refine intuition to be at the top of your game. Specific meditations to help with easy and efficient memory improvement and focus. These skills will enable you to rise to the challenges of operating within a group and lead for maximum effectiveness. Reservations required.

    Private Sessions
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 1-3 p.m.
    Individual yoga and meditation consultations specifically designed for you. Available in 30 minute our one-hour sessions. To set up a private session call Marcie Maddox, 912-634-4383.

    Family Yoga & Meditation
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The focus of this session is kids, ‘tweens and their parents but all ages are welcome.  Be prepared to move, unwind, dance and sing in this fun-filled session to help you de-stress and build positive family interactions. Appropriate for ages 8 and older to attend without adult. Under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Complimentary when attending with an adult. Reservations required.

    Private Sessions
    Black Banks Parlor, 8 p.m.
    Individual yoga and meditation consultations specifically designed for you. Available in 30 minute our one-hour sessions. To set up a private session call Marcie Maddox, 912-634-4383.

    Sunday, August 24

    Breath Walk
    Beach Club, 8 a.m.
    Mahankirn’s morning breathing instruction on starting the day fresh and focused so you can achieve anything the day throws at you. You will learn how to add breathing techniques to your walking exercise for meditative effect and health benefits. Meet at Beach Club Reception Desk. Complimentary. Reservations not required.

    Deep Meditation and Relaxation for the Sleep Deprived and Stressed Out
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 10-11:30 a.m.
    A mediation class designed to help teach methods for deep relaxation so you can experience a deeper, more effective night’s sleep. Reservations required.

    Private Sessions
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 1-2 p.m.
    Individual yoga and meditation consultations specifically designed for you. Available in 30 minute our one-hour sessions. To set up a private session call Marcie Maddox, 912-634-4383.

    Outthinking the Competition – Sports Focus
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 2-3:30 p.m.

    A session designed for anyone who plays tennis, golf, soccer, squash, etc. and wants to improve their competitive edge.  Mahankirn will provide techniques to use before the big putt or during courtside changeover than will help improve your game, whatever it is. Reservations required.

    Private Sessions
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 4 p.m.
    Individual yoga and meditation consultations specifically designed for you. Available in 30 minute our one-hour sessions. To set up a private session call Marcie Maddox, 912-634-4383.

    Monday, August 25

    Private Sessions
    Fitness Center Yoga Room, 10 a.m.
    Individual yoga and meditation consultations specifically designed for you. Available in 30 minute our one-hour sessions. To set up a private session call Marcie Maddox, 912-634-4383.


    Call 1-855-572-4975 for reservations.

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  • Sea Island Gardening Weekend featuring author Wesley Greene and Chef Travis Brust

    September 5 - September 6, 2014

    This weekend is a new twist on the popular farm-to-table movement of not only growing one’s own vegetables but using our ancestors’ techniques to produce healthy foods.  Learn from Wesley Greene, who specializes in using 18th century gardening methods at Colonial Williamsburg, Chef Jordan Poteat, and Evan James who oversee the Broadfield Gardens, where Sea Island grows many of the vegetables used in our restaurants, and Chef Travis Brust from the Williamsburg Inn.

    Wesley Greene
    Greene, author of VEGETABLE GARDENING the Colonial Williamsburg way, 18th century methods for today’s organic gardeners, has gardened with heirloom plants at Colonial Williamsburg for over 30 years.  In 1996 he founded the Colonial Garden and Garden Shop where costumed employees interpret 18th century plants, tools and cultural techniques.   

    Chef Travis Brust
    Promoted to Executive Chef for the Williamsburg Inn in 2011 at the age of 29, Chef Brust has been instrumental in creating the hotel’s restaurant menus as well as meals for dignitaries and royalty during his career at the Inn, which began in 2002.  Previously, he held a variety of posts across the country, winning multiple competitions and honors, including being named 2013 Chef of the Year by the Virginia Chefs Association.  

    Friday, September 5, 5:30 p.m.

    The Cloister Ballroom 1
    Gardening Under Cover with Wesley Greene
    At the Colonial Garden on Williamsburg’s Duke of Gloucester street, gardeners in the Historic Trades department are rediscovering the tools and techniques that allowed 18th century gardeners to produce vegetables all the year round.  This presentation explores the history of gardening out of season and illustrates many devices and methods gardeners can use today to extend the season of productivity in the vegetable garden, to discourage pests and to produce gourmet greens through blanching.  Complimentary. Books will be available for purchase. Reservations required.

    Saturday, September 6

    8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
    Broadfield Brunch and Learn in the Garden
    Venture to Broadfield’s  Garden for a hands-on gardening demonstration and farm-style brunch with Wesley Greene, Chef Travis Brust, Chef Jordan Poteat, Evan James  and Chef Jonathan Jerusalmy. Reservations required.

    4:00 p.m.
    Chef Travis Brust Cooking Demonstration
    The Cloister Patio
    With our fresh harvest from the garden we will venture back to The Cloister to watch Chef Travis Brust of the Williamsburg Inn demonstrate a variety of cooking methods with seasonally fresh ingredients Complimentary. Reservations required.

    7:00 p.m.
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    arm-to-table Dinner with Chef Travis Brust
    Spanish Lounge Patio
    Chef Brust’s prepares a farm-to-table, family-style dinner focused on the freshest of ingredients. This fun, relaxed and casual evening begins at 7 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Cash bar. Reservations required. 

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  • The McGladrey Classic

    October 20-26, 2014

    Seaside Golf Course

    Hosted by Davis Love III, The McGladrey Classic is an official PGA TOUR event held on the Seaside golf course at Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

    Monday, October 20

    • Community Day – Tournament Grounds open to the public FREE of charge
    • Gates Open at 10am
    • Youth Day sponsored by Southeast Georgia Health System, Special Activities TBA, 2 – 4pm
    • Monday Pro-Am Event – Shotgun Start (Time TBA)
    • Practice rounds for professionals

    Tuesday, October 21

    • Closed to the general public
    • Practice rounds for professionals
    • Wiffle Ball Classic with PGA TOUR Players & Wives – Open to the Public – Frederica Academy Baseball Field – 5pm

    Wednesday, October 22

    • Gates Open at 7am
    • McGladrey Classic Pro-Am – Morning and Afternoon Tee Times off both #1 & #10 Tees
    • Charity Putting Event featuring PGA TOUR Players – 4pm at the Practice Putting Green
    • Darius Rucker Live Under the Oaks Concert Event presented by Southeast Georgia Health System – 7pm

    Thursday, October 23 – Round 1, The McGladrey Classic

    • Gates Open at 7am
    • All hospitality venues open at 10am
    • Round 1, The McGladrey Classic (Starting Times TBA)

    Friday, October 24 – Round 2, The McGladrey Classic

    • Gates Open at 7am
    • All hospitality venues open at 10am
    • Round 2, The McGladrey Classic (Starting Times TBA)

    Saturday, October 25 – Round 3, The McGladrey Classic

    • Gates Open at 8am
    • Military Appreciation Day, Special Activities TBA
    • All hospitality venues open at 10am
    • Round 3, The McGladrey Classic (Starting Times TBA)

    Sunday, October 26 – Final Round, The McGladrey Classic

    • Gates Open at 8am
    • All hospitality venues open at 10am
    • Final Round, The McGladrey Classic (Starting Times TBA)
    • Trophy Presentation, 18th Green (Immediately following play)

    For a complete list of schedules and events please visit: http://www.mcgladreyclassic.com/tournament-information/schedule-events/

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  • Planning Guide

    June - August 2014

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  • Sea Island Food and Wine Series

    Winemaker Dinner – Ridge Vineyards
    August 9, 2014
    6:30-10:00 pm
    Terrace Room

    Located in the high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Ridge Vineyards humble beginnings began first in 1892 when Dr. Perrone planted the Monte Bello vineyard. Purchased in 1954 by a group of Stanford Research Engineers, no one ever imagined what was in the realm of possibilities, including Paul Draper who joined the team in 1969 as the wine maker for Ridge. In 1976 Ridge Vineyards ranked #5 at the Judgment of Paris Tasting for their 1971 Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon, moving to first place in the 2006 Re-Enactment. This vineyard of humble, immigrant beginnings escalated to produce what some have called the best wine in the world.

    Call 1-855-572-4975 to make advance reservations for the Sea Island Food & Wine Series events.

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  • BMW Resort Driving Tour

    June 26 - August 20, 2014

    BMW Desk in the Beach Club
    Daily, 9:00 – 5:00 pm

    Enhance your stay by experiencing the Ultimate Driving Machine of your choice during the BMW Resort Driving Tour. Don’t miss out on this special chance to enjoy nine models including the: 2014 Z4 sDrive35i, X3 xDrive35i and X5 xDrive50i. For reservations please call 912-634-3224 or email [email protected]

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  • The Art of Diplomacy: Winston Churchill and the Pursuit of Painting

    August 15-19, 2014

    Preview exhibition featuring the collection of Duncan Sandys, former Lord Mayor of Westminster and Winston Churchill’s great-grandson

    “You have a medium at your disposal which offers real power, if you only can find out how to use it.” –Winston Churchill, Painting as a Pastime (1921)

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death (January 24, 2015), Sea Island has partnered with The Millennium Gate Museum, Atlanta, and the Churchill family, who have jointly organized an exhibition of the iconic statesman, war-time hero, and Nobel-prize winning historian’s lesser known but equally vibrant triumphs: his paintings, better and more humbly known among his friends and in his writings as his “daubs.”

    Before the full exhibition opens at The Millennium Gate on October 3, 2014, Sea Island will host a special preview tour carefully selected from one of the largest collections of Churchill’s paintings in the world, none of which has ever before been displayed to the public. This unique opportunity invites viewers to explore the relationship between Churchill’s strategic decision-making and his evolving practice as an artist. How did his strengths as an historic leader, innovator, and policymaker affect his painting, and how in turn did his engagement with the visual world, whether with maps, battles, or easel painting, influence his decisions and overall perspective?

    In comparison to previous exhibitions of Churchill’s work, The Art of Diplomacy presents a novel interpretation that places the act of painting at the center of Churchill’s evolving leadership – and, by extension, at the heart of twentieth century history.  

    Exhibit Opening Reception
    Friday, August 15, 5:30 p.m.
    The Cloister Spanish Lounge
    Join us for a first glimpse of these selections from Churchill’s work and chat with the curator accompanying the show.  Complimentary. Reservations required.

    Exhibition
    Saturday, August 15–Tuesday, August 19, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    The Cloister Spanish Lounge
    As Churchill wrote, “If it weren’t for painting I could not live. I couldn’t bear the strain of things.” If he was right – in the words of esteemed art historian Ernst Gombrich – “his painting may have helped to save Western civilization.”  Drop by The Spanish Lounge to view this iconic exhibition.  A museum curator will be on hand.  Complimentary.

    Q&A with Duncan Sandys and Rodney Mims Cook
    Saturday, August 16, 5:30 p.m.
    The Cloister Clubroom

    Join Duncan Sandys, former Lord Mayor of Westminster and Winston Churchill’s great-grandson, and Rodney Mims Cook, President of the National Monuments Foundation, in a dynamic conversation about the legacy of Winston Churchill, the process of exhibition making, and the importance of rediscovering our historical and visual past. Complimentary. Reservations required.

     Call 1-855-572-4975 for reservations.

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  • “We all scream for ice cream!" with Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

    August 23, 2014

    We all scream for ice cream for a great cause. Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, joins us to raise money for CASA Glynn, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children involved in the court system due to neglect or abuse. From 1:00-9:00 p.m. proceeds from Wonderland will be donated to Casa Glynn.

    Meet Jerry in person at Wonderland
    1:00-3:00 p.m.

    50 ft Banana Split Challenge
    3:30-4:00 p.m.

    Back by popular demand, our "50 ft Banana Split Challenge". Watch our chef's create a 50 ft Banana Split masterpiece! Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's will announce the start of this ice cream eating frenzy! Appropriate for ages 14 or under.

    Tie Dye with Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's
    4:00-5:00 p.m.

    Special Tshirt for the first 25 participants "I conquered the 50 ft Banana Split at Sea Island!" 

    Call 1-855-572-4975 for reservations.

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  • Sea Island Birding Weekend with Giff Beaton

    October 10 - 12, 2014

    Giff Beaton has eagerly studied nature for over 35 years. For the past 15 years, he has led a variety of bird, nature and history tours and given a diverse range of nature presentations. He is the author of Birding Georgia, Birds of Kennesaw Mountain, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast, coauthor of The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia and Birds of Georgia, and the senior author and editor of the Annotated Checklist of Georgia Birds. He enthusiastically follows warbler migration, especially at Kennesaw Mountain, with a main focus on photographing birds and insects in their natural habitats. Concentrating on studying and photographing Odonates, robber flies, tiger beetles, and jumping spiders, he is often found far afield searching for these curious and somewhat elusive creatures. His latest book, which he is co-author of, is The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia and was published in March 2010, and he is currently working on a field guide to Tiger Beetles. He and his wife Allie live in Marietta, GA, with their two sons, and he has been a pilot for Delta Air Lines for over 25 years.

    For more information on Birding Weekend click here »

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  • Experience Sea Island

    during 2014 with 12 months of special offers

    Camp Cloister | Water Sports | Pedal

    Camp Cloister started in 1965. Sea Island is recognized as having one of the nation's premier children's activity programs, which educates and entertains kids ages 3-14.

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