Posts Tagged Shrimp & Grits

Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival: A Great Weekend

Of all things that say “Southern,”  few are as distinctively delicious as Shrimp and Grits!   So indulged yourself Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Jekyll Island Wild Georgia Shrimp & Grits Festival.  Amateur and professional shrimp & grits cooking competition, shrimp boat tours, cooking demonstrations, book signing, arts & crafts, live entertainment are among the weekend festivities.  It’s well worth an annual trip to the lovely Jekyll Island!

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Shrimp Lovers Alert!

The 4th Annual Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival kicks off Friday,  Sept. 18, for three days of shrimp lovers’ fun!  Cooking competitions, shrimp boat excursions,  shrimp eating contests, cooking demos, entertainment and much more at Jekyll Island’s beautiful historic district.  Friday night kicks off with $3.00 shrimp night, where for $3,  you can sample each of the many vendors shrimp dishes.

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A Lavish Mother’s Day Feast

Noted chef, Matt Cohen,  will produce a fabulous feast for Mom at his New South Pub at the beautiful Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Menu choices include creamy Shrimp and Grits, Squash Casserole, Broccoli Souffle, and Gourmet Mac and Cheese, along with a side of beef and a turkey carving station. Other brunch specials also available. Served from 11 am to 2 pm. $18 for adults; $9 for children under 10 years.

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Shrimp and Grits, anyone?

If you love Shrimp and Grits, especially Wild Georgia Shrimp and Grits, head on out to Jekyll Island the weekend of Sept. 19, 20 & 21 for the Shrimp & Grits Festival. There will be shrimp and seafood dishes from several local restaurants, a shrimp & grits competition for chefs, plus music, arts, crafts, antiques and collectibles and more! You can also take a shrimping excursion or explore a shrimp boat. Starts Friday at 5 pm, Sat. at 10 am, and Sunday at noon.

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