One of the favorite holiday events on St. Simons Island is the annual Seal Island Christmas hosted by Cassina Garden Club. The garden club members promise that this event will be quite memorable. This terrific event includes a tour of homes and features some of the most spectacular properties on the island. You can take tours of these homes and glimpse some of the island architecture the area is famous for.
Additionally, you won’t want to miss the ever-popular bake sale hosted by the organization. You’ll be able to purchase some truly delicious baked goods. And if you need some decorations for your vacation accommodations, check out the holiday market. There will be handmade wreaths, garlands, and more. There will also be decorations donated by local shops, such as Seaside Home, Indigo and Cotton, and thrift store items from Hello Good Buy, of the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.
The headquarters of this event will be the Hamilton Plantation Tabby Slave Cabins and will open at 9 a.m., with the tour beginning at 10 a.m.
Proceeds to Benefit Ongoing Restoration
The proceeds of this annual event go toward the ongoing restoration of the area’s historic slave cabins. During the tour, docents and preservationists will discuss current, past, and ongoing work on these iconic structures.
About the Cassina Garden Club
The Cassina Garden Club was formed in 1928 to “promote love of gardening among amateurs, to protect native shrubs, trees, flowers and birds, and to encourage beauty.” Since 1932, one of the primary missions of the club is the preservation of the clubs two tabby slave cabins and their surrounding grounds. These cabins are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and currently serve as the club’s meeting place.
Check Out SSI Rentals for This Event
If you are planning a visit to St. Simons Island for the holidays and this wonderful event, we invite you to check out our spectacular rentals. We offer many different types of accommodations from cozy condos to spacious homes. Our rentals have all the amenities and features that will make your stay incredible and memorable.
Now is the best time to book that lodging so you can truly enjoy the holidays on beautiful St. Simon Island. Give us a call today and let us help you find the very best in vacation rentals for your holiday getaway!