Jekyll Island Club Hotel Presents Inaugural Antiques Show Celebrating 25 years of hospitality. Preserving 125 years of history.

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The beloved Jekyll Island Arts Association's Annual Arts Festival combines with the allure of classic books, outdoor and garden antiques, nautical antiques, antique furniture and jewelry at this year's inaugural Art & Antiques Festival, March 9-11 in the Jekyll Island Historic District-Goodyear Cottage and the Morgan Center. The combination allows visitors to shop amongst thousands of items from yesterday and today! Show producers, Melrose and Johns expect big crowds throughout the weekend. The hotel has created an exclusive Antiques Show package for the weekend that includes:

  • Accommodations with a queen, king or two double beds for two nights
  • Breakfast Buffet each morning in the Grand Dining Room
  • Admission to Friday Night's Preview Party
  • Admission to the Antiques Show all weekend

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$639.00*, for two nights, double occupancy

Antiques Show Hours: Friday, March 9, Preview, 6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, March 10, 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. and Sunday, March 11; 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Those seeking antiques will find an abundance at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel's Morgan Center. Guests can get a sneak peak of the wonderful items available for sale by participating in the Preview Party on Friday, allowing antique lovers an early opportunity to secure the best bargains and rare finds. Tickets are $75 and include appetizers prepared by the award winning chefs at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and entry into the show for the entire weekend. General admission tickets on Saturday and Sunday are $7. The antique show is sponsored by the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and a portion of the tickets sales from all three days benefits the Jekyll Island Foundation.

The Jekyll Island Foundation is a public 501 (c) 3 corporation, established in 1999, which operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to support the work of the Jekyll Island Authority by assisting in the preservation, conservation, and appreciation of Jekyll Island, Georgia. Support and stewardship includes the preservation, conservation, and interpretation of historic and natural sites.

Tickets for the Antique Show, including the Preview Party, may be purchased online at www.jekyllisland.com. For more information call the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center at 912-636-3636. *Resort fee extra; space availability basis. Deluxe and suite upgrades available for additional fee.  

About the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel was originally built in 1886 as a hunting retreat for America's wealthy elite, including J.P. Morgan, William Rockefeller, Joseph Pulitzer, the Vanderbilts, Goulds and Astors. Restored to its original splendor in 1986, now a National Historic Landmark and a member of Historic Hotels of America. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is Jekyll Island's only four-star resort, presenting 157 rooms and suites in five historical settings. For more information on the hotel, please visit jekyllclub.com or call 800-535-9547.

Kathryn Hearn
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
912-635-5127
khearn@jekyllclub.com

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