Daily Sightseeing Cruises, Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch Cruises, Moonlight Entertainment Cruises and more with Savannah Riverboat Cruises. Reservations required. 9 E. River St. (800) 786-6404 or savannahriverboat.com.
Girl Scout values and adventures have kept the organization relevant for 100 years. If you’d like to inspire girls to become girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place, consider becoming a Girl Scout volunteer. Choose the opportunity that fits your schedule. Visit gshg.org to learn more.
TUESDAYS – SUNDAYS:
Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Exploring coastal Georgia through play! 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $7.50 per person ages 1 and older. (912) 651-6840 or savannahchildrensmuseum.org.
TUESDAYS – FRIDAYS:
Have you ever wanted to walk on the Lucas Theatre stage? Now you can! Tours of the Lucas Theatre are available most days. Availability is occasionally limited by event requirements. In general, free self-guided tours are available, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Guided tours are $4 per person and available by reservation, or by walk-up when events allow. The tours take approximately 20 minutes. Groups are encouraged to make reservations in advance. Group rates are available. Erin, (912) 525-5023.
The Farm Stand at Bethesda School for Boys, 3-5:30 p.m. Sustainable meets, cheese, blueberries, honey, eggs, cucumbers, onions, beans, eggplant, peppers, basil. bethesdaacademy.org.
Toddler 3rd Thursday at Jepson Center, 207 W York St. 10-11:30 a.m. Toddler Third Thursdays are great for parents, grandparents, and caregivers with pre-school children. Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5 and their adult companions,this program allows toddlers to explore artwork from Telfair exhibitions and complete a fun-filled art project relating to their tour. A different tour and project will be offered each month. Time to play in ArtZeum is included. $5 per child + adult admission. (912) 790-8823 or telfair.org.
FIRST FRIDAY & SATURDAY:
4-10 p.m. (Friday); 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (Saturday); on River Street. (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
Fireworks on the River, 9:30 p.m., on Historic River Street. (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
“First Friday for Folk Music,” a production of the Savannah Folk Music Society at Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., from 7:30-10 p.m. A $5 – minimum suggested donation is requested to help defray the costs of renting the hall, etc. savannahfolk.org.
Oyster Roast, 7-9:45 p.m. Buckets of oysters, a bar and a band! Enjoy live entertainment, full libations and great food, including tasty grill items for the landlubbers! Join us for an evening of dancing under the stars at our relaxed resort setting. The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, Resort Dr. (912) 201 2000 or westinsavannah.com.
Broughton Street is the place to be for some shopping, dining and other activities. Be sure to check out the Broughton Street Facebook page for more information.
“Night Skies – Telescopes at the Tybee Pier and Pavilion” hosted by the Oglethorpe Astronomical Association at sunset. View the night sky through high-powered telescopes, weather permitting. Free. (912) 401-8634 or e-mail email@example.com.
“First Saturday on the River” on Historic River St., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Arts & crafts, live entertainment and family fun. Free and open to the public. (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
The Forsyth Farmers’ Market, from 9 a.m.–1 p.m., rain or shine, at the South End of Forsyth Park in Historic Downtown Savannah, a variety of vendors will offer their produce and products to residents and visitors alike. The Forsyth Farmers’ Market vendors offer a variety of local goods including seasonal produce, eggs, honey, pastured meat, bread, cheese, mushrooms, fresh herbs, vegetable sauces, preserves, coffee beans, heirloom seeds and potted plants. (912) 484-0279 or forsythfarmersmarket.org.
“Murder Ahoy” Murder Mystery Theatre, 7 p.m., every Saturday night at The DoubleTree by Hilton, 411 W. Bay St. Adults, $44.95+tax per person, children (under 12) $32.95+tax per person, price includes the show and a three-course meal. (912) 247-4644 or savannahcommunitytheatre.com.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY:
Cannon Firings at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd. $6.00 for adults, free for children under 6 with a guardian. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. (912) 232-3945 or chsgeorgia.org.
The Bonaventure Historical Society conducts tours of the historic sections of Bonaventure Cemetery. Tours begin at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. and last about an hour. Free, but donations are appreciated. Signs direct visitors to the starting point. No reservations are required. Bonaventure Rd. bonaventurehistorical.org.
JULY 1-NOVEMBER 2:
Savannah Live! Come and join us as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary in Savannah with our newest creation, a dazzling new variety show with 2 hours of high-energy song, dance and comedy! $35 adults, $16 children. (912) 233-7764 or savannahtheatre.com.
JULY 1-SEPTEMBER 2:
Savannah Sand Gnats! Come enjoy a night at the ballpark and cheer on the Savannah Sand Gnats! Spend time with your friends and family at Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Dr., visit with Gnate the Gnat, and of course enjoy some great baseball! Visit sandgnats.com or call (912) 351-9150 to purchase tickets today.
JULY 1-AUGUST 9:
The Beat Goes On! From the creators of the hit shows Lost in the 50′s and Jukebox Journey comes this new hit musical that covers all of your favorite songs from the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s! From beach blankets to the BeeGees, it’s three decades of Big Hair and Big Fun! $35 adults, $17 children. (912) 233-5542 or savannahtheatre.com.
Independence Day Fireworks! Tybee’s annual celebration of America’s birthday. Come early and plan to stay late as this is one of Tybee’s busiest days of the year and the island fills up fast. The show starts around dark thirty (around 9:15 p.m.). The fireworks are staged on the pier, but they are easily viewed from any of Tybee’s eastern beaches. (912) 786-5444 or (800) 868-2322.
Fourth of July Festival on The River! The Riverfront Association will throw a party as if it were a Friday night – there will be music, food, live shows, contests, and more, but best of all it is free! Fourth of Jyly Fireworks on the River Extravaganza at 9:30 p.m. 4-11 p.m. (Thursday); 12 noon-11 p.m. (Friday); 9 a.m.-11 p.m. (Saturday); 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sunday). (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
July 4th BeachSweep sponsored by The Tybee Beautification Association, 6:30 a.m. Tybee Pavilion. Volunteers should meet at the Tybee Pavilion for information and supplies. Water and snacks will be provided. Come show your patriotism by cleaning up the beach after the fireworks!
Tybee Arts Association Show and Sale! Paintings, Prints, Glass Art, Photography, Sculpture, Jewelry, Fiber Art, Mosaics, Art Quilts and Note cards. Art Demonstrations, Music and Door Prizes. Friday 6-9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Most shows will be held at Tybee Arts Association Building, 7 Cedarwood Dr. (912) 786-5920 or tybeearts.org.
Burton 4-H Center, 9 Lewis Ave. Day Camp on Tybee Island! The day camp program is open to all children 9 to 14 years of age. Camp fee includes fun, educational programming every day, beach time, bus service, lunch every day provided by the 4-H Center, as well as a hamburger and hot dog cookout on Thursday evening for families of the campers. Camp cost for the week is $170 per child. (912) 786-5534 or burton4h.org.
National Museum of the Mighty Eight Air Force Summer Camp 2013! Full Day Flying Legends Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and includes lunch. Ages 7-11. Includes model building. 175 Bourne Ave. (912) 748-8888 or mightyeighth.org.
Tybee Service Industry Floatilla “Christmas in July”, 2:30 p.m. Begins at Alley III and Chatham Ave. and ends at the Crab Shack (with a short break on the “Criminal Island” Sandbar)! Tickets, $34.95. Only 250 participants will be allowed, so be sure to purchase your tickets today! Proceeds from The Tybee Service Industry Floatilla “Christmas in July” benefiting the Priceless Gifts Campaign, Tybee’s Mayor Motorcade, and all the church’s of Tybee Island. TybeeFloatilla.com.
Savannah Children’s Choir Summer Camp Registration now open. Summer Camp 2013 is going to be the most fun (and educational) ever! The camp will be held at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 Henry St., at the corner of Henry and Waters. Summer Camp is open to all rising 1st through 6th graders. Camp includes daily group choral work, play time, healthy snacks, and Afternoon Enrichment, a daily afternoon concert to entertain, educate and build audience skills. The entire two-week camp also serves as the only audition into the 2013-2014 Savannah Children’s Choir. (912) 228-4758 or savannahchoir.org.
Gray’s Reef is pleased to collaborate with Ships of the Sea and the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography on “Coastal Connections,” a speaker series connecting culture, science, and history on the Georgia Coast. Cathy Sakas, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary will present, “From Rivers to Reefs: Connections from Sea to Shore,” at 7:30 p.m. at Ships of the Sea North Garden. Free to the public. (912) 598-2345 or graysreef.noaa.gov.
The Savannah Derby Devils will return to the Savannah Civic Center arena this year with exciting, family-friendly fun. 5 p.m. Hostess City Hellions vs. Lowcountry Highrollers (Charleston, SC). 7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Lowcountry Highrollers. Adult tickets for single events are $16. Child tickets for ages 3-12 are $2. Children under 3 are free. savannahderby.com.
Tybee Floatilla “Will Float for Safety”, 1 p.m. Begins at Alley III and Chatham Ave. and ends at the Crab Shack (with a short break on the “Criminal Island” Sandbar)! Tickets, $34.95. Only 250 participants will be allowed, so be sure to purchase your tickets today! Proceeds from The Tybee Floatilla “Will Float for Safety” benefiting Tybee Fire, Tybee Police, and Tybee Marine Rescue Squad. TybeeFloatilla.com.
The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah Presents Jazz In July “At the Mansion” Swingin’ At Sunset In Savannah with The KELLY/SCOTT JAZZ QUARTET, 5 p.m. at Mansion on Forsyth Park. $10 Admission, FREE to Members. (404) 997-3281 or coastal-jazz.org.
National Museum of the Mighty Eight Air Force Summer Camp 2013! Full Day Combat Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and includes lunch. Ages 8-12. Includes outside WWII battle re-enactments. 175 Bourne Ave. (912) 748-8888 or mightyeighth.org.
JULY 29 – AUGUST 2:
National Museum of the Mighty Eight Air Force Summer Camp 2013! Half Day Flying Legends Camp, 9 a.m.-12 noon. Ages 7-11. 175 Bourne Ave. (912) 748-8888 or mightyeighth.org.