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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“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.
JUNE 1-NOVEMBER 23:
Savannah Live! Savannah Live is a high-energy 2 hour variety show that features everything from “Pop” to “Broadway” and “Motown to “Rock & Roll!” It is the #1 attraction on Tripadvisor.com. Featuring a rockin’ live band and eight singers, it is sure to be the most fun that you have in Savannah! $35 adults, $17 children. (912) 233-5542 or savannahtheatre.com.
JUNE 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.
JUNE 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.
Blues, Jazz & BBQ on The River! Enjoy First Saturday festivities all weekend, arts & crafts, entertainment and fun for the entire family on historic River Street – Rousakis Plaza. 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.
Leonard White’s artwork will be available for viewing at the JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St. Leonard White is a photography and free lance graphic design artist. He has been an Associate Professor at Loyola University where he taught courses on graphics, photography and classical drawing. (912) 355-8111 or savj.org.
Tybee Floatilla “Will Float for Friends”, 9:30 a.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 Friends” will benefit the Coastal Pet Rescue, Tybee Beautification Association, and Marine Science Center. TybeeFloatilla.com.
The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is pleased to host its 13th Annual Doggie Carnival, from noon to 6 p.m. at Forsyth Park at the Band Shell. It’s kid-friendly – bounce castles, water slide, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting and fun contests like the Pooch Smooch. It’s canine-friendly – so bring your best friend for Doggie Derby races, contests, and doggie ice cream. There’ll be plenty of great food; you can “ask the vet” and get “advice from the behavior specialist”, or commission a portrait by the talented SCAD sketchers. Plus, we’re introducing LIVE music from some of your favorite local artists and of course there’ll be raffle drawings for some fabulous prizes (at only $5 a ticket). Admission to the carnival is FREE! All proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. (912) 354-9515 x 112 or HumaneSocietySAV.org.
JUNE 3-AUGUST 9:
The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is offering Summer Art Camps! Eight camp sessions will be offered for children, providing an introduction to painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and performing arts in age-appropriate group settings. Sessions 1 and 9 are introductory half-day camps open to children ages 4-6. These sessions are available from June 3-7 and August 5-9 from 9 a.m.-noon. Half-day camp fees are $85 per child. Sessions 2-8 are one-week full-day sessions open to children ages 6-12. These sessions run from June 10–August 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Full-day camp fees are $135 per child. The registration fee includes all materials and is limited to the person listed on the registration form. A non-spoiling bag lunch must be provided daily for full-day sessions. There will be no camp the week of July 4th. Space is limited and advance registration is required. City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St. (912) 651-6783 or visit savannahga.gov/arts.
Deen Family Book Signing! Join Paula, Bobby and Jamie for a book signing at Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House, 104 Bryan Wood Rd., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Trolley service available in Johnson Square from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Only 350 tickets will be given out starting 1 hour before the book signing. No cameras permitted, a professional photographer will be on site to take your photo. (912) 897-6101 or pauladeen.com.
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. Dr. James P. Delgado, director of NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuaries Maritime Heritage Program will present, “Ironclads, Submarines, and Blockade Runners: The Maritime Archaeology of the Civil War,” at 7:30 p.m. at Ships of the Sea North Garden. Free to the public. (912) 598-2345 or graysreef.noaa.gov.
River Street Riverboat Company, Civil War Experience Dinner Cruise plus Fort Tour! 7-9 p.m. $84.95 adults, $79.00 seniors, $39.95 children 12 and under. 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., is a rollicking musical comedy about two gold-digging dames who sing and dance, go to Paris, get mixed up with millionaires and paupers, and live happily ever after. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
Swingin’ Medallions in Concert, hosted by the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce at the Jasper County Farmer’s Market, Hwy 17, South, Ridgeland. Doors open at 7 p.m. and Concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Drinking wristbands are $10 (21 and over). Limited VIP tables available- $250 (Includes tickets for 10 people. Wristbands not included). A portion of ticket sales will be donated to The United Way of the Lowcountry. Food and beverages are available for purchase, no coolers allowed, bring your lawn chairs. Rain or shine. (843) 726-8126 or visit JasperCountyChamber.com.
Savannah Children’s Museum’s First Birthday Celebration! Enjoy all sorts of fun family programs and activities to celebrate the first birthday of SCM! Free for members, Regular admission ($7.50) for non-members. Activities occurring throughout both days. Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 West Louisville Rd. savannahchildrensmuseum.org.
16th Annual Tybee Island Tour of Homes, featuring a variety of historic and contemporary architectural styles. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Guests are welcome to begin the tour at the home of their choice and will receive a map along with a list of homes printed on the back of the ticket. Proceeds will benefit The Rising Tyde Food Bank and the Tybee Island Maritime Academy charter school. Rain or shine. Tickets, Atlantic Beacon Gallery (912) 786-9386, Gallery by the Sea (912) 786-7979 or E. Shaver, Bookseller (912) 234-7257. Lunch is included in the price of the ticket and will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Michael’s Gym, 714 Lovell Ave. tybeetourofhomes.com.
“Some Like It Hot” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Part of the Marilyn Monroe Birthday Weekend! Joe and Jerry (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) are two hapless Chicago musicians who inadvertently witness the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
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.
“Get Connected,” a mission week for students, rising 5th & 6th grade, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Students will participate in a number of local mission projects including Bethesda Farm, Coastal Empire Second Harvest Food Bank, Hospice Savannah and Tybee Island cleanup. There is no cost for participation. Students will provide their own lunch and water bottle. For more information and to signup, Devon Smyth, Minister to Families at (912) 598-8460 or email@example.com.
“Monty Python and the Holy Grail” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
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. Atlanta Rollergirls. 7 p.m. SDD All-Stars vs. Atlanta Rollergirls. Adult tickets for single events are $16. Child tickets for ages 3-12 are $2. Children under 3 are free. savannahderby.com.
“Jaws” at Trustees Theater, 216 E Broughton St., 7 p.m. When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (912) 525-5050 or trusteestheater.com.
River Street Riverboat Company, Father’s Day Brunch Cruise! 12-1:30 p.m. $43.95 adults, $40.95 seniors, $23.95 children 12 and under. Happy Father’s Day! Let River Street Riverboat take care of everything this Father’s Day! Join us onboard for our Special Father’s Day Brunch Cruise. Dad can sit back and relax while enjoying our exceptional Brunch. 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah Presents Annual Fathers’ Day Concert Featuring Kevin Bales, 5 p.m. Savannah Westin Resort. $10 Admission, FREE to Members. (404) 997-3281 or coastal-jazz.org.
River Street Riverboat Company, Father’s Day Dinner Cruise! 7-9 p.m. $53.95 adults, $50.15 seniors, $29.95 children 12 and under. Sit back, Relax, and let us do all of the work! This Father’s Day, let River Street Riverboat help you make this a Father’s Day he will never forget! This 2 hour cruise includes a buffet dinner, live entertainment, and an unforgettable evening! 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
JUNE 17-AUGUST 9:
Summer Camps at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd., 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. $135 per week with exceptions. Oatland Island Summer Camps are week-long day camps available to rising kindergarteners through rising eighth graders. Campers will discover the fascinating world of science through hands-on activities, creative crafts and wildlife investigations. (912) 395-1513 or oatlandisland.org.
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.
“Everywhere Fun Fair, Where God’s World Comes Together.” This week long Vacation Bible School is for students, rising Pre-K (potty trained, please) to 4th grade. There will be crafts, music, Bible stories, snacks, discovery, and recreation all around the theme of travelling the world. There is no cost for participation. For more information and to signup, Devon Smyth, Minister to Families at (912) 598-8460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Annual Savannah Children’s Museum’s Splash Festival! Have a splashing good time in the Savannah heat with all sorts of water-based programs and activities! Free for members, Regular admission ($7.50) for non-members. Activities occurring throughout both days. Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 West Louisville Rd. savannahchildrensmuseum.org.
Savannah Summer Solstice 2013 Music & Arts Festival at Red Gate Farms, 136 Red Gate Farms Trail. 3 Days of Music, 2 Nights of Camping. Gates will open early Friday with live music to follow. The last musical performance will end Sunday afternoon. Tickets on sale soon, savannahsummersolstice.com or l0vemusic.com.
“The Big Lebowski” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
18th Annual Savannah Asian Festival! Savannah Civic Center MLK Arena, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Savannah Asian Festival brings an entire continent of unique cultures, cuisines, performances and fun to the Savannah Civic Center. The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Asian-American volunteers work together to present this one-day celebration of Asian countries and cultures. (912) 525-3100 x 2845 or email@example.com.
“How to Train Your Dragon” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
Tybee Floatilla “Will Float for Food”, 2 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 Food” will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank and Rising Tyde Food Bank. TybeeFloatilla.com.
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.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia hosts the 2013 YMCA Gymnastics National Championship & Festival. 3 day competition, and an Olympic style Opening Ceremony. The competition will take place at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Opening Ceremonies will be held at Forsyth Park and will consist of dinner, carnival games, fireworks, and additional activities to be enjoyed by the gymnasts and their families. Carol Tanrath, (912) 897-1192 or fountainofpossibilities.com.
“Top Hat” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
“E.T.” at Trustees Theater, 216 E Broughton St., 7 p.m. A meek and alienated little boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet. (912) 525-5050 or trusteestheater.com.
Lucky Ducky Derby, 12 noon at the Lighthouse Grounds! Races start at 1 p.m. The races will be run in heats. Lucky Ducky Derby is a fundraiser for our year round pool on Tybee. Adoption certificates for each racing toy duck is $5 or 5 duckies for $20. Adoption certificates will be on sale at various businesses around Tybee or from Community Pool Committee Members. LET’S BUILD A COMMUNITY POOL ON TYBEE! Cappy Birdwell, (912) 786-4354 or RitaJane Eichelzer, (912) 786-5882.
The Savannah Winds of Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Department of Art, Music & Theatre (Armstrong AMT) celebrating America, the Beautiful, 3 p.m. Patrons may purchase tickets online at tickets.armstrong.edu or by visiting Armstrong Fine Arts Hall during normal weekday business hours. Tickets are $12-20, while senior citizens, military personnel, and children/students may purchase tickets for $10-17. Pricing ranges by seat location within the Auditorium. (912) 344-2556.