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.
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave., I-95 at Exit 102, Pooler. “One of the World’s Most Powerful Museum Experiences”. Open 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas). mightyeighth.org.
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:
On River Street! 4-10 p.m. (Friday); 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (Saturday). (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
Fireworks on the River, 9:30 p.m., on Historic River Street. (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
Join Desotorow and over ten other local galleries, cafes, and businesses to celebrate Savannah south of Forsyth! Meander through the events and openings along and around Bull St, then finish the night at an indie-arts craft bazaar on Desoto Ave. with live music and two gallery shows. desotorow.org or email@example.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.
MAY 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.
MAY 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.
The Art Show at the JEA, 5111 Abercorn St., will feature the works of Joshua Hill! Joshua Hill grew up in Athens, GA, and began drawing at an early age, copying the comics, comic books and album covers. At the age of sixteen, he toured Italy’s great towns and galleries. Seeing the amazing art and architecture really stirred his passion for art. It was this trip that inspired him to begin creating his own works and seeking a voice. There will be a reception on May 5, from 1-3 p.m. (912) 355-8111 or savj.org.
Jukebox Journey is the #1 downtown entertainment extravaganza that enlivens the city’s nightlife in the refurbished c.1818 Savannah Theatre. Flanked by a picturesque square, the theatre is within walking distance of a variety of delightful eateries. Popular music and professional choreography from the 1940′s to the present are presented in a bright, colorful, and fast-moving production filled with lavish costumes and comedic skits. A journey to Savannah can not be complete without attending this great performance. “Jukebox Journey” is a must see while visiting Savannah! $35 adults, $17 children. (912) 233-5542 or savannahtheatre.com.
Savannah College of Art and Design’s performing arts department will open its spring season with the comedy “She Kills Monsters,” by Qui Nguyen. Directed by Martin Noyes, at Mondanaro Theater, 217 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m., May 2-4, and 3 p.m., May 5. $10 for general admission, $5 with senior, student or military ID. The May 2 performance is free to those with a valid SCAD ID. Seating is limited. (912) 525-5050 or savannahboxoffice.com.
Georgia Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Garden Party! 5 p.m. at Congregation Mickve Israel, 20 E. Gordon St. Garden Party, 6:30 p.m. at 102 E. Gaston St. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres, $35 members, $60 non-members. Garden Party reservations required. (912) 651-2125, ext. 119 or georgiahistory.com.
The City of Savannah Cultural Arts Gallery presents the photographic works of Lauren Flotte and Jahmad Balugo, “Into the Fold: An Exploration of Southern Spirituality”. This two -person exhibit features photographs that showcase religion influence and spirituality. The opening reception will be held Friday, May 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the DCA Cultural Arts Gallery, 9 West Henry St. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free off-street parking is available. (912)-651-6783 or savannahga.gov/arts.
Arts On The Coast Spring Show! Featuring paintings, mixed media, sculpture by local artists. Exhibit open to the public: Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, from 12 noon-4 p.m. Artists’ Reception, Saturday, May 4th, 6-9 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Arts On The Coast Gallery, 2591 Hwy 17, Ste. 101, Speir Brogdon Bldg. Peach Hubbard, (912) 657-3927 or artsonthecoast.org/.
SeafoodFest On The River, 12-11 p.m. (Friday); 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (Saturday); 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sunday). (912) 234-0295 or riverstreetsavannah.com.
SCAD Sand Art Festival, North Beach, Tybee Island! This annual festival features competitions using sand and objects found on the beach, including shells and seaweed, as art. Categories include: sand castle design, sand sculptures, sand relief and wind sculpture. Free and open to the public. scad.edu.
“Contemporary Prints from the Czech Republic” a collaborative exhibition with the Manhattan Graphic Center and the Hollar Galerie in Prague exhibition and reception. 6-9 p.m. All opening receptions are free, refreshments will be served. Savannah Center for Fine Art, 41 Drayton St. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5 p.m. (917) 882-5505 or email@example.com.
Relay for Life, at Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. For more information or to register as a survivor, please call the American Cancer Society at (912) 355-5196.
First Annual Savannah Children’s Museum Bug Festival! Come learn all about our insect friends with family-friendly programming and activities all day! 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.
Love Dolphins? Want to learn more about our local Bottlenose? Interested in doing dolphin research? Join The Dolphin Project from 10 a.m. to noon at the Savannah Library on Abercorn (behind Target) for a fascinating program about your Bottlenose neighbors. You will be amazed! Ages 10 and up. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noted local baritone Roger Moss will present a recital of German Lieder, Arias, Spirituals and American Art Songs, accompanied by Anne Acker, at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1802 Abercorn (corner of Abercorn and 34th Sts). $10 at the door. Moss, a vocal coach and artistic director of the Savannah Children’s Choir, believes that a singer’s learning never ends. Roger Moss, (912) 667-1700.
Season Finale: Saint-Saëns & Beethoven Pianto Concerto Nr. 2 Saint Saens Symphony Nr. 4 Beethoven The Fourth Season comes to an end! German pianist Michael Hauber will thrill with Saint Saens’ Piano Concerto and the Savannah Philharmonic promises to go out with a bang with Beethoven’s humorous Fourth Symphony! 7:30 p.m. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. (912) 525-5050 or visit savannahphilharmonic.org.
Paint Tybee Pink, 4-11:45 p.m. Walk for Breast Cancer – Come enjoy an afternoon into evening 10K walk in the beautiful city of Tybee Island (5k option available as well). Participants should arrive at the Tybee Pier and Pavilion at 5 p.m. to get checked in. Proceeds to benefit LibLines Breast Cancer Fund at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute of Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah. (912) 786-4573 or email@example.com.
River Street Riverboat Company, Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise! 1-2:30 p.m. $43.95 adults, $40.95 seniors, $23.95 children 12 and under. No cooking – No cleaning – Just plenty of time for family fun! Picture your mom dining on a delicious buffet and kicking her heels up on the dance floor, while cruising the Savannah River! Make this year a Mother’s Day she will cherish for years to come! Includes 1 1/2 cruise, brunch buffet, entertainment…all for mom! Show mom how much you care this year! 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
River Street Riverboat Company, Mother’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 Mother’s Day, let River Street Riverboat help you make this a Mother’s Day she 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.
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.
The Savannah Music Festival’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament, at Belfair Country Club, 200 Belfair Oaks Blvd., Bluffton, with play on the West Course. This private course, home to the Player’s Amateur Tournament, consists of rolling terrain fairways, manicured elevated rolling greens, with scalloped, landscaped bunkers framing virtually every hole. Players will enjoy 18 holes, catered lunch, drinks on the course, and a 19th Hole reception with food, drinks, and live music. Registration begins at noon with a shot-gun start at 1 p.m. Emily Rich, (912) 234-3378 x106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cirque du Soleil – Quidam, A young girl’s escape into a world of imagination, a thrilling combination of acrobatic artistry, technical expertise, extravagant design and exceptional musical inspiration. 12 noon. Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. (912) 651-6550 or savannahcivic.com.
The Savannah Downtown Business Association (SDBA) May Luncheon will feature Adam Van Brimmer, Reporter for the Savannah Morning News. The luncheon will take place at B&D Burgers, 209 W. Congress Ln. Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Reservations required. All reservations must be made at SavannahDBA.com.
The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the Fourth Annual Night of Champions at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Night of Champions celebrates the excellent contributions made by differently-abled adults who are employed, contributing members of our community and recognizes local businesses who both hire people with intellectual disabilities and encourage other area businesses to do the same. The public is invited to attend this inspirational evening. 6 p.m. $25 per person or $250 for a table of ten. Purchase online at nightofchampions.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. Dr. Paul Pressley, director of the Ossabaw Island Education Alliance will present, “Savannah as a Caribbean Town: the Maritime Community,” at 7:30 p.m. at Ships of the Sea North Garden. Free to the public. (912) 598-2345 or graysreef.noaa.gov.
The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble presents Jane Austen’s, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Adapted by Jon Jory. Performances are at 8 p.m. May 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25; plus 3 p.m. matinees May 12, 19 and 26 at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd. $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and students. Each ticket purchased for opening night, May 10, will receive a coupon from 17Hundred90 Inn and Restaurant – buy one entrée at lunch or dinner and receive a second entrée of equal or lesser value free, good through May 31. (912) 232-0018.
Oklahoma at Savannah Children’s Theatre! Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. 2160 E. Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
SCAD Sand Arts Festival North Beach, Tybee Island, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Every year, Tybee Island’s picturesque North Beach is transformed into a landscape dotted with elaborate castles and wild creatures cast by imaginations and creative skills. SCAD students, faculty, staff and alumni compete individually or in teams of up to four members. Entries in the sand castle, sculpture, relief and underwater creature contests must contain only sand and natural objects found on the beach, such as shells, driftwood, seaweed, etc. Awards for the best underwater creature from the sand sculpture category are presented by Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. (912) 598-2345 or email@example.com.
EVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour annual stop on Tybee Island. Beach Bum week is full of family activities and events. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This action packed beach volleyball event is a must see for athletes and spectators. (912) 786-5444 or TybeeVisit.com.
National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp out Hunger, Food Drive! Stamp Out Hunger without leaving home! Place a bag of non-perishable food donations beside your mailbox before your letter carrier arrives. Your letter carrier will collect donations for the food bank while delivering the mail. Remind your family, friends, and neighbors to participate in this largest single-day food drive in our nation as well. Join staff and volunteers at America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia from 5-8 p.m. to receive and sort the food that is collected during this amazing drive. (912) 236-6750 or America’s Second Harvest of Costal Georgia.
The 37th Annual Savannah Scottish Games, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Games to take place at Bethesda Home for Boys, 9520 Ferguson Ave. Bring your family and friends out for a day of Scottish cultural heritage, food, entertainment, shopping, highland dancing, piping, heavy athletic competitions and children’s activities. (912) 233-6017 or savannahscottishgames.com.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) presented by Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 general admission or $5 student/senior with ID, available by calling (912) 525-5050 or lucastheatre.com.
Royce Learning Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Bringin’ It Back Home BBQ & CookOff from 4-7 p.m. The event will be held at The Gazebo at Royce, 4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd. The event features a BBQ contest for amateur teams, a corn hole tournament, live music by The Accomplices and City Hotel Band, line dancing, a $1,000 raffle drawing, and kid-friendly activities. Plus, $200 prizes will be awarded for the Best Chicken BBQ, Best Beef BBQ and Best Pork BBQ. Prizes for 1st Place Corn Hole Team is $600; 2nd Place wins $300 and 3rd Place wins $100. Bring your lawn chair and appetite and join the fun. $20 adults, $10 ages 12-18 and under age 12 come free. Tickets are sold at roycebbqcookoff.eventbrite.com and Royce, Mon.-Fri., 8-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit all programs Royce Learning Center. BBQ Team Registration Fee, $35. For a BBQ Team Packet or sponsorship information call Royce Learning Center at (912) 354-4047.
Jam Theatricals & Broadway in Savannah Presents: Blue Man Group at Johnny Mercer Theatre! 7:30 p.m. 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. (912) 651-6550 or savannahcivic.com.
12th Annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Johnson Square. The 12th Annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection will feature fare from more than 40 member restaurants and caterers. $10 for Chamber members, $25 for Member guests. Cally D’Angelo, (912) 644-6459 or CDAngelo@SavannahChamber.com or SavannahChamber.com.
Tourism Leadership Council (TLC) Membership Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Come for the famous southern cuisine at The Lady & Sons, or come to save your business time and money with this month’s speaker, Director of Special Projects, Charlotte Moore of Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission, register today before the deadline, Monday at 5 p.m. $30, TLC Members; $40, Non-Members. (912) 232-1223 or tourismleadershipcouncil.com.
Zombie Prom at Savannah Children’s Theatre! Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. 2160 E. Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade, 6:30 p.m. Unlike most parades, however, the floats, often trailers or boats, are filled with water-throwing paraphernalia. Spectators, lined up along the parade route on Butler Avenue, armed with buckets, squirt guns and hoses. Prepare to get wet at this annual parade designed for beach bums of all ages! (912) 786-5444 or TybeeVisit.com.
Darius Rucker with opening act: Justin Moore and Jana Kramer at Savannah Civic Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Arena. 7:30 p.m. Darius Rucker got his start as the frontman for Hootie & the Blowfish, which formed as students at the University of South Carolina. 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. (912) 651-6550 or savannahcivic.com.
The Velveteen Rabbit at Savannah Children’s Theatre! Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. 2160 E. Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
2nd Annual Savannah Spring Beerathon benefitting American Diabetes Association! The Beerathon is a clever take on a traditional marathon (no running required): One day, 26 bars, and 26 beers at unbeatable prices! The Savannah Spring Beerathon begins at 12 p.m. on Saturday, and runs until 2 a.m. on Sunday. Registration begins at noon. Tickets are not guaranteed “at the door”, so participants are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are $15 and this price includes a VIP 2013 Savannah Spring Beerathon Pass and access to 26 competitive discounts at 26 different downtown bars and restaurants, as well as a special edition Beerathon map. Use the discount code ‘diabetes’ to receive a 20% discount off Beerathon tickets and to support the American Diabetes Association. savannahbeerathon.com.
You’re invited to attend DOLPHINS & DESSERTS hosted by The Dolphin Project and featuring a program by Hardy Jones, award winning-filmmaker of “Meetings with Remarkable Dolphins,” the story of 35 years with dolphins in the wild. A $5 donation at the door is appreciated. Reservations, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Coastal Wetland’s Day at at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Don’t misss this chance to observe and explore our tidal creeks and discover why this amazing environment is vital to maintain and protect. FREE Admission. (912) 395-1500 or oatlandisland.org.
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 Middle Ga. Derby Demons (Macon). 7 p.m. SDD All-Stars vs. Gainesville (FL) Roller Rebels. Adult tickets for single events are $16. Child tickets for ages 3-12 are $2. Children under 3 are free. savannahderby.com.
Skidaway’s National Kids to Parks Day, 2 p.m., Skidaway Island State Park. Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day by competing in a number of yard games, such as water balloon toss and sack races. $5 parking. (912) 598-2300 or GeorgiaStateParks.org/events.
The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah Presents Jazz-Just Across The River! A Very Special sunday featuring Tony Monaco, 5 p.m. Savannah Westin Resort. $10 Admission, FREE to Members. (404) 997-3281 or coastal-jazz.org.
Savannah Children’s Choir to present Spring Concert, 4 p.m., at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 E. Henry St. (Henry & Waters). $10 for adults, and $5 for children. The three choirs of the SCC – Primary, Preparatory and Premier – have been preparing a program of music that highlights the beauty of American literary voices. Texts feature the works of Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and Samuel Clements, among others. (912) 228-4758 or firstname.lastname@example.org or savannahchoir.org.
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.
Historic Savannah Foundation 2013 Preservation Festival Lecture, “Urban Village Narratives” speaker, Andrée Iffrig. Congregation Mickve Israel, 20 E. Gordon St. 6:30 p.m. (912) 233-7787 or myhsf.org.
“Urinetown,” at Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. 8 p.m., Fri. and Sat. and 3 p.m., Sun. The SCAD School of Film, Digital Media and Performing Arts presents the mainstage production of “Urinetown”, music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis, book by Greg Kotis, directed by Michael Wainstein, musical direction by Kevin Wallace. $25 General Admission, $10 with Senior, Student, or Military ID, $5 with SCAD ID. (912) 525-5040 or lucastheatre.com.
Tourism Leadership Council (TLC) Membership Social, 5-7 p.m. Baseball Fan? We’re getting excited for May’s TLC Social. You and your family can watch the Savannah Sand Gnats take on the Augusta Green Jackets. Watch the game from a unique three-level deck called the Land Shark Landing where we’ll enjoy hotdogs and snacks, and don’t forget the cold beer. Register for your spot at the game now, and don’t miss your chance to root for the home team! Land Shark Landing – Grayson Stadium, 1401 E Victory Dr. $15, TLC Members; $25, Non-Members. (912) 232-1223 or tourismleadershipcouncil.com.
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.
May Festival in Calhoun Square! This annual celebration has taken place at Massie Heritage Center, 207 E. Gordon St., for 155 years, since the year the school opened in 1856-57. Students from various schools in the district will dance in the square. Wesley Monumental Church provides cookies and lemonade for the students. Free! (912) 395-5070 or massieheritagecenter.com.
War of Jenkins’ Ear, 1-3 p.m., Wormsloe Historic Site. Wormsloe will commemorate Georgia’s role in the 1739-1748 war between Britain and Spain. A brief presentation at the Visitor Center will be followed by a walking tour of the site. The program will also include military drills and black powder weapons demonstrations. $4.50-$10. (912) 353-3023 or GeorgiaStateParks.org/events.
5th Annual Hilton Head Island Art Festival at Shelter Cove Harbour, 1 Harbourside Lane, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. The artistic media represented includes paintings, life-size sculptures, photographs, glass, wood, jewelry, collage and ceramics. The artists will line Shelter Cove Harbour with their gallery-style display booths transforming this popular waterfront shopping and dining destination into a high-end outdoor art gallery. Admission is free and open to the public. (843) 686-9098 or artfestival.com.
Memorial Day Commemoration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort McAllister Historic Park, Richmond Hill. Help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who served our country throughout the years. Cannon and musket firings, Civil War-era demonstrations, and lots of family fun. (912) 727-2339 or GeorgiaStateParks.org/events.
Memorial Day Pool Party & Cookout! Kick off the Summer and celebrate Memorial Day with us at the JEA Pool, 5111 Abercorn St. Leave your cooler at home and enjoy burgers, hot dogs, watermelon and desserts at the JEA Pool Side Grill. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free for JEA Members, $7 for Guests accompanied by a JEA Member. (912) 355-8111 or savj.org.
Memorial Day Commemoration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Fort Morris Historic Site, Midway. This coastal fort will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon demonstrations. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999 or GeorgiaStateParks.org/events.
2nd Annual Coastal Empire Kingfish Classic Tournament! If you missed 2012, you better make plans, cause 2013 is going to be AWESOME! After an approximate decade of being without an SKA sanctioned tournament, the Coastal Empire Kingfish Classic Tournament Committee accomplished exactly what they had set out to do; bringing fishing back to the Richmond Hill and Savannah area and making it all about the Anglers! Having accomplished that, Jack Holmes named the CEKC, the “biggest and best fish day” in Georgia! Fort McAllister Marina, 3203 Fort McAllister Rd., Richmond Hill. (912) 727-2632 or fortmcallistermarinaga.com.
MAY 31-JUNE 2:
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.
MAY 31-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.