Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
The 2013 Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival, presented by The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is gearing up for the 28th Annual event which will be held March 4 – 9, 2013. (843) 686-4944.
The 2013 Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival, presented by The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is gearing up for the 28th Annual event which will be held March 4 – 9, 2013. (843) 686-4944.
April 15 – 21, 2013: The 45th RBC Heritage will take place at the Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island. Make plans now to “Get Your Plaid On!” Swedish born PGA TOUR golfer, Carl Pettersson was the 2012 Heritage tournament winner.
Come and experience true Southern hospitality at the Comfort Suites Historic District. Located within walking distance of famous River Street and the City Market. All suite hotel with indoor pool & spa and complimentary breakfast. 866.545.2841.
November 16 – 18: Don’t miss this premier arts & crafts festival held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center; Unique gifts for the hard-to-buy-for family members and friends plus artists and craftsmen displaying and demonstrating their creations.
Experience Savannah with Old Savannah Tours! Old Savannah Tours is the only locally owned and operated Trolley Tour Company in Savannah. For over 30 years we have been providing both overview and on-off tours of this beautiful historic city. 250 MLK Jr. Blvd, Savannah.
October 25 – November 3, 2013, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s signature automobile events, will include major international names in automotive collecting and racing when the event returns for its annual celebration.
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.
Savannah Children’s Theatre, since 2004, has provided Savannah’s young actors and actresses with a place to call home, and our new 2012-2013 season has more performance opportunities than ever. So whether you are returning to Savannah Children’s Theatre for the one millionth time, or just getting started in our zany world of theatrics, we encourage you to come on down and see what the buzz is all about. No report cards; just fun! 2160 E. Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
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.
A Little Art Show! Artists, find your brushes and paint for a great cause! Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire will provide a canvas (either 6” x 6″ or 8” x 8″ square) at no cost for you to create a “little” masterpiece. You are not restricted by a theme, so let that creativity flow! Items will be shown and sold at a special gallery opening in January, so stay tuned for details. All proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire. For more information please contact: Erin Flothmeier, email@example.com or Abby Wood, firstname.lastname@example.org. To pick up your canvas as a participating artist, Image is Everything 223 MLK Jr. Blvd. or BBBS Office 428 Bull St., Suite 203.
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.
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.
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS:
Thru December 5th! Sunset Cruises at Bull River Marina, 8005 Old Tybee Rd., (Hwy. 80 East). $35 per person/Cash Bar. Call for reservations and times, (912) 897-7300 or bullrivermarina.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 at 520 Washington Ave., from 7:30-10 p.m. A $2 donation is requested. 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.
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY:
Train Rides at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum. Call for times. 601 W. Harris St., November 2-4, 16-18, 23-25. (912) 651-6823 or chsgeorgia.org.
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.
“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 fall 2012 “Bring it Home” event at The Forsyth Farmers’ Market, November 17th, inviting volunteers, friends, families and market shoppers to join in the Fall Field Day to celebrate the goods of the season, featuring education and entertainment alike for the whole family, including a market scavenger hunt, sack races, and freeze tag. 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. forsythfarmersmarket.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.
Brad Hook’s artwork available for viewing at the JEA, 5111 Abercorn St. There will be a reception on November 4, from 2-5 p.m. (912) 355-8111 or savj.org.
“Southern Nights” selected days and times. Come join us at The Savannah Theatre across from the Chippewa Square for a two hour high energy live performance. We take you back into a musical variety perfect for a Southern evening that includes country, rock and roll, Broadway, jazz, and pop in one hot production. We include a mixture of singing, dancing, audience participation and hear selections such as: “Elvira,” a Johnny Mercer Medley, “Jailhouse Rock,” “Midnight Train to Georgia.” Come and beat the heat with some Southern charm from the Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St. $35 adults, $17 child. (912) 233-7764 or savannahtheatre.com.
“The Beat Goes On” selected days and times vary. The Beat Goes On is a two-hour, non-stop “party” of everyoneʼs favorite hit songs from three decades of music. The musical production includes portions of more than 60 songs, from artists as diverse as the Beach Boys, Beatles, Petula Clark, Sonny and Cher, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, the Bee Gees, Karen Carpenter, Tina Turner, Queen, the Village People, Elvis, Cyndi Lauper, Wham, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kenny Loggins, James Taylor, Billy Joel, and Elton John. $35 adults , $17 child. 222 Bull St. (912) 233-7764 or thesavannahtheatre.com.
The Armstrong Masquers troupe welcomes William Shakespeare’s Macbeth to Fabulous 1960’s Las Vegas, Nevada, as the troupe transports the Bard’s great fair-is-foul and foul-is-fair tragedy to the historic Las Vegas Strip Sands Hotel and Casino during its heyday. Dig the Masquers all-the-way in this ring-a-ding interpretation of Macbeth’s bloody ascent to the landmark Copa Room throne, or actually the cool Jenkins Hall Theater. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. only on Sunday, November 4th) in Armstrong Jenkins Hall Theater. Admission, $10. Discounts available to military, seniors, alumni association members, and students/children. Free to Armstrong w/Piratecard. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Inspirational Holiday Decorating and Luncheon with James Farmer, Noon at The Landings Club on Skidaway Island, The Plantation Club Ballroom, One Cottonwood Dr. $50 per person or tables of 10 are $500 (includes a hardcover copy of Wreaths for All Seasons). Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. For more information Allison Smith, (912) 398-8440.
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 Opening Reception 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. tybeearts.org.
The Savannah Children’s Theatre presents “The Neverending Story”. Follow Bastian on an adventure through Fantastica, a land of stories being attacked by The Nothing. Featuring a cast of talented SCT students, this action-packed play encourages reading and celebrates the power of imagination! November 2 at 7 p.m. November 3 & 4 at 3 p.m. Tickets $10 for children, $12 for adults, seniors & military. 2160 E. Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
1st annual Tybee Craft Brew Fest! The festival will feature an array of craft beer, tastings and live entertainment. Friday, 6:30-9 p.m. Brats, Bangers & Brew at Marlin Monroe’s Surfside Grill, 404 Butler Ave., $35 in advance (plus handling) or $40 at the door. Includes unlimited craft beer and food tastings, commemorative glass and live entertainment by Damon and the Sh@tkickers! Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Grand Brew-Ha-Ha! Tybee Island Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Ave., $45 in advance (plus handling) or $50 at the door. Includes unlimited craft beer and food tastings, commemorative glass and live entertainment by Sons of Bluegrass and more! (912) 663-1099 or tybeeposttheater.com.
PASTA ON THE PARK by Liam’s Land for Lymphatic Malformation Reseach! Sponsored by Rail Pub and Adventure Radio, 4-8:30 p.m. American Legion Ballroom, 1108 Bull St. Pre-purchased tickets are $10, $15 at the door. (912) 661-3698 or liamsland.org/event/rock-the-marathon-for-liam-pre-race-carbo-loading-dinner/.
The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre presents Cherylann Vega Velez, clarinet, in student recital at 2:30 p.m. in Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Maldoror’s Frame Shop presents a collection of custom crafted turntables, built from reclaimed lumber salvaged from both local antebellum homes and North Carolina mountain barns. Opening reception is from 6-9 p.m. as part of the Forsyth to Victory Art March. 2418 Desoto Ave. (912) 443-5355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre presents pianist Kevin Hampton, D.M.A. in a faculty music recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon! Make sure to mark your calendars for your return trip to Savannah/Tybee Island for the 2012 Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon! Runners will start downtown at historic City Hall, touring through the stunning homes of Gordonston, the southern charm of West Savannah, and past William Grayson Stadium before an exciting finish alongside Forsyth Park. The revised course will pass by three of the city’s iconic downtown squares and marathoners will enjoy a tour of the Savannah State University campus.
The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre pays tribute to lifelong Savannah musician, composer, and educator J. Harry Persse with the 21st annual J. Harry Persse Memorial Concert at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1707 Bull St., 31401. This concert features performances by the Armstrong Chorale and Vocal Chamber Ensemble. Admission is free. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre presents The Twothousandtwelve Experience, its Fall 2012 Senior Graduation Art Exhibition at Savannah Mall, lower level. Graduating bachelors of fine arts and bachelors of arts degree candidates display their artwork produced for this capstone project. This exhibit showcases the work of nine Armstrong visual arts majors, blending creativity, imagination and reality through use of drawing, painting, photography and digital media. Gallery reception: Friday, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Gallery hours are 1-7 p.m., weekdays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday; and noon until 3 p.m., Sunday. Admission is free. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Savannah Children’s Choir presents Artist in Residence Gregory Gerbrandt, Mr. Gerbrandt will launch his week-long residency at an Open Rehearsal with the Savannah Children’s Choir. The rehearsal, from 4:30–6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th & Abercorn, is free and open to the public. During the rehearsal, which the public is invited to observe, Mr. Gerbrandt will work with the SCC, and give them pointers on how to increase their ability to communicate through song. (912) 228-4758 or savannahchoir.org.
The Armstrong Masquers troupe welcomes William Shakespeare’s Macbeth to Fabulous 1960’s Las Vegas, Nevada, as the troupe transports the Bard’s great fair-is-foul and foul-is-fair tragedy to the historic Las Vegas Strip Sands Hotel and Casino during its heyday. Dig the Masquers all-the-way in this ring-a-ding interpretation of Macbeth’s bloody ascent to the landmark Copa Room throne, or actually the cool Jenkins Hall Theater. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. only on Sunday, November 11th) in Armstrong Jenkins Hall Theater. Admission, $10. Discounts available to military, seniors, alumni association members, and students/children. Free to Armstrong w/Piratecard. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Dancing with Savannah Stars! A Fundraiser to benefit the children of CASA at The Lucas Theatre, pre-reception beginning at 6 p.m. A group of local celebrities put their best foot forward to raise money for local non-profit Savannah CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children). Call ZaDonna Slay, (912) 447-8908 or email@example.com or savannahcasa.org.
The Tourism Leadership Council’s 12th Annual Taste of Savannah® presented by US Foods®. This event showcases Savannah’s most exceptional restaurants and caterers, each serving samples of their favorite menu items. 7-10 p.m. at Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. $50 per person. To purchase tickets (912) 232-1223 or tasteofsavannah.org.
Fleet Feet Sports to host Special Event for Critz Tybee Run Fest and Team in Training from 6-8 p.m. Fleet Feet on Waters Ave. will host a special event to promote Team in Training in cooperation with the 2013 CRITZ Tybee Run Fest. The Critz Tybee Run Fest and Team in Training are welcoming guests, attendees and interested parties to a casual meet and greet with music, food, games and door prizes. critztybeerun.com.
Savannah Children’s Choir presents Artist in Residence Gregory Gerbrandt, Mr. Gerbrandt will host a vocal Master Class from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th & Abercorn. During this master class, Mr. Gerbrandt will work individually with high school and college vocal majors, helping them to become more expressive singers. The master class is also free and open to the public. (912) 228-4758 or savannahchoir.org.
Images of war are explored with sculptures and paintings by artist Karl Michel in his upcoming exhibition, Vietnam Visions, on display at the City of Savannah’s Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry St. (between Bull and Whitaker Streets). An artist’s reception will be held on November 9 at 5 p.m. The reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. A lecture and gallery talk will be held on November 13 at 12 p.m. Complimentary refreshments and off-street parking will be available. (912) 651-6783 or savannahga.gov/arts.
The 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair will be held in the heart of historic downtown Savannah. There will be an Opening Night Preview on Friday, November 9th. This popular southern open air art fair attracts thousands of high-end art collectors, tourists, area residents and families and is open to artists displaying and selling works in various artistic disciplines including painting, printmaking, drawing/pastel, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, furniture, glass, textiles/fiber, and mixed media. Approximately 120 artists will be selected for the 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair and $10,000 in prizes will be awarded. For more information, visit telfair.org.
Arts On The Coast Fall Exhibit! Gallery Grand Opening and Silent Auction benefitting the Captain Matthew Freeman Project. AOC is celebrating and hope you’ll join us during our show hours and at the Artists’ Reception. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Artists’ Reception Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Sunday, 12 noon-4 p.m. Arts On The Coast Gallery, Speir Brogdon Bldg., 2591 Hwy. 17, Richmond Hill. artsonthecoast.org.
Fort Pulaski Commemorates Veterans Day! To commemorate Veterans Day, the National Park Service will waive all entrance fees throughout Veterans Day weekend. Savannah’s national park – Fort Pulaski National Monument – will be fee free. U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. (912) 786-5787 or nps.gov/fopu.
Veterans Day Programming! Come celebrate our nation’s veterans at Old Fort Jackson as we commemorate the three American military eras of Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd., with special programming. Bring the whole family for this fun filled weekend in honor of America’s finest. $6.00 for adults, free for children under 6 with a guardian. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (912) 232-3945 or chsgeorgia.org.
Harvest Festival at Oatland Island Wildlife Center! 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Help celebrate Georgia’s diverse agricultural traditions during our annual cane grinding event. Centered around our 1800’s Heritage Homesite, history comes alive wIth old-time music, cane boiling, butter-making, apple-pressing and cooking on the hearth and open fire. Children young and old will enjoy hay rides, crafts and games, cane syrup, and other fun festival food that will tug at your senses as you venture back through history! Adults, $7, Children $5. 711 Sandtown Rd. (912) 395-1212 or oatlandisland.org.
Mercer Mania! Johnny Mercer Event at Southwest Live Oak Public Library, 11 a.m. No admission. For more information, Biba Applebaum (912) 925-8305 or David Oppehneim (912) 655-0521.
The 2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival is set for Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. The festival is presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah. The eighth annual festival celebrates the joy of reading, the power of the written word and the magic of storytelling with children’s book authors and illustrators from around the country. (912) 652-3600 or liveoakpl.org.
Metropolitan Opera star Keith Miller will present a concert titled “Night at the Opera” to benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir. The event, starting at 5:30 p.m. includes a pre-concert Artist’s Talk, the concert, and a post-concert Artist’s Reception, will be held at the SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. $75 per person. (912) 233-3525 or savannahchoir.org.
Savannah Beer Challenge! 12 noon to 4 a.m. and will guide brew lovers through 26 different bars to try 26 unique craft beers. A ticket gets you the exclusive course map and a VIP laminate to enjoy drink specials and entertainment at the venues. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to local non-profit organizations. Savannah Beerathon participants must be at least 21 years of age to participate. savannahbeerathon.com.
The Coastal Jazz Association presents “A Very Special Jazz” just across the River! Bucky Pizzarelli – Mercer and More! 5 p.m. at The Westin Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island. $10 admission, free for members. (404) 997-3281 or coastal-jazz.org.
Veterans Day, come remember those who served our country at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. All military veterans and active duty military will be recognized. Military veterans will receive a special admission rate of $5 to the Museum and active duty military a rate of $6. All World War II Veterans will receive complimentary admission. 175 Bourne Ave. (912) 748-8888 or mightyeighth.org.
Golf for Birdies, 8:30 a.m. at The Savannah Golf Club. Take a swing against hunger at this charity tournament designed to be a great golf outing and our fundraiser that provides more than 6,000 turkeys for families in need during the holidays! Enjoy the exclusive Savannah Golf Club while giving the most vulnerable people in our community a real reason to give thanks! Lunch and prizes are included. (912) 721-1789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Armstrong Jazz Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. in Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission, $6. Free to Armstrong w/Piratecard. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Savannah Downtown Business Association welcomes Jamie Deen, speaking at the Celebration of Service Luncheon at 45 Bistro in the Marshall House, 123 E. Broughton St. The luncheon is accompanied by a business expo which starts at 11 a.m. The awards program begins at 12 noon. The cost for the event is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. For exhibitor information please contact Mark Thomas at (912) 232-2661 or email@example.com.
Third Thursday on Tybee! 5:30-7 p.m. at Tybrisa/Strand Roundabout. Annie Allman & Duane Damiani will provide the grand finale of the Fall Series with their musical talents during this outdoor family-friendly free music concert.
The Georgia Historical Society will host a lecture by author Henry Wiencek on his new book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, at 6 p.m. at Congregation Mickve Israel, 20 E. Gordon St. The event is free and open to the public, with a book sale and signing to follow. (912) 651-2125 or georgiahistory.com.
“Bag It” presented by the Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. 7 p.m. Part of the Southern Circuit Film Series. Try going a day without plastic. Plastic is everywhere and infiltrates our lives in unimaginable and frightening ways. “Bag It” shows how our crazy-for-plastic world has finally caught up with us, and what we can do about it. Tickets are $8 each and include a Q&A and a reception with the filmmaker. (912) 525-5050 or online.
The 6th Annual Savannah Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament! The Chamber Cup at The Club at Savannah Harbor. 10:30 a.m. Join us for an afternoon of golf at one of Savannah’s most prestigious courses and the host site of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf Champions Tour for the past 10 years. (912) 644-6459 or CDAngelo@SavannahChamber.com.
24th Annual Christmas Made in the South! This nationally acclaimed event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and find that special holiday gift for that “hard to shop for” friend. Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. One Admission Good for All 3 Days with hand stamp! Adults, $7; Children 12 & Under, Free. ACRES OF FREE PARKING! Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. madeinthesouthshows.com.
“Rockin’ Snow White,” The tale of Snow White has never felt so fresh and new with this funny adaptation! New characters and comedic twists come to life as a modern mom reads the Brothers Grimm tale to her restless children. Musical styles of all genres fuse to create a rousing mixture of hip-hop, rock and roll, doo-wop and more! Presented by our Creative Dramatics I students, grades 2nd-5th, this musical will play for one weekend only on the Main Stage. November 16th at 7 p.m. November 17th & 18th at 3 p.m. $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors & military. 2160 East Victory Dr. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
Purple Stride Savannah 2012! 3:30 p.m., at Walter W. Parker Pier & Pavilion / Beach area for the race. This event creates awareness of and raises funds for pancreatic cancer in collaboration with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Carmina Burana! Savannah Philharmonic Chorus’ Magnigicent Oratorio for the 2012/13 Season along with the Orchestra, Soloists and the Savannah Children’s Choirs, 5 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre, Savannah Civic Center. Ticket prices are $16 – $55 and $65 for limited premium seating. (912) 525-5050 or visit savannahphilharmonic.org.
The 3rd annual Flying Fortress 5K is to benefit the restoration of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum’s B-17, the “City of Savannah”. The 5K (3.1 mile) course will make its way through the campus of JCB, Inc., starting and finishing at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave. 8:30 a.m. (912) 748-8888 ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Celebration at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens, 2 Canebrake Rd., from 11 a.m-4 p.m. Enjoy live music, bounce houses, face painting, carnival type games, and much more. (912) 921-5460.
The 2nd Annual Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk. Register your team today by visiting jbrwsavannah.kintera.org or by calling (678) 237-4444. Volunteer organizers expect more than 200 runners and walkers to take part in the Savannah event, and they aim to raise $35,000. The festivities begin when registration opens at 8 a.m. at The Islands YMCA, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Event parking is at Islands High School with free shuttle service to the YMCA.
Saturday Night Out at the JEA! “Snapology” 6:30-10 p.m. Join us as we kick off Saturday Night Out with a multi-sensory building extravaganza. Throughout the night you will be able to rotate through four Lego stations including: Lego robots, computer animation, catapults and free build. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to partake in one of the best Saturday Night Out’s to come! 5111 Abercorn St. Click here to register for Saturday Night Out or savj.org.
Chamber Concert No. 2: The Baroque Hour! 5 p.m. Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St. (912) 525-5050 or visit savannahphilharmonic.org.
AMT presents the Armstrong Atlantic Youth Orchestra Program (AAYO) Fall Concert at 3 p.m. in Fine Arts Auditorium. Concert features performances by AAYO and Atlantic Chamber Orchestra (ACO). Admission, $6. Free to Armstrong w/Piratecard. AAYO is sponsored in part by the Savannah Friends of Music, savannahfriendsofmusic.com. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
Come out and watch HBO’s, screening “The Weight of the Nation”, 5:30 p.m., at Southwest Library, 14097 Abercorn St. (912) 925-8305.
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31:
Tybee for the Holidays! Please make plans to join the Tybee Island Community for a month long celebration of the holiday season. Starting Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Day this whimsical paradise will be full of events, activities and special occasions to be enjoyed by Island Locals and You! Holiday lights, a parade, special days to shop, and a jump in the ocean with the “Polar Bears.”
NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 23:
The Christmas Tradition! Join The Savannah Theatre as we celebrate the season with this glittering 2-hour spectacular musical performance at the Historic Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St. The theatre is transformed into a holiday perfect picture, sharing memories of the Christmas standards that you know and love. Sprinkle in a little comedy and audience participation for the love greatest event of the season. Celebrate the season with this glittering musical spectacular perfect for the whole family, complete with Santa and his tap-dancing reindeer! Sing along some of your favorite tunes such as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” “Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy” and “I’ll be home for Christmas.” $35 adults, $17 child. (912) 233-7764 or savannahtheatre.com.
4TH ANNUAL UNITED WAY TURKEY TROT presented by SouthCoast Medical Group. Approximately 1,500 experienced runners and amateur weekend athletes will take in beautiful Daffin Park and enjoy a fun, fast 4 Mile Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. Kids K, 8 a.m. and Diaper Dash, 8:15 a.m. This event will feature awards for top male and female in each age group categories during a post race ceremony, which will include food, beverages and family activities. Lisa Clark, (912) 651-7706 or email@example.com or uwce.org.
Thanksgiving Day – Brunch and Dinner! The acclaimed Aqua Star restaurant is a locals’ favorite for holiday meals. Enjoy delectable varietals of all things Thanksgiving, without all the clean up! Executive Chef Roger Paul Michel and his tam deliver holiday memories to last a lifetime. The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving holiday dinner cruise buffet with River Street Riverboat Company. Afternoon cruise boards at 1 p.m. and sails from 2-4 p.m.; Evening cruise boards at 5 p.m. and sails from 6-8 p.m. $54.95, adults; $34.95, children. 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
Gingerbread Village Unveiling! Each year thousands of visitors make the pilgrimage to the Westin to delight in these culinary creations! Thecompetition includes categories from school children to professionals, and is open for anyone to participate. Viewing runs through 12/31 and is free and open to the public. (Please schedule large group visits in advance.) The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.
NOVEMBER 23–JANUARY 1:
Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights! Presented by The Savannah Harbor Foundation, this inaugural drive-through light show features a spectacular arrangement of over 60 larger-than-life light displays around the Road Course on Hutchinson Island. At the end of the show, visitors can park at the Pit and Paddock for nightly bonfires, s’mores and hot chocolate and family-friendly activities on week nights, and a host of special events every weekend. Bring your friends and family again and again to this festive extravaganza that is destined to become Savannah’s biggest annual holiday celebration. Special lighting ceremony with Santa November 23! 6-10 p.m. SavannahHarborFestivalOfLights.com.
Special Programming at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd. Come celebrate the three military era of Old Fort Jackson with special programming, including special activities for children and young students. $6.00 for adults, free for children under 6 with a guardian. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (912) 232-3945 or chsgeorgia.org.
Take your Christmas photo on board a River Street Riverboat Cruise with Santa! Boards at 1:30 p.m., sails 2-3 p.m. $19.95, adults; $9.95 children. Kids sail free with the donation of an unwrapped toy!! Prices do not include 3% port fee and 7% sales tax. Limit one free child’s admission per adult ticket purchased. This year’s toy donations will benefit Next Generation, a charity that benefits the Children’s Hospital at Memorial. 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
Drop ‘n Shop at Oatland Island Wildlife Center! 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wondering how you are going to get all of your shopping and last minute errands finished in time for the holidays? Let us help you! While you are off finishing your many errands, your child will be hiking with an Oatland guide, playing games, making holiday themed crafts and enjoying a live animal encounter. All of this topped off with a snack and holiday movie! Let the kids have fun at Oatland while you get your holiday shopping tied in a bow of accomplishment! Reservations Required. $25 per Child, additional Siblings $15 each. 711 Sandtown Rd. (912) 395-1212 or oatlandisland.org.
Experience the annual Holiday Parade of Lights from the best seats in Savannah with River Street Riverboat Company! See every boat up close as you take part in the procession along the Savannah River. Enjoy an assortment of delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres, Riverboat rum punch, live entertainment, front row seats for the parade and a cash bar on board. Boards at 5 p.m., sails from 6-8 p.m. $44.95, adults; $24.95, children 12 and under. 9 East River St., (912) 629-2640 or visit savannahriverboat.com.
The “Nutcracker” presented by Savannah Dance Theatre, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The holiday season is about tradition and there’s no better way to kick-off the holiday spirit than by joining Clara as she goes from a fabulous holiday party set in 1940′s Savannah to a dream unlike any other. If this isn’t a tradition for you and your family, come make it one! Tickets are $12 general admission for matinee or $35-$15 reserved for the evening performance. (912) 525-5050 or online.
Savannah Harbor Foundation Festival of Lights, featuring the annual Boat Parade of Lights. A Christmas parade, Savannah style! About 50 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront, accompanied by live music performances, tree lighting ceremony, and a fireworks extravaganza you won’t want to miss! The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.
Fort Pulaski to Host a Thanksgiving Field Day! Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862. The event will recreate the field day offered by the 48th New York Infantry to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in Fort Pulaski. Everyone is encouraged to participate in foot races, sack races, and wheelbarrow races. Amusements of the day will include guided tours of the fort and historic weapons demonstrations. 10 a.m. until. U.S. Hwy 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. Fee of $5 per person is charged, ages 15 and under are free. (912) 786-5787 or nps.gov/fopu.
Savannah Children’s Choir Spaghetti Supper! Forget the turkey and come out to support the Savannah Children’s Choir from 4-7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th & Abercorn, to raise funds for their upcoming trip to Nashville. Dinner $7, includes pasta, choice of meat or vegetarian sauce, bread and salad. Drinks and home-made baked goods are available for additional sale, take-out or dine in. (912) 228-4758 or savannahchoir.org.
“Transformations” Savannah Winds Season Premiere performance, in the Fine Arts Auditorium at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission, $14. Discounts available. Free to Armstrong students presenting valid Piratecard. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
AMT presents the 24th annual faculty and student Christmas Pottery Sale from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day in the back of campus across from University Police in Fine Arts Annex. John Jensen, Armstrong professor of art, joined by colleagues and select students in the Armstrong art program create hand-crafted pottery and ceramics ranging from fine art to functional items for this sale. 11935 Abercorn St. (912) 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre.
NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 2:
Disney on Ice – “Worlds of Fantasy” at Martin Luther King Jr. Arena, Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe. 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $12-$40. (912) 651-6556 or savannahga.gov.
Girls on the Run, “Night in Tuscany” fundraiser! Join us for fun, food, live music and great auction items. $25. Our Mission, Educating and preparing girls for a lifetime of healthy decision making. 5:30-8 p.m. Southern Pines Courtyard, 616 E. 35th St. girlsontherun-ga.org.
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 24:
Recruiting all Gift Wrap Enthusiasts! Wrap Gifts and Make a Holiday Wish Come True by volunteering at Greenbriar Children’s Center (Oglethorpe Mall/Macy’s Department Store Court) annual Gift Wrap Center this hoilday season. (912) 234-3431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 9:
The Biblical story of the seductive “Salome” is one of the most enduring in history; the Collective Face Theatre Ensemble, Savannah’s premiere theater company, presents an intimate adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic drama “Salome” at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd. Performances are at 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8; plus 3 p.m. matinees Dec. 1, 8 and 9. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and students. (912) 232-0018 or musesavannah.org.
All Walks of Life and The Department of Cultural Affairs presents “A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and directed by Jonathan Johnson, at 8 p.m. at S.P.A.C.E. Black Box Theatre, 9 West Henry St. Tickets are $12 for adults and children. For ticket information (912) 303-4987 or awolinc.org or email@example.com.
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