Events: 19th July 2018

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum Tours

Wednesday-Monday: Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, is open 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., depending on weather conditions. We are a complete light station whose history dates back to 1736. The tower stands 145 feet tall and has three Light Keeper’s Cottages nearby. A small 1812 Summer Kitchen holds archaeological finds. Across…

Georgia Southern University’s 2018 Youth Cyber Camp

Georgia Southern’s Center for Applied Cyber Education is happy to announce the 2018 Summer Cyber Camp, July 16-20. They will again this year be using the AFA Cyber Patriot program to help train high schoolers in 9th through 12th grade in the skills related to the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to inspire students toward careers in…

Mansion to Museum Tour

Ongoing: Mansion to Museum Tour at the Telfair Academy at 10 a.m. (Tues.-Sat.), 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Learn the incredible story of the transformation of the Telfair family mansion into the oldest public art museum in the South. 121 Barnard St. (912) 790-8880 or www.telfair.org.

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tour

Third Thursday: Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours at the Jepson Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m. The museum’s youngest patrons are invited for story time, a special tour and an art activity. 207 W York St. For details, call (912) 790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org.

Loyalists & Liberty

Thursday-Saturday: “Loyalists & Liberty” program at the Savannah History Museum at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. A special program offering visitors an in-depth understanding of the Revolutionary War in Savannah with a musket demonstration and a visitor reenactment on Battlefield Memorial Park. 303 MLK, Jr. Blvd. (912) 651-6840 or www.chsgeorgia.org.

Cannon Firings at Old Fort Jackson

Named after James Jackson, one-time governor of Georgia, Old Fort Jackson is a beautifully preserved fort along the Savannah River, and is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification.

Old Fort Jackson is a must-see National Historic Landmark offering cannon firings and daily interactive programs. Please call for the daily schedule. Minutes away from Savannah’s Historic District, visitors of all ages experience unique views of Savannah’s riverfront skyline and the Talmadge Bridge while walking the grounds of one of the oldest brick fortifications along the East Coast.

TLC Connection Luncheon

July 19: Learn about the City of Savannah’s Office of Special Events, Film & Tourism Assistant Director Eddie Grant to speak! Join us to learn about how this office works with our industry and the community. After restructuring within city departments last year, the Office of Special Events, Film & Tourism was formed to be…

Food for Thought

Thursdays: “Food for Thought” program at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 12:30-2 p.m. A delicious meal followed by an informative program with guest speakers. The meal is $5. 5111 Abercorn St. For details, contact Jacqui Drazen at (912) 355-8111 or visit www.savj.org.

May River Shrimp Festival in Bluffton

The May River Shrimp Festival will be held at The Bluffton Oyster Factory Park on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. and on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 4-9 p.m. Entertainers scheduled to perform include “Two Guys from OCD” and “La Bodega” on Thursday, with “Bobby Magyarosi and “The B-Ttown Playaz” on Friday Night.…

Totally Awesome 80’s Show at Savannah Theatre

June 1- July 28: Totally Awesome 80’s Show! Come experience this 2 hour time warp back to the 80’s, 8 p.m. With big hair and tight clothes to epic guitar solos and incredible voices, The Totally Awesome 80’s Show will feature all of your favorite songs that defined a generation! With synthesizer hits and energetic…