Events: 16th August 2018

Savannah VOICE Festival

August 4-26: Introducing Savannah Opera! Now in its sixth season in Savannah, the VOICE Festival is happy to announce the launch of Savannah Opera! This new branch of the Festival will continue the work of staging high quality productions in the Hostess City, presenting its own themed season during the Festival time. This year’s season…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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

August 16: Make some creative connections at the August TLC Luncheon! Representatives from the SCAD Museum of Art will be speaking about what’s new in their collections. A thriving arts scene is part of what contributes to the health of our tourism community, and making connections with creative professionals is a good business move. The…

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.