Events: 21st January 2019

Monet to Matisse: French Masterworks from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Exhibit

“Monet to Matisse: French Masterworks from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens” exhibit at the Jepson Center. Experience stunning works by some of the world’s best-known artists. The exhibition includes landscapes, portraits, interiors and still lifes by leaders of French Impressionism: Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley, as…

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…

Historic Fort Screven Battery Tours

Ongoing: This tour focused on Fort Screven’s Endicott Period Batteries. These fortifications came about in the late 1880s because the government felt that coastal defenses were not up to par. They are cement structures and the walls are anywhere from 4-11 feet thick. Sand was taken from the beach and pushed up the front of…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Parade

Every year the MLK Observance Day Association celebrates the National Holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like Savannah, communities throughout the world will participate in activities in honor of this American hero. The parade is for organizations that wish to express thanks and remembrance of the life and works of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther…

Urban Jupena viewing at the JEA

January 3 through January 31, 2019 at the JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St. Urban Jupena’s artwork will be available for viewing. Urban Jupena was born in Pennsylvania, and attended Philadelphia College of Art where he received his BA. At school, he was attracted to weaving and fiber art. He then attended Cranbrook Academy of…

Tybee Restaurant Week

January 18-27: Let’s Eat! Tybee Island will be celebrating our very own Restaurant Week! Every restaurant participating will offer a 3-course, prix fixe dinner menus for only $20–$30. A “prix fixe” menu is simply a menu of pre-determined items presented as a multi-course meal (typically an appetizer, entree, and dessert) at a set price. Tybee…