Events: 24th 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…

Savannah Jewish Film Festival Savannah Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Educational Alliance and Savannah Jewish Federation present the Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Savannah Jewish Film Festival Jan. 23-Feb. 2, 2019. With a collection of short films, as well as a handful of feature-length films, the Savannah Jewish Film Festival celebrates the Jewish culture with a variety of perspectives through all kinds of film,…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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…

Tybee Post Theater presents “The Favourite”

January 23-25: “The Favourite”! “The Favourite” is a deliciously tawdry black comedy that’s also a surprisingly affecting period drama taking place in the somewhat fictionalized court of Queen Anne. In early 18th-century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead, while tending to…

Menopause the Musical at Savannah Theatre

January 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 & February 1, 2, 3: This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. Four women at a lingerie sale find they have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND hot flashes, memory…