Events: 14th February 2019

Annual Savannah Book Festival

The Savannah Book Festival will be held February 14-17, 2019 in locations in and around Telfair, Wright and Chippewa Squares in Savannah’s Historic District, bringing in renowned authors for all kinds of events throughout the week. For more information, please contact Executive Director Kim Bockius-Suwyn at (912) 598-4040 or [email protected] For extensive Festival information, please…

23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

February 1-28: 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration at various locations. A NIBCAA initiative showcasing the rich culture, heritage of the Gullah people with food, music, art and historical events. For a complete schedule, call (843) 255-7304 or visit www.gullahcelebration.com.

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.

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.

Savannah River Boat Valentine’s Day Cruises

Join Savannah River Boat Cruises February 13, 14 and 15 for their special Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise! This 2-hour cruise includes a premium 4-course plated dinner, live entertainment, bottle of house wine or champagne, fresh-cut rose bouquet and dancing. Boarding starts at 6 p.m., departs at 7 p.m. and returns at 9 p.m. Advanced reservations…

Here We Go Again, Mamma Mia!

February 7-17: Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia! The Worldwide Smash Hit Musical based on the music of ABBA! Performed by the cast of The Historic Savannah Theatre! Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate…