February 18-24: 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation at various locations. A weeklong culinary and cultural tourism event showcasing top chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, local seafood, artisans, live music and wildlife. For a list of events, visit hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Savannah Theatre is presenting this incredible blend of comedy, close-up magic, and grand illusion featuring two dynamic, world-class acts for a limited run from February 21 through March 3, 2019. Magician CRAIG DIAMOND has been entertaining audiences around the world for 30 years in Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Holland America Cruise Line. Side-splitting…