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Savannah Upcoming Events Calendar

Things to do in Savannah, GA

Visiting and looking for things to do in Savannah? From the Savannah Film Festival sponsored by SCAD to our famous St. Patrick's Day celebration and everything in between, there is always plenty of stuff to do in Savannah and fun times to be had year-round. Check out the list of upcoming events in Savannah, GA below.

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Savannah Events Calendar:


Date: Feb 09, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 2pm
Location:
Savannah Theatre
222 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Enjoy 90 minutes, up close and personal, with Savannah's most famous tour guide - as he shares all of his historical insight, down-home humor, captivating stories and little-known trivia about Savannah's rich and diverse past and present. All told in his award-winning, personable style, while sitting inside the air-conditioned comfort of the Historic Savannah Theatre.


Date: Sep 11, 2016 to Oct 31, 2016
Time: 8pm
Location:
Moon River Brewing Company
21 West Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Our Savannah haunted pub crawl is just for adults! Come join our knowledgeable and fully-licensed guides (in period costume!) on an informative and humorous two-hour candlelight walking tour of Savannah's pubs and taverns. You'll enjoy our strange history and both types of local "spirits" as we explore two types of Savannah's time-honored traditions: ghost stories and alcohol.


Date: Sep 15, 2016 to Oct 30, 2016
Time: 9:30pm
Location:
Tondees Tavern
7 E Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Take one of our newest Ghost Tours in Savannah and the only Haunted Pub Walk that takes you inside one of the most infamous landmarks featured on SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" and Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures!"

Meet your Ghostly Guide at Tondees Tavern and stroll from pub to pub hearing the ghastly tales from Savannah's darker days, see and hear paranormal evidence captured through various investigations, and do so while enjoying your own "spirits" along the way.


Date: Sep 29, 2016 to Sep 29, 2016
Time: 8:00PM-11:00PM
Location:
Lucas Theatre of the Arts

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The three-times Grammy award winner Lalah Hathaway brings her stellar live performance to Savannah after coming off another Grammy win this year for "Little Ghetto Boy,”" from her first live concert album "Lalah Hathaway Live." Born into a musical legacy as the offspring of legendary musician Donny Hathaway and Eulaulah Hathaway, Lalah's sixth studio album chronicles a poignant journey through R&B, jazz and soul. The nuances of blues, funk, gospel, classical, country, rock and folk cited in her work are a reflection of this virtuoso's versatility. With Grammy wins for Best R&B Performance in 2014 and Best Traditional R&B Performance in 2015 and 2016, Lalah describes how her career continues to rejuvenate with new beginnings and possibilities: "Throughout my career there have been points where new recognition or opportunity has emerged that inspires me in new ways." Bonus: You do not want to miss the incredibly talented, soulful jazz sensation Jarrod Lawson as he shares fan favorites like "Music & Its Magical Way" and "Sleepwalkers."


Date: Sep 29, 2016 to Sep 29, 2016
Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Location:
First Baptist Church
223 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Are there lessons from the First Brexit for the Modern World?

Join us as the UVaClub of Savannah and the Georgia Historical Society present a conversation with Dr. William Ferraro, Acting Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor of the Papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia, and Dr. Stan Deaton, Senior Historian for the Georgia Historical Society, discussing topics from the Founding Fathers to global conflicts to presidential elections. This event is free and open to the public.


Date: Sep 29, 2016 to Sep 29, 2016
Time: 7:30PM
Location:
The Olde Pink House
23 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Join the Olde Pink House and the Georgia Historical Society for cocktails and a specially-curated menu inspired by President George Washington's 1791 Southern tour. Savor the flavors of the 18th century with fellow patriots and share a toast with our honored guest, Dr. William Ferraro, Acting Editor-in-Chief of the Papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia. Reservations required and seating is limited. Please RSVP by 9/21/16 at 912-651-2125, ext. 114 or online. Cost is $100 for GHS and UVaClub members and $150 for all non-members.


Date: Oct 02, 2016 to Oct 02, 2016
Time: 4:00PM-9:30PM
Location:
Forsyth Park Bandshell

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Enjoy fantastic music and fun family activities in beautiful Forsyth Park at this beloved annual event, featuringe a stunning repertoire from the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and more. Come early to enjoy local band, choral and orchestral students at the Bandshell. For more information about Picnic in the Park or the Philharmonic, call 912.232.6002, visit savannahphilharmonic.org or email info@savannahphilharmonic.org.


Date: Oct 06, 2016 to Oct 09, 2016
Time:
Location:
Tybee Island
Strand Ave
Tybee Island, GA 31328

The Tybee Island Pirate Fest began in 2005 with the hard work of passionate volunteers. After such an amazing success with the first event, it is no wonder how it has grown into one of Tybee's largest and most swashbuckling festivals! Every Columbus Day Weekend local pirates and those from far distant lands converge on our small island for a weekend of music, food, and of course grog. Young pirates are welcome too! We have Little Matey's Cove which is sure to entertain and of course they will not want to miss our 11th Annual Pirate Victory Parade! With the support of the City of Tybee Island, many of our local businesses, generous corporate sponsors, and volunteers, this event promises to entertain the most discerning pirates.


Date: Oct 07, 2016 to Oct 09, 2016
Time: Oct 7 @ 4PM - Oct 9 @ 5PM
Location:
Rousakis Riverfront Plaza
115 East River Street
Savannah, GA 31401

It's a Wiener Dog Racing, Bratwurst Tasting, Oompah Dancing celebration at the 33rd Annual Oktoberfest on Historic River Street! Enjoy a bit of Germany...Savannah style with a beer garden offering a variety of beers, food booths featuring German cuisine, and of course the famous Wiener Dog Races hosted by Savannah Morning News!


Date: Oct 07, 2016 to Oct 31, 2016
Time: 7:30pm-11pm
Location:
Alee Temple
100 Eisenberg Dr
Savannah, GA 31406

Our Haunted House is primarily an indoor event, our Haunted House is one of the scariest in Georgia! We are located in the scariest city in America, Savannah, GA - our address is 100 Eisenberg Dr. - We hope to scare ya there!


Date: Oct 07, 2016 to Oct 07, 2016
Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
Location:
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

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First Friday Oyster Roasts return to The Westin Savannah Harbor for all of Savannah to enjoy. Westin staff invites everyone to take the Free Ferry from River Street or park at the hotel to enjoy this local favorite. Guests will delight in specialty cocktails, enjoy coastal cuisine like oysters, Lowcountry boil and barbecue, dance to live music on the Riverfront Esplanade and catch the best views of the sunset and fireworks. Attendees can also shop with some of Savannah's finest local artists, right on the Savannah River.


Date: Oct 08, 2016 to Oct 08, 2016
Time: Savannah Civic Center
Location:

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The 69th Annual Junior League of Savannah (JLS) Thrift Sale, is the largest of its kind in the South East. Each year people come from all over the Lowcountry to shop for treasures and bargains. In addition, the sale provides our community with a low cost options to purchase gently used but much needed household goods. The annual Fall Thrift Sale is the primary source of JLS funding. All proceeds from the sale are reinvested in the communities JLS serves through over 15 community improvement projects, community assistant funds, Kids Who Care Scholarships and leadership development. At 2 p.m. the floor closes in preparation for the $10, everything-you-can-fit Brown Bag Bolt from 2:30-3 p.m.


Date: Oct 08, 2016 to Oct 08, 2016
Time:
Location:
Historic Grayson Stadium

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Savannah's favorite family-friendly bicycling event has a new location: Historic Grayson Stadium, home of the The Savannah Bananas. After the casually-paced, police-escorted ride travels through Savannah's most beautiful neighborhoods, it then returns to Grayson Stadium for live music, food and beverages and fun. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Savannah Bicycle Campaign. Join hundreds of other cyclists and see Savannah in an unforgettable way on the Midnight Garden Ride, presented by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.


Date: Oct 14, 2016 to Oct 15, 2016
Time: 8:00PM-9:00PM
Location:
Sulfur Studios

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Convicted of adultery, Hester Prynne is sentenced to wear the scarlet letter “A” for the remainder of her life. But someone in puritanical Boston is as guilty as she, and Hester’s husband, Roger Chillingworth, arrives on the scene determined to discover the secret identity of Hester’s lover and father of her baby. When the handsome young minister Arthur Dimmesdale falls ill to a strange malady, Chillingworth is convinced he’s found his man, but can he prove it before it’s too late? Adaptation by Catherine Bush, from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. For tickets, visit www.savannahstagecompany.com or call 912.421.9484.


Date: Oct 14, 2016 to Oct 14, 2016
Time: 9:30AM-3:00PM
Location:
Isle of Hope Methodist Church

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Join Isle of Hope United Methodist Church for their 30th Day on the Island, presented by the Isle of Hope United Methodist Women for a fun-filled day including a tour of five spectacular homes on Isle of Hope, a silent auction, a white elephant sale, the chic yarn boutique, and a traditional Southern lunch - all included in the price of your ticket! All proceeds support local and international missions.


Date: Oct 22, 2016 to Oct 22, 2016
Time: 12pm-5pm
Location:
Canine Palace
2805 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Join us Saturday October 22, 2016 from Noon-5:00 for the 10th annual WAG-O-WEEN! This annual Trick-or Treat fundraising event is in it's 10th year promises to be fun for the whole family especially the furry members! Maps & wristbands are available at Canine Palace on Bull St Oct 17-23 OR Oct 24, day of the event, pick up your wristband, map, and goodie bag for a $5/person donation at Calhoun Sq Follow the map to visit over 100 businesses and Treat or Treat with your canine companion. No Tricks or typos here. It's all Treats-for both you and the dogs. Dress in costume and enter the prize winning costume contest for donation. There will be many fabulous raffle items so be sure to bring some extra $. ALL proceeds go to local pet rescue agencies. Call 912-234-3336 or 912-508-3336 for more information.


Date: Oct 29, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location:
Daffin Park
1500 E Victory Dr
Savannah, GA 31404

Well FED is excited to announce the 6th Annual Savannah Food Day Festival held in Daffin Park on October 29th. The Savannah Food Day Festival is the largest in the nation and celebrates sustainable, accessible and healthy foods. Join as over 100 local organizations and businesses come together to celebrate a national movement in support of local, affordable, sustainable food. The free event is open to the public from 11:00 am to 5:00pm and includes a farmers market, educational workshops, top local bands, art activities, food vendors and more!

This year's festival includes over 25 FREE workshops and classes with topics such organic gardening, cooking classes, sustainable living, nutrition, and more. There will be entertaining and educational activities for kids of all ages, includes puppet shows, arts & crafts, interactive workshops and children's games. Bring your blankets and chairs to take in the all day concert, with live performances by Savannah's top musical acts. Shop for fresh produce and goods from the largest gathering of farmers in Savannah, along with many other local vendors andexhibitors. This is the perfect event for the entire family, filled with opportunities to experience,learn and grow!


Date: Oct 29, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Time: 4pm-11pm
Location:
The Rail Pub
405 W Congress Street
Savannah, GA 31401

The Nightmare on Congress Street” Halloween Themed Bar Crawl is Savannah's creepiest and scariest bar crawl along Savannah's eeriest strip. This is also SAVANNAH'S LARGEST COSTUME CONTEST! Total purse of $2500. As opposed to a typical "bar crawl" where participants travel as one big group with designated time slots at each bar, this event allows participants to "crawl" at their own pace." Along with some free giveaways, crawlers will quench their thirst on drink specials at each participating bar as they creep down chilling and haunted Congress Street. Register now and become part of the Fall's most fun and creepiest party!

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