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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
Location: Savannah Theatre

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: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 8-11AM
Location: J.C. Cannon Fields, Wilmington Island

Proceeds from the race will benefit Horizons Savannah providing valuable summer educational opportunities for low income students. Come out and support Savannah's kids! Enjoy a timed summer race on a beautiful and mostly shady course through Wilmington Island and then cool down with watermelon and summer fun at the finish line.

NEW THIS YEAR! A Kids 1 Mile Fun Run for all those 18 and under. The Fun Run is not timed.

Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 3pm-8pm
Location: Jelinek Creative Spaces, 101 N Fahm Street

Savannah Bazaar
Saturday, June 25th
Jelinek Creative Spaces
101 N Fahm Street
3pm - 8pm
Summer Fun! Y100 will be there, kids' art activities, tarot card readers, food, craft beer and vendors!

Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 8PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

Southern native Bradford Lee Folk works hard and plays hard. By day he's out on a John Deere tractor, tilling the land for a living as a long-time farmer. By night, he's back home, tearing it up on stage with his Bluegrass Playboys, playing the rough-edged blend of bluegrass tradition and true country grit that's his stock-in-trade. "Folk is one of the more evocative writers on the Americana scene." - says John Lupton, SING OUT!!

Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 26, 2016
Time: 10:30PM - 1:00AM
Location: The Jinx

Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband's Prohibition era New Orleans sound will make you think you're throwing down in a 1920's barrel house!

Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Lucas Theatre of the Arts

All musically gifted race-driver Lucky Jackson (Elvis Presley) wants in Las Vegas is to score enough money for a new car motor so he can win the Grand Prix. When he encounters sexy swimming instructor Rusty (Ann-Margret), he considers staying around longer. After Lucky loses his winnings in the hotel pool, he's forced to remain in Vegas long enough to win back his dough - but now he also wants to win the Rusty's heart. Unfortunately, so does his slick racing enemy, Elmo (Cesare Danova).

Georgia Grown Showcase
Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 10AM-3PM
Location: Tanger Outlet Center in Pooler, GA

In celebration of The Salt Table's fifth year in business, the public is invited to join in this special, free event.

Date: Jun 26, 2016 to Jun 26, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

National headline comedian Collin Moulton's stand-up comedy show featuring his own brand of hilarious and family-friendly comedy is now a monthly event at the Post, and he'll bring in his surprise stand-up superstar friends to join him on stage from time to time. One of the most fun, personable, and sought after headliners today, he has had his own stand-up special on Showtime, he's been on Nickelodeon, and was recently featured on Last Call With Carson Daly. Touring for over 15 years, Collin has picked the Post as a home for his own East Coast comedy club. America knows and loves him. Collin's energetic comedy is the release needed from our everyday lives. Come needing to laugh tonight, leave wanting to laugh forever!

Acoustic Tuesday featuring Clouds & Satellites
Date: Jun 28, 2016 to Jun 28, 2016
Time: 7-10PM
Location: Foxy Loxy Print Gallery & Cafe

Join us for an evening of live music in the courtyard featuring Clouds & Satellites. A melodic indie rock band from Savannah, Clouds & Satellites is composed of members of Waits & Co., The Train Wrecks and Nightingale News.

Date: Jun 29, 2016 to Jul 03, 2016
Location: Georgia State Railroad Museum

All aboard! Join us for steam train rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum this weekend! Train rides will be at 11:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00, and 3:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday. Sunday train rides will be at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

Date: Jun 30, 2016 to Jun 30, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

When the Tony Monaco and the Howard Paul Trio take the Tybee Post Theater stage, audiences can expect a spontaneous alchemy similar to their album "New Adventures." The Album is a tribute to Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery's classic album "Further Adventures." Monaco and Paul share a musical vocabulary and didn't have a prepared set list when they entered the studio. Amazingly, the entire album was recorded in 6 hours. "When you do B-3 stuff, it's all one gigantic palette of tunes that fit with the B-3 and guitar," explains Paul. "Somebody once described the B-3 and guitar as 'peanut butter and jelly'. Inseparable."

Date: Jun 30, 2016 to Jun 30, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Lucas Theatre of the Arts

We're taking all your favorite Motown tunes and stripping them down to the bare essentials. Soulful songstresses, Cecilia Arango and Laiken Williams will host an evening of music ranging from Michael Jackson to Marvin Gaye with Eric Jones tickling the ivories. Songs include "I'll Be There," "Mercy Mercy Me" and "You Can't Hurry Love."

Date: Jul 01, 2016 to Jul 01, 2016
Time: 7-9PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

It's all about tears, dears! Join us for movies that touch the heart. We provide the wine and hankies for the third installment in this monthly movie series for Tybee's gals (and guys with a heart). This month's feature film is a tearjerker for all ages, "The Notebook," starring James Garner, Gena Rowlands and a young and beautiful Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. We all know the story: a poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich your woman and gives her a sense of freedom. But they are soon separated by their social differences. (Complimentary glass of wine and pack of hankies with your ticket!)

Date: Jul 01, 2016 to Jul 01, 2016
Time: 8-11AM
Location: Lucas Theatre of the Arts

Danny Noonan (Michael O'Keefe), a teen down on his luck, works as a caddy at the snob-infested Bushwood Country Club to raise money for his college education. In an attempt to gain votes for a college scholarship reserved for caddies, Noonan volunteers to caddy for a prominent and influential club member (Ted Knight). Meanwhile, Danny struggles to prepare for the high pressure Caddy Day golf tournament while absorbing New Age advice from wealthy golf guru Ty Webb (Chevy Chase).

Family Puppet Show & Puppet-Making
Date: Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 02, 2016
Time: 11AM-12:30PM
Location: Puppet People Studio

Hands on Puppet Studio Tour! Watch a Puppet Show! Make a Puppet & Be a Puppeteer!

Date: Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 02, 2016
Time: 8-11AM
Location: Lucas Theatre of the Arts

Hard-luck cabbie John Winger (Bill Murray) - directionless after being fired from his job and dumped by his girlfriend - enlists in the U.S. Army with his close pal, Russell Ziskey (Harold Ramis). After his barely satisfactory performance in basic training, the irreverent Winger emerges as the figurehead for a ragtag band of Army misfits. However, his hijinks threaten to cause an international scandal when he inadvertently commandeers a military assault vehicle behind enemy lines.

Date: Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 02, 2016
Time: 4-10PM
Location: Start at Barrelhouse South

What happens when Uncle Sam and the nation's most patriotic crawlers celebrating Independence Day? You get the "Red, White, and Brew's" Independence DayCelebration Bar Crawl! Come celebrate America’s Birthday on Saturday, July 2nd as webar-hop through Savannah's most popular bars. Gather your friends, rock your red, white and blue, and get ready for a day full of Star Spangled shenanigans and festivities
with thousands of your closest friends.

On top of drink specials, exclusive to "Red, White, and Brew's" crawlers, all participants will a koozie, plenty of swag from our sponsors, a scorecard/map to mark your progress, and free entry into all participating bars. Also, the first 250 participants to complete their scorecard and meet us at the After Party will receive an official Bar Crawl Savannah tshirt!

Red’s Apple Ale, Blue Moon, Miller Lite, and Bayou Rum will be on special so come enjoy yourself, be a part of Savannah’s celebration of America’s Birthday, and help us raise money for a good cause! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Nine Line Foundation.

Drinking is 100% optional! Although this is a "bar crawl", that doesn't mean you are required to drink to participate. You do not have to purchase drinks at any bar in order to participate, get your scorecard marked and earn your “Red, White, and Brew’s” t-shirt. If you do choose to drink, please drink responsibly.

Date: Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 02, 2016
Time: 9am-4pm
Location: Fort McAllister State Park

Join us as we celebrate our country's birthday and our right to be free. Watch Civil War drilling, rifle and cannon firings! Also join in sack races, egg toss, wheel barrow races and other old-timey games. Fresh watermelon will be available too. You can even join in a Civil War-era baseball game!

Date: Jul 02, 2016 to Jul 11, 2016
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: Savannah Children's Museum

Introducing the Savannah Children's Museum 4th of July Weekend Celebration! Open Saturday, July 2, a special opening on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4th. PLUS, join us for local history week from July 3-11 and celebrate our independence by learning about Savannah's very own history!

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: 9-9:30pm
Location: Tybee Island Pier

Celebrate Independence Day on Tybee with awesome 4th of July Fireworks on the Pier. The fireworks go off with a bang at dark, which is between 9:00pm and 9:30pm. An exciting event for the entire family!

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: 7am
Location: Lake Mayer Park


This is not a race, it is a fun group run that everyone can participate in. We will run from Lake Mayer down through Isle of Hope and back. There will be a marked 6 mile loop as well as an 8 mile loop. After the run, lots of watermelon will be provided for you!

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Tricentennial Park

Join us at Tricentennial Park for some family fun this 4th of July!

Costumed interpreters at Savannah History Museum will be debuting new American Revolution-themed programming, complete with visitor battle reenactments, musket firing demonstrations, and live music with our special guests, Three Fold Chord. Savannah Children’s Museum will bring 18 th century children's games and activities to Savannah History Museum, including an area to sign the Declaration of Independence with a quill pen.

Hop on over to Georgia State Railroad Museum for Summer Steam Days and see our 1913 coal-fired steam locomotive in action.

At Savannah Children's Museum, participate in 4th of July-themed crafts and activities all day! On-site Sunday at Savannah Children’s Museum visitors can have a Centrifugal Celebration with firework spin art and celebratory noisemakers. Savannah Children’s Museum will also be kicking off their “Local History” themed week on July 4 th with many activities that explore Savannah’s unique past.

All Family Fourth activities are included with museum admissions. Ask about our See 3 Pass to get in on the fun at all three museums! All Family Fourth activities are FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members.

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: 7pm

Join the Savannah Bananas for a Fourth of July Celebration with Fireworks! Case of the Mondays! $3 Craft Can Specials! Game starts at 7 pm against the Wilmington Sharks. Fireworks immediately following the end of the game. Gates will open at 6 pm.

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: 4-10pm
Location: Rousakis Riverfront Plaza

Come celebrate American patriotism at the River Street Fourth of July Celebration! Enjoy live entertainment on the Rousakis Plaza Arbor Stage or bring the family to hang out in our kids zone while waiting on the fireworks display!
Chairs, blankets, are welcome and make sure to get there early to grab a spot along the riverfront.
Event Times:
Monday, July 4 from 4-10pm
Fourth of July Savannah Fireworks (9:30pm)

Date: Jul 04, 2016 to Jul 04, 2016
Time: Board at 5:45pm | Sailing from 7:00-10:00
Location: 9 East River Street

The Fireworks won't be the only thing sparkling on this 4th of July! Let us roll out the Red, White & Blues for you as you join our Captain for the most Elite Fireworks Cruise around. Exclusive access passes for early boarding and a private Captain's reception with hand passed Hors D' Oeuvres as well as a premium hosted bar throughout the night in our private 3rd deck Captain's Suite! You will get to meet with the Captain & take a tour of the Pilot House before setting sail! During this 3 hour cruise, enjoy a plated 4 course gourmet dinner and first class service as you cruise along the historic Savannah River celebrating this Nation's Independence! This is one all-inclusive 4th of July Fireworks celebration you don't want to miss!

Date: Jul 07, 2016 to Jul 09, 2016

In its 1st year, the Big River Film Festival will offer access to creative voices through film programming, master classes, live performances and conversations with the most compelling independent artists working today. The Festival is a chance to discover new voices, experience the art of filmmaking, as well as to explore TV, web series and alternative media. The primary mission of Big River Film Festival is to introduce productions, professionals, and film students to the state of Georgia and all that we offer.

Date: Jul 08, 2016 to Jul 08, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

The Greenwood, South Carolina rockers promise to bring “that down south party band magic straight to your front door.” Led by singer Jake Bartley, the band also features Tyler McCutcheon on drums, Matt Miller on bass and Andrew Crawford on lead guitar. The band members have honed their skills playing internationally in different acts over the years and individually boast appearances on the Rachel Ray Show, the Today Show and the Grand Ole Opry.

Strike Out Cancer
Date: Jul 15, 2016 to Jul 15, 2016
Time: 6-10PM
Location: Grayson Stadium

Strike Out Cancer with the Savannah Bananas! For every ticket sold through the American Cancer Society, $5 will be donated back to the fight against cancer! Grab your ticket today and come to the game for extra fun, games, and special activities for local cancer survivors!

Date: Jul 16, 2016 to Jul 16, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

Delivering pure, simple, and timeless rustic songs touching on country, bluegrass, and rural blues, husband-and-wife duo Cameron Federal and Russell Cook produce artful work on par with the finest of the expansive genre. "Unapologetically Appalachian and unashamed is sadness, the Cooks' songwriting preserves the poetry of a disappearing rural America." - David Eduardo of Flagpole Magazine

Date: Jul 17, 2016 to Jul 17, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

The monthly live music variety show presents three outstanding energetic acts: Ray Tomasino and his band High Velocity, Nightingale News and The Accomplices drummer and vocal stunner Stan Ray opening the show. Nightingale News's sound is a whirlwind mix of bluegrass/southwestern rock fronted by lead singer and bassist Coy Campbell. He's called upon the city's Americana and country pros to fill out the band, Markus Kuhlmann on drums and vovals, The Train Wrecks' Stu Harmening on guitar, Rachael Shaner on double bass and Igor Fiksman on pedal steel. High Velocity, fronted by lead guitarist Ray Tomasino, are veteran country and southern rockers, who will take you on a nostalgic journey through Lynerd Skynerd, Steeley Dan, Allman Brothers, and Charlie Daniels to their own dynamic originals. Also on board honky tonk keyboardist Steve Klahr, drummer Glen Smith and Ronnnie Able on bass guitar.

Date: Jul 21, 2016 to Jul 21, 2016
Time: 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Location: Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn Street

The 2016 Savannah Logistics Lunch will be held on Thursday, July 21. Presented by the Center of Innovation for Logistics and HunterMaclean, this offers a regional, in-depth focus from the Georgia Logistics Summit. This second annual event will focus on Technology and Transportation. After opening remarks from Georgia Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr, a panel will discuss the use of technology in transportation both locally and nationwide.

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