Attend Savannah Blues Weekend 2016!

April 18th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Blues Weekend 2016If you’ve a taste for southern blues, smooth jazz, and sweet and sticky barbecue then you wont want to miss the fourth annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival during Savannah Blues Weekend 2016, scheduled for June 3rd and 4th!

Four years in, the annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival, a major part of Savannah Blues Weekend 2016, is just getting bigger and more popular, drawing crowds of locals and visitors to Savannah’s beautiful River Street for two days of great music, food, art, fireworks and – of course – shopping! (more…)

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

March 25th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air ForceThe National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is dedicated to preserving the history and stories of the “greatest air armada of all time,” the Eighth Air Force Division, which was activated in Savannah, just 53 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. (more…)

The 2016 SCAD Sand Arts Festival

March 18th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

2016 SCAD Sand Arts FestivalThe SCAD Sand Arts Festival is the annual sand sculpture contest from the Savannah College of Art and Design that brings together outstanding, temporary displays of three-dimensional art and a day at Tybee Island’s lovely North Beach – this year on May 6th, 10am to 5pm!

Any child who has spent time on a beach has likely packed a little damp sand together for a crude sand castle creation or two but there’s a world of difference between what little Timmy creates on the beach and the fantastic creations you’ll have the opportunity to watch rise from the sand during the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Sand Arts Festival! (more…)

The Davenport House Museum – Doorway To the Past

February 26th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Davenport House MuseumSavannah’s stately Isaiah Davenport House Museum offers visitors a chance to travel back in time to the America of the 1820’s with its authentically restored exterior, rooms, and courtyard garden.

Through the years, the Isaiah Davenport House has played a role as a grand family home in the better part of town as well as that of a run-down boarding house in the seedy part of town. Built by Master Carpenter Isaiah Davenport in 1820, the Davenport House is in the Federal-style, with a simple yet elegant exterior of brownstone and brick and classic double-entry stairway. (more…)

St Patrick’s Day in Savannah

February 12th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

St Patrick's Day in SavannahSt Patrick’s Day in Savannah is a big thing – we’ve been celebrating it with parades for over 200 years! – with events throughout the month, making March one of the most popular times to visit our historic city!

A significant portion of Savannah’s founders had Irish ancestry and their community continues to celebrate that proud heritage to this day. Consequently, the spirit of St Patrick’s Day in Savannah is not confined to one day but rather kick off mid-February and run through to the end of March. (more…)

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016

January 20th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016“Reflections of a Proud Legacy” is the theme of the 27th annual, Savannah Black Heritage Festival – February 1st through the 21st, 2016 – fills February with three, full weeks of music, dance, theater, art, food, culture, and fun – and all in celebration of the undeniable contribution African Americans have made to the history and development of these United States.

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016 will once again be presenting a great number of special events and exhibitions during its three-week presence – and once again, admission to all festival events and activities is free! (more…)

Take A Romantic Savannah Getaway

January 11th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Take a Romantic Savannah Getaway at McMillan Inn!Treat that special someone to a romantic Savannah getaway this Valentine’s Day and let McMillan Inn help with our collection of romantic Savannah lodging specials!

There’s no American city quite as romantic as Savannah, Georgia. While February may be for lovers for Valentine’s day, Savannah is for lovers all year long. The city’s rich beauty, history, and culture makes it the perfect destination for the reaffirmation or rekindling of your romance for each other.

Your romantic Savannah getaway can take many shapes but it all starts at McMillan Inn. Situated downtown in Savannah’s Landmark historic District, our Savannah bed and breakfast makes the perfect foundation for your lover’s holiday. (more…)

Attend Savannah Book Festival 2016

December 28th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Book Festival 2016Savannah Book Festival 2016, February 11th through the 14th, is coming and with it book signings, readings, seminars, and more presented and attended by a slate of popular authors!

Savannah Book Festival has been bringing both new and established, popular writers, along with fans of their works, to Savannah for nearly a decade, now, and another wonderful year seems in store for the 9th annual return of this beloved event.

Meet and hear your favorite authors, discover new writers, new books, and collect autographs as you enrich your mind and life at this popular and fun, annual Savannah February festival!

2016 Savannah Book Festival Headline Event authors include Paula McLain, author of Circling the Sun, William Paul Young, author of Eve: A Novel, and Erik Larson, author of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, with over thirty other authors in attendance, representing both popular fiction and non-fiction works. (more…)

Take The Plunge – The 2016 Tybee Polar Plunge!

December 11th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Tybee Polar Plunge 2016It’s New Year’s Day, you’re in Savannah, and you’re looking for a unique and fun way to celebrate the first day of the New Year. Why not take the plunge – the 2016 Tybee Polar Plunge!

It’s a popular pastime for New Year’s Day, this throwing of one’s self into waters far too frigid to be swam in or otherwise enjoyed. Tybee Island’s Tybee Polar Plunge isn’t the only polar plunge around but, if you’re in Savannah, it’s certainly the most convenient one! (more…)

Countdown To A Savannah New Year’s Eve

November 23rd, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah New Year’s EveThinking of enjoying a Savannah New Year’s Eve getaway? Great idea! There are many great ways to celebrate here in one of America’s most historic cities.

Savannah, Hostess City of the South, has some of the best New Year’s Eve events planned – more than we can possibly list here – so we’ve put together a short list of some of the better options for celebrating a Savannah New Year’s Eve and ringing in 2016! (more…)

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