Archive for the ‘Savannah Events’ Category

Art On Tap – The Jepson Unplugged

August 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Art on Tap at the Jepson CenterCome enjoy Savannah’s Jepson Center like you’ve never seen it, on the evening of September 18th, when it is transformed into a coffeehouse for Art On Tap – The Jepson Unplugged!

Just like there’s always something happening in Savannah, there’s always something worth seeing at the Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center – but you don’t always expect to find craft beer, wine, and delicious food at a contemporary art museum!

The Jepson Center’s popular Art On Tap series, held the third Thursday of every month, changes all that by mingling hand-crafted beers and wines with art in a Savannah-style happy hour – and you’re invited!

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Celebrate a Savannah 4th of July!

June 12th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Celebrate a Savannah 4th of July!There’s always something to do here but – during a Savannah 4th of July? There’s so much going on it can be hard to choose!

Savannah is one of America’s most historic cities and, as such, goes all out on patriotic holidays like Independence Day. There can be an overwhelming number of things going on. While many of the smaller and lesser known attractions are also worthy of attention, there’s a reason why certain events attract more people – here’s our short list of the biggest attractions on a Savannah 4th of July.

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Enjoy Blues, Jazz & BBQ at the 2nd Annual Savannah Blues Weekend

May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Blues, Jazz & BBQ 2015If you enjoy southern blues, smooth jazz, and sticky, smoky BBQ have we got the deal for you: Savannah’s second annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ, June 5th through the 7th, 2015!

The Savannah Waterfront Association hosts First Friday and Saturday celebrations on Savannah’s historic River Street during the first weekend of each month and, as a salute to the beginning of summer, June’s First Friday and Saturday have been set aside for the 2015 Blues, Jazz & BBQ festival – part of the Savannah Blues Weekend.

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It’s Time For Tybee Island Tour of Homes 2015!

April 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Tybee Island Tour of Homes

The Tybee Island Tour of Homes – Saturday, May 2, 2015 – is one of the region’s most popular home tours, with everything from grand coastal mansions to funky island cottages – a variety that draws guests back to the tour time and again!

The 18th annual Tybee Island Tour of Homes is a chance for you to explore a diverse collection of fascinating contemporary and historic Tybee Island residences. Cozy bungalows, classic cottages, expansive beach houses; the tour will present attendees with a wide range of architectural styles and interior designs from across the island and time. One home on the tour dates all of the way back to 1908!

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2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend

April 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest WeekendThe 2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend, scheduled for May 1 – 3, is the 3rd annual return of this popular event and promises to be even more fun-filled than last year’s festival!

A hugely popular event, (previously Tybee Gay Days) 2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend is a great opportunity for LGBT visitors and residents to show their pride and have a great time on the sunny, spring-time Georgia coast as well as nearby, historic Savannah.

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Raise A Glass For Tybee Wine Festival 2015

March 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

2015 Tybee Wine FestivalTybee Wine Festival 2015 – April 22nd through the 26th – is the annual, springtime celebration of wine and coastal cuisine held on Georgia’s gorgeous Tybee Island.

Wine, food, sun, and surf: Tybee Wine Festival 2015 has a little something for everyone with five fun and educational wine and fine cuisine events to choose from – take a look:

2015 Tybee Wine Festival Event Schedule

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Experience The Visual Blues at the Jepson Center

February 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Visual BluesCome experience “The Visual Blues” at Savannah’s Jepson Center, curated by Louisiana State University’s Museum of Art, January 30th through May 3rd, 2015.

The melding of African American art, music, literature, and poetry in early 20th century America gave rise to the “Harlem Renaissance:” artists and musicians drawing inspiration from – and even contributing to – each other’s work. This is the focus of The Visual Blues exhibition currently on display at Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center in Savannah, Georgia.

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Ahoy – It’s the 2015 Savannah Boat Show!

January 31st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Boat Show 2015The 13th annual Savannah Boat Show, scheduled for the weekend of February 27th through March 1st, 2015, attracts thousands every year with the latest in powerboats, marine equipment, accessories.

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Work Up an Appetite for Tybee Island Restaurant Week!

December 22nd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Tybee Island Restaurant Week 2015Tybee Island is known for its top-rated restaurants – now you can sample some of the island’s finest offerings for only $25 to $30 per person during the 2nd annual Tybee Island Restaurant Week!

Tybee Island’s famous and popular restaurants offer a diverse range of high cuisine fit to please a wide range of discriminating tastes. Tybee Island Restaurant Week gives you the opportunity to sample from this delicious array of fine dining establishments at a fraction of what you would normally pay.

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The 2014 Savannah Food & Wine Festival

October 23rd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Savannah Food & Wine FestivalThe second annual Savannah Food & Wine Festival, a natural outgrowth of Taste of Savannah, which took the city by storm last year, is back and scheduled for November 10th through the 16th, 2014.

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival continues to build on last year’s overwhelming success with this year’s event. A food-lover’s dream, The 2014 Savannah Food & Wine Festival promises more special dinners and wine tastings, more cooking demonstrations and competitions, more celebrities, and more entertainment than ever before!

Take a look at just a few of the highlights and you’ll see what I mean:

Celebrity Chef Tour – Wednesday November 12th, 2014
The Savannah Food & Wine Festival’s Celebrity Chef Tour is an epic culinary event with award-winning, James Beard Foundation chefs teaming up for an amazing and interactive dining experience. This year’s Celebrity Chef Tour includes some of the Southeast’s leading chefs, including: Katie Button, Steven Satterfield, Kevin Gillespie, Jay Swift, and Rich Beichner.

Grand Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction – Thursday, November 13
This Grand Reserve Tasting, presented by the Big Green Egg, is THE wine-lover’s event of the Savannah Food & Wine Festival. With every wine involved rated at 90+ points and averaging $50 per bottle, this is sure to be a stellar event – and a sell-out! Silent auction items are set to include one-of-a-kind wine lots, luxury travel opportunities, valuable merchandise, and services.

Epicurean Learning Experience – Friday, November 14, 2014
The Epicurean Learning Experience event is cooking classes, demonstrations, and seminars designed for anyone interested in wine, beer, spirits, and the culinary arts. A pass to this all-day event includes access to all six sessions:
“Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking” with Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart Cooking Demo
“Cabernet & Beef” with Master Sommelier, Larry O’Brien, Jackson Family Estates & Hunter Cattle Co.
“South in Your Mouth”, chefs Sallie Ann Robinson, Joe Randall and Virginia Willis, Moderator: Damon Lee Fowler
“Bourbonistas” Four Roses Bourbon, Virgil Kaine Bourbon and more.
Linkie Marais, Food Network, Big Green Egg Grilling Demo with Master Beer Sommelier, Marc Stroobandt, Stella Artois brand ambassador
Chef Lenny McNab, the Gourmet Cowboy, “Pig & Pinot” Big Green Egg Grilling Demo, with Marita Esteva, La Crema National Ambassador

Taste of Savannah – Saturday, November 15, 2014
The 2014 Savannah Food & Wine Festival’s main event, Taste of Savannah is an exciting way to enjoy some incredible Savannah food. With food from some of Savannah’s best restaurants, hundreds of free wines, Belgian beers, and other spirits all available for free, unlimited tastings along with five free food tokens, you’d be a fool to miss this event. You can also attend a variety of cooking demonstrations, peruse the Artisan Market, rub elbows at the Celebrity Author’s Tent, and enjoy the Bartender’s Challenge and Waiter’s Race contests.

Savannah Food & Wine Festival

Nov 10th – 16th, 2014
For tickets and a full schedule, be sure to visit: www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

Savannah Lodging
McMillan Inn is the perfect place to stay during your culinary Savannah getaway. Our 1888, Italianate Revival Inn has four rooms and a Carriage House to choose from and all conveniently located in the Landmark Historic District, within minutes of Savannah’s most popular destinations. Stay at McMillan Inn for lush appointments that will transport you to comfort and relaxation.

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