Archive for the ‘Savannah Events’ Category

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.

Have a Savannah Halloween

October 13th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Savannah HalloweenSavannah’s reputation as “America’s Most Haunted City” makes it a great place to celebrate America’s spookiest holiday! How will you celebrate your Savannah Halloween?

In a city enshrouded in history, celebrating Halloween is a snap, the difficulty is choosing from among the options! Here’s a guide to some of the more popular Savannah Halloween events and attractions

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Get Your Vroom On at The 2014 Savannah Speed Classic!

September 18th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Savannah Speed ClassicStrap yourself in and get ready to get your hair blown back: the 2014 Savannah Speed Classic is scheduled for October 23rd through the 26th!

Folks don’t realize it but Grand Prix racing was born in Savannah and the 2014 Savannah Speed Classic is a direct reflection of that grand tradition, replete with snarling engines, the squeal of hot rubber, and the roar of the amped up crowd.

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The 2014 Savannah VOICE Festival

July 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Savannah Voice FestivalThe Savannah VOICE Festival is a two-week celebration of excellence in vocals through opera, musical theater and popular songs, scheduled for August 1st through the 17th, 2014.

Offering a host of programs – both performance and educational – many of the Savannah VOICE Festival events are free, while others require tickets for admission, ranging from $18 to $65. Below is a quick overview of just a few of the events on tap at the Savannah VOICE Festival, designed to whet your appetite for what is sure to be an amazing exhibition of talent:

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Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade 2014

April 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

2014 Tybee Island Beach Bum ParadeHave you ever been in a crowd and wondered what it would be like to start a massive water fight? Well, you can find out at the 2014 Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade!

Yes, you read that correctly: the annual Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade devolves (quite intentionally) into a massive water fight every year – the South’s largest water fight!

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