Archive for the ‘Savannah Events’ Category

The 2016 SCAD Sand Arts Festival

March 18th, 2016 by Corey A. 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!

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Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016

January 20th, 2016 by Corey A. 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!

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Attend Savannah Book Festival 2016

December 28th, 2015 by Corey A. 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.

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Experience the Savannah Harbor Holiday Series 2015

November 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Harbor Holiday Series 2015Looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit during your Savannah getaway? The Savannah Harbor Holiday Series, Nov 28 to Dec 25, is guaranteed to do just that, with thousands of twinkling lights, nightly bonfires, holiday treats, and special events every weekend!

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Savannah Folk Music Festival 2015

September 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Folk Music Festival 2015The 26th Annual Savannah Folk Music Festival is back and celebrating all things folk, Friday, October 9th through Sunday, October 11th, 2015!

Folk music is an important part of America’s social, historical, and cultural fabric and the Savannah Folk Music Festival celebrates this living and lively with a series of events and concerts featuring some of the country’s best folk musicians. After a quarter century, Savannah FolkFest has become not just an event but a tradition, drawing nationally and regionally recognized folk superstars, as well as attendees from around the country!

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34th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival

September 4th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah Jazz Festival 2015The 34th annual Savannah Jazz Festival brings some of the best international and local jazz talent to one of America’s most historic and visited cities, September 20th through the 27th, 2015.

A free, week-long celebration of America’s most popular and enduring export, jazz, the 2015 Savannah Jazz Festival will present the art form in all its various guises – from Dixieland to traditional swing, from smooth to bop, and more – on numerous Savannah stages via some of the world’s best players.

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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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