See Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah

June 23rd, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Oatland Island Wildlife Center of SavannahIf you love animals and wildlife, you’ll love Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah. The facility has over 60 indigenous species on 175 acres of natural habitat. Best of all, you can tour the entire facility via a 2-mile long nature trail loop.

Many people come to Savannah for the city itself. It would be easy to spend a month or more exploring all the history, shops, and restaurants Savannah has to offer. For those visitors who are more nature minded – or just looking for a change of pace – there’s the Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

Oatland Island is a great place to see a wide variety of wild animals. Plus you can get out on a refreshing through forest and marshlands in the process. The two-mile trail through Oatland Island Wildlife Center will take you past cougars, falcons, bobcats, foxes, alligators, and more. (more…)

Discover Geechee Culture at the Pin Point Heritage Museum

June 16th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Discover Geechee Culture at the Pin Point Heritage MuseumDiscover the fascinating world of Gullah/Geechee culture and the tiny community of Pin Point at Savannah’s Pin Point Heritage Museum.

Pin Point is a self-sustaining African-American community founded in the 1890’s by the first generation of freed slaves. This tiny and historic creole community is located on the banks of the Moon River a few miles south of Savannah. Pin Point is best known as the birthplace of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

The Pin Point Heritage Museum, located in the former A.S. Varn & Son oyster and shrimp factory in Pin Point, is operated by the Coastal Heritage Society. The museum preserves and explores the Pin Point’s Gullah/Geechee culture through artwork, artifacts, and interactive exhibits. (more…)

Explore Savannah’s Historic Bonaventure Cemetery

May 26th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Savannah's Bonaventure CemeteryBonaventure Cemetery is consistently rated among the top 5 attractions in Savannah and is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Come discover for yourself what makes this 171 year old cemetery such a popular destination.

Oak trees draped with Spanish moss shade Gothic angels, stone obelisks, and clusters of patinated grave markers. Bonaventure Cemetery began as a small, family plot in the late 1700’s but has grown well beyond its humble beginnings. (more…)

Celebrate Spring With The 31st Annual Savannah Orchid Show

March 20th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Orchid Show 2017 Come one come all to the 2017 Savannah Orchid Show, April 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2017 at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens.

The 31st annual Savannah Orchid Show returns to the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in just a few weeks. Local and regional orchid-growers will display their entries for the American Orchid Society judges but the real winners will be all who attend. (more…)

Take A Trip Back To Colonial Savannah At Wormsloe Historic Site

December 23rd, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah's Wormsloe Historic SiteSavannah’s Wormsloe Historic Site, located on the Isle of Hope, is almost as old as the city, and is still owned by the family that built it in the mid-1730s!

Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city, having been established in 1733. Wormsloe Historic Site is only a couple of years older and the tabby ruin on the Wormsloe Plantation is the oldest standing structure in Savannah. (more…)

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Savannah’s Lucas Theatre!

December 5th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at Savannah's Lucas TheatreMoscow Ballet presents The Great Russian Nutcracker, December 29, 2016 at Savannah’s Lucas Theater. You may have seen “The Nutcracker” before – but if you’ve not seen the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, you haven’t seen it at all!

The Nutcracker is a Christmas tradition for many. Whether you see it on stage or on the screen, The Nutcracker is an indelible part of the holiday season. That being said, there are versions of this ballet … and there are versions of this ballet! Sweet as it is, your niece’s high school production of The Nutcracker is not Moscow Ballet’s. (more…)

Savannah Folk Music Festival 2015

September 25th, 2015 by Corey 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! (more…)

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