Week of October 22 – 28

CHARITY EVENT: Flourish with EmployAbility – October 24, EmployAbility invites all to attend their 2nd annual garden party, Flourish, where they will showcase their unigue training programs benefitting adults with developmental disabilities. Starts at 6pm. 124 Eisenhower Drive TICKETS

October 4 – 26: Living History, Yellow Fever in Savannah: In October the Davenport House Museum will present a dramatic recreation of early 19th century life when yellow fever ravaged the city. Costumed interpreters portray residents coping with the realities of life during a catastrophe with an exploration of death and funeral customs, medical treatments as well as how various sectors of the population dealt with events.  A highlight is moving through the candlelit rooms witnessing enactments.  In an area seldom seen by visitors, the fate and experiences of the uncounted half of the city’s population, both free and enslaved African Americans, are revealed. Tickets are $16 in advance, $19 at the door, program starts at 7pm and runs for 45 minutes, every Friday and Saturday through October.

October 18 – 27Tybee Post Theater: The Tybee Arts Association presents a new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stephenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – a classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. “On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-Era London Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” have brought forth his other self, Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. Tickets $20

Trustees Theater

Saturday, October 26 – Saturday, November 2 – SCAD Film Festival The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the annual festival, filled with cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. The festival is host to a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures.

Tickets for this event go on sale Tuesday, October 1 at 10 a.m. EST at scad.edu/filmfest or by visiting www.savannahboxoffice.com.

Thursday, October 24 – Saturday, October 26 – Savannah Pride Festival Savannah Pride celebrates 20 years with more Pride than ever with a theme of “Myths and Legends”. Join the party in Ellis Square for Pride After Dark on Friday night to kick off the celebration with the 1st Annual Savannah Pride Parade at 8PM. Saturday morning, get things started with the 2nd Annual Savannah Pride Pawrade at 10AM. The Downtown Takeover Bar Crawl keeps the party rolling from 12PM-6PM. And Pride After Dark is back with music and surprise performances until midnight. Full Schedule of events.

Thursday, October 24 – Sunday, October 272019 Savannah Speed Classic: The Savannah Speed Classic features series races, enduros and in-seat experiences with hot lap rides and touring laps. Pit access is available to anyone with a Savannah Speed Classic ticket. The Savannah Speed Classic is a great destination for drivers, crew, family, friends and spectators alike. Food trucks will be on premise with a variety of options. TICKETS Cost is $8; children under 12 are free. ( The Club at Savannah Harbor, 2 Resort Drive )

Saturday, October 26 – Sunday, October 27 – Empire Comic Con: Two-day comic book and pop-culture convention, taking place at the Savannah Convention Center, focusing on Comic Books, Video Games, Role Playing Games, and Cosplay.

Attendees will enjoy panels, seminars, and workshops with comic book professionals, as well as ones focusing on special effects, cosplay, and pop culture & film guests. Empire Comic Con also features a large floor space for exhibitors including comic book dealers and collectibles booths. The show features areas where attendees can get sketches or original art from their favorite comic artists or get pictures and autographs from special movie and television guests. TICKETS Cost: $15 – $35

Thursday, October 24

Yelloween The Year’s hottest and most exclusive Halloween party at the Peregrin Rooftop bar at Perry Lane Hotel. The Peregrin will be converted into a ghoulish playground on this bewitching night. There will be entertainment, premium prizes and a contest. $20, 6pm – midnight, TICKETS

Saturday, October 26

2019 Isle of Hope Art & Music Festival: This year’s festival will feature amazing food trucks including Big Cheese, Chazitos Latin Cuisine, Prowl, The Bayou Cafe, Kona Ice, Ben & Jerry’s and C&C Nut Factory. Beer, wine, soda, and water will be sold at The Isle of Hope Marina and Paxton Park
100+ art, vendors – art show runs from 10am – 5pm. Live Music by The Crabettes, Lyn Avenue, The Andrew Gill Band, Junkyard Angel – music runs from 10:30am – 9pm
Kid Activities

Trick or Treat your way down River Street on Saturday, October 26th from 2pm to 5pm. Get your best Halloween costume on and join in trick or treating with some amazing River Street merchants.

Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail: Rangers will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones’ home. Tours will depart from the Visitors Center every 20 minutes beginning at 7:00 pm. Tours will continue until 10:00 pm as needed, and space availability. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. For tickets, call 912-353-3023. Cost: $9.50 – $15

Historic Catholic Cemetery Tours: Explore Catholic history in Savannah through this guided 90 minute walking tour of the cemetery learning about individuals and families who have made notable impacts on Savannah society and the Catholic community. Tours start at 9am and every 30 minutes after that with the last tour starting at 11:30. Tickets are $15.

Sunday, October 27

Shalom Y’All Jewish Food Festival – 30th Anniversary: Enjoy a taste of ethnic Jewish cuisine as well as family entertainment including music and dance. There is no admission charge for the festival. Food purchases are by tickets, which are sold in advance at the temple office, and at the event (at full price). Gift items can be purchased by cash and by credit or debit card. Monterey Square, 11am – 3pm

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