Week of December 11 – 17

***SPECIAL NOTE: Savannah’s “Open Container Law” has received temporary approval from City Council. Starting in January, the boundary for open containers will extend to portions of the Victorian District for a 90-day trial period.

Hilton Garden Inn – Historic District

Thursday, Nov 21 – Saturday, Dec 14

W.W. Law Photograph Collection: “Five Years That Changed Savannah Forever: Reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement through the W. W. Law Photograph Collection” draws on a treasure trove of photographs left behind by W. W. Law, President Savannah Branch NAACP from 1950-1976, now preserved in the Municipal Archives. The exhibit reflects on five pivotal years in Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965. Guest curator Dr. Otis S. Johnson, the first African American to attend and graduate from Armstrong State College, and author of “From “N Word” to Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream,” offers a unique insider’s perspective of the Savannah Movement through the lens of the photographs. Savannah Cultural Arts Center. This is a free event.

Friday, Nov 21 – Sunday, Dec 22

December Nights & Holiday Lights: The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (2 Cranebrake Road) are a feast for the eyes during the holiday season! This year’s event will feature 1,000,000+ lights and a festive new displays. 6 – 9pm. $10 for adults, $5 for children.

Sunday, Nov 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1

Gingerbread Village Free Admission
Westin Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.

Sunday, Dec 8 – Sunday, Dec 22

Charlie Brown Christmas – LIVE!: Make memories with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang this holiday season at Savannah Children’s Theatre. Begin your holiday fun with cookie decorating, ornament making and caroling, then get cozy in the theatre to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas while sipping hot chocolate from our create-your-own cocoa bar. TICKETS

Friday, Dec 13 – Sunday, Dec 22

Around the World in 80 Days: Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he’s a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown’s adaptation of the classic literary adventure by Jules Verne. Savannah Repertory Theater – tickets and schedule

Saturday, December 14

Andrew Low House – Holiday Open House: Celebrate traditions of the season! From 10am to 4pm, all tickets will be half price, refreshments will be served in the courtyard and enjoy a 20% discount in the Museum Shop.

Savannah Fairytale Ball: Savannah Convention Center from 9am – 3:30pm. Fairytale Ball includes so many magical things – a Royal Entrance, Group Games, Ocean Yoga, Princess Crafts, Candy Buffet, Stories, and Sing-A-Longs, Princess Performances, Professional Portraits, and MORE TICKETS

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree: A fun-filled evening of holiday cheer! Enjoy listening to the sounds of the season from various choir groups and local musical artists in front of Savannah’s Christmas (corner of Bull and Broughton) tree while exploring Savannah’s Historic District. 7 – 9pm.

Savannah Brunch Festival: “Back for the 3rd year, this Savannah Brunch Festival will be the best one yet! This years festival will be from 11am – 3pm featuring live music, brunch inspired bites and all your favorite brunch cocktails!*”

COST: $15/person (General Admission tickets include entertainment and entry into the event. Participating restaurants will be serving up brunch inspired food items that they will sell for $3 each. Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Beer will be available for purchase.) TICKETS

3rd Annual Tybee Christmas Cabaret: What a holiday celebration!
You’ll hear all the classic tunes such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen and “Here Comes Santa Claus” to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, and “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” to the TIMA chorus singing “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch.” TICKETS

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe: Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Holiday crafts at the museum throughout the day. Holiday festivities start at 1 pm.

Sunday, December 15

Christmas at the Cathedral: Join the Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass under the direction of Dr. Paul Thornock Sunday, December 15, at 5:00 p.m. for Christmas at the Cathedral featuring works by John Tavener, Anton Bruckner, Michael Praetorius, and others in this popular annual performance of music for Advent and Christmas. Sing the great carols of the season with the Cathedral’s musicians and guest organist Craig Cramer of the University of Notre Dame. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:15 p.m.

Cirque du Canines:

Step right up, ladies and gents! Cirque du Canines, the Dog Circus, comes to the Tybee Post Theater stage. Featuring fantastic dog tricks, one-of-a-kind stunts, high-flying jumps and wall climbing fun, comedy, audience participation, and a dog-gone good time, all set to lively music.

This fun-filled show features Border Collies, Rat Terriers, Toy Poodles, Terrier Mixes, the Magical Poodles, Australian Shepherds and more. A one-hour show for audiences of all ages!

You won’t believe your eyes. You’ll gasp at the Freestyle Frisbee Dogs and delight at all forms of canine tricks and treats in a special holiday edition of Cirque du Canines! TICKETS

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