Week of January 15 – 21

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Savannah’s Waterfront was informed by the City of Savannah that City contractors will begin restoring the Belgian Block in River Street starting at Parking Lot 1 and progressing to the west toward MLK Blvd. Current schedule will require River Street to be closed between MLK and Barnard Ramp starting Tuesday, January 14 and is expected to last 6 weeks.

Tour of Homes: The 85th Annual Savannah “Tour of Homes” is set for March 26 – 29. For more information or to buy tickets click here.

January 1 – April 19, 2020

Before Midnight – Bonaventure and the Bird Girl: Telfair Museums presents Sylvia Shaw Judson’s iconic sculpture Bird Girl within the context of the history and art of Bonaventure Cemetery. Made famous by Jack Leigh‘s photograph for the cover of John Berendt’s bestselling novel of Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Judson’s sculpture was removed from the cemetery to Telfair Museums where it has been enjoyed by visitors for decades.

This exhibition will connect visitors to the history of Bonaventure, from Mary Telfair’s visits to the cemetery in the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition includes Henry Cleenewerck’s 1860 romantic painting of the cemetery on the eve of the Civil War as well as twentieth-century impressionist and realist paintings by Emma Wilkins and Louis Bouche.

January 17 – 19

20th Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show: The Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show is back for its 20th year at the Savannah Convention Center. Whether you are renovating, building, landscaping, or decorating, solve all your home and garden projects while saving time by exploring thousands of square feet of exhibits under one roof! Get inspired by new home and garden ideas and seminars, explore aisles of the latest home products and services, save money with show-only discounts, and have fun with activities for the whole family. You also won’t want to miss this year’s special guest, Joanie Sprague, from Trading Spaces & America’s Next Top Model. Tickets and details.

Friday, January 17

Join Artillery to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 18th amendment being signed into effect! Prohibition inspired cocktails in addition to the regular menu. Free glass of bubbles for anyone who comes in costume! (307 Bull Street) 4pm – 12am.

Saturday, January 18

Coastal Empire Beer Company, 6-9pm

Mischievous Musicians: Savannah Philharmonic and Lucas Theater present the fun side of classical music. First on the program will be Ibert’s Divertissement. The fun will continue with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12, in A major, K. 414, Beethoven’s lighthearted Symphony No. 8 in F and, finally, Rossini’s Barber of Seville: Overture. Patrons also can attend a “behind the scenes” pre-concert talk, which will be offered at 6:30 p.m. by Edward Lada, director of artistic operations for the Savannah Philharmonic. Lucas Theater, 7:30 – 10pm

Sunday, January 19

Snag the Swag – Skidaway Island State Park: Snag the swag in this picture scavenger hunt throughout the park. Go to the office to get the list and complete your hunt between 9am and 4pm! Families/groups who finish the list will get to choose their prize from our Skidaway Island State Park prizes! All you need is a way to take pictures and to be ready to explore the park! $5.00 parking pass required.

Chanticleer in Concert: The Grammy award-winning male chorus in a special performance at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by the New Yorker, Chanticleer’s blend of twelve male voices and their original interpretations of vocal literature is not to be missed. TICKETS 5pm

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