CLOSINGS: Savannah’s Distillery Ale House will permanently close February 1st.
Tour of Churches
Veritas Academy and Genteel & Bard present the Annual Tour Of Churches – February 8: Make your reservations now for this 3-hour annual tour that is sure to sell out. This guided walking tour is an exploration of some of Savannah’s most visually stunning and historically significant churches, some over two centuries old. Led by local architects and historians, guests will enjoy an exclusive afternoon of fun and discovery, topped off by a hot chocolate reception.
WHERE: Historic Downtown Savannah
Churches on this Year’s Tour:
*Wesley Monumental UMC (built in 1878)
*The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (built in 1780)
*St. John’s Episcopal Church (built in 1853)
*Lutheran Church of the Ascension (built in 1879)
*The Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah (built in 1819)
TICKETS Starts at 1pm.
Wednesday, Jan 22 – Friday, Jan 24
Tour the Coast Guard, Cutter Seneca: The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca will offer free public tours in Savannah starting Wednesday, Jan. 22, according to a USCG announcement issued Tuesday afternoon. The Seneca will be moored in downtown Savannah and is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Jan. 22-24.
January 23 – 25
Mountain Film on Tour: Returns to Savannah for its 11th annual film festival on January 23-25, 2020. A weekend full of thrilling, thought-provoking, and inspirational documentary films. In addition to the amazing lineup of documentary films, there will be a Coffee & Conversation with film guests and a bike ride through historic Savannah. Both events are FREE (with any ticket purchase) and fun! TICKETS Trustees Theater
January 22 – 26
Pulse Art & Technology Festival: Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art Technology Festival. This year, the festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center. PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems. The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.
Pricing: PULSE Art Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.
January 23 – February 1
Tybee Restaurant Week: Tybee Island will be celebrating its Restaurant Week once again January 23-February 1, 2020. Every restaurant participating will offer a three-course meal from a prix fixe dinner menu for only $20-30. The prix fixe menu will include an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Tybee restaurants offer a diverse range of island fare, so be sure to eat well and eat often. There are no tickets, passes or coupons required. You can eat wherever you like, whenever you like! DETAILS
Saturday, Jan 25 – Sunday, Feb 2
Saturday, January 25
2020 Night at the Museum: The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum. Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more! The event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5 pm to 6:30 pm or 6:30 to 8 pm.
Open Fire Cooking Workshop: Enjoy a five course meal that you have prepared throughout the day, along with learning such things as choosing and caring for cast iron cookware, various cooking techniques, fire wood selection and curing, recipes and more.
This workshop will be open to anyone 12 years and older, but register early, space is limited to the first 25 paid registrants: Adults $35; Children ages 12-17 $20
Either stop by Oatland Islands Main Building Welcome Desk or call (912) 395-1502 to reserve your spot.
Sunday, January 26
ZUNZIFEST: Zunzi’s, a favorite spot for South African-inspired fare in Savannah, loves its customers, team, and community. And to prove it, the restaurant is celebrating by saying “thank you” with Zunzifest — the mother of all appreciation events – at both locations on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. During Zunzifest, guests will enjoy a signature Conquistador sandwich—crusty French bread topped with baked chicken, Romaine lettuce, tomato, and Zunzi’s sauce and dressing—for free. The Conquistador was recently named the best sandwich in Georgia by People magazine and the online restaurant guide The Infatuation. To serve as many fans as possible, the restaurant will only serve the Conquistador and the Rising Sun (vegan option), along with chips, drinks, cookies, sauces and retail items for purchase.
DRAGTASTIC – A Drag Brunch Experience: Ghost Coast Distillery, FULL on BIRD, and Jordan Sophia Alexander present Dragtastic; Savannah’s first drag brunch experience! The theme for the show is “Adventures Around The World”.Ticket cost ($30) includes top-notch performance and food provided by Full. Ghost Coast will feature specialty brunch cocktails to pair with your dragtastic brunch! Ages 21+ event. (Pooler location) 1 – 4pm.
Cousin’s Maine Lobster: As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank, Cousins Maine Lobster will be heading to Savannah at Coastal Empire Beer Co. on Sunday, January 26 from 1-5 pm for a taste of Maine in the south.
Tuesday, January 28
The Eighth Air Force’s Birthday: National Museum of the Might Eighth, 11am – 2:30. Details and events schedule All events are free – register ahead of time for lunch (lunch $10).