June 18 Through June 30

JUNETEENTH

SAVANNAH AFRICAN ART MUSEUM TO HOST FREE JUNETEENTH COMMUNITY CELEBRATION The Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM) is hosting a Juneteenth community celebration to honor the past and embrace the future from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at the museum grounds located at 201 E. 37th St., Savannah12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Savannah African Art Museum, 201 E. 37th Street Savannah, GA 31401

Openings!!!

The Savannah Repertory Theatre is relocating!!! They are currently remodeling the former Southern Motors Acura Dealership building on the corner of Broughton and Habersham. Will keep you updated on this when we have more information regarding an opening date.

Broughton Market is also relocating. They will still be on Brought Street but are moving into a much larger space and will be able to offer two floors of liquor, wine and beer. YES, liquor!!! They plan to start offering tastings at some point in the near future as well. Stay tuned.

Sunday, June 20

Phil the Garden: On Sunday, June 20th, “Phil the Garden” at Trustees’ Garden, a celebratory concert event is perfect for the whole family. Food trucks, a station where kids (or kids at heart) can create their own instruments, and a concert full of classical hits with Keitaro Harada leading the full orchestra. The pre-concert activities start at 5:30 p.m. followed by a one-hour concert beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Friday, June 25 – Sunday, June 27

Fundraiser – Tails and Ales Festival @ Starland Yard:

The first ever Tails & Ales Festival! Presented by the Humane Society For Greater Savannah and Sponsored by Bentleys Pet Stuff. With the purchase of a special Ales & Tails cup guests will be able to drink at 50% off from each participating businesses Ales & Tails drink menu! Discounted drinks are unlimited with the use of a Ales & Tails cup. Hours vary for each participating business and can be found here. Cups are $20 each and must be picked up by the participant – I.D. is required when picking up your cup. Cups can be picked up at Starland Yard from the Humane Society.

Cups and Event T-shirts can be purchased via the link below
https://www.humanesocietysav.org/tickets/

Phil the Squares

A summer evening filled with tunes from around the world. From Mozart’s Flute Quartet in C major and Georgia On My Mind, to ending the program with a tango – You’ll be off your seat and dancing in the street! All are welcome to attend this free concert — no ticket or RSVP required.

Saturday: 7pm – 8pm

Rockin’ Concert in Savannah!!!

Venue

Trustees’ Garden, Charles H. Morris Center

10 E. Broad Str.31401Savannah, GA, US2 upcoming concerts

Additional details

Tour name: Rock 106.1 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Rock 106.1’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Concert in part with Connect Savannah are bringing live rock back to the Coastal Empire July 3rd, 2021! Five bands on one stage! This show will be one for the ages so do not miss out on your chance to escape the indoors and get outside for some pure rock and entertainment.

Location: Trustees’ Gardens at the Kehoe Iron Works in Downtown Savannah, GA
Time: Doors open at 12 noon.


Only General Admission and VIP Tickets will be sold
Tickets will move fast so get yours today.


Puddle of Mudd
Filter
Sponge
Up and Coming artist to be announced soon
Local rock band Lillakk


No coolers, chairs, food or drink will be permitted at the show so please leave them behind. Bring a blanket to sit on and be prepared to be blown away!

Memorial Weekend

Join Plant Riverside District on this special Memorial Day Weekend to commemorate, honor, and celebrate the lives of those we love and miss. Memorial Day festivities include everything we love about the season: live music, a delicious Grill Menu, Savannah Cirque performances, a Salute to the Armed Forces Fountain Show, and so much more. *The event will be held from 5/28 – 5/31 with live music beginning at 1 PM daily.

Pennies and the Spirit World

We’ve all heard that Savannah is supposed to be the most haunted city in the country. People travel from all around the globe to come here for the history, the scenery, the food and yes, for the hauntings. They love going on ghost tours and true believers leave the city with tales of their ghostly adventures.

Am I a believer? Let’s just say I approach the subject with a healthy skepticism. BUT… Recently I have been finding pennies – and not just a few. I find pennies every time I go out for a walk. Typically I just leave them lying there but today when I went for my morning stroll around a portion of the historic district, pennies were everywhere. If you listen to the legend and lore of the spirit world, you know that spirits leave pennies in your path to let you know they are there watching over you.

I spotted the first one and just smiled as I thought about how pennies are supposed to be placed there by a spirit. Then about 10 feet further up, there was another one. I stopped and took a picture of the second one and backtracked to get a picture of the first one. I then decided that if I saw another one, I would stop and pick it up. I rounded the corner and walked several feet, and sure enough, there was another penny. I was absolutely amazed. I did pick this one up and the feeling I might not be alone on my walk grew a little more intense. Another few feet and there were two more pennies. I gathered these up as well. So a total of five pennies in one short walk around Reynolds Square and the adjacent block. Things that make you go “hmmmmm!”

So I headed back to my desk and decided to write this blog post. While writing a co-worker stopped by to chat. I was telling him about the pennies I had found and the story associated with pennies in general. He laughed at me and the story but then a guest entered the hotel and as she looked up to say hi to both of us, she dropped a penny. It appeared to actually jump out of her pocket…

But why pennies? There are so many other coins to choose from — nickels, dimes, quarters — that are circulated just as much if not more than pennies, but we don’t seem to find these silver-colored coins randomly lying around. Copper — the metal of which pennies are made up — is considered a conductor and apparently relatively easy to be manipulated by a spirit. Copper is a conductor for electromagnetic fields, which are said to be emitted by spirits.

Dowsing — a type of divination used to locate water, buried metals or elements, oil, gravesites and many other materials or items — is sometimes done using rods (divining rods) or other conductive metals such as iron.

Dating back to the 15th century, dowsing rods have also been used to communicate with spirits.

In those early days, dowsing was thought to be an act of occultism and satanic.

However, in paranormal investigations, the theory is that the rods act as a conductor of hidden energy sources and that spirits reside within these fields and draw upon the energy to manifest themselves.

Because spirits are thought to be connected to energy fields, they could, in theory, manipulate the rods in response to “yes” or “no” questions.

Dowsing rods are embedded into handles which are held firmly in each hand. The rods are free to swivel in response to elements, running water or spirit interaction.

Based on the thought that copper is easily manipulated by those in the spirit world, it makes sense that ghosts could leave pennies behind as they travel through our world.

So, the next time you visit Savannah look for pennies, open your mind and let yourself hold on to the hope that it could be a gift from beyond.

Savannah Music Festival is BACK!!!

May 23 – 30th

The festival’s much-anticipated 2021 Spring Season will take place May 23-30, featuring a lineup of acclaimed classical, jazz and American roots music artists. Most of the in-person events are sold out; however, here is a list of livestream events that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home with friends – no driving involved so enjoy an adult beverage as well!

The festival’s return to live, in-person performances will showcase nine high-quality concerts defined by a strong commitment to safety at two historic venues: the Metal Building at Trustees’ Garden, 660 E. Broughton St., and Trinity United Methodist Church, 127 Barnard St. on Telfair Square. All live performances will be held in limited-capacity settings with face masks and social distancing required.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 20 at 10 a.m. and be available for purchase online at savannahmusicfestival.org or by phone at the Savannah Box Office by calling 912.525.5050. Discounts are available for Chatham County residents, senior citizens, military personnel as well as students and educators. With limited capacity seating at performance venues, tickets for the Spring Season are expected to sell out quickly. A select number of concerts will also offer live stream tickets, so as many patrons as possible can safely enjoy this season’s diverse lineup.

Sip ‘N Shop Soiree

THE QUEEN OF SUMMER READING RETURNS…

Andrews kicks off the season with THE NEWCOMER (St. Martin’s Press; hardcover), a fish out of water tale about a woman who may be in over her head following the suspicious death of her younger sister who left behind a daughter, a “go-bag” full of cash, and a cryptic message about where to flee in the event of her death.

“If anything bad happens to me—it’s Evan. Promise me you’ll take Maya and run. Promise me.” These words haunt Letty Carnahan as she flees New York City with her niece Maya after discovering her sister’s murdered body. Letty has no further information about what she is running from and why. One thing she is certain of? Who she is running from: Tanya’s ex, sleazy real estate entrepreneur Evan Wingfield. She knows in her gut that Evan is somehow responsible for Tanya’s death. 

Tanya was a woman shrouded in mystery and secrets, so it is no wonder to Letty that her one clue about where to go is a faded old magazine article about a sleepy mom-and-pop motel in a Florida beach town with the improbable name of Treasure Island. The Murmuring Surf Motel, knowns as The Surf to regulars, is the winter home of a close-knit flock of retirees and snowbirds who don’t particularly care for newcomers. Exhausted and desperate with nowhere else to turn, Letty makes a deal with the motel’s owner and settles into the old storage room. As she tries to unravel her sister’s shady past, care for her grieving niece, and figure out what to do next, she must keep a low profile, particularly around the owner’s suspicious (and handsome) son Joe, who is also a local police detective. With danger closing in, it’s a race to find the truth and right the wrongs of the past.

Baby Shark Coming to Savannah Civic Center

Baby Shark Live!
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena – Savannah Civic Center

Exclusive Pre-sale Ticket Offer

Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! In this one of a kind concert experience young fans will be dancing in the aisles as Baby Shark and friends, go on fun adventures to learn and meet new friends! Some of the hit songs include, BabyShark, Five Little Monkeys, Wheels On The Bus, Jungle Boogie, and Monkey Banana Dance! 

Purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public with this exclusive pre-sale offer! 

Use Code: SHARK
Presale is valid Thursday, April 22 from 10:00am  –  10:00pm local time

Presale is online only. Orders are subject to taxes & fees.

April 2 – April 11

Coming Soon: New Realm Brewing and Distillery

Friday, April 2 – Sunday, April 4

Vintage Market Days of Savannah: Savannah Convention Center 10am – 4pm daily. Tickets

April 9 – May 30

Legends Live on at The Savannah Theater: From the Beatles to Bruno Mars

Take a journey through the decades of timeless music as the international singing group, LEGACY pays tribute to some of the most iconic legends of all time. From The Beatles to Bruno Mars and The Four Seasons to Earth Wind & Fire, this show is jam packed with hits leaving you dancing in the audience! Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 912-233-7764

Select Dates in April

Potable Gold, Savannah’s Madeira Tradition: Join the Davenport House Museum for their annual celebration of the Madeira Tradition on April 1, 2,16, 22, and 30th at 5:30 p.m. Guests will experience the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House in a socially distanced format while learning about and tasting a unique and flavorful wine. Patrons are oriented to the long and rich tradition of Madeira as it relates to the history of Savannah and will participate in a Madeira party. The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs and maneuver in the candlelit rooms. Admission is $22 and guests must be 21 years or older. Attendance is limited to 10 participants per performance due to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Saturday, April 3

Glorious Egg Hunt: Bringing you a huge Easter event with food trucks, local makers and many local vendors. Gates open at noon with The Hunt starting at 2pm and continues while supplies lasts (so get here early and bring your favorite basket!); there will be over 1,000 eggs filled with treasures! A photo booth will be setup for photos. Event ends at 6pm. Right after hunting stop by the marshmallow station and make candied marshmallows for only $2 per child! 14 Brassler Blvd.

Sunday, April 4

Elegant Easter Brunch – 700 Kitchen Cooking School: Interactive Cooking Class at the Mansion on Forsyth

This Easter, trade Easter eggs for Savannah-style Eggs Benedict and a Deviled Egg Trio during the “Elegant Easter Brunch” cooking class on April 4 from 9 a.m.-noon or 1- 4 p.m. This interactive cooking class at The Mansion on Forsyth Park’s 700 Kitchen Cooking School led by master-inspired culinary artist Jason Winn invites guests to enjoy classic Easter dishes, discover new holiday favorites and indulge in spring-inspired desserts. Mimosas will be served at the beginning of class in addition to coffee, juice, fresh fruit and danishes. Menu items include Eggs Benedict, ‘Savannah’ Country Ham, Collard Greens, Roasted Tomato Hollandaise; She Crab Soup; Raspberry Cream Cheese Filled French Toast; Deviled Egg Trio; and Roasted Rack of Lamb with Herbed Yogurt Sauce. Also enjoy desserts including Coconut Cream Pie, Key Lime Pie and Buttermilk Blueberry Pie.

Classes at the 700 Kitchen Cooking School are all-inclusive, providing guests with the necessary ingredients, equipment and guidance to prepare and enjoy delicious dishes paired with house wines, mimosas and other beverages.

9am – 4pm, 700 Drayton St, $99/person Tickets

Easter Brunch at Plant Riverside’s Stone & Webster Chophouse: Celebrate Easter with a delicious 4-course brunch at Stone & Webster Chophouse!

Stone & Webster Chophouse offers a fresh atmosphere and exceptional service, delivering a new take on the American chophouse experience.

The Easter Brunch menu features a wide variety of entrée selections, including seafood dishes like Jumbo Crab Cake Benedict, Pan Roasted Atlantic Halibut and Fried Oyster Salad as well as Southern homestyle and American classics like Fried Chicken & French Toast, Steak & Egg and Braised Boneless Shortrib.

The brunch, priced at $75/person, also includes a sharing tower of appetizers, a creamy risotto and a selection of mini Easter desserts. Wine pairings are available for each course as well as featured cocktails. Please make reservations on Open Table.

Thursday, April 8

Southbound Brewing Beed Dinner at Hyatt Regency: Please join Southbound Brewery at the Hyatt Regency Savannah for a Four Course Beer Dinner on April 8th, 2021!

The four course dinner will include four Southbound brews paired with a stimulating menu from the Hyatt Regency Savannah culinary team along with some great live music!

Whether you are a couple, small group or individual who loves good beer and great food, come learn about the origins of the brewery and its beer, delve into why Chefs enjoying pairing F&B and live music in a socially distanced setting!

We look forward to welcoming you on April 8th and celebrating together!

Get your tickets at:
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5088339

Friday, April 9

Savannah for Morons Tour is BACK!!! Spice up your trip to Savannah with a ride on the funny side! Savannah for Morons is a comedy show on wheels that roasts nearly 300 years of Savannah lore in just 90 minutes. Hosted by the infamous Moron Twins, this outrageous history lesson features entertaining skits, musical numbers, costume changes, and loads of Savannah history. Savannah for Morons is a high-energy, whirlwind comedy trip through some of the most hilarious stories that Savannah has to offer.

  • Complimentary pick-up and return to hotels in the Historic District
  • See your concierge for tickets