The Top 5 features a variety of Savannah's best arts, music, theater and community events. We aim to include something for all ages and income levels each week. If you have an event coming up you'd like to be considered for this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valentine's Day events
From romantic dates to daddy-daughter dances to bar crawls, Do has a little something to help everyone to enjoy the holiday. See the full event list here.
Mardi Gras happenings
Check out a new pub crawl, a Tybee tradition and even "Mario Gras" as the Savannah area parties for the Mardi Gras holiday. See the full event list here.
'Page Rippers 2018'
5 p.m. Feb. 9. Location Gallery at Austin Hill Realty, 417 Whitaker St. "Page Rippers 2018" is an exhibit revolving around the works of 18 local artists and 18 local writers who were paired with 18 prompts inspired by a visit to the library. The exhibit is a collaboration between Location Gallery and The Refinery Writing Studio. A book companion to the exhibit will be released at the closing of the art auction on Feb. 23. Gallery profits from the show benefit the Savannah Book Festival. Learn more at www.locationgallery.net and www.therefinerywritingstudio.com.
6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 13. Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St. Twice a year, Savannah's Deep Center releases anthologies featuring original, vivid, and fearless stories, poems and plays written by public middle school students in Deep's Young Author Project. Each author votes for a favorite piece from the workshop, and three winners from each site read their work in front of a live audience. Free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served. Anthologies of the work will be available for $12 each. Info at www.deepkids.com.
House Boogie with DJ NickFresh
10 p.m. Feb. 15. House of Strut, 17 W. 41st St. DJ NickFresh from Jacksonville, Fla., will play a set of boogie funk circa 1978-1987. NickFresh is the creator of Soul Train Fans, the world's largest online community dedicated to "Soul Train" enthusiasts. In 2011, NickFresh, alongside Questlove, Jimmy Fallon and Tony Cornelius (Don Cornelius' son), helped induct the "Soul Train" brand into the Smithsonian Museum. Admission is $10 and includes all-you-can-boogie juice. More info at www.facebook.com/houseofstrut.