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Top picks: Food truck fun and more with Do Savannah on 'The Bridge'

 

Top picks: Food truck fun and more with Do Savannah on 'The Bridge'

31 May 2017

Do editor Heather Henley joins Kim Gusby and Renee LaSalle on WSAV's "The Bridge" to preview the best the weekend has to offer. Read more in Renee's weekly column.

Get your grub on June 4 in Daffin Park at the third installment of the Savannah Food Truck Festival. Along with more trucks (nearly 40) and the addition of wine sales, this event benefits at new charity: Food Truck Philanthropy’s disaster relief plan. Read more about the event here

SCAD celebrates its new graduates with three events Friday night, and best of all, they're all free! Kick things off at 5 p.m. at SCAD Museum of Art with a concert by Savannah's own Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, followed by an art exhibit reception at Gutstein Gallery and the 2017 live-action film "Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. at Trustees Theater. We talked to the musicians about their recent 54-city tour in our story here

If Friday doesn't bring you enough jazz music, you'll enjoy a tribute concert to the late musical icon Ben Tucker at 3 p.m. June 4 in Wright Square. Hear from Savannah stalwarts Teddy Adams and Howard Paul, along with several other musicians who played with Tucker over the years. While admission is free, all donations will go to scholarships and the Ben Tucker Foundation. Full story here

Looking ahead, make your reservations now for one of the summer's many sunset tours of Tybee Lighthouse. The next one is June 9, and if you've never made the 178-step trek to the top, now's your chance! Read more in our Tybee Tales column here.

Finally, make plans for the Jepson Center on June 8 and 10, when the museum celebrates Juneteenth with a visiting scholar lecture and Free Family Day featuring storytelling, dance, hands-on art activities and other cultural presentations. Both events are free and open to the public. Get the full details here

Look for Heather's weekend preview on "The Bridge" from 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday on WSAV-TV or catch the live stream.

Check out the full event listings on Do's Big Calendar.

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