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.
Southbound Pinewood Derby: 7-10 p.m. April 13; Southbound Brewing Co., 107 E. Lathrop Ave.; $21.83 at eventbrite.com; $15 at email@example.com. Entry fee of $20 includes kit and must be picked up from brewery prior to April 12; $15 entry fee has no kit. Single elimination bracket drawn at random. All ages welcome. Prizes include Southbound gift cards, T-shirts and more. Cars must pass inspection to race; see rules on Facebook event page.
Insane Inflatable 5K: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m April 14; Hunter Army Airfield; $57-$79 at insaneinflatable5k.com/event/savannah-ga. Experience a fun run on a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles.
Charity fashion show: 7 p.m. April 14; Savannah State University, Student Union Ballroom; $30-$40 at 912-596-5554 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Future Minds Literacy and Adult Education Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity host the fourth annual spring fashion show, “Flight 414: Clear the Runway.” Proceeds help fund community outreach and education. See original clothing by local designers; silent auction. Red carpet at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m.
Kwame Alexander book reading, signing: 5 p.m. April 17; Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St.; free; 912-925-8305, kwamealexander.com. Bestselling author, poet and educator Kwame Alexander will present his newest work, “Rebound,” as well as “The Crossover,” his Newbery award-winning sports novel written in verse. The “Rebound” rock-star tour bus will be there, too.
Tied & Tasseled’s Cosplay Nerdlesque Show: 9 p.m. April 19; Club One, 1 Jefferson St.; $10 ages 21 and older or $15 ages 18-20; tiedandtasseled.com. Savannah’s fetish cabaret brings its third annual burlesque show inspired by cartoons, comics, movies, video games and anime. Best cosplay costume contest.