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. See the full list of events at dosavannah.com/calendar.
Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade: 6:30 p.m. May 18; Tybee Island (begins at North Beach parking lot); free, all ages; tybeeisland.com. Tybee’s annual water fight celebrates 32 years. No water balloons, ice water, pressure washers, or anything but water should be used. More info and photos with Do's story here.
Starland Street Festival “Imagining Kinder Streets”: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19; Bull Street, from 37th to Victory; free and open to the public; facebook.com/MetropolitanThomasSquare. Find demos of potential bike lanes, crosswalks and parklets, as well as pop-up shops, a street market and local art.
Jess Hilarious & Friends: 8 p.m. May 23; The Stage on Bay, 1200 W. Bay St.; $37-$50 at savconcerts.com. Stand-up comic Jessica “Jess Hilarious” Moore is known for appearances on MTV’s “Wild N Out” and other shows on VH1 and BET. The Baltimore native will star in FOX’s fall comedy “Rel” with Lil Rel Howery.
“The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip” opening lecture/reception: 6 p.m. May 24; Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.; free for members, $8 for non-members; telfair.org. Lecture by co-curator David Campany. “The Open Road” was organized by the Aperture Foundation. On display through Sept. 3. See the full story and more images in Do's story here.
Après Sugar Fashion Show: 7-10 p.m. May 24; Grand Lake Club at Southbridge, 815 Southbridge Blvd.; $30-$100 at eventbrite.com. Southern Sugaring's second annual fashion show will showcase luxurious selection of swimwear. Benefits Coastal Children's Advocacy Center. See Do's story, photos and video here.