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Get ready to get soaked at Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade

15 May 2017

It’s a Tybee tradition that marks the “last locals’ weekend.”

 

Eat It and Like It: Gottlieb family back with barbecue, bakery plans

28 Oct 2015

This is not the last time you will read a story on this topic. It is certainly not the first time you’ve seen anything written about it. It is, however, the beginning of a new chapter. 

 

Inaugural Blue and Orange 5K to benefit Savannah State scholarships

08 Oct 2015

Savannah State University, Georgia’s oldest public historically black university, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 

 

Wormsloe State Historic Site takes trip back in time for holiday

15 Dec 2014

If you’re looking for family fun, come to the Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe Historic Site on Dec. 21.

 

I Cantori to present 24th annual Christmas concert in Savannah

01 Dec 2014

For 24 years, the annual Christmas concert presented by I Cantori has become a treasured holiday tradition in Savannah.

 

Historic art of sweetgrass baskets comes to Pin Point

05 Nov 2014

For centuries, a small community of descendants of slaves from West Africa passed down the unique art and rare talent of making sweetgrass baskets.

 

Picnic in the Park returns with ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ theme

01 Oct 2014

The Picnic in the Park has been one of Savannah’s favorite events since its inception in the 1980s.

 

Alee Pirates’ annual poker run benefits children’s hospital wards

22 Sep 2014

The Alee Pirates of Savannah are at it again with their annual poker run to raise funds for children’s hospital wards in Tampa, Fla., and Greenville, S.C.

 

Get a taste of the world at annual Savannah food, wine event

01 Sep 2014

“It’s the best-kept secret in Savannah,” says Betsy Varlagas. Unfortunately, Varlagas, president of Savannah’s Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Chapter, says her group doesn’t want their event to be a secret.

 

Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival celebrates the glorious goober

18 Aug 2014

People tend to either love or hate this Southern treat. But those who love it really love it, as evidenced by the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival.

 

Tybee Tales: Get soaked at Beach Bum Parade

12 May 2014

Grab your goggles if you’re headed to the island May 16, because chances are, you’re going to get wet. Right at 6:30 p.m,, the first float rolls off to signal the start of the, as some claim, “world’s biggest water fight.”

 

Georgia Gullah Geechee Weekend features performances, lectures and more

14 Apr 2014

The Georgia Gullah Geechee Weekend is celebrated in two parts. Part one is The Gathering at Geechee Kunda, a festival with music, dance, food and more. It will be April 19 in Riceboro.

 

Molding metal: Blacksmiths bring art to Pin Point

14 Apr 2014

Blacksmithing is not just a skill, but an art. Some would say a dying art. This trade has been passed down century after century, with unique traditions burned into each artist’s methods, making each piece of art a testament to the craftsman.

 

Savannah Easter egg hunts welcome families this weekend

14 Apr 2014

Forget the door-to-door toil that Halloween asks of children. This is Easter in Savannah, and kids can find candy aplenty at one-stop sites this weekend.

 

Review: Preservation Hall Jazz Band offers a lively start to SMF

21 Mar 2014

If you think a clarinet player can'’t rock, then you'’ve obviously never heard Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

 

Annual Irish Road Bowling to benefit students

12 Mar 2014

One of AOH Savannah’s favorite fundraisers of the year is their Irish Road Bowling Tournament, open to men, women and children of all ages and cultures.

 

Get schooled on Savannah’s Madeira tradition at the Davenport House

20 Feb 2014

Savannah’s well known for its, ahem, tolerance of alcohol consumption. But the city has had a penchant for strong drink since well before the ubiquitous “to-go” cup, and the Davenport House Museum transports you back to the history of a Savannah staple, Madeira.

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