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 

FEB. 23

Urban Hope's Chefs & Chocolates

7 p.m. Feb. 23. Trustees Garden, 660 E. Broughton St. Enjoy food tastings from local chefs and bakers, live music from Main Street Trio, wine pull and live and silent auctions. Indulge in the savory and sweetness as Urban Hope hosts its eighth annual Taste of Hope: Chefs and Chocolates. Proceeds benefit Urban Hope, a ministry for inner-city children. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Go to

Feb. 24

Love & Soul Family Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 24. Forsyth Park Bandshell. The community is welcome to a day in the park with free health care screenings, live music, local vendors and food trucks. Info at 912-224-6084.

Feb. 24

'The Vagina Monologues'

7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-25. Bay Street Theatre, 1 Jefferson St. Savannah's Bay Street Theatre will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Eve Ensler's award-winning play "The Vagina Monologues" and the founding of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. Tickets are $20 for table seating and $15 for general admission. Ages 18 and older only. Proceeds benefit the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire and Eve Ensler's V-Day Spotlight Campaign. Get tickets at For info, email

Feb. 28

Wednesday Night Fights

8-11 p.m. Feb. 28. The Wormhole, 2307 Bull St. Wednesday Night Fights are back with a "Street Fighter V" vs "Mortal Kombat Xl" tournament. There will be warm-up stations around the bar. Admission is $5 for ages 18-20 and free for ages 21 and up. Buy-in is $10, with winner taking half the pot. Prizes from Planet Fun, with music from Basik Lee. Sign up at 8 p.m.; tournament is at 9 p.m. Info at

March 1

'The Art and History of Bonaventure'

6-8 p.m. March 1. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Learn more about the history and art of Bonaventure at this opening lecture and panel discussion. Local historian Dr. Christopher Hendricks will provide background on the rural movement, while the exhibition's curator Harry DeLorme will discuss artists who have worked at Bonaventure and gallerist Susan Laney will explain the making of Jack Leigh's iconic photograph, "Midnight." Admission is free for memers and $8 for non-members. Reception to follow. Info at