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.
“Smokey Joe's Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller”: 8 p.m. May 25-26; Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.; $20, free with SCAD ID, $10 for non-SCAD students, seniors and military; savannahboxoffice.com. This show full of chart-topping songs from the 1950s-1970s features SCAD performing arts students, including Candice Glover, season 12 winner of "American Idol," and George Lovett, winner of "Showtime at the Apollo."
Savannah Mile: 8 a.m.- noon May 26; Forsyth Park; $20 at runsignup.com; info at twohundredclub.org, 912-721-4418 or email@example.com. The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire honors our fallen first responders, their families, and our military heroes. Read more about the race in our story here.
The Crawl of the South: 4-11 p.m. May 26; Starts at Congress Street Social Club, 411 W. Congress St.; $15-$20 at eventbrite.com; 21 and older; info at barcrawlsavannah.com. Complete your scorecard by visiting each participating bar and be one of the first 250 to receive a T-shirt at the after party at Savannah Smiles. Read more here.
“August: Osage County” closing weekend: 8 p.m. May 25, 26; 3 p.m. May 27; Kennedy Fine Arts Auditorium, Savannah State University; $25, $20 seniors, students, active military; collectiveface.org. Savannah’s Collective Face Theatre Ensemble presents the Pulitzer-winning play. Read Do’s story here.
Spitfire Saturday: 7:30-10:30 p.m. May 26; Non-Fiction Gallery, 1522 Bull St.; $7 for spitters and $10 for sitters; facebook.com/SpitfireBrand. Special guest is Savannah Spoken Word Festival poetry slam champion Saint Sin. Show starts at 8 p.m.