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. To have your event considered for this list, email See the full list of events at


July 12

LGBT Center One-Year Anniversary Block Party: 5-8 p.m. July 12; Savannah LGBT Center, 1515 Bull St.; free; Block party featuring live music, food and drinks. In honor of the late Tim Moore's (Tricksie Turner) contributions to the local LGBT community, the board room will be renamed the Tricksie Turner Conference Room.


July 13

Free movie night: 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 13; Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 E. Henry St.; free; Bring a chair or a blanket and pillow. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. for supper. Hamburgers and lemonade provided; bring chips to share. “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” screened at 7 p.m. with short intermission.



July 14

Summer Soaker 5K: 7:30-10 a.m. July 14; Grand Prize of America Ave., Hutchinson Island; $30 in advance at or $35 on race day; kids’ race is $5 in advance or $10 on race day. Bring a water gun to the wettest race of the summer. Run through sprinklers in the kids’ 1-mile or ½ mile at 7:40 a.m., followed by the 5K. Post-race watermelon.


July 14

DeSoto Street Market: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14; DeSoto Avenue between 40th and 41st streets; free; Facebook event page. Music by Evan Rose Band and Sound Experiment, kids’ crafts, local maker market, food trucks and World Cup viewing party at Starland Dairy.


July 14

“Let’s Get Sauce-y”: 7-10 p.m. July 14; Southbound Brewing Co., 107 E. Lathrop Ave.; $25 registration at Free admission; wings and beer for purchase. Enter your best wing sauce using Southbound beer.