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 email@example.com. See the full list of events at dosavannah.com/calendar.
“Another Trip Into the Void”: 6-9 p.m. July 27; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.; free; all ages; sulfurstudios.org. Featuring psychedelic, surreal, and abstract art by Brian Spadafora, Eliza Woods Harrison, Jonathan Mayers, Lindsay Gustafson, Sarah Ward, Sean Michael Self and Stephanie Trujillo. Opening reception July 27 features a psychedelic costume contest with prizes. Exhibit on display noon-5 p.m. July 26-28.
“Big Ol' Show”: 8 p.m. July 27 and 28; Front Porch Improv, 2222 Bull St., second floor; $10 at frontporchimprov.com or 843-868-1553. Starring Amber Nash (the voice of Pam Poovey in FX’s “Archer”) and Matt Horgan (associate artistic director at Dad’s Garage Theatre in Atlanta), “Big Ol Show” is a completely improvised antebellum tale of lust and love during the Civil War.
Save Our Youth Savannah Summer Jam: Noon-4 p.m. July 28; Soldier Field behind Hubert Middle School. Event aims to bring awareness to violence and misguided youth in the community.
Larry Gatlin: 7 p.m. July 29; Mars Theatre, 106 S. Laural St., Springfield, Ga.; $55; marstheatre.com; Larry Gatlin will perform an acoustic set for this special Mars Theatre production. Gatlin is known for his rich falsetto singing style and for the unique pop-inflected songs he wrote and recorded in the 1970s and 1980s. Some of Gatlin's biggest hits include "Broken Lady,” "All the Gold in California,” "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer to You),” "She Used to Be Somebody's Baby,” and "Talkin' to the Moon.” Johnny Cash wrote the liner notes for his first album, and dubbed him “The Pilgrim,” which is what he called Larry until the day he died.
Georgia State Off-Road Championships: Aug. 1-Sept. 2; Phil Hurd Raceway, Lake Mayer Community Park, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroad; free; philhurdrc.com. Spectators who can access the pits are encouraged to talk with drivers racing in 1/10th and 1/8th scale electric and nitro fueled classes. Remote controlled cars will travel up to 40 miles per hour.