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 in Do’s Big Calendar.

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Breast cancer awareness events

Oct. 27

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: 9:30 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. walk Oct. 27; Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave.; Costume contest with prizes, walk to benefit American Cancer Society.


Go Pink Fun Run: 10 a.m. Oct. 27; Daffin Park, 1401 E. Victory Drive; $10 to benefit Komen Coastal Georgia; Wear pink for this BigWig fundraiser.


Nov. 1

BigWig Boat Bash: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 1; Georgia Queen Riverboat, 9 E. River St.; $60 at; 912-232-2535. Party cruise includes food, drink, music, dancing, awards and the crowning of 2018 Biggest BigWig fundraiser.


Oct. 25-27

Savannah Pride: Oct. 25-27; downtown Savannah; free-$100 for all-access VIP; Festivities include masquerade ball, pet parade, free festival in Ellis Square, bar crawl, youth prom and after party. Full story here.


Oct. 25-28

Savannah Speed Classic: Oct. 25-28; The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 2 Resort Drive; $10-$45; Free car parade in City Market Oct. 25, followed by hot laps, races, food trucks and kids’ fun Oct. 27-28 at The Westin. Full story here.


Oct. 26

SCAD Open Studio Night: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26; Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St.; free and open to the public; artwork for sale on site and at More than 1,000 original works of art by SCAD students, alumni and faculty. Live entertainment, demos.


Oct. 26-27

Savannah State University Homecoming: Concert with Tank, Plies, Jacquees and Rico Barrino, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Tiger Arena, $30-$60, $5 more at door; Homecoming Parade, 9 a.m. Oct. 27, downtown Savannah; football game, 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Wright Stadium, $15-$30; step show 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Tiger Arena, $20; tickets at