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.


Nov. 12 

Savannah Veterans Day Parade: 10:15 a.m. Nov. 12; parade starts at Abercorn and Hall, north on Abercorn to Liberty, west to Montgomery, north to Broughton, east to East Broad, where it ends. Reviewing stand at Bull and Broughton, where Taps will be played at 11 a.m. to signal the end of WWI, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in 1918. See more events here.


Nov. 10

The Phoenix Festival — Celebrating Chatham County’s Revolution in Reuse: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10; Chatham County Resource Conservation & Recycling Education Center, 1321 Eisenhower Drive; free, all ages; Upcycled art and dresses, music, food trucks and more. Full story here.


Nov. 11-12 

Christmas at Alee: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11; Alee Shrine, 100 Eisenberg Drive; $3, free for children under 12; military and guest free Nov. 11; 912-433-6091 or Festival of Trees silent auction; Santa photos from 1-3 p.m. each day; proceeds from arts, crafts show benefit Alee 1st Lady’s Project.


Nov. 10

SCAD Mini-Comics Expo: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10; Haymans Hall, 23 Charlton St.; free admission; details on Facebook. Self-published mini-comics, zines and sketches and demos by SCAD faculty and graduate students. Special guest SCAD alumnus Jeremy Sorese.


Nov. 8 and 11

Hindu Festival of Diwali: 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 8; kids’ festival 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 11; BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 355 Canebrake Road; free; 912-920-2121 or Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Food, games, educational activities. All are welcome.