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 firstname.lastname@example.org. See the full list of events in Do’s Big Calendar.
Pee Wee Rodeo: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 17; The Old Dairy Farm, 2500 Tennessee Ave.; $15, $10 children 3-11 years, $50 family maximum; tickets at bit.ly/2JzYDEQ; all proceeds to Urban Hope, urbanhopesavannah.org. Stick and bounce horse races, pony rides, petting zoo, mechanical bull, bounce house, crafts, hay ride and more.
20th annual Savannah Light The Night: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16; Daffin Park; lightthenight.org/events/savannah. Fundraiser for fighting blood cancers by Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Fireworks and honorees.
Author Courtney Hargrave: 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at The Book Lady Bookstore, 6 E. Liberty St.; and 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St.; free; flanneryoconnorhome.org. The author will expand on the events described in her new book “Burden: A Preacher, A Klansman and a True Story of Redemption in the Modern South,” which explores themes that resonate in Flannery O’Connor’s work.
#HonorMark 5K and kids’ fun run: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 17; Hutchinson Island; $30 at bit.ly/2MXKi56. Marine, firefighter, paramedic and runner Mark Hummeldorf was killed in a car accident Nov. 22, 2017, leaving behind his young son Chase and pregnant wife Angie, who has since given birth to daughter Emerson. Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are welcome.
“Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile: 1-5 p.m. Nov. 17-18; Savannah Mall upper level event space, 14045 Abercorn St.; free to attend; ages 18 and up; savannahmall.com. The Wheelmobile is in search of contestants. Applications handed out one hour before each show begins; shows at 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4 p.m. Participants selected at random. More info at dosavannah.com.