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.


Jan. 4-6 

Jurassic Quest: 3-8 p.m. Jan. 4; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 5-6; Savannah International Trade & Convention Center; kids under 2 free, $20 seniors, $22 kids and adults, $36 kids VIP (ages 2-12), discounts for military, first responder families; Experience true-to-life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, dig for fossils, ride a T-Rex and more.



Jan. 4 

“ON::VIEW Year::One”: 6-9 p.m. Jan. 4; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.; free; First Friday in Starland features a reception for the exhibition celebrating the first year of residencies at Sulfur Studios. On display through Jan. 12; gallery hours noon-5 p.m. Thurday-Saturday.


Jan. 5 & 8 

Front Porch Improv: “All Stars” 8 p.m. ($10) and “Crushing It” 9:30 p.m. ($5) Jan. 5 at Front Porch Improv, 2222 Bull St.; tickets at Free Pop-Up Improv Inferno; 8 p.m. Jan. 8; East End Provisions, 420 E. Broughton St.; all shows rated PG-13; info at



Jan. 8 

Bear Axe Throwing Grand Opening: 5 p.m. Jan. 8; Bear Axe Throwing, 1370 U.S. 80 East, Pooler; gently used jackets collected for homeless veterans; Chazito's Food Truck, refreshments and giveaways. Groups can compete in axe throwing games; coach will teach you how to throw.



Jan. 10 

“Actions and Reactions: Sounds and Sights of a World Foregone”: 6 p.m. Jan. 10; Telfair Academy rotunda, 121 Barnard St.; free; Lecture and concert presenters are Benjamin Warsaw and Martín Gendelman, both of GSU’s Department of Music. Full story here.