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 interests each week. To have your event considered for this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Still not asking for it: 12-8 p.m. June 9; Riverside Tattoo Parlor, 2819 River Dr.; $80-$120; endthebacklog.org/georgia or 912-349-7393. Riverside Tattoo Parlor joins tattoo shops from all around the world to host this flash fundraiser in unison for prevention, recovery and justice for those impacted by sexual assault and rape recovery. All proceeds benefit organizations dedicated to the healing process of survivors and criminal justice. Not only do these events benefit survivors monetarily, but they also contribute to the healing journey that many survivors are on. Getting tattooed is a popular means of reclaiming one’s body.
First Friday Festivities: 6-9 p.m. June 7 ; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.; Free; sulfurstudios.org or 912-231-7105. The Sulfur Studios Street Fair returns to First Friday in Starland. Inside the studio, enjoy the final viewing of Artist Resident Jennifer Lee Hallsey’s site-specific project “Body Out of Order” as well as Jeremiah Jossim’s oil painting exhibit “I’m Always Coming Home.” Meet these working artists and ask them about their process. Dark Shark Taco Attack food truck will be serving food.
The DeSoto Street Market: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8 ; Forest and Fin, 2423 Desoto Ave.;. Forest and Fin, Fete Chalet and Two Tides Brewery host The Desoto Street Market. DJ Press Play will spin in the morning, Jon Lee Murphy Trio will play the afternoon and Dark Shark Taco Attack food truck will be serving food. Class demos, art lesson, a kid coloring area for sidewalk chalk, some delicious brews and more than a dozen local vendors will be part of the festivities.
International Family Night: 3-5 p.m. June 9; Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe, 1514 Bull St.; Free; 912-328-5497. Hosted by Au Pair in America, Savannah-Childcare Program and Henny Penny, the afternoon will be filled with family-friendly international art. Crepes, raffle prizes, face-painting and local au pairs are all part of creating some art. Multicultural crafts have been given courtesy Scribble Art Studio for this event.
Flannery Goes Bananas: 7 p.m. June 6; Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory St.; $18; RSVP with email@example.com. The Savannah Bananas and Macon Bacon battle it out on this Thirsty Thursday. Tickets and all-you-can-eat wristbands are included with the $18 fee and all proceeds toward the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home.