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.
Savannah Wind Symphony 41st annual Patriotic Concert: 3 p.m. June 30; Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus, Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St.; $12-$20; georgiasouthern.edu/armstrongtickets, 912-344-2801. Each year the Patriotic Concert honors distinguished military service and finishes with a surprise appearance by a celebrity persona to conduct “Stars and Stripes Forever.” The Fort Stewart 3rd Infantry Division's Honor Guard will present the nation's colors to open the concert.
Suzanne Jackson in conversation: 6 p.m. June 27; Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St.; Free for members; $8 for non-members; telfair.org. Moderated by Telfair Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Rachel Reese, artists Suzanne Jackson and Alonzo Davis will discuss the intersections of their art practice and careers. Read more about Jackson at dosavannah.com.
Hitchcock or Hepburn Series: 7 p.m. June 28; Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.; $5 for SCAD card holders, non-SCAD students, children under 15, seniors and military; $8 general admission; lucastheatre.com. The Lucas Theatre opens its summer series with Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous film, "Psycho." Read more about it in this week’s Film Scene column and at dosavannah.com.
BBQ Blowout at Cohen’s Retreat: 5 p.m. June 27; Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd.; $15 for food; $15 for three drink tickets; facebook.com/cohensretreat. Cohen’s Retreat is hosting a BBQ blowout for their weekly Music & Munchies social event featuring live music from Wood and Steel and all you can eat in-house smoked meats, Brunswick stew, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, and chips. Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy Southern-inspired cocktails, wine and beer at happy hour prices.
Healthy Laughter Savannah: 6 p.m. June 29; Savannah Cultural Arts Center, 9 W. Henry St.; $10 general admission, $20 VIP. healthylaughtercomedy.com. The Healthy Laughter Comedy Tour will feature award-winning Savannah comedian Akintunde, comedian, impressionist and circus ring master Tony Tone, and comedian Nikita B. Healthy Laughter utilizes a live stand-up comedy event to promote healthcare and healthy lifestyle choices via drastically discounted comedy show tickets. There will be free on-site health screenings beginning at 3 p.m., and a Healthy Talk panel discussion at 4 p.m.