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 email@example.com.
Tybee Equality Fest: Aug. 22-25; Tybee Island; Free-$50; tybeeequalityfest.com. The third annual Tybee Equality Fest celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community with an all-inclusive weekend of events centered around the idea that “Y’all includes all.” Read more about this year’s festival at dosavannah.com.
Free admission at Fort Pulaski: 9 a.m. Aug. 25; Fort Pulaksi National Monument, U.S. Hwy. 80; 912-786-5787, www.nps.gov/fopu/index.htm. The National Park Service is offering free admission to all parks, monuments and historic sites on Aug. 25, Sept. 28 and Nov. 11. Enjoy the full history of Savannah’s landmark fort, including tours and cannon demonstrations.
Fifth annual Savannah seersucker ride: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 24; Tiedeman Park, Washington Ave.; Show off your Southern summer clothing with a casual bike ride around Ardsley Park, Chatham Crescent, and other nearby neighborhoods. Meet in Tiedeman Park, across the Street from Savannah Arts Academy, for free iced coffee, breakfast pastries and fresh fruit, then leave at 10 a.m. to cruise shady streets.
Lecture: 200 years of Jay architecture: 6 p.m. Aug. 22; Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St.; $8, seating is limited; telfair.org. Join architectural historian Robin Williams as he examines architect William Jay’s buildings in Savannah and how they changed the landscape of our city. After the lecture, enjoy the exhibition "If These Walls Could Talk: 200 Years of William Jay Architecture" upstairs at Telfair Academy.
ISPYcommunity beach yoga and clean up: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25; Tybee Island; Free. Join Savannah Power Yoga on Tybee Island for some movement and service in community. The event will begin with a 60-minute all levels practice on the sand. Then, a meet up with Tybee Clean Beach Volunteers for an hour of beach clean-up. Please RSVP online at https://www.facebook.com/events/634599167060455/ as specific details will be emailed in advance of the event.