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.
Labor Day weekend celebration at Fort McAllister: 9 a.m. Sept. 2; Fort McAllister State Historic Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill; $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 youth; gastageparks.org/FortMcAllister. Civil War soldiers will be firing rifles and cannons throughout the day while presenting living history programs. Old-timey games will be available and fun for the whole family. Find more Labor Day events at dosavannah.com. More information here.
Book signing and talk with Casey Cap: 6 p.m. Aug. 29; Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St.; $29 ticket with book purchase; $5 companion ticket; eventbrite.com. Author Casey Cap will sign copies of her book “Furious Hours,” and give a talk about the stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after “To Kill A Mockingbird.” More information here.
Books & Brews End of Summer Party: 4 p.m. Aug. 31; Southbound Brewing Company, 107 E. Lathrop Ave.; Free. Books and Brews combines authors and adult beverages while raising funds for the Ronald McDonald House. There will be DJ’s, live music, a food truck and more. More information here.
Last Summer Block Party: 5 p.m. Aug. 31; Two Tides Brewing Company; 12 W. 41st. St.; De Soto Avenue will host the final summer block party featuring music by Squash, food by Yoshi’s Kitchen and desert by Gnam Gnam Gelato, plus beer slushies, games and art vendors. More information here.
Sneak Peek Bourbon Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3; Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market, 254 E. Perry St.; $125. Ghost Coast distillery is teaming up with Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market to bring a multi-course Bourbon dinner with hand-crafted cocktails made from the limited-edition Third Release Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The dinner will feature BBQ Bourbon Oysters, Smoked Tomato Tart and much more. More information here.