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 Music: 6 p.m. Sept. 16; Kennedy Pharmacy at Davenport House, 323 E. Broughton St.; Free; savannahvoicefestival.org. The Savannah VOICE Festival and the Davenport House have teamed up for a lecture series. On Sept. 16, Dr. Christopher Hendricks, a professor of American History at Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus will present a lecture on the music of the Davenport’s era, 1810 to 1860.
Indian St. Block Party: 5 p.m. Sept. 15; Ghost Coast Distillery, 641 Indian St.; Free. Ghost Coast Distillery and Service Brewing are teaming up for the annual Indian Street Block Party, benefiting the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Bring out your furry companions and enjoy free live music, food trucks, beer and cocktail features.
She Hustles: 6 p.m. Sept. 12; Savannah Cultural Arts Center, 201 Montgomery St.; $15 in advance, $20 at the door; eventbrite.com; The Creative Coast presents She Hustles, where Savannah's women leaders, entrepreneurs and change makers connect. The evening will include food, wine and networking.
Lawerence Lecture: 6 p.m. Sept. 12; Telfair Museums, 207 W. York St.; Free; telfair.org. Telfair Museums and the Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation present the 2019 Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Lecture by Melissa L. Cooper, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University and Talitha LeFlouria, the Lisa Smith Discovery Associate Professor in African and African-American Studies at the University of Virginia. Cooper and LeFlouria are co-editors of a forthcoming scholarly work produced in partnership with Telfair Museums that explores the legacy of slavery in Savannah and surrounding communities in the region.
Covfefe Talk presents “ICEd Covfefe: Immigration Rights": 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13; The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.; $10 suggested, or pay what you can; All ages, parental discretion advised. The third Covfefe Talk will explore immigration rights and the police state. Hosts, Shrimp Étouffée and Rainé Raine, will discuss the history of immigration rights as a tool of colonialism in general and as a cultural phenomenon in Savannah. They will be joined by special guests Laura Shadley and Daniela Rodriguez, as well as performer Harry Havana. A percentage of ticket sales go towards actions against Immigration and Customs Enforcement.