So much to do, so little time.
Oatland Island Wildlife Center hosts a Halloween Hike for children. Treat bags will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 4-9 pm Oct 26-27. Adults: $3; Children: $5. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. (912) 898-3980
Peter Rabbit visits storytime at Barnes & Noble, Oglethorpe Mall, 11 am Sat. Oct. 27. Call ahead to confirm (912) 353-7757. Free
Arts and Seafood Festival, Historic Bluffton. Events Sat. Oct. 27 include 5K run, fishing tournament, street fest, live music, fireworks. Events Sun. Oct. 28 include a boat parade on the May River, blessing of the fleet, gospel music and picnic on the bluff.
Georgia Southern Planetarium with free shows 7 and 8 pm Fri. Oct. 26. Star shows and telescopic observing outdoors follow each presentation. Free star and moon maps will be given to all visitors. Planetarium is in the math/physics building across Herty Drive from Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University. Call (912) 681-5292
Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island has special Haunting Hayrides planned for 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26-27 through the forest preserve. The early ride is 7-7:45 p.m. and the later ride from 8-8:45 p.m. Reservations are required. It’s open to the public: $16 per adult and $13 per child 12 and younger. All children 2 and younger are admitted free. Call 843-842-1979.
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern, Statesboro, 3-11 p.m. Sat. Oct. 27 after the Georgia Southern vs. Citadel homecoming game. Family-style fun including exotic wildlife presentations, trick-or-treating, magic shows and fireworks. Free. 912-681-0831.
Bamboo Farm & Coastal Gardens, Annual Fall Festival 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Oct. 27, 2 Canebrake Road and U.S. 17 South,
Educational presentations, live native reptiles, puppets, hayrides, petting zoo, pumpkin painting, sea animal touch tank, roast pork lunch and cane grinding. Call 921-5460.
Elijah, an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn, by the Savannah Choral Society, Sun. 4:30 Oct. 28, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist $30 adults, $15 students and children.
Shalom Y’all-Jewish Food Festival, 11 am Sun. Oct. 28 Congregation of Mickve Israel’s 19th annual food festival. Forsyth Park. Delicious food from around the world. Your child’s chance to try latkes, cholent, brisket and more.
Boo at the Zoo at the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia S.C. Oct 26-30, 6-9 pm (ages 3 and older). So far this month, this event has attracted such record crowds, the zoo had to order 200,000 additional pieces of candy for the remaining five days. Costumed children 12 and younger are invited to the spook-fest. Print at-home eTickets by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate. $7 for general public; $5 for Riverbanks members.