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Stroller Strong Moms Savannah 3rd Anniversary, Sept. 11

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Stroller Strong moms anniversary

Join Stroller Strong Moms Savannah for their 3rd annual SLAMiversary.

You will SLAM Around the World, Amazing Race style. Please wear patriotic attire as this SLAMiversary falls on September 11th and after you will race around the world & will end up in the good ole USofA.

Please bring your favorite dish and join Stroller Strong Moms Savannah for a potluck in the park after you Sweat Like A Mother.

SLAMiversary is open to all Stroller Strong Moms and as always newcomers are ALWAYS welcome.

Learn more about this event here. 

Stroller Strong Moms has stroller fitness workout classes in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Pooler, Bluffton SC & Port Wentworth. See the class schedule here. 

For more information, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com On Facebook here. On Twitter herewww.strollerstrongmoms.com/wp/  Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Labor Day Weekend 2015 kids’ programs @ Savannah area museums, historic sites & state parks

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Old Fort Jackson Labor Day 2015 weekend family events Savannah

Labor Day Weekend 2015 kids programs @ Old Fort Jackson & Fort Pulaski in Savannah & various Georgia state parks include:

A Century of Sentries at Old Fort Jackson, Savannah
Sept 5-7
Bring the kids to Old Fort Jackson to participate in a variety of hands-on activities appropriate for all ages to learn about the daily life of the soldiers stationed at Fort Jackson. Activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill, and musket and cannon demonstrations. Learn about the many individuals and units of the of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War that are part of the story of a Century of Sentries at Old Fort Jackson.
Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
912.232.3945

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Steam train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Sept. 4-6 2015
Train rides will be at 11AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM Fri. Sept. 4 and Sat. Sept. 5
Sun. Sept. 6 train rides will be at 1PM, 2PM
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, 31401
912.651.6823

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Living History at Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Pulaski returns to the summer & fall of 1861. Join Fort Pulaski as the 1st Georgia Volunteers garrison the fort with a living history weekend event. From company drill and inspections to artillery demonstrations, immerse yourself in a soldiers life as they live in the casemates of the fort, prepared to protect Savannah and the Confederacy.
Fort Pulaski, Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. Hwy. 80
9AM-5PM Sept. 5 & Sept. 6
Park Entrance Fee
Contact Name: Joel Cadoff
Contact Email: joel_cadoff@nps.gov
(912) 786-5787 X114. More details here.

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Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
Tools & skills that built a colony. See craft demonstrations such as woodworking, blacksmithing, cooking, spinning, flint knapping, leatherworking, woodsman skills, pewter casting and more.
Sat. Sept. 5- Mon. Sept. 7, 2015 10AM -4PM
Cost: $4.50-$10.
912-353-3023.

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Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill, Ga
Come for old fashioned family fun, Civil War-era games, cavalry demos and prizes. Cannon & musket firings by reenactors. Nationally recognized reptile and amphibian expert, Jason Clark, will have his large trailer display of many native reptiles for you to view. At 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., he will present an informative program on snakes.
Sat. Sept. 5, 2015 10AM-4PM
Cost: $5 children, $8 adults (children younger than 6 are free) plus $5 parking.
912-727-2339 or email FortMcAllister.Park@gadnr.org

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Labor Day at Fort King George Historic Site, Darien, Ga.
Watch musket & cannon firings, see various jobs soldiers would “labor” on as part of their duties.
Mon. Sept. 7, 2015 10AM-4PM
Cost: $4.50-$7.50.
912-437-4770.

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Labor Day Commemoration @ Fort Morris Historic Site, Midway, Ga.
Commemorate Labor Day w/ hourly soldier talks, plus musket, cannon firings at this coastal fort.
Mon. Sept. 7, 2015 11AM-3PM
Cost: $3-$4.50.
912-884-5999.

Savannah 1 mile & 5K after-school training program for kids

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Fleet Free Crew Kids 5K training program Savannah Sign up your kids to train for a 5K or 1 mile run and have fun in the process.

Fleet Feet Savannah’s CREW kids! training program includes running, field games and other fun activities that are perfect for releasing energy.

This program will prepare your kids for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah 1 Mile or 5K happening on Sunday November 8th, 2015.

This 8-week program will be facilitated by certified coaches who have a passion for encouraging and empowering our younger generation to live healthy, active lifestyles – and they make it fun.

DURATION: September 16th – November 7th
LOCATION: Daffin Park
WHEN: 4:30pm – 5:30pm Wednesdays
REGISTRATION FEE: $25 (includes a CREW kids! tee shirt)
AGE RANGE: 1st – 8th Grade

Learn more here. 

Lake Mayer Youth Roller Hockey for ages 5-12, Savannah

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Youth Hockey Kids Lake Mayer Savannah

Sign up your child for Youth Roller Hockey in Savannah at the outdoor Lake Mayer hockey rink.

The first practice of the new season will be Sat. Sept 12 2015 . Practices will be at 10AM Saturdays through the end of April 2016. Cost: $60, with $40 due at registration and the remainder due by Jan. 1, 2016.

The group is organized through Chatham County Parks Services and Savannah Adult Hockey. Registration packets will be available at practice Sept. 12.

For ages 5-12 years old. No experience necessary.

For more information, contact director Mike Stille at 912-224-3656 or email mstille76@aol.com.

Learn about required gear & get more details here. 

Summit Gymnastics offers Tiny Tots playtime plus tumbling, recreational gymnastics

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Summit Gymnastics Savannah logo 2015For more than 10 years,  Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has produced top-quality gymnasts by providing a safe & productive work environment that enhances physical and mental well-being.

Call & schedule your child’s FREE TRIAL CLASS: 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

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Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics

Every Tuesday & Thursday
9:30-11AM
$5 per child
For children ages 5 & younger
Child must be accompanied by an adult
Open to all children. Children do not have to be enrolled at Summit Gymnastics to attend.

Call 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com.

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Fall 2015 Classes

Gymnastics Tumbling Savannah Summit Gymnastics

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Class Pricing

Twinkling Stars & Shining Stars – $69/per month
Rising Stars, Shooting Stars, Super Stars, Rock Stars, Tumbling Classes – $81/per month
Yearly Registration Fee: $50/per child, $80/per family
Call at 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com to enroll.

ASK ABOUT MILITARY AND SIBLING DISCOUNTS

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Halloween story time, art workshops & science projects, Savannah

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Halloween 2015 Savannah art workshops

Scribble Art Studio, Savannah Children’s Museum and Blick Art Supplies in Savannah will do a series of Saturday Halloween themed workshops for all ages called “Hooray for Halloween” during Fall 2015.

Kristie Duncan will turn Blick’s atrium into an interactive “Halloween Town” for kids to work in and the Savannah Children’s Museum will provide science experiments while Scribble will be in charge of art projects.

These will be reasonably priced, fun workshops at Blick Art Materials, 318 E. Broughton St. Savannah, 31401.

For more information, call 912-713-7376 or click here. 

Halloween storytimes, art and science projects

This will be a month of spooktacular storytime, art and science project programs.
10:30AM-2PM Saturdays Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Oct. 24
Upstairs Atrium at Blick Art Materials
318 E. Broughton St., Savannah, 31401
Storytime and Kinder Art Project: $15
Science Experiment and Art Project: $35.

Halloween-themed art workshops, storytimes & science experiments located upstairs at Blick Art Materials, 318 E. Broughton St., 31401 Savannah Children’s Museum & Scribble Art Studio are SouthernMamas.com advertisers 

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Tiny Team @ Crowned Elite: Cheerleading for ages 3-5, Savannah

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Crowned Elite Cheerleading for toddlers, preschoolers Savannah

Cheerleading for 3-5 year olds in Savannah.

Crowned Elite Athletics – a new Savannah gym owned by the dynamic fitness duo behind Train Me 24/7 Shazi and Drew Edmonds- offers Tiny Team, cheerleading and tumbling for ages 3-5.

cheerleading for toddlers preschoolers in Savannah Crowned Elite Athletics Classes start Sept. 9 2015 and run until Feb. 24 2016.

Classes will be Wednesdays at 4PM and a second class at 5:30PM (with the exception of holidays).

These tiny future cheerleaders  will learn tumbling, cheer motions and stage presence, all while building self esteem and having lots of fun.

Register by clicking here through iClassPro parent portal.

Cost: $50 Registration and $75 monthly tuition.

Like Crowned Elite Athletics on Facebook here to stay connected to all that this Tiny Team has going on.

Meet the experts

Crowned Elite Athletics’s Shazi Edmonds believes cheerleading is more than just a sport. Shazi says cheerleading creates long-lasting friendships, and teaches kids valuable lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. Being a part of Crowned Elite Athletics is more than simply joining a team; it is the building of a family.

Owner Drew Edmonds, who holds a B.S. in Sports Management from Georgia Southern University, is a certified personal trainer who will also aid in the fitness programming at Crowned Elite Athletics.

Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah gym at 202 Bourne Blvd, Ste 160, Savannah, 912-308-5719     www.crownedeliteathletics.com On Facebook here  email  info@crownedeliteathletics.com Crowned Elite is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Registration opens Mon. Aug. 31 for Early Goals Toddler Fall Soccer with Savannah United

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Early Goals Toddler Soccer Savannah Summer 2014Give your child’s soccer future a kick start and sign up for Early Goals toddler/pre-schooler soccer with Savannah United.

Registration for Early Goals toddler/pre-schooler soccer opens Monday Aug. 31 at 10AM and spots fill up fast. Learn more here. 

This is a non-competitive introduction to soccer program for ages 30 months to 4 years old.

Spots are first come, first served and fill up quickly. Parents are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible.

The Early Goals schedule for Fall 2015 is posted online here.  Programs are available in Savannah (Daffin Park), Southbridge, Wilmington Island, Richmond Hill and Bloomingdale.

The one-session-per-week program focuses on the fundamentals of soccer. Coaches will work on simple coordination, ball familiarity, listening skills, teamwork and hopefully plant the seed for a lifetime of soccer enjoyment.

Early Goals program fee: $65 for 6 sessions over 6 weeks. Occasionally, Early Goals will add a $20 facility fee when training takes place indoors.

Questions? Please contact the program director Matt Pritchard via email: m.pritchard@savannahunited.com

Savannah United is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Junior Tennis lessons for ages 5-16 in Savannah start in September

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Savannah tennis lessons 2015 for children youth

Make Fall 2015 the season your child learns tennis.

Junior Tennis Clinics for ages 5-16 are offered every Wednesday, 4-5PM @ The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island.

Sign up for one class or more.

Cost: $12 per class or buy four and get the fifth class free.

To sign up, call 843.290.2833 or email randdbrown@hargray.com.

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Dr., Savannah, 31421, On Facebook here. 843.290.2833, email randdbrown@hargray.comwww.theclubatsavannahharbor.com  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Join Moms in Training in Savannah at discounted rate

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Moms in Training Savannah 2015

Jessie with her own mama after the Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon.

Interested in joining Moms in Training in Savannah? You can!

Over the next two weeks, we’ll introduce you to your Moms in Training captains who will be encouraging you during your Saturday mornings runs in Daffin Park.

Meet your captains for Moms in Training in Savannah – a social way to get in shape, meet other moms & help fight cancer.

Jessie Gilligan, Co-Captain

“This is my 4th season with Team in Training.  I have always enjoyed the endurance aspect, the difficulty, the overcoming adversity.  With a few half-marathons and two full-marathons under my belt, thousands of dollars raised and countless memories, I am joining the TEAM yet again, but for the first time as a MOM!My daughter Caitlyn encourages and inspires me every day.  I want to ensure that I continue to support noble causes like this one to give a little bit of that inspiration back to her.”

Moms In Training includes weekly Saturday morning training sessions (8-9 am at Daffin Park).

Meet at the corner of Waters & Washington. Walkers, runners and strollers welcome.

Join today for only $25 with coupon code SAVMAMA at www.teamintraining.org/ga or contact Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org for more info.

RSVP to Jennie.Brewster@LLS.org or call or 912-436-3273.

To learn more about Moms In Training, click here.   5K or Half Relay options.

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Brighter Day Natural Foods in Savannah: Supporting children’s health since 1978

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Brighter Day Natural Foods in Savannah

There’s a lot to love about Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah.

Among them: Brighter Day’s vast supply of children’s herbs & homeopathic products and their 37-year tradition of supporting kids’ health.

Brighter Day has sales on most children’s lines thru Sept. 30 including:

*25% off Nordic Naturals children’s products; Nature’s Way Children Alive! multivitamins; Rainbow Light children’s vitamins
*20% off Gaia Kids
*30% off Boiron’s children’s cough, cold, flu
*15% off Herbs for Kids.

While shopping, enter to win Brighter Day drawings to win children’s health products. The giveaway will be September 15 at end of day. You do not have to  be present to win

Brighter Day owners Janie & Peter Brodhead were engaged when they first opened the store in 1978. And three children and two grandchildren later, they know a lot about children’s health.

It is one of the things that is a major focus for Janie in the store.  If a customer comes in with a question we can’t answer, store staff will go directly to Janie or Peter(Or ‘Nana’ & ‘Pops’ to grandchildren!)

Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market.

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Weekday Specials @ Jumping Jacks of Savannah inflatable play

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Jumping Jacks indoor playcenter Savannah

Jumping Jacks of Savannah indoor play center offers these weekday specials.

Weekly Specials

Monday Madness: Bring the kids today & Jumping Jacks of Savannah will match their game cards up to $10.
Toddler Tuesdays: $6 jumps from 10AM-4PM
Wonderful Wednesdays: Come in for a free ride on their motion theater.
Terrific Thursday : Mention this post & get a free game of bowling.
Family Fun Friday: Buy three games of laser tag get one FREE.

Fall/Winter 2015 Hours
Sept. 1 – April 30
Mon – Thurs: 12 pm to  8 pm
Friday: 12 pm to 10 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday: 1 pm to 8 pm

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Jumping Jacks is a locally-owned fun center with huge inflatables, over 50 arcade games, mini-bowling, laser tag, a large concession counter and the best redemption counter in the Savannah area.

With almost 20,000 square feet, there are 4 party rooms and six jump zones including one for children ages 6 and younger.

Like their Facebook page here to stay connected about their specials.

912.920.2474

FOR DETAILS ON JUMPING JACKS BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES & DISCOUNTS, CLICK HERE. 

Jumping Jacks,  On Facebook here. 5918 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31419, 912-920-2474, email jumpn.jacks@yahoo.com, On Twitter here, www.jumpingjacksga.com Jumping Jacks is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Halloween costumes, Fall decorations @ Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Fall decorations Halloween costumes Savannah Barnett Educational supplies

Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah is your go-to spot for Halloween costumes & Fall decorations.

Shop local. Shop Barnett. Barnett is celebrating 70 years of serving the Coastal Empire.

Store Hours:
M-F 9am – 7pm
Sat 10am – 5pm
Sun 1-5pm (Closed Sundays in the months of April, May and June)

Please like Barnett on Facebook here to stay updated on their sales.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email barneduc@bellsouth.net www.barnetteducationalsupplies.com , Barnett Educational Supplies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Mommy & Me Kindermusik Savannah September classes

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Kindermusik Savannah baby activities Kindermusik in Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces brand new classes for September.

Babies ages 0’s and 1’s will be exploring the theme, “Bluebird, Bluebird”, toddlers ages 2-4 will begin “Up in the Sky”, and preschoolers ages 4-5 will explore the world of keyboard instruments with “All Keyed Up”.

Kindermusik’s “family class” for newborns to 7 meets on Saturdays at 9:30AM.

Online enrollment is now available at 88keysga.com or by calling 912.988.KEYS (5397). First class for visitors is FREE.

September’s musical monthly playdate, “This is My Dance”, will be held three times – September 21, 23 and 26.

Visit  www.88keysga.com/kindermusik for more info.

It’s Kindermusik…where music and learning play.

Kindermusik Savannah, email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) www.88keysga.com/Kindermusik  Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

Put this on your Fall 2015 Must-Do list: Visit Poppell family farmsa 10-acre corn maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup .

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2015 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 3

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every weekend Oct. 3 -Nov. 2.

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze hayrides Savannah About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Other activities include pony rides ($5); duck races; six & younger playground (with 2 bounce houses); hop-a-long rodeo; Betsy the Milk cow contest; large catfish pond (no fishing / watch them eat)

Corn Maze Design for Fall 2015

Cole Swindell Poppell Farms Corn Maze 2014 depicts

 

Poppell Farm’s Fall 2015 10-acre corn maze design depicts country music singer/song writer and south Georgia native Cole Swindell.

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 3-Sun. Nov. 1, 2015
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

Special Events

 Saturday 10/3  Grand Opening!
 2015 Corn Maze
 Friday 10/09  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/10  Girl Scout Day”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Friday 10/16  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/17  Boy Scout Day & Safety DayWith Jesup Fire Dept. Fire Safety House and W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Emergency Vehicles
 Friday 10/23  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/24Friday 10/30Saturday 10/31
Chick-fil-A Day Come and enjoy the day with us and meet and have your photo taken with the Chick-fil-A cow!

Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)

“The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark

 

Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2pm

“The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark

 

Evening activities

Friday & Saturday Night Activities beginning 10/3/15 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

  • Petting Farm
  • 6 & under Playground
  • Jumping Pillows 1 & 2
  • Cow Train Rides
  • Duck Races
  • Spyder Slider
  • Cornfield Maze (Flash Light Nights, Kid Friendly – Not Haunted)
  • *(Hayride, Pony Rides and Fish Pond Closed)*

Returning for 2015 

Beginning on Friday 10/03 and running every Fri. & Sat. Night through 10/31

THE FRIGHTFUL FORREST – Presented by: Turning Point Worship Center

This is a Christian based 800 foot walking trail through the woods with real life, in your face terrifying scenes. An alternative to traditional Haunted Houses or Trails.

Recommended for ages 12 & older

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

 

Fall Fun 2015 in Savannah, Hilton Head Is. (Pumpkin patches, farms, hayrides, fall festivals)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Pumpkin Patches, Farms, hayrides Savannah Halloween kids events Pooler Hilton Head

Make the most of this beautiful season in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun 2015 Guide throughout the season by clicking here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

This Fall Fun list for the Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Island area will be updated throughout the season.