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Interactive Thanksgiving Field Day program @ Fort Pulaski Savannah, Nov. 28

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Thanksgiving FIeld Day Fort Pulaski National Monument Savannah 2015 Work off that turkey meal @ Thanksgiving Field Day 2015 @ Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah on Sat. Nov. 28 2015.

Details here.

10 AM-3:30 PM
Cost: Adults: $7 – Children 15 & younger: Free
(912) 786-5787 X 114

Fort Pulaski will commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862 on Sat. Nov. 28, 2015.

The family-friendly event will recreate the field day offered by the 48th New York Infantry to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in Fort Pulaski.

The day includes competing in wheel barrow and sack races, dressing up in Civil War era uniforms and dresses, and enjoying the blasts of historical weapons demonstrations.

Fort Pulaski, Hwy 80 East Savannah, 31410-0757 tel: (912) 786-5787. Details here. 

2015 SkateFest @ Savannah Civic Center, Dec. 12-Jan. 2

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Ice skating Savannah Skatefest 2015-2016SkateFest is the annual family-oriented ice skating event @ inside Savannah Civic Center.

Multiple skate sessions from December 12, 2015-January 2, 2016.

Ice skating sessions last 1.5 hours and all ticket purchases include skate rental.

Single session tickets and punch passes are available for sale at the Savannah Civic Center box office, and in the arena’s Skateshop during the event.

Single session tickets: $7 each.
Punch Passes: $35 for 6 sessions

Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401, savannahcivic.com/event/2015-skatefest/

The Golden Pecan & The Nutcracker in Savannah

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Savannah Ballet Theatre presents The Golden Pecan: A Prequel to the Nutcracker.

The Lucas Theatre for the Arts
32 Abercorn St. in downtown Savannah
Friday, December 4, 2015
10AM & 12:30PM

If your kids are too young or too wiggly for The Nutcracker, here’s a chance to take them to a more kid-friendly, relazed ballet.

The Golden Pecan is the prequel to the Nutcracker.

Want Tickets? Call the office: 912-897-2102

Join Heir Drosselmeyer as he travels the world looking for the golden pecan! This show is just for schools and your students will delight in the sights and sounds of Tchaikovsky’s score to The Nutcracker. The Golden Pecan is the prequel to the Nutcracker and will tell the story of how the Nutcracker became….well, a Nutcracker!

This year the show is being sponsored in part by the City of Savannah Weave-a-Dream grant, as well as a project grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts. Savannah Ballet Theatre provides educational support material before and after the show.

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The Nutcracker in Savannah 2015The Nutcracker in Savannah

Saturday, Dec. 5 2015
Lucas Theatre for the Arts
32 Abercorn St. in downtown Savannah
2 PM & 8 PM

Purchase tickets HERE

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Nutcracker: South Carolina Ballet @ Savannah Civic Center
Nov. 28 5:30 pm
$25 to $52
5:30PM
Purchase tickets here.

Holidays Around the World & Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

St. Andrew's School Savannah HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD & OPEN HOUSE  @ St. Andrew’s School
For Age 3 – Grade 4

Saturday, December 5
10 a.m. – 12 Noon

Winter Crafts & Fun for Children
Tours & Info for Parents

Call 897.4941, x. 452 to make a reservation.

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. For more information, visit www.saintschool.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Holiday kids’ & parent-&-me art workshops, Dec. 5

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Holiday art workshops Savannah 2015

Kick off the holidays by taking part in one of these Holiday Art Workshops Dec. 5 2015 @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios.

Register here. 

  • Open Studio Glass/Holiday Ornament Fused Glass workshop for ages 14+ @ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio. Pre-registration required. Register here. 
  • Parent & Child Clay Ornaments workshop for ages 5+@ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio. Pre-registration required. Register here. 
  • Parent & Child Paper Ornaments workshop for ages 5+ @ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio. Pre-registration required. Register here. 
  • Everything Not Sewn. Felting workshop for ages 12+ @ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio. Pre-registration required. Register here. 

Registration should be made as soon as possible; class size is limited and spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Credit cards are accepted.

Adult classes & workshops also available. For a full schedule of class & workshop descriptions, click here.

Questions? Call 912-651-6783.

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Winter Muster Re-Enactment between Confederates & Federals @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill, Dec. 12

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill kids activities151st Winter Muster @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hll

Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 9AM-5PM

Skirmishes between Confederates and Federals will be going on throughout the day.

Visitors will be able to explore the fortifications in its most solemn hour as the Confederates attempt to hold off the advancing armies of General Sherman from taking Fort McAllister, and ultimately, Savannah.

Rifle and cannon firing engagements will occur throughout the day between both sides, leading up to the assault and capture of the fortifications. Visitors need to be in the fort no later than 4:30 p.m. to see the final assault, which will occur promptly at 5 p.m. The fort grounds will be closed to visitors between 3:30 and 4 p.m. so soldiers participating in the main assault can prepare accordingly. The fort grounds will be reopened between 4 and 4:30 p.m.

$5 for Youth (6-17) $8 for Adults (18+). 912-727-2339; children under the age of 6 are free. Visitors will not need to pay for a ParkPass if they are attending the Winter Muster.
Handicapped Accessible

Location:
Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, 31324

For more information, call 912.727.2339 or email your questions to FortMcAllister.Park@gadnr.org.

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments.

Cost: $4.50-$10. 912-353-3023.

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First Day Hike Event @ Wormsloe Historic Site
Saturday, Jan 2, 2016 11 AM to 1 PM
Wear comfortable shoes suitable for hiking, no open toe shoes. Hike to the Civil War earthworks of Battery Wimberly. Guided hike with site history.

Cost: $4.50-$10 912-353-3023.

Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Rd Savannah, 31406,http://gastateparks.org/Wormsloe  

FREE public reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” Savannah

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Free Savannah Holiday Events: Reading of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory Bob Strozier reads Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” @  Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home in downtown Savannah. 

One of the founding members of the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home and a retired professor of English at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Bob Strozier returns for his annual reading of “A Christmas Memory” @ Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home in downtown Savannah. 

Don’t miss this much-loved holiday tradition. Be sure to arrive early to get a seat.

4pm, Sunday December 13 2015

The reading takes place in the parlor at the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, located at 207 E. Charlton Street on Lafayette Square in Savannah. All lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit www.flanneryoconnorhome.org  or call 912.233.6014.

Savannah Holidays 2015: FREE Children’s Christmas Festival @ Wilmington Island Farmers Market, Dec. 12

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Free children's Christmas Festival Wilmington Island Farmers Market 2014Bring your kids to the FREE Children’s Christmas Festival @ Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market, Sat. Dec. 12, 9AM-1PM

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market
111 Walthour Rd, Wilmington Island, Georgia 31410

Come for fun filled day full of bouncy houses, carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating and festive holiday music.

Event sponsored by the Savannah Islands MOPS.

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market fabulous food vendors will be joining in on the Christmas fun and will have all your holiday food needs.

 

Savannah schools: Open House @ Saint Peter the Apostle, Wilmington Is.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

open house NOV flyerThis year, St. Peter the Apostle School in Savannah, Georgia, celebrates their 35th year on their Wilmington Island Campus.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open Houses

Come see all that St. Peter’s has to offer at these open house for prospective families

Thurs, Nov. 19 2015, 6-7:30PM
Sun. Jan. 31 2016, 10AM-1PM
Thurs. Feb. 11 2016, 6-7:30PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Scheduling a Campus Tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged by calling the school office at 912-897-5224.

Scheduling a Campus Visit

Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic School welcomes your student to come and “shadow” another student for the day. Your student will attend classes and see what it would be like to be a part of the St. Peter’s family. Please call the school office at 912-897-5224 to arrange a date for your student shadow.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

 

Black Friday Weekend Sale @ Once Upon A Child Savannah

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Black Friday sales Savannah 2015

40% OFF
30% OFF
20% OFF
The earlier you shop on Black Friday @ Once Upon A Child Savannah, the better the savings!
10AM-2PM get 40% Off*
2:01PM-6PM get 30% Off*
6:01PM-8PM get 20% Off*
*Discount applicable to select Fall & Winter apparel only.
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20% OFF
Saturday & Sunday
November 28-29, 2015
Select Fall & Winter Clothing & Shoes 20% Off

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Sell. Buy. Repeat.

1100 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
912-351-0555
www.onceuponachild.com

Once Upon A Child Savannah, 1100 Eisenhower Drive, Eisenhower Square, Savannah, 31406 tel: 912-351-0555, www.onceuponachildsavannah.com/  Once Upon A Child Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever musical @ Savannah Christian

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Savannah Christian Christmas Musical Best Christmas Pageant Ever 2015

Bring your family to THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
7 p.m. Thursday – Sunday, Dec. 3-6 and 10-13
Henderson Campus, 55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419

The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars and hit little kids.

So no one is prepared when this unruly group of six siblings invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.

But it will make this year’s pageant the most unusual the town has seen and, just possibly, the best one ever.

Bring your family to this fun, family-friendly Christmas production.

Tickets

$5 tickets are available in advance at The Source bookstore and online here.

Tickets will also be sold at the door. Children ages 5 and younger are free.

Savannah Christian Church, 912-629-4730, 55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419,www.savannahchristian.com On Facebook here  On Twitter here.   Savannah Christian’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Holiday Open Studio in Savannah helps parents, entertains kids

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Holiday OPen Studio Scribble Art Studio Savannah

 

Yes you can get everything done this holiday season – thanks to Holiday Open Studio at Scribble Art Studio in Savannah,

This December 2015, drop your child off @ Scribble Art Studio @ 212 E. 37th St. Savannah to do some holiday art while you take care of errands, shopping or cooking.

Scribble is offering Open Studio hours to make holiday shopping/cleaning/cooking easier for parents.

Even better, Open Studio requires no registration, parents can just drop off kids for an hour or so, kids get to choose from 5 adorable Holiday Art Kits ($15 each).

Learn more here.

For more info, call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E. 37th St. Savannah, GA 31401. Scribble also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Place your Thanksgiving order by Nov. 23 with Bon Appetit Cafe in Savannah

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Thanksgiving menu 2015 SCAD meals Savannah

Relax this Thanksgiving & let Bon Appetit Cafe in Savannah provide the meat and trimmings or the whole meal.

Complete Meal for 4 – $70.
(1 meat, 3 trimmings, house baked rolls and a pumpkin pie)

Meats $45 each
*House Roasted Turkey Served with House Made Gravy
(serves 4)
*Savannah River Farm Bone-In Ham with a Brown Sugar Glaze
(serves 4)

Trimmings $6 each
each trimming serves 4 people
Sweet Potato Souffle
Whipped Potatoes
Sage Stung
House Baked Rolls
Cornbread Dressing
Macaroni and Cheese
Honey Glazed Carrots
Roasted Asparagus
Waldorf Salad
Green Bean Casserole

House Made Pumpkin Pie $10

To order, call Heather @ 525-8745 or email
heather.carbone@cafebonappetit.com to place your order.

Please place orders by Monday, November 23rd at 2pm. Orders must be picked up from J.O.’s Cafe on Wednesday, November 25th between 8am and 12pm.

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 On Facebook here. SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2015, Savannah & Tybee

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Savannah Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2014 It’s a Christmas parade, Savannah style!

On November 28, 2015, about 35 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2015 starts at 7:15 PM.

You can watch the parade along River Street, free of charge.

Or for a $5 admittance fee, you can view it at Westin Savannnah on Hutchinson Is., accompanied by live music performances, tree lighting ceremony, and a 9 PM fireworks extravaganza.

Nightly Schedule 6-9PM @ Westin Savannah, Hutchinson Is.
Nov. 28-Dec. 12 (Thursday – Saturday)
Dec. 16-Dec. 25 (Open Daily)
6PM – The Region’s Best Santa Claus Turns on the Lights!
6:15PM – SANTA’S WORKSHOP is open for visitors!
7PM – Special Guest Presentation
8PM – Holiday Story Time with Mrs. Claus at the NORTH “POOL”
9:30PM – Last call at the WINTER ESCAPE – ICE BAR

Details & schedule of events here. 

More information on the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Boat Parade of Lights here.

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boat-paradeTybee Lighted Boat Parade 2015 

December 6 2015 5:30PM @ The Crab Shack

Crab Shack’s 7th Annual Lighted Boat Parade is 5:30PM Sunday, Dec. 6. Details here. 

All the boats will be decked out in Festive Christmas Lights and will get you in the Holiday Spirit as they slowly cruise by.

Donation to Second Harvest requested for all participants both floating and onshore. Boats depart Crab Shack docks at 5:30pm sharp and awards will be presented out upon their return.

Call 912-786-7009 or email stephanie@thecrabshack.com for more information or to register.

“Hardly Used” Holiday Sale @ Maggie’s Morning School, Savannah Dec. 5

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

free state-funded pre-K in Savannah for 2014-15 Maggie's Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah is hosting a “Hardly Used” Holiday Sale on Saturday Dec. 5 2015, 9AM to 3PM.

The sale will include a holiday-themed bake sale.

Maggie’s will be focused on selling the following and are accepting donations of such through Tuesday Nov. 24 2015:
*baby and children’s clothing and shoes in “hardly used” condition
*baby equipment
*children’s books
*toys (no stuffed animals)
*SELECT household items: kitchenware, kitchen/dining linens, small appliances, lamps, framed art, home decor, holiday decorations, bedspreads and comforters, garden and garage items
*women’s jewelry
*sports equipment
*furniture

100% of proceeds benefit Maggie’s playground renovation.

Visit Maggie’s on Facebook  here for more information.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, www.maggiesmorningschool.org, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.