Archive for November, 2015

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.

You’re invited to an Usborne Books fair @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church and Christian Academy, Pooler

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Pooler schools Risen Savior This month Risen Savior Lutheran Church and Christian Academy in Pooler is teaming up with Usborne Books & More to host Reading is a Gift book fair.

The Reading is a Gift book fair program was developed by Usborne Books & More to encourage reading, and at the same time, raise money and/or free books for schools or organizations.

This is an opportunity for church members and school parents to help Risen Savior earn free books to help jumpstart our new school library.

Family and friends have the option to order online now here or join Risen Savior Nov 14th – 20th at Risen Savior to buy books directly from the fair. The book fair will be located in the small classroom off the fellowship hall.
Nov 16-20 before and after school

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1. A Grade 2 will be added in school year 2015-2016 with additional grades added every school year.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah winter soccer training for ages 5-18

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Storm Soccer Academy Savannah soccer winter 2015The Storm Soccer Academy in Savannah is offering Winter Training for children between the ages of 5-18 at Ambuc Park on Sallie Mood Drive.

Training will be on Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6PM at Ambuc Park (next to Aquatic Center on Sallie Mood Dr.).

This program is open for all children between the ages of 5 and 8.
Activity dates are the following:
November 30
December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16
January 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
The fee for participation is $125

Register for the program here.

The Storm Soccer Academy aims to increase opportunities for players in Savannah, Hilton Head and the surrounding area to train and play at the highest levels. Contact info: 912-257-3989, email BradNein@StormSoccerAcademy.com,
www.stormsocceracademy.com, On Facebook here. The Storm Soccer Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2015: FREE Christmas for Kids Celebration

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

FREE Holiday Events for Kids Savannah City Market Celebration for kidsFREE Christmas For Kids Celebration @ Savannah’s City Market
Sat. Dec 5 2015 @ 11AM – 2PM

Bring the family to City Market in downtown Savannah for fun-filled activities including cookie decorating, making ornaments to take home, facepainting, a petting zoo, photos with Father Christmas in the Carriage Tours of Savannah Cinderella carriage and a choir performance.

This annual Christmas For Kids celebration starts at 11 AM and lasts until 2 PM.

Savannah’s City Market is a 2 block area at Jefferson & West St Julian streets.

Learn more here. 

Free holiday parking in City of Savannah parking garages

Enjoy three hours of free parking in City garages from Thanksgiving until Dec. 27, 2015.

City Market Holiday Open House

Fri. Dec 4 @ 6PM – 9PM
Explore the beauty of holiday decorations including hundreds of lights and over 500 luminaria in the courtyard. Enjoy Christmas carolers, visit with Father Christmas, and sample holiday treats in the shops. Please bring an unwrapped toy to drop off in City Market’s Holiday Hope collection box.

Learn more here. 

Savannah’s City Market is a 2 block area at Jefferson & West St Julian streets.

FREE Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2015, Dec. 5

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Savannah Lighted Christmas Parade 2014Don’t miss Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2015 starting West River Street at 5:30PM Sat. Dec. 5 2015, traveling throughout downtown and ending at Ellis Square.

The parade marks the official arrival of St. Nick, so this is one event you don’t want to miss!

The lighted parade starts at 5:30PM Dec. 5 on the west end of River Street and will travel throughout downtown, ending in City Market.

This year’s parade will have over 40 community groups and businesses with multiple units of decorated cars, trucks, floats, and trolleys. Even the walking groups are wrapped in Christmas lights.

FIRST FRIDAY & SATURDAY
DEC 4-5, 2015
Rousakis Riverfront Plaza 115 East River Street Savannah, GA 31401

It’s a holiday celebration on Historic River Street. Rousakis Plaza will be full of regional arts & crafts exhibitors with holiday gifts and stocking stuffers to check off of your Christmas list. Music and local entertainment will take place on the Arbor Stage throughout the weekend leading up to Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade. 

Weekend festivities will kick-off Fri. Dec. 4-5 from 4-10PM with First Friday Fireworks at 9:30PM  and continue on Sat. Dec. 6 10AM- 7:30PM. First Fridays & Saturdays on the River take place each month from March-December. For more details including an entertainment schedule, click here.

Admission: Free & open to public
Phone: (912) 234-0295

Savannah Holidays 2015: First Day Hike @ Skidaway Is. State Park

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Celebrate the Holidays @ Skidaway Is. State Park.

First Day Avian Loop Hike @ Skidaway Is. State Park
Friday, Jan 1, 2016 2 PM
Enjoy an afternoon hike through the marsh. This guided hike will discuss the history of Skidaway Island, marsh plants and local animals. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah , GA 31411, gastateparks.org/SkidawayIsland On Facebook here.

Disney on Ice in Savannah Nov. 12-15

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Disney on Ice tickets Savannah 2015Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate!Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt will be performed in Savannah Nov. 11-15 2015.

It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by Yo Kids Organic Yogurt.

Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with the Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe.

Come join the party when Disney On Ice skates into Savannah!

Savannah Showtimes @ Savannah Civic Center Martin Luther King Arena
Thurs 11/12 – 7PM
Fri 11/13 – 10:30AM, 7PM
Sat 11/14 – 11AM, 3PM, 7PM
Sun 11/15 – 1:30PM, 5:30PM

The free giveaway passes are valid for all performances but must be redeemed at the Savannah Civic Box Office for tickets. SO REDEEM PASSES EARLY FOR THE BEST SEAT SELECTION.  Additional tickets may be purchased along with your free passes.

Tickets

Buy tickets online by clicking here. 

Discount

Metro PCS is a sponsor of the show this year and are offering $10 kids’ ticket coupons at the following locations:

Metro PCS Locations with $10 Kids’ Coupons

205 E Montgomery Cross Rd. Savannah GA 31406 912-349-6323
1900 E Victory Drive #12 Savannah GA 31404 912-234-2001
19 E Derenne Ave Savannah GA 31405 912-200-4087
1516-A Montgomery St. Savannah GA 31401 912-335-8405
4801 Augusta Rd. Unit B Garden City GA 31408 912-436-6938
11400 Abercorn Street Savannah GA 31419 912-777-6512

 

Make your own herbal cosmetics class @ Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, Savannah

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

make your own herbal cosmetics class Brighter Day Natural FoodsDIY Herbal Cosmetics Class
Thursday, November 19, 7:30 9 p.m.
Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,
1102 Bull Street (Corner of Park & Bull), Savannah

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market owner Janie Brodhead will teach you to make your own herbal toothpaste, deodorant and bath salts in this hands-on class.

$5 fee will cover materials.

Pre-register at the store, or by calling 236-4703 or emailing info@brighterdayfoods.com

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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.

Early Winter 2015 Kids Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Children's art classes Savannah

Savannah children's art classes Pooler Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler is offering a colorful array of art classes for kids during early winter 2015.

Join class sessions anytime.

To register, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Pooler location: 115 Canal St, Pooler, GA 31322

Classes at both locations include a Home School art class. (See the schedule above).

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler 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

Brain & Brawn 5K combines running & STEM activities, Savannah

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Brain and Brawn 5K STEM Challenge Savannah Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge in Savannah
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Whitemarsh Preserve – Hwy 80 and Bryan Woods Rd, 1001 Memorial Ln Savannah, GA 31410

Join the Society of Women Engineers for the Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge.

If you don’t want to just run the 5K, sign up for the 5K Challenge to put your brain and your legs to the test. Each participant must complete 6 STEM related challenges along the course. Medals awarded to the top finishers and top in age groups for the 5K and 5K Challenge.

There will be a raffle, which will be conducted during the awards for the 5K Challenge, following completion of the race. You do not have to be present to win and is not limited to race participants. Raffle tickets are $5 and will be available for purchase with your registration, at packet picket, on race day, or through the race coordinator. Raffle prizes will be raffled off as separate packages.

Raffle Prizes include (More prizes will be added as they’re received):

4 One Day Disney World Park Hopper Pass
2 Tickets WonderWorks Orlando

All proceeds from these races will benefit the Society of Women Engineers Savannah Coastal Empire Section outreach and scholarship funds. Help SWE Savannah Coastal Empire give back to the community and spread their love for everything STEM.

If you’d like to help and are interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor, please click here.

Registration Options

5K

5k Challenge – Same course, but there will be 6 STEM related stations that must be completed

5K & 5K Challenge – Includes both races, but participant must be able to complete the 5K in 30 minutes

Registration Schedule

5K or 5K Challenge:
$25 Through November 20
$30 November 21- December 10*
$35 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

5k & 5k Challenge:
$40 Through November 20
$45 November 21- December 10*
$50 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

More details here.

Holiday evening tours by candlelight @ Davenport House Museum, Savannah

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Candlelight Tours Davenport House 2015 Savannah Holiday Evening Tours by Candlelight @ Davenport House Museum, Savannah will be offered Dec. 26-30 2015, 6-8:30PM.

The house museum will be open for evening tours exploring the December celebrations of the early 19th century inhabitants of the fine brick home on Columbia Square.

Topics will include the meaning of the season, feasting, the Scottish influence on the family, festive attire, treatment of household slaves during holiday time, etc.

The Dining Room table will be set for an intimate adult meal for the New Year’s Day celebration and the Drawing Room will be set as if preparing for a dance. Conversations will spotlight music and festive treats including cakes, jellies and syllabub.

Docents will don authentic early 19th century costume.

A demonstration of early 19th century dance will end the program each evening

The experience requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs and maneuver in the candlelit rooms.

Purchase tickets online here.

Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State Street, Savannah, 31401, 912-236-8097, info@davenporthousemuseum.org ,www.davenporthousemuseum.org

All-inclusive family vacation to Beaches Negril Resort with special group savings, volunteer project

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

EXCLUSIVE family getaway to Beaches Negril ResortNext summer take a vacation that your family won’t forget!

The gals at Two Sisters Travel have planned the adventure of a lifetime on their EXCLUSIVE getaway to Beaches Negril Resort in Jamaica June 20-25, 2016!

This luxury all-inclusive vacation combines fun and sun for the whole family, with special group savings.

Your family will also have the opportunity to participate in a special family-friendly volunteer project at a local school. Two Sisters Travel have partnered with the Sandals Foundation to offer this special Day of Caring activity. It will be a priceless lesson to teach your children about appreciating differences, respecting others, and the importance of community service.

Beaches Negril Resort provides the perfect setting for this special getaway. Situated on the world-famous 7-Mile Beach, at Beaches everything is included from unlimited watersports like waterskiing, paddle boarding, even SCUBA diving. And there are 6 kids programs for every age from infants to teens. This will truly be a vacation for everyone.

Join Two Sisters Travel online Thurs. Nov. 19 9PM for a Virtual Q&A. They’ll be answering all of your questions, discussing details of the trip, and sharing tips on staying at an all-inclusive resort with the family. Visit the Facebook event here to join or for more information.

There are only 12 rooms available for this exclusive getaway. Book your room now with a $400 deposit. Two Sisters Travel can even arrange an easy to follow payment plan for you.

Get a customized quote now or call 843-284-3241 for details. See you in Jamaica, mon!

Christmas mini-sessions with Jana Butman Photography, Savannah

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Holiday portraits Savannah photographers There is still time to book your Christmas mini session with Jana Butman Photography in Savannah.

You have until the end of November!

Her winter wonderland set up is full magic and will great on your Christmas cards this year. Contact her for more info and availability at www.butmanphoto.com or on Facebook here.

Contact Jana Butman Photography for details & availability at (912) 655-6307 or email at janabutman@gmail.com.

See more of Jana’s work on her website: www.butmanphoto.com or her Facebook page here, where you can also read reviews and what other clients’s experience was like while working with her.

Jana Butman Photography, Maternity, newborn & family photographer, 25 E. 40th St., Savannah, www.butmanphoto.com ; (912) 655-6307,  email janabutman@gm

Santa, Christmas Tree, Holiday Train @ Savannah Mall

Monday, November 9th, 2015

1505Santa & the area’s largest holiday tree is at the Savannah Mall through the 2015 Holiday Season.

The 50-foot tree and mall decor covered in 500,000 LED lights is in center court of the Savannah Mall at 14045 Abercorn Street.

Kids can ride the special edition “Rio Grande Train”  – a bright blue, yellow and red choo-choo manufactured in Vincenza, Italy by Zamperla, Inc. – that seats 28 passengers and features a one-of-a-kind track designed especially for Savannah Mall.

Santa will be at the Savannah Mall through Dec. 24.

Santa Schedule @ Savannah Mall
Santa will be located on the lower level at Dillards court daily.
Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm Breaks 3-4p.m.
Sunday 12-6pm Break 2:30-3p.m

If you have any questions or need more information, please call 912-927-9663.

All Aboard

Ride the holiday train at center court . Train hours Monday-Friday 10-8p.m. and Sunday 12-6p.m.

Train rides $2 per person. Children 2 and younger are free with a paid adult train ride.

For more information about the Savannah Mall, call 912.927.7467 or visit  www.savannahmall.com.
Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn Street, www.savannahmall.com , 912-927-7467. The Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Register for Savannah Santa Train today

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Savannah Santa Train 2015

UPDATE: The train ride tickets for 2015 Savannah Santa Train are SOLD OUT! However, you can still purchase an ACTIVITIES ONLY ticket for $15 each and enjoy all of the other activities on site that day. Tickets MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!

Click here to purchase an activities only ticket.

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Registration for ‪‎Savannah‬ Santa Train at Georgia State Railroad Museum is now LIVE today Nov. 9.

Click here to register

Savannah Children’s Museum and Georgia State Railroad Museum will host this fun and educational holiday experience for families in the Lowcountry on Dec. 12 2015. Visitors can enjoy crafts, face painting, hands-on learning activities, wintry treats from local vendors and of course SANTA CLAUS!

A holiday train ride with festive music will be available to the first 1,300 people who purchase tickets for this year’s event. The event is pre-registration and pre-payment only. Registration ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, December 10. Don’t miss out on one of Savannah’s most popular holiday traditions! Register today!

For any questions about this event, please contact Kasey Johnson at kjohnson@chsgeorgia.org or at 912-677-0157.

Tickets are $15 PER PERSON OVER 18 MONTHS OF AGE.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Holiday pies, Thanksgiving cupcakes @ Gigi’s Cupcakes Savannah

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Gigi's Cupcakes Savannah Thanksgiving pies Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah  has these Thanksgiving specials.

Gigi’s Thanksgiving Mini Box of cupcakes for $18
Gigi’s 3” or 9” pies in Southern Comfort Pecan Pie or Pumpkin Pie
3”: $3.95
9”: $17.95

You can order online at www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/orderahead

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is at 5521 Abercorn St., next to Petite Feet and across from the Publix Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah, 5521 Abercorn St, Suite 100,  912.349.2778 or email savannahga@gigiscupcakesusa.com , www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/savannahgeorgia. On Facebook here. Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is a SouthernMamas advertiser. 

Turkey Trots 2015, Nov. 26 in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

United Way Turkey Trot Savannah 2015 Daffin Park Do you have the race buzz after this past weekend’s Savannah Rock n’ Roll runs?

Here’s a way to keep it going. Register for the United Way Turkey Trot presented by SouthCoast Health & happening on Thanksgiving Day 2015 in Daffin Park Savannah

Over 1,500 experienced runners and amateur weekend athletes will enjoy a challenging, fast 4 mile course along with a Kids K and a Diaper Dash. Participants are invited to a post-race awards ceremony, which includes food, beverages and family fun.

Daffin Park
Thu, 11/26/2015
8am – Kid’s K; 8:15am – Diaper Dash;
8:30am 4 Mile Run/Walk

Register here.

Registration Fees

Thru November 12 — $25
November 13 – 19 — $30
November 20 – 25 — $35
Race Day — $40
Kiddie Run and Diaper Dash – FREE

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Hilton Head Turkey Trot 2015Turkey Trot on Hilton Head Is. 

Thursday, November 26, 2015
8:00am 2:00pm
Chart House
2 Hudson Rd Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926 United States

A safe, fun, and family oriented Fun Walk, 5K or 10K to start your Thanksgiving holiday! Registrations began in August so make sure to be on the look out as these races have sold out in the past. Register here.