Archive for January, 2016

Georgia Day Parade is coming soon. Shop Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Georgia Day Parade costumes at Barnett Educational Supplies Savannah

Georgia History Festival’s FREE Georgia Day Parade 2016 is 10:30 AM Feb. 17 in Savannah.  Students & teachers costumed as historical figures march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event.

Prepare your child by shopping at Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah,

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM; Sun: 1- 5 PM.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email , Barnett Educational Supplies is a advertiser.

Valentine’s Day 2016 Golf Special, Savannah

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Valentine’s Day golf special @ The Club at Savannah Harbor  on Hutchinson Island, next to Westin Savannah.

Interested? Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email

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The Emperor’s New Clothes at The Jewel Conservatory Theatre, Rincon

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Jewel Theatre Rincon Savannah

This is opening weekend of the Mainstage show at The Jewel Conservatory Theatre in Rincon: The Emperor’s New Clothes.

Bring your kids to this adorable retelling of the Hans Christian Anderson classic tale.

What a perfect, affordable opportunity for audience members of all ages to go the theater.

Tickets: $5 for children younger than 12 years old. $7 for adults. For tickets, click here. 

​Show dates are:
Friday, January 22 at 7pm
Saturday, January 23 at 4pm
Friday, January 29 7pm
Saturday, January 30 4pm

226 Goshen Road
Building 500
Rincon, Georgia 31326

About The Jewel Conservatory Theatre

The Jewel Conservatory Theatre is dedicated to providing professional, process-based theatre education for all ages.

Learn more about The Jewel Conservatory Theatre’ classes and Special Programming options here. 

The Jewel Conservatory Theatre, 912-257-0671, email, 226 Goshen Road, Building 500 Rincon, Ga 31326 The Jewel Conservatory Theatre is a advertiser

Spring Break Art Camp & Special Needs Open Studio, Pooler

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Art Classes Camps in Pooler Ga. _________________________

Special Needs Open Studio

Feb. 20 1-4PM
Drop in for an hour (parents/caregivers assist).
$15 per art kit. Lots of choices!


Spring Break Camps

Everyone’s An Artist  studio in Pooler will have a Spring Break 2016 art camp March 14-18.

Cost per child: $175. Register before March 1 to receive a $25 discount. 

To register, call 912-755-4567.

Space Cadets (art camp for young space explorers) ages 4-7, 9am-Noon

Creatures of Myth & Legend (art camp for the brave & visionary) ages 8+, 2-5pm

Please call to register: 912-755-4567. Learn more here.


Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a advertiser. 


High Cotton Kids 2016 Spring-Summer Consignment Event, Savannah, Feb. 25-27

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

High Cotton Kids Spring 2016 Savannah SaleSavannah’s biggest children’s consignment event – High Cotton Kids – is set for February 25-27th 2016!

Location: 2104 East Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center (formerly CVS, behind Starbucks)

Hours: Thursday, February 25th 6-8 PM, Friday, February 26th 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday, February 27th 9 AM to 2 PM!!

Come shop consignment at its finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both! This spring’s upscale resale shopping event will have thousands of high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and many other items. There will also be a variety of sponsors and vendors with great products, merchandise and services!

Consignor registration is open! Clean out and cash in, consignors can receive 60-70% of their sales!

High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, artwork, baby and nursery necessities (e.g. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, DVDs and more. For a complete list of items we accept and do not accept click here.

Stay connected and get updates about the event by liking High Cotton Kids on Facebook here. We have some exciting giveaways this year including preview party passes, line-hopper passes, merchandise from select vendors and gift certificates to the show!

High Cotton Kids Consignment Event is sponsored by: Mathnasium, Britt Buckler, Level V Independent Consultant, Rodan + Fields and Glow Medical Spa + Beauty Boutique

High Cotton Kids,, email  High Cotton Kids is a advertiser

Savannah classes for expectant parents

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

classes for expecting parents pregnant in SavannahPrepared Childbirth Saturday Session

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. Feb. 6,
Memorial University Medical Center
This full-day course gives an overview of reproductive anatomy and physiology and explains the process of labor and delivery in simple, easy-to-understand terms. It is designed for parents who live outside of Savannah or have schedules that make it difficult to attend weekday classes. This course includes a tour of the labor and delivery unit. This class is popular, so please register early. The cost is $75 per couple. For more information, call 912-350-BORN (2676).

Labor and Delivery Tour

3:45-4:45 p.m., Sun. Feb. 7
Memorial University Medical Center
Want to take a look around before the big day? Register for a tour of our labor and delivery areas. The tour is held once a month and fills up quickly, so please register early. Call 912-350-BORN (2676).

Baby Basics

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat. Feb. 20
Memorial University Medical Center
This class is strongly recommended for first-time parents. A variety of topics are covered, including basic newborn care, feeding, infant hygiene, life with a new baby, safety in the home, car seat safety, and infant CPR. $45 per couple.

If you have questions, please call 912-350-BORN (2676).

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Nutrition Workshops for Kids @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016


Join Savannah Children’s Museum starting Valentine’s Day for bi-weekly Sunday nutrition workshops, each focusing on different aspects of a healthy lifestyle.

The program will actively engage children pre-K and up with art, movement, and science, while focusing on nutrition education. The whole family is encouraged to attend and participate.

Naturally Sweet
Sun. Feb. 14 at 12PM and 2PM

Join Jesse Rosenblum, SCM’s resident nutrition expert, to learn about eating the rainbow, fruit as an alternative to candy, and the importance of healthy fats.

Each workshop in this Spring 2016 Smart Start series will actively engage children ages Pre-K and up with art, movement and science while learning about nutrition and health. The whole family is encouraged to attend and participate.
When: Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 12 pm and 2 pm
Where: Savannah Children’s Museum‘s Frogtown Garden
Cost: $7.50 for all guests 18 mos. and older (FREE for CHS members!)

5 Senses
Sun. Feb. 28, 12PM and 2PM

Eating isn’t something we do with just our mouths. Every single one of our five senses influences how we eat and the foods we choose most often. Use the five senses while talking about the importance of a varied diet and trying things more than once. All of this along with songs, crafts, movement, story time and takeaways to help you eat healthfully at home.

Be sure to check out SCM’s Calendar for upcoming family nutrition programs.


Presidents Day Hours

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Monday Feb. 15, 10AM-4PM


Daily Programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Everyday Savannah Children’s Museum offers enhanced programs and utilizes the museum to bring you and your families engaging opportunities to learn and experience Savannah Children’s Museum in unique ways. These programs are offered daily and are included in the purchase of your museum pass and always free for members.

Wednesdays through Saturdays:
10:30am Rockstar Reading
11:30am Awesome Art
12:30pm Family Fitness
1:30pm Super Science

11:30am Rockstar Reading
12:30pm Awesome Art
1:30pm Family Fitness
2:30pm Super Science

FREE Meals at Disney This Summer of 2016

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

frozen-ever-afterThere’s a tasty new offer at Walt Disney World this summer, and Two Sisters Travel has all of the details!

For select dates this summer you can enjoy a FREE quick-service meal when you package tickets with a minimum 4-night stay at select Walt Disney World Resort Value Resort hotels.

A family of 4 can enjoy a 6-day, 5-night package for less than $90 per person, per day.

Summer is a great time to visit Walt Disney World. Experience the brand new Frozen Ever After ride & Norway Pavilion at EPCOT and exciting new attractions at Animal Kingdom. And with this new promotion, it’s the perfect time to plan a long weekend trip.

This offer does include most nights May 29-June 30, 2016 and July 5- August 13, 2016. Hurry, the availability for this promotion is limited and you must book by Feb. 29, 2016 to take advantage of this deal.

Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel today. Get a quick, no-obligation vacation quote online or call us at 843-284-3241 for details, and let’s start planning your magical Disney vacation! 

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel


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Theatre Workshop & Performance with Show up. Have Fun.

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Show up. Have Fun. Events Children's Events Savannah Theatre Workshop and performance of The Emperor’s New Clothes at Jewel Conservatory Theatre with Show Up.  Have Fun. in Rincon.

Sat. Jan. 23, 2016 at 4PM


Show Up.  Have Fun. is excited to offer this program for ALL 1st – 6th grade students. This program is with one of the Savannah area’s most beloved teachers, Corinna Rezzelle at The Jewel Conservatory Theatre.

Parents will watch the Jewel’s production of The Emperor’s New Clothes and attend a Talkback Session/Q&A along with their children.  Parents can then sign their children in for the Theatre Workshop at 5:30 PM and return to pick them up when it ends at 6:30 PM.

The schedule for this event is as follows:

  • 3:45 PM – Check in at the theatre with Shylah from “Show Up.  Have Fun.”  (parents and children together)
  • 4:00 PM – Watch the Jewel Conservatory Theatre’s production of The Emperor’s New Clothes (parents and children together)
  • 5:00 PM – Talkback Session/Q&A with the director and cast of the show (parents and children together)
  • 5:30 PM – Theatre Workshop with Corinna Rezzelle (Parents may leave after signing their children in for the workshop at 5:30 PM and pick children up when the workshop ends at 6:30 PM)

The Theatre Workshop with Corinna Rezzelle will include warm-ups, theatre games, and scene study using scenes from The Emperor’s New Clothes.  Snacks will be provided.

Registration for this workshop is only available online through the Show Up.  Have Fun. website.  Click here to go directly to the event registration page.  Questions regarding this event should be directed to

*Already have tickets to this performance and just need to add your kids to the workshop?  Email and they will get you set up.

Stay connected.

Be the first to know about sales, freebies, and new events – Like Show Up.  Have Fun. on Facebook and go here to sign up for the weekly email newsletter, highlighting sales and upcoming events.

Homeschooling your kids or planning to attend multiple events?  Check out Subscription Options that give you early access to event registrations, discounts on all paid events, and access to multiple free events per month.  Additional details can be found on the How It Works and Free Subscriber Events pages.

Show Up.  Have Fun. was founded by a Savannah mom with a passion for hands-on, experience-based learning and a goal of providing fun and engaging educational and social opportunities for families.  Show Up.  Have Fun. organizes events throughout Savannah and the Lowcountry.

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FREE Kindermusik Savannah demo class

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Savannah preschooler, toddler activities Looking for a fun, educational activity with your baby or toddler on Monday Jan. 25th 2016?

Kindermusik Savannah invites you to a FREE* demo class (no obligations… just come and try it out).

Babies ages 0-23 months meet at 9:20am, and children ages 2+ meet at 10:15am. Have a 4.5-7 year old who’s interested in music? Email Kindermusik Savannah about Kindermusik for the Young Child classes.

All classes meet at the 88 Keys Piano Kindermusik studio in Bloomingdale.

For more info, visit  or call 912.988.KEYS (5397). Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

* trial demo class is free for all new families.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Classes are held at:
Kindermusik Savannah Studio
183 Deerfield Rd. West
Bloomingdale, GA 31302

Kindermusik Savannah, email, 912.988.KEYS (5397)  Kindermusik is a advertiser

Registration open: Coastal Kids Market Spring 2016 Consignment Sale, April 7-9

Sunday, January 17th, 2016


Coastal Kids Market dates for the SPRING 2016 Market are set: April 7-9 2016

The sale will be @ the same great location:
The Shoppes of Savannah formerly known as Savannah Festival Outlet Mall, April 7-9 2016

CKM is giving you lots of time to sort out those outgrown clothes and toys – it’s time to get the wrinkles out and scuff marks gone.

Registration is open. Click here. 

Sale dates & hours

Wed. April 6, 5-8 pm (Preview Party for consignors /volunteers ONLY*)-details to come
Thurs. April 7, 6-8pm (*Charity Hour 5 pm)
Fri. April 8, 9am– 5pm
Sat. April 9, 9am – 2pm (some items 50% off)
*Check out the CKM website for details on Preview Party for consignors & volunteers only.

Stay connected

Please follow CKM on Twitter here & check out CKM Facebook page here frequently as you want to make sure you don’t miss any big announcements and giveaways. Be sure to check “going” on the CKM Facebook event page to make sure you know everything that is happening with CKM.

Coastal Kids Market, (912) 655-4686,,  The Shoppes of Savannah ( formerly Savannah Festival Outlet Mall)  11 Gateway Blvd S, Savannah, 31419 Coastal Kids Market is a advertiser

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Savannah private schools St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School wilmington Island This 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:
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.


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

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New Saturday golf clinics @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Golf Discounts Savannah

New Saturdays golf clinics @ The Club at Savannah Harbor  on Hutchinson Island, next to Westin Savannah.

Interested? Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, On Facebookhere. Email,  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a advertiser

Moms Club of Bluffton & Hilton Head Is. Annual Preschool Fair

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Schools in Hilton Head Is Bluffton Moms Club

Come meet with area preschool directors to learn more about what preschool options are available in Bluffton & Hilton Head, SC.  Children’s activities and light refreshments will be available.

The event is to be Feb. 6, 10:30 am – 12 am at the Hilton Head Library, at 11 Beach City Road.  For more information please visit

Hosted by MOMS Club of Bluffton & Hilton Head, SC.

Free & Open to the Public.

2016 Confirmed participants:
Providence Early Learning Center
Little Island Preschool
St Francis Catholic School
St Gregory The Great Catholic School
Hilton Head Preparatory
Sea Pines Montessori
Cross Schools

Check for updates to that list.



Register now: Old Fort Jackson Family Campover 2016

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Old Fort Jackson Family Campover

Registration is open for Old Fort Jackson’s annual Family Campover March 4-5 2016.

Spend the night in Georgia’s oldest brick fort. Children will train as soldiers from the American Revolution and participate in a reenactment of the 1778 Battle of Savannah. Adults will train as Civil War soldiers and learn the drill for the 12 lb. howitzer, the fort’s historic cannon, plus fire the weapon. Dinner, snacks and breakfast will be provided.

Click here to register. Registration is limited to 80 participants.

PRICING (Includes all activities and food):

Adults (Ages 16+) $65**
Children (Ages 4-15) $45

** Activities for adult participants (ages 16 and up) will include training with and firing historical black powder weaponry which is reflected in this pricing structure.

This event is NOT appropriate for children younger than 4 years of age.


Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404

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Find Trend products to motivate your kids @ Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Barnett Educational Supplies Savannah Shop Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah is the headquarters for Trend games and workbooks to keep your children engaged and learning.

Find products by Trend projects to motivate, educate & reward.

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 , Barnett Educational Supplies is a advertiser.

Affordable Winter 2016 Savannah kids art workshops

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

articles_1 The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs is now registering students for Session 1 Visual Art classes and Workshops for the 2016 calendar year.

These are wonderful, affordable day and evening sessions for children, teens and adults in all skill levels.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Credit cards are accepted. Class schedule and registration forms are available online here  or by calling (912) 651-6783.

Now Registering for Session 1 Savannah Art  Workshops and Classes
Workshop registrations due at noon the Thursday before the workshop.

Download a writeable registration form here

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

All classes are held at the Cultural Affairs facility located at 9 West Henry St. (2 blocks south of Forsyth Park between Bull and Whitakar streets)

For more information call 912-651-6783.

Youth & Adult Workshops

Fused Glass Wind Chime
Instructor: Christine Hefner
Ages 12+, Thursday, January 21, 3:30-5:30 pm

Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in fused glass. Students will learn basic glass cutting and fusing techniques creating a unique fused glass wind chime.
$15/$10 city resident

Glass Quilt: Fused Glass
Instructor: Kristin Fulford
Ages 14+, Saturday, January 30, 10am-2pm

Join this fun, hands-on class, open to all levels from the beginner to those who want to learn more about various techniques in fused glass, culminating in a glass quilt. A glass kit with 4 sheets is included in the fee, as well as scrap glass.
$40/$35 city resident

Savannah kids art classes Fused Glass Animals
Instructor: Christine Hefner
Ages 12+, Thursday, February 4, 3:30-5:30 pm

Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in fused glass. Students will learn basic glass cutting and fusing techniques creating a fused glass animal
$15/$10 city resident

Fused Glass Jewelry
Instructor: Christine Hefner
Ages 12+, Thursday, February 18, 3:30-5:30 pm

Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in fused glass. Students will learn basic glass cutting and fusing techniques creating one-of-a kind fused glass jewelry.
$15/$10 city resident

Clay Clock
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 17+, Saturday, February 6, 10am-12pm

Come design your own clock. Make time fly or crawl or just hang out on the wall. Working clock parts are included. Open to all skill levels.
$25/$20 city resident
Youth Classes

Learn more about all the above classes here. 

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 advertiser 

Savannah Model Railroad & Train Show 2016

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Savannah Model Train Show 2016

Model Railroad & Train Show hosted by Coastal Rail Blufs

Jan. 23-24 2016, 10AM-5PM @ National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.


FREE for children younger than 12 & active military

2-day admission: $7

Seniors/students: $5

Learn more here.

Register now for Spring Soccer 2016 with Savannah United

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016


Youth Soccer Savannah Wilmington Island

Time to register your child for Spring 2016 Soccer with Savannah United.

Registration is open for Micro & Rec Soccer

Micro U4-U8 Program

Micro players (U4, U5, U6, U7, U8) make up the largest number of participants in US soccer. Because this is entry level for a lot of children, Savannah United views this program as the grassroots of the club. To ensure players develop a love for the ’beautiful game’, we make sure it is run in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Practices are geared towards individual skill and coordination development.

Micro Program teams can train at any of the facilities available to us around the City including but not limited to The Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex, Ambuc, Daffin Park Bee Road, Wilmington Island, and Ottawa Farms Soccer Field in Bloomingdale. Games are played at one of three locations – The Jennifer Ross Complex on Sallie Mood, Wilmington Island, and Ottawa Farms in Bloomingdale (you can select your preference when registering).

Registration deadline

The registration deadline for the SPRING 2016 Micro Soccer season is February 23 2016. Any registration after that date will incur a LATE FEE of $15 and the player will be placed onto a waiting list (and not guaranteed a place in the program)**

Register online here or in person at the Savannah United office, 702 Mall Blvd || Suite C || Savannah, GA 31406.


Recreation Program U10-U14

Each team plays 6 games during the regular season and are then seeded into a playoff bracket to decide the Champions. Girls and Boys teams play separately. Teams practice once or twice a week and training sessions last between 60 – 90 minutes.

Register online here. 


Early Goals/Toddler Soccer

Registration for Savannah United Soccer‘s Spring 2016 Early Goals Toddler Soccer will begin in late February 2016 with sessions starting in late March 2016.

Savannah United will post the Early Goals/toddler soccer schedule on Friday Feb. 19 and have registrations open on Monday Feb 22 at 10AM. The spots typically go quickly.

Spots are first come, first served.

Early Goals will be offered for players ages 30 months to 4 years old throughout the area this Spring including in Savannah, Wilmington Is., Pooler, Rincon, Bloomingdale, Richmond Hill.

Below are the age groups for the SPRING 2016 season:
Early Goals – Birthdates from 8/1/2012 to 10/1/2013
U4 Program Players – Birthdates from 8/1/2011 to 7/31/2012

Learn more here. 

Savannah United,, 702 Mall Blvd Suite C, Savannah, 31406, tel 912-691-2472, email On Facebook here. Savannah United is a SouthernMamas advertiser. 

FREE Tybee Mardi Gras 2016 Parade & Costume Contest

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Mardi Gras Tybee parade carnival costume 20168th Annual Mardi Gras Carnival, Tybee Island, Saturday, Jan. 30

Free and open to the public.

8th Annual Mardi Gras Tybee Event Schedule

Mardi Gras Tybee Street Party
Sat. Jan. 30 from 12- 6pm
Tybrisa Roundabout (at south end of island on Tybrisa Street and Butler Avenue)

Mardi Gras Tybee Parade
Sat. Jan. 30 at 2pm
Butler Avenue to Tybrisa Street

Grab a spot along Butler Avenue to enjoy Tybee’s Mardi Gras Parade as it processes down Butler Avenue from Memorial Park to Tybrisa Street featuring colorful floats, plenty of beads and marching bands!

After the Tybee Mardi Gras Parade, a costume contest will take place in the festival area at the Tybrisa Roundabout. Winners will be crowned the 2016 Mardi Gras Tybee King and Queen. The King and Queen will then host the street dance fun with music from The Hypnotics!

For additional information about the 8th Annual Mardi Gras Tybee festival, visit

Things To Do on MLK Jr. Day 2016, Savannah

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

MLK Jr. Things to do with Kids in Savannah Reminder: Kids are out of school this Monday Jan. 18 2016 in honor of MLK Jr. Day. Here’s a list of things to do to celebrate & enjoy the day.

(Savannah) MLK Jr. Annual Parade, 10AM. Click here for the parade route.

(Savannah) Special soldier demos, interactive program for kids @ Old Fort Jackson. Details here.

(Savannah) Loyalists & Liberty kids’ interactive Revolutionary War program @ Savannah History Museum & Battlefield Memorial Park. Details here. 

(Savannah) FREE Kindermusik trial class. No need to call ahead. Just show up. Babies ages newborn to 2 meet @ 9:20am; toddlers 2+ meet @ 10:15am. Details here.

(Savannah) Savannah Children’s Museum will be open 10AM-4PM. Savannah Children’s Museum will open on days that Chatham County schools are closed. Details here. 

(Pooler) Day Camp @ The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, 9am-4pm. Cost: $30, lunch included. For ages 7-11. Pre-register. Details here. 

(Savannah) Skinny Dipping Ladies Night @ The Melting Pot of Savannah. Details here. 

Free entrance to National Parks & Monuments on MLK Jr. Day. Parks include:
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Sumter National Monument
Details here. 

(Savannah) Daily Tours at Fort Pulaski National Monument, 10:30AM & 3PM Guided Fort Tours. Special daily programs; historic weapons demos. Become a Junior Ranger @ Fort Pulaski. Details here.

(Savannah) Daily Cannon Firings @ Old Fort Jackson at 11AM & 2PM. Schedule subject to change. Call ahead to confirm: 912.232.3945.


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MLK Jr. Holiday Weekend soldier demos, interactive program @ Old Fort Jackson

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Thanksgiving demos, interactive program Savannah Old Fort Jackson Did you know that Old Fort Jackson in Savannah has seen 100 years of military conflict? The location played an important role in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

Come learn about the importance of the fort’s location during our special “A Century of Sentries” program over this upcoming MLK Jr. Day 3-day weekend 2016.

Explore the daily life of a soldier, while uncovering stories about the many individuals and units once stationed here.

Guests can participate in a variety of activities appropriate for all ages. Available activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill and musket and cannon demonstrations.

“A Century of Sentries” is FREE for members and the cost of regular admission for the general public. Click here to become a member & save big.

Chatham Days‘ buy one, get one free discount for locals applies until Jan. 31 @ Old Fort Jackson. Free for members.

When: Jan. 15-18, 2016  9AM-5PM

Where: Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd., Savannah, GA 31404

Cost: FREE for members; general admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Click here to become a member & save big.

Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, GA 31404 (912.232.3945)


loyalists liberty Savannah History Museum Loyalists & Liberty: A Revolutionary War Experience at Savannah History Museum, Fri. Jan. 15- Mon. Jan. 18  2016.

The story of Savannah’s role in the American Revolution comes alive. This hands-on family-friendly experience starts in Savannah History Museum, where you will learn about Savannah at the time of the Revolution, conditions of a soldier in the American militia, and events leading up to the 1779 Battle of Savannah. The program concludes on Battlefield Memorial Park with musket firing demonstrations, while you join in our reenactment of the militia attack on this British fortification.

This experimental program is offered on select days including Jan. 15-18 2016 at 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 2:30PM. For more information, click here or call 912.651.6840 x 303.

Savannah History Museum, 303 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah, 31401, Coastal Heritage Society is a advertiser. 


Train Rides in SavannahDiesel Train Rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum

What: Come for a site tour of Georgia State Railroad Museum and enjoy a special diesel train ride, showcasing our #119 locomotive, a 44 tonner center cab switch engine, which was built in 1947.

When/Where: Daily from Jan. 15-18 at Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Cost: The price of general admission. Adult tickets are $10 and children’s tickets are $6 (for children 2 to 12 years of age.) Discounted train rides for members.

Learn more here. 

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Ice-Skating Daytrips from Savannah

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Ice-Skating Daytrips from Savannah Already miss Skatefest ice-skating @ Savannah Civic Center?

Here are some places to ice-skate that are a daytrip or weekend getaway from Savannah.


Temporary/Seasonal Outdoor Ice-Skating in Columbia, SC

City of Columbia’s Main Street ICE @ Boyd Plaza. The City of Columbia’s temporary outdoor ice skating rink at the corner of Main and Hampton streets, offers fun for the whole family.

Main Street ICE is open through January 18, 2016.

Monday through Wednesday (Discount Days)
$8 for adults
$5 for children ages 12 and under

Thursday through Sunday (Regular Price)
$10 for adults
$8 for children ages 12 and under
Active Duty Military with ID and Seniors age 55 and up
$8 (Thursday through Sunday)

The ice rink will be open seven days a week through Jan. 18 at the following hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Friday, 4 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m.

For more information or to reserve your group reservations, please contact the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

If you make the trip to Columbia, SC, please visit our List of Things To Do With Kids in Columbia here. 


Carolina Ice Palace in North Charleston
Public indoor skating

** Friday, Jan. 15: The 3pm and 6pm sessions are Cancelled
Saturday, Jan 16: The 12:30pm and 6pm sessions are Cancelled
Sunday, Jan 17: The 1pm session is Cancelled

MON: 11a-3pm & 3p-5:15p
WED: 11a-3p
FRI: 11a-3p & 3p-5:30p & 6p-9p
SAT: 12:30p-2:30p & 3p-5p & 6p-9p
SUN: 1:00p-3:00p & 3:30p-5:30p

More details here. 

If you make the trip to Charleston, SC, please visit our List of Things To Do With Kids in Charleston here. 


Jax Ice & Sportsplex in Jacksonville

For this indoor center’s public skating hours, costs & location, click here. 

Save Up to 25% at Disney, Plus Get An Extra Day FREE

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Summer Spring Disney Deals Savannah If a trip to Walt Disney World is in your plans for 2016, book now and save up to 25% on your room at select resort hotels this spring and early summer.

And when you upgrade to a room and ticket package with a minimum 4-day park tickets, you’ll get an extra day at the parks for FREE!

A family of four can enjoy a 5-day package at All Star Music with 5-day Magic Your Way theme park tickets for less than $90 per person, per day!

These discounts are available for most stays February 22-June 11, 2016. Availability for this promotion is limited, and rooms will sell out fast.

Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel today.

Get a quick, no-obligation vacation quote online or call Two Sisters Travel at 843-284-3241 for details, and let’s start planning your magical Disney vacation.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel


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