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Save Over $1,300 on Last Minute Disney Cruises

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Disney cruise deals 2016Take advantage of incredible last minute Disney Cruise deals and share the splendor of the holidays onboard a Very MerryTime Cruise.

A winter wonderland awaits you aboard each Disney Cruise ship as well as on Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay! You’ll enjoy special holiday-themed entertainment, decorations, and activities, including:

Mickey’s Tree-Lighting Magic –Disney characters lead holiday carols and the lighting of the glittering, three-deck-tall tree.

Winter Wonderland BallCelebrate the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, with your favorite Disney friends at a glamorous ball.

Holiday Carolers – Dickens-inspired characters and carolers carry the spirit of the holidays throughout the ship while singing holiday classics, sometimes with the help of favorite Disney friends.

All of these special events are in addition to the activities you already love, like meet and greets with Santa, building gingerbread houses, listening to holiday storytellers and dancing at the tropical-themed “Deck the Deck Holiday Party.”

With last minute rates as low as $130 per person, per night you don’t want to miss this opportunity to spend quality time with your family this holiday season! These rates are available on select 3, 4, or 7-night Caribbean & Bahamas itineraries sailing from Port Canaveral or Miami.

Hurry, these deals won’t last long. Call Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel 843-284-3241 for details, or get a no-obligation quote online!

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FREE Kindermusik Savannah class for you & your 0-7 year old

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Free kindermusik class Savannah 2016 Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano announces a COMPLETELY FREE class for you and your 0-7 year old.

This Sat.  Nov. 5, at 10AM or 11AM come to this one-time free class. Since spaces are limited, online enrollment is required.

The 10AM class is almost full, so Kindermusik added another one at 11AM. Online enrollment at is required.

Visit to enroll today!

Also: Join classes November for all new themes: Babies 0-2 start “Zoom Baby” on Mondays at 9:20AM; toddlers ages 2-4 meet Mondays at 10:15AM for “Down on the Ground;” Family class (ages 0-7) meets Tuesdays at 10AM for “Splash”

November monthly playdates are open to enrollment now: Nov. 16 & 19 at 10AM for “Jumping Beans”to celebrate music and instruments of Latin America.

For more info, visit or call 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Matilda Jane sleeping bag & duffel bag Fall 2016 special

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Matilda Jane sleeping bag special October Savannah Bluffton Hilton Head Is.

Your little slumber party fan will adore this cozy Matilda Jane combo – sleeping bag & duffel bag.  And YOU will adore this October 2016 special: Get a limited edition duffel bag for $25 with a $175 purchase. (FREE if you host a show with $800 or more in custom orders). Duffel bag promo ends Oct. 31 2016.

November 2016 special: Limited edition sleeping bag for $30 with a $175 purchase (FREE if you host a show with $800 or more in custom orders)

Contact your trunk keeper Robyn Shirley in Bluffton SC for details via email at or call 843-384-3842.

Robyn Shirley Independent Trunk Keeper #124 Matilda Jane Clothing in Bluffton SC is booking November shows & appointments for the November Holiday Collection. Email

TO BOOK or attend a show near you, email

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Free Savannah Children’s Book Festival featuring Fancy Nancy author Jane O’Connor

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Free Savannah Children's Book Festival Forsyth Park 2016 Savannah New York Times bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy children’s series, Jane O’Connor will be among the authors at the 2016 Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival in Forsyth Park.

Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the free 13th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Sat. Nov. 12, 2016, 10AM-4PM at Forsyth Park.

The Fancy Nancy books chronicle the adventures of a young girl who loves all things glamorous, posh, and splendiferous! The series has now sold over 20 million copies and counting with the wildly popular latest title, “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet.”

Additional Featured Authors and Illustrators @ the 2016 Festival include:
James & Kimberly Dean, “Pete the Cat”
Ted Dunagan, “A Yellow Watermelon”
Ame Dyckman, “Boy + Bot”
Rebecca Emberley, “The Ant and the Grasshopper”
Keith Hemstreet, “Travels With Gannon and Wyatt”
Varian Johnson, “The Great Greene Heist”
Robert Quackenbush, “First Grade Jitters”
Bob Shea, “Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great”

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2016 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Program & Map
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Variety of kids’ art classes offered @ Scribble Art Studio for Early Winter 2016-17, Savannah

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Winter art classes Scribble Art Studio Savannah

Time to register for Scribble Art Studio  youth after-school art classes this Winter 2016 in Savannah. Early Winter youth art classes start in early November.

Scribble’s Winter 2016 After-School Art Classes offered include:

Beginner Calligraphy & Printmaking
Mommy & Me
Sew Much Fun
Comics & Cartooning
Watercolor Basics
Portfolio Prep
Drawing 101

Sign up today!

Register here. 

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401


Scribble Art Studio, 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers open studio hours, 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 info, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser

Free spinal screenings, infant CPR with Bright Life Chiropractic, Savannah

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Spinal Screenings Savannah babies Bright Life Chiropractic Savannah You’re invited to Adventures in Parenting Sat. Nov. 12 2016 @ Babies “R” Us in Savannah, 1-3PM.

Free spinal screenings by Bright Life Chiropractic plus free infant CPR/First Aid.

Babies “R” Us
7400 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31406
1-3PM Sat. Nov. 12 2016

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(Savannah Realtors) Erin Sells Savannah will donate a percentage of commissions to Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Savannah Realtor real estate agent Erin Sells Savannah Savannah & Islands Realty Expert Erin Stanley with Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners is the Realtor we would use if we were looking for a bigger home in the Savannah & Islands area.

Erin is a wife, mother of two girls and licensed REALTOR®  who understand how stressful buying and selling a home can be, especially when balancing the demands of your family.

We follow her on Instagram @erinsellssavannah and on Facebook at Erin Sells Savannah and appreciate the candid, natural spirit she conveys. (Example: A recent post revealed that Erin even comes and cleans your windows after a storm so your house will look its best for a showing. Love that!) And this Savannah native and resident also offers helpful real estate and home improvement advice on Facebook, Instagram and on Pinterest. 

Erin is showing her gratitude for your business by donating a portion of her commission for each home bought or sold to the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah through Dec. 31 2016.


Savannah Realtor Erin Stanley best real estate agent

Savannah Homes

Erin is an experienced but down-to-earth real estate agent who handles a variety of types of homes like posh deep-water abodes such as this remodeled Talahi Island coastal retreat (pictured here) on Bull River/Turner’s Creek with new 40 ft. floating dock, 10,000 lb. boat lift and dock house with sun deck.

Think deep water living at its finest.

It’s ready to show. Visit for more photos & details.


Looking to work in real estate?

Have you thought about a career in Real Estate?

Do you want to be part of a business that shares its profit with its agents?

Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners is offering a FREE No-Obligation Career Seminar on Thurs. Nov. 3 from 11:30AM-12:30PM. Call or email Erin to learn more about this opportunity and get registered to attend. Call  912.704.8015 or email

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Trail of Hope Pajama Run to support adoption @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Nov. 12

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

PJs race Skidaway Is. State Park Trail of Hope 2016

Pajama Run…Pajamas not required, but highly encouraged!

The 7th annual Trail of Hope 5K, 1 Mile and Tot Trot on Sat. Nov. 12 – presented by Dentistry for Children and Adolescents – benefits the non-profit organization Covenant Care Adoption Services. It is a ministry for women who experience unplanned pregnancies.

In 27 years of non-profit adoption ministry, Covenant Care has served nearly 6,000 pregnant women and built over 550 families through adoption.

Some of the women choose to parent and some choose to place their children for adoption through Covenant Care, but either way, the organization provides support and long-term counseling at no cost to the women.

Come support the work of adoption!

Even if you aren’t a runner you can be part of the event as a walker or through donations. Please visit or to learn more.

Strollers are allowed at the back of the 1 Mile race pack.
5k is timed, 1 mile and Tot Trot are not timed.
No bikes or pets, please.


Register for the race online here. 

For more info

Questions can be directed to Race Director Megan Sullivan at

Sat. Nov. 12 at 9-11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy, Savannah, Ga 31411

Learn more here. 

Kidz Fest & Family Fun Day, Hilton Head Is., Nov,. 19

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Kids Fest Hilton Head Island 2016 Kidz Adventure

Kidz Fest & Family Fun Day
Sat. Nov. 19, 11AM – 5PM
Shelter Cove Park
39 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

FUN Day for kids & families. There will be two sections with BUBBLES GALORE: 1 section for small children, another section for the older children so that all ages get to enjoy it.

There will also be bounce houses, train rides, food, vendors, music, dancing & all the kids favorite characters. The characters will be dancing & inviting the kids to come dance with them.

CHARACTERS: Chase, Skye, Marshall & Rubble from Paw Patrol, Mickey & Minnie, Minions, Elsa, Olaf, The Ninja Turtles, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Peppa & George, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, PJ Masks, Doc McStuffins & more surprise guests!

Children: $10 (younger than 2: Free)
Parents: Free
Adults without children: $5

A percentage of proceeds from this event will go to Selah Grace fighting childhood cancer at only 5 years old.

Dance & Family Clay Workshops @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Master Dance Class Hilton Head Island The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is thrilled to present the Dance Theatre of Harlem for two performances, as well as a student field trip and several education outreach residencies, October 31-November 2.

Area dancers are invited to take a Master Dance class with the company dance master this Mon. Oct. 31! Don’t miss this opportunity to dance with this acclaimed company, considered “one of ballet’s most exciting undertakings,” by The New York Times.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Master Dance Class
Mon. Oct. 31, 5:30-7PM
The 90 minute DTH Master Class at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will be conducted for students with previous training in dance and Intermediate to Advanced Dance experience is recommended. Taught by the Artistic Director and Dance Master, the class will emphasize focus, discipline, and classical technique as practiced at Dance Theatre of Harlem. Pre-registration is required. ( $25/class.
To register, contact Senior Director of Education Alana Adams
843-686-3945, ext. 205 *

Clay leaf bowls art workshop kids parents Hilton Head Is. Family Fun: Clay Autumn Leaf Bowls
Sat. Nov. 5 10-11:30AM
Each participant (ages 5-adult) will use leaves and terra cotta clay to create a trio of bowls or dishes. After works dry they will be bisque fired and clear glazed before being returned. They make great candle holders, soap dishes, spoon rests, or candy bowls – perfectly functional fall décor. Pre-registration is required. ( $25/class.
To register, contact Senior Director of Education Alana Adams
843-686-3945, ext. 205 *


Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205

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Painted portrait plates activities for families & free Telfair Art Fair @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Free Telfair Art Fair Savannah 2016 Unleash your creativity every day with art-making projects for all ages @drop-in studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center,

Drop-In Studio is offered daily 1-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

The drop-in studio for November 2016  will be a painted portrait plates activity for families, based on the Telfair Museum Tsars’ Cabinet exhibition.

Work at your own pace & comfort level through an array of art mediums. Each month features a special project.

Perfect for all ages – even adults. Children 12 & younger now receive free admission to Jepson Center. Museum admission for adults is $20. (Admission includes a visit to each of Telfair Museums’ three sites: Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, Owen-Thomas House. Valid for one week.)

A studio-assistant is on-hand to answer questions & assist guests. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

November 2016 Drop-In studio: Painted portrait plates activity for families, based on the Telfair Museum Tsars’ Cabinet exhibition.

Learn more here. 

207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401


Telfair Art Fair 2016, Nov.12 & 13

Hosted by Telfair Museums, Telfair Art Fair is free and open to the public on Sat. Nov. 12, 10AM-5PM and Sun. Nov. 13, noon-4PM.

The event is set up around Telfair Square in Savannah’s Historic District and features a wide variety of original art for sale, in a broad range of prices and media, from 85 different artists. Children can engage in activities, sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, 12-4PM on Nov. 12 and 12-2PM on Nov. 13 in the square.

New and returning artists display and sell original works in various artistic disciplines and in a range of prices. Their work features painting, printmaking, drawing/pastel, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, furniture, glass, textiles/fiber, and mixed media. The participating artists are eligible for $11,000 in prizes, which Telfair will announce at 1pm on Saturday. Only original works are eligible for judging and awards.

Free Family Day
Sat. Nov. 12, 1-4pm
Jepson Center
Take time to enjoy the annual Telfair Art Fair, explore Telfair’s modern and contemporary art collection, and apply a bit of your own creativity both inside and outside the museum!

Telfair Flair Trunk Show
Sat. Nov. 12, 10 am – 5pm
Sun. Nov. 13, 12 – 4pm
Jepson Center/Atrium
Back again for another exciting weekend, this shopping event takes place throughout the entirety of Art Fair. Featuring an exclusive gathering of local artists and selling their wares with flair, guests can enjoy chatting with the local talent while also stocking up on plenty of gifts for the holidays!

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Fall Food Truck Festival 2016 @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Nov. 20

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Savannah Family food truck Festival Skidaway Island State Park

Celebrate the reopening of Skidaway Island State Park with a festival the week after the park reopens.

Skidaway State Park closed for weeks due to Hurricane Matthew recovery but plans to reopen in Nov. 8 2016. Celebrate with food trucks, music, crafts, huge The Great Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt (which starts @ 2PM)

$5 Parking.

Bring cash for fast and efficient entry.

Food Truck Line-Up in for Fall Family Food Truck Fun Festival

10 Food Trucks participating and new picnic tables. Food truck line-up includes:

Avila – Venezuelan Cuisine
Downtown Curbside Kitchen
The Naked Dog
Low Country Lobster
Crave Cupcakes
Leopold’s Ice Cream
Rolling Smoke Barbecue
Dark Shark Taco Attack!
Psycho Circus

Sun. Nov. 20, 11AM-4PM
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, Ga 31411

Save On Your 2017 Disney Vacation With 2 New Discounts

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Disney Deals 2017 Two Sisters Travel Savannah JUST ANNOUNCED: 2 new ways to save BIG on your next Walt Disney World vacation with the Play, Stay, Dine, & Save promotion or save up to 35% at select resort hotels.

When you combine your resort stay, dining, and theme park tickets in the popular Play, Stay, Dine, & Save Promotion, you’ll save up to $500 (based on family of 4). This offer is available at select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels and includes most stays Jan. 1 – March 7, 2017. 

If you don’t need a dining plan or tickets, you can save up to 25% on your room at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels for most stays.

Availability for both of these promotions is extremely limited, and rooms will sell out fast. Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel your no-obligation Disney vacation quote or call us at 843-284-3241 for details, and start planning your magical Disney vacation! 

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(Savannah children’s consignment sales) Consign with High Cotton Kids until Nov. 15

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

High Cotton Kids Fall 2016 Savannah SaleThere is still time to consign with Savannah’s BIGGEST children’s consignment event – High Cotton Kids – which is set for Nov. 19 & 20 at a CENTRAL LOCATION: 2160 East Victory Drive, former location of CVS, in the Crossroads Shopping Center.

Consignor registration is OPEN through Tues. Nov. 15! 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 High Cotton Kids accepts and does not accept click here.

This fall’s High Cotton Kids 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 new merchandise from several local retailers.

Get ready to rack up on all your favorite children’s brands at a fraction of the retail price!

High Cotton Kids Consignment Event is sponsored by Rodan + Fields- Britt Buckler, Executive Consultant and Mathnasium. Stay connected and get updates about the event by liking High Cotton Kids on Facebook here. 

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Savannah tutoring deal: Sylvan offers all math programs for $25/hour until Nov. 18

Monday, October 24th, 2016


Math Tutoring Savannah Sylvan Learning Center See Your Child’s Skills and Confidence Soar. Sylvan Learning of Savannah is offering ALL Math Programs for ALL Grade Levels for just $25 per hour .

This deal has been extended until Nov. 18 2016.

If your child can use math help, take heart: Sylvan delivers results.

Kids who come to Sylvan for math tutoring typically see up to two times more growth in their math scores than other students. How? Sylvan has modern math lessons that are similar to how students learn in school today. Sylvan also use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engage your child

Sylvan’s personal approach to math tutoring

Sylvan has 35+ years of experience guiding kids to math success. They know that every child learns in his or her own way. This means personal attention can make all the difference in mastering math.

When it comes to math tutoring, personal learning is what Sylvan does best. Their math tutors use your child’s personal learning plan and engaging technology (such as iPads®, interactive exercises and a fun rewards system) to motivate and inspire your child. Sylvan math tutors get to the root of your child’s needs, so your child can soar with newfound skills and confidence.

No wonder kids love coming to Sylvan. Start today.

Call Dino at 912-355-2267 or email him at

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

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FREE celebration for local Girl Scouts @ Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Savannah

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Girl Scouts Savannah

All local Girl Scouts are invited to a FREE program day @ the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace in downtown Savannah.

October marks the 60th Anniversary of the dedication of Juliette Gordon Low home as a museum for girls to enjoy. You’re invited to a FREE program day in honor of the 1956 dedication.

Girl Scouts are invited to enjoy free guided tours, fun activities and cake. Sample what other local museums, parks & historic sites have to offer Girl Scouts at activity stations on site.

Registration is required and spaces are limited. Please email to sign up.

FREE program day for local Girl Scouts
1-4PM Sat. Oct. 29
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
10. E. Oglethorpe Ave. Savannah 31401