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New Savannah party venue: Nourish offers birthdays creating natural bath products

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Nourish Savannah children's birthday party venues Ladies Night Out showers

It’s time for some FUN!

Nourish is so excited to be offering parties at their Abercorn Street store, next to Lucky’s Market in Midtown Savannah.

Small groups can enjoy creating natural bath products while celebrating together.  Create your own glycerin soap, bath salts, lotion bars and more.

Email partysavnourish@gmail.com or call 912-777-5479 for more information.

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Winter 2017 Classes, Workshops, Homeschool Meet-Ups @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Saturday Art Kids Workshops Savannah Henny Penny Art Space Cafe

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah is knocking it out of the park – or, studio – this Winter 2017 with loads of fun weekly classes, fun open studio themes, Saturday workshops & homeschool meetups – for all ages.

New programs to get exited about: Pretend Play on Mondays, 1-4PM & Homeschool Meet Up on Wednesdays, 2-4PM.

See all the Nov/Dec. 2017 Henny Penny classes, the homeschool meet-up schedule & Saturday workshops here. 

For the special Saturday workshops below, please register your child in advance as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com.

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Homeschool meet-up Savannah Henny Penny art classes

Homeschool Meet Ups

Homeschool Meet Up at Henny Penny Art Space and Café. Each week, Henny Penny will offer an artist inspired art project. No registration required, just show up. 2-4PM Wednesdays. Different theme each week. See the schedule here. 

Homeschool Meet Up
2-4PM Wednesdays | $7; $5 for siblings
Weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up!
Dec. 6, Van Gogh
Dec. 13, Clay Birds
Dec. 20, Nancy Wolff Kokka
Dec. 27, Paul Klee

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Weekday Classes

All Ages

Ms. Jami’s Storytime Art
Mondays, 10:30am-12:30pm | $5

Pretend Play
Mondays, 1pm-4pm | $7
Join us for dress up fun! Each week we’ll make something new and exciting to fuel kids love for creative play! Ages 3 and under might need parental assistance.

Play Doh Play Dates
Tues. & Thurs., 10am-4pm | $5
Cookie cutters, rolling pins, we’ve got everything to make wonderful play doh creations in our “mini” kitchen.

Mommy & Me Craft Mornings Henny Penny Cafe Savannah

Mommy & Me Crafty Mornings
Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon | All Ages | $5
Dec. 6, Tree Ornament
Dec. 13, Gingerbread House
Dec. 20, Snowman Snow Globes
Dec. 27,New Year Fireworks Art

Homeschool Meet Up
Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm | $7; $5 for siblings
Join us for a weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up.

Adult Crafting Savannah Henny Penny Cafe Savannah

Adult Crafting
Thursdays, 1-4pm | $10
Nov. 30, changed to Fairy Mobiles
Dec. 7, Holiday Garland Part I
Dec. 14, Holiday Garland Part II
Dec. 21, Tiny Trees for your Table
Dec. 28, Peg Doll Cake Toppers

Petite Picassos!
Fridays, 10am-4pm | All Ages | $5
Kids paint at their very own “petite” sized easels! Sit back and relax with a coffee, we’ll provide your little artist with everything needed to make their own masterpiece.

Calling All Animal Lovers
Saturdays, 9am-5pm | All Ages | $5
Paint a different animal on canvas each week.

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Open Studio

All Ages

Kids love to create. Henny Penny loves to help, providing a variety of art materials for your child to make something uniquely special.

Monday thru Friday, 10AM-4PM | Cost: $5
Saturdays, 9AM-5PM | Cost: $5
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Special Saturday Workshops

All Ages • 3-4pm • $20. Please register your child in advance as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com

See the schedule in the top image above. 

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About Henny Penny 

Henny Penny is located at 1514 Bull St. Savannah.

Nestled just blocks from Forsyth Park, Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe also provides custom-designed arts and crafts kits for all ages, workshops, classes, and is available for booking birthday parties.

Foxy Loxy Cafe & Scribble Art Studio opened Henny Penny earlier this year.

Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Things to do with preschoolers in Savannah: New Kindermusik November classes

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah preschoolers toddlers music classes

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano begins new November 2017 themes next week!

Mondays at 10AM and 11AM will explore “Rain or Shine”, while Tuesdays at 10AM begins “Splash!” Classes open for ages 0-7. First introductory class is free.

Also, November monthly musical play dates will be held early in the month, on Nov. 11, 16 & 18 at 10AM. Theme is “Thankful for My Family”. Each child will receive an instrument, ten Kindermusik songs & a $10 bonus gift. Cost is $15 per child & $5 for siblings.

Kindermusik is a unique, special small group experience so enroll early because classes fill quickly.

Enroll online at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fitness self-defenses classes @ KATMA, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Self-defense fitness classes Savannah KATMA

Take time for yourself. Come get some exercise and learn to defend yourself.

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers self-defense fitness classes 10:30-11:30AM ( Mon, Wed and Fri )

Learn basic self-defense skills and work on your fitness at the same time.
You don’t have to be fit to start. You can work on that in the class.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405
www.katmadefence.com
(912) 495-8693

Classes are $90 per month. Contact KATMAdefense to reserve your spot.
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KATMA also offers affordable, martial-art themed children’s birthday parties & a variety of martial arts & self-defense classes for all ages.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

All-New Holiday Magic at Universal Orlando Resort

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Universal Orlando deals Savannah

Put a little mischief in your merry when Universal Orlando Resort takes the holiday season to new heights with an all-new lineup of festivities inside the theme parks and onsite resort hotels.

Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ as Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™ are transformed with wondrous spirit. Enjoy special holiday treats & entertainment, festive décor, and as the stars begin to shine, a stunning projection wraps Hogwarts™ castle in spectacular holiday spirit. Even the Frog Choir has prepared a special show!

Seuss Landing is transformed with the Christmas charm and cheer into Whoville. Delight in The Grinchmas™ Wholiday Spectacular, a live retelling of the classic holiday tale starring The Grinch™. Plus, meet the maven of mischief himself for an autograph and photo.

Merry and Mayhem combine as the Minions join Santa Claus in an all-new incarnation of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, a holiday favorite that also features characters from Madagascar and Shrek. You can even enjoy a live performance of Christmas classics by Mannheim Steamroller on select evenings!

The onsite resort hotels are also getting into the action with special festive décor, entertainment & activities to celebrate the holidays!

Come, stay, and celebrate the season at Universal Orlando. You’ve never had a holiday like this. And if you act before Nov. 14 2017, you can still take advantage of hotel discounts AND the buy a 2-day ticket, get 2-days free offer!

Get a free vacation quote online today or call 843.284.3241 for info & pricing.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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Savannah moms groups: Thanksgiving gathering with MOMS Club

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Moms Group Savannah Thankgivings MOMS Club

MOMS Club of Savannah is a group dedicated to the support of stay-at-home moms.

MOMS Club is not solely a group for playdates. The club is run by members and collectively members plan weekly activities, both in the morning and afternoons.

Want to learn more about MOMS Club of Savannah? Come to their Thanksgiving Potluck on November 17 for mingling and letting the kids run off some energy.

This is a great event to come and ask questions about the club and meet other moms in the area. Just RSVP to this Facebook Event page and invite all of your stay-at-home mom friends!

Learn more about the Savannah moms group here. 

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MOMS Club of West Chatham County & Effingham County

Connect with other moms. Check out a MOMS Club of West Chatham & Effingham meeting.

This MOMS Club serves the Pooler, Bloomingdale, Garden City, Port Wentworth, Guyton, Rincon, and Springfield areas within West Chatham and Effingham counties. This chapter is one of many around the world, but all are part of the international MOMS Club organization.

From park playdates to playgroups, and museum outings to moms night out, there is always a way to connect with other moms and their kids. Members are happy to provide you with more information about joining. Please send inquires to momsclubofwestchathameffingham@gmail.com and be sure to include your contact information.

Holiday Robotics Camp @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will host a one-week Holiday Robotics Camp for kids.

Cost: $199. Mention SouthernMamas.com to receive a $25 discount.

The Holiday Robotics Camp will be 9AM-Noon, Dec. 18-22 2017.

Call 912.355.2267 to register.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Holidays 2017: “Holidays on Broughton” Tree Lighting, Santa Photos

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Holidays on Broughton 2017 Santa photos Tree Lighting

Experience  “Holidays on Broughton 2017” festivities that kick off with a tree-lighting Nov. 24 in downtown Savannah.

The Broughton Street merriment includes the 50-foot Broughton Street holiday tree at the corner of Broughton and Bull Streets, seasonal music performances and Santa visits on certain days through Dec. 31.

“Holidays on Broughton” also will include:

HOLIDAY KICK-OFF CEREMONY AND TREE LIGHTING
Corner of Broughton & Bull Streets
Fri. Nov. 24, 5PM
Broughton Street officially welcomes the holiday season with the lighting off the 50-foot holiday tree adorned with glistening lights! Come celebrate Holidays on Broughton, with musical performances, Santa’s arrival and more.

PHOTOS WITH SANTA
Corner of Broughton & Bull streets
Fri Nov. 24, 5-9PM
Sat. Nov. 25 10AM-2PM
Bring your own camera for an opportunity to take a photo with Santa! Located underneath the holiday tree at the corner of Broughton and Bull Streets.
Professional photography not available.

FREE HOLIDAY PARKING

The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday in starting Nov. 23 through Dec. 22.

The first three hours in any city-owned garage is free. Any time over three hours is the daily rate.

Garages included: Bryan Street, Liberty Street, Robinson garage on Montgomery Street, State Street Garage and the Whitaker Street Garage.

Details here. 

In support of Small Business Saturday, shopping is made easy with three hours of free parking on Sat. Nov. 25 in any city-owned parking garage, sponsored by the City of Savannah. Daily rates apply after the first three hours of free parking.

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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

Savannah Holidays 2017: Lighted Christmas Parade, Dec. 2

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Lighted Christmas Parade Savannah 2017

SEE THE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

Don’t miss Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2017 starting West River Street at 5:30PM Sat. Dec. 2 2017, 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. 2 on the west end of River Street and will travel throughout downtown, ending in City Market. See the parade route here. 

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.

SEE THE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

Christmas on the River

FIRST FRIDAY & SATURDAY
DEC 1-3, 2017
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. 1 from 4-10PM with First Friday Fireworks at 9:30PM  and continue on Sat. Dec. 2. For more details including an entertainment schedule, click here.

Event Times
Fri. Dec. 1, 4-10PM
Sat. Dec. 2 10AM-8PM
Sun. Dec. 3 12:30-6PM

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

SEE THE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

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FREE HOLIDAY PARKING

The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday in starting Nov. 23 through Dec. 22.

The first three hours in any city-owned garage is free. Any time over three hours is the daily rate.

Garages included: Bryan Street, Liberty Street, Robinson garage on Montgomery Street, State Street Garage and the Whitaker Street Garage.

Details here. 

SEE THE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) Holiday Boat Parade of Lights + Fireworks

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Savannah Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2014

It’s a Christmas parade, Savannah style!

On Sat. Nov. 25, 2017, about 35 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2017 starts at 7:15 PM.

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

Or you can enjoy live music performances, a tree lighting ceremony & a fireworks extravaganza at The Westin. Cost: $10 admission per person for the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Online tickets available here.  There will also be a collection of toys and gift cards for Greenbriar Children’s Center

Schedule of Events @ the Westin
5PM – 10PM – Holiday Concessions
6PM – Savannah Pipes and Drums
6:15PM – Proclamation Read by General Oglethorpe & tree lighting ceremony
6:20PM – Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:30PM – Musical Entertainment
7:15PM – Cannon Fire to Start the Parade
9PM- Fireworks

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

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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) “A Christmas Carol” production + Holiday Family Movies @ Tybee Post Theater

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Tybee Post Theater A Christmas Carol Savannah Holidays 2017

A Christmas Carol, live production @ Tybee Post Theater
Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2 2017, 7:30PM
Three performances only.

FEFC Youth Ensemble Theater, which delighted sold-out audiences at the Post Theater with performances of “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” and “Pride and Prejudice” presents Charles Dickens’ timeless “A Christmas Carol” to welcome the holiday season.

Adaptation of the original novella written by Charles Dickens. While some language has been altered for a modern audience, most of the script draws from the source of this powerful, popular drama.

This classic tale will be performed by a cast of 29 and directed by Sandra Koleber.

Thurs., Nov. 30, Fri., Dec. 1, and Sat., Dec. 2. Performances all at 7:30PM. Tickets $15 adults; $7 children 12 & younger. For tickets: 912-472-4790 or visit tybeeposttheater.org
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Holiday Movies 2017 @ Tybee Post Theater

“The Star”
The story of the first Christmas through a new set of eyes, a donkey named Bo who follows the Star with new friends and they become accidental heroes in story of the first Christmas.
Four showings: Thurs. and Fri., Dec. 14-15 at 7PM, and Sun., Dec. 17, at 3 & 7PM. Cost: Adults, $7 and children 12 & younger $5. Tickets available here.

“A Christmas Story”
The 1983 favorite featuring Ralphie who dreams of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder B.B. gun.
Two showings: Sat. Dec. 23, 3 & 7PM. Cost: Adults $7, children $5. Tickets available here.

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LOCATION

The Tybee Post Theater
10 Van Horne Ave.
Tybee Is. GA 31328

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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) 8th Annual Reindeer Run

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

8th annual reindeer run Savannah Holidays 2017

Enjoy an 8K, a kiddie race, and lots of after-race games & activities perfect for all ages including a Best Cookie contest among top pastry chefs in the area at the 8th Annual Reindeer Run, Sat. Dec. 16 2017 @ the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

One of Savannah’s best family-oriented run events, the Reindeer Run benefits the important work of the Rape Crises Center of the Coastal Empire.

Proceeds support the Prevention Education program at the Rape Crisis Center which offers healthy relationship resources and training for local schools, colleges and organizations, including Safer, Smarter Kids, Anti-Bully, Safe Dates, and Sexual Harassment curriculum.

Younger children will enjoy a FREE kiddie race beginning at 8:45AM. The 8K for youth and adults will begin at 9AM.

Discount if you register before Dec. 1 2017.

Learn more here. 
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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) Tybee Christmas tree lighting, kids’ holiday shopping & more

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Tybee Christmas tree lighting parade bike parade 2017 holidays Savannah

Lights on for Tybee 2017: Christmas tree lighting
6:30PM Fri. Dec. 1 2017
A celebratory Tybee tradition downtown with the tree lighting
Mayor Buelterman lights the Christmas tree at the Roundabout. Following the lighting ceremony, the choir – led by performers with the Tybee Arts Performing Society – will lead you from the tree to the steps of Historic Carbo House for holiday entertainment & singalongs.
Tybee Beautification will present the Best Decorated Business awards. Gretchen Greene School of Dance students will perform
Followed by the arrival of Santa Claus.
Plus, gently falling snowflakes from the Sea & Breeze throughout the evening.
Complimentary refreshments will be available at participating locations throughout downtown during the evening celebration.

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House of the Christmas Mouse: Holiday Shopping for Kids
Dec 2-3, 2017
The Tybee Arts Association welcomes kids to come to the Arts Center for this year’s House of the Christmas Mouse. There will be a plethora of Christmas gifts at children prices available for your little ones to do their holiday shopping on Sat Dec. 2 (10AM – 1PM & 4-6PM) and Sun. Dec. 3 (10AM-2PM). Plus, horse drawn carriage rides will be offered on Saturday.
The Arts Center
7 Cedarwood Ave.
Tybee Is. GA, 31328

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Tybee Island Christmas Parade 2017 
Sat. Dec. 2 2017, 1-4 PM
Line the streets and share your holiday joy as festive, spirited participants lead Santa from the 14th Street beachfront parking lot to the Tybee Gym. Following the parade, kids can spend time with Santa & enjoy the games and activities provided by the YMCA of Coastal GA – Tybee Island Branch.
Learn more here.

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The Tour de Christmas Lights bike parade
7PM Sat. Dec. 9 2017
Light up your bikes & golf carts. The Tour de Christmas Lights parade begins & ends at A-J’s Dockside (1315 Chatham Ave.).
Registration: 3-6PM. The oyster roast, door prizes, and raffle drawing begin at 4:30PM. The “best of” judging begins at 6PM. The parade will start at 7PM.
After the winner is announced, the riding begins for touring the island’s lights & downtown spontaneous stops. Proceeds & donations benefit the Rising TYde Community Food Pantry.

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18th Annual Tybee Polar Bear Plunge
Noon, New Year’s Day, Mon. Jan. 1 2018
Dress up, have fun & jump into the Atlantic with thousands of your closest friends @ noon to celebrate the beginning of 2018.
Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion, Tybee Island, GA 31328
COST: Adults $25; Kids younger than 12: $15
Register for this event here.

(Hilton Head Holidays 2017) Tis the Season Lights & Entertainment, Shelter Cove Towne Center

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Tis the season holiday lights Christmas Shelter Cove Towne Center Bluffton

‘Tis the Season lighting & entertainment spectacular
Shelter Cove Towne Center, Hilton Head Is.

Activities & entertainment includes visits from Santa & Mrs. Claus, Horse & Carriage Rides, Rock Wall, Skating Rink, Bounce Houses, Movies in the Park, Zip Line, Local Group Performances.

Park your car, stroll through the lights, enjoy nightly events. Part of proceeds to benefit People for Parks.

Presented by Kroger, Belk & the merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre, ‘Tis the Season will run from Nov. 20 – Dec. 30 and will be open to the public nightly from 5:30-9PM.

Schedule of events (more to come):

Sat. Nov. 18
8AM The Meatball Run

Every Night, Nov 20 – Dec 30
5:30-9PM Lights are on!

Fri. Dec. 1
4-8PM – Winter Wonderland Festival
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Sat. Dec. 2
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Thurs. Dec. 7
6PM- Movie in the Park- Polar Express

Fri. Dec. 8
5-7PM – Santa Claus

Sat. Dec. 9
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Thurs. Dec. 14
6PM- Movie in the Park- Elf

Fri. Dec. 15
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Sat. Dec. 16
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Thurs. Dec. 21
6PM Movie in the Park- Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Fri. Dec. 22
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Sat. Dec. 23
5-7PM – Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Fri. Dec. 29
9AM-1PM – Red Cross Blood Drive

(Savannah Holidays 2017) 22nd Annual Christmas Parade in Richmond Hill

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Richmond Hill Christmas parade 2017 Savannah holidays

22nd Annual Richmond Hill Christmas Parade entitled “A STORYBOOK CHRISTMAS”
The parade will begin on Sat. Dec. 2nd, 2017 at 10AM. Free & open to the public.
See the parade route here.

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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE. 

(Hilton Head Holidays 2017) Bluffton Christmas Parade

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Bluffton Christmas Parade 2017 Hilton Head

Bluffton Christmas Parade 2017
10AM Sat. Dec. 2

The 2017 Bluffton Christmas Parade will begin on Bridge Street, turn on Calhoun Street, down to May River Road, to Pin Oak Street where it will end at Pin Oak and 9th Ave. Road closures will begin at 8AM.

Free & open to the public

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FIND MORE SAVANNAH HOLIDAY FUN IN OUR HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE 2017 HERE.