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New Homeschool Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Saturday, October 30th, 2021

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Art Class for the Homeschool Student @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Join Scribble Art Studio in Savannah each week in the studio for ongoing art classes for your homeschool learner.

Classes will begin Oct. 25, 2021. Learn more and register online here. 

Homeschool Art Class
Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401
info@scribbleartstudiosav.com
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Savannah Holidays 2021: Boat Parade of Lights, Fireworks

Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Savannah Boat Parade Lights

Savannah Boat Parade of Lights 2021

On Sat. Nov. 27 2021. more than 40 boats decorated in holiday cheer will parade the Savannah Riverfront at 7PM culminating in a fireworks show.

Learn more here. 

Volunteers needed: Pegasus Riding Academy Fall 2021 Volunteer Orientation, Savannah

Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah volunteers needed

Pegasus Riding Academy in Savannah could not provide riding for the disabled without the help of their volunteers.

Every disabled child on a horse needs three volunteers in addition to the instructor, one Horse Leader to control the horse and two side-walkers to ensure the safety of the rider.

To learn how to volunteer, come to this Volunteer Orientation, 1PM Sat. Nov. 6 2021.

Learn more about Pegasus Riding Academy here. 

 

(Best Savannah private schools) Open House @ Veritas Academy (preK-12th grade)

Friday, October 29th, 2021

Veritas Academy Savannah preK schools Chatham County

Is  Veritas Academy in Savannah right for your family?

The school’s next Open House is Thurs. Nov. 4, 2021 beginning at 9AM. Come see their classes in action and learn more about their mission and programs!

Email info@veritassav.org to RSVP!

RSVP here.

Veritas Academy Open House, PreK-12th
Thurs. Nov. 4, 2021
9-11AM
25 W Oglethorpe Ln.
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2021) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Nov. 14

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Frogwarts Savannah 2021

Frogwarts 2021 in Savannah

Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure is back!

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts” on Sunday, Nov. 14 from 11AM-3PM.

This year’s classes will include Wand Making, Potions, Fortune Telling, Defense Against the Dark Arts: Glow in the Dark Fun!, Care of Magical Creatures with Georgia Reptile Society, Quill Writing, Herbology, Muggle Studies and Quidditch. Attendees can also take a ride on our diesel locomotive, the Frogwarts Express or visit Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

Some CHS community partners will also be leading workshops, including Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital leading aromatherapy and Herbology activities, Front Porch Improv performing some Harry Potter-themed skits, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry sharing the art of Charms, The Lowcountry Turners will be creating unique wooden wands and Leopold’s Ice Cream will be on-site serving Harry Potter inspired sweet treats.

This event is $12 for all participants, ages eighteen months and older.

Pre-registration is required. Pre-register online here.  

Coastal Heritage Society members receive access to early registration, an express check-in line and priority boarding for the Frogwarts Express train ride.  Become a member here.

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Best Savannah private schools: Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School (PreK-12th grade)

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

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Happy 70th Birthday Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS)!

School searching in Savannah? Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school, during a Welcome Home Wednesday open house this fall.

Welcome Home Wednesdays

Open House Dates 2021 November 3 │ December 1
9:30AM
Reservations are required.
Register for Welcome Home Wednesdays online here.
For more information on this event or admissions at Savannah Christian Preparatory School, please email Kathi Strickland, Director of Family Relations, at kstrickland@savcps.com or call the admissions office at 912.629.5544.

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(Best Pooler schools, childcare) Early Kindergarten @ Advanced Academics

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

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Advanced Academics in Pooler

Advanced Academics is a microschool, which does mean a small campus, but also means that Advanced Academics can customize education for each child. Face-to-face customized learning on a small campus provides an enriched learning environment.

Tutoring for K-12 is also offered as well as full & half day learning.

Learn more here.

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Early Kindergarten

Advanced Academics offers a half-day preschool aged program for children whom are ready for school, but not yet five years old. Cost: $400/month

7:45-11:30AM Monday – Friday
Children may enroll if their parent is confident they can separate for the morning, follow/focus on simple directions, and are potty trained.

Learn more here.

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Advanced Academics
email: adv.aca.mail@gmail.com
912-348-2017
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322

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Veterans Day 2021 Savannah Parade & Events

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Veterans Parade Route Savannah 2021 Nov. 11

Veterans Day is Thurs. Nov. 11 2021

Veterans Day Parade 2021 in downtown Savannah, starts between 10AM-10:15AM @ Abercorn & Gwinnett streets on Thurs. Nov. 11. See the parade route above.

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Free Oatland Island Wildlife Center admission for military members (active & retired) with ID. 10AM-4PM. Details here. 

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Veterans Day Savannah Georgia State Parks

Visit a nearby Georgia State Park on Veterans Day: 

Fort McAllister State Park (pictured), Richmond Hill – GaStateParks.org/FortMcAllister

Located south of Savannah on the banks of the Ogeechee River, Fort McAllister State Park showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. Despite being attacked seven times by Union ironclads, the fort didn’t fall until 1864—ending General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Explore the cannons, a furnace, bombproof, barracks, palisades and other remains of the battlefield, and admire artifacts in the Civil War museum. This scenic state park includes cabins, camping, walking trails, and fishing piers.

 

Fort King George Historic Site, Darien – GaStateParks.org/FortKingGeorge

Tour the oldest English fort remaining on Georgia’s coast at Fort King George, which was the southern outpost of the British Empire in North America from 1721 until 1736. The on-site museum offers a film detailing the 18th and 19th– century history of Fort King George, including Guale Indians, the Santo Domingo de Talaje mission, Fort King George, the Scots of Darien and 19th century sawmilling.

 

Fort Morris Historic Site, Midway – GaStateParks.org/FortMorris

In the late 1700s, the Continental Congress fortified barracks on the Medway River at Sunbury to protect the seaport from the British. When the British demanded the fort’s surrender on November 25, 1778, the defiant Col. John McIntosh replied, “Come and take it!” The British refused and withdrew back to Florida, but 45 days later, they returned with a superior force, and on January 9, 1779, Fort Morris fell after a short but heavy bombardment. Stand within the earthwork remains and view scenic Saint Catherine’s Sound. A museum and film describe the colonial port of Sunbury and the site’s history.

 

Registration open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Kids Rock Savannah 2021 November

2021 KiDS Rock Savannah is happening!

Online registration is now open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah 2:30PM Sun. Nov. 7 2021 @ Daffin Park in Savannah. Children ages 1-17 are invited to participate.

New this year: a toddler race for kids ages 1 year-3years. The race distance is 80ft for the toddlers. There will also be a 1/2 mile (ages 3-8) or one mile (ages 5-17).

Each participant gets a t-shirt, medal, bag and racing bib.

Running-1 Mile: KiDS ROCK Savannah 1 mile (ages 5-17). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Running-1/2 mile (ages 3-8). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Toddler Race 80 ft (ages 1-3): Cost $20. Register online here. 

Daffin Park
1301 E Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31404

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Two Sisters Travel: What’s New @ Walt Disney World Resort

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

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What’s New at Walt Disney World Resort

If it’s been a while since you’re last Walt Disney World vacation or you’re ready to plan your first visit, there are so many new things happening at Walt Disney World Resort. Two Sisters Travel has all the latest updates and as your go-to Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.

50th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, the most magical place on Earth is hosting the most magical celebration. Over the next 18-months Walt Disney World Resort will introducing new entertainment, attractions and technology.

Disney Genie

This brand new complimentary feature within My Disney Experience provides you customized recommendations and personalized park itineraries allowing you to enhance your vacation experience. You can even upgrade to Genie Plus to maximize your park time and skip the lines at specific attractions.

New Attractions

The long-awaited Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure has opened in EPCOT and even more new attractions are opening next year including TRON Lightcycle Run inside Magic Kingdom and the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. And of course we can’t leave out the new Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story lands in Hollywood Studios that opened in 2019.

Entertainment & Fireworks

Evening entertainment has always been a part of the Walt Disney World experience and there are two new options; Enchantment in Magic Kingdom and Harmonious in EPCOT. Both feature brilliant lighting, fireworks, and Disney storytelling. And KiteTails has premiered at Animal Kingdom bringing the stories of Lion King and Jungle Book to life with elaborate 3D kites.

COVID Re-Openings

Within the last few weeks character meet-and-greets (now socially distanced) have returned and more resort hotels have re-opened to welcome on-resort guests. Walt Disney World is moving even closer to pre-COVID operations.

Start planning your dream Disney vacation now! Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a quote and more information on what’s new at Walt Disney World Resort!

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel
843.284.3241
Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Disney new Two Sisters Travel 2021

Acting, Ceramics & Music, Art Classes for ages 6 & older start Nov. 1 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Youth Art Classes Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Performing Arts, Visual Arts Classes for Kids @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

End the year on a creative note!

Classes at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center begin Nov. 1 2021 for ages 6 and older. Learn more about the classes and register online @ Savannahga.gov/artsclasses

Youth Classes (Ages 6 & older)

Adventures in Art (Ages 9-12) and Discovering Art (Ages 6-8)
Young artists are invited to expand their creativity with a variety of fun art projects. Both 2-D and 3-D mediums will be covered, including working with clay, making drip paintings, and creating mixed media artwork.
Homeschool Art (Ages 6-12)
Each session will offer a different creative and educational activity to foster artistic expression. Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun for free.
Youth Clay (Ages 9-12)
Discover a mix of skill-building and experimental projects, both handbuilding and on the wheel.

Register online @ Savannahga.gov/artsclasses

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Teen Classes (Ages 13 and older)

An Actor Prepares: Auditions (15+)
For actors of all levels! This class covers monologues, resume creation, warm-up techniques, audition room etiquette, and more!

Basics of Choreography (14+)
Study the history and various styles of choreography from conceptualization and the first step to a completed piece.

Brazilian Drumming (14+)
Learn Brazilian percussion and rhythm while growing as a musician individually and as a group.

Character Development Through Movement and Imagination (13+)
Learn to develop your characters for performance and gain confidence for the stage.

Intro to Guitar (Ages 10-15)
From the basics of the instrument to strumming your first chords, this is the perfect class to begin your musical journey.

Teen Clay (13+)
Discover a mix of skill-building and experimental projects, both handbuilding and on the wheel.

Register online @ Savannahga.gov/artsclasses

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Creative Classes- drama, art, ceramics – start Nov. 1
Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah Ga. 31406

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(Lowcountry Holidays 2021) Music from the Manger Holiday-Themed Festival, Port Royal, SC

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Music from the Manger Port Royal SC Holidays Christmas 2021 concerts

MUSIC FROM THE MANGER HOLIDAY-THEMED FESTIVAL, Fri. Dec. 10-Sun. Dec. 12 2021, Port Royal, SC

Port Royal Music Academy Director Jim Bachety is excited to announce a special holiday-themed festival: Music from the Manger is coming to Port Royal.

The Celebration will take place Fri. Dec. 10-Sun. Dec. 12 in the Port Royal Village.

This music-filled Festival will feature a unique Christmas Village and a performance by the talented local recording artist Liz Jane, whose newly recorded first Christmas music CD is “A Thrill of Hope.” Concert proceeds will benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) of Beaufort.

The Music from the Manger Festival location will be at the end of the inside of Paris Avenue. Many performances with the simple nativity manger creche backdrop will be in the Safe Harbor rustic warehouse on 8th Street. There will be food and drink available, all sharing the theme of the holiday spirit rooted in the low country’s beautiful landscape.

Festival Chair Greg Shelton retired, and a former CEO of an Atlanta-based financial services company has lived in Port Royal full time since 2017. Creating the festival Music from the Manger with the Port Royal Music Academy was essential to Jim and Greg. “It demonstrates Port Royal Music Academy’s commitment to the community and the importance of giving to those less fortunate residing here,” Greg said. “Secondly, it will showcase a local young woman’s musical talent during this season of sharing while also benefiting CAPA of Beaufort.” He added, “Mark your calendars; you are not going to want to miss this.”

For additional information, visit MusicfromtheManger.com to view the schedule of events, purchase tickets, as well as to inquire about sponsorship and vendor opportunities. Learn more about performing artist Liz Jane at LizJaneMusic.com. Tickets go on sale Nov. 1.

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Port Royal Village
705 Paris Ave.
Port Royal, SC 29935

(Savannah Holidays 2021) Free Holiday Tree Lighting @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

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FREE HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING 2021
Dec. 2 2021, 5:30–6:30PM
Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Telfair Museums in Savannah is delighted to return to adding a festive Holiday Tree to the Jepson Center atrium this winter.

Kick off the holiday season with a Savannah tree lighting celebration  @ the Jepson Center. The theme of this year’s new, 18-foot tree draws inspiration from Savannah and will be on view until Dec. 31.

This event is free and open to the public. Funds for the tree generously provided by Mr. C.B. Richardson.

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Walk with a Doc, Savannah

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Savannah pediatricians Tiny Beet Caudill

The Tiny Beet, Lifestyle Medicine Pediatrics, Savannah

Why The Tiny Beet isn’t just a regular doctor’s office…
👉Besides being a pediatrician for over 30 years, Pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill is also board certified in Lifestyle Medicine.
👉Lifestyle Medicine takes a more thorough approach to the patient’s issue/concern rather than give a quick fix for the symptoms, getting to the root cause.
👉Dr. Rivera-Caudill does fun events like Walk With a Doc.

Walk With A Doc
9AM Sat. Oct. 30 2021
Daffin Park
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Meet between the playground & fountain

Come out and get moving with this Doc! Bring your mask, bring water, bring your grandma, kids, friends….We’ll keep distance within family groups, but we can still enjoy being active together and learn something too!

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About The Tiny Beet

The Tiny Beet – a general pediatric direct primary care (DPC) practice – is accepting new patients.

Call 917-777-6830 or visit tinybeet.com to get your appointment out.

Learn more here. 

ADDRESS
51 Johnny Mercer Blvd.
Building A-2 Suite A
Savannah, GA 31400

PHONE
(912) 777-6830

EMAIL
thedoctorbeet@gmail.com

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(Best Savannah private schools) 2021 Open House, Private Tours @ Calvary Day School

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Calvary Day School Savannah preK 12th grade

Calvary Day School Open House, Sunday, Nov. 7 2021, 2PM

Are you interested in seeing all that Calvary Day School in Savannah has to offer?

Come get a glimpse into Calvary on Sun. Nov. 7 2021.

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade through private tours of Calvary Day School in Savannah 

Calvary Day School private tours are the perfect chance to see what today’s learners are doing to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more here

Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

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Open Houses 

Calvary Day School Open House dates are listed under the “Visit Us” tab of the Admissions section.

The next open house is Sun. Nov. 7 2021, 2PM.

Please contact the Admissions Office at (912) 351-0700 to register for this event.

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Campus Tours

Campus tours are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year by appointment only. Please call Calvary’s admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.  Scheduled assessment and shadow days will be on Wednesdays by appointment.

Upon completion of the open house or a campus tour, an admissions checklist will be emailed to the family. All items must be presented in completion on the day of the Admissions assessment.

Learn more here.

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To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Free Kindermusik Savannah trial class for you & your newborn to 24month old

Monday, October 25th, 2021

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Join in the fun with your tiniest music maker – this special Kindermusik Savannah  class is just for you and your newborn to 24 month old.

Your baby will play instruments, dance, learn, move, sing, and play. And YOU will get to meet a whole community of wonderful caregivers that appreciate the value of music in their child’s life.

Come visit for a free trial on Tuesdays at 11AM, and see why 99.9% of Kindermusik parents recommend our classes to their friends.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys, 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

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Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Monday, October 25th, 2021

 

Toddler Tuesdays Savannah Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program  includes: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

UPDATE: Cost for the program is $5 for children and $5 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2022 Toddler Tuesday Schedule and register online here.

All adults are asked to please wear a mask at all times when indoors.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Best Savannah schools: Open Houses, Tours @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Monday, October 25th, 2021

St. Andrew's School Savannah Wilmington Island preK-12th private independent

Open House @ St. Andrew’s School (ages 3 to 12th grade)

School searching in Savannah?

Learn more about St. Andrew’s School, a private, independent, college preparatory Wilmington Island school, ages 3-12th grade @ one of the school’s upcoming open houses:

Open Houses
NOV. 12 2021
JAN. 18 2022
8:30AM Grades 5 – 12
9:30AM Pre-K 3 through Grade 4
Register online here.

St. Andrew’s (age 3 to grade 12) is an independent International Baccalaureate World School inspiring young people each day in the area of academics, arts, and athletics.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Halloween Savannah 2021) Guyton Trick Or Trail, Effingham County

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Guyton Trail Trick Treat 2021

2021 Guyton Trick or Trail

Bring the kids as Guyton re-envisions the Trunk or Treat theme using their famous city walking trail.

Booth spaces will be available at NO COST to individuals, businesses, churches, and civic organizations that want to hand out candy and make a fun safe night for the kids in our community. Spaces are first come first serve and we’re encouraging creativity in your space. Decorate, make games, or feel free to sit in a chair with a bowl of candy and see lots of cute costumes.

Call City Hall at 912-772-3353 or email russ.deen@cityofguyton.com to reserve a space.

This is not a vendor event, rather an event for kids to have a fun and safe Halloween experience.

2021 Guyton Trick Or Trail
Sat. Oct. 30 2021, 5-8 PM
2021 Guyton Trick Or Trail!
Guyton Walking Trail

Find more local fall fun happenings — as well as Halloween-related too — here.

(Halloween 2021 Savannah) Trunk or Treat @ Skidaway Is. State Park

Monday, October 25th, 2021

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Trunk or Treat @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah, 1-8PM Sat. Oct. 30 2021

Skidaway Island State Park’s Trunk or Treat 2021 will include outdoor activities/carnival-style games (1 – 4:30PM), a dog costume parade with an award for best costume, a pumpkin carving contest, kids’ pumpkin coloring, Trunk-or-Treat (4:30-6:30PM), and an outdoor Halloween-themed film the entire family can enjoy.

If you would like to give out candy or to sign up for the pumpkin carving contest, please call the park office or email ariel.gernatt@dnr.ga.gov to sign up. Pumpkin carving contest entry fee is $7. Prizes to be announced.

Wear your best costumes, bring your whole family (including your dog), and be ready for a night of fun,

Admission Fee: $5 per vehicle for parking. Dogs must be leashed.

Learn more here. 

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New Homeschool Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Scribble Art Studio Savannah homeschool art classes

Art Class for the Homeschool Student @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Join Scribble Art Studio in Savannah each week in the studio for ongoing art classes for your homeschool learner.

Classes will begin Oct. 25, 2021. Learn more and register online here. 

Homeschool Art Class
Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401
info@scribbleartstudiosav.com
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Whippoorwill Farms SC Annual Pumpkin Rescue: Donate your pumpkins after Halloween to feed to farm animals

Sunday, October 24th, 2021

Donate Pumpkin Rescue 2021 Savannah Whippoorwill Farms SC Ridgeland

Every year Whippoorwill Farms in Ridgeland, South Carolina has an annual pumpkin rescue to reduce waste and recycle.

The pumpkin rescue is on for 2021. For the month of October, November and December, Whippoorwill will take your carved, whole or unpainted pumpkins.

Bring them to the Forsyth Farmers Market, the Hilton Head Farmers Market or come straight to the farm and feed the whole, unpainted or carved unpainted pumpkins to the pigs yourself. The farm is always open for shopping but for these months, you can come feed your pumpkins and walk the farm by bringing one pumpkin per person as admission, no purchase required.

What’s accepted: pumpkins, gourds, corn, corn cobs and corn stalks, acorns or other nuts AND bagged leaves in brown bags. If you have a smelly, rotting pumpkin, please bring it to the farm directly.

Have a neighborhood that wants to participate? Have a designated drop off spot in your plantation or neighborhood and work together to collect and bring them out. Whippoorwill Farms will even pick up pumpkins for 300+ pumpkins.

Own a business and want to be a drop off location? Reach out to Whippoorwill Farms. They will list your business on their social media and list you as a drop off location on our flyers and website.

Last year, Whippoorwill Farms rescued almost 1,500 pumpkins from the landfill. The goal is to beat that number this year.

For location drop-offs & more info, contact Whippoorwill Farms @ 843-473-5231 or via email marissa@whippoorwillfarmssc.com 

Best Savannah Schools: Winter 2022 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Savannah schools preK kindergarten private public Chatham County 2021

Admissions season has begun! And yes, open houses and private tours of local schools are still happening, even during these complicated times.

Come visit Savannah’s schools @ these open houses to get to know the schools yourself.

Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2022. Find SCCPSS Choice/Lottery Program Application Deadlines here. 

Upcoming Savannah school open houses for prospective families include:

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Savannah Classical Academy – free, public K-12 charter school – is now accepting 2022-23 lottery applications. 
Apply for the lottery now. Learn more & apply online here. 

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St. Andrew’s School, a private, independent, college preparatory Wilmington Island school, ages 3-12th grade

Open Houses
JAN. 18 2022
8:30AM Grades 5 – 12
9:30AM Pre-K 3 through Grade 4
Register online here.

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Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational college prep Christian school, PreK-12th

Welcome Wednesdays Open houses @  Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS)
9:30AM
Jan. 26 & Feb. 9
Reservations are required.
Register for Welcome Home Wednesdays online here.
For more information on this event or admissions at Savannah Christian Preparatory School, please email Kathi Strickland, Director of Family Relations, at kstrickland@savcps.com or call the admissions office at 912.629.5544.

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Veritas Academy, a private PreK-12th grade Savannah school offering a classical, Christ-centered, covenantal education. 

Wed. Feb. 17, 9AM

Details here. 

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Risen Savior Christian Academy (RSCA), a Christian, private Pooler school, two year-old preschool through 8th grade. Schedule a tour here. 

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Calvary Day School, a private, faith-based Savannah school, PreK-12th grade

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available through private tours of Calvary Day School in Savannah . Learn more here. Call Calvary’s admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.  Scheduled assessment and shadow days will be on Wednesdays by appointment.

Calvary Day School Open House dates are listed under the “Visit Us” tab of the Admissions section.

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Advanced Academics, tutoring for K-12 & customized preK-6th grade learning (full & half day) in Pooler

TOURS: Private tours can be set up by calling 912-348-2017. More information about customized learning on Advanced Academics campus for preschool through middle grades is available at www.adv-aca.com.

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Bethesda Academy, a private, all-male Savannah day school, grades 6-12

Schedule a private tour of Bethesda Academy by emailing or calling Admissions Director Stephanie VanVleck at 912-361-2068 or email stephanie.vanvleck@bethesdaacademy.org
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Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2022. Find SCCPSS Choice/Lottery Program Application Deadlines here. 

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2021) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Nov. 14

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

Frogwarts Coastal Heritage Society Savannah 2021 Savannah Chatham County

Frogwarts 2021 in Savannah

Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure is back!

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts” on Sunday, Nov. 14 from 11AM-3PM.

This year’s classes will include Wand Making, Potions, Fortune Telling, Defense Against the Dark Arts: Glow in the Dark Fun!, Care of Magical Creatures with Georgia Reptile Society, Quill Writing, Herbology, Muggle Studies and Quidditch. Attendees can also take a ride on our diesel locomotive, the Frogwarts Express or visit Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

Some CHS community partners will also be leading workshops, including Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital leading aromatherapy and Herbology activities, Front Porch Improv performing some Harry Potter-themed skits, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry sharing the art of Charms, The Lowcountry Turners will be creating unique wooden wands and Leopold’s Ice Cream will be on-site serving Harry Potter inspired sweet treats.

This event is $12 for all participants, ages eighteen months and older.

Pre-registration is required. Pre-register online here.  

Coastal Heritage Society members receive access to early registration, an express check-in line and priority boarding for the Frogwarts Express train ride.  Become a member here.

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