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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2019) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Oct. 13

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Frogwarts 2019 Savannah Children's Museum

Save the date: Frogwarts annual Harry-Potter inspired event hosted by Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah will be Sun. Oct. 13, 2019 11AM-3PM. Register online for tickets to Frogwarts here. 

Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure! @ Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum includes the following classes and activities:

~Sorting Hat – Which Frogwarts House do you belong to?
~Wand Making – The wand chooses the wizard…
~Potions – Use real science to create magic
~Astronomy – Study the stars, planets and galaxies
~Defense Against the Dark Arts – Create glow-in-the-dark fun
~Care of Magical Creatures – Become a Magizoologist!
~Herbology – Explore what’s growing in Frogwarts Mobile Garden
~Fortune Telling – What does your future hold?
~Quidditch – May the best wizard win!

Attendees can also take a ride on Georgia State Railroad Museum’s steam locomotive, the Frogwarts Express, or visit Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

Friends from NASA Solar System Ambassadors, Georgia Reptile Society, Snapology, Savannah Stage Company, Leopold’s Ice Cream, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More and The Lowcountry Turners will conjure up fun activities for the whole family!

Kids are welcome to come dressed in any Halloween or Harry Potter-themed costume.

Cost: $12 for all participants, ages eighteen months and up. Pre-registration is required 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. Get info on how to become a member here. 

This event is sponsored by Port City Logistics.

Register online for tickets to Frogwarts here. 

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

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Homeschool Meetup Wednesdays @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Homeschool Meetup Henny Penny Art Cafe Scribble Savannah homeschoolers

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah provides an environment for adults and kids to relax, create, and connect!

Paint on the table? Not a problem here! The perfect place for parents, grandparents, nannies, babysitters, aunts and uncles, or, friends to get creative!

Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny.

These family-friendly programs @ Henny Penny include:

Homeschool Meet-Up Wednesdays for all ages, Noon-5PM Wednesdays. Cost: $5. Special rate for Savannah’s wonderful homeschool community.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

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Sensory Play Doh Fun Thursdays @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah provides an environment for adults and kids to relax, create, and connect!

Paint on the table? Not a problem here! The perfect place for parents, grandparents, nannies, babysitters, aunts and uncles, or, friends to get creative!

Sensory Play Doh Fun Thursdays get your little artist discovering. Kids can explore, play and get creative.

Sensory Play Doh Fun Thursdays are 10AM-5PM Thursdays for all ages. Cost: $5.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Art Museum Jepson Kids Toddler Art Start Savannah kids

Start your day with art! Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Savannah museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour.

September 2019 featured exhibition is  Five Decades, the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson.

Sept. 19 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES: Register online here. 

Come play and learn.

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Learn more & register online here.  

Thursday at 10:30–11:30AM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Drop-in kids’ creative programs @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Henny Penny Art Cafe Savannah kids toddlers classes crafts

Lots of creative kids’ happenings going on during September 2019 @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah. 

Time to spend some time with your little one while you enjoy a cafe treat and your child creates.

September 2019 Art Programs for Kids

Mini Makers Mondays After-School Club, 4-5PM. For ages 5 & older. This is perfect for creative kids who like open-ended art projects. Cost: $10 drop in. $35 for the month. (Sept. 16, 23 & 30).

Play Doh Playdates Tuesdays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Homeschool Meet-Up Wednesdays for all ages, Noon-5PM. Cost: $5. Special rate for Savannah’s wonderful homeschool community.

Mommy & Me Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon. For all ages. Cost: $5.
Sept. 18 theme: Bear Hugs
Sept. 25 theme: Gumballs

Sensory Play Doh Fun Thursdays get your little artist discovering. Kids can explore, play and get creative, 10AM-5PM Thursdays for all ages. Cost: $5.

Petite Picassos Fridays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Craftnoons Weekdays, 3-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Animal Portraits Saturdays & Sundays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $7.

Open Studio Projects

Henny Penny also has open studio projects for all ages, daily 10AM-5PM.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

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Mini Maker’s Mondays After-School Club @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Mini Makers after-school club art crafts Henny Penny Scribble Savannah kids

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah provides an environment for adults and kids to relax, create, and connect!

Paint on the table? Not a problem here! The perfect place for parents, grandparents, nannies, babysitters, aunts and uncles, or, friends to get creative!

Mini Makers Mondays After-School Club at Henny Penny is for ages 5 & older, 4-5PM. This is perfect for creative kids who like open-ended art projects. Cost: $10 drop in. $35 for the month.

September 2019 Mini Maker Mondays themes

Mon. Sept. 16: Food Stand/Trucks

Mon. Sept. 23: Circus Time

Mon. Sept. 30: Teepee Time

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

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Youth Videogame Development & Drawing Classes @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Art Classes Video Classes Kids youth

Telfair Museums Jepson Center in Savannah is offering these enticing Fall 2019 youth art classes:

Videogame Development
For ages 10–16 yrs
Wednesdays Sept. 18 – Oct. 16 | 4:30–6PM
Members $100 / non-members $125
Register online here.

Students will explore, play, and develop videogames while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. This class is suited for the beginner- to intermediate-level participants with a fun adventurist personality. No programming experience is required. Register online here.

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Portfolio Builder Youth Drawing
For ages 10–14 yrs
Thursdays, Sept. 19 – Oct. 17 | 4:30–6PM
Members $100 /non-members $125
Register online here.

This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop an understanding of foundational drawing; a great class for students to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome. Register online here.

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Savannah Children’s Museum reopens Sat. Sept. 7

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Savannah Children's Museum Georgia State Railroad Museum
Savannah Children’s Museum will reopen to the public on Sat. Sept. 7, 2019 after an extended closure this summer. The museum will resume their normal hours of operation.

UPDATE: Georgia State Railroad Museum will REMAIN CLOSED until further notice. Please continue to check our social media pages for any additional updates.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401.

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Savannah Irish Dance Classes @ Legacy Irish Dance Academy

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Irish Dance Savannah Legacy

Legacy Irish Dance Classes in Savannah
Fall 2019 Savannah

Your child can learn Irish Dance this fall @ Legacy Irish Dance Academy in Savannah.

Receive one FREE month of Irish dance classes when you mention you saw this flyer above on SouthernMamas.com.

Cost is $60 per month & 20% discount for siblings.  No purchase needed for class attendance. Savannah classes are held @ Legacy studio off Harry Truman Parkway on Skidaway Road every Tuesday. BOYS DANCE FOR FREE.

Register online here. 

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

art start toddler tours Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah Start your day with art! Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Savannah museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour.

Sept. 19 2019 featured exhibition is  Five Decades, the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson

Come play and learn.

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Learn more & register online here.  

Thursday at 10:30–11:30AM Sept. 19
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

Sept. 19 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES: Register online here. 

Oct. 17 2019 theme: TEA FOR TWO: BRITISH & AMERICAN TEA TRADITIONS. Register online here. 

Nov. 14 2019 theme: ART: SUMMON THE SEA! Register online here. 

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2019) Savannah Greek Festival

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Savannah Greek Festival 2016

The 69th annual Greek Festival at the Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St., Savannah, Oct. 10-12 2019.

The Greek Festival, sponsored by St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, will feature homemade Greek foods, desserts greek dancing, church tours, market place, a live band and so much more during the three-day celebration of Greek food, music and heritage.

Menu favorites include:

  • spanakopita (Spinach w/ feta cheese & herbs baked in layers of filo);
  • Greek meatballs (a favorite for kids of all ages);
  • gyros (sliced beef and lamb served on pita bread);
  • diples (fried filo dough dipped in honey syrup);
  • kourabiedes (butter cookies topped with powdered sugar;
  • baklava, pecans & spices baked in layers of filo.

Hosted in the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, the Savannah Greek Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year. Come to enjoy the food, shopping, music, dancing and atmosphere of the Greek culture.

Serving food all day!

Thurs. Oct. 10: 11AM-9PM
Fri. Oct. 11: 11AM – 9PM
Sat. Oct. 12: 11AM – 9PM

The festival will have free admission until 4PM Thursday & Friday with a requested $2 donation after 4PM. There is also a requested $2 donation all day Saturday.

Drive Thru Take-Out
To download the order form, click HERE.
Thursday & Friday – 11 AM to 2 PM Only; Saturday, 11 AM-5 PM
Phone in (236-8256) or Fax your Order form to (236-7321) Pick up at Drive Up window at Henry Lane behind the Hellenic Center.

Advance orders may be placed online for pick-up. Please order at savannahgreekfest.com or call 912-236-8256.

See the complete menu  here.

(Free Fall events) Savannah’s Picnic in the Park 2019

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Free Picnic in the Park 2018 Savannah concert

Savannah Philharmonic & the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs presents 2019 Picnic in the Park on Sun. Oct. 6.

Enjoy fantastic music and fun family activities @ this annual Fall event in Forsyth Park featuring a repertoire from the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and more.

Come early to enjoy local band, choral & orchestral students at the Forsyth Park Bandshell.

WHEN: Oct. 6 2019
WHERE: Forsyth Park Bandshell
621 Drayton Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
TIME: Community Performances begin at 3PM Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra at 7PM

COST: Free and open to the public.

CONTEST: Every year, picnickers have an opportunity to enter the legendary “Picnic Contest”. Picnickers are encouraged to design an imaginative picnic spread that is inspired by the suggested theme.

MORE: For more information about Picnic in the Park or the Philharmonic, call 912.232.6002, visit savannahphilharmonic.org or email info@savannahphilharmonic.org .

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2019) Shalom Y’all – Jewish Food Festival

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Jewish Food Festival Savannah

Shalom Y’all – Jewish Food Festival Savannah is Sun. Oct. 27, 2019 in Monterey Square.

This year, the event will be held in Monterey Square, not Forsyth Park.

Come explore Jewish food. Details here. 

11AM- 3PM

The festival draws approximately 10,000 people and provides attendees with a taste of ethnic Jewish cuisine as well as family entertainment ranging from music, dance, magic and puppet shows.

There is not an admission for this event, but once you have smelled the aroma of all the wonderful cuisine, you will want to purchase tickets for food. There are two ticket booths on the festival grounds.

Below is a small sampling of the extensive menu of delicious Jewish delicacies to be found at the Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival™:
• Deli Sandwiches (corned beef, pastrami, or tongue)
• Potato Latkes
• Fresh Blintzes
• Fresh Challah
• Hummus & Pita
• Kosher Hot Dogs
• Brisket
• Sizzling Sephardic Lamb
• Stuffed Cabbage
• Sodas, including Dr. Brown’s®
• Sweets from our Sisterhood

 

FREE Family Days @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Free Family Day Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson Center Fall 2019 Free Family Days Fall 2019 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

Telfair Museums’ Free Family Days for Chatham County residents are offered throughout the year.

Enjoy music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on art-making, and more — free of charge!

September 2019 Free Family Day
Special off-site family day will collaborate with Parent University @ Savannah Classical Academy to celebrate the work of Starland- based artist Suzanne Jackson, whose works are featured in a career retrospective at the Jepson Center through Oct. 13. Visitors will experience the artist’s explorations in dance, as well as traditional and mixed-media painting. Hands-on activities for families, a presentation by Jackson, and a dance performance.
9AM-1PM Sat. Sept. 21 2019
Details here.

November 2019 Free Family Day
Summon the Sea! with free family activities celebrating the sea in celebration of the exhibit: Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick.
1-4PM Sat. Nov. 9 2019
Details here.

Star Wars Movie Marathon @ Savannah’s Lucas Theatre

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Star Wars Trilogy 2019 Savannah Lucas Theatre

Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah presents an all-day movie marathon of the original Star Wars trilogy this Sat. Aug. 17 2019.

The series begins with Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope at noon and ends with Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi at 8PM.

See the schedule here. 

Lucas Theatre
32 ABERCORN ST.
SAVANNAH, GA 31401

Healthy Me! family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 7

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Healthy Me Savannah Children's Museum 2019

Hands-on edible education is coming to the Savannah Children’s Museum this Sept. 7 2019.

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of workshops focused on healthy living.

The event, called Healthy Me!, is Sat  Sept 7 2019, 10AM-2PM at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Healthy Me! will feature some of Coastal Heritage Society’s Mobile Museum programs, the Charlie Cart mobile kitchen and Bonnie’s Garden, a garden on wheels that can deliver nutritional programming to any location. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also lead interactive programming that encourages whole body wellness and promotes an active lifestyle.

Many of CHS community partners will be on-site, including:
Yogi Palz offering kids yoga classes;
The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital Of Savannah will lead a veggie relay race activity and coping exercises, Savannah Children’s Theatre will offer an interactive performance of “Hansel and Gretel Eat Healthy” at noon;
Camp Kudzu will present a carb line-up activity;
Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah will share a dinosaur tooth brushing activity.
Healthy Savannah, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and Publix Super Market at Wilmington Island will provide information about their health and wellness oriented work in the Savannah community.

Cost 

The Healthy Me! Event is included in the cost of museum admission, $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn how to become a member here.

Event sponsored by: The Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and Publix Super Markets.

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