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Savannah Halloween events: Adopt A Monster art workshop @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Henny Penny kids art workshops Saturdays Halloween Savannah

Adopt A Monster special workshop @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah, 3-4PM this Sat. Oct. 21 2017.

For all ages. Cost: $15. Kids will design a baby monster to love and take home. Art supplies provided. Kids will, paint, stuff, and sew up the “hair” of their monster. Then create accessories!

For the special Saturday workshops, please register your child in advance as space is limited. Pre-register at or call 912.713.7376  or email .

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe also offers fun weekly kids classes, open studio themes & homeschool meetups – for all ages. More details on those here. 


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 advertiser 


For more Halloween Family Fun, visit our Savannah Fall Fun Guide 2017. 

Savannah schools: St. Vincent’s Annual Historic Tour of Homes & Tea

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Vincent's Tours Tea

Grab your friends and book your tickets now for this amazing Tour of Homes in downtown Savannah!

Through the generosity of presenting sponsors St. Joseph’s/Candler Health Systems and Optim Orthopedics, St. Vincent’s Academy hosts the 2017 Annual Tour & Tea on Sat. Oct. 21, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM.

This popular, self-guided tour features seven private homes in historic downtown Savannah, the original 1845 Convent of St. Vincent de Paul, and an elegant tea.

Tickets are $45 per person.

For more information, call (912) 236-5505 or order online at

St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty St. Savannah 31401, , St. Vincent’s Academy is a advertiser 

Special Civil War programming @ Old Fort Jackson, Savannah

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Old Fort Jackson special programs museums Savannah

Have you ever taken your kids to experience any of the special programs @ Old Fort Jackson in Savannah?

Here’s your chance. Visit Old Fort Jackson on Saturdays and Sundays in October for Cure Me or Kill Me! From 10AM – 4PM, explore the struggles of ill and wounded soldiers fighting on both sides during the American Civil War and discover if treatment would have cured you or killed you.

This event is family friendly with hands-on activities and includes For Jackson’s daily cannon firing programs at 11AM & 2PM.

Oct. 21-22 2017
Oct 28-29 2017

Cure Me or Kill Me will allow visitors to participate in infantry demonstrations and to learn about triage, field hospitals, surgery, and so much more. Get hands-on experience with moving a stretcher and performing battlefield triage, as well as an up-close look at a variety of tools used in treatment.

Cure Me or Kill Me is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn how to become a member here.

Regular admission for non-members. Admission cost here. 

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31404

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Old Fort Jackson to host the 36th Annual Auction and Lowcountry Boil

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Old Fort Jackson auction Savannah Lowcountry boil fall festivals

The family-friendly Old Fort Jackson Annual Auction will be Sat. Nov. 4, 6-10PM.

Guests can enjoy beautiful views of the Savannah River, a silent auction featuring many unique, high quality items, artillery and musket demonstrations by costumed historical interpreters and delicious cuisine provided by Creative Catering.

“The Old Fort Jackson Annual Auction is the perfect way for the community to help protect a National Historic Landmark that once protected the city of Savannah during the War of 1812 and the American Civil War,” said Jennifer Rouse, Site Administrator at Old Fort Jackson. “The money raised from this fundraiser will directly support Old Fort Jackson and will help support daily educational programming as well as special events.”

Old Fort Jackson is the oldest standing brick fort in the state of Georgia and one of only five remaining Second System coastal brick fortifications in the United States. The site is solely reliant upon admissions and donations from community supporters to continue operating as a public historic site.

The Annual Auction will have dozens of highly sought after items for guests to bid on, including a pair of Atlanta Movie Tour tickets valued at $130, a baseball autographed by Atlanta Braves Outfielder Ender Inciarte, a two-night say at Tybee Vacation Rentals valued at $500, four Park Hopper passes to Walt Disney World valued at $648 and a Progressive Paddle Board valued at $800.

Admission to this event is FREE. A lowcountry boil and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for an additional fee. This event is made possible by generous support from: Kinder Morgan.

The Annual Auction is a family event and all ages are welcome. A lowcountry boil and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for an additional fee. This event is made possible by generous support from: Kinder Morgan.

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Maven Makers in Savannah: I’m A Maker After-School Class for ages 7-11

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Maker After-School Classes Maven Maker Savannah


The I’m a Maker Afterschool Program @ Maven Makers in Savannah is designed to be both educational and fun for every young maker!

Each week makers will learn through doing; an approach that keeps them actively engaged in a hands-on project that organically incorporates the principles of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). From building robots to 3D printing to basic woodworking, this afterschool program for ages 7-11 has it all.

Sign up today and let’s start making!

Class starts Oct. 16. Register online here.

Types of projects included, and yes- you get to take them all home
3D design/printing
electronics kits
wooden tops
silicone molding
and more

Class schedule
Oct. 16 to Dec. 14 2017

*This program will not meet the week of Thanksgiving.

Questions or want more info? Email Registration and cost info can be found here.

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email Maven Makers is a advertiser 

30th Anniversary Screening of The Princess Bride, Savannah

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary Savannah GA

The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary (1987) in Savannah

Rated: PG
1hr 38m

Sun. Oct 15, 2PM & 7PM
Wed. Oct. 18, 2PM & 7PM
Regal Cinemas Savannah 10
1132 Shawnee Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419

Details here.

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Isle of Hope Art and Music Fest 2017 Savannah Fall FestivalsEnjoy the annual Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest on historic Isle of Hope, Savannah on Sat. Oct. 21, 2017. The Art Show will be 10AM-5PM at the Isle of Hope Marina, Bluff Drive and Paxton Park.

Live music will be 10:30AM to 8PM at the Dockworks Stage at the Isle of Hope Marina, as well as 11AM and 4PM at the Shear Elegance Salon Acoustic Corner in Paxton Park.

More than 100 local Savannah area artists and vendors will be on the Isle of Hope Marina Pavilion, alongside Bluff Drive as well as Paxton Park. There will be a variety of jewelry, ceramics, watercolor and acrylic paintings, wood turning, fiber arts and more.

All artisans are local or from the greater Savannah area.

Live music performances at the Dockworks stage in Isle of Hope Marina by folk and blues performers The Brawner Boys, local favorite Savannah Songwriter Andrew Gill & Steven Gerard, new album release artist The Isaac Smith Band, Alternative Country band and GA Music Award/Georgia Country Award winners Lyn Avenue, and headliner Stewart & Winfield.

New to the festival this year: The Shear Elegance Salon Acoustic Corner in Paxton Park with talented entertainers Markus
Kuhlmann and Chyann Rose.

The Fest includes plenty of food in cooperation with the Savannah Food Truck Festival.

Fest activities include Mathnasium’s giant chess, connect 4 & Jenga in Paxton Park. There will also be a carnival booth with prize wheel and games; multiple corn hole stations; the annual Isle of Hope Baptist Church thrift sale, pumpkin patch and Halloween costume contest. Isle of Hope Elementary School will showcase their students’ STEAM accomplishments.

Learn more here.

Kids’ Holiday Pottery classes & camps @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Savannah Pottery Classes Holiday Clay Spot

A favorite kid-friendly Savannah businesses – Savannah’s Clay Spot – offers a variety of kids’ holiday clay classes starting in November 2017 & after-school pottery classes as well as parent-&-child clay classes. This wonderful pottery studio also offers a Holiday Kids’ Camp. 

Kids with Clay Pottery Class, for ages 6-12
Students will learn fundamental techniques with hand building and throwing basic forms on the potter’s wheel. Youth will be challenged to create dynamic surface decorations using glazes, slips and applied elements.
Mondays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, 2017, 4:30-5:30PM 5 weeks
Cost: $90
Register online here.

Parent and Child Clay Class, for ages 5+
This class is designed to let parents and children work together to create a one of kind works of art. This special experience is a memory in the making while creating a keepsake to be enjoyed for years to come.
Wednesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 15 4-5PM 6 weeks
Cost: $140 for parent with one child or $160 for parent with two children
Register online here.


Holiday Clay Ornament Parent Child Class 2017 Christmas Savannah Clay Spot

Holiday Classes 2017
Check out Savannah’s Clay Spot Holiday Kid’s Camp too: Dec 18-22, 2017. Holiday camp details here. 

The Little Gift Giver
This class is perfect for those kids who want to make wonderful holiday gifts for family and loved ones. Your little artist will make functional holiday themed pottery that will be treasure for years to come. In this three session class students will make with clay the first class, personalize their creations by painting, and glaze their creations in the final step to making their art work functional. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up just in time for Christmas!
Mondays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11 2017 4:30-5:30PM, 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Hanukkah Menorah Makers
In this three week holiday clay class young students will create unique Menorahs for your Hanukkah celebrations. These handmade keepsakes can be used and enjoyed for years to come.
Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14 & 21, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Christmas Ornament Makers, for ages 6 & older
In this three session clay class, young students will create one of a kind Christmas ornaments documenting the year and age of your child. Their precious creations will be treasured keepsakes that will be enjoyed for years to come and make great gifts or present tags.
Tuesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 4 & 11, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Parent and Child Handmade Holiday
Make this holiday special and one of a kind by making handmade holiday treasures with your loved one. Create gifts to give or spread holiday cheer with special inspired decorations for the home.
Wednesdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 7 & 14, 2017 4-5PM 3 weeks
Cost: $85 parent & one child or $100 parent & two children
​Register online here.


“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected & to see the adorable creations kids make at this studio.

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot,, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail

Halloween Savannah 2017: Kids’ Halloween Necklace Workshop, Savannah

Saturday, September 30th, 2017


Kids can create a Halloween necklace this Saturday Oct. 7, 3-4PM @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah. Supplies provided.

Cost $15.

Please pre-register at

Details here. 

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah offers fun weekly classes, daily open studio themes, Saturday workshops & homeschool meetups – for all ages. See the Fall 2017 class & workshop schedule here. 


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 advertiser 

Free musical exploration with Savannah Children’s Museum educators @ Live Oak Public Library

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

free Jazz musical exploration Savannah Live Oak Public Library

Explore the musical genre of Jazz @ free programs for kids with Savannah Children’s Museum educators @ Live Oak Public Library branches in October 2017.

Dive into the genre’s unique rhythms, instruments, and sounds while reflecting on how the music makes you feel inside. What mood does it set? What stories are being told? Self-expression is encouraged through a jazz-inspired art activity. Get moving and grooving.

Where & When:

Weds., Oct. 11
4:30 p.m.
Garden City Library
104 Sunshine Ave,
Garden City, GA 31405

Tues., Oct. 17
4:30 p.m.
Port City Library
3501 Houlihan Ave,
Savannah, GA 31408

Weds., Oct. 18
1:00 p.m.
Tybee Library
405 Butler Avenue,
Tybee Island, GA 31328

Thurs., Oct. 19
4:00 p.m.
Islands Library
50 Johnny Mercer Blvd,
Savannah, GA 31410

Tues., Oct. 24
4:30 p.m.
Pooler Library
216 South Rogers St,
Pooler, GA 31322

Weds., Oct. 25
4:30 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library
7 Mall Annex,
Savannah, GA 31406

Thurs., Oct. 26
4:00 p.m.
Southwest Chatham Library
14097 Abercorn St,
Savannah, GA 31419

Tues., Nov. 7
4:00 p.m.
W. W. Law Library
909 East Bolton St,
Savannah, GA 31401

Register for Savannah en Pointe Dance Festival 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Savannah en Pointe Dance Festival 2017 Ballet Dancers are invited to participate in Savannah’s first annual dance festival – Savannah En Pointe Dance Festival – October 20-22 2017.

Funds raised from this festival will go towards equipment and supplies for Garrison School for the Arts’ Fine Arts dance department.

Masterclasses will include: Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Hip hop, Tap, Character, Pilates

The festival will feature:
• Student Showcase
• Panel Discussions
• Early Bird Discounts
• Teacher Specials
• Studio Discounts
• Food Trucks
• Dance Vendors
• Renowned Dance Artists

The festival will be @ Garrison School for the Arts: Performing Arts Center
726 West Jones St., Savannah, GA 31401

Register here. 

(FREE Fall 2017 Savannah events) FREE Family Day @ Dept. of Cultural Affairs studio

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Free Family Day Department Cultural Affairs Savannah free events art

Bring your kids to come & try FOR FREE all the fun arts that are offered @ the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio.

FREE Family Day is Sat. Oct. 21 2017, 10AM-1PM. Celebrate the Fall 2017 Season with art.

You can try the following:
Indigo Dyeing
Loom Weaving
Pottery on the Wheel
Puppet Making & Playing
Shadow Drawing

FREE & open to the public.

The DCA studio is at 9 W. Henry St., Savannah 31401.

DCA offers art classes & weekend workshops for children, teens & adults. See all the Fall 2017 class & workshop schedule here. 

Free Faily Day, art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a advertiser 

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Art Start Jepson Museum Telfair Museums 2017 kids

Telfair Museums in Savannah invites their youngest patrons to the Jepson Center Thurs. Oct. 19 for story time, a special tour & an art activity.

Strollers, crying babies & older siblings are all welcome @ this monthly program.

Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours: Rodin: the Human Experience
Thurs. Oct. 19
10:30- 11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Learn more here. 

Upcoming Art Start dates & themes
Thurs. Oct 19: Rodin: the Human Experience
Thurs. Nov. 16: Animal Instincts

207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Rodin: The Human Experience
on view at the Jepson Center
September 1, 2017-
January 7, 2018

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Halloween Pottery Painting Party: Sugar Skull-ramics @ Starlight Pottery

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Starlight Pottery Sugar Skull Ceramics Painting Halloween

Get ready for Halloween.

Bring the kids for a festive afternoon that includes sugar skull votives, light refreshments & pottery painting @ Starlight Pottery in Savannah. Kids can select to paint either two mugs; or two bowls; or one mug & one bowl. Cost: $65 per package.

Where:  Starlight Pottery, 7070 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA  31406

When: Sunday, 4-6PM Oct. 15 2017

Reservations: Call to reserve your child’s spot: (912) 303-9599.

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Family Jam Night in Savannah for $10 per family (no matter how many children)

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

kindermusik Savannah things to do with toddlers

Kindermusik Savannah. with 88 Keys has a few more openings in this week’s “Autumn Leaves” play dates: enroll online for playdates on Wednesday 9/20 and Saturday 9/23 at 10AM. Cost is $15/child (only $5 for siblings) and all children will receive the class, a Kindermusik instrument, and a $10 bonus gift.

Family Jam Night

Now open for enrollment: Family Jam Night, Fri. Oct. 6 at 6:15PM. Bring your 0-7 year old for an evening of togetherness, music, movement & family fun. Cost: $10/family, regardless of how many children you have! Enroll online as spaces are limited. or 912-988-KEYS.

…Let it begin with Kindermusik.

Kindermusik can’t wait to make music with your family.

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

(Toddler activities in Savannah) Pretend Play @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Pretend Play Henny Penny Toddler Activities Savannah

Mondays are about to get much more exciting @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah.

Henny Penny’s newest workshop Pretend Play starts this Monday Sept 4, 1-4PM. All ages welcome. Your child will make a cute, wearable hat.

This Fall 2017, Henny Penny Art Space offers fun weekly classes, open studio themes, Saturday workshops & homeschool meetups – for all ages.

Other new programs @ Henny Penny include Homeschool Meet Up on Wednesdays, 2-4PM.

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


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 advertiser