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Savannah Holidays 2017: Find creative gifts, workshops for kids @ Henny Penny

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Savannah holiday Christmas gifts Henny Penny children's gifts

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe  has lots of creative fun during December.

Kids can make Super Hero Dad Portraits this Saturday Dec. 16 2017, 3-4:30PM. Cost: $20. All ages. Materials provided. Please register your child in advance as space is limited. Call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com to register for this adorable workshop.

Find unique gifts for kids @ Henny Penny including:

*$25 Monthly Unlimited Pass at Henny Penny

*Child Size Easel & Apron, $45

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe also offers Pretend Play, special Saturday Workshops, Play-doh Playdates, Homeschool Meetups, Mommy & Me Crafting, Petite Picassos and storytimes.

See the Dec. 2017 Henny Penny options here. 

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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 

 

Hilton Head holiday events: Disney’s Newsies onstage @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Newsies Savannah Hilton Head musical

The clear sign that your kids liked the musical you took them to: they add the cast recording to their Christmas list the next day.

That’s what happened after my children – ages 11 & 9 – saw Disney’s Newsies @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Is. They loved it and so did I.

Newsies is onstage through Dec. 31. Based on the 1992 Disney film starring Christian Bale, Newsies the musical is appropriate for elementary-age children and older, who are old enough to sit through a two-hour production (there is an intermission.)

Packed with so much talented tap-dancing, acrobatics, tumbling throughout the entire production – not just the show-stopping number “Seize the Day” – this musical is the perfect high-energy, spirited show to take the kids to over holiday break.

For those who live in the Savannah area, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is located mid-island near Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove Towne Center – making it about an hour drive from Savannah. (Stop by ‘Tis the Season holiday lights & entertainment Shelter Cove Towne Center. Lights are on nightly until Dec. 30, 5:30-9PM)

Buy tickets at the Box Office 843-842-2787 or online here.

Tickets are $59 for adults and $46 for children.

Fresh off its First National Tour, the Arts Center is thrilled to produce the Carolinas’ premiere of Newsies, with jubilant music by Alan Menken and book by Harvey Fierstein, features high-flying dance with everything from tumbling to tap. Set in New York City at the turn of the century and inspired by the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899, Newsies is about a charismatic newsboy who dreams of a better life far from the streets.

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane (located mid-Island)
843-842-ARTS (2787)
www.artshhi.com

Free for ages 12 & younger: Drop-In Studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Jepson Center for the Arts Telfair Museums Savannah

Winter Holiday School Break 2017 is the perfect time to visit Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center of the Arts in Savannah.

Remember: museum admission is always free for children ages 12 & younger.

Technology & Art Gallery 
Daily during museum hours
Kids’ can interact with technology at the Jepson Center for the Arts. Complementing the ArtZeum, the Jepson Center’s Technology and Art Gallery is a great place for visitors of all ages to explore interactive and new media art. This long-term rotating exhibit introduces viewers to new media works that use various types of video & computer processing.

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Jepson Center kids' activities Savannah

Drop-In Studio
December 2017 Theme: “Drawing without looking”
Daily 1-4PM
Jepson Center
FREE with museum admission

Unleash your creativity in the Jepson Center studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages. Work at your own pace and comfort level. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on-hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open all year round & perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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FREE HOLIDAY PARKING

The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday 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. 

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Coming in January 2018

FREE PULSE Art & Technology Festival

One of Telfair Museums’ most exciting events, the PULSE Art + Technology Festival, returns for its twelfth year with artworks highlighting virtual and augmented reality, engaging lectures and performances and a special film screening that celebrates women in engineering.

This interactive and wildly inventive event for all ages, PULSE takes place at the Jepson Center from January 17-21, 2018.

PULSE will include an evening focused on STEAM education with a free, all-ages screening of the new documentary film Dream Big, which highlights female engineers making the world a better place.

Avery Bang, a distinguished engineer featured in the film, will participate in a question and answer panel after the screening. Elementary through college-age students can also enjoy two free morning programs of exciting presentations and dialogue with creatives working in tech fields from VR to coding and video games.

PULSE kids’ highlights include:

Thurs. Jan. 18, 6PM: FREE Screening & lecture: Dream Big: Engineering Our World and panel discussion with Avery Bang, sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers and Tharpe Engineering Group. Free admission.

Sat. Jan. 20, 1–4PM: Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo/2PM Virtual Reality Performance by The Glad Scientist.

All PULSE events are free to students with valid student IDs and Chatham County residents with proof of residency, except for the opening night lecture and performance (which are free to museum members, $8 admission for non-members). Without a valid student or Chatham County ID, regular museum admission is required for entrance.

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Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!

Thurs. Jan. 18 theme: PULSE

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JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holiday Camps 2017: Scribble Art Studio Holiday Camp

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Savannah Holiday Camps 2017 Scribble Art Studio

Yes you can get everything done this holiday season – thanks to Holiday Camp at Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

This December 2017, drop your child off @ Scribble Art Studio @ 212 E. 37th St. Savannah to do some holiday art while you take care of errands, shopping or cooking.

Holiday Camp 2017 is Dec. 18-21, 10AM-1PM. Cost: $35 per day. 

Find details here. 

For more info, call 912-713-7376.

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E. 37th St. Savannah, GA 31401. Scribble also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2017: Behold Christmas production @ Compassion Christian Church

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The East Campus of Christmas Compassion Christian Church is having a Christmas production called “Behold” that is kid friendly.

Full costumes with kids and a dessert reception following the program.

Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased online here or at the Resource Center at East Campus.

“Behold” showtimes
7-9PM Fri, Sat. & Sun Dec. 8-10
3-5PM Sun. Dec. 10

East Campus of Compassion Christian Church
9150 Old Montgomery Rd.
Savannah, GA 31406

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

Adult crafting & open studio @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Henny Penny Savannah adult crafting Open Studio Henny Penny Cafe

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe  offers so many different ways to get creative during December.

You can make this holiday garland Thursday Dec. 7 @ Adult Crafting. Cost: $10. For kids, this week’s open studio theme is making these adorable cardboard tree craft. One open studio ticket: $5

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe also offers Pretend Play, special Saturday Workshops, Play-doh Playdates, Homeschool Meetups, Mommy & Me Crafting, Petite Picassos and storytimes.

See the Dec. 2017 Henny Penny options here. 

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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 

The Carolina’s premiere of Disney’s NEWSIES onstage Dec. 6-31 @ Arts Center, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Newsies Savannah Hilton Head Is. Arts Center Coastal Carolina
Here’s a spirited musical to take the kids to this holiday season: Disney’s Tony Award-winning Newsies @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Is.

Newsies onstage Dec. 6-31 2017. Buy tickets at the Box Office 843-842-2787 or online here.

Tickets for preview performances Dec. 6-7, 2017 are $49 for adults and $36 for children 5-15; Full priced tickets Dec. 8-31, 2017 are $59 for adults and $46 for children.

Fresh off its First National Tour, the Arts Center is thrilled to produce the Carolinas’ premiere of Newsies, with jubilant music by Alan Menken and book by Harvey Fierstein, features high-flying dance with everything from tumbling to tap. Set in New York City at the turn of the century and inspired by the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899, Newsies is about a charismatic newsboy who dreams of a better life far from the streets.

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane (located mid-Island)
843-842-ARTS (2787)
www.artshhi.com

 

Savannah Holidays 2017: Holiday Classic Movies @ GTC Pooler Cinemas

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Holiday Family Movies Pooler Savannah 2017 Elf Polar Express

FLASHBACK CINEMA is a classic film program @ GTC Pooler Cinemas.

Different classic movies are shown each week with shows on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Flashback features play at 2PM & 7PM on Sundays: 4PM & 7PM on Wednesdays.

Holiday Classics during Holidays 2017

The Polar Express
2PM & 7PM Sun. Dec 10
4PM & 7PM Wed. Dec 13
Rated G

Elf
2PM & 7PM Sun. Dec 17
4PM & 7PM Wed. Dec 20
Rated PG

It’s A Wonderful Life
2PM & 7PM Sun. Dec 24
4PM & 7PM Wed. Dec 27
Rated PG

GTC Pooler Cinemas
425 Pooler Parkway
Pooler, GA 31322
Showtimes Line: (912) 330-0777

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

Find creative, holiday gifts @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center gift store, Savannah

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Telfair Museums Jepson Center holiday shopping Savannah Have a budding artist on your list this holiday season?

Score the perfect creative gift for them at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center gift store!

Inspire the next great artist with a variety of games, toys and educational books to keep their young minds engaged.

Ringo the Puppet – You can never go wrong with a classic puppet toy for your favorite chatterbox. Choose from a wide selection of puppets to suit their personality. $28

Touch and Learn board book – Your youngest artists will be naming colors with ease in no time with this interactive way to learn colors. $5.99

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty – One of our most popular items, this trendy toy comes in various colors and is sure to keep kids of all ages busy for hours! $15.00

Buttons – A stocking stuffer your kids will actually use. Great for accessorizing your backpack, jackets and more, there are dozens of designs to choose from! $1.25 each

Let’s Paint book by Alborozo – Inspire your next Monet with this fun approach to painting. $16.99

Colorful Creatures Memory Game – Exercise their young minds with a colorful memory game filled with creatures they’ll recognize. $13.95

Fold-A-Flap Shapes book – Toddlers will love learning shapes and colors with this simple book. $9.99

Telfair museum members also enjoy a double discount throughout the month of December so it’s the perfect time to tick everyone off your list! Restrictions apply.

Store open during regular museum hours. Museum admission is not required for you to come shop.

For more information, visit the store at the Jepson Center or call 912.790.8831.

Jepson Center Museum Store Hours

Sunday – 12-5pm
Monday – 12-5pm
Tuesday – 10am-5pm
Wednesday – 10am-5pm
Thursday – 10am-5pm
Friday – 10am-5pm
Saturday – 10am-5pm

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Give the Gift of Museum Membership 

Give a gift that’ll continue to give this holiday season, a Telfair Museums membership!

Whether it’s your child’s art teacher or that wonderful family that you get along with so well, this gift is sure to impress.

A Telfair Museums membership not only offers unlimited admission to Telfair’s three sites, engaging programming and member discounts, but also gives back to those in need.

Proceeds from membership purchases go toward educational programs for at-risk youth, art therapy outreach workshops for adults, and much more!

Consider gifting a Telfair Museums membership this holiday season and give the gift of art. For more information and to purchase a membership, visit www.telfair.org/support/membership or, call 912.790.880

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FREE HOLIDAY PARKING

The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday 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. 

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JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2017: “Chasing Christmas” musical @ Compassion Christian Church

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Chasing Christmas Compassion Christian Church Savannah holiday production

Compassion Christian Church in Savannah invites you & your family to this fun Christmas musical production “Chasing Christmas.”

The show will be 7PM Friday-Sunday, Dec. 1-3 and 8-10 @ the Worship Center @ the Compassion Christian Henderson Campus.

Chase McLane, a young, talented singer/songwriter, begrudgingly schedules a trip home from Nashville for the annual nativity at his family’s church. But when his flight is delayed due to a snowstorm, Chase encounters a series of strangers who each reveal a glimpse of God’s miracles and mysteries. When he arrives home, he realizes that this series of events may not have been a coincidence…

Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased online here and at the Resource Center or at the door.

Compassion Christian Church’s Henderson Campus
55 Al Henderson Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31419

Compassion Christian Church is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah Holidays 2017) Open studio gift-making @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Henny Penny Open Studio art projects Savannah YAY! Affordable gift giving for everyone with gift-making @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah.

Stop in and make an adorable keepsake gift! Just $5, Monday-Saturday, the rest of November & December! All ages.

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe also offers Adult Crafting, Pretend Play, special Saturday Workshops, Play-doh Playdates, Homeschool Meetups, Mommy & Me Crafting, Petite Picassos and storytimes.

See all the Nov/Dec. 2017 Henny Penny options here. 

Monday thru Saturday, 10AM-4PM

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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 toddlers in Savannah: Art Start Kids’ Museum Tours @ Jepson Center

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Art Start Museum Tours for Kids Telfair Jepson Museum art Savannah toddlers

Telfair Museums in Savannah invites their youngest patrons to the Jepson Center Thurs. Nov. 16 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: Animal Instincts
Thurs. Nov. 16
10:30- 11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20. Learn how easy & affordable it is to become a member (& get that discount) here. 

Upcoming Telfair Museum family events:
FREE Family Day Sat. Dec. 9, 1-4PM

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Learn more here. 

Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Savannah Holidays 2017) Holiday Pops Family Matinee Concert @ Savannah Civic Center

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Holiday Pops Savannah 2017 Christmas Concert Savannah

The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will perform classical gems & holiday favorites to get you in the spirit of the season. American Traditions Vocal Competition Gold Medalist Julie Benko, the featured soloist, will wow you with her vocal virtuosity at the 7:30 PM shows on Friday & Saturday Dec. 8 & 9 2017.

The family matinee at 3PM Sat. Dec.9 2017  is perfect for those with younger children. The kids will hear the Savannah Children’s Choir along with the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra. There will be opportunities to sing along, clap along, and be a part of all the fun.

Oh, and keep an eye out for Santa.

Details here. 

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

Free Savannah Philharmonic in the Streetz concert

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Free Philharmonic in the Streets Savannah

 

The Savannah Philharmonic is partnering with area neighborhoods, schools, churches and community leaders to present the FREE fall Philharmonic in the Streetz party.

Come from 1-4PM Sun. Nov. 19 2017 to  Greenbriar Children’s Center for live music performances, children’s activities, free Leopold’s ice cream, lemonade, and barbecue for sale by Tricks. The Center is at 3709 Hopkins St.

Hosted by Savannah Philharmonic and Greenbriar Children’s Center

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Free Savannah Children’s Book Festival

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Free Savannah Children's Book Festival 2017 Kwame Alexander

 

Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs present
Savannah Children’s Book Festival (SCBF)
Sat. Nov. 18, 2017
10AM-4PM | Forsyth Park

FREE & open to the public

2017 SCBF Featured Authors

Featured Authors Bios

Headlining Author
Kwame Alexander

New York Times-bestselling author Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator and author of 24 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 Newbery Medal.

Featured Authors
R. Gregory Christie
Carmen Agra Deedy
José Lucio
Susan Rubin
Don Tate
Carole Boston Weatherford
Salina Yoon

Featured Authors – Teen Literature 
E. Lockhart                 Kekla Magoon                 Cynthia Leitich Smith

Also, dozens of indie authors, illustrators & performers. See the full list here.  As well as free family entertainment.

Learn more here.

Events for toddlers, babies in Savannah: Kindermusik playdates

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me Toddler activities

Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano this month in celebrating Thankful for My Family!

Get ready to give a big hug to your mom, dad, sister, brother, uncle, aunt, cousin, grandpa, grandma, nanny, or good friend! Here in Kindermusik, we’re all part of one big musical family, and our favorite way to express that gratitude is through the gift of music. So who are YOU thankful for? Come join Kindermusik Savannah.

After class, your child will get to take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly studio classes.

This playdate will be held three times, so just pick the date that you prefer:

Sat. Nov. 11, 10AM
Thurs. Nov. 16, 10AM
Sat. Nov. 18,  10AM

Playdates are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers.

Cost: $15 for your first child; $5 each for siblings.

Spaces in each playdate are limited and tend to fill fast, so enroll online now and save your family’s spots!

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