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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.

Starlight Pottery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Fall Fun Guide includes free Savannah Children’s Book Festival 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Savannah Children's Book Festival 2017 Kwame Alexander

The SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun Guide 2017 includes oodles of fall festivals in Savannah & beyond including the 2017 Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival.

Kwame Alexander, New York Times-bestselling author and 2015 Newberry Medal recipient, will be among the authors at the 2017 Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival.

Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the free 14th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Sat. Nov. 18, 2017, 10AM-4PM at Forsyth Park.

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

Learn more here.

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Pooler Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Pumpkin Patch Risen Savior Pooler 2017

 

Pumpkin bowling, scarecrow games, pumpkin tic-tac-toe & more @ Risen Savior’s Pumpkin Patch 2017 in Pooler – designed to be a quality and safe fall activity for your family to enjoy.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Free admission with some extra activities at a fee. Pumpkin prices vary with sizes.

Come join in on the FUN! The Pumpkin Patch has things to do for all ages.

This is a fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the Risen Savior Academy playground and church youth group.

The pumpkin patch accepts cash & checks only.

Visit the patch during the weekday to:
*Choose your pumpkin
*Make a craft
*Play games
*Color a picture

Monday-Friday: 11-7
Saturday- Sunday: 12-7
October 14-31 2017

LOCATED AT: 1755 QUACCO ROAD, POOLER
Risen Savior Lutheran Church
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.RISENSAVIORGEORGIA.COM

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Risen Savior Fall Festival Pooler Savannah 2017 Pumpkin Patch

Fall Festival Oct. 28-29 

October 28-29 2017, Noon-7PM will be a festival weekend join with some additional activities for all ages:

  • Vendors
  • Bounce Houses
  • Carnival Games & Raffle Baskets
  • Face Painting
  • Bake Sale
  • Pumpkins for sale

PLEASE NOTE: The pumpkin patch is open from noon to 7PM on Oct. 28-29 but the fall festival festivities end at 4PM

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Risen Savior Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
www.risensaviorgeorgia.com
(912) 925-9431

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Fall art classes for ages 9+ @ The Studio School, Savannah

Friday, September 1st, 2017

The Studio School Savannah art youth classes 2017 Fall

Looking to improve your child’s art skills, build a portfolio for auditions or just have him or her enjoy the love of art?

Then The Studio School in Savannah has got programs for you!

The Studio School Art youth classes Savannah 2017 The Studio School youth classes, ages 9+, are now posted online. There are 3 classes this season: For the Love of Art (Tuesdays); Portfolio Builder (Wednesdays); and Art Fundamentals (Saturdays).

See which one is right for your child and sign up quickly because classes begin Sept 19 2017!

See the class descriptions & register online here. 

The Studio School
1319 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401,
912-596-3873
info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com

The Studio School, www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com , email info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com, 912-596-3873, The Studio School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Frogwarts 2017, Harry Potter-inspired event

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Frogwarts Savannah Harry Potter 2017

The SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun Guide 2017 includes a link to details about beloved Frogwarts, the annual Harry Potter-inspired event, hosted by Coastal Heritage Society.

Families are transported into a whimsical world at Frogwarts School of Magic. Classes include Potions, Symbology, Herbolgy, Care of Magical Creatures, and many more. This year’s studies will be filled with enchantment, excitement, and STEAM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) educational components, which help encourage critical thinking, creative problem solving, and experiential learning through each fun and engaging activity.

Frogwarts 2017
Sun. Oct. 15
Details on when registration opens here.

Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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Giveaway: Family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch & maze (daytrip from Savannah)

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

Is it Fall yet, y’all?

We can’t wait for the weather to cool and for Poppell family farms to open for the fall season.

If you haven’t taken your family to visit this 10-acre maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum (about six miles from Jesup), please put it on your Fall to-do list. It is well worth the drive from Savannah.

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2017 Fall season is 10 AM-10PM Saturday Oct. 7. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every Saturday & Sunday from Sat. Oct. 7-Sun. Nov. 5 2017.

Tickets giveaway

To enter to win FOUR tickets to Poppell Farms, go to SouthernMamas.com Facebook page or Instagram & comment there about what you are most looking forward to doing in our FALL FUN GUIDE 2017 . Read the Fall Fun Guide 2017 here. 

THEN SHARE OUR GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT FACEBOOK POST here on your Facebook page.

We will pick winner by 11 PM this Thurs. Sept. 7 & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

New for 2017:  Online Tickets @ poppellfarms.ticketleap.com

Hayrides Pumpkin Patches Mazes Savannah

About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

New activities this year: Little Farmers Playground (6 & younger); Jumping Jacks Jumping Pillow (6 & younger); Baseball Pitch – How fast can you throw?

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Other activities include pony rides ($5); duck races; six & younger playground (with 2 bounce houses); hop-a-long rodeo; Betsy the Milk cow contest; large catfish pond (no fishing / watch them eat)

Maze Design for Fall 2017 Coming Sept. 1 2017

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The Trail of Terror
An 800 ft. haunted walking trail through the Zombie filled woods.
Starting Fri. Oct. 13,  open every Friday & Saturday night through Sat. Oct. 28
Recommended for ages 12 & older.
Open Halloween

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Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 7-Sun. Nov. 5 2017
10 AM- 10 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays
(5 PM-10PM Fridays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)
(5PM-10PM Saturdays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here.  Online tickets: poppellfarms.ticketleap.com

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Pumpkin patches, farms, hayrides, mazes Poppell Farms Savannah

2017 Special Events

Sat. Oct. 7: Grand Opening
Sat. Oct. 14: Public Safety Day
The Fire Safety House along with Safe Kids program & Emergency Vehicles all provided by Jesup Fire Dept, Odum Fire Dept. and Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
Sat. Oct. 21: Grandparent’s Day. All Grandparents with Grandchildren present receive $ 2 off Daytime Combo Ticket
Sat. Oct. 28: Scout Day Recognizing all Scouts present @ 2PM
Outdoor showing of the movie “THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN” @ 7PM
Sat. Nov. 4 & Sun. Nov. 5: Thank You to All Who Serve, $ 2 per ticket discount (with ID) for all Military, Law Enforcement,Firefighters, and Emergency Personnel

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Fall Festivals, pumpkin patches, mazes, Halloween fun

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Savannah Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes 2016

Pumpkin patches. Mazes. Fall festivals. Halloween traditions.

We know y’all love Fall. And that you don’t want to miss a single hayride.

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun Guide 2017 throughout the season to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Here’s how to make the most of this beautiful season in the Lowcountry. This list will be updated throughout the season.

Tickets giveaway

To enter to win FOUR tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, maze & barnyard, go to SouthernMamas.com Facebook page or Instagram & comment there about what you are most looking forward to doing in our FALL FUN GUIDE 2017 .

THEN SHARE OUR GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT FACEBOOK POST here on your Facebook page.

We will pick winner by 11 PM this Thurs. Sept. 7 & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

Savannah Fall Fun Guide 2017

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

Saturday, August 26th, 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.

Starlight Pottery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE. 

FREE Fishing Event for ages 5-12, Tybee Is., Sept. 23

Friday, August 25th, 2017

free kids fishing event Savannah Tybee 2016 Bring your kids to the FREE Gage Ochsner Kids Fishing & Coastal Water Safety event 8:30-11AM, Sat. Sept. 23 2017 @ the Tybee Pier & Pavilion on Tybee Island.

The day of FREE fun for kids ages 5 to 12 is being held in conjunction with Georgia’s free fishing day & is sponsored by Safe Kids Savannah, the Chatham County Aquatic Center, & the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to promote fishing as a family activity & water safety.

This is the seventh consecutive year for the event which is named in memory of Gage Ochsner, M.D., a long-time supporter of Safe Kids Savannah and specifically the Kids Fishing and Coastal Water Safety event.

Parents mush accompany children during the event. One parent for every three children.

Pre-registration is required.

Entry is limited and pre-registration is required. No registration will be allowed on the day of the event.

Register online here. 

All participants will receive a rod and reel, bait, and tackle box. No fishing license required. 

For more information on the event please call 652-6793.

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Free Herbal Lecture: Sleep Well, Stay Well talk with Gaia Herbs Medical Educator, Savannah

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market Savannah free herbal lecture Dr. Mary Bove FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Halloween Hike 2017 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Halloween Hike 2016 Oatland Island Wildlife Center One of our favorite Savannah kids’ Halloween events –  the Halloween Hike @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center , will be Oct. 20 & 21 2017.

If you’ve never taken your little trick-or-treaters to this non-scary Halloween event, make sure this is the year you do so!

Halloween Hike
Oct. 20 & 21, 2017
5PM-8PM (last hike leaves at 8PM)

CASH ONLY

Adults: $5
Children: $10

This is a fun, safe, not-so-scary fundraiser for your little trick or treaters! Walk with your trickster down our friendly forest trail to meet and gather goodies from our friendly animal characters. Let Mother Earth show you the way and sit with Mother Goose as she tells her favorite rhymes. There will be face painting, spooky crafts, and many more activities. Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged.

Concessions will be available before or after the hike.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212 Driving directions here.

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(Hilton Head, Bluffton Halloween events) Spookalicious @ The Sandbox Children Museum

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Halloween 2017 Hilton Head Is. Bluffton Sandbox Children's Museum Bring your ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes to play to Spookalicious @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Themed crafts and activities. Decorate a special Halloween cookie. Scavenger hunt for a bag of treats.

Special Saturday Admission is $5 per person age 1 & older. Ages up to 12 months are free
(Sorry, coupons not valid for this event)

“Spookalicious”
October 28, 2017
10AM-5PM
The Sandbox
18A Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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Children’s Birthday Parties

Let’s have a party!

The Sandbox Children’s Museum Birthday Party Room is available to rent for your celebration.

Visit www.thesandbox.org/birthday-parties or call 843-842-7645 for scheduling and more information.

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The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Hilton Head Fall Festivals 2017) Harbour Town Fall Festival

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Harbour Town Fall Fest 2016 Hilton Head

Harbour Town Fall Fest 2017

Sun, Sept. 24, 11AM – 6PM

This family-friendly event will include: a summer sidewalk sale with Harbour Town shops; local favorite “Deas-Guyz” in concert featuring a mix of old Motown, R&B, pop, rock, reggae and dance beats; nautical activities featuring a variety of watersports, nature tours and boat rides (for fees); children’s activities from 1-4PM; ; three boat displays including two South Carolina-built Pioneers on land and a Chris Craft 29 Catalina in the water.

Harbour Town
149 Lighthouse Road
Hilton Head Is., SC 29928

For additional info, contact The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979 or go to seapines.com.

($6 per vehicle gate pass to enter Sea Pines)

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(Savannah Halloween events) Wag-O-Ween 2017: Trick or Treating for your dog in Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Wag-O-Ween Halloween for dogs Savannah 2015

Take Rover trick-or-treating during Savannah’s 12th Annual Wag-O-Ween 2017 event, which will be Sat. Oct. 21 2017 from noon to 5PM

Participants will receive a map indicating the more than 100 businesses where they may Trick or Treat with their canine companion. There will also be a costume contest and a raffle for some great prizes.

In the past this event has had 1000 participants from the greater Savannah area and that’s expected to increase this year. This event generates greatly needed funds for local pet rescue organizations.

Tickets are $5 per person and all proceeds go to benefit the Dachshund Rescue of North America and Coastal Pet Rescue.

For more information, contact Sara Portman at Canine Palace 912-508-3336 or click here .

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Statts Fest 2017 @ Grayson Stadium, Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Statts Fest Savannah 2016 8th Annual Statts Fest will be Sept. 23 2017 @ Grayson Stadium in Savannah & includes kids’ activities, live music, food trucks & silent auction.

Friends of Jason Statts have planned a benefit to help subsidize the medical assistance that Statts, a quadriplegic as a result of violent crime, requires.

Statts Fest fundraiser
Sat. Sept. 23
3 PM – 8 PM
Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr
Savannah 31404

This fundraiser will feature food trucks, a silent auction, lots of kids’ activities and Savannah’s best local bands throughout the event.

Kids’ events include a book nook tent sponsored by Savannah Children’s Museum. The Savannah Derby Taunts will be on hand to helping with kids races.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 at friendsofstatts.com or the day of the event for $20. Children 12 & younger are free with adult.

About Jason Statts

On June 28, 2008, Jason Statts, a professional graphic designer, local musician, 1996 SCAD graduate and overall amazing guy, was a victim of a violent crime in Ardsley Park. Statts was shot in the neck and suffered irreparable damage to his spinal column.

Since then, he has relied on government assistance to cover his mounting medical costs, and the support of his friends and family to keep him smiling. His family and friends host fundraisers to help fill in the gaps in his finances so that he can receive the benefits and medical assistance he requires.

For more information, please visit www.friendsofstatts.com or email info@friendsofstatts.com.

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Tybee Island Pirate Fest & free parade

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Tybee Pirate Fest, Parade 20152017 Tybee Island Pirate Fest, Oct. 5-8

Ready to swashbuckle.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday highlights include the FREE Pirate Victory Parade, 3-5PM Sat. Oct. 7; Scallywags Costume Contest; Little Matey’s Cove; Thieves Market; live music; a fireworks show & several kids’ activities such as a Ferris wheel.

That’s right, a Ferris wheel on Tybee!

Adult Tickets Prices

Buccaneer’s Ball – $40 advance | $50 at door
Friday: $12
Saturday: $15
Weekend pass: $25

There is additional cost for some activities including the Ferris wheel.

For additional information about the 2017 Tybee Island Pirate Fest, please call 912.713.2321 or visit www.tybeepiratefest.com

Friday: Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern, contests, and live music.
Saturday: Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern, The Pirate Victory Parade, performers, contests, and live music.
Sunday: Family Day! Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern

The annual free Pirate Parade will take place Sat. Oct. 7, at 3PM. Participation will include floats, marching units, dignitaries, shriners & families. Tickets are NOT needed to watch the parade.

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