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Savannah Halloween kids events but no SCAD Booland 2017

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Fall Fun Guide 2017 No Booland SCAD Halloween We are sad to learn there will be no SCAD Booland this year, which has been a popular free Halloween Savannah kids event in the past.

But you can find plenty of other local Halloween fun in our Events Calendar and in our Savannah Fall Fun Guide 2017.

(Savannah Halloween 2017) Trick or Treat on River Street

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Trick or Treat on River Street is happening again Sat. October 28, 2017, 4-7PM.

Come with your kiddos and see what River Street has to offer.

Savannah Waterfront
404 E Bay St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Savannah moms groups: Halloween Open House with MOMS Club

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Halloween Open House Moms Club Savannah

Connect with other moms in Savannah. Come to the Halloween Open House with MOMS Club of Savannah, Ga.,  Thurs., Oct. 26 @ 10AM @ Daffin Park (Fenced Playground) in Savannah.

Bring your little ghouls and join the group at Daffin Park for food and fun. Learn about all MOMS Club of Savannah, Ga has to offer. Snacks will be served. Don’t forget your costume!

MOMS Club is a group dedicated to the support of stay-at-home moms. This is not solely a group for playdates. The club is run by members and collectively plan weekly activities, both in the morning and afternoons.

For more info, email momsclubofsavannahga@gmail.com

Location: Daffin Park fenced playground
1 Waring Dr, Savannah (corner of Waters & Washington Ave)
Date: Thurs. Oct. 26, 10AM

Interested in MOMS Club of Savannah but can’t make the event?Learn more about the group here. 

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Savannah Halloween 2017: FREE Trunk ‘r’ Treat @ Calvary Day School

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Savannah Halloween events trunk or treat Calvary Day School

 

You’re invited to: Trunk ‘r’ Treat 2017 @ Calvary Day School on Waters Avenue at 63rd St.

4-6PM Sun. Oct. 29 @ Calvary’s MC Anderson Football Field.

Costumes are encouraged but not required.

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
www.calvarydayschool.com On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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Donate your candy: Savannah Halloween Candy Give-Back, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Halloween Candy Buy Back Kids Program Savannah Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Here’s a way your kids can protect their teeth from too much Halloween candy & show appreciation to our U.S. troops.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry in Savannah will collect your kids’ extra and leftover Halloween candy & send the candy to our troops overseas through  Operation Gratitude.

Kids can donate their Halloween candy @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and it will be sent to our troops overseas. Everyone wins by participating in the program kids improve their oral health & support our men and women overseas.

The rules:
1. Drop unused, wrapped candy off between the dates of Nov. 1 – Nov. 17 2017. Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM and
Friday 8AM-2PM.
2. This will enter you in a raffle for gift cards of different values and a Kindle Fire
3. Enjoy giving back to our troops overseas

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

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About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, CareSource, PeachState and Well Care (these are all Georgia Medicaid) The other main ones accepted @ Dogwood are United Concordia/Tricare (military), Ameritas, MetLife and Cigna. 

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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

Monday, October 9th, 2017

 

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Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival  in Pooler

Pumpkin Patch Oct. 14-31

Pumpkin Patch fun in Pooler begins Sat. Oct. 14.

Pumpkin bowling, scarecrow games, pumpkin tic-tac-toe & more @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church Pumpkin Patch 2017– designed to be a quality and safe fall activity for your family to enjoy.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Free admission w/ some extra activities at a fee. Pumpkin prices vary with sizes. The Pumpkin Patch has things to do for all ages.

Pooler 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.

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

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Candle Lantern Tour & Bat Hikes @ Fort McAllister State Historic Park, Richmond Hill

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Candle Lantern Tour Fort McAllister Georgia State Parks Savannah Richmond Hill Fort McAllister State Historic Park in Richmond Hill will host these October 2017 kid-friendly events:

Weekend Hikes
Every Sunday of October
10AM & 1PM
Choose from the edible plant, weekend waterway, or the marsh flora hike and enjoy an educational hike with the park naturalist and rangers. Edible plant and marsh flora hike are about 3 miles. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 per person.

Candle Lantern Tour
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017
7-9PM
Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You’ll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats before being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! Tours every half hour. $5-9 per person.

Astronomy
Fri. Oct. 20, 2017
7-8PM
Let our rangers be your guides to the galaxy as we spend the evening gazing at the lunar landscape. We’ll be peering through our telescopes while learning about the real majesty of our galaxy. Involves a short half-mile hike. Visitors will meet our rangers at the front office before taking a trip to one of our many scenic spots. $2 per person.

Sunset Bat Hikes
Fri. Oct. 13 and 27, 2017
6:45 – 7:45PM
Spread your wings and take a trip with us, as our rangers will be ready to be your guide into the wild world of bats. Join our rangers as we watch our flying friends take off over the setting sun! Includes a short half-mile walk over our beautiful marshes and winding creeks. Guests will meet our rangers at the park office and museum. $2 per person.

Blacksmithing & Civil War Medicine
Sat. Oct. 21, 2017
10AM- 3PM
It’s time to get fired up! Join our rangers as we show off both the fun and the challenges of blacksmithing! Then learn about some of the many tonics and remedies that doctors and surgeons of the past used to heal ailments and injuries during the Civil War. Fort admission required.

Halloween at Savage Island
Sat. Oct. 29, 2017
7-9PM
Get ready to get spooky as campers decorate their campsites to compete for the many prizes such as scariest site, best costume, and more! Satisfy your sweet tooth with some candy courtesy of our rangers! Campers only.

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Fort McAllister State Historic Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912.727.2339
email FortMcAllister.Park@gadnr.org.

(Hilton Head Is. family/children events) FREE Family Fun Night

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Free Family Night Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is.

FREE Family Fun Night

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT

5:30–7:30PM Fri. Nov. 3  | AT THE SANDBOX

Supported by The Bargain Box

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.  to explore museum exhibits free of charge. Weather permitting, guests can also enjoy outdoor playscapes like the Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks. Inside kids can make a crafty treat. Light refreshments available while they last.

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

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(Halloween 2017 events) Campground Trick-or-Treating @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Halloween events Savannah trunk treat costume contestYou are invited to bring your costumed kids to Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah for the annual Campground Trick-or-Treating, Sat. Oct. 28 2017, 2PM.

Bring your ghost, ghoul, princess or costumed little one out for an afternoon of trick-or-treating through the park campground. Arrive at 1:30PM to enjoy games, crafts and fun before everyone heads into the campground.

Cost: $5 parking.Bring cash for faster entry.

For info call: 912-598-2300.
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More Fall 2017 Skidaway Is. State Park Events

Evening Bat Lecture and Hike
Sat. Oct 28, 2017, 7 PM
Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah
Bats are a vital part of our ecosystem. Come learn more about these amazing animals and take a short hike to see them glide through the sky in their natural habitat.
Cost $5 parking. Bring cash for faster entry.
912-598-2300.

Calls of the Wild- Dusk Hike
Sat. Oct 21, 2017, 7 PM
Skidaway Island State Park , Savannah
Hit the trails right before dark to hear all the animals that call right before the darkness of night sets in. The guided hike will be about a mile hike and typically last an hour.
Cost: $5 parking. Bring cash for faster entry.
912-598-2300.

Pups ‘n’ Trucks Food Truck Carnival
Sun. Nov. 12, 11AM-3 PM
Join your favorite food trucks, pet boutiques and animal shelters for this fun event made for dogs and their owners. Plenty of trails, picnic tables and fresh air for the whole family.
Cost: $5 Parking Pass – Bring cash for faster entry.
Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah

Location:
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, Georgia 31411

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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 thescribbleartstudio.com

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. 

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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 

Registration now open for Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Oct. 15

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

 

Frogwarts Harry-Potter event Savannah 2017 Fall Festivals Georgia State Railroad Museum

Registration is now open for Frogwarts annual Harry-Potter inspired event Sun. Oct. 15, 2017, hosted by Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah.

Frogwarts is Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM-3PM. Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical fall festival for a Harry Potter-themed day of fun

Register & buy tickets online here. 

At Frogwarts, 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.

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, Magic with Professor Zyto and Quidditch. Attendees can also take a ride on the Frogwarts Express, our steam locomotive.

Some of CHS community partners will also be leading workshops, including Snapology of Savannah with Harry Potter LEGO building, Oatland Island Wildlife Center leading magical activities and Savannah Stage Company with a cast of some of favorite Harry Potter characters. Leopold’s Ice Cream will also be on site with their sweet treats in Harry Potter inspired flavors.

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

Tickets

Tickets are limited, so be sure to pre-register for your chance to join the fun. Buy tickets 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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Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides opens Oct.5-31 2017, Ridgeland, S.C.

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

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The 10th Annual The Great Pumpkin Patch @ Holiday Farms  will be open for the 2017 season from Oct. 5-Oct. 31 2017 in nearby Ridgeland, SC, about a 1 hour from Savannah.

Spend a day on Holiday Farms enjoying: Jumppad, Bounce house, Haytona Speedway, Duck Race, Cow Milking, Steer Roping, Corn Grinding, Barnyard Zoo, Barrel Racing and, of course, a hayride to the pumpkin patch. And our personal favorite, Pigtucky Derby (pig races).

Holiday Farms is open weekdays & weekends starting Oct. 5 until Oct. 31.

Field Trips

Holiday Farms offers field trips for schools, churches, scout groups, and more. Reservations now being taken for groups and field trips. You may reach Holiday Farms by phone at 843-726-5527 or email holidayfarms@yahoo.com.

Military Discount Day

Special Military Day Sat. Oct. 7
All active duty military, spouses, and children will receive 50% off admission with proper ID.

jumppadHoliday Farms 2017 Schedule & Hours

Open Dates 2017:
Oct. 5-Oct.31

Concessions and Entertainment on Saturdays 11AM-4PM and Sundays 1-4PM

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9AM-2PM
Friday – Saturday 9AM-dark (last wagon ride leaves at 6PM)
Sunday 1PM-5PM

Pig Race Schedule:
Monday – Thursday 11AM & 1PM
Friday – Saturday 11AM, 1PM & 3PM

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Family owned and operated since 2008.

Stay connected about other events at Holiday Farms by liking their Facebook page here.

Holiday Farms, 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936, (843) 726-5527, email holidayfarms@yahoo.com
www.holidayfarmssc.com  Holiday Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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Savannah Halloween events: FREE Bat Spooktacular @ Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

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Join Nancy Owen from Gryphon Den Creatures of the Night for a presentation about the importance of a “spooky” but misunderstood creature: the bat on Sat. Oct. 28, 1-3PM @ Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex. 

Nancy’s program, “Creatures of the Night”, focuses on our Earth’s vital need for biodiversity. She will address the physical adaptations of nocturnal bats, human impacts on bat habitats, and the importance of bats as an insect predator in the lowcountry. Nancy will also have her Big Brown Bats, Batman and Radar, along for you to meet!

There will also be bat-themed arts and crafts available to take home.

No need to RSVP, and the event is FREE! If you like, you can make a donation to the Gryphon Den to help them with rehabilitation and education programming.

Location:  Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and Headquarters
694 Beech Hill Lane, Hardeeville, SC 29927

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FREE Young Explorers Club

The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge hosts a preschoolers “Young Explorers Club” on the first Tuesday of each month.

The free, hour-long monthly program for 3-4 year-olds starts at 10AM on the first Tuesday of each month.  There will be story time, crafts, snacks, and take-home activities all about this month’s topic.

The next one is Oct. 3 2017, 10-11AM. Theme: Butterflies.

Due to high demand, please RSVP by contacting Education Coordinator Joel Vos at 843-784-2468, or email Joel_Vos@fws.gov** (Be prepared with a contact phone number, and the number of children in your party)

There are 15 spaces for children are open on a first-come, first-served basis. If more than 15 sign up, a second session will be added at 11:30AM.

The programs are at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC 29927).

Each month, a different animal or method of conservation will be highlighted. Themes are:

January – Bald Eagles
February – Lady Bugs
March – Plants
April – Recycle
May – Baby Birds
June – Alligators
July – Sea Turtles
August – Spiders
September – Fish
October – Butterflies
November – Turkeys
December – Ducks

For more information, call (843) 784-2468.

Learn more here. 

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Savannah moms groups: Halloween Open House with MOMS Club

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Halloween Open House Moms Club Savannah

Connect with other moms in Savannah. Come to the Halloween Open House with MOMS Club of Savannah, Ga.,  Thurs., Oct. 26 @ 10AM @ Daffin Park (Fenced Playground) in Savannah.

Bring your little ghouls and join the group at Daffin Park for food and fun. Learn about all MOMS Club of Savannah, Ga has to offer. Snacks will be served. Don’t forget your costume!

MOMS Club is a group dedicated to the support of stay-at-home moms. This is not solely a group for playdates. The club is run by members and collectively plan weekly activities, both in the morning and afternoons.

For more info, email momsclubofsavannahga@gmail.com

Location: Daffin Park fenced playground
1 Waring Dr, Savannah (corner of Waters & Washington Ave)
Date: Thurs. Oct. 26, 10AM

Interested in MOMS Club of Savannah but can’t make the event?Learn more about the group here. 

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Savannah Halloween 2017 events: Trunk or Treat & Halloween Costume Contest @ Trinity Lutheran Church

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Halloween events Savannah trunk treat costume contest Trinity Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat 2017

Sat Oct. 28 2017 6-8PM. 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Bring the kids to the annual Trunk or Treat! Spooky games begin at 6PM Sat. Oct. 28. There will be a bouncy house, cotton candy and sno-cones for kids of all ages.
Dress up the little ones for the Costume Contest. Age categories: 1 and under, 2-4 years, 5-7 years, 8-10 years and 11 years and up.

Registration is required so stop by the Information Booth and pick up a sticker for your child.

The Grand Marshall will lead the Costume Parade starting at 7PM. Winners will be announced following the parade.

Visit the church’s Sunday School table and enter a drawing for a brand new bicycle. One entry per family and you do not have to be present to win. Be sure to enter our Trunk Decorating Competition. Grand prize valued over $100 and includes a photography package for your family.

Trunk set up begins at 5PM. Be sure to bring your own candy to distribute.

Register by calling (912) 656-6511.

Hot dog combo available for purchase. Food will be located in the Social Hall.

For more information contact Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd, Savannah, GA 31419. (912) 925-4839

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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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