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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.

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.

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.

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

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



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 

(Savannah Dentists) Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry @ Wilmington Is. Farmers’ Market, Oct. 7

Friday, September 29th, 2017


Pediatric Dentists Savannah Krista Hinchey Dogwood Smiles

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry – a new Savannah pediatric dentist practice – will celebrate World Smile Day Sat. Oct. 7 – @ Wilmington Island Farmers Market.

Come celebrate World Smile Day with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and lots of fun & crafts, 9AM – 1PM Sat. Oct. 7. Dogwood’s board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey will give out free goodies & have a coloring contest for the kids to win prizes.  Plus, food vendors, artisans & much more.

Wilmington Is. Farmer’s Market is @
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, Ga. 31410

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. 

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

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,, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a 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 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 advertiser 



Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides opens Oct.5-31 2017, Ridgeland, S.C.

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

pumpkin patches Savannah Bluffton Hilton Head 2017 Hayrides maze

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

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

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


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  Holiday Farms is a advertiser 



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

Sunday, September 24th, 2017


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


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** (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. 



Puppy Palooza @ Wilmington Island Farmer’s Market, Savannah

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Puppy Palooza Wilmingotn Island Farmers Market Savannah free event


Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market will partner with Southeastern Guide Dogs for Puppy Palooza on Sat. Sept. 30 2017, 9AM-1PM in Savannah.

Puppy Palooza is as a fundraiser for the Southeastern Guide Dogs: an association that raises, trains and provides lifetime care for service dogs. Patrons will have the opportunity to interact with adorable puppies at the kissing booth, the hug hub and selfie station. Owners are welcome to bring their own puppy for pampering and are encouraged to bid on a puppy product basket filled with items from their fur baby’s favorite local stores. Kids can cuddle with puppies during story time, create canine-themed crafts and accessorize with fun puppy tattoos.

Food will be available for sale including $1 hot dogs.

This event is free and open to the public.

Learn more here.

Sat. Sept. 30, 2017
– Story Time with Puppies: 10 -10:30AM
– $1 Hot Dogs: 11AM – 12:30PM
– Canine-Themed Crafts (Puppy Headbands): 11AM – 1PM

Wilmington Is. Farmer’s Market is @
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Road
Savannah, Ga. 31410

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. 

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

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. 



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. 

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



(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 

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 advertiser 



(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 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.



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

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.

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: 12-4
October 14-31 2017

Risen Savior Lutheran Church


Risen Savior Fall Festival Pooler Savannah 2017 Pumpkin Patch

Fall Festival Oct. 28-29 

October 28-29 2017, Noon-4PM will be a festival weekend join with some additional activities for all ages:

  • Vendors
  • Bounce House Fundraiser for $5
  • Carnival Games & Raffle Baskets
  • Face Painting
  • Bake Sale
  • Pumpkins for sale

The fall festival is free & open to the public. It is a fundraiser so the pumpkins and food are for sale. There is also a bake sale and some raffles for great gift baskets. All the carnival-type games are free and there are some cute photo ops setup.

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 Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
(912) 925-9431

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

Ongoing classes allow students to join anytime.  If you missed fall registration, it’s not too late to join select classes. 

The Studio School
1319 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401,

The Studio School, , email, 912-596-3873, The Studio School is a advertiser 

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

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Frogwarts Savannah Harry Potter 2017

The 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 advertiser