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Special kids’ fitness classes during Thanksgiving Break 2018, Savannah

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Hyperformance Kids Crossfit Thanksgiving Savannah classes holiday

Hyperformance Youth Kids Program in Savannah helps kids connect fitness with fun.

Join Hyperformance Athletics this Thanksgiving break 2018 for 2 Special Kids Classes.
Grades 1st – 5th
Wed. Nov. 21 & Fri. Nov. 23 2018
10:15-11:15AM
$10 per class

Hyperformance Athletics
904 E 70th St.
Savannah, GA 31405
912-335-3615
www.hyperformanceathletics.com/kids

Hyperformance Athletics​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Donate your candy: Savannah Halloween Candy Give-Back 2018, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Halloween Candy Give Back Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Savannah dentists 2018

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. 6 2018. Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM and
Friday 8AM-2PM.
2. By donating each person will be entered to win Starbucks and Amazon gift cards.
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 

Pumpkin Patch farms & Fall family fun near Savannah

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

pumpkin patches savannah

It finally feels like Fall.

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun Guide 2018 here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Check out the pumpkin patches below. This upcoming weekend is your last chance to make it to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch & corn maze near Jesup, Ga. this season. Holiday Farms pumpkin patch & hayrides in Ridgeland SC will be open through Oct. 31.

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Pumpkin Patches

Hayrides, corn cribs, cow trains, hayrides, corn mazes & more. It’s all part of the pumpkin patch farm tradition. While Savannah isn’t a pumpkin-growing climate, we’re thrilled that we have our fair share of agritourism here with various pumpkin patch farms near Savannah.

Here are some favorites:

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, barnyard, cow train. Open every weekend in October through this Sun. Oct. 28. Details here. 

Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, farm activities. Holiday Farms is open from Oct. 4-31 2018.  Details here.  

Pooler Pumpkin Patch & kids activities, Oct. 13-31 @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church with a Family Fall Festival Oct. 27-28. Open to the public. Details here. 

Savannah pumpkin patch farms hayrides corn maze

Scary in the Dairy 2018 Halloween Festival, Savannah

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Scary in the Dairy 2018 Savannah

Come to the Historic Roberds Dairy for Scary in the Dairy 2018 Halloween Festival this Sun Oct. 28 2018 @ the old Roberds Dairy at the end of Tennessee Avenue, Thunderbolt.

Enjoy haunted hay rides,horse rides, bouncy house, games, music and food for the whole family.

Join the amazing PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST @ 6PM and win horse back riding lessons or Monster Medalions. Proceeds will benefits the Pegasus Riding Academy new Veterans Program.

Scary in the Dairy 2018
Sun. Oct. 28 4-8PM
Hosted by Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah
Tickets: prasav.org
907.414.1236

ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY VETERAN’S PROGRAM

Pumpkin Carving Contest, 6PM

Prizes for Best Pumpkins. Elementary, junior-high & high school divisions. Gift certificates for adult winners.
Winning pumpkins will be auctioned off to benefit Pegasus Riding Academy’s new veteran’s program.

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See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

Savannah Halloween 2018 Trick or Treat Time

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Halloween Trick or Treat Times Savannah 2018

 

Savannah Halloween Trick or Treat Time
5-8PM Wed. Oct. 31 2018

Halloween is coming up fast! Savannah Police Department is recommending trick or treating occur on Halloween Oct. 31, 5-8PM

Find Savannah police Halloween safety tips here.

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Halloween 2018 Pumpkin Painting with Savannah Police

Pumpkin Painting with Savannah Police

5:30-7:30PM Tues. Oct. 30 2018
Come out and enjoy pumpkin painting, a magic show, games, music, bounce houses, McGruff and CANDY!
Wear your costume & bring your candy bag
SPD Headquarters, 201 Habersham St. Savannah, 31401 (Free parking onsite)

FREE & open to the public

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FIND MORE FAMILY FALL EVENTS IN OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2018

 

Colonial Haunted Trail Tour @ Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Wormsloe State Historic Site Savannah

Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour @ Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah

Fri. Oct 26, 2018 (7:15 PM)
Sat. Oct 27, 2018 (7:15 PM)

A ranger will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed!

Tours will depart from the Visitors Center every 15 minutes beginning at 7:15PM. Wormsloe’s gate will open at 6:30PM. Last tour tickets will be sold at 9PM. Tours will continue until 10:00 pm as needed. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. The gate will close when all tours are sold out.

Not recommended for children under the age of 6.

Admission: $9.50 – $15
Would you like to purchase tickets? Have a question? Call: 912-353-3023

Wormsloe State Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406

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See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

 

Girl Scouts open Camp Low to the public for Camp-toberFest ( $5 per car)

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Camp-tober Fest Savannah Girl Scouts Camp Low

 

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia (GSHG) invites all families (Girl Scout & non-Girl Scout) for Camp-toberFest 2018 on Sun. Oct. 28, noon-3PM @ Camp Low located at 1912 Rose Dhu Road in Savannah.

The afternoon of fall fun will include hay rides, archery, yard games, inflatables, rock wall, zip line, campfire with s’mores, a “Happy Little Haunted Infirmary” & more.

BowTie Barbecue Co. will be on site selling lunch items.

Special thanks to sponsor Amerigroup for making this event possible.

Cost: $5 per car at the gate. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Kayce Bradbury at kbradbury@gshg.org or 912-330-4440.

Crunchy Kids Halloween Trick-or-Treat 2018, Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Crunchy Halloween Trick or Treat Savannah 2018

You’re invited for a safe and fun trick-or-treat experience for health- and eco-conscious Savannah-area families.

Come Sat. Oct 27 2018, 2:30-4:30PM at Forsyth Park in Savannah. At 3:30PM, the group will begin the costume parade around the circle and allow the kids to pick up their treats. Feel free to stay after to play if you wish.

Sat. Oct. 27, 2:30-4:30PM
Forsyth Park
621 Drayton St.
Savannah, GA 31401

What should you bring & more FAQ answers here.

Live production of Hocus Pocus, Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Hocus Pocus Savannah Arts Academy 2018

This live production of HOCUS POCUS Oct. 26-Oct. 28 2018 @ Savannah Arts Academy is filled with your favorite Halloween characters and tunes.  Come for a kid-friendly spook-tacular time.

Hosted by Savannah Arts Academy Dance Department.

Showtimes

FRI Oct. 26 2018: 7-PM
SAT Oct. 27 2018: 1-3PM & 7-9PM
SUN Oct. 28 2018: 2-4PM

Buy tickets online here.

Savannah Arts Academy
500 Washington Ave.
Savannah, GA 31405

Fall Georgia State Park Events near Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

Here are a few more:

Pups & Trucks Festival @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah
Sun. Nov 4, 2018 11AM-3 PM
Come for an afternoon of food and fun for you and your furry friends. Local food trucks will offer delicious food & even some snacks for your pups. Also enjoy pet boutiques, music, arts, crafts, vendors, pet rescue groups & more. Then you can take your pup for a walk on one of the many beautiful trails throughout the park. 912-598-2300.
Fees & Passes
$5 parking. Annual passes available here.

Colonial Wormsloe Lantern Tours @ Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah
Sat. Nov 17, 2018 6-8 PM
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours will depart at 6PM & 7PM by lantern & will take you through time on a whirlwind tour with a variety of scenes that celebrate Savannah’s colonial heritage, from the city’s founding in 1733 up through the American Revolution. $4.50-$10. 912-353-3023.

Beginner Archery on certain Fridays @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill
Fridays
Oct 26, 2018 3-4PM
Nov. 2, 2018 4-5PM
Nov. 16, 2018 4-5PM
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow with park rangers. You will be shooting in a safe environment. Fun for kids and adults, come see how you fair. You will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. Reservation’s required. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339. Learn more here.

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2018, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE. 

Savannah-area Fall Festivals 2018: Springfield Fall Festival

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Spring Fall Festival Savannah 2018

You are invited to 2018 Springfield Fall Festival featuring food, first class entertainment & vendors.

FREE Admission. Learn more here. 

Open ALL DAY: Hay Ride, Petting Zoo, Bounce House, Food Court and Craft Vendors. Free live concerts on Friday & Saturday nights and this year, the festival will continue the tradition with country music group, Shenandoah, on Saturday night. Car Show & wing eating contest on Saturday.

Fri & Sat. Nov 2 & Nov. 3
Springfield Fall Festival
Laurel Street
Springfield, Georgia 31329
Tickets: springfieldfallfestival.com

Hosted by: City of Springfield & Springfield Merchants Association,

Schedule

Friday 10/2:
5PM Festival Begins
8PM Thomas Claxton & The Myth
10PM Festival Closes

Saturday 10/3:
10AM Festival Opens
10AM-6PM Triple J Stables will have their petting zoo here with animal food available for purchase ($1 so please bring small bills).
10AM Car Show
12-4PM Local Talent on Stage
5PM Wing Contest
6PM TBA
7PM Josh Sanders
8:30PM Shenandoah
10PM Festival Closes

Open ALL DAY: Hay Ride, Petting Zoo, Bounce House, Food Court and Craft Vendors.

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See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

Telfair Museums Free Family Day: Monet to Matisse, Savannah

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Free Savannah events kids Family Day Telfair Museum October 2018 Enjoy a day celebrating Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art @ FREE Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah. Theme: Monet to Matisse.

Children and families can try out pointillist painting techniques, make miniature Impressionist paintings, and go on a scavenger hunt of the exhibition.

Local artists will be on hand to lead plein air painting demonstrations in front of the museum, and local musicians will provide a program of Impressionist music in the auditorium at 2PM.

This event is free & open to the public.

FREE Family Day: Monet to Matisse
1-4PM Sat. Oct. 20 2018
Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA

Investment is provided by the City of Savannah and the Georgia Power Foundation.

Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2018) You’re invited: Fall Festival @ St. James Catholic School, Savannah

Friday, October 12th, 2018

FUntober St. James Catholic School Fall Festivals Savannah

Bring your kids to  St. James Catholic School Funtober Fest 2018, which is open to the public.

Enjoy bounce houses, rock wall, haunted house, obstacle course, game booths, human whack-a-mole & more @ St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406

Sat. Oct. 20 2018
11AM-3PM

Fun for the entire family.

All-Inclusive Wristbands -$25/each
Tickets – $1 each.

Questions? Please contact: Stephanie Creeden @ 770.363.6171 or email screeden@hotmail.com or Melissa Hille @ 912.398.2882. or email melissa@myagencysavannah.com

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More About St. James Catholic School

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com or call (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave.
Savannah GA 31406

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.stjameschargers.com (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Kid-friendly activities @ Moonlight Garden Ride, Savannah

Friday, October 12th, 2018

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Moonlight Garden Ride Savannah 10th Annual 2018

10th Annual Moonlight Garden Ride

Did you know that Savannah’s favorite annual bicycling event is kid-friendly?

In addition to the ride, Stroller Strong Moms will have some on-the-field fun at Grayson Stadium after the ride.

There will also be balance bike races around the bases for the younger riders.

10th Annual Moonlight Garden Ride
5-10PM Sat. Oct. 20 2018
Historic Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31404
Tickets available here.

After a casually-paced, police-escorted ride travels through Savannah’s most beautiful neighborhoods, then returns to Grayson Stadium for live music, food and beverages, and fun.

Proceeds benefit the non-profit Savannah Bicycle Campaign.

Join hundreds of other cyclists and see Savannah in an unforgettable way on the Midnight Garden Ride, presented by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.

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Savannah Mountain Biking SEGA-SORBA Morning Marsh Madness

Morning Marsh Madness 2018, Oct. 20 2018 on Skidaway Island, Savannah

Registration is open for SEGA SORBA’s Morning Marsh Madness 2018.

Off-road race, fun race, family fun all for one low price. Do one or both.

Register online here. 

Two Family Friendly Events for the price of One! Come enjoy the Early Bird off-road race at 8:30AM Sat. Oct. 20 2018 and race one, two, or three laps depending on your skill level.

Then at 10:30AM enjoy wearing your pajamas or dressing up in your goofiest outfit and riding your beach cruiser, 90’s bike, or whatever contraption you can find, at the Sleepy Head fun race. Just a short race with the craziest most fun getup you can find.

Meant to complement SBC’s Moonlight Garden Ride This is your opportunity to have off road fun in the morning before you head over to Moonlight Garden Ride in the evening.

Choose to just race the Sleepy Head or the Early Bird, or both. One inexpensive registration for both events. T-Shirt Included. Register online here. 

Location:
Skidaway Island – Preist Landing Trail
McWhorter Dr
Savannah, GA 31411

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Old Fort Jackson 37th Annual Silent Auction 2018, Savannah

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Old Fort Jackson Savannah Annual Auction 2018

Save the date for Old Fort Jackson 37th Annual Silent Auction fund raiser Sat. Nov. 3 2018, 5-9PM.

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

The money raised from this fundraiser will directly support Old Fort Jackson in Savannah and will help support daily educational programming as well as special events.

The Annual Auction will have dozens of highly sought-after items for guests to bid on, including a 2-night stay at Tybee Beach Vacation Rentals valued at $600, an inflatable paddleboard from North Island Surf and Kayak valued at $625, 4 tickets to Atlanta Zoo valued a $104, a makers workshop for 6 to Salacia Salts valued at $240 and an Old Fort Jackson Soldier’s experience to learn how to fire the cannons valued at $750.

Old Fort Jackson in Savannah 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.

Admission to this event is free of charge.

The Annual Auction is a family event and all ages are welcome.

A Lowcountry boil and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

This event is made possible by generous support from: Savannah Hardscapes, Dunn Foundation Inc, and Creative Catering.

Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Old Fort Jackson Auction 2018
Sat. Nov. 3, 2018
5-9PM
Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Giveaway: A family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze Savannah

UPDATE: The winner is Robin Ritenour Jenkins ! Congratulations! Robin, please email us at anne@southernmamas.com. 

Tickets giveaway: We’re giving away four tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze.

Enter to win: Just go to the SouthernMamas.com FB page & tell us your favorite Halloween costume- your own, your kids’, your hubby’s, your friend’s, anyone’s. This giveaway is faster than most. We’ll wrap it up by 10PM Wed. Oct. 11 & announce the winner soon after.

Be sure to visit Poppell Farms this month. The farm is open every October weekend. Corn maze, hayrides, farm fun. Feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

Learn more about Poppell Farms including hours & special events here.

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

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2018, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE.