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Outdoor Thanksgiving Weekend 2020 events @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Saturday, November 14th, 2020

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill kids activities

Outdoor Thanksgiving Weekend 2020 kid-friendly events @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Friday, November 27, 2020

Friday at the Forge: Blacksmithing Program
Fri. Nov 27, 2020 3-3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill
Visit our blacksmith’s shop to learn about their tools and techniques. Park rangers will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.

Sunset Bat Hike
Fri. Nov 27, 2020 5-5:45PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill 
Join rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along beautiful marshes and witness nature at its finest. Watch bats take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Night Fort Tour
Fri. Nov 27, 2020 6:30-7:30PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill 
Come experience the beauty and tranquility of Fort McAllister at night on this ranger guided tour of the fort, as you recount history and tell stories of Georgia’s last battle of the Civil War. Space is limited to 10 people. Please register in advance. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Edible Plant hike
Sat. Nov 28, 2020 11AM-12PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill 
Join our Naturalist to search for local plants that have edible and medicinal properties. Some species used for making tea, seasonings, and identifying species that are toxic. Registration required, limited space available. Reserve your spot today. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Soldier Saturday
Sat. Nov 28, 2020 1-3PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill, GA
An interpretive ranger portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War Medicine. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.

From Rice to Rebellion Fort Tour
Sat. Nov 28, 2020 3-4PM
Fort McAllister State Park – Richmond Hill, GA
The story of rice cultivation begins with the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733, and was the regions largest economic export up until the American Civil War. The strategic placement of Fort McAllister was not only to protect the citizens of Savannah, but also the many rice plantations that lined the Ogeechee River. Registration Required. $9. 912-727-2339.

Free Savannah-area events on Veterans Day 2020

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

Fort Pulaski Free Admission Day Savannah Nov. 11 Veterans Day free events

Fort Pulaski National Monument is free on Veterans Day 2020, Wed. Nov. 11

Fort Pulaski, island trails, parking lots, visitor center restrooms are open. Free admission on Wed. Nov. 11, 9AM-5PM

The visitor center & the north shoreline are closed. Construction projects have closed the Lighthouse Overlook Trail and will limit access to the historic fort. Historic Fort Pulaski may not be accessible to everyone with mobility issues.

Details here.

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Free Veterans Day Golf in Georgia State Parks

All military can enjoy a day of free golf on Wed. Nov. 11 2020.

Military can play 18 holes for no charge at eight beautiful courses across the state. Golfers must call ahead for tee times, mention this discount and show proof of service.

This deal is valid for all U.S. veterans, active duty, reserve military and National Guard with valid military ID. Find details and more deals here.

Free Kindermusik Savannah class with your child ages 4-7

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

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Announcing a new Kindermusik Savannah class for ages 4-7!

This month you’ll be studying jazz music. Come play instruments, move, make friends and learn.

First class is free. Class meets Mondays at 4PM.

Also, enroll for Kindermusik “On the Road“ playdate to be held on Sat. Nov. 14 at 10AM. Ages 0-7 and their caregivers invited. Each child gets an instrument to keep.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center free at-home activity: character development

Monday, October 26th, 2020

at-home Halloween kids' activity Character Savannah Cultural

How do actors become their character?

This imagination-engaging activity from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center helps beginning actors learn and practice character development skills.

Just in time for Halloween, try out this technique with your costume!

Find the instructions here. 

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(Savannah Halloween events) Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Trick Treat Georgia Railroad Museum Savannah Coastal Heritage

There is still time to register for this special Halloween event, Tricks, Treats, & Trains, a socially distanced trick-or-treating experience at Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah this Sat. October 31, 2020, 10AM-12 PM.

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a large, open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. Costumed staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum for participants to trick-or-treat. Halloween-themed activities will also be offered throughout the day at Savannah Children’s Museum from 9:30AM-2:30PM.

Tickets for Tricks, Treats, & Trains are $5 per person 18-months-old and up. A discounted combination ticket including admission to Savannah Children’s Museum and Tricks, Treats, & Trains are $10 per person.

Your Coastal Heritage Society Membership entitles you to FREE admission to Tricks, Treats, & Trains. Become a member online here. 

Pre-registration is required. Registration will close at midnight the day before the event.

To register for Tricks, Treats, & Trains, click here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, we will be observing social distancing protocols and implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures. All participants are required to wear a face covering for the safety of others.

For more information regarding Tricks, Treats, & Trains, contact Dan McCall at (912) 651-6840 ext. 302 or dmccall@chsgeorgia.org.

For any questions regarding your Coastal Heritage Society Membership, contact Ashley Rainge at (912) 651-6840 ext. 301 or arainge@chsgeorgia.org.

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Pooler Police Department Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Pooler Police Department Trick Treat 2020

 

Pooler Police Department TRICK-OR-TREAT

Bring your kids by the Pooler Police Department this Monday-Friday Oct. 26-Oct. 30 between 9AM-5PM to receive a Halloween goodie bag from Pooler police.

They can’t wait to see you and your costumes.

Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating @ Daffin Park hosted by Savannah Police

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Savannah police trick or treat Halloween free

UPDATE: This event is cancelled due to bad weather.

Safely trick-or-treat with the Savannah Police Department this Thurs. Oct. 29  5:30-7:30PM (or until the candy runs out) @ Daffin Park.

Cars will stop at decorated stations throughout the park to receive Halloween goodies.

Participants MUST BE in a vehicle, and cars will enter the park from Bee Road.

Walk-up trick-or-treating will not be allowed.

Free & open to the public.

Islands’ Farmers Market Halloween 2020

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Islands Farmers Market Halloween 2020 Savannah

Kick off Halloween at the Islands Spooktacluar Halloween market 2020, 9AM-Noon Sat. Oct. 31

This market will features are regular food and craft vendors along with these additions.

*Dress up puppies and dogs for a dog costume contest.
*Visit vendors to collect CANDY. All candy will be individually bagged and vendors will pass out the candy from their booth.
*The Church is hosting a food drive if you have non- perishable food items to help benefit those in need bring those to the market.  Donations go to the Lighthouse Ministries Food Pantry.
*Inflatable by Hopping with Harkelroad bouncy house
*Ben and Jerry’s ice cream

Plus, food vendors, artisan vendors, special guests, musical acts, non-profit groups, etc.

Pets welcome. No smoking.

Islands Farmers Market
401 Quarterman Drive
Savannah, GA 31410

Haunted Trails & Halloween Movie @ Pegasus Riding Academy, Savannah

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah

Pegasus Riding Academy in Savannah hosts Haunted Trails this week and an outdoor showing of a Halloween movie (Beetlejuice) this Fri. Oct. 20.

Masks are mandatory.

Haunted Trails hayrides, Oct. 27-29 2020 6:30-8:30PM Rides are each half hour. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for children. Children should be 7 years old.

Halloween Movie, Fri. Oct. 30 2020 (Beetlejuice) – Gates open at 6PM, movie at 7PM. Popcorn, hamburgers, hotdogs, drinks. Cost: $5 for adults; $2 for children.

Learn more here. 

Pegasus Riding Academy
2500 Tennessee Ave.
Savannah, GA 31404
info@prasav.org

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2020) Pooler Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Risen Savior Pumpkin Patch 2020 Halloween Pooler

Bring the kids to Risen Savior’s Pumpkin Patch in Pooler, which is designed to be a quality and safe fall activity for your family to enjoy.

Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch go to the Navajo Indian Reservation in Farmington, New Mexico (This is also where the pumpkins come from, employing 700 Native Americans and making positive and lasting impact on a region with 42% unemployment); Risen Savior Christian Academy and Risen Savior’s youth conference travel expenses.

Pumpkin Patch 2020: Sat. Oct. 17 through Sat. Oct. 31, 11AM-7PM (weekdays); Noon-7PM (weekends).

UPDATE: Pumpkin delivery date has been pushed back so pumpkins will not arrive until Sun. Oct. 18.

Cost: free to enter (pumpkins are priced according to size), free family-friendly games & fall activities.

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Fall Festival 2020: Weekend of October 24-25 

October 24-25 2020, Noon-5PM will be a festival weekend join with some additional activities for all ages (Pumpkin patch will be open until 7PM):

  • Vendors
  • Picture booth
  • Bounce Houses (fee)
  • Carnival Games & Raffle Baskets (fee)
  • Face Painting
  • Bake Sale (fee)
  • Pumpkins for sale

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

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Pig Races in Ridgeland, S.C.

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

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Holiday Farms The Great Pumpkin Patch 2020, Ridgeland SC

Holiday Farms’ 13th annual THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH will be open for the 2020 season from Oct. 2-31 2020.

Live pig races. Wagon rides, farm fun & pumpkins.

Oct. 2-31 2020, Holiday Farms will be open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9AM-6PM and Sundays Noon-6PM.

Live music by the Nautical Wheelers on Saturdays 11AM-3PM and Sundays 1-4PM.
Concessions Thursdays-Sundays 11AM-5PM.

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
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South East Georgia Balloon Festival, Pembroke

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

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South East Georgia Balloon Festival
5-9PM Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2020 (no entry after 7PM)
LucyBelle Farm, Pembroke, GA.

All vehicles require a car pass to enter. Tethered rides are additional and are charged per person.

Find event info & tickets here. 

(Savannah Halloween Events) Free Family Fall Fest/Trunk or Treat, Pooler

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Pooler Church Fall Festival Trunk Treat 2020 Hallowee You’re invited to this free community event: Family Fall Fest/Trunk or Treat on Halloween, Sat. Oct. 31 2020.

The Fall Fest will be 3-5PM, followed by the Trunk or Treat at 5-7PM @ Pooler Church, 100 Commerce Court, Pooler GA 31322.

Free & open to the public.

Virtual Girls Engineer It Day 2020 in Savannah for elementary, middle school students

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Girls Engineer It Day 2020 Savannah Chatham County virtual

Attention parents of STEM enthusiasts in elementary and middle school in Savannah and the Lowcountry.

Despite the social distancing challenges we are all facing this year, the Savannah Coastal Empire Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is still hosting their annual Girls Engineer It Day!

This year the VIRTUAL event will be on Nov. 7 2020 and will consist of several tracks Elementary School and Middle School aged students can choose from.

Less that 40 percent of STEM college graduates are female. The goal of Girls’ Engineer It Day is to engage elementary and middle school students and show how much fun and interesting STEM-related topics can be.

Participants will learn from fun, hands-on engineering activities taught by local STEM professionals.

Girls’ Engineer It Day in Savannah
Nov. 7, 2020; 10AM for elementary tracks; Noon for middle school tracks
Virtually
Cost: $5 registration, material kits will be shipped prior to event at no additional cost (must register by Oct. 24 2020 to have kit shipped)

Register and find more information here or contact at sceswe@gmail.com or 912-376-9220.

(Savannah Halloween events) Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Trick Treat Georgia Railroad Museum Savannah Coastal Heritage

You’re invited to Tricks, Treats and Trains, a socially distanced trick-or-treating experience at Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah on Halloween day, Sat. Oct. 31 2020, 10AM-noon.

Costumed staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum for participants to trick-or-treat.

Ongoing demonstrations of Georgia State Railroad Museum’s operational turntable will allow guests to see the site in action.

Savannah Children’s Museum will also be open and offering Halloween-themed activities throughout the day and is an additional fee.

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a large, open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. Costumed staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum for participants to trick-or-treat. Ongoing demonstrations of Georgia State Railroad Museum’s operational turntable will allow guests to see the site in action.

The cost to attend Tricks, Treats, and Trains is $5 per person for all participants, ages 18 months and older. A discounted combination ticket including admission to Savannah Children’s Museum and Tricks, Treats, and Trains is $10 per person.

Pre-registration is required online here .

Registration will close at midnight the day before the event.

Admission is free to Coastal Heritage Society members. Become a member online here. 

For the safety of all staff and guests, there will be social distancing protocols and enhanced sanitizing procedures. All participants are required to wear a face covering for the safety of others.

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Private Escape Rooms @ Fort King George State Historic, Darien Ga.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Escape rooms Halloween Fort George Darien Ga Savannah

Bring your family and friends to Fort King George State Historic Site in nearby Darien for a Private Escape Room experience on Fridays and Saturday nights in October 2020.

Each session is exclusive to one party (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people.

Pre-registration is required, $25 per person.

Register or learn more here or call 912-437-4770.

Fort King George State Historic Site
302 McIntosh Road SE
Darien, GA 31305
McIntosh County