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Free Junior Golf Clinic for ages 5-12, Savannah

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

FREE Golf Clinic Savannah
Bring your kids out to get a taste of golf!

If you don’t have clubs, don’t worry, The Golf Swing Studio has some you can borrow.

Let The Golf Swing Studio know you’re coming at

Free Savannah Junior Golf Clinic for ages 5-12
Hosted by The Golf Swing Studio
Sun. Jan. 26 2020, 3-3:45PM
1 Mary Calder Drive
Savannah, GA 31415

For more information, call: 912-704-8902 ask for Coach Paul or email:

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Free, new faculty explorations lecture series launches Jan. 22 @ Savannah Country Day School

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Savannah Country Day School free lecture series 2020

The Savannah Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in Savannah, will offer a new Faculty Explorations lecture series starting Jan. 22 2020.

All events are free and open to the public.

All lectures take place at the Savannah Country Day School, located at 824 Stillwood Dr. in Savannah. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required at:

The 2020 Faculty Explorations schedule is as follows:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 – 7 p.m. – Minis 1A
Adam Weber – “Does the Earth Really Orbit the Sun? Thinking Scientifically vs. Believing What We See”

Adam Weber, the Science Department Chair and Upper School Physics teacher at Savannah Country Day School, will explore how humans began to think scientifically, from the work of early astronomers to the contemporary study of light, in an effort to gain a deeper understanding of the universe.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 – 7 p.m. – Andrews Assembly Room
Kevin Gavin, Ph.D. – “Why You Should Go to Rome (or Why You Should Go Back If You’ve Already Been)”

Savannah Country Day School Latin teacher Kevin Gavin will discuss the profound, unparalleled story of Rome, Italy, sharing details about the Eternal City’s art, architecture and history while offering an in-depth understanding of this fascinating Italian destination.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 – 7 p.m. – Minis 2
Ariane Wright – “Evolution through Aversion: Danger, Disgust and Frustration Driving Evolution”

Ariane Wright, an Upper School Biology and Environmental Science teacher at SCDS, will examine the key role that aversion plays in natural selection, discussing how avoiding mosquitos impacts migration, how mating habits change as females avoid aggressive males and why bright colors are often nature’s danger sign.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 – 7 p.m. – Lewis 226
Michelle Dumais – “Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao: Nationalism and Regionalism in Contemporary Spain”

SCDS Upper School Spanish instructor Michelle Dumais will explore the historical roots of the tensions between Spanish regionalism and nationalism and discuss the various political, artistic, economic and cultural manifestations of these dueling identities.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 – 7 p.m. – Bradley Conference Room
Kevin Goldberg, Ph.D. – “A Vinous Tour Through Germany”

Kevin Goldberg, the History Department Chair at Savannah Country Day, will discuss the history, geography and geology of German wine and will lead a wine tasting featuring vintages from one of the world’s oldest and most complex winegrowing regions.

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FREE kid-friendly ceramics classes, dream quilt workshop & more @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Free ceramics class clay Savannah Cultural Arts Center kids

Savannah Cultural Arts Center offers a slew of free or affordable kid-friendly classes & workshops during January & February 2020.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

FREE Drop-in Ceramics @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Thursdays, Jan. 9 – March 5, 9:30-11:30AM
All ages welcome (ages 10 and under are not permitted on the wheel)
FREE Admission
Drop into our ceramics studios for some fun, clay-based activities with our visual arts instructor.

Register online here. 


Savannah Cultural Arts Center kids classes

Little Artists Creative Play Space @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Saturdays, Jan. 11-18 2020, 9AM-Noon
Ages 10 and under with a caregiver
$5 per session
A creative learning environment that stimulates the imagination through movement and fun.

Register online here. 


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See the Monster Watercolor Illustration @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Fri. Feb. 28, 6-8PM
Ages 7+
$10 per person
See your watercolor blobs come to life as funny monster illustrations.

Register online here. 


Free Dream Quilt class Savannah Cultural Arts Center

FREE Dream Quilt @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Sat. Jan. 18, 9AM-2PM
All ages, kid-friendly
Create your own square that’ll be a part of the Savannah Cultural Arts Center dream quilt.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day & create your own patch to be woven into the SCAC Dream Quilt. The completed quilt will be displayed at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Admission is free & open to the public.

Nearby parking is available at the Robinson and Liberty Street parking garages. Metered street parking is also available at Turner Blvd and W. McDonough Street.

Register online here.


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FREE entrance to museums, historical sites on Super Museum Sunday 2020

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Super Museum Sunday 2016 Savannah free entrance to museums

Super Museum Sunday 2020

FREE admission to museums, historic sites on Super Museum Sunday, Feb. 9 2020

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday 2020 is Sun. Feb. 9 when various museums and historical sites in the Savannah area are free and open to the public.

See the list of participating Super Museum Sunday Sites here. 

Various sites will have free admission Feb. 10 2019 from noon – 4PM, unless alternate hours are listed.

Telfair Museums’ three sites – The Jepson Center, Telfair Academy & Owens-Thomas House, will be open & free noon-4PM.
The Jepson Center,  207 W. York St. Savannah 31401
Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St. Savannah, 31401
Owens-Thomas House, 124 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31401

All Coastal Heritage Society sites – Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum – will be open & free.

*Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA
*Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA
*Pin Point Heritage Museum, 9924 Pin Point Ave, Savannah, GA
*Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA
*Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA
Cost: FREE!


Colonial Faire & Muster 2019 Savannah free events Super Museum Sunday

FREE Colonial Faire and Muster 2020

Saturday & Sunday, 10AM- 4PM Feb 8 & Feb. 9 2020
Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah  31406.
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free. 912-353-3023. Details here. 


FREE Georgia Day Parade 2020, Savannah

Educators & students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the Georgia Day Parade on Fri. Feb. 21, 2020. As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, students, local dignitaries, musicians, & costumed performers will march through Savannah’s historic squares. Registration is now open.

Registration details here. 



Free admission to Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Fort PUlaski National Monument Savannah

The National Park Service offers FREE admission to ALL parks, monuments and historic sites including Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah that normally charge an admission fee on certain dates. Fort Pulaski National Monument will be free on the following dates during 2020:

  • Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Sunday, February 9: Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
  • Saturday, April 18: Junior Ranger Day (First Day of National Park Week)
  • Tuesday, August 25: National Park Service Anniversary
  • Saturday, September 26: National Public Lands Day
  • Wednesday, November 11: Veterans Day


Your kids can become a Junior Ranger 

Your kids can become a junior ranger at Fort Pulaski.

Junior Ranger booklets have activities about the national parks for ages 5-12. Junior ranger books are free to any visitor and usually are available at the visitors’ centers. Often, similar programs with more advanced activities are also available for older kids. Just ask at the site’s visitor center.

While doing the activities, children enjoy earning a badge and a certificate.

Nearby national parks/monuments that have Junior Ranger programs include:
*Fort Pulaski National Monument, on U.S. 80 en route to Tybee Island. Info on the Fort Pulaski Junior Program here.
*Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie national monuments, Charleston, S.C. Info on these forts Junior Ranger program here.
*Cumberland Island National Seashore, Ga. More info here. 
*Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island. Info on the Fort Frederica National Monument Junior Ranger Program here. 
*Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon. Info on Ocmulgee’s National Monument Junior Ranger Program here.
Congaree National Park near Columbia. Info on Junior Ranger Program here. 

Fort Pulaski, Hwy 80 East Savannah, 31410-0757 tel: (912) 786-5787. Details here. 

Savannah’s best home holiday lights displays

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Home Holiday Lights Savannah 2017 Christmas Decorations

Driving around Savannah, Pooler & Richmond Hill looking at home holiday light displays and decorations is a favorite family tradition.

From colossal Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, find your guide to Savannah-area home holiday light displays here.

Kids especially love those computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

Find our list of best area home holiday lights here.


Find more things to during holiday break in the Events Calendar here.

FREE Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages 0-7

Saturday, December 21st, 2019

kindermusik savannah free

Exciting year end news from  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano: Kindermusik Savannah giveaway for a free month in January ends Dec. 30 2019. Visit and register your child to win. One winner will be chosen on Dec. 31 2019.

Considering a gift that will last a lifetime? Give the gift of music! Kindermusik Savannah offers personalized gift certificates for Kindermusik, private lessons, and piano tunings. Call 912-988-KEYS for more info.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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Santa on Firetruck Savannah neighborhood visits with Southside Fire

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Santa Firetruck Savannah Southside Fire

Southside Fire’s Montgomery Division is getting ready for their annual Santa Truck detail when Santa visits various Savannah neighborhoods on a firetruck.

The 2019 Santa firetruck holidays dates and route:
Fri. Dec 20: Whitfield Avenue (Mistwood neighborhood as starting point)
Sat. Dec. 21: Ferguson Avenue (Sandfly as starting point)
Sun. Dec. 22: Burnside Island (Whitfield side of Beaulieu Avenue as starting point)
Mon. Dec. 23: Rain Date

Southside Fire will post updates and additional information here leading up to the event and during the event. This will include departure times from the station and their starting point for each area.

This will allow you to plan out an approximate time in which Santa should be coming to your neighborhood.

Learn more here.


Fri. Dec. 20, route starts at 6PM.

The route begins at Mistwood. From there:

Oak Bluff
Waters Bluff
Whitfield Mobile Estates
Edenfield Ln
Rivers Bend
Mendel Avenue
Heather Street
Break at Little S Shopping Center
Whitfield Park
Pine Ridge
Strachan Avenue
Summit Ridge
Rivers Edge
River view Mobile Estates

Free & open to the public.


Sat. Dec. 21, route starts at 6PM.

The route starts in Sandfly and travels towards Shipyard.

This route includes all subdivisions along Ferguson Avenue, the Forest City Gun Club, Bethesda, Pinpoint Avenue and Lehigh Avenue.

The rain date is Dec. 23. In the event Saturday and a Sunday are delayed due to weather, the route will be modified in an attempt to cover as much area missed as possible.

Free & open to the public.


Sun. Dec. 22, route starts at 6PM

Burnside Island

This route begins on the Whitfield side of Beaulieu Avenue, then takes Beaulieu towards Shipyard covering Butler and Beaulieu Farm Bend along the way, then take the causeway to cover the island.

On the way back, the route goes to Galleon Court.

Dec. 23 is the rain date to make up as much of the route as possible. For updates, up to minute departure times and estimated arrival time at designated break locations, go here..

Free & open to the public.

Find more Savannah-area events on the Events Calendar here. 

Savannah’s best home holiday lights displays 2019

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

A local favorite holiday lights display of 80,000 lights for 2019 at a home at 24 Greatwood Way in Highlands Subdivision (Godley Park), Savannah, 31407. Lights are on at dark unless it’s raining.

Holiday home Christmas lights Savannah Guyton

Rockwell Family Christmas Lights @ 253 Cypress Creek Lane, Guyton, Ga 31312


Driving around Savannah, Pooler & Richmond Hill looking at home holiday light displays and decorations is a favorite family tradition.

From colossal Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, we have your guide to local home holiday light displays.

Kids especially love those computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

Want to add a home lights display to this list or let us know if one of the past favorites isn’t up this year? Please email us the info at

2019 home holiday lights favorites 

*24 Greatwood Way Savannah Ga 31407 Godley Park in the Highlands Subdivisions
Neighborhood is gated with the gate closed at 7PM. Many more lights have been added this year, wrapping the entire house and walkways.

*116 N. Sheftall Circle
Wilmington Island, Savannah
Depending on weather, there will cotton candy and pink train rides on Saturday nights until Christmas.

*165 Bald Cypress Lane
Bloomingdale, Ga.31302
Animated to 99.9 F.M. in front and large static display on side.
Lights on from dark til 9:30PM, unless raining.

*253 Cypress Creek Lane
Guyton GA 31312
Nightly 5:30-10:30PM
Animated to 99.3 F.M.  Friday nights is Movie Night (Fri. Dec. 13. Fri. Dec. 20, & Fri. Dec. 27) featuring lights changing in sync to Harry Potter music.

*290 Watts Road
Guyton GA 31312

*1 Old Mill Court
Windsor Forest neighborhood
Savannah, 31419

*1429 Dean Forest Road
Savannah, Georgia 31405!

*Corner of Timber Trail and Boyd Drive
Richmond Hiil, Ga.

*152 Crossing Circle
Rincon Ga.
Tune radio to 88.5 in your vehicle.

*116 Austin Way

*Wilmington Island house: Take Penn Waller to Deerwood and turn right onto St Andrews Way.

*156 Oakview Rd.
Rincon, GA 31326 (near Hwy. 21 @ Rahn Station Rd)

*948 Zeigler Rd.
Bloomingdale GA. (Tune to 99.5 FM)

*439 Egypt Ardmore Rd
Springfield, GA 31329

*TMT Farm Christmas Lights Drive-Thru
16710 Old River Rd N
Statesboro, Georgia 30461 (Lights are on 5:30PM-midnight until Dec. 29 2019)

Not yet confirmed for 2019

*9 Yorkshire Place
Kingswood subdivision
Savannah, 31406

*202 Blue Marlin Dr.
Seagate subdivision, Whitemarsh Island. (Lights on from at least 6 – 10PM nightly until New Years Eve, unless there is heavy rain. 100% of the money collected in donation box goes to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

*40 Long Creek Lane
Richmond Hill GA 31324


Find more holiday things to do in the 2019 Savannah & Lowcountry Holiday Family Fun Guide. 

Santa Islands Fire Department neighborhood visits 2019, Savannah

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Santa fire truck visits 2019 Wilmington Island

Islands Fire Department Santa neighborhood visits will be this Sat. Dec. 14 & Sun. Dec. 15, noon-6:30PM. See the 2019 route above for when and where Mr and Mrs Claus will be visiting Wilmington & Whitemarsh islands neighborhoods.

If you miss Santa on Saturday on Wilmington Is., join him at Wilmington Is. Publix at 5-6:30 PM, 155 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410

If you miss Santa on Sunday on Whitemarsh Is., join him at Whitemarsh Is. publix, 5-6:30PM, 4717 Hwy. 80E, Savannah, GA 31410

FREE & open to the public.

See a larger map here. 

Free Savannah Junior Golf Clinic for ages 6-12

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The ASWING Junior Golf Academy in Savannah and Coach Paul Johnson are hosting a FREE Junior Golf Clinic for boys and girls ages 6 – 12 years old @ Mary Calder Golf Club on Sun. Dec. 15 2019, 4-5PM.

Open to all skill levels, including beginners.

This 45-minute clinic will be an introduction to the game of golf, while demonstrating The Golf Swing Studio’s curriculum to the parent and also HOW FUN EACH CLASS IS FOR THE KIDS!

To register your child, visit for this free clinic.

For more information, call: 912-704-8902 ask for Coach Paul or email:

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Chatham County FREE Family Day/STEAM Expo @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

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There’s something for the whole family at January’s Chatham County Free Family Day featuring Telfair Museums’ annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center.

Family Days are fun, educational, and FREE for Chatham County residents! You are invited to participate in hands-on art projects, gallery exploration, story time, and many more activities designed specifically for the entire family. Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the interactive ArtZeum and our TechSpace featuring technology-based artworks.

With gallery activities throughout the museum, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Drop in for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon. It’s all free. And it’s always fun.

PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020 Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo
Sat. Jan. 25, 2020
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email


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Storytime & Holiday Ornaments Workshop @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Savannah Cultural Arts Center free storytime holiday workshops


Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center.

10:30-11:30AM Sat. Dec. 14

Grab your blankets for storytime on the lawn, featuring the book “Snowflake Bentley.” Kids can also create  snowflake paintings. This event is free and open to the public.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401


Holiday Ornaments Workshop 2019 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Add a personal touch to the holiday season and create your own ornament for the Christmas tree or gift your creation to someone special.

Holiday Ornaments Workshop
Mon. Dec. 23 2019, 9:30-11:30AM
All ages welcome
$10 per person

Register online here. 

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401


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Free Kids’ Holiday Making Station @ the Savannah’s Clay Spot Merry Art Market 2019

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Savannah's Clay Spot Merry market holidays

Free Kids’ Holiday Making Station @ the Savannah’s Clay Spot Merry Art Market 2019

Your kids can make something special while you shop for locally made pottery.

Merry Art Market
Dec. 7 2019
Savannah’s Clay Spot
1305 Barnard St.
Savannah 31401

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot,, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail

(Savannah Holidays 2019) Tree Lighting & more Savannah Holly Days family events

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Savannah Holly Days Holidays 2019 Christmas events kids family

You are invited to enjoy The Savannah Holly Days signature holiday events series beginning with a Christmas Tree Lighting on the Friday after Thanksgiving and including a new Christmas Festival at Trustees Garden on Dec. 21.

The 2019 Savannah Holly Days schedule of signature events include:

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Sat. Dec. 14 2019 7-9PM
Corner of Bull & Broughton Streets
Learn more here.

Enjoy performances by various choir groups and local musical artists in front of Savannah’s Christmas tree. Free & open to the public.

A fun-filled evening of holiday cheer! Enjoy listening to the sounds of the holiday from various choir groups and local music artists in front of Savannah’s Christmas tree while exploring Savannah’s Historic District. Enjoy performances from the Asbury Memorial Handbell Choir, Legacy Irish Dance Academy, Prayer Temple COGIC Gospel Choir, Savannah Philharmonic Chorus and Lyn Avenue.

Schedule of Events:

7:00 p.m. – Asbury Memorial Handbell Choir

7:20 p.m. – Legacy Irish Dance Academy

7:40 p.m. – Prayer Temple COGIC Gospel Choir

8:00 p.m. – Savannah Philharmonic Choir

8:20 p.m. – Lyn Avenue


Savannah holidays trustees garden

Christmas Festival at Trustees Garden
Sat. Dec. 21 2019 11AM-7:30PM
Trustees Garden (Charles H. Morris Center)
Learn more here.

Trustees’ Garden presents a Winter holiday celebration with 100% chance of snow! REALLY! Get the family together and enjoy a day filled with fun activities for all ages, music, food, shopping, and an outdoor movie (bring your blankets!) to close out the night next to our 23ft Christmas Tree!
Fake Snow
Snow Tubing
Rock Climbing
Trackless Train
23ft Christmas Tree
Bouncy House
Portraits with Santa
Food Trucks/Vendors
Marketplace in the Metal Building
Musical Performances
Home Alone (1990) on Giant Screen in Kehoe Square

$15 All Day Pass (all ages)
$45 Family Pack of 4 All Day Passes

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Savannah Holidays 2019: Free Gingerbread Village @ Westin Savannah, Nov. 24-Dec. 29

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Gingerbread village display Savannah Westin Christmas Holidays 2019 Bring your kids to the annual Gingerbread Village at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

The Gingerbread Village 2019 will be on display in the Westin Savannah lobby from Nov. 24 though Christmas and possibly until Jan. 1 2020.

Make the trip to see the Gingerbread Village (Nov. 24-Dec. 29) even more special by catching the free ferry from River Street to the Westin. Ferry schedule here.

Free and open to the public. (Please schedule large group visits in advance.) Email
​  or  call 912-604-6852.


Westin Savannah on Hutchinson Is.
1 Resort Drive
Savannah, GA 31421

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