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Healthy holiday recipes from SouthCoast Health dietician

Monday, December 20th, 2021
Dietician healthy holiday recipes Savannah SouthCoast Health

SouthCoast Health Dietetic Counselor Rebekah Laurance

SouthCoast Health Dietetic Counselor Rebekah Laurance shares her favorite healthy holiday recipes.

Recipes include Salad with vinaigrette dressing; salad; healthier collard greens; whipped sweet potatoes with crumbly pecan topping.

Find SouthCoast Health dietician’s favorite holiday recipes here.

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Tybee Island Marine Science Center Holiday Hours

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

Tybee Marine Science Center gift shop

Tybee Island Marine Science Center Gift Shop is Open

The Discovery Shop @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center is open Thursday through Sunday, 10AM-4PM or shop online at ShopTybee.com

Enjoy FREE PARKING on Tybee now through December 25 2021.

Give an Enduring Gift of Membership

Give a gift that keeps on giving. For as little as $50 a family can enjoy free admission to the Center for an entire year with a membership. Benefits vary but the real value of membership is in the partnership.

To purchase a membership for yourself, your family or someone else online here. 

Registration for SeaCamp 2022 opens on February 1, 2022.

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Tybee Island Marine Science Center Holiday Hours 

The center is open regular hours this Thurs. Dec. 23 10AM-4PM, Christmas Eve 10AM-1PM, closed Christmas Day, reopening Sun. Dec. 26 10AM-4PM. The center is also open New Year’s Eve 10AM-1PM and regular hours on New Year’s Day 10AM-4PM. Last ticket sold 30 minutes prior to closing.

Learn more about the center here. 

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Savannah’s Best Home Christmas Light Displays 2021

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Christmas Lights 2021 Savannah Pooler Rincon Richmond Hill 2021 home house

Best home holiday light displays, decorations 2021 in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill

Driving around Savannah, Pooler, Rincon & 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, SouthernMamas.com has 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 anne@southernmamas.com

* The Seager family, 476 Copper Creek Circle
Pooler GA 31322
5:30-10:30PM
(this is the lights-loving owner previously @ 24 Greatwood Way Savannah in Godley Park in the Highlands Subdivisions)

* 221 Pinecrest Place
Pooler, GA

* The Owens Family, 111 Chinese Fir Ct, Pooler GA 31322

* The Steinhauser family, 1431 Whitfield Park Circle
5:30- 9PM nightly
Tune radio to 102.9

* s The Fordhams, 21 Timbers Way, Savannah, GA 31406 (Located in the Rivers Bend neighborhood off of Whitfield Ave.)

* South Lancaster Rd. in Wilmington Park

* The Nowicki family, 107 Saint Andrews Way, Wilmington Is.

* The Lodge Family, 701 Stuart St. Savannah

* The Ray Famiy, 9 Yorkshire Place Savannah
Nightly 5:30-11PM

* The Jensen Family, 6A Webster Drive, Savannah

* The Schirtzinger family, 202 Blue Marlin Dr., Whitemarsh Island.
Donations  can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

* The Simons family, 165 Bald Cypress Lane 31302 (Off of Little Neck Road) Animated and Static
Nightly from dark til 9:30PM

* The Barratta family, 154 Lake Dr., Midway  31320

* The Walker family, 23 Charlie’s Rd, and Hwy 144, Richmond Hill

* The Gray family, 782 Greenwich Dr, Richmond Hill (includes a train)

* The Mar family, 104 Rockingham Circle, Bloomingdale

* 106 Sandstone Dr. Bloomingdale

* 201 Savannah Avenue, Rincon.

* The Smith family, 419 Willowpeg Way, Rincon. (Next to Lost Plantation Golf Course)  Tune to 89.7, syncs to music.

* 126 Aquaduct Dr. in the Staffordshire Estates Subdivision off of Blue Jay, Rincon

* The Padgett family, 156 Oakview Rd, Rincon 31326

* Pennington neighborhood, off Midland Rd, Guyton

* The Rockwell Family, 253 Cypress Creek Lane, Guyton GA 31312

* 133 South Effingham Plantation Dr.

* The Simmons family, 439 Egypt Ardmore Rd, Springfield, GA 31329

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Christmas light displays home house Savannah 2021

South Carolina

Brendlen’s Christmas Light Display
1570 Drigger’s Lane
Ridgeland SC 29936
Nightly lights display

Arborwood Lights display
9 Arbormeade Circle in Bluffton (Look for “Arborwood Lights” in Google Maps.)
6-9PM nightly
Decorated homes & yards off Buckwalter Parkway in sync to Christmas music.

43 Neligh Lane in Cypress Ridge off SC 170
Bluffton SC
8,500 lights in sync with music on 99.3 FM.
5:30-8PM Sunday-Thursday and until 10PM Friday & Saturday
Another home lights display @ nearby 211 Argo Circle.

Hilton Head Firefighters Christmas Lights
Fire Station 3
534 William Hilton Pkwy
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Donations of non-perishable food items are accepted

ALSO DECORATED IN LIGHTS: Dove Street lights on Hilton Head Is. 5:30-11PM nightly through New Years; shopping centers Coligny Plaza @ 1 North Forest Beach Drive & Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina (w/ Neptune statue wearing his Santa hat) @ 1 Shelter Cove Lane, both on Hilton Head Island

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FREE lights displays @ businesses, organizations

TMT Farms Christmas Lights Drive-Thru in Statesboro
16710 Old River Rd N
Statesboro, GA 30461
Open now until Dec. 27 2020, 6PM-1AM nightly.
Drive-thru only.
Admission is free, however, please bring non-perishable food items to donate. Cash donations are also accepted. Donated food will be distributed to needy families throughout Bulloch County and surrounding counties. Monetary contributions are used to purchase gift cards for needy families.
Details here.

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Lowcountry Counseling: Sober Support for the Holidays

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Sober Support Holidays Savannah counseling therapists

Lowcountry Counseling in Savannah: Sober Support for the Holidays

The Holidays can be challenging for those in addiction recovery.

Whether you need support for yourself, or a you have a family member who is in addiction recovery, help is available.

Find 5 Tips To Support Sobriety here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for Individuals, Moms, Couples, Families, Children, and Teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions you need answered or to schedule an appointment. Help is available. You’re not alone.

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FREE arts & crafts, showing of BEE Movie @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Free Bee Movie Arts Crafts Savannah Cultural Arts Center 2021

Holiday Break: FREE BEE Move & Crafts @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Restless over the holiday break? Bumble down to the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on Wed. Dec. 29 2021 for a FREE matinee screening of Bee Movie! Fun starts at 10AM for themed arts activities followed by the movie at 11AM. All ages welcome, a parent/guardian must be present with children at all times.

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

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(Savannah Holidays 2021) Santa & Mrs. Claus Fire Engine Routes 2021 of Islands, Southside

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus 2021 tour of the Islands, Southside by fire engine

CES Volunteer Fire Divisions volunteers will escort Santa and Mrs Claus around the Islands & Savannah Southside in 2021 and spread some holiday cheer.

Southside: Dec. 11-13
Southbridge/Berwick: Dec. 17
Wilmington Route: begins at 12PM on Sat. Dec. 18
Whitemarsh/Talahi: begins at 1PM on Sun. Dec. 19.
Skidaway Is: Dec. 18 & 19.
Ferguson Avenue: Dec. 21
Burnside: Dec. 22

Tracking link will be available on the day.

See the online Santa fire engine route schedule here to see when Santa may be cruising thru your neighborhood.

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Find more kids’ Christmas 2021 events here. 

(Savannah Holidays 2021) Savannah Holly Days Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl, Sun. Dec. 19 2021

Bring all the kids downtown this Sun. Dec. 19 and let them have a blast at the Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl.

This event will feature pictures with Santa, holiday dancers, Magic Marc, cookie decorating, games and a candy crawl at participating businesses downtown.

Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl
SUNDAY AT 2-4PM
E Broughton and Bull Street, Savannah, 31401

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Free downtown Savannah parking on certain days during holidays

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

HOliday Parking Savannah free

FREE Downtown Savannah Parking on certain days during holidays

Yes, you can shop in downtown Savannah during holidays without worrying about paying for parking.

FREE holiday parking in all city-owned garages during the
below dates and times.
Through December 31, 2021 (Every Tues and Wed ONLY)
Noon-8PM

Dec. 17-19, 2021
Noon- 8PM

Teen Nights @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

SCAD MOA Teen Nights Savannah

Teen Nights @ SCAD Museum of Art

Teens take over SCAD MOA at these artist workshops. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided.

$10 ADMISSION

Sign up!
Email: kpoitras@scad.edu
Kristin Poitras
Coordinator of museum visitation

See teen night dates and listings on the museum event calendar.

Upcoming teen nights include:

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Fri. Dec. 10, 4-6PM
Conjure kami spirits at LARP workshop
Tour Japanese artist Izumi Kato’s exhibition Stand By You. Then inhabit Kato’s spectral creatures at this live-action role playing workshop.

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Fri. Dec. 17, 4-6PM
Make cookie-cutter cool
Customize cookies styled like works on view, with Brittany Richmond, SCAD MOA assistant curator

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WHERE
SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah, Ga.

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SouthCoast Health: Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Healthy gift suggestions from SouthCoast Health

Healthy present and stocking stuffer ideas from SouthCoast Health for foodies, athletes, tech lovers, kids.

See the health gift ideas here. 
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(Savannah Holidays 2021) Cookie decorating & movie @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

MUppet Christmas Movie Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Holiday cookie decorating and movie day @ Savannah Cultural Arts

Drop in to the Savannah Cultural Arts Center this Sat. Dec. 11 for cookie decorating and a movie. Cookie decorating will begin at 11:30AM with the movie starting in the Ben Tucker Theater at 12:30PM. This event is open to all ages (youth must be accompanied at all times).

Cost: $5 per family.

Find more Savannah Cultural Arts Center events here.

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(Savannah holidays) Make cookie-cutter cool at SCAD MOA Teen Night decorating workshop

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

 

cookie cutter decorating SCAD MOA Teen Night Savannah

Make cookie-cutter cool at SCAD MOA Teen Night decorating workshop

Cookies that imitate art. Customize cookies-styled like works on view with Brittany Richmond, SCAD MOA assistant curator.

Admission to the workshop is $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided.

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, coordinator of museum visitation, at kpoitras@scad.edu.

Fri. Dec. 17 2021, 4-6 p.m.
SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah

Learn more here.

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FREE Classic Family Christmas Movies @ Trustees theatres, Savannah

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

CHristmas specials cartoons Trustees Theater Savannah Christmas events holiday

Holiday Family Movies @ Trustees & Lucas Theatres, Savannah 

A Saturday showing of FREE Christmas cartoons and FREE Polar Express Party will be @ Trustees Theater on Broughton Street in downtown Savannah on Sat. Dec. 18. On Saturday evening, there will be a free showing of It’s a Wonderful Life @ the Lucas Theatre.

CLASSIC CHRISTMAS CARTOONS @ Trustees Theater (FREE)
SENSORY FRIENDLY SCREENING
SAT. DEC. 18, 11AM
Sing “Fah who Foraze, Dah who doraze” and welcome Christmas by bringing your cheer to an hour of treasured family holiday cartoons — “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” — on the big screen. Complete with festive giveaways for young moviegoers.
At this sensory friendly screening, audience members can enjoy a positive, stress-free matinee at the movies in a safe and accepting environment — lights turned up slightly, sound turned down slightly, attendees can make noise and move about the theater, and no sssshhhing.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.
AT THE TRUSTEES THEATER

THE POLAR EXPRESS PJ PARTY @ Trustees Theater  (FREE)
SAT. DEC. 18, 3PM
You’ll be able to watch it with a special sleigh bell to ring while wearing your most comfy Christmas jammies.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.
AT THE TRUSTEES THEATER

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE @ Lucas Theatre  (FREE)
SAT. DEC. 18, 7PM
Ring your bell when an angel get his wings and enjoy this quintessential holiday classic with your family, friends, and neighbors.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.

Details on all of the above here. 

Polar express Savannah pj party 2021 Christmas Holidays Savannah

Holiday Camp for ages 4-10 @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Holiday Camp Summit Gymnastics Savannah daycare childcare holidays 2021

Holiday Camp 2021 for ages 4-10 @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Children ages 4-10 are invited to Holiday Camp 2021 @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah.

Pick one day or more for $40 per day. Sessions are 9AM-Noon Dec. 20-22 and Dec. 27-29 2021.

Please pre-register for camp by emailing summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com or call (912)-921-1034

74 W. Montgomery Crossroads
Savannah, Ga. 31406

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(Savannah Holidays 2021) Puppetry Workshop for Kids @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Savannah puppet workshop 2021 Christmas

New Savannah Cultural Arts Youth Puppetry workshop coming after Thanksgiving

Combine the worlds of visual and performing arts in a puppetry workshop.

On Sat. Dec 4, the Savannah Cultural Arts Center is hosting a Youth Puppetry Workshop for ages 10-15. In the first half you will create your own marionette puppet using polymer clay, felt, and fabric, and the second half cover character creation, voice work, and basics of how to use a puppet like a real puppeteer.

No arts experience necessary, space limited, sign up today! Watch a behind the scenes video here.

Dec 4 from 12:30 to 2:00pm. Pre-registration requested. $20 ($15 for City of Savannah residents). Register online here.

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High Cotton Kids Holiday Consignment Sale, Savannah

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Holiday Consignment Sale High Cotton Kids

Find boutique bargains at the new High Cotton Kids Holiday Sale, Dec. 10-12, Savannah

High Cotton Kids is an upscale, seasonal consignment sale.

This year, they’re having a holiday sale @ their same location, 2164 E. Victory Drive, at Victory and Skidaway next to Starbucks.

Find deals on kids’ gear and clothes. Or sell your children’s gently used items.

Sale hours
10AM-7PM Fri. Dec. 10
10AM-5PM Sat. Dec. 11
Noon-5PM Sun. Dec. 12

Learn more here. 

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