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Old Fort Jackson Birthday Celebration, Savannah

Sunday, April 9th, 2023

This Sat. May 6 special programs & cannon firing @ this historic Savannah landmark

Celebrate Old Fort Jackson’s 215th birthday this Sat. May 6 2023, 9:30AM-2:30PM.

Uniformed Resource Educators portraying American soldiers from The American Revolution, The War of 1812, and The American Civil War will be @ Old Fort Jackson in Savannah to lead programs and provide demonstrations of historical weaponry.

9:30AM – Visit with Resource Educators portraying American soldiers who served at the site between 1775 and 1865.

11AM – Celebrate the 215th birthday of Fort James Jackson with a special program and firing of multiple cannon, including an original early 19th century 24 Pounder Gun -the first firing since its restoration by Coastal Heritage Society in 2022.

1PM – Visit with Resource Educators portraying the Savannah Republican Blues in 1860, take part in writing with pen and ink and learn about the revolver and sword.

1:30PM – Riverboat Salute – Join in signaling and firing the 6 Pounder Cannon to salute the Georgia Queen Riverboat and its passengers.

2PM – Gilham’s Infantry Presentation, followed by the firing of the 12 Pounder Mountain Howitzer.

Learn more here.


Coastal Heritage Society is a advertiser

Paint-your-own pottery in Savannah: Create Mother’s Day gifts @ Starlight Pottery

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Mother's Day gifts Savannah Starlight Pottery paint-your own 2017

Starlight Pottery in Savannah makes it convenient to create a unique, personalized Mother’s Day gift.

Mother’s Day is Sunday May 14 2017. Starlight has a variety of paint-your-own pottery pieces from flower pots to plattters.

To be sure your keepsake present is completed in time, have your piece painted by this Fri. May 5.

Follow Starlight on Facebook here,.

Attention parents of homeschoolers or toddlers. Wednesday is good day for homeschooled children or toddlers.

Sunday & Monday: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 1-6PM
Wednesday: 9AM-3PM
Friday: 3-8PM
Saturday: 11AM-8PM

Starlight Pottery
7070 Hodgson Memorial Drive
Savannah, GA

Starlight Pottery is a advertiser 

FREE Mother’s Day admission to Jacksonville Zoo

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Mother's Day free coupon Jacksonville Zoo 2017Celebrate MOM with free admission to Jacksonville Zoo on Mother’s Day, May 14 2017.

Mom gets in free with the purchase of any adult or child’s ticket with the coupon.

Click here for the Mother’s Day Coupon!

Jacksonville Zoo & Garden, 370 Zoo Parkway Jacksonville, Fla 32218, (904) 757-4463

Savannah Mother’s Day Activities: Gift-making @ UGA Marine Education Center, Skidway Is.

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

mother's Day events Savannah Skidaway Island Mother’s Day Gift-making: The art of Gyotaku @ UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium on Skidaway Is., Savannah
Sat. May 13 @ 11AM-Noon
Discover Gyotaku, the Japanese art of fish printing. Learn about what makes a fish a fish, then try your hand at Gyotaku. Paper for Gyotaku prints will be provided, but if you would like to print on fabric please bring your own article of clothing, tote bag or cloth object to print on.
Children 5 & older, must be accompanied by an adult.
Learn more here.

To register call or email Kayla Clark, (912) 598-3345 or


More May 2017 kid-friendly events @ UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium, Skidaway Is., Savannah

Maritime Forest Night Hike
May 24 2017 @ 8:30-9:30PM
Cost: $10
Explore the maritime forest at night at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. Staff will lead participants down the nature trails while listening for owls, insects, and other night noises. Participants may even spot deer or bats during the hike. This program is open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration and payment due Friday, May 19, 2017
To register call or email Kayla Clark, (912) 598-3345 or

Savannah photographers: Mother’s Day Portrait Deal 2017 with Family Tides Photography

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Family Tides Photography Mother's Day Portrait 2017 Savannah photographers

Professional portraits are a wonderfully special gift for Mother’s Day.

There’s nothing as priceless as family photographs that capture your beautiful children before they grow up.

Portraits by Savannah professional photographer Nancy Hedtke, owner of Family Tides Photography, are in high demand by parents in Savannah & the Lowcountry. She combines a modern aesthetic with authentic moments providing quality images.

Family Tides Photography is offering a sweet Mother’s Day 2017 Portrait Deal – because every Mama deserves to have beautiful, updated photos with her babies on her walls or on her desktop.

This $99 package includes 30 minutes on Family Tides all-white set with an 8×10 print in frame of choice.  Additional prints and/or digital images will be available for purchase separately.

Please request a Mother’s Day Portrait Deal session time directly via the online reservation link here. 

Stay connected & updated about portrait sessions by following Family Tides Photography on Instagram here & liking their page on Facebook here.

Family Tides Photography, 912-650-0242, email,, Family Tides Photography is a advertiser