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Winter 2017 Youth Art Classes @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Jepson Winter Spring 2016 Art Classes Savannah Telfair

Register your child for Telfair Museums’ Winter 2017 in Savannah. All classes and workshops are at the Jepson Center unless otherwise noted.

Branding and Logo Design
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-14
Instructor: Vanessa Jaber
Wednesdays, Jan. 25–Feb. 22, 4:30-6pm
Members $100 / Non-members $125

What defines you in this day and age? Learn how to self-brand and make an image for yourself with Photoshop and Photography. A personal logo design can help distinguish you from the crowd. Your brand has the power to represent who you are as an individual and what kind of work you do. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Portfolio Builder: Youth Drawing I
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-14
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
Thursdays, Feb. 2–March 9, 4:30-6pm
(No class Feb. 23)
Members $100 / Non-members $125

This class is designed to help upper-elementary & middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop an understanding of foundational drawing. Youth Drawing is great class for students to develop their art portfolios. New students welcome! REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Video Game Development
(Materials included)
Ages: 10-16
Instructor: Johnathan Bushnell
Thursdays, Feb. 2–March 9, 4:30-6pm
(No class Feb. 23)
Members $100 / Non-members $125.

In this five-week class students will build their own video game. Students will explore, play, and develop video games while learning computer programming from scratch using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners to intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, no programming experience required. REGISTER ONLINE HERE

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Daily Drop-In Art Programs @ Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Drop-In Studio Telfair Museum Jepson Center Savannah Unleash your creativity every day with art-making projects for all ages @ drop-in studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center,

Drop-In Studio is offered daily 1-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

Work at your own pace & comfort level through an array of art mediums. Each month offer activities related to specific exhibits at Telfair Museums. See the schedule below.

Perfect for all ages – even adults. Children 12 & younger now receive free admission to Jepson Center. Museum admission for adults is $20. (Admission includes a visit to each of Telfair Museums’ three sites: Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, Owen-Thomas House. Valid for one week.)

A studio-assistant is on-hand to answer questions & assist guests. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Monthly drop-in studio themes

January 2017: Light-Up Sculptures
February 2017: Nick Cave Mixed Media Designs
March 2017: Portraiture
April 2017: Wundercamera: People in the Museum

Learn more here. 

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

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Admission

Adult: $20
Senior (65+): $18
Military (w/ military ID): $18
Student (ages 13-30 w/ ID): $15
Child (ages 12 & under): FREE

Admission includes a visit to each of Telfair Museums’ three sites: Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, Owen-Thomas House. Valid for one week.

Jepson Hours
Sunday – 12-5pm
Monday – 12-5pm
Tuesday – 10am-5pm
Wednesday – 10am-5pm
Thursday – 10am-5pm
Friday – 10am-5pm
Saturday – 10am-5pm

Follow Telfair Museums on Facebook here. 

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Start your new year with cutting edge art @ 2017 PULSE Art + Technology Festival, Jan. 11-15, Savannah

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Telfair Jepson PULSE Art Technology festival 2017

2017 PULSE Art + Technology Festival in Savannah
January 11–15, 2017
Jepson Center
Whether you want to fulfill your childhood dream of speaking like a dinosaur, watch artificial intelligence and art come to life through apps, or gaze at unnerving portrait sculptures created from DNA and scientific data, there’s something for everyone at PULSE Art + Technology Festival in Savannah.

PULSE interactive performances include: 

How to Speak Dinosaur
Thurs. Jan. 12, 6:30PM, Jepson Center
a performance and talk by Courtney D. Brown.
Free for members; $15 for non members.

The Odyssey Redux
Fri. Jan. 13, 6PM, Jepson Center
A Live Media Art Adaptation of Homer’s famous epic poem by Alessandro Imperato & David Spencer.
Free for members; $15 for non members.

View the complete PULSE schedule here.
Daytime admission to PULSE is free and open to the public.

Purchase a PULSE Pass for exclusive access to all evening lectures and performances. Reserve your PULSE Pass here.

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401
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FREE DAYTIME EVENTS

PULSE Youth Workshop
Create Your Own Brand and Logo
Fri. Jan. 13, 4–6pm
For Ages 12+, Instructor: Vanessa Jaber
FREE with registration.  REGISTER HERE. 

PULSE Free Family Day & Expo
Sat. Jan. 14, 1-4PM Jepson Center
Celebrate STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art & Math) and family fun at the most popular event of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival. Explore demos of amazing technology, view works by local makers, play interactive games and enjoy a new “Student Maker Zone” and expo in the atrium. At 2PM, guests can also experience a special matinee performance of The Odyssey Redux. Admission is FREE.

PULSE Youth Workshop*: Make a Plantbot!
Sat. Jan. 14, 10AM–Noon
Ages 10+
Instructors: Jeff Schmuki and Wendy DesChene
FREE with registration. REGISTER HERE.

Big Screen Gaming!
Sun. Jan. 15, 2–4PM
Enjoy casual, competitive gaming of recent indie videogames on the big screen.
FREE with registration. REGISTER HERE.

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FREE entrance to museums on Super Museum Sunday 2017; FREE Georgia Day Parade 2017, Savannah

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Super Museum Sunday 2017 Savannah Georgia Day Parade 2017 FREE admission to museums, historic sites on Super Museum Sunday, Feb. 5 2017.

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday 2017 is Sun. Feb. 5 when various museums and historical sites in the Savannah area are free and open to the public.

Learn more here. 

Various sites will have free admission on Sunday, February 5th, 2017, from noon – 4PM, unless alternate hours are listed. 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!

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colonial-faire-lgFREE Colonial Faire and Muster 2017

Saturday & Sunday, 10AM- 4PM Feb 4 & 5 2017
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. Learn more here. 

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Georgia Day Parade Savannah 2016FREE Georgia Day Parade 2017

Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade in Forsyth Park, Savannah
Friday February 10, 2017 at 10:45AM
Students & teachers costumed as historical figures march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event.

Rain date for this event is Feb. 13, 10:45AM

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FREE Family Fun Night @ Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Hilton Head Is. kids' events Sandbox Children's Museum kids free events FREE Family Fun Night
Fri. Jan. 6 | 5:30 – 7:30PM
Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head this Friday for the first FREE Family Fun Night of 2017. This is a community event designed to bring families together for a cost-free evening of creativity and play. Weather permitting, the Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks will be available for play outdoors, or you can explore our exhibits and enjoy a craft indoors. Light refreshments will also be served.

Supported by The Bargain Box

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Sandbox Museum Winter Hours

OPEN Wednesday – Saturday: 10AM – 5PM | CLOSED Sunday – Tuesday

THE SANDBOX WILL BE OPEN
Mon. Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr Day
HOURS: 10AM – 5PM

The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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Registration now open for Savannah Night at the Museum 2017

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Night at the Museum 2017 Savannah History Museum

Registration is now open for Night at the Museum 2017 @ Savannah History Museum happening Sat. Jan. 21 at 3:30PM, 5PM & 6:30PM.

Explore the museum, interact with historical characters in many of Savannah History Museum’s lively exhibits and catch one of the screenings of Night at the Museum 3: The Secret of the Tomb (rated PG) in Savannah History Museum’s theater.

Click here to select your time slot and experience Savannah History Museum’s Night At The Museum event.

Tickets: $12 for adults and children (18 mos. & older).

Train as a Museum Night Guard
One of the most important jobs in a museum is the night guard. Join our exclusive training program and become an honorary Savannah History Museum Night Guard. Don’t miss this special opportunity!

Watch Night at the Museum
Event participants will also have two opportunities to view “Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb” (PG) in Savannah History Museum’s theater at 1:30PM and 7PM. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Exhibits Come To Life
Interact with characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as the historical figures appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Juliette Gordon Low, Johnny Mercer, Forrest Gump, a Central of Georgia Railroad worker, a Revolutionary War soldier and more!

Register here. 
Contact Sara Boon with questions: (912) 651-6840 x 302, or sboon@chsgeorgia.org.

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Visit Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center during winter holiday break

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

I Have Marks to make exhibit at Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah During winter holiday break, bring the kids to Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah to see a community exhibit that highlights art therapy and to create art at the daily drop-in studio.

Telfair Museums Community Exhibit pays tribute to the therapeutic and rehabilitative aspects of art. I Have Marks to Make, a community exhibition at the Jepson Center focused on art therapy, celebrates the power of art to transform lives.

Children 12 & younger receive free admission to Jepson Center. Museum admission for adults is $20. (Admission includes a visit to each of Telfair Museums’ three sites: Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, Owen-Thomas House. Valid for one week.)

I have marks to make exhibit Savannah Jepson Telfair The I Have Marks To Make exhibition features artwork by individuals of all ages with disabilities or in rehabilitation from injury or illness. The exhibition includes work from Telfair’s community outreach classes, art produced by more than 10 organizations and rehabilitation centers, and work from local schools.

Now in its 22nd year as one of the museum’s longest running programs, I Have Marks to Make began as an exhibition of art from the city’s Therapeutics Department. Later, it grew to include art from rehabilitation programs at local hospitals, students from Savannah-Chatham Public Schools, and in particular, Telfair Museums’ outreach programs to agencies that serve individuals with special needs.

Over half of the works featured in the exhibition are created in Telfair’s outreach programs to local health and wellness organizations. The artworks are inclusive, uncurated and illustrates the artistic capabilities of those in our community.

The exhibition will be on display in the community galleries until Jan. 1, 2017

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Daily Drop-In Studio 

Unleash your creativity every day with art-making projects for all ages @drop-in studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center,

Drop-In Studio is offered daily 1-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

Work at your own pace & comfort level through an array of art mediums. Each month features a special project. See the schedule below.

Perfect for all ages – even adults. Children 12 & younger receive free admission to Jepson Center. Museum admission for adults is $20. (Admission includes a visit to each of Telfair Museums’ three sites: Jepson Center, Telfair Academy, Owen-Thomas House. Valid for one week.)

A studio-assistant is on-hand to answer questions & assist guests. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Learn more here. 

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Holidays 2016: Last minute holiday gifts from Telfair Museums

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Stop by Telfair Museums Jepson Center gift shop in Savannah for some creative, unique last-minute holiday gifts. Plus, you get extra credit for shopping locally.

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Holiday Gifts Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson 3D maze ball Perplexed
For your little one who likes a challenge: The 3D maze ball Perplexed is a fun, unique way to challenge their little brains. 600 Questions is a great interactive game about Art and its history for the older smarty pants.
$14.99 600 Questions
$10.95 Perplexed

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Telfair Museums Holiday Gifts Savannah Coloring challenge

For your budding artist: A coloring and activity book for all ages and novelty crayons for a cool, funky twist.
$6.95 Creative Copycat Coloring
$12.95 Flexcils

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Paper Dragons holiday gifts Telfair Museums Jepson Center Paper Dragons
For your paper-plane expert: Construct your own scaly, fire-breathing monster with these paper dragons, suitable for all ages
$7.99

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Holiday Gift Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson Block sets
For the architect: Inspire their inner builder with these interesting block sets
$22.95 Magic Brix
$22.95 Magic Shapes
$22.95 Tiny Stars

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Holiday Gift Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Fascinating brain-teasers for ages 4+
$24.99 Gearball
$24.99 Molecube

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Museum Membership

Give the gift of membership to Telfair Museums. A family/dual membership is $75 and includes:
• Unlimited free admission for two members
• Unlimited free admission for children in the same household up to age 17
• Invitations to special members-only events and viewing hours
• 10% discount at museum stores, plus discounts on art classes
• Free subscription to Telfair Magazine (3 issues each year)
• Exclusive offers and discounts on ticketed special events, films, and lectures
• Two one-time use guest passes
• Eligibility to join Museum Member Groups

Details about various types of membership and links to join here.

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Find Jepson Center gift shop hours here.

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Savannah, GA 31401, 912.790.8800 Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Give the gift of learning with a Coastal Heritage Society membership, Savannah

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Coastal Heritage Society membership Savannah Children's Museum Savannah Stumped for the perfect holiday gift?

Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah has you covered. A Coastal Heritage Society gift membership can be used year round, helps support important educational resources in your community and is only $100!

Any membership level may be purchased as a gift and all CHS members enjoy an exclusive suite of benefits.

Every Membership to CHS includes:
Unlimited admission to all Coastal Heritage Society museums and historic sites including Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum, Pinpoint Heritage Museum • Invitations to CHS events, programs and lectures • Subscription to monthly e-Newsletter

Learn more here. 

For more information or to purchase a gift membership, contact Catherine Duffy: 912.651.6840 x301, or membership@chsgeorgia.org.

Membership discount on gifts

All Coastal Heritage Society gift shops are carefully curated with a selection of unique educational toys and books relevant to the exhibits, programs and events you experience during your visits. Plus, lots of local goodies, including cookbooks, regional artwork and yummy local treats.

As a CHS member, enjoy 20% off of your regularly priced gift shop purchases November 21st through December 23rd, 2016. Take advantage of this great discount.

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Sensory Soft Sunday for children with special needs, Savannah

Friday, December 9th, 2016

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Savannah Children’s Museum will host Sensory Soft Sundays this Sunday Dec. 11 9-11AM. This is a unique offering for families with children who have special needs.

Savannah Children’s Museum will showcase many seasonal crafts and activities, including ornament making, a celebration of multi-cultural traditions with “Holidays from around the World” and designing holiday cards for local child-patients with Savannah Children’s Museum’s “Carts with HeART” program. You don’t want to miss this fun-filled morning.

Sensory Soft Sunday at Savannah Children’s Museum is a monthly event for children with sensory sensitivities. The museum opens their doors two hours early so children and families with special needs can explore and enjoy the exhibits.

The number of attendees is limited, so secure your spot today by contacting jpaterson@chsgeorgia.org.

Tickets are $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months and free for CHS members!

What: Sensory Soft Sunday

When: Sunday, December 11, 2016, 9 am to 11 am

Where: Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401

Cost: $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older (FREE for CHS members!)

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FREE Family Days @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Telfair Museums Free Family Day Jepson Savannah One Saturday Each Month from 1-4PM (unless otherwise noted)

Saturday, January 14
PULSE Family Day and Expo

Celebrate STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art & Math) and family fun at the most popular event of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival. Explore demos of amazing technology, view works by local makers, play interactive games and enjoy a new “Student Maker Zone” and expo in the atrium. At 2PM, guests can also experience a special matinee performance of The Odyssey Redux. Admission is FREE.

Sunday, February 12
Super Museum Sunday / Nick Cave

Explore nontraditional approaches to making fine art! Meet and discover local artists and art groups making and promoting contemporary art in a wide array of media. Take part in this exciting, blossoming scene by make some art of your own!

Saturday, April 22
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Take this time to explore the museum, and the role it plays in our community. Create your own mini museum, take lots of pictures, or strike a pose found in one our selected works and have your picture taken!

Family Days are fun, educational and FREE! Enjoy hands on art projects, gallery exploration activities, story time and much more designed specifically for the entire family! Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the ArtZeum, an interactive arts space. With gallery activities on our mobile Art Cart, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Each month will feature a different theme based on the museum’s changing exhibitions. Stop by a little while or stay for the entire afternoon-it’s all free. Come see what the fun is all about!

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

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Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!

DECEMBER 15
The Tsars’ Cabinet, Russian Decorative Arts

JANUARY 19
PULSE: Tots and Technology

FEBRUARY 16
Nick Cave: Creative Costumes

REGISTER HERE.

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Drop-In Studio
Daily | 1-4pm
Jepson Center
FREE with museum admission

Unleash your creativity, and join Telfair Museums in their Jepson Center studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages! Work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books (for adults, too!), and much more. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on-hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio are open all year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver

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Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

Hilton Head Holidays 2016: Santa & Cookies on Christmas Eve; Noon Year’s Eve @ Sandbox Children’s Museum

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Two fun reasons to visit The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head during the Holidays 2016.

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Twas the Night Before Christmas @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum
Dec 24 | 10AM-2PM at The Sandbox
What could be better than hot cocoa, cookies and Santa on Christmas Eve? Join us at The Sandbox Children’s Museum where we’ll be decked out for the holidays and hosting a special guest, Santa! As you might imagine, he is quite busy so he’ll only be visiting from 11:30am-12:30pm—so plan your visit accordingly. We’ll also have a special DIY Christmas Craft, hot cocoa and cookies, too!
All included with your admission.
General Admission: $6/person
Seniors and Active Military: $5/person
Members: FREE!
First come, first serve!
Admission for children 12 months and younger is free!

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Noon Year’s Eve @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum
Dec 31 | 10AM – 2PM at The Sandbox
Want to celebrate the New Year without staying up to midnight? Then ring in 2017 with your family at The Sandbox!
Festivities include special games and activities – both indoors and out! In addition to scavenger hunts, games, fun arts & crafts and a picnic lunch, attendees will ring in 2017 with party favors and a balloon drop at 12 noon.
Event admission is $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Military and senior discounts are available.
General Admission: $10/person
Members: $5/person
First come, first serve!
Sorry, coupons not valid for special event. Military and senior discounts are available.
(Space and activities are limited in the event of inclement weather)

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December 2016 Hours

Sunday-Monday: Closed | Tuesday-Saturday: 10AM – 5PM

SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS!
Christmas Week Hours – Dec. 19-24
Monday-Friday, Dec 19-23: 10AM – 5PM | Saturday, Dec 24: 10AM – 2PM

New Year’s Hours – December 26-31
Monday-Friday, Dec 26-30: 10AM – 5PM | Saturday, Dec 31: 10AM – 2PM

The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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Savannah Holidays 2016: Register for Savannah Santa Train

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Savannah Santa Train 2016 Coastal Heritage Society

Registration for Savannah Santa Train in Savannah is now OPEN! Tickets available here.

Santa is coming to visit for one day only Sat. Dec. 10 2016 at Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum.

Take a short ride on a steam locomotive, create holiday themed crafts with community partners, join Tin Soldier Camp, and much more.

Tickets: $15 per person over the age of 18 months and pre-registration is required. Tickets available here.

For more information, please contact Sara Boon, Coastal Heritage Society Special Events Coordinator, at sboon@chsgeorgia.org or (912) 651-6840 ext. 302.

Savannah Santa Train
Sat. Dec. 10
8AM-5PM
Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Tickets available here. (When you purchase tickets online, you will have the opportunity to select a train ride time. After maximum number of train ride spaces fill, no more train ride spaces will be available. If you still wish to purchase tickets for Savannah Santa Train, you may purchase an “Activities Only” ticket. This distinction will be indicated at the time of purchase as ACTIVITIES ONLY. “Activities Only” tickets may be used as a stand-by ticket, but DOES NOT guarantee a train ride.)

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

Event Highlights include:
* Build a holiday wonderland with Snapology of Savannah
* Enjoy the seasonal spirit with a cast of characters from Savannah Stage Company
* Design holiday cards for local child-patients with Savannah Children’s Museum’s “Carts with HeART” program.
* Create festive t-shirts with Maven Makers
* Interact with arctic animals with Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Other activities for visitors will include learning how to shoulder a musket during Toy Soldiers Training, engaging in STEAM learning to see how a chimney works during Chimney Science, celebrating different cultures during our “Holidays Around the World” station, taking a holiday-themed ride on a steam locomotive and visiting with jolly old St. Nicholas to share a Christmas wish.

Food will be available for purchase from Big Bon Pizza & Leopold’s Ice Cream.

Train rides are available every twenty minutes, so please select a time to reserve your spot.

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Sensory Soft Sunday for children with special needs, Savannah

Monday, November 7th, 2016

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Savannah Children’s Museum will host Sensory Soft Sundays on select Sundays 9-11AM. This is a unique offering for families with children who have special needs.

Children with special needs and their families are invited to Sensory Soft Sunday. Savannah Children’s Museum will open their doors two hours early so guests can explore and enjoy the museum with less concern regarding crowds and loud noises.

The number of attendees is limited, so secure your spot today by contacting jpaterson@chsgeorgia.org.

What: Sensory Soft Sundays
When: Nov. 13 2016,  9-11AM
Where: Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401
Cost: $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older (FREE for CHS members!)

Tickets are $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months, free for members.

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FREE Family Fun Night for the public & honoring Hilton Head Is./Bluffton first responders

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head kids' activities

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. is happy to report they are operating at full capacity after working to recover from Hurricane Matthew.

This Fri. Nov. 4, The Sandbox will host a special edition of FREE Family Fun Night in honor of our first responders in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

First responders have been invited but some are still busy getting Hilton Head Is. back together after Hurricane Matthew.

The public is invited to an evening of FREE family fun and light refreshments in the spirit of community.

First come, first serve!
(Space and activities are limited in the event of inclement weather)

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The Sandbox Birthday Celebration

Nov 23 | 10AM – 2PM at The Sandbox
The Sandbox is turning 11!

Come celebrate & enjoy a carnival, complete with bounce house, “corn hole” and other carnival games and prizes. There will be a BBQ lunch, sugar cookie decorating, and Birthday cake!

Visit www.thesandbox.org/birthday-bash-celebration to learn more.
Members: $5/person
Non-Members: $10/person
First come, first serve – special discounts for military and seniors.
Sorry, coupons not valid for special event.
(Space and activities are limited in the event of inclement weather)

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Sandbox Hours

Sunday – Monday: Closed | Open Tuesday-Saturday: 10AM – 5PM The Sandbox will be CLOSED Sat. Nov 12
due to the Fall Festival at St. Andrew by the Sea United Methodist Church.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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Old Fort Jackson Family-Friendly Annual Auction & Lowcountry Boil, Savannah

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Old Fort Jackson auction family-friendly lowcountry boil Savannah The family-friendly Old Fort Jackson Annual Auction will be Sat. Nov. 5, 6-10PM.

Guests can enjoy beautiful views of the Savannah River, a silent auction, artillery and musket demonstrations by costumed historical interpreters and delicious cuisine provided by Creative Catering. Savannah Children’s Museum will also be on-site with fun, glow in the dark activities and crafts for the younger set of event participants.

Old Fort Jackson is the oldest standing brick fort in Georgia and one of only five remaining Second System coastal brick fortifications in the United States. The site is solely reliant upon operational incomes and donations from community supporters. Due to recent damages sustained from Hurricane Matthew, community support is even more important this year than most.

The Annual Auction will have dozens of highly sought after items for guests to bid on, including JetBlue airline tickets, a paddleboard valued at $1,500 from North Island Kayak, four tickets to Walt Disney World, a deluxe one-night hotel stay for 2 guests at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Atlanta and an $100 gift to card to Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar plus a one-night stay at The Brice Hotel in Savannah.

Free admission

Admission to this event is free of charge. The Annual Auction is a family-friendly event and all ages are welcome. Food and beverages are available for an additional fee. This event is made possible by generous support from: Creative Catering, Port City Logistics and Savannah Pilots Association.

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