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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, January 13th, 2020

PULSE Digital Festival Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah

Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival.

The 2020 festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center.

PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems.

The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.

PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020
Thurs. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 26
Thursday- Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email info@telfair.org

Pricing: PULSE Art + Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.

PULSE Opening Night Reception and Artist Panel @ Jepson Center
Wed. Jan. 22 2020, 6PM
Opening lecture and reception is free to museum members, non-member tickets cost $8.
The festival kicks off on Wed. Jan. 22 at 6PM with a panel moderated by PULSE Curator Harry Delorme and visual artists Neil Mendoza, Alicia Eggert and R. Luke Dubois. Three noted visiting artists will discuss their work and how art can spur dialogue and self-reflection on our culture’s dependence on technology.

Designing the Future: A Climate for Change, an immersive evening presented by W Projects @ Jepson Center
Thurs. Jan. 23 2020, 6PM
Free admission
This immersive evening focuses on technology helping our world face the results of climate change. The experience will include a short film screening, expert speakers from Perkins and Will, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. An interactive reception will feature virtual reality stations, interactive art projects, and hands on experiences.

Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo @ Jepson Center
Sat. Jan. 25 2020, 1-4PM
Free admission is for Chatham County residents and students currently enrolled at area colleges only. Proof of residency/enrollment is required for admission.
There’s something for the whole family at this month’s Chatham County Free Family Day featuring our annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center. Family Days are fun, educational, and FREE for Chatham County residents! We invite you to participate in hands-on art projects, gallery exploration, and demonstrations of cool technology by local artists and students. Create DIY masterpieces or explore the interactive ArtZeum and our TechSpace featuring technology-based artworks. Drop in for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon. It’s all free and always fun.

PULSE Curator’s Tour Second Nature @ Jepson Center
Sun. Jan. 26 2020, 3PM
Free to students by advance registration.
Join Senior Curator of Education and PULSE Curator Harry DeLorme for a tour of Second Nature. Please note that space is limited. Please RSVP to daughtryc@telfair.org or at (912) 790-8827.

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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!

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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. 

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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. 

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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Night at the Museum Savannah 2020 Coastal Heritage

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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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

www.nps.gov/fopu/index.htm

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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. 

Enjoy Savannah artwork, Gullah culture & cuisine @ Pin Point Heritage Museum’s ‘Art & Oysters’ 2020

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Pin Point Art Oysters Savannah Chatham County 2020

You’re invited to an evening of art, music and food as Coastal Heritage Society presents Art & Oysters, a Cultured Coast Experience at Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah.

Along with a silent auction, enjoy an oyster roast, Lowcountry fare and cocktails as you mix and mingle with local artists. Take in the breathtaking waterside views as the choir from Pin Point’s very own Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church will thrill and delight you with their spirited sounds. Arts & Oysters is not to be missed.

A meet and greet and auction will feature several local artists including Bellamy Murphy, Sharon McIntosh, Jami Ganem, Curtis Bartone, Laura Till Barton and more. Proceeds from the auction will support educational programs at Pin Point Heritage Museum.

Art & Oysters will be held on Thurs. Feb. 6, 2020 at Pin Point Heritage Museum from 6-9PM.

Tickets for “Art & Oysters,” Pin Point Heritage Museum’s annual fundraiser, are $40 for Coastal Heritage Society Members, $45 in advance and $50 at the door. They can be purchased by contacting Dan McCall at 912-944-7457 or registering online here. 

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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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Daily kids’ programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Savannah Children's Museum Savannah

During School Year 2019-20, Savannah Children’s Museum offers daily programming Wednesdays through Sundays – weather permitting

Please note that the museum may close due to weather conditions. Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292.

Hours: Sept-May: Wed-Sat: 10AM to 4PM, Sun: 11AM to 4PM, Mon-Tue: Closed,

Admission:

$8 per person (aged 18 mo. and older)
Ask about the discount combination ticket

Savannah Children’s Museum is a magical outdoor space located at Georgia State Railroad Museum in the old Central of Georgia Carpentry Shop. Expert educators create fun daily programming so children and families learn while they play.

You can purchase tickets at each of the museum’s gift shops or take advantage of the Discount Combination Ticket.

Email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org with questions.

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(Free with admission) Drop-In Studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah kids events

Daily Drop-In Studio
Daily | 1–4PM
Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
FREE with museum admission. Find museum admission cost & hours here. 

Unleash your creativity and join Savannah’s Jepson Center in their 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 is open year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Upcoming Drop-In Studio Projects @ The Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
Each month, the Jepson Center offers fun new art projects @ the daily Drop-In Studio to relate back to the exhibitions on view in the museum.

December theme is watercolor! The projects will relate to the William Kawamee-Poh exhibit and the Summons the Sea exhibit currently on view at the Jepson Center.

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Explore ArtZeum

While at The Jepson Center, visit ArtZeum, an interactive children’s museum space. It’s designed with young people in mind, but it challenges young and old alike to rethink their ideas about art. The ArtZeum features 14 activities exploring some big ideas about art: What is it? Why do we make it? How do we look at art? How do we value it?

Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Art Start Toddler Savannah Jepson Center kids

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

January 2020’s featured exhibition is Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. Come play and learn @ The Jepson Center.

Cost: $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

January Art Start Theme: Summon the Sea!
Thurs. Jan. 16, 2020
10:30–11:30AM
Register online here.

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February 2020 Art Start theme: PULSE Art + Technology Festival
Thurs. Feb. 20, 10:30-11:30PM
$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here.

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Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Youth Videogame Development & Drawing Classes @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Art Classes Video Classes Kids youth

Give the gift of learning and creativity. Give your child a Telfair Museums’ winter afterschool class.

Telfair Museums in Savannah offers two youth classes for Winter/Early Spring 2020. Classes below are located in the Jepson Center at 207 W. York St., Savannah.

Portfolio Builder Youth Drawing
Wednesdays, Feb. 5–March 4, 4:30–6PM
For ages: 10–14 yrs
Members $100 / non-members $125

This class is designed to help upper elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills. Students will develop an understanding of foundational drawing; a great class for students to develop their art portfolios.

New students welcome!

Register online here. 

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Videogame Development
Mondays, March 2–30, 4:30–6PM
For ages: 10–16 yrs
Members $100 / non-members $125

In this five-week class, students will build their own videogames through exploration and play while learning the programming tool Game Maker. This class is suited for beginner- to intermediate level participants with adventurous personalities. No programming experience is required.

Register online here. 

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PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

PULSE Technology Festival 2020 Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah

Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival.

The 2020 festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center.

PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems.

The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.

PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020
Thurs. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 26
Thursday- Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email info@telfair.org

Pricing: PULSE Art + Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.

PULSE Opening Night Reception and Artist Panel @ Jepson Center
Wed. Jan. 22 2020, 6PM
Opening lecture and reception is free to museum members, non-member tickets cost $8.
The festival kicks off on Wed. Jan. 22 at 6PM with a panel moderated by PULSE Curator Harry Delorme and visual artists Neil Mendoza, Alicia Eggert and R. Luke Dubois. Three noted visiting artists will discuss their work and how art can spur dialogue and self-reflection on our culture’s dependence on technology.

Designing the Future: A Climate for Change, an immersive evening presented by W Projects @ Jepson Center
Thurs. Jan. 23 2020, 6PM
Free admission
This immersive evening focuses on technology helping our world face the results of climate change. The experience will include a short film screening, expert speakers from Perkins and Will, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. An interactive reception will feature virtual reality stations, interactive art projects, and hands on experiences.

Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo @ Jepson Center
Sat. Jan. 25 2020, 1-4PM
Free admission is for Chatham County residents and students currently enrolled at area colleges only. Proof of residency/enrollment is required for admission.
There’s something for the whole family at this month’s Chatham County Free Family Day featuring our annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center. Family Days are fun, educational, and FREE for Chatham County residents! We invite you to participate in hands-on art projects, gallery exploration, and demonstrations of cool technology by local artists and students. Create DIY masterpieces or explore the interactive ArtZeum and our TechSpace featuring technology-based artworks. Drop in for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon. It’s all free and always fun.

PULSE Curator’s Tour Second Nature @ Jepson Center
Sun. Jan. 26 2020, 3PM
Free to students by advance registration.
Join Senior Curator of Education and PULSE Curator Harry DeLorme for a tour of Second Nature. Please note that space is limited. Please RSVP to daughtryc@telfair.org or at (912) 790-8827.

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

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

telfair museums jepson pulse technology 2020 savannah chatham county free family day

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
1-4PM
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email info@telfair.org

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Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Telfair Museums Savannah Jepson Center Art Start Toddlers

Start your day with art with Telfair Museums’ new and combined parent & me program in Savannah: Art Start @ the Jepson Center.

Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

December 2019’s featured exhibition is The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh. Come play and learn at the Jepson Center.

Cost: $5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Register online here. 

December Art Start
Thurs. Dec. 19, 2019
10:30-11:30AM
Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Upcoming Art Starts in 2020

January Art Start
Theme: Summon the Sea!
Thurs. Jan. 16, 2020
10:30–11:30AM
Register online here.
Jepson Center
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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November & December 2019 Kids’ Events @ The Sandbox Museum, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is.

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Sandbox Museum Hilton Head Island

14TH BIRTHDAY BASH | AT THE SANDBOX ON HILTON HEAD, 10AM-2PM Wed. Nov. 27 2019

Come celebrate The Sandbox Museum’s birthday at The Sandbox on Hilton Head Is. with the family!

The Sandbox’s parking lot will be turned into a carnival, complete with bounce house, “corn hole”, and other carnival games with prizes, popcorn station, holiday crafts including decorating sugar cookies and ornaments, and of course, birthday cake.

To get everyone in the holiday spirit, kids of all ages can play in fake snow.

Cost: Event admission is $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

Military and senior discounts are available.

First come, first serve.
Space and activities limited in the event of rain. Sorry, coupons not valid for special event.

Learn more here. 

Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.
18A Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Black Friday deal at Sandbox museum Tanger Outlet Bluffton Hilton Head

BLACK FRIDAY ADMISSION SPECIAL | AT THE SANDBOX AT TANGER 2 on Fri. Nov. 29 2019

Take a break from Holiday shopping and find time to play @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum at Tanger 2  in Bluffton.

Admission on Fri. Nov. 29 2019 is only $5 per person for everyone over the age of 12 months.

Cost: $5 All Day

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Learn more here. 

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Sandbox Hilton Head holidays events

Cookies & Cocoa, Santa on Dec. 22, 2019 @ The Sandbox Museum’s birthday at The Sandbox on Hilton Head Is. 

Come join for some spirit of the season.

Elf Workshop (holiday craft)
Sugar Plum Stop (cookie/treat decorating)
Hot Cocoa on the porch
1-4PM, Sun. Dec. 22 2019

Event admission is $5 for Adults, $10 for Children, up to 12 months is free.
MEMBERS are FREE.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain
(Sorry, coupons not valid for special event)

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Free Family Fun Night Hilton Head Is. Kids Activities

FREE Family Fun Night, Dec. 6 2019

First Friday of the month
5:30-7:30PM
Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head  FREE Family Fun Nights .

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 free of charge.

In addition of collecting canned goods for Deep Well,  participants also will make kindness rocks for the museum’s garden.

FREE & FUN for all ages.

Free Family Fun Night
Fri. Dec. 7, 5:30-7:30PM

Supported by The Bargain Box

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Noon Year's Eve Sandbox Children's New Year's event Hilton Head 2018

Noon Year’s Eve @ The Sandbox, Dec. 31, 2019

Want to celebrate the New Year without staying up to midnight? Then ring in 2019 with your family at The Sandbox.

Festivities include special games and activities both indoors and outdoors. In addition to scavenger hunts, games, fun arts & crafts and a picnic lunch, attendees will ring in 2019 with party favors and a balloon drop at 12 noon.

Noon Year’s Eve for kids
10AM-2PM Tues. Dec. 31 2019

Event admission: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Military and senior discounts are available.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain.

(Sorry, coupons not valid for special event)

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Sandbox Children’s Museum
The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18 Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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(Holidays 2019) Savannah Santa Train

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Savannah Santa Train 2019 Christmas Museum

Savannah Santa Train, one of the largest annual holiday events in the Lowcountry, will take place Sat. December 7, 2019, 9AM-5PM @ Georgia State Railroad Museum at 655 Louisville Rd. in Savannah.

Buy tickets online here. 

Tickets are $15 per person for all guests eighteen months and older.

CHS Members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $12. Become a member here.

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To celebrate the 2019 event, there will be more workshops and special programming than ever before. Guests can build a holiday wonderland with Snapology of Savannah, enjoy caroling by Savannah Stage Company, learn about holiday traditions around the lowcountry including Gullah-Geechee cultural celebrations, see and purchase handmade holiday spinning tops created by the Lowcountry Turners, enjoy performances from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Savannah Children’s Theatre and design holiday cards for hospital patients with Savannah Children’s Museum’s “Carts with heART” program.

Other activities for visitors: learning how to shoulder a musket during Toy Soldiers Training, festive holiday dancing with Minick Family Music, snowball-themed STEM activities, taking a holiday-themed ride on a diesel locomotive and sharing a Christmas wish with Santa Claus. The The Salvation Army Savannah GA will also be bringing their mobile Canteen with free donuts and coffee.

In addition to the many workshops and activities, visitors can purchase a gourmet grilled cheese from the Big Cheese food truck, a delicious taco from Dark Shark – Taco Attack food truck, and have a sweet treat for dessert from Leopold’s Ice Cream.

Savannah Santa Train is hosted each year by Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum. Tickets are $15 per person for all guests eighteen months and older. Pre-registration is required online here. 

CHS Members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $12. Become a member here. 

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

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