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Winter Muster between Confederates & Federals @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill, Dec. 12

November 18th, 2015

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill kids activities151st Winter Muster @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hll

Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 8AM-5:30 PM

Skirmishes between Confederates and Federals will be going on throughout the day.

Visitors will be able to explore the fortifications in its most solemn hour as the Confederates attempt to hold off the advancing armies of General Sherman from taking Fort McAllister, and ultimately, Savannah.

$5 for Youth (6-17) $8 for Adults (18+). 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible

Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, 31324

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah

November 18th, 2015

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments.

Cost: $4.50-$10. 912-353-3023.


First Day Hike Event @ Wormsloe Historic Site
Saturday, Jan 2, 2016 11 AM to 1 PM
Wear comfortable shoes suitable for hiking, no open toe shoes. Hike to the Civil War earthworks of Battery Wimberly. Guided hike with site history.

Cost: $4.50-$10 912-353-3023.

Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Rd Savannah, 31406,  

FREE public reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” Savannah

November 18th, 2015

Free Savannah Holiday Events: Reading of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory Bob Strozier reads Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” @  Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home in downtown Savannah. 

One of the founding members of the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home and a retired professor of English at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Bob Strozier returns for his annual reading of “A Christmas Memory” @ Flannery O’Connor’s childhood home in downtown Savannah. 

Don’t miss this much-loved holiday tradition. Be sure to arrive early to get a seat.

4pm, Sunday December 13 2015

The reading takes place in the parlor at the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, located at 207 E. Charlton Street on Lafayette Square in Savannah. All lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit  or call 912.233.6014.

FREE kids’ workshops @ Home Depot, Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Is./Bluffton

November 18th, 2015

Free Kids' Home Depot Workshops in Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head The Home Depot Kids Workshop is a free class for kids held the 1st Saturday of every month at The Home Depot stores between 9 AM-Noon. More info here.

When a child goes to the Home Depot Kids Workshop, they’ll get a free project kit they can complete and take home during they workshop. They’ll also get a free kid sized orange apron and an achievement pin for a job well done.

The Home Depot Kids Workshop is similar to the Lowe’s free Build and Grow Clinics for kids held on weekends at Lowe’s stores. For info on the Lowe’s Build and Grow free workshops, click here.

Home Depot Kids Workshop Schedule

Nov. 28 2015
Build a School House Bank. Register here. 

Dec. 5 2015
Build Holiday Stacking Blocks. Register here. 

  • Offered the 1st Saturday at all The Home Depot stores between 9AM- Noon. Please do not arrive before 9AM
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin.
  • One workshop kit, apron and pin per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
  • Thank you for registering online to help organizers better plan our craft kit quantities needed. Register here. 

The free kids’ workshops are available at Home Depot stores in Savannah, East Savannah, Hilton Head Is/Bluffton, & Pooler. More info here.

Savannah Holidays 2015: FREE Children’s Christmas Festival @ Wilmington Island Farmers Market, Dec. 12

November 18th, 2015

Free children's Christmas Festival Wilmington Island Farmers Market 2014Bring your kids to the FREE Children’s Christmas Festival @ Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market, Sat. Dec. 12, 9AM-1PM

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market
111 Walthour Rd, Wilmington Island, Georgia 31410

Come for fun filled day full of bouncy houses, carnival games, crafts, cookie decorating and festive holiday music.

Event sponsored by the Savannah Islands MOPS.

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market fabulous food vendors will be joining in on the Christmas fun and will have all your holiday food needs.


Savannah schools: Open House @ Saint Peter the Apostle, Wilmington Is.

November 18th, 2015

open house NOV flyerThis year, St. Peter the Apostle School in Savannah, Georgia, celebrates their 35th year on their Wilmington Island Campus.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open Houses

Come see all that St. Peter’s has to offer at these open house for prospective families

Thurs, Nov. 19 2015, 6-7:30PM
Sun. Jan. 31 2016, 10AM-1PM
Thurs. Feb. 11 2016, 6-7:30PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Scheduling a Campus Tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged by calling the school office at 912-897-5224.

Scheduling a Campus Visit

Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic School welcomes your student to come and “shadow” another student for the day. Your student will attend classes and see what it would be like to be a part of the St. Peter’s family. Please call the school office at 912-897-5224 to arrange a date for your student shadow.


The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit

St. Peter the Apostle School,,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a advertiser. 


Black Friday Weekend Sale @ Once Upon A Child Savannah

November 17th, 2015

Black Friday sales Savannah 2015

40% OFF
30% OFF
20% OFF
The earlier you shop on Black Friday @ Once Upon A Child Savannah, the better the savings!
10AM-2PM get 40% Off*
2:01PM-6PM get 30% Off*
6:01PM-8PM get 20% Off*
*Discount applicable to select Fall & Winter apparel only.

20% OFF
Saturday & Sunday
November 28-29, 2015
Select Fall & Winter Clothing & Shoes 20% Off


Sell. Buy. Repeat.

1100 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA 31406

Once Upon A Child Savannah, 1100 Eisenhower Drive, Eisenhower Square, Savannah, 31406 tel: 912-351-0555,  Once Upon A Child Savannah is a advertiser

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever musical @ Savannah Christian

November 16th, 2015

Savannah Christian Christmas Musical Best Christmas Pageant Ever 2015

7 p.m. Thursday – Sunday, Dec. 3-6 and 10-13
Henderson Campus, 55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419

The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars and hit little kids.

So no one is prepared when this unruly group of six siblings invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.

But it will make this year’s pageant the most unusual the town has seen and, just possibly, the best one ever.

Bring your family to this fun, family-friendly Christmas production.


$5 tickets are available in advance at The Source bookstore and online here.

Tickets will also be sold at the door. Children ages 5 and younger are free.

Savannah Christian Church, 912-629-4730, 55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419, On Facebook here  On Twitter here.   Savannah Christian’s The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a advertiser.

Holiday Open Studio in Savannah helps parents, entertains kids

November 16th, 2015

Holiday OPen Studio Scribble Art Studio Savannah


Yes you can get everything done this holiday season – thanks to Holiday Open Studio at Scribble Art Studio in Savannah,

This December 2015, drop your child off @ Scribble Art Studio @ 212 E. 37th St. Savannah to do some holiday art while you take care of errands, shopping or cooking.

Scribble is offering Open Studio hours to make holiday shopping/cleaning/cooking easier for parents.

Even better, Open Studio requires no registration, parents can just drop off kids for an hour or so, kids get to choose from 5 adorable Holiday Art Kits ($15 each).

Learn more here.

For more info, call 912-713-7376 or email

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E. 37th St. Savannah, GA 31401. Scribble also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser


Place your Thanksgiving order by Nov. 23 with Bon Appetit Cafe in Savannah

November 15th, 2015

Thanksgiving menu 2015 SCAD meals Savannah

Relax this Thanksgiving & let Bon Appetit Cafe in Savannah provide the meat and trimmings or the whole meal.

Complete Meal for 4 – $70.
(1 meat, 3 trimmings, house baked rolls and a pumpkin pie)

Meats $45 each
*House Roasted Turkey Served with House Made Gravy
(serves 4)
*Savannah River Farm Bone-In Ham with a Brown Sugar Glaze
(serves 4)

Trimmings $6 each
each trimming serves 4 people
Sweet Potato Souffle
Whipped Potatoes
Sage Stung
House Baked Rolls
Cornbread Dressing
Macaroni and Cheese
Honey Glazed Carrots
Roasted Asparagus
Waldorf Salad
Green Bean Casserole

House Made Pumpkin Pie $10

To order, call Heather @ 525-8745 or email to place your order.

Please place orders by Monday, November 23rd at 2pm. Orders must be picked up from J.O.’s Cafe on Wednesday, November 25th between 8am and 12pm.

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 On Facebook here. SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a advertiser.

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2015, Savannah & Tybee

November 14th, 2015

Savannah Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2014 It’s a Christmas parade, Savannah style!

On November 28, 2015, about 35 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2015 starts at 7:15 PM.

You can watch the parade along River Street, free of charge.

Or for a $5 admittance fee, you can view it at Westin Savannnah on Hutchinson Is., accompanied by live music performances, tree lighting ceremony, and a 9 PM fireworks extravaganza.

Nightly Schedule 6-9PM @ Westin Savannah, Hutchinson Is.
Nov. 28-Dec. 12 (Thursday – Saturday)
Dec. 16-Dec. 25 (Open Daily)
6PM – The Region’s Best Santa Claus Turns on the Lights!
6:15PM – SANTA’S WORKSHOP is open for visitors!
7PM – Special Guest Presentation
8PM – Holiday Story Time with Mrs. Claus at the NORTH “POOL”
9:30PM – Last call at the WINTER ESCAPE – ICE BAR

Details & schedule of events here. 

More information on the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Boat Parade of Lights here.


boat-paradeTybee Lighted Boat Parade 2015 

December 6 2015 5:30PM @ The Crab Shack

Crab Shack’s 7th Annual Lighted Boat Parade is 5:30PM Sunday, Dec. 6. Details here. 

All the boats will be decked out in Festive Christmas Lights and will get you in the Holiday Spirit as they slowly cruise by.

Donation to Second Harvest requested for all participants both floating and onshore. Boats depart Crab Shack docks at 5:30pm sharp and awards will be presented out upon their return.

Call 912-786-7009 or email for more information or to register.

“Hardly Used” Holiday Sale @ Maggie’s Morning School, Savannah Dec. 5

November 14th, 2015

free state-funded pre-K in Savannah for 2014-15 Maggie's Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah is hosting a “Hardly Used” Holiday Sale on Saturday Dec. 5 2015, 9AM to 3PM.

The sale will include a holiday-themed bake sale.

Maggie’s will be focused on selling the following and are accepting donations of such through Tuesday Nov. 24 2015:
*baby and children’s clothing and shoes in “hardly used” condition
*baby equipment
*children’s books
*toys (no stuffed animals)
*SELECT household items: kitchenware, kitchen/dining linens, small appliances, lamps, framed art, home decor, holiday decorations, bedspreads and comforters, garden and garage items
*women’s jewelry
*sports equipment

100% of proceeds benefit Maggie’s playground renovation.

Visit Maggie’s on Facebook  here for more information.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405,, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a advertiser.

You’re invited to an Usborne Books fair @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church and Christian Academy, Pooler

November 14th, 2015

Pooler schools Risen Savior This month Risen Savior Lutheran Church and Christian Academy in Pooler is teaming up with Usborne Books & More to host Reading is a Gift book fair.

The Reading is a Gift book fair program was developed by Usborne Books & More to encourage reading, and at the same time, raise money and/or free books for schools or organizations.

This is an opportunity for church members and school parents to help Risen Savior earn free books to help jumpstart our new school library.

Family and friends have the option to order online now here or join Risen Savior Nov 14th – 20th at Risen Savior to buy books directly from the fair. The book fair will be located in the small classroom off the fellowship hall.
Nov 16-20 before and after school

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1. A Grade 2 will be added in school year 2015-2016 with additional grades added every school year.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a advertiser. 

Savannah winter soccer training for ages 5-18

November 12th, 2015

Storm Soccer Academy Savannah soccer winter 2015The Storm Soccer Academy in Savannah is offering Winter Training for children between the ages of 5-18 at Ambuc Park on Sallie Mood Drive.

Training will be on Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6PM at Ambuc Park (next to Aquatic Center on Sallie Mood Dr.).

This program is open for all children between the ages of 5 and 8.
Activity dates are the following:
November 30
December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16
January 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
The fee for participation is $125

Register for the program here.

The Storm Soccer Academy aims to increase opportunities for players in Savannah, Hilton Head and the surrounding area to train and play at the highest levels. Contact info: 912-257-3989, email,, On Facebook here. The Storm Soccer Academy is a advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2015: FREE Christmas for Kids Celebration

November 12th, 2015

FREE Holiday Events for Kids Savannah City Market Celebration for kidsFREE Christmas For Kids Celebration @ Savannah’s City Market
Sat. Dec 5 2015 @ 11AM – 2PM

Bring the family to City Market in downtown Savannah for fun-filled activities including cookie decorating, making ornaments to take home, facepainting, a petting zoo, photos with Father Christmas in the Carriage Tours of Savannah Cinderella carriage and a choir performance.

This annual Christmas For Kids celebration starts at 11 AM and lasts until 2 PM.

Savannah’s City Market is a 2 block area at Jefferson & West St Julian streets.

Learn more here. 

Free holiday parking in City of Savannah parking garages

Enjoy three hours of free parking in City garages from Thanksgiving until Dec. 27, 2015.

City Market Holiday Open House

Fri. Dec 4 @ 6PM – 9PM
Explore the beauty of holiday decorations including hundreds of lights and over 500 luminaria in the courtyard. Enjoy Christmas carolers, visit with Father Christmas, and sample holiday treats in the shops. Please bring an unwrapped toy to drop off in City Market’s Holiday Hope collection box.

Learn more here. 

Savannah’s City Market is a 2 block area at Jefferson & West St Julian streets.

FREE Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2015, Dec. 5

November 12th, 2015

Savannah Lighted Christmas Parade 2014Don’t miss Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2015 starting West River Street at 5:30PM Sat. Dec. 5 2015, traveling throughout downtown and ending at Ellis Square.

The parade marks the official arrival of St. Nick, so this is one event you don’t want to miss!

The lighted parade starts at 5:30PM Dec. 5 on the west end of River Street and will travel throughout downtown, ending in City Market.

This year’s parade will have over 40 community groups and businesses with multiple units of decorated cars, trucks, floats, and trolleys. Even the walking groups are wrapped in Christmas lights.

DEC 4-5, 2015
Rousakis Riverfront Plaza 115 East River Street Savannah, GA 31401

It’s a holiday celebration on Historic River Street. Rousakis Plaza will be full of regional arts & crafts exhibitors with holiday gifts and stocking stuffers to check off of your Christmas list. Music and local entertainment will take place on the Arbor Stage throughout the weekend leading up to Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade. 

Weekend festivities will kick-off Fri. Dec. 4-5 from 4-10PM with First Friday Fireworks at 9:30PM  and continue on Sat. Dec. 6 10AM- 7:30PM. First Fridays & Saturdays on the River take place each month from March-December. For more details including an entertainment schedule, click here.

Admission: Free & open to public
Phone: (912) 234-0295