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Fall kids activities pumpkin patches, hayrides

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Pooler Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival

October 9th, 2017

 

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Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival  in Pooler

Pumpkin Patch Oct. 14-31

Pumpkin Patch fun in Pooler begins Sat. Oct. 14.

Pumpkin bowling, scarecrow games, pumpkin tic-tac-toe & more @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church Pumpkin Patch 2017– designed to be a quality and safe fall activity for your family to enjoy.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Free admission w/ some extra activities at a fee. Pumpkin prices vary with sizes. The Pumpkin Patch has things to do for all ages.

Pooler Fall Festival Oct. 28-29 

October 28-29 2017, Noon-7PM will be a festival weekend join with some additional activities for all ages:

  • Vendors
  • Bounce Houses
  • Carnival Games & Raffle Baskets
  • Face Painting
  • Bake Sale
  • Pumpkins for sale

PLEASE NOTE: The pumpkin patch is open from noon to 7PM on Oct. 28-29 but the fall festival festivities end at 4PM.

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

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Savannah Schools: Open House at The Habersham School

October 7th, 2017

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The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families during 2017-2018.

These admissions events and tours are wonderful opportunities for parents to learn more about the distinctives of a Habersham education.

Open Houses
Click the appropriate link to RSVP.

November 10, 2017 | Early Childhood (Pre-K3 – 1st) Open House

December 8, 2017 | All Grades (Pre-K3 – 12th) Open House

January 12, 2018 | 8th – 12th Grades Open House

January 26, 2018 | All Grades (Pre-K3 – 12th) Open House

February 23, 2018 | All Grades (Pre-K3 – 12th) Open House


Application Rounds

December and January | First Round Admissions
February | Second Round Admissions
March and beyond | Rolling Admissions

Learn more here, 

Questions? Call or email Director of Admissions, Chaston Hart, at 912-509-0540 or email admissions@thehabershamschool.org.

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About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
Enrollment: 230
PK3-12th

The Habersham School opened its doors in fall 2012, seeking to restore education to its purest form. The academic foundation is built upon the time-honored tradition of classical, liberal arts education, where students are taught to question, to investigate, to dialogue and to create.

In contrast with the uncertainty and hectic pace of today’s world, Habersham offers a nurturing and orderly environment where all learning is firmly rooted in the immovable truth of Christ.

Meaning and purpose underpin every aspect of instruction, leading students to discover the joy of learning and the virtue of hard work. Further, the unique all-school House system builds rich tradition while fostering community, competition, service and student leadership.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Maven Makers in Savannah: I’m A Maker After-School Class for ages 7-11

October 5th, 2017

Maker After-School Classes Maven Maker Savannah

 

The I’m a Maker Afterschool Program @ Maven Makers in Savannah is designed to be both educational and fun for every young maker!

Each week makers will learn through doing; an approach that keeps them actively engaged in a hands-on project that organically incorporates the principles of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). From building robots to 3D printing to basic woodworking, this afterschool program for ages 7-11 has it all.

Sign up today and let’s start making!

Class starts Oct. 16. Register online here.

Types of projects included, and yes- you get to take them all home
3D design/printing
electronics kits
robotics
wooden tops
silicone molding
and more

Class schedule
Oct. 16 to Dec. 14 2017

*This program will not meet the week of Thanksgiving.

Questions or want more info? Email events@mavenmakers.com. Registration and cost info can be found here.

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email events@mavenmakers.com. Maven Makers is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah consignment sales 2017) High Cotton Kids is set for Nov. 18-19

October 5th, 2017

High Cotton Kids sale Savannah 2014Savannah’s biggest children’s consignment event – High Cotton Kids – is set for November 18 & 19 2017.

Location: 2134 East Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center (formerly CVS, behind Starbucks)

Hours: Sat. Nov. 18 10AM-5PM and Sun. Nov. 19 1-5 PM.

Come shop consignment at its finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both! This falls upscale resale shopping event will have thousands of high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and many other items. There will also be a variety of sponsors and vendors with great products, merchandise and services!

Consignor registration is open! Clean out and cash in, consignors can receive 60-70% of their sales! High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, artwork, baby and nursery necessities (e.g. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, DVDs and more. For a complete list of items we accept and do not accept click here.

Stay connected and get updates about the event by liking High Cotton Kids on Facebook here. High Cotton Kids has some exciting giveaways this year including preview party passes, line-hopper passes, merchandise from select vendors and gift certificates to the show!

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County Fairs 2017 with rides in Chatham, Effingham & Bulloch County

October 5th, 2017

coujnty fairs in Savannah Statesboro 2017If crisp mornings & autumn light have you hankering to take the kids to seek out Charlotte & Wilbur at a county fair, here are a few near Savannah to check out:

Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, Statesboro
Oct. 16-21 2017
Carnival rides, food, shows including “Chase’s Racing, Swimming Pigs”, educational exhibits, free animal shows nightly, a working blacksmith shop, grits mill, live syrup making, Kiwanis Pancakes & Sausage
16942 Highway 67 South
Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Details here.

Effingham County Fair, Springfield
Oct. 23-28 2017
Fair Grounds, Springfield
Details here.

Coastal Empire Fair, Savannah
Dates TBA
New location TBA
Learn more here. 

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30th Anniversary Screening of The Princess Bride, Savannah

October 5th, 2017

The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary Savannah GA

The Princess Bride 30th Anniversary (1987) in Savannah

Rated: PG
1hr 38m

Sun. Oct 15, 2PM & 7PM
Wed. Oct. 18, 2PM & 7PM
Regal Cinemas Savannah 10
1132 Shawnee Street, Savannah, Georgia 31419

Details here.

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Autumn Gardenfest @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

October 5th, 2017

Autumn Gardenfest Georgia Coastal Botanical Gardens 2017 Savannah

Autumnfest @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah
Fri. Oct. 27: Noon to 4PM
Sat. Oct. 28: 9AM to 3PM

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens fall event is back to celebrate and addressing everything for your garden!

A per-vehicle parking fee is charged. After parking, you have free access to the Gardens and seminars during this seasonal event. Choose to attend on either of two days and attend free gardening seminars in the Visitor Center (see schedule here).

In the grassed Event Field, browse vendors for garden-related items, including plants (fall is the best time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs in our region).

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (Formerly The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens), 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, GA. 31419. 912-921-5460, http://bamboo.caes.uga.edu/, On Facebook here

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Self-defense classes for kids, women @ Pooler Karate

October 5th, 2017

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Carson Fortner’s Pooler Karate offers seminars to help you or your children learn self-defense techniques.

Pooler Karate is a family-oriented martial arts school that offers programs to children and adults ages two and older.

Kids Self Defense class with Grand Master Cox
Oct. 28, 2017, 12-1PM

To register, call (912) 748-7111 or email info@PoolerKarateTSD.com

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Women’s Self Defense seminar with Grand Master Cox
Oct. 28 2017, 10AM-Noon

To register, call (912) 748-7111 or email info@PoolerKarateTSD.com

Stay connected with Pooler Karate by liking them on Facebook here. 

Pooler Karate, 10 Towne Center Blvd #200, Pooler, GA, (912) 748-7111, email poolerkarate@gmail.com. Pooler Karate is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest

October 5th, 2017

Isle of Hope Art and Music Fest 2017 Savannah Fall FestivalsEnjoy the annual Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest on historic Isle of Hope, Savannah on Sat. Oct. 21, 2017. The Art Show will be 10AM-5PM at the Isle of Hope Marina, Bluff Drive and Paxton Park.

Live music will be 10:30AM to 8PM at the Dockworks Stage at the Isle of Hope Marina, as well as 11AM and 4PM at the Shear Elegance Salon Acoustic Corner in Paxton Park.

More than 100 local Savannah area artists and vendors will be on the Isle of Hope Marina Pavilion, alongside Bluff Drive as well as Paxton Park. There will be a variety of jewelry, ceramics, watercolor and acrylic paintings, wood turning, fiber arts and more.

All artisans are local or from the greater Savannah area.

Live music performances at the Dockworks stage in Isle of Hope Marina by folk and blues performers The Brawner Boys, local favorite Savannah Songwriter Andrew Gill & Steven Gerard, new album release artist The Isaac Smith Band, Alternative Country band and GA Music Award/Georgia Country Award winners Lyn Avenue, and headliner Stewart & Winfield.

New to the festival this year: The Shear Elegance Salon Acoustic Corner in Paxton Park with talented entertainers Markus
Kuhlmann and Chyann Rose.

The Fest includes plenty of food in cooperation with the Savannah Food Truck Festival.

Fest activities include Mathnasium’s giant chess, connect 4 & Jenga in Paxton Park. There will also be a carnival booth with prize wheel and games; multiple corn hole stations; the annual Isle of Hope Baptist Church thrift sale, pumpkin patch and Halloween costume contest. Isle of Hope Elementary School will showcase their students’ STEAM accomplishments.

Learn more here.

Candle Lantern Tour & Bat Hikes @ Fort McAllister State Historic Park, Richmond Hill

October 5th, 2017

Candle Lantern Tour Fort McAllister Georgia State Parks Savannah Richmond Hill Fort McAllister State Historic Park in Richmond Hill will host these October 2017 kid-friendly events:

Weekend Hikes
Every Sunday of October
10AM & 1PM
Choose from the edible plant, weekend waterway, or the marsh flora hike and enjoy an educational hike with the park naturalist and rangers. Edible plant and marsh flora hike are about 3 miles. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 per person.

Candle Lantern Tour
Sat. Oct. 14, 2017
7-9PM
Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You’ll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats before being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! Tours every half hour. $5-9 per person.

Astronomy
Fri. Oct. 20, 2017
7-8PM
Let our rangers be your guides to the galaxy as we spend the evening gazing at the lunar landscape. We’ll be peering through our telescopes while learning about the real majesty of our galaxy. Involves a short half-mile hike. Visitors will meet our rangers at the front office before taking a trip to one of our many scenic spots. $2 per person.

Sunset Bat Hikes
Fri. Oct. 13 and 27, 2017
6:45 – 7:45PM
Spread your wings and take a trip with us, as our rangers will be ready to be your guide into the wild world of bats. Join our rangers as we watch our flying friends take off over the setting sun! Includes a short half-mile walk over our beautiful marshes and winding creeks. Guests will meet our rangers at the park office and museum. $2 per person.

Blacksmithing & Civil War Medicine
Sat. Oct. 21, 2017
10AM- 3PM
It’s time to get fired up! Join our rangers as we show off both the fun and the challenges of blacksmithing! Then learn about some of the many tonics and remedies that doctors and surgeons of the past used to heal ailments and injuries during the Civil War. Fort admission required.

Halloween at Savage Island
Sat. Oct. 29, 2017
7-9PM
Get ready to get spooky as campers decorate their campsites to compete for the many prizes such as scariest site, best costume, and more! Satisfy your sweet tooth with some candy courtesy of our rangers! Campers only.

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Fort McAllister State Historic Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912.727.2339
email FortMcAllister.Park@gadnr.org.

Kids’ Holiday Pottery classes & camps @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

October 4th, 2017

Savannah Pottery Classes Holiday Clay Spot

A favorite kid-friendly Savannah businesses – Savannah’s Clay Spot – offers a variety of kids’ holiday clay classes starting in November 2017 & after-school pottery classes as well as parent-&-child clay classes. This wonderful pottery studio also offers a Holiday Kids’ Camp. 

Kids with Clay Pottery Class, for ages 6-12
Students will learn fundamental techniques with hand building and throwing basic forms on the potter’s wheel. Youth will be challenged to create dynamic surface decorations using glazes, slips and applied elements.
Mondays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, 2017, 4:30-5:30PM 5 weeks
Cost: $90
Register online here.

Parent and Child Clay Class, for ages 5+
This class is designed to let parents and children work together to create a one of kind works of art. This special experience is a memory in the making while creating a keepsake to be enjoyed for years to come.
Wednesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 15 4-5PM 6 weeks
Cost: $140 for parent with one child or $160 for parent with two children
Register online here.

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Holiday Clay Ornament Parent Child Class 2017 Christmas Savannah Clay Spot

Holiday Classes 2017
Check out Savannah’s Clay Spot Holiday Kid’s Camp too: Dec 18-22, 2017. Holiday camp details here. 

The Little Gift Giver
This class is perfect for those kids who want to make wonderful holiday gifts for family and loved ones. Your little artist will make functional holiday themed pottery that will be treasure for years to come. In this three session class students will make with clay the first class, personalize their creations by painting, and glaze their creations in the final step to making their art work functional. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up just in time for Christmas!
Mondays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11 2017 4:30-5:30PM, 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Hanukkah Menorah Makers
In this three week holiday clay class young students will create unique Menorahs for your Hanukkah celebrations. These handmade keepsakes can be used and enjoyed for years to come.
Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14 & 21, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Christmas Ornament Makers, for ages 6 & older
In this three session clay class, young students will create one of a kind Christmas ornaments documenting the year and age of your child. Their precious creations will be treasured keepsakes that will be enjoyed for years to come and make great gifts or present tags.
Tuesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 4 & 11, 2017 3 weeks
Cost: $65
Register online here.

Parent and Child Handmade Holiday
Make this holiday special and one of a kind by making handmade holiday treasures with your loved one. Create gifts to give or spread holiday cheer with special inspired decorations for the home.
Wednesdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 7 & 14, 2017 4-5PM 3 weeks
Cost: $85 parent & one child or $100 parent & two children
​Register online here.

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“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected & to see the adorable creations kids make at this studio.

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

(Savannah Family Therapists) Only a few spots remain available in parenting class @ Building Blocks Family Counseling

October 4th, 2017

Family Therapists Savannah Parenting Classes

Building Blocks Family Counseling in Rincon only has a few spots still available in a parenting class  that starts Oct. 12 2017.

This six-week parenting class utilizes the Parenting the Love and Logic Way® Curriculum where parents will discover that their jobs can be really enjoyable, and that they can teach personal responsibility and respect without losing their kids’ love. Class facilitators will guide participants through the Parenting the Love and Logic Way® videos and workbook.

Class Facilitators:
Kathryn Klock-Powell, PhD, LMFT, RPT-S
Ashley Moore, LMFT, Love & Logic Certified Facilitator

Classes will be 6:30-8PM @ United Way Building, 711 Zitterour Road, Rincon, GA 31326
*Child care available for a small fee

Class starts Oct. 12 2017.

Registration is still open online here. 

Questions? Call 912-349-8043 or email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com

Building Blocks Family Counseling, buildingblocks.solutions,  912-349-8043, email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com, 9390 Ford Ave., Suite 7B, Richmond HillOn Facebook here. Building Blocks Family Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Tours of new state-of-the-art Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

October 3rd, 2017

Blessed Sacrament School Savannah private Catholic schools elementary

Call Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah today to schedule your tour of Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, and new gym!

We imagined it, we planned it, we achieved it!

BSS…where dreams take flight, and where we are nurturing tomorrow’s leaders!

Visit www.bss-savannah.org. Email for more information: info@bss-savannah.org or call 912-356-6987.

About Blessed Sacrament School 

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

 

Kindermusik Savannah October 2017 musical playdates for ages 0-7

October 3rd, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers preschoolers musical playdates Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano presents its October musical playdates for ages 0-7.

Cuddle up with your favorite pet. It’s time for Paws and Claws! You will take an imaginary trip to the Kindermusik pet shop, where you’ll make friends with dogs, cats, birds, fish, and you just never know what else. There’s nothing like music to help us express our affection for those lovable animals in our lives. ​Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal along to class.

What’s more: Your child will take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly studio classes.

This playdate will be held three times during October 2017.

Sat. Oct. 21 @ 10AM
Thurs. Oct. 26 @ 10AM
Sat. Oct 28 @ 10AM

Playdates are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Cost is $15 for your first child, and $5 each for siblings.

Spaces in each playdate are limited and tend to fill fast, so enroll now and save your family’s spots. Call 912-988-KEYS; text 912-432-5885 or email info@kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Teach for the Future Fellowship announces new class

October 3rd, 2017

Teach for the Future St. Andrew's School Savannah

Teach the Future Fellowship in Savannah is pleased to announce participants for the 2017/18 class. This group of educators will participate in the year long program designed to bring public and private schools together, sharing and generating ideas to take back to their classrooms.

2017/18 Fellows:
Donna DelMonte (Coastal Middle School)
Schona Dortch (West Chatham Middle School)
Jessica Fielder (The STEM Academy)
Anne Fleming (St. Andrew’s School)
Suzanne Fleming (Hesse K-8)
Kathryn Foshee (The STEM Academy)
Katie Holliday (Susie King Taylor Community School)
Laura Hooks (West Chatham Middle School)
Michael Howell (St. Andrew’s School)
Michelle Ippolito (Hancock Day School)
Emily Kiene (St. Andrew’s School)
Ben Lingenfelter (Coastal Middle School)
David Nash (Savannah Country Day School)
Stacey Young-Caudell (St. Andrew’s School)

“The fellowship brings together educators from different grades and schools who will return to their classrooms with an incredible network of innovators and entrepreneurs from the Savannah community,” said Kelley Waldron, program founder and coordinator. Waldron is head of St. Andrew’s School in Savannah.   “The goal is create a stronger and more relevant group of educators who will prepare students for the future.”

About Teach the Future Fellowship
Teach the Future Fellowship, sponsored by St. Andrew’s School, is an organization of likeminded educators from public and private schools in the Savannah area who commit to learn more about the creative enterprises and industries that exist in our local community. For more info visit, www.teachthefuture.co

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Hilton Head Is. family/children events) FREE Family Fun Night & Spookalicious Halloween event

October 3rd, 2017

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Island

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT

5:30–7:30PM Fri. Oct. 6  | AT THE SANDBOX

Supported by The Bargain Box

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. to come together as a community and help support Lowcountry friends at Bluffton Self Help by collecting canned goods and/or personal hygiene products for their organization. As always, you’ll be able to explore museum exhibits free of charge. Weather permitting, guest can also enjoy our outdoor playscapes like the Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks. Inside kids can make a crafty treat. Light refreshments available while they last.

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Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Island

Spookalicious Halloween 2017 Event

10AM–5PM Sat. Oct. 28 | AT THE SANDBOX

Let’s have a Spookalicious playdate and give those Halloween costumes a trial run! Bring your ghost and goblins to The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. on Sat. Oct. 28 for themed crafts and activities, a Halloween Scavenger Hunt for treatsand Halloween cookie decorating.

Regular exhibits and activities will also be available for learning and exploration.

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

Cost: $5/person 12 months and older
(Younger than 12 months FREE)

Learn more here. 

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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