Fall fun Savannah

(Fall Festivals 2023) Poppell Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Corn Maze & Fall Farm Fun open weekends starting Sept. 30

September 25th, 2023

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch near Jesup, Ga. opens Sept. 30 for the Fall 2023 season

Celebrate fall @ Poppell Farms in Odum Ga. which opens Sept. 30 2023 for fall weekends through Oct. 29 2023. 

General Admission Includes:
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Hayride Ride (Last hayride runs at 4PM)
Pumpkin Patch
Corn Maze
Lots of Photo Props
GIANT Jumping Pad
 Hay Jump
 Goat Walk
 Petting Zoo
 Farmer Brown’s Playground
 Cow Train

Poppell Farms will open September 30 2023 for fall weekends through October. Enjoy giant bubbles, animals at their petting zoo, apple-cider slushies, pumpkin hunting.

Learn more here.


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(Savannah area hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patch daytrips, pig rades) Opening Date is Sept. 30 for Holiday Farms, Ridgeland SC

September 25th, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina open Sept. 30

Meet the newest members of the racing team at Pigtucky Derby: Pumpkin, Freckles, Chippy, Marahmallow, and Dottie are ready for the opening bell @ Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals) Savannah Greek Festival 2023

September 24th, 2023

Savannah is Yelling “Opa” for it’s 72nd Year!

The 2023 Savannah Greek Festival onsite festivities and pre-order pick-ups will be Oct. 5, 6 & 7, 11AM-9PM.

Learn more & find online pre-ordering here.

This year’s festival will feature homemade Greek foods, Greek desserts, Greek dancing, Greek music, church tours, market place, and more during the three-day celebration at St Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church at the Hellenic Center in Savannah.

Admission is $5 per day and children younger than 12 are free.

Hellenic Community Center
14 West Anderson Street
Savannah, GA 31401


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(Savannah Fall Events) Hull Park Fall Festival 2023

September 24th, 2023

Music, food, art, kid zone and games for all @ Hull Park Fall Festival 2023, 1-6PM Sat. Oct. 21 @ Hull Park in Savannah (55th Street & Atlantic Avenue)

Please reserve your free tickets through EventBrite so organizers can plan, all are welcome to attend!


Learn more here.


Disney’s Lion King Theatre Class For Kids Starts Sept. 25 @ SCT Pooler

September 21st, 2023

Register for Pooler theatre class for students in 2nd-8th grades

THE LION KING is coming to Pooler!

Kids can sign up for a fun, interactive musical theatre class @ SCT Pooler that culminates in a live performance of #thelionkingkids – that’s a special Disney adaptation of the beloved musical written just for young performers. Classes begin next week Sept. 25 2023.

For students in 2nd-8th grades.

Learn more & register online here.


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Free Open House @ Savannah Children’s Theatre: aerial demos, interactive singing, face-painting & more

September 21st, 2023

Free Open House With Games, Giveaway, Aerial Demos, Singing @ Savannah Children’s Theatre

Here’s your chance to find out all that Savannah Children’s Theatre has to offer.

Come to a free Savannah Children’s Theatre open house packed with kid-friendly fun this Sat. Sept. 23 2023 11AM-2PM.

Savannah Children’s Theatre is opening their doors and sharing all they do- musical theatre classes, aerial arts, camps, field trips, audition shows open to all ages (7 and older) in the community as well as SCT’s new Pooler classes. 

There will also be face painting, craft making, aerial demos and interactive singing and games with the children that attend.

Bring a buddy and introduce them to all the ways they can join in the fun.

No reservations needed for this free open house.

Savannah Children’s Theatre is @ 2160 East Victory Drive next to High Cotton Kids and Planet Fitness in the Starbucks shopping center.


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(Savannah children’s birthday parties) Scribble Art Studio offers art bd parties for kids

September 20th, 2023

Art Birthday Parties @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Booking your next birthday party at Scribble Art Studio in Savannah makes planning simple! 

Scribbles’ sunlit studio space gives guests plenty of room for creating themed art and a side table to set up outside refreshments to mark the occasion. 

Parties generally last up to two hours with art first and then refreshments.

Learn more or schedule your child’s BD party online here.

​Questions? Contact Geoff Byrne: 202.379.5643 or info@scribbleartstudiosav.com


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(Hilton Head Is. Halloween Events, Fall Festival) Free Pumpkin Patch, Bounce House, Costume Contest @ Shelter Cove Park

September 20th, 2023

Free event! Come to free Pumpkin Patch festivities on Hilton Head Is. on Fri. Oct 20 2023, 4-7PM @ Shelter Cove Park.

Have the kids dress up and participate in a Children’s Halloween Costume Contest at 5:45pm.

Free bounce houses, pumpkins, and games.

Train ride, concessions, and some other activities are sold separately.

Organized by Island Recreation Association.

Free & open to the public.

@ Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928

Learn more here.


(Savannah, Pooler pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics

September 19th, 2023

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler

If you’re looking for a pediatrician, give Coastal Pediatrics a call: 912.353.7744

They’d love to have the opportunity to show you around their Savannah & Pooler offices and provide care for your family.

Check out the patient review above.

Learn more here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah Fall Festivals) Halloween Hike 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

September 19th, 2023

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Halloween HIke 2023, Savannah

A favorite annual event in Savannah: Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s Halloween Hike will be Oct 13 & 14 2023.

Make plans to take your kids to this annual not so scary Halloween Hike through the trails at Oatland Island.  Ticket Sales Open 9/24 Online Here.

As with previous years, advanced ticket reservations are required and will be available for two sessions per evening to spread out visitation, reduce gatherings and allow proper parking. 

There will be no day of, or onsite sales. 

Tickets are non-refundable and will only be valid during the specified time frame and date purchased.

**In the event of a full weather cancellation, a rain date will be offered​.**​

If you are traveling in multiple vehicles, under one registration, please have your party caravan together prior to entering the car line. There is nowhere to pull over and wait and this will help with keeping the line coming into the Oatland Island for the Halloween Hike moving.

TIcket sales open 9/24. Register online here.


​​​Children’s Tickets: ​$10 each​​. ​Adult Tickets: $8 each​​
Ticket sales open 9/24. Register online here.
Halloween Hike 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
Oct. 13 & 14 2023, 5-8PM


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2023) Frogwarts tickets now open to the public

September 18th, 2023

Ticket sales for Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure 2023 in Savannah are now open to the public!

Click here to secure your spot for this fun-filled magical event. Reminder that Coastal Heritage Society members receive discounted admission!

On Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM – 3PM, Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts.”

Children and their grown-ups will be immersed in STEAM activities, such as chemistry, engineering, biology, and art, all disguised as magical classes inspired by the beloved book series. Various activities will be led by community partners, including Lowcountry Turners, Callaway Critters, Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education, Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital, and Live Oak Public Libraries.

Tickets for this event are $15 for CHS members and $17 for non-members and can be purchased here.


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SouthCoast Health Receives Recognitions in 12 Categories in the 2023 Savannah Magazine “Best of” Issue

September 18th, 2023

Savannah Magazine has announced its annual “Best of Savannah” winners and runner-ups for this year. SouthCoast Health was honored in 12 categories related to the healthcare/ medical field and was featured in Savannah Magazine’s September/October 2023 issue.

Savannah Magazine conducts a yearly poll to name the city’s most influential people and ideas. The magazine emphasizes that “only reader votes” determine the winners and that votes are limited to one per person.

SouthCoast Health winners and runner-ups were recognized in the following categories:

  1. Allergist/ Immunologist  – Wasil Khan, M.D., Ph. D. (runner-up)
  2. Cardiologist –  Roy D. Flood, Jr. M.D., FACC (runner-up)
  3. Critical Care Specialist/Intensivist – Nizar S. Eskandar, M.D., FACP, CMCM (winner)
  4. Family Medicine/General Practitioner – Christopher J. Oldfield, M.D. (runner-up)
  5. Foot & Ankle Physician –  Craig K. Skalla, D.P.M. (winner)
  6. General Surgeon – Jeffrey S. Mandel, M.D., FACS (winner)
  7. Infectious Disease Specialist –  Nenad Avramovski, M.D. (runner-up)
  8. Doctor of Internal Medicine – Misal Patel, M.D. – (runner-up)
  9. Nephrologist – Nizar S. Eskandar, M.D., FACP, CMCM (winner)
  10. Nutritionist – Rebekah M. Laurance, RD (runner-up)
  11. Optometrist – Edward D. Sammons, O.D. (runner-up)
  12. Osteopathic Physician – Regina B. Dandy, D.O. (runner-up)

Congratulations to SouthCoast Health 2023 “Best of Savannah” honorees! From pediatrics to geriatrics, from sore throats to surgery, from well visits to urgent care, and everything in between, SouthCoast Health is your partner for better living.


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Enter your child to win a totally free month of Kindermusik Savannah for October 2023

September 18th, 2023

Deadline for entries is Sept. 30 at 12:00 AM!

Fall in love with music!

This October, Kindermusik with 88 Keys is offering a free month of classes to one random winner

Anyone may enter with a child aged 0-7 years! Limit of 1 child per family; only 1 entry permitted.

Winner must be available to attend on at least one of these days Kindermusik offers classes in Bloomingdale. You choose the class of your choice and attend it once per week. Included in the prize is the digital online home materials that correspond with the month of classes.

Enter your child at kindermusikwith88keys.com

Text 912-432-5885 with any questions! 

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 


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Children’s Birthday Parties @ Savannah Sharks gyms, Savannah & Richmond Hill

September 18th, 2023

Looking for a party venue in Savannah? Check out Savannah Sharks gyms

Have your child’s birthday at Savannah Sharks! 

Savannah Sharks offers 2 hours of rental space for birthday parties and special events with an additional 20 minutes for set-up time.

Book your party online here.

​2 Hour Parties Include

*Up to 35 guests per party (this includes adults and children)

*Rental of the full gym (Both Party Room and Play Area)

*Access to all equipment, including the BOUNCY HOUSE/TRACK and Trampoline

​*1 Party Host to facilitate safety and crowd control as well help with setup

​*20min before the party for set-up​​ (you may bring any food or drink)

​Party Cost: Savannah $375      Richmond Hill $275

​$95 NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE deposit due upon booking

​Party time slots are only available 

Fridays (Limited availability upon request)





Sunday (Limited availability upon request & @ Savannah Location Only)


Savannah Sharks Cheerleading

Office number: 912.308-3818- Text Savannah Sharks anytime!

2 Locations: Savannah & Richmond Hill

Savannah, GA 31404  1686 East President Street

Richmond Hill, GA 31324 82a Longwood Drive


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Free Kids’ Karaoke, Family Game Night @ Magical World of Toys, Savannah

September 15th, 2023

New Savannah toy story offers free community kids’ events including a fun one Thurs. 9/21, 6-8PM

Check out the new toys, the stage, dress-up gear and puppets at this new toy store in Savannah’s Live Oak neighborhood off Waters Avenue: The Magical World of Toys.

You’re invited: Family Game Night, Puppets & Kids Karaoke, 6-8PM on Thurs. Sept. 21 @ The Magical World of Toys. Plus, live kids’ music.

Toy store owner Dante Pierson plans to host regular community kids’ events at the store.

Learn more here.

See SouthernMamas.com reel spotlighting the toy store’s stage & dress-up gear here.


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Free 2023 Girls in Aviation Day, Savannah

September 15th, 2023

Free Girls in Aviation Day for girls ages 8-18 on Sat. Sept 23, 10AM-2PM in Savannah

Sign up your child for a free fun event hosted by Sheltair Aviation in Savannah.

The Southern Wings Chapter of WAI presents the 2023 Girls in Aviation Day, 10AM-2PM Sat. Sept. 23 2023.

This FREE event will be packed with activities and inspiring experiences. Girls in Aviation Day is all about empowering girls to explore the amazing world of aviation.

The event features hands-on activities including flight simulators, aircraft displays, a drone demonstration and the chance to meet female pilots, engineers, mechanics and more!

Whether you dream of flying high in the sky or want to learn more about aviation careers, this is the event for you.

Register online here for Girls in Aviation Day 2023.

Anyone ages 8-18 are encouraged to attend! Students younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Student registrations must include the parent or guardian information to complete the registration.

Details here.


(Things to do in Savannah) Find fall fun in SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter

September 14th, 2023

SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter, Sept. 13

Find all the Savannah fall fun for kids in SouthernMamas.com Weekly E-letter. Savannah Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patch Farms & more kid fun.

Read it here

Subscribe for free here.


(Savannah Halloween) Wag-o-Ween Weekend 2023

September 14th, 2023

Savannah Wag-o-Ween Weekend 2023 will be Oct. 21 & 22

Wag-O-Ween is a pet-friendly community event in downtown Savannah that attracts 2000+ yearly participants. Funds raised help to support local animal rescues, community spay and neuter programs, and support community educational programs.

​Participants – dogs and their humans – dress up for and go trick-or-treating throughout the downtown and Starland districts of Savannah with participating businesses.

You’ll need one ticket (wristband) for each dog attending Wag-o-Ween. Each ticket includes a goody bag full of fun for both you and your pet.

Learn more & purchase tickets here.

(Free Savannah Fall Festivals) Skidaway Marine Science Day

September 12th, 2023

Skidaway Marine Science Day, Savannah

Oct. 14 2023, noon – 4PM @ UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island, Savannah

Free and open to the public

Come to Skidaway Marine Science Day, a popular, annual can’t-miss event for all ages, on Sat. Oct. 14, from noon to 4PM on the UGA Skidaway Marine Science campus, located on the north end of the island. The campus-wide open house will be presented by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

As part of Skidaway Marine Science Day, the UGA Aquarium will be open to visitors with no admission fee. Aquarium educators will offer an afternoon full of activities, including a hands-on reptile exhibit, behind-the-scenes peeks of the aquarium and lab studies on the dock behind the facility.

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Shellfish Research Lab will provide behind-the-scenes tours of Georgia’s only oyster hatchery and share efforts by researchers to make oyster aquaculture a more durable and sustainable coastal industry.

In addition, environmental organizations and researchers studying important coastal issues will have tables with a variety of exhibits and hands-on activities for people of all ages.

All activities at Skidaway Marine Science Day are free. Food will be available for purchase.

Questions? Contact Cindy Lingebach at calingeb@uga.edu.

Learn more here.


Frogwarts 2023: Ticket presale is now open for Coastal Heritage Society members; ticket sales open to the public on Sept. 18

September 12th, 2023

Attention Coastal Heritage Society Members: Membership-discounted tickets for Frogwarts 2023 are available now!

Members can purchase tickets online here. (Please note that registration is currently only open for Coastal Heritage Society members.)

Not a CHS member yet but would like to be? Become a member here.

Ticket sales will open to the public on Mon. Sept. 18 2023.

Frogwarts 2023

It’s that time of year again! Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts” on Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM-3PM.

Children and their grown-ups will be immersed in STEAM activities, such as chemistry, engineering, biology, and art, all disguised as magical classes inspired by the beloved book series. Various activities will be led by community partners, including Lowcountry Turners, Callaway Critters, Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education, Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital, and Live Oak Public Libraries.

Tickets for this event are $15 for CHS members and $17 for non-members and can be purchased online here
(sales open today for members, and on Monday, 9/18 for non-members).

Be there for a day of magical learning!


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(Savannah, Pooler pediatricians) Pediatric Associates of Savannah

September 11th, 2023

Congratulations Dr. Christopher Rogers of Pediatric Associates of Savannah on being named Best Pediatrician by the readers of Pooler Magazine.

 Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410


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(Savannah schools) You’re invited: Calvary Day School STEM Night

September 11th, 2023

Calvary Day School STEM Night, Sept. 26, Savannah

Each year Calvary Day School’s STEM night allows students, families, and community members to explore Calvary’s STEM department and STEM and Nature Center.

You are invited to attend Calvary’s STEM Night 2023, 5-7PM Tues. Sept. 26. @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah.

Visitors can participate in hands-on educational activities with community partners (Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, Children’s Museum of Pooler, Snapology of Savannah, Short Circuit: Specialty Electronics and Robotics, Georgia Southern University Center for STEM Education, Savannah State University, Center for Education Integrating Science Math and Computing (CEISMC), Coastal Financial Consultants – Thrivent, UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, and Lynch Associates Architect).

If you or someone you know works in a profession that would be interested in hosting a table and hands-on activity, organizers would love for you to attend. Contact Natalie Helbling at nhelbling@calvarydayschool.com.


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Toddler playdates @ Savannah Sharks gym

September 11th, 2023

Toddler Gym Playdates @ Savannah Sharks gym

Savannah Toddler Parent & Me Playdates are back in action.

Come to Savannah Sharks gym for some exciting fun/

For ages crawlers to age 4 @ Savannah Sharks Savannah gym, 9AM-10:20AM & 10:30-Noon Mondays & Fridays.

These “play dates” are unstructured playtime with age-appropriate toys, swings, slides, a bouncy house, and more. It is a great way to get your child out of the house and around other children in a safe, clean and fun environment. 

An adult is required to be present to supervise your child at all times as supervision is not provided.

Questions? Please text 912-308-3818

Savannah Sharks gym is @ 1686 E. Presidents St.


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September Musical Playdates @ Kindermusik Savannah

September 11th, 2023

You’re invited to take part in a Saturday Farm-themed playdate, Sept. 23, Savannah

Parents and children together are invited to a Kindermusik Savannah “On the Farm” playdate to engage with instruments, singing, moving, dancing, story time, and more.

For children ages 0-7 & their caregiver.

Limited spaces.

Claim your child’s spot before it fills

Every enrolled child will get:

*A 40-minute class packed with learning, love, and laughter

*A Kindermusik instrument/prop to take home

*A $5 coupon for our weekly studio classes

More details:

*Ages 0-7: Our class is geared toward newborns all the way up to 7-year-olds! Multiple caregivers are welcome, so bring the whole family along!

*Limited capacity: Our September musical playdate will be held TWICE on Saturday, September 23, 2023: 10am and 11am. Don’t delay in enrolling, as spots are limited and will be closed as soon as the spaces fill. Typically our playdates fill before the date so grab your spot now!

*Cost: $20 for first child; only $12 per sibling

*Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano Studio; 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

Enroll online here.


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