Archive for October, 2011

FREE Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Musical Mondays: Garrison Wind Ensemble

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Monday, December 12, 2011
Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Musical Mondays: Garrison Wind Ensemble
7 pm
FREE!

The Savannah Harbor Foundation Holiday Series tradition continues, with Musical Mondays! Join us for this FREE concert, a family-friendly event of holiday cheer.
www.westinsavannah.com/events
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

First Friday Oyster Roast and Fireworks, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Friday, December 02, 2011
First Friday Oyster Roast and Fireworks
7 – 9:45pm

Buckets of oysters, a bar and a band! Riverside at the Westin every First Friday – Enjoy live entertainment sponsored by Adventure Radio and fireworks sponsored by Wet Willies and the Savannah Riverfront. Full libations and great food await, including tasty grill items for the landlubbers. Join us for an evening of dancing under the stars at our relaxed resort setting.

www.westinsavannah.com/events
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

FREE Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Musical Mondays: Savannah Arts Academy

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Monday, December 05, 2011
Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Musical Mondays: Savannah Arts Academy
7 pm

The Savannah Harbor Foundation Holiday Series tradition continues, with Musical Mondays! Join the Westin for this FREE concert, a family-friendly event of holiday cheer.
www.westinsavannah.com/events
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

Boat Parade of Lights, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Savannah Harbor Foundation Eleventh Annual Boat Parade of Lights
5 pm

A Christmas Parade – Savannah style! A parade of festively-decorated yachts on their cruise of the Savannah River follows! This family event officially kicks off the holiday series sponsored by the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Festive events on River Street, Savannah.

Gingerbread Village, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Ride the FREE Savannah Belles ferry from River Street across the Savannah River to The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, Hutchinson, Is., Savannah (Or just drive across the bridge)

Savannah Harbor Foundation Eleventh Annual Gingerbread Village will be Thanksgiving through New Year’s at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Not just one gingerbread house, but an entire village! The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa comes alive with holiday cheer as local chefs – from professionals to hobbyists – compete for bragging rights of the Best Gingerbread Creation! Stop by to view the creations and cast your vote. Holiday Series events sponsored by the Savannah Harbor Foundation.

Be sure to check out the creatively-decorated holiday Trees for Life on display in the lobby of the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa! These festive holiday trees are decorated by area businesses, groups, and individuals and are auctioned to benefit the Greenbriar Children’s Center.
www.westinsavannah.com/events
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

Savannah Harbor Foundation: Cards for Soldiers

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Show our troops how much you care with a hand-made card this holiday!
The “Cards for Soldiers” card drive and contest is being held as part of the Savannah Harbor Foundation Eleventh Annual Holiday Series. The winning cards will be on display at The Westin during the Savannah Harbor Foundation Boat Parade of Lights, being held Saturday, November 26th, after which they will be mailed to troops stationed overseas. Please include the child’s name, school, grade level, teacher’s name on each card. Have fun, and be creative! The most creative class will win a holiday gift from the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Be sure to turn in your cards by Tuesday, November 22nd in time for judging!

www.westinsavannah.com/holidays
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

Gingerbread Village Competition, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Monday, November 07, 2011- Monday, November 21, 2011
Gingerbread Village Competition
Let your culinary creativity shine! You are invited to compete for prizes up to $1000 and a Westin getaway at this year’s Gingerbread Village Competition. House exteriors need to be made of edibles – otherwise your imagination is the limit! Prizes for each age group. No entry fee. Pre-register by 11/7; houses due 11/21.
www.westinsavannah.com/holidays
Pleas call 912.201.2048 for more information

First Friday Oyster Roast & Fireworks, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Friday, November 04, 2011
First Friday Oyster Roast and Fireworks
7 – 9 pm

Buckets of oysters, a bar and a band! Riverside at the Westin every First Friday – Enjoy live entertainment by “Steppin’ Stones,” sponsored by Adventure Radio and fireworks sponsored by Wet Willies and the Savannah Riverfront. Full libations and great food await, including tasty grill items for the landlubbers. Join the Westin for an evening of dancing under the stars at our relaxed resort setting.

www.westinsavannah.com/events
Please call 912.201.2000 for more information

Kids Kickin For Cancer, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

The date for the 2nd Annual ‘Kid’s Kickin’ for Cancer’ charity game/s has been set!

Tuesday November 1st. Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex Field 4
5:30pm – U16G SCFC Cobras V U15G YDP
7pm – SCFC Coaches (old crocks) V SCFC Mutiny (young bucks)

Please come out to watch, support and donate for the cause! All proceeds go to the Mary Telfair Institute. For more info, call Savannah Celtic at (912) 495-9996

Barney Live, Birthday Bash, Savannah Civic Center

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Barney Live in Concert World Premiere Tour.The show “Birthday Bash!” is coming to the Johnny Mercer Theater at Savannah Civic Center 3 PM & 6:30 PM Thurs. Nov. 10 2011.

Save $3 per ticket!
Use the code PURPLE online at etix.com or savannahcivic.com to receive the discount. To charge by phone, call 801-351-7469 or 912-651-6557.
(Discount excludes Gold Circle & Dino Seats. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Discount cannot be combined with any other discount.)

Celebrate with Barney™ at his birthday party! This BRAND NEW, interactive, live stage concert, features more than 25 fun and upbeat tunes, including favorites such as “Mr. Knickerbocker,” “Dino Dance,” “Baby Bop Hop,” and “Rock ‘n Roll Star” You’ll be singing and dancing in the aisles with your favorite purple dinosaur and his friends Baby Bop™, BJ™ and Riff™. It’s a fun filled show all about sharing, caring and friendship – brought to you by the power of your imagination.

Ticket information
• Ticket prices: $15, $25, $30 (Gold Circle), & $50 (Dino Seats).
• Group discounts available. Groups 15+ call 912-651-6557.
• Get the ultimate fan experience with Dino Seats!
The Dino Seats Package includes a VIP Seat and a pre-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with Barney!
• Additional fees/surcharges may apply.

Performance Schedule
Thursday, November 10: 3 PM & 6:30 PM at Savannah Civic Center.

Giveaway: $25 gift certificate to Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

UPDATE: Winner is Angie Mohr! Congratulations!

 

Update: If you want a FRESH organic and/or free range turkey for Thanksgiving you can order & reserve yours now at Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah. Frozen will also be available, but this year the price of fresh will actually be lower than frozen. Call 912.236.4703. Pls. say SouthernMamas.com sent you!

This week’s SouthernMamas.com giveaway is good for you!

Win a $25 gift certificate to Brighter Day Natural Foods Market at 1102 Bull St., Savannah 31401. To enter to win, visit Brighter Day on Facebook by clicking here. “Like” the Brighter Day FB page. Then on their wall, share your tip for keeping kids healthy though the winter. (handwashing long enough to sing Happy Birthday twice, favorite vitamins etc?).

Not into Facebook? You can also enter to win by answering the above question by commenting on this post. Just click on Comments below.

Deadline to enter is 7 PM Sun. Oct. 30. We’ll pick a winner and announce the winner here and on SouthernMamas.com Facebook.

Check out these great kid-friendly products available at Brighter Day:

Blue Bonnet’s new children’s line sweetened with Xylitol. Check it out here. Introductory prices right now. Details on health benefits of xylitol here.

Nature’s Way just introduced 2 children’s vitamins: one is a gummy (sweetened with tapioca syrup and evaporated cane juice) and one is a chewable. The vitamins contain 26+ fruits and vegetables along with the usual vitamins & minerals. Introductory prices at 30% off beginning Nov. 1, 2011.

Hylands reformulated children’s cough syrup. It used to contain honey, which meant children younger than 1 year could not take it. Now the honey is removed so it’s avaiable for children 6 months and older. Brighter Day expects to have this product coming in this week of Oct. 24.

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703  www.brighterdayfoods.com, Mon – Sat: 10 AM-7 PM, Sun 12:30 PM-5:30 PM. On Facebook here.

Free children’s activities at Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Interpretive Center hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10 AM-5 PM
Come see the display of the Giant Ground Sloth replica, wildlife exhibits, live reptiles and birding station. Programs listed below meet promptly at the Interpretive Center unless otherwise noted.

Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411

Wednesday, December 21:
2:00 PM Knot Tying: Come learn some handy knots for everyday use.
3:00 PM Big Ferry Trail Hike: Come for a 2-3 mile walk through a Maritime Forest. Meet at the Big Ferry Trail Entrance.

Thursday, December 22:
11:00 AM Interpretive Center Tour: Join a tour of the museum. See and touch fossils, reptiles, and more!
2:00 PM Giants of Skidaway: Come learn about the amazing Giant Ground Sloth and others that roamed Skidaway during the Ice Age, more than 10,000 years ago. See and touch real fossils!

Friday, December 23:
1:00 PM Coastal Reptiles: Learn all about lizards, turtles, and snakes… Oh My! See and touch live examples.
3:00 PM Sandpiper Nature Trail Hike: Come for a 1.5-mile walk to learn about native plants and animals that inhabit the marsh.

Saturday, December 24:
1:00 PM Snakes Alive! Learn all about snakes. See live examples!
3:00 PM Wilderness Survival: We will talk about lost prevention and show you simple items to take with you on a hike.

Sunday, December 25:
Christmas Day. The Interpretive Center is closed.

For more free December kids’ events at Skidaway Is. State Park, click here. For more information, call Skidaway State Park at (912) 598-2300.

Nathan’s Something Special Scholarship Fund Book Fair, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Charles Ellis PTA Fall Festival, Hull Park, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

The Charles Ellis Montessori Academy PTA Fall Festival will be 12-4 PM Sat. Oct. 29 in Hull Park, Ardsley Park, Savannah

FREE Fall Festival, Tybee Is. Library

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Fall Festival at Tybee Library
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Fun activities for the whole family. Costumes encouraged!
All ages.

Tybee’s trick-or-treat on Lewis Ave. moves back to Oct. 31, Tybee Island

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Halloween on Lewis Avenue moves back to Mon,
Oct 31

There will be a barrel in the City Hall lobby and at the
Fire Station at Jones and Fifth Street where non-Lewis Avenue residents can
donate candy to be distributed by the TIFD and TIPD for this event. The Lewis
Avenue Halloween is attended by visitors from all over the Savannah-Chatham
area, and any assistance you can provide will be greatly appreciated both by our
public safety staff and by the residents on Lewis!
Halloween on Lewis Avenue has been moved back to Monday
night, October 31st, 2011, between 6:30 and 9:00 PM. (not Sat. Oct. 29!) Be safe! Look both ways!
Don’t wear your masks while walking near traffic! Happy
Halloween!
Lewis Ave letter from Tybee City Manager, Ballot and
Log:

http://www.cityoftybee.org/

Studio S.P.A.C.E. Open House, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Studio S.P.A.C.E. Open House
October 28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
What is S.P.A.C.E.? It’s Savannah’s Place for Arts, Culture & Education. Come and see for yourself on October 28, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Take a ‘trick or treat’ tour of our classrooms & the Black Box Theatre, view the show they have up in their Gallery, and view a live Raku demonstration in the ceramics studio. Free and open to the public. 912-651-6417| www.savannahga.gov/arts

Halloween Festival on the Harbour, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Halloween is coming to Shelter Cove Harbour with games and activities for the entire family. Halloween Festival on the Harbour is from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the various shops and restaurants in Shelter Cove Harbour.

In addition to entertainment featuring Cappy the Clown and trick-or-treat at the businesses in Shelter Cove, families can enjoy the following events:

•2-5 p.m. Entertainment and trick-or-treating
•2:30 p.m. Pet Costume Contest with prizes for the pups
•3 p.m.: Witch’s Cauldron Hunt along the Harbour with prizes
•3:30 p.m.: Powerhouse Gym Zumba Performance
•4 p.m.: Taco Eating Contest
•4:30 p.m.: Costume Contest Extravaganza
Additional activities include face painting, pumpkin bowling, balloon animals and a bouncy house. All activities are free except for the bouncy house, which is $5 per child.

The event is sponsored by The Merchants at Shelter Cove Harbour, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and Greenwood Communities & Resorts. For more information, call 843-785-1106 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

Savannah PAWrade features pet costume parade, contest

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Jacob G. Smith Elementary and TailsSpin Pet Supply Store are joining forces to hold the Second Annual Savannah PAWrade featuring pet costume parade and contest, on Lamara Street, adjacent to Habersham Village,11 AM-3 PM Sat. Oct. 29.

Events – which are open to the public – include Pet Costume parade and contest, Celebrity Judges, Music and Food, Children’s Carnival, Local Artists, Dog Wash, Pet Nail Trimming and TailsSpin’s signature Low-Cost Pet Microchipping and Vaccine Clinic.

The Savannah PAWrade and costume contest will boast a line of exciting prizes for first, second and third placed winners, from Blue Buffalo, Dublin Georgia’s Hitek Rations, and Natural Balance Pet Food Manufacturers, engraved Pet ID Tag and Gift Certificates from TailsSpin Pet Supply Store.

Fourteen of the Greater Savannah Pet Rescue Agencies are scheduled to participate. Savannah Kennel Club will join the festivities with Doggy Derby; Jamison Murphy, Savannah teenage folk singer sensation will be performing, and the Jacob G. Smith’s PTA will host many kid activities throughout the day.

For every pet adoption, TailsSpin Pet Supplies will assist new pet owners by giving them a free small bag of dog food, an engraved ID tag, and 10% off their purchase that day.

100% of the money raised from the event will be divided among Jacob G. Smith Elementary and the participating pet rescue agencies.

FOR MORE FUN KID-FRIENDLY LOCAL ACTIVITIES, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM EVENT CALENDAR BY CLICKING HERE.

Savannah PAWrade featuring pet costume parade, contest

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Jacob G. Smith Elementary and TailsSpin Host the Second Savannah PAWrade, Halloween Saturday October 29th, 2011

Jacob G. Smith Elementary and TailsSpin Pet Supply Store are joining forces to hold the Second Annual Savannah PAWrade featuring pet costume parade and contest, on Lamara Street, adjacent to Habersham Village, on Saturday, October 29th, 2011, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Events to include Pet Costume parade and contest, Celebrity Judges, Music and Food, Children’s Carnival, Local Artists, Dog Wash, Pet Nail Trimming and TailsSpin’s signature Low-Cost Pet Microchipping and Vaccine Clinic.

The Savannah PAWrade and costume contest will boast a line of exciting prizes for first, second and third placed winners, from Blue Buffalo, Dublin Georgia’s Hitek Rations, and Natural Balance Pet Food Manufacturers, engraved Pet ID Tag and Gift Certificates from TailsSpin Pet Supply Store.

Fourteen of the Greater Savannah Pet Rescue Agencies are scheduled to participate. Savannah Kennel Club will join the festivities with Doggy Derby; Jamison Murphy, Savannah teenage folk singer sensation will be performing, and the Jacob G. Smith’s PTA will host many kid activities throughout the day.

For every pet adoption, TailsSpin Pet Supplies will assist new pet owners by giving them a free small bag of dog food, an engraved ID tag, and 10% off their purchase that day.

100% of the money raised from the event will be divided among Jacob G. Smith Elementary and the participating pet rescue agencies.

About Habersham Village Shopping Center
Habersham Village Shopping Center is located on Habersham Street, between 61st and 63rd streets. It is Savannah’s most established neighborhood shopping center with a premiere location in Midtown Savannah, just a few blocks from Memorial and St. Joseph’s / Candler. At Habersham Village you’ll find restaurants, a grocery store, a camera shop, a pharmacy, a liquor store, a bakery, a pet store, a flower shop, a dry cleaner, a children’s clothing shop and more.

Nathan’s Something Special Scholarship Fund Barnes & Noble Bookfair, Savannah

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

9 AM – 11 PM. Enjoy activities throughout the day…Story Time, Music, Face Painting, & More…

Special Displays of Books, Toys, and Other Resources for the Parent, Teacher and Friend of Disabled Children and Adults

Nathan’s Something Special Scholarship Fund is are a local, non-profit organization committed to inclusion at the college or vocational school level. We offer two scholarships per year to a graduating Georgia high school student that has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy or autism. Our mission is to encourage education, independence and inclusion in both college and the job market.

Can’t attend the book fair:
Visit bn.com/bookfairs to support us online from 10/29/11 to 11/02/11 by entering Bookfair ID 10556413 at checkout.

A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will
benefit Nathan’s Something Special Scholarship Fund.

Pumpkin Patch at Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Pumpkin Patch at Shelter Cove Community Park, 4-8 p.m. Fri. Oct. 26
Petting zoo, blow up rides, hayrack ride, costum contest, and much more in a family friendly environment. Featuring Shannon Tanner for entertainment. $10 Admission for Ages 2-18, Parent and Children under 2 get in free. Food Sold Separately. Proceeds benefit the Island Recreation Association Children’s Scholarship Fund.
(843) 681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.

Savannah Christian Effingham Campus Country Carnival

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Savannah Christian Effingham Campus Country Carnival
October 30 5-7pm
Free country-themed family carnival is for all ages. Enjoy inflatables, games, prizes, food and trunk or treat.
No scary costumes, please.912-629-3186

Savannah Christian East Campus MOPS Harvest Heyday

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Savannah Christian East Campus MOPS Harvest Heyday
Oct. 27
9:30-11:30am
Fun, family, fall carnival for mothers and their children ages birth-five years. There will be games, face painting, crafts,
treats, bouncers, family photos and door prizes. It’s a great event to invite friends to come and check out MOPS. For more information contact Andrea at  912-660-4858 or mopsscceast@gmail.com