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(Pooler Fall Festivals) West Chatham YMCA Monster Dash 5K & Fall Festival

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Pooler West Chatham Monster Dash Fall Festival 2021

INAUGURAL WEST CHATHAM YMCA MONSTER DASH 5K AND FALL FESTIVAL, POOLER

Join the West Chatham YMCA for its inaugural YMCA Monster Dash 5K & Kids Fun Run/Fall Festival on Sat. Oct. 23, 2021.

Register online here.

All proceeds support the West Chatham Y’s Annual Campaign, which powers critical programs and activities that keep kids safe, people healthy and families strong.

When: Sat. Oct. 23, 2021 / 7:30 a.m. start
Where: The West Chatham YMCA, 165 Isaac G. LaRoche Dr., Pooler, GA 31322

– Adults $35 9/6 through 10/20
– Adults $40 10/21 through race day
– Ages 7-17 $20 now through 10/22
– Ages 7-17 $22 on race day
– Ages 6 & younger free

This event will feature a 5K Run and a 1/4 mile Kid’s Fun Run. Come for the race and stay for a family friendly YMCA Fall Festival. Race start: 7:30AM. The well-planned race course will wind through Pooler, both starting and finishing at the West Chatham YMCA. Top finishers will be awarded by age group. There will be a costume contest, inflatables, fun activities, health screenings, vendors and food trucks.

Register online here.

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Registration open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah

Sunday, September 26th, 2021

Kids Rock Savannah 2021 November

2021 KiDS Rock Savannah is happening!

Online registration is now open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah 2:30PM Sun. Nov. 7 2021 @ Daffin Park in Savannah. Children ages 1-17 are invited to participate.

New this year: a toddler race for kids ages 1 year-3years. The race distance is 80ft for the toddlers. There will also be a 1/2 mile (ages 3-8) or one mile (ages 5-17).

Each participant gets a t-shirt, medal, bag and racing bib.

Running-1 Mile: KiDS ROCK Savannah 1 mile (ages 5-17). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Running-1/2 mile (ages 3-8). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Toddler Race 80 ft (ages 1-3): Cost $20. Register online here. 

Daffin Park
1301 E Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31404

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2021) Pooler Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Risen Savior Pumpkin Patch Pooler 2021 Fall Festival

Bring the kids to Risen Savior’s Pumpkin Patch in Pooler, which is designed to be a quality and safe fall activity for your family to enjoy.

Proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch go to the Navajo Indian Reservation in Farmington, New Mexico (This is also where the pumpkins come from, employing 700 Native Americans and making positive and lasting impact on a region with 42% unemployment); Risen Savior Christian Academy and Risen Savior’s youth conference travel expenses.

Pumpkin Patch 2021: Sat. Oct. 16 through Sun. Oct. 31, 11AM-7PM (weekdays); Noon-7PM (weekends).

Cost: free to enter (pumpkins are priced according to size), free family-friendly games & fall activities.

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Fall Festival 2021: Weekend of October 30-31 

October 30-31 2021, Noon-5PM will be a festival weekend join with some additional activities for all ages

  • Vendors
  • Picture booth
  • Bounce Houses (fee)
  • Carnival Games & Raffle Baskets (fee)
  • Face Painting
  • Bake Sale (fee)
  • Pumpkins for sale

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

 

New hours at Old Fort Jackson, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Friday, September 24th, 2021

coastal heritage society old fort jackson

Seasonal Changes to Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson’s Operating Hours, Savannah

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson – both in Savannah – will have a seasonal change in operating hours beginning Mon. Sept. 27 for the Fall 2021 season.

New hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 9AM-4PM with the museums being closed on Mondays through Dec. 6 2021.

Both sites will have a special opening for Columbus Day on Mon. Oct. 11 2021.

Georgia State Railroad Museum will have blacksmithing demonstrations Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and will welcome visitors to take a Site Tour by Train on Fridays and Saturdays.

Old Fort Jackson will continue to have cannon firings at 11AM and 2PM on all operating days.

Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson feature large, open-air spaces and employ enhanced sanitizing and distancing protocols.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here. Site Tours by Train are limited and boarding passes are issued on a first come, first served basis. As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission. Find membership info here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

Please check Coastal Heritage Society website for operating hours.

For the safety of all staff and guests, we require staff to wear face coverings. Visitors are asked to adhere to City of Savannah and CDC mask regulations and recommendations.

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Georgia State Railroad Museum Train Rides Old Fort Jackson Savannah

Fall 2021 Membership Deal @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

YMCA of Coastal Georgia Fall Membership Deals discounts Savannah Pooler

YMCA of Coastal Georgia Membership Promotions

FALL BACK INTO FITNESS WITH A FRIEND

During the month of September 2021, when members refer a friend to join the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, the friend can join with no joiner’s fee, and the member will receive a gift card pre-loaded with $50 in Y Cash good for any Y programming, beginning in October (like personal training, child care, etc.).

You can even apply it to your membership fee. Bring your buddy to the Y in September and you’ll both save.

Learn more here. 

Nine YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches: 
Effingham YMCA
Golden Isles & McIntosh YMCA
Habersham YMCA
Islands YMCA
Liberty County/ Armed Services YMCA
Richmond Hill YMCA
Tybee Island YMCA
West Chatham YMCA

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Giveaway: A family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

poppell farms hayrides pumpkin patch maze

UPDATE: Winner is Chelsea K.! Chelsea please email us at anne@southernmamas.com! Thanks to everyone who entered to win. A second Poppell Farms tickets giveaway will happen next month.

GIVEAWAY: A family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze

SouthernMamas.com is giving a lucky SouthernMamas.com reader a family-four pack of tickets to Poppell Farms, a favorite fall daytrip destination from Savannah featuring a 10-acre maze, 20+ farm fun attractions, petting farm,hayrides & pumpkin patch. Open weekends in October starting Oct. 2.

Enter to win: Just go to the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page giveaway post here & tell us your favorite place to visit during Fall – state park, pumpkin patch, festival, museum, show, anything and anywhere.  Deadline to enter: 10PM Mon. Sept 27 . We’ll announce the winner here and on SouthernMamas.com Instagram & Facebook page soon after.

Be sure to visit Poppell Farms in October 2021. The farm is open every October weekend. Corn maze, hayrides, farm fun. Feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

Learn more about Poppell Farms including hours & special events here.

Poppell Farms, email  here, (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Free Family Fun Night, Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

sandbox children's museum hilton head

You’re invited to Free Family Fun Night Friday 5-8PM Oct. 1 @ The Sandbox Childdren’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Please reserve your space online at www.thesandbox.org. Click on Book Now.

The Hilton Head Island Noon Lions Club will be conducting FREE vision screenings for children of all ages and SC DHEC will be administering FREE Pfizer COVID19 vaccines.

(Please note the new address below)

80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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FREE Trunk or Treat Festival @ Habersham YMCA, Savannah

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Trunk Treat Savannah 2021 Habersham YMCA

FREE FALL TRUNK OR TREAT FESTIVAL 2021 @ Habersham Branch YMCA, Savannah, 5PM Thurs. Oct. 21 2021.

You’re invited to the Habersham YMCA in Savannah for a night of family fun. This event is FREE to the community, so grab your family, neighbors and friends, put on your costumes, and come for a fall festival and some trunk-or-treating,

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Junior League of Savannah 73rd Annual Thrift Sale @ new location

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Junior League of Savannah thrift sale 2021 Fall

The popular Junior League of Savannah (JLS) annual Thrift Sale is back for 2021 and at a new location, the Oglethorpe Mall, on October 22–24.

The sale will feature over 4,500 square feet of the best deals on new and gently used children’s clothing and toys, furniture, boutique items, holiday decor and so much more.

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Junior League of Savannah (JLS) is proud to bring back its highly anticipated annual Thrift Sale on October 22–24, 2021. The Thrift Sale will take place at its new location inside the Oglethorpe Mall, near Macy’s in the former Hollister space, at 7804 Abercorn Extension, Savannah, Georgia 31406.

The weekend of savings will consist of the following events:

Thrift Sale Preview Party
Fri. Oct. 22, 6–8PM
Join JLS for an exclusive reception and premiere sale! You’ll get first access to all the best items and shop in a relaxed, evening setting. Snacks and beverages provided! Tickets for the Thrift Sale Preview Party are $30 and can be purchased in advance online at jrleaguesav.org/thrift-sale or at the door. By registering for pre-sale online before October 1, you’ll receive $5 off your ticket and an additional raffle entry!

Thrift Sale Day
Sat. Oct. 23, 8AM–2PM
This is a thrift sale unlike any other. Shop over 4,500 square feet of the best deals on new and gently used children’s clothing and toys, furniture, boutique, holiday decor and so much more! Tickets for Thrift Sale are $5 and can be purchased in advance online at jrleaguesav.org/thrift-sale or at the door.

Bonus Sale Day
Sun. Oct. 24, 11AM-2PM
This is your last chance to shop the sale. Admission is free.

The Chatham Area Transit (CAT) provides transportation to the Oglethorpe Mall with a bus depot conveniently located under the parking deck near the JCPenney entrance. Find route information and schedules here catchacat.org, to plan your visit.

The Thrift Sale events will be following COVID-19 safety protocols. Masks will be required at all times for all in attendance. A limited number of shoppers will be permitted into the space at one time to allow for social distancing.

Learn more here. 

You’re invited: Caroline Cares! Wear a helmet fundraiser

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Caroline Cares Bike Helmet Safety Savannah fundraiser

Photo by Anthony Justin Lewis

Caroline Cares! Real Bikers Wear Helmets! fundraiser, Oct. 2, 2021

Bicycle helmets reduce the risk of head injury and brain injury.

You’re invited to come support this kid-friendly, nonprofit event – Caroline Cares! Wear a helmet! fundraiser, on Sat. Oct. 2, 4-7PM @ Coastal Beer Empire in Savannah.

This event will include games, root beer floats, food trucks, tap specials.

Come see:
Indian Motorcycle of Savannah
Wolfpack Club
McCall Honey

Location:
Coastal Beer Empire Co
79 Ross Road Savannah
Date: Sat. Oct. 2 2021, 4-7PM

(Halloween 2021 Savannah) Trunk or Treat @ Skidaway Is. State Park

Monday, September 20th, 2021

skidaway island state park savannah trunk treat halloween

Trunk or Treat @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah, 1-8PM Sat. Oct. 30 2021

Skidaway Island State Park’s Trunk or Treat 2021 will include outdoor activities/carnival-style games (1 – 4:30PM), a dog costume parade with an award for best costume, a pumpkin carving contest, kids’ pumpkin coloring, Trunk-or-Treat (4:30-6:30PM), and an outdoor Halloween-themed film the entire family can enjoy.

If you would like to give out candy or to sign up for the pumpkin carving contest, please call the park office or email ariel.gernatt@dnr.ga.gov to sign up. Pumpkin carving contest entry fee is $7. Prizes to be announced.

Wear your best costumes, bring your whole family (including your dog), and be ready for a night of fun,

Admission Fee: $5 per vehicle for parking. Dogs must be leashed.

Learn more here. 

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Kindermusik Savannah Fall Giveaway: Win a free month of Kindermusik in October

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Kindermusik Savannah Bloomingdale

Giveaway for a free month of Kindermusik Savannah in October!

Enter your child at kindermusikwith88keys.com where one winning 0-7 year old will win the entire month of classes and materials!

Deadline is Sept 29.

For more info text 912-432-5885 or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys, 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

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(Savannah Halloween) Wag-o-Ween Weekend 2021

Monday, September 20th, 2021

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Wag-O-Ween Weekend 2021 is a pet-friendly community event that takes place in downtown Savannah and attracts 1000+ yearly participants.

Money raised supports local animal rescues in their mission to place pets in ‘furever’ homes, subsidize no-barrier community spay and neuter, and support community education programs.

This year’s event will take place over two days – Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 23-24 2021, from noon-5PM – to allow for a less-crowded trick or treat route and social distancing at treat stops.

2021 swag bags, wristbands, and maps will be available for purchase both Saturday and Sunday at WoW registration booths ands pre-order

Pre-orders available now online here.

Please wear masks during these outdoor contact with vendors and treat stops.

Learn more here. 

10 Places in Savannah & the Lowcountry (& one daytrip) to explore in Fall 2021

Friday, September 17th, 2021
10 places kids visit Savannah museums state parks daytrips

10 kid-friendly local spots to visit this fall include Oatland Island Wildlife Center (pictured) in Savannah, home to more than 150 animals exhibited in natural habitats along a trail through forest and marsh lands. Exhibits include the “Wolf Wilderness” featuring gray wolves, armadillos, flying squirrels, screech owls and reptiles as well the Georgia Farm area with cows, sheep, goats and rabbits. Along the trail are cougars, bobcats, bison, alligators, red fox and birds of prey.

This week’s SouthernMamas.com newspaper article: 10 Places in Savannah & the Lowcountry to explore this fall with your kids.

1. Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah
$5 for parking.
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411
912-598-2300

2. Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Tybee Is.
$10 per person. Children ages 4 and younger are free.
37 Meddin Drive
Tybee Is., GA 31328
912-786-5917

3. The Sandbox Children’s Museum & Lowcountry Celebration Park, Hilton Head Is.
All Sandbox Children’s Museum admissions ticketing is now online here. 
$10 per person; free for members and children ages 11 months and younger; $7.50 for seniors ages 65 and older and active military members with valid ID; $3 EBT(SNAP) holders with valid ID and $3 for EBT children and infants
80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

Lowcountry Celebration Park
Free
94 Pope Avenue
Hilton Head Island 29928

4. Poppell Farms, Odum, Ga.
Poppell Farms opens Sat. Oct. 2 for the 2021 fall season, weekends Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021.
Find hours at www.poppellfarms.com
$15 plus tax for Saturday/Sunday daytime admission for ages 4 and older.
1765 Hyma Poppell Loop
Odum, GA 31555
912-586-2215

5. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
$5 for adults ages 17-64; $3 for children ages 3-17; seniors and military with valid ID; free for children ages 3 and younger.
711 Sandtown Road
Savannah, GA 31410​
(912) 395-1212

6. Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah
$20 for adults; $18 for seniors, military with valid ID; $15 for students ages 13-25 with valid student ID; $5 for ages 5-12; free for ages 5 and younger.
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912-790-8800

7. Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, Hilton Head Is.
Free
229 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
843-255-7301

8. Savannah Children’s Museum
$8 per person (ages 18 month and older)
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, 31401
912-651-4292

9. Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah
$11 per adult, $7 per child (ages 2-12)
601 W. Harris St.
Savannah, 31401
912.651.6823

10. Old Fort Jackson, Savannah
$9 per adult, $5 per child (ages 2-12)
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, 31401
912.232.3945

Learn more here.

10 places Hilton Head kids visit Mitchelville Freedom Park

10 kid-friendly local spots to visit this fall include Mitchelville Freedom Park (pictured) on Hilton Head Is., a free outdoor cultural attraction. This is the first place in the United States where Africans in America, just out of slavery and not yet citizens, governed themselves. Self-guided tours of exhibits.

 

Registration open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Kids Rock Savannah 2021 November

2021 KiDS Rock Savannah is happening!

Online registration is now open for 2021 KiDS Rock Savannah 2:30PM Sun. Nov. 7 2021 @ Daffin Park in Savannah. Children ages 1-17 are invited to participate.

New this year: a toddler race for kids ages 1 year-3years. The race distance is 80ft for the toddlers. There will also be a 1/2 mile (ages 3-8) or one mile (ages 5-17).

Each participant gets a t-shirt, medal, bag and racing bib.

Running-1 Mile: KiDS ROCK Savannah 1 mile (ages 5-17). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Running-1/2 mile (ages 3-8). Cost: $20. Register online here. 

Toddler Race 80 ft (ages 1-3): Cost $20. Register online here. 

Daffin Park
1301 E Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31404

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(Fall fun 2021) Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch maze

Poppell Farms opens for the 2021 Fall season, weekends Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, 10-acre maze, hayrides, farm fun, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every Saturday & Sunday Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021.

It will be Poppell Farm’s 20th Year Celebration!

Learn more here. 

Poppell Farms, email  here, (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser