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FREE Fit Kids Fest 2022 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Fit Kids Fest 2022 Savannah Junior League free events

FREE 10th Annual Fit Kids Fest, Sat. Feb. 19 2022 @ Savannah Children’s Museum
Annual event promotes wellness for K–12 students

Junior League of Savannah will host its annual 2022 Fit Kids Fest at a new location: the Savannah Children’s Museum, on Sat. Feb. 19 2021.

This engaging free event teaches the importance of growing a fit body and mind through a fun and interactive day designed for children of all ages and their parents.

This engaging event promotes overall wellness for K–12 students and introduces participants to academic resources in the community in addition to teaching how to make healthy choices and live an active lifestyle. Activities for the 2022 Fit Kids Fest will include free, full access to the Savannah Children’s Museum including a life-size maze, slides, and sensory garden; a healthy scavenger hunt; a trail mix remix station; and face painting.

The first 150 children to arrive will receive a free t-shirt and other swag items. Raffle prizes, including sports equipment, will be awarded to participants. The Savannah school with the most students in attendance will receive a cash prize for sports/PE equipment.

For more information about the 2022 Fit Kids Fest, visit jrleaguesav.org/fit-kids-fest. For those interested in participating as a vendor at the event, email jrleaguesavfkf@gmail.com or call event chair Kathryn Campbell at 704-267-6077.

 

Free admission to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022, Feb. 6

Monday, January 10th, 2022

SCAD MOA Super Museum Sunday

Enjoy free access to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022, presented by the Georgia History Festival. Super Museum Sunday highlights the best of Savannah’s cultural offerings — all free of charge.

This year’s SCAD MOA Super Museum Sunday event includes a special screening of the SCAD-produced documentary A Thousand Miles and Counting, which explores the historic journey of William and Ellen Craft as they traversed the country — including the site where the museum now stands — in pursuit of freedom from enslavement. A mini workshop for school-aged children related to themes and ideas in the film also is presented.

Learn more here.

Free admission to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022
Sunday, Feb. 6
Noon- 4PM
@ SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah, 31401

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2022 Super Museum Sunday
Sun. Feb. 6, 2026
Georgia History Society

On Sun. Feb. 6, 2022, explore some museums and historic sites for FREE in person and online during a unique Super Museum Sunday experience. This is an annual free admission event.

Hours for Super Museum Sunday are noon– 4PM unless other times are noted.

Find participating museums & sites in Savannah here.

Free Junior Golf classes for boys & girls ages 5-12, Savannah

Sunday, January 9th, 2022

FREE Junior Golf Clinic, Savannah

The Golf Swing Studio and Coach Paul will be offering several introductory class for kids ages 5- thru 12 years old.

These free classes are tailored for either ages 5 – 7 or ages 8-12.

The 45-minute clinic will introduce the game of golf to kids who may want to play golf.

Visit www.JuniorGolfGuy.com to register your child today.

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SouthCoast Health: Indoor Activities To Do with Your Family During Winter

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

SouthCoast Health experts compiled a list of fun indoor activities to do with your family during winter.

Find the list here.  

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Want to get connected with a SouthCoast Health physician? Click here to schedule an appointment or call 912.691.3600.

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(Winter sports) Registration open for Savannah Soccer Shots For Ages 2-8

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Winter Soccer Shots Savannah

Enrollment for the Soccer Shots Winter Season is now open for children ages 2-8!

Savannah Soccer Shots is kicking off the season and invites your child to Soccer Island!

Coaches will continue to take a variety of precautions to keep both children and staff safe.

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more about the program! Or go straight to our enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at savannah.soccershots.com. Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton!

Want to try the program and meet the awesome coaches before you enroll? There will be a free soccer day at Forsyth Park on Sat. Jan.8 2022 for all children ages 2-8! You must preregister for this free event! Enroll at savannah.soccershots.com, just search “free” to see a complete list of all free events near you.

Enrollment online here.

Questions? Contact Rachel Wright, 762.333.1177, rwright@soccershots.com

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(Hilton Head Is. events) Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum free events

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

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. this Friday evening Jan. 7 2022 for their FREE Family Fun Night.

Reserve your family’s spot online at at www.thesandbox.org. (Click Book Now-Hilton Head-1.7.2022)

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

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(UPDATE POSTPONED) PULSE Art & Technology Festival 2022 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

PULSE Telfair Jepson museums Savannah 2022

UPDATE: THE EVENTS BELOW ARE POSTPONED


Telfair’s annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival returns for its 15th year in January 2022 with two exhibitions exploring illusion and meditative applications of technology in art.

The exhibition Chul-Hyun Ahn: Beyond focuses on the illusionistic light sculpture of Baltimore-based artist Chul-Hyun Ahn, whose work invites viewers into contemplative infinite spaces. A companion exhibition in the museum’s TechSpace includes work by artists exploring light, illusion, and movement to create meditative experiences, including Ryan Buyssens’ prismatic light sculpture Chromatica, Aidan Lincoln Fowler’s video infinity mirror, and video sculptures and other works by artists including Max Almy, Teri Yarbrow, Greg Finger, Zhou Fan, Kelley McClung, Guanzhi Kou, and Skye Hu.

In addition to the galleries, PULSE will include the immersive video installation Return in the Jepson Center atrium by John Collette for the three evenings of the festival.

Order tickets online here. 

FREE PULSE EVENTS include:

PULSE Curator and Artists’ Tour (POSTPONED)
Friday, January 14, 2pm
Join PULSE curator Harry DeLorme and participating artists for a walking tour of PULSE exhibitions at the Jepson Center. Free by advance registration. Register here.

PULSE Free Family Day at the Jepson Center (POSTPONED)
Saturday, January 15, 10am-5pm
Enjoy a day of free admission to the Jepson Center to explore the new PULSE exhibitions.

Family Day hands-on art making activities
Saturday, January 15, 1-4pm
Families can participate in a variety of hands-on art projects during the afternoon hours.

PULSE Curator and Artists’ Tour
Sunday, January 16, 2pm
Join PULSE curator Harry DeLorme and participating artists for a walking tour of PULSE exhibitions at the Jepson Center. Free by advance registration. Register here.

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Savannah’s Best Home Christmas Light Displays 2021

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Christmas Lights 2021 Savannah Pooler Rincon Richmond Hill 2021 home house

Best home holiday light displays, decorations 2021 in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill

Driving around Savannah, Pooler, Rincon & Richmond Hill looking at home holiday light displays and decorations is a favorite family tradition.

From colossal Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, SouthernMamas.com has your guide to local home holiday light displays.

Kids especially love those computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

Want to add a home lights display to this list or let us know if one of the past favorites isn’t up this year? Please email us the info at anne@southernmamas.com

* The Seager family, 476 Copper Creek Circle
Pooler GA 31322
5:30-10:30PM
(this is the lights-loving owner previously @ 24 Greatwood Way Savannah in Godley Park in the Highlands Subdivisions)

* 221 Pinecrest Place
Pooler, GA

* The Owens Family, 111 Chinese Fir Ct, Pooler GA 31322

* The Steinhauser family, 1431 Whitfield Park Circle
5:30- 9PM nightly
Tune radio to 102.9

* s The Fordhams, 21 Timbers Way, Savannah, GA 31406 (Located in the Rivers Bend neighborhood off of Whitfield Ave.)

* South Lancaster Rd. in Wilmington Park

* The Nowicki family, 107 Saint Andrews Way, Wilmington Is.

* The Lodge Family, 701 Stuart St. Savannah

* The Ray Famiy, 9 Yorkshire Place Savannah
Nightly 5:30-11PM

* The Jensen Family, 6A Webster Drive, Savannah

* The Schirtzinger family, 202 Blue Marlin Dr., Whitemarsh Island.
Donations  can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

* The Simons family, 165 Bald Cypress Lane 31302 (Off of Little Neck Road) Animated and Static
Nightly from dark til 9:30PM

* The Barratta family, 154 Lake Dr., Midway  31320

* The Walker family, 23 Charlie’s Rd, and Hwy 144, Richmond Hill

* The Gray family, 782 Greenwich Dr, Richmond Hill (includes a train)

* The Mar family, 104 Rockingham Circle, Bloomingdale

* 106 Sandstone Dr. Bloomingdale

* 201 Savannah Avenue, Rincon.

* The Smith family, 419 Willowpeg Way, Rincon. (Next to Lost Plantation Golf Course)  Tune to 89.7, syncs to music.

* 126 Aquaduct Dr. in the Staffordshire Estates Subdivision off of Blue Jay, Rincon

* The Padgett family, 156 Oakview Rd, Rincon 31326

* Pennington neighborhood, off Midland Rd, Guyton

* The Rockwell Family, 253 Cypress Creek Lane, Guyton GA 31312

* 133 South Effingham Plantation Dr.

* The Simmons family, 439 Egypt Ardmore Rd, Springfield, GA 31329

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Christmas light displays home house Savannah 2021

South Carolina

Brendlen’s Christmas Light Display
1570 Drigger’s Lane
Ridgeland SC 29936
Nightly lights display

Arborwood Lights display
9 Arbormeade Circle in Bluffton (Look for “Arborwood Lights” in Google Maps.)
6-9PM nightly
Decorated homes & yards off Buckwalter Parkway in sync to Christmas music.

43 Neligh Lane in Cypress Ridge off SC 170
Bluffton SC
8,500 lights in sync with music on 99.3 FM.
5:30-8PM Sunday-Thursday and until 10PM Friday & Saturday
Another home lights display @ nearby 211 Argo Circle.

Hilton Head Firefighters Christmas Lights
Fire Station 3
534 William Hilton Pkwy
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Donations of non-perishable food items are accepted

ALSO DECORATED IN LIGHTS: Dove Street lights on Hilton Head Is. 5:30-11PM nightly through New Years; shopping centers Coligny Plaza @ 1 North Forest Beach Drive & Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina (w/ Neptune statue wearing his Santa hat) @ 1 Shelter Cove Lane, both on Hilton Head Island

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FREE lights displays @ businesses, organizations

TMT Farms Christmas Lights Drive-Thru in Statesboro
16710 Old River Rd N
Statesboro, GA 30461
Open now until Dec. 27 2020, 6PM-1AM nightly.
Drive-thru only.
Admission is free, however, please bring non-perishable food items to donate. Cash donations are also accepted. Donated food will be distributed to needy families throughout Bulloch County and surrounding counties. Monetary contributions are used to purchase gift cards for needy families.
Details here.

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FREE arts & crafts, showing of BEE Movie @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, December 12th, 2021

Free Bee Movie Arts Crafts Savannah Cultural Arts Center 2021

Holiday Break: FREE BEE Move & Crafts @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Restless over the holiday break? Bumble down to the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on Wed. Dec. 29 2021 for a FREE matinee screening of Bee Movie! Fun starts at 10AM for themed arts activities followed by the movie at 11AM. All ages welcome, a parent/guardian must be present with children at all times.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, Ga 31401

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(Savannah Holidays 2021) Santa & Mrs. Claus Fire Engine Routes 2021 of Islands, Southside

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus 2021 tour of the Islands, Southside by fire engine

CES Volunteer Fire Divisions volunteers will escort Santa and Mrs Claus around the Islands & Savannah Southside in 2021 and spread some holiday cheer.

Southside: Dec. 11-13
Southbridge/Berwick: Dec. 17
Wilmington Route: begins at 12PM on Sat. Dec. 18
Whitemarsh/Talahi: begins at 1PM on Sun. Dec. 19.
Skidaway Is: Dec. 18 & 19.
Ferguson Avenue: Dec. 21
Burnside: Dec. 22

Tracking link will be available on the day.

See the online Santa fire engine route schedule here to see when Santa may be cruising thru your neighborhood.

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(Savannah Holidays 2021) Savannah Holly Days Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl, Sun. Dec. 19 2021

Bring all the kids downtown this Sun. Dec. 19 and let them have a blast at the Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl.

This event will feature pictures with Santa, holiday dancers, Magic Marc, cookie decorating, games and a candy crawl at participating businesses downtown.

Jingle Bell Block Hop & Candy Crawl
SUNDAY AT 2-4PM
E Broughton and Bull Street, Savannah, 31401

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Free downtown Savannah parking on certain days during holidays

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

HOliday Parking Savannah free

FREE Downtown Savannah Parking on certain days during holidays

Yes, you can shop in downtown Savannah during holidays without worrying about paying for parking.

FREE holiday parking in all city-owned garages during the
below dates and times.
Through December 31, 2021 (Every Tues and Wed ONLY)
Noon-8PM

Dec. 17-19, 2021
Noon- 8PM

Family-friendly Savannah Music Festival concerts in Savannah

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Big Band Concert Savannah discount kids

 

Everyone is welcome @ these upcoming family-friendly concerts in Savannah.

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SMF Jazz Academy Fall Concert
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Fri. Dec. 10 2021, 7PM
Savannah Cultural Arts Center

SMF Jazz Academy is proud to present its first in-person concert! Featuring five jazz combos and two melodica ensembles, students in Savannah’s only free after-school jazz program will present a program featuring a diverse selection of music from the jazz tradition.

FREE CONCERT, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
@ Savannah Civic Center
SAT. DEC. 11, 2021, 3-4:30 PM

Every December, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis presents this Grammy Award–winning holiday extravaganza. With soulful big band arrangements of songs both sacred and secular, Big Band Holidays is an uplifting tradition enjoyed by audiences of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to some swinging JLCO instrumentals, virtuosic vocalist Alita Moses joins the band for imaginative new versions of classics like “White Christmas” and “Merry Christmas, Baby.”
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year alongside your fellow music lovers at matinee and evening performances.
Everyone is invited! A 50% ticket discount is available for children under 12 years of age for the 3 PM performance.
Find tickets online here.

Half off tickets for children 12 and younger!
Call the Savannah Box Office at 912.525.5050 to purchase discounted tickets (Monday–Friday, 10 AM–3 PM). Restrictions apply.

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FREE Classic Family Christmas Movies @ Trustees theatres, Savannah

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

CHristmas specials cartoons Trustees Theater Savannah Christmas events holiday

Holiday Family Movies @ Trustees & Lucas Theatres, Savannah 

A Saturday showing of FREE Christmas cartoons and FREE Polar Express Party will be @ Trustees Theater on Broughton Street in downtown Savannah on Sat. Dec. 18. On Saturday evening, there will be a free showing of It’s a Wonderful Life @ the Lucas Theatre.

CLASSIC CHRISTMAS CARTOONS @ Trustees Theater (FREE)
SENSORY FRIENDLY SCREENING
SAT. DEC. 18, 11AM
Sing “Fah who Foraze, Dah who doraze” and welcome Christmas by bringing your cheer to an hour of treasured family holiday cartoons — “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” — on the big screen. Complete with festive giveaways for young moviegoers.
At this sensory friendly screening, audience members can enjoy a positive, stress-free matinee at the movies in a safe and accepting environment — lights turned up slightly, sound turned down slightly, attendees can make noise and move about the theater, and no sssshhhing.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.
AT THE TRUSTEES THEATER

THE POLAR EXPRESS PJ PARTY @ Trustees Theater  (FREE)
SAT. DEC. 18, 3PM
You’ll be able to watch it with a special sleigh bell to ring while wearing your most comfy Christmas jammies.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.
AT THE TRUSTEES THEATER

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE @ Lucas Theatre  (FREE)
SAT. DEC. 18, 7PM
Ring your bell when an angel get his wings and enjoy this quintessential holiday classic with your family, friends, and neighbors.
Admission is FREE with a donation of a non-perishable food item for Second Harvest.

Details on all of the above here. 

Polar express Savannah pj party 2021 Christmas Holidays Savannah

Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive on fire engine @ Holiday Festival in the Park, Pooler

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Santa visits free Pooler 2021 Christmas kids events free Savannah Chatham County

Holiday Festival in the Park in Pooler
Dec. 4, 2021, noon-6PM
There will be Food Trucks, Marketplace Vendors, Games for everyone, and Santa & Mrs. Claus will be there to arrive on a fire engine at 1PM.

Learn more here. 

Free Holiday Tree Lighting @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

free Savannah holiday tree lighting Jepson Center Telfair Museums

Holiday Tree Lighting
Dec. 2 2021
5:30pm
Jepson Center
Free and open to the public

Help Telfair Museums kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting celebration @ the Jepson Center in Savannah, sparking joy and bringing the community under one roof. Festivities will include a hands-on children’s craft activity, hot cocoa, and cookies. The theme of this year’s new, 18-foot tree draws inspiration from Georgia and will be on view until January 5.

Learn more here. 

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