Networking /Community Events for Week of Feb 27- Mar 5, 2017
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Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging (GSCOA) Meeting at Memorial Hospital
Larry Speir (Baker McCullough), Chad Scribner (Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream),
Sarah Elliot at Alzheimers Association and yes Scott almost forget her name ! Joyce McBride ( Savannah Commons & 2017 GSCOA President) Kevin Hertzwig ( Visiting Angels), & Jason McCullough (Baker McCullough)
Letter FROM THE EDITOR :
Congratulations to Judy Ouzts of Papa's BBQ for winning the 2017 Buy Local Community Advocate of the Year award . (Shown left with Mickey Minick, of Old Savannah Tours and 2017 Buy Local President). This week I'm taking 100+ biz cards ove for the Sav Chamber Speed Networking event on Tues morning -to see SACC team of Stephanie Painter, Brooke, Susan Smith, Tina. This is one of the most efficient ways to sell your product/service and meet fellow business to business professionals.. Then heading over to Skylars on Bay Street for the now quarterly meeting of the major nonprofits in Savannah - the Association of Fundraising Professionals which brings together leaders in the nonprofit world. Congratulations to new local chapter president; Meghan Lowe of Historic Savannah Foundation. If I can get out in time, then stopping by NAWIC Luncheon to see Tonya Flanders Reed ! That Tue Night, imagine 6+ Chefs /owners in including Lori Collins of Savannah Coffee Roasters, Joyce McBride & Jessica Schroyer from Savannah Commons, Amy from Wicked Cakes, Chefs from Virginia College & many more ! all battling it out for title of 2017 BEST RED VELVET CAKE in Savannah! Come on out and join your hosts: the Baker McCullough team of Jason McCullough and Larry Speir and meet Kesha Gibson Carter who is representing our charity of choice: The Rape Crisis Center. $10 gets you food, beverage and drawing for Door Prizes and a chance to vote for your favorite chef !! This Wed morning I'm going over to CFO Council to see 2017 President Len James, Roy Austin and team - note the new date for MARCH for their meeting. then heading over to midtown to hear Savannah Mayor Eddie Deloach speak at the South of Derenne Association(SODA) lunch- $15 includes a southern buffet meal!! Ending wed with a drop in at the Savannah Maritime After Hours - hosted by Billy Robinson & Randi Hempel - over at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse on Bay Street. As y'all know I like food, so Friday Night, heading out to WIlmington Island to see Peter McMahon for the Annual Knights of Columbus Fish Fry !! Yummy, then Saturday, I will be chomping at the bit - to be first person on site at 9AM to see Deborah Mcincrow, & Ela Gavrilas & team at the GRAND OPENING for the 2017 season of the Wilmington Island Farmers market -featuring amazing food vendors, Bakers, farm fresh produce ! Sat evening heading out to Bloomingdale to see MIchael Wedincamp at his new consignment shop and special Auction at Savannah AUction Exchange, before heading over to In Vino Veritas bar in the Drayton Tower for the First City Network FCN monthly potluck social !
Our TOP PICKs for week of Feb 27-Mar 5, 2017
Where YOU need to be !
blue = biz networking
Sav. Area Chamber Speed Networking at Sav. Morn News
Sav Area Chamber Public Relations Council
Assoc. of Fundraising Prof'ls at Skylar's Rest
NAWIC Nat'l Assoc. of Women in Construction Sav Coffee
Red Velvet Cake Festival for Rape Crisis Center
Senior Citizens Inc. - Bourbon Tasting At Johnnie Ganem
CFO Chief FInancial Officers Council Breakfast
SODA South of Derenne Assoc. Lunch.Mayor Eddie Deloach
Maritime After Hours Social at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
IMA, Institute of Management Accts, at Armstrong
100 Black Men Mixer at The Florence
Leukemia Lymphoma Man/Woman of Year Kick-Off Party
SBDC Film Industry Workshop at Sav Tech
Sav Antiques & Architecture Weekend
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, St. Peters Church -Wilm. Island
Wilmington Island Farmers Market Opening Day !
GA Conservancy Annual Oyster Roast
Exchange Market Grand Opening - at Sav. Auction Exchange
First City Network Monthly Potluck Dinner/ Social
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LOCAL Business of the Week
Nine Line Apparel
1732 East President St, Savannah GA
Patriotic Family and Friends came
in 2012 to form Nine Line Apparel. Created by a special operations Captain, Daniel Merritt, his wife, Angela Merritt, brother (an Army CPT as well) Tyler Merritt, and civilian SCAD grad Myles Burke. These four founded Nine Line in a garage and transformed it to one of the fastest growing companies in the country in under three years. Their vision was simple, to create a high quality clothing brand to be enjoyed by Patriotic Americans around the globe. Nine Line currently employ more than 130 Vets and Patriotic Americans! Nine Line has a full line of apparel plus accessories and even locally ground coffee!!
These guys have accolades to speak of, most recently named LOCAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR FROM BUY LOCAL SAVANNAH!
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Ben & Jerry's Flavor of the Week!
Chocolate Cherry Garcia
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Week of Feb 27-Mar 5, 2017
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WHOLE MONTH OF FEB: Wed., Feb. 1 through Tues. Feb. 28; all day; Enmarket invites area nonprofit organizations to apply to be selected as one of the four grant recipients in the 2017 Encourage Health Educational Series. The application process will be held through a Facebook contest. Selected nonprofit organizations will receive a $1000 grant.;
Tue Feb 28, 8AM Savannah Area Chamber Of Commerce hosts
Making the Connection: Speed Networking
8 a.m. Breakfast | 9 a.m. Program *Please note that the date for this event has been changed to Tuesday, February 28. Don't miss one of the new year's exciting speed networking.. Location: Savannah Morning News Auditorium Admission: $15, Chamber members only Contact: Stephanie Painter Email:
Phone: 912.644.6458 Don't miss one of the new year's exciting speed networking sessions! At this member-only event, each attendee will have 30 seconds to present who they are and what their company does to other attendees seated at their table. Rotations will allow for everyone to hear your message and for you to meet almost everyone in attendance. Bring plenty of business cards to this connection-building opportunity! This event is sponsored by Melissa Gratias Ph.D., productivity psychologist
Tue, Feb 28, 10AM, Advanced Technology Development Center to Host Series of Workshops for Savannah Startups, Week 4: Business Model Canvas Part 2 - Complete product roadmap and business model.
Creators' Foundry, 415 West Boundary Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Savannah Startup Workshop Series. Entrepreneurs will participate in interactive workshops and mentor sessions designed to walk them through best practices in planning and launching their product. The interactive program will help entrepreneurs identify and vet their target customer segments, articulate the value proposition, make financial projections, and prepare them to meet with investors. Upon completion, graduates will showcase at the Savannah Demo day to investors from the entire region. The winner will receive a prize of $10,000 cash, courtesy of Savannah Economic Development Authority.
Tue Feb 28, 11Am Staci L. Catron, director of the Cherokee Garden Library at the Atlanta History Center, will discuss "Historic Gardens in Georgia" at the Windsor Forest Garden Club meeting. Free and open to the public. More info at 912-312-4039.
St. George Episcopal Church
15 Willow Road
Tue Feb 28, 1130AM Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Public Relations Counci
l Monthly lunch meeting at the Savannah Area Chamber offices for a Round Table Talk just to catch up with each other see what professional issues we will be facing in 2017! 101 East Bay Street, Savannah GA, in the conference room, **This is brown bag, so pack a lunch!** - More info; contact Erica Backus (912) 644-6400
Tue Feb 28, 1130AM Association of Fundraising Professionals AFP Coastal Georgia presents An Exploration of Ethics in Fundraising presented by Birgit Smith Burton, Executive Director of Foundation Relations, Georgia Institute of Technology at Skylers Restaurant, 225 E Bay St., Savannah, GA. Parking is in a garage behind the Holiday Inn. AFP Members: No Charge Non-Members: $25 RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, February 21st
Tue, Feb 28, 11:30 AM National Association of Women in Construction, (NAWIC) Coastal Georgia Chapter Monthly Meeting, Lizann Roberts will talk about women's heart health in honor of February's Heart Health Month. Wear red to the meeting! Savannah Coffee Roasters at 215 W. Liberty St. Savannah GA 31401, $20 Members, $30 Nonmembers, includes lunch. RSVP: Anne-Marie Jones at email@example.com or NAWIC Coastal GA Facebook event page
Tue Feb 28, 1130AM RHBC Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bryan Alumni Lunch at Bubba's Bistro. All Leadership Bryan graduates are welcome to attend. RSVP's are required by Feb. 16 via e-mail info@RHBCchamber.org or call 912-756-3444.
Tue Feb 28, 4PM Mardi Gras Celebration with Moon River Brewing Company Benefitting Ogeechee Riverkeeper. Join Moon River Brewing Company for a Fat Tuesday celebration benefitting the Ogeechee Riverkeeper. Throughout the month of February Moon River is selling paper alligators for $1 each to patrons and donating all proceeds to this local nonprofit organization which aims to protect, preserve, and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee River basin. The fundraising initiative will come to a culmination with a Mardi Gras party at Moon River, 21 W Bay St. in downtown Savannah. Ogeechee Riverkeeper will be giving away beads, pint glasses, and t-shirts while supplies last! To learn more about this event or Ogeechee Riverkeeper, please visit
. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 866.942.6222.
Tue Feb 28, 530-7PM, SavannahHELPS, RED VELVET CAKE FESTIVAL & CHEFS' Competition ! fundraiser for Rape Crisis Center of Savannah. held 4th Tue of each month osted by Baker McCullough Funeral Homes Location 7415 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah GA at Montgomery Crossroads. $10 suggested donation includes appetizers by local chefs, wine tasting, and amazing door prizes. 100% of proceeds go to local charity . For more info - contact Marianne Ganem-Poppell, Event Planner at 912-2240-4869 or Scott West at 912-509-4922. For all your funeral needs visit
Tue Feb 28, 530PM Savannah Area Young Republicans (SAYR) Kevin Barry's Irish Pub
117 W River St, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Join us for our February Business Meeting featuring Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman as our guest speaker. More info; James Hall, Stephen Plunk
Call (912) 656-6445 http://www.sayr.org/
Tue Feb 28, 530PM Savannah Logistics Connection, at Molly McPherson, 110 Town Center, Pooler GA, First drink is free, 50/50 raffle, and great door prizes. for more info: Lou Stover Outsource Logistics Regional Sales Cell: 678-772-9246
Tue Feb 28, 6-8PM Bourbon Tasting Benefiting SCI's Senior Companion Program. You're invited to head downtown after work to sip classic and contemporary bourbons and wines, provided by United Distributors, at Johnnie Ganem's famous Rebel Room and support SCI's Senior Companion Program! Johnnie Ganem's (upstairs in the Rebel Room) 501 Habersham St. Savannah, Georgia Parking is available across the street, The Senior Companion Program provides paid volunteer opportunities for active seniors 55 and older to help fragile senior adults who might otherwise be alone. RSVP:
To pre-register, please visit
or call (912) 236-0363. A minimum donation of $20 per person in advance or $25 per person at the door is requested.
Tue Feb 28 7:30PM Jill Dixon's Eclectic Academy of Learning - EAL Savannah presents the 2017 Hebrew/Egyptian Festival at the White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Rd, Savannah, Ga There will be Authentic Costumes, Period dancing, Songs, A mummification (creating an Egyptian mummy), other reenactments of ancient events and people! For more information you may contact Jill at email@example.com with any questions.
Wed, Mar 1, 7AM Savannah Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council. Breakfast, FREE, must RSVP. Coastal Georgia Center - located at 305 Fahm St, Savannah, GA Roy Austin at Rockwell@hargray.com 843-597-4826, www.CFOcouncil.com Len James is 2017 President
Wed, Mar 1, 9:00AM WEEKLY 1 Million Cups Savannah, Creators' Foundry, 415 W Boundary St, Savannah GA 31401. Free Event. For information contact Kate Lance at 912.447.8457 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Go to
to apply to present.
Free, PLEASE bring portable canned goods to support Calvary's "Get & Go" Food Pantry. For more information visit us at:
Wed, Mar 1, 11:30AM South of Derenne Association (SODA),Monthly Networking Lunch, Hilton Garden Inn at 5711 Abercorn St, Savannah Ga across 12 OAKS Shop Center, $15 incl lunch contact Robert Hunter
Wed March 1, 5PM Bring Max HOme, Fundraiser for Diabetes Alert Dog, - held at T
he Habersham School
505 E 54th St, Savannah, Georgia 31405 Our goal is to raise $18,000 to get Max from All Purpose Canines (Ranger, Tx) to Savannah by the end of the Spring of 2017. Max is Carter's diabetic alert dog. All ticket sales are processed securely through our online
store. Carraba's MENU INCLUDES Chicken Marsala w/ Caesar Salad and Cavatappi Pomodoro Penne w/ Meatball for Children $20 Adult Ticket / $5 Childs Ticket / $10 Raffle Ticket - more info: http://www.bringingmaxhome.com/
Wed, Mar 1, 5:30PM. Maritime After Hours Social, hosted by Port City Logistics, ALL PORT RELATED Ruth's Chris Steakhouse 111 West Bay Street, Savannah GA, FREE event, Free appetizers, drink specials, contact Billy Robinson / Jed Young, at 912.544.0321 or visit
Wed Mar 1, 7PM
Join the Armstrong Gender Studies department for Liz Rhaney's presentation of her essay, "I/We: A zoom in/zoom out approach to who we are and the world around us."
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
10 East Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah GA 912-233-4501
Thu Mar 2, 1230PM, Food For Thought, Weekly Luncheon/Speaker Series at the Jewish Educational Alliance , 5111 Abercorn St, Savannah GA , $5,
"Color and the Magic of Alchemy," with JEA Artist of the Month, Julie Ann Miller
Please RSVP at 912-355-8111. www.savj.org
Thu Mar 2, 2PM
Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic
The Humane Society for Greater Savannah offers these annual vaccinations at a reduced rate: 1-year Rabies, Bordetella, Da2PPV, FVRCP, heartworm test, FIV/FeLV test, and microchips. Pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment necessary.
Humane Society for Greater Savannah
7215 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah 912-354-9515
Thu Mar 2, 3PM Pooler Chamber of Commerce hosts Ribbon Cutting at
1117 S. Rodgers St., Pooler, Georgia 31322 An authentic Mexican Taqueria serving great take out dishes, located in the beautiful City of Pooler. We have outdoor picnic tables and a fire pit if you would like to relax and enjoy your favorite meals here.
House drinks like Horchata, Tamarindo and Jamaica will be served and complimentary Taco Samples.
There will be raffles, so bring your business cards!
Thu Mar 2, 5-7PM Watercolors by Marilyn Lyon Foley include marine scenes from the Massachusetts coastline, farmhouses from Provence, village roads from Burgundy, church domes from Italy, brightly painted doors from Santorini and the romantic ruins of Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire. Works will be on display through March 31. For more info, call 912-355-8111 or 912-355-8111.
Jewish Educational Alliance
5111 Abercorn St.
Thurs, March 2, 5PM-7PM, Health & Wellness Expo, Tybee Island YMCA & Recreation
, 204 5th Street, Tybee Island, GA, 31328, FREE & Open to Public, Join us for our 2nd Annual Tybee Health & Wellness Expo with more vendors, physicians, and health professionals from around our coastal community during this Free event! Booths will be offering everything from :
Free Skin & Cancer Screenings, Free Body Fat/ BMI Checks, Free Blood Pressure Monitoring, Free Flood/Hurricane Safety Information, Samples, and More! For more information contact: Laura Schmarkey, 912-786-9622, Laura.Schmarkey@ymcaofcoastalga.org, www.facebook.com/TybeeIslandYMCA/
Thu Mar 2, 5-8PM 10 Years Retrospective & Opening Reception at The
33 Barnard St, Savannah, Georgia 31401 We are celebrating Kobo's 10 year anniversary by bringing past and present Kobo artists together for an epic group show featuring over thirty of Savannah's best artists. (912) 201-0304
Thu, Mar 2 , 5:30PM-7:30PM New Charter School Open House, hosted by Susie King Taylor Community School at St Paul's Lutheran Preschool.10 W 31st St, Savannah, GA 31401. Free and open to the public.
Come learn more about the new tuition free public K-8 charter school, Susie King Taylor Community School. Hands on activities for children, live music, and meet some of our community partners.
For more information about the school or open house: Contact Christen Clougherty at
Thu, Mar 2, 6-8PM, Grand Mixer, 100 Black Men of Savannah, The Florence, 1 W Victory Dr, Suite B, Savannah, GA 31405. Drink specials, artwork, door prizes, and great networking. RSVP to Harold Oglesby at
Mr. Charles Gilyard Vice President of the 100 Black Men of Savannah will perform a brief presentation on Real Estate Investing. Please make time to come out and enjoy a fun evening of fun, music, door prizes and mixing. no admission cost, dress is business casual....cocktails and dining are at attendees expense.
Thu, Mar 2, 6-9pm, 13th Colony Architectual Pub Crawl. Starts at Hitch, 300 Drayton St, led by Jonathan Stalcup. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers. Historic Savannah Foundation HSF
Thu Mar 2, 6-8PM WYA: The Show about the Party You Missed" is a joint exhibition by local artists Cameron Allen and Will Penny. at the Jepson Center, Savannah GA The show resembles the "aftermath of that party you heard was so lit," with video projection elements and multiple works in various mediums. "WYA," which is part of Telfair's #art912 initiative, will be on view from March 3-July 16. Free artist talk and reception is March 2. Learn more at telfair.org.
Thu Mar 2, 7-9PM Armstrong State University's College of Liberal Arts will present a poetry reading by author Emily Rosko. Awarded the Iowa Poetry Prize and a Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers for "Raw Goods Inventory," Rosko will read from her latest poetry collection, "Prop Rockery." More info at armstrong.edu.
Foxy Loxy Cafe
1919 Bull St., Savannah
Thu, Mar 2, 7PM, Savannah Stryders Track Club Meeting, First Thurs of each Month at Carey Hilliards Restaurant 11111 Abercorn Ext. Savannah GA 31419, Admission is free but many come early and eat in the private room before the meeting starts. Contact: Tharon Lambert, President runthecitylive.com
Fri Mar 3-Mar 5, GnomeCon
Festival- The three-day event hosts a variety of events designed to appeal to all ages, from costuming to live entertainment. Board games, miniature, collectible card and role playing games will be among the highlights. Also featured will be Professor Fear's Trivia Game Show; the local improv group "Odd Lot;" and many other geek-centric activities.
301 Governor Treutlen Road, Pooler GA
Fri Mar 3, 730AM The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is excited to announce that its first Community Impact Meeting & Breakfast will take place at Pet Fix Savannah, our low-cost, spay/neuter clinic, located at 7215 Sallie Mood Drive. This event is open to the public and the community is invited and encouraged to attend as HSGS celebrates its 2016 accomplishments and talks about plans for the future. - more info: Becca Bruni, Director of Development & Marketing Humane Society for Greater Savannah | Pet Fix Savannah , cell: 706.421.8037, desk: 912.354.9515 ext 114
Fri Mar 3, 9AM Selling Your Services and Products to Film and TV Productions in the Savannah Area The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, Savannah Area Film Office, and the Savannah Economic Development Authority announce "Becoming a Camera Ready Vendor." For more information and to register, visit
Savannah Tech 5717 White Bluff Rd., RM. 7126 Savannah, GA Cost $69.00 Phone 912-651-3200 Liz Overstreet
Fri. Mar 3 12-9PM& Sat., Mar 4 9:30AM-4PM Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend The Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend will feature a variety of events to explore and learn about the wonderful discoveries in Savannah's Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim houses and in your own attic. Among many other events, attendees can sign up for "What's in Your Attic," verbal antiques valuations from celebrated TV stars and appraisers Lark Mason and Amanda Everard and jewelry/silver specialist Jane Mullino. Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend will also feature special tours of the Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim houses and St. John's Church. For more information call 912.233.1828 or Email: Attic@andrewlowhouse.com or visit www.savantiquesweekend.com
Fri Mar 3, 9-11AM Alex Floyd, director of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and the Georgia Mainstreet Program and sixth-generation Pembroke native, will lead a 1.5-mile walking tour in Pembroke beginning at Pembroke City Hall, 160 N. Main St. The tour is $5 per person and includes a map. Proceeds benefit Tos Theatre. RSVP to email@example.com.
Pembroke City Hall
160 N. Main St.
Fri, March 3, 5pm - 8pm - Fish Fry Dinner at St Peters Church in the Parish Center, 7020 Concord Rd, Wilmington Island, GA. Hosted by Islands Council Knights of Columbus. $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are available at the door. This almost 20 year old tradition is fun for the entire family. For event info contact Pat McMahon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-667-5857.
Fri Mar 3, 5PM Deep: Stories of Savannah
Come witness the growth and power of Deep writers. This exhibit is the culmintation of a year long documentary project with photographs taken William Glaser during his time with Block by Block, Deep Center's advanced, year-long creative writing program.
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs
9 West Henry St., Savannah GA
Fri Mar 3, 5-7PM LLS WOman of the Year Candidate Alison Harris - Kick Off Party at BAR FOOD, 4
523 Habersham St, Savannah, Georgia 31405 Celebrate the kick off of #TeamHarris's Woman of the Year Campaign in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) with us at Bar Food.
10% of proceeds will be donated to Alison's LLS campaign. PLUS there will be raffle with awesome prizes!
Fri Mar 3-Sat Mar 4, 5PM The 2017 "Old Fort Jackson Family Campover," the annual event for families to experience history firsthand in a 207-year-old National Landmark! The event will take place on Friday, March 3rd at 5 pm through Saturday, March 4th at 9 am at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404. Preregistration and prepayment are required and tickets are $55 for children ages 6 to 15. Tickets are $35 for adults 16 years of age and older, with an optional black powder demonstration add-on costing $50. Event tickets can be purchased at:
. Registration closes on Wednesday, March 1
and space is limited. Get your tickets today!
Fri Mar3,530PM The opening ceremony for this year's Savannah's BattleBall Tournament benefiting Testicular Cancer will be held at Southbound Brewering Co. 107 E Lathrop Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31415 TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT AT THE DOOR. $20 includes 6 six ounce samples, a guided tour and a souvenir of your choice - either a koozie or 6 pack of Scattered Sun, Hop'lin or Shakedown Street! Upgrades are available for seasonals and growler fills. Must have a valid ID (21+).
Proceeds will be going to support Testicular Cancer Research though the American Cancer Society. Food will be available for purchase by
Chazito's Latin Cuisine
Fri Mar 3, 6-9PM Grand Opening for New Starland Space, One Hundred Miles, 2424 Drayton Street Savannah GA 31401, Free, Food, Drinks, Live Music by Cory Chambers of City Hotel, Open to ALL, Paulita Bennett-Martin 912.650.1156, email@example.com,
One Hundred Miles is a nonprofit coastal advocacy organization focused on preserving, protecting, and enhancing the 100-mile coast of Georgia forever. We were founded in Brunswick less than four years ago, and are now expanding to Savannah. Some of our current projects focus on issues like coal ash, and offshore energy.
Fri Mar 3, 6-9pm Art Market Upstairs at
2301 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31401 - Part of First Friday Art March - for More info. Vendors, https://sulfurstudios.org/
Fri, Mar 3, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, First Friday Art March, Art Rise Savannah, Starland District, Savannah, Georgia, 31401, Free, Celebrate the local arts and culture of Savannah every First Friday of the Month. Featuring over 14 local businesses, artists, musicians, and more. Clinton Edminster, 912-417 4561, firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit us on facebook
Fri & Sat March 3-4, Fri & Sat March 10-11, 7:30 PM AND Sun March 5 & 12, 3 PM Six Chances to see Asbury Memorial Theatre's 2017 Spring Production Steel Magnolias.
Set in a small town in Louisiana - in the time of really big hair - six women gather in Truvy's Beauty Shop. They also share an occasional bit of gossip as well as friendship and support. Steel Magnolias celebrates family, friends and good hair. These performances will be held at Asbury Memorial, 1008 E. Henry Street. Tickets cost $15 each. To learn more about this performance and Asbury Memorial Theatre or to purchase tickets, please visit www.asburymemorial.org/theatre/, www.savannahsteelmagnolias.wordpress.com, or call 912-233-3595.
Fri, March 3, 7:30pm, 9:30pm, First Friday for Folk Music, Savannah Folk Music Society, First Presbyterian Church Social Hall, 520 Washington Avenue, Savannah, GA, 31405, $5 donation, Join us for an evening of acoustic music featuring local performers in friendly, alcohol free environment. Tonight's performers: Clark Byron opens the evening followed by Danika Holmes, a husband and wife duo from Nashville TN. Contact the evening's host Clark Byron, email@example.com, 912-484-3936,
Fri, Mar 3, 9:30PM, First Friday Fireworks. Rousakis Riverfront Plaza. 115 East River Street, Savannah, GA 31401, Free and open to the public. Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks on historic River Street! Savannah Waterfront Association 912-234-0295, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.riverstreetsavannah.com/
Sat Mar 4, 730AM
Rise and Run 5k
Chick-fil-A hosts this 5k and fun run event with music, free food, a family fun zone, and appearances by the Chick-fil-A cow. All proceeds will be donated to Young Life Savannah. Free and open to the public
Sat Mar 4, 8AM, Annual Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce, Board Retreat,
Sat Mar 4, 8AM Get Your Rear in Gear is North America's largest 5K race series raising awareness and money for colon cancer prevention. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for colon cancer. The race includes a 5K timed race, a 5K walk and a free kids fun run. 225 Candler Drive, Savannah, GA 31405, United States _ More info St Joseph Candler Hospital Call (912) 819-6000
Sat Mar 4, 9AM-1PM Wilmington Island Farmers' Market Opening Day Saturday at 170 Whitemarsh Island Road (Islands High School)Savannah GA, 31410 : Come join us as we welcome back all our fabulous vendors to the Wilmington Island Farmers' Market: Food vendors, Artisan vendors, Food truck, kids crafts. So much fun to be had by all, more info
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Sat Mar 4, 9AM-11AM The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will kick off its 2017 Cars and Coffee, a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars. Title sponsor is J.C. Lewis Ford. Coffee is provided by Espresso Hill. Car owners can bring in a car and interact with other automobile enthusiasts. Visitors can bring the family to view the cars and tour the Richmond Hill History Museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission to the event is free and coffee can be purchased for the old-fashioned price of 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum. Cars and Coffee will take place the first Saturday of each month, March through October. Richmond Hill History Museum 11460 Ford Ave Richmond Hill, Georgia, 31324 MORE INFORMATION: Contact Art Thumwood at 912-756-3697 or visit www.richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com.
Sat Mar 4, 9AM-3PM The 3rd Annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons 3 v 3 charity basketball tournament will be held March 4th, 2017 at Savannah Country Day School starting at 9am. The event is open to teams of boys and girls grades 5th through adults. Teams of up to 5 players may register to play. The tournament will be 3 v 3 play with refereed games. Teams are guaranteed 3 games each and will play in age and affinity divisions. Hosted by Savannah Country Day School, tournament clinics will be provided by local legends Larry "Gator" Rivers and Dale Parker. Savannah Country Day School 824 Stillwood Drive Savannah, GA more info: Christy Edwards Executive Director 912-961-8854
Sat Mar 4, 10AM Rape Crisis Center -
House of Prom by I Heart Radio 97.3 at the T
anger Outlets, More Info; Samantha Levine
Administrative & Events Coordinator,
Rape Crisis Center
Sat Mar 4, 10AM-1PM 4th Annual
Lucky Charms Poker Run, Savannah, Georgia 31418 $15 per hand/ $5 passenger/extra hand. BEST/WORST HANDS, DOOR PRIZES AND MUCH MORE! As with all our events, if you donate an item to our Homeless Vets Campaign you'll receive (1) free additional hand. Items needed include blankets, camping gear, clothing/shoes, BACKPACKS, etc - more info: http://www.bombergirlslrc.com/
Sat Mar 4, 11Am-2PM Come out to Port Wentworth for the 1st FOOD TRUCK SATURDAY presented by Stop n Stor! Grab a bite to eat from the Food Truck Vendors and bring the kids for free face painting. Stop n Stor 8901 Hwy 21 Port Wentworth, GA 31407 (912) 292-0038 more info: Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce,
Sat Mar 4, 2PM Author talk: Escape from Saigon - a Novel Barnes & Noble, 7804 Abercorn Ext, Savannah, United States
Sat Mar 4, 3PM Georgia Conservancy Annual Oyster Roast at G
rove Point Plantation Savannah, Ga.
Savannah, Georgia 31419 Oyster Roast Verry Important Shuckers (VIS) - $100 per person Oyster Roast VIS tickets include an invitation to an Oyster Roast pre-party that begins at 2:30 PM, access to Oyster Roast VIP area with wine,
cocktails, beer, a
Sweet Grass Dairy
cheese table and low-county delicacies. Oyster Roast General - $55 per person Oyster Roast General tickets includes event admission, oysters, BBQ, soda, SweetWater Beer and a Georgia Conservancy souvenir cup. tickets
Sat Mar 4, 6PM 2nd Year Anniversary Auction & The Exchange Market Grand Opening Savannah Auction Exchange,Inc, 300 W US Highway 80, Bloomingdale, United States Join us as we celebrate the 2 year anniversary of our Bloomingdale location and the Grand Opening of The Exchange Market. Come early to preview, shop & grab a bite to eat. We've missed seeing everyone and can't wait!
Sat, Mar 4, 7-10PM, First City Network, Monthly Potluck Dinner Social for the LGBT Community. Location varies each month. Attendees are asked bring dish of food. Free, for more info, visit.
Sat March 4, 7:30 PM The Savannah Philharmonic to present European Enigma. From rolling streams to the British countryside, this concert is sure to elicit feelings of mystery and awe as the Savannah Philharmonic performs Smetana's shimmering Moldau and Elgar's cryptic Enigma Variations. The evening will feature Philharmonic concertmaster Sinisa Ciric and principal violinist LiZhou Liu in the playful but virtuosic Sinfonia concertante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Tickets to this event cost $16-$75 and can be purchased by visiting
. This performance will be held at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. in downtown Savannah. To learn more about this event or the Savannah Philharmonic, please visit
Sat Mar 4, 8PM Front Porch Improv
Special guests for March are Mom's New Boyfriend from Greenville, SC.
First Saturday of every month, 8 p.m. Front Porch Improv mixes improv games, improv scenes, and stories into a seamless spontaneous and unscripted theatrical experience. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll laugh at other people crying. $15
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs
9 West Henry St., Savannah GA
Sun Mar 5, 9AM-1PM Second Annual Larry Lasky Golf Tournament at the Palmetto Course at the Landings. Coffee and donuts before the rounds, lunch, prizes, good times and more! The Landings Club 71 Green Island Rd. Savannah, GA 31411 Contact motti Locker email@example.com www.savj.orgSun Mar 5, 2-4PM, Tybee Beach Clean-Up part of One Ocean Global for their world wide beach clean up f . and we will give back to our environment which has given so much to us! at
Tybee Island Pier
1401 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328 RSVP on Facebook
Jennifer Beaullieu firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun Mar 5, 3PM CHAMBER MUSIC SOUTHEAST World-class chamber music performers present a program of mostly Romantic-era compositions. This concert benefits the program of SCI. Senior Citizens Inc. VENUE Senior Citizens Inc., Savannah, GA, United States
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