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) 
   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
Feb 27
Feb 28
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 Cente
Senior Citizens Inc. -  Bourbon Tasting At Johnnie Ganem
Mar 1
CFO Chief FInancial Officers Council Breakfast 
SODA South of Derenne  Assoc. Lunch.Mayor Eddie Deloach
Maritime After Hours Social at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse 
Mar 2
IMA, Institute of Management Accts, at Armstrong 
100 Black Men Mixer at The Florence 
Leukemia Lymphoma Man/Woman of Year Kick-Off Party 
Mar 3 
12 Noon
SBDC  Film Industry Workshop at Sav Tech
Sav Antiques & Architecture Weekend
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, St. Peters Church -Wilm. Island
Mar 4 
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 
Mar 5 

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  • Tue, Feb 28,  530PM  Red Velvet Cake Festival at Baker McCullough
  • Tue, Mar 14,  530PM  Baker McCullough SavannahHELPS - is helping Demere Center of Hospice Savannah with its Grand Opening celebration co-hosted by Savannah Wedding Vendors! 
  • Thu, Mar 30,  530PM, Grand Opening, Ben & Jerry's on Broughton St !  
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LOCAL Business of the Week
Nine Line Apparel 
1 888-909-1664 
1732 East President St, Savannah GA  

Patriotic Family and Friends came  together  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! 
Congratulations to the entire team at Nine Line! 
Stop in and see them or shop anytime online, www. 

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Michele & Mike Thompson
Frank Baylor
& Mike Thompson & Frank Baylor
  -  for ALL of your  AUTO REPAIR Needs!  

Ben & Jerry's Flavor of the Week!
Chocolate Cherry Garcia 
Ben & Jerry's gave this classic combination a most chocolatey spin, so you get a Flavor Flip that tastes as un-flipping-believable as it sounds. It's also a Limited Batch, 
so get your Flips before they're history!
Stop in 25 E Broughton St for a taste!! 

912-421-2086 Open 7 Days each week 
25 E Broughton St, Savannah GA

7 W York Street
on Wright Square
Savannah, GA 31401

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Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at Savannah Morning News

C-SPOT at Cocktail Company 

GSCOA Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging - Breakfast at Memorial Hospital 

Buy Local Savannah Lunch and 2017 AWARDS at the Pirates' House

Junior League of Savannah 5th Annual Fit Kid Fest  

DISCLAIMER:   THINGS CHANGE !   please contact the host organization directly  for any and all events listed below to verify that the event is still scheduled and confirm  times, speakers, street address, costs, info.   I provide this FREE service but it is me, with aging eyes and a dachshund doing the typing :)    Thank You!  Scott & Vinnie Pie  the piebald wiener dawg :) 
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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.; 

SACC logo 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.   
For More Info: , Yvonne Jouffrault, ATDC Mentor, 678-977-0149 or

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  Savannah GA  

SACC logo Tue Feb 28, 1130AM   Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce  Public Relations Council  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 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 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  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: 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

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, 6PM. Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America Lecture by Judy Linn , Telfair Museum of Art - Jepson Center
207 W. York Street, Savannah, GA 31401. Museum members free / non-members $5.

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 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  843-597-4826,  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 Go to to apply to present.

Wed, Mar 1, 730-9AM:  Faith Based Business Networking Group - Pooler, Holiday Inn & Suites - Savannah/Pooler , 103 San Dr, Pooler, Georgia 31322  
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   912-210-3872    

Wed Mar 1 4-730PM   Two Addison Place Pooler Farmers Market  First Wednesday of every month, 4-7:30 p.m. and Third Wednesday of every month, 4-7:30 p.m. Continues through July 26  0  Come out and support your local farmers, vendors, and community. Through July 2017. Free   Two Addison Place Pooler Farmers Market 2 Addison Place, Pooler GA   912-330-003

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:

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   I/We  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,  1130AM IMA Institute of Management Accountants   Set your calendar for 11.30 am March 2 at Armstrong University, The Armstrong Center, Ballroom A.   Armstrong State University  11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419    Please make your reservation at .  

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.

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   Flacos Tacos   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. Savannah GA   

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,

Thu Mar 2, 5-8PM  10 Years  Retrospective & Opening Reception  at The Kobo Gallery  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  912.220.4652  or  

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  

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    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

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.   GnomeCon 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

SBDC 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: or visit

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     Pembroke City Hall 160 N. Main St. Pembroke, GA

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 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 st 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,,  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    Sulfur Studios  2301 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31401 - Part of First Friday Art March  - for More info. Vendors,

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,    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, 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,, 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,,

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    Hutchinson Island , Savannah

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  or visit on facebook

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

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    912.233.3000

Sat Mar 4, 10AM-1PM  4th Annual    Bomber Girls 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:

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, ASW 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  

grand opening 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!   912-988-3117

FCN 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 . Contact:  or 912-232-6002.

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   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

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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