Category Archives: Events in Savannah

Savannah Gun Show Set for January 11-12, 2014

Start packing your bags and making your reservations at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, a historic Savannah bed and breakfast. The Savannah Gun Show is set for January 11 and 12 in 2014. It’s all going down at the Savannah Civic Center. Hosted by the Eastman Gun Shows of Georgia, the Savannah Gun Show has something for everyone. The gun buying public knows the difference in shows and they wait for Eastman. Last year Eastman Gun Shows had the most shows ever with higher attendance than any previous year. At the show, you’ll have more dealers with more selection than any other show, store or catalog. Dealers promise a good deal on … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth Makes its Way to Savannah

Pack your bags and head to Savannah to take in the Greatest Show on Earth! On January 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26, you can catch Super Circus Heroes at the Savannah Civic Center. It’s an ALL-New Gold Tour that’s ready to roll out in Savannah, Georgia in 2014. The show is presented by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. They promise wonders from the marvelous to the magnificent where every day is extraordinary. The action-packed circus show in Savannah will be filled with superhuman athleticism, power and pageantry! No matter your age, you’ll enjoy watching the elephants, horses, camels and acrobats team up with aerialists and over-the-top clowns. This … Continue reading

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SkateFest 2013 at the Civic Center

Lace up your skates and get ready to hit the ice once again in Savannah! From Saturday, December 14, 2013 through Saturday, January 4, 2014, you’ll have the chance to enjoy SkateFest at the Savannah Civic Center. This yearly public ice skating event is one for all ages. It’s alcohol free and family friendly. The event runs daily, except for Christmas Day. You can skate until you want a break then visit the concession stand that’s open in the Civic Center Main Lobby between sessions and during SkateFest hours. Each session lasts 1 and a half hours. It’s $7 per person or you can purchase a SkateFest pass at $35 … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Savannah’s Annual Holiday Tour of Homes!

The magical holiday feeling comes alive once again on Saturday, December 14. You do not want to miss Savannah’s annual Holiday Tour of Homes, a community project of Savannah’s Downtown Neighborhood Association. The holiday-themed tour of homes in the downtown area will let you experience the holidays Savannah-style. It all kicks off with a free City Market Open House. You’ll be entertained by carolers, twinkling lights and even Santa Claus himself. Browse the shops and boutiques in the area and sample delicious treats. It’s the perfect start to the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Christmas season. Then on Saturday, December 14, the Downtown Neighborhood Association offers its Afternoon Tour … Continue reading

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Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights

Only in its second year, the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights is no doubt a spectacular holiday adventure. It’s a drive-through light experience that showcases at least 80 larger-than-life displays. There are surprises hidden behind every twist and turn, including additional events and entertainment! One of those is the Staples Safari Zoo. It was established three generations ago to aid in rehabbing exotic and domestic animals. The goal of the zoo is to give these animals a happy ending. That’s made possible through the efforts of Brian Staples. Staples made a life commitment to animal conservation. He works to support the zoo and educate people about the plight of endangered … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Savannah in December

Spend Christmas on the River or enjoy a Holiday Open House. You can perfect your gift-wrapping, sing along to your favorite Christmas carols, or even take part in the Savannah Bridge Run. Participate in one or all of these things to do in Savannah in December! All Month Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights This drive-through light experience showcases over 80 larger-than-life displays. Hosted by the Savannah Harbor Foundation and Savannah Morning News, the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights has surprises hiding between every twist and turn. The Staples Safari Zoo will also showcase wonderful, exotic animals from around the world. Enjoy an Entertainment Pavilion, as well as the interactive animal … Continue reading

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Savannah Bridge Run Back Next Month!

“Run, walk or crawl” your way to Savannah for the one and only Enmark Savannah Bridge Run! It’s back next month and set for Saturday, December 7, 2013. The race schedule includes a 5k, 10k, Double Pump and Kid 1/4 mile. Let’s take a closer look at those races. The 5k run/walk starts on Hutchinson Island at 8:15 a.m. Participants will race west towards the Talmadge Memorial Bridge, gaining access to the bridge by the southbound ramp. There’s no pretending it’s an easy feat. You’ll have to conquer a 5.5% grade and 1.4-mile span before exiting onto Oglethorpe Avenue. It finishes back in the Historic District near the Savannah Civic Center. … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Savannah in November

From food and wine to a rock ‘n’ roll run, November is jam-packed with fun events for all ages. We encourage you to reserve your room at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and make note of these things to do in Savannah in November. Savannah Live November 1 – November 23 Head to the Historic Savannah Theatre for a high-energy two hour variety show that features everything from “Pop” to “Broadway” and “Motown” to “Rock and Roll.” It features a great live band and eight singers. Savannah Live is rated as a No. 1 attraction on TripAdvisor.com. 19th Annual Telfair Art Fair November 8-10 The fair will be held right in … Continue reading

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Spooky Events in Savannah

Pack your costumes, and maybe even one for your pet, then make your way to Savannah, Georgia. Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning your vacation! Whether you’re looking for a little exercise, a scary movie, or a ghost tour, you’ll find it during the month of October. Reserve your room at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and make note of these spooky events in Savannah! Lucas Theatre There are many scary movies playing at the Lucas Theatre during the month of October. These include “Edward Scissorhands,” “Silence of the Lambs,” and “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” They are featured on different dates … Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About the Savannah Film Festival

Prepare to be entertained by cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Savannah Film Festival 2013, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design, is set for October 26 through November 2. More than 40,000 people attend the eight-day festival each year. It’s host to a variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures. There are several honored guests this year, starting with Alexander Payne. He will receive the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award on Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. Payne’s first two feature films were the comedies “Citizen Ruth” (1996) and “Election” (1999). Both “Sideways” (2004) and “The Descendants” (2011) won … Continue reading

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