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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Best Savannah Art Galleries

There’s a vibrant art scene in historic Savannah, Georgia. You’ll find everything from fine art to contemporary, starting in the city’s center. The City Market features over 50 local artists. Here’s a list of the best Savannah art galleries in the City Market, also known as the “art and soul” of Savannah. A.T. Hun Art Gallery The A.T. Hun Art Gallery is the city’s most eclectic art gallery. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and view the work of local and international contemporary artists in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Their work is also available for purchase. The 20 to 25 artists are selected based on their pure artist dedication. … Continue reading

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Events in Savannah in October

The breeze is blowing and the leaves are changing. October is an ideal time to visit Savannah. With so many things going on, how do you know which weekend to book your tip? We hope this list of events in Savannah in October will help! October 4 First Friday Fireworks on the River Celebrate the end of the week and the start of a new month at the Savannah Riverfront. It runs from 7 to 10 p.m., and is free and open to the public. October 5 First Saturday on the River From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be arts, crafts and entetainment on historic River Street. Get … Continue reading

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Bring Your Furry Friend to Pet Friendly Savannah

We would like for you to meet Koda. He is just one of the cute and wonderful four-legged guests that have stayed at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. We couldn’t help but fall in love with Koda and those he was traveling with! Koda traveled with Mr. and Mrs. William Brokow. What amazing people! Mrs. Brokow is a nurse and Mr. Brokow has a medical condition that causes him to need a motorized chair. Not only does Mrs. Brokow take care of patients all day, she comes home and takes care of her sweet, wonderful husband! We enjoyed having the Brokow’s stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, and we … Continue reading

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Savannah Museums for All Ages

The historic district in Savannah is one of the most beautiful places in all of the world. That also makes it one of the best places to learn about history. Your team at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn hopes to help you plan your next vacation, so we compiled this list of Savannah museums for all ages. Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum Founded in 1966, Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum exhibits ship models, paintings and maritime antiques. Most of these are from the era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection is housed in the home that … Continue reading

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Savannah Music Venues You Should Know About

When visiting Savannah, you must take in its arts and entertainment! The city has something to offer for every taste in music. Your team at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn thought we’d make choosing a venue a little easier. Here’s a list of Savannah Music Venues you should know about: Live Wire Music Hall This is said to be the place for the “hippies of Savannah.” A variety of electronic, rock and jam bands perform at Live Wire Music Hall. Often said to have “the best stage in town,” Live Wire features live painters that create intricate paintings beside the stage that are inspired by the music. You can grab at … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Savannah Fall Festivities

It just doesn’t get any better than this. Fall is the perfect time to take a tour, relax on the beach or dine in a historic restaurant in Savannah. Unwind at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, a historic bed and breakfast in Savannah, Georgia, then experience all that the area has to offer. We hope you enjoy your guide to Savannah fall festivities. September 5 Savannah’s Fashion Night It’s all happening on Broughton Street in the Premier Art Life & Style District. If you’re into fashion, you don’t want to miss this event. Editors, models, stars and fashionistas will flood the street for the extravaganza. Back in 2011, the event attracted … Continue reading

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The Best of Savannah

The votes are in and Connect Savannah has chosen the Best of Savannah once again. When staying at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, we figured you could use some suggestions when it comes to what’s best in town. The Best of Savannah Readers Poll special issue breaks down everything from arts and culture to shopping and recreation. Here are a few highlights from this year’s Best of Savannah: City Life Best Bike Path – Rails to Trails This is a unique 6-mile trail with an intriguing history. It follows the path of the old Tybee rail line that once connected Savannah to the beaches of Tybee Island. It is open to … Continue reading

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Events in Savannah in September

It’s cooling off in Savannah, but there’s still so much to do. September is a great month to take in all Savannah has to offer. There are plenty of events going on during your visit to the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Here’s a list of events in Savannah in September. Savannah’s Fashion Night Thursday, Sept. 5 Stars, models, editors, fashionistas and designers will come together on this special night in Savannah. Broughton Street will be closed down as organizers create a pedestrian friendly atmosphere. Savannah’s Fashion Night promises to be bigger and better than ever. All fashion and designer boutiques are welcome. This one night event will help support the local … Continue reading

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Restaurants on River Street in Savannah

Perhaps the most popular tourist area of Savannah, River Street is constantly bustling with locals and tourists. Kick back and watch the tankers cruise by, enjoy fresh seafood or relax with a drink or two. Your team at the President’s Quarters Inn has compiled this list of restaurants on River Street in Savannah for you. Bernie’s Oyster House 115 East River Street Bernie’s is located in a warehouse built in 1817 that was used to store cotton bound to worldwide destinations. Try their famous Mason Jar Bloody Mary, chowder and oysters on the half shell or by the bucket. Founded in 1995, Bernie’s Oyster House has become a tradition to … Continue reading

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