Wonderful Winter Weather… Now is A Great Time to Visit Savannah!

Savannah Vacation GuideNow is a great time to visit Savannah!  The weather is splendid, making it a fantastic opportunity to walk downtown, visit the museums, and take in the architecture.  The wonderful winter weather we’ve had so far has been truly unbelievable!  Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit one of the best river town cities in the American South!

Current Weather in Savannah – Thursday, January 17: 
Savannah Weather
During the winter, there are plenty of great events and happenings to enjoy in the city of Savannah.  Here is a brief list of some events to take advantage on your next visit occurring in January through February 2013! (Courtesy of savannahvisit.com)

Low Country Memories: Works by Preston Russell

  • Times: All day event
  • Dates: Aug 18, 2012 – Feb 24, 2013
  • Location: Telfair Academy
  • Website: telfair.org
  • Phone: 912.790.8800

For nearly 40 years, artist Preston Russell has created paintings inspired by the people, architecture, and history of Savannah and the Low Country. Often populated with ghost-like figures from the past, Russell’s canvases possess an enigmatic quality and a surprising element of tension, further heightened by the artist’s unique compositional choices. Russell, who is primarily self-taught, has lived and worked in Savannah since the early 1970s and was a founding member of Gallery 209 on River Street.

Mary Telfair Grand Tour

  • Dates: Nov 03, 2012 – Sep 01, 2013
  • Location: Jepson Center for the Arts
  • Website: telfair.org
  • Phone: 912.790.8800

In celebration of the Uffizi exhibition, the Telfair will present rarely exhibited works from Mary Telfair’s collection which she acquired primarily in Italy during her travels abroad. Since our country’s earliest days, Americans seeking cultural enlightenment, education, and inspiration have turned to Europe. Like other Americans of means, the Telfairs visited European sites of cultural significance, and the Uffizi Gallery was one of the “must see” stops on their itinerary. Many Americans, Mary Telfair included, also brought back art purchased during their travels. This exhibition will include a variety of works acquired in Rome, Florence and the low countries during the Telfair sisters’ 1842 and 1851 European tours. Among the works included are a portrait miniature of Mary Telfair, several works in the manner of Baroque painter Salvatore Rosa, and portraits of Vittoria della Rovere, the young Grand Duchess of Florence.

Live Music & Tapas Bar

  • Times: Tuesday – Saturday
  • Dates: Jan 01 – Jun 30, 2013
  • Location: Jazz’d Tapas Bar
  • Admission: Free
  • Website: www.jazzdsavannah.com
  • Phone: 912.236.7777 

Located in Savannah’s Historic District, this industrial chic restaurant offers more than just your typical dining or drinking experience. Featuring live entertainment six nights a week; live blues, swing, jazz or classic vocals in the style of Sinatra or Savannah’s Johnny Mercer. Enjoy a night out at Jazz’d, a cool and contemporary getaway.

Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah

  • Times: Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. mantinee and 7 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan 18-19, 2013
  • Location: Trustees Theater
  • Admission: $10 adults; $8 student, military and seniors; $5 matinee
  • Website: www.scadboxoffice.com 

Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah will host its 4th annual Film Festival on January 18 -19, 2013. The tour will showcase leading independent films from around the world– the very best films of this year’s Telluride Mountainfilm Festival. These visually stunning films celebrate indomitable spirit via themes of adventure, perseverance, and remarkable personalities in support of the mission to “educate and inspire audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, and conversations worth sustaining.”

Southern Girls Bridal Expo in Savannah

  • Times: 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Dates: Jan 20, 2013 
  • Location: Embassy suites Pooler
  • Admission: $5 
  • Website: www.southerngirlsshows.com
  • Phone: 912.508.2912

Browse the many booths, taste the mouth watering catering and cakes, hear the music and talk one on one with wedding professionals that can help you plan the perfect day! The first 50 Brides will receive a free engagement session from La Bella Vita.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • Times: Selected Times and dates 
  • Dates: Feb 08-17, 2013 
  • Location: The Savannah Theatre
  • Admission: $35 adult, $16 child 
  • Website: www.savannahtheatre.com
  • Phone: 912.233.7764

Join the Savannah Theatre as we bring to you, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat, an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story is based on the ‘coat of many colors’, a story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. The show has little spoken dialogue it is completely sang-through. It’s family- friendly story line.

Looking for a bed and breakfast Savannah GA?  The Presidents’ Quarters Inn’s location in the heart of downtown Savannah in Ogelthorpe Square makes it a favorite among tourists.  We would be glad to help make your next trip to Savannah a success! Call to book your next reservation or visit our availability pages to book online.

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