Fifth Annual Yuletide Jam Fundraiser

‘Tis the season to jam again with Tubby’s Tankhouse! Join South magazine at Tubby’s for this year’s Fifth Annual Yuletide Jam Fundraiser on Saturday, December 8 from noon to 2 a.m. Thirteen bands will be performing on three stages for 14 hours! With an expanded entertainment program that includes a kids zone for children under 12, an impressive band line-up and free beer and food from 5-7 p.m. (while supplies last), Tubby’s will capture the spirit of the holidays.

Performances will include Bloodkin, Stewart & Winfield Band, Von Grey, Nathan Sheppard, Wormsloew, Sasha & Ricardo from Velvet Caravan, The Savannah Stompers, Keith & Ross, Da’Gullah Rootz, Two Path Road, Junkyard Angel, Turtle Folk and Eric Culberson.

All proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. This fundraiser is in honor of Patrick Ansley Williams, a talented local businessman, passionate musician, loving husband and dear friend, who passed away from cancer in 2011.
When: Noon to 2 a.m.
Where: 2909 River Drive, Thunderbolt
Cost: General admission is $25. Advance tickets can be purchased online for $20. Children under 12 are free.

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Jewels and Jeans

If you missed this sold-out charity event last Thursday evening, all I can say is, better luck next year! This is the second fund raiser I’ve had the privilege of attending recently to support the work of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and I must say they certainly know how throw a posh party!

Jewels and Jeans was held at the organization’s food bank on President’s Street. The intent was to raise money specifically to provide meals for the thousands of children that participate in the Childhood Hunger Initiative programs. The event featured live music, impressive silent auction items and art work, complimentary drinks, fantastic food from local caterers and restaurants served at sampling booths in strategic locales throughout the building, and the best part, I got to go in my jeans! How awesome is that?!

My first food encounter of the evening was with Ronnie Thompson, owner of the famous Mrs. Wilkes’ Boarding House, who was actually there in person serving up helpings of his southern ham biscuits, homemade macaroni and cheese, and sweet potatoes like only Mrs. Wilkes can do.

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by: Kristin King on May 3, 2010, 3:11 pm
Great blog Wendy! Thank you for making time in your schedule to attend the event and know that we'd love to have you at any of our events!! Your support and exposure of the incredible programing tha

Tour D’Epicure (Harvesting Luxury)

epicureWow!  What a way to go!  This Tour D’ Epicure was a “foodie’s” dream.  Hopping from one fine dining establishment to the next, being graciously chauffered through the gorgeous tree-lined historic streets of downtown Savannah with no worries about driving or parking, anxiously anticipating the next stop, made for a magical, memorable evening of tasty treats, tantilizing tastings, and tempting art.

Kudos must first be extended to the go-getting gals who co-organized this inaugural tour for the over 120 participants.  Shelley Smith, owner of Eos and Kristin King, co-owner of New Arts Ensembles, are to be loudly applauded for all their tenacity and unselfish effort that went in to putting this all together for such a worthy cause.  According to Kristin,  “We are very excited and hopeful for it to become established as an annual event.”

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