FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
10 A.M.—Savannah Theatre and The Telfair Academy Guild explain the magic of sitting with a design lecture on chairs by Peter M. Kenny, Ruth Bigelow Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing. “The Lure of New York Design: Duncan Phyfe, Mary Telfair and his Southern Clientele” will begin at 10 a.m. with trolley transportation between the Telfair and the theatre. Tickets are $40 for the lecture and $75 for the lecture and following luncheon.
5 P.M.— Hungry? Dip into the American Legion Post 184 at 5 p.m. for chopped barbeque, coleslaw, baked beans, a roll, drink and dessert for only $7. Stick around for karaoke afterwards and connect with your inner rock star.
5 P.M.— Enjoy the first Friday of April by the water with Historic River Street’s First Friday on the River. Businesses and restaurants will offer family-oriented events and activities before the evening ends with fireworks over the Savannah River at 9 p.m.
5 P.M.— For only $5 you can help support the American Cancer Society, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center and the Island Recreation Scholarship Fund all while grabbing some delicious lowcountry food at the Sixth Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest. Between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. the Westin-Hilton Head will showcase over twelve local restaurants, hold a silent auction as well as an “Iron Chef” style competition, and will highlight work by local artists.
6 P.M.— Take a walk south of Forsyth between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and experience live music and art receptions with the First Friday Art March. Twelve local restaurants, galleries and shops in Savannah’s up-and-coming arts community, Starland District, will participate.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013
8 A.M.—If you can handle the mess, sign up for FCA Endurance’s Big Nasty Mud Run X3. The 4.1-mile run offers challenges for two and four-person teams, but prepared to get dirty if you want to win! The non-profit event offers tickets for $55 or $75 for teams of two. The first wave of the race starts at 8 a.m., with waves happening about every 10 minutes until 12:10.
2 P.M.—Snag a seat in Moon River’s new beer garden for $10 and enjoy swamp boogie from New Orleans jazz-turned-southern rock group Swamp Cabbage—you’ll even get a free beer with purchase of a ticket. The Ogeechee Riverkeeper Rivers Rock Kick-off is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Ogeechee Riverkeeper, which strives to protect Savannah’s neighboring wetlands.
8 P.M.—You might have seen her on VH1 or MTV, but Tamika “Georgia Me” Harper is coming to Muse Arts Warehouse at 8 p.m. Special local guests Promyse Simone Grace, Hope Flows and Basik Lee! will be in attendance to jam. Soul Lounge of Savannah is sponsoring the event and tickets are only $15.
SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013
7 P.M.—Johnny Mercer Theatre promises big laughs with comedian Bill Maher, a 26-time Emmy nominee. Maher is currently the host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” but also has a background as a political commentator, author, and actor.
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This weekend, Savannah is hopping with a variety of events to start your new year off right.
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Tags: Cinderella, Club One, Fleet Feet Sports, James Gregory, Lady Chablis, Lowcountry, Rails to Trails, Run 4 a Reason, Savannah, Savannah Civic Center, Savannah Theatre, State Ballet Theatre of Russia, Survivor Glam Squad Diamond Ball, Ultrathon, Weekend events
Join Case Veterinary Hospital for a unique evening in the nation’s oldest continuously operating theatre. Premier showing of the documentary of Case Veterinary Hospital’s 11 years of service is available while enjoying complimentary wine, beer and heavy hor d’oeuvres.
Attire is business casual/evening attire
Voluntary donations appreciated to benefit the Humane Society of Greater Savannah
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Cost: $35 for adults, $16 for children (17 and under)
Enjoy a blend of entertainment including music, dance, comedy, and Broadway.
More info: Savannah Theatre (912) 233.7764
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Is your stay in Savannah going to have you here on Monday night, August 2? If so now you have something fun to do! Come experience Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra in the Savannah Swings – Monday Night Big Band Blast! The full 20-piece orchestra will feature four of the country’s most amazing singers and entertainers plus the most amazing jazz musicians the area has to offer. The show includes original musical arrangements of classics that range in style from Sinatra to Louis Prima and Ray Charles to James Taylor…all in that classic big band style but with a fresh, hip musical perspective.
More Info: visit www.savannahtheatre.com
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