Savannah This Weekend
Savannah Pride’s Annual White Party
September 10th, 2015, 7 PM. Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
As the kick off party for Savannah Pride Weekend, the annual White Party is open to all. Have fun at the Gala while dressing in all white outfits and roam the beautiful gardens of the Ships of the Sea Museum. The museum is housed in the elegant Scarborough Mansion and boasts the largest gardens in Historic Savannah. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by clicking here.
2015 Savannah Pride Festival
September 12th, 2015, 11 AM, Forsyth Park, Savannah
Forsyth Park will be the setting for the 15th Annual Savannah Pride Festival. Organizers are expecting over 7,000 attendees breaking last years record turnout. Hours for the event will be 11 AM until 8 PM. Activities will include food and merchandise vendors, Live Music, Tradeshow booths featuring local community organizations and businesses, VIP tent and more.
Ticket prices are $5 for general admission, $50 for VIP lounge & tent admission. VIP pricing also includes all you can drink wine and beer. Click here for online ticket purchasing!
Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races
September 12th, 2015. Tybee Island, Georgia
The Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races invites you to any one of 3 Kayak races. Each of the 3 races provides a different challenge level.
The Tybee River Race is 6 1/2 miles in length along the tidal river separating Tybee and little Tybee Islands. This race tests speed and endurance. You can even join in as a paddler and not a racer.
Little Tybee Challenge is 8 miles in length and a more challenging race that passes through narrow tidal creeks, open coastal areas and 2 surf zones. Racers in this event should have rough water experience and competency in self rescue.
Race Across the River allows Gold and Platinum Sponsors to compete for prizes. Sponsors are allowed to choose one employee to race across the back river and back to the marina.
Click here for the link to all the information you’ll need to become a participant, sponsor or spectator.
13TH Annual Savannah International Food & Wine Tasting
St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson St, Savannah.
Hosted by the St. Barbara’s Philoptochos Society, the Savannah International Food & Wine Tasting will feature signature dishes from nearly 20 of Savannah’s finest restaurants and over 50 wines. A portion of the proceeds from the silent auction held in conjunction with the tasting will benefit Senior Citizen’s, Inc. Meals on Wheels and America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Food Bank.
Admission is $30 in advance, $35 at the door, ages 21 and older only. Tickets can be purchased from any Philoptochos member, at E-Tix and at the door.
Click here to visit their website for more information.
Forsyth Farmer’s Market
September 12th, 2015 Forsyth Park, Savannah
Situated at the south end of Forsyth Park, the Farmer’s Market is held rain or shine. The focus on the Forsyth Farmer’s Market in locally grown produce and products. Residents and visitors to the city can explore the booths finding seasonal produce, cheeses, eggs, honey, breads, mushrooms, preserves, coffees and more. click here for more information