Community Connections

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October 19th
5:00 PM-9:00 PM

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2019 Oyster Ghost Roast

Join us on the TCL Beaufort Campus overlooking our beautiful Beaufort River for Oysters, Halloween fun, & Costume 5K Race! Fall in the Lowcountry is a wonderful time to get outside, meet friends and delight in the tradition of oyster roasts and family barbecues. Join us for a steaming batch of salty South Carolina oysters and homemade barbecue!

October 18th - October 20th
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Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

This year we celebrate the 21st Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival!

This family-fun festival is held every year on the third weekend in October at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia. People from all over the southeast come to sample southern hospitality while enjoying some of the best seafood around. The festival features continuous entertainment on two stages with local and national entertainment. Thrill-seekers will enjoy the carnival midway, shoppers will enjoy perusing the hand-made arts and crafts and business booths, while the foodies will delight in the wide variety of delicious fare.

October 24th - October 27th
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Savannah Speed Classic

As one of the oldest organizations in vintage racing, and the only one with a national presence, SVRA is committed to presenting the best possible experience for our competitors and fans. The Savannah Speed Classic features series races, enduros and
in-seat experiences with hot lap rides and touring laps.  Pit access is available to anyone with a Savannah Speed Classic ticket.  The Savannah Speed Classic is a great destination for drivers, crew, family, friends and spectators alike. 

October 27th
10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Walk to End Alzheimer's

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

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November 2nd
2:00 PM-6:00 PM

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Dawgs on the Deck

Join the Humane Society for Greater Savannah, and at Southbound Brewing Company for "Dawgs on the Deck"!

Grab your best friendy and come watch Georgia take on Florida, adopt a new "dawg" from the Savannah Humane Society, win a $3000 deck from 912 Homeworks, play cornhole, giant connect 4 and enjoy food from TBD food trucks!

That day Southbound Brewing will be debuting a new beer just for the big game! Details coming soon!

November 1st - November 3rd
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Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance

Over 200 cars and motorcycles will enter the 1st and 18th fairways of Port Royal Golf Club's Planter's Row Golf Course on Sunday, November 3, the final day of the 2019 Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance & Motoring Festival.  But only one will leave with the title of Best of Show. 

Nearly 75 judges from across North America will whittle down the field to one winner from each class of which the 2019 Best of Show will be selected. 

?Join us Sunday afternoon and toast this year's Best of Show.

November 7th
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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AFSP at Painting With a Twist!

Come support AFSP with a Painting with a Twist fundraiser night! A minimum of 50% of the proceeds will be donated towards the Savannah Out of The Darkness Walk.

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November 9th
8:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Scarecrow 5K Fun Run

Run and Fundraise with Coastal Empire Montessori

The Course: Lake Mayer is a beautiful scenic trail around the lake. It's flat. two laps around will go quickly. The kids fun is 1k and easy for even the smallest Scarecrow

SCARECROW 5K Run: An event for kids and adults who enjoy the sport of running. Two laps around Lake Mayer's track in your favorite scarecrow costume. Dress the part. Have fun with it. T-shirt and medal awarded at the finish line. Participants and families are invited to the post-race award ceremony in the race village. Enjoy food and entertainment. 

KIDS FREE FUN RUN: A free event to get kids 6 years old and younger active with friends. The perfect event to introduce kids to the sport of running. Come dressed in your favorite scarecrow costume. The run is short, affordable (free), and fun. Signup and get moving. Parents can purchase a t-shirt and medal to award kids as they cross the finish line. Afterward, visit the race village for food and entertainment.

COSTUMES: Don’t miss out for your chance to be part of Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School's 1st Annual Scarecrow Contest! New and experienced scarecrow makers are encouraged to enter a scarecrow for a chance to win great prizes. Build a scarecrow of your favorite Superhero! You are only limited by your imagination! Join in the fun! Registration is free. Look for instructions on the Facebook Event Page! 

EXPO / RACE VILLAGE: Come on over to the race village while you wait for participants to finish the race. Something for everyone. Vote for your favorite Scarecrow, play a few games, even build a scarecrow to take home with you. Have some food, enjoy the entertainment, have fun! Free entry. Community welcome. We have a few surprises for everyone to enjoy!

Price Change: 10/1/19

Packet Pickup Locations: TBD

December 6th - December 8th
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Christmas on the River

Join the Savannah Waterfront Association on Dec. 6-8, 2019 as they get into the holiday spirit with a holiday celebration on River Street. Rousakis Plaza will be full of regional arts & crafts exhibitors with holiday gifts and stocking stuffers to check off of your Christmas list. Music and local entertainment will take place on the Arbor Stage all weekend long. Don’t miss Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade, which marks the official arrival of St. Nick. This is one event you don’t want to miss. Weekend festivities are free and open to the public. 

December 31st - January 1st
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Up the Cup

New Years Eve Up The Cup Countdown in SavannahRing in the New Year Savannah-Style on the historic River Street! Celebrate the end of the year with the 6th Annual Up the Cup Countdown! The celebration will take place on Rousakis Riverfront Plaza Tuesday, December 31, 2019 from about 8 p.m.-midnight. Countdown the final seconds of 2019 as we raise (not drop) a six-foot to-go cup to the New Year! The “Up the Cup” countdown will start right before midnight followed by a firework display to officially ring in 2020!

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January 11th
8:00 AM-11:00 AM

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Frosty 5k 2020

Project SEARCH is a high school transition to work program for students with disabilities that takes place entirely at the workplace (Effingham Health System). The goal for each student in this program is competitive employment. The program provides real life work experiences combined with training in employability and independent living skills to help young adults with significant disabilities make successful transitions from school to productive adult life.