Say “hello” to April in the best way possible by taking part of some of the great events Savannah is offering. Here is a list of some of the hottest happenings around town this month.  Remember to check back regularly as events are added as they are announced.

SLAM – Savannah Local Artists Market, April 21st-10:00am-4:00pm

75 TALENTED ARTISTS offering paintings, photographs, textiles, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media, found object art and so much more! FOOD TRUCKS so you won’t leave hungry! PAINT on the community canvas while LISTENING TO LIVE MUSIC by world famous Crabettes, bagpiper Dan Ailes and father & son duo!Ted and Cyrus Sheppard MAKE A DONATION BY BRINGING YOUR UNWANTED CLOTHING OR SHOES! SLAM will collect used clothing for the Salvation Army. Located in the Salvation Army Baseball field behind the community center.

Druminyasa – Vinyasa Flow w/ Live Drumming, April 21st-6:30pm-8:00pm

New Yoga Now is BEYOND excited to have Brad Ellsworth – Druminyasa – joining them. This is an event you DO NOT want to miss! Get ready to feel the rhythms of the drums as you connect breath, heartbeat, mind & body to a vinyasa flow led by Erin Lambright paired with beats by Druminyasa. The primal nature of drumming nourishes a connection to the deeper self, encouraging movement that is both grounded and free-ing. Melt into the end of your practice with an extended savasana drum sound bath to ultimately relax your body and enlighten your mind.
This 90-minute, all-level vinyasa class is unheated and open to all! ($35)

The Fairytale Tea 2022, April 23rd-11:00am & 2:30pm

Featuring 5+ Fairytale Characters to meet in person! A LIVE Show with Musical Performances, PLUS Dancing, Games, Activities, Hors D’oeuvres, Amazing Photo Opportunities and so much more! Get tickets here before they sell out.

 

THE WAR IS NOT OVER: Senior Thesis Dance Concert, April 23rd-1:00pm-4:00pm

Savannah State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Program in collaboration with Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center is pleased to present a Senior Thesis Dance Performance featuring, Zhakyra Nelson. The performance will be live and part of Telfair’s Family Day, Saturday, April 23, 2022 in the Neises Auditorium, located in the Jepson Center.
“The War is Not Over” by Zhakyra Nelson, demonstrates a struggle in life that someone is overcoming.

 

41st SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, April 23rd

Channel your creativity with bold works of imagination at the 41st annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival. During this treasured tradition, SCAD students, alumni, and local high school students claim their concrete canvases and transform Savannah’s most famous park into a colorful landscape for a chance to win coveted prizes. Community members can witness the spectacular chalk-art displays and savor the delicious food and music of the city.

 

Bug Fest 2022 at Savannah Children’s Museum, April 23rd-10:00am-1:00pm

Bug Fest, the annual family-friendly celebration buzzing with bug-themed crafts, activities and workshops. The event will be held Saturday, April 23 rd from 10 am to 1 pm at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401. Admission to Bug Fest is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum, $10 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members.

 

Make life magical with a fun and shimmery Glamour Magic Workshop led by Nykos Fox from @witchandwand! Make your own Magical Mermaid Mist, Pixie Powder, and Love Spell Oil. In this workshop they will do a ritual to let go of negativity and there will be a brief introduction to glamour magic. They will then make three magical items for use in our own glamour magic! They’ll go over how to use your new magical items and some fantastic, custom spells. You will leave with three items you’ve created for your own glamour magic: Magical Mermaid Mist, Pixie Powder, and a Love Spell Ritual Oil along with custom spells for each item. $50.00

 

Story Under the Stars at Forsyth Park by Institute for Story Savannah, April 24th-6:00pm-7:30pm

Institute for Story Savannah invite the entire community to gather together in beautiful Forsyth Park for “Story Under The Stars” on Sunday, April 24th at 6:00pm to enjoy the power of story combined with original music performed by the Savannah Philharmonic Woodwind Quartet. “Story Under the Stars” provides an opportunity for our community to unite, heal, and be inspired through the dynamic combination of the spoken word and musical expression – Two of the most powerful artistic elements so famously woven into the texture of Savannah.
Utilizing the healing power of story, individuals will share their stories of grief, resilience, survival, discovery, and hope from their lives during the pandemic, in short 3-5 minute TEDTalk-style presentations. Each story will be accompanied by a specially commissioned original piece of music performed by the Savannah Philharmonic. Together, these compositions will become the soundtrack of our community’s resilience. This event is free and open to all, so come bring a blanket and enjoy.

The Savannah Jazz Orchestra is back with the Duke Ellington Birthday Concert, April 24th-5:00pm-7:00pm

The Savannah Jazz Orchestra is back with the Duke Ellington Birthday Concert at the The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa! Featuring special guests, vocalist, Priscilla Albergottie Williams, and trombone sensation, Stan Wilkerson. This evening promises to deliver a great celebration of The Duke and the Lowcountry’s premier jazz orchestra. April 24th 5:00-7:00
This concert is free for members (but must make an RSVP), $30 for guests. RSVP/Purchase tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/celebrate-duke-ellingtons…

Yoga at STUMP, April 24th-6:30pm-8:00pm

Join them for a 60 minute mindful flow where they will focus on breath linked with movement surrounded by natural air purifiers. This workshop is from 6:30pm to 8pm and the cost is $20. There will be time to purchase a plant or 2 for yourself along with complimentary refreshments after class. Class size is limited to 12 to keep within COVID safety precautions. All that is needed is a mat and an open mind.

 

Farm Picnic 2022 Fundraiser for Forsyth Farmers Market, April 24th-4:00pm-7:00pm

Forsyth Farmers Market is very excited to announce that Farm Picnic is back and in person this year! They will be hosting the event on Sunday, April 24 from 4-7pm at the Old Dairy Farm at 2500 Tennessee Ave! Tickets are on sale now at a reduced price! They hope you can make it! Stay tuned for information on the online auction and volunteer opportunities. For event information or to purchase tickets please go to: https://ffm.cbo.io

 

DOC Savannah Presents 5 Short Films at Front Porch Improv, April 24th-7:00pm

Mark your calendars for a  screening of  five documentary shorts by local filmmakers! Tickets are $10 for adults and students get in for $5. Cash or venmo will be accepted at the door. Featured films:  American Dreaming by Matthew Hashiguchi, Daniel & Nate by Lauren Cater, Diving Through Darkness by Kyle Maddux-Lawrence, The Life of Bill Baggs by Patrick and Anne Longstreth, Storefront: Statesboro Blues by Drew Hunt.

Macrame Plants & Beer at Service Brewing, April 24th-1:00pm-3:00pm

Join them for Service Brewing’s Mindful Making Series – Macrame, Plants & Beer on April 24th from 1-3pm. Sip on a beer while creating a one-of-kind, Service Brewing macrame hanging plant with local businesses Stump and Spanish Moss Macrame. The $25 workshop includes a free beer, 2 hour class, and all the supplies and tools needed to create a finished product. All levels and ages are welcome. For participants who are under 21 or prefer a non-alcoholic beverage, one will be provided in place of the complimentary beer. Check out their event page on our website to purchase tickets. Pre-registration is required to attend the workshop.

Peregrin Rooftop Hosts The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, April 25th-7:00pm

Join them on April 25th as The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, a soulful Southern big band, takes over the rooftop. You won’t want to miss this show, it will be featuring new music! Cocktail hour is at 6pm & showtime is at 7pm. Tickets are selling out fast so make sure to get yours.

Common Thread Guests Chef Series, April 25th

Join them on Monday April 25th for their next Guest Chef Series Dinner featuring Chef Vivek Surti from Tailor Nashville. Chef Vivek along with his business partner, Heather Southerland and his culinary team will be bringing his amazing South Asian American flavors to their kitchen at Common Thread. Get your reservations below and stay tuned for a special ticket announcement on Wednesday. https://resy.com/cities/sav/common-thread?date=2022-04-25…

 

Unique Design X Group Collectible Design Fair, April 27th-May 1-10:00am-6:00pm

The second edition of Unique Design X Savannah @ Trustees’ Garden will offer an exciting, dynamic event centered around three complementary experiences: INDOOR – Unique Design X Group’s curated collectible design show, A NEW SPACE AGE, will be based in the Kehoe Ironworks Building at Trustees’ Garden and will feature multidisciplinary work by 21 artists, architects and designers from 15 countries and 9 representative galleries. OUTDOOR – The Skate-able Object Park designed by Mexican artist Stefan Brüggemann honors Unique Design X Group’s annual commitment to working with a talented artist or designer to create a skate-able object park that will host activities that engage with the local community as well as local nonprofits dedicated to underserved populations. LIVE STREAMING EVENTS & ACTIVATIONS – Unique Design X will host a series of interactive talks, livestream events and socially distanced activations in collaboration with The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

 

 

Mountainfilm on Tour, April 29th-April 30th-(Times Vary)

They are rescheduled, recharged and ready to go for Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah… April 29-30, at Trustees Theater! They can’t wait to share another incredible playlist of inspirational documentary films — in a real THEATER! Come join them for a weekend of adventure! Buy tickets here.

 

Fairy & Gnome Festival 2022 at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, April 30th-10:00am-2:00pm

Enjoy this family-friendly day of enchantment that’s all about the “wee folk” getting up close with the natural world and encouraging imaginative outdoor play. Socially-distanced, outdoor activities will include a scavenger hunt, fashion show, gem mining, fairy and gnome home building and food trucks. Bring the family and stroll through Oatland’s magical trails and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a fairy or gnome looking for a place to call home.

 

Retreat Yo’Self 2022 by Cohen’s Retreat, April 30th-11:00am-3:00pm

They are hosting their first annual Women’s Health Event at Cohen’s Retreat on Saturday April, 30th from 11AM-3PM. Ticket cost is $25 and will get you in the door, one free drink and a SWAG BAG with goodies from our Awesome Vendors: – Georgia Skin & Cancer – The Studio – Savannah Glamour (photographer)- Pure Joy Life Coaching- IV Parlour- Core Pilates + Health (Betsy Hughes)- Root Health- The Firm.

 

The Savannah Stage Company Hosts The Jungle Book Family Fun Day, April 30th-10:00am-2:00pm

Join Savannah Stage Company at Savannah Theatre for a day of face painting, puppet making, cookie decorating, and more, plus a performance of The Jungle Book with a chance to meet and greet with the stars of the show! All Access Passes includes a stop at each Family Fun Day activity, plus a ticket to either the 10am performance or the 1pm performance, your choice!
Performance only tickets are perfect for those who are interested in just seeing the show or parents accompanying little ones to Family Fun Day! Activities and performance are perfect your ages 8+. Full concessions will be available for purchase!

AND A FEW FOR MAY

Southbound 9th Anniversary Music Fest, May 7th-12:00pm-11:00pm

Save the date and plan to join them for their 9th Year Anniversary Party! They’ve been at this a long time and we plan to have a great time. The day will be filled with music, beer releases, and delicious food from start to finish. They’ll have games, vendors, etc.
Artist Lineup:
Machine Funk: Widespread Panic Cover Band – On at/around 7PM
Patrick Cristaldi – 12PM to 3PM
Bottles & Cans – 3PM to 5PM
Damon & The Shitkickers – 5PM to 7PM
This is event is family friendly until the headliner at 7PM

 

Two Tides Turns 4, May 14th-12:00pm-7:00pm

Come celebrate with them on 𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟰𝘁𝗵 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝟭𝟮𝗽𝗺-𝟳𝗽𝗺 with hot fire collaboration beers, good food, live music, special merch, slushies, awesome vendors, and a special menu in smol.  They’ll be posting even more details leading up to the event, and even have some events planned for the week of the party.