Let’s celebrate August by taking part in some of Savannah’s great local events. 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.

The Return of Restaurant Week in Savannah, August 20th-August 29th, (times vary)

Eat it and Like it is thrilled to be partnering with the Gourmet Seafood and Spirits Festival. It is a lot of fun and equally as important raises a ton of money for several area charities. That’s a huge part of it. So, mark your calendars. August 20-29th. The return of Restaurant Week. Gourmet Seafood and Spirits Festival will be August 22nd-28th. More info to follow at Eat it and Like it.

New Cooking Classes Celebrate International Flavors –  August 25th

Explore the bold flavors and rich palates of Southeast Asia. This interactive class doubles as a culinary tour and invites guests to recreate some of the region’s most fragrant and sumptuous dishes. Class menu items include Shoya Ramen, Chinese Pork Dumplings, Korean Bibimbap, Vietnamese Basil Rolls and Thai-Style Chicken with Massaman Curry. 700 Kitchen Cooking School’s Chef Jason Winn says “We’re delighted to continue to expand our class offerings and to showcase dishes from Southeast Asia, South America and the Caribbean islands for cooks of all skill levels to enjoy, in addition to an exciting new plant-based cooking class.“ Over the past several months, enrollment in our interactive cooking classes have skyrocketed. We wanted to develop a selection of compelling new classes to meet the varied interests of our guests.” Classes at the 700 Kitchen Cooking School are all-inclusive, providing guests with the necessary ingredients, equipment and guidance to prepare, sample and enjoy delicious dishes. Each cooking class is limited to 16 guests and priced at $99 per person.

Shindigs Savannah Presents Ballet & Bagels, August 28th-7:00am-8:00am

$15 at the door includes dance workout and access to our “bagel barre” (bagels, cream cheese & coffee). Workout starts at 7:00 am with bagels to follow! Bring your own mat! See Instagram @shindigssavannah for details and updates. No ballet experience necessary! RSVP by Wednesday, August 25th!

 

Beats + Eats Presented by Connect Savannah, August 28th-6:00pm-10:00pm

Come out to 3 Points Food Court for a night of music, dancing and food! Four DJs will be performing and 15 local vendors will be on site. Your ticket includes entry to the event and a meal from Savannah’s newest food truck, C. Alexanders. 3 Points Food Court is always BYOB, so pack a cooler and stay awhile. There will also be a mobile bar on site offering mocktails and mixers. No outside food is allowed inside. This is a family-friendly event, and all ages are welcome. People over the age of 12 must have a ticket. Get tickets here.