Say “hello” to July 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.

Grease at The Historic Savannah Theatre, July 15th -July 31st (times vary)

The musical turned movie that brings us back to the days of loud cars, big hair and summer lovin’ is coming to the stage at the Historic Savannah Theatre. The whole cast of “Grease” including our beloved high school summer lovebirds, Danny and Sandy, will rock the stage with their classic songs that are still favorites today. If you love the movie, you will be sure to love Savannah’s revival of this incredible show. Featuring the Savannah Theatre’s award-winning cast and band!

Disney Summer Classics: Mary Poppins, July 24th-3:00pm

There’s a reason this musical adventure has been a staple for generations, passed down from parent to child year after year: it’s practically perfect in every way. A magical nanny who inspires happiness wherever she flies, Mary Poppins arrives on the Banks’ family doorstep and changes their lives in unexpected ways. With unforgettable dance numbers and songs that are just the kind of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious things the whole family will enjoy, this winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Julie Andrews, makes for an unforgettable “jolly holiday” at the movies. FREE for kids 12 and under!

Stump Tropical Arrangements Workshop, July 28th-7:00pm-8:00pm

Participants will choose from a wide selection of 2” Tropical Plants to arrange into our new 6” KILN Room Low Ceramic Planters.

 

Family Magic Show at Tybee Post Theatre, July 29th-3:00pm

During the show Mark will be performing a signature effect called, “Solitaire”. This title plays on the fact that Mark will be submerged in 120 gallons of water and be totally alone….
The show also consist of several grand illusions, several assistants, costume changes, pumping music, lighting effects, comedy, audience participation, etc. This new show has everything having combined Mark’s comedy, his unique ability to tell heartwarming stories, and his magical appeal with grand illusions.

Fiesta Latina Dance Party at Plant Riverside, July 30th-7:00pm-11:00pm

Plant Riverside District – which is known as Savannah’s Entertainment District – will host a special Fiesta Latina Dance Party at District Live, a state-of-the-art live music venue at Plant Riverside District. The party will feature a high-energy performance by LPT Salsa Band, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based 14-piece Afro-Cuban salsa orchestra that is widely considered the “ambassadors of Salsa and Afro-Cuban music in the Southeast.” In addition, a Salsa DJ will play Latin music and encourage guests to dance the night away on the open dance floor between performances by LPT. Drink specials will be available throughout the evening. Fiesta Latina Dance Party tickets are $20 per person and are available at the door. 

 

Queens & Cocktails – Drag Brunch at The Lost Square, July 31st-12:00pm-1:30pm

With thrilling entertainment, unbeatable views, and brunch bites, join them every 4th Sunday of the month for Drag Brunch at The Lost Square in partnership with Club One. Tickets to Drag Brunch at The Lost Square include a decadent brunch buffet and one complimentary beverage. In addition, brunch-worthy cocktails will be available for purchase during the event. The show starts at noon. Tickets are $50 per person!

Brunch So Funny Savannah, July 31st-12:00pm

Savannah! Are you ready?! We are just  days away from BRUNCH SO FUNNY SAVANNAH hosted by comedian TuRae. This event is literally the best of both worlds COMEDY and BRUNCH! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT! General Admission is 45.00. Admission includes brunch and the show! You can buy tickets on Victory North Savannah’s website at victorynorthsavannah.com

 

Here’s August!

Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah, August 6th-5:00pm-7:30pm

Family Movie Night Returns! Join them in August for an evening of films, family, and fun! – https://mailchi.mp/d78dc5501428/summer-edition-20166663

 

Tantalizing Tarts with Chef Darin, August 6th-10:00am-1:00pm

Gain confidence in preparing dough which will be utilized to prepare both a savory and sweet tart.
Enjoy your savory tart in class along with a salad suited to pairing with it, while your poached pear tart finishes baking.
– Sweet Pastry Dough
– Poached Pears
– Frangipane (Almond Cream Filling)
– Cream Cheese Pastry Dough
– Savory Mushroom & Boursin Tarts
– Salad with Dijon-Shallot Vinaigrette
Seating is limited. Reserve yours at https://www.chefdarin.com/class-schedule/

 

Paddleboarding and Yoga on Little Tybee, August 6th-8:00am

Join East Coast Paddleboarding and Tybee Yoga and Healing Arts on August 6th at 8:00 AM for a lesson and paddle to Little Tybee followed by a beginner friendly Yoga session on the Beach!
Cost is $80 and includes paddleboard rental, guided paddle to either the sandbar or Little Tybee and we provide a tapestry for yoga on the sand and an aromatherapy cloth for savasana.
If you’d like to join us please send East Coast Paddleboarding a private message! Or Email Tybeeyoga@outlook.com or info@Eastcoastpaddleboarding.com. Park at any of the South Island parking lots. (19th, Chatham or Inlet Ave) We will meet on the beach in front of Inlet Ave. In this 2 1/2 hour tour participants will learn the basics of paddleboarding: gear overview, paddle stroke and technique, and safety precautions. We will then paddle to the Little Tybee where we will have a tranquil and beautiful beach yoga session. Depending on the weather, tides and energy-level of our group, we may stop at the Sandbar to do yoga instead. Please remember to bring a towel, some water and please don’t forget to apply sunscreen before our journey and reapply often. Wear a hat and/or sunglasses and clothing that you can move around in and don’t mind getting wet.

 

The Olde Pink House to Host Casa Herradura Tequila Dinner, August 11th-6:30pm

The Olde Pink House, an iconic restaurant and architectural treasure located at 23 Abercorn St. in the heart of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, is delighted to host a special Casa Herradura Tequila Dinner on Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a selection of tequila cocktails followed by a tequila and food pairing with reposado, blanco and ultra tequilas that have been expertly crafted by Casa Herradura in Guadalajara, Mexico.  In addition, Casa Herradura Global Brand Ambassador Ruben Aceves will discuss each expression of tequila highlighted for the evening, offering insight into the agave cultivation and production process as well as the remarkable history of these award-winning spirits. A proud native of Guadalajara, Aceves has served as the director of international brand development for Casa Herradura since 2000 and is well-versed in the history of the Hacienda of San Jose del Refugio, the birthplace of Casa Herradura, which hosts more than 60,000 visitors a year. Tickets are $110++ per person and are available at OldePinkHouseRestaurant.com.

 

Lucas Centennial Summer: Dirty Dancing, August 12th-7:00pm

“Dirty Dancing” set the standard for dance and romance films upon its release 35 years ago — and left all of us yearning to nail that lift with leading man Patrick Swayze. Set at a Catskills resort in the early 1960s, the film traces the love story of Johnny (Swayze) and Baby (Jennifer Grey) as they break down class barriers and light the dance floor on fire. Join them at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts is transformed into Kellerman’s for a night, where absolutely no one will be put in a corner. Watermelon drinks on special!

 

Savannah PirateCon 2022, August 13th-12:00pm

Shiver me timbers!! aAARRGH YOU READY?!?? Savannah Tybee PirateCon is upon us. Please dress in costume!! You need more than a bandana and a eye patch. The crazier the costume the better. Plan on raiding some drinking establishments for some spirits, splicing the main brace, and getting squiffy. There isn’t a better city to have a pirate themed pub crawl than the city where Robert Lewis Stevenson penned some of Treasure Island. Bar list will be posted week before with a map. It will be HOT so make sure your hydrated. Food will be available along the way.

Savannah Summer Formal, August 13th-6:00pm

All aboard for the first ever Savannah Summer Formal! On August 13, they’ll be embarking upon the Georgia Queen to make history: the largest suck down the Savannah River has ever seen.
Boarding for the sunset cruise begins at 6 pm and it will end around 9. A pregame is a given (details to come), and a downtown postgame is expected. Attire is cocktail/formal. Bringing a date is highly encouraged. Think prom, but with legal drinking. The sunset cruises are seat yourself rather than an organized group ordeal, so everyone will be responsible for purchasing their own ticket (the sooner the better!), which you can do here: https://savannahriverboat.com/sunset-cruise/

 

Mission: Pawsible Annual Silent Auction, August 13th-6:00pm

This annual auction hosted by One Love Animal Rescue and Savannah Station replaces the well-recognized Friends of Animals Annual Auction. Your mission if you choose to accept it is to PARTY! Grab your best spy gadgets, brush up on your secret handshake skills, and join us for an evening of music, good food, and dancing at Savannah Station! Report On: Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Report To: Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., Savannah, GA 31401. What to Wear: Your best spy gear (or whatever you’re comfortable in). Tickets: $45 per person. Tickets can be purchased by visiting charityauction.bid/MissionPawsible
You admission ticket includes a spy-tacular evening of entertainment and dancing, two drink tickets, and culinary tastings of Savannah.
• Silent Auction – Participate during the event or online. Online bidding starts August 3! Visit charityauction.bid/MissionPawsible to register. No ticket needed to participate online.
• 50/50 Raffle
• Photo Booth
• Best Dressed Competition
• COVID-19 Precautions

Square Dance at Starland Yard, August 18th-7:00pm

Come learn to square dance at Starland Yard! Family friendly and free to enter! Food trucks, drinks, and live fiddle by Vito Gutilla!

A Sinatra Summer’s Eve, August 18th-6:00pm

Presenting Mr. Phillip Scalmato, a national treasure that sings Sinatra and The Rat Packs’s music like an angel! Tickets include an incredible four course dinner, a glass of wine, and the show at $100. Only 50 spots available, dinner theater style seating. Inbox them on La Scala’s Facebook page, or call the restaurant at 912-238-3100 to reserve your seats today!!

Midday in the Beer Garden at Moon River, August 20th-11:00am-3:00pm

Join them for the second annual Midday in the Beer Garden Festival at Moon River! This beer festival takes place in the heart of historic downtown Savannah Georgia, right here at Savannah’s original brewpub and beer garden, on Saturday, August 20th, 2022. They’ll be pouring a wide variety of brews from 13+ local breweries, plus local mead and spirits! Also serving up brats, burgers, and more from the Beer Garden grill! Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited sampling between 11am-3pm, and a festival logo sticker. VIP tickets will also be available, with access to a private, air conditioned tasting area in the pub with an exclusive selection of beers, a fast-access food/bev ordering line at the Moon River bar, plus a meet ‘n’ greet with the Moon River brew team! We will also have a Designated Driver ticket option which includes a Moon River mocktail and the festival logo sticker, with no tasting cup/sampling included.

 

Cosmic Sound Bath, August 20th-3:00pm-4:00pm

With the help of the healing properties found in the Quartz crystal, these sound bowls can assist with alleviating physical aches and pains caused by stress. This has allowed her clients to experience life changing emotional release and relief. She is here to offer services to individuals who want to get reconnected w/ their femininity & masculine energy, those who seek internal balance and a peace of mind by way of sound healing & meditation. This meditation method is perfect for people who are over-worked, suffer from emotional exhaustion, and/or have a hard time getting into a meditative state. Who do you know that could benefit from this session?

 

Two Tides Slush Fest, August 27th-12:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, August 27th, 12pm-8pm. 𝟮𝟰+ 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝘇𝗲𝗻 𝘀𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗲𝘀 concocted by the 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘵 slush artisans they know, plus a few slushies by some of your favorite local SAV hangs. 𝗡𝗢 pre-order, 𝗡𝗢 tickets, just show up for slushy goodness. Event layout, slushy flavors, food, and other happenings to be announced soon. They can’t wait to share everything they have planned. Meanwhile, check out the guest list at the above link.

 

Graveface Oddities Market at the Lodge of Sorrows!, August 27th-12:00pm

They’re hosting their third oddities market on Saturday, August 27th! Curated by Odd Savannah and the Graveface Museum. Time: 12-5pm, early bird entry at 11am. Location: Lodge of Sorrows, 415 W Boundary St., Bay 6. Admission: $5 at the door OR $20 early bird entry to get in an hour before doors and be the first to see all the one-of-a-kind items the vendors bring. Early bird tickets also get you into the Graveface Museum— open 12-7pm, show your proof of early bird entry and get in the museum free!