Let’s celebrate May 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. Don’t forget your mask, have fun and stay safe!

HSGS Arts for Animals Showcase  – May 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm

The Humane Society For Greater Savannah Presents: Art For Animals This years theme is “Shelter Animals” and can be interpreted in the following mediums:
1. Written –
Poetry, Stories, Song Lyrics, Adoption Advertisement etc.
2. Photography –
Black & White, Fine Art, Portrait, Abstract etc.
3. Painting –
Abstract, Realism, Pop Art, Impressionism etc.
4. Mixed Media –
Combining two or more categories.
5. Drawing –
Geometric, Emotive, Perspective etc.
6. Sculpture –
Carved, Full Round, Kinetic etc.
Each applicant will be competing in their specific age category. Age Categories are as follows:
1. Elementary school
2. Middle school
3. High school
4. University/Adult (anyone over the age of 18)
Artists should use inspiration from the Humane Society For Greater Savannah adoptable animals. To view our animals click the link below https://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/
An entry fee of 10$ will be applied at submission. This money raised will go towards The Humane Society For Greater Savannah Medical Fund. To pay your entry fee head to https://www.humanesocietysav.org/tickets/
Once fee is paid send an email to Montana at mtohm@humanesocietysav.org for more show details including drop off deadlines for installation.
All submissions must be in by May 24th 2021. Opening night for “Art for Animals” will be May 28th and the show will close May 30th.
Opening Night Party May 28th 6pm-8pm
May 29th 6-8pm
May 30th 5-7pm
The show will take place at the Gingerbread House – 1921 Bull St.

Plant Riverside District to Host “Savannah Salutes” Memorial Day Celebration in Savannah – May 28 through May 31

The four-day event at Plant Riverside District will offer free live music from 1- 4 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. daily as well as performances by Savannah Cirque and food and drink options for all ages. Featured performers include country band Moonshiners on Friday, May 28 at 7 p.m.; blues guitarist Eric Culberson on Saturday, May 29 at 7 p.m.; rock group Draucker on Sunday, May 30 at 7 p.m.; and classic rock cover band 8 Mile Bend on Monday, May 31 at 7 p.m. Additional highlights include awe-inspiring performances by Savannah Cirque on Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29 at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and on Sunday, May 29 at 8:30 p.m. in Montgomery Park. Plant Riverside District will also present nightly fountain shows in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park featuring patriotic music and a salute to the U.S. armed forces.