Let’s celebrate September 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.
Bar Food Wine & Charcuterie Tasting, September 22nd-6:00pm
Join them for a night of fun! $35 includes six wines and charcuterie pairings. Event starts at 6pm. Reserve your spot today, because seating is limited!
Oktoberfest at Moon River Brewing, September 24th-September 26-11:00am-Midnight
Join Moon River Brewing at 21 W. Bay Street in the beer garden for Oktoberfest 2021. Beer and food specials all weekend long including Bratwurst with Sauerkraut, Pretzels with Beer Cheese, German Potato Salad and Featuring their Savannah Festbier and other seasonal brews. Plus Free house-made spent grain dog treats will be available and complimentary 12oz house brew if dressed in authentic Bavarian attire.
Saints & Sinners on the Half Shell, September 24th-6:00pm-9:00pm
You are invited to join us Hospice Savannah Foundation for what is sure to be one of the most talked about events of the year! Saints & Sinners will be a whimsical look at 100 of Savannah’s leaders, risk-takers, and beloved characters. Portraits hand-painted on oyster shells by local artist, Shelley Smith, will be displayed and available for purchase. Guests will enjoy a festive party with a DJ and special Saints & Sinners cocktails. All proceeds will benefit Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, which provides Hospice Savannah’s bereavement counseling free to the community, as well as supporting our Healing Arts programs of Massage Therapy, Music Therapy, and Story Keeping. All of the oyster shell portraits will be available for purchase through a silent auction produced by Location Gallery. Tickets are $40.
Fungus is Among Us with Whippoorwill Farms, September 24th-11:00am-12:00pm
Join them for a special tour of workshop exploring mushrooms and all the places they surround us. Together you will read the story Fungus is Among Us, mushroom discovery walk through the forest and finish out their class with a delicious mushroom magic pizza. $20 a family special. Door Pay accepted, $30. You are invited to pack a lunch and stay a while at one of Marissa’s many picnic tables.
Southbound Brewing presents Hazel Virtue and Draucker, September 24th-7:00pm
Eric Britt’s Athens band Hazel Virtue pairs up with the up and coming Savannah band Draucker for a night of hard hitting rock and roll! Tickets are $15, get your’s today here.
Dragons Love Tacos by Savannah Children’s Theatre, September 25th & 26th (times vary)
Plant Riverside Oktoberfest, September 25th-October 31st-Events & Times Vary
“Plant Riverside looks forward to celebrating Oktoberfest at Plant Riverside District with a blend of old and new traditions,” said Richard C. Kessler, Chairman and CEO of The Kessler Collection. “We warmly invite local residents and guests to join us at Savannah’s Entertainment District for a festive outdoor Oktoberfest event.” On Saturdays from 1-4 p.m., the Pavilion Tent along the riverfront at Plant Riverside District will feature free live music as well as free keg bowling, bratwurst eating contests and stein holding competitions. Bob and the Polka Dots will perform traditional polka music at the Pavilion Tent from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 3; Saturday, October 9; and Sunday, October 31. In addition, the Pavilion Tent at Plant Riverside District will feature free live music on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10 p.m., showcasing the Eric Culberson Band, Lyn Avenue, Draucker, Nickel Bag of Funk and other talented local and regional artists. Bob Taylor will perform live at the Biergarten on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. Throughout Oktoberfest, 14 exceptional restaurants at Plant Riverside District will offer a range of food and drink specials.
Kitchen Table Medicine Workshop at The Circle, September 25th-4:00pm
Survival and self care are often intertwined. In this hands-on workshop with Alchemist Jovan, you’ll be harnessing elemental, green, and kitchen medicine to create greater connection to your own wellness. You will tap into your intuition, learn about flowers and herbs, and create some healing magick. You will leave empowered with a herbal self-care zine, your own flower essence blend, nourishing herbal tea, and fire + pine cider for further brewing at home.
Permaculture 101, September 26th-10:00am-12:00pm
This class is 2 hours long and is geared toward beginning environmental enthusiasts interested in learning more about permaculture, what it means and how to create permaculture spaces in your own home. But more so even than creating the spaces, we’ll be talking about the why of permaculture and the impact permaculture can have on your land or even little piece of suburbia. We will discuss different methods and principles involved in permaculture and small steps to take in getting started. They’ll also discuss local resources and places to find necessary items at the best cost. They’ll also discuss our season for planting in the Lowcountry and when it’s best for planting different vegetables. $75 per person or $100 walk up if there is space left
Dancing Princess Party at The Gingerbread House, September 26th-1:00pm
Sound Bath Healing with Jacilyn at Cosmic Corner, September 30th-6:00pm-7:00pm
Spend a blissful hour relaxing in their gallery as singing bowl master Jacilyn plays a magical meditation. Your sound bath experience will relax your body, align your chakras, calm your mind, and may even allow you to connect with your third eye. Some people experience messages of wisdom or astral travel during a session, others will experience a complete release of stress and tension–like a massage for the soul! Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here.