What’s going on this weekend? Here are a few events we have “Scouted Out” for you. Make sure to follow us on IG and FB @ScoutSavannah912 for a list of happenings around town Thursday through Sunday. Don’t miss out…look to Scout!
August 12-August 15
Two Tides + Common Thread Beer Dinner – August 12th-2 Seatings 5:30pm and 8:00pm (limited tickets available)
Join them Thursday August 12th for a special four course beer dinner with their friends from @twotidesbrewing. You can purchase tickets to this event on Common Thread’s website and will be able to choose seatings at 5:30 or 8pm. This Chef’s Table will be a 4-course, family style dinner featuring 2 beers per course, as well as, a dessert & beer pairing.
Victory North presents Craig Campbell – August 12th-8:00pm
Plant Riverside District’s District Live Presents Johnny Mercer Cabaret, August 12th-15th (times vary)
District Live, an exciting new live music venue at Plant Riverside District, will present the Johnny Mercer Cabaret, a dazzling show featuring the iconic hits and award-winning songs of Savannah native Johnny Mercer. The Johnny Mercer Cabaret cast is led by a talented trio, including Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and jazz performer Stacie Joy Orrico, accomplished Broadway and Off-Broadway musical director Kim Douglas Steiner and acclaimed vocalist and American Traditions Competition finalist Roger Moss. Considered one of the greatest American songwriters of all time, Johnny Mercer wrote the lyrics to more than 1,700 songs from the 1930s to the 1970s. A four-time Oscar winner and 18-time honoree, Mercer crafted the soundtrack of a generation, including iconic hits like “Hooray for Hollywood,” “Accentuate the Positive,” “Come Rain or Come Shine” and the Academy Award-winning “Moon River” from the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961). District Live will host six Johnny Mercer Cabaret performances on Thursday, August 12 at 5 p.m., Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m., Saturday, August 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 15 at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Tickets are currently available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com.
Human Error: A Play by Front Porch Improv – August 13th & 14th (times vary)
Madelyn and Keenan are NPR-listening, latte-sipping blue-staters who are planning a family. Or they were, anyway, until the fertility clinic screwed up and accidentally implanted their fertilized embryo in another uterus — a uterus belonging to a small-government churchgoing NRA cardholder. Can these ideologically hostile couples make it together through nine months of gestation without killing each other? Watch from home for $8 or $14 for general seating.
Organic Gardening 101 – Saturday, August 14th – 4pm to 6pm
If you’re interested in starting your own garden, but have no idea where to start, now is the time and Whippoorwill Farms SC is the place! This class is 2 hours long and is geared toward beginning gardeners. You will discuss different methods for starting your garden, choosing your gardening space, tilling versus no tilling, building up your soil quality and getting started with planting. You’ll learn about different organic fertilizer options, organic pesticide options and things to look for as your are beginning your garden. You’ll also discover local resources and places to find necessary items at the best cost, as well as, seasons 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.
Family Farm Day at Triple J Stables & Petting Zoo – August 14th-11:00am-1:00pm
Georgia’s First 4th at Wormsloe Historic Site – August 14th – 10:00am-4:00pm
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence did not make its way to Savannah until August? Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in 1776 @ Wormsloe Historic Site’s Georgia’s First 4th event this Sat. Aug. 14 2021, 10AM-4PM. Participate in the debate. Are you loyal to the English King or will you join the Patriot cause? Activities start at the Wormsloe Visitor Center beginning at 10AM and repeat at 2PM. $2 – $10 (912-353-3023)
Mid-Day in the Beer Garden by Moon River – August 14th – 11:00am-3:00pm
Don’t miss this beer festival including all SIX of Savannah’s local breweries. $25 per person includes a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited sampling of the Lowcountry’s finest craft beer, cider, mead and cocktails.
Tybee Prom with Humane Society of Greater Savannah – August 14th-7:00pm-11:00pm (POSTPONED)
It’s time for the Tybee Prom held at Tybee American Legion, Post #154 (10 Veterans Drive). Don your favorite prom attire and dance the night away with the harmonic sounds of The Girlfriends and DJ Barri Marshall. A Queen and King will be announced at 10:30pm via raffle drawing. The theme is Woofstock and attendees are encouraged to wear anything from glitter ‘n glam to tie dye attire. This year’s proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Tickets are $40 and will be available at Seaside Sisters located at 1207 US Highway 80. For more information, please call Kathryn Williams 912-844-1456.
Service Brewing hosts Zane Lamprey’s Laughs & Drafts – August 15th – 6:00pm-9:00pm
Zane Lamprey, award-winning travel show host and comedian, performs stand-up comedy based on his experiences while shooting Three Sheets and Drinking Made Easy. Known for being the guy who get’s paid to travel around the world and drink, Zane has found himself in many awkward situations, which he’d love to tell you about! Join him for a night of comedy and delicious craft beer. This event is strictly 21+, tickets $25-$40
Fall Gardening in the Lowcountry – Sunday, August 15th – 10am-12:00pm
If you have been wanting to “get growing” in the Lowcountry, the fall is one of the best times to get started. There are so many amazing possibilities in the fall gardens of the Lowcountry and this class will get you excited about everything you’ll need to do to set yourself up for success this fall in your garden! The class is 2 hours long and is geared toward beginning to intermediate gardeners. You will learn what to plant, when to plant, spacing, fertilizer schedule, pests to expect in your fall garden and some of the diseases you might face through the fall and how to trouble shoot and battle those problems. You’ll talk about best places to get plants or seeds and other garden needs here in the Lowcountry. Fall plants pose their own difficulties outside of our summer plants, and you’ll discuss how to prevent common problems and how to grow the best veggies you’ve ever tasted, to put on your family’s plates for the upcoming holiday season! $75 per person in advance – $100 at the door if not sold out