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!
December 9th-December 12th
A Charlie Brown Christmas Presented by Savannah Children’s Theatre, December 10 at 7:00pm & December 11 & 12 at 3:00pm
SCT’s 7th annual holiday celebration! Ticket price includes meeting the characters, caroling, take-home crafts & a hot cocoa bar! Get your tickets here. Adults $22 Children $17
Celebrate Christmas Movie Classics with The Lucas Theatre, December 9th & December 11th (times vary)
Celebrate the season by joining your family, friends, and neighbors downtown for a treasured classic on the big screen. Tickets are $5. December 9th National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 7:00pm, December 11th The Nutcracker 1:00pm & 5:00pm, December 18th Classic Christmas Cartoons 11:00am The Polar Express PJ Party 3:00pm & It’s a Wonderful Life 7:00pm.
Eat Drink & Be Giving to benefit Greenbriar Children’s Center and DUETkids.org, December 9th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Please join them for holiday cocktails, canapes, and carols to benefit Greenbriar Children’s Center and DUETkids.org from 6-8 pm on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 920 East Victory Drive in Savannah, GA. Piano performances, Christmas carols, and a silent auction in seasonal decorated, historic southern mansion to benefit musical education and other programs for children who are at risk, underserved, DFACs, homeless and low income families in Savannah. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here.
SMF Jazz Academy Fall Concert, December 10th-7:00pm
Featuring five jazz combos and two melodica ensembles, students in Savannah’s only free after-school jazz program will present a program featuring a diverse selection of music from the jazz tradition. Repertoire will include traditional New Orleans tunes and the music of early jazz composers such as Lovie Austin and Fats Waller, as well as, songs from mid-century jazz giants like John Coltrane and Mary Lou Williams. Students have spent the fall in weekly rehearsals and lessons learning about jazz history, style and performance, as well as honing their individual instrumental skills. SMF Jazz Academy accepts students from all levels, so please join us in celebrating our students as they begin their journey into this amazing music! This is a free event held at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center.
Graveface Oddities Market / Horrormas 2, December 11th (times vary)
Twinkle Bark Stroll 2021, December 11th (4:30pm-8pm) ,12th (4:30pm-7pm)
Holiday Movie and Cookie Decorating with The Savannah Cultural Arts Center, December 11th-11:30am
Drop in for a classic holiday movie and cookie decorating activity! Cookie decorating will begin at 11:30am with the movie starting in the Ben Tucker Theater at 12:30pm. This event is open to all ages (youth must be accompanied at all times). Cost: $5 per family
Wormsloe Christmas Hike, December 11th-10:00am-11:00am and 2:00pm-3:00pm
Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, December 11th-3:00pm
Every December, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis presents this Grammy Award–winning holiday extravaganza. With soulful big band arrangements of songs both sacred and secular, Big Band Holidays is an uplifting tradition enjoyed by audiences of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to some swinging JLCO instrumentals, virtuosic vocalist Alita Moses joins the band for imaginative new versions of classics like “White Christmas” and “Merry Christmas, Baby.” Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year alongside your fellow music lovers at matinee and evening performances. Children 12 and under receive a 50% ticket discount. Restrictions apply. Call the box office at 912.525.5050 to purchase tickets.
A Lighthouse Christmas by The Tybee Island Historical Society, December 11th-6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm
The Tybee Island Historical Society would like to invite you to enjoy a 1930s Christmas with the Lighthouse Keeper and his family. Included in your admission is a rare nighttime climb to the top of the lighthouse, a tour of the Head Keeper’s Cottage, a performance by local carolers, and a cup of hot cider. Please call the Tybee Island Historical Society at 912-786-5801 to reserve your tickets, as space is limited. $25 for adults and $15 for children between the ages of 5 -17. Payment required at time of booking.
EDEN X ALIDA Sunday Supper, December 12th-6:00pm-8:30pm
The Winter supper club will be held at The Alida Hotel Sunday, December 12th. Visit the website to grab your spot! Only 20 seats available. Eden’s first winter szn collaboration. Partnering with The Alida Hotel who is hosting us in their beautiful whiskey room. They are creating a menu centered around wholesome warm flavors within our season and within arms reach and as local as possible. $125 here.