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!

 

No.11

Terrarium Class at Planted in Savannah, May 26th-6:00pm-7:30pm

They’re back for their next terrarium class! All supplies needed to build a nice size terrarium are supplied! Please DM to reserve your spot, there are only 8 and they’ll go quickly. Prepayment of $65 is required to hold your place—responding to the event alone will not!

 

No.10

Fly the Fortress & Friends in Savannah, May 26th-May 30th-10:00am-4:00pm

The public is invited to enjoy onboard tours and warbird flights with the aircraft crews at Sheltair Aviation Services, 100 Eddie Jungemann Drive, Savannah, GA 31408. Admission to the event is $10 per adult, $5 for children under 12, and $20 for a family of up to five and includes access to all the aircraft for cockpit tours. Warbird flights start as low as $100 on the Navy transport, seats on the B-17 start at $495, and at $995 on the dive-bomber. Ground tours will be conducted from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday through Monday, May 26 – 30, excluding flying times.
Those who wish to fly can call 855-FLY-A-B17 (1-855-359-2217) or reserve online at the ticket link in this event.

No.9

Shabazz Seafood Festival: Memorial Day Weekend 2022, May 27th-May 30th-12:00pm-8:00pm

The Shabazz Seafood Festival is back for Memorial Day Weekend. They’re featuring the Shabazz Seafood Platter that includes Shabazz fish, shrimp, crab, fries, and salad. Located at 502 West Victory Drive.Just minutes away from Downtown Savannah. Delivery: UberEats & Doordash. All forms of payment are accepted. Check out their menu here: shabazzseafood.com/menu

No.8

Savannah Salutes Memorial Day Weekend, May 27th-May 30th-(Times Vary)

The four-day “Savannah Salutes” Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Plant Riverside District will offer free live music as well as live aerial performances by Cirque Divina and food and drink options for all ages. Featured performers include Charleston’s premier party band Super Deluxe on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m.; blues, soul and funk band Earthtonez on Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m.; Laiken Love and the Fellowship of Love on Sunday, May 29 at 1 p.m.; Bluffton, S.C.’s Whitley Deputy Band on Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m.; and favorite local rock band Individually Twisted on Monday, May 30 at 7 p.m. “This four-day, family-friendly event at Plant Riverside District is the perfect way to kick-off the summer with live music, entertaining performances and much more,” said Richard C. Kessler, Chairman and CEO of The Kessler Collection. “They invite area residents and visitors to join them at the ‘Savannah Salutes’ Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Plant Riverside District as we honor our nation’s brave servicemen and servicewomen.” Guests are invited to bring their own blankets to enjoy a Memorial Day weekend picnic at Plant Riverside District or can purchase blankets on-site.

No.7

Friday Night at the Beach, May 27th-6:00pm-9:00pm

You are invited to join them as Savannah based artist and musician, Temakha, curates an inspiring evening of spoken word and sound healing. Friday Night at the Beach provides a safe and sacred space for creative expression with the community. The evening will include soul nurturing spoken word, soothing music and sound healing rhythms within the historical space of the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center. *All Attendees are welcome to bring musical instruments and poetry to share should you be inspired to bless the space.

No.6

Blessing of the Fleet Thunderbolt, May 28th-10:00am-6:00pm

The 2022 Thunderbolt Blessing of the Fleet festival on the waterfront is presented by the Town of Thunderbolt along with community sponsors and partners. This event pays tribute to Thunderbolt’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering live music, a morning parade, vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, free activities, raffle prizes and the fleet blessing by Bishop Parkes from St. John The Baptist Church. Admission is free but ticket required. Register here.

• Parade: 10AM
• Start of the Festival: 11AM
• Festival: 11AM–6PM
• Blessing w/ Bishop Parkes (St John the Baptist): 4 pm
• Stage Entertainment: 12–5PM
• Raffle Grand Prize Giveaway: 5PM
• End of Festival: 6PM

No.5

MTC Vocal Academy Hosts Hummus A Tune, May 28th-2:00pm

MTC Vocal Academy is putting on a concert! And it’s sponsored by their other business, @isreallyhummus ! So come on out, listen to some amazing storytelling and singing, and have some hummus! 1000 Eisenhower Dr. Free Admission!

 

No.4

Purple Madness at Tybee Island Pier, May 28th-7:00pm

Join them on the Tybee Pier & Pavilion on Saturday May 28th for the one and only Purple Madness. This is a free event for all to enjoy.
The “Purple Madness” is the ultimate celebration of the most widely beloved entertainer and profoundly influential artist of all-time. Bobby Miller presents an electrifying performance that can be best described as, high energy and a “must see” performance.

No.3

Undergo Festival, May 28th-May 29th, (times vary)

A bi-annual visual and performing arts festival curated by artists for all within the Savannah communities. This UnderGo festival is hosted by local band Lulu the Giant and local non-profit Repurpose Savannah. Join them for an inclusive family-friendly 2 day festival that is free and open to the public.

 

No.2

Colonial Park Cemetery Tour, May 28th-11:00am-12:00pm

To celebrate being named Best Walking Tour and Best Tour Guide by Connect Savannah’s readers, they’ll be offering their popular Colonial Park Cemetery Tour at 11:00 AM on May 28. This hour-long tour begins with the history of the cemetery. They’ll then move throughout, meeting the residents. Some are famous, some should be. Others met surprising fates. You’ll see both the oldest and “newest” stones still in existence. They’ll end with some surprising recent trivia. Per city restrictions, this tour does have a maximum capacity and will likely sell out. Please remember, this is a historic tour, NOT a ghost tour. Please feel free to contact them with any questions!

 

No.1

The Diggery Dino Show, May 28th-8:00pm

While Paleontologist Diggery Diggers is showing his dinosaur fossils to a live audience, he discovers a “top secret” box the museum accidentally packed. Curious, Diggery opens the box and unleashes the DinoSauroScope 3000 or DINA taking the audience back into time to interact with dinosaurs. All is well until they use DINA on a large dinosaur egg. The egg hatches and an amazing thing happens. The show has incredible props including large interactive animated characters, dinosaur bones, a giant dinosaur egg and beautiful puppets. Combined with intriguing magic and rocking music, this is the Story Ship’s most memorable adventure. Audience members constantly interact with the animated dinosaurs, scan with the DINA, help solve puzzles and dance. Only you can help stop the dinosaur invasion and save the world!