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!
November 18th-November 21st
Lowcountry Farm Fest Benefiting Forsyth Farmers’ Market, November 18th-6:00pm-9:00pm
District Live to Present Special Johnny Mercer Experience for 112th Birthday, November 18th-8:00pm
District Live, an exciting new live music venue at Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Ga., will present The Johnny Mercer Experience, a dazzling show featuring the iconic hits and award-winning songs of Savannah native Johnny Mercer, on Johnny Mercer’s birthday. This family-friendly celebration will honor the songwriter’s legacy and impact on his hometown with a cabaret-style show in a state-of-the-art performance venue. The Johnny Mercer Experience 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 was born in Savannah on November 18, 1909, and 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).
Shindigs Presents Boots & Scoops, November 18th-7:00pm-10:00pm
Cooking Dinner Theatre – Friendsgiving, November 19th-6:30pm-8:30pm
Enjoy a relaxing night out as Chefs Christopher and Bethany Hewitt demonstrate how to cook a deliciously indulgent Thanksgiving feast. They’ve planned a delicious menu, featuring a spread of fall flavors for a fabulous Friendsgiving. After some mingling and relaxation, Chefs Christopher and Bethany Hewitt will show us how to prepare this mouthwatering dinner. The best part is you won’t have to do any of the work! After the cooking demonstration, you’ll enjoy a plated dinner together with your choice of wine and beer. They have tables for 2, 4, 6, or 8 — so bring your significant other or come with a group of friends. They’ll show you their tips and secrets for preparing each dish, and you’ll get all the recipes to take home with you. Cost is $179 per couple and includes all food and beverages. 21 and over only. Tickets are non-refundable.
Full Moon Cat Yoga at Pounce Cat Cafe, November 19th-7:00pm-8:30pm
Join them for an evening of cat yoga, reiki, and healing under the full moon in Taurus. Release stuck energy, ease stress and tension, and learn about the astrology behind this special full moon.
Tickets for this event are $30 per person and include 1 hour of grounding yin-style yoga, a reiki session during yoga to facilitate emotional/physical release & healing, 30 minutes of relaxation and full moon rituals, and a complimentary tea or coffee to enjoy post-yoga.
Rockers For Reading – A fundraising concert for Book Nation Of Dreamers, November 19th-7:30pm
A concert to raise funding for childhood literacy program Book Nation Of Dreamers in Savannah, GA. Feat. Alvin Smalls, Xuluprophet, and LCO. Location The Wormhole 2307 Bull Street. Tickets online for $15 in advance or $20 at door and can be purchased here. Musical performances by Alvin & D’artagnan , Xuluprophet, Low Country Oscillations and Gabriel Angel Chiclana.
Christmas Made in the South, November 19th-November 21st-10:00am-6:00pm
As Christmas time approaches what better way to get ready for the holiday season than to stroll the aisles for treasures at this year’s award winning 32nd annual Christmas Made in the South at the convention center, November 19-21, 2021! This is an event like no other that features unique makers, outstanding art, unique gourmet food, diverse entertainment and handmade, one-of-a-kind designs that populate the booths that fill the festival: silk wearables to fabric bags, fine arts & crafts, florals, sculpture, dichroic glass jewelry, holiday items, vintage designs & so much more.
Paint and Pour with Southbound Brews, November 20th-12:00pm-2:00pm
Holiday Lights Launch Festival, November 20th-6:00pm-10:00pm
Each fall, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens experiences a magical metamorphosis. Millions of twinkling lights are strung across 5 acres to transform our beautiful botanical garden into an enchanted wonderland. This year’s event will again be held as a drive thru beginning Friday, November 26th and continuing on select nights through Christmas Eve. Prefer to walk the Holiday Lights? Join them on Saturday, November 20th for the Holiday Lights Launch Festival. This is a family-friendly event that includes live music, a “Merry Market” featuring local artisans and vendors. Kids (young and old) can enjoy smores stations, arts and crafts and a special visit with Santa Claus. Food Trucks will also be on hand for food purchase. Tickets for this one night event must be pre-purchased and tickets are limited.
Woofstock Tybee Prom to Benefit Humane Society, November 20th-7:00pm-11:00pm
Fondues & Brews, November 20th-5:00pm
Please join Coastal Empire Beer and The Melting Pot as they team up for a night of tasty cheeses and craft brews. They will be offering special flights to pair with Chef Josh’s amazing fondue recipes. So, even if you’re going out to dinner with friends. You can always enjoy great beers and some super delicious apps. All the goodness will start @ 5pm on Saturday the 20th. Come on by and enjoy a flight with your family and friends here at Coastal Empire Beer Co.
Orpheus Brewing Collaborative Dinner, November 20th-(times vary)
Bellwether House is partnering with Orpheus Brewing from Atlanta, GA. Orpheus will be showcasing some of their core beers as well as some special, small batch brews. Chef Ryan Whyte-Buck of Bellwether House will be preparing dishes to complement Orpheus’ selection of beers for the evening. 6 courses $110 per person with beverage pairing.
Club One & Moon River Brewing Present “Drag me to the Moon”, November 21st-12:30pm
Pups and Trucks, November 21st-11:00am-3:00pm
This year Renegade Paws Rescue, Humane Society for Greater Savannah and Skidaway Island State Park are bringing Pups and Trucks back! Pups and Trucks is a day celebrating love for your furry friend and food! On this day, there will be pet rescue organizations with adoptable dogs to meet, local vendors and a few of Savannah’s best food trucks. The vendors include local artists, pet supplies, dog treats, and more. $5 parking fee is required. Pets must be leashed.