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!
October 21st-October 24th
Plant Riverside Oktoberfest, October 1st-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.
Poppell Farms opens for the 2021 Fall Season, Weekends Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021
Opening October 2-31 for the Fall season! Daytime fun: Explore a 10-acre maze, wagon rides and a Pumpkin Patch! Stay after dark on Friday and Saturday nights to explore the maze with a flashlight (it’s NOT haunted). Beginning October 8, after dark brave the Haunted Trail through the woods! Areas of the farm are lit for visitors to enjoy some activities after dark.
Halloween Scavenger Hunt @ UGA Aquarium, Skidaway Island, October 25th-October 30th (Scheduled Hours)
M-F 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 30 Ocean Science Circle; Ages 3-12: $5; Ages13-54: $7; Seniors (55+), military and college students with I.D.: $5 Children 2 and under: Free; How well do you know the spookiest marine animals? Other special activities offered include a temporary skull exhibit and take-home Halloween crafts for kids.
Savannah Music Festival, October 19th-October 24th-Times Vary
They are so excited to announce a series of live music performances from October 19-24, 2021! Find out more at https://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/events/
Howl At The Moon Walk With HSGS, October 20th-7:00pm
Wine Dinner with Master Sommelier Michael Jordan at Stone & Webster, October 21st-6:00pm-8:00pm
Elevate your tastings as guests can enjoy a pre dinner reception at Stone & Webster and a 4 course meal, with hand passed hors d’oeuvres at Baobab and paired with California Wine Gems lead by Master Sommelier Michael Jordan. Michael is one of the best wine experts in the country and is one of only 15 people in the world who hold a certified wine educator diploma from the Society of Wine Educators and Master Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers. Reserve your spot at https://www.opentable.com/r/stone-and-webster-chophouse-at-jw-marriott-savannah
Trunk or Treat at the Habersham Y, October 21st-5:00pm-7:00pm
Join your friends at the Habersham Y for a socially-distanced trunk-or-treat from 5-7 p.m.!
SavPhil X Savannah Music Festival Presents: Concerto for Strings, October 21st-Matinee & 7:30pm
The Savannah Philharmonic and the Savannah Music Festival have collaborated to bring you an extraordinary concert on Skidaway Island. The program brings the talents of world-renowned soloists — violist Philip Dukes and string ensemble Escher Quartet — together on stage. From the passionate “Introduction and Allegro” by Edward Elgar, a name many associate with “Pomp and Circumstance,” to “Delights and Dances” by Oscar-winning composer Michael Abels, this concert is not to be missed. Please note proof of vaccination or negative test required for event. Rapid tests not accepted.
Harvest Flow + Outdoor Soundbath at The Bellwether House, October 21st-6:30pm
Join them as they light their fire pits and flow under the October full moon in their private courtyard. Be serenaded by crystal singing bowls as the sun sets and be transported by aromatherapy with early scents of clove, cardamom and cedar-wood. After class enjoy their signature fall mocktail and great community. $35
Savannah Stage Company Presents Dracula, October 22, 23, 29 & 30th-Times Vary
Savannah Stage Company is thrilled to present Dracula! Adapted from Bram Stoker’s famous novel by Catherine Bush, directed by Lexi Balaoing Ambrose, and featuring some of your SSC favorites, this is a production you’ll want to sink your teeth into. Running October 22, 23, 29 & 30 at Savannah Repertory Theatre’s Playshop.
SCAD Savannah Film Festival, October 23rd-October 30th
Featuring the best in independent and innovative film from around the world. Hosted by SCAD, the annual festival presents a full range of cinematic creativity from professionals and emerging student filmmakers. http://filmfest.scad.edu.
Fall Ball 2021: A Savannah Fairytale Event, October 24th-11:30am & 2:30pm
Yoga Jam Series by New Yoga Now: Rhythm and Flow, October 24th-1:00pm-2:30pm
Our grand finale Yoga Jam is not to be missed! NYN’s beloved co-founder Erin Lambright will guide you through one of her signature brilliant yoga flows to the soulful rhythms of Peyton Willis. Connect with your human roots and flow with freedom!
Scary in the Dairy, October 24th-4:00pm-8:00pm
Pegasus Riding Academy in Savannah is hosting Scary in the Dairy 2021 & Haunted Trails. Haunted Hay Rides, horse rides, pumpkin carving, cake walk, bubble factory and games. Plus a pumpkin carving contest at 6PM. Schools can compete. All of the above and more @ Scary in the Dairy 2021, Sun. Oct. 24, 4-8PM. Proceeds benefit Pegasus Riding Academy Veteran’s Program. After the Scary in the Dairy Sunday festival, Haunted Trails @ Pegasus Riding Academy will be later that night 8-9:30PM Sun. Oct. 24 as well as Oct. 25-30 2021, 6:30-8:30PM.
Wag-O-Ween Weekend, October 23rd & October 24th-12:00pm-5:00pm