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Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 23, 2016


Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Savannah Stage Company presents "The Scarlet Letter"

Oct 20, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016, Theater

Convicted of adultery, Hester Prynne is sentenced to wear the scarlet letter “A” for the remainder of her life. But someone in puritanical Boston is as guilty as she, and Hester’s husband, Roger Chillingworth, arrives on the scene determined to discover the secret identity of Hester’s lover and father of her baby. When the handsome young minister Arthur Dimmesdale falls ill to a strange malady, Chillingworth is convinced he’s found his man, but can he prove it before it’s too late? Adaptation by Catherine Bush, from the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. For tickets, visit www.savannahstagecompany.com or call 912.421.9484.

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The Annual Halloween Hike

Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016, Holiday Event

The not too scary and very friendly “Halloween Hike” at Oatland Island Wildlife Center will be held for two evenings on October 21 and 22, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. The Halloween Hike is a very popular trick-or-treat event ideal for young children. Visitors walk through a short portion of Oatland’s trail where they will meet some “friendly forest” animal critters and their friends who will interact with kids and pass out treats! Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and comfortable walking shoes. Treat bags will be provided. There will be lots of other children’s activities such as face painting, fossil hunting, games and crafts and food concessions will be available as well. Admission is $10.00 per child, $5 per adult -- please be advised this event is CASH ONLY. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The remainder of Oatland’s trail will be closed. For more information call 912.395.1500 or visit Oatland’s web site at www.oatlandisland.org.

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Eighth Annual Midnight Garden Ride

Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016, Charity Event

Savannah’s favorite family-friendly bicycling event has a new location: Historic Grayson Stadium, home of the Savannah Bananas. The casually-paced, police-escorted ride travels through Savannah’s most beautiful neighborhoods, then returns to Grayson Stadium for live music, food, beverages and fun. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Savannah Bicycle Campaign. Join hundreds of other cyclists and see Savannah in an unforgettable way on the Midnight Garden Ride, presented by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.

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From Drowning to Dysentery: A Deadly look at Fort Pulaski

Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016, Cultural|Educational

Join park staff for a very special evening program at Fort Pulaski National Monument. This one hour ranger-led lantern tour will explore the fort and look at its darker history. While Fort Pulaski doesn't have a ghost story, it has witnessed its fair share of the macabre.

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Savannah Dan on Stage

May 10, 2016 - Dec 30, 2016, Theatre

Enjoy a 90 minutes with Savannah's mos recognizable tour guide, as he captivates you with an interactive exchange that tells the true side of Savannah. HE shares all his historical insight and little-known trivia about Savannah's diverse past and present, vividly brought to life through picutres and comical, lighthearted stories.

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The Tsars’ Cabinet: Two Hundred Years of Russian Decorative Arts under the Romanovs

Sep 30, 2016 - Jan 06, 2017, Educational|Exhibits

The Tsars’ Cabinet illuminates a period of sociopolitical change and comments on the fascinating personal lives of the members of the Romanov dynasty through a display of superbly crafted objects. Spanning 200 years of Russian history—from Peter the Great in the early 18th century to Nicholas II in the early 20th century—these objects, used both publicly and privately by the Romanovs, rise above functionality into the realm of art through ornate stylistic expression, exemplary craft and thematic explorations of nationalism and militarism.

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Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America

Sep 30, 2016 - Jun 26, 2019, Educational|Exhibits

Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America is an evolving exhibition focused on works in Telfair’s modern and contemporary collection. This exhibit brings forth undercurrents that permeate artmaking from the global eruption of World War II until today–events that challenge artists to explore unknowns, react to power, and construct narratives.

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Jennifer Levonian: Shake Out Your Cloth

Sep 30, 2016 - Nov 20, 2016, Educational|Exhibits

Jennifer Levonian’s work transforms the fabric of the everyday into the fantastical—or at the very least, the hilarious. In the exhibition Shake Out Your Cloth, Levonian presents a recent cut-paper animation titled Xylophone, as well as three quilts loosely inspired by the protagonist of the video. Painstakingly crafted from hundreds of individual watercolors, her stop-motion animations often feature a character trying to break free from social rituals and clichés.

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Watershed: Contemporary Landscape Photography

Oct 14, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017, Educational|Exhibits

Watershed examines landscape photographs produced after 1970, in particular works that illustrate mankind’s undeniable and often negative impact on the land, establishing a firm split from the pristine worldview of earlier landscape photographers such as Ansel Adams. The photographs in this show reveal landscapes as activated spaces imprinted by mankind and marked by social performance. The exhibition features works by artists such as Gregory Crewdson, William Eggleston and Sally Mann.

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Speakeasy Social Hour

Sep 30, 2016 - Sep 22, 2017, Food Event

You and your friends can join guests at The Savannah Cocktail Compan's weekly Friday happy hour event to toast one of Franklin Roosevelt's greatest accomplishments, the passage of the 21st Amendment, ending Prohibition in 1933. Tickets to Savannah Social Hour are $20 and include a draft cocktail of your choice: Moscow Mule, Chatham Artillery Punch, or Zombie Punch with passed Pan-Asian appetizers.

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