Eight Exciting Events From Tybee to Savannah
Another fun packed, sun filled weekend is on the way with these eight exciting events from Tybee to Savannah! The azaleas have begun to pop and the sands of our beaches are warming up, too. You just come on down and dress just about any way you want. With all of these fantastic events lined up, there’s sure to be several attractions that are just right for you!
SCAD Sand Arts Festival
All of you art fans plunk down your beach towels and picnic baskets and prepare to be amazed. On Friday, May 1st, the annual SCAD Sand Arts Festival will showcase the sculptural talents of SCAD students, alumni and staff as they scramble to create temporary masterpieces in the Tybee Island sand. Presented by the SCAD School of Foundation Studies, this event features competitions in sand castle design, sand sculpture, sand relief and wind sculpture.
Tea Time is 4:15 p.m. at this lovingly restored historic home in Savannah. On Friday, May 1st, learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House’s beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and then participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, LGBT travelers will show their pride on Tybee with a series of events including a Parade, a White Party, T-Dance, Beach Sweep and Sunday Brunch.
The early bird gets the tour! Join the group at the Davenport House Museums at 10 a.m. in Savannah to see what survives of the 1820s Savannah that master builder Isaiah Davenport knew.
On Saturday, our coastal doors are open to welcome guests to our annual island home tour featuring everything from our quirky vintage cottages and large historic homes to more modern day showplaces.
Also on Saturday, make sure your pleats are in the back as the grand celebration of Scottish Culture brings more family fun to Savannah There’ll be music, dancing and athletic competitions, children’s activities, shopping, food, and fun for all.
Fairy and Gnome Festival at Oatland Island Wildlife Center
If fantasy is more of what you have in mind for a family outing, come to Oatland Island Wildlife Center for a day of enchantment at their Fairy and Gnome Festival on May 2 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. This fantastical day is all about the “wee folk” and getting up close and personal with some very delightful creatures. Where else can you sport those fairy wings and pointy hats you so love?
No, you can’t buy happiness, but you can enjoy any or all of these eight exciting events from Tybee to Savannah, and that’s sort of the same thing. It’ll be another gorgeous weekend for our cottage charm and coastal calm!
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