Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events April 12-15

Apr 12, 2018

There's plenty to do in Savannah as the whether turns warmer. Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune has some tips.

Tanya's picks:

-With the Masters over, it's time for a local stop on the PGA Tour: RBC Heritage on Hilton Head. The competition begins Thursday and runs through the weekend. The full schedule is here; ticket information is here.

-It's a big night for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as they pick their Man and Woman of the Year. Enjoy cocktails, food and live and silent auctions while you wait to learn the winner. Friday, 6:30-10:30 p.m.; $125.

-The Savannah Music Festival wraps up with an all-day celebration, featuring continuous live music on three stages at Trustees' Garden. Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch and Tedeschi Trucks Band headline. There will also be a vendor marketplace and food. Saturday, 12 p.m.; $119.50.

-Enjoy some fashion for a cause at the Future Minds Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Inc. spring fashion show, themed Flight 414 Clear the Runway, at the Savannah State Student Union Ballroom. Ten designers - including some locals - will showcase their looks, along with vendor booths highlighting local makeup artists and hairstylists. Proceeds support literacy and education programs. Saturday, 7-10 p.m.; $40.

-The Coastal Jazz Association is celebrating Duke Ellington at this month's Sunday concert at the Westin. Special guest Melvin Jones will play with the Savannah Jazz Orchestra. Sunday, 5-7 p.m.; free for CJA members, $20 for guests.