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

May 12, 2016

Jessica Leigh Lebos, community editor of Connect Savannah, and Amy Condon, editor of Savannah Magazine, offer up some ways to have fun in the Savannah area this weekend.


Amy’s picks:

-Indulge your fashion habit for a cause at Cocktails, Couture & Cuisine, Thursday at the Savannah Golf Club. Community leaders will walk the runway in styles from E.J. Scandals Boutique and J. Paige, with jewelry by Kendra Scott. Proceeds benefit Communities in Schools in Savannah, which aims to prevent school dropouts. Thursday, cocktails 5:30-6:30 p.m., fashion show and dinner 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $35.


-Celebrate the third anniversary of one of Savannah’s favorite local breweries on Friday. Southbound Brewing will party with local food, live music from Velvet Caravan and, of course, tasty beer. Tickets include beer tastings and a souvenir pint glass. Friday, 7 p.m.; $25 in advance, $30 day-of.


-Meet the next generation of Savannah voices at Deep Speaks, Monday at Savannah Theatre. Middle schoolers who’ve gone through Deep’s semester-long writing program read their work - a mix of poetry and prose, humor and deep emotion. Monday, 6 p.m.; free.


Jessica’s Picks:


-You’ve got more chances to see Collective Face Theatre Ensemble’s production of Calendar Girls at Muse Arts Warehouse. It tells the story of women who find a different way to fundraise - with a nude calendar. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m.; $20 general, $15 seniors, students, military. Through May 22.


-Enjoy an afternoon of crafts, coffee and live music - all for Savannah’s pets - at Paws for a Cause, Saturday at the Foundery Coffee Pub. The event aims to raise awareness and funds for One Love Animal Rescue. Saturday, 12-6 p.m.

-Continue the pet-friendly fun at the 16th annual Doggie Carnival in Forsyth Park. Pets can enjoy the doggie derby, paw print art and much more, and there will be food trucks on hand for two-legged visitors. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Sunday, 12-4 p.m.; free.