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Famously-haunted Savannah offers lots of spooky fun this Halloween weekend. Connect Savannah's Rachael Flora has your guide.


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There is a lot to do in sunny Savannah this weekend. Rachael Flora of Connect Savannah and Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council already have their top picks on hand.

Rachael's Picks:

Leopold's Ice Cream

Don't let the rain keep you in this weekend — in Savannah, there's lots to do from an all-day Star Wars marathon to saying yes to the dress at the Georgia Bridal Show. Mahogany Bowers of Blessings in a Bookbag and Rachael Flora of Connect Savannah have your guide. 


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Though Independence Day falls on a Thursday this time around, most of us will probably be taking advantage of the "long weekend." Mia Mance of G100 and Rachael Flora of Connect Savannah have several Savannah events to fill your schedule. 


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There's plenty of art, music and more to enjoy in Savannah this weekend. Rachael Flora from Connect Savannah has some tips.


Tybee Sea Turtle Project

Four seemingly unconnected homicides in three days have punctuated a seven-month stretch when Savannah's murder rate was down. Connect Savannah editor Jim Morekis joined us to discuss that story and this week's kidnapping and recovery of six rare loggerhead turtle hatchlings. 


Ships of the Sea Museum on Facebook

There's a little something for everyone in Savannah this weekend. Connect Savannah's Anna Chandler has some suggestions.


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Savannah residents and business owners will see their first fire fee later this year when Property Tax notices are issued. Jim Morekis is editor of Connect Savannah. He says though people have known it was coming for months, it's in the news again this week.

The Savannah City Council this week heard arguments about rezoning that could change a current requirement that governs the type of windows allowed in the historic landmark district. Connect Savannah editor in chief, Jim Morekis, attended yesterday's meeting, which included heated debate on the subject. He says this decision is about more than just windows.

Here's more of our conversation, including what stories are coming up in the next issue of Connect Savannah.

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There's plenty to do around Savannah this weekend. Anna Chandler of Connect Savannah and Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council have your guide.

Claire's picks:

Mardi Gras Tybee on Facebook

Enjoy your Savannah with some help from Connect Savannah's Anna Chandler and Paprika Southern's Siobhan Egan.

Siobhan's picks:

-Pick up some unique art at the Page Rippers Silent Art Auction. The art up for auction is all based on scenarios you might encounter in a library - and each then inspired a writer's poem, story or essay. Friday, 5-8 p.m.

The Avengers: Infinity War  was shot in Georgia recently. Another Avengers cast and crew are at work here, along with a slew of movies and TV shows. We talk about who’s working on what with Jennifer Brett. She writes the Buzz Blog for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Georgia State Railroad Museum on Facebook

There are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend. Jessica Leigh Lebos of Connect Savannah and Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council have a few suggestions.

Claire's picks:

Bay Street Theatre on Facebook

As we head toward Halloween, there's plenty to do in Savannah. Connect Savannah's Jessica Leigh Lebos and Savannah Master Calendar's Marianne Ganem Poppell have some suggestions.

Marianne's picks:

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As August winds down, Savannah has plenty of music - and more - to enjoy. Molly Swagler of the Tourism Leadership Council and Anna Chandler of Connect Savannah  have some recommendations.

Flaujae on Facebook

It's another busy summer weekend in Savannah. Connect Savannah's Jessica Leigh Lebos and G100's Mia Amini have some tips to help you make the most of it.

There's plenty of fun in Savannah this Memorial Day weekend. Jessica Leigh Lebos of Connect Savannah and Joshua Peacock of Do Savannah share some of their top recommendations.

Savannah Stopover

It's a busy weekend in Savannah, with the Savannah Stopover music festival and much more. Connect Savannah's Anna Chandler and freelance writer and Do Savannah columnist Joshua Peacock share some highlights.

Anna's picks:

Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour

Plan your weekend fun with some help from Savannah Magazine editor Amy Condon and Connect Savannah community editor Jessica Leigh Lebos.

Amy's picks:

-The Thursday Night Opry series at Trininty United Methodist Church kicks off 2017 with a singer-songwriter show, featuring local and regional artists. Performers include Kurtis Schumm, Dare Dukes, Rachel Shaner and Sarah Poole. Thursday, 7-10 p.m.; $10.

Uncommon Collective

Ready to get festive? Freelance writer and Do Savannah columnist Joshua Peacock and Connect Savannah arts and entertainment editor Anna Chandler have some recommendations for a fun December weekend in Savannah.

Anna's picks:

Telfair Museums

Are you ready for the weekend - and Savannah's busy fall social season? Let Amy Condon of Savannah Magazine and Jessica Leigh Lebos of Connect Savannah be your guides.

Amy's picks:

Service Brewing

Plan your weekend on the Georgia coast with help from Connect Savannah Community Editor Jessica Leigh Lebos.

Jessica’s picks:

-Start your summer weekend with some folksy fun at Ships of the Sea Museum. Musician Alan Reid will make his Savannah debut, playing with Bob Zentz and Jeanne McDougall. They’ll play music inspired by the sea, explorer Ernest Shackleton, the father of the American Navy and more. Friday, 7:30; $10 general admission, $5 for children.

 

Humane Society of Greater Savannah

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: