Friday, April 29, 2011

Garden Club of Savannah presents the NOGS Garden Tour 2011

The Garden Club of Savannah presents the NOGS Garden Tour on April 29 & 30, 2011 from 10am – 4pm each day.  The tour formally known as the North of Gaston Street Tour has changed to North of Gwinnett Street Tour to incorporate the southernmost streets of the National Historic District and their Hidden Gardens.

One of Romantic Inns of Savannahs very own, the Azalea Inn, was chosen as a stop on this prestigious tour this year.  The walking tour includes eight walled gardens and the Owens-Thomas House English inspired par-terre garden.  The gardens are selected each year for the excellence of design, historical interest and beauty.  Hostesses at each garden will greet visitors and point out special plants, garden features and interesting historical facts.

From 2 – 4 pm daily ticket holders are invited to tour the historical Harper Fowlkes House and enjoy a southern tea in its beautiful garden. There will be entertainment provided during the tea and they are hinting at a surprise guest appearance.

It’s not too late to make plans and get tickets to this lovely event. Tickets are $45/ per person, $40/ per person with 10+ people (Promo Code: c7B72u4).

If you can’t make it this year mark your calendar for next year’s tour which will be held April 20 – 21, 2012. And don’t forget to make your lodging reservations in advance at a premier Savannah bed and breakfast.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Savannah College of Art & Design Annual Sidewalk Art Festival

The Savannah College of Art and Design's annual Sidewalk Arts Festival in Savannah GA draws thousands of visitors each year to view temporary chalk masterpieces created by SCAD students, alumni and prospective students on the sidewalks of historic Forsyth Park.

The event has been the cornerstone of SCAD's spring activities and marks it's 30th Anniversary in 2011 and features a chalk art competition, children's drawing areas for young artists, food, drinks and music.

The participants will be judged for first, second and third place monetary prizes. The artists represent many areas of study from animation to architecture in the three categories of student, alumni and prospective student.

The Sidewalk Arts festivities will be kicked off by Films in Forsyth, SCAD's outdoor film series for the SCAD and Savannah communities. "Goonies" will be screened on Thursday April 28, 2011 and "Toy Story 3" will be shown on Friday, April 29, 20011. Both movies begin at dusk, around 8pm.

Admission to the SCAD’s Arts Festival is FREE and open to the public.

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