The Garrison of Fort King George State Historic Site will host an evening ceilidh celebration of Scottish music and dance from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Contentment Bluff Pavilion on the Julianton River near Shellman Bluff in northern McIntosh County.
SAVANNAH - Each year, a group of local master gardeners spends the cold days of winter and early spring growing a variety of plants in the greenhouse at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens, preparing for the annual spring plant sale. This year's sale is from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, and will include native perennials such as boltonia, pink muhly grass, little bluestem, purple coneflower, phlox and white-flowered Joe Pye weed.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A problem in getting a workplace project up and moving might upset the lamb, who likes things done on time. But be patient. The delay could turn out to be a blessing in disguise.
The City of Pembroke will host its annual Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. until noon at the City Park located on Lanier Street behind the courthouse. All kids under 12 years of age is invited. The event will include goodies for the kids, a jelly bean counting contest, prizes, a visit from the Easter bunny, and of course, the Big Easter Egg Hunt! Please don't forget to bring your basket!
The Savannah Music Festival, Georgia's largest musical arts festival, hits its second weekend and runs through April 3.
SAVANNAH - Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Savannah will have free Easter activities for children and families at various times March 27-April 4. The store is at 14045 Abercorn St.
There's a new group in town! The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is in rehearsal for their first presentation, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised)," to be performed on April 30 and May 1 and 2 at the New Beginnings Church off 144 in Richmond Hill.
TYBEE ISLAND - The small Savannah beach community of Tybee Island is gearing up for its big screen debut on March 31 in "The Last Song" starring Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear and Kelly Preston. This Disney/Touchstone major motion picture was filmed on Tybee Island during the summer of 2009.
The screenplay and the novel by the same name were both written by Nicholas Sparks with the screenplay being finished before the novel was released last fall. The film is a coming of age tale about 17-year-old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller (Cyrus) who is sent by her mother (Preston) to spend the ...
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be upset about having to deal with problems that are no fault of your own. But you can turn the annoyance into an asset by showing how quickly and how well you can resolve them.
The Statesboro Herald and the Averitt Center for the Arts are teaming up again for the second annual 2010 Statesboro Film Festival to find and honor the best locally made films. The festival is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, April 15, at the Averitt Center in downtown Statesboro.
The Savannah Music Festival, Georgia's largest musical arts festival, kicked off Thursday and runs through April 3.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) An unexpected problem should be handled as quickly as possible so that it doesn't cause too much of a delay. Someone who knows what you're facing could provide needed advice.
Savannah's model railroad club, the Coastal Rail Buffs, will have its 21st annual Savannah Model Railroad and Train Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Armstrong Atlantic State University's sports center on Abercorn Street.
MACON - Something's going to be missing from Macon's annual Cherry Blossom Festival when it begins later this week. Namely, cherry blossoms.
Officials say there probably won't be any cherry blossoms visible for the festival when it starts on Friday because of the unusually cold temperatures this winter.
Fort King George State Historic Site will have a Scottish heritage day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 20. The site is at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:
It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.
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