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What to do in Savannah 12/30-1/2/2011

December 29, 2010

Events happening this weekend (12/30/2010-1/2/2011) include:

Events this weekend are fairly focused on New Years Eve festivities.

12/10/2010 – 1/2/2011 – Skatefest 2010, Savannah Civic Center, 301 E. Ogelthorpe Street.

Public ice skating is currently underway at the Savannah Civic Center. Enjoy a classic winter activity in downtown Savannah. Admission to Skatefest 2010 is $7 per person for a 1.5 hour free skate session. For more information, call the Civic Center at 912.651.6556

11/5/2010 – 2/6/2011 – Modern Masters from the Smithsonian, Jepson Center, 121 Barnard Street.

This exhibition of highlights from the outstanding collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum will examine the complex and heterogeneous nature of American art in the mid-twentieth century. Featuring thirty-one of the most celebrated artists who came to maturity in the 1950s, the exhibition traces the history of this period through forty-three key paintings and sculptures.

12/31 – 7:30 PM – 12:30 AM, New Years Eve Gala on the Savannah River Queen, Departing from River Street.

Ring in 2011 in style on board the Savannah River Queen! On this cruise you’ll enjoy an elegant selection of Captain’s hors d’oeuvres during boarding, followed by a buffet featuring: Cold Water Lobster tails, Pan seared grouper fillets with a Pomeroy Whole Grain Mustard Sauce, roasted cornish game hens, and a black angus tenderloin carving station. 
Also included is your choice of a bottle of wine or champagne, party favors, a front row view of fireworks, and a cash bar. Live entertainment on board. Boarding begins at 7:30 PM. Admission to the gala is $164.95/person. For tickets or more information, visit or call 912.629.4610

12/31 – 9:00 PM, Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, Historic Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull Street.

The Histroic Savannah Theatre’s annual musical review is a great way to ring in the New Year. Adult tickets for the show are $55.00 each. For more information or to purchase tickets visit or call 912.233.7764

12/31 – 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM, City Market New Year’s Eve Celebration, City Market.

Ring in the New Year at City Market! It’s an outdoor street party and you are invited to join in the fun. Live music starts at 9 p.m. and lasts until 1 a.m. Free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, visit

12/31 – Midnight, Fireworks, River Street area.

The major highlight of the New Years Eve festivities in Savannah. Ring in the New Year with a fireworks display over the Savannah River. Fireworks can be viewed from numerous locations along River Street, including the roof-top bar of the Bohemian Hotel, Rocks on the River.

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