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Events in Savannah 3/31-4/3/2011

March 30, 2011

Events happening this weekend (3/31 – 4/3) include:

3/3 – 31 – 5:00 PM, Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s, Davenport House Museum, 324 East State Street.

FINAL WEEKEND to learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Isaiah Davenport House Museum. Patrons will tour areas of the historic home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters. Reservations recommended. Limited attendance. Thursdays and Fridays (and two Wednesday) in March 2011 (3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 31). Tickets for this event are $18/person. For more information, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org

4/2 – 9:00 AM-6:00 PM, First Saturday on the River and I.C.E. Car Show, River Street.

Arts & Crafts, Entertainment and fun for the entire family on historic River Street; joined by the “Island Car Enthusiasts” club presenting a car show! Events are free and open to the public.

4/2 – 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, SCAD International Festival 2011, East Broughton Street between Abercorn and Lincoln Streets.

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the 14th annual International Festival. The International Festival features traditional music, dance, art and food to celebrate the diversity of SCAD’s international arts community. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail jbjones@scad.edu.

4/1 – 26 – 7:30 AM, Early Bird’s Preservation Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side. Tour begins at the Davenport Museum.

Take an early morning walk through one of the oldest and most varied neighborhoods to learn how historic preservation has revitalized downtown Savannah. Tours led by the Davenport House director will introduce the personalities, structures and issues that have enthralled Savannah’s preservation movement. Coffee in the Davenport House garden to follow. For more info, visit: www.davenporthousemuseum.org

2/23 – 4/3, “Marina Abramovic,” Pinnacle Gallery, 320 East Liberty Street.

The “Marina Abramovic” exhibition features three videos and an iconic photographic work that span the time from her first performance to her most recent works. This intimate exhibition chronicles the evolution of her performances: from her extremely physical early work to her more recent work exploring immateriality and the spiritual. Together the works showcase Abramovic’s role as a pioneer in the use of performance as a visual art form. Free and open to the public, the exhibition is part of the 2011 deFINE ART program.

 

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