Check out what's going on this weekend!
Savannah Actors Theatre’s Pvt. Wars
What: This dark comedy by James McLure is about three Vietnam veterans. It is directed by guest director Sgt. Matthew Charles, a Marine who recently served a tour in Iraq. When: Sept. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. Where: Savannah Actors Theatre, 703D Louisville Rd. Cost: $10. Info: For tickets, call 525-5050. For questions or directions, call 232-6080 or email@example.com.
Historic Savannah Theatre’s
What: This comedy is about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. Two performers, Michael Zaller and Josh Holley, depict all the inhabitants of Greater Tuna, including men, women, children and animals. When: Sept. 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 8 and 9 at 3 p.m. Where: 222 Bull St. Cost: Adults $33 and 17 and under $16. Info: 233-7764.
First Friday for Folk Music
What: This month’s concert will feature Atlanta’s Ronnda Cadle and the String Poets, the Florida duo Friction Form and Jean-Paul and Dominique Carton of Metter. When: Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Wesley Monumental United Church, 429 Abercorn St. Cost: $2 suggested donation. Info: Hank Weisman at 786-6953.
First Friday Fireworks on the River
When: Sept. 7 at 9:30 p.m. Where: River Street. Cost: Free.
Yoga for Peace
What: Yogis from all over the region will perform 108 Sun Salutations to mark the sixth anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A call-and-response singing with the Winged Wisdom chanters also will be held. This is a non-political effort to bring together yoga students, teachers and practitioners from all schools and traditions to practice yoga in the name of peace. It is sponsored by the Savannah Area Teachers of Yoga Association. When: Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Where: Forsyth Park at the Fragrance Garden. Cost: Donations. Info: To register, call Ann Carroll at ann@aikyayoga at 704-7650.
5th Annual Savannah International Food & Wine Festival
What: Help celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Paul’s Orthodox Church. Dishes from some of Savannah’s finest restaurants and more than 40 wines from around the world will be offered. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund and other charities of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society. When: Sept. 8 from 4-7 p.m. Where: St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St. Cost: $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door. Info: 236-8256.
Growing Hope Gallery Expo
What: The works of 24 local artists will be displayed and there will be hands-on demonstrations. There also will be activities, music, performances, refreshments and giveaways. When: Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Starfish Cafe, corner of East Broad and Gwinnett streets. Cost: Free. Info: www.unionmission.org or 238-2777.
Bacon Park Discovery Walk
What: A guided nature walk of the 50-acre maritime forest will be led by certified arborist Patrick Grant. Long pants, sturdy shoes, water and bug repellent are advised. When: Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. Where: Walks depart from the north side of the parking lot at the Bacon Park tennis courts, just off Skidaway Road. Cost: Free and open to the public. Info: 233-8733 or www.savannahtreefoundation.com. Reservations aren’t required.
The PBR Show continues
What: A little auditory show, inspired by the comfort, joy and sustainability of peanut butter sandwiches. Writers, actors and artists of the Savannah community will share with participatory stories and music of fear and love, adventure and mystery, life and humanity and peanut butter and jelly. When: Sept. 10 and every Monday at 8 p.m. Where: Savannah Actors Theatre, 703D Louisville Rd. Cost: Admission is $2 and peanut butter sandwiches are available for $2 each. Info: 232-6080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revolutionary Perspectives Lecture Series begins
What: This lecture series opens with a presentation by Dr. Charles Brewer of Florida State University on 18th century American music.
When: Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. Where: Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Cost: Free. Info: 651-6895.
Psychotronic Film Society presents The Guy From Harlem
What: This jaw-droppingly awful blaxploitation flick plays like a “Shaft” rip-off shot for $500 with people who’ve never acted a day in their lives. Dope deals, gun battles, karate, the FBI, foxy chicks and shag carpet — this flick has it all. Truly one of the most unintentionally hilarious films ever made. When: Sept. 12. Seating begins at 7 p.m. the film at 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean Coffee House, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: $5 at the door.