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Easter Preparations


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Upcoming Events

Great Thunderbolt Egg Hunt Saturday, March 30

Experience family fun and community pride at the Great Thunderbolt Egg Hunt, The Town of Thunderbolt continues to expand community event offerings

Who: The Town of Thunderbolt
When: Saturday, March 30 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Cesaroni Park in Thunderbolt, Ga.
What: Embrace the spirit of community and family fun as The Town of Thunderbolt, led by Mayor Dana Williams and Town Council, invites the Savannah community to join a day of family fun at the Great Thunderbolt Egg Hunt.

Partners for the Great Thunderbolt Egg Hunt include American Legion Post 184, JK Productions, Pop’s Grillin’ Food Truck, Baldinos Subs, and the Easter Bunny. The day is filled with field games, various vendors, food trucks, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and an Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt will be split into three age groups: 3 and under, 4-6, and 10 and under. There will be something fun for every age and plenty of parking provided nearby.

Thunderbolt will continue to honor the Town’s community and legacy, by providing events to strengthen, educate, and improve community development. To stay up-to-date on current Town events make sure to follow the Facebook and Instagram pages.

The 9th Savannah Local Artist Market (SLAM) is back and better than ever – including over 80 artists, multiple food trucks, and new community art exhibits!

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Who: The Savannah Local Artist Market (SLAM)
When: Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Salvation Army Baseball field at 3000 Bee Rd.
What: The Savannah Local Artist Market (SLAM) will be holding their free spring art market. This season’s event will be the 9th market since its conception in 2019 – and one of the most exciting! The market will feature over 80 local artists across a variety of different mediums including visual art, textiles, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, mixed media, and much more.

Unique to this season’s event will be SLAM’s partnership with Renegade Paws rescue, who will have information on adoption and fostering animals, and Manifesting Mobile, an immersive 3D community collection of rotating art. The mobile is comprised of over 700 art circles, crafted from recycled materials that promote sustainable art practices. Be sure to check out both booths, along with our various options for live entertainment and multiple food trucks!

This year, an exciting announcement runs parallel to the spring market. A long-time supporter of SLAM, Arts Southeast, recently announced “The Ellis Gallery” – named after Charlie Ellis, SLAM’s founder. His passion for community art makes SLAM possible. This year’s market will continue to feature an Arts Southeast booth, where patrons can learn more about this new gallery.

SLAM’s first market in 2019 hosted 60 artists and has grown to over 80 artists. The free, grassroots event was created by Charlie Ellis – a Savannah local and avid artist himself. His inspiration for SLAM is to give artists throughout the southeast an affordable venue to display, sell, and share their work while also providing visitors a fun and festive atmosphere.

Local Updates

Easter offerings at Thompson Savannah

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Easter Brunch at Fleeting

Celebrate the holiday by relaxing with family and friends over a delicious, seasonally-inspired meal at Fleeting. Enjoy an innovative brunch menu helmed by Executive Chef Victoria Shore with local produce and creative flavors. The Easter brunch is available on Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $79pp. Menu highlights include:

  • tuna tartare, toasted nori, pickled kohlrabi

  • sherry and mushroom fricassee, caramelized onion jam, whipped ricotta, stevedore sourdough

  • steak au poivre, potato rosti

  • root vegetable cacio e pepe spaghetti, GA olive oil

  • hummingbird cake, pineapple & pecan spice cake, cream cheese frosting

Easter Brunch Mimosa Towers at Bar Julian

Looking to celebrate Easter in style? Look no further – rooftop oasis Bar Julian has got you covered. This Easter, take in sweeping city views from the tallest rooftop in Savannah while sipping on craft curated mimosas… need I say more? The Mimosas pair perfectly with Bar Julian’s brunch menu, fan favorites include the Breakfast Pizza, Stuffed Bread, and housemade Shakusha. Easter Mimosas are available on Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu offerings include include:

  • Mimosa Tower: Orange, pineapple, Cranberry, Wildberry or Grapefruit

  • Wildflower Tower Mimosa Bouquet: Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Wildberry, Grapefruit

  • Springtime Spritz: Aperol, Cava, Club Soda, Orange Slice

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