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Week at a Glance

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compiled by Linda Sickler

Thursday, Dec. 29 Holiday Programs by the Sea

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City Market New Year’s Eve Celebration What: Ring in the New Year with live music and entertainment for the whole family. When: Saturday, Dec. 31 from 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. Where: City Market. Cost: Free. Call: 2324903 or visit

Wednesday, Dec. 28 Holiday Evening Tours at the Davenport House What: The understated taste of an authentic Federal-style holiday season is the theme of the 1820 historic house museum’s period room exhibits. The tours explore how members of the Davenport household celebrated Christmas and New Year’s between 1820 and 1827. The evening tours provide a view of the house by candlelight. Light refreshments, music and interpreters are among the highlights of the presentations. When: Dec. 28-30 from 6-8:30 p.m. Visitors wishing to have a complete experience should be at the Davenport House no later than 8 p.m. Where: Isaiah Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. Cost: Adults, $8 in advance or $10 at the time of the tour; children ages 6-18, $5 in advance or $7 at the time of the tour. Call: Call 236-8097 to reserve a space or send e-mail to

Tybee Theater Cafe Presents Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol What: Move over, Scrooge, it’s time for your old partner, Marley, to tell his story. This play is irreverent, yet affectionate and very moving. When: Dec. 28, 29 and 30. Showtime is 8 p.m. with the doors opening at 7 p.m. for light fare and drinks. Where: Tybee Theater Cafe is above Las Palmas restaurant at Highway 80 and Jones Avenue. Cost: $20. Call: 786-6384, Reservations are required.

Molly MacPherson’ss Scottish Pub & Grill Where the only thing under our kilts is... our shoes!

Come Join The Party On New Year’s Eve! Optional $10 cover for New Year’s Eve. Includes HH drinks all night, hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast & party favors

Live Music Schedule: Fri. 12/30 @ 10pm- Jude Michael Sat. 12/31 @ 9pm - Jude Michael Closed 1/2/06 - 1/5/06 @ 5pm Monday - Saturday 11:00am - Close Sunday: Noon - Close

311 West Congress Street • (912)239-9600

What: Join the staff of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center for feeding demonstrations, sea creature crafts, story book time, marine videos and more. When: Dec. 29-30. The center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Tuesday, when it closes at noon. Where: Tybee Island Marine Science Center, 1510 Strand St., Tybee Island. Cost: $4 adults, $3 for children 3-16. Call: 786-5917 or send e-mail to

Puppet Making Workshop What: Kids of all ages will enjoy exercising their imaginations, sparked by the instructions and supplies provided by the world-famous Puppet People. When: Dec. 29-31 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Where: Puppet People’s Workshop, 3119 Furber Ave. Cost: $10 per hour per puppet maker. Many different types of puppets can be made in one hour. Call: 3553366 for reservations or visit for information.

Skatefest What: Skate on real ice. Each session lasts one and a half hours. When: Dec. 29 and 30 at 10 a.m. noon, and 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 p.m.; Dec. 31 at 10 a.m., noon, and 2, 4 and 6 p.m.; and Jan. 1 at 2 and 4 p.m. Where: Savannah Civic Center’s Martin Luther King Jr. Arena. Cost: $7 per person. Call: 651-6556.

Christmas at the Mercer House Museum What: One of Savannah’s most famous historic houses, Mercer House was designed by New York architect John S. Norris for Gen. Hugh W. Mercer, greatgrandfather of Johnny Mercer. It was restored by Jim Williams. See it dressed up for the holidays. When: Dec, 29-31. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The museum is closed on Wednesdays. Where: 429 Bull St. on Monterey Square. Cost: Admission is $12.50 for adults and $8 for students. Call: 236-6352 for reservations or visit

Christmas Castaways What: Chatham County students receive free admission to the Ships of the Sea Museum with a paying adult, up to three stu-

QUALITY PRE-OWNED MUSIC & MOVIES 10% OFF any purchase of $10 or more with this ad. Offer expires 1-11-06.

Worth the trip downtown! Paying Cash for CDs, LPs, DVDs & VHS Over 3,500 used CDs • 10,000 LPs • 500 DVDs • 2,000 VHS • 500 LDs

Open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. All Major Credit Cards Accepted

14 W. STATE ST. • (912) 234-5076

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Connect Savannah December 28, 2005  

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