Thursday, July 12 Steam Days at the Roundhouse
What: The rail operations crew will fire up the Georgia Power No. 30 locomotive and move it around the site, utilizing newly-laid track and a massive turntable. When: Daily through July 15. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and demonstrations are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and last about 45 minutes. Where: Roundhouse Museum, 601 W. Harris St. Cost: Regular admission -- $4.25 for adults and $3.75 for seniors 55 and older, military, students with ID, AAA and former and current railroad employees. Under 6 free. Info: www.chsgeorgia.org or 652-2338.
Daily Cannon Firings at Old Fort Jackson
AASU’s Parallel Lives
Glance compiled by Linda Sickler
Freebie of the Week
Telfair’s Drawing for Fun Family Weekend
What: A 1989 sketch comedy piece written by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy. Audience discretion is advised for language and content. When: July 12-14 and 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Jenkins Black Box Theater. Cost: $8. Info: Call the box office weekdays from 2-6 p.m. at 927-5381.
What: Relive the days when rock ‘n roll was born. When: July 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and July 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 3 p.m. Where: 222 Bull St. Cost: Adults $33, 17 and under $16. Info: 233-7764.
What: The film that introduced us to Jason. This film series is sponsored by Connect Savannah. When: July 13 at 7 p.m. Where: Trustees Theater. Cost: Adults $8 and $6 seniors and military, $4 with a SCAD ID. For the family films, children 12 and under are free, up to two per paid adult admission. Blue Star Family members free. Info: 525-5050 or www.scadboxoffice.com.
Cultural Arts Theatre’s Footloose begins
What: This high-energy musical is based the 1984 film about a dancing teen who moves from a big city to a conservative small town. When: July 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. and July 15 and 22 at 3 p.m. Where: Lucas Theatre. Cost: $17 general admission and $12 seniors and students. Info: 525-5050 or www.scadboxoffice.com.
Saturday, July 14 InTrans Book Signing
What: InTrans is a new group that seeks public support for re-establishing passenger train service between Savannah and Atlanta. To raise awareness, the group will hold a book signing by railroad history author Jackson McQuigg, who will sign copies The Central of Georgia Railway. When: July 14 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Where: Savannah History Museum, inside the Visitors Center at 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Cost: Free. Info: 678-332-5223.
Wah Wah 7th Annual African Dance &
Summer Film Series: Caddyshack
What: Quite simply, one of the funniest movies ever made. This film series is sponsored by Connect Savannah. When: July 14 at 7 p.m. Where: Trustees Theater. Cost: Adults $8, $6 for seniors and military, $4 with a SCAD ID. For family films, children 12 and under free, up to two per paid adult admission. Blue Star Family members are free. Info: 525-5050 or www. scadboxoffice. com.
Savannah Sand Gnats games this week
Bonaventure Centennial Celebration
Summer Concerts in the Squares
Summer Film Series: Friday the 13th
What: The sun will come out... tomorrow! This film series is sponsored by Connect Savannah. When: July 14 at 3 p.m. Where: Trustees Theater. Cost: Adults $8 and $6 for seniors and military, $4 with a SCAD ID. For the family films, children 12 and under are free, up to two per paid adult admission. Blue Star Family members free for any SFS film. Info: 525-5050 or www.scadboxoffice.com.
Sunday, July 15
Friday, July 13
What: Pack a lunch and enjoy music provided by The Tony Clarke Project. When: July 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Johnson Square. Cost: Free. Info: 965-6417 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.
Summer Film Series: Annie
What: The Sand Gnats take on the Charleston RiverDogs for three games, then the Augusta Gree nJackets for four games. When: July 14, 16, 17, 19 and 20 at 7:05 p.m., July 15 at 2:05 p.m. and July 18 at 12:05 p.m. Where: Grayson Stadium on East Victory Drive. Cost: Box seats $9.50, reserved $7.50 and general admission $6. Info: 351-9150.
The Historic Savannah Theatre’s Return to the 50s continues
What: Workshops for all ages will be held in conjunction with two exhibitions -- Marcus Kenney: Topics in American History and New Directions in American Drawing. Materials will be provided. Artist Marcus Kenney will present a collage workshop that is open to teens and adults and artist Sandy Branam will lead a drawing workshop for adults and college students. Advanced registration is suggested for these workshops. On Sunday, a variety of activities will be presented, and demonstrations will be presented by local artists. When: The collage workshop is Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the drawing workshop is from 2-4 p.m. Family events Sunday, July 15 from 2-5 p.m. Where: Jepson Center for the Arts on Barnard Square. Cost: Free. Info: To register for the workshops, call Torrey Stifel at 790-8823 or email@example.com.
Drum Conference and Dance Concert
What: Ayoluwa Dance Theatre presents this conference, which will culminate in a free performance. Participants include Irish dancers, stilt walkers from the Ivory Coast and dance troupes. African marketplace, arts and crafts, food. When: July 14. Free dance and drum workshops presented 10 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Concert begins at 6 p.m. Where: Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Auditorium. Cost: $25 to participate in the conference, but some dance and drum workshops and the International Dance Concert are free. Info: 356-9799, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ayoluwa.org.
Starland Farmers Market continues
What: In 1907, the City of Savannah purchased Bonaventure Cemetery. A family event will be held to honor this anniversary, with displays, tours and activities. When: July 15 noon to 4 p.m. with a program at 2 p.m. Mayor Otis Johnson will address the group and historian Hugh Golson will be keynote speaker. Where: Section F of the Bonaventure Cemetery. Cost: Free. Info: 651-6843.
Reel Savannah Presents Black Book
What: A gripping thriller about the Dutch World War II underground. When: July 15 at 7 p.m. Where: Victory Square Theater. Cost: $7. Info: www.reelsavannah.org.
Tuesday, July 17
Playgrounds and Parks Field Day Festival
What: Races, relays and more for kids of all ages, presented by the City of Savannah’s Department of Recreation Services. When: July 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. Where: Daffin Park. Cost: Free. Info: 351-3837.
Screening of The Decalogue continues
What: 10 short films by Krzysztof Kieslowski address the Ten Commandments of the Old Testament. This is the fourth episode. When: July 17 at 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: Free. Info: 232-4447. w
Wednesday, July 18
Psychotronic Film Society: Last Year at Marienbad
What: In this 1961 French film, a man meets a married woman and tries to convince her they had an affair the year before. Or did they? When: July 18 at 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: $5. w
Connect Savannah July 11th, 2007 www.connectsavannah.com
When: Daily at 10 a.m. and 2, and 4 p.m. through July 31. Where: Old Fort Jackson, 3 miles east of downtown off President Street. Cost: $4.25 general admission, $3.75 students, seniors 55 and up, military and AAA and free for children 6 and under. Info: 232-3945 or email@example.com.
Week at a
What: Buy fresh produce and other goods. When: July 14 and every Saturday through October from 9 a.m. to noon. Where: Area of the old Starland Dairy at 40th an Bull streets. Cost: Free. Info: 443-5355.