Sept. 23: Savannah Jazz Festival Blues Night - Georgia Kyle, Eric Culberson Blues Band and Joe Louis Walker will perform a free concert in Forsyth Park (downtown Savannah) starting at 7 p.m. The event, part of the 2010 Savannah Jazz Festival, is free and open to the public. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.savannahjazzfestival.org.
“Children of Eden” performance - Savannah Christian Church (55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah) presents this musical about parents, children, faith and centuries of unresolved family business. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell). Cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. Visit www.savannahchristian.com for details and additional show times.
Arts on the Coast Annual Family Picnic - Pack a basket and come out for a fun night in support of local artists. Admission and parking will be free, and attendees can enjoy the playground, entertainment by dance groups, music by The Boomerang Band, and a display of artists’ work. Win prizes for artfully decorating your table. Event will take place from 5-8 p.m. at the Fort McAllister picnic shelter and playground. Visit www.artsonthecoast.org for more information.
Open the Garden Gate - Learn about the biodiversity of landscaping with native flora at this workshop, which will take place at the Richmond Hill City Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speakers, panel discussions, book signing, and plant sale will be featured. Cost is $40 per person and includes lunch. Visit www.coastalwildscapes.org to learn more.
Smithsonian Museum Day - The Juliet Gordon Low Birthplace is participating in this national event, so visitors can experience the historic Savannah landmark for free. Print out your complimentary ticket for two online: www.smithsonian.com/museumday.