February is Black History Month. Celebrate art, poetry, music, accomplishments, and contributions with these Black History Month events in Savannah.
31st Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival
Each year this festival presents activities for every age and interest. The festival features a variety of events to experience including ethnic cuisine, crafts, performing and visual arts, musical performance, spoken word and dramatic productions, as well as historic tours.
⌚February 1st - February 23rd, 2020
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
This museum is devoted to the history of Savannah's Civil Rights movement, with exhibits documenting experiences of the civil rights era and the achievements of activists in Savannah.
📍460 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
⌚Open Tuesday - Saturday
Black History Month Performance Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant
Enjoy the sultry jazz stylings of Cynthia Utterbach with the help of the Eric Jones Trio.
📍107 W Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401
⌚February 28th, 2020 @ 8:00pm
Savannah Black History Tours:
First African Baptist Church
Tour the inside of the First African Baptist Church, established in 1773.
📍23 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA 31401
⌚Tuesday - Saturday 11am, 2pm & 4pm | Sundays 1pm
Gulla-Geechee Culture Talkin' Tour
Explore the folkways and foodways of the Gullah-Geechee people.
📍718 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401
⌚Available daily, morning or afternoon
Footprints of Savannah Tour
With Vaughnette Goode-Walker, learn about the African-American experience in Savannah.
📍Savannah's Wright Square, Bull St
⌚Tours available daily, 10am
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