For moms in Savannah and the Coastal Empire


UPDATED: 4th of July Event & Info Guide

UPDATED: 4th of July Event & Info Guide

by Cate Mafera on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 10:31am

Celebrate our nation's independence with these great events happening in the Coastal Empire. You'll also find parking information, safety tips and more.

Tybee to enforce parking prohibition July 3
Tybee Island’s fireworks show tonight is free, but it may cost you.

4th of July event guide for Savannah & the Lowcountry

4th of July event guide for Savannah & the Lowcountry

by Cate Mafera on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 10:54am

4th of July weekend is almost upon us! Do you have plans yet?

Maybe you feel like taking a short trip to Fort Stewart to see the Zac Brown Band in concert for free. Yes, for free. You'll have to show up early though. (More details below).

Or perhaps you'll want to stick around Savannah or Tybee and catch fireworks with family and friends.

Check out a list below that includes events happening all over the Coastal Empire. If I've missed any, feel free to comment below and I'll add them.


Don't miss Savannah's biggest ever fireworks show this Friday

Don't miss Savannah's biggest ever fireworks show this Friday

by Cate Mafera on Tue, 09/21/2010 - 10:02am

Savannah's Biggest Ever Fireworks Display
Sept. 24. Come down to River Street for the largest fireworks show Savannah has every seen. There will also be live music, children's activities and BBQ. The fireworks display starts at 9:45 p.m. and is choreographed and simulcast on the radio. Don't forget to bring your portable radios! Beverages, Italian Ices, Kettle Corn and more will be available on Rousakis Plaza.

Our Fireworks-Watching, Kid-Shuffling Good Time

by Traci Schumacher on Mon, 07/05/2010 - 8:36pm

After days of excitement and anticipation of watching fireworks this weekend, it all started to fall apart for our family about 15 minutes before showtime. Our 4-year-old son, who does not care for loud noises, began to get nervous and ask that we just go home. Not a good sign, for sure. We took the tailgate approach to fireworks this year, so he ended up climbing into the minivan to hide, requesting that all the doors be closed, but that was not practical so he covered his ears (no, the fireworks had not yet started).

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks?

by Dr. Carla Case-... on Fri, 07/03/2009 - 9:13pm

The Fourth of July is upon us
and many dogs will be having a very emotionally
painful experience.  Some owners accidentally
make it worse with unintentional reinforcement
by stroking, cuddling, and acting worried. 
The owner is worried about the dog's comfort,
but the dog might mistakenly perceive,
"Even the Human is worried - this must be

Below is a suggestion from well-known Animal Behavior Specialist, Dr. Rolan Tripp:

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