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4th of July in the Savannah, back-to-school clinics & Online Day of Giving

This edition is sponsored by Gumption Savannah Membership

Good Morning, Savannah. Get ready for the long weekend. Have a enjoyable, fun and safe Fourth of July break! I will catch back up with you next Tuesday.

In Today’s Gumption Savannah:

  • Fourth of July In Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties
  • Back-to-school clinics
  • Tybee smoking and vape ordinance

Let’s get right to it!

– Jay H Paszamant


Local Weather


Today – ☁️ Cloudy | 83 🌡️ | 💨 Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70%. 

Tonight – 🌧️ Rain | 73 🌡️ | 💨 Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 


Quote of the day

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.

-Gloria Steinem

Fourth of July in the Savannah Area


Fireworks explode over the Savannah River July 4th. (John Carrington/Savannah Morning News)

This July 4th, celebrate the birth of America with a bang! Where to celebrate July 4th in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham

Stop by one of the many celebrations in honor America’s birthday this weekend! From Springfield to Tybee Island, you don’t want to miss out on all the fun. We’ve got plenty for everyone—whether it be an event or just walking around town wearing your red white strips with pride (and maybe getting some grub from one of the many great restaurants).

Savannah Stars and Stripes: July 4th Weekend

  • Free live music, fountain acrobatics, Cirque Divina shows, mini-golf, and a variety of food and drink options will be available during the four-day event.
  • At 9:15 p.m., on Monday, Plant Riverside District will present the annual Savannah’s Waterfront Fireworks Show.

Richmond Hill Fourth of July Celebration

  • 4:30-10 p.m., July 2 J.F. Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St., Richmond Hill, GA
  • Free to the public with food and beverages available to purchase. BYOB, bring your own blankets, and chairs.

Springfield First Friday

  • The city of Springfield has announced they will be transforming their popular First Friday event into an exciting ceremony to honor veterans. 4-8 p.m., July 1st at the Mars Theater

Bryan County Independence Day Celebration

  • This old-fashioned festival is a kid-friendly affair with live history performances like musket firings. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 2 at Fort McAllistor State Park.

Red, White and Brews: An American Bar Crawl

  • Wear your red, white, and blue as you visit the most well-liked bars in Savannah! Twelve bars are taking part in this event, and each offers drink specials, t-shirts, and other giveaways.

Tybee Island Fireworks

  • The Tybee Island pier is a great place to celebrate America’s birthday. The view of any one of Tybee’s beaches will be worth it, but if you want the best spot with an amazing show start arriving early and stay late – fireworks begin at dark! – 9:15 p.m.

Around Town


School

  • Summer is underway, but local health departments are already planning back-to-school clinics so students will have the required screenings and vaccinations they need for the upcoming year. (WSAV) Check your area.

Civic

  • The Metropolitan Planning Commission’s public hearing on Tuesday, July 5 has been canceled. (Savannahga.gov) Read more.

Community

  • The Greenbriar Children’s Center Announces Its Second Annual Online Day of Giving. The nonprofit has been serving children and families in Savannah for 73 years. “Drive by” celebration on July 15th at 4:00 p.m. where members of the community are encouraged to decorate their cars and visit the center to see the decorations and receive a prize for the most creatively decorated car! (Savannah Business Journal) Read more.

Food

Ordinance

  • As of July 1, 2022, the City of Tybee Island will begin issuing citations for smoking and vaping on all public beach crossovers and beaches. The new ordinance went into effect June 1 with a 30-day warning period. The warning period ends July 1. Violators face fines up to $300. (cityoftybee.org)

What’s happening


Today

Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend at Plant Riverside District
Celebrate the Fourth of July with free family-friendly fun at Plant Riverside District!Plant Riverside District will host the 2022 Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend Friday, July 1 through… Read more.
Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend at Plant Riverside District
Celebrate the Fourth of July with free family-friendly fun at Plant Riverside District!Plant Riverside District will host the 2022 Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend Friday, July 1 through… Read more.
The Dreaded Laramie & Off Work @ The Wormhole
Power pop from NashvilleThe Dreaded Laramie (Power Pop from Nashville, TN) & Off Work (Rock from Savannah, GA) play Rock Music at The Wormhole!https://www.facebook.com/thedreadedlaramiebandTickets at wormholebar.com Read more.
The Dreaded Laramie & Off Work @ The Wormhole
Power pop from NashvilleThe Dreaded Laramie (Power Pop from Nashville, TN) & Off Work (Rock from Savannah, GA) play Rock Music at The Wormhole!https://www.facebook.com/thedreadedlaramiebandTickets at wormholebar.com Read more.
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Is an American musical with music & book by James Valcq and lyrics & book by Fred Alley, based on the 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff. Read more.
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Is an American musical with music & book by James Valcq and lyrics & book by Fred Alley, based on the 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff. Read more.
Dog Days Presents.. HARD AND SOFT (art by Will Comer): Music by DOTS
SYNTH DISCO RADIOHEAD POPULISTS PLAY WILL’S SEXY SHOW Read more.
Dog Days Presents.. HARD AND SOFT (art by Will Comer): Music by DOTS
SYNTH DISCO RADIOHEAD POPULISTS PLAY WILL’S SEXY SHOW Read more.

Saturday

Comedy Planet: Marcus Crespo
Comedy Planet is a monthly stand up comedy series featuring touring headliners from all over the nation, paired with local warm up acts.Comedy Planet: Marcus Crespo Sat, July 2nd, 2022… Read more.
Comedy Planet: Marcus Crespo
Comedy Planet is a monthly stand up comedy series featuring touring headliners from all over the nation, paired with local warm up acts.Comedy Planet: Marcus Crespo Sat, July 2nd, 2022… Read more.
Yes, Queen! Drag Queen Pub Crawl KEY WEST
Party with the HOTTEST queens in the Kyes! Read more.
Yes, Queen! Drag Queen Pub Crawl KEY WEST
Party with the HOTTEST queens in the Kyes! Read more.
Carpool – The Cars Tribute
Come on out and celebrate Lawrence’s Birthday with Carpool – The Cars Tribute! They are coming to rock the Soundgarden Stage! Don’t miss it!Carpool tribute band recreates the sound, feel,… Read more.
Carpool – The Cars Tribute
Come on out and celebrate Lawrence’s Birthday with Carpool – The Cars Tribute! They are coming to rock the Soundgarden Stage! Don’t miss it!Carpool tribute band recreates the sound, feel,… Read more.
Red, White & Brews – Independence Day Bar Crawl
Come celebrate America’s 246th Birthday on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 as we bar-hop through Savannah’s most popular barsGather your friends, rock your red, white and blue and get ready for… Read more.
Red, White & Brews – Independence Day Bar Crawl
Come celebrate America’s 246th Birthday on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 as we bar-hop through Savannah’s most popular barsGather your friends, rock your red, white and blue and get ready for… Read more.
Shindigs @ Over Yonder!
Shindigs @ Over Yonder Texas two step and line dance lesson at 4:00pm Lesson from 4-6, followed by open dance floor! No partner required!Shindigs @ Over Yonder!Saturday, July 2nd 4:00-6:00pm!Free… Read more.
Shindigs @ Over Yonder!
Shindigs @ Over Yonder Texas two step and line dance lesson at 4:00pm Lesson from 4-6, followed by open dance floor! No partner required!Shindigs @ Over Yonder!Saturday, July 2nd 4:00-6:00pm!Free… Read more.
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Is an American musical with music & book by James Valcq and lyrics & book by Fred Alley, based on the 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff. Read more.
THE SPITFIRE GRILL
Is an American musical with music & book by James Valcq and lyrics & book by Fred Alley, based on the 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff. Read more.
Chatham County Drumline
Now Accepting registration for Chatham County Drumline ages 6-13. Parents Call 912-436-7380 Read more.
Chatham County Drumline
Now Accepting registration for Chatham County Drumline ages 6-13. Parents Call 912-436-7380 Read more.

Sunday

Sunday Funday Pool Party
Gorilla Gay Bar is proud to bring you Savannah’s Hottest Queer Pool Party! Read more.
Sunday Funday Pool Party
Gorilla Gay Bar is proud to bring you Savannah’s Hottest Queer Pool Party! Read more.
Ketel One Brunch Music Series feat. Brandon Sellers
Part of Rocks on the River’s new Ketel One Brunch Music Series, see Georgia Country Music Awards nominee Brandon Sellers perform live! Read more.
Ketel One Brunch Music Series feat. Brandon Sellers
Part of Rocks on the River’s new Ketel One Brunch Music Series, see Georgia Country Music Awards nominee Brandon Sellers perform live! Read more.

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