Savanna First Friday Cinco de Mayo Event
May 5th – 5-9 pm
May's First Friday event in Savanna falls on Cinco de Mayo so they will be holding A Taco walk on Main Street! Each participating business will feature their favorite Taco where you can try them all and VOTE for your favorite!!! There will be many other activities and live music so go to the Savanna in Motion FB page for more details.
Savanna Antiques & Art Fair
The First Annual Savanna Antiques & Art Fair will be held in downtown Savanna. Live music and art and antique vendors. Special guest appearances by Frank Fritz of American Pickers and Andy Meyer, producer of 'The Breakfast Club' & 'Fried Green Tomatoes'. Follow the event on Facebook for updated details!
Antique Appraisal Fair
On Sat, May 20th The Savanna Museum and Cultural Center will be having an Antique Appraisal Fair during the Big River Fest in Savanna. Certified appraiser Terri Applegate will be on hand from 1-3 pm and appraisals are by appointment only so call Ann at (815)275-1958 to schedule your time! The cost is $10 for appraisals on up to 3 items
Walk Out Cancer 5K Walk/Run
Sept 16th – 7am
Savanna Bike Path/Behind Fire Station
The 5th annual WALK OUT CANCER 5K Walk/Run and Kids Fun Run will take place Sept 16th. Join us for this fun walk/run on the bike path in Savanna. The race begins behind fire station at 101 Main St with the Kids Fun Run at 7:30am followed by the 5K Walk/Run at 8:00 am. Registration starts at 7:00 am next to the fire station. There will be a FREE After Party at Manny’s Pizza in downtown Savanna for race volunteers and race participants. Race packet will be available for pick up on Friday September 15, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 pm at Manny’s.
100% of proceeds go for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Questions? Contact Deb Long at 815-218-7496 or email@example.com Sponsored by Manny’s Pizza .
REGISTRATION INFORMATION Race held Rain or Shine Pre-Registration by August 11, 2017 $20 after August 11 - $25 (t-shirt and hat guaranteed to all who pre-register ) Special prizes will be given to the first registration. Goodies bag for only per-register child ages 5-11 by Aug 11,2017
Bird Walk at Ingersoll Wetlands
April 8th & 2nd Saturday of each month
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge are holding a bird walk on April 8th from 9-11. The walks take place the 2nd Saturday of each month April - October. Participants will meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Ingersoll Wetland Learning Center located on Riverview Rd between Thomson & Savanna. Registration is required so call the Refuge office at 815-273-2732 to make your reservation and for more information them on Facebook.
Birding Golf Cart Tours
Beginning May 4th – 8am
1st & 3rd Thursdays & 3rd Saturdays through September
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge are hosting Refuge Golf Cart Tours that travel through the refuge on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays and the 3rd Saturday of every month from May through September. The Golf Cart will leave promptly at 8 a.m. from the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center located on Riverview Rd, Thomson. Participants are asked to arrive at 7:45 am. Registration is required and seating is limited so call the refuge office at 815-273-2732 to make your reservation.