Special Happenings & Holiday Sharing

Christmas Cabaret

December 16, 2017 1st Annual Christmas Cabaret The high energy, fun-filled Christmas Cabaret will be hosted by Broadway entertainer Jim Wann and Savannah’s premier songstress Kim Pelote!  Together they will bring you holiday music galore from old standards to new favorites. This one-of-a-kind holiday celebration also includes the Savannah-based barbershop quartet, Fully Invested and more. WHEN:  Saturday, December 16 @ 7:30pm WHERE:  Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia MORE...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

November 30 – December 2, 2017 A Christmas Carol This season, three showings of A Christmas Carol by the FEFC Youth Ensemble Theater will be shown at the Tybee Post Theater to bring joy to all ages!  This Charles Dickens’ timeless story tells about how a jaded man by the name of Ebeneezer Scrooge is transformed into a kinder man once he experiences ghosts of his past, present, and future. WHEN:  Thursday, November 30 & Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2 @ 7:30pm WHERE:  Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Avenue, Tybee Island, Georgia MORE...

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Community of Caring

Community of Caring

November 23 through January 1 Community of Caring Tybee Island may be a relatively small barrier island, but it sure does have a lot of people with huge hearts!  Various locations throughout town will be collecting donations during Tybee for the Holidays to share in the true meaning of the season.  Share Locations for where donations will be accepted for Rising TYde Community Food Pantry, Memorial Hospital’s Children’s Hospital, and / or the Animal Shelter is as follows:   Drop Off Locations Rising TYde Community Food Pantry Next Generation (MUMC – Children’s Hospital) Tybee’s Animal Shelter Caldwell’s Cottage Boutique @ 802 First Street   X X X The Deck @ 404 Butler Avenue (next to Beachside...

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Thanksgiving Day Dining

Thanksgiving Day Dining

November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Day Dining on Tybee Island Will this be the Thanksgiving you give thanks to someone else for cooking and cleaning up? If so, you are in luck because many of our local restaurants will be open to help you do just that.   Information about which of our fabulously distinct dining establishments will be open on Thanksgiving Day and their specials is as follows:    Bernie’s Oyster House @ 13 Tybrisa Street (912-786-5100) – 12pm – 7pm Lighthouse Pizza North @ 1105 E. Highway 80 (912-786-9874) – 12pm – 10pm North Beach Bar & Grill @ 33 Meddin Drive (912-786-4442) – orders can be placed ahead of time for picking up on November 22 The Rock House Original Bar @ 1518 Butler Avenue...

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Decorating Day

Decorating Day

November 25, 2017 Decorating Day started on Tybee Island in 2009 and has become a holiday tradition.  Those that help every year say it’s their time to get into the holiday spirit. This year, come together to decorate the Christmas tree for the holiday season! All are welcomed to meet at the Roundabout beginning at 10am.  Adults and children will bring their homemade ornaments to hang on the tree along with traditional adornments that will be provided. Come join in the holiday fun as memories are made.  We promise that you will not have to untangle a string of lights!  😉   Students can receive community service hours. Time: 10:00am Meeting location: Tybrisa/Strand...

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U R the judge for the Best Decorated Businesses

U R the judge for the Best Decorated Businesses

Nov. 24 – Dec. 1 Judging of Best Decorated Business Every year holiday decorations are hung with care throughout our character-filled island. Merchants light up their storefronts with festive bulbs and ornaments and favorite characters depicting holiday memories are painted for all to see along the windows. During the Lights on for Tybee Celebration, awards will be presented by Tybee Beautification Association to the Best Decorated Businesses.  The public is encouraged to participate by submitting nominations for your favorites!  Voting will take place between Thanksgiving Day and December 1. Nominations may be emailed here. Share

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Girls Night Inn

Girls Night Inn

December 2, 2017 Girls Night Inn The innkeepers at Beachview Bed & Breakfast began hosting Girls Night Inn to benefit the Tybee Island Rising Tyde Food Pantry in 2013.  This year, they are expanding their efforts to help Tybee in even more ways with the proceeds that are raised.     This special evening provides ladies with an excellent reason to spend the night “inn”.   Take some time to relax with your girlfriends and enjoy food, live entertainment, register for raffle drawings, and bid on incredible items during the silent auction.  Tickets are required.  Please click here for more information.   WHEN:  Saturday, December 2 @ 5pm WHERE:  Beachview Bed & Breakfast 1701 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island,...

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A Lighthouse Christmas

A Lighthouse Christmas

December 2, 9 & 16 A Lighthouse Christmas The Tybee Island Historical Society invites you to join them for a unique opportunity to travel back through time and experience the sights and customs of Christmas at the Tybee Island Light Station in the days of their last Lighthouse Keeper and his family. This quaint depiction of holiday cheer in the 1930’s and 40’s illustrates the traditions of a simpler time by a small family whose closest, and sometimes only, neighbors were the military families of Fort Screven. Enjoy the twinkle of the Christmas Lights across the island from the top of the Lighthouse, carols, hot cider and the joy of the season by the warm glow of candlelight. Time: 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm $15.00 for Adults & $10.00 for children 5-17...

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2nd Annual House of the Christmas Mouse

2nd Annual House of the Christmas Mouse

December 2-3, 2017 2nd Annual House of the Christmas Mouse The Tybee Arts Association welcomes kids to come to the Arts Center for the 2nd Annual House of the Christmas Mouse. There will be a plethora of Christmas gifts at “kid-sized prices” available for your little ones to purchase for their holiday gift list.  There will be special craft activities and other surprises!  Plus, adults can step into the Artist Gallery for the weekend Art Show & Sale while the kids do their shopping!  House & Gallery times are from 10am – 6pm on December 2 and 1pm – 4pm on December 3 at the Arts Center (7 Cedarwood Avenue).  For more information, visit their website by clicking here or follow them on FB...

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Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Bike Parade

Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Bike Parade

Saturday, December 9 10th Annual Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Parade Light up your bikes and golf carts, tinsel up the frames and cruise the island for a night of holiday fun! The Tour de Christmas Lights parade will begin and end at A-J’s Dockside (1315 Chatham Avenue).   Registration is from 3pm until 6pm.  The oyster roast, door prizes, and raffle drawing begins at 4:30pm.  The “best of” judging begins at 6pm and the parade will start at 7pm.   Once the winner is announced, the riding begins for touring the island’s lights and downtown spontaneous stops!   All proceeds and donations benefit the Rising TYde Community Food Pantry – the goal is $10000 for the 10th year of this lit parade!   Click here for more...

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Church Activities & Services during the Holidays

Church Activities & Services during the Holidays

      Following is a list of activities and services that our local churches are hosting in honor of the holiday season:         All Saints’ Episcopal Church (804 Jones Avenue, 912-786-5845): Christmas Eve Service – 10am and 7pm Christmas Day Service – time TBA Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church (811 Butler Avenue, 912-786-4647): Christmas Choir Concert, December 17 – 7pm  Christmas Eve Service – 6pm Saint Michaels Catholic Church (801 Butler Avenue, 912-786-4505): Christmas Eve Mass – 10am Christmas Eve Vigil –  4pm (3:45pm congregational singing) Christmas Eve Mass – 6pm (5:45pm congregational singing) Christmas Day Mass – 10am (9:45am congregational singing) Trinity...

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Christmas Eve Dining

Christmas Eve Dining

December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve Dining   A variety of local restaurants are open Christmas Eve for those that choose to relax and leave the kitchen work to someone else the evening prior to Christmas Day.   Information about which of our fabulously distinct dining establishments will be open on Christmas Eve and their specials is as follows:   Bernie’s Oyster House @ 13 Tybrisa Street (912-786-5100) – 12pm – 7pm Lighthouse Pizza North @ 1105 E. Highway 80 (912-786-9874) – 5pm – 10pm Lighthouse Pizza Downtown @ 15 Tybrisa Street (912-786-9874) – 12pm – 10pm North Beach Bar & Grill @ 33 Meddin Drive (912-786-4442) – 11:30am – 9pm The Rock House Original Bar @ 1518 Butler Avenue (912-786-7176)...

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Christmas Day Dining

Christmas Day Dining

December 25, 2017 Christmas Day Dining   Yes!  Local Tybee restaurants are open on Christmas Day.   Information about which of our fabulously distinct dining establishments will be open on this day of youthful joyfulness and their specials is as follows:      Bernie’s Oyster House @ 13 Tybrisa Street (912-786-5100) – 12pm – 7pm Lighthouse Pizza North @ 1105 E. Highway 80 (912-786-9874) – 12pm – 10pm The Rock House Original Bar @ 1518 Butler Avenue (912-786-7176) – 11am – 3am Wet Willie’s @ 16 Tybrisa Street @ 16 Tybrisa Street (912-786-5611) – 5pm – until     In the meantime, click here for a complete list of restaurants on...

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