Thu., June 26, 2014 6:39am (EDT)

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Coastal And Savannah Events June 26-29
By Emily Jones
Updated: 4 weeks ago

SAVANNAH, Ga.  —  
Soldiers will entertain with Broadway tunes in the U.S. Army Soldier Show this weekend. Photo Credit: U.S. Army
Soldiers will entertain with Broadway tunes in the U.S. Army Soldier Show this weekend. Photo Credit: U.S. Army
Siobhan Egan of Paprika Southern and Heather Henley of Do Savannah share their recommendations for a great weekend in Savannah.

Siobhan’s picks:

-Gene Wilder fans can enjoy two films at the Lucas Theatre: “The Producers” Friday at 7 p.m. and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” Saturday at 3 p.m.; $8 general, $5 students, seniors, children, military

-Test your nature knowledge with the nighttime Call of the Wild trail walk on Skidaway Island State Park, where you’ll listen for animals’ nocturnal calls. Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; $5 parking

-Take your kids and your dogs to the Sand Gnats game Sunday for TailsSpin Bark in the Park and Kids Eat Free night. Sunday, 2:05 p.m.; ticket prices vary

-Biking fans can meet bicycle advocates, watch films on bicycle advocacy and enjoy yummy vegan food at Dinner and Bikes with the Savannah Bicycle Campaign at the Sentient Bean. Sunday, 7-10 p.m.; $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Heather’s picks:

-Tybee’s favorite watering hole Doc’s Bar will reopen Thursday night, with proceeds benefitting the children of a woman who was killed on Wilmington Island. Thursday, 5 p.m.; $10 including one free drink

-Omingnome will launch their new CD with a show at BarrelHouse South along with Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Friday, 8 p.m.

-Local rapper Knife will also launch a new CD, Saturday at Graveface records. Saturday, 7 p.m.

-A benefit concert in Forsyth Park will feature 11 local bands playing for former special forces soldier Tommy Kim, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in January. Sunday, 11 a.m.; free, with donations for Kim accepted

-Enjoy the broadway stylings of U.S. soldiers in the Army’s Soldier Show, a touring variety performance. Saturday, 7:00 p.m. at Fort Stewart and Monday, 7:00 p.m. at Hunter AAF; free