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April 2012: 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Pulaski Near Tybee Island and Savannah GA

Honor the Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011-2015) with a visit to Tybee Island, Georgia, and nearby Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island.  Lighthouse Inn’s historic cottage (ca. 1910) offers a gentle place to enjoy Georgia’s northernmost island on America’s east … Continue reading

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February 17-20: Great Backyard Bird Count

The 15th annual “Great Backyard Bird Count” takes place February 17-20, 2012. CoastalGeorgiaBirding.org report states, “Perfect for New Birders”.   The web site reports: “Anyone can participate in this free event and no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for … Continue reading

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February 3-4: Critz Tybee Run Fest

Stay nearest Tybee Lighthouse on the running course at Lighthouse Inn!  Running participants can choose to do 1, 2, 3, 4 or all 5 events. If you participate in all 5 events the distance add up to 26.2 miles — … Continue reading

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February 18: Tybee Mardi Gras Parade and Street Party on the Georgia Coast

The 4th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration (February 18, 2012, 6:00 p.m.) will include the Mardi Gras Parade and Mardi Gras Tybee Street Party, featuring live entertainment. Join parade watchers on the side of the road, and beg for trinkets. “Throw … Continue reading

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December 14-January 5: Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count

Field birders: Tybee Island is a location for Christmas Audubon Bird Count taking place throughout the Americas December 14, 2011 – January 5, 2012. Monday, January 2, 2012,  the Savannah Area Christmas Bird Count starts at 7:00 a.m.  Info: Dot … Continue reading

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December 9-10: Christmas “Nog Party” at Fort Pulaski

December 9-10, 2011, Fort Pulaski celebrates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War with lantern tours and a Confederate “Nog Party“. Arrive early and stay longer! “Lights on for Tybee” is December 2, 2011, 6:30pm.  On December 2 (sunset), … Continue reading

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December 31: New Year’s Fireworks & Polar Bear Plunge (January 1)

Take in spectacular New Year’s Eve Fireworks December 31, 2011 (12:00 a.m. midnight) from the Tybee Pier or watch night sky light up from the flat, open beach. Jump in the Atlantic Ocean on New Year’s Day with the Tybee … Continue reading

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November 11-13: Fort Pulaski (Free Admission)

Near Tybee Island and Savannah, Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island will join all national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees November 11-13, 2011. More Tybee Island things to do in late Autumn / Fall and Winter: … Continue reading

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