Please note that Whale Week 2.0 events are still in planning stages and some event details may be subject to change.
Whales & Whiskey: Fundraiser Party
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
Location: Ghost Coast Distillery
In support of Whale Week 2.0 in December, "Whales & Whiskey" will be a night of good food, drinks, live auction, and music by DJ [ ] one! Come out and help raise funds and awareness for the NARW!
Family Night with Loop-it-Up
Thursday, December 5th, 2019
Loop-it-Up will design STEAM curriculum focused on the NARW that will be implemented in several local schools for Whale Week. The Tybee Island Marine Science Center will also participate by displaying artifacts and whale calf replicas. This programming will teach students and their families about the NARW.
Rough Cut Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Family Night with Tybee Island Maritime Academy
Tentative Date: TBA
STEAM curriculum, NARW focused projects will be created by the students at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy and will be shared with friends and family. The Tybee Island Marine Science Center will also participate by displaying artifacts and whale calf replicas. This programming will teach students and their families about the NARW.
"Whale Alert!" Book Reading with author Angela Kakabeeke
Location: Live Oak Public Library (branch TBA)
Join us at Live Oak Public Libraries for a special reading of Angela Kakabeeke and Emily Slusher's book, "Whale Alert! Tybee Craddock and the Endangered Right Whale." Angela Kakabeeke will be back in Savannah to read the story of Tybee Craddock and Captain Savannah to us!
Sunday, December 8th, 2019
Location: Tybee Post Theater
Film Truth Productions will be screening a rough-cut of “Follow the Journey (working title)," a feature-length documentary that chronicles endangered North Atlantic right whales on their epic journey from their calving grounds off the coast of Georgia and Florida to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada. This rough-cut film premier will be hosted by the film makers along with a panel of experts featured in the film who illuminate the state of these mysterious behemoths existence and uncover challenges that face the species along the way.