Antiques, Architecture and All That Jazz!
To Benefit the Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim Historic Houses
February 28 – March 2, 2019
Continuing to celebrate Savannah’s rich architectural and decorative arts history, the Third Annual Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend will focus on the Architecture, Style and Music of the Jazz Era in Savannah. Organized by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia, this event supports the ongoing preservation of two of the City’s prominent historic houses, the Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim Houses.
Weekend Event Schedule
Events are scheduled within easy walking distance of one another.
Thursday, February 28: Cocktails and book signing with world-renowned Interior Designer, Carleton Varney
Meet and mingle with one of the world’s best-known interior designers, Carleton Varney, President and CEO of Dorothy Draper & Co., Inc.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: 319 Abercorn St | Savannah, GA 31401
Tickets: $50 – Purchase here
Friday, March 1: Lunch & Learn Keynote Speaker: Carleton Varney, President of Dorothy Draper & Co., Inc. Dorothy Draper and the Jazz Age
Carleton will illuminate all attendees on the great legacy of Dorothy Draper, billed as America’s Most Fabulous Decorator, during our great jazz age in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: The Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection | 700 Drayton Street | Savannah, GA 31401
Tickets: $85 – Purchase here
Friday, March 1: The Gala
The glittering Gala honoring our Sponsors, Speakers and Appraisers is always a highpoint of the weekend. Topped off by an exciting Silent Auction, it will be held in the splendid surroundings of the Historic Green-Meldrim House. An evening to remember!
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Green-Meldrim House | 14 West Macon Street | Savannah, GA 13401
Tickets: $95 – $500 – Purchase here
Saturday, March 2: All That Jazz in Savannah
You will be jazzed to hear Paula Scott Fogarty’s fascinating history of jazz music and its legendary artists in Savannah. Through her work as Interim Executive Director for the Coastal Jazz Association and the highly successful Savannah Jazz Festival, Paula is a respected leader of the jazz scene in the Lowcountry. She is an enthusiastic supporter of Savannah’s talented jazz musicians and has generously arranged for their participation in this year’s events.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cranmer Hall, 1st Floor | 27 West Charlton Street | Savannah, GA 31401
Tickets: $25 – Purchase here
Saturday, March 2: What’s in Your Attic?
Back by popular demand is the “What’s In Your Attic?” event with TV Celebrity appraisers and experts in decorative arts and antiques, Lark Mason, Amanda Everard, and Jane Mullino. They will help you Jazz things up at your house when you discover the value of your own treasures.
Choose Your Appraiser By Specialty:
Lark Mason: Antiques, Art & Asian Antiquities
Amanda Everard: Antiques & Decorative Arts
Jane Mullino: Silver & Jewelry
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Cranmer Hall, 1st Floor | 27 West Charlton Street | 1/2 block from Green-Meldrim House | Savannah, GA 31401
Tickets: $25 – Tickets sold for half hour time blocks, allowing for four verbal appraisals per half hour. Purchase here
Saturday, March 2: VIP Historic Tours
The VIP Historic Tours are being jazzed up as well this year. They will include colorful costumed reincarnations of the Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim families who will bring life to the stories of their lives and times.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Andrew Low House, The Green-Meldrim House and St. John’s Sanctuary
Tickets $25 – Purchase here
Saturday, March 2: Luncheon, Lecture, and Inaugural Tour of the Armstrong-Kessler Mansion Hosted by Richard C. Kessler
Savannah has no finer Architectural example of the Jazz Era than the Armstrong-Kessler Mansion, which is the subject of our Special Event. The project’s accomplished architectural and interior design team will present the fascinating details of Savannah’s most ambitious historic home renewal project. An exclusive Inaugural Tour of the recently renewed Mansion will follow.
The Oglethorpe Club | 450 Bull Street | Savannah, GA 31401
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Armstrong-Kessler Mansion Tour groups: 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM
Tickets: $150 – Purchase here
Grab your friends and Jazz It Up with us in beautiful Savannah, February 28 – March 2, 2019!