Kid Friendly Holiday Activities
at Perry Lane Hotel
Brunch with Santa
Saturdays, December 7, 14 & 21
Before you head out for a day of shopping ‘til you drop, indulge in a delicious brunch at Emporium Kitchen + Wine Market, and a visit from St. Nick! Let the kids put in a good word with him while he is spreading holiday cheer, visiting guests as they dine, and take advantage of the photo opportunities!
Sundays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22
Moon River 10:00am-12:00pm
What is more traditional than making holiday cookies during this magical season?! Decorate and embellish tasty homemade cookies by our pastry expert. Homemade sugar cookies of all holiday shapes and sizes and gingerbread cookies will be waiting to be adorned with delightful colored icings, sprinkles, candies and more. Enjoy the cookies as you’re decorating or pack them up in specialty wrapping available to someone as a gift or snack for later. (Available while supplies last). Christmas cookies… it’s the way holidays start!
Caroling - Children’s Choir
Fridays, December 13 and 20
Perry Lane Hotel Lobby & Lane
Carols with the Savannah Children’s Choir
Join the beloved Savannah Children’s Choir for a night a carols and holiday Cheer at Perry Lane Hotel. The choir consists of children from ages 11-15 from diverse backgrounds across the region. With the choir they are trained in skills ranging from reading music to performance standards. The Savannah Children’s Choir has performed for audiences all over the world including concerts at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, the American memorial at Normandy for D-day, throughout Prague to the famed Orchestra Hall in Chicago.
Savannah Christmas Bedtime Story - (Turn-down Service)
A holiday book, Savannah's Night Before Christmas, along with milk & cookies will be delivered right to your room! Snuggle in with the kids and share this classic Christmas story with a Savannah twist. Savannah's most prized historic sites are illustrated by a Savannah College of Art and Design illustrator, Lauren May, and written by Carole Marsh Longmeyer. The kids will love this southern version of St. Nick in flip flops and recognize many of the sites you've seen while visiting Savannah.
Letters to Santa
Letters to Santa Mailbox will be set up in lobby, along with special Perry Lane holiday stationary for children to write letters to Santa. Your children will love the opportunity to stay in touch with Santa Claus while they are away from home.
Crafts and Activities- Inspired by a Local Savannah Artist
Telfair Crafts at Perry Lane Hotel, Moon River Meeting Room
Brian is a Savannah based artist and educator. He holds a BFA from The University of Georgia and is currently leading various community-based enrichment programs throughout Savannah. Brian's talents and over ten years of experience as an Artist, Special Education teacher and Fine Arts instructor make him highly sought-after. The Jepson Center is proud to share his expertise with our community.
Scrimshaw Origami Whale Sculptures
December 7, 10:30-12:00pm & December 28, 10:30-12:00pm
Try out our modern take on Scrimshaw, a form of engraving artwork that used be made by whalers to tell stories of their great adventures. We will work on newly developed special Yupo paper to create our own scrimshaw drawings and finish by using simple origami to fold the image into a “whale” of a story.
Sailors Knot Jewelry
December 14, 10:30-12:00pm
Working with various form of sailor knots we will create traditional cotton Nantucket bracelets and monkeys’ fist key chains and more.
Create Your Own Plush Whale Stuffed Toy
December 21, 10:30-12:00pm
Remember making sock puppets as a kid, right? Well now it’s time to pass down the fun with these adorable sock plush Whale puppets!