January 16

Celebrate Savannah’s diversity during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with the third annual Blessings in a Bookbag 5k Unity race through the downtown historic district followed by a one mile Memory Walk around Forsyth Park to remember those loved ones who have passed on. An awards ceremony will be held at the Forsyth Park bandstand followed by performances from some of Savannah’s best choirs, dance teams, bands, and solo singers. Grab a bite to eat at the many participating food vendors along with shopping opportunities throughout the day from local businesses.