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11 things to do this Labor Day weekend

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

5K's, farmer markets, brew fest and other events will be taking place all over the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry this weekend.

They will provide many opportunities to celebrate the holiday and long weekend this Labor Day.

Following are some of the activities scheduled:

Labor Day Beach Bash: Aug. 30 & 31

Enjoy the ocean breezes as live music fills the air from the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion.

7th Annual Savannah Craft Brew Fest: Aug. 30

The Savannah Craft Brew Fest will feature over 150 world-class brews in various beer gardens, educational sessions, live music and more. The event will take place at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

Oatland's 40th Anniversary Celebration: Aug. 30 & 31

The celebration will start with a party for the grown-ups and a separate event for families the next day. Saturday's celebration features lots of food, drinks and music by The Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love. Sunday's event will offer discount admission, animal encounters, planetarium projections and even a birthday cake.

Forsyth Farmers Market: Aug. 30

The market hosts up to 35 vendors each week. Shop for fruits, veggies, pastured meats and eggs, honey, bread, dairy, jams, jellies, chutneys and a diverse selection of artisan-prepared foods.

Tybee Arts Association Show and Sale: Aug. 29-31

Local art includes: paintings, driftwood sculpture, fiber arts, stained glass, prints, jewelry, photography, art quilts, prints, glass art, pottery, handcrafted furniture, and much more.

The Milestone Half Marathon & 10K: Aug. 30

This run will be held at West Chatham Middle School. This training event was created to give local runners an opportunity to check their progress in preparing for the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon.

Market at the Lighthouse: Aug. 31

Find something unique for yourself or that someone special.

Run for Ret: Aug. 30

The eighth annual Island Run for Ret, hosted by the RET Pediatric Cancer Foundation, will take place on the roads and trails of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

Lands End Woodland River Festival: Aug. 29 & 30

Center Stage Entertainment includes: Gullah storytellers; African dancers and drummers; art sale; historical tours; puppet show; fishing.

Bluffton Labor Day 5K: Aug. 30

The Labor Day weekend event will include a 5K road race/walk, a Pump n Run Challenge and a Fun Run. The 5K course begins at BFR and ends at the Buckeye Park and is a measured 3.1 distance over fairly flat, paved surfaces.

Labor Day Fireworks on Tybee Island: Aug. 31

Folks can enjoy the fireworks display from the pier, the beach or anywhere on the island. The fireworks will blast off on Sunday around 9:15 p.m.

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