75-Ton Sand Sculpture to Take Over Center Court of Savannah Mall

Mall will host several events in conjunction with Oatland Island Wildlife Center to celebrate sand sculpture
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June 1, 2013 - PRLog -- (SAVANNAH, GA) A team of artists began work today on a 75-ton sand sculpture in the center court of the Savannah Mall. Work on the sculpture, which will feature a summer animal theme and will incorporate some of the animals from the mall’s double-decker carousel, will continue through Thursday, May 30. The public is invited to come see the work in progress.

The Savannah Mall will host several special activities in conjunction with the unveiling of the sand sculpture. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, the Savannah Mall’s community partner, will host a special exhibit, also located in the center court, that will feature whale bones and other educational items. In addition, representatives from Oatland Island will bring special animal visitors to the mall on Saturday, June 22 and Saturday, July 13.

“We’re very excited about the new things going on at the Savannah Mall and the fact that they’re incorporating education into these activities,” said Heather Merbs, director of the Oatland Island Wildlife Center. “We’re extremely pleased that the Savannah Mall wanted to include us, and we appreciate their support of us. We’re looking forward to an ongoing relationship with the Savannah Mall.”

About the Savannah Mall

The Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn Street, features anchor stores Bass Pro Shops, Dillard’s, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and A.C. Moore. The 960,000-square-foot, two-level mall, which opened in 1990, is also home to national retailers including Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Game Stop, Champs, Claire’s, Hibbet Sporting Goods, Finish Line, Kay Jewelers, Marks & Morgan Jewelers, Shoe Dept., Zales Jewelers, Rue 21 and Cato. The Savannah Mall also boasts a growing number of locally owned businesses, among them Savannah Piano, LiveOak Orchids, Signature Furniture, Rene’s Boutique and Fitness Emporium. Virginia College, located on the lower level of the Savannah Mall, offers a variety of classes in areas such as cosmetology, medical billing, culinary arts, business, healthcare and more.

The Savannah Mall’s Food Court features a diverse selection of eateries, including Chick-fil-a, Savannah Gyro, Sbarro Italian Eatery, China Max, Sakkio Japan, Cajun Café and Subway. Other dining options at the mall include Ruby Tuesdays and Texas Roadhouse, along with Savannah Candy Co. and Cold Stone Creamery. The Savannah Mall has a number of attractions for children, among them a double-decker carousel in the Food Court and soft play area on the lower level.

For more information about the Savannah Mall, please visit http://www.savannahmall.com or call 912-927-7467. For leasing information, please contact Becky Orsi-Faircloth, marketing/specialty leasing manager at 912-927-9663 or orsib@urbanretail.com.
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