Upcoming Events


Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Oct 7, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 9, 2020

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 9, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Primitive Arts DIY Class: Flint Knapping/Arrowhead Crafting
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
A 2,000,000-year-old habit that’s hard to break! The creation of a stone tool is one of the earliest technologies known to humankind. Students will create multiple stone tools by the end of class and leave with everything needed to create more, including your own pressure flaker. Age 13+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.
Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 7:15 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Trick-or-Treat Trail
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Children 12 and under are invited to this year's Trick-or-Treat Trail! Decorate a pumpkin to take home, play games, and take a hike on our not-so-haunted trail to collect candy. Costumes are strongly encouraged. You may even find your picture on the Indian Springs State Park Facebook page! Tickets must be purchased online prior to the event. $7. 770-504-2277.
50th Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us for our largest event of the year. Watch Native American demonstrators, visit the craft booths, try the local food vendor trucks, take a ride on the pontoon boat or watch local performances. Help us celebrate 50 years! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Lakeside Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for a volunteer workday to remove the overgrowth of brush and vegetation around Laura Walker lake. This will create more access to the lake for fishing opportunities as well as beautify the park. 912-287-4900.
Bark in The Park & Pet Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Enjoy a hike with your furry companion on the Big Creek Nature Trail. Before the hike, your furry friends can enjoy our new dog park located near the office and show off their pet costumes. We will meet across the office from picnic shelter 3 and 4. Dog's must be on a 6' leash and have current vaccination tags. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Fall Festival at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 1 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy fall-themed crafts, games, hayrides, scarecrow hike, archery and so much more. This family-friendly event is sure to be fun for the whole family. $4 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Animal Tracks Program
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The objective of this program is to introduce the visitor to common animals found in the area. The visitor will learn what different animals look like, identify different animal tracks, identify animal scat, and see what owls eat. The visitor will understand how fragile the animal ecosystem can be. $5.50 - $7 $5 parking. 706-624-1321.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 1 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join Providence Canyon State Park in Becoming and Outdoors Woman! Women of all ages will have the chance to learn campfire building, hiking pack essentials, and join our interpretive ranger for a hike into the canyons to learn about erosion. Class will begin at 10am, please pack a lunch and plenty of water. $10 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Oct 14, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 16, 2020

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 16, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Cosmic Archery
Friday, Oct 16, 2020 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Nocturnal Night Hike
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 7:30 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Enjoy an evening using your night-time sense and learning about nocturnal animals during the spookiest time of the year. Meet at the Black Rock Lake Trail. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hollywood at Hardman
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This is a special event celebrating our 150th Anniversary at Hardman Farm! View props from the 1950’s movie I’d Climb the Highest Mountain that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley and meet residents who participated in the filming project. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. 706-878-1077.
Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on display vying for the championship in Hofwyl-Broadfield’s annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation. Presented by Friends of Hofwyl and Classic Coastal Cruisers automobile club. Adult $8 Senior $7 Youth $5. 912-264-7333.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 to Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Living History at Panola
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Learn about Panola's rich history through hands-on living history demonstrations that depict everyday family life during the 1820s and 1830s at the Parker House. Visitors will get to participate in activities such as: candle making, butter churning, cooking, making rag dolls, and other period games all from guides in historic period clothing. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Cabin Life: The Way We Were
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Go back in time with our living historians, and experience everyday life in the early 1860's. Lifeway demonstrations, spot talks, and tours will be ongoing throughout the event. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Astronomy Night
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 7:30 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join us and the Coca Cola Space Science Center for a night under the stars. Learn about the night sky and view stars and planets through telescopes. Seating will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own lawn chairs for more comfort. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 to Monday, Oct 19, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
DIRT Event 
Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Oct 21, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 23, 2020

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Halloween Thing
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided candelight tours through spooky forests where creepy characters exhibit a world of mystery and magic. $10. 770-443-7850.
Haunted Hills Hayride
Fridays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 23, 2020 until Oct 30, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Haunted Hayride
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join The Friends of Watson Mill Bridge for the 7th Annual Haunted Hayride. The ride will start in the parking lot by the covered bridge and travel through the campground. During the Hayride no vehicles will be allowed in or out of the ride area for the safety of all guest and workers. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 7 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experience an entertaining and historical trip through time led by candlelight, with friendly tour guides. Witness a night-time firing of our cannon! Refreshments will be provided at the museum. Limited space and set tour times. Pre-registration and payment is required & begins 10/1. Call or visit the Park Office to register. Kids 2 & under free. $15. 912-727-2339.
Fall Festival and Spooky Wagon Rides
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the cooler weather with our Fall Festival. Come for pumpkin decorating, marshmallow roasts, and games. Food will be available for purchase. Join us at the beach area for Spooky Wagon rides through a dark and creepy forest. Rides suitable for ages 5 and older and depart every 15 min. Call the park office to reserve ride tickets. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy the feel of an old-fashioned country fair set in the beautiful Nacoochee Valley, surrounded by the colors of the season. $6. 706-878-1077.
Farm Animal Fun Days 2020
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Emory Jones, author of "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound," will read excerpts from his new book "The Valley Where They Danced." This post-WWI historical novel features scenes from Hardman Farm. Hear excerpts prior to the tour and then bring back questions for Mr. Jones afterward. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children (5 and under): Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Green Tomato Festival Crossover Event
9 AM - 5 PM from Oct 24, 2020 until Oct 25, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, visit our Ga State Parks booth for fun activities. Then, be sure to cross over the river and visit Jarrell Plantation for house tours throughout the day. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 3 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children of all ages can play brand new games as well as old favorites to win candy. Bring the whole family because we will also have bingo, hayrides, face painting and much more. Overnight campers may participate in our campsite decoration contest. This will be our 25th year for this event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturdays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 24, 2020 until Oct 31, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Haunted Hayride
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join The Friends of Watson Mill Bridge for the 7th Annual Haunted Hayride. The ride will start in the parking lot by the covered bridge and travel through the campground. During the Hayride no vehicles will be allowed in or out of the ride area for the safety of all guest and workers. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 7 PM to 10:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
A ranger will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed! $9.50 - $15 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Green Tomato Festival Crossover Event
9 AM - 5 PM from Oct 25, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, visit our Ga State Parks booth for fun activities. Then, be sure to cross over the river and visit Jarrell Plantation for house tours throughout the day. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Basic Archery
Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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D.I.R.T. Digging Into The Past
Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Presentation on the basics of archaeology and a mock dig $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Oct 28, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 30, 2020

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 30, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Fala Day
Friday, Oct 30, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Scottish Terrier Society of Greater Atlanta will present a fun-filled day of activities celebrating Fala. Activities include a parade and a variety of contest. More information at www.stcga.biz. Dogs not allowed on Historic Site except during the parade. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Haunted Hills Hayride
Fridays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 30, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 6:30 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Join park staff and Friends of A.H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghoulish events. Activities include a haunted hayride, treats, movie on the lawn, games, campfire, and a campsite decorating contest for both RV and equestrian campers. Hayride registration will be in the concession building, located behind the park office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Halloween In The Park
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 10 AM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Themed activities throughout the day and night. Special times, registration costs and rules for different activities: Cookie and Scarecrow Competition, Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest, Fall Costume Parade, and Campsite Decorating Contest. And of course there is trick or treating at the campsites beginning just before dark. Free-$5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for your new Halloween tradition of Trick-or-treating inside the fort's walls. We will also be offering the chance to flex your crafty side with a full evening of fun fall activities! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 12 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 12-4 pm. The parks haunted house will be open at 6 pm until 10 pm. Hayrides will be offered 6 pm - 10 pm for a ride to the campgrounds and back to view the decorations in our campsite decoration contest. $1-$7 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Campground Trick-or-Treat (Overnight Guests Only)
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 6 PM to 7 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Campground and cottage guests age 12 and under are invited to participate in this year's Campground Trick-or-Treat! Bring your costume and visit with your fellow campers. Campground guests will be handing out candy at their campsites. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Campground Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at the visitor center and load up on the hay ride to the campground. Play games while you wait or eat from the concession stand. Face painting, train rides, games and the hay ride are all included in admission. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Trunk-O-Treat for Halloween
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Looking for a safer way to celebrate Halloween? Join us for the annual Panola State Park's Trunk-O-Treat. Boys and ghouls can collect candy going car to car instead of door to door and play on the playground. There will be games, face painting, tree climbing and contests. Will you have the creepiest trunk? Call to register your car. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Halloween Haunted Trail
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Come out and see what is haunting our woods. The park will again host the Haunted Trail. Meet at the beach parking lot at 7:00 pm for a stroll down our haunted trail. Enjoy a trunk-or-treat program at the group shelter and hayrides back to the beach parking lot. $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Trunk or Treat for Halloween
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Bring your decor and candy and join us for our annual Trunk or Treat. Visitors decorate their cars and hand out treats as kids walk from car to car. Activities will be provided for kids while cars are being decorated. Prizes will be awarded for cars and costumes. Please arrive on time so no cars are driving while children are trick-or-treating. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturdays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 31, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 12 PM to 8 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Celebrate autumn’s arrival with noon chili, hotdogs and drinks for sale. We will also have hayrides, a cake walk, and a campsite decorating contest. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Friends of Smithgall Woods Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This informative monthly meeting will give you the ins and outs of Smithgall Woods. Learn more about this special conservation area and what volunteer opportunities are available. Make some new friends and find a way to give back! 706-878-3087.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Nov 4, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Thursday, November 5, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, November 7, 2020

Lookoff Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 9 AM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Take a hike with a park ranger while enjoying the fall season and amazing views from the top of Lookoff Mountain. This is a 3-mile moderate to strenuous hike. Meet at the Black Rock Lake Trail. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Farm Animal Fun Days 2020
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Emory Jones, author of "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound," will read excerpts from his new book "The Valley Where They Danced." This post-WWI historical novel features scenes from Hardman Farm. Hear excerpts prior to the tour and then bring back questions for Mr. Jones afterward. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children (5 and under): Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Sugar Cane Syrup Festival
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice, be entertained by bluegrass music, experience demonstrations around the farm, and enjoy activities and games throughout the day. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Sunset Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 4:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Cast Iron Chefs 2: Hear The Dinner Bell Callin
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Once again our cast iron chefs will gather to demonstrate their skills.Come out to observe, learn, and sample familiar and unfamiliar dishes. $3- $6. 770-443-7850.
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First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Veteran's Appreciation Day
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Veteran's Day, Hardman Farm will be inviting all Veterans, military service members and their families to enjoy free admission to Hardman Farm on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our last hourly guided tour of the Mansion will begin at 3:00 p.m. Hardman Farm Staff would like to thank you for your service! 706-878-1077.
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Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Nov 11, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, November 13, 2020

Autumn Encampment
Friday, Nov 13, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A variety of living history demonstrations, including musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, 18th century cooking and music, will be taking place on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th. Friday is Student Day from 9am – 1pm. Educators can call 912-437-4770 to reserve a spot for their students. Saturday hosts a battle reenactment at 3pm. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Fall Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 3 PM to 6 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for food, games, hayrides and more. Wear costumes and bring a bag to collect candy and prizes at gaming stations. Games available for toddlers, kids, teens and adults. Food and beverages available for purchase from Friends of Crooked River State Park, cash or check only. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Autumn Encampment
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A variety of living history demonstrations, including musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, 18th century cooking and music, will be taking place on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th. Friday is Student Day from 9am – 1pm. Educators can call 912-437-4770 to reserve a spot for their students. Saturday hosts a battle reenactment at 3pm. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the Wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers & vendors, syrup making and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Kolomoki Native American History
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the visitor center as we learn more about the descendants from Kolomoki. The Muscogee Creek Indians left their footprint on the soil here and we want to tell you more about their culture. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, November 15, 2020

Living History at Panola
Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Learn about Panola's rich history through hands-on living history demonstrations that depict everyday family life during the 1820s and 1830s at the Parker House. Visitors will get to participate in activities such as: candle making, butter churning, cooking, making rag dolls, and other period games all from guides in historic period clothing. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Nov 18, 2020 until Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, November 20, 2020

Cosmic Archery
Friday, Nov 20, 2020 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

"Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Reenactment
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
The event commemorates Colonel John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender: "Come & Take It!" Watch colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, 18th century music and wreath laying ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution. $5. 912-884-5999.
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Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 5:45 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia Militia to halt Union General Sherman's March to the Sea in November 1864. See soldier life portrayals and encampments, take a tour of the battlefield, and stay for a memorial service at noon. This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield, 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. 478-986-5172.
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ASL Signing Stroll
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Come learn some basic signs for nature as we stroll along the Rock Outcrop Trail. This is a free program for all ages. Trail is .75 miles and is easy, but not stroller accessible. You do not need to register for this event, just show up. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 to Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 11 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back in time with guided tours of our 1853 cabin area and observe a thanksgiving meal reenacted by our living historians. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Molten Moonlight Iron Pour
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 to Monday, Nov 23, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 10:30 AM – Nov 25, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be offered an educational opportunity to learn about President Roosevelt, Warm Springs, The Great Depression, WWII and more, through a presentation in the Theater. Programs run approx. 1 hour. Class times are 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm. Pre Registration is required and select from subjects below. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, November 27, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 27, 2020 until Nov 29, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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#OptOutside Stuffed Shuffle
Friday, Nov 27, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Do you want to work off some of that turkey weight while avoiding the malls on Black Friday? Join us as we opt outdoors on this guided mountain hike. This hike is moderately strenuous, but there is no better way to take in the last of the fall colors. Must call to register in advance, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Wormsloe Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Nov 27, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come out on Black Friday for our Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt! At your own pace, come tackle the 3-mile Battery Trail. Check in at the Visitor Center for a trail map and info about the Turkey Trot Coins you’ll be looking for along the way. Return to the museum after completing the hike and redeem your coins for a prize (while supplies last). $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 28, 2020 until Nov 29, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Turkey Waddle
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hike off that extra slice of pumpkin pie and enjoy the cool fall air during this exhilarating three mile hike. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Visit with Santa
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Santa Claus is coming to Idlewilde Event Center! Children will enjoy a visit with Santa, games, crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate. Remember the evening with a picture with Santa! This is a ticketed event. Please visit indiansprings.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Basic Archery
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Moonlight Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 4:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Crafting with Claus
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
It is time to get crafty for Christmas. Decorate ornaments with Santa Claus and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as he shares Christmas stories. $2. 706-213-2045.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 29, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Santa & Friends Lighted Magical Cruise
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join Santa, Frosty, and the Grinch as they kick off the Christmas season at the park. Take a lighted boat ride with Frosty and the Grinch then sit on Santa lap at the GP amphitheater. Enjoy the warm fire and roast marshmallows for s'mores or grab something to eat from the concession stand. A lighted hay ride will get you to where you need to be. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Basic Archery
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Per CDC safety recommendations, this program has been moved outdoors. Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Homeschool Days
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, December 4, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 4, 2020 until Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 4, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Friday, Dec 4, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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A Colonial Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Get away from the over-commercialization of the holidays and visit Fort Morris for a more peaceful celebration. Join park staff for colonial refreshments, a yule log, bonfire, 18th century music, caroling, dance and firing of the Christmas guns. $5. 912-884-5999.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
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Georgia Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Event
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 8 AM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
This adventure will begin with a hike that focuses on the sights and sounds of birds. Each woman will become a true survivor learning the basic skills of archery, knot tying and building a campfire without a match. Once these skills are mastered, lunch will be over a campfire. Kayaking and fishing at George L. Smith will complete this adventure. $60 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
ASL Signing Stroll
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Come learn some basic signs for nature as we stroll along the Rock Outcrop Trail. This is a free program for all ages. Trail is .75 miles and is easy, but not stroller accessible. You do not need to register for this event, just show up. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for yuletide celebrations in pioneer style! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, so be sure to bring your camera and cheer. We will have holiday crafts, pioneer toys and games, live music, and more! Access to the cabin requires a short walk on a paved trail. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Honor Tree: A Photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests are invited to adorn our three trees with photographs of those who have served, or are serving, our nation's armed forces. These Honor Trees will be placed in the museum through Christmas. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. US Signal Corps Pearl Harbor exhibit. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Caroling in the Park!
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 3 PM to 5 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
What's better than Christmas Parties? How about Caroling Hayrides, Homemade Ornaments, and pictures with Santa? Caroling Through the Park will have that and much more. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, December 11, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Candlelight Tours
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Tour the mansion by candlelight for a beautiful glimpse of a historic Moravian Christmas as celebrated by the first Spring Place missionaries in the early 1800s. Enjoy live music, natural scenery, and finish up with cookies and cider in a cabin exhibit. No reservation necessary, arrive by 8 p.m. for the full experience. $5.50 - $6.50 706-695-2598.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Candlelight Tours
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Tour the mansion by candlelight for a beautiful glimpse of a historic Moravian Christmas as celebrated by the first Spring Place missionaries in the early 1800s. Enjoy live music, natural scenery, and finish up with cookies and cider in a cabin exhibit. No reservation necessary, arrive by 8 p.m. for the full experience. $5.50 - $6.50 706-695-2598.
Crooked River Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come to Group Shelter #2 to enjoy a craft, cookies and hot chocolate, tell Santa your wish list and take a hayride through the park. All ages are welcome to join in the holiday fun. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Annual Winter Muster: 156th Anniversary
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This annual tactical demonstration commemorates the siege of the fort, the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Cannon and musket firings, skirmishes, and drills will take place throughout the day. Visitors should arrive no later than 4 pm for the Final Assault. TICKET SALES END AT 4:30 PM. $12. 912-727-2339.
Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast, and homemade refreshments. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and be available until 8:30 p.m. Hayrides will start at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Donations appreciated. Hayrides $1 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a tour of the plantation decorated for the holidays with authentic decor, live music, warm cider and cookies, a story time with Mrs. Clause, and send your letter to Santa at the old post office 3-6 pm. Site closes to regular guests at 6 pm. Tours by lantern light held after dark by reservation 6-8 pm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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