Events starting 11/13/2019


Friday, November 15, 2019

Cosmic Archery
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 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.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 15, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 15, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Movie Under the Stars
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join us at Picnic Shelter #1 for a movie under the stars, starting at 6:30 PM. Bring your own snacks, chairs, and blankets. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM – Nov 16, 2019 until Nov 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! 770-254-7271.
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Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist for the last Meet the Turtles of the season! Come see stumpy and his friends as we talk about what turtles do in the winter. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Local History Boat Cruise
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise while learning local history and seeing unique historical sites along Camden County's waterways. Space limited. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM on the day prior to cruise. $35 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Guided Plant ID and History Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join a ranger on the Sempervirens trail for an informative hike where you'll learn about native plants along the trail as well as their historical and medicinal uses. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Meet and greet the animals who make coastal Georgia their home in this exciting and informative live animal presentation. Learn about their behaviors, why they look and live the way they do and gain a better understanding of why they are so important to our world. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Leaf Art
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come learn about different types of leaves found in our area and how to dry and preserve leaves while you make a leaf etching to take home. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited to 8, minimum of 4 to make. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Cabin Craft
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
You are invited to join us for Historic Native American Month at Elijah Clark's homestead. Participants will have fun while learning about Native Americans, and create wonderful crafts to take home! A different Historic Craft each Saturday for the whole month of November. $2 to $10 $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Junior Ranger road Trip Adventures at Etowah: Primitive Fire Building and Fire Safety
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers will learn about fire, fire safety, and how to successfully build fire for warmth and cooking, using primitive technology. Pre- registration required: see details $24-$26. 770-387-3747.
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Roving Naturalist
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
American Frontier Days
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. See living skills displays like cooking and blacksmithing from local historians Walk through time from the mid 1700s to the late 1800's. Held on the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Turkey Archery Shoot
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary, target archery, shooting competition fun. We provide all the equipment. Scored target winners receive prizes. Youth ages 8-12. Adults over 12. Fee per entry. Can enter more than once. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock in the campground and walk down to new archery field near parking area. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fall Color Trail Ride
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enjoy a beautiful woodland ride along the creek then mosey up to the Pine Mountain overlook with fabulous views. End your ride with wine tasting or apple cider. Must pre-register and pre-pay by calling Roosevelt Stables. $120 plus $5 parking. 706-628-7463.
Star Gazing
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Columbus State University staff from the Coca Cola Space Science Center and park rangers for a star and planet viewing adventure. Arrive early and bring your picnic and chair or blanket with you to the Stone Amphitheater next to the Park Office on Hwy 190. free plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Archaeology: Dig through History
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 12 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come dig through history at our mock archaeology dig site and explore what its like to be an archaeologist. Keep what you find! $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. An interpretive ranger portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War medicine. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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"Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Commemoration
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 3 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. $4.50 912-884-5999.
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Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your own backyard peanut butter pinecone feeder and fall forest scene out of collected leaves, twigs, and other natural materials. Non-peanut butter alternatives will be provided if a participant has allergies. Take home crafts same day. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Evening Intro to Birding Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Learn about the birds of Fort Yargo State Park while walking along the Bird Berry Trail, no previous experience required! This is a moderate hike along the ½ mile trail with a series of stops to discuss bird habits, how to attract birds to your backyard, and listen to bird songs. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes, bring water, and wear bugspray. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Annual Sugar Cane Festival
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come to our beautiful middle Georgia park to watch sugar cane being ground. Sample the cane juice and buy syrup to take home. Visitors can also enjoy food vendors, craft vendors, and tour our covered bridge/grist mill. Come listen to the music under the trees. Remember to bring a chair or a blanket. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Hayride and S'Mores
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Meet at the Park office at 6:00 p.m. to jump on the hay wagon. Will ride through the campground and return to the office area for a campfire complete with S'mores and hot chocolate. $4 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Intro to Orienteering
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Using the skills we teach you and compass that we provide, find CCC and learn about the historic buildings at the park. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and insect repellent. Meet at the visitor center. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Fall Color Paddle
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a guided afternoon tour of Lake Rutledge on a kayak/canoe. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Meet at the kayak rack (beach area). Bring water and sunscreen. Space is limited, preregister in advance. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Scorpion Night Hike - CANCELED
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things we can't normally see. We'll hunt for scorpions by using UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. We will meet at the Visitor Center to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Call the park office to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Camp Lawton Thankful Day
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
The civil war was a difficult time in our history. Camp Lawton Thankful Day will bring history to life with historic talks, cannon shooting, musket firing and reenactors sharing experiences of prison life at the camp. We will conclude with why Abraham Lincoln thought it was important to make Thanksgiving a national holiday in these trying times. $5 per person kids under the age of 10 free $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
To the Stars and Beyond
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Explore the night sky, learn about constellations, and look through our telescope at deep space objects too far to be seen by the naked eye. Join us at the museum field for this fun astronomy program. Bring binoculars, a lounge chair, or blanket and pillow to make the experience even better. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Saturday of Month 1 PM - 2 PM from Nov 16, 2019 until Dec 21, 2019 
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.
Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Nov 16, 2019 until Dec 21, 2019 
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.
Outdoor Cooking Class - Rotisserie
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will focus on the preparation, cooking, and cleaning involved with cooking a meal outdoors using a rotisserie spit. We provide the equipment and ingredients, but participants may bring spices of their choice. Participants will receive an invite to ceremony and assist with meal preparation at our Pioneer Thanksgiving Event on November 23rd. $20. 770-443-7850.
Molten Moonlight Iron Pour
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Time for some Molten Moonlight! Join us for an Iron Pour after dark, to watch the sparks fly. Event starts at noon, with tours, games, crafts, and more! Scratch blocks are on sale at 3 PM, pouring to start at 6 PM. Event located behind the new Visitor Center. All vehicles must display a parking pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Trail Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for a Ranger led Hike along one of our lake side trails. As you Stroll along the banks of Lake Antioch, we will share the area's unique history, flora and fauna. Depending on the group we will hike between 2 -5 miles. Meet at the Visitors Information Center at 8:30 AM. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 16, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 16, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 16, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Birding By Boat Paddle
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Bald Eagles, Blue Herons, Ospreys, and Egrets are some of the birds guests may see on this beginner-friendly kayak tour. We'll paddle approximately 2 miles, stopping along the way to see an active eagle's nest and observe wading birds in their natural habitat. $10 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Starlight Nature Serenade Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Experience the beauty and serenity of a hike under the stars and listen to a symphony of sound provided by Mother Nature. This night time guided hike will travel 1 mile round-trip, stopping at our boardwalk to stargaze. Meet at the trail head parking lot across from cabin 1. Flashlight required. Open to ages 10 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Bears, Bears, Everywhere
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Have you ever questioned what to do if you encountered a bear? Let us teach you. Hear a presentation by Tom Hennigan, Associate Professor of Biology at Truett-McConnell, about bear behavior, habitat and more! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Paddle Under the Stars
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger-guided paddle in a canoe or kayak while the sun sets over the Okefenokee. Watch the last light of day fade into the night, leaving only the stars and the moon to guide the way. Look for gator eyes glowing from your flashlight, enjoy a full moon or the milky way and enjoy a leisurely paddle in the swamp. Register in advance. $15-$20 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total). $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Native American History Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a two hour strenuous 2 mile hike focusing on first inhabitants of our area, the Native Americans or American Indians, as we explore the east side including a visit to the "Indian cave". Meet at the Visitor's Center. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are required. 6 years and older. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Bring your four-legged companion and join a Park Ranger on a very scenic and historic hike. Dogs must be leashed at all times. We’ll explore areas of whitewater rapids (up to class IV) and tour the inside of the ruins of the Civil War era New Manchester mill, as seen in the film " Hunger Games:Mockingjay". Dog lovers without dogs are welcomed. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only, exact change please. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Whitewater-Watching Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
A Ranger led hike down to Bridal Veil Falls to watch brave souls whitewater paddle the Tallulah River. The water flowing through the gorge will be much stronger than usual, making the falls even more beautiful. Bring a snack and lots of water. The hike is strenuous! No pets allowed, kids must be 10 or older. Weather dependent, call to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Fall Colors Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the campground pavilion to see the wonderful fall colors as we walk 1 mile along the creek. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Fall Campfire!
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us at the campground pavilion to roast s’mores, play games, and tell stories. A $1 for donation for future campfires is appreciated. $1 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Colonial Wormsloe Lantern Tours
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours will depart at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm by lantern and celebrate Savannah's colonial heritage, from the city's founding in 1733 up through the American Revolution. Please register in advance by calling our park office. $6.50-$15.00 912-353-3023.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Archery
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun afternoon of shooting compound bows! Beginners and experts alike welcome. No licence required. Suitable for all ages, although children under 6 may need adult assistance. Meet @ Pavilion by Archery Range. Please arrive on time so you are able to participate. Valid Park Pass required. $7 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Meet The Reptiles
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Have you ever wondered how a Snake swallows its food? Join us to witness and learn about native reptiles firsthand. Pet a live Snake. Meet @ Park Office. Free Event. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
American Frontier Days
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. See living skills displays like cooking and blacksmithing from local historians Walk through time from the mid 1700s to the late 1800's. Held on the baseball field across from the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Squaring a Log: From Tree to Timber
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Meet an 18th century sawyer hard at work and learn about the tools and skills it takes to shape a log into a usable timber. 912-437-4770.
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Squaring a Log: From Tree to Timber
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Meet an 18th century sawyer hard at work and learn about the tools and skills it takes to shape a log into a usable timber. 912-437-4770.
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Magnolia Trail Hike
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a 3+ mile hike which includes a one mile paved, easy paced walk on our causeway to Savage Island, a 1.3 mile Magnolia Trail loop and 1 mile back to our Visitors Center. Along the way, you will see beautiful scenery along our magical marshes and wooded trail. Don't forget to wear good walking shoes and bring water. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Wilderness Survival
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Survival sometimes depends on knowledge and skills. Learn the skills you might need one day during our Wilderness Survival Series. You will Learn from our resident survivalist who brings knowledge and experience from hiking on the Appalachian Trail. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Sunday of Month 1 PM - 2 PM from Nov 17, 2019 until Dec 15, 2019 
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.
Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Sunday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Nov 17, 2019 until Dec 15, 2019 
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.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 17, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 17, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 17, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Photography Hike
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Bring your camera and meet our Park Naturalist at the Sandpiper Trail for a 9:00 AM Photography Hike. Our Naturalist will provide information about the marsh and good photo opportunities. Enjoy the cool weather and take pictures of the changes you may see taking place on the trail, or just come to meet fellow photographers from the area. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Evening Hike
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Meet us at the Big Ferry Trail head for a naturalist-guided evening hike to the observation tower, where we will check out the gorgeous views of the sunset over the marsh. Feel free to ask our naturalist any questions you may have about the park and listen to nature's sounds as the nocturnal creatures begin to wake up. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
National Take a Hike Day
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Take a guided hike through the captivating scenery of Smithgall Woods on the Chunanee Falls Trail. A shuttle will take the group to the trailhead, and this 0.5-mile hike will feature mountain coves shaded by rhododendron and a beautiful 30 foot waterfall at the end. We will stop at the falls for a short break and picture opportunity. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist and "Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park" president John Johnston will lead a moderately strenuous three mile hike identifying rock types and explaining how they formed. Explore the beautiful Jack's Branch area and the seldom-visited quarry of the New Manchester mill. Meet in the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed toe shoes required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total). $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 18, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 18, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Museum Tour
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Twice a month, explore STEAM focused nature programs through hands on play! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 19, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 19, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nature Sketching
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come draw or color some of the beautiful scenery in the park $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 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.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 20, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 20, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Home School Wednesday
Wednesdays 10 AM - 3 PM – Nov 20, 2019 until Dec 18, 2019 
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 21, 2019

Ask the Naturalist
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Night Corn Grinding
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Watch how cornmeal and grits were once made at Hamburg's historic gristmill. Before leaving, purchase a bag to take home and use. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Hamburg State Park. $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 21, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 21, 2019 until Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Home School Exploration Day
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Home school students are invited to join us for a ranger-led program. Topics will be geared towards kids ages 8-12, with growing up WILD activities for kids younger than this. This is an eight part series, you can attend all or pick and choose which ones interest you. Space is limited, call to reserve your spot. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Fridays 6 PM - 10 PM – Nov 22, 2019 until Dec 20, 2019 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field (located behind the office) and office area which has 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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Bingo
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun afternoon of family bingo! Free Prize for a win, limit 1 prize per person. Location: Pavilion by Archery Range. Valid Park Pass required. $1/ bingo card or $3/ 5 bingo cards $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Explore Our Nature Center
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Have fun while learning about Native Animals, including petting a live Snake. Meet at the Hornet's Nest Amphitheater beside the 3 mile hiking trail. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Night Hike
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Come and enjoy a Night Hike! Ask the ranger about wildlife, the history of the Park, or ghosts at the park. Free to attend. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Roving Naturalist
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Turkey Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original adult and family friendly bingo lakeside to win fun prizes and learn about these fabulous birds. Meet at the uncovered tables next to the Fishing Dock on Lake Deleanor. Bring a flashlight or lantern. We will have a campfire and marshmallows. $3 correct change $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Advanced Archery
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This Course will make use of 3D targets at varied range. To Participate in this course attendance at a previous Fort McAllister Intermediate Archery course is required. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Gather around the campfire with friends, family, and park rangers to swap stories and roast marshmallows. Hot chocolate, coffee, and tea will be offered, along with classic campfire stories and sing along songs. Meet at the fire ring behind the Visitors Center. Suggested $1 donation. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fall Color Paddle
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come out and enjoy a guided afternoon tour of Lake Rutledge on a kayak/canoe. Unwind while hearing about the history of Hard Labor Creek and paddling to the sounds of nature. Meet at the kayak rack (beach area). Bring water and sunscreen. Space is limited, preregister in advance. $10 if you use your boat or $15 if you use ours. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Hay Rides and S'Mores
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Meet at the campground picnic shelter to join us on some fun hay rides through the park. Great family fun can also be had after the ride making s'mores around our campfire. Hayrides limited to 12 riders. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Campfire Stories and Marshmallows
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Meet the Park Ranger and hear campfire stories while roasting marshmallows. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM from Nov 22, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Traveling exhibit from Kennesaw State University revisiting Japanese American Internment that took place during World War II. Panels show how 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the West Coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced without due process into camps to live under armed guard. $7-1$12. 706-655-5870.
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The Candlelight Tour Fun Run
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 9:30 PM to 11:45 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The course is a fun, rolling, race through the Holiday-season lighted downtown of Warm Springs and through the Little White House Rd to end at the Meriwether County Chamber of Commerce, The mile fun run/walk begins at 9:30 p.m. with the 5K race starting at 10:00p.m. 706-655-5870.
Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturdays 6 PM - 10 PM – Nov 23, 2019 until Dec 21, 2019 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field (located behind the office) and office area which has 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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Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM – Nov 23, 2019 until Nov 30, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! 770-254-7271.
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Thanksgiving Craft
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist for turkey pinecones crafts to decorate for Thanksgiving with. All materials will be provided. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Low-Tide Paddle
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us on a three-hour kayak adventure through the salt marshes around Crooked River. Paddlers will watch for birds, dolphin and other wildlife while learning about the wonders of the marsh. We'll spend an hour exploring a sand bar before paddling the tide back in to our dock. Space is limited to 8. Minimum of 4 for trip to make. $35 single; $45 tandem; $25 if you bring your own kayak. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Meet and greet the animals who make coastal Georgia their home in this exciting and informative live animal presentation. Learn about their behaviors, why they look and live the way they do and gain a better understanding of why they are so important to our world. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Holiday Craft - Pine Cone Turkey
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
It's almost Turkey Day, come out to the Nature Center and make a festive decoration to display in your home for Thanksgiving. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited to 8, minimum of 4 to make. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Hayride & Campfire Fun
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a hayride through the park followed by some campfire fun in our campground. For an added treat bring your own marshmallows and roasting sticks. Space limited to 18. Remember to wear bug spray and bring a flashlight if walking back to a campsite after the fire. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Cabin Craft
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
You are invited to join us for Historic Native American Month at Elijah Clark's homestead. Participants will have fun while learning about Native Americans, and create wonderful crafts to take home! A different Historic Craft each Saturday for the whole month of November. $2 to $10 $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun afternoon of shooting compound bows! Beginners and experts alike welcome. No licence required. Suitable for all ages, although children under 6 may need adult assistance. Meet @ Pavilion by Archery Range. Please arrive on time so you are able to participate. Valid Park Pass required. $7 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Explore Our Nature Center
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Have fun while learning about Native Animals, including petting a live Snake. Meet at the Hornet's Nest Amphitheater beside the 3 mile hiking trail. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Campfire Stories
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun evening of stories around the campfire, and learn the history of the Park! S'mores included. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Museum Tour
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Turkey Archery Shoot
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Stationary, target archery, shooting competition fun. We provide all the equipment. Scored target winners receive prizes. Youth ages 8-12. Adults over 12. Fee per entry. Can enter more than once. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock in the campground and walk down to new archery field near parking area. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Kids Fishing
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Summertime is upon us, its time to get outdoors and have some fun. Bring your fishing pole and try your luck on our dock on red bird creek. Limited availability so reserve your spot early. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Beginner Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors, learn something new! Good for ages 8 and up (depending on strength level). Reservations are required by calling the park office. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Intermediate Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
All participants for intermediate archery must have taken beginners archery to participate. In this class you will be honing your accuracy at greater distances than our beginners course. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Coffee with a Ranger
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Ask questions and swap stories with park rangers over a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast treat. Samples of Dutch oven peach dump cake, coffee, and hot tea will be served while supplies last. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your very own pet turkey and fall leaf sun catchers just in time for Thanksgiving! Take home crafts same day. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fall Color Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy the changing leaves, and learn some of our native trees. Join the Naturalist on this Guided hike on a 2 mile moderate to strenuous trail. Discover how much fun learning our native trees can be. Meet at the Park Office/Trading Post as we will caravan to the location. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Fall Color Wagon Rides
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Fall is a great time to tour the park in our rustic "Hay Wagon." Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the role they played in creating this park. Enjoy fall color and any wildlife we see along the way. Rides start every 30 min from Trading Post/Park Office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 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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Gourd Decorating
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come enjoy the fall festivities at the park by painting and decorating your own gourd at the Nature Center. We provide all the supplies for this Family Friendly program. $5 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Pioneer & Native American Living
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Immerse yourself in Native American and Pioneer lifestyles in this two hour hands-on program at the park. This includes three or four activities each week such as candle making, pioneer campfire cooking, corn husk dolls, Native American games, crafts, and more. Held rain or shine, sign up at the Visitor Center. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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