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.
Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM 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 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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Holiday Movie Under the Stars!
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come out for a movie under the stars! We'll give clues throughout the week of what we're showing. Bring a blanket, chairs, bug spray, and your favorite movie snacks! $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 candle making. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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"Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Reenactment
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. $5. 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. 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.
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.
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. 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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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 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.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM 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.
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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 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 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 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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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. $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 the first inhabitants of our area, the Native Americans or American Indians, as we explore the Eastside 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.
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.
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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. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Ravenous 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, Donations Appreciated. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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.
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 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.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
3rd Sunday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM 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.
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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM 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 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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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.
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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. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tails on Trails
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Unicoi State Park and Lodge - Helen, GA
Unicoi State Park and Lodge Bring your dog for a hike on the dog-friendly 2.5 mile Lake Loop Trail. All pups will receive a souvenir Unicoi bandanna. $5 per person. 706-878-2201 ext. 549.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM 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 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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Traveling Exhibit: The Tragedy of War Japanese Internment
9 AM - 5 PM 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 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.
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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 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 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 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 CANCELLED
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
EVENT IS CANCELLED 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 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 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.

Friday, November 22, 2019

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 $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. RAIN PLAN NOV !5- MEET AT GROUP SHELTER BELOW THE DAM $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 3-D 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  
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  
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.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8 AM - 4:30 PM 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.
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. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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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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Puppet Show
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy a short puppet show featuring Native American stories, followed by making your own puppet. Puppet show is free but make your own puppets requires pre-registration and a $4 fee to help cover supplies. Call 770-387-3747 to register. $2-$6 entry fee $4 program fee. 770-387-3747.
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
It's 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 by calling the park office at 912-727-2339. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Kids Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors,and enjoy archery in a safe environment. Good for ages 8-16 (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.
Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your very own pet turkey 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 CANCELED
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.
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.
Ultraviolet Night Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever wonder what it's like to see in ultraviolet light? Come experience our wooded trails via blacklight and learn all about night florescence from our Park Naturalist. Meet at the entrance to Beaver Trail, next to the canoes at the lake. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Basic Archery
4th Saturday of Month 1 PM - 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
4th Saturday of Month 2:30 PM - 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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A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On this day, our living history specialists will perform cooking demonstrations and then portray an 1853, Pioneer Thanksgiving at the cabin. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Silent Signing Stroll
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from Eventbrite or call to register. Learn and practice American Sign Language with a Ranger! We will meet at the Iron Hill Trail for a leisurely walk as we use ASL signs for the things we discover. This is a leisurely 1.5 mile walk. Program may be cancelled for inclement weather. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger: Art Outdoors
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 10 to adult. Come join us for some cool fun! This month, Rangers will lead practice in 2D art skills! We will provide tools, paper, and images for inspiration. Teen Rangers may practice a range of skills in such media as: colored pencils, sharpie, pen, and charcoal. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Movie Night in the Park
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Catch a family friendly movie under the stars! Meet a ranger at the stage and don't forget to bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Parking will be located in the ball field. In the case of inclement weather the event will be moved to the beach pavilion. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM 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 23, 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 23, 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.
Beginning Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Advance registration by phone is required. Please plan on arriving 10 minutes early to allow time to make your way to the archery range. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Night Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join us at 7:00 PM on a guided hike through the woods at night. Take in the night sky and the sounds of the nocturnal animals who are just waking up. Our Park Naturalist will be leading the hike down the Big Ferry Trail to the Observation Tower and back. The hike is about a mile in total. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
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. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 11 AM to 12:30 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.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 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.
Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 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. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Turkey Craft
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the campground pavilion to create the perfect craft just in time for thanksgiving. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Fantastic Fall Movies !
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
We will be showing a movie in the field behind the office, so bring your blankets or chairs and get ready for some fun. We will have popcorn and refreshments for sale. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Ravenous Reptiles
Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 1 PM to 2 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, Donations Appreciated. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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