Accessible Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Sunday, February 28, 2021

Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles- Tricentennial Speakers Series Part 2
Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George is turning 300! To celebrate, please join us each month in 2021 for our free speaker series. Each presentation will focus on a different aspect of our local history. This month's program will feature Dr. Patrick Holladay and Amy Lotson Roberts, authors of "Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles". 912-437-4770.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, March 5, 2021

Meet the Farm Animals
Friday, Mar 5, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Stories and S'mores
Friday, Mar 5, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Creature Feature
Friday, Mar 5, 2021 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Can turtles leave their shells? How many types of venomous snakes live in Georgia? Are salamanders reptiles? Learn the answers to these questions and more as a Ranger introduces you to native animal species that live here in the Piedmont region of Georgia. Preregistration is required for this event, as it is limited to only 12 participants $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Mar 6, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War Medicine. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Mar 6, 2021 until Mar 27, 2021 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Mar 6, 2021 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us around the campfire for s'mores along with stories of the Okefenokee Swamp written by one of our local authors. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Register by noon on day preceding event date. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Meet the Reptiles
Saturday, Mar 6, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Meet the reptiles found in and around Mistletoe State Park! This program will feature a short talk, live animals, and a trip to our nature center. The cost is only $3 per person- Ages 3 and under are free. Space is limited, to register call the park office at (706) 541-0321. We will be meeting at the park office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Friday, March 12, 2021

Movie Night
Friday, Mar 12, 2021 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon two days prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Creature Feature
Friday, Mar 12, 2021 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Can turtles leave their shells? How many types of venomous snakes live in Georgia? Are salamanders reptiles? Learn the answers to these questions and more as a Ranger introduces you to native animal species that live here in the Piedmont region of Georgia. Preregistration is required for this event, as it is limited to only 12 participants $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Astronomy with Fernbank
Friday, Mar 12, 2021 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Limited capacity. See Sweetwater Under the Stars with Fernbank Astronomer Mark Lancaster! This will be an introductory astronomy program looking at notable celestial events and points in the night sky. Meet at the reservoir/bait shop parking lot. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, March 13, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War Medicine. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Mar 13, 2021 until Mar 27, 2021 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Let's Build a Kite
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Celebrate "The Windy Month" by building a kite with a Park Ranger. Limited to 10 participants, minimum of 4. Register at Visitor Center by noon, March 12. Social distancing required. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Basic Archery
Sunday, Mar 14, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, March 19, 2021

Creature Feature
Friday, Mar 19, 2021 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Can turtles leave their shells? How many types of venomous snakes live in Georgia? Are salamanders reptiles? Learn the answers to these questions and more as a Ranger introduces you to native animal species that live here in the Piedmont region of Georgia. Preregistration is required for this event, as it is limited to only 12 participants $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War Medicine. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Mar 20, 2021 until Mar 27, 2021 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 9 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Mar 21, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 9 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, March 26, 2021

Meet the Farm Animals
Friday, Mar 26, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Movie Night
Friday, Mar 26, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for movies under the stars. Limited to 15 people, minimum of 4. Bring bottled water, insect repellent, and a blanket or chair. Pre-registration required by noon two days prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Creature Feature
Friday, Mar 26, 2021 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Can turtles leave their shells? How many types of venomous snakes live in Georgia? Are salamanders reptiles? Learn the answers to these questions and more as a Ranger introduces you to native animal species that live here in the Piedmont region of Georgia. Preregistration is required for this event, as it is limited to only 12 participants $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War Medicine. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Learn about all the animals that live on the Heritage Farm. Feed the horses, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Enjoy some playtime with our baby goats. $5 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Mar 27, 2021 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Bird Feeder
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Learn how to attract birds to your backyard and make a craft . Come to the nature center behind the park office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Moonlight Movies
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your chair to the park office to watch a movie under the stars! Call the park office to learn what we will be watching 706-245-6270. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, March 28, 2021

"Mohr" to the Story: Darien's Highland Settlers- Tricentennial Speakers Series Part 3
Sunday, Mar 28, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George is turning 300! To celebrate, please join us each month in 2021 for our free speaker series. Each presentation will focus on a different aspect of our local history. 912-437-4770.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Mar 28, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Basic Archery
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Soaring at Sweetwater Birds of Prey Program
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Join Blue Ridge Raptors for an afternoon of birds of prey. You will be introduced to 7 native Georgia raptors and learn about the adaptations they use to survive and thrive (Live animals). This event is fun for all ages. $10 per person. Meet at the visitor's center. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Moonlight Movies
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 8 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your chair to the park office to watch a movie under the stars! Call the park office to learn what we will be watching 706-245-6270. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Basic Archery
Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 9 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Apr 18, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 9 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Basic Archery
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Moonlight Movies
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your chair to the park office to watch a movie under the stars! Call the park office to learn what we will be watching 706-245-6270. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Basic Archery
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Artifact Identification Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrating Georgia Archaeology Month, museum staff and volunteers from Peach State Archaeology will be available to help identify artifacts brought in by visitors. Pre-registration and social distancing required. Registration will be limited to 10 guests per hourly session. Limit 5 artifacts per guest. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Basic Archery
Saturday, May 8, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Basic Archery
Sunday, May 9, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, May 16, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 9 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Basic Archery
Saturday, May 22, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Basic Archery
Sunday, May 23, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
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 and older. Class meets at the Alexander Lake Pavilion. Register in advance. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Senior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 19, 2021 8 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Show off your skills, enjoy a day fishing and win amazing prizes! Participants must be 62+ Prizes will be awarded in the following categories oldest angler. largest fish. Smallest fish and most fish caught. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, July 4, 2021

Independence Pool Party
Sunday, Jul 4, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Cool off and celebrate the 4th of July. Join us at the pool for games, music, and fun! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Owl-O-Ween
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Join Blue Ridge Raptors for an afternoon of birds of prey. You will be introduced to 7 native Georgia raptors and learn about the adaptations they use to survive and thrive (Live animals). This event is fun for all ages. $20 per person. Meet at the visitor's center. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, November 6, 2021

Native American Heritage Day at Etowah
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about how our modern society still carries the past on its shoulders. There will also be a genealogy lecture and workshop to help guests understand how their families have been influenced by Native Americans. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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