History Events

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


Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Black Heritage Tour
Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger KeyShawn as he takes you on a journey, highlighting Wormsloe's history as a slave plantation and invoking the memories of those enslaved Africans who lived and worked here. The tour will last approximately one hour on a 1.5 mile hike. Please note to bring water, and wear comfortable shoes for the guided hike. Register in advance. $6.50 - $12 912-353-3023.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Sep 29, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 1, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.
Stories and S'mores
Friday, Oct 1, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Skills of the Past 2021
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Demonstrators show Primitive Skills needed by people of the past to survive everyday life in the Past. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Bones Station
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come meet local author, Emory Jones, and learn about his newest book, "Cunningham and Other Pigs I Have Known". Jones' previous titles include "The Valley Where They Danced" (which includes scenes from Hardman Farm) and "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound". Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children (5 and under): Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm comes to life with hands-on pioneer skills exhibits, traditional craft vendors, local authors and historians, and apple cider from a hand-cranked press and much more. $6. 706-878-1077.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Family Campfire Cooking Demonstrations
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
It's been a long time since our last gathering, but now the time has come. Our outdoor cooks will gather and present various dishes, perfect and easy to make for all your camping needs. The public will be allowed to sample! Admission: Seniors (62+): $3.50 Adults: $5.50 Youth (6-17): $3.00 Pre-k (under 6) $1.00 770-443-7850.
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Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 6, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, October 8, 2021

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Paddle and Hike to Indian Rock
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led paddle + hike around Lake Rutledge will take participants back in time to the 1930s. By 1 hour paddle and then a short hike we will reach Indian Rock, one of the park's hidden jewels. Bring closed-toe shoes, water, and bug repellent. Call to register by paying in advance. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing required. $20 with a rental craft, $15with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
51st Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
The park's biggest event of the year includes performances by the Bo Henry Band, an antique tractor parade, a fly-boarding performance, crafts and food vendors. Learn about primitive skills such as flint knapping, hide tanning, ax throwing, archery, pottery and more while visiting one of the most significant Woodland Indian sites in the Southeast. Some fees. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Geology Hike
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the shoals of Sweetwater. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Anna Ruby Falls to Farm Van Tour
Monday, Oct 11, 2021 9 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy an all inclusive guided tour through history on a route that was once the estate of Hardman Farm’s proprietary owner, Capt. Nichols. The area is now home to Anna Ruby Falls, Unicoi State Park, the City of Helen and Hardman Farm State Historic Site. Hike Anna Ruby Falls, enjoy lunch at Unicoi's Smith Tavern and end with a Hardman Farm tour. $85. 706-878-1077.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 13, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Annual Candle Lantern Tour
Friday, Oct 15, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our premier event is returning! Experience an entertaining and historical trip through time led by candlelight, with friendly tour guides, horse mounted soldiers and all the fun you can pack into a 30 minute tour. Witness the only Fort McAllister night-time cannon firing available to the public Space is limited and spots sell out quickly. $25. 912-727-2339.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 15, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tales on the Trail
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 4 PM to 6 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join us for a family-friendly fall event, walking the BRMSP Lake Trail with a guide. You will make stops along the way and hear interesting history and stories about the park and the area. At the end of your walk, join other participants for a campfire and s’mores. To Register: https://friendsofgastateparks.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=351 $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
DIY Cord Crafting
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 9 AM to 12 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
In tribal times, good rope could mean the difference between starvation or survival. In this class you will craft your own cordage, and leave with materials to continue your crafting at home. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $40. 706-695-2598.
Bones Station
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Annual Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our premier event is returning! Experience an entertaining and historical trip through time led by candlelight, with friendly tour guides, horse mounted soldiers and all the fun you can pack into a 30 minute tour. Witness the only Fort McAllister night-time cannon firing available to the public Space is limited and spots sell out quickly. $25. 912-727-2339.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 9 AM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on display vying for the championship in Hofwyl-Broadfield’s annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation. Presented by Friends of Hofwyl and Classic Coastal Cruisers automobile club. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
History, Mystery, & More - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the historic site by lantern light with tales, folklore, and mysteries rarely told…of death by poison, frightful monsters, and long-lost gold. Reservations begin Sept. 23, 2021. Call 478-986-5172 $10 per person. Groups of 4 or more receive $5 off total for group. Children 5 and under are free. All fees must be paid in advance with reservation. 478-986-5172.
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Shuck and Pull
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Our expert volunteers will be demonstrating two different past times: pulling taffy and making corn husk dolls. Come on out and bring the kids! TAFFY PULLING IS ONLY BEING OFFERED AT NOON! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 20, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.
Stories and S'mores
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Bones Station
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
History, Mystery, & More - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the historic site by lantern light with tales, folklore, and mysteries rarely told…of death by poison, frightful monsters, and long-lost gold. Reservations begin Sept. 23, 2021. Call 478-986-5172 $10 per person. Groups of 4 or more receive $5 off total for group. Children 5 and under are free. All fees must be paid in advance with reservation. 478-986-5172.
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton Civil War prison site and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Afterwards, participants are invited to explore the Camp Lawton Museum free of charge. Pre-registration is required, space is limited, and social distancing is mandatory. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Trail Volunteer Work Day #5
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Please come out to assist the staff in maintaining our historic trails. Water and snacks provided. Please bring gloves. Pre-registration required. No admission charge for volunteers. 770-443-7850.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Bessie Mary Lewis, Early Historian of Fort King George - Tricentennial Speaker Series
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Tricentennial Speaker Series #10 Local author and historian, Buddy Sullivan, joins us live for a presentation on the unforgettable Miss Bessie Lewis. Born in 1889 in Ohio, Bessie relocated to Georgia and quickly fell in love with McIntosh County. Her passion for history helped establish Fort King George and bring the area's history to life. 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Oct 27, 2021 until Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. On Friday nights this October, Hofwyl-Broadfield will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a lantern tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

History, Mystery, & More - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the historic site by lantern light with tales, folklore, and mysteries rarely told…of death by poison, frightful monsters, and long-lost gold. Reservations begin Sept. 23, 2021. Call 478-986-5172 $10 per person. Groups of 4 or more receive $5 off total for group. Children 5 and under are free. All fees must be paid in advance with reservation. 478-986-5172.
Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Guided Tour of Historic New Echota
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a guided tour of the historic grounds and buildings of New Echota including operation of the historic printing press in the Cherokee Phoenix Print Shop. Program may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Tales by Lantern Light
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided hikes on the eve of Halloween. Guides will lead you down paths of history to a secret destination where a Master Storyteller will spin tales of history and lore. $5. 770-443-7850.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Bones Station
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our tables with skulls, bones and skeletal info. Test your skull IQ. Walkups welcome anytime. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Home School Wednesday Class
Wednesdays 10 AM - 11 AM – Nov 3, 2021 
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 begins at 10:00 a.m. Please select a class below and then call our office @706-655-5870 to register. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

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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Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come meet local author, Emory Jones, and learn about his newest book, "Cunningham and Other Pigs I Have Known". Jones' previous titles include "The Valley Where They Danced" (which includes scenes from Hardman Farm) and "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound". Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children (5 and under): Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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1864 Camp Cooking - Rotisserie
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This demonstration will portray one method of how chicken would have been roasted over an open fire in a Civil War military camp. Sampling will be allowed. 770-443-7850.
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Monday, November 8, 2021

Anna Ruby Falls to Farm Van Tour
Monday, Nov 8, 2021 9 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy an all inclusive guided tour through history on a route that was once the estate of Hardman Farm’s proprietary owner, Capt. Nichols. The area is now home to Anna Ruby Falls, Unicoi State Park, the City of Helen and Hardman Farm State Historic Site. Hike Anna Ruby Falls, enjoy lunch at Unicoi's Smith Tavern and end with a Hardman Farm tour. $85. 706-878-1077.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Veteran's Appreciation Day
Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Veteran's Day, Hardman Farm will be inviting all Veterans, military service members and their families to enjoy free admission to Hardman Farm on Thursday, November 11th, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our last hourly guided tour of the Mansion will begin at 3:00 p.m. Hardman Farm Staff would like to thank you for your service! 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, November 13, 2021

2021 Autumn Encampment – A Meeting of Nations
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
For our special Tricentennial anniversary, our annual Autumn Encampment will include reenactors from the three nations: England, France, and Spain. Join us for activities, demonstrations, and historical crafts. Festival includes a ceremonial parade procession and musket firing salute to honor the soldiers whose graves are marked at our historic cemetery. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
2nd Annual Kolomoki Native American History
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us as we celebrate Native American History at Kolomoki with live primitive skills and early weapons demonstrations. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Thanksgiving with Laura
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us at the Interpretive Center as we welcome "Mrs. Laura S. Walker" as she stops by to visit us this Thanksgiving season. Limited to 25 people. Pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Sunday, November 14, 2021

2021 Autumn Encampment – A Meeting of Nations
Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
For our special Tricentennial anniversary, our annual Autumn Encampment will include reenactors from the three nations: England, France, and Spain. Join us for activities, demonstrations, and historical crafts. Festival includes a ceremonial parade procession and musket firing salute to honor the soldiers whose graves are marked at our historic cemetery. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. 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. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

"Come and Take It!" Encampment and Wreath Ceremony
Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
The event commemorates Colonel John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender: "Come & Take It!" Watch colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, 18th century music and wreath laying ceremony by the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Soap Don't Lye
Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This popular program is back! This time we added the option of candle-making to compliment the day. Pre-registration is required for participation. SOAP MAKING IS BEING DEMONSTRATED AT NOON $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Stories and S'mores
Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 8 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. Meet at the amphitheater by the campground. Please pre-register at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Candle Making
Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Learn how pioneers lit their homes and make your own hand-dipped candle. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, December 3, 2021

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 3, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Plantation Christmas
Friday, Dec 3, 2021 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house, hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Christmas comes to Liberty Hall
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 11 AM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Enjoy a tour of the house, create a craft, and listen to the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of A.H. Stephens State Park. $4 - $8.00 706-456-2602.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house, hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
Trail Work Volunteer Day #6
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 9:30 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Our focus on this trail workday will be the White Trail along the Union Army line. Water and snacks provided. Please bring gloves. No admission charge for volunteers. 770-443-7850.
The Honor Tree: A Photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests are invited to decorate our three trees with photographs of those who have served, or are serving, our nation's armed forces. These Honor Trees will be placed in the museum through the holiday season. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Pearl Harbor 80 Years of Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, December 10, 2021

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 10, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Annual Winter Muster: 157th Anniversary
Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This annual tactical demonstration commemorates the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Cannon and musket firings, skirmishes, and drills will take place throughout the day. Visitors should arrive no later than 4 pm for the Final Assault. TICKET SALES END AT 4:30 PM. $15. 912-727-2339.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Dec 12, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. 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. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Candle Making
Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Learn how pioneers lit their homes and make your own hand-dipped candle. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Pre-register at Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, December 17, 2021

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 17, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free Family Rate (2 adults + their children) $40. 706-878-1077.
Holidays on the 1860's Home Front
Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Our expert volunteers will conduct an annual celebration of the holiday spirit at the cabin to demonstrate the traditions of decorating for the holidays during the 1860's. There will be toys and games for all! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.