Holiday Events


Saturday, May 9, 2020

Mother's Day Hike
Saturday, May 9, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Enjoy a nice stroll with your mamma this Mother's Day Weekend! We are offering a free hike to all mom's and children 3 and under. For everyone else, the hike is $2 per person. We will be hiking 2.5 miles on the Cliatt-Creek Trail. Meet at the park office. A parking pass is required for every vehicle that enters the park. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Cool Pool Summer Splash
Saturday, May 23, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the park rangers for lively music, fabulous pool games, and pool-side activities for the whole family. Local DJ playing summer favorites from 1-3 PM. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. Refreshments require an additional cost. No fee for the activities just regular pool admission. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cool Pool Summer Splash
Saturday, May 23, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the park rangers for lively music, fabulous pool games, and pool-side activities for the whole family. Local DJ playing summer favorites from 1-3 PM. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. Refreshments require an additional cost. No fee for the activities just regular pool admission. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 23, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who died while serving in the US military. Living history interpretations will take place throughout the day including cannon & musket firings every hour. Tour the fort, museum and grounds of Fort McAllister along the banks of the Ogeechee River. $9. 912-727-2339.
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Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 23, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
This coastal fort will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon demonstrations. Visitors may explore the site's beautiful vista from the earthen fort, over the Medway River and out through St. Catherine's Sound. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Fallen Heros Luminary Lighting
Saturday, May 23, 2020 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Memorial Day is a time for remembering and honoring those in our armed forces who have died defending and serving our country. In honor of the fallen, join us at the history museum and purchase a luminary to honor a fallen hero. Each luminary will be placed on the lawn of where Camp Lawton stood with the name of a service member who gave all. $5 per luminary $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Movie by the Water
Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:45 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Moonlight Movie Night
Saturday, May 23, 2020 9 PM to 11 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.
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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Movie by the Water
Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:45 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day Commemoration
Monday, May 25, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the rangers of Fort King George for a day of craft demonstrations and soldiers' life activities in commemoration of Memorial Day. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Memorial Day Commemoration
Monday, May 25, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who died while serving in the US military. Living history interpretations will take place throughout the day including cannon & musket firings every hour. Tour the fort, museum and grounds of Fort McAllister along the banks of the Ogeechee River. $9. 912-727-2339.
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Memorial Day Beach Bash
Monday, May 25, 2020 4 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Kick off the summer with us at the park. Slide down the slip-n-slide, test your luck in the corn hole challenge or enjoy a burger by the lake. Fun for the whole family at the day use area. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trials Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join a Ranger at the Sempervirens trailhead for a hike through our ever living forest where you'll learn about native plants found along the trail as well as their historical uses. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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National Trails Day - Panola Mountain Guided Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 12 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.
White Blaze Trail Hike-National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Come celebrate the national trail system here at Providence Canyon! Join us on a 3-mile ranger led hike into and around the canyons, while learning about the history, ecosystem, and geology of the canyons. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Movie by the Water
Friday, Jul 3, 2020 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Moonlight Movie Night
Friday, Jul 3, 2020 9 PM to 11 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.
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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10:30 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Events will begin with our 10:30 a.m. bicycle parade around our RV campground. Old-time games will start in the field behind the office, at 11 a.m. include sack races, three-legged races, water relay, water balloon toss, and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Etowah Games Day 2020
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come enjoy learning about sports and simple games that were played in the past. try your skills at simple games. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Cool Pool Summer Splash
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the park rangers for lively music, fabulous pool games, and pool-side activities for the whole family. Local DJ playing summer favorites from 1-3 PM. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. Refreshments require an additional cost. No fee for the activities just regular pool admission. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cannons Across the Marsh
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 to Sunday, Jul 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the soldiers at the fort for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, and soldiers' life activities to honor Independence Day. $4.50- $7.50 912-437-4770.
Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1864. Join us for old fashioned fun for all. Living history demonstrations, cannon firings, and musket demonstrations. $9. 912-727-2339.
Independence Day Colonial Faire
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Celebrate Independence Day with colonial games, contests of skill, colonial music, musket firings, cannon firings and other activities. $5.00 912-884-5999.
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Fourth of July
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The Fourth of July is a great time to visit Fort Mountain. With our beach, boat rentals, mini-golf, hiking, biking and horse trails there is something for everyone. Paid activities require registration* 6pm Cornhole Tournament 7pm Craft $3 8pm Tower Tour and Sunset at the West Overlook $3 $0-$3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Ol' Time Fourth
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation with farm skill demonstrations like blacksmithing, spinning, and wood stove cooking, patriotic and bluegrass music, an old time carnival, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon followed by a watermelon cutting and old fashioned games, relays, and races. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 3 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Families can participate in old-fashioned games. Free watermelon, hot dogs, drinks and cookies will be available afterward while supplies last. This event will be at Group Shelter #2. This is sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
4th of July Fireworks Hike
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Slow down this July 4th and join a ranger for a leisurely stroll to the top of Panola Mountain. As the sun sets we will enjoy a panoramic view of Stone Mountain and Atlanta's Independence Day Celebrations from a distance. Bring water, bug spray, and a flashlight for the walk back down the mountain to a waiting campfire and s'mores. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Movie by the Water
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Independence Pool Party
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out to our swimming pool and soak in some rays. We will have music and games with prizes. It'll be a splash for all ages. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
July 4th Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 8 AM to 5 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Celebrate July 4th at one of the nation’s oldest state parks. We will start the day with a flag raising ceremony at 8am at the Visitors Center, followed by a day of games for the whole family. There will be a bicycle parade, pedal boat races, sandcastle competition, watermelon eating contest, sack races, egg toss and greased pole climbing. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Cool Pool End Of Summer Splash
Saturday, Aug 29, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Celebrate the end of summer in the largest spring-fed pool in Georgia. Enjoy music, food, and games for the whole family from 1-3 PM. Regular pool admission required. Liberty Bell Pool Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Labor Day Festivities
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and muskets throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.
Labor Day Celebration
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
To celebrate Labor Day, Fort Morris, located on the Medway River in historic Sunbury, Georgia, will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon firing demonstrations. $3-4.50 912-884-5999.
NatureFest
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
In celebration of both Arbor Day and Earth Day, join us at Panola Mountain for an afternoon full of fun and adventure. We are partnering with nature inspired organizations across GA to allow our guests to explore, experience, and engage with nature in new and meaningful ways. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Movie by the Water
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Moonlight Movie Night
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 9 PM to 11 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.
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Sunday, September 6, 2020

Movie by the Water
Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Tal-luau
Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join us for our annual Tal-luau (Tallulah Luau)! This will be a final beach bash before our swimming beach closes for the season. There will be a DJ, door prizes, and games. No registration necessary, we hope to see you there! $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Summer's Last Hurrah Pool Party
Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come join us for the Summer's Last Hurrah Pool Party. This is a chance for you to swim in our pool later than our normal hours. The cost is $3/person, unless you have already paid admission for the day. We will have family friendly music playing, games and prizes during this event. We hope everyone comes out to join us for a great swim. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Monday, September 7, 2020

Labor Day Commemoration
Monday, Sep 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a day of craft demonstrations and soldiers' life activities. Learn about the various types of laborers of the past. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Labor Day Festivities
Monday, Sep 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and muskets throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Volunteer Day on the Beach - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the “End of Season” with a beach cleanup. Meet other volunteers and enjoy the work, company, and the outdoors. We will do a deep litter clean up and trim back the bushes around the beach and the parking lots. A good clean up is needed before the fall. Meet at the beach. Please call the park office to let us know you are coming. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Canyon Cleanup-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join us in helping to clean up our park. This year, we will be picking up trash throughout the park, including in the bottom of the canyon, around the campsites, and in the day use areas. Please wear clothing that can get dirty. Bring water, sunscreen, hats, and bug spray. Admission is free to all volunteers. $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Trick-or-Treat Trail
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Children 12 and under are invited to this year's Trick-or-Treat Trail! Decorate a pumpkin to take home, play games, and take a hike on our not-so-haunted trail to collect candy. Costumes are strongly encouraged. You may even find your picture on the Indian Springs State Park Facebook page! Tickets must be purchased online prior to the event. $7. 770-504-2277.
Movie by the Water
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Halloween Thing
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided candelight tours through spooky forests where creepy characters exhibit a world of mystery and magic. $10. 770-443-7850.
Haunted Hills Hayride
Fridays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 23, 2020 until Oct 30, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Haunted Hayride
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join The Friends of Watson Mill Bridge for the 7th Annual Haunted Hayride. The ride will start in the parking lot by the covered bridge and travel through the campground. During the Hayride no vehicles will be allowed in or out of the ride area for the safety of all guest and workers. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Fall Festival and Spooky Wagon Rides
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the cooler weather with our Fall Festival. Come for pumpkin decorating, marshmallow roasts, and games. Food will be available for purchase. Join us at the beach area for Spooky Wagon rides through a dark and creepy forest. Rides suitable for ages 5 and older and depart every 15 min. Call the park office to reserve ride tickets. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 3 PM to 7 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children of all ages can play brand new games as well as old favorites to win candy. Bring the whole family because we will also have bingo, hayrides, face painting and much more. Overnight campers may participate in our campsite decoration contest. This will be our 25th year for this event. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturdays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 24, 2020 until Oct 31, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Haunted Hayride
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join The Friends of Watson Mill Bridge for the 7th Annual Haunted Hayride. The ride will start in the parking lot by the covered bridge and travel through the campground. During the Hayride no vehicles will be allowed in or out of the ride area for the safety of all guest and workers. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Friday, October 30, 2020

Haunted Hills Hayride
Fridays 7 PM - 10 PM – Oct 30, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

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

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Fall Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 3 PM to 6 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for food, games, hayrides and more. Wear costumes and bring a bag to collect candy and prizes at gaming stations. Games available for toddlers, kids, teens and adults. Food and beverages available for purchase from Friends of Crooked River State Park, cash or check only. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 11 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back in time with guided tours of our 1853 cabin area and observe a thanksgiving meal reenacted by our living historians. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Friday, November 27, 2020

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

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 28, 2020 until Nov 29, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Turkey Waddle
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hike off that extra slice of pumpkin pie and enjoy the cool fall air during this exhilarating three mile hike. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Visit with Santa
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Santa Claus is coming to Idlewilde Event Center! Children will enjoy a visit with Santa, games, crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate. Remember the evening with a picture with Santa! This is a ticketed event. Please visit indiansprings.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Crafting with Claus
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
It is time to get crafty for Christmas. Decorate ornaments with Santa Claus and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as he shares Christmas stories. $2. 706-213-2045.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 29, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Santa & Friends Lighted Magical Cruise
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join Santa, Frosty, and the Grinch as they kick off the Christmas season at the park. Take a lighted boat ride with Frosty and the Grinch then sit on Santa lap at the GP amphitheater. Enjoy the warm fire and roast marshmallows for s'mores or grab something to eat from the concession stand. A lighted hay ride will get you to where you need to be. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Friday, December 4, 2020

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

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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A Colonial Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Get away from the over-commercialization of the holidays and visit Fort Morris for a more peaceful celebration. Join park staff for colonial refreshments, a yule log, bonfire, 18th century music, caroling, dance and firing of the Christmas guns. $5. 912-884-5999.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
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Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for yuletide celebrations in pioneer style! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, so be sure to bring your camera and cheer. We will have holiday crafts, pioneer toys and games, live music, and more! Access to the cabin requires a short walk on a paved trail. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Honor Tree: A Photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests are invited to adorn our three trees with photographs of those who have served, or are serving, our nation's armed forces. These Honor Trees will be placed in the museum through Christmas. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. US Signal Corps Pearl Harbor exhibit. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Caroling in the Park!
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 3 PM to 5 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
What's better than Christmas Parties? How about Caroling Hayrides, Homemade Ornaments, and pictures with Santa? Caroling Through the Park will have that and much more. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 6, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Friday, December 11, 2020

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

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Candlelight Tours
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Tour the mansion by candlelight for a beautiful glimpse of a historic Moravian Christmas as celebrated by the first Spring Place missionaries in the early 1800s. Enjoy live music, natural scenery, and finish up with cookies and cider in a cabin exhibit. No reservation necessary, arrive by 8 p.m. for the full experience. $5.50 - $6.50 706-695-2598.
Crooked River Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 5 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come to Group Shelter #2 to enjoy a craft, cookies and hot chocolate, tell Santa your wish list and take a hayride through the park. All ages are welcome to join in the holiday fun. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast, and homemade refreshments. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and be available until 8:30 p.m. Hayrides will start at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Donations appreciated. Hayrides $1 per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a tour of the plantation decorated for the holidays with authentic decor, live music, warm cider and cookies, a story time with Mrs. Clause, and send your letter to Santa at the old post office 3-6 pm. Site closes to regular guests at 6 pm. Tours by lantern light held after dark by reservation 6-8 pm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Holidays at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and help us celebrate the holiday spirit 1860's style. Holiday festivities will be in full swing and Santa will be here! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Sunset Candy Cane Hunt
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join us at sunset to hunt candy canes, afterwards enjoy a holiday movie, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
17th Annual Vogel State Park Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 4 PM to 7 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an evening of fellowship and celebration of the true meaning of Christmas. Hayrides, music, and activities lead up to the Christmas Program and Lighting of the Tree. There is NO fee for programs. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 12 or younger for the Sheriff's Dpt. See below for details, including schedule and musician lineup! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Holiday crafts at the museum throughout the day. Holiday festivities start at 1 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 13, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Friday, December 18, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 19, 2020 until Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $15, Seniors (62+): $12, Youth (6-17): $10, Children 5 and under: Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $40. 706-878-1077.
Christmas at The Park
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join the staff at the Interpretive Center for some holiday crafts, a campfire, and some Christmas sweets. All ages are welcome to join in the fun. Also a special visit from Santa Clause from 7-8pm. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 20, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Friday, December 25, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 25, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 26, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Sunday, December 27, 2020

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
6 PM - 10 PM from Dec 27, 2020 
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Thanksgiving through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field and office area which have been beautifully decorated with Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Thursday, December 31, 2020

New Year's Ghosts & Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 to Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
A special New Year's edition of Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation. The tour will start on New Year's Eve and will celebrate the New Year at Midnight by ringing the Historic Plantation Bell and end at 12:30 am. Reservations Required! $15 per person. 912-264-7333.