Music/Arts/Crafts Events


Saturday, February 23, 2019

Knot Tying
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Learn how to tie useful knots for camping, packing, and hauling in this hands on instructional class. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Handicapped Accessible 
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Winter Birds Campground Craft
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us at the Activity Center in our Campground to make Wood Chip Chick a Dee’s and learn about birds! Suggested donation to make a craft is $1 per person. $5 parking $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Search and Sketch
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Wander along the trail behind the Trading Post on this drawing scavenger hunt. Pencils and paper will be provided, clipboards or writing surfaces recommended. We will meet at the Trading post (visitor center) $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Nature Sketching
Friday, Mar 1, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come draw or color some of the beautiful scenery in the park $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Campground Amphitheater. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, March 8, 2019

Crisp-Cordele Community League Spring Gala with the Swinging Medallions
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 to Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 6 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Enjoy great food, drinks and dance to the music of the Swinging Medallions! General Admission is $45.00 229-276-2371.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Field Journal Journeys: History Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will be going on a hike back into the 1800's to learn about Red Top's Iron mining history! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Craft
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist and make St. Patrick’s day crafts just in time for St. Patrick’s day! Meet at visitor center porch. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Shamrock Crafts and Games at the Amphitheater
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with us at the Campground Amphitheater. We will have games, crafts, and more! Festivities will start at 11:00 am and end at 1:00 pm. Appropriate for all ages. $2 per participant. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Campground Amphitheater. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
St. Patrick's Day Crafts & Games
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Meet at the nature center right next to the office to join in some fun St. Patrick's Day Crafts and Games! All are ages are encouraged to come. $5 per person creating the craft. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, March 22, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Hofwyl Plein Air Art Event
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Bring your plein air gear for fun and camaraderie with lots to paint in this historic setting. No prizes, no judging, just good camaraderie and big fun. Lots to paint - 800 year old moss draped live oaks, scenic vistas across rice fields, 150 year old plantation house, barns, slave cabins and out buildings. Artists - $25 Adults - $8 Senior - $7 Youth - $5. 912-264-7333.
Handicapped Accessible 
Cast Iron Chefs
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and sample grub from iron pot cooking demonstrations of new and old style. Meals will be representative of the 1800’s. Visitors can also walk the paths of history and nature here at the park. $4 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Walk, Talk, and Wool
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Take a hike around the sheep pin with a Ranger, and get to meet the hard-working sheep that make the wool we use at the park. Afterward, join us in spinning wool, and get to learn a new skill. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society "School Days" Spring Market Fair
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Home school, Private school, and Public school groups welcome to the FYLHS Spring Market Faire. Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
10th Annual Market Faire
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Visit with living historians demonstrating life in the 1790s Georgia when knee-high breeches and tri-corn hats were still in fashion. Located at the old fort, you'll find the craftsmen and women demonstrating their trade, frontier camps, children's activities, 18th century music, and other unique 18th century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society "School Days" Spring Market Fair
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Home school, Private school, and Public school groups welcome to the FYLHS Spring Market Faire. Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
10th Annual Market Faire
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Visit with living historians demonstrating life in the 1790s Georgia when knee-high breeches and tri-corn hats were still in fashion. Located at the old fort, you'll find the craftsmen and women demonstrating their trade, frontier camps, children's activities, 18th century music, and other unique 18th century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society Spring Market Fair
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual Market Faire! Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
10th Annual Market Faire
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Visit with living historians demonstrating life in the 1790s Georgia when knee-high breeches and tri-corn hats were still in fashion. Located at the old fort, you'll find the craftsmen and women demonstrating their trade, frontier camps, children's activities, 18th century music, and other unique 18th century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Gettin Crafty in the Relihan
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2:30 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come make a craft with us, and enjoy some company with our reptiles. Get creative with the rangers. Each week is filled with a different craft with an educational background. $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society Spring Market Fair
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual Market Faire! Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
10th Annual Market Faire
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Visit with living historians demonstrating life in the 1790s Georgia when knee-high breeches and tri-corn hats were still in fashion. Located at the old fort, you'll find the craftsmen and women demonstrating their trade, frontier camps, children's activities, 18th century music, and other unique 18th century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Cellphone Photography Workshop
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 4 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Whether you're looking for that Instagram worthy photo or pursuing a hobby in Nature Photography this workshop will help enhance your photo taking skills. Join Cathy Marszalik, owner of Marszalik Photography LLC for an introductory course that will expand your knowledge on the only camera you'll ever need: the phone in your hand! $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Spring Art Festival
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join us as we celebrate the new season at Skidaway! Browse through a variety of vendors, grab a bite from a food truck, create a masterpiece, play a game, or even hike a trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Spring Festival
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 11 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Kick off Spring at our Spring Festival! Festivities will be held from 12:00-5:00 pm at the Lake Pavilion and will include live music, crafts, and more. $5 per person. Free for children under 6. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Homeschool Wednesday: Plant Smash
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will be discussing and practicing many non-edible uses for plants; such as plant dyes, textiles, incense, oils, lotions, and more. For ages 5 and up. Call to register.This event is outside, so please dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Festival by the Lake and Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Enjoy an afternoon browsing the craft tables, or set up your own table of items to sell at our annual Easter event. Egg hunts will begin at 1:00 PM and will be separated by age groups. A vendor fee will be applied if you wish to set up a booth. Sponsored by: Oriental Trading Company ttps://www.orientaltrading.com/party-supplies/candy-a1-551289.fltr $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Field Journal Journeys: Mushrooms
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will be learning about the basics of mushrooms. We will work on identifying features, spore print, and looking for mushrooms on the trail. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. For ages 10 and up. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Apr 15, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Bunny Tails & Trails
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This year celebrate Easter at the Park! Join us at the Lake Pavilion for a day full of fun. Festivities will begin at 10:30 am and include crafts, egg hunts, and more. $5 per person. Free for 3 and under. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Natural Egg Dying Program
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Learn how to dye your Easter eggs the old fashioned way with natural materials such as onions, beets, and turmeric. Eggs will be provided for participants. Old fashioned games will also be available for kids to play. We will also have baby chicks to hold, courtesy of Ash Brothers Feed & Farm Supply! $5. 706-878-1077.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, April 26, 2019

Arbor Day
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
This Arbor Day join in on various work projects and festivities throughout the park. A detailed activity schedule will be posted closer to the date. Appropriate for all ages. Park Pass required. 770-867-3489.
Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for an afternoon activity? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for a Junior Ranger Activity! Activities will vary date to date. $1 per participant will cover all materials. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for an afternoon activity? Join us at the Campground Amphitheater for a Junior Ranger Activity! Activities will vary date to date. $1 per participant will cover all materials. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Spring Fling
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with fun family activities. Kids will be able to make their own nature craft project to take home. Enjoy nature hikes, live animal programs, hayrides, and the annual Spring Arts. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 2, 2019 until May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, May 3, 2019

7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 3, 2019 until May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

7th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival
11 AM - 9 PM from May 4, 2019 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Little Roy and Lizzy return to Elijah Clark with some of the country's best Bluegrass performers. Bring your lawn chairs. Enjoy the food and craft vendors. $42.00 - $93.00 $5 parking. 706-864-7203.
Parks After Dark 
Bird Appreciation Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us in celebration of our feathered friends and learn all about Georgia's native and migratory birds. Create pine cone bird feeders, paper plate masks, and try your hand at creating a nest of your very own! Programs run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm followed by an Intro to Birding Hike at 2:30 pm. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
New Echota Trades Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Enjoy the sounds, taste and smells of yesteryear. Tours of historic buildings will be available and demonstrations of life skills common at the time of the Trail of Tears will be demonstrated. Park rangers, a visiting Cherokee artist and Friends of New Echota volunteers will bring the early 19th century Cherokee Nation capital alive again. $5.5-$7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Annual Spring Concert @ Hardman Farm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 5 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music with Johnny and Jeanette Williams of "Grass Tank Music" from Danville, Virginia. $27 adults/ $19 17 and under. 706-878-1077.
Handicapped Accessible 
Mothers Day Craft
Saturday, May 11, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Participants will get the chance to make a once in a lifetime present for their mother that they will be sure to cherish for the rest of their lives! Meet at the Nature Center for this program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Maker's Festival
Saturday, May 11, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join us for the Fourth Annual Maker’s Festival at Red Top Mountain State Park! The Maker's Festival is a family friendly place to come and interact with makers and see them make things and buy their products. Makers of all types will be here and will be offering hands on experience at making. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

2nd Spring Pioneer Festival
Saturday, May 18, 2019 11 AM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Step back in time and experience what life was like when the CCC boys were building the park. Join us for CCC wagon rides, campfire cooking demos, authentic chuckwagon, live bluegrass music, blacksmith, arts and crafts demos, pioneer games, food and more. $2 wagon rides; $3 mini golf $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Farm Heritage Festival
Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Middle Georgia's farm heritage comes to life at Jarrell Plantation with a tractor show, antique engine display, and volunteers demonstrating old-fashioned skills and work, like blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, weaving, and much more. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Eco-Kids: Pollinators
Saturday, May 18, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Eco-Kids: Pollinators Bring your kids for a fun day of learning and play at Smithgall Woods State Park. Learn all there is to learn about the wonders of our world's pollinators. From birds to bees to bats, learning how to help these important creatures.There will be outdoor games, arts&crafts, and much more. $30 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Movie by the Water
Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:45 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for Movie Night at the Beach! Free Popcorn while it lasts. Bring your lawn chair, non alcoholic drinks and some bug spray and enjoy the evening under the stars! All Movies are PG13. Movie is free, Parking is $5. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jr Ranger Camp: History Edition, ages 6 to 12
Monday, Jun 3, 2019 8 AM to 5 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come out and enjoy a week of Wormsloe’s past. Join staff in crafting, games, and hikes that highlights Georgia’s history in the 1700's. Space is limited; please register by calling the site office. Camp will take place from Monday, June 3rd through Friday, June 7th. $125. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Get Outdoors Family Fun Weekend
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 12 PM to 5 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us at Fort Mountain for National Get Outdoors Month. This weekend we will have various fun activities for the family. Details will be posted as the event approaches. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Field Journal Journeys: Music
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn to play live music from a professional musician. There will be multiple instruments to try. Sign up today before spots fill up. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Nearly Normal String
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come out to listen to The Nearly Normal String Band! The Nearly Normal String Band consists of husband and wife team Viva and Neil Araki. They play multiple acoustic instruments in several styles, including blues, bluegrass, Celtic, 60s folk and old time Appalachian. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 10, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 11, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 12, 2019 until Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 13, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

U-Pick Corn Harvest Day
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Governor Hardman grew several acres of corn to feed his livestock. The UGA White County Extension and Hardman Farm have grown an acre of pesticide free corn. Come pick some corn, listen to bluegrass music, play corn hole and enjoy a beautiful day in the Valley. Regular Tour Rates: Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Muddy Messes
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Come and get your hands dirty as we celebrate International Mud Day. Learn about the importance of mud, discover what animals rely on muddy environments, and even compete in an muddy obstacle course! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, July 1, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Glorious Grimoires
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Start your magical journey by making your own Grimoire! We will discuss what a Grimoire is, practice drawing and observation skills, design our own magical look. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Making Magic Wands
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn how to identify trees, their magical uses of the past, and make your own wand! We will supply the wands. If you want to whittle your wand you must bring your own pocket knife. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Sunflowers & Selfies
Friday, Jul 5, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Movie by the Water
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 9 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for Movie Night at the Beach! Free Popcorn while it lasts. Bring your lawn chair, non alcoholic drinks and some bug spray and enjoy the evening under the stars! All Movies are PG13. Movie is free, Parking is $5. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, July 8, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Monday, Jul 8, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 8, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Fantastic Forest: Glorious Grimoires
Monday, Jul 8, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Start your magical journey by making your own Grimoire! We will discuss what a Grimoire is, practice drawing and observation skills, design our own magical look. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 9, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 10, 2019 until Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Heritage Farm Camp
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This camp focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 11, 2019 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join the park naturalist for a week full of fun and entertainment. Learn about the different wildlife that call Kolomoki home. Explore the 80 acre lake on a kayak or canoe. Hike the trails and venture into the museum with a guided tour. Please pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Swimming will occur daily. Meet at Group Shelter 2. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Fantastic Forest: Making Magic Wands
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn how to identify trees, their magical uses of the past, and make your own wand! We will supply the wands. If you want to whittle your wand you must bring your own pocket knife. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Sunflowers & Selfies
Friday, Jul 12, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Field Journal Journeys: Invertebrates
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come out and learn about some interesting invertebrates! We will be searching for snails, bugs, insects, and other cool critters. We will also do a Plant Smash with the plants they interact with. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, July 15, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Glorious Grimoires
Monday, Jul 15, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Start your magical journey by making your own Grimoire! We will discuss what a Grimoire is, practice drawing and observation skills, design our own magical look. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Making Magic Wands
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn how to identify trees, their magical uses of the past, and make your own wand! We will supply the wands. If you want to whittle your wand you must bring your own pocket knife. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Sunflowers & Selfies
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kid's Day at New Echota State Historic Site
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
New Echota State Historic Site will be offering different activities from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM for kids of all ages. Come and experience what life was like during the 1800s. Activities include: quill pen writing, finger weaving, corn husk dolls, fire-starting and more. $5.50 - $7.00 706-624-1321.
Sunflowers & Selfies
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our photo contest to win a free t-shirt. Enjoy lemonade and other refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, July 22, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Glorious Grimoires
Monday, Jul 22, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Start your magical journey by making your own Grimoire! We will discuss what a Grimoire is, practice drawing and observation skills, design our own magical look. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Fantastic Forest: Making Magic Wands
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn how to identify trees, their magical uses of the past, and make your own wand! We will supply the wands. If you want to whittle your wand you must bring your own pocket knife. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Painting in the Park
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come to try your hand at painting nature for the day. At Smithgall Woods, we have thousands of happy little trees to paint. The course will be led by a local artist and basic supplies will be provided. $40 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Fantastic Forest Festival
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
To celebrate the end of our Fantastic Forest Series, we will have a festival great for the whole family! Make sure to dress up and bring your wands (no gore)! There will be trivia, Broom Skills tournament, wand design competition, cauldron slime making, and more! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Perseid Shooting Star Party 2019
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 to Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 9 PM to 1 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us to view the best meteor shower of the year! From 9PM-1AM, come to the beach to enjoy concessions, acoustic music, and meteor viewing. Limited number of telescopes will be available to view the night sky or bring your own. $5 per person (cash only). Kids 5 and under free. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Field Journal Journeys: Archery
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come find out if archery is a good hobby for you! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

What's the Buzz?
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come celebrate National Honey Bee Day with us at the Kirbo Interpretive Center. Learn about honey bees and their importance in the environment through games, crafts, and other activities. $2 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Movie by the Water
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for Movie Night at the Beach! Free Popcorn while it lasts. Bring your lawn chair, non alcoholic drinks and some bug spray and enjoy the evening under the stars! All Movies are PG13. Movie is free, Parking is $5. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, September 7, 2019

White Pine Needle Basket Weaving
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn the basics of creating a coiled pine needle basket in this 3-hour workshop. All materials are provided. The basket is yours to keep. $20 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Homeschool Wednesday: Water
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Want a fun learning experience about nature? Then come join us for crafts, nature walk, games, and more. This month we will be learning about the water cycle and water ecosystems. Recommended age is 5 and up. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel this event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 to Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 9 AM to 4 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Explore the wonderful world of insects at the park's annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect-related crafts, pollinator programs and much more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes an exhibition of art from local artists and a plein air painting session, where artists create works of art inspired by the plantation in real time as you tour the site. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Field Journal Journeys: Orienteering
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn how to use a compass to orienteering! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $4 -$7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Mountain Music Day Festival
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8 AM to 5 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an amazing day of Bluegrass & Gospel music here at the park. Along with a full lineup of incredible music, there will also be local crafters that will be selling their handmade items. Feeling hungry? The Vogel Volunteers will be selling mouthwatering food that you will surely cure your hunger. We look forward to seeing you here. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Skills of the Past - 2019
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10 AM to 4 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.
Halloween Festival at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 1 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy fall and halloween themed crafts, face painting, games, hayrides and so much more in this fun filled afternoon at the park. Bring the whole family and get a discount on admission price. $5 - $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible 
Cabin Fever: Bluegrass and BBQ Festival
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
We invite you to join Smithgall Woods Friends Group for a fun afternoon of bluegrass and BBQ on Dukes Creek! There will be live music from multiple bluegrass acts, food vendors, arts and crafts, non profits, and much more! This is a family friendly event! $10. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Homeschool Wednesday: Leaves Matter
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This month we will be learning about leaves. We will learn how to use leaves to identify trees, why leaves change colors, and why leaves are important. We will have crafts, games, and hikes. Call to register. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Make sure to dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

49th Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Enjoy Native American demonstrators, live performances on the Georgia- Pacific amphitheater, free crafts for kids and over 50 food and craft vendors. This day long event is sure to keep the family entertained. Call the park office for more details. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Cabin Life - Pioneers of History
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Don't stay at home with cabin fever. Get outdoors and join civilian reenactors at our 1850’s log cabin. Hear stories of old and see period life-way demonstrations. There will also be guided tours of the cabin and nearby battlefield. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Field Journal Journeys: Shoot for the Moon
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come view this full moon night while we learn about the night sky! If we listen we may even hear an owl! This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
Movie by the Water
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for Movie Night at the Beach! Free Popcorn while it lasts. Bring your lawn chair, non alcoholic drinks and some bug spray and enjoy the evening under the stars! All Movies are PG13. Movie is free, Parking is $5. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Campground Trick-or-Treat Hayride
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at the Visitor Center as we load up for a hay ride to trick-or-treat around the campground. As you wait enjoy fall crafts and games. Concessions will be sold. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Celebrate autumn’s arrival with noon chili, hotdogs and drinks for sale. We will also have hayrides, a cake walk, and a campsite decorating contest. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join staff, Friends of New Echota volunteers and special Cherokee guests as the historic Capital of New Echota comes alive with living history demonstrations, tours, games and music. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the Wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers & vendors, syrup making and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Handicapped Accessible 
Field Journal Journeys: Leaves Matter
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We will learn how to use leaves to identify trees, why leaves change colors, and why leaves are important. This program is recommended for 10 to adult.. Call to register. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

"John Muir Inspired" Identification Hike
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
No cameras or search engines, only a pencil, and paper. This hike will be an educational program geared toward identifying native and non-native plant species. We will hike the ADA Trail and the surrounding areas. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Christmas at The Park
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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. $2.00/person $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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! Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Caroling Through The Park
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
What's better than Christmas Parties? How about Caroling Hayrides, Homemade Ornaments, Hot Chocolate, S'mores and Pictures with Santa? Caroling Through the Park will have that and much more. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Homeschool Wednesday: Stay Warm
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
How do animals stay warm?! Learn what animals do to stay warm in the winter. Build shelters, 'burrows', crafts, leaf nests, and more! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Call to register. Make sure to dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Winter Festival
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 2 PM to 6 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Get into the holiday spirit by joining us for a variety of festive activities - including a visit from Santa. He and Mrs. Claus will be at the park for photos. Got gingerbread skills? Enter your decorated gingerbread house in our contest. Tour the park on a hay ride or play a round of mini golf. Enjoy games, crafts, hot cocoa, and more! $2 hay rides; $3 mini golf $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back into an earlier time and experience holiday decorating and festivities of civilian life during the Civil War. See period decorating, participate in heritage games, and observe civilian life way demonstrations. Santa will be here. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Field Journal Journeys: Storytelling
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join us for storytelling at the Vaughan Log Cabin. We will be around the fireplace telling tales, playing games, and learning story skills. This program is recommended for 10 to adult. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. $4 - $7 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
15th Annual Vogel State Park Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 4 PM to 9 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.
Handicapped Accessible