Music/Arts/Crafts Events


Friday, December 14, 2018

Art by the Lake
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Color, paint, or glue. The choice is up to you. Art supplies will be available to create what you may. Takes place in the Nature Nook, under the Group Shelter. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Wooden Ornament Craft
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist to create your very own wooden ornament to take home and put on the tree! All supplies will be provided. Meet at visitor center porch. $4 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Handicapped Accessible 
Christmas Crafts & Wreath Making
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Start the holiday season creating a Christmas Wreath. Join us as we provide the vine, ribbons, flowers and Christmas decorations to make a wreath that will brighten your home & holiday season. Wreath Making $15, Children's Crafts $5 $15 per wreath $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Colonial Christmas
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 5 PM to 8 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
The Stockings are hung and Saint Nick soon will be here handing out stockings for crafty boys & girls at Elijah Clark's festively decorated Colonial Homestead. Make Holiday Decorations and toys with Hannah & her helpers - Corn Husk Angels, Clothes-pin Reindeer, Face Painting, Snowball Pick Up, S’More Roasting, Pictures in the Snow and more. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Natural Holiday Crafts
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2 PM to 3:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Cleverly construct two tree cookie ornaments or nature- inspired pendants or small grapevine wreaths to take home or gift to someone special. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. Correct change or pre-pay at office and bring receipt. Canceled if rain. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Crafting with a Ranger
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Get in the winter spirit by creating your own crystal snowflake ornament. With the help of a few simple ingredients and a little bit of science, you'll walk away with a beautiful snowflake to enjoy the rest of the season. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Felt Bird Ornaments
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Create a felt bird ornament. Use a template to create a one of a kind felt bird ornament. There are several different species to choose from. Takes place in the Nature Nook, under the Group Shelter. Registration is Required. Register in the Visitor Center 8am to 5pm, or by calling the Park Office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Holiday Crafts at the Beach Pavilion
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Spread the holiday spirit with us by creating a holiday craft! We will meet at the Beach Pavilion, and begin promptly at 11:00 am. $5 per participant. Appropriate for ages 4 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Winter Festival (POSTPONED TO DEC 22th)
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 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 the Mrs. Santa 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, food, hot cocoa, and more! $2 hay rides; $3 mini golf $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Christmas at the Springs
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2 PM to 6:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Bring the family to join in the festivities of the season. We will be celebrating Christmas with an elf hike, Christmas crafts, hayrides, Christmas scavenger hunt, roasting marshmallows, and face painting. Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park will have hot chocolate and hot dogs for sale. Also, enjoy the Christmas lights throughout the park. $5 per child or $15 per family $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Christmas Fest
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 3:30 PM to 6 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come to the campground this holiday season! We will have $2 hayrides, ornament making, games, letters to Santa, a hot chocolate bar and more! $2 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wood Slice Christmas Ornament
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 3:30 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Make an ornament for your Christmas tree this year! Paint a holiday theme on a wood slice from a tree. All ages are welcome! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Christmas Crafts
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 10 AM to 8 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
It is time to get crafty for Christmas. From 10am-12pm, enjoy a wreath-making workshop using greenery from the park. That evening from 6pm-8pm, decorate your very own Christmas ornament for all to see. Ornaments will be on display on the park's Christmas tree and will be available for pickup. Enjoy hot chocolate at both programs. $2 - $10 $5 parking. 706-213-2045.
Christmas in the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Feeling festive? Join Smithgall Woods for a holiday get together in our primitive cabin. We will warm ourselves by the fire while enjoying hot chocolate and hot cider. Make a Christmas ornament for your loved one or enjoy time with family. We ho-ho-hope to see you there! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Caroling Through The Park
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 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.
Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 10 AM to 4 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.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Parents & Tots
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Does your little one love nature? Foster your child's sense of curiosity and wonder through this Pre-K readiness program. Each month children will be introduced to a different topic about nature through interactive play, story time, song/movement, crafts, and science. Recommended for ages 2-4. Cost is $5/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Natural Holiday Crafts
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Cleverly construct two tree cookie ornaments or nature- inspired pendants or small grapevine wreaths to take home or gift to someone special. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. Correct change or pre-pay at office and bring receipt. Canceled if rain. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Natural Holiday Crafts
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Cleverly construct two tree cookie ornaments or nature- inspired pendants or small grapevine wreaths to take home or gift to someone special. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. Correct change or pre-pay at office and bring receipt. Canceled if rain. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Estás buscando una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros para una noche de cine relajante presentada en español. Lleve una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Winter Solstice Campfire
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 5 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ring in the first official day of winter with this warm and relaxing campfire program. Share holiday stories and sing carols while roasting marshmallows, sipping hot cocoa, and getting to know your fellow park visitors. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Holiday Craft - Christmas
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us at the Nature Center for a special craft where we'll paint and decorate pine cone Christmas Trees. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Snowy Owl Craft
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come learn a little bit about owls and participate in a snowy owl pine cone craft. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Holiday Lanterns
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Use a recycled tin can, hammer, nails, and paint to create a lantern. A battery powered votive will be given to light up your creation. Takes place in the Nature Nook, under the Group Shelter. Registration is required. Register in the Visitor Center 8am-5pm, or by calling the park. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Winter Festival (POSTPONED TO DEC 22th)
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 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 the Mrs. Santa 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, food, hot cocoa, and more! $2 hay rides; $3 mini golf $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Art in the Park - Holiday Edition
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy making Christmas and New Years themed holiday crafts at the park. Ornaments, cards, and holiday decorations is on this month's Art in the Park agenda. Come prepared to flex your creative juices and bring home some fun masterpieces. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Junior Ranger Archery and Blowgun Day Camp
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 9 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Calling all Junior Rangers who want to learn and practice their archery skills. We will be spending the day at our archery range, creating your own targets, and making your own marshmallow blowgun. Campfire cooked lunch will be included. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Shoot for the Stars
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 8 PM to 9 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a Ranger to learn some of the basics of night photography. Learn what it takes to capture the stars, what hazards to look out for and what kind of equipment you might need to get started with photography after dark. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, December 28, 2018

Art by the Lake
Friday, Dec 28, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Color, paint, or glue. The choice is up to you. Art supplies will be available to create what you may. Takes place in the Nature Nook, under the Group Shelter. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Winter Festival
Friday, Dec 28, 2018 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy the cool weather and join us at our Winter Festival at the Beach Area. We will have mini golf, holiday games and crafts, and so much more. $20 per vehicle will allow entrance to the park and all activities within the festival. You wont want to miss this celebration! $15-$20 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Winter Craft
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
It’s a winter wonderland at the Nature Center, come join the fun as we teach you how to make snow. Afterwards we’ll enjoy a winter penguin craft for you to take home. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Fairy House and Fairy Funrniture Contest
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 11 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Build a home using outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us whimsical creativity. Recycled and re-purposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok. Size less than 18” high with no larger than 24” x 24” base. Must pre-register and prepay Fee per house or room of furniture. Contact office for more info. Deliver to Park Office. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Pinecone Feeders and Festive Crafts
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join us in spreading the holiday cheer to your neighborhood animals with fun outdoor decorations and snowflake ornaments. Create a cranberry and popcorn garland for outdoor trees and make peanut butter pinecone feeders to hang from branches. If you want to make an indoor decoration, create a popsicle stick snowflake. Meet at Visitor Center $3 (both crafts included) $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Thank You Card Workshop
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Got some great gifts from Santa and your family? Create your own crafty thank you cards in this fun filled Thank You Card Workshop. We provide the supplies and some template ideas, you bring your creativity and make your own unforgettable, wall-hangable card art to show your appreciation. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wacky Winter Science Camp
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come to the Nature Center for a fun day of winter themed activities, science experiments and crafts. Ages 6-12. Bring sun screen, bug spray, lunch, 2 snacks and at least 2 - 16 oz. bottles of water. Space limited to 15. $35 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Jan 5, 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 

Friday, January 11, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Jan 11, 2019 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Jan 12, 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 
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Jan 12, 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.
Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Jan 12, 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 

Friday, January 18, 2019

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Jan 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Estás buscando una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros para una noche de cine relajante presentada en español. Lleve una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Dulcimer Jam
Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 10 AM to 8 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join musicians from around the state as they play dulcimers, fiddles, banjoes, basses, and harmonicas. You can sit back and enjoy the music or join in with an instrument of your own. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. 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, February 2, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Feb 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 

Friday, February 8, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Feb 9, 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 
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Feb 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.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Feb 16, 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 
Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Feb 16, 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 
WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour
10 AM - 4 PM from Feb 16, 2019 until Feb 18, 2019 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center partners with Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts & Heritage Center to create WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour. This festival will include 150 artists located at three locations (Including Hardman Farm State Historic Site) within 10 miles of one another, with optional coach service. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wild Dyer Class
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
In this program, you will learn how plants and minerals found in nature can be used to create fabrics of beautiful colors. Take part in an age-old tradition of dyeing clothes and go home with your own dyed tote bag. Register by Feb. 9th. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, February 17, 2019

WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour
10 AM - 4 PM from Feb 17, 2019 until Feb 18, 2019 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center partners with Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts & Heritage Center to create WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour. This festival will include 150 artists located at three locations (Including Hardman Farm State Historic Site) within 10 miles of one another, with optional coach service. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, February 22, 2019

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Estás buscando una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros para una noche de cine relajante presentada en español. Lleve una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. 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

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Mar 1, 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 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Mar 2, 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 

Friday, March 8, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Saturday, Mar 9, 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 
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.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

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 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. 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 22, 2019

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Estás buscando una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros para una noche de cine relajante presentada en español. Lleve una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Junior Ranger After Dark
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sign your Junior Ranger up for an after hours camp. This one night session will include fishing, a night hike, and more park fun! The cost is $20 per camper. Ages 6-12 are welcome. Registration required. Call the Park office to register at 770-867-3489. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

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.

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.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Historic Florence
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 to Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
We invite you to join us for a day of living history. Discover what it was like living in the historic town of Florence while you learn skills such as basket weaving, candle dipping, and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
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.

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.
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.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Junior Ranger Activity at the Campground Amphitheater
Tuesday, Apr 2, 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 

Friday, April 5, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Spring Festival
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 12 PM 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.

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 this 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. $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.
Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Apr 13, 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.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! We will meet at the visitors center and begin our program promptly at 10:30 am. 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 
Baskets, Bunnies and Eggs
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Meet at the office for a day full of Easter fun! The local 4-H club will be present with live bunnies for children to pet. We will have crafts and games lined up for all the children in attendance. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, April 22, 2019

Earth Day Celebration
Monday, Apr 22, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Yargo State Park! We will have family friendly activities throughout the day at various locations in the park including a clean up, Earth Day crafts, and more. Suitable for all ages. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

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 6:30 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. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $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 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Living History 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. Free with admission. 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
Artist TBA. $29 online / $35 at the door. 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.

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, arts and crafts demos, quilt display, self guided nature hikes, 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 

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.

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.

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

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 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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

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

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 

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

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 

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 all day long 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 many more. Free with admission. 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 

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

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.

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.
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 

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.
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 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 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.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

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