Music/Arts/Crafts Events


Saturday, June 15, 2019

Terrific Turtles
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come out to the Nature Center to meet and learn about some of our terrific turtles while you make a “stained glass” turtle to put on your window at home. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Father's Day Key Board
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us in making a perfect Father's Day gift! Bring your creativity and customize a key holder board for someone special or to decorate your own home! Decorations and paints supplied. Location: Elijah Clark Cabin. Valid Park Pass Required. $10/ key board $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Terrific Turtles
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come meet the turtles that call our Interpretive Center their home and make a "stained glass" turtle to hang on your window at home. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Fathers Day Craft
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come to the campground pavilion, to create the perfect one of a kind gift for Dad. All supplies provided $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Music in the Park with Martin Adams Band
Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Relax with live music at the Lake Pavilion! Tonight’s talent is the Martins Adams Band, who play rock and roll. Please bring your own chairs. Donations welcome! Music plays from 8—9pm. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
Accessible Parks After Dark 

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Pinecone Bird Feeder
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Make your own Pinecone Bird Feeder using peanut butter and bird seed. Location: Elijah Clark Cabin. Valid Park Pass Required. $2/ Bird Feeder $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Make Your Own Gorget
Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy designing and crafting your very own gorget! $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Accessible 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Nature Sketching
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Grab some paper, sketching material and a nice view and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Etowah. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Seashell Craft
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
We're feeling beachy at the Nature Center and will be celebrating summer with some stellar seashell art. Seashells will be provided, participants are also welcome to bring their own. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Lorax Craft
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Make a Cheerful Lorax Flower Pot to take home! Location: Elijah Clark Cabin. Valid Park Pass Required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
"Dam" Celebration
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Let your kids come for a fun filled morning and help us celebrate our lake by helping refill it. Bring your water gun and bucket for some fun water games.Sidewalk chalk drawing, Pine cone art project, prizes and more! $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Summer Crafts
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Create your very own summery watermelon sun-catcher and pineapple pine cone to celebrate the season. Take home crafts same day. Meet at the picnic tables by the playground. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Hand Made Camp Stoves
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 to Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Park Naturalist at the Interpretive Center and learn how to convert a #10 food can into a single-use camp stove. Cans and tools are provided. Sturdy leather gloves are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Cook County Fun Festival
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Celebrate 100 years of Cook County with concerts, archery, fishing rodeo, turpentine demonstration, log sawing, animal programs, guided hikes, vendors and more. The Georgia Museum of Agriculture will be doing drop spindle demonstrations, yarn doll making, 19th century children's games and quilt square sewing. Free. 229-896-3551.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Blow dart making
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Make Your Own Gorget
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy designing and crafting your very own gorget! $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 7:30 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. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Wednesday, Jun 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 
Junior Rangers Camp: Ages 10-12
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Children ages 10-12 come earn your Jr. Ranger Badge at day camp! Participate in 3 days of nature hikes, bird watching, crafts, games, animal programs, and other fun outdoor activities! Register by 6/19/19 by calling or visiting the park office. Early Registration before 6/15/19 is $45 per child. Registration on 6/15/19 and after is $55 per child. $45-$55 $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage! Welcoming adventurous kids third through sixth grades. Each camp will be a fun filled, two day adventure, and at the end, participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badge. Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided. Inform park of dietary restrictions at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Toddler Thursdays at Hard Labor
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek as we explore different animals and the surrounding woodlands. Each program will incorporate hands on play, math, art, and creativity. This Toddler Thursday is all about animals and impressions. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 28, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage! Welcoming adventurous kids third through sixth grades. Each camp will be a fun filled, two day adventure, and at the end, participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badge. Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided. Inform park of dietary restrictions at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 28, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Corn Husk Dolls
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Make your own genuine Corn Husk Doll. Location: Elijah Clark Cabin. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fourth of July Crafts
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join Hard Labor Creek for some festive summer crafts, or try your hand at a few outdoor games. Make your own eagle for the 4th of July or a pair of birding binoculars, challenge a friend to a round of corn hole, or test your giant Jenga skills. Take home crafts same day. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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.
Going Batty
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Come learn all about bats and make a hand puppet of Georgia's one and only flying mammal to take home. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 7 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 
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

Recycling to Bird feeders
Friday, Jul 5, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Bring an empty plastic 20 ounce bottle to the Interpretive Center to learn how to convert it to a bird feeder. Open to all ages. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Saturday, July 6, 2019

Terrific Turtles
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Come out to the Nature Center to meet and learn about some of our terrific turtles while you make a “stained glass” turtle to put on your window at home. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Accessible 
Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Summer Crafts
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Create your very own summery watermelon sun-catcher and pineapple pine cone to celebrate the season. Take home crafts same day. Meet at the picnic tables by the playground. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Sprouts Planting Seeds
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Gather the family and watch the seeds you plant with us at Hard Labor Creek grow! Supplies including seeds (wildflowers), soil, and compostable pots will be provided. No previous gardening experience required! Call the park office to register, limited spaces available. Meet at the playground near the mini golf course. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Camping Curious
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
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 

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 
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.
Toddler Ranger
Monday, Jul 8, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 7:30 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. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
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 
Junior Ranger Camp Pickett's Mill
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the history and nature here at Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
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

Build a Birdhouse
Friday, Jul 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Let's build a house for our beautiful music-makers. Bring a hammer and screwdriver (cordless, if you have one); all other materials are supplied. $5 - $10 $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Junior Ranger Camp Pickett's Mill
Friday, Jul 12, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the history and nature here at Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Jul 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.
Make Your Own Glowing Slime
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Is it a liquid? A solid? It glows in the dark, and oozes in your hand - it's Glow in the Dark Slime! And you can make your very own to take home or play with during our Screen on the Green movie night. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible Parks After Dark 
Mistletoe Jam!
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 4 PM to 9 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Artists from around the CSRA will be descending on Mistletoe to offer a concert to the public! The music will be family friendly and the environment will be fun for all! Bring your own lawn chairs. Meet at the beach area. $5 parking fee is required. Artists will be accepting tips. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Junior Ranger Camp Pickett's Mill
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the history and nature here at Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Field Journal Journeys: Bugging Out!
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. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Pioneer Skills: Medicinal Plants/Apothecary
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come learn how to identify some local plants and how plants have been used medicinally. Rangers will be giving instructions on how to make infusions, poultices, salves, and more! Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Camping Curious
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
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 

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

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jul 15, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. We also have brand new, park specific Junior Ranger books and new patches. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Monday, Jul 15, 2019 7 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 
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.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. We also have brand new, park specific Junior Ranger books and new patches. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Mañanas con el naturalista en español
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¡Únase a David Guzmán, del Parque Estatal Hard Labor Creek, para una caminata guiada de una milla en español! A partir de las 9:00 am, los huéspedes se reunirán en Birdberry Trail Head y explorarán las maravillas del parque estatal Fort Yargo. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. We also have brand new, park specific Junior Ranger books and new patches. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. We also have brand new, park specific Junior Ranger books and new patches. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Toddler Thursdays at Hard Labor
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek as we explore different animals and the surrounding woodlands. Each program will incorporate hands on play, math, art, and creativity. This Toddler Thursday is all about animals and impressions. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Junior Ranger Camp is always a blast at Fort Mountain State Park. Join us this year for all new games, activities, and crafts. We also have brand new, park specific Junior Ranger books and new patches. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Hand Made Camp Stoves
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Park Naturalist at the Interpretive Center and learn how to convert a #10 food can into a single-use camp stove. Cans and tools are provided. Sturdy leather gloves are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Accessible 

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Sprouts Planting Seeds
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Gather the family and watch the seeds you plant with us at Hard Labor Creek grow! Supplies including seeds (wildflowers), soil, and compostable pots will be provided. No previous gardening experience required! Call the park office to register, limited spaces available. Meet at the playground near the mini golf course. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Art In The Park
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come cool off and have fun with paints, crafts and nature themed art in this monthly program at the park. Painter and park naturalist Ranger Cori will guide you through making your very own masterpiece to take home and display. Find us at the Nature Center, next to the spring. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible 
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.
Camping Curious
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Monday, July 22, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Jul 22, 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 
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.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 7:30 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. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Toddler Thursdays at Hard Labor
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Come discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek as we explore different animals and the surrounding woodlands. Each program will incorporate hands on play, math, art, and creativity. This Toddler Thursday is all about animals and impressions. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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

Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Summer Crafts
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Create your very own summery watermelon sun-catcher and pineapple pine cone to celebrate the season. Take home crafts same day. Meet at the picnic tables by the playground. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Hardman Farm to Table Dinner
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Join us as we celebrate nearly 150 years of harvest at Hardman Farm. We invite you for an evening in The Valley, featuring live music, period dressed characters teaching about the history of the Farm, and a locally grown dinner and drinks. The dishes will be based on what would have been enjoyed in the summers of the early 1900s. $85. 706-878-1077.
Make Your Own Glowing Slime
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 7:30 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Is it a liquid? A solid? It glows in the dark, and oozes in your hand - it's Glow in the Dark Slime! And you can make your very own to take home or play with during our Screen on the Green movie night. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
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.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Monday, Jul 29, 2019 7 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 

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 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, August 2, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage.
Welcoming adventurous kids 3rd through 6th grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two-day adventure. Participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Inform park of dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, August 9, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

What's the Buzz?
Saturday, Aug 10, 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.
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 
Make Your Own Glowing Slime
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 7 PM to 7:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Is it a liquid? A solid? It glows in the dark, and oozes in your hand - it's Glow in the Dark Slime! And you can make your very own to take home or play with during our Screen on the Green movie night. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible 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. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Pioneer Skills: Corn Dolls
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Rangers will teach how the pioneers would have made dolls. Dolls will be made from corn husks and cloth. You will get to make and take home your own doll collection! Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Welcoming adventurous kids third through sixth grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two day adventure, and participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment is due at time of registration. Snacks will be provided.
Please inform the park of any dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-947-3194.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, August 16, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Welcoming adventurous kids third through sixth grades.
Each camp will be a fun filled, two day adventure, and participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badges.
Payment is due at time of registration. Snacks will be provided.
Please inform the park of any dietary restrictions or allergies at time of registration. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-947-3194.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Art In The Park
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come cool off and have fun with paints, crafts and nature themed art in this monthly program at the park. Painter and park naturalist Ranger Cori will guide you through making your very own masterpiece to take home and display. Find us at the Nature Center, next to the spring. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible 
Toddler Ranger
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
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 

Friday, August 23, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Make Your Own Glowing Slime
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 7 PM to 7:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Is it a liquid? A solid? It glows in the dark, and oozes in your hand - it's Glow in the Dark Slime! And you can make your very own to take home or play with during our Screen on the Green movie night. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Accessible Parks After Dark 

Friday, August 30, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

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 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sunflowers & Selfies
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Fire to Fork
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Hungry to learn about different methods of cooking outdoors over open fire? Come out to watch our gathering and we'll show you how. Sampling will be encouraged and period music will set the perfect background. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Teen Ranger: Edible Medicinal and Plant Smash
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
If you are a teen, come join us for some cool fun! This month we are learning about plants and natural dyes. We will be smashing plants to make awesome impressions. Who doesn’t love getting to smash things for art? Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Sunflowers & Selfies
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sunflowers & Selfies
Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Weather and bloom schedule may change event details. Spend the day enjoying the sun and the flowers at Smithgall Woods State Park. Take pictures and enter our online photo contest to win a free t-shirt and day park pass. Enjoy refreshments after riding to the sunflower field on the hayride. $5 per person or $20 per family (kids <12 free). $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Sep 9, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

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.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

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. $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 9:30 AM to 8 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 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Pickin on Clark's Hill Lake
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Enjoy homegrown Bluegrass at the edge of Beautiful Clark's Hill Lake. Camp, Glamp or enjoy one of our Cabins, the music will be flowing out over the campground. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Pickin on Clark's Hill Lake
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Enjoy homegrown Bluegrass at the edge of Beautiful Clark's Hill Lake. Camp, Glamp or enjoy one of our Cabins, the music will be flowing out over the campground. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Pickin on Clark's Hill Lake
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Enjoy homegrown Bluegrass at the edge of Beautiful Clark's Hill Lake. Camp, Glamp or enjoy one of our Cabins, the music will be flowing out over the campground. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This event is open to campground guests only. The Camping Curious series will feature new excitement each week! Come join our Ranger for a new surprise experience! Inclement weather may cancel this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

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.
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.
Accessible 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Toddler Ranger
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This program is designed for toddlers to explore nature with a Ranger. We use hands on experiences, play, nature walks, and other interactives to facilitate learning and exploration. Bring a snack for snack time. Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

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.
Pioneer Skills: Calligraphy
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn how to make your own quill and use it to write calligraphy! Rangers will also teach you how pioneers would have made their own ink! Call to register. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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. $7 plus $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.
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