Music/Arts/Crafts Events


Saturday, September 26, 2020

DIY Fall Paper
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 4 PM to 5 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the campground pavilion to create colorful fall paper. Reservations must be made in advance please call the park office at (706)-245-6270 for availability. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Fall Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Primitive Arts DIY Class: Flint Knapping/Arrowhead Crafting
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
One of the earliest technologies known to humankind, learn how to "knap" stone arrowheads. Participants will create multiple stone tools by the end of class and leave with everything needed to create more, including your own pressure flaker. Call to pre-register, $50 per participant.” Ages 13+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.
Fall Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
50th Annual Kolomoki Festival- Canceled
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us for our largest event of the year. Watch Native American demonstrators, visit the craft booths, try the local food vendor trucks, take a ride on the pontoon boat or watch local performances. Help us celebrate 50 years! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Soldier's Life: Officers' Camp
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
What detailed actions transpired in the officer's camp on May 27, 1864 we may never know. Our staff, however, can demonstrate and portray standard, US Military set-up and operation of such an essential origin of battlefield planning. $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
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Friday, October 16, 2020

Guided Marsh Hike
Friday, Oct 16, 2020 9 AM to 9:45 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a naturalist for a 2 mile guided hike through maritime forest and along our coastal salt marshes. The trails are close to the water and can be muddy in some spots, so bring sturdy shoes and insect repellent. This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited to 10 participants and social distancing will be required. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Fall Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Cabin Life: Soap Don't Lye
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back into the past and experience what life was like on an 1850's homestead. Our cabin staff will demonstrate various aspects of everyday life and life way traditions. The feature demonstration for this day will be soap-making. $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
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70th Anniversary Celebration Iron Pour
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 12 PM to 7 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 12 PM. Pour begins at 5 PM. Click event title for more information. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Fall Nature Craft
Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Primitive Arts DIY Class: Cord Crafting
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
In this class you will learn how to create cordage (rope) from plant and animal fibers. An important skill for wilderness survival. You’ll leave with your own cordage, as well as materials to continue the fun at home. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $40. 706-695-2598.
Primitive Arts DIY Class: Natural Glue Crafting
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Before super-glue and duct tape, people still required adhesives to aid in hunting and home building. Participants in this class will learn to make their own glue from natural elements. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $40. 706-695-2598.
Fall Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 9 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your entry and a candle/light to the Park Office for display. Pre-register and pre-pay at the Park Office. Limit 50 entries. Prizes for adults and youth. $2 per entry $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Scarecrow Competition
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 11 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Enter kid-size, original, already-built scarecrow. Check in display at the Park Office. Limit 50 entries; pre-registration required. Open to all ages. Prizes for adults and the youth. $2 per entry $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fall Nature Craft
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 11 AM to 12:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Want to make a pinecone owl, fairy furniture or a leaf crown? Let your imagination soar as you create your own park souvenir from the natural materials of fall. Must pre-register. Limited attendance of 15 people. Location disclosed upon registration. Event will be cancelled if rain. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 12 PM to 8 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.
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Saturday, November 7, 2020

Pioneer & Native American Living
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Pre-registration is required for this program and space is limited. Immerse yourself in Native American and Pioneer lifestyles in tthis hands-on program at the park. This includes three or four activities such as candle making, corn husk dolls, Native American games, crafts, and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Kolomoki Native American History
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the visitor center as we learn more about the descendants from Kolomoki. The Muscogee Creek Indians left their footprint on the soil here and we want to tell you more about their culture. $1-$5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Annual Sugar Cane Festival- Cancelled
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come to our beautiful middle Georgia park to watch sugar cane being ground. Buy syrup to take home. Visitors can also enjoy food vendors, craft vendors, and tour our covered bridge/grist mill. Come l. Remember to bring a chair or a blanket. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Molten Moonlight Iron Pour
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Crafting with Claus
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 6 PM to 8 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
It is time to get crafty for Christmas. Decorate ornaments with Santa Claus and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies as he shares Christmas stories. $2. 706-213-2045.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call the office to sign up. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Saturday, December 12, 2020

17th Annual Vogel State Park Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 4 PM to 7 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an evening of fellowship and celebration of the true meaning of Christmas. Hayrides, music, and activities lead up to the Christmas Program and Lighting of the Tree. There is NO fee for programs. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 12 or younger for the Sheriff's Dpt. See below for details, including schedule and musician lineup! $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Holiday crafts at the museum throughout the day. Holiday festivities start at 1 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Iron Pour
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain celebrates its iron mining history with iron pours! Watch as Ranger's melt down iron and pour it in to molds and scratch blocks. Scratch blocks go on sale at 10 am. Pour begins at 1 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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