Music/Arts/Crafts Events


Saturday, May 2, 2020

3rd Spring Pioneer Festival -Postponed to Fall-
Saturday, May 2, 2020 11 AM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Step back in time and experience what life was like when the Civilian Conservation Corps boys were building the park. Join us for CCC wagon rides, outdoor cooking demos, authentic chuckwagon, live bluegrass music, blacksmith, art and craft demos, pioneer games, food and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Bark in the Park
Saturday, May 9, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Dogs are an important part of the family and we have set aside a day for your four legged family members. We have pet crafts, hikes with your dog and even tricks and treats. It's sure to be a barking fun day. 1:00 PM- Craft a bandanna for your pet 2:00 PM- Dog hike along the Woodpecker Trail 3:30 PM- Tricks and Treats $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Reptile- Snake Craft
Saturday, May 16, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Snakes are one of the most misunderstood creatures on the park. We are inviting you to join us to learn more about these creatures while you are making a craft. You will be creating a unique snake craft you can take home. This craft will be created using recycled bottle caps; when completed it will slither like a living snake. $1 per snake $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Karaoke in the Campground
Friday, May 22, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Music, fun, and laughs. Come enjoy a night of karaoke in the campground with our park ranger. $3 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Movie by the Water
Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:45 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Capturing the Beauty of Sweetwater
Thursday, May 28, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile long, moderate hike will take us down to the scenic highlights of the park where we will leisurely sketch and/or photograph the ruins of the New Manchester mill, the beauty of Sweetwater Creek, and the rapids. On part of this program we will be going inside the New Manchester ruins. Please bring your sketchpad and camera. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trails Day: Nature Journaling Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers on a walk around our grounds while creating or enhancing your own nature journal 912-437-4770.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 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.
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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 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.
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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Music and Dancing On The Mountain
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Come join our talented local musicians, Randy and Darlene Dameron, and dance under the stars.Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day. Bring a picnic, a friend and a chair or blanket or enjoy cement seating. Dance and sing-a-long to 60's and 70's music. Meet at the Stone Amphitheater next to the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Primitive Arts DIY Class: Bark Basket Crafting
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Containers played an important role in the lives of traditional cultures around the globe. Join artist Andrew Lee to acquire the skills and materials necessary to create and take home your own folded bark basket with natural vine handle. Love basket weaving? Try this basket folding class. Age 18+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jun 26, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

U-Pick Harvest Festival
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 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, sunflowers and sorghum. Harvest your own sunflowers or corn and see how sorghum is harvested and processed. Enjoy a beautiful day in the Valley with music, games and treats. Regular Tour Rates: Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

Monday, June 29, 2020

International Mud Day
Monday, Jun 29, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to pre-register. Want to connect with the Earth? Come celebrate International Mud Day at Red Top Mountain State Park. We are going to be playing in mud, making art, looking for "buried treasures," spotting animal tracks, and more! Dress to get muddy! Inclement weather may cancel event. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, July 3, 2020

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

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Fourth of July
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
The Fourth of July is a great time to visit Fort Mountain. With our beach, boat rentals, mini-golf, hiking, biking and horse trails there is something for everyone. Paid activities require registration* 6pm Cornhole Tournament 7pm Craft $3 8pm Tower Tour and Sunset at the West Overlook $3 $0-$3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Ol' Time Fourth
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation with farm skill demonstrations like blacksmithing, spinning, and wood stove cooking, patriotic and bluegrass music, an old time carnival, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon followed by a watermelon cutting and old fashioned games, relays, and races. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Red, White, and Bluegrass
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top welcomes back summer bluegrass this Independence Day! Bring a chair to listen to New Grass Express play their awesome music. Performances will be on the porch of our historic Vaughan Log Cabin. This event ends at 9, which leaves you time to watch fireworks after words. Fireworks are visible at Websters Ferry boat dock. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Movie by the Water
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Kid's Day at New Echota State Historic Site
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 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.
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Monday, July 13, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jul 13, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jul 17, 2020 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. 6-12 years old Must bring lunch, snack and water More details will follow. Registration will open in April 2020. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Junior Ranger Day - Discovery, Interpretation, Recreation, Travel (D.I.R.T.)
9 AM - 4 PM from Jul 18, 2020 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Want to know what its like to be a park ranger? This is a chance for anyone; individuals or families of all ages to earn their badges through participation in nature crafts, games, and a park service project. $10. 770-443-7850.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 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.
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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 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.
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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Hardman Farm to Table Dinner
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Bernie’s Nacoochee Guest House in Sautee will serve dinner on the lawn at the mansion. The affair begins at 5PM with wine and hors d'oeuvres while guest browse and enjoy fiddle music. All ingredients are Georgia Grown, mostly here in White County. The wine you will be served comes from the Habersham vineyards you pass entering the Farm! $75. 706-878-1077.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Perseid Shooting Star Party 2020
Friday, Aug 14, 2020 to Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 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.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Primitive Arts DIY Class: Atl Alt and Dart Crafting
Saturday, Aug 15, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The atl atl is a highly effective piece of hunting technology that has been used by many cultures across the globe, including the American Indian. Gather the tools and knowledge needed to construct your own and the supplies to continue crafting at home. You'll even learn to throw the dart. Ages 13+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
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.
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Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes drawing and painting activities, an exhibition of art from local artists, and a plein air painting session, where artists create works of art in real time as you tour the site. The plantation will also come to life with farm skill demos, steam engine demos, and house tours. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Outdoor Cooking Class - Hobo Style
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This class will focus on the preparation, cooking, and cleaning involved with cooking a meal outdoors using aluminum foil. We provide the equipment and ingredients, but participants may bring spices of their choice. Preregistration required. $10. 770-443-7850.
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Movie by the Water
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Tools and Skills that Built a Colony
Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
What did those first colonists do to survive when they arrived in 1733? Find out if you have what it took to build a colony. See craft demonstrations such as blacksmithing, spinning, cooking, roof thatching, and more. $2.00 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Sunday, September 6, 2020

Movie by the Water
Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Volunteer Training Iron Pour at Red Top Mountain State Park
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Red Top Mountain Iron Pours are kicking off with a Training Pour on September 19th, 2020. This training session is mandatory for ALL volunteers and staff that would like to join us for the 2020-2021 Iron Pour Season. Anyone interested needs to email the Red Top Mountain Interpretive Team at redtopprogram@gmail.com for more details. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Mountain Music Day Festival
Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 10 AM to 8 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for an amazing day of Bluegrass, Americana & Gospel music here at the park. Along with a full lineup of incredible music, there will also be local artists that will be selling their handmade items. Hungry? The Vogel Volunteers will be selling mouthwatering food that you will surely cure your hunger. We look forward to seeing you here. $0 - $10 $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Harvest at the Homestead
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Celebrate Pioneer harvest history with our Rangers! There will be Pioneer games, tours of the Vaughan Log Cabin, and a variety of harvest-themed activities. Activities include: apple pressing, food preserving, sorghum syrup, corn dolls, and more! Inclement weather may cancel this event. All vehicles must display a Park Pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Cabin Fever: Bluegrass and BBQ Festival
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 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! Vendors wanted, please contact the park. $10. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, October 3, 2020

70th Anniversary Celebration Iron Pour & Hayride
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 12 PM to 9 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. To Register for hayride call the Visitor Center at 770-975-0055 on Mon-Thurs from 9 AM - 5 PM. Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 7:30 PM. Click event title for more information. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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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
A 2,000,000-year-old habit that’s hard to break! The creation of a stone tool is one of the earliest technologies known to humankind. Students will create multiple stone tools by the end of class and leave with everything needed to create more, including your own pressure flaker. Age 13+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.
50th Annual Kolomoki Festival
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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Movie by the Water
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 8:15 PM to 11 PM
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area - Rome, GA
Join us for movie night at Rocky Mountain by Lake Antioch. Meet at the Beach area. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Free Popcorn while it lasts and the Movie starts 15 Minutes after Sunset. All Movies are PG13. Per Vehicle $5 parking. 706-802-5087.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Fall Festival and Spooky Wagon Rides
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the cooler weather with our Fall Festival. Come for pumpkin decorating, marshmallow roasts, and games. Food will be available for purchase. Join us at the beach area for Spooky Wagon rides through a dark and creepy forest. Rides suitable for ages 5 and older and depart every 15 min. Call the park office to reserve ride tickets. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy the feel of an old-fashioned country fair set in the beautiful Nacoochee Valley, surrounded by the colors of the season. $6. 706-878-1077.
Green Tomato Festival Crossover Event
9 AM - 5 PM from Oct 24, 2020 until Oct 25, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, visit our Ga State Parks booth for fun activities. Then, be sure to cross over the river and visit Jarrell Plantation for house tours throughout the day. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Green Tomato Festival Crossover Event
9 AM - 5 PM from Oct 25, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, visit our Ga State Parks booth for fun activities. Then, be sure to cross over the river and visit Jarrell Plantation for house tours throughout the day. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for your new Halloween tradition of Trick-or-treating inside the fort's walls. We will also be offering the chance to flex your crafty side with a full evening of fun fall activities! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
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

Sugar Cane Syrup Festival
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice, be entertained by bluegrass music, experience demonstrations around the farm, and enjoy activities and games throughout the day. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Cast Iron Chefs 2: Hear The Dinner Bell Callin
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Once again our cast iron chefs will gather to demonstrate their skills.Come out to observe, learn, and sample familiar and unfamiliar dishes. $3- $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the Wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers & vendors, syrup making and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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

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 Cabin
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for yuletide celebrations in pioneer style! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, so be sure to bring your camera and cheer. We will have holiday crafts, pioneer toys and games, live music, and more! Access to the cabin requires a short walk on a paved trail. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Christmas at the Gorge
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Caroling in the Park!
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 3 PM to 5 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
What's better than Christmas Parties? How about Caroling Hayrides, Homemade Ornaments, and pictures with Santa? Caroling Through the Park will have that and much more. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a tour of the plantation decorated for the holidays with authentic decor, live music, warm cider and cookies, a story time with Mrs. Clause, and send your letter to Santa at the old post office 3-6 pm. Site closes to regular guests at 6 pm. Tours by lantern light held after dark by reservation 6-8 pm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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

Christmas at The Park
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join the staff at the Interpretive Center for some holiday crafts, a campfire, and some Christmas sweets. All ages are welcome to join in the fun. Also a special visit from Santa Clause from 7-8pm. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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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