Turn Over a New Leaf Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Saturday, January 1, 2022

First Day Hike
Saturday, Jan 1, 2022 9 AM to 10:30 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come join us for a Ranger led First Day Hike on our 3-Mile Deer Run Trail. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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First Day Hike
Saturday, Jan 1, 2022 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Start the New Year right with a breath of fresh air during our First Day Hike! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, January 2, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Fire Building and Safety
Sunday, Jan 2, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn how to safely build, control, and extinguish a fire. For safety, the class is limited to 10 participants, with a minimum of 4 participants. Please register for the program before 1/19/2022. $2- $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, January 8, 2022

Making Cutting tools: Ax, Adze, and Etc.
Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about different cutting tools used by Native Americans at Etowah. Watch as Park Rangers try to build replicas of an Axe, an Adze, chisels, punches and/or drills intended to be used in later demonstrations. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Making a Kanona
Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about grinding corn for food and watch a Park Ranger work on building a replica Kanona, the large mortar and pestle used to grind corn, by some Native Americans. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Making Cutting tools: Ax, Adze, and Etc.
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about different cutting tools used by Native Americans at Etowah. Watch as Park Rangers try to build replicas of an Axe, an Adze, chisels, punches and/or drills intended to be used in later demonstrations. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Fire Building and Safety
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn how to safely build, control, and extinguish a fire. For safety, the class is limited to 10 participants, with a minimum of 4 participants. Please register for the program before 1/19/2022. $2- $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, January 30, 2022

Making a Kanona
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about grinding corn for food and watch a Park Ranger work on building a replica Kanona, the large mortar and pestle used to grind corn, by some Native Americans. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, February 12, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Big Trees
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 to Sunday, Feb 13, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, dress for the weather and be ready to show off your math skills. Come learn how to measure and estimate a tree's size, to see how it sizes up to Champion Trees around the state. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, February 19, 2022

History of the Triple Nickels 555th PIR
Saturday, Feb 19, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The "Triple Nickels" were America's first all African American parachute infantry platoon and America's first "smoke jumpers" The "Military Order of the Purple Heart" is composed of Military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, February 20, 2022

Making a Kanona
Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about grinding corn for food and watch a Park Ranger work on building a replica Kanona, the large mortar and pestle used to grind corn, by some Native Americans. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, February 26, 2022

Making Cutting tools: Ax, Adze, and Etc.
Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about different cutting tools used by Native Americans at Etowah. Watch as Park Rangers try to build replicas of an Axe, an Adze, chisels, punches and/or drills intended to be used in later demonstrations. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, March 6, 2022

Making Cutting tools: Ax, Adze, and Etc.
Sunday, Mar 6, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about different cutting tools used by Native Americans at Etowah. Watch as Park Rangers try to build replicas of an Axe, an Adze, chisels, punches and/or drills intended to be used in later demonstrations. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, March 12, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Big Trees
Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, dress for the weather and be ready to show off your math skills. Come learn how to measure and estimate a tree's size, to see how it sizes up to Champion Trees around the state. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, March 20, 2022

Making Simple Farm tools: The Hoe and Dibble Stick
Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about some of the Native Americans farming Techniques used in the Southeast. Watch Park Rangers work on building usable replicas of the Hoe and Dibble Stick. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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First Day of Spring 5K
Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 9 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for the first 5K hosted at Victoria Bryant State Park! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Making Simple Farm tools: The Hoe and Dibble Stick
Sunday, Apr 3, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about some of the Native Americans farming Techniques used in the Southeast. Watch Park Rangers work on building usable replicas of the Hoe and Dibble Stick. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Making Stick-ball Sticks
Sunday, Apr 10, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about the game of Double-Ball and how to make your own sticks to play the game. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Big Trees
Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, dress for the weather and be ready to show off your math skills. Come learn how to measure and estimate a tree's size, to see how it sizes up to Champion Trees around the state. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Dendrochronology
Saturday, May 14, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn about what you can discover by studying tree rings. We will count tree rings in pieces of wood and try to determine things that may have happened while the tree was alive. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, May 15, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Tree Identification
Sunday, May 15, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Making Stick-ball Sticks
Sunday, May 22, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about the game of Double-Ball and how to make your own sticks to play the game. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Dendrochronology
Saturday, May 28, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn about what you can discover by studying tree rings. We will count tree rings in pieces of wood and try to determine things that may have happened while the tree was alive. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, June 4, 2022

National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2022 9 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Celebrate National Trails Day on Victoria Bryant State Park's Trails! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, June 5, 2022

Making Stick-ball Sticks
Sunday, Jun 5, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about the game of Double-Ball and how to make your own sticks to play the game. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Monday, June 20, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Monday, Jun 20, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Tree Identification
Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Monday, June 27, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Monday, Jun 27, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Sunday, Jul 3, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Monday, July 4, 2022

Making a Dug-out canoe
Monday, Jul 4, 2022 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch the Park Ranger and other staff work on building a dug-out Canoe and accessories, with the expectation of launching the canoe on July 9th. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, July 9, 2022

New Replica Dug-out Canoe Launch
Saturday, Jul 9, 2022 to Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch to see how successful our park staff was at building a Dug-out canoe. Will it float, will it sink, and just how wet will our paddler get? Bring your favorite fold out chair and a snack to watch as we put the canoe in the river for the first time. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, July 10, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Tree Identification
Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Tree Identification
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Leaf Rubbings
Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, October 9, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Leaf Rubbings
Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The Unique Life of Lucy Page Mercer Rutherfurd
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 10 AM to 11 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Presentation on the life of Lucy Rutherfurd a friend of FDR’s.. The presentation will consist of her family, education, Roosevelt family, and married life. The presentation will set the record straight about FDR’s last visit to Warm Springs and his relationship with Lucy. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, November 12, 2022

Jr. Ranger - Leaf Rubbings
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Sunday, November 20, 2022

Pinecone Birdfeeders from FDR's Longleaf Pines
Sunday, Nov 20, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Pinecone Birdfeeders from FDR's Longleaf Pines Using Longleaf pine cones from the Historic Site, guests will be able to create a suet birdfeeder to hang in their yard as birds start their winter migrations. History of FDR’s CCC and longleaf tree farms will be discussed during this time $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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