Parks After Dark Events


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
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Full Moon Paddle
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led paddle on the Sparks Reservoir under the full moon. This program is offered to all adults (18 years and older) who can swim. Meet at the Bait Shop. Reservations are required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Frog Chorus Campfire
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us along the edge of Lake Deleanor at sunset to listen to learn about our very vocal park amphibians. Bring a flashlight and a roasting stick and enjoy marshmallows around the campfire.Pay correct change at the site. Meet at the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, July 19, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Movie on the Green
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bring a blanket & lie back to watch a film under the stars. Free to attend. Movie: Yogi. PG. Popcorn and snacks available for purchase. Location: Green behind putt-putt. Subject to inclement weather. Valid Park Pass required $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Friday Night at the Movies
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Friday night used to be Movie Night; it will be again this Friday night. We will meet at the Interpretive Center. Open to all ages for some good family entertainment. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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S'mores N' More - Nifty Nocturnals
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater to learn all about animals that come alive at night, and then finish up with some yummy s'mores on the campfire. Nocturnal animals such as bats, beetles, owls and more will be shared by the Park Naturalist in this interactive program. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Campfire Bingo
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Adults and families welcome. Come play our exciting, fun bingo game and learn about park animals, plants and history. Win prizes each round. Finish the night roasting marshmallows by the fire. Bring a stick and folding chair. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor. Cancelled if rain. Pay correct change at the site. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Stargazing
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. This event will take place in our day use area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Twilight Kayaking
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Enjoy a ranger-led paddle of Lake Trahlyta under the full moon. All equipment provided, no prior kayaking experience necessary. Please book in advance as these events fill up quickly! $10/person. Visit the Visitor Center or call (706) 745-2628 to make your reservation today. Please arrive at the boat docks at 7:45! $10 plus $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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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? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Paddle After Dark
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 7 PM to 8:45 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Grab a paddle, and join us for a naturalist led paddling excursion! We will paddle Marbury Creek Watershed while learning to identify plants and animals along the bank side. We will depart promptly to 7:15 pm. Registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register (770-867-3489). $12-$25 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Frog Chorus Campfire
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us along the edge of Lake Deleanor at sunset to listen to learn about our very vocal park amphibians. Bring a flashlight and a roasting stick and enjoy marshmallows around the campfire.Pay correct change at the site. Meet at the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Friday, July 26, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Glow in the Dark Putt-Putt
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Our putt-putt course will be glowing with excitement. Golfers will glow in the dark during this evening of putt-putt fun. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Sunset Bat Hike
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along our beautiful marshes and winding creeks and witness nature at its finest! Watch our flying friends take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet our rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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S'mores N' More - Campfire Tales
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark we’ll take turns telling spooky or funny campfire stories. It’s a great way to meet fellow campers and enjoy the serene Magnolia Lake. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Campfire Bingo
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Adults and families welcome. Come play our exciting, fun bingo game and learn about park animals, plants and history. Win prizes each round. Finish the night roasting marshmallows by the fire. Bring a stick and folding chair. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor. Cancelled if rain. Pay correct change at the site. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Star Gazing by Kayak
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Lake Rutledge after dark is the perfect getaway for looking at the night sky. Join a Park Ranger on this guided paddle around Lake Rutledge after dark. If skies are cloudy, we will discuss history and/or night sounds. Bring water, flashlight, water shoes, ad bug repellent. Meet at the beach area. Register in advance, space is limited. $10 if you bring your own $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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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.
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Game Night in the Campground
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun playing games and learning about the park with Game Night in the Campground. Lawn games, Glo Sticks, and trivia make up this good-for-all-ages activity in the park. Held in the Picnic Shelter in the campground, a $1 donation is encouraged toward future game supplies. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Night Critters Hike
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
From 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM We’ll be hiking the Cliatt Creek Trail to find what’s lurking in the night! $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Owl Prowl
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 9 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come to the campground pavilion to learn more about the native owls of Georgia. Afterwards, you may join us on a short hike as we listen for owls. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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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.
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Friday, August 2, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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S'mores N' More - Stargazing
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark enough, we'll do an astronomy tour. Look through our telescope as you learn all about constellations, and maybe see the moon craters or deep space objects like far away galaxies and nebulas. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Perseids Meteor Shower Paddle
Friday, Aug 2, 2019 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Experience the majesty of a meteor shower right from your kayak. We will paddle to a low-light spot that will offer optimal viewing conditions.Last year's event was spectacular, featuring a clear sky full of stars over the lake with colorful meteors blazing trails across the horizon. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Star Party at Cloudland Canyon State Park
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Star Parties are conducted by the Barnard Astronomical Society and sponsored by the Friends of Cloudland Canyon. Come see the wonders of the night sky through our telescopes. If there is a possibility of rain, please call 941-544-3420 after 6 pm the day of the event. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Observatory Open House
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 9 PM to 11 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
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Ultraviolet Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever wonder what it's like to see in ultraviolet light? Come experience our wooded trails via blacklight and learn all about night florescence from our Park Naturalist. Meet at the entrance to Beaver Trail, next to the canoes at the lake. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 8:30 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Take this opportunity to kayak as the sunsets. A ranger will be your guide as you explore how the river and lake change as day light fades. Call or visit the park office to sign-up before 5:00 PM on the day of each tour. $20 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Friday, August 9, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Family Game Time Fun
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Park Naturalist at the picnic shelter across from the campground for fun and games. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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S'mores N' More - Nifty Nocturnals
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater to learn all about animals that come alive at night, and then finish up with some yummy s'mores on the campfire. Nocturnal animals such as bats, beetles, owls and more will be shared by the Park Naturalist in this interactive program. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 9, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

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.
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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.
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Screen on the Green
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Watch a family friendly movie outside and enjoy the beautiful grounds beside the museum. Bring your favorite blanket or lounge chair, kick back and enjoy. Cokes, popcorn and other items will be on sale by Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park. Movie will begin at sunset so arrive early to get your favorite spot. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
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Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Parks After Dark: Full Moon Hike
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Put on your hiking shoes, bring a flashlight, and join us for a full moon hike in the Wormsloe maritime forest. Get a rare glimpse of the twilight and night time wildlife that make Wormsloe their home. The hike will start at the Visitors Center and be approximately 2 hours on a 3 mile trail. $2 - $12. 912-353-3023.
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Friday, August 16, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 9 PM to 10:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a ranger led paddle at night along the beautiful Lake Rutledge under the light of a full moon. Experience the wonders of nature that are unique to nighttime. Kids must be 8 or older. Bring your own kayak/canoe or rent here. Meet at the beach area. Bring a flash light, bug repellent, water-shoes, and water. Call to register and pay in advance. $15 with a rental craft, $10 with your own $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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S'mores N' More - Campfire Tales
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark we’ll take turns telling spooky or funny campfire stories. It’s a great way to meet fellow campers and enjoy the serene Magnolia Lake. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Ultraviolet Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 7 PM to 10 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Ever wonder what it's like to see in ultraviolet light? Experience our wooded trails via blacklight and learn all about night florescence with our Naturalist! $10 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Friday, August 23, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Twilight Kayak Tour
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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S'mores N' More - Stargazing
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s'mores campfire and then, once it's dark enough, we'll do an astronomy tour. Look through our telescope as you learn all about constellations, and maybe see the moon craters or deep space objects like far away galaxies and nebulas. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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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 
Game Night in the Campground
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have fun playing games and learning about the park with Game Night in the Campground. Lawn games, Glo Sticks, and trivia make up this good-for-all-ages activity in the park. Held in the Picnic Shelter in the campground, a $1 donation is encouraged toward future game supplies. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, August 30, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Labor Day Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our miniature golf course in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $3 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Accessible Parks After Dark 
S'mores N' More - Nifty Nocturnals
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater to learn all about animals that come alive at night, and then finish up with some yummy s'mores on the campfire. Nocturnal animals such as bats, beetles, owls and more will be shared by the Park Naturalist in this interactive program. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Parks After Dark 
Ultraviolet Night Hike
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever wonder what it's like to see in ultraviolet light? Come experience our wooded trails via blacklight and learn all about night florescence from our Park Naturalist. Meet at the entrance to Beaver Trail, next to the canoes at the lake. Sign up at the Visitor Center before 5pm. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Moonlight Movie Night
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
We will be showing a movie in the field behind the office, so bring your blankets or chairs and get ready for some fun. We will have popcorn and refreshments for sale. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Accessible Parks After Dark 

Friday, September 6, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 6, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Star Party at Cloudland Canyon State Park
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Star Parties are conducted by the Barnard Astronomical Society and sponsored by the Friends of Cloudland Canyon. Come see the wonders of the night sky through our telescopes. If there is a possibility of rain, please call 941-544-3420 after 6 pm the day of the event. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Observatory Open House
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8:15 PM to 10:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
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Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Take this opportunity to kayak as the sunsets. A ranger will be your guide as you explore how the river and lake change as day light fades. Call or visit the park office to sign-up before 5:00 PM on the day of each tour. $20 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Bat Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original, fast-paced bingo game. Win prizes and learn about our fabulous flying mammals at the same time. Great fun for families or adults. Bring a roasting stick and enjoy toasting a marshmallow over a the fire. View bats flying over Lake Deleanor. Meet next to the boathouse in the campground. Correct change payable at the program. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Parks After Dark 
Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Harvest Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 7:15 PM to 10 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join Pine Mountain Trail Association guides for an easy to moderate, 3.4-mile full moon hike along Overlook Loop. Bring a flashlight and water. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Meet at Callaway Country Store Overlook Parking lot. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, September 20, 2019

Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Star Light Star Bright
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the Columbus Coca-Cola Space Science Center staff for a night sky talk and night sky viewing. Telescopes will be set up. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting on the grassy field. Baseball field across from Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Stargazing
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. This event will take place in our day use area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Friday, September 27, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Camping Curious
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Event maybe cancelled if minimum attendance isn't reached. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, October 4, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Observatory Open House
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Georgia State University's Hard Labor Creek Observatory (HLCO) will have an open house monthly, March through October. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Night sky observations start one half hour after sunset. $5 parking. 404-275-3974.
Parks After Dark 
Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Friday, October 11, 2019

Guided Cemetery Hike
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you curious about the residents that lived here before Fort Yargo became a state park? Join us for a free guided cemetery hike between 8:00-9:00 pm. We will meet at the end of Picnic Area Road, and begin our hike promptly at 8:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You'll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats after being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! 912-727-2339.
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Stargazing
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. This event will take place in our day use area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Field Journal Journeys: Shoot for the Moon
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. 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. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, October 18, 2019

Guided Cemetery Hike
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you curious about the residents that lived here before Fort Yargo became a state park? Join us for a free guided cemetery hike between 8:00-9:00 pm. We will meet at the end of Picnic Area Road, and begin our hike promptly at 8:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
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All Hallow's Eve
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
A most family-friendly, but spooky event! Werewolves, lost soldiers from the grave, witches, and things that defy imagination await the weary participant on these nights. Haunted walking tours through the enchanted forests begin every 30 minutes from the museum/ visitor center. $10. 770-443-7850.
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Haunted Hills Hayride
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
All Hallow's Eve
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
A most family-friendly, but spooky event! Werewolves, lost soldiers from the grave, witches, and things that defy imagination await the weary participant on these nights. Haunted walking tours through the enchanted forests begin every 30 minutes from the museum/ visitor center. $10. 770-443-7850.
Parks After Dark 
Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Haunted Hills Hayride
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Join park staff and Friends of A.H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghoulish events. Activities include a haunted hayride, treats, movie on the lawn, games, campfire, and a campsite decorating contest for both RV and equestrian campers. Hayride registration will be in the concession building, located behind the park office. $4 - $8 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Halloween In The Park
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Themed activities throughout the day and night. Special times, registration costs and rules for different activities: Zombie Archery, Scarecrow Competition, Decorated and Carved Pumpkin Contest, Fall Costume Parade, and Campsite Decorating Contest. And of course there is trick or treating at the campsites beginning just before dark. Free-$5 $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Octoberfest
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
You're invited to join us in our biggest event of the year, Octoberfest. Play spooky carnival games, go on a haunted hay ride, take a boat ride in the dark, participate in the cake walk, and more. You don’t want to miss this event! Food will also be offered at the park that evening by an outside vendor. $1 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
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Autumn Nights at Yargo
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 12 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 12-4 pm. The parks haunted house will be open at 6 pm until 10 pm. The maze will be open 12-4 during the carnival and in the evening from 6 to 10pm. Hayrides will be offered 6 pm - 10 pm for a ride to the campgrounds and back to view the decorations in our campsite decoration contest. $1-$7 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Parks After Dark 
Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
It's back! Join our annual spooktacular haunted hayrides, which are fun for all ages. Come early because ticket sales close at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale at 7:30 each night. We'll be showing a movie, have a bonfire and we will have refreshments for sale. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Parks After Dark 
Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 6:45 PM to 10:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
A ranger will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed! $9.50 - $15 912-353-3023.
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Friday, November 1, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Family Fall Star Gazing
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Enjoy another night under the stars. Dr. Joseph Jones and his crew from the University of North Georgia Planetarium will share information on fall and winter stars, star charts, satellites, and constellations. We will observe from the driving range by the front nine of the golf course. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Parks After Dark 
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 
Halloween Hike
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Although it's the day after, it's never too late to celebrate Halloween. If you've ever wanted to hike down into Providence Canyon after dark, this is your chance. We invite the public to join us on this spooky ranger led hike down into Providence Canyon at night. Be sure to bring a flash light. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Family Fall Star Gazing
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park - Reidsville, GA
Enjoy another night under the stars. Dr. Joseph Jones and his crew from the University of North Georgia Planetarium will share information on fall and winter stars, star charts, satellites, and constellations. We will observe from the driving range by the front nine of the golf course. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-557-7744.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Homeschool Wednesday: Night
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. For this Homeschool Wednesday, we will be talking about Nighttime things. There will be a black light Nox Walk, nocturnal animal pelts, moon activities, and stargazing. For ages 5 and up. This event is outside, so please dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, November 15, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Stargazing
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 7:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. This event will take place in our day use area. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Colonial Wormsloe Lantern Tours
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours will depart at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm by lantern and celebrate Savannah's colonial heritage, from the city's founding in 1733 up through the American Revolution. Please register in advance by calling our park office. $6.50-$15.00 912-353-3023.
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Friday, November 22, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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The Candlelight Tour Fun Run
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 9:30 PM to 11:45 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The course is a fun, rolling, race through the Holiday-season lighted downtown of Warm Springs and through the Little White House Rd to end at the Meriwether County Chamber of Commerce, The mile fun run/walk begins at 9:30 p.m. with the 5K race starting at 10:00p.m. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Friday, December 6, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, December 7, 2019

A Colonial Christmas
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Get away from the over-commercialization of the holidays and visit Fort Morris for a more peaceful celebration. Join park staff for colonial refreshments, a yule log, bonfire, 18th century music, caroling, dance and firing of the Christmas guns. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.
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Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy watching the moon rise above the gorge from the suspension bridge and learn some interesting tidbits about the moon. This hike will go down 310 stairs to the suspension bridge where we will hang out as the moon comes into view. No pets allowed. Space is limited please call to make a reservation. The hike may be cancelled due to weather. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Friday, December 13, 2019

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 13, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast, and homemade refreshments. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and be available until 8:30 p.m. Hayrides will start at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Donations appreciated. Hayrides 50 cents per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
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Friday, December 20, 2019

2nd Annual Winter Festival
Friday, Dec 20, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Celebrate Winter Solstice by joining us at our 2nd annual Winter Festival. We will have holiday games and crafts, live music and so much more. You wont want to miss this celebration! Price TBD. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 20, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, December 21, 2019

2nd Annual Winter Festival
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 12 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Celebrate Winter Solstice by joining us at our 2nd annual Winter Festival. We will have holiday games and crafts, live music and so much more. You wont want to miss this celebration! Price TBD. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
Parks After Dark