Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

You Can! Canning Workshop
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
In this hands-on workshop, learn basics of water bath and pressure cooker canning. Following a short presentation on proper food preservation, participants will follow a recipe step-by-step using the pressure cooking method. All materials and ingredients will be provided. Program fee includes workshop and site admission for the day. $10. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 
Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

You Can! Canning Workshop
Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
In this hands-on workshop, learn basics of water bath and pressure cooker canning. Following a short presentation on proper food preservation, participants will follow a recipe step-by-step using the pressure cooking method. All materials and ingredients will be provided. Program fee includes workshop and site admission for the day. $10. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, May 12, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Abby the ArchaeoBus
Saturday, May 12, 2018 12 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Archaeology Month with Abby, the Society for Georgia Archaeology's mobile classroom. Speak to professional archaeologists, tour the traveling exhibits, and participate in activities. Program fee includes site admission for the day. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Outdoor Art
Saturday, May 19, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate the beauty of the outdoors by participating in nature crafts. Use greenery and items found along the trail to create and take home your very own masterpiece. Program fee includes site admission for the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.
Family Farm Day
Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
What was it like to live and work on a farm? Jarrell Plantation comes to life with volunteers demonstrating old-fashioned skills and chores. Enjoy blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, weaving, and much more. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

History Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk on our 0.5 mile trail through the historic plantation and answer questions based on what you see. Visitors that complete the hunt will earn a prize. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tee's To Dye For
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Just because it is getting hot outside doesn't mean you can't create something cool. Bring a clean, pre-washed tee shirt, bandanna, or even a pair of socks to tie dye and show your creativity. $2 - $5. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.
Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at the plantation. See demonstrations of old-fashioned skills and chores, participate in crafts activities, hear the Declaration of Independence at noon, partake in outdoor games and races at 12:30, and sign up for the watermelon eating contest. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Drop-Spindle Workshop
Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
"Spin"d the morning learning how to use the drop-spindle, one of the earliest methods of spinning yarn and thread. All materials are provided. $10. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Labor Day Folklife Celebration
Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
How better to celebrate Labor Day than learning about old time labor? Experience the daily chores required to run a farm and reward your labors with music and games. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Spooky Sweets
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Halloween is just around the corner, so it is time for some tasty treats. Children ages 5-10 will make and decorate some of their favorite sweets as well as participate in arts and crafts. Space is limited. Call park office to register in advance. $10. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.
Green Tomato Festival Special Opening
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation while you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival. 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, November 3, 2018

Syrup Makin' Time on the Plantation
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 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 and enjoy demonstrations around the farm. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia Militia to halt Union General Sherman's March to the Sea in November 1864. See soldier life portrayals and encampments, take a tour of the battlefield, and stay for a memorial service at noon. This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield, 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, November 23, 2018

#OptOutside History Hike
Friday, Nov 23, 2018 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Instead of dashing to the mall, take a nice walk around the park. Join a park ranger and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat up until its donation in 1974. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Living Wreaths
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Christmas is coming, so it is time to get the house decorated for a visit from Kris Kringle. In this hands-on workshop, assemble your very own live wreath using greenery that will last through the holiday season. Pre-registration required by Saturday, November 24. Program fee includes materials and site admission for the day. $10. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Second Saturday Guided Tour and Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a guided tour of the plantation from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the farm afloat until its donation in 1974. Following the guided tour, join us for an antique steam engine demonstration from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m and blow the whistle atop the Mill Complex. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a leisurely stroll by candlelight and enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas. See the 1895 home gently dressed in natural greenery and homemade decor and enjoy warm cider and cookies alongside a campfire. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Lend a helping hand by assisting staff members with various projects such as housekeeping, gardening, decorating, and by participating in special events. In exchange for their hard work, volunteers will receive free admission for the day. 478-986-5172.