Jarrell Plantation Historic Site


Sunday, February 9, 2020

Steam Sunday: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will participate in the Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday 2020. Take a stroll around the historic plantation grounds free of charge, and enjoy house tours and an antique steam engine demonstration from 1 - 4 pm. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Plantation Planting: Earth Day 2020
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come out and play in the dirt to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. We will be planting our interpretive gardens for the year, so bring your gardening gloves and help us plant cotton, vegetables, and herbs. Volunteers will receive free admission for the day and a guided tour of the site. 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Farm Heritage Day
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Explore an antique tractor show and enjoy live bluegrass music, steam engine demos, plantation house tours, come meet our barnyard animals, enjoy old-fashioned toys & games, and experience demonstrations of farm skills like blacksmithing, soap making, spinning & weaving, basket making, wood carving, and more for the whole family. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Plantation History Trail: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a leisurely walk along a half-mile historic trail to explore the cotton plantation's 25 original buildings and 125 year history. Guided site tours and steam engine demos will start at 1 PM. This is part of American Hiking Society's National Trails Day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Ol' Time Fourth
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation with farm skill demonstrations like blacksmithing, spinning, and wood stove cooking, patriotic and bluegrass music, an old time carnival, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon followed by a watermelon cutting and old fashioned games, relays, and races. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Indoor/Outdoor Summer Send-Off
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 18, 2020 until Jul 19, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring them out to Jarrell Plantation for one more weekend of summer fun. During this combination outdoor/indoor program, kids can complete our Junior Ranger book and earn their ranger badge, go on a photo scavenger hunt to earn prizes, and cool off inside with fun games and activities in our Visitor Center. $4-$6.50 $5 parking. 478-986-5172.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Indoor/Outdoor Summer Send-Off
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 19, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring them out to Jarrell Plantation for one more weekend of summer fun. During this combination outdoor/indoor program, kids can complete our Junior Ranger book and earn their ranger badge, go on a photo scavenger hunt to earn prizes, and cool off inside with fun games and activities in our Visitor Center. $4-$6.50 $5 parking. 478-986-5172.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Portrait of a Plantation
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes drawing and painting activities, an exhibition of art from local artists, and a plein air painting session, where artists create works of art in real time as you tour the site. The plantation will also come to life with farm skill demos, steam engine demos, and house tours. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Women on the Plantation: Girl Scouts Love State Parks
1 PM - 3 PM from Sep 12, 2020 until Sep 13, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the plantation and learn about the roles women played in making a plantation successful at the turn of the 20th century. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Women on the Plantation: Girl Scouts Love State Parks
1 PM - 3 PM from Sep 13, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the plantation and learn about the roles women played in making a plantation successful at the turn of the 20th century. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Site Beautification: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help keep Jarrell Plantation beautiful by helping rangers clean up the gardens and grounds and finish the day with a guided tour. 478-986-5172.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Green Tomato Festival Crossover Event
9 AM - 5 PM from Oct 24, 2020 until Oct 25, 2020 
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, visit our Ga State Parks booth for fun activities. Then, be sure to cross over the river and visit Jarrell Plantation for house tours throughout the day. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

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

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Sugar Cane Syrup Festival
Saturday, Nov 7, 2020 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice, be entertained by bluegrass music, experience demonstrations around the farm, and enjoy activities and games throughout the day. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 9:30 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.
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Saturday, December 12, 2020

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