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Monday, July 15, 2024

Georgia Folktales
Monday, Jul 15, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger Ranger Brian as he imparts on you Georgia folktales ranging from the Appalachians to the lowcountry. $3.25 - $12 912-353-3023.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn about the different turtles of Georgia, and which one has been designated the "State Reptile"! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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In Search of the Lost Cord
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tied up in Knots
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn some of the most useful knots to use around your campsite during this short, hands-on program. All ages welcome. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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DIY Bird Feeders
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore the area and learn about our fine feathered friends while making a locally sourced bird feeder $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, July 19, 2024

Lowcountry Living: Shelter Building
Friday, Jul 19, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Have you ever wondered how to get by in the lowcountry bush? Come by and learn the various skills needed to carve your way through the wilderness through this series. This week's topic is shelter building and how to gather the materials needed to stay dry out in the lowcountry. $3.25 - $12 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, July 20, 2024

Archery Fundamentals
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Amphibians and Reptiles
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them Limited to 10 participants $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Dock Detectives
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 9 AM to 10 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Explore and learn about all the fun macroinvertebrates that call Crooked River home. Who knows what we’ll find? Fee is $3 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Herp, Herp, Hooray
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Assist our Interpretive ranger with caring for and learning about the reptiles and amphibians that call our nature center home. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Kids Blowgun day
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about one of the most simple and effective historic tools used taking down small game: The sleek but mighty blowgun! From 10AM-12PM visitors can spend time with a ranger and learn how to make simple blow darts from every day materials and test them out on 3D animal targets. $9 per child (Includes program and site admission). 770-387-3747.
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Pollinator Walk
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come join us at the Visitor Center, and we will walk out to our beautiful pollinator garden together. We are going to see how many different butterflies we can identify! $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 20, 2024 until Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Summer Mushroom Hike
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Fungi can be unpredictable, but this Naturalist can talk about mushrooms whether they are around or not! So let's see what's out on the Historic Trail (ADA) and then if you choose, continue on to the Tranquility Trail (moderate). Meet at the front porch of the Park Office. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Arts & Crafts with a Ranger
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Make some fun take home crafts with a ranger and learn more about the park and nature. We will be making leather bracelets, painting stone turtles, and making our own Ranger buttons. $8 Program fee is required. Stop by the front desk to register and pay fee or call us to pre-register. Meet us in the Event Room at 2. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-975-4226.
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Scales and Sails Junior Ranger Family Day
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Reptiles are the focus of this program. Learn what makes reptiles unique and other interesting facts. The second half of the program attendees will learn about knot tying and participate in a rain gutter regatta. Fee for each child (6-17) is $10.00 plus regular admission. Regular admission for adults and seniors. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Movie Night
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. located in the field next to the Nature Hut. bring chairs or blankets for your comfort. you may also need bug spray. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Homemade Ice Cream
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Take a break from swimming with homemade ice cream! Available at the pool while supplies last. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jul 20, 2024 8:30 PM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $1- $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, July 21, 2024

Creature Feature
Sunday, Jul 21, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jul 21, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jul 21, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, July 22, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jul 22, 2024 9 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
7-22, 7-23, 7-24. Get your kids out of the house for a little adventure and fun learning this summer!!! This 3-day camp is geared toward ages 8-14 bring your own lunch. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: Hiking, Archery, Survival Skills, Arts and Crafts.To register call 706-456-2602 $80, $60 for each additional child per family $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Monday, Jul 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. Limited to 20 participants. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Tuesday, July 23, 2024

In Search of the Lost Cord
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tied up in Knots
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn some of the most useful knots to use around your campsite during this short, hands-on program. All ages welcome. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Turtles of Georgia
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn about the different turtles of Georgia, and which one has been designated the "State Reptile"! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Cawwwwl of the Corvids
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Crows are among the most intelligent animals on the planet. This program will give you the low-down on them and the other members of the Corvid family. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Georgia Folktales
Thursday, Jul 25, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join Ranger Ranger Brian as he imparts on you Georgia folktales ranging from the Appalachians to the lowcountry. $3.25 - $12 912-353-3023.
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Friday, July 26, 2024

Lowcountry Living: Knot Tying
Friday, Jul 26, 2024 10 AM to 1 PM
Have you ever wondered how to get by in the lowcountry bush? Come by and learn the various skills needed to carve your way through the wilderness through this series. This week's topic is knot tying and how you can use them to your advantage out in the lowcountry. $3.25 - $12 912-353-3023.
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In Search of the Lost Cord
Friday, Jul 26, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Lowcountry Living: Knot Tying
Friday, Jul 26, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Have you ever wondered how to get by in the lowcountry bush? Come by and learn the various skills needed to carve your way through the wilderness through this series. This week's topic is knot tying and how you can use them to your advantage out in the lowcountry. $3.25 - $12 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 8:30 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Fundamentals of Nature Identification
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist nature Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Campfire Program
4th Saturday of Month 8 PM - 9 PM from Jul 27, 2024 until Oct 26, 2024 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet at the Fire Ring by the Front Office for Smores and more. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Tell or listen to spooky stories. Sing a long to favorite campfire songs. View the heavens(especially if it is clear) Listen for the night birds. Limited to 40 people. Sign up to reserve your spots/ $5.00 per person. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Campfire Program
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet at the Fire Ring by the Front Office for Smores and more. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Listen or tell spooky stories. Sing-a-long to favorite campfire songs. View the heavens depending on the weather. Listen to the night wildlife. Limited to the first 40 people. Sign up early to reserve your spot. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Kid's Craft Program
Saturdays 11 AM - 12 PM – Jul 27, 2024 
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Tales of Scales program is suitable for ages 3 to 18. We will discuss some of our native species of fish and snakes, and then make a cool craft! $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, July 28, 2024

Basic Archery
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Afternoon Archery
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
From novice to pro all are welcome to attend afternoon archery here at Sweetwater Creek State Park. An instructor will be present to ensure that everyone will be able to improve during their session. Most suitable for ages 10+, Adults must be present for all minors in attendance. Closed toed shoes are required. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Nature Hut open
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
open every Sunday 3-p.m. accept July 21 2024 $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Nature craft
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
come join us at the Nature Hut for some fun nature crafts. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Edible Plant and Tree Hike
Sunday, Jul 28, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Hike the avenue with Ranger Autumn and discover the incredible edible forest. Learn about the roles these species played in the lives of people in the 1700 and 1800's. The hike will be 1.2 miles along the ave of oaks beginning at the visitor center and ending at the museum. Explore the park more or hop a shuttle back to the visitor center. $15-$6.25 912-353-3023.
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Monday, July 29, 2024

Leapin' Lizards
Monday, Jul 29, 2024 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Uncover the lives of lizards, skinks, and other unusual reptiles of Georgia. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Boxed In
Monday, Jul 29, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Come learn about the lives of one of our most commonly encountered turtles- the Eastern Box Turtle. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Butterfly Hike
Monday, Jul 29, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Join one of our Rangers on this one hour hike and discover the beauty of many of our native butterflies and their role in our ecosystem. $5.25 - $14 912-353-3023.
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Wednesday, July 31, 2024

In Search of the Lost Cord
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Learn to make cords from the fibre of the Filamental Yucca plant in this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare the fibres and braid them into a wearable bracelet! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Friday, August 2, 2024

Trivia Night
Friday, Aug 2, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 3, 2024

Archery Fundamentals
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at beginner's archery lessons and put your newfound skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register as slots are limited. We will meet at picnic shelter #3 $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Birds of Prey
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Lets Get Crafty
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Flex your creativity with this fun craft day. We will be doing hands on crafts and education. This will be held outdoors so bring closed toed shoes, bug spray, and water. Pre-registration required. Ages 6+. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Liberty Street: A Savannah Family, Presentation and Book Signing
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Liberty Street: A Savannah Family, Its Golden Boy, and the Civil War is a new book by Jason K. Friedman published by the University of South Carolina Press. Mr. Friedman will be on hand to speak about his work and to sign copies which will be available in the Hofwyl-Broadfield gift shop. $5.50 to $8.75 912-264-7333.
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Celebration of Snakes
Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 10 AM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Sweetwater Creek is proud to put on its first Celebration of Snakes! This indoor event will feature a film screening of RATTLED: Conserving Rattlesnakes in Appalachia created by The Orianne Society. Folks will have the chance to meet live reptiles. There will be outdoor games set up. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Sunday, August 4, 2024

Creature Feature
Sunday, Aug 4, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, August 9, 2024

Trivia Night
Friday, Aug 9, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 10, 2024

Fundamentals of Nature Identification
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist nature Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Beautiful Butterflies
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for a leisurely stroll as we find and identify butterflies of all shapes and sizes as well as colors. Bring your cell phones as well as cameras.. Limited to 15 people. Sign up early for this colorful walk. $5.00 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Lost But Found, Safe and Sound
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join Search and Rescue (SAR) Specialist Dianne Stone and her trusty K9 companion Maisy to learn simple techniques and supplies you should always have on hand when venturing into the great outdoors. You'll come out of this interactive course with the knowledge of what to do if you happen to get lost in the woods. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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A walk to the stars
Saturday, Aug 10, 2024 to Sunday, Aug 11, 2024 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
On our hike you will see and learn about star constellations and get a great view the Perseid meteor shower. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a blanket and a flashlight. We will meet at the golf course parking lot. Call to pre-register. This will be weather permitting. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, August 11, 2024

Basic Archery
Sunday, Aug 11, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Aug 11, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, August 16, 2024

Trivia Night
Friday, Aug 16, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 17, 2024

Lets Get Crafty
Saturday, Aug 17, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Flex your creativity with this fun craft day. We will be doing hands on crafts and education. This will be held outdoors so bring closed toed shoes, bug spray, and water. Pre-registration required. Ages 6+. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Aug 17, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Aug 17, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, August 18, 2024

Creature Feature
Sunday, Aug 18, 2024 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join a ranger for a free educational program to learn about native animals that call Panola Mountain home and what we can do to protect them. Program includes either a live snake or turtle. Meet at the Nature Center. For all ages, but recommended for children ages 5-10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Aug 18, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Pioneer Games
Sunday, Aug 18, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder how people during the 1800s entertained themselves? Join the rangers in the Outdoor Classroom, just outside of the Nature Center, anytime between 2PM and 4PM to play popular games from the time period. All ages are welcome. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Aug 18, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register, space is limited to 12 climbers. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Amphibians and Reptiles
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them Limited to 10 participants $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Thursday, August 22, 2024

Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Thursday, Aug 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. Limited to 20 participants. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, August 23, 2024

Trivia Night
Friday, Aug 23, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Skulls, Shells, and Furs
Friday, Aug 23, 2024 1 PM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Visit the Outdoor Classroom anytime between 1PM and 3PM to explore different skulls, shells, and furs of animals from the piedmont region. This program is designed for families of all ages. In the event of rain, this event may be cancelled. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 23, 2024 until Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, August 24, 2024

Fundamentals of Nature Identification
Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist nature Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Campfire Program
4th Saturday of Month 8 PM - 9 PM from Aug 24, 2024 until Oct 26, 2024 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet at the Fire Ring by the Front Office for Smores and more. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Tell or listen to spooky stories. Sing a long to favorite campfire songs. View the heavens(especially if it is clear) Listen for the night birds. Limited to 40 people. Sign up to reserve your spots/ $5.00 per person. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Saturday, Aug 24, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census
10 AM - 4 PM from Aug 24, 2024 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census Participants can come to our Certified Pollinator Habitat to count butterflies and other insects to help researchers better understand the population status of pollinators by taking part in the 2024 Great Southeast Pollinator Census For more information visit GSEPC.org. $7.50-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, August 25, 2024

Basic Archery
Sunday, Aug 25, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Basic Archery
Sunday, Aug 25, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 and older. Contact Park Office to register in advance. Click event for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Thursday, August 29, 2024

Plants, Mushrooms and Trees
Thursday, Aug 29, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come and join us and learn about plant, mushrooms and trees of the Chattahoochee river as well as the Park. Let's enjoy the nature around us as well. Limited to 15 people. Sign up now for this hidden fungi hunt... $5.00 per person $2.50 per child $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Friday, August 30, 2024

Trivia Night
Friday, Aug 30, 2024 7 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Think you know a lot about nature? Show off your knowledge with a trivia night. Participants will be split off into teams (or families) and will compete to see what team can answer the most questions. Program held outside so please bring bug spray as a precaution. This is an all ages event. Meet at Picnic Shelter 4. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, August 31, 2024

Laborer's Day
Saturday, Aug 31, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This Labor Day we celebrate the history of colonial trades and crafts folk. Featured trades include: the sawyer with woodworking, the weaver with wool-spinning, as well as the potter with pottery throwing. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, September 7, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Sep 7, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Fundamentals of Nature Identification
Saturday, Sep 7, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist nature Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Junior Ranger Day Program
Saturday, Sep 7, 2024 11 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Bring the kids out for a day of fun learning about nature and the park itself. Let the kids earn badges and learn skills that they can use throughout their lives. Ages: 8yrs old -13yrs old. Sign up now - Limit of 20 youth $15.00 per person $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Free Tours for Military
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Patriots Day, Hardman Farm invites all Veterans, military service members and their accompanying immediate family members to enjoy a free tour of Hardman Farm on service related holidays. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. Once you complete the activity booklet you will receive an special sticker. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Come and learn the history of how Franklin Roosevelt rose above the effects of polio to become president. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the site by doing our activity booklet. Once you complete the activity booklet you will receive an special sticker. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Friday, September 20, 2024

Amphibians and Reptiles
Friday, Sep 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come on a hike to find lizards, skinks and frogs. Get to know where to look for them and how to identify them Limited to 10 participants $5.00 per person $2.50 per child under 16yrs old $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, September 21, 2024

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Join Blue Ridge Raptors to meet several amazing Birds of Prey up close and learn how to help wild raptors! Come early to chat with raptor specialists. Programs are held in our Visitor Center's Arch Room. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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23nd Annual Skills of the Past
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch staff and demonstrators show how people used basic skills to live in the pre-industrial age. See skills such as flintknapping, fire building, cordage making, weaving, food preparation, and more. Click on the event title for more information. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Fire and Shine Dinner
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Fire and Shine Dinner Immerse yourself in an evening full of Appalachian culture, local history, local food, music and more. Live moonshine and black powder demonstrations will engage you while you enjoy Southern fare in the shadow of Mt. Yonah. 706-878-1077.
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Operation Avian
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
YOUR MISSION SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT: is to Join Roosevelt's Little White House as we explore what it takes to be a bird! Together we will dive into the interesting anatomy of our feathered friends. Learning what makes birds different from all other creatures and how unique each bird really is! $9.50-$15.00 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 22, 2024

Summer Bird Photography Hike and tell
Sunday, Sep 22, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come out to the park and bring a camera. Meet our Naturalist. On this hike will talk about the summer birds that are in our park currently. Be prepared to take some amazing photos. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring plenty of water as well as a camera. Limited to 20 participants. This hike will cost $5 $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Saturday, September 28, 2024

Fundamentals of Nature Identification
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Come explore the Biodiversity of Amicalola Falls with a short introduction to the iNaturalist nature Identification app, followed by a walk around our visitor center to identify surrounding flora/fauna. This virtual app allows for quick identification and education on native flora and fauna that can be found in our beautiful park! $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Campfire Program
4th Saturday of Month 8 PM - 9 PM from Sep 28, 2024 until Oct 26, 2024 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet at the Fire Ring by the Front Office for Smores and more. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Tell or listen to spooky stories. Sing a long to favorite campfire songs. View the heavens(especially if it is clear) Listen for the night birds. Limited to 40 people. Sign up to reserve your spots/ $5.00 per person. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 9 AM to 12 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
‘Friends of the Parks’ groups all over the state will be hosting a day of volunteer opportunities. Come give back to your favorite park. Our Naturalists will also be presenting programs and other activities at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, we are hosting a volunteer workday involving several site projects. Please bring gloves, water, and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
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Little White House Annual Clean up-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Volunteers are being sought to help out with weeding flower beds, removing spider webs and cleaning outside museum and grounds. Gloves and tools will be provided. Admission Fee is free for those who volunteer. 706-655-5870.
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Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come join us for volunteer projects throughout the site. Past projects include building new shelters in the Early Georgia Camp and weeding and mulching in the Heritage Garden. Free admission for registered volunteers. 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, October 5, 2024

Car Show at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
See classic, vintage and antique cars during our first car show at beautiful Magnolia Springs. There will be food, fun, and entertainment for the whole family. Call us to register your vehicle. An award will be given to the top voted car. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Films From The Archives
Saturday, Oct 5, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest with have the unique opportunity to view three short films dating from 1964 to 2004. Before each film there will be discussion on the background of the making of the each film. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, October 19, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Mysteries of the Museum "What is this artifact?"
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
In honor of National Archives Month, the curator will demonstrate how to analyze artifacts by looking for clues to determine what the artifacts were used for and the history behind them. The curator will demonstrate how to protect family documents, photographs, and artifacts. The artifacts that will be discussed are rarely seen to the public. $7.50-$13 706-655-5870.
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A leaf change hayride through the park!
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
We will meet at the park office and enjoy a relaxing ride around the park. You will get to see the amazing fall colors and you might even get to catch a falling leaf! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Thursday, October 24, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 24, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Friday, October 25, 2024

Bat Week
Friday, Oct 25, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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A Spooky Evening at Victoria Bryant
Friday, Oct 25, 2024 7 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy a spooky evening on the park! We will have a hayride, campsite decorating contest, costume contest, trick or treating, a Halloween movie, a campfire and more. Friday's program is for small kids that do not want to scared. The full spooky effect will be on Saturday night. $1 - $5 $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 26, 2024

Campfire Program
4th Saturday of Month 8 PM - 9 PM from Oct 26, 2024 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Meet at the Fire Ring by the Front Office for Smores and more. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Tell or listen to spooky stories. Sing a long to favorite campfire songs. View the heavens(especially if it is clear) Listen for the night birds. Limited to 40 people. Sign up to reserve your spots/ $5.00 per person. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Bat Week
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5:30 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for our annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating inside the Fort's walls. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to participate in fun Halloween activities! This year, our theme is REPTILES! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
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A Haunted Evening at Victoria Bryant
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come & join the park staff and Friends of Victoria Bryant for a fun evening of haunted events. Activities include a haunted hayride, a movie, a campfire, campsite decorating contest, Trick or Treating and costume contest. Events kick off at 5pm. Judging for the campsite contests will be judged by you the public. $6 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, October 27, 2024

Bat Week
Sunday, Oct 27, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Monday, October 28, 2024

Bat Week
Monday, Oct 28, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2024

Bat Week
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2024

Bat Week
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Thursday, October 31, 2024

Bat Week
Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Join the park's Naturalist to celebrate Bat Week with a presentation that will dispel myths and misconceptions about this misunderstood mammal- just in time for Halloween! $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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Saturday, November 16, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Fall Festival at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Enjoy fall-themed crafts, games, hayrides, scarecrow hike, archery and so much more. This family-friendly event is sure to be fun for the whole family. $4 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Astronomy Night
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 7 PM to 9 PM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Columbus State University and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present an evening of star gazing and slides. Visitors may bring their own telescopes, but some will be provided. The park offers excellent sky viewing without light pollution. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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Unique Life of Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Unique Life of Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd Join one of our Rangers for a talk and open forum about Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd. The talk will cover several topics including her family, childhood, education, and marriage. Their will also be a detail discussion about her two visits to Warm Springs in 1944 and 1945. The presentation will include copies of letters and photos. $7.25-$13.00 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, November 30, 2024

Christmas tree lighting at the park
Saturday, Nov 30, 2024 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and join us as we light up the front pond and Christmas tree. There will be caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, and even an appearance by Santa Claus! Donations are welcome. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 7, 2024

Selfies with Santa
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 6 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
The friends of Hamburg will host an evening with Santa Claus at the Hamburg Mill! The evening will include a holiday craft, refreshments and pictures with Santa. This event is complimentary. A $5.00 fee per vehicle is required to park. $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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Christmas comes to Victoria Bryant
Saturday, Dec 7, 2024 6 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an evening full of Christmas cheer! Bring the little ones out to see Santa and have their picture taken, a fun Christmas craft, sweet treats and hot chocolate, Christmas lights, campsite decorating contest, campfire, a Christmas movie and Christmas light hayride around the park! We will meet at the Visitor's center. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 14, 2024

A Christmas Hayride with Santa
Saturday, Dec 14, 2024 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy a hayride with Santa! There will be caroling, a Christmas movie, concessions and campfire. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, December 21, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Dec 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, January 1, 2025

First Day Hike 2025
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2025 10 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come get started with your New Year’s resolutions; by joining us on a pet-friendly ranger-led hike. On the hike we will explore the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and Alexander H. Stephens. We will meet at Lake Liberty, which is located in front of our park office. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, June 7, 2025

34th Annual Junior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 7, 2025 8 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Kids 15 and younger can try to win prizes for largest fish or youngest angler, as well as a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing in Lake Liberty. The tournament will start at 8am and end at 12:00pm $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, June 21, 2025

34th Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 21, 2025 10 AM to 12 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
This tournament will be held at Lake Liberty. Anglers 55 years and older can try to win prizes in several categories, as well as win a door prize. Register between 7:30 - 8:00a.m. at the main office and enjoy some great fishing. The tournament will start at 8am and end at 12:00pm. $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, July 5, 2025

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 5, 2025 10 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Events will begin with our 10:00 a.m. bicycle and golf cart parade around our RV campground. Old-time games will start in the field behind the office, at 11 a.m. include musical chairs, water relay, water balloon toss, and more. ( Family vs Family competition.) We may need to limit the number of participants. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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