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Friday, February 3, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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School Day at Wormsloe
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
This is the day before our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. We will have several stations for school kids, including the museum, cannon firings, musket firings, games, Native American displays, music, and more. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Colonial Cooking
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for an exiting opportunity to learn about 18th century frontier cooking. 912-437-4770.
Present & Fire!
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Like a good boom? A Redcoat soldier will be stationed in the fort's barracks to discuss arms, ammunition, and drilling in the 18th century. 912-437-4770.
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Rides On The River
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, and musket firings. Classic car owners are invited to show off their amazing autos and meet fellow automobile enthusiasts. Register in advance by calling the park office. Brought to you in cooperation with Richmond Hill Cars & Coffee. $10. 912-727-2339.
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Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike to learn about the unique ecology and history of Panola Mountain State Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Eleanor Roosevelt School
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Eleanor Roosevelt School Celebrate Black History Month by learning the story and impact of the Eleanor Roosevelt School. We revisit President Roosevelt’s 1937 school dedication speech and the Fort Valley State University original disparity research. Come hear the plans to reopen the Eleanor Roosevelt School, presented at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Memorial Museum. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Dawn Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
We'll be embarking on this mill tour while its still dark outside and returning in the early morning. Have pride in being some of the first hikers on the trail. This event is by preregistration only. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Explore The Nature Hut
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come join us in the Nature Hut to check out some taxidermy animals you see in the area, as well as take the opportunity to meet one of our live snakes! Feel free to ask our park naturalist any questions that you may have about the park, or its wildlife. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Colonial Faire & Muster
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Learn about Colonial Georgia during the 18th Century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, Indian camp, craft demonstrations, and period music and dance. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 3:30 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to the A.H. Stephens State Historic Site and enjoy a free tour of the site. On the tour you will learn about some of the weapons used during the American Civil War, the life and times of Alexander H. Stephens and his legacy that led to the creation of our state park. $0. 706-456-2602.
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NATURE HIKE — RIVERSIDE TRAIL TO THE TOWER
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Enjoy a beautiful walk alongside the Chattahoochee river, an easy 2.2 mile hike (round trip). Join our naturalist and learn a little bit about the Chattahoochee river. All skill levels welcome! Meet at the Day-Use Area. $5 per person. 20 person limit. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 2 PM to 3 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Join us for two Ranger led programs on this Super Museum Sunday. Free Admission. 706-864-2257.
Working on the Dug-out canoe - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Weather permitting, staff will be working on our dug-out canoe, getting it ready as a new exhibit for the museum. Work on the canoe will be done outside, so dress appropriately. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
In partnership with the Georgia Historical Festival Fort McAllister is participating in Super Museum Sunday. We will offer fort tours at 10:00am and 12:00pm, and African American History tour at 2pm. Musket demonstrations throughout the day. 912-727-2339.
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Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy interacting with a colonial woman, as she demonstrates a spinning wheel, and some of the toys and games that were familiar to students of the old Sunbury Academy. 912-884-5999.
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 12 PM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and over 19 outbuildings to explore. It is also home to the second most recognized feature in the State of Georgia, the Nacoochee Indian Mound. 706-878-1077.
Black History Month Celebration - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
To celebrate Black History Month, the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters will perform at 2:00pm, and storyteller Margarie Washington will share traditional Gullah Geechee stories at 3:00pm. Admission is FREE all day, 9:00am - 5:00pm. 912-264-7333.
Historic Farm Tour - Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will offer free admission Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 for Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday. Come out and experience one of the largest collections of agricultural artifacts in Georgia and take a ranger guided tour of both plantation houses. Guided tours run all day. #GHF2023 Free Admission. 478-986-5172.
Super Museum Sunday: Everyday Life
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet outside the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. for our Everyday Life program. We will talk about the weapons, pottery and tools that were used. Hands on demonstrations will be included so come join the fun. The museum entry for the day is FREE! $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Free Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 8 AM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
FREE ADMISSION to the Camp Lawton History Center in honor of Super Museum Sunday! Events: Camp Lawton Tour: 10 AM- Hike the grounds of Historic Camp Lawton. $5 per person Butter Making: 11 AM- Learn how to make butter the ole' fashion way. $2 per person Native American Sign Language Hike: 2 PM- You will learn Native American sign language. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for this special, statewide promotion of museums throughout the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites System. Experience the sights, sounds, & tastes of a time gone by. Lectures, tours & demonstrations will be held throughout the day. Cabin tours 1pm-3pm. Georgia Historical Society will cover entrance fees. 770-443-7850.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 4:45 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Super Museum Sunday To spotlight Georgia’s fascinating past, State Historic Sites are offering free admission on Sunday, February 5, 2023. Visitors can participate in one of our site specific scavenger hunts. In the museum one of our Park Rangers will display rarely seen artifacts "From the Archives of the Little White House." 706-655-5870.
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Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Traveler's Rest is participating in the Georgia Historical Society's Super Museum Sunday. There will be guided tours throughout the day as well as a short film available to all visitors. Admission is FREE all day. Please call 706-886-2256 if you have any question. See you there! 706-886-2256.
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Life in Early 19th Century Georgia
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Travel back in time and interact with historical characters you would have likely encountered at this beautiful stagecoach inn during your travels along the unicoi turnpike in the early 1800's. Learn about agriculture, life as a servant, market hunting, crafting and more. $5 parking. 706-886-2256.
Life in Early 19th Century Georgia
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Travel back in time and interact with historical characters you would have likely encountered at this beautiful stagecoach inn during your travels along the unicoi turnpike in the early 1800's. Learn about agriculture, life as a servant, market hunting, crafting and more. $5 parking. 706-886-2256.
Super Museum Sunday at Wormsloe State Historic Site
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come to visit where Super Museum Sunday started. We will be hosting our Colonial Faire and Muster in partnership with the Georgia Historical Society. Free both Saturday and Sunday with Colonial reenactment, market, and black powder demonstrations. We hope to see you at the Faire. Free Admission. 912-353-3023.
Colonial Faire and Muster
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, Sutler's Row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Friday - $2 - $10. Saturday and Sunday - Free. 912-353-3023.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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Take a Hike on Your Winter Break
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Meet us at the park while school is out and take a short hike with a ranger. Afterwards visit the renovated Mill House or play on the playground. Limit of 15, reserve your spot by Feb 6, 2023. $5 parking fee. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Teeth and Amputations
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The doctor is in! Join us at the fort as we discuss colonial medical practices and surgeries performed during the 18th century. From haircuts and dental to amputations the Colonial Sawbones did it all. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 6 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your sweetheart to our one-of-a-kind Valentine's date not to be forgotten! Enjoy a candlelit meal in a beautiful, historic setting with period music and dancing. Take part in a fireside chat with our historical interpreters. Space is limited. Cost: $75 per person. $75. 912-727-2339.
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“I driv’ a mule, but not harder than I driv’ myself.” (The Mary Hayes Story)
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Black History month is a time set aside to recognize the achievements of African American people both past and present. As part of this month’s recognition we offer this program spotlighting one of our community’s most influential leaders, Mary Hayes. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and experience the sights and sounds of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! Our reenactors and volunteers will be demonstrating black powder muskets and cannons as well as the 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle! Admission fee required. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $4-$6 per person. 770-443-7850.
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Eleanor Roosevelt School
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Eleanor Roosevelt School Celebrate Black History Month by learning the story and impact of the Eleanor Roosevelt School. We revisit President Roosevelt’s 1937 school dedication speech and the Fort Valley State University original disparity research. Come hear the plans to reopen the Eleanor Roosevelt School, presented at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Memorial Museum. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Hike on Martin's Mine Trail
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join our Naturalist on a guided hike of Martin's Mine Trail. This moderate 1.4 mile in and out trail ends at a beautiful small waterfall. Learn about the mining history of Smithgall Woods and see the remnants of these mining efforts. $5 parking. 706-878-4707.
Sweetheart Hike at Dawn
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Start Valentines weekend off with a scenic nature hike. You'll be some of the first visitors in the park. This event is by preregistration only, call 770-732-5871 $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this scenic nature hike through the park with someone who your glad to have in your life. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 to Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 3:30 PM to 5 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this scenic nature hike through the park with someone who your glad to have in your life. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetheart Night Hike
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This is the final sweetheart hike of the day. You'll enjoy a ranger led hike through the park after dark. Don't forget to bring your flashlights. 18+ This event is by preregistration only. 18+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

His Majesties Armory
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take a peek as we crack open the Forts armory. We will walk through the history and development of of over 10 different weapons. You will see among others the Matchlock Arquebus, American Long Rifle and the infamous Blunderbuss as well as bladed weapons such as the Scottish Claymore and the British Hanger. $3. 912-437-4770.
Swamp Hike
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Meet at the West/East River Swamp trailhead by picnic shelters #5 and #6 for a trek through the Seventeen Mile River Swamp. Learn about the ecology and human history of the area from your knowledgeable guide. Great opportunity for viewing wildlife! $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Dawn Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
We'll be embarking on this mill tour while its still dark outside and returning in the early morning. Have pride in being some of the first hikers on the trail. This event is by preregistration only. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Yearn to learn about yarn.
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a hands on and interactive program about early wool spinning. You will get to learn the ins and outs of turning wool into yarn and even get to try a hand spinner for yourself. For an additinal fee you can take a hand spinner home. (While upplies last.) 912-437-4770.
Museum Open
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 1 PM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by the Indian Springs Museum to learn about the historic springs, the Creek Indians, and more! $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
New Echota Star Party
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 7 PM to 8 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join us for a special program about the night sky! Visitors can view the night sky through a telescope while learning about telescope and planisphere operation, the importance of the night sky, constellations, and traditional Cherokee lore regarding the stars. Please contact the office to reserve a spot and stay up to date on weather cancellations. Program Admission: Children: $3.25/person under 6 years of age Youth: $5.00/person 6-17 years of age Adults: $7.00/person 18 years and older Seniors: $6.50/person 62 years and older 706-624-1321.
History of the Triple Nickels 555th PIR
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 11 AM to 1 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The "Triple Nickels" were America's first all African American parachute infantry platoon and America's first "smoke jumpers" The "Military Order of the Purple Heart" is composed of Military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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History Hike & Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Meet the Farm Animals Tour
Sunday, Feb 19, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join knowledgeable staff for a walk around the farm yard as they introduce you to all our animals! Learn about heritage breeds and even give some of the animals a snack. Start time is 10AM, meet up at the chicken coop down on the farm. Free admission $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
History Walk
Sunday, Feb 19, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn the fascinating history of Indian Springs! From the early use by the Creeks thru the resort era and the CCC construction, learn about 200 years of park history. Meet at the museum. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Monday, February 20, 2023

Will I Be Remembered? FDR and TR will reflect on Presidents' Day
Monday, Feb 20, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Will I Be Remembered? FDR and TR will reflect on Presidents' Day FDR portrayer James Fowler and Teddy Roosevelt portrayer Dr. Joel Harris will reflect on their place in our nation's history. Two great Americans who follow the same career paths to become giants in American history. Performances will be at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Presidents' Day Costume Contest for Children
Monday, Feb 20, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Calling Thomas Jefferson or Franklin D. Roosevelt or whoever is your favorite president. Come in costume and join the contest and have some fun. Prizes awarded. FDR and TR portrayers James Fowler and Dr. Joel Harris will pick the grand prize winner of the best looking president. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Friday, February 24, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 24, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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Museum Meditation
Friday, Feb 24, 2023 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Has it been a long week for you too? Come unwind with this after hours meditation session in the museum. We'll start the night with a museum tour, do some light stretching, and clear our minds with a meditation session. Bring a yoga mat. This event is by preregistration only call 770-732-5871. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Saturday, February 25, 2023

18th Century Cloth Dolls
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a fun, hands on, and interactive program about 18th Century handkerchief Dolls. You will even get to make your own to take home. $5. 912-437-4770.
19th Century Meal Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Watch our naturalist in the “kitchen” and learn the origins of certain foods that were prepared in the 19th century by African Americans. The Demonstration will be held behind the Meeks Cabin, 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM, free to the public! $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 1 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike to learn about the unique ecology and history of Panola Mountain State Park. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring plenty of water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Trail Work Volunteer Day #1
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and volunteer to help keep our trails great! Tasks will vary and assignments compatible with participant ability. Please bring gloves. Preregistration preferred. Admission fees waived for volunteer participation. 770-443-7850.
Eleanor Roosevelt School
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Eleanor Roosevelt School Celebrate Black History Month by learning the story and impact of the Eleanor Roosevelt School. We revisit President Roosevelt’s 1937 school dedication speech and the Fort Valley State University original disparity research. Come hear the plans to reopen the Eleanor Roosevelt School, presented at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Memorial Museum. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Native American Cultures of the Blue Ridge
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come join Smithgall to learn about Native Americans of the Blue Ridge region. Learn about their history, culture and how these cultures flourished in the beautiful region we now call home. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 to Sunday, Feb 26, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Ever wonder what happened to the New Manchester Mill and it workers? Find out just what happened and tour the inside of the mill. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Devils Pulpit hike
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike to look at the rock formation called the Devil's pulpit it is a mile and a half hike with 640 stairs. Please call in advance to register $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Explore The Nature Hut
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 4 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come join us in the Nature Hut to check out some taxidermy animals you see in the area, as well as take the opportunity to meet one of our live snakes! Feel free to ask our park naturalist any questions that you may have about the park, or its wildlife. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Sunday, February 26, 2023

Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Feb 26, 2023 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. The first tour will begin at 11-12PM and the second one will begin 2-3PM Admission may be purchased at the main office beforehand. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Cows Come Home Celebration
Saturday, Mar 4, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a fun-filled day with activities centered around the dairy that once operated at Hardman Farm. $7. 706-878-1077.
Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 4, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast US, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities! $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Mar 4, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Scottish Heritage Days 2023
Friday, Mar 10, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
For our annual Scottish History event, visit Fort King George and witness a variety of Scottish living history demonstrations: musket & cannon firings, blacksmithing, carpentry, medicine, cooking, music, and more! $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Scottish Heritage Days 2023
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
For our annual Scottish History event, visit Fort King George and witness a variety of Scottish living history demonstrations: musket & cannon firings, blacksmithing, carpentry, medicine, cooking, music, and more! $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast US, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities! $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and our reenactors as they demonstrate Granbury's Brigade behind the museum. They will be drilling with both rifles and our museums reproduction 6 pound Howitzer cannon. Admission fee required. $3-$6 per person. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $3-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Hike on Martin's Mine Trail
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Join our Naturalist on a guided hike of Martin's Mine Trail. This moderate 1.4 mile in and out trail ends at a beautiful small waterfall. Learn about the mining history of Smithgall Woods and see the remnants of these mining efforts. $5 parking. 706-878-4707.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Day in the Life of a Miner
Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Peek back at life in the 1830s with demonstrations on gold panning, blacksmithing, folk toys, and more. $10 for adults, and $8 for students. $8-$10. 706-864-2257.
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National Quilting Day - Quilting Bee
Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an old-fashioned quilting bee. We will be quilting a quilt in the museum for our 1853 era cabin. Everyone is welcome to participate. Come enjoy this time-honored tradition. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Diamorpha Days: Guided Mountain Hike
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Diamorpha smallii is in bloom! Endemic to the Southeast US, this gorgeous red succulent fills Panola Mountain's solution pits during the month of March and makes for some beautiful photo opportunities! $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Plein Air Art Event
Saturday, Mar 25, 2023 9 AM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Painters and art fans alike are welcome to our outdoor painting Plein Air event! No prizes or judging, just lots of artsy fun. There is lots to paint: centuries old moss draped live oaks, saltmarsh overlooks, an 1850s era plantation house, and historic outbuildings. $5 - $25. 912-264-7333.
Women Takeover Wormsloe
Saturday, Mar 25, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Celebrate the lives and skills of women in early Georgia as we explore the daily experiences of colonial women. Discover the important, and frequently overlooked, contributions they have made to Georgia’s success. Costumed interpreters will demonstrate the 18th century skills needed in the Georgia wilderness. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Archaeology Day at the Vann House
Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 to Sunday, Apr 2, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Take part in Archaeology themed activities at the Vann House. Discover "artifacts" in our dig-boxes, learn more about ancient pottery by creating pottery your own, see the tools of archaeology with students from KSU, see actual artifacts from the Vann House, talk to archaeologists, see the crafting of stone blades, and more. $6. 706-695-2598.
Crafts From The Past
Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will have various historic trades represented at this event including but not limited to blacksmithing, woodworking, sewing, spinning, etc. The is sure to be something for everyone! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Apr 1, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Establish an Orchard: Apple Grafting 101
Sunday, Apr 2, 2023 1:30 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Work with UGA Extension Agents to graft your own apple trees from root stock. Participants will leave with their own newly grafted apple roots, all supplies included in program fee. Due to working with sharp instruments, participants must be 18+ and sign a waiver before beginning the program. Must call to pre-register for this interactive class. $40. 706-695-2598.

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Easter Egg Decorating
Saturday, Apr 8, 2023 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We love Easter here at Fort McAllister and dyeing and decorating eggs is a fun tradition that was popular even in the Victorian era. Bring a carton of eggs and come decorate eggs with our rangers. We will have dye, paint, tissue paper, along with other items to create your easter masterpieces. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

78th Annual Ceremony for President Roosevelt
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
On April 12, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away in Georgia. To commemorate this, we will have a commencement speaker, military band and color guard. Free admission until 12:30 p.m., then $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, April 15, 2023

24th Annual Tools and Weapons Day
Saturday, Apr 15, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Watch staff and demonstrators show how people utilized tools and weapons in the past to survive everyday life. See flintknapping, fire building, archery, atlatl use, and more. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Accessible Event Take Flight Event 
Edible, medicinal and utilitarian plants of the Native Americans
Saturday, Apr 15, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Hike with Ben Kirkland along the white oak trail. This 1.25 mile trail meanders through the woods and brings us out to the plaza. Ben will discuss the local flora and fauna and how valuable it was to the everyday life of the American Indians. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Springtime at the Cabin
Saturday, Apr 15, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Spring into action and make your plans for an outing with a visit to our 1853 cabin. Enjoy life-ways demonstrations such as period games, chores, and crafts. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Farm Heritage Day
Saturday, Apr 29, 2023 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See the farm come to life with an antique tractor display and demonstrations of farm skills like blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, spinning, weaving, and butter churning. Visitors can also walk the grounds which includes over 20 original farm buildings, two farm houses, farm animals, a garden, and a mill complex. $2 - $8.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, May 6, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come experience the sights and sounds of Keys artillery unit. Our reenactors will be demonstrating Keys Battery with our reproduction 6 pound Howitzer cannon behind the museum. Admission fee required. $3-$6 per person. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $3-$6 per person. 770-443-7850.
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First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from May 6, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Falls to Farm Hike
Saturday, May 13, 2023 7:30 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Falls to Farm Hike This hike is an 11-mile, one-way hike that celebrates more than 150 years of shared history between Hardman Farm and Anna Ruby Falls! 706-878-1077.

Saturday, May 20, 2023

The Etowah and Georgia Archaeology Month
Saturday, May 20, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come enjoy a day dedicated to Archaeology based activities, and tours to the mounds. Click on the event for more details. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
War of Jenkins' Ear
Saturday, May 20, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
It is 1742 and the Spanish are coming! Learn about the War of Jenkins' Ear and Georgia’s role in the 1739-1748 war between Britain and Spain. Build your own box fort at the Colonial Life Area. Join us for a presentation about the conflict at the Visitors Center at 2:00 pm. Military drills and black powder weapons demonstration throughout the day. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 27, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
This coastal fort will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon demonstrations. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
New Finial Exhibit Opening
Saturday, May 27, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On this day, and in conjunction with the 159th Commemoration of the Battle of Pickett's Mill, we will be showcasing a new exhibit featuring a rare flag finial that was found in the "ravine" in 1963. There will be presentations on the subject of flags used during battle. The commemoration will feature the William Oliphant story. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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159th Anniversary, Battle of Pickett's Mill
Saturday, May 27, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Observe Federal and Confederate infantry drills displayed around separate field encampments. Experience periodic cannon firings taking place throughout the day. Explore civilian lifeways at our 1850's cabin. Enjoy the feature demonstration of the William Oliphant Story held in the "Ravine" between both Federal and Confederate Troops. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Thursday, Jun 1, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.

Friday, June 2, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Friday, Jun 2, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.
National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and help us observe National Trails Day. There will be a ranger-led hike that will cover a mix of topics related to both nature and history found along the Pickett's Mill Battlefield trails. The hike will begin at 10 a.m. and will last about two hours. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Take Flight Event 
"Rosie The Riveter" Performance
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Rosie The Riveter" Performance Actress/Storyteller Carol Cain will portray seven different "Rosie the Riveter's" in one special performance. Rosie represents the American women who worked during World War II producing munitions, planes, tanks and war supplies. Times: 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm $9- $14. 706-655-5870.
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First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Jun 3, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Thursday, Jun 8, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.

Friday, June 9, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Friday, Jun 9, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Valley Voices--Outdoor Theater
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 5 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come enjoy an evening of outdoor theater at Hardman Farm with this original play written by Emory Jones and directed by Kathy Blandin. 706-878-1077.
Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and experience the sights and sounds of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! Our reenactors and volunteers will be demonstrating black powder muskets and cannons as well as the 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle! Admission fee required. Call 770-443-7850 for more information $3-$6. 770-443-7850.
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D-Day 79th Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
President Franklin D. Roosevelt portrayer James Fowler will brief the nation about D-Day followed by leading our nation in a prayer that took place on June 6, 1944 via radio. Performances 11:00, 1:00, and 2:00. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Hike on Ash Creek Trail
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come on a guided hike on Ash Creek Trail. This is a slightly more challenging trail that is perfect for the summer months! this hike will be around 3.5 miles with some moderately challenging terrain, and two creeks that will be forded (no bridges). This trail is a wonderful opportunity to experience everything that Smithgall Woods has to offer. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Junior Ranger Camp: History Edition
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Over the weekend, kids ages 8 to 12 can join the Wormsloe Rangers in crafting, games, and hikes that highlight Georgia’s nature and history in the 1700s. Campers will earn their official Wormsloe Junior Ranger badge. The fun lasts Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Space is limited. Call our office to register. $80. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Junior Ranger Camp: History Edition
Sunday, Jun 11, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Over the weekend, kids ages 8 to 12 can join the Wormsloe Rangers in crafting, games, and hikes that highlight Georgia’s nature and history in the 1700s. Campers will earn their official Wormsloe Junior Ranger badge. The fun lasts Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Space is limited. Call our office to register. $80. 912-353-3023.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Junior Ranger Day Camp - June 12-16, 2023
Monday, Jun 12, 2023 9 AM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Children age 9-12 years old, come learn about Native American Culture and Natural Resources. Shoot Arrows, throw spears, Identify plants and animals, make crafts, and play games with other Junior Rangers, and more. Register before it's too late; space is limited. Click on the event title for more details. $150. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, June 24, 2023

British Occupation of Savannah
Saturday, Jun 24, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Savannah is under British occupation after the Battle of Savannah. Georgia's patriots have fled to the back country, leaving the city in the hands of the redcoats. Do not despair; join our Continental spy ring to keep an eye on those sneaky redcoats. Your spy mission, should you choose to accept, will start at the Visitor Center. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Anna Ruby Tuesday Day Camp
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
What was life like for a well-to-do girl in Nacoochee in the 1870s? In this one day camp, 6-10 year olds will play period games, play dress up with Victorian attire and have an English tea. Advanced registration required. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Independence Day at Colonial Sunbury
Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Celebrate Independence Day with a bang! Visitors will experience musket, and cannon firing demonstrations each hour. Also fun for the younger ones, or the simply the young at heart, enjoy yourself playing hands-on some of the old fashioned toys and games that were common place. Sack races, jump rope, bean bags, and more will be available. $5-$6. 912-884-5999.
Ol' Time Fourth
Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Fourth of July weekend at Jarrell Plantation with live patriotic and bluegrass music, old time carnival games, relays, and races. See the farm come to life with farm skill demos and stay for a slice of watermelon and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Jul 1, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Junior Ranger Camp: History Edition
Saturday, Jul 15, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Over the weekend, kids ages 8 to 12 can join the Wormsloe Rangers in crafting, games, and hikes that highlight Georgia’s nature and history in the 1700s. Campers will earn their official Wormsloe Junior Ranger badge. The fun lasts Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Space is limited. Call our office to register. $80. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Junior Ranger Camp: History Edition
Sunday, Jul 16, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Over the weekend, kids ages 8 to 12 can join the Wormsloe Rangers in crafting, games, and hikes that highlight Georgia’s nature and history in the 1700s. Campers will earn their official Wormsloe Junior Ranger badge. The fun lasts Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Space is limited. Call our office to register. $80. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Vann House Days 2023
Saturday, Jul 22, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
What better way to understand the daily life of an 1800s family than to experience it for yourself? Local craftspeople will demonstrate early 19th century skills such as blacksmithing, basket weaving, quilting, weaving, blow guns and more. The Vann Mansion, Cherokee Farmstead, Vann Kitchen, and museum will be open for self-guided tours. $6. 706-695-2598.
Harvest Festival
Saturday, Jul 22, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Governor Hardman grew several acres of corn to feed his livestock. The UGA White County Extension and Hardman Farm have grown an acre of pesticide free corn. Harvest your own corn and enjoy music, old fashioned games, pet farm animals and more. $7. Children 5 and under: Free 706-878-1077.

Saturday, July 29, 2023

World Ranger Day/ Jr Ranger Family Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 29, 2023 10 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will honor all park rangers and local response organizations who serve or have served on this day. There will be displays and representatives on hand to promote their part in protecting and serving the public in a park setting. This event will also serve as our Junior Ranger Day Camp for individuals and/or families. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Take Flight Event 
Georgia's First 4th
Saturday, Jul 29, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence did not make its way to Savannah until August? Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in 1776. Participate in the debate. Are you loyal to the English King or will you join the Patriot cause? Program start at the Visitor Center Beginning at 10 am and repeat at 2 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Georgia's First 4th
Saturday, Jul 29, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence did not make its way to Savannah until August? Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in 1776. Participate in the debate. Are you loyal to the English King or will you join the Patriot cause? Program start at the Visitor Center Beginning at 10 am and repeat at 2 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, August 5, 2023

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Aug 5, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Friday, August 11, 2023

Go Tell It On Black Rock Mountain State Park-Storytelling Festival
7 PM - 8 PM from Aug 11, 2023 until Aug 12, 2023 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Spend the weekend hearing storytellers and live music. Participants can learn the craft of storytelling during lectures throughout the weekend. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Go Tell It On Black Rock Mountain State Park-Storytelling Festival
7 PM - 8 PM from Aug 12, 2023 
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Spend the weekend hearing storytellers and live music. Participants can learn the craft of storytelling during lectures throughout the weekend. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hollywood at Hardman
Saturday, Aug 12, 2023 7:30 PM to 11 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy an evening at the farm with your family. We will be showing the 1950’s movie that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley! $6. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Tools and Skills that Built a Colony
Saturday, Aug 26, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
What did those first colonists do to survive when they arrived in 1733? Find out if you have what it took to build a colony. See craft demonstrations such as blacksmithing, spinning, cooking, and more. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Saturday, September 2, 2023

Labor Day Commemoration
Saturday, Sep 2, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Spinning, blacksmithing, woodworking, and other early trade skills will be demonstrated; along with musket and cannon firing demonstrations on the hour. $3- $4.50 912-884-5999.
Daisy Days: Guided Panola Mountain Hike
Saturday, Sep 2, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
The Yellow Daisies are blooming! Join us on a guided hike of Panola Mountain to complete the annual Daisy Days Triple Hike Challenge. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. Ages 10+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Sep 2, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.
Take Flight Event 

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Daisy Days: Guided Panola Mountain Hike
Saturday, Sep 16, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
The Yellow Daisies are blooming! Join us on a guided hike of Panola Mountain to complete the annual Daisy Days Triple Hike Challenge. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. Ages 10+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Etowah Mounds Annual Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate Your State Parks Day and National Public Lands Day by visiting Etowah Indian Mounds. Volunteers are encouraged to join our staff and Friends Chapter for our Annual Clean-up. Registered Volunteers get Free Admission. Click on the event title for more information. $0 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Harvest Moon Dinner
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 6 PM to 9 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm’s fall premiere event, the Harvest Moon Dance, will bring the farm to life with live 1930's jazz music, delicious food and beer and a night of dancing under the stars. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Daisy Days: Guided Panola Mountain Hike
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
The Yellow Daisies are blooming! Join us on a guided hike of Panola Mountain to complete the annual Daisy Days Triple Hike Challenge. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. Ages 10+ $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Your State Parks Day/ National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Pickett's Mill will host this volunteer workday. Please bring gloves, water and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
Take Flight Event 

Friday, October 6, 2023

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 6, 2023 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 7, 2023

22nd Annual Skills of the Past
Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 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.
Accessible Event 
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Oct 7, 2023 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Want a guided tour of Georgia's premiere conservation park? Join volunteers to learn more about Smithgall Woods via a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Reservations are required. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 to Sunday, Oct 8, 2023 10 AM to 4 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come help us find Noble Jones, he has lost all of his Noble Bones! Every Saturday in October Wormsloe State Historic Site will be holding a spooky scavenger hunt. It gives families a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful natural and cultural resources here at Wormsloe while having some fun! $2.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Monday, October 9, 2023

Kids Old-Fashioned Cooking Experience
Monday, Oct 9, 2023 11 AM to 1 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Learn how people cooked about 100 years ago using a historic wood stove. Lunch will be provided in part from your own cooking efforts. This program is for children ages 7-12. One adult must stay with their children. Advance Reservations are required. Limit of 20 participants. 706-878-1077.
Take Flight Event 

Friday, October 13, 2023

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 13, 2023 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s last surviving rice plantation. We will walk beneath centuries old Live Oak trees, explore the plantation out-buildings and finish with a tour of the plantation house. $20. 912-264-7333.
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