History Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Crime & Punishment Historical Hike
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Bank robberies. Gun fights. Moonshine. Jail breaks. Hog Thieves. Murders. An urban hike offered at the Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site introduces visitors to these cases and even more from the annals of Lumpkin County court records. $5. 706-864-2257.
Crime & Punishment Historical Hike
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Bank robberies. Gun fights. Moonshine. Jail breaks. Hog Thieves. Murders. An urban hike offered at the Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site introduces visitors to these cases and even more from the annals of Lumpkin County court records. $5. 706-864-2257.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Friday, September 30, 2022

Jeopardy Game Night
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original outdoor adult and family-friendly jeopardy game to win great prizes. Test your knowledge of camping, critters, and carefree activities! Meet at pavilion by Trading Post. Preregistration required to ensure enough players. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Talking Textiles
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Ranger Turner will be presenting on 18th Century textiles and fashion. 912-437-4770.
Accessible Event 
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

21st Annual Skills of the Past
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come watch demonstrations of skills used by people in the past to survive and make life easier. See flint knapping and more tool making. See our dug-out canoe, which was made in the traditional way of burning out and scraping large tree trunks. Yes, it floats! $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Recollections with FDR and Missy Cancelled
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 11 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
James Fowler as FDR and Kathryn Smith, author of "The Gate Keeper, will portray Missy Lehand. They will discuss, in character, their relationship that began in the 1920s. Original films shot by Missy will provide the backdrop for this setting in the theater. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Accessible Event 
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Oct 1, 2022 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Coffee with a Ranger
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 9 AM to 11 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Drop in for coffee with a ranger to get to know some of the staff and natural resources in a relaxed setting. This month we'll be taking a peak at the foliage and changes we can expect to see this fall. Feel free to come at any point during the event window and stay as long as you'd like. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Accessible Event Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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.

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Morning Mill Tour
Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this guided history hike down to the mill ruins, and explore the inside. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Hard Cider Tasting & Apple Lecture
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
This autumn, enjoy a hard cider tasting at the Chief Vann House, hosted in partnership with Reece’s Cider Co., followed by a guest lecture from UGA researchers on their work restoring heritage apples. Ages 21+, pre-registration required for this event. Spaces are limited for this intimate, outdoor event. 706-695-2598. $45. 706-695-2598.
Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Explore The Nature Hut
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 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! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Accessible Event 
Free Range Park Ranger
Friday, Oct 7, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
A Ranger will be roaming the campground for any on the spot questions you might have about the park, or about nature. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Saturday, October 8, 2022

His Majesties Armory
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 2 PM to 4 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.
Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Paddle and Hike to the Cemetery
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are you curious about the residents that lived here before Hard Labor Creek became a state park? Join us for a ranger-led cemetery paddle and hike on a secluded section of the park. Please bring closed toed shoes, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Limited to 12 participants. Pre-register by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
52nd Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us for a full day of entertainment, antique tractor parade, pontoon boat rides and more. Local craft and food vendors will be available and primitive demonstrations are always a hit with all age groups. Mark your calendars to join us for the parks largest annual celebration. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
What were FDR's Fears?
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
In President Roosevelt's first inaugural speech he mentioned the word fear. FDR calmed the fears of millions of American during the great depression and World War II. . Visitors will have the opportunity to come and see our FDR reenactor James Fowler as he tells the audience of FDR's fears during his private life and political career $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Accessible Event 
Chunanee Falls Hike
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come on a beautiful fall hike, guided by one of our lovely Friends members on Chunanee Falls Trail. Learn about the incredible history of this trail, and where it gets its name. Enjoy the beautiful waterfall at the trail's end, and the stunning fall colors along the trail's ridge. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Sunrise Mill Tour
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This program is by preregistration only. Have an experience unlike any other with our sunrise will tour, Participants of this tour will be the first into the park and will get to experience the sunrise from inside the mill ruins. Please call to preregister. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Native American Museum Tour & HIke
Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This history hike starts with a museum tour, putting artifacts in their proper cultural context. The hike will be an easy mile long, $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Native American Museum Tour & HIke
Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 to Monday, Oct 10, 2022 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This history hike starts with a museum tour, putting artifacts in their proper cultural context. The hike will be an easy mile long, $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, October 10, 2022

Kids Old-Fashioned Cooking Experience
Monday, Oct 10, 2022 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. $6. 706-878-1077.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Oct 13, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Friday, October 14, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 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.
Voices of the Past - Lantern Light Tour
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a lantern-lit tour under moonlight for stories of history and mystery. You'll hear voices of the past tell their own stories as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. Reservations required, beginning September 16. Call for Event Fee Information. 478-986-5172.
Sapelo Island Adventure Weekend at Cabretta Campground
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 3 PM
Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island - Darien, GA
Sapelo Island Adventure Weekend at Cabretta Campground This island adventure includes two nights of camping, crabbing, seine netting, fishing, a bicycle tour, climbing a 200-year-old lighthouse, historic Reynolds Mansion tour, beach combing, birding, welcome campfire with s’mores, and low-country boil. Limited to just 25 guests. Click for details. $149 + $15 round trip ferry ticket. 912-485-2299.
Explore The Nature Hut
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 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! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Accessible Event 
Free Range Park Ranger
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
A Ranger will be roaming the campground for any on the spot questions you might have about the park, or about nature. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Apple Archery at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Kick off apple season by trying to shoot the apple. Come try your hand at this beginners archery lesson, and put your new found skills to the test. You will try to hit different sized apples at different distances. This is for ages 10 & up. You must call the park office to pre-register in advance. The program will be held at our historic site. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
Accessible Event 
Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Night Hike
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 8 PM to 9 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Meet at Hamburg Boat Ramp at 8:00 p.m. to walk the Yellow Trail. Listen for night sounds, discuss the Fall Line, and the history of Hamburg State Park. Please dress for the weather. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 5 PM to 6:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge as we scan the sky and woods looking for wildlife. Watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Bring water, bug spray and a change of clothes (optional). Pre-register in advance by calling the park office. $15 if you use your craft, $20 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on display vying for the championship in Hofwyl-Broadfield’s annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation. Presented by Friends of Hofwyl and Classic Coastal Cruisers automobile club. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
Voices of the Past - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a lantern-lit tour under moonlight for stories of history and mystery. You'll hear voices of the past tell their own stories as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. Reservations required, beginning September 16. Call for Event Fee Information. 478-986-5172.
Autumn at the Cabin
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Ah! The Fall arrives with changing leaves and October harvest. Come enjoy life in a less complex lifestyle with excitement filling the air. We will be demonstrating period tasks, games, and preparation for the coming of Winter. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come experience the sights and sounds of a cannon being fired. Volunteers will be demonstrating cannon drills as Key's Confederate battery behind the museum. . 770-443-7850. $3-$6 plus $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
Morning Mill Tour
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this guided history hike down to the mill ruins, and explore the inside. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 16, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 16, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.

Friday, October 21, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 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.
Voices of the Past - Lantern Light Tour
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a lantern-lit tour under moonlight for stories of history and mystery. You'll hear voices of the past tell their own stories as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. Reservations required, beginning September 16. Call for Event Fee Information. 478-986-5172.
Explore The Nature Hut
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 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! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Accessible Event 
Free Range Park Ranger
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
A Ranger will be roaming the campground for any on the spot questions you might have about the park, or about nature. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
43rd Annual Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 6:40 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experience our premier event of the year - an annual tradition since 1979! Experience an entertaining 30-minute guided candlelit tour through time with stops at the blacksmith’s shop, hospital, powder magazine, barracks jail, and more. Watch out - there may be a sneak attack by Union ships in the river! $25. 912-727-2339.
Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm comes to life with hands-on pioneer skills exhibits, traditional craft vendors, local authors and historians, apple cider from a hand-cranked press, biscuits cooked on our wood-fired antique stove and much more. $6. 706-878-1077.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Voices of the Past - Lantern Light Tour
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a lantern-lit tour under moonlight for stories of history and mystery. You'll hear voices of the past tell their own stories as you walk through the historic buildings lit with candlelight. Reservations required, beginning September 16. Call for Event Fee Information. 478-986-5172.
Fall Night Iron Pour
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for our signature iron pour! We will kick off the day with a free Casting Shed/Foundry Tour at 10:30 AM. Scratch blocks will go on sale at the Visitor Center at 10:00 AM on the day of the pour. We will pre-heat the furnace at 5:00 PM. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Casting Shed/Foundry Tour
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a Casting Shed/Foundry Tour at 10:30 AM to kick off our Iron Pour Day! Learn about the history of Red Top and why doing iron pours is a huge event. This tour is a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes of what goes on to an Iron Pour. To sign up, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/casting-shedfoundry-tour-tickets-401656394087 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Morning Mill Tour
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this guided history hike down to the mill ruins, and explore the inside. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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.

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Atl-Atl Dart Making Class
Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Before the bow and arrow, there was the spear and atl-Atl. Come join the sites curator to learn the basics and make your own 3-4' wooden Atl-Atl Dart. A $15 program fee per person includes the lesson and materials available to make 1 dart, plus the chance to throw your dart at a target. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
History Hike & Mill Tour
Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy this Ranger led history hike down to the mill ruins, and explore the inside. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Camp Fire Stories and Smores
Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This event is by pre-registration only. Make Smores with a Ranger as we tell stories about the site around the campfire. Stories will range from silly to spooky, with a mix of historical accounts, urban folk lore, and local legends. Ages 8+ $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Afternoon Tours of Georgia's First Fort
Thursday, Oct 27, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow in the footsteps of a Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Tours at 2pm & 3pm. $6.50-$9.50 912-437-4770.

Friday, October 28, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 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.
Explore The Nature Hut
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 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! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Free Range Park Ranger
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
A Ranger will be roaming the campground for any on the spot questions you might have about the park, or about nature. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Trick or Trot
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Come to Smithgall for some spooky fun! Join our Naturalist for a nighttime hike around Wetland Loop and learn about the folklore and legends of the Appalachian mountains, and where they likely stem from. Who knows, you might just see something that can't be explained! $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Where's Noble Bones? A Bone Chiling Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
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.

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms
Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Bring your family to Fort King George for a Private Escape Room experience! Each session is exclusive to one household (no need to play with strangers). These rooms are designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. Pre-registration is required. This year, you can choose your experience: Blockhouse Breakout, Mutiny Madness, or Phantoms of the Museum. $25. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Native American Heritage Month- Heritage Day at Etowah
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come celebrate Native American Heritage month. There will be a genealogy lecture and workshop to help guests understand how their families have been influenced by Native Americans. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
33rd Annual Syrup Makin' Day
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Experience sugar cane syrup making the old-fashioned way as we cook cane juice in the original kettles and show off the steam powered cane press. Sip on sugar cane juice and watch farm skill like spinning, weaving, and woodstove cooking. Also go hands-on with fall activities and games. Hot syrup available to purchase at the end of the day. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.
The Unique Life of Lucy Page Mercer Rutherfurd
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 10 AM to 11 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Presentation on the life of Lucy Rutherfurd a friend of FDR’s.. The presentation will consist of her family, education, Roosevelt family, and married life. The presentation will set the record straight about FDR’s last visit to Warm Springs and his relationship with Lucy. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Nov 5, 2022 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Friday, November 11, 2022

2022 Autumn Encampment - Salute to Veterans
Friday, Nov 11, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Staff and Volunteers of Fort King George as we celebrate those who served. We will be celebrating with colonial demonstrations, cannon and musket fire throughout the day. The event will end with a ceremony, closing address and a Musket Salute. $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 12, 2022

Flint Knapping/Arrowhead Crafting
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Sit with knapper Andrew Lee to learn about stone tool carving and receive instruction on creating arrowheads of your own. You will create multiple stone tools by the end of class and leave with everything needed to create more, including your own pressure flaker. This class is open to ages 13+. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.
2022 Autumn Encampment – A Meeting of Nations
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
To continue our special Tricentennial anniversary, our annual Autumn Encampment will include reenactors from the three nations: England, France, and Spain. Join us for activities and demonstrations. Festival includes a ceremonial parade procession and musket firing salute to honor the soldiers whose graves are marked at our historic cemetery. $7.50 912-437-4770.
3rd Annual Native American History Day
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 11 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
November is Native American History month so to celebrate we will be teaching primitive skills throughout the day and have a guided hike along the Trillium Trail to discuss the everyday uses of the local flora and fauna. $3 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Refugees of War 1864; A Program Showcase
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This showcase will feature reenactments of various scenarios that took place upon the arrival of soldiers occupying Pickett's Settlement homesteads during the Atlanta Campaign. There will be a hog roasting demonstration, civilian refugee scenario, and special exhibitions. We will also highlight the recent preservation efforts to the Prather cabin. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Franklin D. Roosevelt “The Great Communicator”
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
On November 24, 1938, President Roosevelt delivered a live radio address from the Warm Springs Foundation at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Visitors will have the opportunity to come and hear FDR reenactor James Fowler as he reenacts this amazing speech which will include historic photos and information. Presentations 11:00am 1:00pm and 2:00pm $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, November 19, 2022

"Come and Take It!" Encampment and Wreath Ceremony
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
The event commemorates Colonel John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender: "Come & Take It!" Watch colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, 18th century music and wreath laying ceremony by the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Night Hike
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 7 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Meet at Hamburg Boat Ramp at 8:00 p.m. to walk the Yellow Trail. Listen for night sounds, discuss the Fall Line, and the history of Hamburg State Park. Please dress for the weather. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Fun for All Birds and Boats
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Fun for All Birds and Boats Whether child-at-heart or accompanied by a family, Come enjoy BIRDS AND BOATS activities. Along with a boat scavenger hunt, you with make-&-take items to enjoy BIRDS AND BOATS once you return home. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, December 2, 2022

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 2, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Annual Christmas Tour
Friday, Dec 2, 2022 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Visitors will walk along the illuminated path under centuries old oaks and will be treated to a guided tour of the antebellum home. Living history enactors, musket and cannon firings, Santa Claus, carols, hot wassail and cookies will highlight the event. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Christmas Comes to Liberty Hall
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Enjoy a tour of the house, create a craft, and listen to the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of A.H. Stephens State Park. $4 - $8.00 706-456-2602.
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Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Annual Christmas Tour
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Visitors will walk along the illuminated path under centuries old oaks and will be treated to a guided tour of the antebellum home. Living history enactors, musket and cannon firings, Santa Claus, carols, hot wassail and cookies will highlight the event. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
Pearl Harbor 81 Years of Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 11 AM to 2:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Dec 3, 2022 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Friday, December 9, 2022

Candlelight Tours
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Tour the Vann's historic Cherokee home decorated with freshly cut greenery and lit by hundreds of candles, akin to an early 19th-century Moravian Christmas. Live music, cider and cookies add to the festivities. Arrive by 8 p.m., admission is paid at the door. $7. 706-695-2598.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Christmas Traditions House Tour
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Candlelight Tours
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Tour the Vann's historic Cherokee home decorated with freshly cut greenery and lit by hundreds of candles, akin to an early 19th-century Moravian Christmas. Live music, cider and cookies add to the festivities. Arrive by 8 p.m., admission is paid at the door. $7. 706-695-2598.
158th Annual Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
See the fort come alive with activity as we take a step back in time to December of 1864. As Sherman's troops were closing in on Fort McAllister, how would the soldiers prepare? Find out for yourself and enjoy a day full of tours, infantry demonstrations, blacksmithing, and more. $10. 912-727-2339.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Christmas Traditions House Tour
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Friday, December 16, 2022

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Christmas Traditions House Tour
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.
Night Hike
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 7 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Meet at Hamburg Boat Ramp at 8:00 p.m. to walk the Yellow Trail. Listen for night sounds, discuss the Fall Line, and the history of Hamburg State Park. Please dress for the weather. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Step back in time to Christmas of 1877--Come see the Mansion at West End decked in gorgeous period holiday decor, and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from reenactors in period dress. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, live music, smores around the campfire and more! 706-878-1077.
Christmas Traditions House Tour
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.
Holidays on the Home Front
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for some 1860s holiday spirit and more. There will be crafts, games, and decorating activities for all to enjoy. Of course, Santa will be here too! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 18, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Make Your Own Blow Gun Darts
Thursday, Dec 22, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Blow Guns were often the first weapon given to Native American children to learn how to hunt. Learn how to make your own blow gun darts, blow gun included in this fun program. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Historic Site to register. Program Fee of $5.00 and Limit of 10 people per session. $2-$4 Admission $5 Programming Fee. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Hogmanay 2022: A Scottish New Year
Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Celebrate the New Year with us, Scottish Style! Our annual winter after-hours event will be held in our 18th-century barracks. Enjoy the tavern, warm bonfires, light food, and a spectacular cannon firing. Reservations are required! Please call at 912-437-4770 or email us at fortkinggeorge.shs@dnr.ga.gov $40-$45. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, January 7, 2023

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Jan 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, February 4, 2023

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Feb 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, March 4, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

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.

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Scottish Heritage Days 2023
Sunday, Mar 12, 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, April 1, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, May 6, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, June 3, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, July 1, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

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.
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Saturday, September 2, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, October 7, 2023

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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, November 4, 2023

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Nov 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, December 2, 2023

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Dec 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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, January 6, 2024

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Jan 6, 2024 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, February 3, 2024

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Feb 3, 2024 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, March 2, 2024

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Mar 2, 2024 
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.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, April 6, 2024

First Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11 AM from Apr 6, 2024 
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.
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