Holiday Events

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


Saturday, October 8, 2022

Birds of Prey
Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 11 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come to our Birds of Prey program to learn about the owls, hawks, eagles and other magnificent birds that we have in our own backyard! There will also be an optional owl pellet dissection after the talk. We will be meeting at the amphitheater next to the park office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Monday, October 10, 2022

Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Monday, Oct 10, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Monday, Oct 10, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Friday, October 14, 2022

Haunted Hollow Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Friday, Oct 14, 2022 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our spooky miniature golf course, once again, in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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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.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Haunted Hollow Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come and enjoy our spooky miniature golf course, once again, in a different light — meaning at night. The park will be keeping the mini-golf course open late and provide glow-in-the-dark accessories; the course itself will have markers to assist players in navigating each hole. $5 cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Trick-or-Treat Trail
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 4 PM to 7 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Children 12 and under are invited to this year's Trick-or-Treat Trail! Make a holiday craft, play games, and take a hike on our not-so-haunted trail to collect candy. Costumes are strongly encouraged. You may even find your picture on the Indian Springs State Park Facebook page! Tickets must be purchased online prior to the event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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.

Friday, October 21, 2022

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.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

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.
Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Fall Carnival at Hamburg State Park. We will offer wagon rides, a fall themed movie, costume contest, site decoration contest, and concessions will be available. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Haunted Village at Hard Labor Creek
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Spooky Haunted Village for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the village filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Social distancing will be required. Event suitable to ages 6 and above. $10 CASH at the door $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Haunted Village at Hard Labor Creek
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come visit our Spooky Haunted Village for a family-friendly, slight-fright event. Walk through the village filled with scenes of your Halloween scary favorites, including an appearance by that hockey mask wearing man from the movies. Social distancing will be required. Event suitable to ages 6 and above. $10 CASH at the door $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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 
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.
Campground Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Do you love candy, games and costumes? Join us at picnic shelter 2 in the day use area for an evening full of family fun. Take a short hike through our "spooky" trail to the campground. Trick-or-treat with the campers and play games provided by the Friends of Kolomoki. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Friday, October 28, 2022

Creepy Crawly Glow Mini-Golf
Friday, Oct 28, 2022 6 PM to 8:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join us on the mini-golf course for some glow in the dark Halloween fun! Halloween costumes are welcome, and all hole-in-ones will win a prize! No new players are permitted past 7:30 PM $5 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

A Haunted Evening at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:30 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come & join the park staff and Friends of A.H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghoulish events. Activities include a haunted hayride, treats, movie on the lawn, games and a campsite decorating contest for both RV and Equestrian Campers. Judging for the campsite contests will be judged by you the public. Meet at the group shelter behind the office. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Scarecrow Competition
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 11 AM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Rules online and on FACEBOOK and at ark Office. Enter kid-sized, original, already-built scarecrow. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Monster Hunt Hike
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 4 PM to 5 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us on a 0.8 mile hike along Delano Trial Loop while spotting all sorts of ghastly ghouls and other mysterious monsters. Meet at Trading Post. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campground Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
For Campers ONLY. Wear your light or carry flashlight. Trick or Treating around the campground and at stations marked with candy bag and light. No cottages have treats. Campers who bring candy to give out can add it to the stations when they register. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Decorated and carved Pumpkin Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 7 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your entry and a candle/light to Park Office. Pre-register at office. Limit 50 entries.$2 per entry. Prizes for adults and youth. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Campsite decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 7 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Show us your G-rated, creative side at our campsite. Make us believe you love Halloween and fall. No gore. Leave no trace decor. Winners awarded at the site by 9 Pm. Free $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Campsite Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Campers, join our campsite decorating contest! Bring your best halloween decorations, prizes given to 1st and 2nd place. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Halloween Pet Costume Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join our first ever pet costume contest! Prizes will be given to 1st and 2nd place, register your pet at the visitor center. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Campground Trick or Treat
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:30 PM to 7 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for trick or treating in the campground! Campers are encouraged to bring candy to hand out, and kids of all ages are welcome to dress up and come trick or treat the campground! $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Pumpkin Carving Contest
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6:45 PM to 7 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Bring your best pumpkin to our pumpkin carving contest! Judging will be at the comfort station in the campground, trick or treaters will judge pumpkin as they pass through. 1st and 2nd place winners will be awarded prizes. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns - Monsters Oh My!
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for our annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating inside the Fort's walls. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to flex your crafty side as well as participate in fun Halloween activities! Don't forget to visit the museum for the costume competition. Enter for a chance to win prizes! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
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The Haunting of Savage Island
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and dress up in costumes! Our park rangers will be judging the campsites for creativity and hosting a costume contest! If you'd like to give out candy, pick up a "Pumpkin Paper" for your campsite from the Visitors Center to let other families know you are giving out candy. 912-727-2339.
Trick or Treats, RV Contest, And Wagon Rides
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come camp with us on the spookiest of nights! Participate in our events for all overnight guests. Kids will collect candy from RV to RV or from cabin to cabin. Campers are encouraged to decorate their sites and compete for the prize of most festive set up. Tour around the park on our decorated conestoga wagon. Wagon rides $3 per person, cash only $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Kids Fall Fun Celebration
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us at Mistletoe State Park for a program filled with Fall fun. There will be marshmallows, crafts, apple bobbing, hiking, games, and a hayride! Spots are limited so make sure to register! $10 per child $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Marsh Monster Masquerade
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 11 AM to 6 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Monsters of all ages are invited to Skidaway Island State Park this fall. We will be having a spooky mask decorating contest for children and adults, children’s pumpkin decorating, a dog costume contest, fair-style games, prizes, and more. A Trunk-or-Treat from 4 PM to 6 PM will cap off the evening. Come have a haunting good time in the park! $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
A Spooky Evening at Victoria Bryant
7 PM - 10 PM from Oct 29, 2022 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy spooky evening on the park! We will host a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, ranger led trick or treating, a Halloween movie, spooky stories around the campfire and popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. This family friendly fun will located at the picnic shelter near campsite #5. $1 - $3 $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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A Spooky Evening at Victoria Bryant
Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 7 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Come out and enjoy spooky evening on the park! We will host a campsite decorating contest, costume contest, ranger led trick or treating, a Halloween movie, spooky stories around the campfire and popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. This family friendly fun will located at the picnic shelter near campsite #5. $1 - $3 $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Monday, October 31, 2022

Private Escape Rooms Halloween Night
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, hair-raising good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms Halloween Night
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, hair-raising good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Private Escape Rooms Halloween Night
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Halloween season escape rooms are back! Bring your friends and family to Fort King George for an after-hours, hair-raising good fun experience! Choose between three unique stories: 1. Blockhouse Breakout 2. Mutiny Madness 3. Phantoms of the Museum $25. 912-437-4770.
Trunk or Treat
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come out and decorate your vehicle for Halloween and hand out candy to Boys and Gohuls as they walk from car to car. There will be hayrides and other activities as well! Prizes will be awarded to best costumes, best pet costume, and best vehicle decoration. free plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

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

Thanksgiving Celebration
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 2 PM to 4 PM
Jack Hill State Park - Reidsville, GA
Come on down and join Jack Hill State Park as we gather to celebrate all the things, we are thankful for. There will be fun activities for kiddos to do, so come join us at the park. We hope to see you there! $2 for each person participating $5 parking. 912-557-7744.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Nov 25, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Wormsloe Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Nov 25, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come out on Black Friday for our Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt! At your own pace, come tackle the 3-mile Battery Trail. Check in at the Visitor Center for a trail map and clues to what you’ll be looking for along the way. Return to the museum after completing the hike for a prize (while supplies last). $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Santa Net Amateur Radio Program
Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 7:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join us for a fun evening learning about amateur radio communications. We might even be able to experience talking to Santa Claus over the radio waves! $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Friday, December 2, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 2, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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

Snowflake archery at the historic site
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Do you love snowflakes and archery? If so, come out try your hand at this beginners archery lesson, and put your new found skills to the test. You will try to hit different sized snowflakes 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.
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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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Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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.
Visit with Santa
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 5 PM to 8 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Santa Claus is coming to Idlewilde Event Center! Children will enjoy a visit with Santa, games, crafts, cookies, and hot chocolate. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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.
Christmas At The Gorge
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 1 PM to 3 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come and see Santa, make crafts, enjoy Christmas music and have a snack here at the park. If you have a camera you can take your own photos with Santa. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Holiday Jamboree on the Mountain
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 3 PM to 5 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Enjoy the holidays on top of Black Rock Mountain State Park with live music, holiday nature crafts, a visit from Santa, and hayrides. Activities will take place in the campground and Mellinger Center. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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.
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.
FDR reads "'Twas The Night Before Christmas"
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The reading of Clement Moore's "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" was a Roosevelt family tradition. FDR portrayer James Fowler will recreate this scene for children and grown ups alike. After the reading, the President will address the nation from his 1944 Christmas message. Programs in the theater will take place at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunset Candy Cane Hunt
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 5 PM to 7:30 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Join us at sunset to hunt candy canes, afterwards enjoy a holiday movie, s'mores, and hot chocolate. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call the office to sign up. Meet at the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Caroling in the Park
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an afternoon full of Christmas cheer! Pictures with Santa, Christmas crafts, hot chocolate, and a hayride around the park! Last hayride tickets sold at 3:00 PM. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Santa Net Amateur Radio Program
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 7:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join us for a fun evening learning about amateur radio communications. We might even be able to experience talking to Santa Claus over the radio waves! $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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.
Santa & Friends Magical Campground
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Enjoy a drive through our beautifully lit winter wonderland campground. Drop off letters to Santa and wave to him and his friends during this holiday season treat the whole family will enjoy. This also might be one of the few times you'll see "snow" in SW Georgia. Sponsored by the Friends of Kolomoki. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Friday, December 16, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 17, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Holiday Hay Rides at Hard Labor Creek
2 PM - 4 PM from Dec 17, 2022 until Dec 18, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a guided hay ride around the campground and cottages. Following the hay ride, get warm by the campfire and indulge in some hot cocoa. Rides take place every 20 minutes from the mini-golf area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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 Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 18, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 18, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Holiday Hay Rides at Hard Labor Creek
2 PM - 4 PM from Dec 18, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a guided hay ride around the campground and cottages. Following the hay ride, get warm by the campfire and indulge in some hot cocoa. Rides take place every 20 minutes from the mini-golf area. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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.

Monday, December 19, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 19, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 20, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 21, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 22, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, December 23, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 23, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 23, 2022 until Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 24, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Self-Guided Candy Cane Trail
10 AM - 4 PM from Dec 24, 2022 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Exercise your brain and body on this ecology hike. Stop by the park office, pick up a trek card and set off on a self-guided hike on Brantley trail. When you have completed the trek return to the park office to pick up your Holiday sweet treat! Please bring water and wear closed-toe shoes. Social distancing required. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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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.

Sunday, January 1, 2023

First Day Hike - Follow in the steps of the CCC
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike (11am and 2pm). Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hikes geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Limited to 20. Preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
First Day Hike - Follow in the steps of the CCC
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This Ranger –Led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Start the New Year off right with this 2 mile, moderate to rigorous, scenic hike (11am and 2pm). Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hikes geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. Limited to 20. Preregistration required by 5 PM the day before. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
First Day Hike
Sunday, Jan 1, 2023 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Start off the year with a leisure 3 mile hike on the short line trail. Meet at the Old Jail House. $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 10 AM to 2 PM
Cloudland Canyon State Park - Rising Fawn, GA
Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Day hosted by the Friends of Cloudland Canyon. Egg Hunt for ages 2-5 at 11:00am. Egg Hunt for ages 6-10 At 11:30am. Easter Baskets will be given away until they are all gone. $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
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