Tales of Scales Events

General Coffee State Park


Saturday, March 2, 2024

South Georgia Seed Swap
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
It’s time to start planning for Spring planting! The first step is deciding what to grow, so we decided to make that a little easier on folks. We’re proud to announce the first South Georgia Seed Swap to be hosted by General Coffee State Park! Rain or shine join us March 2, 2024 for this wonderful event. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Bluebird Workshop
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 3 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Bring this lovely icon of happiness into your own yard. Discover the basics of bluebird feeding and housing then put together a cedar, Audubon bluebird house to take home. Handouts and suet samples are included. Pre-registration required by visiting or calling the Park Office. Limited space. Meet at the enclosed Group Shelter. $30 includes house;$10 without house $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Sunday, March 3, 2024

World Wildlife Day
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist in recognition of World Wildlife Day for a close-up look at some of the critters that call South Georgia home. Learn about their importance in the ecosystem and how to identify different species. Live animals will be used. Fee free program. Meet at the Relihan Museum & Nature Center. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, March 9, 2024

Pond Study Hike
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join a ranger for a stroll around the farm pond! Learn all about the organisms that make their home around this manmade body of water. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Feed the Heritage Herd
Saturday, Mar 9, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join the ranger for a farm animal encounter. Get up close and personal and learn about these animals’ habits and heritage. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Remarkable Reptiles
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join a ranger for a close look at these amazing inhabitants of the Wiregrass region. Learn about their importance in nature and how to identify different species. Meet our corn snake, king snake and rat snake. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Remarkable Reptiles
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join a ranger for a close look at these amazing inhabitants of the Wiregrass region. Learn about their importance in nature and how to identify different species. Meet our corn snake, king snake and rat snake. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Woodland Walk
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist for a scroll though the Seventeen Mile River swamp! Learn about the importance of this critical ecosystem and identify different species along the way. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Feed the Heritage Herd
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join the ranger for a farm animal encounter. Get up close and personal and learn about these animals’ habits and heritage. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

St. Patrick's Day Snake Show
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist for a close-up look at some amazing inhabitants of the Wiregrass region. Learn about their importance in the ecosystem and how to identify different species of snakes. Live animals will be used. Cost $5. Pre-registration required. Meet at the Relihan Museum & Nature Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Sunday, March 24, 2024

Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Hop Along Bunny Craft
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist for a hands-on holiday craft that’s guaranteed to put a smile on every face! Hop on down to the heritage farm and get your craft on! $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Chicken Talk
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 1 PM to 1:45 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Head on over to the chicken coop on the heritage farm and listen to everything you never knew you needed to know about chickens! One of our interpretive staff will be present and talking all about our feathered farmyard friends. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Woodland Walk
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist for a scroll though the Seventeen Mile River swamp! Learn about the importance of this critical ecosystem and identify different species along the way. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Feed the Heritage Herd
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join the ranger for a farm animal encounter. Get up close and personal and learn about these animals’ habits and heritage. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Feed the Heritage Herd
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join the ranger for a farm animal encounter. Get up close and personal and learn about these animals’ habits and heritage. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, April 7, 2024

Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Heritage Farm Tour
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Tag along with our naturalist for a guided tour of our 19th century Heritage Farm. Explore the out buildings, learn the reasons for their construction. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Pioneer Skills Day
Saturday, Apr 13, 2024 10 AM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come out to the Heritage Farm and enjoy some demonstrations of yesteryear! There will be spinning, weaving, sheep shearing, cast iron cooking, and much more! The farm will be working just like it’s 1870! $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Remarkable Reptiles
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join a ranger for a close look at these amazing inhabitants of the Wiregrass region. Learn about their importance in nature and how to identify different species. Meet our corn snake, king snake and rat snake. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Remarkable Reptiles
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join a ranger for a close look at these amazing inhabitants of the Wiregrass region. Learn about their importance in nature and how to identify different species. Meet our corn snake, king snake and rat snake. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Woodland Walk
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join our naturalist for a scroll though the Seventeen Mile River swamp! Learn about the importance of this critical ecosystem and identify different species along the way. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, October 26, 2024

Fright on the Farm: Witch's Revenge
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
It's said that many years ago, a disgruntled witch cursed the land as revenge against the community for her exile. Join us when the full extent of the pumpkin curse takes effect, and the farm will be forced to endure the full wrath of the pumpkin patch! Food vendors on site. This walk-through is not geared towards children under 12. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, November 9, 2024

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 9, 2024 11 AM to 3 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Reenactors with the Wiregrass Ecological & Cultural Project will be interpreting life as it was in South Georgia following the Civil War. Enjoy demonstrations of cane grinding, syrup making, quilting, and much more! Arts, crafts, and food vendors will be on site. $3 admission $5 parking. 912-384-7082.