Tales of Scales Events

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site


Saturday, March 16, 2024

National Quilting Day - Quilting Bee
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an old-fashioned quilting bee. We will be quilting a quilt in the museum for our 1853 era cabin. Everyone is welcome to participate. Come enjoy this time-honored tradition. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, April 6, 2024

Pickett's Settlement Skills and Crafts Day
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will have various historic trades represented at this event including, but not limited to blacksmithing, woodworking, sewing, spinning, etc. A food concession will be available. There is sure to be something for everyone! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Springtime at the Cabin
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 to Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Spring into action and make your plans for an outing with a visit to our 1853 cabin. Enjoy life-ways demonstrations such as period games, chores, and crafts. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, May 25, 2024

160th Anniversary, Battle of Pickett's Mill
10 AM - 3 PM from May 25, 2024 until May 26, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On the 159th anniversary commemoration of this battle, there will be guided and unguided tours of various stations within the battlefield. Visitors can experience a glimpse of both military and civilian life that will include home skills and crafts, cannon firings, musketry, military drills, and soldier camp life. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, May 26, 2024

160th Anniversary, Battle of Pickett's Mill
10 AM - 3 PM from May 26, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On the 159th anniversary commemoration of this battle, there will be guided and unguided tours of various stations within the battlefield. Visitors can experience a glimpse of both military and civilian life that will include home skills and crafts, cannon firings, musketry, military drills, and soldier camp life. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, July 27, 2024

World Ranger Day/ Jr Ranger Family Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will honor all park rangers and local response organizations who serve or have served on this day. There will be displays and representatives on hand to promote their part in protecting and serving the public in a park setting. This event will also serve as our Junior Ranger Day Camp for individuals and/or families. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 14, 2024 until Sep 15, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
10 AM - 4 PM from Sep 15, 2024 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, September 28, 2024

National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, we are hosting a volunteer workday involving several site projects. Please bring gloves, water, and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, October 19, 2024

Autumn at the Cabin
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 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.

Saturday, December 21, 2024

Holidays on the Home Front
Saturday, Dec 21, 2024 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! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.