Take Flight Events

Fort King George Historic Site


Friday, February 3, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Colonial Cooking
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for an exiting opportunity to learn about 18th century frontier cooking. 912-437-4770.
Present & Fire!
Saturday, Feb 4, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Like a good boom? A Redcoat soldier will be stationed in the fort's barracks to discuss arms, ammunition, and drilling in the 18th century. 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Super Museum Sunday at Fort King George
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Explore the fort including the Blockhouse, Barracks, and more. An 18th century British solder will be in the fort providing Musket Demonstration and military history talks throughout the day. 912-437-4770.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Teeth and Amputations
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The doctor is in! Join us at the fort as we discuss colonial medical practices and surgeries performed during the 18th century. From haircuts and dental to amputations the Colonial Sawbones did it all. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

His Majesties' Armory
Sunday, Feb 12, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Take a peek as we crack open the Forts armory. We will walk through the history and development of of over 10 different weapons. You will see among others the Matchlock Arquebus, American Long Rifle and the infamous Blunderbuss as well as bladed weapons such as the Scottish Claymore and the British Hanger. $3. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Yearn to learn about yarn.
Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a hands on and interactive program about early wool spinning. You will get to learn the ins and outs of turning wool into yarn and even get to try a hand spinner for yourself. For an additinal fee you can take a hand spinner home. (While upplies last.) 912-437-4770.

Friday, February 24, 2023

Fire Up the Forge
Friday, Feb 24, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Blacksmith is in. Join us as we operate a colonial blacksmith forge and discuss the tools and techniques used to help build and maintain the metal work of the fort. This program is included with fort admission. 912-437-4770.
Accessible Event 

Saturday, February 25, 2023

18th Century Cloth Dolls
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a fun, hands on, and interactive program about 18th Century handkerchief Dolls. You will even get to make your own to take home. $5. 912-437-4770.

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.