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New Echota Historic Site
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Orienteering: How Not to Get Lost With a Compass
Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 12 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Check out our new orienteering compass course as you navigate 12 points and explore this historic site. This is an introductory course to help learn the basics of using a compass. Compass provided. Bring your hiking shoes. $5 parking. 770-975-4151.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Campfire Tales
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 11 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Roast tasty chestnuts while telling campfire tales and truths. Find out about the American Chestnut Revitalization Program. Restoration efforts are happening nearby at Fort Mountain State Park and at Lake Allatoona. $5.50-$7 Historic Site Entrance Fee 706-624-1321.
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Archery at New Echota
Saturday 1 PM - 4 PM – Feb 13, 2016 until Feb 27, 2016 
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Every other Saturday. Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years; today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Ages 8 and older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Campfire Tales
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 11 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Roast tasty chestnuts while telling campfire tales and truths. Find out about the American Chestnut Revitalization Program. Restoration efforts are happening nearby at Fort Mountain State Park and at Lake Allatoona. $5.50-$7 Historic Site Entrance Fee 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Archery at New Echota
Saturday 1 PM - 4 PM – Feb 27, 2016 
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Every other Saturday. Archery was a necessary skill for thousands of years; today it remains a powerful tool for coordination and fitness. Come learn the basics of archery and see if this hobby is right for you. Ages 8 and older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Cherokee Hidden Gems-the other half of Echota
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 9 AM to 11 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Explore the lesser known 'natural side' of this historic site with the Park Ranger as we walk the Pond Overlook and New Town Creek Nature Trails. Geocache activities and wildlife, including birds and wildflowers of the Ridge and Valley Province of Georgia will be the highlight. Trails open year round with regular admission fees required. $5.50-$7; under 5 free 706-624-1321.
Hidden Gem 
Help make New Echota's Flowers Grow
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Saving the planet is a walk in the park. We're asking you to volunteer one hour of your time to help us strengthen pollinator habitats by spreading wildflower seeds at New Echota. Bring water, walking shoes, hats, and bug spray. We're starting at the Visitor's Center. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Imagination Playground
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 12 PM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We’re setting up the Imagination Playground, a collection of giant blue building blocks for kids to build and create with. Bring your kids ages 4-12 to share in this interactive, transformable environment while you relax and enjoy the view at New Echota. This program is weather permitting. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Perplexed by Pollinators?
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We’re here to help. Bring the kids to the Visitor's Center for an interactive lesson to discover what a pollinator is and how they help improve your ecosystem. If you have questions please email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.
Handicapped Accessible 
How to make the Honey
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 2 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Meet the bees that make life so tasty, and discover the secrets of harvesting honey. Enjoy a Q&A with a beekeeper, view an enclosed hive, and participate in a bee-utiful kid’s craft. Meet us at the Visitor's Center at 2pm to get started. Program is free with admission. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.
Handicapped Accessible 
Clicks in the Night, a Batty Experience
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 3 PM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Bats are a necessary and cool part of our ecosystem; build your own bat habitats to strengthen their population. Call to pre-register. We're meeting at the Visitor's Center. Questions? Email redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5.50-$7.00 $10 per Bat Habitat 706-624-1321.
Handicapped Accessible 
Earth's Heritage of Seeds
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 4 PM to 5 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Dig in at New Echota and learn how heritage seed banks are giving back worldwide. We're starting at the Visitor's Center. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $5.50-$7.00 706-624-1321.
Handicapped Accessible 
 

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