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Mistletoe State Park
  Saturday, August 16, 2014
Soap Carving
Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 10 AM to 4 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Get one-on-one instruction from an experienced wood carver. Learn how to turn a bar of soap into an animal shape. A bar of soap will be provided for each participant. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Thursday, August 21, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Home School Adventure - What Lives in Our Lake & Creeks
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Home-school children will have the opportunity to see what lives in our lake & creeks. Children will use a kick net in the creeks and a seine in the lake; giving them an up close look at critters that make their home in the waters around Mistletoe. They will also use a plankton net and microscopes to discover the hidden world of the lake. $10 per child- Ages 7-12. 706-541-0321.
Lake & Creeks - Pre-K Home School Adventure
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Children ages 3-6 will learn about animals that live in the creek. They will see and touch creek critters and create a creek craft. $5 per child. Pre-registration required. 706-541-0321.
  Friday, August 29, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Hayrides
Friday, Aug 29, 2014 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come enjoy hayrides and a marshmallow roast. Hayrides will depart from the campground assembly shelter at 8 and 8:30. Rides are $2 per person or $5 for a family of four. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Saturday, August 30, 2014
Glo-Craft
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 10 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
join us in the campground shelter to create your own insect glow-craft. Each insect will be different and glow in the dark. $1 craft supplies $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Bingo Night
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 8 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join in on the fun! BINGO night in the campground. $0.50 a card $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Sunday, August 31, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Guided Canoe Trip
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 9 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This guided canoe trip will start in the campground. Visitors will enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as they learn about the wildlife around the lake. $30 per canoe $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia Moth Night Hike
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 8:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us as we adventure into the dark woods to discover the exciting world of moths. Get a close look at the colors, shapes and sizes of these fascinating creatures. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Saturday, September 20, 2014
Cavestone Pottery Making
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 10 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
These pots look like they were hewn right from the wall of a cave, but they're really a mixture of cement, parlite and moss. The pottery takes three days to dry, so bring a tray to take creations home. We will have items on hand to decorate your pot or you may bring items yourself to make your pot unique. Register by Sept. 17. $5 per pot Ages 10 and up $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Reptiles & Geocaching - Home School Adventure
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
What are reptiles? What a their characteristics? What does cold blooded mean? Which snakes in Georgia are venomous? These questions will be answered in this fun and educational adventure. Children will learn about reptiles, see and touch a real snake then go on a reptile geocaching scavenger hunt. $10 per child Registration required by Sept. 23 Please call the park office to register 706-541-0321.
Pre-K Home School Adventure - Reptiles
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Children up to age 5 will learn about reptiles. They will have the opportunity to see and touch a turtles shells, snake skin and even a live snake. They will also create a reptile craft to carry home. $5. 706-541-0321.
  Saturday, September 27, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Kids Fishing Rodeo - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Kids, we’re stocking a special area with fish just so you can catch dinner for the family tonight. Friends of Mistletoe State Park will be on hand with a quick lunch for anglers and prizes. Kids ages 15 and under. Fish from the bank only; bring your own pole and tackle; no fishing license required. Free ParkPass Day sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 706-541-0321.
Tons of Fun 
Get Outdoors Georgia State Parks Day - Volunteer Trails Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 10 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Get out, get fit, and make a difference! Volunteers are needed to join the park staff in cleaning the trails at Mistletoe. We’ll pick up trash, trim the paths as needed, and removed fallen trees where we are able. This is a great service project for organizations, and a bonding time for parents and their teenagers. Please bring your own tools. 706-541-0321.
Campground Chili Cookoff
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 4 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come and enjoy some family friendly competition. Campers will compete for prizes on best tasting chili. All chili must be cooked in the campground. Tasters can pay $5 to taste and judge. Winners will receive a cooking theme prize pack. 706-541-0321.
  Friday, October 10, 2014
No Strings Band
Friday, Oct 10, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Enjoy music provided by the No Strings Band in the campground. Free with ParkPass. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
  Saturday, October 11, 2014
Family Fall Fest
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 4 PM to 9:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Welcome fall with our 16th annual Fall Festival featuring a pumpkin scavenger hunt, face painting, children's games, marshmallow roasting, hayrides, cake walk, a reptile program, nocturnal animals program, and more. $10 per vehicle plus some fees. 706-541-0321.
  Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Pioneer and Indian Lifestyles
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 9:30 AM to 2 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This program is for children 7-12 years old. Children will dip candles, make butter, make pioneer stew and create a pioneer toy. They will learn why wildlife and plants played an important role in Pioneer and Indian living. Pre-registration required by November 22. $20. 706-541-0321.
  Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Home School Adventure - Mistletoe Christmas
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This home school adventure is nature themed around Christmas. We will bring out the creative side of children making crafts for gifts or Christmas decorations out of mother natures bounty. Children will learn how wildlife prepare for winter and create bird feeders to carry home. $10 per child Pre-registration required Please call the park office to register. 706-541-0321.
Christmas & Birds - Pre-K Homeschool Adventure
Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This adventure offers children ages 3- 5 the opportunity to learn about winter birds. Then they create a Christmas gift for the birds to carry home. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
 

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