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Jarrell Plantation Historic Site
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Story of Wool
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
The Peachtree Handspinners Guild will showcase spinning wool into yarn on spinning wheels and drop spindles, dyeing the yarn, and using yarn to weave, knit, and crochet. This will be a good hands-on beginner opportunity to learn. The 100 Years of Jarrell Family Textiles will also be on view. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Sew a Simple Doll
Saturday, May 16, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Return to simpler times by learning to sew a Miss Poppet doll. The required doll kit is $7.99 plus tax. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Family Farm Day
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
The farm comes to life with volunteers demonstrating crafts and chores of the past. Learn about chores and skills from long ago, such as sewing, blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, gardening, woodworking and other farm activites. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Juneteenth Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Emancipation with living history farm demonstrations and a focus on the African American contribution of Georgia agriculture adn food, music, arats, and southern culture. Enjoy the outdoors even more by packing a picnic lunch. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Quilting Bee at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Introduction to quilting on the big frame and basic hand piecing in conjunction with monthly meeting of the Plantation Quilters Guild 478-986-5172.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Ol' Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Put on your red, white and blue, pack a picnic, and spend a day on the farm. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon and compete in sack race, three legged race, egg toss, and other events. Watch blacksmiths, steam engineers, quilters, and other skills of the past. $4.00-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Sew a Simple Doll
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Return to simpler times by learning to sew a Miss Poppet doll. The required doll kit is $7.99 plus tax. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Sew a Simple Doll
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Return to simpler times by learning to sew a Miss Poppet doll. The required doll kit is $7.99 plus tax. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Labor Day at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
How better to celebrate Labor Day than learning about old time labor? Enjoy old time handicraft making demonstrations, learn about how household chores were done, and try some yourself. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Quilting Bee at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Introduction to quilting on the big frame and basic hand piecing in conjunction with monthly meeting of the Plantation Quilters Guild 478-986-5172.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Make a Corn Shuck Doll
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn to make a corn shuck doll. Accompanying adults are encouraged to help tying square or granny knots. $5. 478-986-5172.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Green Tomato Festival
Sunday, Nov 1, 2015 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
In conjunction with the Juliette Green Tomato Festival, Jarrell Plantation will be open for people to visit the farm on both Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 9am-5pm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Syrup Makin' Time on the Plantation
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Have you ever sipped fresh sugar cane juice, or tasted fresh cane syrup on a biscuit? Find out how in times past farmers made their own. Come experience syrup makin' day in the country. Plus craft making demonstrations throughout the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Make a Corn Shuck Doll
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn to make a corn shuck doll. Accompanying adults are encouraged to help tying square or granny knots. $5. 478-986-5172.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Battle of Griswoldville 151st Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia militia to halt Union General Sherman’s March to the Sea in November 1864. Civil War soldier life portrayals and Union and Confederate encampments followed with a noon memorial service and battlefield tours. Donations appreciated to help preserve this historic site. 478-986-5172.
Civil War History Event 
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Christmas Candlelight Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 5 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a 1/2-mile evening stroll to two of the Jarrell family homes with natural greenery and homemade decorations, stories, entertainment by a campfire and spiced cider and cookies. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Jarrell Plantation Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 5 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Experience an 1890's Christmas at night with natural greenery and homemade decorations while visiting two of the Jarrell Family historic homes. Then warm up at a campfire with spiced cider and listen to stories and singing. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
 

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