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Jarrell Plantation Historic Site
  Saturday, July 26, 2014
Try Out Old-Time Toys
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join a ranger to learn to play jacks and marbles, and try out a basketful of old time toys such as bull-roarers, Jacob’s ladder, and whimmy-diddles (no batteries required) at the Jarrell Plantation $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 2, 2014
Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Watch a Talbot stationary steam engine in action. This is one of the few working Talbots remaining. See if you can make the whistle blow. All the original equipment -- sawmill, shingle mill, cotton gin, & grist mill -- also on view and other original farm buildings and houses. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 9, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Tea and Tour with "Miss Mamie" Jarrell
Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join "Miss Mamie" Jarrell for tea and teacakes and a walk back in time as she tells about life on her family's farm. Visit "Aunt Mat's" house and the mills too. Reservations required. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 16, 2014
Quilting Bee at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn to stitch a quilt on the big frame. The Plantation Quilters group will also be displaying their Crazy Quilt squares. Quilt items available in the gift shop. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 23, 2014
Fleece+Stick=Yarn
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the ancient art of spinning wool into yarn using simple tools. This is the first step towards learning to spin on a spinning wheel. 478-986-5172.
  Saturday, August 30, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Labor Day at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 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, November 8, 2014
Syrup Makin' Time on the Plantation
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 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.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, November 22, 2014
Battle of Griswoldville 150th Anniversary Commemoration
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 9:30 AM to 3:30 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 6, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia A Jarrell Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Greenery from the woods decorates the 1847 plantation house and 1895 farm house. Learn to make simple paper decorations. Enjoy homemade spiced cider cooked on the wood burning stove and old style cookies, and warm up by the fireplace for music and stories. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
 

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