Fort King George Historic Site

Saturday, September 3, 2016

First Saturday Fun
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. Activities will vary, such as colonial toys and games, soldier talks, musket firing demos, and the occasional colonial crafts person (spinning, blacksmithing, wood-working). $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Monday, September 5, 2016

Labor Day at Fort King George
Monday, Sep 5, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On this day, site staff and volunteers will be demonstrating various colonial period “labor” jobs. There will be ladies spinning natural fibers into thread on spinning wheels, wood-working, and possibly a blacksmith. There will also be the usual celebratory musket and cannon firings, which will take place on the hour. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Autumn Paddle Trip
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This trip is ideal for beginners. We will be launching from the Fort King George dock, exploring Black Island and the Darien River. $35 per person. 912-437-4770.
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Friday, September 16, 2016

Harvest Full Moon Paddle
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
We will depart from the Fort King George dock at twilight. Watch the sunset and the moon rise over the marsh. This program will focus on the night sky, and the history of the Harvest Moon. $45 per person. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Lend a Hand - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Your State Parks Day is an opportunity to give back, so lend a hand and help us with our volunteer project on the park. Volunteers will assist with the construction of a replica Native American Indian roundhouse. Wear clothing suitable to work outdoors. Volunteers receive FREE admission. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Cathead Creek to Darien River Paddle
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 2 PM to 6 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This trip is better suited for experienced paddlers. This is a four hour trip starting at the beautiful and historic Cathead Creek, drifting down to historic Darien. Guests will meet at Fort King George, transportation to and from launching location will be provided by Fort King George. $45 per person. 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Cathead Creek Paddle
Sunday, Oct 9, 2016 3 PM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
This trip is ideal for beginners and lovers of nature! Cathead Creek offers a magical experience into the Altamaha River watershed. This trip will explore the historic rice-fields and their associated irrigation canals. It also highlights the flora and fauna of the area. Transportation to the launch area is provided. $35 per person. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Spanish Missions of the Georgia Coast
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Learn new and fascinating stories and facts, in reference to the system of missions built along the eastern coast by Spanish missionaries in the 16th century. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Hidden Gem 

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Ghosts Of Fort King George
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 5 PM to 7 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Come and join us for an evening of trick and treating, as we step back in time with the ghosts of the fort. $3. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 5, 2016

First Saturday Fun
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. Activities will vary, such as colonial toys and games, soldier talks, musket firing demos, and the occasional colonial crafts person (spinning, blacksmithing, wood-working). $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Autumn Encampment School Day
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Students and teachers are invited to visit the site this day. A fantastic collection of living history presentations will take place! There will be a Native American Indian, blacksmith, fiber spinning, cannon firing, and much more! Space is very limited, reservations are required. $4–$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, December 3, 2016

First Saturday Fun
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. Activities will vary, such as colonial toys and games, soldier talks, musket firing demos, and the occasional colonial crafts person (spinning, blacksmithing, wood-working). $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

A Colonial Christmas at Fort King George
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a traditional dinner in the soldier's barracks. Reservations Required. Program concludes with a cannon firing. $40. 912-437-4770.