Fort King George Historic Site

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Colonial Medicine and Medicine Gardens
10 AM - 4 PM from Feb 25, 2017 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Discover how Georgia Colonists treated illness with medicinal plants and animals. Help the apothecary mix "remedies" -tinctures and balms made from plants that the Native American and Colonial settlers gathered in the wild and grew in their own gardens. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Colonial Medicine and Medicine Gardens
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Discover how Georgia Colonists treated illness with medicinal plants and animals. Help the apothecary mix "remedies" -tinctures and balms made from plants that the Native American and Colonial settlers gathered in the wild and grew in their own gardens. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
AmeriCorps 

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Clicks in the Night - A Batty Experience
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Help fight mosquitoes year-round and complete a project with the family by installing a home-made Bat House for your yard. Come just to learn about bats or pre-register to build your own bat box. Materials are limited, so call to reserve your spot. Admission $4.50 - $7.50 Bat Box Workshop $10 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 
Clicks in the Night - A Batty Experience
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Help fight mosquitoes year-round and complete a project with the family by installing a home-made Bat House for your yard. Come just to learn about bats or pre-register to build your own bat box. Materials are limited, so call to reserve your spot. Admission $4.50 - $7.50 Bat Box Workshop $10 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible AmeriCorps 

Saturday, March 4, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Colonial Women
Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 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. This will focus on the life of colonial women and their daily tasks. Also including colonial toys and games. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Friday, March 10, 2017

Scottish Heritage Days-School Days
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 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 Scottish Highlanders, a Native American Indian, blacksmith, fiber spinning, cannon firing and more. Space is very limited, reservations are required. $4–$7.50 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Scottish Heritage Days: A Colonial Reenactment
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Celebrate the first settlers of Darien with living history demonstrations that portray colonial -- particularly Scottish -- culture. A battle re-enactment will take place at 3 p.m. On Sunday, join a Kirkin of the Tartans, which is a Scottish blessing ceremony. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Scottish Heritage Days: A Colonial Reenactment
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Celebrate the first settlers of Darien with living history demonstrations that portray colonial -- particularly Scottish -- culture. A battle re-enactment will take place at 3 p.m. On Sunday, join a Kirkin of the Tartans, which is a Scottish blessing ceremony. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, April 1, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Soak It In
Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 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. This event will focus on the importance of the rivers and waterways in the colonial period. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Weapons That Made America
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Come learn about the various small arms and artillery used during this monumental era. Weapon firings will take place throughout the day. In this program we will trace the origins of gunpowder weapons from their earliest use, up through the Civil War. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, May 6, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Schools Out
Saturday, May 6, 2017 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. This event focuses on colonial toys and games in reference to school being out and the beginning of summer fun. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Saturday, June 3, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Paddle Trip
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In celebration of National Trails Day, we will be doing a paddling trip led by site staff. This trip is ideal for beginners and water lovers! This is part of the statewide Get Outdoors Month activities. $35.00 per person 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Soldiers
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 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. This event focuses on the soldiers of the fort and their daily tasks to keep the fort running. This will also include musket firing demos and colonial toys and games. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Cannons Across the Marsh
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the soldiers at the fort for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, and soldier's life activities to honor Independence Day. Free watermelon and lemonade will be served. $4.50- $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Woodworking
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 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. This will focus on the wood-working trade. Also including colonial toys and games and soldier talks. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George State Historic Site will be hosting Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills. From the earliest days of the humble tidal powered sawmill, to the later industrial scale steam operated sawmills, this very site was utilized for centuries to process Yellow Pine, as well as Cypress, from the Altamaha River. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Hidden Gem 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Labors
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 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. This event focuses on the labors of the fort. Activities will vary but may include soldier talks,spinning, blacksmiths, woodworkers, and candle makers. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, October 7, 2017

First Saturday Fun - Coastfest
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us at Coastfest held at the DNR Region office under the Sydney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. This is a free all ages event. Fort King George will be doing musket firing demos and woodworking demonstrations. Other local DNR agencies will be presenting program and various wildlife displays, live animals, and entertainment 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia Soak It In 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Toys and Games
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 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. This event focuses on colonial toys and games. Come join us for a game of graces and nine pins on the parade ground. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Colonial Holiday Seasons
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 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. This event focuses on the holiday season. Come and learn how the holiday season at the fort differed from today's holiday season. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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