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Vogel State Park
  Saturday, December 13, 2014
Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 4:30 PM to 8 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for the 11th Annual Tree Lighting of a 35-foot live Blue Spruce. There will be caroling, hayrides, Santa Claus visit, bonfires, and refreshments. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 0-12 years of age, no toy guns or knives. The donations will help the Union County Sheriff's Office toy drive. 706-745-2628.
  Thursday, January 1, 2015
First Day Hike- Bear Hair Gap Trail
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Ring in the new year by joining us for a Hike along the Bear Hair Gap Trail. This is a moderately rocky 4 mile hike. The hike will be lead by Georgia Appalachian Trail Club. Please meet at the Visitors Center Parking lot. Closed toe shoes required. It is recommended that hikers bring water and a snack along. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, April 11, 2015
Annual Volunteer Day
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 7 AM to 12 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Come volunteer to help with various projects to help prepare for the summer season. Projects include, refurbishing campsites, spreading mulch throughout the park, installing bricks in the “Memory Walkway”, cleaning trials, and a spring clean-up throughout the park. Meals will be provided by the Vogel Volunteers for a small fee. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, May 16, 2015
Civilian Conservation Corps Workday and Open House
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join in on a trail project starting at 9am with the Georgia Appalachian Trial Club that is similar to what would have been done by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Meet at the CCC museum to get started. After working meet back at the CCC museum to enjoy the Open House which starts at 11am. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, July 4, 2015
July 4th Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 8 AM to 5 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Celebrate July 4th at one of the nation’s oldest state parks. We will start the day with a flag raising ceremony at 8am at the Visitors Center, followed by a day of games for the whole family. There will be a bicycle parade, pedal boat races, sandcastle competition, watermelon eating contest, sack races, egg toss and greased pole climbing. $2 pedal boat race. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, September 12, 2015
12th Annual Mountain Music Festival
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 10 AM to 5 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us again for our 12th Annual Mountain Music Festival. There will be bluegrass and gospel music as well as art and craft booths with handmade items for sale. A food concession will be provided by Vogel Volunteers. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
  Saturday, December 12, 2015
12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 4:30 PM to 8 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join us for the 12th Annual Tree Lighting of a 35-foot live Blue Spruce. There will be caroling, hayrides, Santa Claus visit, bonfires, and refreshments. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child 0-12 years of age, no toy guns or knives. The donations will help the Union County Sheriff's Office toy drive. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
 

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