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Fort McAllister State Park
  Saturday, October 4, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Attracting Wildlife To Your Yard
Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn how to attract a variety of wildlife to your yard. From birds to frogs, we will teach you what habitats are required to attract wildlife and keep them coming back. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Sunday, October 5, 2014
Basics of Hunting In Coastal Georgia
Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Are you thinking about becoming a hunter, but don't know where to begin? Come learn the basics of hunting from a State Game Warden. Learn when and where to hunt and what equipment you will need. Have all your questions answered by a professional. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Home School Wednesday
Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
What Is Fall? Bring your elementary aged students to the park to learn about the season filled with falling leaves and pumpkins. Hands on activities and fun. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, October 18, 2014
Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 7 PM to 9:30 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experience the Fort at night as you are guided into the past by Candle light! Visitors need to pay historic site admission rates at the museum when they arrive. Guided walks through the fort will be held every half hour. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Civil War History Event 
  Friday, October 24, 2014
Let's Get Batty With Sarah
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 6 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join Ranger Sarah for an informative talk about bats. Learn why we love our bat community here at the park. Take a walk to watch as they emerge from their houses and head out for an evening of hunting insects. Then we return to the visitors center for a campfire. Great event for the whole family. Bring a flashlight and a chair for campfire time. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Haunting of Savage Island
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Halloween comes to the campground. We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and wear costumes. The Rangers will drive through the campground and judge the campsites for creativity. We will be doing reverse trick or treating. You remain at your site and we bring candy to you. Then gather for a bonfire and ghost stories. Donations accepted $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, November 15, 2014
A Paddlers Picnic
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a Sunday canoe and kayak excursion out to the local sandbar for a scenic lunch. Participants must bring their own food and are allowed to bring their own kayaks and canoes, but Park Office must be notified before the event. Advance registration required, on a first come – first serve basis. $20 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, December 13, 2014
150th Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come join us on the actual date -- 150 years since General Sherman ordered his troops to take Ft. McAllister. Watch as we reenact this significant moment in our country’s history. Help us make this 150th Winter Muster the greatest one yet. The museum and staging area will be closed to the public at 4:00pm, and will reopen for the battle at 5:00pm. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Civil War History Event 
  Saturday, December 20, 2014
A Soldier's Serenade with the Eighth Georgia Regimental
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 until Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Step back in time as the Fort McAllister is filled with the sounds and songs of the Eighth Georgia Regimental Civil War Band. This is a unique opportunity to experience the "in the moment" of the Civil War era with this phenomenal instrumental band. Admission and time of event TBA. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, October 10, 2015
History Under Our Feet
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Local Archaeologist, Jessie Larson will present a program about archaeology in our area. She will talk about local archaeology finds, how archaeologists know where to dig, and what tools they use. This informative talk and demonstration will be great for adults and older children. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
 

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