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Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Make Your Own Rag Doll
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Join the Plantation Quilters Guild in learning how to make your very own rag doll. All supplies will be provided and there is no sewing required. All ages are welcome to attend. $2. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

FIREWISE Day
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
In celebration of National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Jarrell Plantation will be partnering with local fire and safety organizations to share the importance of being prepared for wildfires. It’s never too late to learn about the risks of wildfires and how you can help. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Spring Canning and Gardening Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Local extension office agents will be leading hands on canning and gardening workshops in celebration of Earth Day. Admission includes both workshops and historic site admission for the day. Space is limited. Please call our office to register. $10. 478-986-5172.
Spring Canning and Gardening Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 2016 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Local extension office agents will be leading hands on canning and gardening workshops in celebration of Earth Day. Admission includes both workshops and historic site admission for the day. Space is limited. Please call our office to register. $10. 478-986-5172.
Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, May 14, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come “let off some steam” by blowing the whistle atop the Jarrell Plantation ‘Mill Complex’, a signal used to communicate between Jarrell’s manning different work positions throughout the mill. See our stationary steam engine in action and experience live steam that puts into motion this important provider of mechanical energy in America's past. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Family Farm Day
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
The farm comes to life with volunteers demonstrating crafts and chores of the past. See the skills from long ago, such as sewing, blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, gardening, woodworking and many other farm activities. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, June 4, 2016

History Trail GeoTour - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
In honor of National Trails Day, we challenge visitors to complete our special History Trail GeoTour. Never geocached before? This is a great way to get started. All you need are good walking shoes and a prize/keepsake to trade when you unlock the geocache box. No GPS required. www.gastateparks.org/HistoryTrail-GeoTour $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

National Get Outdoors Day Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a walk on our 0.5 mile trail through the historic plantation buildings and look for various clues and questions. Visitors that complete the hunt will earn a prize. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Ol' Time Independence Day
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Put on your red, white and blue, pack a picnic, and spend a day on the farm. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon and have some ol' time fun with outdoor games, races, and ol' time skill demonstrations. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come “let off some steam” by blowing the whistle atop the Jarrell Plantation ‘Mill Complex’, a signal used to communicate between Jarrell’s manning different work positions throughout the mill. See our stationary steam engine in action and experience live steam that puts into motion this important provider of mechanical energy in America's past. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Labor Day Folklife Festival
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 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? Experience first hand the daily chores needed to run a farm and reward your labors with games and music. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come “let off some steam” by blowing the whistle atop the Jarrell Plantation ‘Mill Complex’, a signal used to communicate between Jarrell’s manning different work positions throughout the mill. See our stationary steam engine in action and experience live steam that puts into motion this important provider of mechanical energy in America's past. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Special Opening for Green Tomato Festival
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Planning to attend the Green Tomato Festival in Juliette? Be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation while you're in town! In conjunction with the festival, we will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Special Opening for Green Tomato Festival
Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Planning to attend the Green Tomato Festival in Juliette? Be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation while you're in town! In conjunction with the festival, we will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Syrup Makin' Time on the Plantation
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Have you ever wondered how sugar cane syrup is made? Find out how in times past farmers made their very own. Sip on fresh sugar cane juice while watching the syrup making process and enjoy demonstrations around the farm. Come experience Syrup Makin' Day in the country. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Battle of Griswoldville Anniversary Commemoration (OFF SITE PROGRAM)
Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 10 AM to 1 PM
Griswoldville Battlefield - Macon, GA
This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia militia to halt Union General Sherman’s March to the Sea in November 1864. The event includes soldier life portrayals and encampments, battlefield tour, and a memorial service at noon. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Come “let off some steam” by blowing the whistle atop the Jarrell Plantation ‘Mill Complex’, a signal used to communicate between Jarrell’s manning different work positions throughout the mill. See our stationary steam engine in action and experience live steam that puts into motion this important provider of mechanical energy in America's past. $4-6.50 478-986-5172.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 6 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a nightly stroll by candlelight and enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas. You will have the chance to visit two of the historic homes of the Jarrell family and enjoy natural greenery and homemade decorations along with warm cider and cookies. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
 

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