Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Antique Engine Day
Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Walk the trail to see car and tractor models spanning the era of the plantation, plus enjoy music, door prizes, and stationary steam engine demonstrations. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Family Farm Day
Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
What was it like to live and work on a farm? Jarrell Plantation comes to life with volunteers demonstrating old-fashioned skills and chores. Enjoy blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, sewing, and much more. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Tails on the Trails
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Bring your four-legged companion to the plantation and enjoy a short hike on our history trail. After your hike, speak with representatives from local animal shelters about volunteer opportunities and the importance of proper pet care. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

How'd They Do That?: Dyeing Cloth
Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Celebrate Get Outdoors Month by participating in this segment of our "How'd They Do That?" series. Learn about plant materials and the colors they produce, pick greenery along the trail to create your own dyes, and tie dye a shirt to take home. $5. 478-986-5172.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Independence Day Celebration and BBQ
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See demonstrations of old-fashioned skills and chores, participate in crafts activities, hear the Declaration of Independence at noon, and partake in outdoor games and races at 12:30. In addition to these festivities, enjoy fresh barbecue, hot dogs, and savory sides for an additional fee. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Arrowheads Through the Ages
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Long before the Jarrell family established the plantation, Native Americans inhabited the land. In this two day camp, children ages 8-12 will discover the evolution of Native American weaponry, learn about the Creek Indians that lived in the area, participate in arts and crafts, and much more. $45. 478-986-5172.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Arrowheads Through the Ages
Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Long before the Jarrell family established the plantation, Native Americans inhabited the land. In this two day camp, children ages 8-12 will discover the evolution of Native American weaponry, learn about the Creek Indians that lived in the area, participate in arts and crafts, and much more. $45. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Water Works
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about and experience a variety of chores that required water and participate in games using this precious resource. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Soak It In 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Labor Day Folklife Festival
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 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 the daily chores required to run a farm, reward your labors with music and games, and visit with a few local vendors. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

How'd They Do That?: Making Candles
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Prior to 1879, electric light bulbs did not exist. In this hands-on workshop, learn how families produced beeswax and tallow candles to illuminate their homes. Program fee includes workshop and site admission for the day. $5. 478-986-5172.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Days and Times of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about slavery, the Civil War, industrialization, WWI and WWII, and the boll weevil infestation as living historians and volunteers explain how these events affected the Jarrell family and society as a whole. See military encampments and witness a raid on the 1847 home. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 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.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Green Tomato Festival Special Opening
Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation while you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Syrup Makin' Time on the Plantation
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice and enjoy demonstrations around the farm. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia Militia to halt Union General Sherman's March to the Sea in November 1864. See soldier life portrayals and encampments, take a tour of the battlefield, and stay for a memorial service at noon. This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield, 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

How'd They Do That?: Making Soap
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Keeping clean has always been essential to remaining in good health. In this final segment of our "How'd They Do That?" series, discover how families made their very own soap to wash up after working all day in the fields. Program fee includes workshop and site admission for the day. $5. 478-986-5172.
Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 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.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a leisurely stroll by candlelight and enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas. See two of the historic homes gently dressed in natural greenery and homemade decor and enjoy warm cider and cookies alongside a campfire. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Guided Tours of Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat. Jarrell Plantation offers self-guided tours every Thursday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and guided tours one Saturday morning of each month. Guides may be requested in advance for group tours. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.