Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

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 8, 2016

Ranger Nick: Georgia Reptiles from the Mountains to the Coast
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Georgia Farm Monitor's "Ranger Nick" is coming to Jarrell Plantation to share his knowledge of Georgia reptiles. You won't want to miss this opportunity to learn about -and see- these fascinating creatures. Program fee includes presentation and historic site admission for the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Raid at Jarrell Plantation
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Step back in time to November of 1864. See Jarrell Plantation under the occupation of the Union army as living historians and reenactors portray military and civilian life during General William Tecumseh Sherman's "March to the Sea." $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Spooky Sweets
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Halloween is just around the corner, so it is time for some tasty treats. Children ages 5-10 will make and decorate some of their favorite sweets as well as participate in arts and crafts. Space is limited. Call park office to register in advance. $10. 478-986-5172.

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

'Make Georgia Howl': Sherman's March in Context and Memory
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Dr. James Welborn of Georgia College and State University will be holding an educational lecture on Sherman's March to the Sea. Learn about the march, its timing relative to the course of the war, and its impact on the war's outcomes. Program fee includes lecture and historic site admission for the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
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.