Fort King George Historic Site

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In this class our rangers will teach you the basics of kayaking and take you out on the beautiful Black Island Creek. Open to people 12 years and older who are able to swim. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 912-437-4770.
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Guided Site Tour
Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 2 PM to 2:40 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Guided Site Tour
Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 2 PM to 2:40 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Guided Site Tour
Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 2 PM to 2:40 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Guided Site Tour
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 2 PM to 2:40 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Woodworking
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. This will focus on the wood-working trade. Also including colonial toys and games and soldier talks. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
From the earliest days of the humble tidal powered sawmill, to the later industrial scale steam operated sawmills, this site was utilized for centuries to process Yellow Pine, as well as Cypress, from the Altamaha River. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Monday, August 21, 2017

Eclipse Paddling Trip
Monday, Aug 21, 2017 1 PM to 4:15 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us as we kayak to Butler Island and view a solar eclipse. This is the first total solar eclipse visible in America in nearly 40 years. From our location, roughly 94% of the sun will be obscured. $50. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, September 2, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Labors
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. This event focuses on the labors of the fort. Activities will vary but may include soldier talks,spinning, blacksmiths, woodworkers, and candle makers. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Labor Day Weekend Living History
Sunday, Sep 3, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The fort will come to life as colonial people demonstrate various tasks. Visit the site this day and enjoy watching a volunteer make colonial style "boondoggle" decorations from woven blades of grass. Also, there will be demonstrations of spinning wool into thread. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day Commemoration
Monday, Sep 4, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy cannon firings and musket firings. Also, to mark the occasion, the fort seamstress, blacksmith and woodworker will all be plying their trades. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

First Saturday Fun - Coastfest
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us at Coastfest held at the DNR Region office under the Sydney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. This is a free all ages event. Fort King George will be doing musket firing demos and woodworking demonstrations. Other local DNR agencies will be presenting program and various wildlife displays, live animals, and entertainment 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 4, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Toys and Games
Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. This event focuses on colonial toys and games. Come join us for a game of graces and nine pins on the parade ground. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Friday, November 10, 2017

The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Student Day
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Students and teachers are invited to visit the site this day to experience a wide range of living history presentations. There will be an American Indian, Blacksmith, Baker, Spanish Soldier, Colonial Physician, Cannon Firing, and much more. Space is limited. $4-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Family Days
10 AM - 4 PM from Nov 11, 2017 until Nov 12, 2017 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Visit the site and witness a battle reenactment at 3pm each afternoon. Honor America's Veterans with a special Morning Colors ceremony on Saturday morning at 10am. A colonial fashion show, blacksmithing, cannon firing, cooking demo, cavalry demo, and more, will take place each day. 4.50-7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Debatable Land: A Colonial Reenactment, Family Days
10 AM - 4 PM from Nov 12, 2017 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Visit the site and witness a battle reenactment at 3pm each afternoon. Honor America's Veterans with a special Morning Colors ceremony on Saturday morning at 10am. A colonial fashion show, blacksmithing, cannon firing, cooking demo, cavalry demo, and more, will take place each day. 4.50-7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, December 2, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Colonial Holiday Seasons
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. This event focuses on the holiday season. Come and learn how the holiday season at the fort differed from today's holiday season. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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