Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sixth Annual Albert Fendig - Hofwyl Plein Air Affair
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 9 AM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Bring your plein air gear for fun and camaraderie with lots to paint in this historic setting. No prizes, no judging, just good camaraderie and big fun. Lots to paint - 800 year old moss draped live oaks, scenic vistas across rice fields, 150 year old plantation house, barns, slave cabins and out buildings. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

9th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Children 10 and younger can bring baskets and join in on our Easter egg hunt. There will be separate hunting areas for age groups, with games and crafts before and after the big search. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance to greet children and pose for photographs. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Stargazing at Hofwyl-Broadfield with Hot Cocoa
Friday, Apr 14, 2017 7:15 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Telescope and binoculars on hand, or bring your own equipment. We will learn about well-known constellations and celestial events. Heavy cloud cover or rain cancels this event. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Flags of the Confederacy
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Stop by and learn all about the battle and national flags of the Confederacy. There will be books and images to browse through and you will have the chance to create your own flag. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
AmeriCorps 
A Walk Through Time and Live Oaks
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 10 AM to 11 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
If trees could talk ... what would have been happening on the plantation around the live-oaks of 100 years and more age - when the trees were just young saplings? You can find out as we meander through the oaks of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation with an AmeriCorps Interpreter. Wear comfortable shoes. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.
AmeriCorps 
Hofwyl-Broadfield's Old Rice Fields
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 11 AM to 12 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
What today is seen as marshland was once the highly cultivated basis of a coastal agricultural empire. Learn about how the marshes became some of the most valuable property in Georgia. Learn about the men and women, both slave and free, who transformed the environment and altered the destiny of coastal Georgia. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.
Soak It In 
Fitness Trail Hike
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 1 PM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
We will walk along the beautiful live oaks and stop to do nature and animal themed stretches. $5-$8. 912-264-7333.
Get Outdoors Georgia AmeriCorps 
Heritage Seed Sharing
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Increase your knowledge of seed-swapping programs. Discuss why people are collecting and trading heritage seeds. Find out the difference between heritage and hybrid seeds while making your own heritage seed paper to share and plant. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.
AmeriCorps 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Hofwyl-Broadfield's Old Rice Fields
Saturday, May 27, 2017 11 AM to 12 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
What today is seen as marshland was once the highly cultivated basis of a coastal agricultural empire. Learn about how the marshes became some of the most valuable property in Georgia. Learn about the men and women, both slave and free, who transformed the environment and altered the destiny of coastal Georgia. $5 - $8. 912-264-7333.
Soak It In 

Friday, December 1, 2017

38th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Friday, Dec 1, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

38th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
Handicapped Accessible