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A Laborless Day Helena (55 Miles)
Friday, Sep 4, 2015 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 11 AM to 7:30 PM
Sunday, Sep 6, 2015 11:30 AM to 7 PM
Tons of FunAll Play and No Work kicks off this weekend. Friday, Woods Walk. Let the lightsticks shine your way on this night hike. See if you can see or hear some night life. Saturday, Nature Nook will be open. Crafts include Leaf Prints and Stamps. Learn about Turtles in Turtle Time...  $1-$4 plus $5 parking. 229-868-7474 ext. 6052.
Labor Day Celebration Richmond Hill (57 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Living history demonstrations all day with the cavalry unit back by popular demand. Cannon and musket firings throughout the day. We are very excited to have nationally recognized reptile expert, Jason Clark and his staff with us.  $8.00 per adult $5.00 per child ages 6-17 $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Labor Day at Fort King George Darien (68 Miles)
Monday, Sep 7, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
On this day, site staff and volunteers will be demonstrating various colonial period “labor” jobs. There will be ladies spinning natural fibers into thread on spinning wheels, wood-working, and possibly a blacksmith...  $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible Labor Day Commemoration Midway (52 Miles)
Monday, Sep 7, 2015 11 AM to 3 PM
Commemorate Labor Day holiday with hourly soldier talks and musket and cannon firings at this scenic coastal fort.  $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Lovebug Festival Nicholls (57 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 10 AM to 2 PM
Explore the wonderful world of insects at the parks second annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect related crafts, arts and craft section, dragon fly and butterfly hikes, insect demonstrations and much more.  $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
George L. Smith Volunteer Day - Your State Parks Day Twin City (35 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaCome out and pitch in as we observe Your State Parks Day by doing beautification work projects throughout the park. T-shirts, water bottles, and other give-away items will be offered throughout the morning. 478-763-2759.
Beautification & Butterflies - Your State Parks Day Nicholls (57 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaCome join park staff and help to complete two butterfly gardens currently under construction. We will also be doing some pond shore clean-up, as well as, trail and boardwalk maintenance. We invite everyone to come out and invest your volunteer time with us... 912-384-7082.
Lend a Hand - Your State Parks Day Darien (68 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 5 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaVolunteers will enjoy FREE admission to the park on National Public Lands Day. Your State Parks Day is an opportunity to give back, so lend a hand and help us with our volunteer project on the park. We will be doing a Pollinator Project by building a Monarch Butterfly Habitat...  $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Butterflies & Painting – Your State Parks Day Millen (54 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 1 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaJoin park staff and volunteers as we spend the day making improvements to one of the park’s group shelters as well as construct butterfly habitat. Some of us will be painting, some digging, but we will all be giving our time to make visible improvements to the park. 478-982-1660.
Handicapped Accessible Spruce up the Fort - Your State Parks Day Midway (52 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaAssist the site manager with sprucing up the fort by doing some minor maintenance and clean up projects. Lunch and goodies provided as well as a good feeling for giving back to nature and the park!  $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
Cottage Picnic Pads Project - Your State Park Day Reidsville
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 10 AM to 1 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunVolunteers will assist Park Staff in building Picnic Pads at the Cottages by installing Timbers and Gravel. 912-557-7744.
Volunteer Orientation - Your State Parks Day Brunswick (73 Miles)
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 2 PM
Learn about volunteer opportunities at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation and the contributions that volunteers have made. Hear current volunteers tell their experiences and why they feel volunteerism is important... 912-264-7333.
Birding Weekend at Reynold's Mansion Darien (68 Miles)
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 10 AM
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 10 AM
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015 10 AM
Participants will travel by ferry to Sapelo Island along Georgia’s scenic coast, enjoy birding the beaches, marshes, fields and forests of this limited access barrier island with expert birders and, overnight at the historic Reynolds Mansion. https://www.facebook.com/events/848267318590694/  $349 inclusive. $5 parking. 912-485-2299.
History Under Our Feet Richmond Hill (57 Miles)
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Local Archaeologist, Jessie Larson will present a program about archaeology in our area. She will talk about local archaeology finds, how archaeologists know where to dig, and what tools they use. This informative talk and demonstration will be great for adults and older children.  $3.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Space: What Do We Really See? Twin City (35 Miles)
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Planets, satellites, falling stars, meteoroids! Join us for this eye-opening presentation by the Statesboro Astronomy Club as they interpret the night sky. Location: north boat ramp. $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
Annual Candle Lantern Tour Richmond Hill (57 Miles)
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Join us for our annual guided tour. See the soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for some hot cider and a cookie. Then prepare yourself for some noise as the cannon is fired over the Ogeechee River. This is one of most popular annual events.  $5-$8. 912-727-2339.
Moonlight Madness Nicholls (57 Miles)
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 1 PM to 10 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaKick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 1-4 pm. The parks annual haunted house will begin at 6 pm and run until 10 pm. Try something new this year with our first ever haunted hiking trail! Trail will open at dark and close at 10 pm...  $1-$7 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
The Haunting of Blackbeards' Island Richmond Hill (57 Miles)
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Savage Island becomes Blackbeards' Island for the weekend as we decorate and dress like pirates. Decorate your campsite like a pirate ship or camp and compete for prizes for the most original and most frightening campsite. Rangers will go site to site giving out candy... $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible Pioneer Harvest Festival Nicholls (57 Miles)
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaCelebrate the history of farm life in the wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers, syrup making and more.  $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
The Debatable Land -- Autumn Encampment Darien (68 Miles)
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaA wide range of living history presentations will highlight various cultures and people that inhabited our region, long before Georgia was established in 1733. A battle reenactment will take place at 2 p.m.  $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Get Outdoors Festival Richmond Hill (57 Miles)
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Come and see displays and demonstrations about many outdoor activities.Learn more about hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, birding,and much more. Enjoy a craft show, hayride and entertainment too. This will be a great and informative day.  $3.00 per person, under 6 is free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Encampment Midway (52 Miles)
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 11 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaThis American Revolution encampment commemorates Col. John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender. Enjoy colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, a skirmish and more. 912-884-5999.
Handicapped Accessible 34th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas Brunswick (73 Miles)
6 PM - 9 PM from Dec 4, 2015 until Dec 5, 2015 
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...  $10.00 Adult and Seniors $5.00 Youth (6 - 17) 912-264-7333.
Handicapped Accessible A Colonial Christmas Midway (52 Miles)
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 5 PM to 8 PM
Get away from the over-commercialization of the holidays and visit Fort Morris for a more peaceful celebration. Join park staff for colonial refreshments, a yule log, bonfire, 18th century music, caroling, dance and firing of the Christmas guns... 912-884-5999.
Handicapped Accessible Christmas on the Pond Nicholls (57 Miles)
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 6 PM to 8:30 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaJoin us to usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast and homemade refreshments.  Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
A Colonial Christmas at Fort King George Darien (68 Miles)
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Join the Garrison for a traditional dinner in the soldier's barracks for an evening of colonial style Yuletide jollification. $35 per person. Reservations Required.  $35. 912-437-4770.
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