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    February 2013 Calendar for Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

    February 2013 Events – Divided By Region


    38th Annual Fireside Craft/Art Show

    Saturday, February 16 through Sunday, February 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Unicoi State Park and Lodge – Helen

    Celebrate 38 years of the Fireside Craft/Art Show. More than 60 of the Southeast’s finest artists and crafts people will be here for this Unicoi tradition. This indoor, juried show has a reputation for excellence and is a nice balance between fine arts and quality crafts. $5 parking. 800-573-9659 ext. 305.


    Colonial Faire & Muster

    Saturday, February 9 through Sunday, February 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Wormsloe Historic Site – Savannah

    Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers’ row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. FREE ADMISSION. (912) 353-3023. 


    High Falls Historic Walk

    Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

    High Falls State Park – Jackson

    Join our naturalist on a 1.5-mile walk and learn about the history of the once-prosperous town of High Falls. Hike also includes a rare chance to tour inside the old powerhouse building, which provides great photo opportunities of the Towaliga River. Please wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. (478) 993-3053. 

    Georgia Arbor Day

    Saturday, February 9, 9 a.m.– 1 p.m.

    Reed Bingham State Park – Adel

    We’re celebrating Georgia Arbor Day early with native tree planting, educational programs, and tree crafts. Get in the spirit of nature and plant a tree as thanks to our planet. $1 for craft. $5 parking. (229) 896-3551.

    Valdosta Kennel Club Agility Trials

    Saturday, February 16 through Sunday, February 17, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Reed Bingham State Park – Adel

    Come for a “dog-gone good time.” Bring chairs to watch as dogs and their handlers compete in performance events to earn titles from the American Kennel Club. Concessions will be available. $5 parking. (229) 896-3551.

    Backyard Bird Count

    Saturday, February 16, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

    Reed Bingham State Park – Adel

    Bird watchers of all ages, join us in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts. $5 parking. (229) 896-3551.

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