View our 2014 Calendar of Events for a complete list.
Rich, rural heritage at its finest! Stop by to watch mule powered cane grainding and syrup cooking in a copper kettle.
November 21, 2014: Bottles and Brushes
Discover your inner artist during this popular art class for adults taught by local artists Brenda and Richard Rose. This class is the perfect opportunity to spend some time relaxing in front of a canvas for date night, a mother-daughter treat, or a girlfriends’ night out. The Bottles & Brushes classes are open to students of any skill level, and all the supplies are provided. The instructors guide the participants step by step through the reproduction of an original painting, and everyone leaves with a completed masterpiece at the end of the evening.
- All supplies are included
- Theme: Pumpkin
Space is limited so register now! Contact Polly Huff at email@example.com to register.
November 22, 2014: Native American Experience
Explore Native American culture by visiting a Native American encampment (provided by educational tour group GoNativeNow), by testing your primitive hunting skills, and by trying your hand at various Native American crafts.
November 22, 2014: Wiregrass Thanksgiving Feast
Ham, turkey, sweet potato casserole…oh my! Join the Museum for a traditional Thanksgiving feast and enjoy a Native American dance program by GoNativeNow. Tickets are on sale now and space is limited, so don’t delay!
- 6 pm – 8 pm
- Outdoor event, dress appropriately
- Buy tickets at the Country Store
- $10/child (2 and under free)
- $50/family of 4
December 6, 2014: Greening the Village
Help decorate the Museum for the holiday season! While visiting the Museum, learn some traditional holiday decorating tips and bring home your own traditional style ornament. Included with daily admission.
December 7, 2014: Victorian Village by Candlelight
Board our Vulcan Steam train and follow a guide book as you walk on a lamp-lit path through a historic Christmas Eve in a Victorian village. Reenactors will represent families from that time period engaged in holiday celebration. Enjoy a boal of farmhouse stew, hear the carolers, and stop by for a cup of hot cider by the village bonfire. Father Christmas and Old Befana will greet visitors at the beginning of the route with an old folk tale and a keepsake. This is a limited ticketed event with time slots starting at 5:30pm. Tickets on sale now for $15/person at the Country Store so don’t delay!
December 13, 2014: Wiregrass Christmas
Come enjoy a full day of holiday cheer! Experience the roots of rural south Georgia holiday tradtition. Activities held throughout day.
December 18 & 19: North Polar Express
Sit next to the fireplace and listen to Mrs. Claus read a holiday classic in the Clyatt Cabin, then board the stream train to the North Pole to visit Santa Claus and watch a holiday favorite in a winter wonderland. Tickets are $6.00/person and must be purchased in advance at the Country Store. This is a very popular event so buy your tickets today!