Events

November

Eye Spy 20 - Camera Scavenger Hunt

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Every Saturday

Team up for our new fall park adventure. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4PM Sunday. Winners notified 4 PM by phone to pick up prize.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.  

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Veterans Day Celebration

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Brief program, flag retirement and refreshments. 

Meet at Stone 

Amphitheater next to office. Free 1-hour boat rental for veterans and families. 

Sign up at park office. 

Details

Admission
Free
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Light Up Pine Mountain and Cookie Extravaganza

Presented by Pine Mountain Merchants

One of our town's most beloved events, each shop bakes dozens upon dozens of homemade cookies and opens its doors for a special evening of fun and frivolity. School choirs sound off favorite Christmas songs, popcorn and cotton candy abound, and a visit from Santa culminate in lighting up our wonderful town tree, It's our kick off to the holiday season, please do join us. We can't wait to see you there!

Contact Anthony McKee, 706-905-2171

Details

Location
Downtown Pine Mountain
101 East Broad Street
Pine Mountain, GA, 31822

Get directions

Fantasy in Lights

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Treat your family to a fun, relaxing tradition that’s filled with holiday cheer! It’s Christmas at Callaway, featuring Fantasy In Lights, one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Light Displays. Come make merry in the Christmas Village, meet holiday characters up close, and drive through the dazzling illuminated forest. Extend the celebration with an overnight stay, and enjoy mouthwatering meals or cozy cups of cocoa in our beautifully renovated Lodge & Spa, and explore 2,500 acres of stunning natural landscape. Make this season magical with a getaway to remember – at Callaway Resort & Gardens.

Specialty nights kick off Nov. 10 with March of Dimes walk and Bicycle Night on Sunday the 11th. Official first night of the show is Friday, Nov. 16 and we run through the first week of January, with the final show Saturday, Jan. 05, 2019. We’ll be sending out some ‘Advance Purchase’ Ticket offers. Keep your eyes peeled for those great deals to save time and money!

Details

Website
callawaygardens.com

Turkey Shoot Out

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Stationary, target archery shooting competition. We provide all equipment. Scored target winners receive local gift certificates for frozen turkeys or other food.

Details

Admission
$15 per entry. Can enter more than once. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock and walk down to field.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

American Frontier Days

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Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday 10 am - 3 pm

Walk thru time from the middle 1700’s to the late 1800’s and see living skills’ displays from local historians. Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. Baseball field across from Liberty Bell Pool.

Program topics, times, and location are subject to change or be cancelled if there is a special event or inclement weather.

Details

Admission
Donations accepted for admission.
$5 State Parking Pass fee per vehicle applies.
Location
FDR Sate Park
2970 GA Hwy 190 Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Jr. Ranger Mini-Camp

​9 am - 2 pm

This camp is geared towards little rangers. Camp includes swimming, art projects, special activities, nature discoveries, and outstanding instructors, and a special campfire lunch.

Meets in the covered, stone Picnic Shelter near the Liberty Bell Pool.

Details

Admission
$25
Must pre-register & prepay. Limited space. Come by the park office or email fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com.
Forms online at gastateparks.org/fdroosevelt.
Location
2970 GA Hwy 190
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Get directions
Phone
(706) 663-4858
Website
F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Butterfly Keeper for a Day

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October 19, November 2, November 16, November 30, December 14

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ever wonder what goes on behind the curtain? Well, wonder no more! Come and be a Butterfly Keeper for a day! Learn how to care for butterflies, what they need to be healthy and happy, and help our keepers with the day-to-day operation at the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. You’ll learn how to identify tropical butterflies and help release newly-emerged butterflies into our Conservatory. You’ll get to participate in the unpacking of a new shipment of butterflies and learn all about where they come from.  Participants will also help feed the butterflies by preparing and setting out fruit baskets. And you’ll see what kinds of plants are important for the butterflies and why; and how we maintain a conservatory filled with tropical plants. Participants receive a “Butterfly Keeper for a Day” t-shirt and a certificate of completion. The program includes Gardens admission and a bagged lunch. Participants must be 8 years old or older.

Details

Admission
$150/Individual
Location
Callaway Resort & Gardens
4500 Southern Pine Dr
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
1-855-546-9740
Website
Callaway Gardens

December

Pine Mountain Christmas Parade

Join us in Downtown Pine Mountain for the Annual Christmas Parade

Horses, cool cars, floats, bands, and Boy Scouts... what better embodies all that is right with small town living? Be there or BE SQUARE!

Contact Anthony McKee, 706-905-2171

Details

Location
Downtown Pine Mountain
101 East Broad Street
Pine Mountain, GA, 31822
Get directions

Butterfly Keeper for a Day

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October 19, November 2, November 16, November 30, December 14

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ever wonder what goes on behind the curtain? Well, wonder no more! Come and be a Butterfly Keeper for a day! Learn how to care for butterflies, what they need to be healthy and happy, and help our keepers with the day-to-day operation at the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. You’ll learn how to identify tropical butterflies and help release newly-emerged butterflies into our Conservatory. You’ll get to participate in the unpacking of a new shipment of butterflies and learn all about where they come from.  Participants will also help feed the butterflies by preparing and setting out fruit baskets. And you’ll see what kinds of plants are important for the butterflies and why; and how we maintain a conservatory filled with tropical plants. Participants receive a “Butterfly Keeper for a Day” t-shirt and a certificate of completion. The program includes Gardens admission and a bagged lunch. Participants must be 8 years old or older.

Details

Admission
$150/Individual
Location
Callaway Resort & Gardens
4500 Southern Pine Dr
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
1-855-546-9740
Website
Callaway Gardens

Fantasy in Lights

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Treat your family to a fun, relaxing tradition that’s filled with holiday cheer! It’s Christmas at Callaway, featuring Fantasy In Lights, one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Light Displays. Come make merry in the Christmas Village, meet holiday characters up close, and drive through the dazzling illuminated forest. Extend the celebration with an overnight stay, and enjoy mouthwatering meals or cozy cups of cocoa in our beautifully renovated Lodge & Spa, and explore 2,500 acres of stunning natural landscape. Make this season magical with a getaway to remember – at Callaway Resort & Gardens.

Specialty nights kick off Nov. 10 with March of Dimes walk and Bicycle Night on Sunday the 11th. Official first night of the show is Friday, Nov. 16 and we run through the first week of January, with the final show Saturday, Jan. 05, 2019. We’ll be sending out some ‘Advance Purchase’ Ticket offers. Keep your eyes peeled for those great deals to save time and money!

Details

Website
callawaygardens.com