Events

December

Fresh Greenery Christmas Workshop

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10 am to Noon

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center

The wonderful scent of winter evergreens signals the holiday season and festivities are at hand.  To help get ready, we’ll provide the instruction, frames, mechanics, fresh greenery, berries, etc.  Participants go home with a delightful Christmas decoration to bring holiday cheer to any home.  Choose a wreath, centerpiece or door hanging.

Instructor: Patricia Collins, Director of Gardens

Details

Admission
Per wreath or centerpiece - $45/Guests; $40.50 Annual Passholder
Location
17800 US Hwy 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822
Get directions
Phone
1-855-546-9740
Website
Register Here

Candy Shoot: Target Archery

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult at F. D. Roosevelt State Park. We provide basic instruction equipment and candy prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meets across the street from Park Office. Donations of new, unwrapped childrens’ toys will be accepted for local family charities.

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

Details

Admission
$8 per person.
$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

Winter Trail Hike

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Meet up with Pine Mountain Trail Association guides and hike 5 miles along the ridge. Begin at Fox Den Cove Parking Lot and End at Mollyhugger Hill Parking Lot. Geared towards ages 10 & up. Bring water and snack.

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

Candy Shoot: Target Archery

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Stationary target shooting adventure for ages 10 to adult at F. D. Roosevelt State Park. We provide basic instruction equipment and candy prizes. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for special time. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Meets across the street from Park Office. Donations of new, unwrapped childrens’ toys will be accepted for local family charities.

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

Details

Admission
$8 per person.
$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

Cards for Christmas with Santa

 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Get your picture taken with Santa at F. D. Roosevelt State Park and and help him write Christmas Cards for delivery to our park neighbors who may need some camper cheer. Meet at the Park Office on hwy 190. Donations of new, unwrapped childrens’ toys will be accepted for local family charities.

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

Details

Admission
$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

Holiday Campsite Decoration Contest at F. D. Roosevelt State Park

Judging from 6 - 7:30 pm

Make us believe you love the holidays, winter and camping. No nails or staples on plants. No unattended candles or fires. Leave no trace decorating ideas. Ribbons/Prizes placed at winning campsites for 1st, 2nd , 3rd place.

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

Holiday Bingo & Ugly Sweater Contest

7:00 - 8:00 pm

Wear your boldest, and possibly ugliest holiday sweater or sweatshirt to play BINGO at F. D. Roosevelt State Park. We will provide hot chocolate & a warm fire. Bring marshmallows & a stick. Prizes. Meet at the covered shelter next to the Trading Post in the campground.

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

Details

Admission
$3 for each bingo card. Pay correct change at the door.
$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

Lake Paddle with Santa

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Join Santa’s flotilla on F. D. Roosevelt State Park's Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate & cookies included! We provide life jackets, paddles, Santa and canoe, kayak, paddleboat or row boat. Pre-register & prepay at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing Dock 1:30 PM.  

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

Details

Admission
$10 each ages 10-adult. $5 ages 4-9.
$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

Holiday Dinner Show Featuring “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

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Saturdays Nov. 19 through Dec. 17, 2016, including Friday, Nov. 25 (excludes Dec. 3) 

Join us in the Mountain Creek Inn Ballrooms at Callaway Gardens for a rendition of the classic Christmas favorite of the Grinch stealing Christmas and the Classic Southern Buffet for dinner in the Mountain Creek Inn Ballrooms. For the 5 p.m. tickets, dinner will available at 5 p.m. guests should be seated promptly by 5:30 p.m. for the show to start at 5:45 p.m. sharp. For the 8 p.m. tickets, dinner will available at 8 p.m. guests should be seated promptly by 8:30 p.m. for the show to start at 8:45 p.m. sharp.  

Details

Admission
The price is $34/adult; $17/child.
Location
17800 US Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, GA
31822-2000
Get directions
Phone
1-800-852-3810
Website
callawaygardens.com

Jr. Ranger Winter Discovery Camp

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Discover park trails, trees and animals at F. D. Roosevelt State Park. Fee includes outdoor adventures, indoor labs, craft projects. Geared towards ages 8 to 12. Camp meets in the Group Shelter. Limited space. Fills quickly. More info at park office.

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

Details

Admission
Must pre-register and pre-pay $60.
$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

Jr. Ranger Winter Discovery Camp

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Discover park trails, trees and animals at F. D. Roosevelt State Park. Fee includes outdoor adventures, indoor labs, craft projects. Geared towards ages 8 to 12. Camp meets in the Group Shelter. Limited space. Fills quickly. More info at park office.

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

Details

Admission
Must pre-register and pre-pay $60.
$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

Fantasy In Lights Character Breakfast

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8:30 am - 11 am

Nov. 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27 and Dec. 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25. 

A new opportunity to dine with the Callaway Gardens Fantasy In Lights characters will start the day with some Christmas cheer.  Be sure to purchase tickets to this plentiful breakfast buffet, including a Made-to-Order Omelet station, to visit with beloved charcters* such as Rudolph, Frosty, Gingerbread Man, and more.  This special offering will take place in the Mountain Creek Ballrooms from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27 and Dec. 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25.  The price is $25/adult; $12.50/child (6-12), and free for children five and younger.

Details

Admission
The price is $25/adult; $12.50/child (6-12), and free for children five and younger.
Location
17800 US Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, GA
31822-2000
Get directions
Phone
1-800-852-3810
Website
callawaygardens.com

Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts

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The Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts has been one of America’s premier needle arts events for more than four decades. The school is lauded for its world-class faculty and creative course offerings, as well as the long-lasting friendships it sparks among students who return year after year.

The school includes a well-stocked boutique, a bookstore offering new and rare out-of-print titles, a juried needle arts exhibit sponsored by the Dogwood Chapter of The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc., and two merchandise nights featuring the latest in needlework tools, beads, wearable art and more.

Combine all these factors with our wonderful Winter destination. Where else can you attend a needle arts school among beautiful Gardens in a moderate January climate? It all adds up to No. 1 in Needle Arts!

The public is invited, at no cost, to several aspects of the School, including:

Juried National Exhibit

Boutique

Bookstore

Merchandise Nights (2017:  January 17 and January 22)

Details

Admission
To register, please download and return the registration form or call 1.800.7.NEEDLE (1.800.763.3353). For more information, email Pat Callihan, Callaway Gardens School of Needle Arts Coordinator, at pccalli@callawaygardens.com.
Location
17800 US Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, GA
31822-2000
Get directions
Phone
1.800.7.NEEDLE (1.800.763.3353)
Website
callawaygardens.com

Fairy House Contest at F. D. Roosevelt State Park

check-in 11 AM

display until 4:00 PM

Judging/People’s Choice voting 12-1 PM.

Use outdoor-sturdy, unique, natural materials. Show us whimsical creativity. Recycled and repurposed wood, glass, ceramic and metal accents are ok. No plastic. Nails and glue allowed. Must have a door and windows. Fairies must be able to get in house. Size less than 24” high with no larger than 30” x 30” base. Prizes awarded for best single and group-built home, children and adult categories. Contact office for rules and more info. Deliver to Park Office porch.

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

Details

Admission
Must pre-register and prepay $15 entry fee.
$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

Fantasy in Lights

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Callaway Gardens' Fantasy In Lights, in Pine Mountain, Georgia, is not only the South’s most spectacular holiday light and sound show, it is one of the world's "Top 10 Places to See Holiday Lights," as named by National Geographic Traveler.

Details

Website
callawaygardens.com