Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Friday, Jan 27, 2017
GHF In-school Presentation with West Chatham Elementary School
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 - Sunday, Feb 5, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Georgia History Festival's Colonial Faire & Muster
Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah GA
Audiences of all ages enjoy this popular, family-friendly annual living history program at Wormsloe State Historic Site. The event features costumed interpreters and vendors offering students and adults a taste of the excitement and adversity of life for the first settlers of colonial Georgia. Highlights include cannon and musket firing; blacksmithing, craft, and cooking demonstrations;...

Sunday, Feb 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Hodgson Hall, Savannah GA
Multiple sites throughout Georgia Georgians and visitors alike experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard. Over sixty cultural institutions...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
2:00 pm
Funk Heritage Center: Author Dr. William Rawlings
Funk Heritage Center, Waleska GA
Funk Heritage Center - February 2017 Programs Funk Heritage Center 7300 Reinhardt Circle Waleska, GA 30183 The Funk Heritage Center is participating in the Georgia History Festival by offering three excellent programs in February. The public is invited to all of these programs. Admission is $10 or $5 for Funk Heritage Center members and Reinhardt...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017
10:45 am
Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade
Forsyth Park, Savannah GA
Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony of February 12, 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to join us as students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical figures march through Savannah’s...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017
10:45 am
Rain Date for Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade
Forsyth Park, Savannah GA
In the event of inclement weather, the 2017 Georgia Day Parade will be held on Monday, February 13, beginning at 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
2:00 pm
Funk Heritage Center: Author George Lamplugh
Funk Heritage Center, Waleska GA
Funk Heritage Center - February 2017 Programs Funk Heritage Center 7300 Reinhardt Circle Waleska, GA 30183 The Funk Heritage Center is participating in the Georgia History Festival by offering three excellent programs in February. The public is invited to all of these programs. Admission is $10 or $5 for Funk Heritage Center members and Reinhardt...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbus Museum: Discovering the Art and Music of the Founding Fathers
Columbus Museum, Columbus GA
1251 Wynnton Rd Columbus, GA 31906 Discovering the Art and Music of the Founding Fathers On February 16 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., please join the Columbus Museum for an evening of dance, music, art, and history of the founding of our nation. At this event, you will have the opportunity to experience English Country Dance, which...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017
2017 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
2:00 pm
Funk Heritage Center: Editor Dan Roper
Funk Heritage Center, Waleska GA
Funk Heritage Center - February 2017 Programs Funk Heritage Center 7300 Reinhardt Circle Waleska, GA 30183 The Funk Heritage Center is participating in the Georgia History Festival by offering three excellent programs in February. The public is invited to all of these programs. Admission is $10 or $5 for Funk Heritage Center members and Reinhardt...

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Dr. Groce to speak at Palmer & Cay
This is a private event.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017
11:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: World War II Rescue Boat Station
Thunderbolt Marine Inc., Thunderbolt GA
Please join us for a historical marker dedication for: World War II Rescue Boat Station Friday, March 24, 2017 11:00 a.m. Thunderbolt Marine Inc. 3124 River Drive Thunderbolt, GA  31404 The marker reads: World War II Rescue Boat Station The Thunderbolt Yacht Basin opened here in 1939 to service marine vessels.  It was built on...

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
5:30 pm
Civil War Round Table of Atlanta
Dr. Todd Groce will be the featured speaker for the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta's meeting on April 11, 2017. The topic of Dr. Groce's talk will be "What Really Happened at Ebenezer Creek?" This is a private event.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
GHS Annual Meeting of the Board of Curators


Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 - Friday, Jun 23, 2017
NEH Summer Institute
Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory, and the American Public This NEH Summer Institute, Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory and the American People,  will engage scholars—college and university professors, adjunct and non-tenure-track faculty—in an exploration of how we as a country recognize, remember, and memorialize controversial people and events in the American past as viewed...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018
2018 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
2019 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
2020 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 13, 2021
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala