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Make plans for Labor Day
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• Labor Day at Fort


When: Saturday, Sept. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Fort McAllister Historic Park in Richmond Hill

What: This Labor Day weekend, come see some of the trades necessary to keep a Civil War fort in working order. The program will include musket- and cannon-firing demonstrations, blacksmithing, Civil War cooking and discussions about soldiers’ lives.

Cost: $3.50-$5.

Info: 727-2339.


• Labor Day


When: Saturday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Where: Fort Morris Historic Park in Midway

What: Commemorate Labor Day holiday with hourly soldier talks and musket and cannon firings at this scenic coastal fort.

Cost: $2.75-$4.

Info: 884-5999.


• Labor Day at Skidaway

When: Saturday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Sept. 5

Where: Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah

What: Take the day off and watch a reptile show and awaken your senses with a night hike. Join in a volleyball game, family games, hayrides, a campfire and hoppin’ frog hike.

Cost: $5 parking.

Info: 912-598-2300.


• Experience Coastal

Georgia Festival

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Crooked River State Park in St. Marys

What: Celebrate the bounty of Georgia’s coast. Nature programs, crafts, food, kayak trips, water festivities and more details to come.

Cost: $5 parking.

Info: 912-882-5256.

• Cathead Creek

canoe excursion

When: Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-noon

Where: Fort King George Historic Site in Darien

What: A three-mile trip through the old rice canals with a variety of plants and wildlife.

Cost: $20 includes canoes, paddles and life jackets. Participants are responsible for their own food.

Info: 912-437-4770.

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