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Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

Is it Fall yet, y’all?

We can’t wait for the weather to cool and for Poppell family farms to open for the fall season.

If you haven’t taken your family to visit this 10-acre corn maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum (about six miles from Jesup), please put it on your Fall to-do list..

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2016 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 1. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every weekend Oct. 1-Sun. Oct. 30.

New for 2016: The Trail of Terror
An 800 ft. haunted walking trail through the Zombie filled woods.
Running every Friday and Saturday night through Saturday Oct. 29
Recommended for ages 12 & older.
Open Halloween night 5-10PM

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze hayrides Savannah About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Other activities include pony rides ($5); duck races; six & younger playground (with 2 bounce houses); hop-a-long rodeo; Betsy the Milk cow contest; large catfish pond (no fishing / watch them eat)

Corn Maze Design for Fall 2016 Coming Sept. 1 2016

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 1-Sun. Oct. 30, 2016
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays
(5 PM-10PM Fridays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)
(5PM-10PM Saturdays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

Special Events

 Saturday 10/1  Grand Opening & Chic-fil-A Day
Come enjoy the day with us and meet the Chic-fil-A Cow!
 Friday 10/07 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)
“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/8 Boy Scout Day (Recognizing all Boy Scouts at 1:00 pm)
“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Friday 10/14 Open from 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/15 Girl Scout Day (Recognizing all Girl Scouts at 1:00 pm)
Wayne County Chamber Member Day
 Friday 10/21 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/22 Safety Day – Come visit the Fire Safety House presented by The Jesup Fire Department. Also an assortment of public safety vehicles will be on display provided by The Wayne County Sheriff’s office.
 Friday 10/28 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)“The Trail Of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
Saturday 10/29 Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2pm. Now Showing “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” begins at 7:30

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Last chance to save up to 25% at Disney this Fall

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Disney Halloween Deals Savannah Fall is a great time to visit Walt Disney World. Lower crowds, cooler temperatures, and lots of exciting special events. 

And when you book by Aug. 31, you can save up to 25% off most resort stays through Nov. 5 @ select Walt Disney World resort hotels.

Consider an adult-only escape to experience culinary delights, special concerts, celebrity chefs, and more at Epcot Food & Wine Festival. And for 2016, the event has been extended from Sept. 14 through Nov. 14… that’s 62 days of goodness!

Children of all ages will love Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. On select nights in September & October, you can meet special characters, trick or treat inside the Magic Kingdom, enjoy a special parade & fireworks, and of course, this is hands-down the best time to see Disney villains.

If you’re considering a Disney vacation this fall, request your no-obligation quote from SouthernMamas’ go-to vacation planner for 4 years Two Sisters Travel.

Remember, Disney only requires a $200 refundable deposit to start planning.

Get your vacation quote online or call 843-284-3241, and let’s start your Disney vacation countdown!

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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FREE Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival 2016 includes Ms Peanut & Little Goober competition

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Free Peanut Festival Bluffton SC The Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival has evolved from a one day event to a weekend filled with activities for the whole family to participate in.

Ms. Peanut & Little Goober competition

Start off the festival with Thurs. Sept. 8 at 4:30PM with the official “Cracking of the Nut” at the Bluffton’s Farmers Market & Ms Peanut & Little Goober competition. The Ms. Peanut & Little Goober event is for children under the age of three. There will be a boys and a girls winner. Judges are looking for the cutest little peanuts and goobers to enter. Entry cost: $25. Details here. 

Friday night is a night for the grown ups with the 2nd Annual Peanut Pub Crawl through Old Town Bluffton.

Sat. Sept. 10 Festival 

Bring the whole family down Sat. Sep. 10 from Noon- 5PM for a day filled with tons of peanut fun & a boiled peanut cook-off

Location

Bluffton Village
(Between the Library and the Post Office off 46)
Bluffton, SC 29910

Boiled Peanut Cook-off

Community members, restaurants, bakeries, home cooks, and artisan boilers are welcome to enter. Details on the contest here.

Kids’ Zone
Includes zipline, euro jumper, rock wall, bungie jumper, dunk tank & more.

Cost
No charge for admission. In the “Kid Zone”, several vendors who charge on their own. Prices for those activities range from free and up to around $10 for zip lining.

For more info, click here or email eblack@blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

FREE Skidaway Marine Sciences Day, Skidaway Is., Savannah & CoastFest 2016, Brunswick

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Free Skidaway Marine Sciences Day Savannah 2015

Free Skidaway Marine Science Day 2016, Skidaway Is., Savannah, Oct. 22 2016

This free campus-wide open house at The UGA Marine Extension Service & Aquarium on Skidaway Island offers activities geared for all ages. Programs, tours, displays and hands-on activities, primarily related to marine science and the coastal environment, are all part of the day’s educational fun.

Open to the public at no charge, the event is presented by the University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, the University of Georgia’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium, the University of Georgia’s Shellfish Research Laboratory and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

One of the most exciting featured attractions this year will be a close-up look at Georgia’s first oyster hatchery, a project of the UGA Marine Extension’s Shellfish Research Laboratory and Georgia Sea Grant, units of UGA Public Service and Outreach.

Other activities include tours of the 92-foot Research Vessel Savannah, fun hands-on exhibits at the UGA Aquarium, and explorations of an underwater reef at Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

When: Sat. Oct. 22 2016
Time: Noon-4PM

Learn more here. 

All activities at Skidaway Marine Science Day are free.

For additional information, call 912-598-2325, or see http://www.skio.uga.edu/

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CoastFest 2016 Brunswick CoastFest 2016 in Brunswick 

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant participate in CoastFest in Brunswick, Ga., every first Saturday in October.

This year’s festival will be Sat. Oct. 1 10AM-4PM @ Depart. of Natural Resources
1 Conservation Way
Brunswick, GA. 31520

This free, family-oriented educational festival is Georgia’s largest outdoor festival celebrating our state’s coastal, environmental, historical and cultural resources. Over 9,000 excited visitors enjoy interactive exhibits and activity areas provided by 80-plus local, regional, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations and institutions of higher learning.

Touch tanks with live coastal animals, educational information, games and activities for the whole family are just part of our offerings.

More details here.

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival 2016, Richmond Hill

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Ogeechee Seafood Festival Richmond Hill Savannah Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival will be October 14-16 2016 in Richmond Hill.

Fri Oct. 14: 5PM-to 11PM
Sat. Oct. 15: 10AM-to 11PM
Sun. Oct. 16: 11AM-to 5PM

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival Oct. 14-16 in J.F. Gregory Park (521 Cedar St.).

The festival will include live music, crafts, seafood, carnival rides, and feature live music.

To see the schedule of entertainers will performing click here. 

J.F. Gregory Park is at 521 Cedar St., Richmond Hill.

2016 ADMISSION PRICES:

ADULTS (16 and older): Friday and Sunday $5 (No Re-admission) • Saturday $10 (Re-admission Allowed)

KIDS (ages 6-15): Friday and Sunday $5 (No Re-admission) • Saturday $5 (Re-admission Allowed)

CHILDREN (5 and under): FREE all weekend!

For more information, please contact info@goseafoodfestival.com, call 912-756-3444 or visit www.goseafoodfestival.com .

 

FREE Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2016, Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2014 Annual two-day Beaufort Shrimp Festival celebrates local food, live music & contests @ the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Fri. Sept. 30 & Sat. Oct. 1 2016. The festival will feature local food, live music, contests & more.

Food & beverages will be available for purchase.

At 8AM Sat. Oct. 1, participate in the 5k Run/Walk & the children’s Popcorn Shrimp Run. Food & beverage booths, the Arts & Crafts Market & the children’s area will open later in the morning, followed by the adult Shrimp Heading and children’s Shrimp Peeling competitions, Restaurant Competition, the Sea Island Rotary’s Charity Shrimp Race & live entertainment.

The Sea Island Rotary Club’s Annual Charity Shrimp Race gives spectators the opportunity to adopt one or more of the 5,000 rubber floating shrimp that are dropped into the Beaufort River. Shrimp will float toward a designated finish line & the first 10 to finish will earn their owners $5,000 in cash, plus offer the chance to win $1M.

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL FAMILY EVENTS, CLICK HERE.  

 

FREE STEM Festival for all ages, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Sept. 24

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

STEMFest 2016 at Georgia Southern University Sept. 24Bring the kids to celebrate Science, Engineering, Technology and Math at Georgia Southern University at STEM Festival 2016 in Statesboro.

This FREE fun-filled community event will be Sat. Sept. 24, 2016
10AM-4 PM.

Learn more here. 

Nessmith-Lane Building
*847 Plant Drive on the Georgia Southern Campus

50+ Exploration stations will provide hands-on activities for children young and old. Activities appropriate for elementary, middle and high school will be available.

STEM Fest activities include:

See robotics in action
Watch Planetarium shows @ GSU’s Planetarium Digistar 5 Fulldome
Learn how video games are created
Make ice-cream with liquid nitrogen
Blast off Alka-Seltzer rockets
Learn about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Learn about Georgia Archaeology with the ArchaeoBus
Participate with NASA
Go on a mission with the Army
Visit Georgia Southern Museum & see its 26-foot long Mosasaur skeleton

Free guest parking will be available in lot #32; bus parking available in lot C behind the Nessmith Lane building
Food will be available for purchase.

Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University, (912) 478-2549, kagreer@georgiasouthern.edu

FOR MORE FREE KIDS’ EVENTS IN SAVANNAH & THE LOWCOUNTRY, CLICK HERE.

Civil War Candle Lantern Tour @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill Civil War Candle Lantern Tour @ Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill.
Sat. Oct 8, 2016 7-10 PM

See Civil War soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for hot cider and cookies, then prepare yourself for a blast with a cannon firing over the Ogeechee River. Tours will be held every half hour, with the last at 9:30 PM.

Cost: $5-$8.

Info: 912-727-2339.

Location:
Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, 31324

2016 Tybee Island Pirate Fest & Parade

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Tybee Pirate Fest, Parade 20152016 Tybee Island Pirate Fest, Oct. 6-9

Ready to swashbuckle.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday highlights include the FREE Pirate Victory Parade; Scallywags Costume Contest; Little Matey’s Cove; Thieves Market; live music; a fireworks show & several kids’ activities such as a Ferris wheel.

That’s right, a Ferris wheel on Tybee!

Adult Tickets Prices

Buccaneer’s Ball – $40 advance | $50 at door
Friday: $12
Saturday: $15
Weekend pass: $25
Sunday: Free

There is additional cost for some activities including the Ferris wheel.

For additional information about the 2016 Tybee Island Pirate Fest, please call 912.713.2321 or visit www.tybeepiratefest.com

Friday: Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern, contests, and live music.
Saturday: Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern, The Pirate Victory Parade, performers, contests, and live music.
Sunday: Family Day! Thieves’ Market, Little Matey’s Cove, The Mugs of Mutiny Tavern

The annual free Pirate Parade will take place Sat. Oct. 10, at 3PM. Participation will include floats, marching units, dignitaries, shriners & families. Tickets are NOT needed to watch the parade.

Pokémon Hikes & more kids’ events @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill kids activitiesHave you taken your kids to visit Fort McAllister State Park – a 1,725-acre Georgia state in Richmond Hill?

August is a great time to do so with lots of family activities happening.

Fort McAllister Hosts August Events

Fort McAllister State Historic Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Flashlight Tag
Friday, August 12, 2016
8PM
$2 program fee plus $5 ParkPass required

Astronomy
Saturday, August 13, 2016
9PM
$3 program fee

Pokémon Hike
Sunday, August 14, 2016
11AM – noon
$3 program fee

Bat Hike
Sunday, August 14, 2016
7:30PM
$2 program fee plus $5 ParkPass required

Fort McAllister History: Reenacting 101
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
11AM
Standard fort admission ($9 adults; $8 ages 62 and over; $5 ages 6-17; free ages 5 and under)

Fort McAllister History: Civil War Surgery
Thursday, August 18, 2016
11AM
Standard fort admission ($9 adults; $8 ages 62 and over; $5 ages 6-17; free ages 5 and under)

Pokémon Hike
Saturday, August 20, 2016
8 – 9PM
$3 program fee

Bike Ride
Sunday, August 21, 2016
7:30PM
$2 program fee plus $5 ParkPass required
Rental bikes are limited (first come first serve). You are encouraged to bring your own bikes.

Fort McAllister History: In Cooley’s Footsteps
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
11AM
Standard fort admission ($9 adults; $8 ages 62 and over; $5 ages 6-17; free ages 5 and under)

Fort McAllister History: Blacksmithing
Thursday, August 25, 2016
11AM
Standard fort admission ($9 adults; $8 ages 62 and over; $5 ages 6-17; free ages 5 and under)

Flashlight Tag
Friday, August 26, 2016
8PM
$2 program fee plus $5 ParkPass required

Astronomy
Saturday, August 27, 2016
9PM
$3 program fee

Pokémon Hike
Sunday, August 28, 2016
11AM – noon
$3 program fee

Bat Hike
Sunday, August 28, 2016
7:30PM
$2 program fee plus $5 ParkPass required

For more information, call 912.727.2339 or email FortMcAllister.Park@gadnr.org.

Free Admission Days @ Fort Pulaski, Savannah

Monday, August 8th, 2016

 

Free kids events at Fort Pulaski Founders Day Savannah Aug. 25 2016FOUNDERS DAY EVENTS & FREE ADMISSION WEEKEND

Aug. 25-28 in celebration of National Park Service’s 100th Birthday Weekend.

Thurs. Aug. 25, 2016
Fort Pulaski will celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service with a special day of events.

Free Founders’ Day Events on Aug. 25
Fort Pulaski National Monument invites YOU to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. Special programs will include guided walks, ranger programs, cannon firings, musical performances, and concert with the Third Infantry Division Band from Fort Stewart. Come to the fort Thurs. Aug. 25 as we party like it’s 1916!

Founder’s Day Schedule (Thursday, August 25th, 2016):

10:00 AM – Lighthouse Trail Walk
11:00 AM – Guided Fort Tour
12:00 PM – Ranger Program: The National Park Service at 100!
12:30 PM – Artillery Demonstration
1:00 PM – Performance: Savannah Arts Academy
2:00 PM – Performance: Three Fold Chord
2:30 PM – Artillery Demonstration
3:00 PM – Guided Fort Tour
4:00 PM – Ranger Program: The National Park Service at 100!
4:30 PM – Artillery Demonstration
5:00 PM – Performance: Gee Gullah Ring Shouters
6:00 PM – Cake Cutting & Artillery Demonstration
6:30 PM – Concert featuring the Third Infantry Division Band from Fort Stewart

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Fort Pulaski Centennial Series 2016 Savannah Throughout 2016, Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah is hosting special events as a part of its Centennial Series every third Sunday of the month so visitors and locals alike can discover Savannah’s national park.

Fort Pulaski National Monument is on U.S. Hwy 80, 15 miles east of downtown Savannah. For more info, call 912) 786-5787 or visit nps.gov/fopu.

Centennial Series at Fort Pulaski
September 18–Kayaking with a Ranger
October 16–Full Moon Hike
November 20–Oystering along the Savannah
December 18–Historic District Walk

Fee information
Adults: $7
Children 15 & younger: Free

 

Last Minute Disney Cruise Deal

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Last minute Cruise Deal Savannah travel

If you’ve been dreaming of a Disney Cruise, now is THE time to book! For a limited time Two Sisters Travel is offering up to $100 onboard credit when you book any Disney Cruise Line itinerary for travel by Oct. 1, 2016.

For sailings 7-nights or longer get $100 onboard credit, and $50 for sailings 3-5 nights. You’ll choose how to spend your credit; special shore excursions, relaxing spa treatments, souvenirs, photographs, for me it’s definitely a private Cabana rental at Castaway Cay!

Disney Cruise Line offers a unique vacation experience that blends entertainment and adventure with comfort and convenience.

There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage features the world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide, and of course, all of your favorite characters.

With four beautiful ships, convenient ports, exciting itineraries, and now an onboard ship credit up to $100, there has never been a better time to set sail on a Disney Cruise.

Hurry & contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a FREE vacation quote and more information. This special Disney Cruise onboard credit offer expires Aug. 15, 2016.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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EPIC Disney World Offer – Up to $75 Gift Card On Last Minute Packages

Monday, July 25th, 2016

late summer disney deal 2016 Two Sisters Travel Summer 2016 may be coming to a close but Two Sisters Travel doesn’t want the fun to end! For the first EVER, they’re offering a FREE Disney Gift Card up to $75 for planning a last minute Walt Disney World getaway!

That’s right… book a Walt Disney World resort & ticket package with Two Sisters Travel and they’ll give you a FREE gift card. You choose how you’ll spend it: souvenirs, Mickey Ears, or maybe even a few extra Dole Whips!

How it works:

– Book any Walt Disney World Value Resort; earn a $25 Disney Gift Card

– Book any Walt Disney World Moderate Resort; earn a $50 Disney Gift Card

– Book any Walt Disney World Resort Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Resort; earn a $75 Disney Gift Card

This limited offer is available for travel no later than Sept. 30, 2016. Packages must be a minimum 4-night stay with minimum 3-day Magic Your Way tickets. Combine your package with a dining plan for more value.

And you can also take advantage of special savings of up to 25% off your Walt Disney World Resort stay when you book by Aug. 31.

If you missed planning a “big” summer vacation or simply need one more hoorah before it’s back to school, this IS your chance to save AND score a FREE DISNEY GIFT CARD UP TO $75 !

Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime deal. Get a no-obligation quote online now or call 843-284-3241.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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Sandbox @ the Stables: Labor Day celebration @ Lawton Stables, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Labor Day kids activities: Sandbox at the Stables Hilton Head Is.5th Annual Sandbox At The Stables Fundraiser on Sept 5, 2016

The Sandbox Children’s Museum and Lawton Stables , both on Hilton Head Is., invite you & your family to “Sandbox at the Stables” this Labor Day 2016.

Everyone is invited to this community celebration on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 5 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ Lawton Stables, located inside Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Is. (about a 1 hr drive from Savannah).

 

Activities (some free, some require activity tickets) scheduled include:

Craft projects
Inflatable water slides and bounce houses
Pony rides
Facepainting by Morgan’s Mommy Facepainting People
Family games and activities (including Rock Climbing Wall and Bungee Jumping by Firehouse Nutz Extreme Events)
Live remotes from SC103.1 and 104.9 The Surf

The Cowpoke Caper Parade is back again at High Noon. Come dressed as your favorite cowpoke and bring your cowpoke name – creativity is key. Free bandanas to the first 50 entries.

Available for purchase: hot dogs & burgers fresh off the grill, snow cones, cotton candy.

Admission: $5 per person; tickets for concessions and activities are $1 each.

(Members:$5/person and you will receive $5 in concession tickets for each paid admission)

Guests will park at the Trolley Stop inside Sea Pines Gate ($6 per vehicle fee entrance to Sea Pines) &  ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. (there is NO Event parking at Lawton Stables)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Pope Avenue will be closed on Labor Day.

Lawton Stables, 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29928 tel: (843) 671-2586, www.lawtonstableshhi.com/ Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

FOR MORE LOCAL KIDS’ ACTIVITIES, VISIT OUR EVENTS CALENDAR HERE.

FREE Pirates program @ Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center, Okatie, SC

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Pirates at Port Royal Sound Maritime Center Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center – a small, free & interesting museum that’s in Okatie, S.C. near Beaufort, SC (about a 45-minute drive from Savannah) – has Pirate Saturdays on the third Saturday of each month.

From 11AM-2PM on Sat. July 16, members of the Charles Towne Few, South Carolina’s largest pirate re-enactment group, will be swashbuckling, storytelling, plundering & telling landlubbers the true stories of pirates in the Port Royal Sound area.

Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center Admission is FREE so bring the whole family.

Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center 
Free admission
A non-profit museum dedicated to the betterment & conservation of the waters & lands of our unique salt marsh ecosystem. Features include a 3,000 gallon aquarium; moons & tides exhibit; underwater sounds exhibit; Megalodon jaw; educational touch tanks.
Open 10AM-5PM Tues-Sat.
310 Okatie Hwy
Okatie, South Carolina
(843) 645-7774

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Things to do with kids in nearby Beaufort, SC

The Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center is near Beaufort, SC. After your visit, head into Beaufort for a visit. Click here for ideas of things to do with kids while visiting Beaufort.

 

Revolutionary War Program for Kids; Reptiles of the Lowcountry, Ridgeland, SC

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Morris Center Lowcountry free Ridgeland SC

A Night in History: American Revolutionary War Exhibit Opening
Sat. July 23, 2016, 5:30-7:30PM
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, Ridgeland, SC

You are invited to travel back in time at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, Ridgeland, SC. Come play war games, scavenge for treasure with pirates & enjoy light refreshments while you chat with Revolutionary & Civil War soldiers.

Suggested donation: $6 per adult will help sustain the center’s educational programs. Free for children!

To RSVP call the Morris Center at 843-284-9227 ext. 0 or email info@morrisheritagecenter.org

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Reptiles of the Lowcountry
Fri. July 29, 2016, 2PM
Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, Ridgeland, SC

Come see the reptiles that live among us in a presentation by Jeff Culbertson. Discover the hidden lives of reptiles and learn why they are so important to the environment. In this program, you will not only be able to look at live reptiles, but also get to hold them at the end of the show.

This program is located at the Morris Center in Ridgeland, SC. Pre-registration is recommended to guarantee a seat, but walk-ins are welcome.

To register, call 843-284-9227 or email info@morrisheritagecenter.org .

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 Jacob Smart Blvd. S. Ridgeland, SC 29936