Friday, May 22, 2009

This Weekend in Georgia

On this Memorial Day Weekend, there's lots to do and see in Georgia!

Remember the "Gay '90s"? No, not the 1990s, but what our great-grandparents called the '90s! The Gay '90s are alive and well in Ringgold this weekend at the 1890s Day Jamboree! This Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, come on out to Ringgold and have the most fun anybody's had in over a century. There'll be an old-time fiddle contest, Gospel singing, 1890s cars, fireworks, and even a beauty pageant. For more information visit the 1890s Day Jamboree website.

If you'll be in the Helen area this weekend, why not stop by Unicoi State Park for their Memorial Day Blast! Join in on relay races, field day activities, a campfire, music concert, and hoedown! It's all happening Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. There is a small parking fee. You can get further details by calling 1-800-573-9659 ext. 305, or by visiting the Memorial Day Blast website.

From the mountains to the coast...This Saturday, May 23, join the garrison for a Memorial Day Celebration at Fort King George in Darien. It will be a day of artillery drills, musket firings and soldier's life activities. Musket and cannon firing demonstrations will be presented throughout the day. Events occur from 10 AM 'til 4 PM, and there is a small admission fee. Call 912-437-4770, or visit for details. To see Georgia Traveler's visit to Fort King George, click here.

And those are just a few of the great ways to explore Georgia this weekend. For more information, check out the Explore Georgia website operated by Georgia Traveler's production partners at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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