Wednesday, August 19, 2009

This Weekend in Georgia

Jekyll Island Beach Music Festival and Barbecue Bash
Thursday, August 20 - Saturday, August 22, 2009 Jekyll Island, Georgia
Now that summer vacation is ending for most of us, what better way to give summer a send off than the Jekyll Island Beach Music Festival and Barbecue Bash? It's a weekend of live music, great barbecue, and fun in the sun! There's even a golf tournament and wine tasting! The good folks of Jekyll Island would love to see you for a visit. For information, visit the Jekyll Island Beach Music Festival's website.

Horse Trail at General Coffee State Park

August 21 - 22, 2009
General Coffee State Park, Nicholls, Georgia
During the month of August, be one of the first riders on General Coffee State Park's brand new equestrian trail! Horses are welcome on the marked trail and the old-fashioned Heritage Farm at the park will make them feel right at home. So pack your saddlebags with your camping gear and come to beautiful General Coffee State park! Here's the website for info.

Cloudland Canyon Bushcraft Weekend
Friday, August 21 - Sunday, August 23, 2009
Cloudland Canyon State Park, Rising Fawn, Georgia

For another interesting weekend outdoors, consider visiting Cloudland Canyon State Park for Bushcraft Weekend! Bushcraft is the art of using natural materials and primitive skills to improve camping and backpacking. Instruction will include shelter construction, water gathering, fire by friction, natural camouflauge and more. Bring a backpacking tent, water or filter, pocketknife and food for the weekend. Be prepared for a 3-mile hike. Registration is required; visit their website for more details.

And those are just a few of the events you can find this weekend in Georgia. For more ideas, visit the ExploreGeorgia website operated by our production partners at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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