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SEASONAL ACTIVITIES

AUTUMN at AUTREY MILL

Tuesday, November 25th
1-4pm

Come enjoy fall activities during Thanksgiving week.
Autumn crafts, hikes, tours of historic buildings, s'mores at the fire pit.

$5 per person. Members receive a free s'more kit.


December Holiday Activities

Autrey Mill at the Founders Day Parade
Saturday, December 6
Watch for Autrey Mill's float (we won 1st place last year!)

Children's Cookies and Craft
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2-4pm

Children's Treats and Trinkets
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2-4pm

More details coming soon


2014 Past Seasonal Programs

Looking for Something to do During Spring Break?
Come on over to Autrey Mill to explore the spring woodlands, wander through our Heritage Village, or visit our ducks, turtles, frogs, and snakes.

To make a Spring Break visit to Autrey Mill extra fun, we'll have some free activities going on around the park. donations always appreciated

Each day Tuesday through Friday (April 8-11):

  • at 11:00am - Go on a Scavenger Hunt
  • at 3:00pm - Meet Pebbles, our large African tortoise

On Thursday and Friday (April 10-11)

  • from 1-3pm - Docents will open some of our historic buildings
    for mini tours

Instructors Wade and Ben
Camping and Backpacking 101
for All Ages

Thursday, April 10
6-8pm

Cost per person: $3 members, $5 non-members
includes a free s'more
An adult must accompany children under 15
Registration recommended.
Register online below or bring cash Thursday

Catch an early dinner then come enjoy a spring evening at Autrey Mill and learn about some of the equipment and skills you will need to take an overnight (or longer) trip into the woods!  Whether you have never set up a tent, or you can put one up in the dark, come on out and pick up some tips from our experienced staff.  We’ll have a campfire for making s’mores, gear demonstrations, and plenty of stories to share our experiences and get you ready for your next adventure!

Instructors:

  • Wade Chandler is Autrey Mill’s executive director.  In 2008 he hiked the entire Appalachian Trail and spent 3 years managing a backcountry lodge in North Georgia.  He has fished, hunted, and kayaked in numerous places around Georgia and Florida.
  • Ben Pitman is Autrey Mill’s Office Manager.  He grew up hiking in Washington State, is an Eagle Scout, and has many miles on his boots from all over the US.


Some friends of Autrey Mill help Ben and Wade gather firewood.