Events in Forsyth
Ready to start the Christmas Holiday? Come join us for some caroling and refreshments as we embrace this holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas Tree! This event will take place on Jackson Street.
December 2, 2019, 6:30 PM
This Christmas Season, think Shop Small! What is Shop Small? It’s a movement to shop in your local town in the small shops. Check out our local shops on the square for unique finds and gifts as we shop small, shop locally.
November 30, 2019
Secret Santa's Workshop
Start the Holiday season right with the Secret Santa’s Workshop. Santa’s busy elves will stock his magical workshop with holiday décor, unique finds for the kids, and beautifully crafted gifts from artists and local businesses. Be sure to stay on the nice list, because you may just get a glimpse of Jolly Ol’ St. Nick.
Nov. 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Plan your holiday with a visit to the big guy! Santa has cleared his schedule and will be making a stop into Forsyth to visit with all the boys and girls and to take a photo with them.
Nov. 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Can’t decide how to start off the holiday season? Then lace up your sneakers, deck yourself out in holiday lights and head out to the 2nd Annual Jingle Jog. This returning 5K allows runners to race through Forsyth while enjoying the beautiful lights and decorations of the season.
Nov 30, 2019, 6:00 PM
Hometown Holiday Parade
What can be better than starting the holidays with a parade? Why Santa of course! Join us in town as we celebrate “30 Years of Christmas Magic!” The lighted parade winds through downtown Forsyth, spreading holiday cheer to children and adults of all ages.
Dec 5, 2019, 7:00 PM
Pickled Okra - Swain
Start the holidays off with a night of great music, wings and something special to drink! Join us as Swain does an acoustic set.
December 6, 2019
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Our Junior Ranger program got a makeover this winter! We now offer site-specific Junior Ranger Badges (the wooden one pictured)! Each site has a unique badge for you to earn! Our badge can be earned through our monthly Day Camp! On the first Saturday of every month, we are offering a Junior Ranger Day Camp. The activities will vary from month to month. There is a 15 child limit per camp, so make sure you register early! The fee is $30 and the camp is for anyone age 5-15. Your child is required to wear weather appropriate clothing (that can get wet/muddy) and closed-toed shoes. You will also need to provide a water bottle, a lunch, and a snack for your child. If you have any additional questions or to register, call the office at 478-993-3053
December 7, 2019, 8:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Love the outdoors and listening to birds? Then join us as the High Falls Park Naturalist teaches you how to attract birds to your backyard. We will be making a fun craft to take home to feed your birdie friends. Free with parking permit.
December 7, 2019, 11:00 AM
Winter Wildlife Hike
How do animals survive in the winter? Enjoy a rustic winter hike with the High Falls Park Naturalist and learn about the winter survival of wildlife and more. $1 fee. Meet at Park Office.
December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM
The Pickled Okra presents Free Lance Ruckus
Spend the evening with a great band and a great dinner. Free Lance Ruckus is back with a great set. This is an evening not to miss!
December 7, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Ten Tenors - Monroe County Fine Arts Center
Smooth, beautiful voices, blended sounds! Come out to listen to The Ten Tenors. Monroe County Fine Arts Center will host this Australian sensation. They will be traveling through the USA on their world tour, Love is in the Air! This is the must-see concert of the season.
Dec 13, 2019, 7:00 PM
The Pickled Okra - presents Josh Courson
Born and raised in Macon, GA, Josh Courson, has quickly established himself as more than just a gifted guitarist. His dynamic vocal ability, passion for music, and southern rock style make Josh Courson a must see country act!
December 13, 2019, 7:00- 10:00 PM
Christmas at High Falls
Ready to relax prior to Christmas? Celebrate the season with Santa and High Falls. Walk the enchanted trail, enjoy hot chocolate and more. Spend the evening together at High Falls!
Dec 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Picked Okra Present Wes and Ronnie!
Join for a great evening as Wesley Robinson and Ronnie Pittman entertain us with their own unique brand of country. So grab your favorite girl and your boot scootin boots and join for for a great show.
December 20, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? Pucker up and join the Park Naturalist for a 1 mile hike to learn about our favorite winter plant: Mistletoe! $2 fee.
December 21, 2019, 2:00 PM
The Pickled Okra Presents - Trey Teem
Fresh from Nashville, Trey Teem is a songwriter and singer that delivers his unique style of county. Enjoy songs from his latest album, “We still do.” He was the Nash Next 2017 Middle Georgia Winner.
December 21, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
Looking for fun for the whole family on New Year’s Eve? Join us on the historic Courthouse Square at 9 pm for live entertainment, featuring “Conquest Show Band”.
It is a party! So, tap your toes, dance, eat, and have lots of fun! Stay for the midnight countdown and Ball Drop too!
Free event — for more information call 478-994-7747
December 31, 2019
First Day Hike
Want to start the new year off with a bang? Then join us to get that heart pumping on the moderate 2.5 mile hike. This is a guided hike on our Tranquility Trail. We will meet at the Tranquility Trail-head at 10:00 AM Please dress for the weather and wear closed toed sturdy hiking shoes. Everyone is welcome, but the trail is not easily accessible for strollers. Free with paid parking.
January 1, 2020, 10:00 AM
Love to watch the birds outside? Join us at the park as we discover how to attract birds to your backyard. We will make a fun craft to take home to feed your birdie friends. Meet at the Park Office. Free!
January 11, 2020, 11:00 AM
Have you ever looked at a rock and wondered what kind it was. Do you know the hardness scale? Then come along with us as we delve into the world of rocks! Meet at the park office. $2 fee.
January 12, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2020 Vision Journal Class
Have you made any New Year Resolutions? No? Then join us as we create a Vision Board to ‘”See Clearly”. 1823 Artisans Guild will provide a journal/poster board and glue. You will need to bring magazines and images to create your vision. $25.00
January 12, 2020, 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Paint Night at the Gallery
Looking for something to change your home. Then start the new year with this lovely painting. All supplies will be provided. The Guild will teach you how to paint the lovely painting. $26.00
January 7, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Beginners Basket Making Class
Do you love the look of a handmade basket? Think you can’t do it? Then join us for this class! You will make a smaller version of this basket. Bring a sandwich or snack to class. Class starts promptly at 9:00. $45
January 11, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Want to start your new year off on the right foot? Greet the day with the sunrise on this 1-mile hike! Meet at the Falls View Trailhead. $1.00 per person.
January 18, 2020, 7:00 AM
Love to see wildlife? Want to see it at your home? Join us as we learn how to attract wildlife to your home and lend them a hand throughout the cold months. Meet at Park Office. Free
January 18, 2020, 2:00 PM
Advanced Basket Making Class
Are you a seasoned basket maker? Then try Chair Side Footed basket weaving. Helen Anderson will take you step by step to create a beautiful heirloom basket. All Materials provided but bring a snack or lunch to eat while you work. $75.
January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Love to see the wildlife from your backyard? Then join us as we learn ways to attack wildlife to your backyard and lend them a hand throughout the cold winter months. Meet at Park Office. Free.
January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM
Pickled Okra Presents SouthBound Mojo
The mojo boys always have a big time in Forsyth at TPO!! Be sure to come early and grab a bite to eat. SBM Can’t wait to party with you again !! Bring a friend and get some mojo.
January 25, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Things We Love Art Show
Start the year off with our Things We Love Art Show. Enjoy The 1823 Artisan Guild Show and Gallery, Wine and Cheese Buffet, Door Prizes and 10% off Shopping the Gallery.
Come share our excitement during our Open House Show just for our special guests. Tickets required for entry. $10.
February 1, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The BackLot Players Present - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Backlot Players at the Rose Theater present January’s addition to the ’19– ’20 season.
One of the most beloved characters of American fiction, Tom Sawyer, is a force of nature. He is either sneaking out of his Aunt Polly’s house at night to visit the graveyard or duping his playmates into white-washing a fence. Don’t forget about him stealing a kiss from the ravishing Becky Thatcher, or taking a stand against the murderous Injun Joe. Tom’s small-town adventures on the banks of the Mississippi River are the magical essence of childhood, a joyous leap into the great river of time and memory.
January 31st, February 1st, 7th, 8th at 7:30 PM. February 2nd, 9th at 2:30 PM.
Hello Yellow Kickoff with Food Truck Vendors
Let’s kick off the Forsythia Festival season with a Hello Yellow celebration!! Come join us, as we paint the town yellow. For more information contact Valerie McCullough at 478-994-9239.
February 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Groundhog Day Ceremony
Is winter here to stay, or is spring just around the corner? Find out what General Beauregard Lee has to say at sunrise. The main gate will be open by 6:00 AM. This free ceremony will begin around 7:30 AM.
February 2, 2020, 7:30 AM