Saturday @ the Rock
Saturday at the Rock is open to participants of all ages. Every 3rd Saturday we will host a program on a different topic of interest.
- Includes a visit to the Rock Eagle Natural History Museum;
- Programs are two hours (unless otherwise stated);
- Admission is $5.00 for 5 years and older, children 4 and younger are free;
- July program prices are $10 per person.
- Pre-registration required.
Annual Program Passes available!
- $40.00 for the whole year.
- Includes admission into all Saturday at the Rock programs during 2013.
To register for a Saturday at the Rock event, please contact Matt Hammons at (706) 484-2862.
2013 Saturday @ the Rock Schedule:
|February 16th, Got Shade? Grow Moss!- Learn how to embrace the easy to grow plants that will add evergreen beauty to your shady space. We will discover the wonders of how these tiny plants grow, propagate and survive in our hot climate as well as many different uses in your garden space. Start time: 9:30am|
|March 16th, Snakes, Turtles, and More - Explore the wonderful world of reptiles and amphibians. Start time: 9:30am|
|April 20th, Antebellum Medicinal Herbs - Master Gardener Rae Wade will present the twelve most-common antebellum medicinal herbs. Wade will trace their history through the ages and connect them with modern medicines and scientific research. Start time: 9:30am|
|May 18th, Astronomical Observations- Observe the sun and discuss NASA's Curiosity Rover with the Atlanta Astronomy Club. Observations will be subject to weather conditions. Start time: 9:30am|
Note: Our June Program Date is the 2nd Saturday of the Month.
June 8th, Canning and Food Preservation - Denise Everson, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the UGA Cooperative Extension, teaches research-based recipes and provide step-by-step instructions on safe methods for food preservation. Start time: 9:30am (Program Fee $10 per person)
|July 20th, Inside the Hive - Learn about bee biology, pollination, and sample Rock Eagle honey. Start time: 9:30am|
|August 17th, Canoe Adventures - Navigate Rock Eagle Lake by canoe. Start time: 9:30am|
September 21st, Cancelled
|October 19th, Pioneer Days- Spend the day at the Scott site exploring life at the turn of the century. Start time: 9:30am|
Note: Our November Program Date is the 4th Saturday of the Month.
November 23rd, Rock Eagle Hike - Hike to the Rock Eagle Mound. Start time: 12:00pm & 3:00pm