Family Programs

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    Aug 23 2014 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

    This family program invites guests to experience the best of Meet the Past offerings through interactions with characters that bring to life the stories of people from Atlanta and Georgia. Explore the galleries of the museum, the Smith Family Farm, and Swan House and engage in activities, discussions with historical interpreters, and become personally involved in the region’s past.

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    Sep 27 2014 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

    Traditional crafts, Southern foodways, and environmental sustainability are at the center of the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival. This annual family program celebrates all things Southern with an assortment of scheduled and ongoing events in the museum and at the Atlanta History Center’s 1860s Smith Family Farm.

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    Nov 2 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Visitors of all ages will learn about and experience a Day of the Dead Festival. Guests enjoy storytelling, crafts, and authentic Mexican food and entertainment. View a display of altars honoring lost family and friends that are decorated with flowers, favorite foods and beverages.

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    Dec 4 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Step back in time and experience Christmas past with a candle-lit stroll through a crisp wooded trail that transports you to the warm glow of the holidays. Visit each of the three historic houses to experience how Southerners celebrated Christmas during the pioneer days, the Civil War era, and the 1930s. Guests experience holiday traditions of years past with interpreters and special activities. Enjoy food for purchase and visit one of several cash bars for your favorite libation.

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    Dec 18 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Step back in time and experience Christmas past with a candle-lit stroll through a crisp wooded trail that transports you to the warm glow of the holidays. Visit each of the three historic houses to experience how Southerners celebrated Christmas during the pioneer days, the Civil War era, and the 1930s. Guests experience holiday traditions of years past with interpreters and special activities. Enjoy food for purchase and visit one of several cash bars for your favorite libation.