Family Programs

  • Audience:
    Sep 17 2016 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

    Celebrate all things Southern at the Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival. The Smith Family Farm provides the ideal backdrop for exploring our Southern foodways traditions with chef demos and discussions in our open hearth kitchens. Hands-on demonstrations explore Southern crafts such as basket weaving, woodworking, pottery, food preservation, and candle dipping. Sip local brews while listening to the sounds of Georgia folk musicians, visiting with regional folk artists, and exploring signature exhibitions and the fall foliage in our Goizueta Gardens.

  • Audience:
    Oct 21 2016 - 6:30pm

    The Atlanta History Center comes alive with ghoulish games, haunted mansions, and terrifying trails. Whether you are faint of heart or fearless, there is sure to be something to satisfy your thirst for adventure. From the family friendly chaos of a turn of the century carnival to the startling and chilling trails, come and join us…if you dare! Enjoy food for purchase and visit one of several cash bars for your favorite libation.

  • Audience:
    Oct 30 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm

    Visitors of all ages learn about and experience a Day of the Dead Festival. Guests enjoy traditional dancing, 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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    Audience:
    Repeats every week every Friday 2 times .
    Dec 9 2016 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
    Dec 16 2016 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
    Experience Christmas past with a candlelit stroll through our beautifully decorated gardens and grounds, and be transported into the warm glow of the holidays. Guests are welcomed by a lively Christmas market filled with local crafts and artisanal creations. Visit our three historic houses to experience how Southerners celebrated Christmas during the pioneer days, the Civil War era, and the 1930s. Holiday traditions of years past come alive with interpreters, music, and special activities.
  • Tickets Coming Soon
    Audience:
    Repeats every week every Friday 2 times .
    Dec 9 2016 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
    Dec 16 2016 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
    Experience Christmas past with a candlelit stroll through our beautifully decorated gardens and grounds, and be transported into the warm glow of the holidays. Guests are welcomed by a lively Christmas market filled with local crafts and artisanal creations. Visit our three historic houses to experience how Southerners celebrated Christmas during the pioneer days, the Civil War era, and the 1930s. Holiday traditions of years past come alive with interpreters, music, and special activities.