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Landmark Park Media Preview for Nov., Dec., and Jan.

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Oct 27 2017 9:25 AM

Sneak peak of upcoming events at Landmark Park. High resolution images available on request. For more information, contact Public Relations Director Laura V. Stakelum 334-794-3452 •

ONGOING • PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Landmark Park members and volunteers Larry and Patti Puckett will present a special photography exhibit in the Interpretive Center Auditorium. Photos by the Pucketts were taken at Landmark Park and across the state of Alabama. Free with paid gate admission. 


ONGOING • GEM AND MINERAL EXHIBIT Members of the Gem and Mineral Club present an exhibit of stones, minerals, fossils and information in the Interpretive Center Lobby. 


[PROGRAM FULL] OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 2, NOVEMBER 7-9, NOVEMBER 14-17 • LIVING HISTORY *Costumed Program!!* Give your students the experience of living and working on a Wiregrass Farmstead in the early 1900s. Students will get the opportunity to cook on the hearth, make butter, care for the farm animals, help in the garden and more! Costumed in period dress, students will be divided into small groups in order to participate at the different workstations. This half-day program will conclude with lunch (prepared by the students) at the Waddell House, traditional games, a hay ride, and an ice cream cone served from the Martin Drugstore. **Due to the hands on nature of this program, classes are limited to a maximum of 30 students and a minimum of 20 students. Cost: $20/student (includes lunch and an ice cream). Program Length: 4 hours (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) Recommended age: 3rd-6th. PREREGISTERED SCHOOL GROUPS ONLY! VISIT www.LANDMARKPARKDOTHAN.COM TO REGISTER. 


THROUGH NOVEMBER • RETIRED MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH In appreciation for our military’s service to our country and our community, Landmark Park is holding several special offers for retired military during the month of November. Retired military who join Landmark Park during the month of November will receive $10 off any membership level. In addition to the November membership discount, retired military and their families are invited to visit Landmark Park November 11-13 and receive free admission. November 18 will feature free ice cream from the Martin Drugstore for retired military and their families, and free Digitarium Planetarium Programs on November 25 (show times are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.) 


TUESDAY-FRIDAYS IN DECEMBER • CHRISTMAS PAST Thinking of Christmas the way your grandparents described it to you? Students can experience some of the same activities and emotions of this very special season with cider tasting and story-telling by the fireplace. The children will also be invited to play parlor games and construct old-fashioned ornaments they may take home with them. **Due to the hands on nature of this program, groups are limited to approximately 30 students per session. Cost: $10/student. PREREGISTERED SCHOOL GROUPS ONLY! VISIT www.LANDMARKPARKDOTHAN.COM TO REGISTER. 


DECEMBER 3 • DECORATING WORKSHOP Spread some holiday cheer at Landmark Park at 1 p.m. in the Interpretive Center Auditorium. Create wreaths, garlands and swags out of natural materials and decorate Landmark Park for Victorian Christmas and make some decorations to take home! Refreshments will be provided. Guests are encouraged to bring gloves and wire pliers. Call 334-794-3452 to reserve your space. This event is supported by the Wiregrass Master Gardeners Association.

DECEMBER 10 • VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Warm up to some holiday hospitality during Landmark Park’s annual open house. Visitors are invited to sip hot chocolate or mulled cider while children try their hand at making traditional Christmas decorations and enjoy a wagon ride around the property. A circuit-riding preacher will arrive to deliver a Christmas message in the historic Presbyterian Church and Santa will be available to visit with the kids. Admission is free and donations of nonperishable food items will be accepted for the Wiregrass United Way Area Food Bank. Sponsored by The Joy 94.3 FM.


JANUARY 22 • ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DINNER 6 p.m. Dinner for Dothan Landmarks Foundation members. Recap of 2017, new board members, and Volunteer of the Year and Heritage Award winners announced. Stokes Activity Barn. Advance tickets required.

JANUARY 27 • SEED SWAP Hosted by Wiregrass Master Gardeners. Gardeners are encouraged to bring samples of their favorite seeds to exchange with others. The park is especially interested in obtaining heirloom seeds. Free with paid gate admission.

FIRST SATURDAYS • WIREGRASS WOODTURNERS 9:30 a.m. Open to the public. Free with paid gate admission. Ag Building. 


FIRST SATURDAYS • LANDMARK DULCIMER CLUB 1 p.m. Must have a dulcimer. Classroom. Free with paid gate admission. 



Landmark Park will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The office will be closed (but park grounds open) on the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. 

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