Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Ike Owings Community Center Ballroom
 
Sep 8 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour Zoo Atlanta that houses over 1,500 animals representing more than 220 species. The zoo is home to the nation’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans and is one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Hunter Park
Learn about valuable, complimentary resources available to you courtesy of the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau at the 2018 Family Reunion Workshop! Speak to industry professionals from photographers, attractions, restaurants, hotels and more! Participate in our Family Reunion 101 presentation and gain beneficial information from time tables for planning your reunion, to the best ways to budget for your event. For more information, to become a vendor or register for the event, email tatek@douglasvillega.gov. **Pre-registered attendees are guaranteed a swag bag at the event!**
Sep 15 all-day Frog Toss Festival
Disc Golf Tournament, Corn Hole Tournament, Chili Throw Down, Vendors, Food, Live Entertainment, Kids Zone
Oct 13 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we give students a tour of the gardens and two historic houses, Swan House and 1860’s Smith Family Farm that sits on 33 acres in the heart of Buckhead that was founded in 1926. They also will allow us to explore Georgia’s past through award-winning exhibitions including the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and the Kenan Research Center. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hunter Park
The 4th annual Hunters Harvest Fall Festival and Arts & Craft show at Hunter Park will be held on October 27, 2018 from 12pm-4pm. This event will feature vendors from all over West Georgia and Metro ATL with varying arts & crafts and food and beverage items. Over 40 vendors are expected to attend. The festival will also include a children’s play zone featuring inflatables and other amenities for $5. Children 3 and under are free inside the play zone. All festival attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. This event is free and open to the public. Vendor fees are $25 per vendor. Vendors must have approval before paying. Vendor fees and play zone wristbands can be paid for at www.douglasvillega.gov/registration. For more information contact Kendrick Davis at 678-449-3166 or davisk@douglasvillega.gov.
Nov 10 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we experience an immersive experience featuring over 230 years of Military History located in Columbus, GA just outside of Fort Benning. This 190,000 sq foot museum houses more than 70,000 military artifacts. We will also enjoy an IMAX movie. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Dec 8 all-day Ike Owings Community Center
This is the time of year for us to reflect on the field trip experiences that we have shared with many families during the year. We will also recognize the support of our Transportation Sponsors, Lunch Sponsors, Seat Sponsors, Volunteers and Board of Directors. All attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, music, photo booth and entertainment provided by a Caricature and balloon artist. Then we will reveal the field trip calendar for the following year! Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.