OHC Upcoming Events

Not only does the Okefenokee Heritage Center have a large selection of heritage displays, it also has a lot going on within the community. If you’re visiting the Waycross area, you’ll usually find some event or activity being held here. 

Take a look for yourself and see if there’s something here that you could be interested in.

Disney Sing A Long

Join us Saturday, November 17th from 10 am - 12 pm for a Disney Sing A Long in the Okefenokee Heritage Center Studio.Admission is $5. Kids and grown ups are encouraged to attend, wear costumes, sign up to sing a song, and the let the audience pick a winner by secret...

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Yoga class

The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host a yoga class focused on healing. The class is focused on healing and is aimed at women with health issues looking for extra support in a kind and caring environment.As a nurse for 34 years, registered teacher Mary Lewis...

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OHC to Host 5th Annual Writers Contest

Attention all budding authors, poets, and playwrights. The Okefenokee Heritage Center Writers Guild is hosting their 5th annual writers contest. Writers can win up to $150 for their stories and poetry. Students age 18 and under can submit for free in the categories of...

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42nd Annual Judge Ben Smith Art Competition UPDATE!

The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host the 42nd annual Judge Ben Smith Art Competition. Contestants can enter 2 pieces in the categories of Painting, Graphic Design, 3-Dimensional, and Photography. This year artists of every age, professional or amateur, are welcome to attend.

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OHC Yoga Classes

The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host a yoga class focused on healing. Teacher Mary Lewis, a registered teacher with the yoga alliance, will begin teaching Saturday, September 8th, from 11 am – 12 pm. “I want to take away some of the stigma of yoga. This...

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Paint & Sip

Muralist and teacher, Angela Carstens, will be teaching an art class at the Okefenokee Heritage Center September 8th. From 2 pm - 4 pm students can be introduced to the world of art and leave with a masterpiece. "We really wanted to bring art to everyone, and what...

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