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.

Historical Restoration in Waycross

This last year has been a whirlwind of events and programming. The Okefenokee Heritage Center had our first Bridal Expo and Art Festival, have increased our volunteers and membership, we’ve had interns from Valdosta State University and reached out to granting...

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The Steve Bean Youth Art Show

The Okefenokee Heritage Center is currently accepting art pieces for the Steve Bean Youth Art Show. The Steve Bean Youth Art Show deadline is February 28th at 2 PM. All Art should either be placed on a piece of construction paper to look like it has been matted or...

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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 UPDATE!

The 5th Annual Writers Contest has concluded at the Okefenokee Heritage Center. Over 50 people gathered to celebrate the talented work of our local community. Poems and stories ranged from science fiction to stories about mythology and love. "I'm amazed at how...

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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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