Event MARCH 31, 2018
Over 40 people and 6 published authors were present for 4th The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host the Third Annual Color Run.

“The Color Run is a great community event for a good cause,” Nancy King said. “The money raised provides scholarships and supplies for our Youth Art Camp over the summer.”

There will be two runs on March 31st, a 5k and a 1 mile fun run. Participants who register before March 1st will get a free t-shirt. All of the color is non-toxic and safe for adults, kids, and even pets.

“Several dogs ran in the race last year,” Elizabeth Welch said. “It was so great to see everyone supporting the Heritage Center and our community.”

Sponsorships are also available for local businesses. For more information contact the Heritage Center at 912.285.4260 or email okeheritage@gmail.com

The Color Run was a great event

APRIL 10, 2018
“The Color Run is a great event for the community to experience art and support our kids. Over 48% of our community is below the poverty level and this program allows the OHC to supplement art education for our youth,” Executive Director Elizabeth Welch said.

OHC Gears up for God’s Trombones

Event FEB 2 & 3, 2018
The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to partner with Purlie Productions, the Black Heritage Committee, and Antioch First African to present “God’s Trombones.”

Shakespeare in the Park Comes to Waycross

Event MAY 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2018
With funding from Georgia Council of the Arts, the Okefenokee Heritage Center and Purlie Productions are proud to present the first annual Shakespeare in the Park. Romeo and Juliet will premiere May 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th at the Okefenokee Heritage Center.

Third Annual Color Run

Event MARCH 31, 2018
Over 40 people and 6 published authors were present for 4th The Okefenokee Heritage Center is proud to host the Third Annual Color Run.

OHC gives the gift of Art and Music for Christmas

DEC 18, 2017
The Okefenokee Heritage Center in Waycross, GA is proud to fulfill the needs of our community by providing art and history outreach and education. Art education has historically helped students improve their grades, find fulfillment in their lives, and prepare them for careers.

Writer’s Guild Awards

Event NOV 6, 2017
Over 40 people and 6 published authors were present for 4th Annual Writer’s Guilds Awards. “We’re so proud of her,” The parents of winner Cheyenne Irby said. Students and adults submitted short stories and poetry to be judged by local officials and published authors.