Join us for our annual Christmas in the Cross Arts and Crafts Fare! DECEMBER 15th See over 40 local vendors sharing their arts, crafts, antiques, and more. Admission is $1. The show runs from 9 am – 3 pm at the Okefenokee Heritage Center 1460 N. Augusta Ave Waycross, GA 31503. Support local growers, sellers, and artists with individual one of a kind gifts found only in Waycross. For more information email [email protected] or call 912-285-4260.   Pictured:  Iryna Combs, Ludowici, shows some of her handmade jewelry at the Christmas in the Cross show.

Learning Series Schedule 2024

1st Thursdays 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM

B-29 Plane Crash 72nd Anniversary

Crashed on October 6, 1948
Ware County Georgia

Temporary Exhibit for the Entire month of October 2020

Ukulele Lessons

Crystal Murphy will be offering instruction on ukulele beginning in June. Classes will be every Tuesday from 2-3. Crystal was born in the North Ga mountains where she learned to play bluegrass fiddle. She is a graduate of the University of North Georgia with a degree...


“Dracula” by Steven Dietz, from the novel by Bram Stoker, with permission of Dramatists Play Service, will open Halloween night, October 31, at the Warehouse building at the Okefenokee Heritage Center. 

The Portnow Trilogy

“The Portnow Trilogy” is returning to Waycross at the Okefenokee Heritage Center, produced by Purlie Productions. Written by the well-known Waycrossan Barbara Griffin, who is also its lead actress, the three-part comedic play tells the story of an elderly couple who...

The Steve Bean Youth Art Show UPDATE!

Over 200 people were in attendance for the Steve Bean Youth Art Show Awards at the Okefenokee Heritage Center.  Students were honored for their contributions and creativity.  “Art Education helps students with math and science skills, increases test scores, and...