Sept. 28: Free Day — Join Georgians in a celebration of state parks and historic sites with free admission all day and parks such as Fort McAllister, Skidaway Island, Wormsloe and others. The statewide event showcases how parks enrich communities and the importance of local volunteerism. Choose from activities ranging from trail maintenance and river cleanups, to guided hikes and golf tournaments. For more information, call 1-800-864-7275 or visit www.GeorgiaStateParks.org.
Jazzy picnic in the park —The Savannah Jazz Festival caps off with a finale in Forsyth Park starting with the Charleston Latin Jazz Collective at 4:30 p.m. The fun continues with The Savannah/CJA Hall of Fame at 6:45 p.m. and the Doug and Jean Carn Quartet at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chairs and blanket and come early as space tends to fill up fast. For more information, contact the Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah at 404-997-3281.
3rd annual Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo — Soldiers will head out from Fort McAllister Marina on the water to cast lines for a day of onshore and offshore fishing. The event, sponsored by Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club, the event raises funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information on registration and sponsorship, call 912-856-2727 or 912-312-3387.