Sunday February 6, 2022
Saturday March, 26, 2022
Travel by pontoon boat with Captain Mike Neal of Bull River Cruises to the island’s North End for an interpretive tour that includes ecology and history, plus time on your own to explore.
Saturday, May 7, 2022
A day trip to Ossabaw for descendants of people with connections to the island from 1760 – 1960. If your ancestors were tenant farmers, land owners, Torrey family employees, Freedmen, enslaved people, hunting guides, cattlemen, or timbermen, please join us for a picnic and time together.
Saturday June 4, 2022, click here to register
Paint, sketch, write, or take photos on Ossabaw Island. Let the island be your muse. After a brief history presentation, you’ll have several hours to wander the North End on your own and experience the island’s inspiring features of marsh vistas, maritime forests, wildlife sightings. Bring your own art supplies.
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
A Hands-On Archaeology Experience
Led by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources’ Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation of a 19th-century plantation site is the fifth year of a ten-year archaeological project on Ossabaw Island.
Saturday, August 27, 2022 Day Trip
Sunday, August 28, 2022 Day Trip
Accompany Georgia DNR Sea Turtle Conservation Program interns as they inventory loggerhead turtle nests for eggs and live hatchlings on Ossabaw Island’s South Beach. Depart 8:00 am from Delegal Creek Marina on Skidaway Island, just outside of Savannah. After a 30-minute boat ride across Ossabaw Sound, arrive on Ossabaw Island , then travel by pick up truck to the beach to learn about turtle hatchings. Enjoy a picnic lunch (bring your own lunch) at the pavillion at the south end bone yard beach. Return to the North End as boat departs the island for the mainland at 2:00 pm.
Saturday August 13, 2022
This “fee free” morning trip to Ossabaw is a walking tour of the North End plantation site, including three restored tabby cabins built by enslaved Africans as their housing. Learn about Titus, Hercules and Betty in the 1770s; the Bond brothers in the 1850s and 1860s; and the Bond’s descendants, the founders of Pin Point community in the 1880s. After visiting Ossabaw Island travel to the Pin Point Heritage Museum for a tour from an Ossabaw Island descendant.
Friday September 23, 2022
Sunday September 18, 2022
Sunday September 25, 2022
Elizabeth DuBose shares the history of Ossabaw indigo and provides instruction on creating fresh-leaf dye vats and guides participants through the dyeing process.
Friday October 21, Saturday October 22, Sunday October 23, 2022
Join us on either of these days for the Ossabaw Island Pig Roast & Art Auction. Enjoy the beauty and ambiance of Ossabaw Island while contributing to the sustainability of the Ossabaw Island Foundation’s exceptional educational, cultural, and scientific programs.
For 2022 we have redesigned our signature event for the era of social distancing. Instead of one big HOG of a party, we’re having three smaller events.
General Admission tickets on sale September 2.