Annual Events

Each year the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site hosts several recurring events at both the Plains High School and the Boyhood Farm. The park is also involved in many of the activities which occur in Plains every year. The following is a list of these events.

January: Inauguration Day (Every 4 years)
February: President's Day; Academic Bowl
March: Peanut Classic Baseball Tournament
April: National Park Service Week
May: May Day Festival (Community of Archery/St. Mark AME Church); Old Farm
August: National Park Service Founders' Day
September: Plains Peanut Festival
November: Syrup Day
December: Community Christmas Sing; Christmas in Archery;


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Upcoming Events

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  • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

    Bobby Buccellato Lecture on the 1976 Campaign

    • Location: Plains Depot
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, November 5, 2016

    Bobby Buccellato will lecture on the Carter campaign of 1976

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  • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

    Arts in Archery

    • Location: Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, November 19, 2016

    The event will have demonstrations of traditional arts and crafts such as cane syrup making, blacksmithing, basketry, broom making, and traditional wood joinery furniture.

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Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780


(229) 824-4104
The main number for the Jimmy Carter NHS

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