5 Things to do in Liberty County this January
The new year has started with a bang, and we’re ready to get out and explore! Whether that means attending a local event, taking a walk at one of our beautiful nature sites, or visiting an indoor museum, we can’t wait to check these things off the January to-do list!
Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, January 17th
- Attend the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Hinesville on Monday, January 17th, beginning at 8:30 am. You can contact the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association at 912.977.5106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to participate in the parade. Did you know that MLK Jr. spent quite a bit of time in Liberty County? One of his favorite getaways during the height of the Civil Rights Movement was right here at Dorchester Academy.
Liberty County Recreation Department, Seasonal Sports
- If you have littles who are ready for sports to begin, the Liberty County Recreation Department will have registration open for youth sports beginning January 31st. Track and field, volleyball and soccer all open on January 31st. Register online at www.lcrd.net or call (912)876-5359. Did you know that Davion Mitchell, a Liberty County native, was recently drafted by the Sacramento Kings to play in the NBA? We’re always #LibertyCountyProud to see some of our star athletes who played recreation sports go on to big things!
Hinesville Area Art Council, Free Art Lessons
- Free Art Lessons are available, courtesy of the Hinesville Area Arts Council, with instructor Samone Joyner Norsworthy during the month of January! Classes are Saturday, January 22nd online from 11 am-noon and in-person beginning at 2 pm. Both classes are for ages 12 and over, and they are generously sponsored by the City of Hinesville. To register send an email to email@example.com for more details.
3rd ID Museum
- Want to visit one of our museums? Stay warm & cozy and peruse the history of the Marne Division by visiting the 3rd ID Museum located on Fort Stewart! Featuring more than 14,000 square feet of space, exhibits include an interactive gallery featuring the origins of Camp Stewart. This engaging experience is sure to provide hours of entertainment that you’re sure to remember!
- Go see Bryant Commons! Located in the heart of Hinesville, this park is a quick trip to nature without leaving the city! Bryant Commons is a 150-acre passive park, with amenities that include a playground, an amphitheater, public restrooms, Veterans Memorial Walk, a one-mile walking trail around the 15-acre pond, and a dog park! A walk around Bryant Commons is sure to help you get your steps in!
There are tons more things to see and do in Liberty County, especially as we get closer to spring! However, this is a great start for January as we all try to stay active & learn about this place we call home at the same time! #exploreliberty