Events

Here at the Pettit Environmental Preserve, we are always looking forward to the next outdoor adventure and learning experience.

If the available dates listed don’t work for you, or if we don’t have an event planned that you are interested in, then let’s plan for you to Reserve the Preserve by booking a date below.

All you’ll need are a few optional dates, the number of attendees, and a group name. We’ll help you do the rest! If you’re ready to book an event or have questions about the process, please email us at bfleetwood15@gmail.com or click the button below to call.

Upcoming Events

Sept

10

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.

No reservations or pre-planning required.
 
Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.

Oct

8

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.

No reservations or pre-planning required.
 
Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.

Oct

13

Dinner, Drinks, & Delightful Comedy

Pettit Environmental Preserve

Join us for a savory meal including appetizers and tacos, with wines provided by Big Door Vineyards and beer by Anheuser-Busch, all while enjoying the Big Rich Brock Comedy Show featuring Andrew Ledbetter.

The silent auction will go from 5:30-8:00 pm and the comedy show will be from 8:00-9:00 pm.

Individual tickets and corporate sponsorships are available for purchase. Please contact us at 678-848-4179 or director@pettitpreserve.org. 

Nov

12

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.

No reservations or pre-planning required.
 
Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.

Dec

10

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.

No reservations or pre-planning required.
 
Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.

Past Events

Aug

15

10th Annual Golf Tournament

Cartersville Country Club

On August 15th, 2022, we will be having our 10th Annual Golf Tournament.  Shotgun start at 9 AM! All are welcome.

For more information, give us a call at 678-848-4179.

Want to become a sponsor? Please download the form below and send it over to bfleetwood15@gmail.com!

Feb

12

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

This open hike will include a program starting at 11:00am until 12:00/12:30 at the Gay Pettit Dellinger Nature Center.

Joel McNeal, Associate Professor KSU and Brandy Rogers, Associate Professor GHC will be providing the program on bird migration and how to identify and document your bird sightings on the Merlin and e-Bird apps.
 
The Great Backyard Bird Count is February 18-21, 2022, so this will give you an opportunity to learn more about this project.  Joel is the regional coordinator for the e-bird app from Cornell University.
 
This presentation is enjoyed by all. The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.
 
Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.

Participate in the Great American Bird Count!

Pettit Environmental Preserve

Start putting up your bird feeder because this year makes 25 years of enjoying, watching, and learning about all of the birds in our very own backyard.

Every year, for 3 days, people from around the globe participate by logging their bird sightings on the eBird app. More than 100 million birds are recorded on average! Follow the button below to find out how to get involved from February 18-21. Happy Counting!

Feb

18-21

Feb

18-20

Visit Our Booth at the NOE Outdoor Expo!

Pettit Environmental Preserve

Come join us for Northwest Georgia’s largest fishing expo right here in Cartersville, Georgia!

This event will  be held at the Clarence Brown Conference Center on Friday 4-8 PM, Saturday 9 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM. Adult entry is $10; kids 12 and under are free. Will we see you there?

Mar

12

Open Saturday Hike

Pettit Environmental Preserve

The gates open at 9:00 am and the last hike is at 4:00pm. Gates close at 5:00pm. There is no cost for the event or hike, but donations are welcome. Dogs on a leash are allowed.

No reservations or pre-planning required.

Contact us at 678-848-4179 for more information or questions.
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