Earle’s Great Hunt Activity BookEarle-fox-squirrel

The Hills & Dales Activity Book features a range of fun activities, problems, and puzzles. Earle the Fox Squirrel leads children on a fun-filled journey through the Estate while they learn about the plants, animals, and history that make Hills & Dales Estate so special. The ten page booklet is designed for children between Kindergarten and 6th grade. Students who tour the Estate and successfully complete “Earle’s Great Hunt” on page nine of the activity book will receive a special prize at the visitor center.


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Seasonal Events




Picnic in the Garden

Held annually in May, fun activities and games are available for the whole family. Admission to the garden is free for everyone who brings a picnic basket and blanket. The more the merrier, so bring your family and friends to this spring affair!

Stories in the Garden

In partnership with the Azalea Story Telling Festival, Hills & Dales hosts story tellers each fall in the Pecan Grove. Bring your own chair or picnic blanket and enjoy a fun and relaxing afternoon for adults and children alike.

Halloween at the Callaway Family Home

The long tradition of celebrating Halloween at the estate continues each October. The Porte Cochère features spook-tacular ghostly garden décor and full-sized candy bars are given to each costumed child.

Children’s Christmas Celebration

Children are invited to create their own Christmas-themed treat and enjoy sing-a-longs, story time, and visits with Santa.