February 18: Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade! Join the Georgia Historical Society Wednesday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. for the Georgia Day Parade. As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to join us as students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical characters march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event. Forsyth Park. Free and open to the public. (912) 651-2125 or GeorgiaHistory.com.