Upcoming Events at Ashantilly


WILD SPECTACLE: Seeking Wonders in a World beyond Humans

Looking for adventure and self-discovery, Janisse Ray has repeatedly immersed herself in wildness. From overwintering with butterflies in Mexico to counting birds in Belize, her stories capture the joys of heart-pounding amazement, discovery of romance, and becoming a better human. Reflecting on the sights of explorers like Bartram and Sacagawea, Ray documents experiences that areContinue reading "WILD SPECTACLE: Seeking Wonders in a World beyond Humans"


The value of native plants to our environment is unlimited! Coastal Wildscapes will again hold their Native Plant Sale at Ashantilly. A great variety of plants will be available from several vendors, some of whom will accept preorders. For information on these vendors, check here: https://www.coastalwildscapes.org/EVENTS  


Ashantilly's annual fundraiser will again include  Rick Caldwell's delicious BBQ, local craft beer, and toe-tapping Bluegrass music. This year, local Jackson Bethune and his band will be playing! Don't miss the party! Just $35/person! If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event, contact us at ashantillycenter@gmail.com.


Come print a holiday card! Our printers will have a couple of cards set for you to print and carry home. Learn a little about Letterpress printing and print  a special card! Free and open to the public!

Following the Tabby Trail Jingle Davis

Following the Tabby Trail provides a guided tour of some of the most significant tabby structures found along the southeastern coast and includes more than two hundred illustrations that highlight the human and architectural histories of forty-eight specific sites. Jingle Davis explains how tabby―a unique oyster-shell concrete―helps us to understand the complex past of theContinue reading "Following the Tabby Trail Jingle Davis"

Dorinda Dallmeyer: “A Tale of Two Williams: William Bartram and the Sketchbook of Bill Haynes, Jr.”

Dorinda G. Dallmeyer holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology and a J.D. from the University of Georgia. After a long career in research and teaching at UGA, in 2018 she retired as director of its Environmental Ethics Certificate Program.  Currently she serves as president of the Bartram Trail Conference. A devoted naturalist and writer, DorindaContinue reading "Dorinda Dallmeyer: “A Tale of Two Williams: William Bartram and the Sketchbook of Bill Haynes, Jr.”"