TUCKER, Ga. (September 10, 2019) – Tucker’s Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Friends of Johns Homestead to host a fun and unique community event, the inaugural Sip and Stroll through Johns Homestead Park. The free event will take place on the evening of Friday September 20 and feature delicious drinks, hors d’oeuvres and easy trail hiking.
“After the success of our Pop-Up Dog Park last month and all the pool activities we hosted this summer, we are so excited to be able to provide this new experience for the community,” said Tucker Recreation Leader Crystal Dawson. “People can get off from work, come out to this beautiful park and truly unwind and enjoy their Friday night.”
Participants can park at nearby Rehoboth Baptist Church (2997 Lawrenceville Highway) and then walk a short distance to the Homestead, one of the oldest buildings in DeKalb County. Volunteers from Friends of Johns Homestead will be on hand to provide a history of the property, as well as plans for what’s to come. They will also lead short strolls through the parks wooded trails.
Tucker Parks staff will be on hand to serve free food, wine, mimosas, sparkling cider and water for participants to enjoy as they stroll the park. Drinks will be limited to two per attendee and identification must be provided for alcoholic beverages.
Johns Homestead is a 47-acre park situated just outside the Perimeter in the southwest part of Tucker. It is popular for its hiking trails and proximity to the scenic Twin Brothers Lakes.