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Land Between the Lakes Celebrates Nature Arts Day at Nature Station

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area celebrates the changing season with Nature Arts Day on Saturday, October 6th, 2012, from 10am-4:00pm. Discover the artist within you and welcome autumn at this popular annual event at Woodlands Nature Station! Nature Arts Day is an excellent way to learn about the natural world.

There will be something for the entire family including activities for children to help them learn about nature through arts and crafts. Bring the family and visit with local artists and craftspeople as they display, demonstrate, and discuss their work. Learn a new art skill from guest nature artists or try making your own nature crafts.

Artists include basket making, boat building, making your own clay pot, found and repurposed bugs, painted rocks, and much more. Sit back and listen to Native American stories or join in during the Critter Sing-along. Arts and crafts will be available for purchase.

“Autumn is such a beautiful time.  There is so much going on in LBL–elk bugling, leaves changing colors, fruits ripening, songbirds and monarch butterflies flying south for winter,” said Cindy Earls, Special Events Coordinator at LBL. “Come to the Nature Station to experience fall and discover how local artists and craftspeople are inspired by nature to create unique works of art.”

General admission to Nature Station is $4.00 ages 13 and up, $2.00 ages 5-12, and free for 4 and under.  The following is a complete program schedule. For more information, please call 270.924.2020.

Saturday, October 6th, at Nature Station
Ongoing Nature Crafts Demonstration
11:00am & 2:00pm Storytelling
1:00pm Basic “Sketching Animals” Workshop (sign up day of event)
3:00pm Critter Sing-along

 

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.  Managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, and environmental education for the public to enjoy.

Visitors are encouraged to review LBL’s official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and additional LBL information, or call 800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000.

Follow LBL on www.Twitter.com/LBLScreechOwl or www.Twitter.com/LandBtwnLakes.


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