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Nature Arts Day Celebration Returns to Nature Station

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be offering, Nature Arts Day, on Saturday, October 1st from 10:00am-4:00pm. Join us in the backyard for the return of this popular annual event at Woodlands Nature Station (NS).

The day is filled with fun activities to welcome the coming of autumn.  Visit with local artists and craftspeople as they display, demonstrate, and discuss their work.  Arts and crafts will be available for purchase.

On Saturday evening, enjoy Campfire Tales from 6:00pm-8:00pm at NS. Gather around the campfire for an evening of marshmallow roasting and storytelling! Arrive by 6:00pm to see the NS’s backyard animals on your way down to the campfire. Then have a seat around the fire to enjoy family-friendly tales from professional storyteller Cassandra Culin from Louisville. Check-in begins at 5:45pm and stories begin at 6:30pm. Admission to Campfire Tales is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and dress for a cool fall night. Reservations are requested.

“Autumn is such a beautiful time, and 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 use nature as inspiration in their unique creations.”

General admission to the NS 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 the weekend. For more information or to make reservations, please call 270.924.2020.

Saturday, October 1st at Nature Station

10:00am-12:00pm: Make a Monarch Kite

1:00pm-4:00pm: Basic “Sketching Animals” Workshop (sign-up day of event)

3:00pm: Critter Sing-along

6:00pm-8:00pm: Campfire Tales (Reservations requested.)

Come Outside and Play! at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education. We encourage visitors to review LBL’s official website at www.lbl.org each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, and temporary trail and road closures.

Follow us on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl and on our blog at http://landbetweenthelakes.blogspot.com/. Additional LBL and “Friends of LBL” information is also available on our website or by calling 1.800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000.

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