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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR: May 24 - August 22, 2016
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NASCAR FAN WEEKEND Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

May 26 - 30, 2016

Join us for our annual weekend devoted to NASCAR.  We will have scheduled times for a camper decoration contest, favorite driver contest, crafts, and lots more race themed activities.  We will show the Indy 500, the Busch Race, and the Coca Cola 600 on our satelllite TV.  This event is for registered campers only.  For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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Spring Trade Days Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

May 28 - 29, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Visit a social and business gathering of merchants, traders, artisans, Native Americans, militia members, longhunters, scouts and other frontier characters.  Listen to period music, visit camps, and shop for 18th century goods as you compare life today to 225 years ago. Go on a guided tour of the original fort site.  See a weekend of 18th century history come to life! This event is free with regular paid admission to ...
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Birthday Party Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

June 10 - 12, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

A weekend devoted to everyone's birthday.  We will have scheduled times for crafts, entertainment, free tours and putt-putt, and lots more.  Saturday afternoon we will have a Birthday Party with cake, ice cream, and presents.  This event is for registered campers only.  For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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"A Gathering of Descendants" Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

June 18 - 19, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Fort Boonesborough will have a weekend that we hope will remind folks of what homecomings and family reunions are about, with a bit of a twist.  We want to welcome everyone who had ancestors who came to Fort Boonesborough in the 18th century and played a part in the early settlement of Kentucky.  We will have resources and information available about many of the folks who were here in those ...
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Fourth of July Fest Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

June 30 - July 4, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Come celebrate our nation's birthday with over a week of patriotic activities.  We'll have scheduled times for a camper decoration contest, crafts, free tours, hayrides, a parade, NASCAR on our satellite TV, and lots more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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Cool History on Hot Days Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

July 2 - August 27, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

When the Kentucky combination of heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too umcomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation, lecture or demonstration every Saturday afternoon in air conditioned comfort.  All of these will relate to the history of early Kentucky, and will be presented in the Tavern Blockhouse or the Orientation/Theatre Blockhouse of the Fort. Some topics may include Daniel Boone, Fire Starting, Flintlocks, "All Things ...
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Summer Camper's Yard Sale Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

July 8 - 9, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Clean out your closets and let your junk or arts and crafts become a fellow camper's treasure. Set up and sell right on your campsite.  A $10 set up fee will be charged in addition to the regular camping fee. This event is for registered campers only to sell. The sale is advertised in local newspapers and the general public is invited to shop. For mor informaiton please call (859) ...
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Santa's Holiday of Fun Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

July 21 - 24, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Bring out those Holiday decorations and join in the fun of decorating in the summer sun instead of the cold of winter. We will have scheduled times to make Holiday crafts, have a campsite decoration contest a Holiday parade with a very special guest and lots more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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Back To School Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

August 5 - 7, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

A weekend of fun for kids and adults before school starts back. We will have scheduled times for activities, games, hikes, free tours and putt-putt, and lots more all weekend. This event is for registered campers only. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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