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The Fireside Chat scheduled for this Saturday (2/13/16) has been cancelled because of the cold temperatures and chance of snow.
 
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR: July 26 - October 24, 2016
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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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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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Autumn Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 16 - 18, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Enjoy the cooler weather of fall with scheduled times for nature hikes, free putt-putt and tours, a bonfire 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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The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 24 - 25, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Saturday and Sunday battle re-enactments.  Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky.  See a Living History Event including militia and settlers' camps, Native American Village, merchants, traders, food, music and more. Visit the Museum Store and 18th century Transylvania Store.  This event is free with regular fort admission.
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Halloween Lights Drive Thru Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 30 - October 22, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Enjoy the sights, sounds and scares of over one and one half miles of Halloween lights and displays from your car. Play pirate miniature golf with Halloween music and thousands of lights. Concessions and snacks available.  $5 donation goes to the Fort Boonesborough Foundation. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email jack.winburn@ky.gov
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"Touched by the Fire" - Blacksmith's Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 1 - 2, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Charcoal Burn begins 9/25/16. See and learn about an ancient craft kept alive even to this day! Join a group of blacksmiths including Randy Wolfe of Bethel Forge as they demonstrate projects and techniques, trade ideas and information, swap tall tales of the forge, and also offer hand forged items for sale. The process of making charcoal in the 18th century will be interpreted all during the week. Blacksmiths are ...
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Boonesboro Boogie Nationals Car Show Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 7 - 9, 2016, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Join us in the main field of the Park to view over 1,000 cars over three days.  There will also be vendors and live entertainment.  Cost is $2 per person or $5 per car load. To pre-register your show car please contact Art Bigelow at (502) 863-3960 or email at artbigelowjr@gmail.com
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Rifle Frolic and Frontier Skills Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 21 - 23, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Open to all Ladies and Gentlemen - Compete for prizes and honor, or just enjoy an 18th century weekend.  Plans currently include a rifle shoot, woods walk, smoothbore match, Seneca run, hawk and knife, archery, fling and steel and tavern games.  Prizes and blanket shoots.  Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend. Merchants and Traders welcome.  For additional information contact alec.forman@gmail.com or ahenry@wittenberg.edu
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Halloween Fest Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 22, 2016

Come early and join us for our 22nd annual Halloween Party.  This will be our biggest yet as we celebrate with THIRTEEN days of fun and frights. We will have scheduled times for pirate putt-putt, camper decoration contest, costume contest, ghost walks, bean supper, pancake breakfast, Halloween parade, crafts, Pumpkin Express hayrides, live entertainment, trick or treating and lots, lots more. THIS EVENT IS FOR REGISTERED CAMPERS ONLY.  EACH CAMPER ...
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