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Rifle Frolic and Frontier Skills Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 4 - 6, 2015, 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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BLOOD DRIVE Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 5, 2015, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The Kentucky Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive in the Recreation Hall of the campground from 10:00AM - 4:00PM. All donors will receive a tee shirt, a gift and be entered into the door prize drawings for gift certificatews from the park. Open to the public. Give blood and save a life! For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email booncamp@bellsouth.net.
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Autumn Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 18 - 20, 2015, 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 booncamp@bellsouth.net.
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Halloween Lights Drive Thru Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 25 - October 24, 2015, 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. For more information please call (859) 527-3454 or email booncamp@bellsouth.net.
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The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

September 26 - 27, 2015, 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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"Touched by the Fire" - Blacksmith's Weekend Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 3 - 4, 2015, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Charcoal Burn begins 9/2/15. 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 9 - 11, 2015, 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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Halloween Fest Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

October 13 - 25, 2015, 8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Come early and join us for our 21st 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, constume 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!  For more ...
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Winter Trade Days at the Fort Richmond, KY

Fort Boonesborough State Park

November 28 - 29, 2015, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

18th century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouses of the fort. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. Fort opens at 9:00am each day. This is a great opportunity to do your 18th century gift shopping! There is no admission charge for this event.
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