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Audubon Adventure Days - Family Festival Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

April 28, 2018, 10:00 A.M.

Bring the whole family to John James Audubon State Park for Audubon Adventure Days on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.! This free family-friendly festival will fill your day with activities which showcase this beautiful State Park and the fascinating life of John James Audubon. Take guided nature hikes, immerse yourself in the life of Audubon as presented by storyteller Susan Fowler, enjoy early 1800’s live ...
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Turn-the-Page Thursday Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 3, 2018, 1:30 P.M.

Join John James Audubon State Park Museum staff for the monthly “Turn-the-Page” tour of Audubon’s very rare Birds of America and Quadrupeds folios. In this interactive 30-minute program, visitors will get a closer look at Audubon's life works and learn first-hand what it takes to care for one of the most valuable printed books in the world! Each month a new page will be turned in each folio--revealing new and exciting ...
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Aunt Molly Jackson - a Pistol Packin' Woman Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 12, 2018, 12:30 P.M.

Plan your visit to John James Audubon State Park Museum for Noon on May 12, 2018, for the chance to see a Kentucky Chautauqua performance of “Aunt Molly Jackson, a Pistol Packin' Woman", as portrayed by performer Anne Shelby. You'll learn interesting insights into this feisty, funny, completely fearless woman's life. Having lived for nearly 50 years in the coal camps of Southeastern Kentucky, Molly Jackson's eloquence and intimate knowledge about ...
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Ladies Spring Tea Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 12, 2018, 11:00 A.M.

Ladies, join us for a traditional tea party featuring delicious hors d'oeuvres and fine music at the John James Audubon State Park Museum on May 12, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. Attendance fee is $15, and pre-registration is required. Afterwards, you are welcome to stay for the Kentucky Chautauqua performance of "Aunt Molly Jackson, a Pistol Packin' Woman" portrayed by Anne Shelby.
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Adult Artist Retreat Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 18, 2018, 9:00 A.M.

Attention All Artists: Please join us at the John James Audubon State Park Museum for the upcoming Adult Artist Retreat. All beginning to advanced artists are welcome to attend these monthly events, as we network our ideas and creativity. Bring your own artwork and supplies, and we'll have workspace setup just for you! Cost: $15. Please call to reserve your space.
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Hike to Wilderness lake Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 19, 2018, 10:00 A.M.

Join our Park Naturalist on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. for this free hike to our nature preserve’s Wilderness Lake. This highly popular trail is a great place to observe wildlife. We'll listen for frogs, watch for Kingfishers or Great Blue Herons, observe turtles sunning on logs or swimming in the water, surprise a deer or two on the levee, or maybe even see a snake along the way....
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World of Reptiles Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

May 26, 2018, 1:00 P.M.

Join award-winning naturalist Scott Shupe at the John James Audubon State Park Lakeview Shelter house, for his World of Reptiles program. This up-close chance to see live exotic reptiles from around the world is sure to please all ages. The program will begin at 1:00 P.M. There is free admission. Stick around a few minutes after Scott's program for a look at one of Audubon Nature Center's reptiles, too.
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Lantern Hike Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

June 2, 2018, 8:30 P.M.

A new adventure awaits you on National Trails Day!  As the sun goes down, join our interpretive staff for this guided trail hike into the nighttime woods of John James Audubon State Park. Hikers will explore the nature preserve trails by lantern light.
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National Trails Day Volunteer Workday Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

June 2, 2018, 9:00 A.M.

With hiking season in full stride, John James Audubon State Park is looking for volunteers to come out and tackle some trail projects on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Snacks, water, and some tools will be provided. This is a great opportunity for church groups, scouts and others to help out on National Trails Day in keeping our trails in tip-top condition. Participants should wear appropriate clothing for the weather and ...
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Ohio Valley Fly Rod Club Demonstration Henderson, KY

John James Audubon State Park

June 2, 2018, 9:30 A.M.

Ohio Valley Fly Rod Club members will be holding a free demonstration clinic on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9:30 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The art of fly fishing, with its use of specialized rods, reels, and a weighted line, is unlike any other angling method. Hand-tied flies and unique casting techniques make this a diverse and interesting type of fishing. Learn to tie your own flies, and try your hand at casting a line. Meet at John James Audubon ...
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