Saturday, June 30, 2012

State Parks' Fourth Of July Events

Fourth of July events are gearing up at several state parks in Kentucky. Among those parks are the Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg, the Levi Jackson State Park in London and the Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park in Buckhorn.

 These events include:

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg

Join the park on Friday, July 6th, for a picnic on the patio, 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The menu includes pork, hamburger or two hot dogs, plus baked beans and coleslaw for $7 a person (does not include drink). Cash bar available. Music from Tim Michaels starts at 7:00 P.M. The dinner buffet in the dining room will also be served 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Call 1-800-325-0142.

Levi Jackson State Park, London

Guests are invited to take part July 7th in a charitable event co-sponsored by the park and C.A.R.S. (Children Are Really Special). The Drive & Dive In Cruise will be 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The park invites all classics - street  rods, pro street, muscle cars, late model Camaros, Challengers, Corvettes, classic trucks, rat rods, modified and import vehicles!  Bikes are also welcome! Come and enjoy this free event! Returning for the annual Drive & Dive In Cruise will be the Medley Boys. Enjoy the evening with live music, food, inflatable bounces for the kids, Levi Jackson pool will be open free to the C.A.R.S. spectators. Call 606-330-2130.

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Buckhorn

The park will set up a tent and sell hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks and other items from 3:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. near the beach. Games will be available from 2:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. and Michael Dwayne will play music for the audience from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. near the beach house. A spectacular show of fireworks will take place over the lake at dark. The park will also offer a special buffet July 4th, from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Entrees will include barbecued ribs, fried chicken, fried catfish and pot roast. There will be a variety of vegetables, a salad bar and a dessert bar. Adults may eat for $12.99 (plus beverage, tax and gratuity). Children 5 and under eat free. Fireworks are sponsored by Hazard/Perry County Tourism and the city of Buckhorn. Call 1-800-325-0058.