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Hummingbird Festival

Where:  LBL

When:  August 1, 2015 thru August 2, 2015

Contact:  270-924-2299

Check out hummingbird banding demonstrations which will be ongoing all weekend as hummingbird biologists find out about the current state of these fascinating flyers. Stroll through our outdoor gallery of local wildlife artists, stop by the native plant sale, and enjoy programs, artist demonstrations, a hummingbird gift shop, and kid's crafts & games. $7 for adults; $5 for ages 5-12; free for ages 4 and under. The Nature Station will be open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drag Boat Races

Where:  LBL

When:  August 1, 2015 thru August 2, 2015

Contact:  270-924-2000

The Kentucky Drag Boat Association returns to Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to host drag boat races, July 4-5, and August 1-2. The races will take place in Pisgah Bay on Kentucky Lake this summer. Races run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., depending on weather and number of participants. Time trials will be held on Saturday and final races on Sunday. Spectators can park and watch the races at Birmingham Ferry Backcountry Area. There is a spectator fee of $5 per person; children under 12 are free. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or ground blankets for watching the races.

Civil War Film Series*

Where:  Johnsonville

When:  August 8, 2015

Contact:  931-535-2789

From the air-conditioned comfort of the Johnsonville Theater, enjoy our Civil War Film Series.11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
The Battle of Franklin: Five Hours in the Valley of Death.
*Series of events
Free admission. Program will be held at the Park Welcome Center at 90 Nell Beard Road

Grand Rivers Marina Day

Where:  Grand Rivers

When:  August 8, 2015

Contact: 

In this little village of only 230 households and over 600 boat slips, Grand Rivers Marina Day is a big Celebration. This year's Marina Day celebration in Grand Rivers will include Free children's water fun and activities, Live Music, and a Big Fireworks show at Dusk.

Civil War Film Series*

Where:  Johnsonville

When:  August 15, 2015

Contact:  931-535-2789

From the air-conditioned comfort of the Johnsonville Theater, enjoy our Civil War Film Series 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Kennesaw: One Last Mountain
*Series of events
Free admission. Program will be held at the Park Welcome Center at 90 Nell Beard Road

Civil War Film Series*

Where:  Johnsonville

When:  August 22, 2015

Contact:  931-535-2789

From the air-conditioned comfort of the Johnsonville Theater, enjoy our Civil War Film Series 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
River of Death
*Series of events
Free admission. Program will be held at the Park Welcome Center at 90 Nell Beard Road

Smoke On The Mountain

Where:  Grand Rivers

When:  August 22, 2015

Contact:  888-362-4223

The audience is invited to pull up a pew and join in from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. the rollicking good time. More than two dozen songs, many of them vintage pop hymns, and hilarious stories from the more or less devout Sanders provide a richly entertaining evening that has audiences clapping, singing, laughing and cheering. Reserve Seating.

Civil War Film Series*

Where:  Johnsonville

When:  August 29, 2015

Contact:  931-535-2789

From the air-conditioned comfort of the Johnsonville Theater, enjoy our Civil War Film Series 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Shiloh: Fiery Trial
*Series of events
Free admission. Program will be held at the Park Welcome Center at 90 Nell Beard Road

Hot August Blues Festival

Where:  Aurora

When:  August 28, 2015 thru August 29, 2015

Contact:  http://www.hotaugustbluesfestival.com

Taking place at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora, Ky., this festival brings music, fun, and laughter to the water's edge on Kentucky Lake. For the band lineup and ticket information, click here.

"Rex's Exes"

Where:  Camden

When:  August 29, 2015 thru August 30, 2015

Contact:  584-6475

West Tennessee Animal Rescue presents "Rex's Exes," a performance by a cast of talented local actors at the Bank of Camden Community Building. The Dinner Theatre will be Saturday August 29 at 6:00 pm. Sunday, August 30 at 2:00 pm will be the matinee, and Sunday evening will be an appetizer, desert, and show at 6:00 pm. Please call 584-6475 to purchase tickets or for more information.

40th Annual Kentucky Western Waterland Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

Where:  Grand Rivers

When:  September 5, 2015 thru September 7, 2015

Contact:  270-928-4411

Original or handmade jewelry, furniture, baskets, quilts, pottery, lace, clothing, and wooden decorative items are featured in this three day event, along with stained glass designs, embroidery and paintings by exhibitors from nine different states. Over 100 different artisan and craftsman booths! Admission: $1.00 per person or $3.00 per car. Saturday and Sunday will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday will be open from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Southern Gospel Nights at The Kentucky Opry

Where:  Draffenville

When:  February 20, 2015 thru September 18, 2015

Contact:  270-527-3869

We are bringing back that great Southern Gospel to the Kentucky Opry! We call it SOUTHERN NIGHTS! Featuring some great bands, groups, and soloists and NEW young talent. There is No Admission, but a love offering donation will be taken for the groups. 2015 Schedule: Feb 20 - John Dorris & Glad Heart Mar 20 - Hwy 22 Special Guest -Kate Prince Apr 17 - Four fold Quartet May 15 - The Rices Sept 18 - The Stone Family

Battle Chats at Fort Donelson

Where:  Dover

When:  July 15, 2015 thru September 26, 2015

Contact:  931-232-5706, ext. 118

Join a Park Ranger and learn a bit more about the park, the stories we preserve and share, and the resources we protect for future generations.
-11:00 AM (every day): Stop #4, the River Batteries
-1:00 PM: Sunday: Fort (stop 3)
-Monday: Confederate Monument (stop1)
-Tuesday: Smith's Attack (stop 5)
-Wednesday: Graves' battery (stop 7)
-Thursday: National Cemetery/ FreeState (Stop11)
-Friday: Smith's Attack (stop5)
-Saturday: National Cemetery/ FreeState (stop11)
-3:00 PM (every day): Dover Hotel (stop10)



Winter Wonderland
Photo by Jennifer Dunnaway

If the road conditions permit, a drive through a snow-covered Land Between The Lakes is a must! This winter wonderland is every photographers dream come true.