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Kids Woolly Bear Weekend Coming to Woodlands Nature Station

October 8, 2019 | Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to spend the Columbus Day holiday weekend at the Woodlands Nature Station for the Kids Woolly Bear Weekend, 10 am - 5 pm, October 12-13, 2019, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky, 42211. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 – 12 and free for ages 4 and under.

Packed with kid-friendly activities, this weekend will celebrate the woolly bear worm, a common symbol and traditional sign of autumn and the changing season. Let's use it as our mascot to celebrate other fall traditions.

Programming includes:

Saturday, October 12
Throughout the Day - Meet Smokey Bear
10 am - 4 pm - Make Your Own Woolly Bear
10 am - 4:30 pm - Signs of the Season Scavenger Hunt
11 am - 12 pm - Nature's Bounty: Fall Wild Edibles Series
1 - 1:30 pm - The Woolly Bear 500
2 - 2:30 pm - Squawking Squirrel Storytelling
3:30 - 4 pm - The Grumpy Ol' Groundhog
6:30 - 8 pm - Wolf Prowl Night Hike - $3 a person, not included in daytime admission. Call 270.924.2020 to register.

Sunday, October 13
10 am - 4 pm - Make Your Own Woolly Bear
11 am - 12 pm - Fears and Phobias
1 - 1:30 pm - The Woolly Bear 500
2 - 3 pm - Weather Folklore
3:30 - 4 pm - The Lorax Puppet Show
6 - 8 pm - Ghosts and Goblins Mystery Van Tour - $15 for ages 13 and up; $10 for ages 12 and under. Reservation and full payment required, call 270.924.2020. Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center.

For more information, call 270.924.2299

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