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SALT FESTIVAL

Union, Kentucky - Northern Kentucky River Region
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LOCATION

3380 Beaver Road
BIG BONE LICK STATE HISTORIC SITE
Union, KY 41091-8433

Dean.Henson@ky.gov
CONTACT

3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091-8433

(859) 384-3522
Dean.Henson@ky.gov
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Dates & Times
  • Oct 13, 2017
         9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Oct 14, 2017
         10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
  • Oct 15, 2017
         10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Journey back in time as Big Bone Lick returns to days long past.  The festival features demonstrations of pioneer living and skills, frontier ingenuity, traditions, and lifeways.  Browse the crafter's corner to seen the many handmade and hand-crafted items for sale and find lots of good eats at the food court.  Enjoy folk and bluegrass music, listen to a storyteller, view prehistoric Ice Age artifacts, and watch a blacksmith working red-hot iron.  See how salt was extracted from the waters of Big Bone, watch a flintknapper make a stone point, and discover how bison hair was spun into yarn.

While visiting the park, be sure to drop by the park's museum and visitor's center to see some of the "big bones"; a shuttle can will transport event-goers to and from the festival field to the center at regular intervals.  Don't miss seeing the bison herd, the park's living link to 10,000 

Friday is School Day. Pre-Registration is strongly recommended.
Click Here for School Registration information.
Click Here for School Registration form.
Click Here for the Festival Flier.

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10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM