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LBL PLans Full Slate of Winter Events
By WestKyStar & LBL Staff
GOLDEN POND, KY - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has organized many winter events for December, January and February.  

Daily Planetarium Shows
Sunday-Saturday 10, 11 am, 12 pm, 1, 2, 3 and 4 pm
 
Daily Holiday Shows November 27-December 31
Admission: 13 years and older $5, 5 through 12 years $3, 4 and under free

Open All Year
Enjoy LBL's 360 degree, surround-sound, 40-foot domed theater with controlled temperature — cool in summer, warm in winter — and very comfortable high back seats. 
 
Golden Pond Visitor Center Planetarium & Observatory
Call 270-924-2243 for more information.
Open daily through December 23
Open daily December 27-31
Re-opens January 2

Open all Year 
Basic Camping Areas and Campgrounds, Biking and Hiking Trails, Elk & Bison Prairie and South Bison Range, Golden Pond Visitor Center & Planetarium Scenic Drives, Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area Trails, Wranglers Campground and Trails Wildlife Watching

December
Saturday, December 3, 10, & 17
Evening Holiday Planetarium Shows
5:30 pm & 7 pm
Planetarium
Ages 13 and up $5, Ages 5-12 $3,  Age 4 and under free
 
Saturday, December 10
Civil War Comes to the Homeplace
10 am-3 pm
Homeplace
$5/$3
Learn how the family farms, especially women, faced many challenges keeping the family fed, clothed, and farm operations going, without the help of the men folk. Ideal for home educators
 
Saturday, December 17
Audubon Christmas Bird Count 
6 am–1:30 pm (optional extension until 4:30 pm) 
Meet at Nature Station Birders nationwide participate in this annual Audubon Society bird count and you can be part of it here. We are looking for birders of all experience levels to help. Registration requested. Call 270-924-2299 to sign up or for more information. Bring binoculars, field guides, and lunch. Dress for the weather.

January
Kentucky Lake Eagle  Viewing Cruises
January 14-16
$65 per person
Meet at Kenlake State Resort Park Marina

Saturday, January 14 
8:30-11:30 am
Brunch with the Eagles

1-4 pm
Lunch with the Eagles

Sunday, January 15 
11 am-2 pm
Lunch with the Eagles

Monday, January 16 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 
11 am-2 pm 
Lunch with the Eagles
Eagle Viewing Van Tours
 
Saturday, January 7 
1-4:30 pm
$10 per person
Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center

Saturday, January 14 
8:30 am-12 pm
10 per person
Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center 

1-4:30 pm
$10 per person
Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center

Sunday, January 15 
3-5 pm
$7 per person
Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center

Saturday, January 21 
1:30-4:30 pm
$10 per person
Meet at Nature Station

Sunday, January 22 
1:30-5 pm
$10 per person
Meet at Golden Pond Visitor Center

Sunday, January 29 
2-5 pm
$10 per person
Meet at Nature Station
Family-friendly tour

February
Saturday, February 4 
Ft. Henry Anniversary Program & Walk
In partnership with  Ft. Donelson National Battlefield
Meet at Homeplace 1850s Farm
Must Reserve
1-2:30 pm

Ft. Henry Program
3-4 pm
Walk $3/$5
Invited historian, Susan ‘Ski’ Witzofsky, will explain Fort Henry’s impact on the Civil War in the Homeplace theater. Later, gather at Fort Henry Trail Parking for a guided walk to relive the siege. Walk is weather permitting.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours
Saturday, February 4
9 am-12 pm
$10 per person
Meet at North Welcome Station 

1:30-5 pm
$10 per person
Meet at North Welcome Station Sunday, February 5  2-5pm | $10 per person | Meet at   Nature Station

Tuesday, February 14
Valentine’s Day Lunch with the Eagles Kentucky Lake Cruise
11 am-2 pm
$65 per person
Meet at Kenlake State Resort Park Marina

Spring Opening! March 1, 2017 
Energy Lake Campground, Hillman Ferry Campground, Homeplace 1850s Working Farm  North and South Welcome Stations, Piney Campground, Woodlands Nature Station. 
 
Reservations required for all tours. Call 270-924-2020

Published 01:00 AM, Sunday Dec. 11, 2016
Updated 08:17 AM, Sunday Dec. 11, 2016

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