Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

September 26, 2013

Jesse Stuart Weekend set to begin Friday

The Independent

GREENUP — A celebration of one of the area’s most beloved authors is upcoming this week.

The schedule of events for the 2013 Jesse Stuart Weekend at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, which is Friday and Saturday, follows.


9 a.m. — A tour of the site of Lonesome Valley School.

Noon — Lunch.

1:30 p.m. — A tour of the Jesse Stuart Nature Preserve.

5 p.m. — Dinner.

7:30 p.m. — Performance by Scott Miller and the Appalachian School of Music.

8:30 p.m. — Welcoming reception.


9 a.m.  — A bus tour of W-Hollow.

Noon — Lunch.

1:15 p.m. — Tour of the JSF Headquarters.

5 p.m. — Dinner.

7:30 p.m. — Drama based on Stuart’s “Old Ben,” written and produced by Greenup County Fine Arts Extension Agent Anne Stephens at the John P. Stephenson Cultural Center

 All may attend the weekend; for lodge reservations, call (606) 473-7324 or visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/.