Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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January 5, 2012

Local briefs: 1/6/12

ARGILLITE — Scrapbooking weekends set

ARGILLITE - Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will host Creative Memories Scrapbooking weekends on Jan. 13 and 14 and Jan. 20 and 21.

The events are designed for both the experienced and novice scrapbooker.

A registration fee of $45 a person includes the workshops, a goody bag and instructions. Participants should bring their own scrapbooks and materials; additional supplies may be purchased on site.

Registration and classes begin at 6 p.m. Friday and continue all day Saturday. There will also be scrapbooking on Sunday for those who want to stay an extra day.

For more information, email Stephanie.poplin@ky.gov.

Boyd Democratic women to meet

ASHLAND - The Boyd County Democratic Woman’s Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ponderosa Steakhouse, 711 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Speakers will be Tom Adams, executive director of the Boyd County Emegency Medical Service, and Boyd County Democratic Executive Chairman Marcus Woodward.

For more information, call Lynda Campbell at (606) 325-8357.

200 registered for event at Caves

OLIVE HILL - About 200 from half a dozen states are already registered for the third annual Winter Adventure Weekend at Carter Caves State Resort Park on Jan. 27 through 29.

The event, which was Outstanding Special Event of the Year for 2011, has nearly 100 different trips that include hiking, canoeing, recreational tree climbing, cave tours, winter survival, rappelling and other adventures including the more than 1,000-foot-long cardboard cave in the lodge basement.

The event will offer new trips including a high-line ride, mountain biking, geocaching, campfire cooking, a woman-only backpacking trip and six new adventure presentations.

For more information or to register, visit winteradventureweekend.com.

All participants must register online. The nonrefundable fee for adults (ages 13 and older) is $25, and the nonrefundable fee for ages 6 through 12 is $20.

Bison meals set at state parks

FRANKFORT - Three state resort parks are offering special bison meals in January.

Natural Bridge, Jenny Wiley and Lake Cumberland will have buffets featuring bison and other favorites.

Natural Bridge in Slade will host Appalachian Heritage Buffalo Night on Jan. 14, which includes an all-you-can-eat buffet. The menu will include buffalo chili, snapping-turtle soup, roast buffalo rounds, venison ragout, buffalo meatloaf, buffalo ribs and wild boar sausage.

Buffalo Night at Jenny Wiley in Prestonsburg on Jan. 28 will feature a buffet meal of buffalo meat.

Lake Cumberland in Jamestown will have a Pioneer Prairie Bison Feast on Jan. 28. The meal will include carved bison, Southwest-style buffalo chili, smoky barbecued buffalo, chuck wagon buffalo stew and other bison entrees.

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