Department of Parks
Comedy Coming To Carter Caves State Resort Park
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Comedy is coming to Carter Caves State Resort Park with a dinner show on Aug. 18 and 19 featuring West Virginia comedian and storyteller Bil Lepp.
The shows will be at on both dates and will cost $30 a person. However, if reservations are made before July 1 the price will be $25.
The buffet-style dinner will feature locally grown beef, catfish and hushpuppies, an assortment of fresh vegetables and salad with produce from local farms. The meal will be topped off with several tasty desserts. Seating for the buffet will start around and the show will follow dinner.
The resort near Olive Hill is also offering a package that includes one night’s lodging and breakfast for $99.95 plus tax (based on double occupancy). There is limited availability of these rooms.
Lepp is a five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars Contest. He has been featured at the National Storytelling Festival and at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
For more information or to make reservations, call the park at 1-800-325-0059 or 606-286-4411.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov