Department of Parks
Levi Jackson State Park Hosting Appalachian Artists, Crafters and Performers Aug. 16

Press Release Date:  Thursday, August 07, 2014  
Contact Information:  Carol Kirby,


LONDON, Ky. – Levi Jackson State Park’s Mountain Life Museum will host Appalachian artists, crafters and performers on Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


They include chainsaw artist Rob Peterson, from Louisville; music and singing by Lisa Woods, Raymond McQueen, Eddie Smith, Ricky Robinson, Isabella Hall and others. Local crafters and artists will be demonstrating their work.


The Mountain Life Museum, a collection of 18th-century cabins that feature pioneer life, will be open. Admission for the day is $1 a person. It also has a gift shop, which includes items from many local artists and crafters.


The Aug. 16 events will coincide with the Laurel County Homecoming, which is being held at Levi Jackson State Park. For more information, call the park at 606-330-2130.





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