Department of Parks
Carroll County Goldenrod Gala Will Be Sept. 1 At General Butler State Resort Park
CARROLLTON, Ky. – The Carroll County Goldenrod Gala will be Saturday, Sept. 1, at General Butler State Resort Park at Carrollton from to
This one-day juried arts and crafts festival features all handmade items. There will also be music and entertainment throughout the day, activities for children such as pottery making, games and mini-golf, and plenty of food. There will also be broom making demonstrations, dulcimer music, Kentucky Kruizers Car Show and a raffle for the “Underground Railroad Sampler Quilt.”
The gala is free. It will be held at the entrance of the park near the stone shelter house and mini-golf course.
General Butler State Resort Park has a lodge, Two Rivers Restaurant, cottages, campground, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, fishing, boating, a 9-hole golf course, historic Butler-Turpin home, group meeting facilities, gift shop and picnic areas. The park is located 44 miles northeast of Louisville. From Louisville, take I-71 to Carrollton and look for the signs to the park.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 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