Department of Parks
Carter Caves State Resort Park To Host Quilt Show Feb. 9
OLIVE HILL, Ky. – Carter Caves State Resort Park will host the Carter County Extension Homemakers 2008 Quilt Show on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Quilts may be entered in the show on Friday, Feb. 8 from 2-5 p.m. The categories will include: Appliqué, Feed Sack, Cheater Cloth (preprinted), Hand Pieced/Hand Quilted, Hand Pieced/Machine Quilted, Machine Pieced/Hand Quilted, Machine Pieced/Machine Quilted and Tacked and Old. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded.
For more information call 606-474-6686 or 606-286-6151
Carter Caves State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, Tierney’s Cavern Restaurant, cave tours and canoe trips. There’s also hiking, golf, mini-golf, fishing and a campground. For more information and reservations, call the park at 1-800-325-0059 or 1-606-286-4411.
To reach Carter Caves, take exit 161 off Interstate 64 at Olive Hill. Go east on U.S. 60 for approximately 2 miles and turn left on KY 182 north. Park entrance is 3 miles from the left turn onto KY 182 north.
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