Department of Parks
Greenbo Will Host "Die Fledermaus" at Annual Festival of Nations
GREENUP, Ky. – Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will host the 40th annual Festival of Nations presented by the International Folklanders on July 19, 2008.
The International Folklanders will perform “Die Fledermaus,” a comic operetta composed by Johann Strauss Jr. and adapted by Carole Prietzel. The Folklanders are a folk and ethnic dance troupe. Show time is 8:00 pm at the Greenbo Lake Amphitheatre. Admission is $5 per person, and children 12 and under are free. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of fun.
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is located on KY 1, 18 miles north of I-64 from the Grayson exit or 8 miles south of U.S. 23 (The Country Music Highway) on KY 1. Greenbo Lake features the Jesse Stuart Lodge with 36 rooms, gift shop, and Anglers’ Cove Restaurant. The park has a 225 acre lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts, and 25 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The newly renovated campground is scheduled to open July 1. Greenbo Amphitheatre features musical concerts and plays during the summer and fall.
For more information, call 800-325-0083.
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.