90-celebrationCADIZ, Ky. (6/9/14) — Lake Barkley State Resort Park will celebrate the Kentucky State Parks’ 90th anniversary with a weekend Beach Bash June 20-21.

All activities will take place at Lake Barkley’s beach.

The festivities kick off Friday, June 20, 7 p.m. with living history presentations, followed by an ice cream social. During this Chautauqua performance, audience members will have an opportunity to interact with actors portraying two of Kentucky’s most influential figures in history President Abraham Lincoln and statesman Henry Clay. This event is free.

The party continues through Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with beach and carnival-themed games, contests, food vendors and prizes. Admission is $4 per person. And 8 p.m., beach hours will be extended for Lake Barkley’s first sunset cinema, where visitors are invited to watch a free outdoor movie under the stars. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and pillows! Movie refreshments and fun glow-in-the-dark items will be available for purchase.

Use of the beach June 21 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. will be limited to guests who purchase tickets for this event.

Call (270) 924-1131 for reservations and information.

Besides the lodge the park includes cottages, the Windows on the Water Restaurant, a seasonal campground, 18-hole golf course, fitness center with indoor pool, marina, fishing, tennis courts, hiking trails, gift shop, and recreational and nature programming. The park is near Cadiz and the Land Between the Lakes, at 3500 State Park Road just off Interstate 24. Exit at Highway 68. From the exit go west toward Cadiz and the park.

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