CORBIN, Ky. – Everyone likes to hear a good story.
Make plans to hear some good stories at the Cumberland Falls Storytelling Festival the weekend of March 11-12 at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park.
The whole family can kick back and enjoy tales about life in the Appalachian Foothills. Additionally, craft artisans will have traditional handmade items for sale throughout the weekend.
The weekend kicks off Friday evening at 8 p.m. with a ghost walk around the falls area. On Saturday storytellers will take the stage throughout the day.
The Bluegrass band “Colonel Strings” from Whitley County High School will play at 6 p.m. The weekend will come to a close with a Saturday evening concert at 8 p.m. by Tim Lowry. There will also be a liar’s contest open for anyone to enter. This year’s featured tellers are Tim Lowry, Stephen Hollen and Pam Holcomb.
The cost for the entire weekend is $20 per person. Overnight weekend package are available for $129 per person, which includes two nights’ lodging, five meals and admission to the event.
For more information visit our website and for reservations, call 606-528-4121.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin has a lodge, Riverview Restaurant, cottages, hiking trails, fishing, other recreational activities and a great view of Cumberland Falls.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov