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Saturday March 28, 2015
Northern Kentucky History Day - 8:00am-2:00pm

Northern Kentucky Regional History Day is a celebration of the rich history of our region. Registration begins at 8 a.m. on the first floor of the Student Union. The area will include various tables with information and artifacts from area historical organizations, museums, and publishers. Light refreshments will be served at registration. This material will be on display until 2 p.m., when door prize winners will be announced. The opening presentation starts at 10:00 a.m. Following that are two 45-minute workshop sessions on various topics in rooms located throughout the Student Union. The topics are designed to educate, assist, and entertain those seeking to better understand our collective past. Admission fee charged.

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Friday April 24-Sunday April 26
Camper Appreciation Weekend

Big Bone Lick has for years had a stable base of repeat campers. This is the park’s way of saying thanks for their patronage. On this weekend, campers can stay at our campground for a special “two nights for the price of one” price! While you’re here, join the Park Interpreter for a variety of special programs, guided hikes, and recreational activities throughout the weekend.

For more information or to register please call Big Bone Lick State Historic Site at (859) 384-3522    more park information...

Saturday April 25
Ghost Hunt

Join the Tri-State Shadow Chasers for a night of paranormal investigations at the park. Learn about the various facets of ghost hunting and become familiar with commonly used tools during the investigation. Your guides will demonstrate digital voice recorders, EMF detectors, and motion sensors on hand and you’ll have opportunity to use them, too. While on the hunt you will learn about park history, go inside the Big Bone Methodist Church, and visit two historic period cemeteries on park grounds. Please feel free to bring digital cameras.
Advanced registration is required and space is limited.
Deadline for registration is April 22.
The cost is $20.00 per person.

For more information or to register please call Big Bone Lick State Historic Site at (859) 384-3522    more park information...

Thursday April 30, 2015
"A Monument of Natural Design", a Restoration of Big Bone Lick - 7:00 pm

FOBB welcomes Vic Vanover, NKU Center for Environmental Restoration; Dave Geohegan, Site Check Planning Services; and Mark Jacobs, Boone County Conservation District. They will discuss the Piner Property addition to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, plans for restoring mowed grass areas to wetlands and prairies, the rejuvenation of historic salt springs, and how these activities will benefit this internationally-renowned site in terms of habitat and biodiversity.

Co-sponsored by Boone County Public Library, the program will be held at the Main Branch of the Boone County Library in Burlington, KY.

There will be a Friends of Big Bone general membership meeting prior to the program at 6:00 pm