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Charlotte drag races feature 4 cars wide;


3._4_wides_3._4_wides_On Thursday we all loaded up and headed south to Charlotte, N.C. for the 2nd Annuaul NHRA 4 Wides This is where they run 4 race cars at the same time on the same track 32,000 horsepower that do 1,000 feet in 4 seconds its AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

We stayed 2 nights and watched some great racing and met several drivers. They were all nice and signed a hard helmet for my son, Harley. The only bad part was the rain but when it started we all headed to Concord Mills Mall. It is something to see if you are in the area you need to stop by and take in some racing in Charlotte -- Race capital of the WORLD!

 

  

 


FRANKFORT, Ky. – Hidden eggs, special meals and plenty of photo opportunities will be available at Kentucky State Parks this month as theEaster Bunny makes his way across the state.

Many state parks will be holding special events during Easter weekend. All 17 resort park restaurants will be serving a special Easter Buffet on April 24. The dinners will be served from noon until 8 p.m. at all 17 resort parks. The menu includes beef carved on the line, baked country ham, golden fried catfish and hushpuppies. The meal will also include fresh fruit, a cheese bar, garden vegetables, salad and desserts.

The price for adults is $17.95 and children (12 and under) are $7.95. Prices do not include tax. The price includes a beverage.

 

Below is a list of special events along with the park phone number. (Please note that not all events are on April 24.)

 

Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Mount Olivet

April 23

The Blue Lick’s Battlefield Commission has donated Easter eggs for this year’s hunt at Blue Licks. It will take place at the Worthington Lodge lawn at 11 a.m. on April 23. Prizes will be awarded for several age groups ranging from 0-2 years old, 3-4 years old, 6-8 years old and 9-12 years old. Call 1-800-443-7008.

Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Buckhorn

April 24

Come see the Easter Bunny during the Easter Egg Hunt at Buckhorn LakeState Resort Park Sunday April 24, at 2:30 p.m. The hunt is free to all children 12 and under (children will be divided into age groups) and will take place on the Marina Road. This event is sponsored by Buckhorn Scenic Trail Association and Coal Mining Our Future. Pictures will be available at Gordon’s Photo Center in Hazard afterwards. For more information, call Buckhorn Lake at 800-325-0058.

Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill

April 23-24

Carter Caves will have family-oriented programs throughout the weekend, including Easter egg coloring, a nature walk and games. On Easter Day, the park will serve its Easter buffet and will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt with over 1,000 Easter eggs for children 12 and under. Tours of Cascade and X-cave will be on a regular schedule. Call 1-800-325-0059.

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin

April 24

Cumberland Falls will host an egg hunt for children ages 10 and under at 2:30 p.m. on April 24. Meet at the pavilion behind the community pool. Prizes will be given. Call 1-800-325-0063.

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Burkesville

April 23

along with First & Farmers Bank & Equity Group – Kentucky Division LLC have traveled east of the sunrise to Bunny Hollow where Peter Cottontail invites you to join him in eating pancakes. Bring your camera and have your photo taken with him on April 23, 2011 from 7-9:30 a.m.  At 10:30 a.m. Peter will begin his egg hunt in the campground.  Eggs of all colors have been hidden with a prize egg in each of the following age categories 3 and under, ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-11.  Come early and register to win a free bicycle to be given away after the hunt.  For more information, contact Jamie Avery at 1-800-325-2282 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg

April 23

Come join Jenny Wiley State Resort Park at 2 p.m. for our egg hunt and see if you can find some of the 2,000 eggs that will be hidden in our campground.  There will be candy-filled eggs and prize-filled eggs to be found for ages 12 and under.  Don’t forget to bring a basket and each child must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  Call 1-800-325-0142.

John James Audubon State Park, Henderson

April 16

Join us for our annual “Eggstravaganza” from 10:30-noon on April 16. Bring those little bunnies ages 3-8, for a Hoppin’ good time with “Funny Bunnies Art,” storytelling, music, games and snacks. Eggstra surprises will await you at the John James Audubon Museum. Pre-registration is required. Contact Kim McGrew at 270-826-2247. Fee: $7.

Kenlake State Resort Park, Aurora

April 24

Kenlake will hold an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. with prizes for different age categories through 12 years old. An Easter photo setting will be available so bring your camera. Call 1-800-325-0143.

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville

April 24

Following the Easter buffet, the park’s employees will host the most egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt in the area! Located across the street from the main lodge, the free hunt will feature four age divisions; ages 0-3,  4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Each age division will have a small number of “special eggs” mixed in, which will award additional prizes. A visit with the Easter Bunny is also planned from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the main lodge, with the egg hunt beginning at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-325-0146.

Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz

April 24

Lake Barkley showers the fields with eggs in our Egg-ceptional Egg Hunt!Beginning at 3 p.m. at the Lake Barkley Fitness Center, the Easter Bunny will make an appearance at 2:30 p.m., so don’t forget your camera! From toddlers to teenagers, bring your baskets and gather some egg-ceptional goodies. This egg hunt is sponsored by employees of Lake Barkley State Park and Friends of Lake Barkley SRP Inc. For more information call 1-800-325-1708.

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs

April 24

Make Easter Eggciting at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park! Easter Bunny Pictures ($2/each) at the lodge at 1:30 p.m.; free Easter Egg Hunt at lodge at 2:30 p.m. The free egg hunt is divided into four age categories: 3 and under, ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Hundreds of eggs will be hidden specifically for each age group. Call 1-800-325-1711.

Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls of Rough

April 23

Friends of Rough River Lake present the Easter 2011 Eggstravaganza on April 23 at 2 p.m. Registration at 1:30 p.m. Prizes for age groups 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. More than 3,000 eggs will be hidden. Get your photo taken with the Easter bunny for $5. Call 1-800-325-1713.

 

 

On Tuesday my wife and I took Harley to see Sesame Street 1-2-3  it was a great show. The kids were shocked to see all the characters come dancing thru right in front of them, dancing with them,  hugging them and making them feel special. This was an amazing show. Harley danced for 2 hours and loved every minute of it. If you get a chance to take your kids you will not be dissapointed. Well worth the money you will love seeing the smile on the kids face!!!!

See slideshow of photos on Home Page of The Lazer 

 



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