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A Festival Just For Kids, Canoeing On Tygart Creek, More

A festival just for kids
Kidsfest will entertain and educate children in Shepherdsville, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 12 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, exit 117 off Interstate 65. Children must be supervised by an adult. Free admission. For details, go online to or call (502) 955-9641.

Kentucky Crafted spotlights the arts
Kentucky Crafted: The Market, an award-winning arts marketplace, is coming to Louisville on March 19-20 in the South Wing B of the Kentucky Exposition Center. The event, now in its 29th year, is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council. Shop for fine art and crafts, enjoy musical performances, meet Kentucky authors, explore Kentucky traditions, and take home Kentucky Proud specialty food. Go online to or call (502) 564-3757 for details.

Canoeing on Tygart Creek
Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill will sponsor the Tygart Creek Regretta Canoe Excursion on April 9 and May 14. Take a 6-mile canoe excursion down the beautiful gorge cut out by Tygart Creek. Canoe experience required. (Participants without experience would find out why the event is called a “regretta.”) A guide, canoes, paddles, life jackets, and transportation to and from the creek are provided. Bring warm clothing, extra change of clothes, sack lunch, bottled water, and a dry bag for supplies. Cost is $20. Limited space is available, and pre-registration is required. Call (606) 286-4411, ext. 2543, to register.

Teaching young anglers
The 4-H Fishing Club teaches kids about casting, bait, hooks, and more, at 5-6 p.m. on March 8, April 12, and May 10, at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, 50 Kendall Road, Jamestown. The club is for kids ages 5 and up who are enrolled in Russell County 4-H. For details, go online to or call (270) 343-3797.

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