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Cabin Fever, Wild West, Valentine’s Events, Owl Prowls, And More

Cabin Fever Series
The free Cabin Fever Speaker Series, February 5, 12, and 26 at 6 p.m. at the Warren County Main Public Library, features local or locally connected authors Mary Lucas, A Shelter in a Time of Storm, written as M.M. Merritt; literature and creative writing teachers Pat Carr, The Radiance of Fossils, and Mary Ellen Miller, widow of Kentucky poet Jim Wayne Miller, The Poet’s Wife Speaks; and Nancy Richey and Roger Givens, Images of America: Butler County. Also in February, best-selling suspense author Lisa Gardner, Touch and Go; and Bernice McFadden, Nowhere Is a Place. For dates, go to (click Events/Special Events) or call (270) 781-4882.

Wild West!
Giddyup to Wild West at the handicap-accessible Community Arts Center, Danville, February 6-March 30. Meet period characters on frontier Main Street, have a shootout at high noon, make Native American pottery, and experience the story of the American West. Event runs Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m, and is sponsored by Danville Pediatrics. Adults $6, children $4, field trip students $3. Teachers can reserve field trips online at Call (859) 236-4054 for more info.

Valentines at State Parks
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park has a sweet event: Valentines Dinner Theater Fantastical Theatricals presents the I Love Lucy murder mystery spoof, Trouble at the Tropicabana, February 15-16, 6:30–9:30 p.m., $34.95 per person (plus tax) for all-you-can-eat buffet plus show. Overnight packages also available. For reservations (800) 443-7008. Or take your beloved to Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown, for the Sweety Pie Dinner, February 15, 5-8 p.m., with beautiful view, lovers’ buffet including carved prime rib of beef, $21.95/person. Reservations (270) 343-3111. For more info go to (click Parks/Resort Parks).

Owl Prowls
Head to the dark side with John James Audubon State Park, Henderson, for free Owl Prowls at the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area, February 3 and 17, 4 p.m., where at dark you can view owls and other raptors. Dress warmly and bring your camera and/or binoculars (co-host Wild Birds Unlimited will have some binoculars available). Meet at the main boat ramp/information station at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area (located in Warrick County, Indiana) 1/2 mile east of Boonville-New Harmony Road/Interstate 64 (exit 15). See online map at For more info, call Julie McDonald, (270) 826-2247, or go to (click Parks/Recreation Parks/John James Audubon).

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