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Shakers Bless Hounds, Elk Tours, Train Gorge Trip And More

Blessing of the Hounds
Join Shaker Village and the Woodford Hounds fox hunters for their annual Blessing of the Hounds in Harrodsburg. This traditional event features a blessing of the hounds, riders, and the fox, and is followed by the first meet of the formal season. Witness the pageantry of this grand event where riders dress in formal hunting attire with foxhounds alongside. The event takes place Nov. 28 near the West Lot equestrian facility. Visit www.shakervillageky.org or call (800) 734-5611 to find out more.

Elk viewing tours
Enjoy seeing these majestic animals during their rutting season. All-inclusive packages available. Tours take place Nov. 6-7 at Pine Mountain State Resort Park, and Nov. 13-15 and 20-22 at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Visit parks.ky.gov or call (800) 255-PARK for more details or to make your reservation.

Run to the Gorge
From November 5-28, enjoy riding in heated train cars into the Gorge of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area to experience this beautiful area. Round trip time is approximately 1-1/2 hours in length. Trains run rain or shine. Visit www.bsfsry.com or call (800) 462-5664 for additional information.

Festival of Lights
Holiday Festival of Lights featuring more than 500,000 lights in Patti’s 1880’s Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers. Second Friday in November through first week of January. For more information, visit www.grandrivers.com or call (888) 493-0152.

Kentucky Living Events Calendar brought to you by The Kentucky Department of Travel. For a complete listing of destinations, attractions, and events happening in your own back yard or throughout the entire state, visit KentuckyTourism.com.

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