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NatureFest at Jeffers' Bend Set for September 20th

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Everyone is invited to attend NatureFest at Jeffers’ Bend Environmental Center where hundreds of area children and adults will come to wander along Little River and participate in many activities designed for all ages to experience nature. 

Enjoy the beauty of nature while discovering all the natural opportunities Jeffers’ Bend has to offer. Explore a walk in the woods along Little River, take an adventure through the Soil Tunnel, “an amazing underground world of insects”, or take a leisurely canoe ride on the Windmill Lake. Try your hand at archery or pumpkin painting. View reptiles, farm animals and wildlife animals and learn of their environment. Make sure you check out the honey bees and the butterfly garden and learn of their importance in the environment. There is so much more to discover at Jeffers’ Bend Nature Fest. This event will entail over 40 different activities. This is an opportunity to learn, have fun, and a great way for a family or group to spend the afternoon. Children, Teens and Adults will experience a great afternoon of fun in the outdoors on Saturday, September 20th, 2014.   

The event will be from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the 40 Acre Jeffers’ Bend Environmental Center located off of North Main Street in Hopkinsville. To reach the center you turn onto Metcalf Lane at the intersection of North Main and Glass Avenue. Travel on Metcalf Lane around and behind Riverside Cemetery to reach Jeffers’ Bend. It is sponsored by the Jeffers’ Bend Steering Committee, Pennyrile RC&D, City of Hopkinsville, Pennyrile Plumbing and Hutson Implement. 

Door prize drawings are scheduled for 4:45 PM. 

Tickets are $5.00 per car for Military with ID/ $10.00 per car/ $15.00 per bus- up to 25 people/or $30 per bus for 26 people and above. 

Advance ticket sale sites:

Hopkinsville Water Environment Authority – drive thru

ChristianCounty Extension Service

Boys & Girls Club at Walnut Street Center 

New Hopkinsville Municipal Building

Recreation Center on Thomas Street

Hopkinsville Housing Authority 

Pennyrile RC&D 

Hopkinsville Electric System – drive thru