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Kentucky: There's Something About That Name

Program Number: 6727RJ
Start and End Dates:
10/13/2013 - 10/18/2013;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Nancy, Kentucky
Price starting at: $599.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: History & Culture
Meals: 15; 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Against the beautiful backdrop of autumn colors and scenic Lake Cumberland, join experts at the University of Kentucky Leadership Center for a foray into the rich cultural heritage of the "Bluegrass State.” Explore the music and dance of Kentucky’s people with songs of yesterday played on guitar, banjo, dulcimer, fiddle and harmonica. Meet a park naturalist who introduces you to the world of color that peaks in Kentucky this time of year and gain an understanding of Kentucky yesterday and today through morning walks and discussions about her people.




Highlights

• Classes with musicians and Kentucky music experts bring to life the musical history of the Bluegrass State, from Bill Monroe to Merle Travis.
• Take part in Western squares, big-circle mountain dancing, line dancing and other traditional dances.
• Each evening, delight in performances by a variety of local Kentucky artists.



Activity Particulars

Minimal walking and standing on this program.



Coordinated by University of Kentucky at Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center.




Nancy

Atop the rolling hills of south central Kentucky, Lake Cumberland was created by the construction of the Wolf Creek Dam and today, the lake’s 1,000-mile shoreline invites those seeking a refreshing dip or leisurely boat ride. This small, lakeside community surrounded by meadows and forest, offers breath-taking views.



Accommodations
Kentucky Leadership Center, air-conditioned rooms, private baths. Lobby features large, stone, wood-burning fireplace, big-screen TV.
Meals and Lodgings
   Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
  Nancy, KY 5 nights
 Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Type: Conference Center
  Description: Beautiful wooded location on 1500 acres that border Cumberland Lake. Stone woodburning fireplace in lobby, widescreen TV in lobby area Wireless access in lobby and meeting rooms
  Contact info: 17500 HWY 196
Nancy, KY 42544 USA
phone: 270-866-4215
web: www.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/4h/klc
  Room amenities: AC/Heat... fresh towels provided every day.
  Facility amenities: Private baths in all sleeping rooms. Sleeping rooms have recently been redecorated, each having a unique theme.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Additional nights prior: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.  Space is usually available...call to reserve space.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM
  Additional nights after: As low as $42 sgl/$52 dbl.  Space is usually available...call to reserve space.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
4:00 PM in Nancy, KY. You will be staying at Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center that night.
  End of Program:
2:00 PM in Nancy, KY. You will be staying at Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. Valid photo ID such as driver's license. Completed health form returned to coordinator prior to arrival.
  Parking availability:
Free on-site parking.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Nancy, KY
  Nearest city or town:  Somerset KY
  Nearest highway: Cumberland Parkway near I-75.
  Nearest airport:  Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Lexington, KY.
  From End of Program
  Location: Nancy, KY
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Lexington Kentucky

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

None - Car Required

 

 

 
 

Service:

 

None - Car Required

 
Driving Directions
  Cumberland Parkway Take Nancy exit of Cumberland Parkway, exit 78. Follow signs to the Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center. Approx 16 miles from the Nancy exit.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrival/Orientation
(Sunday, October 13)
   
 Afternoon: Registration starts at 4:00 PM.
 Dinner: Dinner at 6 PM at the conference center.
 Evening: Welcome program at 7 PM.
   
Accommodations: Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Kentucky Music and Dance/Kentucky Culture/Evening Entertainment
(Monday, October 14)
   
 Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.
 Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.
 Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.
 Afternoon: 1:00-2:30 PM Traditional Kentucky Folk Culture lecture. Following the class, there will be late afternoon walks and hikes offered
 Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.
 Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.
   
Accommodations: Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Kentucky Music and Dance/Kentucky Culture/Evening Entertainment
(Tuesday, October 15)
   
 Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.
 Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.
 Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:30 PM Traditional Kentucky Folk Culture class. This class includes a small amount of walking.
 Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.
 Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.
   
Accommodations: Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Kentucky Music and Dance/Kentucky Culture/Evening Entertainment
(Wednesday, October 16)
   
 Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.
 Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.
 Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:30 PM Traditional Kentucky Folk Culture class. This class includes a small amount of walking.
 Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.
 Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.
   
Accommodations: Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Kentucky Music and Dance/Kentucky Culture/Evening Entertainment
(Thursday, October 17)
   
 Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.
 Morning: 9:00-10:30 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:30 AM-12:00 NOON Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dance class.
 Lunch: 12:00 NOON lunch at the conference center.
 Afternoon: 1:00-4:30 PM Traditional Kentucky Folk Culture class. This class includes a small amount of walking.
 Dinner: 6:00 PM dinner at the conference center.
 Evening: 7:00-8:30 PM Local Kentucky artists perform.
   
Accommodations: Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kentucky Music and Dance/Kentucky Culture/Departure
(Friday, October 18)
   
 Breakfast: 7:30 AM breakfast at the conference center.
 Morning: 9:00-10:00 AM Traditional Kentucky Music class. 10:00 AM-11:00am Traditional Kentucky Folk and Western Dancing class.
 Lunch: 11:30am Lunch at the conference center.
 Afternoon: 12:00pm - Checkout
   
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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