6727
Kentucky
Kentucky: There's Something About That Name
Program No. 6727RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
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At a Glance

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.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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