Pike County Tourism CVB is in the process of planning the construction of a Randolph McCoy Monument. The monument is in the very early stages of development, and ideas for what it will depict are still being sorted through. Continue reading The Randolph McCoy Monument Project
Come and see the sites of the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, located in beautiful Pike County, Kentucky. Each site features a marker telling tragic stories from the feud, serving as a reminder of past mistakes and the price of a grudge. When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year. Enjoy a day out on the water, or an evening at the Artists Collaborative Theatre. Plan your Pike County getaway today, “Where Beauty Abides & Hospitality Flows!”
Breaks Park will host special activities and games for visitors in celebration of the July 4 weekend. Plans also include a performance by Backwoods Bluegrass Boys at the amphitheater on Saturday, July 4.
“Independence Day Weekend is always a blast at the Breaks and this year will be no exception,” said Park Superintendent Austin Bradley, “Our programming staff has put together a great schedule filled with games, contests, and entertainment to help our visitors enjoy the holiday weekend with their families.”
Visitors will enjoy a cornhole tournament, watermelon eating contest, watermelon seed spitting contest, tomahawk throwing, sack rack, ring toss, and tug of war at the Visitor Center on Saturday, July 4.
Additionally, regular programming activities including hikes, activities, and more will be held throughout the weekend.
On Saturday evening, Backwoods Bluegrass Boys will perform at the amphitheater beginning at 7 pm. Admission is free.
The complete interpretive programming schedule is available online at www.BreaksPark.com. For more information, contact the park visitor center at (276)-865-4413 ext. 3213, or by emailing Park Naturalist Carl Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breaks Interstate Park is located on the Kentucky – Virginia border and is accessed by State Route 80. Commissioned by the U.S. Congress in 1954, it encompasses more than 4,600 acres and is one of only two interstate parks in the United States. For more information about the park, please visit www.BreaksPark.com.
The Arts House of Pikeville will be hosting Beginning Watercolor Classes with Paula Smith, July 2015. Ages 18 and up are welcome. Classes will be $75 and a supply list will be given. The final class will paint the City Park of Pikeville. The art show will be hosted by Roasted Coffee and Cafe of Pikeville.