A series of events have been scheduled to mark the reopening of the Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek of Abraham Lincoln National Historic Park east of Hodgenville on US 31E.
Paint and Sip at Knob Creek: September 18
1 pm to 4 pm: Visitors are invited to a “Paint and Sip” at the Boyhood Home Unit in Knob Creek. Limited to 25 participants and individuals must register in advance at the Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville.
A celebration of the family: October 4
6 p.m .: Preservation of Lincoln’s Kentucky Heritage, Inc. and Howard Family Reunion held at the Hodgenville Civic Center.
7 p.m .: Photos of the Howard Family and Lincoln’s Kentucky Heritage Inc.
A celebration of the community: October 5
6 p.m .: Community open house and art exhibition organized by the Lincoln Museum at the Lincoln Museum and Community Room in Hodgenville. Museum open to visits during this period.
7 p.m .: Lincoln Square reunion photos of the descendants of Austin Gallaher, members of the Boy Scout troop who camped at Knob Creek, and any Fort Knox soldier who was stationed at Fort Knox and remembers visiting the tavern.
A celebration of the house: October 6
6 p.m .: Film presentation at Creekfront Park. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and folding chairs. Rain location: Hodgenville Civic Center. Food Trucks present.
Bluegrass at Creekfront: October 7
6:00 p.m .: Bluegrass concert at Creekfront Park by the Vickie Vaughn Band. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and folding chairs. Rain location: Hodgenville Civic Center. Food Trucks present.
A starry night: October 8
The annual Night Sky program will take place at the Boyhood Home Unit in Knob Creek
7 pm-8pm: Musical performance by Stefan Forbus and the Combo
8 p.m. to 10 p.m .: Annual night sky program at Knob Creek with Dr. Mark Pitts
Welcome Home: Knob Creek Tavern Grand Reopening: October 9
9 a.m. to 5 p.m .: A series of special one-day events taking place at the Boyhood Home unit in Knob Creek. Events include programs and tours, living history demonstrations and a special grand reopening ceremony.
Be sure to check the park’s website and social media sites for updates on all park events related to the Knob Creek Grand Reopening Celebration.