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Lincoln exhibit to visit Berea Artisan Center

The Kentucky Historical Society's HistoryMobile, featuring an exhibit titled Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln, will be in the parking lot of the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. This exhibit is free. Call (859) 985-5448 or visit www.kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.

It's a tie-dye thing

The Madison County Public Library, 507 West Main Street in Richmond, will host an outside tie-dye workshop at 2 p.m. Monday. Register at the circulation desk. Space is limited to 30 participants. Bring a shirt, socks, pillowcase, scarf, shoes, hat or canvas bag-towels to dye. Items that are 100 percent cotton are the best materials for dyeing. Towels or rugs are not suitable. Call (859) 623-6704.

Campers' yard sale

The annual Summer Campers yard sale will take place Friday and Saturday at the Fort Boonesborough campground. Participants can buy and browse, but only campers will be allowed to sell. For campers there will be a $10 set-up fee in addition to the regular camping fee. Call (859) 527-3131, Ext. 218.

Carving and pottery

Weekend activities at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea:

■ Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate carving using a variety of typical wood.

■ Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Matthew Gaddie of Bardstown will demonstrate his pottery technique.

Civil War meeting

The bi-monthly meeting of the Madison County Civil War Round Table will take place at 6:30 p.m. July 25 at the Boone Tavern in Berea. Glenn Lafantasie, director of the Center for the Study of the Civil War in the West at Western Kentucky University, will present ”The Life and Lost Cause of Colonel William Oates.“ The cost for the dinner is $18. Reservations are required. Call Phillip Seyfrit at (859) 623-8979.

Golf that glows

The Richmond Parks and Recreation Department will present a Mysterious Miniature Glow in the Dark Golf Tournament at the Adventure Falls Golf Course at the Lake Reba Recreational Complex July 19. The cost will be $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society, a professional organization that helps promote recreation and parks throughout the state.

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