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Annual Kentucky Wool Festival near Kincaid Lake and State Park starts today, runs all weekend

The Kentucky Wool Festival kicks off today in Falmouth.

It features three days of arts and crafts, heritage demonstrations, food, music, and plenty of other activities for the whole family.

See sheep shearing, weaving, spinning, the petting zoo, two entertainment stages featuring bluegrass, folk, country and gospel music.

The Wool Festival also has more than 30 foods booths to choose from.

Click here to view a short video about the festival.

Kentucky Wool Festival has a few simple goals it hopes to accomplish each year.

This includes, but is not limited to:

Kentucky Wool Festival location, click photo to enlarge.

• To hold an annual event that takes place the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October.
• Be unique.
• Promote sheep, wool products, and the local community.
• Have heritage demonstrations going on throughout the festival.
• Offer activities for all age groups. Maintain a family oriented atmosphere.
• Provide an opportunity for community and school organizations, crafts people, and individuals to raise money as an alternative of door to door sales or fund raising drives.
• Entertain the public by providing an environment where the people can meet, have fun, hear live music, and learn about our history.

Admission is $5 per person and three-day passes are also available for $12 at each local bank in Falmouth and Butler. Children under the age of 5 years old are admitted free.

The Wool Festival only accepts cash at admission and many vendors only accept cash as well.

The Wool Festival takes place next to the Kincaid Lake and State Park, northeast of Falmouth, Kentucky. Click here  for more information, or here for directions.

Kentucky Wool Festival


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