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Upcoming events at Patoka Lake

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Kayaking at Patoka Lake set for Sept. 10
BIRDSEYE – Take a kayak or canoe and join the naturalists for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Wall’s Lake Boat Ramp off Highway 145. Look for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way. Discover a little bit of Patoka’s past during this morning paddle.
Participants are asked to take life jackets, snacks and refreshments, and sunscreen for this journey. If you prefer, meet the naturalists at the visitor center at 8:30 a.m. to car caravan to the ramp.
For more information regarding this program, kayak rentals or other interpretive events, call the visitor center at (812) 685-2447.

Hand-weaving basket workshop in October
BIRDSEYE – Everyone is invited to Patoka Lake to learn the art of weaving baskets by hand one of two workshops being held in October.
Local basket weaver Patty Ingle will walk participants through the creation of their very own handmade napkin basket. The workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 and Oct. 15. These events require pre-registration and a fee of $35. There is a limit of 10 participants per workshop.
The first workshop Oct. 8 will be held at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center. The workshop Oct. 15 will be held during the annual Autumn Getaway Weekend in the Modern Campground Section A. Participants for both workshops should arrive onsite before 9 a.m.
Anyone who is interested in these workshops can call the visitor center at (812) 685-2447 for more information and to register.