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Autumn Getaway Weekend I, Patoka Lake
Start Date: 10/11/2019Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 10/11/2019End Time: 8:30 PM
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Event Description:
Untitled Document Patoka Lake Nature Center CLOSED 10/11 – 10/12 Open 10/13 from 9:00a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Awards ceremonies will take place directly following each competition.  Winners will be posted at the Campground Gatehouse on Saturday night. All programs will be held at the big State Park tents in Section A.

Friday, October 11

5-8p.m. Register: Campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving/decorating contests and cornhole tourney! Cornhole tourney cost is $10/team. All proceeds support the Patoka Lake birds of prey.

5-8p.m. Pumpkin Wagon – Our staff will be driving around with a wagon full of pumpkins for you to design and decorate for Halloween at your house and also here for the Carving & Decorating Contest.  Pumpkins will be sold for $3 small, $5 medium, and $8 large.  All proceeds will support the raptors here at Patoka!

5-8p.m. Hot Cider & Cocoa –Look for our special cider mobile as it makes its way around the campground. Cider and hot chocolate will be on sale for $2/cup.  All proceeds will benefit the Patoka raptor program.

5p.m. Cooking Friendship Stew - Bring your canned vegetables to the State Park Tents in Section A to add to the stew. Volunteers & staff will prepare the stew for the 7p.m. gathering.

7p.m. Friendship Stew - Bring crackers, beverages, bowls & spoons as we dish out the Friendship Stew.  Join us in kicking off our annual event to celebrate the autumn season & Halloween.

7:30p.m. SSSSSSSSSnakes with O'Bannon Woods – Join staff from O’Bannon Woods as they bring out a few LIVE guests.  Bring your camp chairs and sit up close. Limited seating will be provided.

Location Information:
Patoka Lake  (View Map)
3084 N. Dillard Road
Birdseye, IN 47513
Phone: (812) 685-2464
Contact Information:
Name: Dana Reckelhoff
Phone: 812-685-2447
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State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
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  • Natural Resources, Department of

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