Alliance holding River Blast at Fort Boonesborough this week

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky River Water Trail Alliance is holding its River Blast this week with activities throughout the day at Fort Boonesborough State Park near Richmond.

The event is planned to raise awareness of the importance of Kentucky River as a resource. Kentucky State Parks and Kentucky-American Water are sponsoring River Blast.

The state Department of Parks says the event Saturday includes paddling races starting at 8 a.m., a car show, live music, educational exhibits, arts and crafts, and food. Fireworks are planned at dusk. Most events will take place between noon and 10 p.m.

Fee is $5 per car.

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