Lighthouse Landing Announces Sailing School Dates for 2015

sailing school LLLighthouse Landing Marina and Resort has announced the dates for 2015 ASA Sailing School!

The 2015 Schedule for the four-day Basic Keelboat and Basic Coastal Cruising Course is:

April 9-12

May 7-10, 28-31

June 11-14, 25-28

July 9-12, 23-26

Sept. 10-13, 24-27

Oct. 8-11

Class size is limited to four students.

If you’ve never sailed before or if you are an experienced sailor and want to take your skills to the next level, sign up for Lighthouse Landings certified American Sailing Association course and begin a lifetime of enjoyment.

Award winning Lighthouse Landing Sailing School on Kentucky Lake is the right place for you to learn how to sail with confidence. Lighthouse Landing has been helping people fulfill their dream of learning to sail since 1977.

For complete details visit Lighthouse Landing online. Lighthouse Landing Marina and Resort is located on beautiful Kentucky Lake in Grand Rivers, KY>

Bald Eagle Viewing at Land Between The Lakes

Eagle Trip Land Between The LakesThis January and February, van tours and river cruises will take visitors to several bald eagle viewing hot spots around the 170,000-acre National Recreation Area. In addition to bald eagles, visitors will likely see native wildlife such as ducks, turkeys, deer, and herons. Land Between The Lakes partners with Kenlake State Resort Park to host a weekend of brunch and lunch river cruises January 17-19, on a 96-foot luxury yacht.

“Land Between The Lakes serves as a major wintering spot for bald eagles from northern areas such as Michigan and Canada,” stated John Pollpeter, Nature Station’s Lead Naturalist. “The two flowing rivers, inland lakes, and expansive woodlands here provide them with the fishing, hunting, and nesting grounds they need to thrive.”

Reservations and full deposits are required for all trips. The popularity of eagle excursions calls for early reservations. A full listing of eagle viewing activities can be found below or on the Internet at by searching for “eagle.” Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your tour.

Eagle Viewing River Cruises:
• Sat., Jan. 17, Brunch Cruise: 8:30-11:30am
• Sat., Jan. 17, Lunch Cruise: 1-4pm
• Sun., Jan. 18, Lunch Cruise: 11am-2pm
• Mon., Jan. 19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Lunch Cruise: 11am-2pm

“Everything Eagles” Van Tours:
• Sat., Jan. 10, 1-4:30pm
• Sat., Jan. 31, 9am-12:30pm
• Sun., Feb. 1, 1:30-5pm
• Sat., Feb. 7, 1:30-5pm

Family-friendly Eagle Van Tour:
• Sun., Jan. 25, 1:30-5pm

Sunset Eagle Viewing Tours:
• Sun., Jan. 11, 3:30-5:30pm
• Sun., Feb. 8, 4-6pm

Winter Birding Hotspots of Land Between The Lakes:
• Sat., Jan. 17, 8:30-11:30am

Northern Land Between The Lakes Eagle Tour:
• Sat., Jan. 17, 1:30-5pm

Find more information on Land Between The Lakes online here.

Jade & Earth Spa; December and Winter Specials

jadeJade & Earth Spa; exclusively at Green Turtle Bay Resort in Grand Rivers, KY is offering the following list of Services for only $29 – From Now to March 1st!

That’s right! Choose any service from this list from now until March 1st, 2015 for only $29
* 45 minute Swedish Massage
* Luxury Manicure
* Express Facial
* Express Pedicure
* 45 minute body scrub
* Neck & Decollete Mask
* All over hair color (1 color)
* Shampoo deep conditioning, cut & style
* Spray tan package of 3

And, check out these December 2014 Specials-



Free 2oz bottle of Ortho Ease/Sport with a 60 minute Sports Massage

Includes a Shampoo & Style!

Luxury paraffin pedicure for two

A Jade facial plus a 60 minute Swedish Massage

60 minute Hot Stone Massage, Jade Facial, and Jade Pedicure

Jade Facial, Hair Shampoo & Style, plus Jane Iredale makeover

Every month Jade & Earth offers:
* Monthly Health Club facility memberships
*One-on-One sessions with our ISSA Certified Personal Trainer who will tailor exercises to help you obtain your fitness goals
* Fitness Classes on a punch card payment system. Buy as many or as few classes as you need. Classes for Zumba, Aqua Zumba, Power Pump, and Get Fit Strength & Tone.

Call Jade & Earth Spa today at 270-362-1820 or 800-498-0428.

December Christmas Shows at the Badgett Playhouse Grand Rivers

VARIETY XMAS SHOW 08 058Christmas is in full swing at the Badgett Playhouse Theater in Grand Rivers, KY. Christmas shows run various dates through December 21, 2014. Call the box office at 888-362-4223 to reserve your tickets today. Many show dates do sell out. Visit the Variety Website for the complete and most up to date schedule of events.

Here are highlights of the December Show Schedule:

Variety! Christmas Spectacular
2:00 PM Matinees on December 1, 6, 13, 16, & 20
7:00 PM Shows on December 6, 13, & 20
This Branson-style Christmas revue features musicians, singers and dancers performing Christmas Classics, old and new. Variety! is the new must-see holiday tradition.

Down Home Country Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 5, 12, 15, & 19
7:00 PM Shows on December 5, 12, & 19
All of your Christmas favorites with a country twang! Join the Badgett Playhouse as they pay tribute to the great country songs that always put us in the holiday spirit. Complete with a fair dose of corny jokes and stories, enjoy two hours of tributes to great country artists and their Christmas classics both past and present.

The Sander’s Family Christmas
2:00 PM Matinees on December 4, 11, & 18
In this sequel to the popular hit ‘Smoke on the Mountain’, the Sanders family returns. It’s Christmas Eve, 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe
has invited them to the Baptist church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys are shipped off to World War II.

The Big Band Christmas Show
2:00 PM Matinees on December 2, 7, 8, 14, & 21
Holiday Tunes With A Big Band Swing! Inspired by the popularity of the regular season Big Band Show, this production celebrates Christmas with that same nostalgic sound. Hear all of your favorite holiday songs from an era of music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller & Frank Sinatra.

Tuna Christmas
7:00 PM on December 4, 11, & 18
In this hilarious sequel to A Greater Tuna, It’s Christmas time in the third smallest town in Texas. Its wacky citizens parade across the stage in a cavalcade of eccentric personalities all played by two actors. This is a total delight for any season.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
ONE NIGHT ONLY! December 21
Turn back the clock to the 1940s and set the dial for a double dose of holiday nostalgia. This nifty spin on a traditional favorite hearkens back to the golden age of radio when families gathered together for inspirational broadcasts and wholesome entertainment. Cleverly conceived and drawn directly from the enduring Capra film, savvy studio actors employ their vocal talents and live radio sound effects to re-imagine the much-loved celluloid tale of George Bailey’s journey of self-worth. Perfect for the whole family, revisit this vibrant celebration of simple goodwill and cheer in the face of hardship.

Make sure to include dinner at Patti’s and the Festival of Lights in your Grand Rivers visit. December is a busy month at Patti’s – Make Reservations at Patti’s by calling 888-736-2515.

Call before you travel; many show dates sell out and schedule is subject to change. All shows are reserve seating. Call the box office at 888-362-4223, or visit Variety online here.

Find the complete Grand Rivers Calendar of Events including Festival of Lights information here.

December 2014 in Land Between The Lakes

lblsignagejpgCold outside? Don’t worry its nice and warm inside the planetarium. Just because winter is setting in doesn’t mean you have to hide inside. There’s plenty of fun winters activities happening in the Land Between The Lakes.

Daily planetarium shows this December

Mon.–Friday at 10am, and 12, 1, 2, 3, & 4pm
Sat.–Sun. at 10, 11am, and 12, 1, 2, 3, & 4pm
Age 13 and up $5 | Ages 5-12 $3 | Age 4 and under are Free
238 Visitor Center Drive, Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
Come on down to enjoy an explanation and display of the nights sky. Help your young ones understand what is really going on up there in the stars. There’s so much to learn at the Planetarium and their friendly staff are always close by to help make sure your experience is a memorable one. There is also a gift shop and displays inside the planetarium building to observe.
For more information you can call #270-924-2233

Holiday Laser Shows!

Every Saturday in December at 5pm and 6pm
All seats are $7.00
Happy Holidays! Sit back, relax, and watch your favorite holiday music come to life on the Planetariums 40-foot dome!

Civil War Comes To The Homeplace
December 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Homeplace goes back in time to 1864. This area has been occupied by federal troops and under martial law since the fall of Forts Henry and Donelson in February 1862. Learn how the family farms, especially women, faced many challenges keeping the family fed, clothed, and farm operations going, without the help of their men folk. They also lived with foraging parties taking needed food, clothing, blankets and farm animals. Experience the challenges and fears of the farm family and learn how they persevered.
Visit The Land Between The Lakes webpage for more information.