Join us in June…at the
AIA CKC Procrastinator’s
Weekend June 7 – 8, 2013 Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Dawson Springs, Kentucky
Friday, June 7th:
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm – AIA CKC Planning & Repositioning Meeting
7:00 pm – Dinner at The Harper House, Hopkinsville (free for all AIA CKC members, $25 for guests)
Saturday, June 8th:
8:30 am – 10:30 am –Mark Whitley, Limited Edition Furniture, Smiths Grove, KY Mark will be talking about the holistic aesthetics of his craft – and leading a ‘hands on’ workshop for conference attendees.
10:45 am – 11:45 am –Bob Bauer, Executive Director, Kentucky Forest Industries Association Did you know that there are over 1,600 trees for every single person living in Kentucky? Find out more about the importance of our Kentucky forests to our economy, health…and architecture!
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch keynote presentation by James Coursey and Keith Sharp, AIA The Hopkinsville Carnegie Library of Kentucky Architecture, when restored, will be the only facility of its kind in the state of Kentucky. In addition to being a repository for information about Kentucky architects from the State’s inception to the present (books, drawings, prints, renderings and histories) its most important function will be that of an outreach facility to students (of all ages) needing help with their writing skills – which will draw young people to the Library who can not only improve their communication skills, but also learn about Kentucky’s fine public and private buildings and those responsible for their construction.
Lunch and CEUs (4 total) – free for AIA CKC members , $25 for all others
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The Civilian Conservation Corps at Pennyrile Forest A tour of the structures built by the CCC in the 1930’s, including the lodge, several cottages and shelters. This tour will include a 2-mile hike through the forest as well as site visit of the current reconstruction of the historic CCC beach at Pennyrile, so wear comfortable shoes! (Free event)
6:30 pm – Dinner and Speaker Enjoy dinner overlooking the lake. After dinner, Dr. Alan Share with the University of Louisville Division of Humanities will be speaking about the New Deal and the Civilian Conservation Corps, which touched the lives of thousands of young men and their families during the height of the Depression and left a lasting architectural legacy for our country.
Dinner and keynote – $15 for AIA CKC members & guests, $25 for all others
9:00 pm – Movies under the Stars Bring a blanket and watch a movie outdoors. This event will be free.
Hotel reservations are to be made directly with the Lodge. We have reserved a block of rooms at a reduced rate of $79.95 per room per night. To reserve your room, contact the lodge by phone at (800) 325-1711. Be sure to ask for the American Institute of Architects rate …our special rates end May 21!
Bring your whole family…there will be special activities planned for children with the Park Naturalists…you can rent a pedal boat or canoe…play a round of golf…be sure to check out all of the great activities available at http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/pennyrile-forest/
To register, go to http://procrastinatorsweekend.eventbrite.com. Please email any questions you may have about the conference to Anne Saint-Aignan, AIA at Anne.Saint-Aignan@ky.gov or call 502.564.8110 x 405. Go to the AIA CKC website for more information about this conference and other AIA events… www.aia-ckc.org