Patoka Lake will host a celebration for Smokey Bear’s birthday on Saturday, August 6th from 10 a.m. to noon at the Patoka Lake Nature Center.
The Orange County Southeast Township Volunteer Fire Department will give a presentation on fire safety, including a demonstration of the Jaws of Life, at 11 a.m.
There will also be opportunities to take pictures with Smokey, play games, and make a special craft to take home.
The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents and $9 for out-of-state vehicles is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, located north of Wickliffe on State Road 164.
Patoka Lake is located at 3084 North Dillard Road in Birdseye.