14th Annual Thunder Over Patoka Saturday

(PATOKA) – Enjoy a fireworks display at Patoka Lake Beach on Saturday, July 6, presented by Dubois County Visitors Center.

Fireworks will start at 10 p.m.

Bring your family and friends, lawn chairs, blankets, refreshments, and bug spray. Already camping at Patoka this weekend? Then there is no need to drive down to the beach. Just go to section C of the Modern Campground for your own viewing area of the fireworks display.

The beach area is currently closed due to high water. The beach parking area will open around 6:30 p.m. however swimming will not be permitted during this time. All vehicles must vacate the parking area immediately following the fireworks display.

Tune your radios to WITZ-FM 104.7 radio for themed music during the event. They are also streaming at www.witzamfm.com or from an iPhone or Android smartphone app.

The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($9 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164.

For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Nature Center at 812-685-2447.