To dance … or to dine?

When two-year-old Ryan’s mom tweeted she’d captured him dancing to the Beachcombers music on video, I crossed my fingers she’d post it on YouTube. And indeed she did… The little guy couldn’t quite decide whether to feed his tummy or feed his need to express himself through dance:

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Frost warning calls for summer memories

Well, where’d that come from? We spent all summer (and much of fall) exclaiming over the extreme temps. The mercury is heading in the other direction tonight. Just as we posted winter-time photos in August to help us cool off, we’ll evoke summer memories in the coming chilly months. A nice lady from Owensboro emailed…

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Another season comes to a close

Will Koch just loved Beatles music. And any pun involving Beatles lyrics–well, that was a home run. So for this, our 64th season, the tune "When I'm 64" was hummed more than once. This weekend John Lennon would have turned 70. And today, Will would have come on the 2-way at closing and thanked everyone…

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Dancing in the park

It’s so fun when park guests tap their toes, bop their heads or even sing along to our musical shows. These young ladies enjoyed the Beachcombers so much, they just had to get up and dance. The Beachcombers perform daily (except Wednesdays) in Splashin’ Safari.

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Remembering Will

Karen has worked here since she was a teen. She was one of Will's favorites: cheerful, hard-working, quick with a witty comeback. She's now a married mom of two, and our administrative assistant. With Will's passing, Karen was asked to piece together photos and video clips to help tell Will's story. Here's a clip with…

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Holidog dances like it’s 1946

This video is pretty dark, but I’ve watched it three times and now my face is sore from smiling so much, so I’m going to post it. Dance, doggie, dance! Saturday night, the Beachcombers entertained about 650 coaster enthusiasts from all over the country as we waited for the park to close and clear, so…

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What does it say…

…when it takes the CEO of the company to replace you? The Beachcombers' bass player, John, needed the afternoon off to go graduate from high school, so Will Koch was tapped to fill in… The Beachcombers perform every afternoon except Wednesday at Splashin' Safari.  

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The Beachcombers start rehearsing

These musicians just met last night for their first rehearsal and already they seem to be "finding their vibe." (That’s a phrase I learned when I sneaked in today to catch a bit of their act on video.) The good folks from Matt Davenport Productions are here coaching this fab four as they become our…

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Take our poll: Your favorite “B”?

Wouldn’t it be nice … to have a live band in Splashin’ Safari? Yes, it would be fun, fun, fun! It would help make your visit even better than before, with some changes in attitude the second you hear the tunes. That’s right, The Beachcombers will be a cover band, covering the 3B’s: Beatles, Beach…

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