Natural Bridge Artisan Festival
Date(s): 8/22/2014, 8/23/2014, 8/24/2014
2:00 P.M., 10:00 A.M., 12:00 P.M.
Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, KY
Second annual collection of local artists and performers celebrating the artistry and craftsmanship of Eastern Kentucky.
22-24 August 2014.
Friday, 2-8 PM
Saturday 10 AM -8 PM
Sunday 12-5 PM
Chuck Caudill 606-464-2309
6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Freeda Harris baptist center
Games,concession stand, silent auction
Fall Family Fun Fest
5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
St. Julian Catholic School, 116 E. Chester Ave., Middlesboro, KY
Games, crafts, silent auction
Carolyne Pitt, PTO President
Fall MADness Festival
2:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Russell Cave Baptist Church
3179 Russell Cave Road
about 4 miles from New Circle as you go away from town, towards Iron Works Pike. We are next door to the Jot Em Down Store.
There will be a silent auction, a food booth, The Blood Center Bloodmobile will be set up to take donations from 12:30-5:00 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month (there will be a special gift for all who donate blood), The Lexington Humane Society will have a booth, there will be a bake sale and a bon fire at the end of the day.
Fall MADness stands for Making A Difference in our community. The donation of a non-perishable food item will get you registered for one of many door prizes. It promises to be a day of fun and fellowship.
The church number is 299-4611 or 230-6776
Arts Council of Mercer County Fifth Annual Fall Arts Festival
Date(s): 10/12/2013, 10/13/2013
10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
The Arts Council of Mercer County will be celebrating its Fifth Annual Fall Arts Festival on Saturday, October 12 from 10:00AM – 5:00PM and Sunday, October 13 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM on the front lawn of Old Fort Harrod State Park. Visit with over 20 arts & crafts vendors and experience a variety of live art demonstrations like rug hooking, pot throwing, stained glass preparation and more. Sit a spell and enjoy live music and entertainment from the Kentucky Hoss Cats and Driftwood Gypsy on Saturday and Adrea LaRoche and High Heels & Sneakers on Sunday. Little ones will be able to create their very own puppet in the arts & crafts area, jump in the bouncy house and participate in the other exciting activities that take place in the Art Zone. Don’t miss a live performance from the Squallis Puppeteers – a professional puppetry group from Louisville, KY presenting Rage-O-Saurus Rex, a story that is “set in the last Jurassic period, (where) a baby t-Rex and Pterodactyl struggle with friendship, hot lava and hot tempers. A talking volcano shares his wisdom with the young dinosaurs. The puppet show was designed especially for younger children, with audience participation that teaches social and emotional lessons.” Show times for the puppet show are Saturday only at 10:30AM and 2:00PM and a large special puppet will be visiting from 12:00PM – 1:00PM. A variety of festival food, family-friendly activities and one of a kind handmade arts and crafts await all who come during this two-day event celebrating the arts in our community. The ACMC Fifth Annual Fall Arts Festival is sponsored by the Harrodsburg/Mercer County Tourist Commission, James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital, Walmart, Whitaker Bank and the Kentucky Arts Council. Admission is free. For more information about the ACMC Fall Arts Festival, go to 2013 Events at www.artscouncilofmercer.com.
Joy Mosko, 859-265-6049, firstname.lastname@example.org
Magoffin County Community Day
10:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M.
Ramey Memorial Park, Salyersville KY
Come out and support Magoffin County at the 10th Annual Magoffin County Community Day! LIVE on Stage:
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Mountain Heart, Lonesome River Band, Dixie Bridge Band, Turning Ground, Hidden Still & Black Powder Express.
Admission is $10.00 and may be purchased in advance or the day of the event at both locations of The Salyersville National Bank or at the gate the day of the event - Saturday, August 17th 10:30 - 10:00 pm, Ramey Memorial Park.
Every summer, northeast Kentucky residents look forward to Magoffin County Community Day in Salyersville. It’s a festival of fun, food and great music—from bluegrass to country to gospel to old time rock and roll for the last nine years at Ramey Memorial Park along the Licking River. For folks who come to enjoy the fellowship and daylong lineup of great music, Community Day is more than a wonderful summer diversion. It’s a means to help local nonprofits and organizations help others. Sponsored by the Magoffin County Community Foundation and hosted by the Salyersville National Bank, the annual event raises money for more than 18 participating nonprofits and community organizations. Community Day is just another way the Magoffin Country Community Foundation helps make giving back easy, worthwhile—and fun.
Lana Blanton, Salyersville National Bank
Sweet Owen Day
Owenton, KY 40359
Annual Festival at the Courthouse Square: Entertainment, family fun, vendors, food.
Red, White, & Blue Days
Date(s): 9/19/2013, 9/20/2013, 9/21/2013
This will be the 44th annual Red, White, & Blue Days festival for the City of Martin, Kentucky. We invite everyone to come and participate in the festivities. This event is to honor those men and women that have fought for our country. Also it is a time when we can come together and celebrate our freedoms and rights as American's. Come out and show your American pride with the City of Martin. Thank you and God bless America!
City of Martin, Kentucky
11729 Main St. Martin, KY 41649
Office: (606) 285-9335
7th Annual Tomato Festival
1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.
The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Drive, Lexington, KY
Admission: $2 - adults, $1 - children 12 and under.
This year’s Festival will feature tomato tasting of many varieties — all locally grown. The 2013 Festival will be bigger and better with numerous attractions outside the visitor center and additional children's games, lectures, and prizes. Guest chefs from Smashing Tomato, Whole Foods and the Sullivan University Culinary program will be giving demonstrations. Dr. John Strang, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Professor, Roger Postley, Lexington's own Mr. Tomato, and Dr. Norm Strobel, Bluegrass Community and Technical College Biology Professor, will discuss the culture, diseases, varieties, and uses of tomatoes. Come. Enjoy!
Marcia Farris, 859-257-6955, email@example.com
Pink Out Festival
12:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Susan G Komen Lexington Affiliate all day music festival with concerts, free fitness classes and only place to pick up Race for the Cure race shirts and group packets
Elizabeth Tingle-Crovo www.facebook.com/PinkOutFestival2013
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival
83rd annual KMLF featuring concert by Joe Nichols (May 23), fireworks show by PYRO SHOWS (May 24) and coronation of 2013 Queen with Mistress of Ceremonies Heather French Henry and crowning by Governor Steve Beshear (May 25).'
Call 606-337-7070 for tickets
5:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M., 10:00 P.M.
Live music from 5-11pm Fri. & NOON-10PM Sat. HALFWAY 2 HAZARD'S Chad Warrix & David Tolliver Sat at 4:00PM; Food including Corn Dog booth, Stillwater Bbq, Starving Cook, & Baked goods; Tournaments including 3ON3 Basketball, Co-ed softball, Cornhole; Kids games Sat.12-2 with climbing wall & Bounce Houses 12-8PM; Motorcycle Run 12:00pm on Sunday
ANDRUS SIZEMORE (606)568-5199
TERESA MOORE (606)568-7617
Immersed In Ink Tattoo and Arts Festival
2:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M., 11:30 A.M.-11:00 P.M., 12:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Lexington Convention Center
Tattoo & Arts Fest, April 19 – April 21 Lexington Convention Center
430 W. Vine St * Lexington, KY 40507
After 8 years of great shows all over the continent, Immersed In Ink is tearing through cities leaving nothing but amazing tattoos and lasting memories behind! Don't miss your opportunity to join in the fun of this one of a kind event!
3 Days of tattooing by over 100 artists from all over the nation.
Jaw Dropping Human Suspension shows put on daily for your sadistic pleasure.
Side shows consisting of outlandishly entertaining acts of grandeur.
Comedy/Magic Stunt shows that will leave you begging for more!
Miss Tattoo Pageant: WINNER RECEIVES: A crown, Title with online recognition, a FREE Photoshoot, $250 in cash and a $100 gift certificate for tattoos/body piercings from Austin Dermagraphix Tattoo.
Alternative Model search with a free photo shoot, so come dressed (or under dressed) to impress!
With tattoo contests EVERY DAY, you have a great chance of winning an award for the hours you have sat under the needle working on decorating you skin.
There will always be plenty of entertainment for those that aren't getting tattooed. In the past, we have had live music, midget wrestling, roller derby bouts, burlesque shows, contortionists, and so much more. Check out the website or facebook page to find out what entertainment will be offered in a city near you!
Beer, Liquor, Food, Babes, and Tattoos along with the industries top artists tattooing for 3 days straight????? What more could you ask for!
Friday 2pm – 10pm, Saturday 11:30am – 11pm, and Sunday Noon – 8pm.
Tickets are sold at the door. There will be ATM's within a mile, but make sure you bring CASH to avoid the fees and the long walk.
For more info, check out www.tattoofestival.net or like our fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/TattooArtsFestival
Shane Gutierrez, 512-550-2077, firstname.lastname@example.org
Earth Day Festival
10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Garrard County Fairgrounds
Free Family Event. Vendors, Children's activities, live music, yard sales,Energy Conservation Information, Environmental Education Displays, Recycled hat fashion Show and lots more
Leslie Worley. 859-339-5761. email@example.com
Georgetown Kite & Culture Festival
12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Cardome Center in Georgetown KY
When was the last time you flew a kite? Bring your family and enjoy!
Nancy Walker 502-863-9831
Medtech Annual Family Fall Festival
11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Medtech College: Lexington Campus 1648 McGrathiana Parkway, Suite 200 Lexington 40511
Free food (BBQ and fried chicken), Free Health Screening, Cornhole Tournament, Karaoke, Face Painting and much more
This event is FUN, FREE and open to the public.
Jessica Spencer 859-410-2110
5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
Northpoint Lexington Healthcare 1500 Trent Blvd Lexington KY 40515
Fall festival and Trick or Treating, games, prizes and food. Everything is free and open to public
(859)272-2273 Ext. 240
HIS Name in LIghts
6:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M.
Consolidated Baptist Church
His Name in Lights is our annual fall festival. We will have games, food, entertainment, and much more for the entire family.
This event is free and open to the public.
We are accepting donations of small Happy Meal Toys to fill Operation Christmas Child Shoe boxes
Ewing Christmas Fest
9:00 A.M.-6:30 P.M.
A fun filled day in Ewing, Kentucky! Arts & Crafts vendors, 3k Fun Run/Walk, Cornhole Tournament, Fish Fry, Carter County Cloggers, Special Music, Amish buggy rides, Quilt show and so much more! Come for the day or just visit a while! Santa will be in town too - FREE photos with Santa for children 99 and under! Make plans now to attend.
Karla Darnall, 859-806-6952, firstname.lastname@example.org
12:00 P.m.-4:00 P.M.
St. Francis School in Pikeville, Ky.
St. Francis' Fall Festival will have a variety of foods for sale. There will also be inflatables, crafts, games, bake sale and cake walk.
Karyla Trester (602)422-6450
Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge Fall Festival and Open House
12:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.
7376 Old Danville Road Nicholasville, Ky 40356
Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge Fall Festival and
Saturday, October 20th
(Rain date October 27th)
12 noon – 4 pm
7376 Old Danville Road Nicholasville, Kentucky
Gigi’s Gems, Native American Jewelry, The Pig’s Ear,
Cantrill’s Creations, The Country Cupboard
Kindred’s Antique Shop will be open
Jerry McClure – Native American Stories 12:30 and 2:30 pm
Octavia Sexton – Appalachian Haint Tales 1:15 pm and 3:15 pm
2:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
Irvine McDowell Park
The Halloween Hoe-Down is a family friendly event designed for children to have a safe place to Trick or Treat in Richmond. Back in the 1940's, a Halloween festival was held and attracted numerous community members to downtown Richmond. In 2006, the Richmond Parks & Recreation Department restructured their Boo Bash to be incorporated downtown with other outdoor festivities. In 2011 it was moved to the Irvine McDowell Park to create a festival atmosphere. The Halloween Hoe-Down continues to be a great success and a wonderful event for the whole community.
The festival will begin at 2:00pm and continue until 6:00pm. Free Activities include Kids Games, Train Rides, a Petting Zoo, Walk Around Characters, and Face painting. A Special “Thank You” goes out to the Eastern Kentucky University Recreation & Parks Administration REC 460 Class for helping to organize the games, decorations, and contests this year. They will be using this as a service learning project.
Dog Costume Contest
At 2:00pm Registration for all contests will begin. The Dog Costume Contest will have two categories- Most Original and Best 2 Part Costume. The Best Two Part Costume will be judged on the dog and the owner’s costume and how they fit together. The first place prize for each Dog Costume Contest is $75 Cash – Sponsored by Luxury Pets Services. Dog Owners can register at the tables located to the left of the Gazebo.
Registration forms will be available here soon!
The Richard McHargue Cloggers will be performing on stage before and after the Dog Costume Contest. Craft vendors, food vendors, fall market booths, and pet booths will also be on hand. Thank you to Moberly Karate For Kids for helping sponsor this event. Booths will be set up to visit throughout the park. For more information, please contact Erin Moore at 859-623-8753.
If you are interested in participating in the event please download the appropriate form below. :
Craft/Fall Market Vendor Form - $25 (Vendors can sell crafts, fruit/veggies, baked goods)
Community/Trick or Treat Booth Form - $15 (Selling items is not permitted)
Pet Booths Form - $15 ($25 to sell items)
(Forms available at http://parks.richmond.ky.us)
If you would like to be a sponsor for the event please contact Erin Moore with the Parks Dept. at 859-623-8753!
McDowell Community Fall Festival
3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
McDowell 1st Baptist Church Life Center and Yard
An old-fashioned, community-sponsored, COMPLETELY FREE FOR ALL (leave your wallets in the car) fall festival with singers singing Gospel music (featuring but not limited to Country Music Highway Road to Fame Finalists JoLeigh) and preachers from many denominations speaking in 15-20 minute intervals, food, games for children (including but not limited to a dunking booth, bobbing for apples, potato sack races, greasy pig chase, balloon darts, face painting), pony rides, hay rides, pumpkin decorating, a clown ministry will be onsite, drawing for prizes, and treats for all!
6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
The baptist Church at Andover
Food, Games, Door Prizes,
Trunk of Treats 6:45
Chris Mofield 859-361-0496
Lexington-Bluegrass Pagan Pride Day Festival
10am - 5pm
Lexington Court House Square, N. Limestone and Main St.
Come join us in the 6th Annual celebration of the Autumn Equinox.
As an entry fee, you are asked to share in the harvest by bringing a non-perishable food item to benefit the Catholic Action Center.
All ages are welcome to attend this free event, which will have vendors / merchants, workshops (such as “Ask A Witch”, for those who may have questions about Paganism), diviners, food and rituals. We are proud to announce entertainment by Kellianna this year. You can also join the fun during the day, by bringing your drums and joining in drumming circles.
Lexington-Bluegrass Pagan Pride is a local chapter affiliated with the Pagan Pride Project. The Pagan Pride Project is a global organization whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and accurate information to reduce discrimination and misconceptions and to foster acceptance among the general public. It is through this event and others like it, that we hope to create greater understanding and positive communications with our neighbors, co-workers and friends, both Pagan and non-Pagan, here in the Bluegrass.
For further information:
6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
FREEDA HARRIS BAPTIST CENTER
GAMES, CUPCAKE WALK, SILENT AUCTION AND CONESSION STAND ALL MONEY RAISED GOES TOWARDS TEEN CLUB..
606-754-7414 GREG WHITETREE
Oktoberfest at Elk Creek Vineyards !
Elk Creek Vineyards 150 Highway 330 Owenton, KY 40359
OKTOBERFEST AT ELK CREEK VINEYARDS !
Join us for the 1st Annual Oktoberfest at Elk Creek! There will be genuine German food and entertainment, along with an array of different beers to enjoy! And of course... Wine !!!
DJ Mowgli goes on at Noon and our Bier Garten Opens! The Oom Posters at 5:00pm and the Jeff Ziehm Band at 7:30pm !
Wine Barrel Rolling Contest at 2:30pm !
Corn Hole Contest at 5:00pm !
If you haven't been to Elk Creek Vineyards - this is the PERFECT event to come out and see how truly beautiful the Winery and Vineyard is !
We also have lodging !!! Check Us Out at:
See Everyone on Saturday, September 15th - and Admission to Elk Creek's Oktoberfest is FREE !!!!!!
502.484.0005 ext 108
Red, White & Blue Days
Floyd County, Martin, Kentucky
Great music, Carnival rides, great food, and don't forget out our Red, White & Blue Parade on the last day of the festival. Just click the link to find out more.
11729 Main St.
Martin, KY 41649
Bourbon County Secretariat Festival
9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Bourbon County Fairgrounds 30 Legion Road Paris, Ky 40361
A salute to the 1973 Triple Crown winner, Secretariat. Lots of equestrian demonstrations, activites, children's corner, equine art gallery, food and craft vendors, music and autograph signing session with racing celebrities.
WAYLAND HERITAGE ~ HOMECOMING DAYS
6:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M., 8:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
HONORING OUR HERITAGE THROUGH--
ARTS & CRAFTS
LOCAL AUTHORS & ARTISTS
CONCERT -- "ELVIS" LIVE -- TRIBUTE ARTIST DR. THAD MANNING
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
CRUISE-IN --GOOD OLE BOYS CAR CLUB
BANDS: IDLE TIME & LONG SHOT
PROGRAM -- REFLECTIONS OF THE WAYLAND SCHOOLS / ACTION
FIREWORKS! -- SATURDAY AT DUSK
SANDR TURNER OR JERRY FULTZ
WAYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Blazin Bluegrass Festival
4435 Sandhill Road Whitley City KY 42653
The Blazin' Bluegrass Festival kicks of on Monday Sept 17th with early free events and Local Attraction events leading up to the Bluegrass Fest starting on Thursday Sept 20th. Early events include Camping, Camp Fire Jams Corn Hole Competitions and Pot Luck Dinners. Local Attractions are offering discounted Fun Adventures like the Big South Fork Scenic Train Ride, White Water Rafting Trips, Canoe Trips, Wagon Rides and Horse Back Riding. Plenty to do all week long for everyone.
Thursday Night Kicks off with some great Bluegrass Music to include the Male Inspirational Vocalist of the Year (The James King Band). Friday is Gospel Night and Saturday is Headlined by the Lonesome River Band.
Saturday will also include a Veterans Ceremony, a Benefit Bike Ride for the Wounded Solders of Kentucky, Music Workshops, the Blazin' Bluegrass Champions Corn Hole Tournament, Free ATV Ride and Kids activities.
Rough Camping sites are still available on site and generator use is permitted. Fill station and Dump Station available each morning. There are also full hook up sites at multiple camp grounds all with in 10 miles of the park. Local Hotels and Special Lodging places are also offering discounted rates to those attending the Festival.
Door Prizes will be drawn for everyone who fills out our Festival Survey.
Visit our web site for more details: http://www.blazinbluegrass.com/
Stars & Stripes Beauty Pageant
Bonnieville Elementary School on 31-w 7874 N. Dixie hwy Bonnieville, Ky
Stars & Stripes Beauty Pageant
"An Official Kentuckey Festival State Preliminary"
July 3rd, Pre-register @ 4:00 Pageant @ 5:00 p.m. CDT
Bonnieville Elementary School 7874 N. Dixie Hwy Bonnieville, Ky
For more info: Ramona Lobb @ 270-531-1596 or Tammy Brown @ 270-531-2245
Ky Preliminary Beauty Pageant leading to State Pageant in Bonnieville.
10:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
Come enjoy the festivities and craziness of Hillbilly Days and bring the family! There is something for everyone with hundreds of food and craft booths, a huge carnival, and music throughout the town. Y'all will be assured of having three days of outrageous fun, food, and frolic.
Hillbilly Days offers loads of fun for all participants, but there is true meaning behind the event. For 36 years, Shriners have faithfully traveled all over the United States and Canada to help crippled children. So, when you come upon Shriners all decked out in Hillbilly garb or driving one of those modified Hillbilly limousines, remember the children whose lives are being enhanced.
Hillbilly days improves each year as Shriners, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Pike County Government, City of Pikeville and local volunteers transform downtown Pikeville into one of the most unique festivals in the world!
Redbud Festival & Heritage Living Event
9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
Union College Campus, 310 College St., Barbourville, KY 40906
Piece together a gorgeous spring setting, a historic downtown college campus and the best of Appalachian creativity in arts and crafts, and you have the makings of a not-to-be-missed event! Mark your calendar NOW for April 20th & 21st to plan a visit to the 8th annual Redbud Festival & Heritage Living Event in historic downtown Barbourville! For a complete schedule of events for both days, please visit www.redbudfestky.com.
16th Annual Spoonbread Festival
Memorial Park, Berea KY
Come and enjoy three days of family fun in Berea, the Folk Arts & Crafts Capital of Kentucky.
ARTS & CRAFTS FOR A CURE FESTIVAL
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
805 North Maple Street
The ARTS & CRAFTS FOR A CURE FESTIVAL will be held at 805 North Maple Street in Winchester, Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The event will include fun for the entire family: Festival shopping, great food, drawings, live entertainment, and cruise-in for a cure. Bring your cars, trucks, and motorcycles. All vendor booth rental fees are 100% donated to the American Cancer Society!