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Bridgepointe at Ashgove Vendor and Craft Fair

bridgepointe at Ashgrove 5220 Grey Lane Nicholsville,ky
There will be over 20 vendors and crafters including UK handbags,Tastefully Simple,Scentsy,Handmade items,Wreaths and alot more.This is at Brannon Crossing shopping Center.

Andrea Reed

Lexington Hearing & Speech Center's 12th Annual Sol & Glow

Aug 21, 2015 Registration at 1:00 PM and Tee-Off at 2:00 PM

Keene Run Golf Course in Nicholasville, KY
Come out and play! It's time to register for the 12th Annual Lexington Hearing & Speech Center Sol & Glow Charity Event. This is a one of a kind event that greatly benefits hearing and speech impaired children and families throughout Kentucky.

Allison Kerschbaum

Kentucky Proud BBQ Night at Sonny's BBQ

Apr 28, 2015 5:00 PM - Close

109 N Plaza Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356
Come out and support local farmers tonight at Sonny's BBQ in Nicholasville. All of your BBQ favorites will be Kentucky Proud from 5 pm till close.

Anna Cofer, 816-423-6433

Book Sale - Fundraiser - West Jessamine Girls Soccer

May 9, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

West Jessamine High School Cafeteria 2101 Wilmore Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356
Over 12,000 New and Used Books
Most items are priced at only $1.00!
May 9th Only
Early Admission
Saturday 8am to 9am
$10 adults & $5 children under 10 yrs
Free Admission
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Fire Sale!
Saturday 3pm to 4pm
Fill a box for $5
Cash, checks and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) accepted
No sales before Saturday are permitted
Free - Convenient Parking
Refreshments Available

Coach Kevin Wright

Republican Primary Gubernatorial Debate

Apr 25, 2015 Doors 12:15 PM Debate 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

East Jessamine High school
Jessamine County has been chosen as the site for one of the Republican Primary Gubernatorial debates.
The debate will be held at the East Jessamine High School on Saturday, April 25th.. Doors will open at 12:15 with the debate starting at 1 pm ending at 3 pm. There is no admission fee, so come out to learn more about each of the 4 candidates or to support the candidate of your choice.
East Jessamine High School is located at 815 Sulphur Well Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40356.
There will be an opportunity to write your question to the candidate (s), at registration desk

Larry Prinssen
859-492-5847 Cell Phone

A Round to Remember Golf Tournament

Mar 30, 2015 Registration: 10:30 AM Shotgun Start: 12:00 PM

Connemara Golf Course, Nicholasville, KY
Join us on Saturday, May 30 for the 4th Annual A Round to Remember Golf Tournament & Silent Auction at Connemara Golf Course. This event is produced by local golfer and Association supporter, Paul Bimschleger, in memory of his wife who had Alzheimer’s disease. Registration includes green fees, golf cart, lunch and goodie bag. All proceeds benefit the Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

Lauren Ashley Pope at or (859) 266-5283

2015 Pisgah Academy Day

Feb 15, 2015 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

710 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY
A panel discussion based on readings from "Thomas Merton: Essential Writings" (Modern Spiritual Masters Series) will help us explore a call to Contemplation, a call to Compassion, and a call to Unity. [Cost for book & dinner is $20, or $5 for meal only.]

Pisgah Presbyterian Church, (859) 873-4161

Christmas in the Country Craft Fair

Nov 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

First Vineyard Winery, 5800 Sugar Creek Pike, Nicholasville, KY
If you dread Christmas shopping and long to have a pleasant and peaceful experience shopping for and with friends and family, our fair is designed to please. With 21 Kentucky Proud vendors, you can spend locally while supporting your favorite crafts people. Sip and shop in our heated pavilion, have lunch, and enjoy Christmas shopping as it was meant to be. And there's plenty of parking.

Wilma Clapp
859 421-8819 the

Lincoln Driven to Give Event

Nov 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

West Jessamine High School, 2101 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville, KY
Lincoln Driven to Give Event to benefit the West Jessamine High School Band Association. The event is sponsored by Glenn Ford Lincoln in Nicholasville and hosted by the West Jessamine High School Band Association. Each registered test driver can earn up to $40 to benefit the WJHS Band Program.

Patrick VanArsdale, Band Director
West Jessamine High School

Funeral services for Nicholasville family/ crash victims

Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home 207 W Oak St Nicholasville KY
wake and funeral for the young family that lost their lives in the auto accident in Nicholasville.

Vicky Napier

Lexington Dream Factory "Sweet Dreams" Annual Gala

RJ Corman Hangar, Nicholasville KY
Join Lexington Dream Factory for its 26th annual "Sweet Dreams" gala at RJ Corman Hangar in Nicholasville. Live music and dancing by Burning Las Vegas with both live and silent auctions raising funds to make dreams come true for local youth. Tickets $125 each, call 859-254-9474 for reservations.

Lexington Dream Factory 859-254-9474

AKF Lexington Martial Arts Open House

139 Cynthia Dr. Nicholasville KY 40356
Under New Management. The Martial Arts School will be welcoming all to experience a Basic Class, Speak with actual students about the martial arts and the benefits they enjoy. One Day only enrollment discounts! Refreshments provided!

RSVP to Mr. Joe Moniot-Chief Instructor via phone or email.

R. J. Corman 5K Run/ Walk to benefit Chrysalis House

Nicholasville, Kentucky
The R. J. Corman 5K Run/Walk to benefit Chrysalis House will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 at R. J. Corman’s in Nicholasville. Walkers and runners may register online at
or call (859) 977-2508. There will be cash prizes and drawings, a catered lunch, and children's activities.

Aaron Ann Cole, (859)977-2508,

ADA World Tour for a Cure

RJ Corman Hangar, Nicholasville, KY
Enjoy an unforgettable night filled with world-class cuisine, complimentary cocktails, live music and an auction featuring hundreds of great items while raising critical dollars to Stop Diabetes in the Bluegrass.

Kirsten Rowland

Doggy Dash 3K

Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park Nicholasville, KY
Doggy Dash 3K run/walk benefitting Jessamine County Animal Shelter, presented by Animal Clinic at Equestrian Woods

Saturday, Sep 21 9:00a

Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park Nicholasville, KY

Doggy Dash 3K run/walk benefitting Jessamine County Animal Shelter, presented by Animal Clinic at Equestrian Woods. 9 a.m. Sept. 21. Historic Camp Nelson Heritage Park, Nicholasville. (20 miles south of Lexington off of US 27.) The park entrance is on the original Danville Pike, adjacent to US 27.
(Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)There will also be live music, a raffle for some great items, contests, and more. Runners and walkers are allowed to bring a dog to participate with them.
Pre-register at For more information:

Quality Construction Job Fair

109 Means Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356
Quality Construction will hold a Job Fair this Saturday at its Showroom location. This location is directly behind Kohls Department Store. Quality Construction is looking for skilled construction workers and tradesmen as well as qualified sub contractors. Please bring work history and any certification that you may have.

Larry Prinssen
1025 Majestic Dr. #910238
Lexington, KY 40591-0238
Phone: 859-492-5847
Fax: Call before sending Fax
Commerce Lexington - Ambassador
Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce - Ambassador

Fitness For A Cure

Fitness Plus 2 - 174 Bellerive Blvd. Nicholasville, KY
WHO: Open to the community and all fitness levels. Hosted by local Health and Fitness Expert Josh Bowen, he and the American Diabetes Association are committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.

WHAT: Charity Bootcamp and Nutrition 101 to challenge the community to get moving, bring awareness and stop diabetes! 

Free. Participants are encouraged to donate $10 per person with 100% of the proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. 

WHY: Kentuckians are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes and studies show that incorporating a healthy diet and exercise can help prevent diabetes and reverse the effects of Type 2 diabetes.

Josh Bowen, Fitness Plus 2

Mayor Russ Meyer's 5th Annual Golf Scramble

Lone Oak Golf Course 44 Club Lane Nicholasville, KY 40356

Please join us for a great day of golf that helps support a worthy organization. Mayor Russ Meyer's 5th Annual Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, August 23 at Lone Oak Golf Course and all proceeds will benefit Hospice of the Bluegrass.We will have two flights of golf again this year, 8am or 1pm with a catered lunch. Get your team together and help support an organization who cares for the patients and families in Jessamine County.

If you need more information or have any questions, please contact Kim Livesay.

Kim Livesay, Director of Annual Giving and Public Relations
Hospice of the Bluegrass

Sam's Club Hosts Free Men's Health Screenings Event

Sam's Club 140 Kohls Drive Nicholasville, KY
Sam's Club is hosting free men's health screenings in honor of Men's Health Month in June.

Kamron Whitehead

R. J. Corman 5K Run/Walk to benefit Chrysalis House

May 18, 2013 8:00 A.M.

R. J. Corman Railroad Group
Online registration will be available until midnight, Thursday, May 16 ($20). Packet pickup will be Wednesday, May 15th (11am-2pm & 4pm-6pm) and Thursday, May 16th (12pm-4pm) at the Chrysalis Community Center, located at 1589 Hill Rise Drive, Lexington, KY.

Race day registration($25) will be open at 7:30 R. J. Corman Railroad Group, 101 R. J. Corman Drive, Nicholasville, KY; the events will begin at 9:00 a.m.

• Prize Money for Top 3 Male and Female Finishers
1st Place $750 Cash
2nd Place $250 Cash
3rd Place $100 Cash
Five (5) $200 Random Drawing Cash Giveaways
• The R. J. Corman facility includes a heated pavilion and indoor restrooms
• Post race food prepared by My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Executive Chef, Gil Logan--burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, wraps, fruit and churned HOMEMADE ice cream
• Chip timed by 3 Way Racing with scrolling results
• The race course is completely closed to the public
• Safe, convenient and free parking to all participants
• Photographer will be there to capture your "race face"
• Participants will receive a race t-shirt
• Activities for the kids

Lisa Minton, 859-977-2502,

Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Business Networking Event

Mar 7, 2013 5:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

109 Means Drive Nicholasville, KY
The Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce will hold its first quarterly business networking event, "BizConnect", for 2013 on Thursday March 7,, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. The event will be held at Quality Construction Company’s Showroom, 109 Means Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356 right behind Kohl’s Department Store. Check out the amazing displays and a working kitchen. This is a fun time to get together with other business, talk, eat and network. Be sure to bring your business cards.

Trailering Your Boat

Apr 13, 2013 1:00 P.M.

Stokley’s Marine 3034 Lexington Road Nicholasville KY
Join the Bluegrass Sail & Power Squadron as it presents the Untied States Power Squadrons Trailering Seminar. In less than two hours you will learn tips choosing a tow vehicle, types of hitches, the art of towing, launching your boat, retrieving your boat, and much, much more. Cost of the seminar is $30.00 per family.

Tom Woods

The Jessamine County Christmas Store

Dec 19, 2012 - Dec 21, 2012 5:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M.

Nicholasville United Methodist Church
The Jessamine County Christmas Store will be helping 200 middle and high school young people this year. The Christmas Store will be a place where families can come and shop (free of charge) for gifts with dignity and love. The Christmas Store will be held at The Nicholasville United Methodist Church (located at 303 West Maple Street) on Wednesday, December 19th, Thursday, December 20th and Friday, December 21st from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. We are looking for volunteers to join with us and are accepting donations. You can sign up to volunteer online at and you can follow us on Facebook at Donations are being accepted in Jessamine County at Community Action, Central Bank (both locations), Wilmore Laundromat, Re/Max Elite, State Farm, East Middle School, and The Providence School. Our drop off location in Fayette County is at Re/Max Creative on Pasadena Drive. All donations are tax-deductible. Suggested items are lotions, soaps, socks, nerf guns, sports equipment, board games, stuffed animals, books, cds, dvds, make-up, jewelry, hoodies, etc. You can be apart of this wonderful event this year and it takes everyone’s heart, hands, and donations to make it happen.

Trudy Poveda - 859-319-4567

2012 COS Candy Carnival

Oct 31, 2012 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

Church ofthe Savior, 1301 Brannon Rd, Nicholasville
Come out and have a blast at the Church of the Savior 2012 Candy Carnival. There will be all kinds of fun and games for everyone. There will be door prizes as well as a cake walk and a "pony" carousel. The event will take place on Wednesday October 31st from 6-8pm at Church of the Savior, located at 1301 Brannon Rd, Nicholasville Ky. We are located off Brannon Road just off US 27(turn at the Cracker Barrel). Don't miss the fun, games and prizes. We look forward to seeing you there!!!

Vance Simpson, 859-223-1161,

Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge Fall Festival and Open House

Oct 20, 2012 12:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.

7376 Old Danville Road Nicholasville, Ky 40356
Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge Fall Festival and
Open House

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
Story Tellers:
Jerry McClure – Native American Stories 12:30 and 2:30 pm
Octavia Sexton – Appalachian Haint Tales 1:15 pm and 3:15 pm

Free Admission

Carey Parker

East Jessamine High School Partners With Dodge

East Jessamine High School - 815 Sulphur Well Road, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
Representatives from Dodge brand and Chrysler on Nicholasville will join East Jessamine High School for the Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser at 815 Sulphur Well Road, Nicholasville, KY, on Friday, August 3. Dodge will make a $20 donation to the East Jessamine High School Marching Band for each person who takes a short test drive at the event. Come check out and take a spin in the latest Dodge Brand vehicles from Chrysler on Nicholasville. Any licensed driver, age 18 or older with a valid driver’s license, may drive and earn a $20 donation. Test drives will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the school’s Marching Show and Football Scrimmage.

Keene Day 2012

Keene Community Lodge
Parade, games, vendors and Food

Carolyn Adams

Granny Ruby's Spring Carnival and Silent Auction (Proceeds go to the UKHC Kentucky Childrens Hospital

3041 Elizabeth Street Nicholasville, KY (Acrros from Toyota on Nicholasville)
A spring carnival open to the public as a good will endeavor for Nicholasville, Lexington and surrounding counties. Dunking Booth, Talent Show, Petting Zoo, Blow Ups, Silent Auction, Raffle, Food and Fun

Tonia Barnes or Tammy Smithers

R. J. Corman 5K & Duathlon to Benefit Chrysalis House

R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Nicholasville, KY
Thousands of dollars in Prize Money and Giveaways!
5K and Duathlon Winners, Male & Female, each receive:

•1st place $750
•2nd place $250
•3rd place $100
•4th place $50 gift certificate to Swim Bike Run of Kentucky
•5th place $25 gift certificate to Swim Bike Run of Kentucky

Lisa Minton, 859-977-2502

Crosswoods Neighborhood Yard Sale

Crosswoods Subdivision out Harrodsburg Road at Jessamine County line.
Neighborhood-wide yard sale

Rebecca Vonderheide

Alzheimer's Association a Round to Remember

Jun 23, 2012 1:30 P.M.

Connemara Golf Course 2327 Lexington Rd Nicholasville, KY
First annual golf scramble benefiting the Alzheimer's Association Greater KY Chapter

When: Saturday, June 23rd 1:30 P.M.

Where: Connemara Golf Course
2327 Lexington Rd
Nicholasville, KY

Price per golfer: $100, includes green fees, cart, and lunch (a portion will be tax deductible)

For more information or to reserve your spot, please contact Amber Lakin at or (859) 266-5283

Crosswoods Neighborhood Yard Sale

May 19, 2012 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.

Crosswoods Subdivision out Harrodsburg Road at Jessamine County line.
Neighborhood-wide yard sale

Rebecca Vonderheide

AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.) Dining Out for Life 2012

Nov 28, 2012 7:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.

Restaurants throughout Lexington and surrounding counties. For a list of participating restaurants, go to:
Dining Out for Life is an international event. On November 28th, part of the proceeds from each official Dining Out for Life restaurant will benefit AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.). Just by dining out, you can make a big difference in the lives of Kentucky families living with HIV/AIDS. Plus, you can register to win some spectacular prizes. AVOL provides nearly a million dollars a year in essential services to men, women, and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS in 72 counties in central and eastern Kentucky. These services help families keep their homes, have enough to eat, and get to medical appointments. You will have an opportunity during your meal to make an additional donation to AVOL above and beyond the contribution of the restaurant. AVOL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Kentucky Wine & Vine Bus Tour

May 18, 2012 8:30 A.M.

Visit Kentucky's premiere wine destinations by bus. This year's stops include: Elk Creek
Vineyards in Owenton, Capital Cellars in Frankfort, and Prodigy Vineyards and Winery in
Versailles. A delicious lunch will be served at Elk Creek. Along the way learn about the
winemaking process, see the gift shops, and of course enjoy the tastings. The all-day tour departs
from Nicholasville at 8:30 a.m., Friday, May 18 at Kentucky Bank, 920 Main St. Tickets: $65 per person.

Tickets at or call (859) 881-3820.

Wine Gala

May 18, 2012 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.m.

Nicholasville. Corner of Oak and York.
This year's theme is Women of Wine. Join us for an elegant evening of fine wine and gourmet
hors d'oeuvres. An unforgettable experience with some of Kentucky's notable Women of Wine
offering twelve wine tastings, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. under the big tent on York Street in
downtown Nicholasville. Bid on unique silent auction items. Music by the fabulous Tom Senff
Trio. Dress is business casual. Tickets $50 single / $90 couple. Tickets at Euro Wine Bar (859)
885-3139 and online at

Tickets at Euro Wine Bar (859)
885-3139 and online at

Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest

May 19, 2012 12 P.M.-7 P.M.

A celebration of Kentucky Vineyards
and Kentucky Winemaking. Enjoy Kentucky Wineries, Kentucky Proud Food, Arts & Crafts,
Grape Stomp, Live Music, and the Run For the Merlot Contest . Also sample a fine selection of
international wines. Noon until 7 p.m. Wine tent admission $25 per person. Craft fair no charge.
Tickets and vendor information at or call (859) 881-3820.

Tickets and vendor information at or call (859) 881-3820.