BENTON Annual Kentucky Opry Talent Show - January - May

Tater Day - April

Big Singing Day - May

Pisgah Bay Drag Boat Races - May - July

Kentucky Lake Bluegrass Festival - June

PKC Breeders Showcase - July

Watermelon Bust - first Saturday in August

Classic Car Show - August

Forgotten Past Antique Gas & Steam Engine Show - August

AURORA Hot August Blues Festival - August

Aurora Country Festival - October

LBL Day with the Eagles - January

Day with the Eagles, Boat Cruises - February, March

Hands-on-History - Homeplace - March

Moonlight Mysteries Tours - April

Carp-O-Ree Bow Fishing Tournament - May

Hummingbirds are back! - May

Christmas in 1850 - the Homeplace - November


Lake Barkley Special Mothers Day Buffet - May
Relay for Life 24 Hour Walk and Activities - May
Downtown Farmers Market - May

400 Mile Sale - June
Lake Barkley National Trails Day - June
Downtown Farmers Marker - June

Fireworks at Barkley Beach - July
Downtown Farmers Market - July

Downtown Farmers Market - August
Annual Hummingbird Festival - August
"Luau" Weekend at Prizer-Point Marina/Resort - August

Downtown Farmers Market - September
Pirates Weekend at Prizer-Point Marina/Resort - September

Trigg County Country Ham Festival - October
Halloween Weekends at Prizer-Point Marina/Resort - October
Halloween Safe-Night - Downtown Main Street - October

Lake Barkley Special Thanksgiving Buffet - November
Veterans Day Parade & Honor Ceremony - November

Barkley Bash New Years Eve Dinner & Dance - December
Festival of Lights and Parade - December
Festival of Trees - December
5-K Reindeer Run and Walk - December

HOPKINSVILLE Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar - March

Little River Days Festival - May

Jefferson Davis Birthday Celebration - June

Trail of Tears Pow Wow - September

Night Rider Tour - September

Apple Fest - October


May - October - Elkton Bike Night, every Thursday night - Public Square

RUSSELLVILLE Adairville Strawberry Festival - May

Logan County Bluegrass Jam, Auburn - May

Purple Martin Festival, Lewisburg - May

Antique Engine & Tractor Show, Auburn - June

Hwy 68/80, 400 Mile Antiques, Collectibles & Stuff - South Union, Auburn, Russellville - June

Emancipation Day Celebration - August

Autumn Days, Auburn - September

Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival - October

Primitive Camp Meeting & Rendezvous at Red River Meeting House - Schochoh - October

Holiday Special Events - Parades, home tours, arts & craft shows, church tours - Countywide - November/December

Schochoh Christmas Festival - Schochoh - December

AUBURN Bluegrass Jam - May

Antique Engine & Tractor Show - June

Hwy 68/80, 400 Mile Antiques, Collectibles & Stuff - South Union, Auburn, Russellville - June

Autumn Days - September

SOUTH UNION Music in the Barn - September

Christmas at Shakertown - December

BOWLING GREEN Lone Star World Championship Rodeo - February

Southern Kentucky Book Fest - April

Junior Achievement Mini Corvette Challenge - May

Michelin NCM - April

BB&T All American Soap Box Derby - May

Buick GS Nationals - September

Concerts in the Park - June/July

Hot Rod Magazine, Power Tour - June

NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion - June

National Corvette Homecoming - June

Duncan Hines Festival - August

Corvette Museum Anniversary - September

U.S. Bank Balloon Classic- September

AMRA Harley Davidson Drag Finals - September

International Festival - September

Good Guys Nostalgia Nationals - October

National Mustang Racers Association World Finals - October

Medical Center 10K Classic - October

Victorian Holiday Tours at Riverview - December

Festival of Trains at L&N Depot - December

SMITHS GROVE Community Days, October
GLASGOW March - Cave Area Celebration

March - American Championship Coon Hunt

April - Barren Co. Cattlemen's Festival (last Saturday)

April - Cave Area Familiarization Tour

June - Glagow Highland Games

June - 400 Mile Sale Along Hwy 68/80

June - Relay for Life

June - Dairy Day Celebration

July - Concert on the Square

July - Beach Party on the Barren

July - 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza (always on 4th of July)

July - Barren Co. Fair

September - Global Fest of the Barrens (first Saturday)

September - Trashmasters Lake Shore Cleanup

September - B&PW Arts, Crafts, & Gifts Fair (last Saturday)

October - Trail of Scarecrows (all through October)

October - Roller Coaster Yard Sale (Along Hwy 63, first weekend)

October - Cruise in to Fall Car Show (second Saturday)

October - Taste of Barren County

November - Veterans Day Parade

EDMONTON Metcalfe County Fair & Governor's Cup Horse Show - July

Sulphur Well Homecoming & Annual Duck Race - Third Sunday in August

Branstetter Park Homecoming & Bluegrass Festival - Fourth weekend in August (Bluegrass Festival is always FREE)

Metcalfe County Country Pumpkin Festival/5K Run/Outhouse Dash/Fireman's Challenge/Car Show - First Saturday in October

Metcalfe County Christmas Parade - Second Saturday in December

CAMPBELLSVILLE *May 12-14, 2011 – S & C Sales will host their 17th Annual Derby Time Yard Sale at 2422 New Columbia Road off HWY 55. For info on booth rentals call 270-465-4042

*May 14, 2011 - 5k Dam Run/Walk sponsored by Friends of Green River Lake will begin at 9am at the visitors center. For more information, call 270-465-3786

*June 1-3, 2011 – The Bass Federation’s Regional Tournament. Over 100 fishermen from 7 states! For more info call 270-465-3786

*June 4, 2011 – Kids Outdoor Day. This fun filled day will consist of all types of outdoor activities for all children, including fishing, archery, BB gun shooting, nature hikes, trap shooting, boating, game calling and much more. Lunch will be provided for all in attendance. Door prizes will be awarded. All is FREE for your enjoyment!

*June 2 – 5, 2011 – HWY 68 400 Mile Sale For information, call 270-465-3786 or 800-738-4719

*June 3– 11, 2011 - Taylor County Fair,

*July 3, 2011 – K Country Showdown.

*July 4, 2011 - Fourth of July Celebration, Downtown Campbellsville Parade, 5K Run, Arts & Crafts, Quilt Show, Barbecue Competition, Live Entertainment, Basketball Tournament, Hot Air “Balloon Glow”

*Sept. 10, 2011 - Tebbs Bend Flea Market and Yard Sale Tebbs Bend Road off HWY S. 55

*Sept. 10, 2011 – Fall Heritage Festival-Hall Road off HWY S. 55 live music, arts and crafts, pony rides, large quilt exhibit, hay rides, farm animals, face painting, hay maze, barrel train rides, food booths, antique farm equipment, water ram pump

*Nov. 19 , 2011 - Green River Arts and Crafts Show Taylor County High School, 300 Ingram Ave., Call (270) 465-4431

*Dec. 3, 2011 – Downtown Christmas Parade begins at 6:30 PM

GREENSBURG Blossoms and Blessings Festival - April

Jammin' on the Square - April - August

Home and Garden Show - April

Relay for Life - May

Art in the Alley - June

Green River Adventure Race - June

Green County Fair - June

Celebration of Home Festival - July

Historical Society Play - September, October

Cow Days Festival - September

Glover's Station Revdevous - October

Christmas on the Square - November


Jan. 27-28: Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff & Kentucky Bluegrass Quilt Show - Roby Dome


March 2-3: KY Young Democrats Convention, Centre Square


April 14: Maker’s Mark Ambassador Homecoming, Maker’s Mark Distillery.
April 14-15: Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home, & Garden Show, Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 11 am - 4 pm. Tobacco Services Receiving Station
Aprl 19-22: Kentucky 55 Yard Sale, KY 55
April 20-21: Kentucky Writers Day Celebration, Historic Penn's Store
April 28: Heart of Kentucky Bike & Bike 5K Run and 10K bike race. Graham Memorial Park


May 12: US 68 Garage Tour, Hardin's Garage 10 am - 5 pm
May 27: Lebanon Memorial Day Celebration, Lebanon National Cemetery 2 pm
May 31 - June 3 - 400 Miles of Antiques, Collectibles and Stuff along Highway 68.

June 8-9: Old Mill Days, downtown Bradfordsville


July 2-7: Marion County Fair, Marion County Fairgrounds
July 8-15: Jets Over Kentucky. Lebanon Springfield Airport


Aug. 20-21: Farmer's National Bank - Heart of Kentucky Tennis Open, Graham Memorial Park
August 27: Heart of Kentucky Pigskin Classic - John J. Boswell Stadium


Sept.22 - Nov. 3: Celebrating American Roots Music, Fine Arts Building at Centre Square
Sept. 28: The Bourbon Chase - downtown
Sept. 28-30: Marion County Country Ham Days - downtown
Sept. 29 - Pokey Pig 5K Fund Run/Walk - downtown
Sept. 29 - Battle of the Bands - Johnston Field at Centre Square


Oct. 12 - 31: Horror on the Hill, Haunted Forest 7:30 PM (US 68 Mile Marker 1)
Oct. 13: Great Outhouse Blowout, Historic Penn's Store - Gravel Switch
Oct. 14 - 15: Forkland Heritage Festival & Revue, Community Center

Nov. 11: Lebanon Veteran's Day Celebration
Nov. 23-24: Dickens Christmas, downtown
Nov. 23 - Jan. 1: Ruley's Santa Claus Land, St. Francis
Nov. 21 - Dec 31: Christmas in the Park, Graham Memorial Park


Dec. 12: Hearts of Kentucky Holiday Festival, Lebanon and Springfield
Dec. 15: Wreaths across America, Lebanon National Cemetery 12 pm


Hwy 68 Antiques, Collectibles & Stuff - June

World's Longest Outdoor 127 Sale - August

Classic Wheels Cruise-In - June

James Harrod Trust Cemetery Tour - September

Holiday Shopping Weekend - November

Spring Jubilee Walking Horse Show - April

Derby Classic Walking Horse Show - May

Fort Harrod Beef Festival - June

Mercer County Fair & Horse Show - July

Fort Harrod Settlement & Raid - June

Picnic in the Park - June-July

Haunted Frontier - October

Christmas Tea Room - December

Holiday Homes Tour - December

Christmas Teas at Aspen Hall Manor - December

Winter Teas at Shaker Village - December

Twilight Christmas Parade - December

Dixie Belle Riverboat Rides - April - October

Sheep Shearing at the Farm - April - May

Mercer County Appreciation Day - May

Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass - May

Pleasant Hill Antique Show and Sale - June

Kentucky Shaker Music Day - July

Pleasant Hill Craft Fair - August

Harvest Fest - September

Blessing of the Hounds - November

The Simple Gifts of Christmas - December

WILMORE/NICHOLASVILLE Camp Nelson's White House Afternoon Tea - Once a month throughout the year.

Taste of Jessamine - April

Camp Nelson Civil War Weekend - September

Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest - mid May

Central Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail at Camp Nelson - July

High Bridge Homecoming Festival - mid August

Jessamine Jamboree - October

Wilmore Arts & Crafts Festival - October

PARIS Paris Art Walk, April 11 & July 11, 5 - 8 pm. Art aficionados will be able to enjoy the Paris Art Walk - including at least 15 stores and restaurants in a lovely seven block Main Street Stroll. Art lovers will be able to enjoy the work of local and regional contemporary artists. Each participating store/restaurant will be offering refreshments. Some may be simple or more elaborate. Some will be offering wine, others will have sodas or punch. Cheese and crackers, finger foods & other appetizers will be available. Maps will be available - look for the lime colored balloons in front of the participating buildings.

North Middletown Charity Horse Show - Second Saturday in May. May 12, 2007, 4 pm. Rain or Shine. Sponsored by the North Middletown Community Club. Showgrounds are one mile south of North Middletown on Route 57. Show Manager is Cecil Foley, Jr. (859) 707-8040.

Bourbon County Fair and Horse Show - late June, early July

Central Kentucky Antique Machinery Show - last full weekend in July

Paris Pumpkin Festival - September 22, 2007. Features live music, demonstrations, craft booths, food, top 50 car show, kids' activities, pizza eating contest and a live auction. Sponsored by: Accutran Industries' sheltered workshop for disabled individuals. (859) 987-4011 ask for Bonnie Jolly.

Back Forty Walk & Back Country Festival - October

Christmas Tour of Homes (Houston Oaks) - December 9, 2007. Sponsored by Accutran.

CARLISLE Annual Blackberry Festival - July

Central Kentucky Fox Hunt

Annual Haunted House in Old Jail - October

FLEMINGSBURG Covered Bridge Festival - August
BLUE LICK SRP Battle Reenactment Celebration - August

Halloween Campout Celebration - October

MAYS LICK Fall Celebration - Corn Maze - October

Asparagus Festival - May


Chocolate Festival - Annual Event held during the month of April. Free admission. Dark sweet chocolate flows through the 1700s village shops during this award-winning festival. Homemade chocolates, fudge contest, outside vendors, games, country music stars, bands, vocalists, clogging. Pony cart, pig train & pirate ship rides make this a fun-filled weekend. Displays in Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery to Freedom Museum, 26 shops and 7 museums. Setups: 606-759-7423, other info 606-759-7423.

Simon Kenton Festival - Third weekend in September

Frontier Christmas Festival - Annual Event held the first weekend in December. This award-winning festival welcomes in the holiday season in the scenic village of Washington a historic district of Maysville. 7 museums and 26 shops which include a variety of antiques and gift shops, holly decked mantles, pine-scented rooms and candle-lit windows, entertainment, craft demonstrations and outside vendors await you. 606-759-7411.


Maysville Antique & Craft Show - April

Ohio River Valley Artists Guild Show - May

Maysville Uncorked - June

Germantown Fair - August

Rosemary Clooney Music Festival - September

Pig Out on Market BBQ Festival - October

"R" Farm Pumpkin Festival - October

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