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Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration

Live Bluegrass Music from the home of Bill Monroe. Beaver Dam, KY

Oct 2 - Oct 5, 2014


The 11th annual event will be Thursday through Sunday October 2-5, and each day’s distance is approximately 60 miles.  Cyclist have an option of riding all four days, Friday through Sunday, or Thursday only.

29th Rollercoaster Yard Sale

Over 150 miles of yard sales, crafts,entainment,historic sites and more. Cave City, KY.

The 1778 Siege of Fort Boonesborough

Saturday and Sunday battle re-enactments.  Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky.  See a Living History Event including militia and settlers’ camps, Native American Village, merchants, traders, food, music and more. Visit the Museum Store and 18th century Transylvania Store.  This event is free with regular fort admission. Richmond, KY Sep 27-28, 2014.

Marion County Country Ham Days

Sep 27-28, 2014 in Lebanon. Featuring Country Ham Breakfast, Bourbon Chase, Carnival, Music, 5K Run, Arts & Crafts, Parade, Car, Truck and Motorcycle show.


Anderson County Burgoo Festival

Festival features a Burgoo cook off, music, pageants, bingo, crafts, a variety of food, & lots of fun for everyone.  Sep 26-28, 2014 

25th Annual World Chicken Festival

This festival has it all. Worlds largest skillet. parade,games, music, lots of food and crafts. London, Ky Sep 25-28, 2014.

Mountain Heritage Festival

 Over 10,000 visitors attend the festivities annually. This community event proudly promotes the heritage of its people by showcasing various craft demonstrations, past and present.
Vendors, crafts,moonshine still,soap making, carnival and more. In Whitesburg, KY Sep 22-27, 2014.

HarvestFest at Shaker Village

Kick-off the fall season with a down-home harvest celebration for the whole family! Climb hay stacks and bob for apples in the Kids’ Village, meet the animals on the farm, enjoy live music and so much more! Sep 20-21, 2014.

18th Annual Spoonbread Festival

One of Berea’s fun family weekend events, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Hot air balloons, live music, 5-K run, arts and crafts, car show, scenic motorcycle ride, antique tractor show, carnival rides, a parade, and of course, delicious Spoonbread. 

Black Gold Festival

he Black Gold Festival is one of Kentucky’s largest festivals and has become the place to see some of the hottest upcoming stars of  music.  Enjoy unique arts and crafts, antiques, a parade, music, a carnival and delicious food in Hazard, KY Sep 18-20, 20014.


Blazin' Bluegrass

Rated as one of the Best Annual Bluegrass Festivals in Kentucky.One Festival you wont want to miss in 2014. Sep 18-20 at Whitley City, KY.

Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Celebrate the history and making of Kentucky’s signature product, Kentucky Bourbon.  Enjoy distillery tours, education opportunities about bourbon, displays, music and entertainment Sep 16-21, 20014

Hill of Terror

The largest haunted attraction in Kentucky is back for the fourth year of frights on their desolate 100-acre property everything you were ever afraid of will be coming to life in Bonnieville. Sep 12-Nov 1, 2014.

Hart County Civil War Days Sep 12 - Sep 14, 2014

Each year the second weekend in September is dedicated to the county’s Civil War heritage.  Events include battle reenactments, living history camps, guided tours, ceremonies, games, historical presentations, food, music, booths, period dancing


Crave returns to the MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre at Beaumont Circle September 13-14, 2014

OLD JOE Bourbon & Distillery exhibit

The Attic Visitor Center and Gift Shop at the Historic T.B. Ripy House (320 S. Main St. Lawrenceburg Ky.) is pleased to present its first in a series of exhibits featuring the “lost” distilleries of Anderson County, Kentucky opening with “OLD JOE”.  The beginning of the local whiskey trade. The exhibit will be on display through Nov 16, 2014.

Heavenly Haven Farm

Discover an incredible place to encounter animals, embark on hay rides & journey through mazes by visiting our farm in Columbia Kentucky Sep 6 - Nov 1, 20014.

Keeneland Yearling Sale 8-21 Sep 2014 at Lexington, KY

Trail of Tears Intertribal Pow Wow

This historically important event features tribal dancing, Native American storytelling, arts and crafts, and more. Sep 6-7 in Hopkinsville


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