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Kentucky Fall Festivals! September 15, 2006 8:10 AM


This weekend!

Bourbon Festival. Through Sept. 17. Bardstown. Bourbon history displays, tours of Bardstown, food, crafts. 1-800-638-4877,

Constitution Square Festival. Sept. 15-17. Constitution Square State Historic Site, Danville. Crafts, music, living-history displays. (859) 239-7089, www.

Festival Latino de Lexington. 6-11 p.m. Sept. 15, 3-11 p.m. Sept. 16. Courthouse Plaza, Main St. and N. Limestone. Dancing, live music, authentic cuisine, crafts.

1 p.m. Sept. 17, All-Star Hispanic Soccer Game at Masterson Station Park, followed by the Las Americas League All-Star Baseball Game, at Applebee's Park. Doors open at 4 p.m. All activities are free. (859) 288-2900.

10th Annual Spoonbread Festival. 3-7 p.m. Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 16, noon-5 p.m. Sept. 17. Memorial Park, Berea. Spoonbread-eating contest, gospel concerts, crafts, 5K run, hot-air balloon glow, carnival, parade. (859) 986-9760,

Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival. Sept. 15, 16. Dr. Joseph Schickel-Veterans Memorial Park, Burkesville. Bluegrass music, crafts, food, 5K race.

Poage Landing Days. Sept. 15-17. Downtown Ashland. Car show, fiddle fest, crafts, food, children's activities. (606) 329-1007,

Cow Days. Sept. 15, 16. Downtown Greensburg. Arts and crafts, food, contests, parade. (270) 932-4298,

Horse Cave Heritage Festival. Sept. 15, 16. Horse Cave. Live music, crafts, antique-car shows, food, walking tours. (270) 524-2892,

Catfish Festival. Sept. 15, 16. S. Hwy. 27, Burnside. Music, contests, crafts, catfish cookoff. (606) 561-7104, www.

Bi-Water Farm AutumnFest. 877 Cincinnati Rd. (U.S. 25N), Georgetown. Through Oct. 29. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Pumpkins, mums, decorations, food, petting zoo. Farm admission free, $7 for AutumnFest activities. (502) 863-3676,

Short's Goldenrod Festival. Sept. 16. Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Mount Olivet. Includes a 5K run and one-mile walk at 9 a.m., nature hikes, canoe trips, free workshops, local artists, musicians and children's activities. 1-800-443-7008, newsevents/goldenrodfestival.htm.

Midway 32nd Annual Fall Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 16, noon-5 p.m. Sept. 17. Midway. Crafts, music, food, children's activities.

Arlington Christian Church Fall Festival. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 16. 1206 N. Limestone. Antique quilt show. (859) 252-4393.

Kentucky Highland Folk Festival. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. Live music, art and craft show. Adults, $10; students, senior citizens, $5.

1850s Agricultural Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 16. Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, Golden Pond. Agricultural displays, hands-on harvest activities, livestock show, crafts, music. $4, $5.50. (931) 232-6457,

Millville Hillbilly Daze. Sept. 16. Hwy. 1659, Woodford Co. Parade at 10 a.m., horseshoe tournament, burgoo, clogging, flea market, music. www.

Autumn Arts Fest. Sept. 16, 17. Grant County Park, Main St., Crittenden. Fine arts and crafts show, live music, food. (859) 824-3451,

Simon Kenton Frontier Festival. Sept. 16, 17. Washington, U.S. 68, 4 miles south of Maysville. Demonstrations of frontier life, antiques, crafts, food. www.

Casey County Apple Festival. Sept. 16-23. Liberty. Craft and food vendors Sept. 21-23; parade, 6 p.m. Sept. 22; cutting of the world's largest apple pie, noon Sept. 23. (606) 787-6670, www.

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Sept. 21 weekend

World Chicken Festival. Sept. 21-24. London.
World's largest stainless-steel skillet, fried chicken, crafts. 1-800-348-0095,

Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival. Sept. 21-24. Ky. 152, Harrodsburg.
Concerts, workshops, dancing, food. $70 four-day pass (advance), $85 four-day pass at the gate; $50 Sat./Sun. at the gate; free for children 12 and younger.

1778 Siege of Boonesborough. Sept. 23, 24. Boonesboro State Park, Richmond.
Living history presentation including militia and settler camps, Native American village, merchants, traders and food. Battle re-enactment 2 p.m. Sept. 23. Free with fort admission, $6 adults, $4 children. (859) 527-3131,

Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival. Sept. 22, 23. Vine Grove Optimist Park Amphitheater, Vine Grove. Music, dancing. Two-day ticket $24; daily tickets, $12
adults, free or children 12 and younger. (270) 877-5636.

Festival of the Horse. Sept. 22-24. Georgetown.
Crafts, carnival, food. Saturday, Grand Parade of Horses, 6 p.m. Sept. 23. (502) 863-5424,

Jesse Stuart Weekend. Sept. 22, 23. Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup.
Celebration of writer and former Kentucky poet laureate Jesse Stuart, with music, tours and lectures.

Double Stink Hog Farm Pumpkinfest. U.S. 460 and Ky. 922, Newtown Pk.
Georgetown. Sept. 23-Oct 29.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Crafts, u-pick pumpkins, petting zoo, camel and pony rides. (502) 868-9703,

Antioch Fall Festival. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23. Antioch Christian Church, 5362 Paris Pk. Food, crafts.

Wesley Village Festival. 8 a.m.5 p.m. Sept. 23. Wesley Village, 1125 Lexington Rd., Wilmore.
Yard sale, silent auction, bake sale, entertainment, food. (859) 858-3865.

Marion County Country Ham Days. Sept. 23, 34. Lebanon.
Country ham breakfast, parade, music, carnival rides, car, truck and motorcycle show, crafts. (270) 692-9594,

Dinsmore Harvest Festival. Sept. 23, 24. Dinsmore Homestead, 5656 Burlington Pk. (Ky. 18), Boone Co.
Crafts, live music, food, exhibits, tours. (859) 586-6117,

Buffalo Daze. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23. Stamping Ground.
Buffalo burgers, crafts, music. (502) 535-6114,

Pumpkin Festival. Sept. 23, 24. Legion Park, Paris.
Car show, crafts, food. (859) 987-3205,

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Sept. 28 weekend

Adam Matthews Balloon Festival. Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Bowman Field, I-64 and Cannons Ln., Louisville. Hot-air balloon glow, balloon race, food, fireworks. Free admission; parking $7 Fri. and Sat., free Sun. (502) 499-2253,

Anderson County Burgoo Festival. Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Main St., Lawrenceburg. Burgoo, crafts, entertainment. (502) 680-0453,

Two Rivers Fall Festival. Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Carrollton. Parade, food, crafts. (812) 273-3013,

Cave Run Storytelling Festival. Sept. 29, 30. Cave Run Lake, Morehead. Nationally known storytellers. $5-$35. 1-800-654-1944.

Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival. Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Middlesboro. Crafts, food, car show, carnival, petting zoo. 1-800-988-1075,

"R" Farm Pumpkinfest. Sept. 30-Oct. 8. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. 7172 Strodes Run Rd., Maysville. $2. U-pick pumpkins, fall flowers, crafts, petting zoo. (606) 742-2429,

Harvest and Wine Festival. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 30. Chrisman Mill Vineyards, 2385 Chrisman Mill Rd., Nicholasville. Tours, tastings, crafts, music, food. $5 advance, $8 at the door. (859) 881-5007,

Fall Colors Festival. Oct. 1-31. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Amerson Farm, 130 McClelland Circle, Georgetown. Pony rides, pumpkin-carving contest, cider, apples. (502) 863-3799.

Daniel Boone Festival. Barbourville. Oct. 1-7. Parade, visit from Cherokee Indians of North Carolina, crafts fair. (606) 546-4300,

Kentucky Apple Festival. Oct. 1-7. Paintsville. Food, crafts, parade, car show. 1-800-542-5790,

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Oct. 5 weekend

Tall Stacks Music, Arts and Heritage Festival. Oct. 4-8. Cincinnati. Steamboat races on the Ohio River, cruises, exhibits, music. (513) 721-0104,

Greenup Old Fashion Days. Oct. 5-8. Greenup. Antique tractor and car show, square dancing, costume contest, crafts.

Appalachian Harvest Festival. Oct. 6-8. Renfro Valley. Molasses made from mule-drawn press, covered wagon train, antique farm machinery and steam engine show, clogging, music. $5. 1-800-765-7464,

Bittersweet Festival. Oct. 6, 7. Mount Vernon. Crafts, food, 5K.

Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days. Oct. 6, 7. Lebanon Junction. Food, rides, booths. (502) 833-2296,

St. James Court Art Show. Oct. 6-8. Fourth and Third streets, Louisville. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. More than 700 artists from across the country will show and sell their work. (502) 635-1842,

Kentucky Wool Festival. Oct. 6-8. Ky. 159 and Caddo Rd., next to Kincaid Lake State Park, Falmouth. Music, food, crafts. $5. (859) 654-3378,

Harvest Celebration. Oct. 7-29. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sat., noon-5:30 p.m. Sun. Evans Orchards, 180 Stone Rd., Georgetown. Pumpkins, fall decorations. (502) 863-2255,

Wilmore Arts and Crafts Festival. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7. Wilmore. Handmade jewelry, pottery and other crafts, music, food. (859) 858-4411,

Greenbo Arts and Crafts Weekend. Oct. 7, 8. Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup. Handmade crafts, including candles, jewelry and soaps. 1-800-325-0083,

Washington County Sorghum & Tobacco Festival. Oct. 6-8. Springfield. Food, music, molasses making.

New Castle Fall Fling. Oct. 7. Henry County Courthouse, New Castle. Flea markets, food, contests.

Perryville Battlefield Commemoration. Oct. 7, 8. Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, 1825 Battlefield Rd., Perryville. Civil War battle re-enactment with authentic weaponry, clothing, camp sites. Advance tickets sold through Sept. 22 with a $3 discount available for one-day and two-day adult tickets. One-day tickets $15, two-day tickets $20 for adults at the gate; $5 for ages 6-12 (second day free); free for children five and younger. (859) 332-8631,,

Jenny Wiley Pioneer Festival. Oct. 7-14. Prestonsburg. Live music, food, crafts, carnival, parade. (606) 886-2335,

Fallderall. 4-7 p.m. Oct. 8. Southern Hills United Methodist Church, 2356 Harrodsburg Rd. Free carnival.

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Oct. 19, 26 weekends

Foothills Festival. Oct. 20, 21. Albany. Crafts, flea market, food, music. 1-877-595-2537,

Fall Color Weekend. Oct. 20-22. Pine Mountain Settlement School. 36 Hwy. 510, Pine Mountain. Registration 3:30-6 p.m. Fri. Activities include slide presentations, trail walks and folk dancing. (606) 558-3571,

Heritage Days Festival. Oct. 20-22. Courthouse Square, Marion. Vendors, crafts, carnival, games. (270) 965-5015,

Glendale Crossing Festival. Oct. 21. Glendale. Food, crafts, antiques.

Honey Festival. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21. Herb Farm at Strodes Run, 7155 Strodes Run Rd., Maysville. Visitors can learn about beekeeping and buy fresh honey, antiques and more.(606) 742-2000,

Woolly Worm Festival. Oct. 20-22. Beattyville. Woolly worm races, parade, car show, crafts. (606) 464-2888.

18th Century Market Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 28, 29. Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Ln., Louisville. Merchants, crafts, performers, soldiers, musicians, food. $6 adults, $3 ages 6-12. (502) 897-9845,

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Black Gold FestivalHazard, KY (Perry County)09/14/2006 - 09/17/2006
This annual festival offers something for everyone. Featured events include the Black Gold Bike Show, The Road Hazards Extreme Team Stunt Show, Black Diamond Street Rod Show, Antique Appraisals, Ugliest Lamp Contest, parade, lots of wonderful food vendors as well as arts and crafts and live entertainment.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
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