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.
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, www.naturepreserves.ky.gov/ newsevents/goldenrodfestival.htm.
Autumn Arts Fest. Sept. 16, 17. Grant County Park, Main St.,
Crittenden. Fine arts and crafts show, live music, food. (859)
Simon Kenton Frontier Festival. Sept. 16, 17. Washington, U.S. 68, 4
miles south of Maysville. Demonstrations of frontier life, antiques,
crafts, food. www. washingtonky.com.
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.
World Chicken Festival. Sept. 21-24. London. World's largest stainless-steel skillet, fried chicken, crafts. 1-800-348-0095, www.chickenfestival.com.
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. www.terrapinhillfarm.com.
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, www.parks.ky.gov.
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. http://vinegroveonline.net/bluegrassfest.htm
Festival of the Horse. Sept. 22-24. Georgetown. Crafts, carnival,
food. Saturday, Grand Parade of Horses, 6 p.m. Sept. 23. (502) 863-5424, www.festivalofthehorse.info/.
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. www.parks.ky.gov.
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, www.stjamescourtartshow.com.
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, www.kywoolfest.org.
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, www.wilmore.org.
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, www.kystateparks.com.
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. www.newcastleky.com.
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, www.parks.ky.gov, www.perryvillereenactment.org.
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)
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, www.strodesrun.com.
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.
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