Festivals and Events

December  2014
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Events on December 2, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 2, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 East Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Grab a friend and come to the beautiful grounds of My Old Kentucky Home State Park to create your own holiday wreath using fresh greenery and natural materials collected from the grounds. The workshop will be held in the Carriage House located behind the stately Federal Hill Mansion. We will provide all the materials you need to make your wreath. You are welcome to bring items to personalize your wreath. Cost is $30.00 per person. Space is limited to 25 and advance registration is required by calling 502-348-3502 or emailing brenda.willoughbybrown@ky.gov Refreshments will be served. This is a fund-raising project. All proceeds will be used toward the Federal Hill Mansion gardens landscaping and renovation project.
  • Trim-A-Tree Party
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: December 2, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Nelson County Public Library, 201 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Children make simple ornaments for the library tree and to take home. For children ages 3-10 (children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Materials provided by the library. 502-348-3714.
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Events on December 4, 2014
  • Jailer's Inn Open House
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 4, 2014 - 7:00 PM
    Location: Jailer's Inn Bed & Breakfast, 111 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Enjoy the holiday season in jail. Jailer’s Inn decks out in style. Savor some hot cider and cookies, while viewing some of the beautiful bed and breakfast rooms and hall adorned with holiday cheer. Free admission. 502-348-5551, cpaul@jailersinn.com.
  • Bardstown-Nelson County Christmas Parade
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 4, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Bardstown
    Description: A spectacular celebration with the annual Bardstown-Nelson County Christmas parade. The parade begins at 6 pm in downtown Bardstown. Contact Chamber of Commerce at 502-348-9545, ext. 3 or chamber@bardstown.com.
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Events on December 5, 2014
  • FABS Christmas Open House
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 6:00 PM
    Location: Fine Arts Bardtown Society, 90 Court Square, Barstown, KY 40004
    Description: Purchase that perfect gift or decoration. Meet artists and enjoy refreshments. 502-348-0044. http://www.fineartsbardstown.com
  • My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Step back in time to the Mid-19th Century at My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight tours. Elaborate period style dress, music and traditional refreshments nightly. Gift shop with Kentucky handcrafts, books, foods and music. Adults $7, Adults AAA $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Beautiful Music of Christmas
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 310 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: The Mid-Kentucky Chorus at St. Catharine, under the direction of Teresa Tedder, along with professional soloists and musicians, will perform at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 310 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Performance begins at 7:30 pm. Adults, $12; Seniors, $10; Students free. Tickets available at the door. Reservations suggested. Contact Susan Spalding at 859-336-9232.
  • A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, Home of Three Governors, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Most Friday evenings during the year, Friday and Saturday evenings during October. Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors. Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there. $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
  • The Bardstown Opry
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: December 5, 2014 - 10:30 PM
    Location: Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E.
    Description: Live music every Friday night with Special Guests. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. (502) 249-9443. http://www.bardstownopryusa.com
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Events on December 6, 2014
  • Civil War Museum Living History/Reenactment
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 5:00 PM
    Location: Old Bardstown Village, 310 E. Broadway, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: A living history will be held at the Old Bardstown Village featuring the 5th KY Company B. "Nelson Grays". Re-enactors will be on site during regular Museum hours of 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Regular admission will be charged ($10 Adult, $5 Children age 6-15, under 5 free) and is good for the event and all four museums, including the new WWI Centennial Exhibit at the General Hal Moore/Mid America Museum. Museum ticket office is located at 310 E. Broadway. For more information call 502-349-0291.
  • FABS Christmas Open House
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 6:00 PM
    Location: Fine Art Gallery, 90 Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Purchase that perfect gift or decoration. Meet artists and enjoy refreshments. 502-348-0044. http://www.fineartsbardstown.com
  • Santa On The Square
    Starts: 11:00 AM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 1:00 PM
    Location: Old Nelson County Courthouse, One Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Take a picture while you visit with Santa. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
  • Make and Take Ornaments at FABS
    Starts: 11:00 AM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 2:00 PM
    Location: Fine Arts Bardstown Society Building, 90 Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Come and make a one-of-a-kind ornament with your child under the instruction of a Fine Arts Bardstown Society Artist. Cost of ornaments is $5.00 each. 11 am-2 pm. Old Nelson County Library Building. Contact FABS at 502-348-0044.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Maker's Mark Distillery Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: Maker's Mark Distillery, 3350 Burk’s Spring Rd., Loretto, KY 40037
    Description: Join us this holiday season for an evening tour of the historic Maker’s Mark Distillery. Enjoy the lights and decorations at the charming 1850’s Victorian village, and check our website for a special way you can Make your Mark! Along with a tour, guests can enjoy refreshments and shop for family and friends. From Bardstown, take Hwy 49 South to Hwy 52 East, through Loretto to 3350 Burk’s Spring Rd., Loretto. 270-865-2099.
  • My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Step back in time to the Mid-19th Century at My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight tours. Elaborate period style dress, music and traditional refreshments nightly. Gift shop with Kentucky handcrafts, books, foods and music. Adults $7, Adults AAA $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Beautiful Music of Christmas
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 310 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, Ky 40004
    Description: The Mid-Kentucky Chorus at St. Catharine, under the direction of Teresa Tedder, along with professional soloists and musicians, will perform at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 310 W. Stephen Foster Ave. Performance begins at 7:30 pm. Adults, $12; Seniors, $10; Students free. Tickets available at the door. Reservations suggested. Contact Susan Spalding at 859-336-9232.
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Events on December 7, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 1:00 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 2:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Skate with Santa
    Starts: 1:30 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Whispering Wheels Roller Rink, 209 E. Broadway, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Come spend the afternoon roller skating with Santa. Don’t forget to bring your camera and wish list! 1:30-4 pm. Cost is $3. 502-348-6622. Contact Tim Avery at 502-507-3480.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 6:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 7, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
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Events on December 11, 2014
  • Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Home for the Holidays
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: December 11, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse, 526 Happy Hollow Rd., Clermont, KY
    Description: Join us for an exclusive Home for the Holidays cocktail and dinner soiree with Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son Freddie, as they share stories of holidays past while the fireplace crackles and the spirits fill the air in more ways than one! $65 per person includes dinner, mixology creations, and tastings of limited release Jim Beam Signature Craft Harvest Collection, holiday swag bags and much more. Visit http://www.americanstillhouse.com to purchase tickets. 502-543-9877.
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Events on December 12, 2014
  • The 12th Day of Christmas
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: December 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Downtown Bardstown
    Description: December 12 - Make it a girls night out! Fill your heart with Joy and your hands with gifts for all. Enjoy refreshments, music, treats and spin the wheel for prizes in downtown Bardstown! Participating shops open until 9 p.m.
  • My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: December 12, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Step back in time to the Mid-19th Century at My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight tours. Elaborate period style dress, music and traditional refreshments nightly. Gift shop with Kentucky handcrafts, books, foods and music. Adults $7, Adults AAA $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: December 12, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 South Main Street, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, Home of Three Governors, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Most Friday evenings during the year, Friday and Saturday evenings during October. Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors. Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there. $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
  • The Bardstown Opry
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: December 12, 2014 - 10:30 PM
    Location: Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E.
    Description: Live music every Friday night with Special Guests. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. (502) 249-9443. http://www.bardstownopryusa.com
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Events on December 13, 2014
  • Make and Take Ornaments at FABS
    Starts: 11:00 AM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM
    Location: Fine Arts Society of Bardstown, 90 Court Square, Bardstown, Ky 40004
    Description: Come and make a one-of-a-kind ornament with your child under the instruction of a Fine Arts Bardstown Society Artist. Cost of ornaments is $5.00 each. Old Nelson County Library Building. Contact FABS at 502-348-0044. http://www.fineartsbardstown.com
  • Santa On The Square
    Starts: 11:00 AM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM
    Location: Old Nelson County Courthouse, One Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Take a picture while you visit with Santa. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
  • Mrs. Julia Beckham's Christmas Tea at Wickland
    Starts: 12:00 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Julia Wickliffe Beckham, the only woman in the world to be the mother, sister and daughter of a governor, hosts a Victorian Tea at Wickland, Home of Three Governors. She shares her memories of her life at Wickland at the turn of the century. Reservations required. Cost $25. Call 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Christmas Tour of Homes
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown and the surrounding area
    Description: Tour of privately owned homes, both old and new, decorated for the holidays. It includes the candlelight tour of My Old Kentucky Home. Refreshments served at selected homes. Tickets $15. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. http://www.visitbardstown.com
  • Maker's Mark Distillery Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: Maker's Mark Distillery, 3350 Burk’s Spring Rd., Loretto, KY 40037
    Description: Join us this holiday season for an evening tour of the historic Maker’s Mark Distillery. Enjoy the lights and decorations at the charming 1850’s Victorian village, and check our website for a special way you can Make your Mark! Along with a tour, guests can enjoy refreshments and shop for family and friends. From Bardstown, take Hwy 49 South to Hwy 52 East, through Loretto to 3350 Burk’s Spring Rd., Loretto. 270-865-2099.
  • My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 East Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, KY 40004, United States
    Description: Step back in time to the Mid-19th Century at My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight tours. Elaborate period style dress, music and traditional refreshments nightly. Gift shop with Kentucky handcrafts, books, foods and music. Adults $7, Adults AAA $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
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Events on December 14, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 1:00 PM
    Ends: December 14, 2014 - 2:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 14, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Mrs. Julia Beckham's Christmas Tea at Wickland
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Ends: December 14, 2014 - 6:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Julia Wickliffe Beckham, the only woman in the world to be the mother, sister and daughter of a governor, hosts a Victorian Tea at Wickland, Home of Three Governors. She shares her memories of her life at Wickland at the turn of the century. Reservations required. Cost $25. Call 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 14, 2014 - 6:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY 40004, United States
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 14, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
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Events on December 19, 2014
  • Springhill Winery’s A Taste of Springhill
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 5:00 PM
    Location: Springhill Winery, 3205 Springfield Road, Bloomfield, KY
    Description: Stop in to sample some new Springhill wines and a cheese log, cake balls, mulled wine and some Kentucky Proud Products. For information 502-252-9463. http://www.springhillwinery.com
  • Live Nativity
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 19, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown Baptist Church at North Third and Brashear, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Watch the Bible come to life at the 34th Annual Live Nativity! The live portrayal of the birth time of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the Bethlehem manger scene, includes live actors and live animals each evening to uniquely present the story and reason for the season. 6-8 pm. 502-348-3866.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: December 19, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 South Main Street, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 19, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, Home of Three Governors, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Most Friday evenings during the year, Friday and Saturday evenings during October. Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors. Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there. $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
  • Bardstown Community Theatre Present's Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 19, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Two compelling stories come together in this heartwarming play inspired by the famous editorial Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. On Christmas Eve, 1897, in New York City, eight-year-old Virginia is left pondering whether or not Santa really exists after a series of unhappy events. Meanwhile, a young newspaper editor also struggles against tough holiday times as he is faced with losing his job if he can't find his writer's voice by morning. Even though they don't know each other, the spirit of Christmas is about to bring these people together, creating in the process an unforgettable and cherished part of classic Christmas folklore. Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 2 p.m. Tickets $10 for general admission, $8 seniors and $5 students. Active duty and retired military in uniform, or with ID, are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.bardstowncommunitytheatre.com, with limited ticket sales at the door.
  • The Bardstown Opry
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: December 19, 2014 - 10:30 PM
    Location: Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E.
    Description: Live music every Friday night with Special Guests. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. (502) 249-9443. http://www.bardstownopryusa.com
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Events on December 20, 2014
  • Santa On The Square
    Starts: 11:00 AM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 1:00 PM
    Location: Old Nelson County Courthouse, One Court Square, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Take a picture while you visit with Santa. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Willett Distillery Moonlight Distillery Tour
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Willett Distillery 1869 Loretto Road, Bardstown, KY
    Description: Celebrate the Holidays with our friends while helping families in need this time of year. Bring the whole family out for Holiday Treats, Special Tastings and possibly a visit from the "Big Guy" himself, Santa! There is a suggested donation of $10 or a toy for the little ones. All proceeds and donations will go to Nelson County's Community Action "Angel Tree". (502) 348-0899.
  • Live Nativity
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown Baptist Church at North Third and Brashear, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Watch the Bible come to life at the 34th Annual Live Nativity! The live portrayal of the birth time of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the Bethlehem manger scene, includes live actors and live animals each evening to uniquely present the story and reason for the season. 6-8 pm. Free admission. 502-348-3866.
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Bardstown Community Theatre Present's Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 20, 2014 - 10:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Two compelling stories come together in this heartwarming play inspired by the famous editorial Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. On Christmas Eve, 1897, in New York City, eight-year-old Virginia is left pondering whether or not Santa really exists after a series of unhappy events. Meanwhile, a young newspaper editor also struggles against tough holiday times as he is faced with losing his job if he can't find his writer's voice by morning. Even though they don't know each other, the spirit of Christmas is about to bring these people together, creating in the process an unforgettable and cherished part of classic Christmas folklore. Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 2 p.m. Tickets $10 for general admission, $8 seniors and $5 students. Active duty and retired military in uniform, or with ID, are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.bardstowncommunitytheatre.com, with limited ticket sales at the door.
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Events on December 21, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 1:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 2:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY 40004, United States
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Springhill Winery's A Taste of Springhill
    Starts: 1:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 5:00 PM
    Location: Springhill Winery, 3205 Springfield Rd, Bloomfield, KY
    Description: Stop in to sample some new Springhill wines and a cheese log, cake balls, mulled wine and some Kentucky Proud Products. For information 502-252-9463. http://www.springhillwinery.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: During the Santa Express, you will enjoy an approximate 2 hour train excursion. Santa walks through the train and visits with the children. Don't forget your camera! We will serve cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas. $24 Adults, $19 Children 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Bardstown Community Theatre Present's Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 4:30 PM
    Location: Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Two compelling stories come together in this heartwarming play inspired by the famous editorial Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. On Christmas Eve, 1897, in New York City, eight-year-old Virginia is left pondering whether or not Santa really exists after a series of unhappy events. Meanwhile, a young newspaper editor also struggles against tough holiday times as he is faced with losing his job if he can't find his writer's voice by morning. Even though they don't know each other, the spirit of Christmas is about to bring these people together, creating in the process an unforgettable and cherished part of classic Christmas folklore. Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 321 S. Third Street. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee 2 p.m. Tickets $10 for general admission, $8 seniors and $5 students. Active duty and retired military in uniform, or with ID, are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.bardstowncommunitytheatre.com, with limited ticket sales at the door.
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's North Pole Express
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 6:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Celebrate the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus on the North Pole Express. Enjoy crafts and a movie in the depot before boarding for the 1 ½ hour excursion and meal. Santa and Mrs. Claus will join everyone during the ride and will have a surprise for each child. Groups are welcome. Reservations suggested. $60 per adult and $45 per child (ages 2-12). 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s North Pole Express
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: Kentucky Railway Museum, 136 S Main St, New Haven, KY, 40051
    Description: All aboard for an evening of fun and holiday cheer as we journey to the North Pole to pick up Santa. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas for pictures with Santa at the depot. $24 Adults, $19 Children ages 2-12, under 2 free. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Live Nativity
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 21, 2014 - 8:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown Baptist Church at North Third and Brashear, Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Watch the Bible come to life at the 34th Annual Live Nativity! The live portrayal of the birth time of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the Bethlehem manger scene, includes live actors and live animals each evening to uniquely present the story and reason for the season. 6-8 pm. Free admission. 502-348-3866.
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Events on December 26, 2014
  • A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: December 26, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Wickland, Home of Three Governors, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: Most Friday evenings during the year, Friday and Saturday evenings during October. Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors. Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there. $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. http://www.historicwickland.com
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Events on December 27, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: December 27, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY 40004, United States
    Description: This fun filled excursion will include a two and a half hour train ride through the Kentucky countryside. Four course meal and a theatre production of a murder mystery. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
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Events on December 31, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's New Year's Eve Excursion
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: December 31, 2014 - 8:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Ring in the New Year on our 2 1/2-hour excursion just for you and that special someone. Couple's packages will be offered including champagne and flowers. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com