Festivals and Events

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Events on August 29, 2014
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 29, 2014 - 9:00 PM
    Location: Bardstown Community Park, East Halstead Avenue, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. Tonight's performance is Gary Vidito & Rene Buckman. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.) 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. http://www.visitbardstown.com
  • A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    Starts: 7:30 PM
    Ends: August 29, 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: August 29, 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. (859) 336-9839 or (903) 306-5365.
Events on August 30, 2014
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 30, 2014 - 7:30 PM
    Location: My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, 602 North 3rd Street, Bardstown, KY, 40004
    Description: August is the anniversary of Elvis's death and you are invited to the observance! In the audience are several Elvis impersonators, a Priscilla lookalike and a big Elvis Costello fan but before the party can get underway there is murder, mystery and mayhem. Put on your Blue Suede Shoes and have a Hunka Hunka Burning good time. Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 30, 2014 - 9:30 PM
    Location: 116 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek includes the Jailer’s Inn, Pioneer Cemetery and the Talbott Tavern (areas of the Tavern are dependent on current events at tour time). Bring your camera, audio recorders and camcorders to collect evidence as we walk along the haunted streets of Bardstown. 859-576- 5517 for reservations. http://www.ghosthunter.com