Festivals and Events

August  2015
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Events on August 1, 2015
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 1, 2015 - 8:00 PM
    Description: Relive the Golden Days of Railroad Dining! Fine cuisine and gracious service await you. The ride is a 22 mile round trip that last 2 hours. 2 p.m. Casual dress, reservations required. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. 136 S Main St, New Haven. http://www.kyrail.org
  • All Shook Up
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 1, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout named Chad who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Sing along to your favorite Elvis songs this summer at My Old Kentucky Home State Park! 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved Seating Ages 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) . 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 1, 2015 - 9:30 PM
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at Old Talbott Tavern. The 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
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Events on August 2, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 2, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 3, 2015
  • Live at the Park Concert Series, The Monarchs
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: August 3, 2015 - 11:00 PM
    Description: A new tradition at My Old Kentucky Home. Beer Garden begins at 6:30p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $16 in advance $19 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 4, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 5, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 6, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 6, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 7, 2015
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 7, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    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 The Vinyl Kings - classic rock-n-roll. Bardstown Community Park on E. Halstead Ave. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.) 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 7, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 8, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 9:30 PM
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at Old Talbott Tavern. The 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
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Events on August 9, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 9, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 11, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 11, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 12, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 13, 2015
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 13, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 14, 2015
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    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 the Hog Operation – bluegrass. Bardstown Community Park on E. Halstead Ave. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.) 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 14, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 15, 2015
  • Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Bardstown
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 6:00 PM
    Description: Enjoy a day of shopping the sale racks and tables on the sidewalks of beautiful downtown Bardstown. 502-348-4877 http://www.bardstownmainstreet.com
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 4:00 PM
    Description: Join us for a wild ride as your train gets robbed by a gang of train robbers! Train departs at 2:00 p.m. Adults: $20.00 Children $15.00 (ages 2-12) under 2 is free Train ride is approximately 2 hours. You will be robbed! Proceeds benefit the Crusade for Children. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. 136 S Main St, New Haven. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM
    Description: Amateur sleuths are needed to help solve a mystery while they take a train ride back in time. Dinner and play will begin at the Sherwood Inn (adjacent to the museum at 5:30 p.m.) Tickets for the fun-filled evening are $65 per person which includes the play, meal and a 90 min. train ride. Not recommended for children under 13. Reservations are required. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. 136 S. Main St., New Haven http://www.kyrail.org
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 9:30 PM
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at Old Talbott Tavern. The 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
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 10:00 PM
    Description: Kentucky’s Official Outdoor Musical is back with breathtaking costumes, lively dancing and the timeless music of Stephen Collins Foster. Don’t miss this world-renowned trip back in time to the 1850’s…a treat for the whole family. Select dates. 8 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating ages 6-12 $11, $13, Standard Reserved Seating (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater, 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 16, 2015
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: August 16, 2015 - 4:00 PM
    Description: Join us for a wild ride as your train gets robbed by a gang of train robbers! Train departs at 2:00 p.m. Adults: $20.00 Children $15.00 (ages 2-12) under 2 is free Train ride is approximately 2 hours. You will be robbed! Proceeds benefit the Crusade for Children. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. 136 S Main St, New Haven. http://www.kyrail.org
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Events on August 20, 2015
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    Description: The event that offers good home cooking, along with sweet harmonies, dancing and lots of reunions of families, friends and neighbors on its 21st anniversary. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
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Events on August 21, 2015
  • Friday After Five (Last call for Summer Y’all)
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    Description: Enjoy the last late night of shopping this summer, enjoy music, dinning and drinks to celebrate the Last Call for Summer Y’all. Downtown Bardstown. 502-348-4877 http://www.bardstownmainstreet.com
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 12:00 AM
    Description: The event that offers good home cooking, along with sweet harmonies, dancing and lots of reunions of families, friends and neighbors on its 21st anniversary. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
  • Live at the Park Concert Series, The Highway Men Live
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 11:00 PM
    Description: A Tribute to Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. Beer Garden begins at 6:30p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance $23 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. http://www.stephenfoster.com
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 21, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    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 the Kosair Dance Band – swing. Bardstown Community Park on E. Halstead Ave. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.) 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
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Events on August 22, 2015
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 7:00 AM
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 11:00 PM
    Description: The event that offers good home cooking, along with sweet harmonies, dancing and lots of reunions of families, friends and neighbors on its 21st anniversary. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
  • Whiskey City Cruisers Car Show
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 7:30 PM
    Description: Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Fourth Saturday of the month April – October, 2 p.m. - dusk. Kentucky Home Square Shopping Center. 502-348-9788 or 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.
  • CONNECT at Bernheim
    Starts: 6:26 PM
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 10:26 PM
    Description: CONNECT is a collision of art, science and nature set around Bernheim’s Lake Nevin, two hours before and after sunset. The night includes live musical performances, a light sculpture competition, and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, hacker creations and participatory science. 502-955-8512 Bernheim Visitor Center, Hwy 245, Clermont, KY http://www.bernheim.org
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 9:30 PM
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at Old Talbott Tavern. The 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
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Events on August 28, 2015
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 28, 2015 - 9:00 PM
    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 Wildfire - country. Bardstown Community Park on E. Halstead Ave. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.) 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
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Events on August 29, 2015
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 7:30 PM
    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. All excursions begin at the Train Depot, 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. 602 N Third St. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 9:30 PM
    Description: A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at Old Talbott Tavern. The 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
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