Festivals and Events

August  2016
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Events on August 1, 2016
  • Live at the Park Concert Series, The Monarchs – Old Time Rock’n Roll
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: August 1, 2016 - 10:30 PM
    Description: Tickets: $17 in advance $20 day of show. Beer garden opens at 6:30 p.m., concert starts at 8 p.m. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 2, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 2, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 3, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 3, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 4, 2016
  • Wizard of Oz
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 4, 2016 - 10:30 PM
    Description: The ageless classic show is back at My Old Kentucky Home! Follow Dorothy and Toto as a twister sends them Over The Rainbow to the mysterious land of Oz. Joined by Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion, Dorothy and her friends make their way down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City, home of the Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz. Thurs., & Sat. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, Children 3-5 $5. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 5, 2016
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 5, 2016 - 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 Wulfe Brothers - pop, rock, Americana. Bardstown Community Park. (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 5, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 6, 2016
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Magic Show
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 6, 2016 - 7:30 PM
    Description: Enjoy an evening of fine dining on a scenic tour through the hills and horse farms of Central Kentucky, while being entertained by one of the Midwest’s most sought after magical performers, John Shore. Featuring performance at tableside and for the whole dining car, your evening will include an intimate performance that will amaze, baffle, and entertain. A magical dining experience suitable for the whole family. Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child. Excursion begins at 5 p.m. at the Train Depot. Includes a four course meal and non-alcoholic beverages. 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 6, 2016 - 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 downtown 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. 859-537-8507 for reservations. http://www.ghosthunter.com
  • Wizard of Oz
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 6, 2016 - 10:30 PM
    Description: The ageless classic show is back at My Old Kentucky Home! Follow Dorothy and Toto as a twister sends them Over The Rainbow to the mysterious land of Oz. Joined by Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion, Dorothy and her friends make their way down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City, home of the Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz. Thurs., & Sat. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, Children 3-5 $5. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 7, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 7, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 9, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 9, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 10, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 10, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 11, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 11, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 12, 2016
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 12, 2016 - 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 Kites - folk/rock band with Appalachian influences. Bardstown Community Park. (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 12, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
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Events on August 13, 2016
  • The Stephen Foster Story - Season
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 13, 2016 - 10:30 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. Adult Preferred Seating $25, Standard Reserved $20, Sat. Indoor Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved age 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Indoor Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 http://www.stephenfoster.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 13, 2016 - 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 downtown 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. 859-537-8507 for reservations. http://www.ghosthunter.com
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Events on August 18, 2016
  • On The Patio For Bourbon & BBQ at Barton 1792 Distillery
    Starts: 4:30 PM
    Ends: August 18, 2016 - 8:30 PM
    Description: Join us on the patio for mouth-watering BBQ from Moe Licious BBQ, cool drinks featuring some of Barton 1792’s best spirits and the live music of Matthew Fogle. 501 Cathedral Manor, (502) 331-4879 http://www.1792bourbon.com
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Events on August 19, 2016
  • National Whiskey Sour Day Celebration Hosted by Jim Beam Distillery
    Starts: 10:30 AM
    Ends: August 19, 2016 - 5:00 PM
    Description: Come celebrate this classic cocktail with our iconic Jim Beam bourbons and 7th generation Jim Beam Master Distiller, Fred Noe. Learn about the history and heritage of Jim Beam and discover some new takes on an old favorite. This drink staple will not leave any cocktail lover disappointed. Classes offered at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. $27 per person. Space is limited and restricted to a first-come basis. Must be 21+ years of age to participate. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.jimbeam.com/en-us/visit-us/book-a-tour
    526 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont 502-543-9877 http://www.jimbeam.com
  • Meet Jim Beam Master Distiller Fred Noe
    Starts: 1:00 PM
    Ends: August 19, 2016 - 3:00 PM
    Description: August 19 – You never know who you’ll see when you come to the Jim Beam Distillery. Jim Beam’s great-grandson and seventh generation Master Distiller Fred Noe will be on-hand from 1 – 3 p.m. This is your chance to shake hands with the man behind the world’s #1 selling bourbon, take a photo and purchase a bottle to be signed! Be sure to check out our available distillery tours at http://www.jimbeam.com 526 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont 502-543-9877
  • Summer Nights
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 19, 2016 - 8:00 PM
    Description: Shop while enjoying a fun-filled summer night complete with sweet summertime music, and nostalgic summertime foods. Shops open late until 8pm. Call 502-348-4877 or visit http://www.bardstownmainstreet.com for more information.
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s Bourbon Excursion
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 19, 2016 - 7:00 PM
    Description: Join us for a complimentary bourbon cocktail and tasting on our 2 1/2 hour excursion. Enjoy a four-course meal prepared by our award-winning culinary team. 602 N Third St., Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Summer Band Concerts
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Ends: August 19, 2016 - 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. Bardstown Community Park. (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 20, 2016
  • Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
    Starts: 5:30 PM
    Ends: August 20, 2016 - 7:30 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 $52 and $54 per person which includes the play, meal and a 90 min. train ride. Not recommended for children under 13. Reservations are required. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. http://www.kyrail.org
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 20, 2016 - 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 downtown 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. 859-537-8507 for reservations. http://www.ghosthunter.com
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Events on August 25, 2016
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 25, 2016 - 9:00 PM
    Description: Bardstown’s best version of a community homecoming, full of good food, drink and fellowship. Homemade wine tasting, fantastic food vendors, arts and crafts and an “old school’ street concert on Saturday evening. 400 block of South Third Street. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
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Events on August 26, 2016
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 6:00 PM
    Ends: August 26, 2016 - 11:30 PM
    Description: Bardstown’s best version of a community homecoming, full of good food, drink and fellowship. Homemade wine tasting, fantastic food vendors, arts and crafts and an “old school’ street concert on Saturday evening. 400 block of South Third Street. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
  • Live at the Park Concert Series, Jumping Jack Flash – A Tribute to The Rolling Stones
    Starts: 6:30 PM
    Ends: August 26, 2016 - 11:00 PM
    Description: Tickets: $22 in advance $25 day of show. Beer garden opens at 6:30 p.m., concert starts at 8 p.m. 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 26, 2016 - 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 cover band. Bardstown Community Park. (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 27, 2016
  • CONNECT at Bernheim
    Starts: 6:20 AM
    Ends: August 27, 2016 - 10:20 PM
    Description: Bernheim celebrates all that is possible when Art, Nature and Science intersect. In its 8th year, CONNECT will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Bernheim Visitor Center, Hwy 245, Clermont. 502-955-8512 http://www.bernheim.org
  • Buttermilk Days Festival
    Starts: 7:00 AM
    Ends: August 27, 2016 - 11:30 PM
    Description: Bardstown’s best version of a community homecoming, full of good food, drink and fellowship. Homemade wine tasting, fantastic food vendors, arts and crafts and an “old school’ street concert on Saturday evening. 400 block of South Third Street. http://www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com
  • Whiskey City Cruisers
    Starts: 2:00 PM
    Ends: August 27, 2016 - 7:30 PM
    Description: Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Fourth Saturday of the month April-October. Kentucky Home Square shopping center. 2 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
    Starts: 5:00 PM
    Ends: August 27, 2016 - 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. Excursion begins at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. http://www.kydinnertrain.com
  • Bardstown Ghost Trek
    Starts: 8:00 PM
    Ends: August 27, 2016 - 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 downtown 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. 859-537-8507 for reservations. http://www.ghosthunter.com
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