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APRIL 2014

Easter Bunny Visits Downtown Bardstown
April 12, 19
The Easter Bunny will be hopping in to downtown Bardstown from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to take pictures on the Courthouse Square in front of the Welcome Center! Stop by to see the Easter Bunny, shop, dine and stroll the streets of downtown Bardstown. 502-348-4877 x110. www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Easter Egg Decorating with FABS
April 12, 19
Create a one-of-a-kind Easter Egg at Fine Arts Bardstown Society. Classes will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at FABS Gallery. The cost is $5 per child. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
April 18
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
April 18
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Student Art Show at FABS
April 22-26
Junior and Senior art students will be invited, through their art teacher, to participate and display their art at FABS Art Gallery. Prizes will be awarded at a reception on Saturday, April 26. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

Racing with the Spirits
April 25
Bet the ponies with play money and horse racing video. Enjoy other games of chance while enjoying Bourbon from sponsoring distilleries. Fun, food and music. $40 per person, 7 – 10 p.m. Guthrie Opportunity Center, 900 Nutter Drive. For more information or tickets call 800-638-4877 #4 or on line at www.kybourbonfestival.com

The Bardstown Opry
April 25
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
April 25
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Bardstown Sampler
April 26
Sample Kentucky Bourbon and bid on bourbon related items at our silent auction. $50, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Guthrie Opportunity Center, 900 Nutter Drive. For more information or tickets call 800-638-4877 #4 or on line at www.kybourbonfestival.com

Bernheim’s Wildflower Hike
April 26
The warm days of spring herald the emergence of our wildflowers. Watch the forest floor come alive with color as this age old renewal signals the arrival of warmer weather. Learn about the life histories and folklore of wildflowers and how we manage for their continuance at Bernheim. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program; call (502) 955-8512. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, 2499 Clermont Rd, Hwy 245, Clermont www.bernheim.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
April 26
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
April 26-27
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. Reservations are required. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

MAY 2014

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
May 2
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
May 2
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Bardstown Community Theatre Presents To Kill A Mockingbird
May 2, 4, 9, 10, 11
Directed by Joanne Hopkins, produced and produced by Bob Munroe, by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois. Presented at the Bardstown/Nelson County Civic Center, 317 S. Third Street. Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students. Fridays 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m. Except Saturday, May 10th performance will be held at 8 p.m. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
May 9
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
May 9
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
May 10
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Girl Scout Day
May 10
Girl Scouts and their families can enjoy a scenic train ride through the countryside. A special discount admission will be offered. Feel free to bring your lunch and eat on the train. Train ride last about 1 hour 40 minutes. $12 for Adults $12 ages 2-12 under 2 is free. Train departs at 2 p.m. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Whiskey City Cruisers
May 10
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

The Bardstown Opry
May 16
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
May 16
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Third on Third
May 16-17
Come downtown for Third on Third, every third weekend. Music, vintage cars, shopping and dining. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Whiskey City Cruisers on the Court Square Saturday. 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Bourbon Open Golf Tournament
May 16-18
Our 69th year of great golf, meeting of new and seeing old friends, the tasting of outstanding food and Kentucky’s finest spirits and two evenings of quality entertainment. Old Kentucky Home Country Club and Kenny Rapier State Park Golf Course. 502-349-6542. www.parks.ky.gov/golf/18_hole/my-old-kentucky-home-aspx//default.aspx

Bernheim's BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale
May 17
BloomFest features the popular Woodland Faerie Village dwellings from natural materials; a springtime costume parade for all ages; nature arts and crafts, hands-on nature discovery stations, great food and much more. BloomFest activities 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Costume parade at 1:30 p.m. The Spring Plant Sale features Bernheim Select™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses and perennial herbaceous plants. Spring Plant Sale 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, 2499 Clermont Rd, Hwy 245, Clermont, 502-955-8512 www.bernheim.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
May 17
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s 40’s Weekend
May 17-18
Come early and bring the family to enjoy WWII operational equipment, swing dancers, Ladies for Liberty. Wear your best 40's apparel and enter the costume contest. Train departs at 2 p.m. Adults: $19, Children $14 ages 2-12, under 2 is free. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Old Kentucky Home District Boy Scout Merit Badge Fair
May 17-19
The merit badge fair offers an opportunity for Scouts to obtain merit badges that are required for the rank of Eagle Scout or are not readily available at their own troop. The Scouts will camp at Old Bardstown Village and classes will be conducted in the Village buildings and grounds. Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 142 and Bardstown United Methodist Church. Old Bardstown Village, 310 E. Broadway, 502-349-0291. www.civil-war-museum.org

The Bardstown Opry
May 23
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
May 23
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
May 30
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at the 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 Bardstown Opry
May 30
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
May 30
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Wine and Cheese Tasting Festival
May 31
For the wine novice and enthusiast alike, the Bardstown Rotary Club will hold its 39th annual wine and cheese tasting festival on the lawn of historic Spalding Hall from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Live auction begins at 8 p.m. with an ongoing silent auction. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
May 31
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
May 31-June 1
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

JUNE 2014

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
June 6
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
June 6
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Summer Band Concerts
June 6
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

20th Annual Bardstown Bluegrass Festival
June 6-7
Bluegrass Festival with four bands to perform on Friday night and 5 bands to perform on Saturday. Bands will play one set each on Friday night and two sets each on Saturday night. Handicap parking available and bring your lawn chairs. Rain or shine the show will go on under a large pavilion. Bluegrass 101 along with many more bands to perform at the festival. Great family event. Friday, 6 – 10 p.m., Saturday, Noon – 10 p.m. Friday, $15, Saturday, $20 Combo Ticket $30. White Acres Campground, 3022 Boston Rd., US 62W, 502-252-9004 or 502-507-5449. www.bluegrass101.com

Flint Knapping in the Village
June 7
Flint making, arrowheads and related skills, ancient fire making, friction fire and other pioneer skills demonstrated. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Old Bardstown Village, 310 E. Broadway. 502-349-0291. www.civil-war-museum.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
June 7
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

11th Annual Blooming Bardstown Garden Tour and Market Place
June 7
Self-guided tour of beautiful gardens in historic Bardstown and the Nelson County area. Market place open at Extension Office featuring vendors, silent auction, free demonstrations, door prize, concession stand, plants and yard art for sale. Market place is free to attend, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ticket price for the garden tour $7 groups, $8 advance, $10 day of tour. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. rain or shine. 502-348-9204.

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Day Out With Thomas
June 7-8, 14-15
All aboard for Thomas the Tank Engine, as the classic storybook friend rolls into New Haven for a day of fun, games and train rides with Thomas. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tickets on sale soon. Order by April 1st and tickets are just $16, Day of event tickets $20. 136 S. Main Street, New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
June 13
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
June 13
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Summer Band Concerts
June 13
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Stephen Foster Festival - Downtown Bardstown Presents Doo Dah Days
June 14
Enjoy a day of fun Downtown fun with the Stephen Foster Story singers, inspired windows, themed food and more in honor of the opening night of the Stephen Foster Story 502-348-4877

Doo Dah Days at FABS
June 14
Be sure to stop by FABS to see our new Stephen Foster themed artwork and try out our new photo backdrops. 502-348-0044 Fine Arts Bardstown Society, 90 Court Square. www.fineartsbardstown.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
June 14
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

The Stephen Foster Story Opening Night
June 14
Celebrate the opening of our 56th season with a party in the gardens on the grounds of My Old Kentucky Home State Park at 6:30 p.m. Performance of the musical is at 8:30 p.m. in the amphitheatre. $25 per person, appetizers and show, $20 show only. 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

Whiskey City Cruisers
June 14
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

The Stephen Foster Story - Season
June 14 - August 16
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. 8:30 p.m. Adult Preferred Seating $24, Standard Reserved $19, Sat. Matinee $14. Child Preferred Seating $13, Standard Reserved Seating Ages 6-12 $11, (Children 5 & under are free) Sat. Matinee $11. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 www.stephenfoster.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
June 20
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
June 20
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Summer Band Concerts
June 20
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Bourbon Excursion
June 20
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., 6 p.m. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Third on Third
June 20-21
Come downtown for Third on Third, every third weekend. Music, vintage cars, shopping and dining. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Whiskey City Cruisers on the Court Square Saturday. 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
June 21
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 6 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
June 21
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Civil War Reenactment and Living History
June 21
See the battle between the North and South. Men in period uniforms and their families depicting camp life of the times in the setting of the Old Bardstown Village, 310 E. Broadway. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adults $5, children 7-12 $3, 6 and under free. 502-349-0291 or 800-638-4877. See also Interactive camp and battles at Historic Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com www.civil-war-museum.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
June 21-22
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Fairfield Homecoming
June 21-22
Join us in downtown Fairfield on Main Street 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday. You'll enjoy music, food, displays, reunions, and yard sales. Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Gospel Music, Food, Displays, Car Show.

Live at the Park Concerts - Hotel California
June 23
A Salute to the Eagles. Tickets: $22 in advance $25 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

Kentucky Music Week
June 22-27
We invite you to join us in beautiful Bardstown for a wonderful week filled with classes, jam sessions, concerts by instructors and participants, workshops, and so very much more. www.kentuckymusicweek.com

The Bardstown Opry
June 27
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
June 27
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
June 27
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Bardstown Ghost Trek
June 28
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
June 28
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
June 28
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Moonlight Big Band Concert
June 30
Dance to, or just sit back and enjoy the music of the Moonlight Big Band at the beautiful Old Kentucky Home State Park Rotunda. Pack your picnic basket and lawn chairs and enjoy the music of the best known swing band in Kentuckiana! 7:30 – 10 p.m., $10 per person 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

JULY 2014

Stephen Foster Story 4th of July Celebration
July 4
Join us as we celebrate the birthdays of Stephen Foster and our country with old fashioned games and birthday cake at 6:30 p.m. Performance 8:30 p.m., fireworks after the show. 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. www.stephenfoster.com

The Bardstown Opry
July 4
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
July 4
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concert
July 4
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Bardstown Ghost Trek
July 5
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Bourbon City Street Concert
July 5
A free event that opens up the first block of North Third Street for everyone to bring their chairs and enjoy live music throughout the streets of downtown Bardstown. Several talented bands join us to celebrate a fun summer concert. 7pm-12am, for more information 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.bardstownmainstreet.com

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
July 10 - August 9 (Thursdays & Saturdays)
We’re bringing the iconic Peanuts gang to life in a way you never imagined! Experience a day in the life of Charlie Brown and his illustrious dog, Snoopy. Don’t miss this award-winning Broadway musical! Charlie, Snoopy, & the rest of the Peanuts crew will sing & dance their way out of the comics and into your hearts. Learn what Happiness truly is this summer at My Old Kentucky Home State Park! 8:30 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) . 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563 www.stephenfoster.com

The Bardstown Opry
July 11
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
July 11
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
July 11
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Bardstown Community Theatre Presents Anne of Green Gables
July 11, 12, 13
The Musical, directed by Laci Scarpa, produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Location to be announced. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

Whiskey City Cruisers
July 12
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

Bloomfield Picnic in the Park
July 12
Join us at the Bloomfield Community Park for our annual picnic. Live music, auction, games, music, food, door prizes, fireworks at dark. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and join the fun! 502-252-8317. www.bloomfieldky.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
July 12
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum's Family Pizza Train
July 12
Enjoy a scenic train ride while enjoying a family favorite pizza. Adults $23, Children ages 2-12 $18, under age 2 is free. Includes your train fare and lunch. Reservations required. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org www.kyrail.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
July 12-13
Join us for a wild ride as your train gets robbed by a gang of train robbers! Train departs at 11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Adults: $19.00 Children $14.00 (ages 2-12) under 2 is free Train ride is approximately 2 hours. You will be robbed! Proceeds benefit the Crusade for Children. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Nelson County Fair
July 14-19
Midway rides, games, music, animals, tractor pulls, demolition derbies and much more. Nelson County Fairgrounds on US 31E South. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.nelsoncofair.com

Moonlight Madness Sale, Downtown Bardstown
July 18
You don't want to miss this sale. Make it a girl's night out, drinks, dinner and shopping! 7 -11 p.m. For more information call 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

The Bardstown Opry
July 18
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s Bourbon Excursion
July 18
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., 5 p.m. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
July 18
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
July 18
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Third on Third
July 18-19
Come downtown for Third on Third, every third weekend. Music, vintage cars, shopping and dining. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Whiskey City Cruisers on the Court Square Saturday. 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Annual Sidewalk Sales
July 18-20
Stroll the streets of historic Downtown Bardstown and visit the quaint shops as their merchandise line the streets during this special shopping weekend. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Select stores Sunday Noon - 4 p.m. Whiskey City Cruisers on the Court Square Saturday. For more information call 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
July 19
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
July 19
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Live at the Park Concerts - Frankie Ballard and Danielle Bradbery
July 21
Tickets: $25 in advance $28 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

The Bardstown Opry
July 25
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
July 25
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
July 25
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
July 26
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
July 26
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
July 26
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

AUGUST 2014

The Bardstown Opry
August 1
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
August 1
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
August 1
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

Bardstown Ghost Trek
August 2
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Live at the Park Concerts - The Monarchs'
August 4
Tickets: $15 in advance $18 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

Summer Band Concerts
August 8
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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 Bardstown Opry
August 8
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
August 8
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Whiskey City Cruisers
August 9
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

Bardstown Ghost Trek
August 9
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Summer Band Concerts
August 15
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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 Bardstown Opry
August 15
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
August 15
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Third on Third
August 15-16
Come downtown for Third on Third, every third weekend. Music, vintage cars, shopping and dining. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Whiskey City Cruisers on the Court Square Saturday. 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
August 16
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Bardstown Highland Games & Celtic Festival
August 16
Free Admission. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the fun. Highland Games, Haggis Toss, Clan Gathering, Food, Live Music, Kid Entertainment, and Arts & Crafts Vendors. For Clan or Athlete information contact: Kerry Overfelt 502-294-6007 kerryoverfelt@yahoo.com or Chuck Clements 502-460-0501 chuckdatruck95@yahoo.com. Heaven Hill Distilleries, 1311 Gilkey Run Road. www.bourbonheritagecenter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
August 16
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
August 16-17
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Buttermilk Days Festival
August 21-23
The event that offers good home cooking, along with sweet harmonies, dancing and lots of reunions of families, friends and neighbors on its 20th anniversary. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.buttermilkdaysfestival.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
August 22
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Summer Band Concerts
August 22
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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 Bardstown Opry
August 22
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
August 23
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Live at the Park Concerts - Starship with Mickey Thomas
August 23
Tickets: $30 in advance $33 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
August 23
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

CONNECT at Bernheim
August 23
Bernheim celebrates all that is possible when Art, Nature and Science intersect. In its 6th year, CONNECT will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Bernheim Visitor Center, Hwy 245, Clermont. For more information contact 502-955-8512 or visit our website. www.bernheim.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
August 29
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
August 29
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Summer Band Concerts
August 29
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. 7 – 9 p.m. at 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.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
August 30
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
August 30
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

SEPTEMBER 2014

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
September 5
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Live at the Park Concerts - Creedence Revived
September 5
Tickets: $20 in advance $23 day of show. 411 E. Stephen Foster Ave., 502-348-5971 or 800-626-1563. www.stephenfoster.com

The Bardstown Opry
September 5
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
September 6
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Old Kentucky Home Bike Tour
September 6-7
The 37th annual two-day ride departing from E.P. Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville with three different mileage routes to historic Bardstown, Ky. Stay overnight and return to Louisville next day. $50 early registration, $70 day of ride. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.okht.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
September 12
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
September 12
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Whiskey City Cruisers
September 13
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

Bardstown Ghost Trek
September 13
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunters.com

Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival
September 13
A celebration of Rolling Fork Valley traditions through train rides, stage shows, music, parade, karaoke, arts and crafts and much more. 9:00 a.m. – 10 p.m. 502-549-3117. www.newhaven.ky.gov

Kentucky Bourbon Festival
September 16-21
Celebrate the history and making of Kentucky’s signature product, Kentucky Bourbon. Enjoy distillery tours, education opportunities about bourbon, displays, music and entertainment. Some free events, some paid events. 502-348-3623 or 800-638-4877 #4. For complete schedule see our brochure or go on line at www.kybourbonfestival.com

“Half Pint of Whiskey Trivia with a Shot of Humor”
September 18-19
A meander through the history of Kentucky Bourbon making, legal or otherwise. Information tale telling with the option of a Bourbon flavored, picnic lunch. Thursday, 12 – 2:30 p.m., Friday 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Limited seating; reservations required, $25. Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Rd., Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. www.historicwickland.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
September 19
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
September 19
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

FABS Bourbon Art Reception and Open House
September 19
Bourbon art will be on display with open house. A reception will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. 502-348-0044 Fine Arts Bardstown Society, 90 Court Square. www.fineartsbardstown.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
September 20
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
September 20
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Bootlegger’s Hijacking
September 20-21
The Bushwhackers and Bootleggers are waiting to hijack anything drinkable. What adventure lies ahead as we re-enact those long ago days. 2 p.m. Reservations are required. Adults $19, Children ages 2-12 $14, under 2 is free. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152 www.kyrail.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
September 26
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
September 26
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
September 27
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
September 27
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
September 28
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

OCTOBER 2014

The Bardstown Opry
October 3
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
October 3-4
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
October 4
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

FFA Field of Terror
October 4, 11, 18, 25, 31
8 - 11 p.m. $8 per person, $5 per person with a group of 10 or more. 6.5 acre corn maze filled with haunted scenes sure to scare. Over a mile of trails with a hayride before and after the journey through the corn. Behind Thomas Nelson High School, 2885 New Shepherdsville Rd. Contact: John Hammond 502-349-4650. Operated by the Nelson County and Thomas Nelson FFA Chapters. www.facebook.com/ffafieldofterror

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Bourbon Excursion
October 10
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., 6 p.m. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

The Bardstown Opry
October 10
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
October 10-11
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bourbon Chase
October 10-11
The Bourbon Chase is a unique, overnight relay adventure in which teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways along the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. 502-641-2595 info@bourbonchase.com www.bourbonchase.com

Whiskey City Cruisers
October 11
Stroll among classic cars from yesteryear. Music from the 50’s and drawings for prizes. Justice Center parking lot on East Stephen Foster Ave (Hwy 150E). 4 p.m. - dusk. 502-348-6456 or 800-638-4877.

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
October 11
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
October 11
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

34th Annual Bardstown Arts, Crafts & Antiques Fair
October 11-12
Begin your holiday shopping as 200 artists and craftsmen display their talents. Choose from wearables, jewelry, pottery, floral, wood items and antiques. Enjoy delicious southern foods and musical entertainment. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.bardstownmainstreet.com

The Bardstown Opry
October 17
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
October 17-18
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Bardstown Ghost Trek
October 18
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
October 18-19
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. Reservations are required. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

The Bardstown Opry
October 24
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
October 24-25
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

Kentucky Railway Museum's Pizza Train
October 25
Enjoy a scenic train ride while enjoying a family favorite pizza. Excursion time TBA, 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Bardstown Ghost Trek
October 25
A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 – 9:30 p.m. $15, children under six free. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and 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. www.ghosthunter.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
October 25
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Kentucky Railway Museum's Friendly Halloween Train
October 25-26
Friendly ghosts, goblins and many more surprises await you as you ride the rails through the Rolling Fork River Valley. Each child is encouraged to dress in costume. 136 S Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s Kid’s Halloween Excursion
October 26
602 N Third St., Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Trick or Treating Downtown
October 31
Stop in to see your favorite store owners for some fun trick or treating downtown. 502-348-4877 ext. 110 www.bardstownmainstreet.com

NOVEMBER 2014

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery
November 1-2
An official warning has been issued to all passengers riding trains on these days. Train robbers of the worst kind have been seen in the area and have been known to rob at gun point. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
November 7
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
November 7
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Downtown Holiday Preview
November 7-9
Experience holiday shopping at its best in the many unique shops downtown. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping, decorating and enjoy the festive stores! Friday & Saturday 10 am – 7 pm. Select stores on Sunday. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877. www.bardstownmainstreet.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
November 14
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
November 14
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Murder Mystery Theatre
November 15
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. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
November 21
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
November 21
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Dining on the Rails
November 22
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. Casual dress, reservations required. 2 p.m. $60 per person. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Flaget Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon
November 21-22
The bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. with wonderful gifts from the gift shop as well as handmade crafts. There will be a bake sale section with homemade cakes, pies and breads all made from scratch. Luncheon from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the 21st. Cost is $8, Carry-out available. Raffle tickets will be available at the door for $1. The bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until noon on the 22nd. Bardstown United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 116 E. Flaget Ave. 502-348-4877.

Wickland Christmas Bazaar
November 22
Christmas decorations, gifts and crafts will be on sale 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Local crafters and artists will offer unique creations for one of a kind purchases. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808 for table rentals and more information. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

PNC Bank’s Light Up Bardstown
November 28
Official lighting of the City of Bardstown’s Christmas tree, as well as the lighting of lampposts wreaths, stars and frolicking deer. 6-8 p.m. Music, refreshments, and Santa will make an appearance! Welcome Center Plaza, Court Square. www.bardstownmainstreet.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
November 28
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
November 28
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Christmas Candyland at FABS
November 28
Enjoy more of the Christmas season with artist created stand-ups in Candyland themes. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
November 28-29
My Old Kentucky Home is decorated for Christmas in the antebellum style beautifully accented by the glow of candles everywhere. Guests have a guided tour with refreshments afterwards. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Adults $7, Adult AAA $6, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
November 29
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Make and Take Ornaments at FABS
November 29
With the instruction of a Fine Arts Bardstown Society Artist create a one-of-a-kind ornament with your child. Ornaments are $5 each. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

Santa On The Square
November 29
Take a picture while you visit with Santa at the Old Nelson County Courthouse on Saturday, 11am – 1pm. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

DECEMBER 2014

The Bardstown Opry
December 5
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
December 5
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

FABS Christmas Open House
December 5-6
Purchase that perfect gift or decoration. Meet artists and enjoy refreshments. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

My Old Kentucky Home Candlelight Tours
December 5-6, 12-13
My Old Kentucky Home is decorated for Christmas in the antebellum style beautifully accented by the glow of candles everywhere. Guests have a guided tour with refreshments afterwards. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. 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
December 5-7, 12-14, 19-21
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. 136 S Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Kentucky Railway Museum's Santa Express
December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21
Visit with Santa and his helpers as they pass through the train handing out Christmas goodies of cookies and hot chocolate. Wear your pajamas for pictures with Santa. Don't forget your camera! 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org

Make and Take Ornaments at FABS
December 6, 13
With the instruction of a Fine Arts Bardstown Society Artist create a one-of-a-kind ornament with your child. Ornaments are $5 each. Old Nelson County Library, 90 Court Square. 502-348-0044. www.fineartsbardstown.com

Santa On The Square
December 6, 13, 20
Take a picture while you visit with Santa at the Old Nelson County Courthouse on Saturday, 11am – 1pm. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express
December 7, 14, 21
602 N Third St., 1 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
December 12
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
December 12
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

Christmas Tour of Homes
December 13
Tour of privately owned homes, both old and new, decorated for the holidays in Bardstown and the surrounding area. It includes the candlelight tour of My Old Kentucky Home. Refreshments served at selected homes. 2 – 9 p.m. Tickets $15. 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.

Mrs. Julia Beckham's Christmas Tea at Wickland
December 13-14
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. Saturday luncheon at noon; Sunday tea begins at 4 p.m. Reservations required. Cost $25. Call 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. US 62 E. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
December 19
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
December 19
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. 7:30 p.m., $15, reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808. 550 Bloomfield Rd. www.historicwickland.com

The Bardstown Opry
December 26
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests. 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults $10, children 6-12 $6. 270-617-0233. www.bardstownopry.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Murder Mystery
December 27
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 5:00 pm at the Train Depot, 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's New Year's Eve Excursion
December 31
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. 602 N. Third St., 6pm. Reservations required. 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

 




 

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