Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

BUSINESSES INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN BEREA’S FREE HALLOWEEN AT THE PARK EVENT

Berea Parks and Recreation is seeking local businesses to participate in their 17th annual Halloween at the Park event. It will be held on Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8 pm at Berea City Park. This is such a great opportunity for businesses to advertise for free to thousands of people while participating in a long-standing community event.

All booths will be set up around the lighted portion of the paved walking trail. Businesses will be supplied with one 8-foot table, two chairs & access to 1-110 electrical outlet. There’s NO registration fee. It’s FREE to participate. Pop up tents & other supplies/decorations are the responsibility of the vendor. We do encourage you to decorate your booth for a chance to win the “Best Decorated Booth Contest”. Continue reading BUSINESSES INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN BEREA’S FREE HALLOWEEN AT THE PARK EVENT

UPCOMING OCTOBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

TELEHEALTH: RESEARCH UPDATE: THE LATEST IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH

Join us for an educational session focused on the latest research in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Following the presentation, we will have a time for general questions and answer session.

Please bring your questions about brain health promotion and dementia care and treatment. We look forward to an engaging session! Registration is required. Contact Hardin Stevens at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging at 859-323-2997 or [email protected] to register. Deadline to register is October 18th! Continue reading UPCOMING OCTOBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

Road Closure

Road Closed

Berea Public Works Department will be closing Johnson Road (approximately halfway between Short Line and Blue Lick) starting Monday October 8, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. thru Tuesday October 9th at 3:00 P.M. for culvert replacement.

Detour will be Short line to the intersection of Short Line and Blue Lick, detour signs will be posted.

Adopt-a-Highway groups to give roadsides a ‘Fall Sweep’

October is a time for football, colorful leaves and flannel. For the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), October 8-14 is also time for the Commonwealth’s Adopt-a-Highway groups to participate in the “Fall Sweep” to clear roadside litter.

“We appreciate our Adopt-a-Highway groups’ commitment to maintaining a clean environment that allows everyone to enjoy the natural beauty of Kentucky in the fall,” KYTC Secretary Greg Thomas said. “As these groups serve the Commonwealth by keeping roads litter-free, we remind motorists to slow down and use extra caution to keep volunteers safe.” Continue reading Adopt-a-Highway groups to give roadsides a ‘Fall Sweep’

Salt Festival Set for October 19-21 at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

A Salt Festival scene at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site.

Step back in time as Big Bone Lick State Historic Site returns to days long past during the 36th annual Salt Festival the weekend of Oct. 19-21.

The festival features live demonstrations of pioneer lifeways and frontier skills. Enjoy folk and bluegrass music, listen to a storyteller, view prehistoric Ice Age artifacts, and observe a blacksmith working red-hot iron.

Continue reading Salt Festival Set for October 19-21 at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

ROAD CLOSURE

Road Closed

Berea Public Works Department will be closing Johnson Road (approximately halfway between Short Line and Blue Lick) starting Monday October 8, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. thru Tuesday October 9th at 3:00 P.M. for culvert replacement.

Detour will be Short line to the intersection of Short Line and Blue Lick, detour signs will be posted.

Country Star Dustin Collins to Headline Second Annual Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo

The Kentucky Horse Park is excited to announce Billboard charting artist Dustin Collins will headline the Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo at the Alltech Arena in his home state of Kentucky on Saturday, Nov. 17.

“Part of what makes the Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo unique is the music,” said Laura Prewitt, Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park. “We’re delighted to have such a talented performer as Dustin headline our second annual event which promises to be even bigger than last year.” Continue reading Country Star Dustin Collins to Headline Second Annual Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo