Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

THE ONE AND ONLY COWBOY UP FOR A CURE RODEO RIDES AGAIN

Cowboy Up for a Cure

The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo, presented by Jack Kain Ford, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 7, 2017 at 7pm. Gates will open at 6pm, with tons of fun for the whole family. Award-winning, professional rodeo entertainment will be provided by 3 Bar J Rodeo of Union City, Indiana. Continue reading THE ONE AND ONLY COWBOY UP FOR A CURE RODEO RIDES AGAIN

Kentucky State Parks Foundation Launches Poster Series Featuring 16 State Parks

The Kentucky State Parks Foundation today unveiled the first three of 16 posters that will make up a series of illustrations highlighting state parks throughout the Commonwealth. The project, called “Kentucky Parks & Crafts,” is a fundraiser for the Kentucky State Parks Foundation, which protects, enhances, advocates for and promotes the natural, historical and cultural resources of Kentucky’s State Parks and Historic Sites. Continue reading Kentucky State Parks Foundation Launches Poster Series Featuring 16 State Parks

Kona with Cop

The Richmond Police Department is proud to announce our very first Kona with Cop event! Special thanks to Kona Ice of the Bluegrass for making this possible. Also join the Richmond YMCA who will also be hosting healthy kids day. All activities will be held at Lake Reba playground area. Just look for our vehicles! Come on out and enjoy a free Kona ice and come and meet us. 11:00 to 1:00 pm. On April 21, 2018.

Surplus State Fleet Vehicle Auction

More than 250 vehicles, including nearly 120 pickup trucks and SUVs, are being retired from the state motor pool and will be auctioned off April 24 at the State Service Garage, 513 Barrett Street in Frankfort.

The public auction begins at 10 a.m. Individuals can pre-register and inspect the vehicles from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, April 23 or register and view them the morning of the sale from 8 to 9:50 a.m.

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Opioid Overdose forum

UK-C.A.F.E.

Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem locally as well as in the United States. Fayette Co. Extension and Bluegrass.Org will present a forum on April 24 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fayette Co. Extension Center, 1140 Harry Sykes Way to discuss the community member’s role in addressing the opioid crisis. Learn how to make a major contribution toward reducing the toll of opioid analgesics. Appropriate for all community members, including education, local government, business, faith-based/congregations and family members. Please RSVP by April 19 by contacting Shaye Walker at [email protected] or 859-230-3253.

Berea College Concert Choir to Perform Annual Spring Concert

The Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present their annual spring concert in Gray Auditorium Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free performance. The choirs are conducted by Dr. Stephen Bolster and will feature several student conductors. Lindsay Clavere will accompany on the piano. Continue reading Berea College Concert Choir to Perform Annual Spring Concert

Spring Wildflower Events Scheduled at Kentucky State Parks

Rue anemone and spring beauties in Eastern Kentucky

Learn about wildflowers and enjoy the spring season at Red River Gorge with the Kentucky Native Plant Society’s Wildflower Weekend April 13-14 at Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

The annual event includes hikes at the state park and in Red River Gorge on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for ages 13-17. Ages 12 and under are free. More information is available at www.knps.org.

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The One and Only Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo Rides Again

Cowboy Up for a Cure

The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo, presented by Jack Kain Ford, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 7, 2017 at 7pm. Gates will open at 6pm, with tons of fun for the whole family. Award-winning, professional rodeo entertainment will be provided by 3 Bar J Rodeo of Union City, Indiana. Continue reading The One and Only Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo Rides Again

KONA WITH COP

The Richmond Police Department is proud to announce our very first Kona with Cop event! Special thanks to Kona Ice of the Bluegrass for making this possible. Also join the Richmond YMCA who will also be hosting healthy kids day. All activities will be held at Lake Reba playground area. Just look for our vehicles! Come on out and enjoy a free Kona ice and come and meet us. 11:00 to 1:00 pm. On April 21, 2018.