Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

US 25 Yard Sale 2020

Mark your calendars for June 4, 5 and 6, 2020, as the US 25 Yard Sale returns to Kentucky. The event will start at Corbin, Kentucky and will terminate at Richwood, Kentucky, the total route is about 175 miles. Several towns south of Corbin will be dropped from the route in 2020 due to lack of participation of the populous, and lack of support of the event by the local governments and chambers of commerce. The event remains one of the 15 longest yard sale events in America.

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Louisville Zoo to Host One of Largest Lantern Festivals in the Nation

The Louisville Zoo is happy to host one of the largest Chinese lantern festivals in the nation — Wild Lights: Asian Lantern Festival at the Louisville Zoo opens March 5, 2020 and runs through April 25, 2020. Wild Lights will be our community’s first-ever outdoor Chinese Lantern Festival. Tickets go on sale December 1, 2019.

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Kentucky State Parks Serving Thanksgiving Day Buffet

Sixteen Kentucky State Resort Parks will host thousands of guests for the annual Thanksgiving Day buffet on Nov. 28, 2019.

The parks will serve 2,000 pounds of turkey, 1,500 pounds of sweet potatoes, and 750 pounds of country ham. Additionally, 1,300 pounds of roast beef and 12,000 rolls will be served along with 600 pies, including pecan and pumpkin.

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Cram the Cruiser

Join the Berea Police Department November 18th for Cram the Cruiser located outside of Berea Walmart from 12pm-4pm.

There will also be a Cram the Cruiser November 19th at the Folk Center during the meet and greet from 12pm-4pm. All food will go to needy families in our community.

Remember this is the season for giving let’s help out our neighbors.

ROLLING THUNDER, INC KENTUCKY CHAPTER 5

Event #1​: Thursday November 14, 2019 11:00 am  Roy Kidd Stadium  Roy and Sue Kidd Way, Richmond, KY 40475    ​POW☆​​MIA Chair of Honor Dedication     

Event #2: Saturday November 16, 2019 12:30 pm Roy Kidd Stadium  Roy and Sue Kidd Way, Richmond, KY 40475   ​POW☆​​MIA Chair of Honor Unveiling

“As a community we can never forget about the ones we left behind on the battlefield. Our primary  mission at Rolling Thunder is to remember. We are honored that we have the opportunity to bring  awareness to the public so they know we will never forget their sacrifice,” said Todd Matonich, a United  States Navy Veteran and President at Rolling Thunder ​ ® ​ , Inc. Kentucky 5.

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Black Friday Sale For Kentucky State Park Golf Passes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 12, 2019) – Golfers who play at Kentucky State Parks golf courses will have a Black Friday sale opportunity Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

Kentucky State Park golf passes for 2020 will be on sale with a 10 percent discount, meaning savings between $60 and $140 for most golfers and families.

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD COLLECTION SITE HOURS ANNOUNCED

MADISON CO. KY, November 8, 2019—This month two sites in Madison County will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.

Local families, churches and community groups are busy transforming empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world. The Samaritan’s Purse project partners with local churches worldwide to deliver these tangible expressions of God’s love to children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.

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No Shave November

You may notice a slight difference in the appearance of some of the Berea Police Department Officers in the next couple of months.

We haven’t changed our grooming standards, we are raising money for a great cause. Many of our officers are participating in No Shave November to raise money for our Christmas with a Cop program.

If you would like to donate to the Christmas with a Cop program, you can do so at our records office anytime during business hours.

ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR Nov. 2019

Legal and Financial Planning
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Learn what legal decisions must be made, and how to use those decisions to protect and provide the best care possible for the person with dementia.  Explore the options available to pay for care, where to find additional resources, and how to make the best financial choices for both the person with dementia and the caregiver.  

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KSP Post 11 Traffic Safety Checkpoint Announced

The Kentucky State Police, London Post which provides coverage for Clay, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence). Sobriety, insurance and registration violations.

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