Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

Announcing the Winners of the 3rd Annual Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton was delighted with all ten presentations delivered. “I started this contest to challenge young Kentuckians to look around themselves, ask questions, and find opportunities. The Next Big Thing could easily originate among today’s contestants.”

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 16, 2019) – “G-CAN” from Trigg County High School won the top prize at the Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC) 3rd annual competition finals, held Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Northern Kentucky University Haile/US Bank College of Business’ Center for Innovation and Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the 3rd Annual Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Berea Kiwanis Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny will be back in town Saturday April 20, 2019 at the 82nd Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt at the Berea City Park extension (Skate Park).

Activities and bounce house available at 9 a.m. and the egg hunt starts at 10 a.m. The event is free.

All City of Berea Offices will be CLOSED on Friday, April 19, 2019 for Good Friday.



Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about ten common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. The one hour program covers typical age-related changes, common warning signs, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection and the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS FOR APR. 2019

George Ella Lyon to Speak at Berea College Commencement

George Ella Lyon – photo credit Ann W. Olson

George Ella Lyon, Kentucky Poet Laureate for 2015-16, will speak at Berea College’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony, May 5 at 2 p.m.

An American author and poet, Lyon has published award-winning books for readers of all ages. Her teaching takes the form of workshops, conferences and author visits to as many as 40 schools a year. Aside from publishing, she also taught writing at a number of colleges, including the University of Kentucky, Centre College, Transylvania University and Radford University. She has also acted as an executive committee member for the Women’s Writers Conference. Continue reading George Ella Lyon to Speak at Berea College Commencement

Wickliffe Mounds to Present a Nature Fair

Learn about the natural environment with outdoor demonstrations during Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site’s Nature Fair on Saturday, April 27.

The free event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and coincides near Earth Day. Activities will include the “Wildlife of Kentucky” with LBL Woodlands Nature Station’s live animals display, a talk with a Kentucky Division of Forestry forest ranger about trees and forest Continue reading Wickliffe Mounds to Present a Nature Fair