Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

Highway/US 421 REopen in Madison County

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Battlefield Memorial Highway/US 421 now open in Madison County.

Replacement operations are near completion for the bridge over Cowbell Creek (MP 2.50) on Battlefield Memorial Highway/US 421. The project began June 17 with the bridge closed to traffic for work. The existing bridge was replaced with a precast culvert.

Operations will continue for guardrail installation with intermittent temporary lane closures.

Free Film Premiere – Babes in the Wood

Spotlight Film School Premiere – Babes in the Wood

After 35+ hours of editing, it’s almost time for the World Premiere of Babes in the Wood! Come see what the Film School has been working on this summer! Was entirely filmed by the students, very proud of all the hard work they have done.

The premiere of the Short Film created by the students of the Spotlight Film School class. Directed/edited by Brad Powell, Script by Chad Hembree. Runtime approx. 18~ Minutes. Please join us for an evening celebrating the hard work the students have put into creating this wonderfully emotional and entertaining short!

Saturday at 6 PM – 7 PM

The Spotlight Playhouse
214 Richmond Road North, Berea, Kentucky 40403

The Rainbow Fish Musical

Presented by the Spotlight Acting School.

Performed by students age 4-9.

Everybody loves the international bestseller and award-winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging. Now the magical, colorful world of the deep blue sea comes to life on stage! This large-cast musical features a variety of charming school and sea-creature characters who admire the famous Rainbow Fish, the most beautiful fish in all the ocean. With a bubbly, energetic score and a script that invites wonderful creativity and flexibility, the universal message at the heart of this one-of-a-kind musical becomes much more than just a simple children’s story.

Friday, Aug 9  –  6:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  6:30 pm
Sunday, Aug 11  –  2:00 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

The Merchant of Venice

Presented by The Spotlight Players

Shylock asks for a pound of flesh as part of a loan contract (weird), Bassanio agrees to it (weirder), and Portia saves the day by cross-dressing and pretending to practice the law (perfectly normal).

Friday, Aug 2  –  8pm
Saturday, Aug 3  –  8 pm
Sunday, Aug 4  –  2:00 pm

Friday, Aug 9  –  8 pm
Saturday, Aug 10  –  8 pm

The Spotlight Playhouse

Berea College to Host Open House at Woodworking School at Pine Croft

Berea College invites the public to an open house at the Woodworking School at Pine Croft, Saturday, July 13, from 10am-1pm. The open house event will provide information about the upcoming classes and an opportunity to meet the staff. Andy Glenn, Berea College’s director of Woodcraft and the head of the Woodworking School at Pine Croft, will demonstrate woodworking techniques and be available for questions during the event.

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2019 Levitt AMP Berea Music Series

You are invited to join us for FREE concerts and family fun atmosphere at the Levitt AMP Berea Music Series, a seasonal street festival in the “Old Town” Artisan Village shopping district of Berea, Kentucky. The events feature regional and national live music and performance art, handmade arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, the Berea Farmers Market, and children’s activities. Bring chairs or blankets and stay the whole evening! 

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WOLF CREEK NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

JULY
July 09: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH Monthly Meeting – 1-2 PM CDT
July 13: 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing Clinics: Two hour sessions, Must Pre-register – 10 AM and 1 PM CDT
July 10: Educator Workshops – details TBA

AUGUST
August 10: 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing Clinics: Two hour sessions, Must Pre-register – 10 AM and 1 PM CDT
August 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH Monthly Meeting 5 PM CDT (Russell County SKRECC)
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Madison County Youth to Conduct 4th of July Sticker Shock to Reduce Underage Drinking

The July 4th holiday is among AAA’s 100 deadliest days of summer. During the time between Memorial Day to Labor Day, teens are most at risk of being involved in a fatal collision. And, it comes as no surprise that alcohol, the number one drug of choice for youth, is a major contributing factor. According to the National Beer Wholesaler’s Association, beer sales will peek the highest during the week of July 4th.  

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