Whether you're a long-time resident or a first-time visitor, Spring 2018 is a great time to be in Jessamine County! Check out this list of exciting events--all at unique Jessamine County locations--and mark your calendars! March 30 at First Vineyard Winery: Opening Day, 2018 -- March 30 from 1-7 PM. Say "goodbye" to cold weather blues and "hello" to fun at historic First Vineyard as owner Tom Beall invites visitors to celebrate the beginning of the winery's 2018 season. Other Spring 2018 First Vineyard events include: "Wine & Wood" on April 15 2-4:30 PM and Beau Spicer of Louie's Flower Power Shops" "Designing & Planting Flower Beds for the Bluegrass" workshop...Read more
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Join us for the Annual Jessamine County Black History Month Celebration on February 10 from Noon-3 PM at the Jessamine County Library in Nicholasville! Enjoy a performance by the celebrated Imani Dance and Drum Company and experience the Ron Spriggs Exhibit of Tuskegee Airmen as well as several fascinating community resource tables and exhibits presented by the Macedonia-Baptist-Church and Gospel Word Missionary Church, Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, and others. A complimentary lunch will be provided by Jessamine County Fiscal Court and the Office of Judge/Executive David K. West during the event. For a full schedule, click here....Read more
From visits and free photos with Santa at the Jessamine Courthouse to model train displays, holiday craft fairs, ballet performances and an Angel Walk in Wilmore, to an Ugly Christmas Sweater 5-K Run, Elf Costume Contest and Christmas Parade in Nicholasville, Jessamine County is the place to BE this Christmas! Check out the details below--and join us in Jessamine County! Jessamine County Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec 1 at 6 PM—Local children will herald in the season with Christmas carols during this annual event as Judge David K. West and the Jessamine County Fiscal Court (JCFC) invite kids young and old to join them on the Courthouse lawn for free photos and visit with Santa, complimentary refreshments, and more at the Jessamine County...Read more
Join us in Wilmore, just a few miles south of Lexington, Kentucky this weekend for TWO festivals in ONE weekend! Experience the thrill of listening to master storytellers Roy Lauter, Octavia Sexton, Amy Yeary Holmes and Ed Bryson on Oct. 6-7 as they perform folktales you’ll remember for years to come. Also includes a storytelling competition, open mic, Friday night campfire, food vendors and more. Bring your chairs and blankets and have a blast! Purchase tickets at Wilmore City Hall or call 859-8584411. On Saturday, Oct. 7, enjoy live music as you stroll along Wilmore’s picturesque downtown and shop the works of over 50 original artisans, including fiber arts, woodworking, photography, stained glass, baskets, jewelry and more. Food vendors and local restaurants will also be...Read more
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