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Community Events

  • Farm to Table fills seats, turns focus to 'eating local'

    The feast-like table set up along East Flaget Saturday evening attracted glances from curious bystanders and smiles from dinner guests taking their seats. With nice weather, a succulent seven-course meal and a lot of company, Bardstown’s first Farm to Table event was deemed a success by organizers.

    More than 100 guests raised their glasses prior to the first course as Bardstown Main Street Executive Director Lisanna Byrd offered a toast.

    “Here’s to eating local, eating better and bringing the community together. Cheers!” Byrd said.

  • Outlaws on board

    Being taken hostage by an armed robber and forced to collect cash from strangers isn’t usually something that puts a smile on one’s face, but since the “robbery” was for a good cause, excursionists were on board with the scandal.

    Saturday and Sunday saw another successful weekend for The Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery event, a longtime fundraiser that supports the WHAS Crusade for Children.

  • Bourbon Festival unveils new logo, first-ever responsibility statement

    The Kentucky Bourbon Festival unveiled a new logo and its first-ever responsibility statement Friday morning.

  • RELIGION NOTES: June 23, 2017

    Old Gospel Barn gospel singing
    Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek, will have a gospel singing performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Special guests will be Brighter Day Gospel Band. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

    Van Buren Baptist Church archery program

  • Event to shine spotlight on local food and farmers

    This Saturday Bardstown residents can enjoy a locally sourced seven-course meal prepared by Chef Tom Mackinnon of The Old Talbott Tavern, a chef who has worked across Europe and the United States, as part of the Bardstown Main Street Farm to Table event.

  • Carbon Cubs

    The other pilots on the tarmac marveled over Nathan Hammond’s antics above Samuels Field.

    The air show pilot, who was recently featured in an article in USA Today about the disappearing art of skywriting, had released crepe paper and was catching it on the wings of his canary yellow Carbon Cub. He landed with the red streamers trailing.

  • Barbershop harmonies to fill community park stage

    The Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus and the Heartland Filles will both perform at this week’s edition of the Edward Jones Summer Band Concert Series at Bardstown Community Park Friday at 7 p.m.

    First to take the stage will be the Heart of Kentucky Men’s Chorus, a group of more than 30 from Elizabethtown dedicated to the performance of barbershop music.

    Formed in 2007, the group performs special arrangements of songs more frequently performed by male quartets, but expanded for a full men’s chorus.

  • Signing events set for limited DVD release of ‘The Old Winter’

    For those anxious to get their hands on a copy of “The Old Winter,” a limited DVD release will take place at two upcoming signing events in Bloomfield.

    Filmmaker John A. Coulter announced late last week that he and a few of the film’s cast would be at the Bloomfield library from 1-3 p.m. June 24 and July 1.

  • PHOTOS: Realtors offer lunch to show appreciation

    The Old Kentucky Home Board of Realtors' annual customer appreciation cookout was Wednesday at the Bardstown Farmers Market.

  • Guests enjoy music, barbecue at Barton’s Summer Sundown party

    David and Kellie Cowan are from Austin, Texas, so they know something about country music and barbecue.

    And though they are traveling this summer, home didn’t seem so far away Thursday.

    The Cowans were guests for the first Barton 1792 Summer Sundown Series, held on the patio outside the visitors center.

    They were in Bardstown to see “The Stephen Foster Story” and thought they would visit the distillery while here.