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Community Events

  • The start of season 60

    The costumes and the faces have changed throughout its six decades, but one constant of “The Stephen Foster Story” has been the camaraderie it instills in the cast and crew.

    On Saturday it opened for its 60th year anniversary featuring its time-period clothing and a cast from Kentucky and beyond to celebrate the work of Stephen Foster. But opening night also represented much more. The drama has been a gathering place for many talented individuals to make friends, meet loved ones and find their calling in the world of professional theater.

  • ‘Stephen Foster Story’ returns Saturday for 60th season

    It has been a year of uncertainty and challenge for the Stephen Foster Drama Association, but despite the state closing its stage just before Christmas, the community and Kentucky staple that is “The Stephen Foster Story” will return to its rightful home this weekend as the drama kicks off its 60th season.

  • Bourbon City Street Concert announces 2018 lineup

    A Nashville-based quintet, The Delta Saints, will headline this year’s downtown street concert July 7, and other regional and local acts are set to take the stage in the lineup announced Tuesday by the Bourbon City Street Concert Committee.

    “We are very excited about this year’s lineup and feel like we have a great group of bands with different music genres that everyone will love,” said Randi Mouser, executive director of Bardstown’s Main Street Program.

  • >> RELIGION NOTES, Published June 8, 2018

    Bardstown Church of God revival

    Bardstown Church of God, 3903 Louisville Road in Bardstown, will have a youth revival “Fanning the Flame,” Sunday, June 10. Logan Humes will deliver the message. Refreshments will be at 5 p.m. with the service at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

    Botland Christian Church VBS

  • Bardstown Garden Tour returns for 2018

    The 15th annual Blooming Bardstown Garden Tour will take place Saturday. The tour, hosted by the Kentucky Home Master Gardeners, will include a self-guided tour to various gardens throughout town and auctions.

    Nick Kipper, chairman for the garden tour event planning, said the event is a fundraiser for the organization itself, but the funds go towards community interactions and scholarships.

  • PHOTOS: Day Out with Thomas 2018

    A Day Out with Thomas continues this weekend at the Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven.

  • Lights Up event is Friday

    The 60th season of "The Stephen Foster Story" will officially kick off Saturday, but the Drama Association, in partnership with LG&E and KU, will again offer the special Lights Up event Friday night.

  • Flaget Memorial Hospital to host Women’s Health and Maternity Fair

    Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a Women’s Health and Maternity Fair on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place at Flaget Memorial Hospital, located at 4305 New Shepherdsville Road in Bardstown. 

  • Wine and Cheese sees another good year

    While hot, the sunny weather brought hundreds out to My Old Kentucky Home State Park Saturday evening for the Bardstown Rotary Club’s 43rd annual Wine and Cheese Tasting Festival. The evening allowed guests to mingle, sip on dozens of wines from across the country, bid on items for a live and silent auction, and more.

  • Kosair Dance Band will be swinging at the park this week

    The Kosair Shrine Dance Band will be the featured group at this week’s Edward Jones Summer Concert Series, co-sponsored by the Stephen Foster Music Club and the Bardstown Parks and Recreation Department. The series, now in its 16th season of free, family-oriented concerts, is held at Bardstown Community Park each Friday at 7 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day.