Community Events

  • Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is set for today

    The Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce is trying to get the public to come out to this year’s Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2011 by giving away free chances on a 43-inch Samsung television this afternoon.

    More than 40 local businesses are expected to make an appearance at the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2011 at the old library, 90 Court Square in downtown Bardstown. The expo is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

  • Winners of FOP raffle announced


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    Winners of the OKH FOP Lodge 43 2011 raffle were first prize, Apple iPad, Chris Surface, Louisville; second prize, Apple iPod, Liza Figg, Bardstown; and third prize, $100 cash, Cecelia Wheeler, Bardstown.

  • Bernheim brings national photographer Allen Rokach to Louisville during photo biennial

    Bernheim will have nationally-renowned photographer Allen Rokach return to Bernheim for two events during the 2011 Louisville Photo Biennial:

    • An Evening with Allen Rokach

    Photo Lecture in Louisville

    7-8:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 21

    At Actors Theatre of Louisville (business office, 315 West Market near FedEx Kinko’s)

    Suggested donation, $5 per person (proceeds benefit Bernheim)

  • Bardstown to host state’s largest ham radio volunteer conference Saturday

    In addition to the annual Arts, Crafts and Antique Fair this weekend, Bardstown will also host the state’s largest conference devoted to emergency communications via Amateur Radio.

  • Around Kentucky: Oct. 5, 2011

    Through Feb. 25: Announcing a new exhibition at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, An Artful Array: Bowls by Kentucky Artisans, on display at the Center Aug. 27, 2011 – Feb. 25, 2012.

  • Upcoming reunions: Oct. 5, 2011

    Taylor family reunion

    The family of the late Robert and Frances Taylor will have a reunion Oct. 8 at Charles and Wilhelmina Taylor’s house at 8540 Loretto Road / Highway 49 near Holy Cross. All family and friends are welcome to attend. A potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m. They will barbecue a pig. Everyone should bring a side dish and drinks. Feel free to bring any old photos you would like to show around. For more information, call Charles Taylor 348- 8837 or Dave Taylor 348- 6614.

    OKHS class of 1956

  • Food distribution is Oct. 26

    A food distribution for low income and in need Nelson County families will be 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 at the Nelson County Fairgrounds. Must show proof of current residence.

  • Photo: Tree planting

    The My New Kentucky Home Habitat for Humanity house at 106 Adams Court got a makeover Saturday morning as volunteers planted trees, shrubs and flowers around the home.

  • Arts, Crafts & Antiques Fair is this weekend

    The weather forecast is looking good for the 31st annual Bardstown Arts,   Crafts & Antiques Fair this weekend. The weather is expected to be 80 degrees and sunny Oct. 8-9 during the festival.

    This year 215 vendors will set up booths on North Fourth Street between West Flaget Street and West Broadway Street, on North Fifth Street between West Broadway Street and West Stephen Foster Avenue and on the lawn in front of City Hall. Vendors will also set up booths on the lawn in front of Spalding Hall.

  • Kentucky authors showcased in Bloomfield

    The title story of “The Name of the Nearest River,” a book of short stories by Rosine, Ky., native Alex Taylor, recounts a strange tale of two men seeking the body of a dead acquaintance, who has fallen in the river and drowned. They seek him not in order to put him at rest — but to settle a score.