Community Events

  • May 6-13 is National Music Week

    The Stephen Foster Music Club of Bardstown, in conjunction with the National Federation of Music Clubs, will celebrate “National Music Week,” May 6-13. The theme for this year is “Music … The Universal Language.” The club encourages schools, churches, and civic clubs to join them in celebrating this week. The following activities will be held during the week of May 6-13:

    A window display of students’ art will be displayed downtown May 6-13.

  • Derby celebrated by those of all ages

    Young and old across Nelson County spent the last few weeks in early celebration of The Kentucky Oaks and of the 144th Kentucky Derby, taking part in various activities, contests and parties.

    At Jim Beam Distillery on Friday, Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son, Freddie, took part in demonstrations led by Kentucky Bourbon Ambassador Beth Burrows and Master Mixologist Bobby “G” Gleason during the annual Perfect Mint Julep Party.

  • Post 288 open May 12 for view of The Veterans Wall
  • 'Boston's Mayor' turns 100

    Boston’s unofficial “mayor,” Laverne Douglas, celebrated her 100th birthday Wednesday afternoon surrounded by friends at the Boston Community Center.

    Douglas has been president of the Community Center for about 20 years, she said, and serving her community has long been an important practice.

    “I’ve spent a lot of time in this community,” she said. “I’ve seen a lot of changes.”

  • PHOTOS: Students participate in KBC-LEO spring summit

    Bardstown High School Young Democrats and Young Republicans met with the Kentucky Black Caucus of Local Officials this weekend at Kreso’s Restaurant.

  • Project Hope bringing 3D mammography to Flaget

    Through the support of the community, Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Project Hope has met the first half of its goal in a $1.1 million fundraising campaign to improve cancer-related resources in Nelson County. The hospital announced recently it will purchase 3D mammography equipment to better enhance breast cancer prevention and diagnostic services.

  • PHOTOS: Chamber shows off at fashion show

    The Chamber Fashion Show was held at Maywood last week.

  • COMMUNITY NOTES: April 29, 2018

    Bardstown Middle SBDM Council
    Bardstown Middle SBDM Council will have a special meeting for principal selection SBDM training at 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the BMS Media Center.

    Bardstown City Council
    Bardstown City Council will hold a special meeting at noon Monday, April 30 in the Council Chambers, 116 N. Fifth St., in Bardstown.

    Bardstown City Council

  • Blossom at Bernheim this May

    BloomFest, Spring Plant Sale, Spring Garden Supper Club

  • Kentucky Music Week enrollment open

    Those interested in picking up a new instrument or expanding their musical skills should mark their calendars as Kentucky Music Week returns June 24-29.

    Kentucky Music Week draws hundreds of music lovers to Bardstown every summer and is considered the world’s “largest week-long dulcimer camp.” The event offers far more than just dulcimer lessons, however, with more than 180 classes on various instruments, vocals and old-time crafts to be offered during this year’s five full days of instruction.