Light Up Lawrenceburg scheduled for Nov. 25

Light Up Lawrenceburg, the annual lighting of the Christmas lights along Main Street and the Green, has been scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. Activities kick off at 6 p.m., with Christmas songs on Main Street by the Lawrenceburg Academy of Performing Arts and the flipping of the switch to turn on the…

Esquire.com lists Lawrenceburg among places for a fall visit

Esquire.com put together a list of “8 Under-the-Radar Places to Visit This Fall.” Only one location was in Kentucky and the city they chose was Lawrenceburg. Here is what they had to say – “Lawrenceburg, located 25 miles west of Lexington, is a small historic town with a big bourbon footprint—it’s home to both Four…

Rails to Trails trail to be built in Lawrenceburg/Anderson County

A portion of the railroad line that once connected Lawrenceburg to the Kentucky River and beyond is going to be transformed into something new and exciting for both local residents and visitors coming into the community. Though trains haven’t used the railroad line between the YKK factory and Tyrone Road since the mid-1980s, the path…

Pumpkins, ghosts, hay rides and scares on tap in October

Pumpkin patches, hay rides, ghost stories, and trick-or-treating are some of the things people think of when October rolls around. Visit Lawrenceburg and Anderson County and we can serve you up all of the above and more. As Halloween nears, the young and young at heart like a good scare, which can be found at…

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular planned for courthouse lawn

The Anderson County Courthouse lawn will be lit up with jack-o-lanterns each night from Oct. 25-Nov. 1. The Anderson County Fiscal Court is sponsoring the first Anderson County Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular and is seeking local businesses, clubs (community and high school), organizations, and city and county departments to creatively carve jack-o-lanterns for the display. The jack-o-lanterns…

Top Nashville songwriters coming to Lawrenceburg

If you enjoy country music then you’ll have the opportunity on November 9 to come to Lawrenceburg and meet two of the men responsibly for writing some of the well-known country songs you hear on the radio. Grammy nominees Lee Thomas Miller and Wendell Mobley will share their songs and the stories behind them during…

Anderson County Burgoo Festival celebrating 26th year

One of Lawrenceburg’s biggest annual events is about to take over downtown. Yes, it’s time again for the Anderson County Burgoo Festival. From Sept. 27-29, the festival will occupy the 100-200 blocks of Main Street, all of Western Avenue and the Lawrenceburg Green. Throughout the weekend there will be music, entertainment, carnival rides, contests, vendors…

Stave Fest to have 17 food, beverage vendors

If you liked the eight vendors at Food Truck Friday back in June you’re going to love the 17 food and beverage vendors coming to The Stave Fest on Sept. 7. Along with 11 live musical acts, 23 artisan craft vendors, and activities for kids, the food will be a highlight at the festival. Here…

Lawrenceburg hosting Gold Wing road riders convention from 2020-2022

Honda Gold Wing road riders from around Kentucky will be coming to Lawrenceburg each August for three years, starting in 2020, for their annual convention. The Gold Wing Road Riders Association of Kentucky District announced Saturday during the last day of their 2019 Kentucky Blast District Convention in Cave City that their annual convention will…

Stave Fest to feature nine hours of free live music

A fantastic day of live music has been put together for the inaugural Stave Fest festival in downtown Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Sept. 7, with a little something for everybody to enjoy. Along with the craft vendors on Main Street, several food trucks, and activities for kids, there will be free live music on the Green…