Tourism office launches downtown Halloween, fall-themed window painting project

If you haven’t already, spend a little time walking around downtown Lawrenceburg to check out all of the windows painted recently with different Halloween and fall themes. The tourism office started the window painting project this year and got local middle school and high school students to paint 23 different windows around downtown with everything…

Fifth Annual Adult Trick or Treat set for Oct. 30

For the fifth year in a row, Lawrenceburg’s downtown merchants will be hosting their Adult Trick or Treat event on Main Street. This year they’ll be shutting down South Main Street on Friday, Oct. 30 from 6-9 p.m. for the annual festivities, intended for adults to have a chance to dress up in costume, have…

Dahlia photos on display in downtown Lawrenceburg

Carbajal’s Garden Center and Landscape Services in Lawrenceburg recently hosted Dahlia Days and photographers were invited to come by to take pictures.If you missed Dahlia Days, you can still see some of the Dahlias. Four different photographers submitted the photos they captured, which were turned into large prints that are now hanging in the windows…

Boots and Bourbon bringing three Nashville songwriters to Lawrenceburg

Want to meet those behind the scenes who write some of the favorite songs you like by Trace Adkins, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and more?Come to Lawrenceburg to Boots and Bourbon Under the Stars, A Nashville Songwriter’s Event: The Songs & Their Stories on Saturday, Oct. 24 and you can.This is the second…

Tourism Commission has mural painted for Lawrenceburg’s bicentennial

When plans were being made for Lawrenceburg’s bicentennial, the Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Commission wanted to play a role by creating a lasting reminder of this momentous occasion for residents and visitors alike. A visual representation of Lawrenceburg highlighting some of our iconic people, places and events resulted. The commission approved hiring local artist Carla Canonero…

Lawrenceburg/Anderson County saw growth in tourism in 2019

Tourism-related traffic and spending saw a steady increase in Anderson County between 2018 and 2019, according to information recently released by the Kentucky Department of Tourism.From 2018 to 2019, tourism-related employment increased from 88 jobs to 90 jobs, labor income increased from $1.96 million to $2.06 million, state and local taxes collected increased from $790,000…

Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk returning for fall 2020

Like history… and ghosts? If so, plan to attend a Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk, scheduled for every Saturday night in September and every Friday and Saturday night in October. Whether you are a believer in the paranormal or not, paranormal investigator Jeff Waldridge will present you with the evidence he has gathered from locations around downtown Lawrenceburg,…

The Stave Fest returning for second year

The Stave Fest, launched in Lawrenceburg in 2019, is back again for 2020.The music, food truck and craft vendor event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 on the Lawrenceburg Green and along Main Street in the downtown area.Artisan craft vendors will open up the event at 10 a.m., with individual booths set up along…

Farmers market opening for 2020 season

The Anderson County Farmers Market in Lawrenceburg opens up for the 2020 season on Saturday, July 11, from 2-5 p.m.The market will continue to be open each Saturday through the end of October. Between 8 and 10 farmers and vendors will be set up in individual booths at the market, selling seasonal vegetables and other…

Wild Turkey, Four Roses reopening visitor centers

While tours and tastings haven’t resumed just yet, both of Anderson County’s bourbon distilleries are welcoming the public back to their visitor centers and retails shops. The Four Roses Bourbon distillery reopened their visitor center on June 16. Business hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. A limited…