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…

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…

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…

Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk returns August-October

The Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk returns on Saturday, Aug. 10, with at least 12 walks planned through the end of October. Led by local paranormal expert Jeff Waldridge, the walks will explore some of Lawrenceburg’s 200-year history, including investigations done into the reported presence of ghosts at different locations downtown. All of the walks begin at…

Best selling author to lead Bourbon Sessions at Ripy House

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion welcomes Wall Street Journal best selling author Fred Minnick to Lawrenceburg for a special event on Aug. 15. With appearances on Top Chef and the Amazon Prime host of Bourbon Up, author Fred Minnick loves his American whiskey, rum, and other spirits. He is the editor-in-chief of Bourbon +…

Stave Fest coming to downtown Lawrenceburg in September

Fall in Kentucky is a great time for festivals and there is a brand new one coming to downtown Lawrenceburg this September. The Stave Fest will be held from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 along South Main Street and Western Avenue, as well as on the City Green. Plans for the…

Applications available for Burgoo Festival food and craft vendors, contests

Planning for the 2019 Anderson County Burgoo Festival is well underway and those interested in having a booth or entering a contest can get involved now. This year’s festival will be Sept. 27-29 in downtown Lawrenceburg. The festival committee is accepting applications from food and craft vendors interested in setting up that weekend. Entry forms…

Shop, eat, stay and play in Lawrenceburg during 127 Yard Sale

The World’s Longest Yard Sale is just a few weeks away and Lawrenceburg is a great stop not only for shopping the vendor booths, but also for a place to eat, spend the night and see some new things. The Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg is recognized on the official 127 Yard Sale website…