June 8 concert features Groove, brews, and food

It’s almost time to groove on the Green. The first summer concert for 2019 is coming up on Saturday, June 8 and will feature the Knoxville, Tennessee-based band Groove Evolution, which has two members who are natives of Frankfort. The 70s and 80s classic rock cover band performs regularly around the East Tennessee region, with…

Finding Bigfoot’s “Bobo” Fay returning to Wildman Days

Are you ready for the return of the Wildman? From May 31-June 2, downtown Lawrenceburg will again play host to a festival honoring the legend of bigfoot, who has been the subject of more reported sightings in Anderson County than anywhere in Kentucky. James “Bobo” Fay from Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot is returning again to…

Four Roses celebrates distillery grand reopening, debuts new Small Batch Select

Four Roses Distillery marked the culmination of its $55 million expansion project with the official launch of Small Batch Select, the first permanent addition to the Distillery’s Bourbon lineup in 12 years. The Distillery’s expansion project began in 2015 and is doubling production capacity to accommodate for growing industry demand. “It’s an exciting time at…

Want to be an Anderson County ambassador at the state fair?

Plans are already underway for the Anderson County booth in the Pride of the Counties area at the 2019 Kentucky State Fair and volunteers will be needed to help tell booth visitors about what makes our community special. The state fair begins Aug. 15 and lasts through Aug. 25. Those who volunteer will work a…

Get ready to cruise as classic cars return downtown

The warm weather has returned, a sign that it is time for classic car cruise ins on Main Street in downtown Lawrenceburg. The Wheels of Time car club will kick off their 26th year of cruising in Lawrenceburg with their April 12 cruise-in along the 100-200 blocks of South Main Street. Up to 250 cars…

Burgoo festival announces contests for 2019

There are several ways you can get directly involved in the 2019 Anderson County Burgoo Festival, from showing off your motorcycle to showing off your talents. This year’s festival, Sept. 27-29, will include the return of “Show Us Your Talent,” which will be held over two days this year due to the overwhelming popularity in…

Four Roses, Wild Turkey bourbons make another top 10 list

Yet another publication has included Anderson County’s two distilleries in a top 10 bourbons list. This time it was Esquire that had both Wild Turkey and Four Roses listed among the “10 Best Bourbon Whiskey Brands to Drink Right Now.” Esquire described Wild Turkey as “a classic, unpretentious American whiskey brand that permeated the public’s…

Ripy, Ballard houses open to public April 3

If you’ve ever wanted to tour the Ripy House or the Ballard House in Lawrenceburg you’ll have your chance on Wednesday, April 3. BGT’s April deTour is coming to Anderson County that day at 6 p.m. to host free tours of the Ripy House, located at 320 S Main Street, followed by the Ballard House,…

Grants available to encourage local tourism, events and attractions

If you are working on a new event or attraction in Anderson County that is related to tourism, there may be local grant funds available to help get things rolling. The Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Commission is accepting grant applications to encourage tourism venues, events, attractions and festivals. If awarded, the grant funds may be used…

Free summer movies include Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Bumblebee, Incredibles 2

Free movies, free popcorn, free drinks. That’s what you can expect this summer on the Lawrenceburg Green. Again this year, Century Bank and the City of Lawrenceburg will be sponsoring movie nights on the Green, featuring a fun collection of recently-released movies. Family fun activities begin at 7 p.m. and the movies start at dusk.…