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…

Announcements made about splash park, fireworks

The Lawrenceburg splash park, located at the American Legion grounds, will open for the first time in 2020 on June 29th. The splash park has not been able to open due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the guidelines that were put in place to limit its spread. Once it opens, the splash park hours will…

Restaurant dining rooms can partially reopen May 22

The days of dining in at restaurants in Lawrenceburg have returned, but don’t expect to crowd your favorite eatery with all of your family and friends. Restaurants around Kentucky are allowed to reopen their dining rooms, but at 50 percent of the building’s seating capacity. While many owners are ready to welcome customers back inside,…

Some Lawrenceburg retailers reopening May 20

Local retail businesses in Lawrenceburg will be allowed to reopen on Wednesday, May 20 and many are making plans to do just that, within the social distancing requirements outlined by the state. Business owners must keep their customer count to within 33 percent of the maximum permitted capacity and maintain six feet of space between…