Gold Wing riders coming to Lawrenceburg in August

The Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) of Kentucky will be holding their annual Kentucky District Blast Rally in Lawrenceburg Aug. 19-21, which will include a kickoff event at the Lawrenceburg Green on the opening night that is open to the public. On Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Lawrenceburg Green, the band Puncheon Creek will…

Tourism Commission presents Built By Bourbon banners

Anderson County has been home to at least 14 distilleries over the years – dating as far back as 1810 – and several of the bourbon barons who operated them spent some of their profits building fine homes in Lawrenceburg. Visitors and residents often wonder about the history of these houses along South Main Street.…

9/11 Memorial Ride and Ceremony planned at Healing Field

The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America, triggering the global war on terrorism, will be marked in Lawrenceburg with events at and in support of the Healing Field, a permanent tribute to Kentucky soldiers who have fallen in the War on Terrorism. On Saturday, Sept. 11, a memorial motorcycle ride and poker…

Sand Spring Baptist Church gospel concerts back on

Sand Spring Baptist Church has resumed their gospel concert series for 2021 with plans to bring in some well-known names in the gospel music world. Though the concerts have resumed, the church will abide by gathering regulations set forth by the State of Kentucky and attendees will be encouraged to wear face coverings and practice…

Community organizations assisting with Rails to Trails project expenses

Community organizations continue to assist with expenses related to the upcoming Rails to Trails project in Lawrenceburg. The Lawrenceburg-Anderson County Tourism Commission committed to provide $20,000 toward the $60,000 local match required to go along with the $240,000 grant awarded by Kentucky’s Department for Local Government to build the trail. The City of Lawrenceburg and…

5th Annual Spring Fling featuring more than 20 artists

The 5th Annual Spring Fling Art Festival in downtown Lawrenceburg is coming up Saturday, April 17 and will feature more than 20 artists who’ll be setting up to display and sell their works. There will also be live music and food served by the Chuck Diesel food truck. You’ll get to see some artists at…

McBrayer Legacy Spirits releasing resurrected bourbon at the Ripy House

The Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Manson in Lawrenceburg return in May – after a 14-month hiatus – featuring the release of a resurrected bourbon that dates back 175 years into Anderson County’s history. During the next installment of Bourbon Sessions at the T.B. Ripy mansion, whiskey fans will uncover the true story behind a…

Downtown Lawrenceburg merchants holding Derby day Shop for the Roses event

If you aren’t going to Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 1 for the Kentucky Derby, you can still celebrate and enjoy the 147th running right here in Lawrenceburg. Downtown merchants and restaurants will be celebrating with their “Shop for the Roses” event, offering a variety of specials and discounts throughout the day. And don’t forget…

Concerts, food trucks to return this summer

The Stave Fest is coming back. The Summer Concert Series is also coming back and with it will be an appearance by Nashville-based and Taylorsville native JD Shelburne. Mayor Troy Young announced the return of the concert series Monday afternoon, saying he knows people are ready to get outside and have some fun, considering most…

Downtown Lawrenceburg cruise-ins returning in 2021

Beginning in April, the Wheels of Time car club will return to Main Street in downtown Lawrenceburg for monthly cruise-ins, a tradition dating back more than 20 years. From 6:30-9:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month, April-October, up to 250 cars line South Main Street and other adjacent streets, representing everything from classics…