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…

Wild Turkey offering guided tastings using Alexa, Google Assistant

As consumers continue to stay home and turn to technology for entertainment, engagement and interaction, brands are increasingly rethinking how to engage consumers. For Wild Turkey, that meant exploring new ways to connect by sharing the heritage, history and knowledge that exemplifies this iconic American brand from the mouths of those who know it best.…

2021 Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide now available

Governor Andy Beshear joined leadership from the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet to announce the unveiling of the 2021 Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide. With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic now within reach, state officials are preparing to welcome visitors back to the commonwealth as vaccinations are distributed nationally. In response to the nation’s ongoing…

Christmas parade cancelled, Santa still coming to the Green

The City of Lawrenceburg has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Christmas parade, which had been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5. The following statement was issued by the city, explaining the cancellation – “Unfortunately, this year we are having to cancel the Christmas Parade.  With the new mandates, this prohibits the ACHS Marching band, sports…

Four Roses Bourbon to expand visitors center

Four Roses officials have announced plans for an expansion of the current visitor center and enhancements to the overall guest experience at the bourbon distillery in Lawrenceburg.The visitor center project is part of an ongoing investment to accommodate for growing demand in the bourbon tourism industry.For the design of the 14,446-square-foot addition to the visitor…