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Sep
22
Sat
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough @ Fort Boonesborough
Sep 22 all-day
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Saturday and Sunday – battle re-enactment at 2 pm each day.  Night battle Saturday at dusk. Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky. See a Living History Event including militia and settlers’ camps, Native American Village, merchants, traders, food, music and more. Visit the Museum Store and 18th century Transylvania Store. This event is free with regular paid admission to the fort.

Sep
23
Sun
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough @ Fort Boonesborough
Sep 23 all-day
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Saturday and Sunday – battle re-enactment at 2 pm each day.  Night battle Saturday at dusk. Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky. See a Living History Event including militia and settlers’ camps, Native American Village, merchants, traders, food, music and more. Visit the Museum Store and 18th century Transylvania Store. This event is free with regular paid admission to the fort.

Sep
27
Thu
iLuminate @ EKU Center for the Arts
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
iLuminate @ EKU Center for the Arts

Music, art and the technological magic of ILUMINATE brings you a story of adventure and romance told through dance styles ranging from contemporary, hip-hop, latin, and breaking, all using the power of light. With a mash-up of dazzling wizardry, spectacular dance moves, high-tech effects, and original music, iLuminate delivers this unique-in-the-dark event not to be missed.

Tickets: $25 / $35 / $45 / $69

Sep
28
Fri
Movies in the Park: An Astronomical Night of Fun and Learning
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Richmond Parks and Recreation and Madison County Public Library present the third annual “Astronomical Night of Fun & Learning” at Irvine McDowell Park. Activities begin at 6:00pm on Friday, Sept. 28th and the movie begins at dusk. Bring the whole family for a night of fun and enrichment for everyone. Please remember to bring your own blankets/lawn chairs and snacks! • Urban Ninja Project: Star Wars Ninja activities!

• Hummel Planetarium: Space science activities

• The Magic of John Curra (lightsaber balloons and much more!)

• Estes Martial Arts of Richmond, KY: Young Jedi Training demonstration

• Food Vendors

• Costumed Star Wars characters courtesy of the 501st, Louisville Garrison

• A showing of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at dark

Sep
29
Sat
Richmond Pow Wow @ Battlefield Park
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Richmond Pow Wow @ Battlefield Park | Richmond | Kentucky | United States
SCHOOL DAY HOURS 9-28-18
9AM-2PM
 
FRIDAY  9-28-18
PUBLIC HOURS 4PM-DARK
 
SATURDAY HOURS 9-29-18
10AM-DARK
GRAND ENTRY AT NOON AND 5PM
 
SUNDAY HOURS 9-30-18
10AM-5PM
GRAND ENTRY AT NOON
CLOSING CEREMONY AT 4PM
Sep
30
Sun
Touched by the Fire – Blacksmith’s Weekend @ Fort Boonesborough
Sep 30 all-day
Touched by the Fire - Blacksmith's Weekend @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Charcoal burn event begins 9/23 – See and learn about an ancient craft kept alive even to this day! During the preceding week, Interpreters will once again present another Charcoal Burn: a weeklong 24/7 project. If you have any interest in Blacksmithing, particularly as it was in the 18th century, we invite you to come to the Fort during this event. If you would like to volunteer to assist in the Charcoal Burn, please let me know at bill.farmer@ky.gov.  Merchants and Traders welcome. This event is free with regular paid admission to the fort.

Richmond Pow Wow @ Battlefield Park
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Richmond Pow Wow @ Battlefield Park | Richmond | Kentucky | United States
SCHOOL DAY HOURS 9-28-18
9AM-2PM
 
FRIDAY  9-28-18
PUBLIC HOURS 4PM-DARK
 
SATURDAY HOURS 9-29-18
10AM-DARK
GRAND ENTRY AT NOON AND 5PM
 
SUNDAY HOURS 9-30-18
10AM-5PM
GRAND ENTRY AT NOON
CLOSING CEREMONY AT 4PM
Dwight Yoakam @ EKU Center for the Arts
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm
Dwight Yoakam @ EKU Center for the Arts

Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple Grammy Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10, including “Streets of Bakersfield,” “Ain’t That Lonely Yet,” “Fast As You,” “Honky Tonk Man,” and “Guitars, Cadillacs.”

Tickets: $50 / $70

Oct
9
Tue
Second Tuesday Tea At White Hall State Historic Site @ White Hall State Historic Site
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Second Tuesday Tea At White Hall State Historic Site @ White Hall State Historic Site | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Step back in time as you experience a Low Tea and a tour inside the historic mansion. Tea is served at 1:00 pm the second Tuesday of each month. Enjoy delectable refreshments with friends while learning a bit about the history and etiquette of the Victorian era. Reservations are required. Call White Hall at 859-623-9178. Reservations must be made by the Friday before the tea. $30 per person.
Refreshments provided by Four Sisters Soap and Tea Emporium

Oct
17
Wed
Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour @ EKU Center for the Arts
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm
Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour @ EKU Center for the Arts @ Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing and dance along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters. Kids of all ages and their families are all invited to the biggest dance party around!

The Disney Junior Dance Party features:

  • Live appearances by Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Vampirina, Elena of Avalor, Sofia the First, and Doc McStuffins!
  • Magical on screen moments with Puppy Dog Pals, Muppet Babies, and the Lion Guard!

Tickets: $34.50 / $44.50 / $59.50
VIP Packages: $159.50

Oct
19
Fri
EKU Homecoming and Reunion Weekend
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
EKU Homecoming and Reunion Weekend @ Richmond | Kentucky | United States

We have a full calendar of exciting events planned throughout Homecoming & Reunion Weekend. Join us as we gather for food, fun, laughter, and shared memories here at The Campus Beautiful.

The EKU Homecoming Committee, together with the International Alumni Association and EKU Athletics, is pleased to showcase its lineup of annual, signature events for Homecoming 2018. These events include the Colonel Corn Roast, Homecoming Parade, Young Alumni Party, Alumni Awards and Pioneer Brunch, Homecoming Tailgate and Football Game, and more!

But that’s not all! Many other organizations are hosting events throughout the weekend – from alumni reunions to tailgate festivities there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Our list of partner events has not yet been finalized, but be on the lookout for more info this summer! To browse our full calendar of events, view hotel accommodations, and officially register for the weekend visit homecoming.eku.edu. See you on campus!

Oct
25
Thu
Halloween Hoedown
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Halloween Hoe-Down is a family friendly event designed for children 10 and under!

The festival will begin at 6:00pm and continue until 8:00pm. Free activities include kids games and prizes, contests, inflatables, a petting zoo, walk-around characters, and more!

Oct
26
Fri
Rifle Frolic and Frontier Skills @ Fort Boonesborough
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day
Rifle Frolic and Frontier Skills @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Open to all Ladies And Gentlemen – Compete for Prizes and Honor, or just enjoy an 18th century weekend. Plans currently include woods walk, smoothbore match, hawk and knife, archery, and flint and steel. Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend. Merchants and Traders welcome. For additional information, contact bill.farmer@ky.gov

Movies in the Park: “Hocus Pocus”
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Movie will begin at dark. Feel free to bring your own blankets, chairs, and snacks!

Oct
27
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Nov
4
Sun
TobyMac & DiverseCity Band: The Theater tour @ EKU Center for the Arts
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm
TobyMac & DiverseCity Band: The Theater tour @ EKU Center for the Arts @ Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Multi-platinum selling artist TobyMac and his DiverseCity Band embark on the unprecedented “TobyMac & DiverseCity Band: The Theater Tour” with special guest Ryan Stevenson. Offering fans an unprecedented intimate music experience, the 12-city run will arrive at the EKU Center in Richmond, Kentucky, on Sunday, November 4.

Tickets: $35 / $55 / $75 / $105

Nov
24
Sat
Winter Trade Days at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am
Winter Trade Days at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

18th century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouse. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. Fort opens at 9:00 am each day. This is a great opportunity to do your 18th century holiday gift shopping! There is no admission charge for this event.

Nov
25
Sun
Winter Trade Days at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am
Winter Trade Days at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

18th century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouse. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. Fort opens at 9:00 am each day. This is a great opportunity to do your 18th century holiday gift shopping! There is no admission charge for this event.

Dec
1
Sat
Holiday Happening Craft Show
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Local and regional crafters set up booths at City Hall to sell their wares. Please bring your camera for a great family photo opportunity!

Dec
7
Fri
18th Century Christmas at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
18th Century Christmas at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Visit the Fort to see and hear the differences in the holiday celebrations of the season during the early settlement of Kentucky. The Fort will be lighted by candlelight, with decorations in keeping with the traditions of the time. There will be Living History interpretations of the traditions of various ethnic groups and nationalities during the season. Candle lanterns, bonfires, the Christmas Guns, food and refreshments, music and dance, will all add to the atmosphere. Refreshments are included! This is a special program sponsored by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.  Admission is Adult/ $8 — Child (6-12)/$5 – under 6- free. Visit www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org  or call the park at 859-527-3131 for additional information      

Christmas Parade
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The theme for this year’s Christmas Parade will be “Old Fashioned Christmas”.

Christmas Parade @ Main Street
Dec 7 @ 6:45 pm
Christmas Parade @ Main Street | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

The Christmas Parade starts at 6:45 pm and travels around town, displaying and encouraging holiday spirit!

Dec
8
Sat
Holiday Happening Craft Show @ City Hall
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Holiday Happening Craft Show @ City Hall | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Local and regional crafters set up booths at City Hall to sell their wares. The Holiday Happening Craft Show will take place Saturday December 2nd from 9 am-2 pm at Richmond City Hall. Santa will be there from 11 am-1 pm. Please bring your camera for a great family photo opportunity!

18th Century Christmas at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
18th Century Christmas at the Fort @ Fort Boonesborough | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Visit the Fort to see and hear the differences in the holiday celebrations of the season during the early settlement of Kentucky. The Fort will be lighted by candlelight, with decorations in keeping with the traditions of the time. There will be Living History interpretations of the traditions of various ethnic groups and nationalities during the season. Candle lanterns, bonfires, the Christmas Guns, food and refreshments, music and dance, will all add to the atmosphere. Refreshments are included! This is a special program sponsored by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation.  Admission is Adult/ $8 — Child (6-12)/$5 – under 6- free. Visit www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org  or call the park at 859-527-3131 for additional information      

Dec
22
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Feb
16
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Apr
13
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Jun
8
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Aug
3
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Sep
28
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Nov
23
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Jan
18
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Mar
14
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

May
9
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.

Jul
4
Sat
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Downtown Farmers Market @ Madison County Courthouse | Richmond | Kentucky | United States

Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Richmond Ky, the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market features farmers, as well as artisans and craftspeople. Featuring in season vegetables that are ONLY locally grown. as well as honey, eggs, meats, such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon, goat, lamb, and alpaca. Handmade goat milk soap, baskets, crochet, pottery, art and more. Live music every week, as well as seminars in our Education station through out the year.