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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
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.

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
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

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
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      

Dec
8
Sat
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