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April 2015
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Photos with the Easter Bunny

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mount Pleasant,
291 South Second Street, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Family and friends bring your lil ones out for a fun filled time with Event-Tique’s Signature Guest the Easter Bunny! He will be hiding eggs on the grounds of Mount Pleasant here in Richmond, KY at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. He will also be taking instant print photographs with your special someone. We invite you to come and spend a fun-filled day with the the ladies of Event~Tique and the Easter Bunny!! Photography by LifeArt!

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Women on the Frontier

April 18 - April 19
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Learn about the life of a woman on the frontier during this two-day interpretive and interactive event. There will be demonstrations and hands-on learning of 18th century life skills and daily activities in the lives of women. On the frontier, women were frequently called upon to do many things we normally associate only with men. Learn how women grew crops, used flintlock guns, started fires, cast balls for guns, prepared firewood, and did other “manly” things” in addition to their…

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Seven Years War/French and Indian War Encampment

April 25 - April 26
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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This event is presented by The First Virginia Regiment of Foot – Hoggs Company, of the Seven Years War Battalion. See camps, drills, equipment and uniforms of the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Years War. Meet and talk with members of the group to learn about this very important conflict in the history of our nation. Those who wish to register as participants should contact Adam Barnes at adamkyredcoat@yahoo.com for registration information. This event is free…

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14th Annual Living History Days

April 30 - May 1
Battlefield Park,
Battlefield Memorial Hwy, US 421 South, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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April 30- May 1, 2015 from 9 am – 2 pm Come and experience the Civil War era with us! Student may experience a variety of activities, some of which may include: Cooking demonstrations Archaeology Cavalry Artillery Story Telling Farming Children’s games Civil War clothing Broom making Era music March and drill House tours Cemetery tours Confederate flag explanations First person accounts from: General Bull Nelson Colonel William Link Sharpshooter Blacksmith Bring lunch and picnic on the grounds under several…

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May 2015

Spring Trade Days

May 23 - May 24
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Visit a social and business gathering of merchants, traders, artisans, Native Americans, militia members, longhunters, scouts, and other frontier characters. Listen to period music, visit camps, and shop for 18th century goods as you compare life today to 225 years ago. See a weekend of 18th century history come to life! Merchants and Traders welcome. This event is free with regular paid admission to the fort.

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June 2015
Free

U.S. 25 Yard Sale

June 4 - June 6
Unnamed Venue,
Highway US 25 KY United States
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Join in the fun as communities up and down US 25 conduct a three day yard sale from Newport, Tennessee to Covington, Kentucky. Check out “US 25 Yard Sale” on Facebook. Businesses are encouraged to incorporate the number”25″ into their marquees as much as possible.  For example: 25 Shrimp for $5.25.  Business owners along US 25 may also consider renting spots to vendors.   Contact Randy Coffey at 859-779-3005 for more infomation

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Fort Boonesborough “A Gathering of Descendants”

June 13 - June 14
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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June 13-14, 9am-5pm Fort Boonesborough will have a weekend that we hope will remind folks of what homecomings and family reunions are about, with a bit of a twist! We want to welcome everyone who had ancestors who came to Fort Boonesborough in the 18th century and played a part in the early settlement of Kentucky. We will have resources and information available about many of the folks who were here in those early days, ideas of where to find…

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July 2015

Cool History on Hot Days

July 4 - August 29
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Each Saturday In July and August When the Kentucky combination of heat and humidity make many outdoor activities too uncomfortable to enjoy, we will have a special program, presentation, lecture, or demonstration every Saturday afternoon in air conditioned comfort. All of these will relate to the history of early Kentucky, and will be presented in the Tavern Blockhouse or the Orientation/Theater Blockhouse of the Fort. Some topics may include Daniel Boone, Fire Starting, Flintlocks, “All Things Natural”, Lower Howards Creek,…

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September 2015

Rifle Frolic and Frontier Skills

September 4 - September 6
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Sept 4-6, 9am-5pm Open to all Ladies And Gentlemen – Compete for Prizes and Honor, or just enjoy an 18th century weekend. Plans currently include rifle shoot, woods walk, smoothbore match, Seneca run, hawk and knife, archery, flint and steel and tavern games. Prizes and blanket shoots. Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend. Merchants and Traders welcome. For additional information, contact alec.forman@gmail.com or ahenry@wittenberg.edu

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The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough

September 26 - September 27
Fort Boonesborough State Park,
4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Sept 26-27, 9am-5pm Battle re-enactment each day. 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.

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