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It’s time to dig a little deeper into Jessamine County! Find out more about our community through our blog. We have plenty of insight on places worth exploring, the best upcoming events to attend, and the history and people that make Nicholasville and Wilmore such a special place to visit. 

Chrisman Mill’s Distillery Tour & Wine Tasting The late-day sun shone through the french doors of Chrisman Mill Vineyards and Winery’s restaurant, Fuego Grill. The glimmering wine glasses on the tables in the Tuscan Room beckon the distillery tour guests to take...

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Camp Nelson National Monument

“See how much better off we are now then we was four years ago. It used to be five hundred miles to get to Canada from Lexington, but now it is only eighteen miles! Camp Nelson is now our Canada.” U.S.C.T. Sergeant, 1865 "Our story starts with the United States...

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Chrome Returns Home!

Chrome has arrived! For those who aren’t familiar with California Chrome, let us reintroduce this fearsome fellow back into your lives. Chrome was the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner and after a bad start at the Belmont placed fourth where he almost became a...

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Coaster Car Derby!

It’s that time of year again in Wilmore, KY – time for the Coaster Car Derby! Never participated in Wilmore’s Coaster Car Derby day? Well, during this fun-filled day, children and youth are invited to race down East Main Street in derby cars provided by local...

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Concert for a Great Cause!

The Jessamine County Education Foundation is proud to present Walker Montgomery in concert on Saturday, February 9, 2019. This live concert will take place in West Jessamine High School’s auditorium at 7:00 p.m. West Jessamine High School is located at School 2101...

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Eat Local in Jessamine.

Take-Out Tuesday has a whole new meaning this week, and unfortunately for weeks to come. Please consider supporting local Jessamine County restaurants during your quarantine!  Many restaurants are offering carry-out, curbside and drive-thru options.  #teamkentucky...

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Foals Anyone?

Who doesn’t love horses? Well, it’s time to get excited because it’s foaling season at Taylor Made Farm! You can see pictures of these beautiful foals on Taylor Made Farm’s Instagram Page, @taylor_made_farm, or you can see them in person by taking an enjoyable tour at...

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Fuego Grill & Outdoor Kitchen

Farm to table dinner & wine Enjoy our fantastic range of authentic Argentinian and South American flavors delivered right to your door. All of our meats are cooked in our open air kitchen at the vineyard over a wood fire on an authentic Argentinian Grill.  We...

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Get Ready for Wine & Vine 2019!

KY Wine and Vine Festival 2019 Already looking forward to our Wine and Vine Festival this year? We know that we are! From the Equine and Wine Tour, Farm to Table Dinner, and the KY Wine and Vine Festival, we cannot wait for June 14-15!  This two day event starts on...

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Golf Fever

Are you feeling the golf fever after winter's gloom and doom?  Spring is just around the corner making this the perfect time to plan your next golf outing. Connemara golf course, located at 2327 Lexington Road in Nicholasville, is ready to kick-off this golf season. ...

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