No matter the time of year, our community is buzzing with events and activities for the whole family. Flashback to the days of radio with a live performance “broadcast” hosted by the KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe or hear a Chautauqua reenactor recount the story of local historical figure, Jemima Boone at the Jessamine County Library. Search for artifacts with the archaeologists at Camp Nelson National Monument, attend our summer concert series to fill your evening with the sweet sounds of local Kentucky music, or sample all the finest Kentucky-crafted vintages at the Wine & Vine Festival. Visit our event calendar below to find out which events coincide with your visit to Jessamine County. We’ll see you there!
To purchase your ticket(s) or for more information, please call the KCAL box office at 859 885-5363. Seating is limited so please call asap!
Dinner 6:00 – 7:00 ($17.50)
Show 7:30 – 8:30 ($10.00)
Dinner & Show $27.50
Gospel on the Green Music Series
Gospel on the Green Music Series takes place in Wilmore, KY on Friday evenings during the summer.
The Highbridge Film Festival is the largest event on Asbury’s campus each year…other than graduation. It is sold out year-after-year. It showcases high school and Asbury University student films. Highbridge is dedicated to expressing and exploring the human condition through the power of the visual story.
Enjoy the beauty of High Bridge Park at the annual High Bridge Homecoming Festival. Antique tractors, cars, craft and food vendors as well as local musicians such as our very own Moron Brothers will truly entertain at this great event. August 15-16, 2020
Kentucky’s premiere wine event celebrating not only wineries here in Jessamine but across the whole bluegrass state. This year’s Wine&Vine has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 29.
Come to Wilmore and enjoy the 4th annual More Tales, Wilmore Storytelling Festival. There will also be food and craft vendors. So come enjoy a weekend of stories, food, fun and crafts. September 18-19, 2020
Paint the Town Banner -
The Paint the Town Banner Event will be held at the Blue Building at City/County Park in Nicholasville. This community art project brings together all ages and talents to create colorful banners for Nicholasville’s Main Street. Painting times are 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Participant applications available at the Jessamine County Courthouse, 101 North Main Street in Nicholasville. There are a limited number of spots available and applications are on a first come basis. For more information, please contact Justin Ray at 859-533-5184 or the County Judge’s Office at 859-885-4500. Special thanks to Goff Tents & Events.
Enjoy the PGA’s very own Barbasol Championship at Keene Trace. Did you know that the PGA will host this event in Nicholasville through 2023? There’s plenty of time to book your tickets and watch some of golf’s best athletes here in the bluegrass state. July 16-19, 2020.
Enjoy the spirit of Christmas in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Saint Nich Fest offers craft vendors, food trucks, kettle corn, lights and of course the annual Christmas parade. December 19, 2020.
Taste of Jessamine
Who doesn’t enjoy some good food and company? The annual Taste of Jessamine features a wide variety of delicious foods and treats brought to you by the locals of Jessamine. Sponsored by First Southern National Bank, this event takes place at the RJ Corman Hanger directly off US 27 in Nicholasville, May 8, 2020
Enjoy the bowl game hosted by VisitJessamine as our two local teams of East & West Jessamine High invite other teams in a fun football and soccer tournament.
Wilmore’s Veteran’s Day Parade
Celebrate the veterans the Saturday morning before Veteran’s Day Parade. This year the event will take place November 7, 2020.