SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY/LAKE CUMBERLAND AREA
CALENDAR OF EVENTS JULY 17-AUGUST 8, 2017
Free Matinee Movie-1st Saturdays year round, 2:00pm – The Pulaski County Public Library, Downtown Somerset, 606-679-8401 (Call for Movie Title).
Lake Cumberland Jammers Pickin’ Jam-Tuesday Evenings year round – Carnegie Community Arts Center, 107 N. Main St., Somerset-6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Bluegrass, Old-timey Folk & Country. For more info contact us: 606-677-2906 or 606-305-6741 www.lamay.com/lakecumberlandjammers.
“Pickin in the Pavilion” Cave Hill Vineyards – 2115 Smith Ridge Rd., Eubank, KY, 6:30pm-9:30pm. Come
out on Wednesday evenings for Pickin at the Pavilion! Many local musicians have played here before. So come
out and play whatever style of music suits you. This is mostly acoustic, but you'll be able to plug in if you need
to. Beverages are available to purchase. A good time will be had by all! Info 606-423-3453.
Lake Cumberland Blues Society Thursday Night Jam – Carnegie Community Arts Center, Downtown Somerset every other Thursday 7pm-10pm year round. Join the Lake Cumberland Blues Society for an evening of great blues music and jamming. For information call 606-677-0333 or visit www.carnegiearts.com.
211 Coffee Bar’s Open Mic Thursday Night – 211 Coffee Bar, 211 S. Main St. Somerset, 7pm-9pm every Thursday evening. Bring your instrument, accompaniment & voice for the Thursday evenings Open Mic Night. A PA system will be ready. No cover, donations are appreciated and go to a local charity. Info 606-492-7114.
Virginia Lawn Chair Theatre-2nd Friday*, May – September, (at dusk, weather permitting)
Pulaski Court of Justice Courtyard, Downtown Somerset. Free family-oriented movies will be projected onto a large screen on the wall of Citizens National Bank’s Coffman Building next to the Courtyard. Popcorn and drinks will be available; families may also bring their own food plus chairs or blankets to sit on. Info 606-679-8376.
Farmers Markets (May-September) – Downtown Somerset-Saturday mornings 606-305-6647
Somerset Mall-Saturday & Wednesday mornings 606-305-6647
Downtown Monticello Saturday mornings 606-348-8453.
17-22 Pulaski County Fair – 25 McClendon Rd. Somerset, KY. Contests, tractor and truck pulls, demo-derby, rides (Midway-Kissel Entertainment), food & more. Info 606-875-6405 or www.facebook.com/pulaski.fair/ .
20 Third Thursday on the Square – On the Square, Downtown Monticello, KY, 6pm-9:00pm. 3rd Thursday on the Square in Downtown Monticello takes place May-August. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy live music, food and craft vendors and much more in historic downtown Monticello. July features “Clint Edwards” and “Band Aly’An”. Call 606-348-3064 for information.
21 Annual Hero’s Rattlesnake Run Cruise-In – Don Franklin Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, 345 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 1pm-6pm. Registration, fun and food will begin at 1pm. As a part of the Cruise-In event, the 2nd Annual RattleSnake Run (Highway 192) starts at 4:00 p.m., with lineup starting at the dealership at 3:30. We return to Somerset on Highway 80 and meet at the Somerset Mall stoplight #23, for Friday Night Thunder. Hundreds of hot rods, live bands, great food, inflatables for the kids and a lot of fun! Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the evening. Free admission to both events. The RattleSnake Run is $20 per vehicle. All proceeds go to the Vets N Vettes event hosted by the National Corvette Museum to honor America's Heroes who have served our country! Info 606-678-4141.
21 3rd Friday Folk-Coffeehouse at the Carnegie* – The Carnegie Community Arts Center 107 N. Main St. Downtown Somerset 7:00pm. 3rd Friday Folk Coffeehouse at the Carnegie carries on the tradition of the American folk music venue by providing a listening space for artists and audiences to enjoy each other's company, music, and mutual encouragement. This month’s featured musicians are Stray Local and Sammie & Dan Suggitt. *An Official WoodSongs Coffeehouse. Call 606-305-6741 or 606-677-0333 for reservations and visit http://lamay.com/3rdFridayFolk.htm for information.
21 Friday Night Thunder – Somerset Mall 6pm-10pm - The Somernites Cruise Friday Night Thunder will continue at Somerset Mall (stoplight #23 on US 27). Walmart and Somerset Mall have teamed up to make the traditional Friday night pre-cruise event even bigger and better! Continue to receive even more of what you've come to enjoy on Friday nights...live music, inflatables for the kids, loud pipe contests, prizes and of course hundreds of classic hot rods! As always, admission to the event is FREE! The mall location offers more parking, easier access and a wide variety of entertainment for the entire family! Info 606-687-4157.
July 2017 Continued
21-23 Christmas in July at PC Park – Pulaski Co. Park, 1200 Hwy 3189, Nancy, KY. Christmas in July activities will include Campsite Decoration, Golf Cart Parade, Children’s Arts and Crafts, Ugly Christmas T-Shirt contest and MORE !- Info 606-636-6450.
22 Somernites Cruise Car Show and Cruise – Downtown Somerset - Join us every 4th Saturday, April through October, in Somerset “The Car Cruise Capital of Kentucky” for Somernites Cruise. Enjoy a relaxed, family oriented atmosphere throughout downtown Somerset with July featuring America’s Sports Car with Corvette Summer. July will also be Somernites Homecoming with special guest Butch “Eddie Munster” Patrick and the “Munster Cars.” The "Show and Shine" portion of the event lasts from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. "Cruising the Strip" begins at 7 p.m. For more information about the Cruise or related weekend activities visit www.somernitescruise.org or call 606-872-2277.
22 Lee’s Ford Summer Concert Series – Lee’s Ford Marina, Nancy, KY 8:00pm. Join the Lee’s Ford Marina Crew for their Summer Concert Series featuring great music and entertainment each Saturday evening. July 22nd features Jonathan New. There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.
29 Miles with Maroons 5K Run/Walk – PCHS Football Stadium, 511 E. University Dr., Somerset, KY, 7am-10am. Come out to PC High School Football Stadium to prepare your mind and soles. Info/registration www.runsignup.com or 606-416-8406.
29 Music at the Park Summer Concert Series 2017 – Elgie Woods Piano Park, Corner of Oak St. & College St., Downtown Somerset, 7:30pm. The series runs throughout the summer and features local musicians from a variety of genres. July 29th will feature Adam Owens. Oak Street will be closed to traffic beside the park, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. Call 606-679-8376 for info.
29 Lee’s Ford Summer Concert Series – Lee’s Ford Marina, Nancy, KY 8:00pm. Join the Lee’s Ford Marina Crew for their Summer Concert Series featuring great music and entertainment each Saturday evening. July 29th features Lisa Allen Stillwater. There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.
3-6 Highway 127 Yard Sale, “The World’s Longest Yard Sale!” Every year individuals clean out their closets and stake out their front yards along the Hwy 127 corridor stretching over 690 miles from Addison, Michigan to Gadsden, Alabama. Hwy 127 passes along the western side of Lake Cumberland. For sale information call 800-327-3945 or visit www.127sale.com . After shopping along Hwy 127, stay with us on the east side of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, away from the traffic and with more dining, lodging and night-life options. Visit www.lakecumberlandtourism.com or www.heartoflakcumberland.com for lodging/dining options on the east side of the lake.
5 Annual Lake Cumberland Raft-Up – Lake Cumberland near Conley Bottom Resort 10am-4pm. Join the Record Holding Lake Cumberland Raft Up for a day of fun, water sports and live music. Entertainment for 2017 is County Wide. For additional information visit www.conleybottom.com or www.statedock.com or call 606-348-6351 or 270-343-2525. For lodging and dining info on the east side of Lake Cumberland visit www.lakecumberlandtourism.com, www.heartoflakecumberland.com and for the west side visit www.lakecumberlandvacation.com.
8 Kentucky Sports Radio Live Broadcast from Historic Wayne Theater – N. Main St., Downtown Monticello, KY, 10am-12 noon. Join Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond and the KRS crew as they broadcast live from the Wayne Theater in downtown Monticello. Info 606-348-8411.
8 “Everyday Favorites with a Flavorful Spin” Cooking Class – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 6:30pm-8pm. Do you love to cook? Then you’ll love our 2017-2018 Everyday Favorites with a Flavorful Spin cooking series. Our professional Chef Mete Sergin will help you turn your “everyday” favorites into culinary masterpieces. We offer interactive, hands-on classes utilizing a variety of ingredients, flavors, and techniques from all over the world. And the best part is…you get to taste test our featured dishes and take home recipes. August’s class is “A Better Bruschetta.” Info 606-677-6000 or email email@example.com.
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