SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY/LAKE CUMBERLAND AREA
CALENDAR OF EVENTS APRIL 20-MAY 5, 2018
Free Matinee Movie-1stSaturdays 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-5:30 PM – 7:30 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, 7pm-10pm. Come
out on the 2nd& 4thWednesday evenings for Pickin! Come out and play whatever style of music suits you.
Beverages available for purchase. A good time will be had by all! Info 606-423-3453.
History Tour of the Carnegie-Fridays February 2nd-April 27th– Carnegie Community Art Center, 107 N.
Main St. Somerset, KY, 4pm. Are you interested in local history? Have you ever wanted to learn more about
your downtown? Well here is your chance! The Carnegie will be offering free history tours of our beautiful
building and property! Come listen to our hundred year old walls talk! Info 606-677-0333.
20 3rdFriday Folk-Coffeehouse at the Carnegie*– The Carnegie Community Arts Center 107 N. Main St. Downtown Somerset 7:00pm. 3rd Friday Folk Coffeehouseat the Carnegiecarries on the tradition of the American folk music venue by providing a listening spacefor artists and audiences to enjoy each other's company, music, and mutual encouragement. This month’sfeatured musicians are Dennis & Charlyn Dougherty and Phillip Gilbert & Kathy Tallichet. *An Official WoodSongs Coffeehouse. Call 606-305-6741 or 606-677-0333 for reservations and visit http://lamay.com/3rdFridayFolk.htm for information.
20 William Shakespeare’s Macbeth– The Center for Rural Development 2292 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 7pm. Returning from victory on the battlefield where they helped crush a rebellion against King Duncan of Scotland, the warriors Macbeth and Banquo are accosted by three mysterious women. When Duncan quickly rewards Macbeth with the executed Cawdor’s title, Macbeth—encouraged by his ambitious wife—begins to contemplate fulfilling the second part of the sisters’ prophecy. Performed by Lindsey Wilson Players from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY. Info 606-677-6000 or www.centertech.com.
20-21 Pork-n-The Park– Pulaski Co. Park, 1200 Hwy 3189, Nancy, KY 3pm-7pm Friday and all day Saturday. Come out and enjoy some delicious food at this BBQ Cook Off at the Park. Steve Taylor in concert from 12pm-3:30pm, BBQ tastings 1pm-3:30pm with Best BBQ Awards at 4:30pm. Info and detailed times 606-636-6450.
21 Run for the Raptors 5K– Liberty Nature Center, 943 Bridge Hollow Rd., Somerset, KY, 9am. The 2nd annual Run for the Raptors 5k and FunRun will be held at the Liberty Nature Center. The race will begin at 9 AM EST with race day registration beginning at 8 AM EST. If you have any questions or trouble with online registration, please contact Jami West at firstname.lastname@example.org 270-585-0109.
21 Autism Expo 2018– Somerset Mall, 4150 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, noon-4pm. Autism Support 4 Lake Cumberland, Autism All Grown Up, Showplace Cinemas, and Somerset Mall are teaming up to host Autism Expo 2018! Info www.facebook.com/events/2099765210260875/.
21 Hatchery Earth Day Celebration– Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, 50 Kendall Rd. Jamestown, KY, 9am-1pm, CENTRAL TIME. Family fun Earth Day activities including a rain-barrel workshop. Info 270-343-3797.
24 AIM Scramble for Life Golf Tournament at Woodson Bend– Woodson Bend Resort, 14 Woodson Bend, Bronston, KY, 11:30am. Register now for this shotgun start Golf Scramble. Registration fee includes green fees, cart rental, lunch and more. Register as an individual, team or corporate sponsored team and Hole Sponsorships available. Call 606-561-5316 for information on Woodson Bend’s Lee Trevino Course. Call Pam at 606-678-0335 for info.
25 Downhill Strugglers play The Shine House– The Shine House, 402 N Main St. Somerset, KY, 7pm-9pm. Come listen to The Down Hill Strugglers play on The Shine House's historic front porch. (weather permitting) If it rains we will take it inside to The Red Room. Pack a picnic or order a pizza, bring a blanket, and enjoy with the family. The Down Hill Strugglers is an old time string band based simultaneously out of KY, LA and NY. Info 606-416-5280.
25 Expressions Tea Administrative Professionals Tea Party– Bluegrass Expressions Tea Grand Central Place 2835 S. Hwy 27, Suite 372, noon. Make reservations now for this delicious menu, sure to please the most exacting Administrative Professional. For menu and info call 606-677-4068 ext. 1119 or email email@example.com.
26 Local Author's Day– Pulaski Co. Public Library, 304 S Main St. Somerset, KY, 4pm-6pm
Ten years ago, we hosted a book signing for local authors. We continue this tradition on April 26, 2018. We will have authors from all over the Pulaski County area. Come by at 4pm and walk around and meet some of these wonderful storytellers! Books will be available for purchase. Info 606-679-8401 or www.pulaskipubliclibrary.org.
April 2018 Continued
27 Friday Night Thunder– Somerset Mall, S. Hwy 27, (stoplight #23 on US 27), 6pm-10pm 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 classic hot rods! As always, admission to the event is FREE! Make plans to join the fun at Friday Night Thunder on the strip this summer! Call 606-687-4157 for more information.
28 Walk/Run &Wag Your Tail 5K– Burnside Elementary, 435 E. Lakeshore Dr., Burnside, KY 8am. Bring your pet (on a leash, friendly and up to date on vaccinations) and walk or run this 5K. Info https://goodtimeseventservices.rsupartner.com/race/ky/burnside/walkrunandwagyourtail5k.
28 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. April will feature an “Orphans Showcase”, vehicle manufacturers no longer in production and a “Circle the Wagons” vintage station wagon display. Enjoy a relaxed, family oriented atmosphere throughout downtown Somerset. 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 info about the Cruise or weekend activities visit www.somernitescruise.org or call 606-872-2277.
28 Mill Springs Battlefield’s Annual Park Day at Zollicoffer Park– Zollicoffer Park, Hwy 235, Nancy, KY, 9am-12pm. The Civil War Trust has sponsored Park Day since 1996. This annual hands-on preservation event helps Civil War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Planned activities include raking, picking up limbs, repair and mulch existing trails at the park and on battlefield property. Pizza and T-shirts will be available for workers. Please bring your own yard tools. Call 606-636-4045 for info.
1 – 20 “A Blend of Music & Art” Art Exhibit– Flashback Theater, 400 E. Mt. Vernon St. Somerset, KY,
11am-5pm Tue-Fri and 10am-5pm Saturdays. The new location for Flashback Theater Co. (FbTC) on East Mount Vernon Street has space for private artist studios and public exhibitions, and will officially open with an exhibit by a local artist,, titled Musical Palette; A Blend of Music and Art. Info http://flashbacktheater.co/artist-suites-flashback-theater-provide-space-artists-work-exhibit/.
1 “A Taste of Kentucky” Cooking Class– Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Do you love to cook? Then you’ll love our 2018-2019 “A Taste of Kentucky” cooking series. Our professional Chef Mete Sergin will help you learn how to prepare some of Kentucky’s culinary masterpieces. May’s class is “KY Derby Classics.” For info or to register, call 606-677-6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 Rosies: The Women Who Riveted a Nation– Flashback Theater’s-The Black Box, 400 E. Mt. Vernon St., Somerset, KY, 7:30pm. Rose Leigh Abbott left her small town Kentucky home to support the war effort and her children. Widowed with two small children she became a working single mother during World War II and became the face of Rosie the Riveter for the war bond films shown in movie theaters across the nation. Her efforts and those of her coworkers are vital in bringing the war to its victorious end. Info 888-394-3282 or www.flashbacktheater.co.
5 3rdAnnual Autism Palooza– Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, noon-4pm. The Autism Support Team of Pulaski County will be hosting the THIRD annual Autism Palooza! This year features live music with Appalachian Rain, lots of shopping with local vendors, Nursing/Sensory/Calming station in case our special guests get overwhelmed, local therapy centers will be providing sensory friendly activities, Silent Auction, Artists for Autism Auction, Inflatables, FOOD :) and above all acceptance and love! Please contact Jami Johnson or Erica Heath with any questions, https://www.facebook.com/autismpaloozaky/.
5 Expressions Tea KY Derby Tea Party– Bluegrass Expressions Tea Grand Central Place 2835 S. Hwy 27, Suite 372, noon. Make reservations now for this Kentucky favorites menu. For menu, reservations and information call 606-677-4068 ext. 1119 or email email@example.com.
5 Cinco de Mayo-Taste of Mexico– Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 12pm-4:30pm. The Somerset Foundation is hosting a Mexican lunch event celebration with delicious Mexican food, drinks and deserts from over 20 different States of Mexico. Plus, there will be folkloric dances and Mariachis. For info call 606-271-2354.
5 Super Heroes Relay for Life 5K Run/Walk– Science Hill Christian Church, 1170 Stanford St. Science Hill, 7:30am-11am. You’re invited to the 4th Annual SuperHeroes 5K! It’s a benefit Run/Walk with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. Plus it is a costume race! So get your hero outfit ready! Runners need to arrive by 7:30am! Call 606-423-2490 or visit www.goodtimeseventservices.rsupartner.com/race/ky/sciencehill/superheros5kfor information.
5, 6, 13 Rosies: The Women Who Riveted a Nation– The Black Box, 400 E. Mt. Vernon St., Somerset, KY, 2:30pm. Rose Leigh Abbott left her small town Kentucky home to support the war effort and her children. Widowed with two small children she became a working single mother during World War II and became the face of Rosie the Riveter for the war bond films shown in movie theaters across the nation. Her efforts and those of her coworkers Margie, Doris, and Kay are vital in bringing the war to its victorious end. Info 888-394-3282 or www.flashbacktheater.co.
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