SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY/LAKE CUMBERLAND AREA
CALENDAR OF EVENTS SEPTEMBER 7-16, 2017
Free Matinee Movie-1st Saturdays year round, 2:00pm – The Pulaski County Public Library, Downtown Somerset, 606-679-8401 (Call for Movie Title).
Monday Music on Main – 211 Coffee Bar front Patio, Somerset, KY, 6:30pm-8:30pm. "Monday Music on Main" will be held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month through October, weather permitting. It is for ALL ages, all abilities, all genres of music! Bring your guitar (and guitar cord), banjo, fiddle, Cajon, etc...and your VOICE...and join us for the Open Mic Monday. Info www.facebook.com/events/521725091552359 or 606-492-7114.
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.
7 SomerHarvest: A Farm-To-Table Celebration – Pulaski Co. Judicial Center Plaza, downtown Somerset, KY 7pm. The Somerset Junior Women's Club and SCC's Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa are partnering to host a this event. Working with local farmers and businesses to provide a full meal, including drinks and desserts, made with fresh, local food! Proceeds go to SCC scholarships and to benefit local arts & artists. Info www.facebook.com/events/123210534961360.
7 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. September 7th will feature Pauline House, Fred Thomas & Friends. 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.
8-9 Pulaski County 15 Mile Plus Yard Sale – Nancy, Faubush, Chesterview and Jabez, KY 8:00am-5:00pm. A two day, 15 mile plus yard sale along West Hwy 80, Hwy 196 and Faubush Rd. in Pulaski County, KY. Call 606-871-7682 or 606-871-7593 for additional information.
8-9 Lake Cumberland Blues, BBQ & Arts Festival – Pulaski Judicial Center, Downtown Somerset, Friday 5:30pm-11pm, Saturday 12pm-11pm. Presented by the Lake Cumberland Blues Society. The fourth Blues Festival will feature music by – Fri. “The Blue Crawdads”, “Otis”, “Almanacs” and “Boscoe France”: Sat. “Blue Aspects”, “LCBS Jam Band”, “The Tarshack Revival”, “Rachel Crowe”, “D Jay Rice” and “Kenny Neal”, . In addition to great Blues music there will be delicious BBQ, arts and crafts and more. Free Admission, bring a lawn chair and enjoy great blues and delicious BBQ. Info 606-561-6996 or like Lake Cumberland Blues Society on Facebook.
8-9 Lake Cumberland Poker Run 2017 – Headquartered at Lake Cumberland State Dock this event combines the raw fury of over 150 of the country’s meanest and fastest powerboats with the fun and energy of Mardi Gras. Come see why the Lake Cumberland Poker Run is ranked in the top ten by Extreme Boats Magazine as one of the best in the country. Info about the Poker Run 888-782-8336 or www.lakecumberlandpokerrun.net for the itinerary. Lodging and dining info on the east end 800-642-6287 www.lakecumberlandtourism.com.
9 The Lake Cumberland Half Marathon – Rusty Bridge, W Hwy 90, Bronston, KY, 7:30am-12pm. The Lake Cumberland Half is a 13.1 mile race to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Pulaski County Kentucky. This year we are excited to announce that this is a point to point race. The race will begin in Bronston, KY on the Houseboat Capital of the World Bridge and then you will run through part of Burnside, Ferguson and back into Somerset. The race will end at SCC, we provide transportation from each point. Pick up packets Friday night at the pre-race Pasta Dinner, which will be held at SCC, 808 Monticello St, Somerset, 5 P.M.-7 P.M. or at 6:00 A.M. on day of race. Registration and info https://runsignup.com/Race/JOURNEYTOFITNESS/Page-1.
September 2017 Continued
9 “International Hootenanny” @ The Center – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 7pm. The Center and Cumberland Productions present A Cumberland Country “International Hootenanny” featuring Canadian Country Music Artist & Songwriter Fraser Newcombe. Also appearing will be Jeff Watson from the Renfro Old Barn and Jerry “The Chicken Man” Isaacs. Special appearance by The Cumberland Country Performers. Special guests will include Doug Smith, Mark Laws, and Steve Albritton. Info-tickets, 606-677-6000 or www.centertech.com.
9 Flashback Theater presents “Let’s Play!” – Station 211, 211 S. Main St. Somerset, KY, 7pm. Join FlashBack Theater on select second Saturday for their “Let’s Play” Series. Be there September 9th for Improv Olympics. Visit www.flashbacktheater.co or call 859-322-2739 for info.
9 Fall Demo Derby at Memorial Park – Monticello/Wayne Co. Memorial Park, 330 Michigan Ave., Monticello, KY 7pm. Come out and enjoy the fun at this Top Dawg Production featuring 4-classes of vehicles including Big Car Semi Stock, Mini Car Stock, Kids Power Wheels and a Lawn Mower Derby. Top Dog Rules apply and all judge’s decisions are final. Info 859-393-8693.
10 South Art Films Presents “Big Sonia” at the Center – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 2pm. The Center for Rural Development is now on the 2017-2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers and will be screening six different documentaries between September 2017 and April 2018. BIG SONIA is a tiny woman with huge impact. Standing tall at 4’8,” Sonia Warshawski packs an oversized personality. Diva, business owner, and Holocaust survivor, Sonia is served an eviction notice for John’s Tailoring, the last (and most popular) shop inside a dying mall in suburban Kansas City. Sonia struggles with retirement, while her life lessons span generations. Will you let your trauma define you? Or will your past make you stronger. Info and cost-606-677-6000 or www.centertech.com.
12 “Everyday Favorites with a Flavorful Spin” Cooking Class – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 6:30pm-8pm. If you love to cook then you’ll love our 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 the world over. Sept. is “Carb Diem: Cooking Whole Grains.” Info 606-677-6000 or email@example.com.
14-15 9th Annual Autumn Shorts Film Festival – Stoner Little Theatre on the SCC Campus, 808 Monticello St. Somerset, KY. The festival will start at 7:00pm each evening. Film enthusiasts will get the chance to see some of the finest independent films from Madrid, Spain to Nicholasville, KY as Somerset Community College host this festival. Admission is free for the festival that features multinational films including some of the finest short films in the world. For additional information call 606-451-6766 or email Sommer.Schoch@kctcs.edu.
15 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 Anne MacFie and LaMay & Reese. *An Official WoodSongs Coffeehouse. Info 606-305-6741-reservations lamay.com/3rdFridayFolk.com.
16 Race to Feed the Kids – Pulaski Co. Judicial Center, 50 Public Square, Somerset, KY, 8am. Info https://runsignup.com/Race/JOURNEYTOFITNESS/Page-1 .
16 Fall Into Cash Community Yard Sale – Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 8am. Sell your wares or shop until you drop at our 2017 Fall into Cash community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, inside our spacious exhibit hall at The Center. The community yard sale is free &open to the public. Info 606-677-6000.
16 Point Isabel Festival – Cole Park, Downtown Burnside, KY, 2pm-6pm. Come join the fun! Live music, great food, entertainment for kids, and arts and crafts vendors! Info 606-561-7117 or www.burnsidetourism.com.
16 Friends of Lake Cumberland 28th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup – Lake Cumberland various locations 9am-12pm local time. The Friends invite you to join them and hundreds of other volunteers to remove tires, trash, old appliances and other garbage from the shores of beautiful Lake Cumberland. Trash bags and gloves will be provided at all check-in locations-General Burnside Island State Park, Waitsboro Recreation Area, Lee’s Ford Marina, Conley Bottom Resort, Lake Cumberland SRP (ramp) and Grider Hill Dock (all participants are requested to check-in). Picnics for participants will take place at 1pm local time at Burnside Island State Park and Lake Cumberland SRP. Prizes awarded for the most garbage collected (several categories). Info 606-451-1402.
16 - 17 Autumnfest at Bear Wallow Farm – September 16th-October 29th, Saturdays 10am-10pm. &Sundays 1pm-6pm
Piney Grove Rd., Nancy - Create memories and traditions with some down-home fun on the farm. Visit a 1900 Vintage Homeplace, feed the animals and enjoy the nature trails. Bear Wallow also offers a four-acre corn maze and hayrides to the pumpkin patch, where you can pick your own pumpkin. New attractions for 2017 include Tube-swings, Corn Pit, Pedal Tractor Course and more. Open week-ends mid-September through October. For more info call 606-875-5160 or visit www.bearwallowfarm.com.