SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY/LAKE CUMBERLAND AREA
CALENDAR OF EVENTS MAY 18-JUNE 2, 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. Info 606-677-2906 or 606-305-6741 www.lamay.com/lakecumberlandjammers.
“Pickin in the Pavilion” Cave Hill Vineyards 2nd& 4thWednesdays– 2115 Smith Ridge Rd., Eubank, KY, 7pm-10pm. Come out on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday 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.
Virginia Lawn Chair Theatre-2ndFriday*, 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 Downtown Somerset Development Corp. at 606-679-8376.
Downtown Somerset-Saturday & Wednesday mornings 606-305-6647; Somerset Mall-Saturday and Wednesday mornings 606-305-6647; Downtown Monticello Saturday mornings 606-348-8453
18-19 Gospel Music FanFair– The Center for Rural Development 2292 S. Hwy 27, SGM FanFair and CGM FanFest are being combined into one event. Gospel music fans can now enjoy a variety of traditional and progressive Southern, Country, Bluegrass, Inspirational and Urban Gospel music all under one roof.Performers include Blankenship’s & Southern Praise, Heirline, The Perry Sisters, Mark 209, Oney Family and many more. Tickets are required for artist circle seating but there is “no admission charge” for general seating. Instead, love offerings will be received each evening during the week. Info www.gospelmusicfanfair.comor call 205-662-4826for schedules and info.
18-20 Spring Recital Festival by MMC– Flashback Theater, 400 E. Mt. Vernon St, Somerset, KY. Join the McNeil Music Center for the 4thSpring Recital Festival, May 17th, 18, 19that 7pm & May 19thand 20that 2pm. Info 606-303-3325.
18 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 Henry York & Garold Sowder and Tim Bess. *An Official WoodSongs Coffeehouse. Call 606-305-6741 or 606-677-0333 for reservations or http://lamay.com/3rdFridayFolk.htmfor information.
19 “Keeping It Movin” Classic Bass Tournament– Burnside Island State Park, S. Hwy 27, Burnside, KY, Safe light-4pm. The Open Tournament proceeds benefit Pulaski Co. Alzheimer’s Center. Pre register at the Alzheimer’s Center, 113 University Dr. Somerset. Info 859-699-0339.
19 POW/MIA 50 State Flag Tour– Somerset Mall, S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 7:45am. The Flag Tour will stop at Somerset Mall and conduct a special ceremony to honor those U. S. Troops who have never made it back to their homeland. Info 606-425-4675.
20 Lake Cumberland Community Band World Tour Concert– SW High School, 1765 WTLO Rd., Somerset, KY, 3pm-4pm. Join the Lake Cumberland Community Band as we present music from around the world. This concert will take place in the auditorium at Southwestern High School in Somerset, KY. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Info www.facebook.com/events/1667781999937670.
22 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 Lee Trevino Course info. Call Pam at 606-678-0335 for info and opportunities.
24 Music At The Park Summer Concert Series 2018 – Elgie Woods Piano Park, Corner of Oak St. & College St., Downtown Somerset, 7pm. The series runs throughout the summer and features local musicians from a variety of genres. May 24thwill feature John Neikirk presents the Lake Cumberland Chorus. 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.
25 Friday Night Thunder– Somerset Mall – 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! 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! Call 606-305-2685 for more info.
May 2018 Continued
26 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. May will bring in Mopar Mania. 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 more information about the Cruise or related weekend activities visit www.somernitescruise.orgor call 606-872-2277.
26 Mill Springs Mill Annual Cornbread Festival– Mill Springs Mill Park, 9135 Hwy 1275 N. Monticello, KY 11am-1:30pm. Sponsored by the Monticello Woman’s Club in partnership with the Mill Springs Battlefield Association. Enjoy pinto beans, onions, relish and mill-ground cornmeal “hoecakes” plus a variety of desserts all in a beautiful setting overlooking the historic Mill Springs Grist Mill. An alternative hot dog and fixins lunch is available. Also shop the many artisans booths, tour the mill (grinding at 2pm), the Brown-Lanier House and West-Metcalf House and listen to live music. For info call 606-636-4045, 606-348-7624, 606-348-7314 or visit www.millsprings.net.
26 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. May 26thfeatures “Rusty & The Greenhorns.” There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.
28 Mill Springs Battlefield Annual Memorial Day Services– Zollicoffer Park/Mill Springs National Cemetery/Mill Springs Battlefield Museum & Visitor Center. Honor the men and women who served our country by joining us for our Memorial Day Services. We'll begin at Zollicoffer Park at 9:00 a.m. and the National Memorial Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Mill Springs National Cemetery. Join us at the Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center for a Memorial Day Picnic-refreshments available for a small fee. Info 606-636-4045/www.millsprings.net.
1 Car & Truck Show for Pulaski Relay for Life– Kroger Marketplace parking lot, 50 Stonegate Center, Somerset, KY, 6pm-9pm. Join Kroger and Pulaski Co. Relay for Life for the 2nd Annual Car and Truck Show. There will be live music, children's activities, food and more. The car and truck show will feature the top-10 cars, top-10 trucks, Best in Show and survivors choice. Vehicle registration and vendor set up at 5pm with the presentation of awards at 8:45pm. Info 270-634-0538 or Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs Kid’s Fishing Derby– Cave Lake Event Park, Cave Lake Rd., Monticello, KY, 9am-2:30pm. Come on out to Cave Lake Event Park and enjoy watching you children fish. Fishing times will be staggered depending on age beginning with kids younger than 7 years old at 9am. Kids less than 16, accompanied by an adult, fish free. Adults may fish from 1:30pm-2:30 pm for a $5 fee (no fishing lic. Required). Bring your own fishing gear, bait, sunscreen & beverages (water, tea etc). Info 606-348-3160, 606-307-7993 or 606-348-1692.
2 Spring Potluck at the Winery– Lake Cumberland Winery, 122 Cedar Lane Farm, Monticello, KY, Winery open 11am-6pm, Potluck at 6pm. Lake Cumberland Winery will be under new ownership/management starting June 1st. Come out and meet the new owners, taste some wine and stay to enjoy a delicious potluck meal. Dogs, burgers and a beverage will be provided (wine and beer may be purchased). Bring your favorite side dish to share. Also open Memorial Day, info 606-348-5253 or www.lakecumberlandwinery.com.
2 Hatchery’s Annual “Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby– Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, 50 Kendall Rd. Jamestown, KY, 9am-3pm, CENTRAL TIME. Bring your children for all the fun of the 32ndAnnual Kids Fishing Derby. Info 270-343-3797.
2 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. June 2ndfeatures “Usual Suspects.” There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.
2 Over My Head 5K Run/Walk– 4705 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 7:30am. All proceeds will go to support Over My Head Somerset, the Local Homeless shelter in Somerset & Pulaski County. We will also offer a Team Challenge with a minimum of 5 members on each team, you may have as many as you would like on your team. A Kids Fun Run at 7:35am. Register at www.overmyhead5K.org. Info 606-278-0083.
2 Music at the Park Summer Concert Series 2018– Elgie Woods Piano Park, Corner of Oak St. & College St., Downtown Somerset, 7pm. The series runs throughout the summer and features local musicians from a variety of genres. June 2ndwill feature John Glenn White & Company (classical guitarist). Oak Street will be closed to traffic beside the park, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. Call 606-305-2685 for info.
2 Art on The Plaza– Pulaski Co. Judicial Center Plaza, Downtown on the Square, Somerset, KY, 10am-7pm. Watershed Arts Alliance invites all area artists to join for "Art on the Plaza." There will be live music, food/art & craft vendors and some surprises. Info email@example.com contact Wynona through Messenger.
2 Hallelujah Summer Fest– Hallelujah Hollow Park, 7677 W. Hwy 92, Monticello, KY, 8am-4pm. Gather up at the hollow this 1st annual "Hallelujah Summerfest". The park is a privately owned park that will be open to the public 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come and enjoy a day of good ole' gospel singing featuring "The Singing Rexroats", The Fall Creek Boys and many other talented singers. Check out local & regional vendors offering food, arts & crafts, woodworking, health & beauty, boutiques & more. Admission is FREE! Info 606-340-2254 or www.facebook.com/hallelujahhollow.
For updates visit www.lakecumberlandtourism.com.