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2017 Schedule

All events are subject to change.

February

4k for Heart Health

February 18-28

Location: Rockcastle Regional Hospital

Contact: 606-256-7767

March

St. Patrick’s Day 5-miler

March 12

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767

Red Bud Health Walk

March 31

Come join in the fun and get in shape with free prizes and a Subway lunch to the first 400 walkers. All ages welcome with regular (approx. 2 miles) and handicapped/stroller routes (approx. 1 mile) available. Starts and ends at the Little White Church in the Renfro Valley Village from 11 am to 1 pm RAIN OR SHINE. Parking is available at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center.  Live music (weather permitting). Sponsored by The Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourist Commission, Rockcastle Regional Hospital, the Christian Appalachian Project, The City of Mt. Vernon, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and  ASPI.

Location:
Renfro Valley

Contact: 800-252-6685

April

Fairview Baptist Run for Missions

April 1

Location: Fairview Baptist Church

Contact: 606-256-7767

The Kentucky Headhunters with The Artimus Pyle Band

April 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Karen Petty Ride

April 1-8

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp

Contact: 606-308-5900

 Sawyer Brown in Concert

April 8

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

David Allan Coe in Concert

April 15

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 An Intimate Evening with Bobby Bare

April 21

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 Talent Showcase

April 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Gene Watson in Concert

April 22

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Rockcastle River Trading Company Spring Open House & Workshops

DATE TBA

Just down the road from Renfro Valley you’ll find Livingston.  Nestled along the Rockcastle River and beautiful gardens, is the Rockcastle River Trading Company and family home of award-winning garden designer, Jon Carloftis. Come tour the house and gift shop where you will find elegant gift ideas for the home and garden.

Location: Livingston

Contact: 606-843-0854
 

May

Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan in Concert

May 6

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Cowgirl Spring Fling

May 11-14

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp
Contact: 606-308-5900

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

 Livingston’s Founder’s Day

May 12 & 13

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TBA

Location: Livingston, KY

Contact: 606-453-2061

 Trace Adkins in Concert

May 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 Saltpetre Cave Open House

May 20 & 21

Great Saltpetre Cave was a significant source of saltpetre during the War of 1812, and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  Guided tours of the cave, free soup beans and corn bread and miles of hiking trails. Admission is free, but donations are always appreciated.Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm. I-75, exit 59. East on HWY 25, turn left onto 1004, continue on 1004 until it comes to a “T” (at tracks). Turn right and continue to Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve. 9 miles from I-75. GSP is owned by Rockcastle Karst Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, local volunteer organization dedicated to dedicated to preserving the unique geological, hydrological, biological, archeological, historical and recreational resources associated with caves and karst lands. RKC’s goal is to permanently protect caves and karst lands in Rockcastle County, Kentucky and its surrounding region through land acquisition, ownership and resource management. The wise stewardship we take today will preserve these areas for future generations continued enjoyment. For more information about Rockcastle Karst Conservancy, please visit www.rkci.org.
Location: Livingston
Contact: 513-922-2687

Website: www.caves.org/conservancy/gsp

 Dix River Festival

May 26-27

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TBA

There will be carnival rides on site and vendors including funnel cakes, corn dogs, pulled pork, rib-eye sandwiches, deep fried oreos, and more! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the live entertainment! All events are subject to change.

Location: Brodhead

Contact: 606-308-3999 or 606-758-8635

Brodhead Hustle 5K

May 27

Location: Brodhead Elementary School

Contact: 606-256-7767

Red Hill Horse Camp

May 27-29

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900

June

US 25 Yard Sale

June 1 – 3

Set up a booth along US 25 in Rockcastle County and be a part of the fun.
Covington Kentucky  – Woodfin North Carolina & Clinton Tennessee
On US 25 & US 25W
This 4th year event is 565+ miles long-the 4th longest in America! Must have access to off road parking. Permission to set up on private or public property is the responsibility of the yard sale participant, and must be obtained prior to the event.
Location: Rockcastle County

Contact: 800-252-6685

 An Intimate Evening with The Everly Brothers Experience

June 2

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Exile in Concert

June 3

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Jamey Johnson in Concert

June 9 & 10

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Overnight Pack Trip

June 10-11

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp
Contact: 606-308-5900
 Fit Family Run

June 15

Location: Rockcastle County Middle School

Contact: 606-256-7767

Wynonna & The Big Noise in Concert

June 17

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

The Oak Ridge Boys in Concert

June 24

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 

July

 Red Hill Horse Camp

July 1-4

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location:
 Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900
Blast in the Valley

July 2

Festivities begin at 4:00pm with FREE inflatables for the kids and a variety of food vendors selling your favorite yummy treats!
Live Entertainment Schedule TBA
FIREWORKS GRAND FINALE @ Dark!
Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-252-6685

Confederate Railroad in Concert

July 8

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Rockcastle Alzheimer’s 5k

July 8

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767

Wildcat Mountain Challenge
Livingston

July 8

Registration begins at 8:00am at the Livingston, KY Trail Head Visitor Center. Race begins at 9:00am with a 1/4 mile running start to the Rockcastle River, followed by a 4 mile kayak down stream on the Rockcastle River. Next you will take a 6 mile bike ride followed by a 5 mile trail run that will end back at the Livingston Trail Town Trail Head. Prizes will be awarded to the top male, female and team finishers.

Event is sponsored by the Sheltowee Trace Association and the Livingston Trail Town Committee.

Location: Livingston, KY

Contact: 606-453-2061

Wacky Duck Race

July 8

Location: Livingston

Contact: 606-453-2061

Dailey & Vincent in Concert

July 15

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Ricky Skaggs in Concert

July 29

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

August

All Night Gospel Sing

August 5

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Little World’s Fair

August 7-11

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TBA.

Location:
Brodhead Fairgrounds
Contact:   606-308-3479

Website: www.brodheadfire.com

 Ren 10 (10K)

August 12

Location: Lake Linville

Contact: 606-256-7767

Tracy Lawrence in Concert

August 26

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 

September

 Livingston Homecoming

September 1-3

Location: Downtown Livingston
Contact: 606-453-2061

Red Hill Horse Camp

September 2-4

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

 Livingston Leap 5K

September 2

Location: Downtown Livingston

Contact: 606-256-7767

Cruise in the Valley Car Show

TBA

Make plans to participate or just join in the fun of this premiere car show event presented by the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Location: Renfro Valley
Contact: 606-521-7061

Website:kentuckycarshows.com

Mule Days

September 29-1

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp
Contact: 606-308-5900

October

 Appalachian Harvest Festival

October 5-8

Celebration of the fall harvest including an antique tractor display and crafts.
Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 859-986-9848

Bittersweet Festival

October 5-7

Location: Downtown Mt. Vernon
Contact: 606-256-3437
Bittersweet 5K/2M

October 7

Location: Main Street, Mt. Vernon

Contact: 606-256-7767

Living History Day

October 7

 Step back in Appalachian times with 12 working artisans such as a blacksmith, bow maker, broom maker, wood wright, quilter, spinning, basket weaving, wood splitting, wooden trap whittling, silversmith, pottery, and open fire cooking. Held at the BitterSweet Cabin Village on the Renfro Valley Property on US 25 N. Event runs from 11am-6pm. FREE ADMISSION
Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 800-252-6685

 Sigmon Farm’s Pumpkin Days

October TBA

Location: Sigmon Farms

Contact: 606-256-2781

Red Hill Horse Camp

October 20-22

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

Tavis Tritt in Concert

October 28

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

November

Renfro Rock N’ Run Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

November 11

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767 Susan Turley

Website: www.renfrorocknrun.com

Rockcastle River Trading Company Fall Open House & Workshops

November TBA

Just down the road from Renfro Valley you’ll find Livingston.  Nestled along the Rockcastle River and beautiful gardens, is the Rockcastle River Trading Company and family home of award-winning garden designer, Jon Carloftis. Come tour the house and gift shop where you will find elegant gift ideas for the home and garden.

Location: Livingston

Contact: 606-843-0854

Website:www.joncarloftis.com/rrtc/index.html

Mt. Vernon Tree Lighting

TBA

Location: Triangle Park

Contact: 606-256-3437

December

 Jingle Bell 6K Run-Walk

December 2

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767
Rockcastle County Christmas Festivities

TBA