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2014 Schedule

All events are subject to change.

February

Renfro Valley Auditions

February 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

March

TBA

April

Red Bud Health Walk

April 1

Come join in the fun and get in shape with free prizes and a box lunch to the first 400 walkers. All ages welcome with regular (approx. 2.5 miles) and handicapped/stroller routes (approx. 1.5 miles) available. Starts and ends at the Aunt Polly House/John Lair House from 11 am to 1 pm RAIN OR SHINE. Parking is available at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and 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, The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and  TOURSEKY.COM

Location: Renfro Valley
Contact: 800-252-6685

Carl Hurley

April 5

Down home, family comedy performed by one of  Kentucky’s favorite storytellers.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Ronnie Milsap in Concert

April 11

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Jimmy Rose in Concert

April 12

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

May

Rockcastle River Trading Company Spring Open House

May 9 & 10

Location: Rockcastle River Trading Company, Livingston, KY

Contact: 606-843-0854

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

Livingston’s Founder’s Day

May 9 & 10

Friday

6:00 pm-Festival Opens

7:00 pm- Opening Ceremony

8:00 pm– Live Music with the Cupp Family, County Wide and local singers

Saturday:

6:30 am:  Wildcat Mountain Triathlon Registration @ Trail Town Visitor Center
7:00 am  Pancake Breakfast
8:00 am:  Wildcat Mountain Triathlon
10:00 am: Car Show Registration
12:00 pm:  Bittersweet Cloggers/Raid on Livingston Civil War Reenactment Battle
1:00 pm:  Parade Lineup
2:00 pm:  Parade
3:00 pm:  Husband Hollerin’ Contest @ Sound Stage
4:00 pm:  Livingston Community Lions Club Talent Show at Climax Water Stage
Mrs. Founder’s Day Pageant at Sound Stage
6:00 pm: Man Auction @ Climax Water Stage
7:00 pm: Wilderness Road @ Sound Stage
Will Reynolds Elvis Impersonation @ Climax Water Stage
8:00 pm:  Level Green @ Sound Stage
Medley Boys @ Climax Water Stage
10:00 pm:  Fireworks

Plus…40 Vendors, Mechanical Bull, Trainless Track Rides & Chain Saw Art

Special treat….Ride a ZIP line with a $10 donation to the Livingston Police Department!

Location: Livingston, KY

Contact: 606-453-2061

Saltpetre Cave Open House

May 17 & 18

Great Saltpetre Cave was a significant source of saltpetre during the War of 1812.
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: 800-252-6685
Website: www.caves.org/conservancy/gsp

Lee Greenwood in Concert

May 17

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Dix River Festival

May 24 – 26

Inflatables, live entertainment featuring 10 bands and cloggers, Bike Nite, vendors, 2 mile run and a parade make this a fun filled family event.
Admission prices vary.

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

Red Hill Horse Camp

May 24 – 26

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900
Website: www.redhillhorsecamp.com

 Will Reynolds as Elvis

May 30

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Aaron Tippin in Concert

May 31

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

June

US 25 Yard Sale

June 5 – 7

Set up a booth along US 25 in Rockcastle County and be a part of the fun.
Covington Kentucky  – Woodfin North Carolina  On US 25 & US 25W
This 3rd year event is 425+ miles long-the 6th longest on 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

Corey Kenton in Concert

June 6

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Discovery Day

June 7

Step back in Appalachian times with working artisans such as a blacksmith, farrier, broom maker, wood wright and quilter. Held at the BitterSweet Cabin Village on US 25 N.
FREE ADMISSION

Location: Renfro Valley
Contact: 800-252-6685

Loretta Lynn in Concert

June 7

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Jeff Bates in Concet

June 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers

June 14

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Dustin Lynch

June 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

John Anderson in Concert

June 21

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

The Oak Ridge Boys in Concert

June 28

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

July

Old Joe Clark  Bluegrass Festival

July 3 – 5

Terry Joe Clark will once again co-host the festival named after his father along with Charlie Hall. Ronnie Reno & the Reno Tradtion, Lonesome River Band, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top Express, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper,  Little Roy & Lizzie, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, The Moron Brothers , Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Velvet Blue and the Renfro Valley Bluegrass Band are scheduled to perform.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Red Hill Horse Camp

July 4 – 6

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location: Livingston Contact: 606-308-5900
Website: www.redhillhorsecamp.com

Blast in the Valley

July 6

Fun begins at 2:00 with inflatables, entertainment starting at 4:00 including the Renfro Valley entertainers with a spectacular fireworks grand finale.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 877-356-3263

Earl Thomas Conley in Concert

July 11

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

TG Sheppard & Moe Bandy in Concert

July 18

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Montgomery Gentry in Concert

July 19

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Livingston River Day

July 19

Location: Livingston, KY
Contact: 606-453-2061

August

The Kingsmen Quartet in Concert

August 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

All Night Gospel Sing

August 2

The McKamey’s, The Dove Brothers, The Inspirations and The Singing Weavers are all scheduled to perform.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Little World’s Fair

TBA

Enjoy the fun of this old-fashioned carnival now in its 133rd year.

Location: Brodhead Fairgrounds
Contact:   606-308-3479
Website: www.brodheadfire.com

Joe Diffie in Concert

August 8

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Hank Williams Revisited-Tim Hadler

August 9

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Jamey Johnson in Concert

August 15

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

John Conlee

August 16

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Jett Williams, Marty Haggard & Dion Pride in Concert

August 22

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Sawyer Brown in Concert

August 23

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Livingston Homecoming

August 29 – 31

Location: I-75, Exit 49 Downtown Livingston
Contact: 606-453-2061

Red Hill Horse Camp

August 30 – September 1

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900
Website: www.redhillhorsecamp.com

September

Red Hill Horse Camp

August 30 – September 1

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900
Website: www.redhillhorsecamp.com

Ronnie McDowell in Concert

September 6

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Marty Stuart and Connie Smith in Concert

September 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Georgette Jones in Concert

September 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

T. Graham Brown and Jimmy Fortune in Concert

September 26

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Gene Watson in Concert

September 27

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

October

Appalachian Harvest Festival

October 2 - 4

Celebration of the fall harvest including an antique tractor display, music, and crafts.

Location: Renfro Valley
Contact: 859-986-9848

Bittersweet Festival

October 3 – 4

Fun filled days of live music, craft booths, inflatables for the kids and of course food!

Location: Downtown Mt. Vernon
Contact: 606-256-3437

Don Williams in Concert

October 3 – 4

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Living History Day

October 4

Step back in Appalachian times with working artisans such as a blacksmith, farrier, broom maker, wood wright and quilter. Held at the BitterSweet Cabin Village on US 25 N. FREE ADMISSION

Location: Renfro Valley Contact: 800-252-6685

Bobby Osborne in Concert

October 9

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Old Friends:  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, JD Crowe & Paul Williams in Concert

October 10

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Dailey & Vincent in Concert

October 11

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Red Hill Horse Camp

October 17 -19

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-308-5900
Website: www.redhillhorsecamp.com

Bobby Bare in Concert

October 18

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Rhonda Vincent in Concert

October 24

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Ricky Skaggs in Concert

October 25

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

November

Cruise in the Valley Car Show

November 1

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: 877-356-3263
Website: kentuckycarshows.com

Travis Tritt in Concert

November 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464
Website: www.renfrovalley.com

Rockcastle River Trading Company Fall Open House & Workshops

November 20-22

Workshops first two days, Open house on the 22nd

Location: Livingston
Contact: 606-843-0854

Christmas In the Valley

November 14- December 20

Enjoy the beautiful display of lights and an original stage production of  your favorite holiday songs and comedy performed by the entire Renfro Valley cast of entertainers. Friday and Saturdays, with some Thursday and matinee performances. Call for a show schedule.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464

December

Christmas In the Valley

November 14- December 20

Enjoy the beautiful display of lights and an original stage production of  your favorite holiday songs and comedy performed by the entire Renfro Valley cast of entertainers. Friday and Saturdays, with some Thursday and matinee performances. Call for a show schedule.

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
Contact: 800-765-7464

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parades

TBA

Come join in the fun sponsored by the Kiwanis Club for the Mt. Vernon tree lighting ceremony at 6:00pm on December 6th at Triangle Park on Main Street. Come early and enjoy refreshments and holiday music. The annual Mt. Vernon Christmas parade will be Saturday December 7th at 2:00 pm.

Brodhead will have their parade on December 7.

Contact: Mt. Vernon City Hall 606-256-3437     Brodhead  606-758-8635

Jingle Bell 6K Run-Walk

TBA

Lace up your sneakers and grab your Santa hats for the 8th annual Jingle Bell 6K Run/Walk. Join us for good exercise and great fun in historic Renfro Valley. All proceeds from the event benefit the Miracle Fund which provides assistance to improve the quality of life of long-term care residents. The 6K walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 6K run will begin at 9:00 a.m. with registration at 7:45 a.m.

Location: Renfro Valley
Contact: 606-256-7880