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Events

2019 Schedule

All events are subject to change.

February

March

Workshop: Social Media for Artists and Small Businesses

March 9

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

St. Patrick’s Day 5-miler

March 17

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767

Open Mic Night

March 21

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

 

April

Workshop: Old World Egg Decorating

April 2

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Nightingale Bluegrass Band in Concert

April 6

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

The Oak Ridge Boys in Concert

April 6

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

R&R (Rayna & Ramsey) in Concert

April 13

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Wes Mills & Smokehouse in Concert

April 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Gene Watson in Concert

April 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Open Studio

April 18

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Jamey Johnson in Concert

April 19

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Fairview Baptist Run for Missions

April 20

Location: Fairview Baptist Church

Contact: 606-256-7767

Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

April 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 606-308-9655

Wes Mills & Smokehouse in Concert

April 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Jamey Johnson in Concert

April 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Karen Perry Ride

April 13-20

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp

Contact: 606-308-5900

Red Bud Health Walk

Date TBD

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 800-252-6685

Red Bud Ride

April 20

Location: Livingston

Contact: 606-453-2710

Art Show

April 26

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Rory Feek w/ Paul Overstreet in Concert

April 26

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Kentucky Just Us in Concert

April 27

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

The Gatlin Brothers in Concert

April 27

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 

May

Nobody Could Hurt Like Hank

May 3

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Nightingale Bluegrass in Concert

May 4

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Travis Wayne in Concert

May 4

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Diamond Rio in Concert

May 4

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
Livingston’s Founder’s Day

Date and schedule of events TBA

Location: Livingston, KY

Contact: 606-453-2061

Ronnie McDowell in Concert

May 10

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Workshop: Decorative Tile Coasters

May 11

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

His Heart Quartet in Concert

May 11

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Ranahans in Concert

May 11

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Josh Turner in Concert

May 11

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Open Studio

May 16

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Cowgirlz Weekend

May 16-19

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp

Contact:
 606-308-5900
David Ball in Concert

May 17

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Jaclyn Bullock in Concert

May 18

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Moron Brothers in Concert

May 18

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Dailey & Vincent in Concert

May 18

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Saltpetre Cave Open House

May 18 & 19

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 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 24 & 25

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

Wes Mills & Smokehouse in Concert

May 24

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Brodhead Hustle 5K

May 25

Location: Brodhead Elementary School

Contact: 606-256-7767

Jason Goble in Concert

May 25

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Barn Dance with Blind Ricky

May 25

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Red Hill Horse Camp

May 25-27

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston

Contact:
 606-308-5900

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

Used Book and Plant Sale

May 31 – June 1

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Marty Brown in Concert

May 31

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

 

June

Used Book and Plant Sale

May 31 – June 1

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Royal Blue in Concert

June 1

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Jim Hayden in Concert

June 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Tracy Lawrence in Concert

June 1

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Arts Camp for Kids

June 4-6

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

US 25 Yard Sale

June 6-8

Set up a booth along US 25 in Rockcastle County and be a part of the fun.
Clinton, TN  – Richwood, KY On US 25 & US 25W This event is 325 miles long, making one of the 10 longest yard sales 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

Mel Tillis Jr. in Concert

June 7

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Troy Burchett and The Postmen in Concert

June 8

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Marshall Tucker Band in Concert

June 8

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

The War Hammer 100

June 8

This 103 mile trail run begins in the Red River Gorge and makes it’s way along the Sheltowee Trace through 8 different counties, including Rockcastle, the race will end at Wildcat ATV Park in London, KY. Space is limited so register now!

Location: Eastern Ketnucky

Contact: 859-699-9871

Billy Crash Craddock in Concert

June 14

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Ronnie Milsap in Concert

June 15

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Fit Family Run

June 20

Location: Rockcastle County Middle School

Contact: 606-256-7767

Open Mic Night

June 20

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Doug Stone in Concert

June 21

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Rye Davis in Concert

June 22

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Walker Montgomery in Concert

June 22

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Confederate Railroad in Concert

June 28

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Will Muse in Concert

June 29

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Blast in the Valley

June 30

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

Contact: 800-252-6685

July

Trash Bash

July 4-6

Location: Livingston, Rockcastle Riverside Campground

Contact:
 502-388-3637
Red Hill Horse Camp

July 5-7

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.

Location:
 Livingston

Contact:
 606-308-5900
Jamboree with Blind Ricky

July 5

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Wildcat Mountain Challenge
Livingston

Date TBA

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

Charlie Daniels Band in Concert

July 6

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

River City Boys in Concert

July 12

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Rockcastle Alzheimer’s 5k

July 13

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767

Hanks and Company Bluegrass Gospel

July 13

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Moron Brothers in Concert

July 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Rhonda Vincent in Concert

July 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Open Studio

July 18

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

TG Sheppard in Concert

July 19

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Carl Acuff Jr. Show Band

July 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Ricky Skaggs & KY Thunder in Concert

July 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Delbert McClinton in Concert

July 27

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

August

Michael Combs in Concert

August 2

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

His Heart Quartet in Concert

August 3

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Dailey & Vincent

August 3

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Little World’s Fair

August 5-10

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TBA.

Location:
Brodhead Fairgrounds
Contact:   606-308-3479
Everly Brothers Experience

August 9

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

John Conlee in Concert

August 10

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Open Studio

August 15

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Jimmy Fortune & T. Graham Brown in Concert

August 23

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Moron Brothers in Concert

August 24

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Lonestar in Concert

August 24

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Jamboree with Blind Ricky

August 30

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Livingston Leap 5K

August 31

Location: Downtown Livingston

Contact: 606-256-7767

Wes Mills and Smokehouse in Concert

August 31

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Steve Earle in Concert

August 31

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Red Hill Horse Camp

August 31- September 2

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston

Contact:
606-308-5900
  

September

Livingston Homecoming

September TBA

Location: Downtown Livingston

Contact: 606-453-2061

Red Hill Horse Camp

August 31- September 2

Horseback trail riding, wagon rides, camping and more.
Location: Livingston

Contact:
606-308-5900

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

 Workshop: Jewelry Making

September 7

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Colt Ford in Concert

September 13

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Bellamy Brothers in Concert

September 14

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Cruise in the Valley Car Show

Date TBA

Make plans to participate or just join in the fun of this premiere car show event.

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact:
 606-308-3801

Website:
kentuckycarshows.com
Open Mic Night

September 19

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Jeff Bates in Concert

September 20

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee in Concert

September 21

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Mule Days

September 27-29

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp
Contact: 606-308-5900
Frank Foster in Concert

September 27

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Moron Brothers in Concert

September 28

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Montgomery Gentry in Concert

September 28

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

October

 Cowgirlz Fall Ride

October 3-6

Location: Red Hill Horse Camp

Contact:
 606-308-5900
Bittersweet Festival

October 3-5

Schedule of Events coming soon…

Location: Downtown Mt. Vernon
Contact: 606-256-3437
Appalachian Harvest Festival

Date TBA

Celebration of the fall harvest including an antique tractor display and crafts located in the festival field at the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Admission & parking is free to everyone.
Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-864-6253

Website: www.southeastkentuckytractor.com

Marty Brown in Concert

October 4

Location: Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Contact: 606-256-1000

Bittersweet 5K/2M

October 5

Location: Main Street, Mt. Vernon

Contact: 606-256-7767

Chubby Checker in Concert

October 5

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Moonshiner’s Ball

October 10-13

Location: Livingston, Rockcastle Riverside Campground

Contact:
 502-388-3637
Open Studio

October 17

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Moron Brothers in Concert

October 18

Location: Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Contact: 800-765-7464

Sigmon Farm’s Pumpkin Days

October TBA

Location: Sigmon Farms

Contact: 606-256-2781

 Red Hill Horse Camp

October 18-20

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

Website:www.redhillhorsecamp.com

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

October 19

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767 Susan Turley

Website: www.renfrorocknrun.com

Workshop: Songwriting

October 26

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

November

Workshop: Creative Planner Design

November 9

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Kiwanis Run For Kids 5k

November 9

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767
Open Studio

November 21

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Rockcastle River Trading Company Fall 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

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

Mt. Vernon Tree Lighting

TBA

Location: Triangle Park

Contact: 606-256-3437

December

Noel Night Market

Date TBA

Location: Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/

Jingle Bell 6K Run-Walk

December 7

Location: Renfro Valley

Contact: 606-256-7767
Rockcastle County Christmas Festivities

TBA 

Open Mic Night

December 19

Location: Arts Place, Main Street Mt. Vernon

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/rockcastlearts/