Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Behind the Scenes at the Museum at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Learn about the manufacture of oval boxes, one of the most iconic items associated with the Shakers. 2-3:30 p.m. $20 for annual passholders, $30 for everyone else. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

Maple Day at Shaker Village

Maple Day at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Sap processing 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sap to Syrup tours at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Part of regular admission. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

Historian Bill Cooke at Mercer County Public Library

Historian Bill Cooke at meeting of Jane McAfee Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Mercer County Public Library (109 West Lexington Street). Topic: “Black Horsemen of the Kentucky Turf.” Facebook @ janemcafeedar

Pioneer Days Festival 2023

Pioneer Days at Old Fort Harrod State Park (100 South College Street). Pioneer encampment all day, opening ceremony 5 p.m., live music featuring Larry Sanders and Borderline Band 5–6:30 p.m., Hometown Radio Live 5–8 p.m., dunking booth 5–9 p.m., petting zoo 5–9 p.m., fire eater 7 p.m., live music by Rolled In Stone 7–9 p.m., […]

Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War

• War Comes to Zion: Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Learn how the Civil War impacted Pleasant Hill in the 1860s and for years to come. Tickets: $10 for annual passholders, $15 for everyone else. Starts 6 p.m. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

Blessing of the Hounds at Shaker Village

• Blessing of the Hounds at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Warm up with wonderful winter breakfast foods alongside roaring outdoor fire pits as Shaker Village and the Long Run Woodford Hounds fox hunters host a traditionblessing of the hounds, riders, and horses, followed by the first meet of the formal hunting […]

Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War

• War Comes to Zion: Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Learn how the Civil War impacted Pleasant Hill in the 1860s and for years to come. Tickets: $10 for annual passholders, $15 for everyone else. Starts 6 p.m. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

American Indian Stereotypes: Origins And Evolution at MCPL

American Indian Stereotypes: Origins And Evolution at Mercer County Public Library (109 West Lexington Street). Presentation by speaker Tressa T. Brown of the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission about the stereotypes and myths created in the mid 1800s about America’s first peoples. Music by Fred Keams, a Native American flautist. Starts 4 p.m. 859-734-3680 or  […]

Second Annual Winter Encampment at Old Fort Harrod

Second Annual Winter Encampment at Old Fort Harrod State Park (100 South College Street). Re-enactors are invited to set up their tents and camp near the fort and scout the historic Shawnee Run on Saturday, Nov. 19. Starts 3 p.m. and runs through Saturday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. 859-734-3314, email fortharrod@ky.gov  or Facebook @ […]

Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War

• War Comes to Zion: Pleasant Hill and the American Civil War at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Learn how the Civil War impacted Pleasant Hill in the 1860s and for years to come. Tickets: $10 for annual passholders, $15 for everyone else. Starts 6 p.m. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.