Native Dawn – A Flute Gathering at Old Fort Harrod

We are proud to host the Native Dawn Flute and Drum Gathering. This will be a weekend of Native American flute music, drumming, history and education. Three day event, starts Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.

Stewardship Saturday at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Stewardship Saturday at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Help battle erosion, clear invasive species and maintain trails. Volunteers must be at least 18 and will use hand tools including shovels and loppers, and should wear leather work gloves and sturdy, closed-toe shoes or work boots. Starts 10 a.m. 859-734-5411 or

Harrodsburg Historical Society. (220 South Chiles Street)

Harrodsburg Historical Society. (220 South Chiles Street). A doctor’s ledger from the Battle of Perryville in 1862 will be presented to the historical society’s archives. Joan House will discuss the ledger’s content and acquisition. Starts 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.


Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill preserves more than 5,000 artifacts associated with the Pleasant Hill Shakers. Go behind the scenes with Shaker Village’s curator in this series of workshops to explore highlights from this unique collection. RUGS Sunday, March 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. Shaker Village has the world’s largest collection of Kentucky Shaker rugs and […]


Walk through millions of years of geologic time as you descend along the river road into the Kentucky River Palisades. Our guides will show how the geology of the region has shaped what we see above ground today. Program fee includes one complimentary admission to Shaker Village and one voucher redeemable for 20% off dining […]


Sister Mary Settles passed away 100 years ago as the last Shaker at Pleasant Hill. In the century since her passing, most people have come to identify Sister Mary only as this society’s last member, but who was she really? Join us for the grand opening of the special exhibit, Searching for Sister Mary, and explore […]

Night Hike: Pink Moon

Night Hike: Pink Moon at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Learn fun facts about the moon and discover the mysteries and curiosities of the universe on a gentle hike through the preserve. All participants should bring flashlights. Meet at Welcome Center by 7:45 p.m. Hike starts 8:15 p.m. Pricing: $15 for annual […]


Join us in the Welcome Center, to meet Lexington, Ky based writer Terry Foody, author of The Pie Seller, the Drunk and the Lady: Heroes of the1833 Cholera Epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky. Foody will be on hand to sign copies of her latest book which will be the focus of our March Reading Retreat. Copies of the book […]


Archaeological excavations at Pleasant Hill have uncovered fascinating artifacts over the years! On this easy guided hike through the center of the Village, learn about some of these discoveries and explore how archaeology helps us understand more about the over 200 structures that no longer remain at Pleasant Hill. Saturday, March 18 | 1-2:30 p.m. […]

Daily Adventures at Shaker Village

Admission to Shaker Village grants you full access to The Historical Centre, The Farm, and The Preserve, with a full day of self-guided and staff-led tours, talks, hands-on activities, farm experiences, and more. Visit seasonal exhibits, tour historic buildings and hike over 30 miles of nature trails. Exhibits are open: Sunday – Saturday: 10 AM […]