Enjoy Winter Activities

November - December - January - February

Shop Small
Small Business Saturday

You might not realize it, but every time you buy a gift from a local shop you’re making a difference. In fact, for every dollar spent at a small business in the U.S., approximately 67 cents stays in the local community. Take part in Shop Local Event the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Christi Phillips Fort Open House
Fort Harrod Holiday Open House

Old Fort Harrod State Park’s annual Holiday Open House invites all to tour the fort the  fort decorated with candle lanterns and rustic decorations the pioneers used.  See Santa by the fire place in our blockhouse and  including cider and cookies. This is a free event. 

Aiden Griffieth
Christmas on Main Street

The holiday shopping event downtown culminates at Old Towne Square where Santa patiently listens to children’s Christmas wishes. Shops will have extended hours with discounts and specials. There will also be the drawing for the Shop Small Scavenger Hunt leading up to the event.

Allan BArlow
A Christmas Carole at Ragged Edge

Managing Director Allan Barlow brings his one-man adaptation of Dickens’ timeless classic to the Ragged Edge stage. This beloved tale of Scrooge comes to life on the Ragged Edge Community Theatre stage.

Close up of woman sitting at a table, pouring tea from silver tea pot.
Historical Society Virtual Tea Room

Our Christmas Tea Room is a tradition in Harrodsburg! A little twist has been made to make it more COVID friendly. Seating will be available at Morgan Row but the event will also be held virtually to learn about the history of formal teas.

Meet Santa and the Grinch

MAFEW holds the family friendly event the first Saturday of December. Children can meet the Santa Claus along with the Grinch and enjoy in arts and crafts, sweets and treats as everyone prepares for the holiday season.

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Illuminated Evenings

During the holiday season, Shaker Village will bustle with  moments that remind us of long-ago winter days filled with wonder and laughter. Delight in life’s simple gifts with family and friends as music, merriment and candlelight illuminate the Village.

Blessing of the Hounds

Join Shaker Village and the Long Run Woodford Hounds fox chasers for this grand, traditional event featuring a blessing of the hounds, riders and the fox, followed by an exhibition of riding and hunting techniques.This event is included with your general admission.

Afternoon Tea at Shaker Village

Enjoy an afternoon with friends and family with orange spiced tea, freshly baked scones and assorted homemade sweets and savories.

Reservations required! Call 859.734.5411 to reserve your table!