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  • Historical researchers and authors are one of the main reasons we are able to know so much about the early settlement days of the Kentucky frontier. Relying on these sources, the Painted Stone Settlers, Inc. are able to accurately re-enact the evacuation of Squire Boone’s Painted Stone Station each Sept. Several prominent authors will take part in this year’s event on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Red Orchard Park in Shelbyville, Ky....

  • Jeptha Creed Distillery (JC) is excited to announce the launch of their e-commerce store at jepthacreed.com/shop/. Browse JC branded items including rocks glasses, sweatshirts, barrel heads, ball caps, shot glasses, t-shirts and more. JC gear, barware, and even Bloody Butcher Cornmeal are the perfect gift for the craft spirits lover in your life....

  • Four Open House Days, Three Tree Lightings, Two Theater Weekends and a Parade Marching Right Through Downtown. Plan a small-town holiday getaway shining with Christmas spirit...

  • Historical researchers and authors are one of the main reasons we are able to know so much about the early settlement days of the Kentucky frontier. Relying on these sources, the Painted Stone Settlers, Inc. are able to accurately re-enact the evacuation of Squire Boone’s Painted Stone Station each Sept. Several prominent authors will take part in this year’s event on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Red Orchard Park in Shelbyville, Ky....

  • The newly created living history theatrical production, “Voices From the Past,” sponsored by Wakefield-Scearce Galleries in partnership with the Shelby County Community Theatre, is scheduled for one special evening, Saturday, Sept. 8, at Historic Science Hill....

  • New bourbon-centric restaurant opens in Shelbyville, KY. Bourbon Kitchen at 524 creates inclusive community gathering space...

  • Jeptha Creed and Kentucky Derby Festival officials announce Jeptha Creed as the Official Vodka of the Kentucky Derby Festival and the launch of their cocktail passport book....

  • Simpsonville, KY marks the birthplace of Whitney Young, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and lifelong warrior against employment discrimination who received the Medal of Freedom in 1968....

  • Planning has begun for the next step toward building a Visitor Center at the new Bulleit Distilling Co. in Shelbyville, KY....

  • Jeptha Creed Distillery is happy to announce it will be filling its 500th barrel on the date of the distillery’s first anniversary—which also happens to be Veteran’s Day. ...

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