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We're excited about big changes at the 2019 Franklin County Fair & Horse Show!!! Our midway is moving!!! This year you'll find the fabulous Paradise Amusements midway in the parking area near the softball fields. We expect this flatter part of Lakeview Park to accommodate all 30 of their rides!!!! And the price remains the same .... $10 Pay-One-Price!!!! Ride the Rides, Watch the Motorsports, See the Livestock Shows, and Attend all the Pageants, Talent Shows, and more!!!!Find out more »
25 teams, ages 8 -14 year old, will compete in the 58th EFK Invitational baseball tournament at Frankfort’s historic State Stadium. Opening ceremonies begin at 6pm on Friday July 19. Immediately following the ceremony will be a Home Run Derby for the 12 year age group. The tournament starts at 9 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sunday.Find out more »
Come early and enjoy food and beverage specials at our local businesses.
Featured line-up: June 7th - SuperfectaJune 21st - The RigbysJuly 5th - County WideJuly 19th - Lou OrleansAugust 2nd - Baha YetisAugust 16th - Boogie G. and the TitanicsFind out more »
Lifelong Learning: Artisans once made books by hand, stamping pages one by one on a printing press and stitching them together before encasing them in a uniquely fitted cover.
We will explore bookbinding by looking through our library stacks. You then will create your own unique journals that put a modern twist on traditional hardcover Coptic stitch books.
For ages 18+, but people ages 13-17 are welcome with an adult.
Cost: $15 per participant. $10 for KHS members.
Price includes museum admission so come early to explore our exhibits. Prepayment and registration required no later than three days before the class and space is limited. Call 502-782-8118 to register and pay. Workshops begin by checking in at the front desk.
Subject to cancellation based on the number registered.Find out more »
Experience the thrill of connecting with the artifacts and documents that tell Kentucky’s story—just as we do. Go with us for an hour-long tour into our storage areas to see, touch* and hear about the items we love most.
* We will provide you with curator gloves so you can handle some of them.
Saturdays, 2:30 p.m.
Admission includes all of the Kentucky History Center and Museums: $25; KHS Members: $20.Find out more »
Hear the legendary stories and get a look into the more haunted sites, including the rarely visited Stony Point Mansion.
Reservations are required.Find out more »
The heart-stopping story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War, GLORY stars Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman.Find out more »
A dinosaur puppet show teaching the audience the different ways to control their anger in frustrating situations. The show will feature a pterodactyl, a tyrannosaurus Rex and a talking volcano!
Join Franklin County Extension Agent Adam Leonberger and Master Gardener Rose Berry to hear about herb history at Liberty Hall and learn to grow herbs in your home garden! $20 fee includes wine and cheese and a seedling to take home. Reservations required; call (502) 227-2560.Find out more »