Kentucky Proud

Calendar of Events

Family & Group Farm Tours

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - Monday, November 30, 2015
By appointment

1 Earthaven Drive Waddy, KY 40076
Alpaca Haven Farm & Gift/Fiber Shop
502 682 0617
dowdy@alpacahavenkentucky.com
Family & Group Farm Tours
Comments: Schedule your alpaca farm tour today! Have you been looking for a new and exciting outing for your family or organizational group? Have you considered touring an alpaca farm....learn the history and care of these amazing-cute and intelligent animals. Visit our gift/fiber shop...meet our alpacas...get your picture made with them! Plus more! See pictures and activities at: www.Facebook.com/alpacahavenfarm or our website. Family Tours: $20.00 for up to 4 persons, $5.00 for each addition

Kentucky Proud Derby Festival WineFest

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
5:00 pm -9:00 pm EST

East Belvedere at Waterfront Park 129 East River Road Louisville, Kentucky
Wine and Grape Program
502-573-0282
kyproud@ky.gov
Kentucky Proud Derby Festival WineFest
Comments: Did you know that there are over 66 wineries located here in Kentucky? The Kentucky Derby Festival WineFest event is your chance to learn more about them, and sample some great wines at a comfortable venue.

Alltech Rebelation Week

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Starts at 12 p.m.

Lexington Convention Center (430 W. Vine St. - Lexington, KY)
Chanel Friday
859-885-9613
cfriday@alltech.com
Alltech Rebelation Week
Comments: A celebration of all things entrepreneurship, business and marketing, and the role of science and agriculture: Mark your calendars for May 16-20 in Lexington, Kentucky, for Alltech’s “Rebelation” Week of innovation, inspiration and world-changing ideas. New in 2015, instead of numerous symposia held throughout the year, Alltech is hosting all its flagship events in one packed week.

12th Annual Blooming Bardstown Garden Tour, Marketplace and Auction

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - Saturday, June 13, 2015
Tour 9-4 Marketplace & Auction 8-2 EST

Nelson County Extension Office, 317 S. Third Street, Bardstown, KY 40004
Robbie Smith
502-349-9204
robsmith@uky.edu
12th Annual Blooming Bardstown Garden Tour, Marketplace and Auction
Comments: The Garden Tour, held rain or shine, features spectacular private gardens in Historic Bardstown/Nelson County. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 day of tour and $7 for groups of 10 or more. At the Marketplace, which is free to attend, you'll be able to buy tour tickets, plants, antiques and garden treasures, enter the door prize and grab a bite to eat. There will be over 80 items in the silent auction, which runs 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 502-348-9204 for more info.

2015 Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - Saturday, July 18, 2015
9 a.m.- 5 p.m. EDT

Farms located around Campbell County, Ky.
Linda Grizzell
859-635-9587
bckconservation@gmail.com
2015 Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour
Comments: • The Campbell County Conservation District's Farmland Work Group will be hosting their 7th Annual Backroads Farm Tour. Come experience the many different kinds of farms located around Campbell County, Kentucky. The Backroads Farm Tour is a self-guided auto tour of approximately 15 farm operations that visitors can tour, ask questions, and in many cases buy produce, wine, honey, and other farm products.

Educate and Cultivate Hempfest

Sunday, August 09, 2015 - Sunday, August 09, 2015
11 a.m.-5 p.m. EDT

Historic Locust Grove
Lisa Porter
502-533-2688
Rachelport@bellsouth.net
Educate and Cultivate Hempfest
Comments: Festival to educate the general public about the wonderful history of hemp in Kentucky as well as the benefits of industrial hemp for the state.

2015 Kentucky State Fair

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - Sunday, August 30, 2015
EST

Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY
Kentucky Exposition Center
(502) 367-5000
communications@ksfb.ky.gov
2015 Kentucky State Fair
Comments: The Kentucky State Fair is the official state fair of Kentucky which takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. More than 600,000 fairgoers fill the 520 acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits, eat a smorgasbord of Kentucky Proud food, and ride hair-raising, adrenaline-pumping coasters during the 10-day event.