Kentucky Events


2022 Events

Sept. 24-25, 2022 - Siege of Fort Boonesborough, 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Kentucky 40475. Contact Stephen McKinneyr, fort manager, stephen.mckinney@ky.gov, 859-527-3131, www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/index.html. Register at www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/html/registration.html. Portrays 18th-century life in Kentucky. Battle reenactments at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Features 18th-century life in Kentucky. Museum and 18th-century Transylvania store.
 
Oct. 14-16, 2022 - ​Salt Festival, Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, 3380 Beaver Road, Union, Kentucky 41091. Contact Melissa Lohman, mlohman513@gmail, 513-266-3627, Facebook event page. Early setup is Thursday. Camp fee $15, which includes a small blanket under $500; $30 for a blanket trader with $500-$1,000 in merchandise, which includes $15 camp fee; and $40 commercial trader with over $1,000 in merchandise, which includes camp fee of $15. Make check or money order payable to Gracie Friedl. Extra medallions $5 each. Camp provided dinner of spaghetti and meatballs Friday evening; sides and dessert welcome. No competitions. Kids trick or treat 7 p.m. Saturday. Open to public 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Oct. 28-30, 2022 - Kentucky Corps of Longriflemen Fall Rendezvous, hosted by Bucksnort Longrifles Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Contact Carl King, flintlock54@zoomtown.com, or Charlie Burton, flintlockcalb50@hotmail.com.

Oct. 29-30, 2022 - ​18th-Century Market Fair, Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Riverwood, Kentucky 40207. Contact Brandon Vigliarolo, brandon@locustgrove.org, 502-897-9845, locustgrove.org/18th-century-market-fair. Reenactor registration at the website. Plans developing. Open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


2022 past events

April 23-24, 2022 - Women on the Frontier, Fort Boonesborough, 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Kentucky 40475. Contact Stephen McKinneyr, fort manager, stephen.mckinney@ky.gov, 859-527-3131, www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/index.html. Register at www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/html/registration.html. Learn about the life of a woman on the frontier.April 29-May 1, 2022 - Kentucky Corps of Longriflemen Spring Rendezvous and 1st Interstate Team Tryout, hosted by  Kentucky Longrifles, Morehead, Kentucky. Contact Carl King, flintlock54@zoomtown.com, or Charlie Burton, flintlockcalb50@hotmail.com.

May 20-22, 2022 - Siege of 1777, Logan's Station, Martin Luther King Street, Stanford, Kentucky. Contact Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Living-History-at-Logans-Station-863276103823719. Friday 7 p.m. special presentation with Richard Phelps, 2 p.m. Saturday reenactment of the siege, 6:30 p.m. Saturday live auction fundraiser, 10:30 Sunday frontier church service. Living history demonstrations, Native American and settlers encampment, sutler's village.

May 28-29, 2022 - Spring Trade Days, Fort Boonesborough, 4375 Boonesborough Road, Richmond, Kentucky 40475. Contact Stephen McKinneyr, fort manager, stephen.mckinney@ky.gov, 859-527-3131, www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/index.html. Register at www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org/html/registration.html. Social and business gathering of merchants, traders, artisans, Native Americans, militia members, longhunters, scouts and other frontier characters. Listen to period music, visit camps, and shop for 18th-century goods of 245 years ago.  Merchants and traders welcome.