Christmas in Kentucky Part 2

Christmastime in small town Kentucky will blow you away with their merry music, whimsical lighting and decor and fancy window displays. Click on the name of each town to get more details to plan your visit. LAWRENCEBURG Home of Four Roses and Wild Turkey distilleries, Lawrenceburg is such a fresh and fun town to visit.…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 1

Look to small town Kentucky for unique, Christmas treasures. Warmed with the holiday spirit, you’ll support family-owned businesses while checking items off your gift list. Click on the town name to find more details on shopping, exploring and dining. MIDWAY Active train tracks run right through the middle of downtown Midway, nestled halfway between Lexington…

Christmas Bliss at Mustard Seed Hill

Christmastime at Mustard Seed Hill of Millersburg, Kentucky evokes a big town feel captured in a quaint, little hamlet. I was amazed by their stunning outdoor light displays; the best I’ve encountered in a small town! A heart-warming nativity scene wreathed with angels is spread below grand, old trees twinkling with lights. A Christmas bulb…

Wilmore, Kentucky Christmas

Wilmore was established in 1876 by the Cincinnati Southern Railroad as a flag stop prompted by the construction of the High Bridge railroad trestle on the Kentucky River. At the time, this bridge was the highest in the world. Today the High Bridge is an exciting place to visit with a breathtaking vista of the…

Great Local Gift Giving!

It is the Christmas, gift-giving season! I have been working with some of the local talent and have compiled a quick list of just a few of the many great artists in the Bluegrass area. If you prefer to shop local, and keep more of your Christmas dollars within your community, this is a good…

Egg Nog ‘n Mistletoe

Last Christmas I savored the best homemade eggnog of my life! My boyfriend and I prepared it together. I asked for the recipe and below you will find his response. I so enjoy his hilariously dry sense of humor as evidenced in his recipe below, slightly revised. Whether you find yourself hosting a gathering or…

Market 301- Christmas Edition

There’s just under 2 weeks left before Christmas and what better way to get your local shopping on than to visit the pop-up, monthly Friday market on Manchester Street?! The Market 301 is located in the Distillery District of the Manchester Music Hall (formerly Busters) at 899 Manchester St near Oliver Lewis Boulevard. Plan to…

Santa Clause is Coming- Midway, KY

Located just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, historic Midway is nestled between the bucolic, rolling hills of the world famous thoroughbred horse farms of the Bluegrass. Centuries old structures featuring charming boutiques and award-winning restaurants are stacked along either side of the railroad track running through the middle of downtown. The RJ Corman line chugs into…