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County Events

  • YMCA offers day camps for kids

    By Esther Gresham
    Oldham County Family YMCA Youth and Family Program Director
    Trading stories and sharing a favorite book or song with a new friend. Being greeted with smiles and high-fives from staff and teammates after scoring the winning point. Always fitting in, just for being you.

  • Community Briefs, April 16, 2015

    Pewee Valley upcoming events

    Friday, April 24 - ID/Republic curb-side recycle pick-up (new schedule is every other friday).
    Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m. - Earth Day/Arbor Day tree give away
    Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. - Mayor’s Night in Town Hall, 312 Mt. Mercy Drive
    Wednesday, April 29 -
    ID/Republic curb-side junk pick-up; one item per household, must prove residency (please contact id/republic, 638-9000, before setting out items).

    LG&E hearing

  • Four hands, 30 instruments

    If you’ve never seen two people play over 30 instruments in one night, then Crestwood is the place to be on Apr. 10. That’s when musical duo Four Shillings Short is coming to town.

    The world-travelled husband and wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform traditional and original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of over 30 instruments.

  • Tourism needs local help with FarmFest

    By TAYLOR RILEY

    REPORTER, The Oldham Era

    Oldham County Tourism has been in fruition since 1995, but this year is the first that it will bring a statewide event to the county.

    Kentucky Farm Fest, coming to Crestwood’s 20-acre farm “The Maples” in July, will be an event for adults and children.

    The event is projected to bring in 5,000 to 10,000 people to the county with live demos, workshops and activities, said Kim Buckler, executive director of Oldham County Tourism.

  • Chess tournament lands at CityPlace

    A host of kings and queens are set to inhabit downtown La Grange in early February, along with roughly 300 chess players who will dictate their every move.

    The participants will be competing in the Quad B regional tournament on Feb. 7 at CityPlace, a first of its kind event for the downtown event center. The tournament was awarded by the Kentucky Chess Association to regional coordinator John Simons.

  • Exhibitors wanted for FarmFest

    Oldham Kentucky Tourism and Conventions is now accepting exhibitor applications for the first annual Kentucky Farm Fest to be held on “The Maples,” a 20-acre farm in Crestwood, on July 11-12. Exhibitors, both food and non-food, who apply before January 31 receive a significant discount.

  • Derby fashion show raises money for American Heart Association

    Baptist Health La Grange got a jump-start on spring at the 4th Annual Hats for Hearts Derby Fashion Show and Hat Extravaganza earlier this week.

    Hospital employees will modeled the latest spring fashions provided by Dress Barn Springhurst, as well as employee-designed Derby hats.

    The hospital’s American Heart Association Walk Team hosts the event and funds earned from Derby hats sales will go to the Heart Walk. Closed bids will be accepted on the Derby hats starting the day of the event through noon on March 27.

  • Tourism needs local help with FarmFest

    By TAYLOR RILEY

    REPORTER, The Oldham Era

    Oldham County Tourism has been in fruition since 1995, but this year is the first that it will bring a statewide event to the county.

    Kentucky Farm Fest, coming to Crestwood’s 20-acre farm “The Maples” in July, will be an event for adults and children.

    The event is projected to bring in 5,000 to 10,000 people to the county with live demos, workshops and activities, said Kim Buckler, executive director of Oldham County Tourism.

  • Boo Dell at Yew Dell

    Trick-or-treaters enjoyed an early treat Saturday at the annual BooDell at Yew Dell Gardens in Crestwood. Local organizations and businesses handed out candy and games and activities were available to all the children who attended.

  • Arts on Quality Place

    Artwork of all kinds was on display at the annual Arts on Quality Place show, hosted by the Arts Association of Oldham County and the Oldham County YMCA.