County Events

  • Tourism needs local help with FarmFest


    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Annual Arts and Crafts show keeps Pewee Valley hopping

    St. Aloysius, Pewee Valley Presbyterian and St. James Episcopal churches welcomed a host of shoppers to a combined Arts & Craft Fair Saturday in Pewee Valley, giving them a chance to peruse hundreds of booths from local craftspeople and artists. The event, a collaborative effort of the churches and the Pewee Valley Women’s Club, benefits the clubs community service projects and scholarships to local high school seniors.


  • Arts on Quality Place returns to Buckner YMCA

    A number of favorite St. James Court Art Show artists will be selling their works at the up and coming Oldham Arts on Quality Place show Oct. 24-26.

  • Annual Railroad and Bluegrass Festival this weekend

    La Grange community leaders and volunteers are working together again this fall to create and promote Downtown La Grange as the regional hot spot for trainspotting and bluegrass music.

  • Providence Richwood offers legal, government assistance classes

    The Providence Richwood in La Grange is offering the following classes:

    Tuesday Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.: Legal Documents presentation by Kentucky ElderLaw Attorneys.

  • Valero grand opening

    Valero will be celebrating its grand opening in Crestwood Aug. 1. Jodi, the new store manager, has been a part of Crestwood for 26 years and is excited about celebrating her grand opening with her hometown community. Valero and its vendors will have great deals and free products such as free fountain drinks, popcorn and popsicles for the kiddos. Valero is located at 6600 W Hwy 22 in Crestwood.

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