Things to Do in Kentucky: Ky State Parks, Fairs, Festivals, Activities, and More!
The Nature Station in the Land Between the Lakes? As Cool as it Gets!
Farm to Frazier at The Frazier History Museum!
The Frazier Museum is partnering with New Roots, Inc. to bring Michael Twitty to Louisville for a three-day programming series in early June. That series will include public presentations, ticketed dinners, tours of local farms, a visit by Mr. Twitty with students of Lincoln Foundation’s Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program®, and presiding as Guest Chef at the grand opening of New Roots’ The Gendler Grapevine Fresh Stop Market @ The Jewish Community Center. Click here for more information.
Celebration of Quilts & Quilting at The Old Mulkey Meetinghouse
The Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site will host the 4th Annual Celebration of Quilts and Quilting June 9-11. For all of the details click here.
Free Pass Day at Woodlands Nature Station June 10
On Saturday, June 10, Woodlands Nature Station in the Land Between the Lakes will waive entrance fees in honor of National Get Outdoors Day. Plenty of events and fun are planned – to see the list, click here.
19th Annual Pickin’ Party at The Homeplace in the Land Between the Lakes!
The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm will host their Pickin’ Party Old-Time Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, 2017, from 10 am to 5:30 pm at Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky and Tennessee. Click here for the details.
Evening Planetarium Shows and Star Parties at The Golden Pond Planetarium
The Golden Pond Planetarium in the Land Between the Lakes has some pretty amazing evening shows lined up for the 2017 summer season… and by “pretty amazing,” I mean absolutely spectacular.
Evening Planetarium Shows and Star Parties: The Planetarium offers evening Astronomy shows and the members of the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers host Star Parties (weather permitting). Seasoned astronomers use telescopes to guide children and adults in observing the night sky. Observatory Star Parties follow the last show in the planetarium.
The Laser and evening planetarium showings and Star Parties offer indoor and outdoor activities after 5 pm starting in May and lasting all summer. Click here for more information!
Special Kentucky Attractions and Events:
- Land Between the Lakes Calendar of Events
- The Stephen Foster Story
- The Louisville Zoo
- Top 10 Reasons I Love The Homeplace, LBL
Also See: Things to Do in Kentucky
May’s Spotlight “Favorite” is the Hitching Post and Old Country Store in Aurora, Kentucky. Read more about this legendary one-of-a-kind things to see at Kentucky Lake. The Hitching Post isn’t merely a place you should see while at Kentucky Lake… it’s worth the trip all by itself.
Just be sure you see Kentucky Lake while you’re in the area!
Read more about the Hitching Post and Old Country Store below…
The Hitching Post is one of the coolest places in all of Kentucky, and easily one of our favorite destinations. You’ll find Kentucky gifts, mementos, antiques, Kentucky food, antiques, toys, jewelry, Kentucky T-Shirts, homemade fudge (!!!), uncommonly friendly people and A LOT more.
The next time you’re near Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley, Land Between the Lakes, or Murray – make your way to charming little Aurora and visit this one of a kind country store and gift shop.
Tell them their biggest fans in the world – Genuine Kentucky – sent you!
The Hitching Post and Old Country Store on Genuine Kentucky
- Beautiful Candles at the Hitching Post
- Cool T-Shirts at the Hitching Post!
- Delicious Kentucky Food Haul
- Coffee at the Old Country Store
- UNIQUE and Delicious… I Love It!
- Handsome Gentleman Hanging Out at the Post
- Picture of the Day from the Hitching Post
- The Hitching Post is THE Place for Kentucky Food
- The All-American Soda Showdown
- Homemade Fudge at The Hitching Post (YUM!)
- Step Back in Time at the Old Country Store…
- Picture of the Day
- May 2017 Visit to the Hitching Post and Old Country Store