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October brings reenactors and ghosts to Perryville Battlefield

By |2022-09-28T18:26:30+00:00September 28th, 2022|

Battlefields are known as hotspots of paranormal activity, particularly the ones where the bloodiest battles took place. “We’re really haunted,” said Bryan Bush, park manager at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, where 20,000 Union troops and 16,000 Confederate soldiers clashed on October 8, 1862, for Kentucky’s largest (and grisliest) Civil War battle. “So much stuff [...]

Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month in Danville

By |2022-08-25T20:19:56+00:00August 25th, 2022|

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and the best way to celebrate America’s only Native Spirit is by experiencing it. With its central Kentucky location, Danville sits in the midst of about two dozen distilleries on the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® (KBT). It is home to Wilderness Trail Distillery, a founding distillery destination on the [...]

Soul of Second Street Festival returns to Danville in August

By |2022-07-18T19:29:50+00:00July 18th, 2022|

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Soul of Second Street Festival returns to downtown Danville on Saturday, Aug. 27. Held at Constitution Square Park, the event is a celebration of Danville’s African American legacy. “We are really excited to be back,” said program coordinator Michael Hughes. “This event means so much to the [...]

9 things you didn’t know about Pioneer Playhouse

By |2022-06-13T18:47:27+00:00June 13th, 2022|

In 1950, Pioneer Playhouse debuted its first season at Danville’s Darnell State Hospital, now Northpoint Prison. On June 10, 2022, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theater opens its 73rd season with “Dracula Bites,” a kooky spin on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. More than seven decades of history have been written on the page and the stage of this [...]

Back in Brass: Danville strikes up the band

By |2022-05-13T12:44:21+00:00May 12th, 2022|

Trumpets, trombones and tubas and the soaring sounds of hundreds of brass musicians – it’s the Great American Brass Band Festival, marching into Danville on Thursday, June 2, for four days of performances, plus parade, picnic and America’s favorite pastime. The free, family-friendly event celebrates its 32nd year in 2022 of bringing brass bands from [...]

All the things for spring

By |2022-04-28T20:48:46+00:00April 11th, 2022|

April is made for springtime gifts and getaways and Danville has an abundance of both. Its historic downtown district is the perfect place for shop hopping for gifts for Easter, Mother’s Day, grads, the garden. April in Kentucky also means Keeneland, located a 45-minute country drive away in Lexington. Afterward, keep that country vibe alive [...]

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