2012 KENTUCKY: October to December 2012
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October 4-6, 2012 Harvest Festival - Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Renfro Valley, Kentucky
An old-fashioned celebration of the fall harvest including molasses made by mule-drawn press, authentic covered wagon train, antique farm machinery and steam engine show, clogging, mountain music, children's activities, country and comedy talent search and craft demonstrations featuring blacksmithing and basket weaving.
October 5-6, 2012 Jim Beam BBQ Classic - Springfield, Kentucky
Our cook-off event has been sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and named a KY State Championship Competition by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. $10,000 in cash prizes up for grabs!
October 5-6, 2012 Harvest & BBQ On Barkley - Old Kuttawa Beach, Kentucky
Enjoy the best tastin' BBQ around, lively music and entertainment, beautiful handmade crafts, lots of mouthwatering food and an unbelievable Kids' Zone fun area...all with scenic and beautiful Lake Barkley in the background.
October 5-6, 2012 50th Kentucky Apple Festival - Paintsville, Kentucky
A parade, entertainment, crafters from all over the US and so much more! Be sure to try a tiger ear or a fried apple pie. Always held the first Saturday in October.
October 5-7, 2012 Kentucky Crossroads Harvest Festival - Springfield & Washington County, Kentucky
The first weekend in October come home to Springfield & Washington County KY! A weekend filled with entertainment, food and fun for the whole family – you won’t want to miss it.
October 6, 2012 Annual Metcalfe County Pumpkin Festival - Edmonton, Kentucky
A day full of food, and music and events including a 5K Run/Walk, car cruise-in, beauty pageant, tractor show, karaoke, dance, and children's parade.
October 6-7, 2012 26th Annual Farm Festival - Owensboro, Kentucky
Located at Lampkin Farm at 8284 Short Station Road in Daviess County, features John Deere Tractors & Equipment from the 1800's to the present. Family fun including kiddie rides, tractor pulls, antique cars & trucks, and a flea & craft market.
October 6-7, 2012 The Great Pumpkin Fest - Utica, Kentucky
Everything pumpkins...... A celebration filled with pumpkins. The Great Pumpkin Hunt will begin at 2PM (Children bring your baskets). Prizes Given. The event will include pumpkin painting and contest, Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin, pumpkin bowling, Funky Pumpkin Game, pumpkin sculpting and contest, a pumpkin toss, and face painting. Listen to live entertainment, hop aboard a hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, find a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Poundage Patch, Get Lost in the interactive Giant Corn Maze, visit our new Animal Barnyard, or enjoy the scenery while the children play in the Family Fun Acre. The entire family will enjoy tasting pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin rolls, pumpkin juice and having bushels of family fun!
October 12-14, 2012 36th Trigg County Country Ham Festival - Cadiz, Kentucky
A celebration of the county's world-famous country hams, and the world's largest edible country ham biscuit!
October 20-21, 2012 Reid's Orchard Annual Apple Festival - Owensboro, Kentucky
The Apple Festival is an event for the whole family with 20 food booths, 90 crafts booths, entertainment, demonstrations and carnival riders. The festival has been named a Top 10 event by the Kentucky Tourism Council and a Top 20 event by the southeast Tourism Society which covers eleven states. Save the dates on your calendar.
November 30-Dec 2, 2012 Heart of Kentucky Holiday Festival - Lebanon, Kentucky
Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas bazaar hosted by the Marion County Homemakers. Then take the Maker's Mark Distillery candlelight tour to see how bourbon is made. There's great food, an ice skating rink, a 3-acre light show, live entertainment, kids' activities and more.
December 6-8, 2012 Acres U.S.A. Conference - Louisville, Kentucky
The annual Acres U.S.A. conference sets the standards for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.