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🗓 Richmond Area Guide to Community Events! April

Amanda Marcum

Amanda graduated in August 2007 from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in Geological Sciences and a minor in Health Sciences...

Amanda graduated in August 2007 from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in Geological Sciences and a minor in Health Sciences...

Apr 12 7 minutes read

Richmond Area Guide to Community Events

Here are some of the MARCUMsold Team's favorite things to do in-and-around Richmond, KY!

What: 2019 Madison County Empty Bowls Project

Where: First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond

When: Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 4:30PM – 6:40PM

Details: Minimum donation of $12 for handmade pottery bowl, homemade soup, bread and drink. 100% of proceeds go to feed the hungry through local programs.


What: Lettuce Beet Hunger Together, Hosted By: God's Outreach Madison County Food Bank

Where: Kroger Market Place, 890 Richmond Plaza, Richmond

When: Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 9AM – 3PM

Details:  Kroger is partnering with us to bring hunger awareness in our community. God's Outreach will be at Kroger April 13, 2019 from 9 am to 3 pm giving out information (and taking donations) on how you can help fight the battle against hunger in Madison County. We will be selling our Lettuce Beet Hunger Together event T-shirts. There will be cookie decorating and face painting for the kids. More details to follow.


What: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Where: Blue Grass Army Depot, 431 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond

When: Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 9AM – 10:30AM

Details:  Join MWR for a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! A Pancake breakfast, coloring, prizes and much more! 

What: 4th Annual Dandelion Festival

Where: Berea College Sustainability

When: Saturday, April 13th, 2019 from 9AM – 5PM

Details: **FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**
“Reimagine the American Landscape” and redefine what is truly beautiful, not only to the eyes, but beautiful to our entire ecosystem.  How we manage our landscapes affects everything dear to us – our soils, water, air, and health of our family, neighbors, friends… all of us.  We’ll begin with workshops in the morning in the Alumni Building on Berea Campus, give bicycler’s the opportunity to participate in a “bike for the dandelions” race, and in the afternoon we will have a festival outside on the College Square and Fairchild Lawn that will include music, activities, and much more.

What: Women on the Frontier

Where: Fort Boonesboro Living History, 4375 Boonesborough Rd, Richmond

When: Saturday, April 13th, 9AM – Sunday, April 15th to 5PM

Details:  A little something for everyone!  Come spend a weekend focused on settler activities where women played a crucial role.  Learn new practical skills and historical facts about the life of a woman on the frontier during this two-day interpretive and interactive event.

Lots of hands on activities for women, men, and the whole family. Schedules and details to be posted. Reenactors camp in the fort.

All programs are included with regular Fort admission: Adults $8, Seniors & Children 6-12 years $5, Children under 6 get in free.

Saturday and Sunday event April 13th-14th open 9:00am to 5:00pm both days.

What:  Shop Local Berea-Spring Passport Event

Where: Berea, KY 

When: Friday, April 13th, 2019 at 10AM –  April, 20th 7PM

Details: 27 Berea merchants have joined together to create a contagious, FREE campaign to show community members what our amazing stores have to offer!

During the week of April 13-20th you have the chance to win prizes, support local businesses, shop amazing deals, all while have a great time in our community.

HOW IT WORKS:
• Passports are available for pick up at the Berea Tourism Center and all participating merchants
•You will receive a stamp for visiting at each location, NO PURCHASE IS REQUIRED FOR A STAMP.
•Your passport does not have to be complete to enter to win prizes, but the more stamps you get, the better your chances to win from the participating businesses. There will be 26 winners, and one Grand Prize Winner. You have the entire week to visit as many or all of the participating businesses.
•Fill our your contact information, then leave your passport at your last business stop.
•Winners will be chosen live one Facebook on April 24th

What:  Easter Eggstravaganza

Where: Lake Reba Park, Gibson Bay Dr, Richmond, Kentucky 40475

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 11AM – 1PM

Details: We are thrilled to once again host the Easter EGGSTRAVAGANZA!!! This year promises to be better than ever. With a day of fun and games planned we hope you make it out. Festivities began at 11 AM and go to 1 PM.

There will be games, vendors, activities, inflatables, a petting zoo, and egg hunts.

Please be sure to like and follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on the Easter Eggstravaganza and our other spring happenings. Also share this event with your friends and family so that they know whats going on.


What: 2019 Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5K

Where: First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond

When: Friday, April 27th, 2019 at 8:30AM – 10:00PM

Details: 4th Annual Officer Daniel Ellis Memorial 5k
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:30am
www.OfficerEllis5k.com

What: 2019 Mountain Mushroom Festival

Where: Irvine, KY 

When: Friday, April 27th, 9AM – April 28th, 5PM

Details: Come join us for our annual celebration of the morel mushroom and Kentucky agate

What: Bourbon, Boots & BBQ Derby Benefit (formerly Gala on Derby Eve)

Where: Madison County Fairgrounds, 3237 Old Kentucky Hwy 52, Richmond, Kentucky 40475

When: Friday, May 3rd, 6:30PM – 11:30PM

Details: Bourbon, Boots & BBQ Derby Benefit (formerly The Gala on Derby Eve) is Madison County's longest-running Derby party, an outstanding night of live music (featuring special guest Walker Montgomery this year!), dancing, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, auctions, photo booth, and so much more. Back this year is the popular bourbon tasting! Grab friends, a date, family, or coworkers and place your reservations today. Not only is it a lot of fun, organizers donate all proceeds to Hospice Care Plus. Seating is limited. Location: Richardson Hall @ The Madison County Fairgrounds

Tickets: CLICK HERE

* To find the current calendar of events hosted by the Madison County Public Library  CLICK HERE

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