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🗓 Richmond Area Guide to Community Events! July week 3

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...

Jul 19 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: Bourbon Branch- Summer Music Series

Where: 2091 Lantern Ridge Drive, Richmond

When: Friday Nights 7-10PM, through August 23rd

Details: Join us for a fun night of music performed by Bourbon Branch! Bourbon Branch play outlaw county music. 

What: Bent Penny Band 4th. Annual Pennys for Paws Car Show

Where: Richmond Centre, 2091 Lantern Ridge Drive, Richmond

When: Saturday, July 27th, 4PM-9PM (original date was June 22nd, but had to be rescheduled due to weather)

Details: All proceeds go to the Humane Society, Animal League for Life of Madison County.


What: Farmers Market at EKU

Where: EKU Alumni Coliseum Parking Lot & Lowes

When: Thursdays & Saturdays 9AM-1PM  

Details: Come on out to the Madison County Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9am until 1! Take a look at our Chevy Silverados we'll have parked there as well!  Eat your veggies!


What: Hops & Vine Festival 

Where: South Second Street Business District, Richmond

When: July 20th, 3PM-10PM

Details: Kentucky craft breweries, six hours of live music, local food, local art, all outdoors in Downtown Richmond. Free and open to the public. 

What: 5th Annual Christmas in July Party!

Where: Madison Garden Bar & Grill, 152 N Madison Ave, Richmond

When: Thursday, July 25th, 7PM-1AM

Details: Every year this party gets even better! This year we will have Country Boy Brewing Company joining us to bring Christmas to all the good guys and gals who want to party like its Christmas in July! We also have a very special guest artist performing for your listening pleasure.....KRIS BENTLEY!

AND of course! We cannot forget the star of the show...slightly Inebriated SANTA! Get your photo with Santa as he passes out Christmas gifts and cheer!

Stay tuned for more updates on food and drink specials and AS ALWAYS- NO RIP OFF COVER CHARGE!!!  

**This is an adults only event- 21+ ONLY will be admitted**

What: Trivia Night at Elmwood Mansion

Where: Elmwood Mansion

When: Thursday, July 25, from 6 PM – 9 PM

Details: It’s time for our second annual EKU Trivia Night at the historic Elmwood Mansion lawn! Gather teams of your smartest friends and family and join us for a night of fun. The event will be hosted on Thursday, July 25th from 6-9pm.

At trivia night, you will get to tour the first level of the Elmwood Mansion, purchase dinner, deserts, or drinks from our food trucks, participate in a raffle, and compete to win prizes as a team. Tables and chairs will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own blankets or chairs. Food trucks will be in attendance, including Apollo Pizza, Straight From Texas Bar B Que, Kyle’s kitchen, Kona Ice of the Bluegrass, and M&D Catering.

Tours of the historic home will be available at 6pm with the quizzing to begin at 7pm. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required - maximum of 8 players per team. The best team name will win a prize! Parking will be available in both lots to the right and left of Elmwood off of Lancaster Ave.

Pre-register your team:
alumni.eku.edu/trivia

What: TOUCH-A-TRUCK

Where: EKU Alumni Coliseum Parking Lot, Richmond

When: Saturday, August 3, from 10AM – 2PM

Details: Madison County Home Builders Association presents Touch-A-Truck, a unique, one-day experience that gives families an up-close look at their favorite “big trucks” and the opportunity to meet the people that protect, serve, and build the Madison County area. 10-11 AM is no horn hour.

What: Tracks for Packs 5K Run/Walk 

Where: Richmond Centre 2091 Lantern Ridge Dr, Richmond

When: Saturday, September 14, from 8AM – 10:00AM

Details: Presented by Eastside Community Church to benefit the Madison County Backpack Program.

The Madison County Backpack Program provides more than 1,700 backpacks full of food that go home with children over the weekend to provide nourishment that is needed when the children are not in school.

Race winners will be awarded at the end of the race. The Madison County school that brings in the largest attendance will be awarded $500.


Tickets ➡️ Click Here

What: Bluegrass Regional Walk to End Alzheimer's 

Where: Berea Community High School, Berea

When: Saturday, September 14, from 9AM-12PM

Details: Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

What: Kidfest 

Where: Irvine McDowell Park - 345 Lancaster Ave, Richmond

When: September 13 & 14

Details: FRIDAY September 13th:
At 6:00pm, the Parks Department will start preparing for a Movie in the Park.  There will be activities partnering with Madison County Library available while we wait for it to get dark.  The movie will begin at dark. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be rescheduled for Saturday.

SATURDAY September 14th:
Kids Fest will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Games, activities, kid’s stage entertainment, business/vendors booths, petting zoo and food vendors will be present at Irvine McDowell Park during the event. This is also the rain date for the movie.

For more information please call 859-623-8753 or email us at [email protected] Our website is 
richmond.ky.us/kidsfest


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

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