Archive for Fairs, Festivals & Bazaars

Glendale Crossing Festival

Glendale Crossing Festival

Saturday, October 17, 2015


Parade starts at 10am

*From Damon Ray Memorial Field

Over 500 Art, Craft & Food Booths!

Whether you are new to the area or you just moved here, this is the fall event you do not want to miss if you enjoy seeing a lot of vendors in one location, the taste of great foods, and a feel of small town America enjoying a delightful Saturday afternoon. filled with fun.

Be sure and come to Glendale and get in place because the parade starts at 10am. During the parade you will be able to enjoy a huge assortment of floats, cars, old tractors and everything else that makes a parade special!

Photo courtesy of the website

This festival began in 1976 as the Glendale Community Festival, and was part of the United States celebration of its’ 200th birthday. The Glendale Crossing Festival is always held the third Saturday in October.

Contact person for the “official” Crossing Festival booths is Sheree Vance, 270-369-6188. Several local merchants, churches and individuals also rent booth spaces for the event.


Be sure and stop at The Whistle Stop for AMAZING food while you are there if you want to have a truly awesome dining experience!

Parking – When you get to the general area of the festival, you’ll see that parking is about everywhere and you pretty much want to park where you can find a spot! Trust me, you’ll get out of your car, and just start following the crowd!  See you there!

Location: 216 East Main Street, Glendale (You can’t miss it but for those of you that have never been to Glendale before here is an address to plug in your GPS that will put you in the heart of this festival.

Info: Sheree Vance – 270-369-6188


Gloria Dei Lutheran Craft Fair

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This is a juried Arts and Crafts Event.  All items are hand crafted.  This is a fund raiser intended to help build an infant/toddler outdoor play place.

   Vendors may pick up an application or go to our website, go to the calendar and find the Craft Fair on October 24, click on the vendor application.  Just mail or drop by the application and fee to 1711 Ring Road East, Elizabethtown, KY

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1711 Ring Road East, Elizabethtown, KY (in the Fellowship Building)

Info: Contact Michelle Petersen, 270-769-5910,


9th Annual ECA Fall Festival


Friday, September 25, 2015

Rain or Shine

Elizabethtown Christian Academy welcomes everyone in the community to come out and enjoy a lovely fall evening at the 9th Annual ECA Fall Festival! 

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Silent & Live Auctions – Games for kids – Food for purchase

Location: Elizabethtown Christian Academy, 401 W. Poplar Street, Elizabethtown

Info: 270-234-8174

Fall-O-Ween at Memorial UMC (An sponsored event)


**If you have a child (10 and under – infants included) and you plan to shop the Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale – this event is for you! We welcome you to bring your children to Memorial UMC where they will enjoy a craft, songs and snacks, while you snag some good deals at the Consignment Sale (and possibly a few Christmas presents!)

Fall-O-Ween at Memorial UMC
Sponsored by 

Thursday, September 24th, 9am – 12pm

Friday, September 25th, 6pm – 8pm

What a great time it will be! Want to shop the Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale taking place at the Pritchard Community Center, but it’s too difficult to take the children along? Then this event is for you!

We welcome all moms, dads, grandmas, aunts, uncles and others with little ones at home to bring their children to Memorial UMC while you shop the 2015 Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale. Memorial UMC will provide a safe & fun environment for your children – along with crafts and snacks (all for FREE!) All children 10 and under (along with infants) are invited to this wonderful event taking place right here in our community.

**Memorial UMC is a Safe-Sanctuaries Child Safe Zone. All adults that will be around the children have had background checks within the last year**

LIMITED RESERVATIONS! You must pre-register for this FREE event. MUMC can only accept a maximum number of children, so hurry and get registered!

CLICK HERE to register

This event is open to the public and we welcome you to attend. MUMC’s Fall-O-Ween event is taking place on Thursday, September 24th from 9am – 12pm. And also again on Friday, September 25th from 6pm – 8pm. Thursday the children will have a fun craft to work on, along with donuts and juice.

Donuts will be provided by

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Friday evening, Memorial UMC is planning a movie night showing, “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, and the children will enjoy pizza!

Pizza will be provided by
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QUESTIONS: Call 270-304-5240 or email

Bring your receipt from the Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale when you pick up your children to be entered into a Gift Card drawing!

Want to know more about the Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale? This is a HUGE, well-organized children’s consignment sale featuring all sorts of items for babies, children, teens, & expecting moms. They also feature women’s handbags. With 700 families participating and over 80,000 items available, you are sure to find everything the family will need!

Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale Info
Thursday, September 24, 2015: 9am-8pm
Friday, September 25, 2014: 9am-8pm (Restocked with more Inventory!)
Saturday, September 26, 2014: 9am-4pm (Many Items Half-Price)

Location of Sale: Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown

Visit Their Website: Kentucky Kids Consignment Sales

Kentucky Kids Consignment Sales is a
partner with Elizabethtown Family


Pre-Registration for Memorial UMC’s Fall-O-Ween

CLICK HERE to register for

Memorial UMC’s Fall-O-Ween

A big thank you to’s sponsors:

Amazin’ Glazin Donuts
Kentucky Kids Consignment Sale
Memorial United Methodist Church
Papa Murphy’s Pizza – Elizabethtown

Location of Event – Memorial United Methodist Church, 631 N. Miles Street, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 (next to Funtopia!)

Info: For more information please email or call 270-304-5240.


St. James Fall Festival



You are invited to attend the St. James Catholic School Fall Festival on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 from 5pm – 9pm on the school property. There will be games and a live and silent auction. A variety of food will be available.

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.

Children 4 and under ~$15.00 per wristband (thru Wednesday Sept. 15th, $20.00 at the entrance

Children 5 and over ~ $20.00 per wristband (thru Wednesday Sept. 15th, $25.00 at the entrance

(Wristbands include unlimited inflatables and games including prizes! 10 tickets for cake walk and jar game included in wristband purchase.)

You don’t want to miss this fantastic, family-friendly fund- raiser benefiting St. James School!! Bracelets can be purchased at St. James School.

Location: St. James School, 401 Robinbrooke Blvd, Elizabethtown

Info: For more info, or to make a donation(270) 765-7011

12th Annual Trinity Wesleyan Car Show & Festival



Bounce House Fun and Carnival Games will await your kiddos. Come on out and enjoy a great day!

Suggested donations on non-perishable food items will be accepted for admission into the festival. All donations will be used for their Fall Forward Food Drive.

Location: Trinity Wesleyan Church, 902 N. Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown, KY

Info: Please call 270-234-4540 for more information about the car show, or call 270-765-6392 with any other questions.

Happy Days in Radcliff


Saturday , September 26th 2015
Freedoms Way, Radcliff, KY

The theme is “ Happy Days in Radcliff” and features 50-60’s era bands, a parade down Dixie Highway , The Radcliff Artisan Market, a Food Truck Caravan , a Seniors event on Friday and finally a gospel sing in Radcliff North Park on Sunday.

Although the main event kicks off on Saturday with parade down Dixie Highway, the weekend is filled with activities to celebrate the founding of our city in 1956.

Make it even more fun by dressing in the attire of that era and dancing the night away with one of the area’s leading oldies band.

Location: Colvin Community Center, Freedom Way, Radcliff, KY

Info: Radcliff Parks and Recreation Department 270-351-4079

Fair for Families with Special Needs (Hodgenville)

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FREE event honoring children and adults with disabilities at LaRue County Fairgrounds in Hodgenville, KY. Come on out and enjoy a an evening of laughter and fun!

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: LaRue County Fairgrounds, 375 South Greensburg St., Hodgenville, KY. 42748

Info: To register, visit or Call/Txt (270) 763-3411 Gary Rock or (270) 766-9934 Karen Rock (If texting please include number of people attending and shirt size of person with disability)

59th Annual St. James Art Show


Join us as we travel to the heart of historic Old Louisville for the 59th annual St. James Court Art Show. There will be a tasteful selection of high quality original works including paintings, sculpture, pottery, leather and woodcrafts, photography, textiles, glass art and other fine arts.

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person and includes transportation.
Seniors age 60 & up are free!

This event is open to everyone.

Reservations are required by calling (502) 624-1838 no later than October 1st, 2015.

Event is held rain or shine, no refunds given.

Location: Historic Old Louisville, 1387 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40208 (Transportation is provided, reservations needed)

Info: For reservations, call (502) 624-1838 or email

Cecilia Days

Friday – Saturday

August 7-8, 2015

Sponsored by the Cecilia Ruritan Club

Friday, August 7, 5:30pm to Saturday, August 8, at dark

The entire community is WELCOME! 

Cecilia Days is something you can look forward to each year the second weekend of August. It’s a fun family-friendly event in Cecilia, Kentucky and a great chance to come get to know your community a little more!  Take a look at all of the events happening below!


Friday, August 7, 2015

5:30 p.m. -Until Cornhole Games

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Fish Dinner and BBQ Sandwiches

6:00 p.m. – Baby Contest
7:30 p.m. –  Little Miss/Master, Princess/Prince, Jr. Miss & Miss Cecilia

(Pricing Information is from last year so please call below to confirm as pricing may have changed).

Miss 16-21 years $25 for evening gown

Jr. Miss 13-15 years $25 evening gown

Pre-Teen 10-12 years $20 casual

Princess 7-9 years $20 casual

Little Miss 5-6 years $15 casual

Little Master 5-6 years $15


Saturday, August 8, 2015

7:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Breakfast at Cecilia Baptist Church. (Pancakes & Eggs, Sausage)

10:00 a.m. – Parade (begins at Cecilia Ballpark, to Cecil Ave., to Methodist St., to KY 86 (Please note: For safety, no 4-wheelers allowed in parade)

The rest of the day of fun includes:

BBQ chicken dinner, more food, drinks, ice cream, and entertainment!

Tractor Games, Car Show, Almost Talent Show, Crafts, Bands, Music and of course…..




Great Prizes too!

Location: Cecilia, Kentucky – Take Elizabethtown Exit, #94 off of I-65, Go about 10 miles West on, Hwy 62, Turn right (west) onto Hwy 86
to Cecilia.

Info: Carl Cox at (270-735-5276/ 270-862-5195. For booth information, please contact Brandon Thompson at 270-766-7732

Registration is Thursday, August 6, 5:30-7:00 pm at the Cecilia Ruritan Club/ post office for the beauty pageant.

Contacts for baby contest: Clarissa Yates 270-862-3792

Beauty Contest: Linda Thomas 270-234-9578


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