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02/14/2016

Special Events

Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – Sunday, February 14, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Central Kentucky's largest and longest running outdoor expo fills Rupp Arena and Heritage Hall with everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors, lakes, and waterways.  In addition to great products and exclusive deals, come out and experienc...

The Legend of John Henry

Saturday, February 13, 2016 – Sunday, February 14, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The sky is streaked with lighting, the thunder rolls through the valley and a baby is born with a hammer in his hand and the ring of steel in his blood.  John Henry is a natural-born steel-driving man.  He can roust bales of cotton, out-run...

Exhibitions

Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History

Sunday, March 1, 2015 – Friday, April 1, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Recent Donations & Special Selections exhibition will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia.

Open House: Selections from the John and Sue Wieland Collection

Saturday, January 23, 2016 – Sunday, April 3, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Open House:  This exhibition focuses on the iconic shape of "the house", a form that carries with it an amazing set of associations from the physical to the psychological.