October 4, 5, 6
Good down-home fun for all. The parade starts on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at the circle inside the Kenlake State Park on U.S. Highway 68 East and runs through downtown Aurora on U.S. Highway 68 West. The festival will also include an antique car show at the Masonic Lodge, a flea market at the Kenlake music stage and the Aurora Visitor’s Center. Vendors will be set up along Highway 68. The Aurora Baptist Church will be featuring gospel singing in the parking lot from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Don’t miss the fun of this annual fall tradition in beautiful Aurora, Kentucky.
Murray Highland Festival
Murray City Park, Murray
A unique celebration of the Scottish-Celtic heritage complete with bagpipes, kilts, Scottish entertainers, highland cattle, sheepherding and much more. The parade of tartans gets underway at 11 a.m. with a clan parade and blessing of the tartans.
Hunter’s Moon Festival
Grand Rivers, Ky.
The Hunter’s Moon Festival is a celebration of small town life with events for all ages. Crafts and vendors, along with a Taste of the Lakes will get underway at 9 a.m. in Little Lake Park. There will also be children’s activities including the Zoofari Earth Animal Show at 11:15. A parade along J.H. O’Bryan Ave. gets underway at 2 p.m. The Stanley Walker Band will provide the musical backdrop for a dance in the park on Saturday night.
Totally Gross Halloween
Aurora will host Halloween events on the night of October 31. The Hitching Post will host a Totally Gross Soda Tasting. The samples will consist of Zombie Brain Juice, Monster Mucas, Bug Barf, Kitty Piddle and many others by Avery Sodas. A new fudge flavor, Creepy, Crawly Worms, will be served out as well. The event is free to the public .
The Aurora Ross Fire Department, Aurora Baptist Church and other venues in Aurora will be featuring Trunk-or-Treats and other Halloween activities that night as well.
Trigg County Country Ham Festival
October 11 & 12
2013 marks the 37th year of celebrating ham in Cadiz, Ky. Try Kentucky’s largest ham biscuit, listen to the hog calling contest, stroll through the quilt show and attend the Country Ham Jam. There are carnival rides for kids of all ages. The Country Ham Festival is one of Kentucky’s most well-attended fall festivals.