Oct 08 Saturday
On October 8 and 9, 2022, the Kentucky State Poetry Society's first hybrid conference will transcend geography with in-person events in two time zones: readings, workshops, and panels in Bowling Green and a keynote address by Kentucky Poet Laureate Crystal Wilkinson in Lexington. All events will also be streamed for virtual attendance. For information and registration, go to WWW dot K Y state poetry society dot org. (www.kystatepoetrysociety.org)
Kentucky’s creativity and fall splendor will blend to create the perfect day out during the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Market Day in Berea. Admission to this wonderful day out for the family event is free. This one-day event will feature the works of Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen members. Guild members must meet strict standards for quality before being accepted, so you can be sure you are getting the very best handcrafted creations Kentucky has to office. There will be beautiful pottery, fine woodworking, inspiring paintings, practical and ornate baskets, stunning jewelry, and much more. You know it’s never too early to pick up some great Christmas gifts!Guild has also invited a number of the area’s up and coming artists to show off their talents. In an exciting new partnership, several booths will feature members of the Sheltowee Artisans Guild based in Somerset. Additionally, the works of Berea Community High School’s art department will also be on display.
In all, there will be over 50 booths, entertainment, and plenty of fall décor to take in while enjoying a free day out with friends and family. Whether you’re a fan of art, autumn, or both the day will feature something for everyone. Other activities for guests will include:
• A hands-on printmaking booth• Face painting• Demonstrations• Tours of Berea College Student Crafts• Booth awards for best fall theming• Fresh kettle corn and pork rinds made on site
The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen is the oldest statewide organization working to promote and preserve the commonwealth’s creative talents. Through educational outreach and public events, the Guild works to maintain Kentucky art and craft as a viable economic engine while fostering the state’s next generation of creative talent.The event’s host and presenting sponsor is the Log House Craft Gallery, the premier showplace for Berea College Student Crafts. Built in 1917, the Log House Craft Gallery is the oldest and largest craft gallery in Berea. The Log House has many spacious rooms to explore. You will find treasures from Berea College Crafts as well as other regional crafts, literature and more. Market Day will take place from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at the Log House Craft Gallery lawn, 200 Estill Street in Berea. For more information, please email email@example.com or call 859-986-3192. Feel free to contact the Guild for more information and interview opportunities with participating Richmond artists.
Join us for a catered dinner by Masala's Fine Indian Dining, a homemade dessert bar, jazz by the Laura Bost Trio, and an inspiring keynote address by Rufus Friday, executive director of Lexington's Hope Center. All proceeds of the dinner benefit Room in the Inn - Berea's seasonal emergency shelter for those experiencing homelessness in southern Madison County. In its fifth year of operation, RITI Berea provides shelter, warm meals, compassion, and links to resources during its 90-day seasonal operation during the coldest months of the year.
Kentucky Poet Laureate Crystal Wilkinson will keynote this year’s Kentucky State Poetry Society conference from the Lexington Public Library’s Farish Theater on Saturday, October 8, at 6 p.m. Central/7 p.m. Eastern. The public is invited to attend this free event either in person or via livestream. Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green will host in-person readings, workshops, and panels, which will also be streamed for virtual conference attendance. For information and registration, go to WWW dot K Y state poetry society dot org. (www.kystatepoetrysociety.org)
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The Richmond Rotary Club is a diverse group of effective leaders active in the community who enjoy fun programs and fellowship together and engage in service projects that make a positive impact in people’s lives. Weekly meetings include club announcements and guest speakers who enlighten members of community needs and services.
Living out the Rotary motto “Service Above Self” through the achievement of these goals, we uphold high ethical standards in our professions, promote peace, and work to eradicate polio around the globe.
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