Community calendar for Aug. 4, 2018

Published 10:09 am Monday, August 6, 2018


— Holy Smokes BBQ contest at the Winchester-Clark County Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to noon on Depot Street. Prizes for first-, second- and third-place, ranging from $250 to $1,000, will be awarded. To register, visit

— The Clark County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Golden Corral. All registered Republicans are encouraged to attend.

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— Arts on Main grand opening and ribbon cutting, 10 a.m. at 31 N. Main St. The store features fine arts and artisan crafts created by members of the Winchester Art Guild. For more information, visit or

— Rockwell Annual Reunion, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Clark County Fish and Game Club on Waterworks Road. All salaried and hourly employees are invited. Bring a covered dish. Barbecue, fish, country ham, drinks, plates and cutlery will be provided.

— Scooped: An Ice Cream and Pottery Market, noon on North Main Street. Continues while supplies last. For $12, select a handmade bowl and get a scoop of ice cream. Proceeds benefit Clark County Homeless Coalition.

— Retired Telephone Employees luncheon meeting, noon at Indian Creek Restaurant in Mount Sterling. For more information, call LaVerna Grayson at 497-2013 or 585-0428.

— Trapp School reunion for anyone who attended the school, 1 to 5 p.m. at Epperson First Church of God, 14475 Irvine Road. Meal at 3 p.m. by the Epperson Willing Workers. Meal is $12 for adults, $5 for students and free for anyone younger than 5. There will be a silent auction. For more information, call 771-1056 or 744-0506.

— Cool History on Hot Days presentation by Harry Enoch on “Morgan’s Station: The Last Indian Raid in Kentucky,” 2 p.m. at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Special programs to beat the heat and humidity will be presented weekly throughout August. Programs are free with regular paid admission to the park, which is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children younger than 6. For more information, email or visit

— Harvest to Hand dinner to benefit Clark County youth agriculture education programs, 6 to 10 p.m. at Gilkison Farm, 345 Calloway White Road. Dinner prepared by Steve Atkins, owner of Engine House Deli + Pub and Thirty-Nine Main. Meal served at 7 p.m. followed by live auction. Tickets are $55. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit


— Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation annual facility shutdown. Gym and pool at 15 Wheeler Ave. will be closed through Aug. 19 for cleaning and maintenance.


— Clark County Fire Department committee meeting, 9 a.m. at Clark County Fire Station 1, 200 Barnes Drive. Discussion items include station maintenance, promotions, hydrants and the tanker committee.

— Winchester Licensing Board meeting, 5 p.m. at Winchester City Hall.

— Democrat Woman’s Club annual picnic, 6:30 Beech Springs Market shelter on Old Boonesboro Road. In case of inclement weather, picnic will be at the Clark County Public Library. For more information, call Barbara Falmlen at 744-2136.

— NAMI Winchester-Clark County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) support/educational meeting, 7 p.m. at McCready Hall, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 Lexington Road. Anyone (including family members and friends) affected by mental illness is invited to attend meetings. For more information, call 749-3702. Meetings are the first and third Monday of each month.


— Seventh-grade orientation 9 a.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.

— Winchester Board of Commissioners meeting, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 32 Wall St. Workshop session at 4:30 p.m.

— Seventh- and eighth-grade open house for parents and students, 5 p.m. at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave.


— Clark County Fiscal Court meeting, 9:30 a.m. at courthouse.

— Tai Chi for seniors (60 and older), 10:30 a.m. at James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Classes are free. Call 744-3235 for more information.

— Winchester Kiwanis Club meeting, noon at Taste of China, 600 Bypass Road.

— AARP Safe Driver Course, 1 to 5 p.m. at the James B. Allen Generations Center, 32 Meadow St. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information, call Diana Sims or Bonita Rookstool at 744-3235.

— Kentucky Picture Show, 2 p.m. at Clark County Public Library.

— Free team trivia sponsored by the Clark County Public Library,7 p.m. at Engine House Pizza Pub, 9 W. Lexington Ave.


— Cheer with the Champs, “The Circus is Coming,” 9 a.m. to noon at the George Rogers Clark High School auxiliary gymnasium. Cheer skills camp for ages 3 to 12. Cost is $60 per person, with a $5 discount offered for pre-registration and $10 off for each additional sibling. Bring bottled water. A snack will be provided. Camp continues Aug. 10-11. To find registration information, visit

— Kentucky Foothills Toastmasters Club meeting, 12:05 to 1 p.m. at East Kentucky Power Cooperative, 4775 Lexington Road.

— Bluegrass Heritage Museum Second Thursday Program, 6:30 p.m. at Bluegrass Heritage Museum, 217 S. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The program will be “Out of the Ground and Sold Away: The Ressurectionists of America,” an ongoing story of Maggie Delaney (portrayed by Carol Jarboe), who was an indentured servant of Pastor John (portrayed by Frank Jarboe) and his underground gan got n’er-do-wells supplying doctors and medical schools with cadavers necessary for their studies. For more information, call the museum at 745-1358.