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Closings In Connection With Memorial Day, Monday May 29th
The Wayne County Justice Center will be closed on Monday, May 29th and reopen Tuesday at their regular time.
Historic Brown Lanier House Opens For Season This Weekend
The Historic Brown Lanier House opens May 27th for the 2017 Season from 10 til 6. The house has been redecorated inside to better reflect its importance in the Battle of Mill Springs. It's open for tours Thursday and Friday from 10 til 4, Saturday's from 10 til 6 and Sunday's from 1 til 5. For more info 636-4045.
Mill Springs Grist Mill Opens For Season This Weekend
The Mill Springs Grist Mill opens for 2017 Summer Season May 27th. The Mill Springs Grist Mill will be open from 9 til 5 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through September 4th. Guided tours will be provided every half hour, with corn grinding demonstrations at 2PM each day. For more info - call 679-6337.
Mill Springs Mill Cornbread Festival This Saturday, May 27th
The Mill Springs Mill Annual Cornbread Festival will be held Saturday, May 27th from 11 til 1:30 at Historic Mill Springs Park. It's sponsored by the Monticello Woman’s Club in partnership with the Mill Springs Battlefield Association.

Enjoy pinto beans, onions, relish and mill-ground cornmeal “hoecakes” plus a variety of desserts. Other festivities include live music, arts and crafts - and
tours of the mill, the Brown-Lanier House and the West-Metcalf House. There
will be a meal grinding exhibition at 2PM and the Gift Shop will be open from
10 til 5. For info call 636-4045, 348-7624, 348-7314 or log on to heartoflakecumberland.com
Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs Fishing Derby Sat., June 3rd
The Wayne County Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 3rd at Cave Lake Park on the Nick Cooley Farm off of East Kentucky 90. The event is free for children ages 1 thru high school. Free food, prizes, trophies and more. Children must register 30 minutes before their fishing times of 9 to10am for 1 thru 6 year olds, 10:30 til 11:30 for 7-12 year olds, 12 to 1pm for 13 year olds thru high school. Adults may fish for a $5 entry free from 1:30 til 2:20 on June 3rd. Bring your own fishing tackle, bait and drinking water. The event is organized by Defensive Action Against Drugs, the Wayne County Bass Club and your community. Call 340-9362 for more information.
The Wayne County Farmers Market Is Now Open Saturdays
The Wayne County Farmers Market is now open Saturday's from 8 til Noon
at the Pavillion in Downtown Monticello. Seasonal produce as well as arts
and crafts are being offered.
Wayne County Schools Summer Food Program Begins May 30th
Wayne County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times to follow.

Defensive Action Against Drugs To Meet Thursday June 22nd
At the Thursday, June 22nd 12Noon meeting, DAAD will plan the Back to School Bash. Your help is needed to help our children to never do drugs. Call 340-9362 for more information.
Bloodmobile Blood Drive At Wayne Co. Hospital Friday, June 2nd
Area donors are invited to be summer lifesavers at an upcoming blood drive
on Friday, June 2nd from 2 til 4PM at Wayne County Hospital. All donors will receive a $10 Gift Card.
Molly Hatchet & Blackfoot Coming To Albany Friday, June 9th
The Clinton County KY Tourism Commission is hosting Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot live in concert at Clinton County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 9th. Gates will open at 4 pm, Blackfoot will go on stage at 7:30 pm, Molly Hatchet
at 9:30 pm - all times Central. Advance tickets price $20.00 and they're available for purchase at Clinton County Welcome Center, Clinton County Courthouse- County Judge Executives Office and Monticello Banking in Albany. Tickets can be purchased online with Ticketmaster. Gate price is $25.00.
Monticello Wayne County Rescue Squad Fundraiser Ongoing
The Monticello Wayne County Rescue Squad continues their annual picture taking fundraiser. Representatives of F & R Photography are contacting local residents to help raise money for the squad. Donations from this fundraiser will be used to help meet expenses necessary to continue operations.

Donations of twenty dollars or more will receive a free 8X10 color portrait to be taken at the Monticello Wayne County Rescue Squad Building at a later date. Packages through the new company will be also cost less. The squad greatly appreciates your continued support and thanks you for your donations.
Scheduled Activities Throughout The Lake Cumberland Area
May
27 Somernites Cruise Car Show and Cruise – Downtown Somerset - Join us every 4th Saturday, April through October, in Somerset “The Car Cruise Capital of Kentucky” for Somernites Cruise. May brings in Mopar Mania and will feature “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and the legendary “Swamp Rat Dragster.” Even if you are not a drag-race fan, you will want to see this dragster. Enjoy a relaxed, family oriented atmosphere throughout downtown Somerset. The "Show and Shine" portion of the event lasts from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. "Cruising the Strip" begins at 7 p.m. Info www.somernitescruise.org or 606-872-2277.

27 Mill Springs Mill Annual Cornbread Festival – Mill Springs Mill Park, 9135 Hwy 1275 N. Monticello, KY 11am-1:30pm. Sponsored by the Monticello Woman’s Club in partnership with the Mill Springs Battlefield Association. Enjoy pinto beans, onions, relish and mill-ground cornmeal “hoecakes” plus a variety of desserts all in a beautiful setting overlooking the historic Mill Springs Grist Mill. In addition to enjoying a great country meal, shop the many artisans booths, tour the mill, the Brown-Lanier House and West-Metcalf House and listen to live music. For info call 606-636-4045, 606-348-7624, 606-348-7314 or visit www.heartoflakecumberland.com or www.millsprings.net.

27 Mill Springs Grist Mill Opens for Summer Tours – Mill Springs Mill Park, 9155 Hwy 1275 N, Monticello, KY, 9am-5pm weekends and holidays. Mill Springs Grist Mill Opens for 2017 Summer Season May 27, 2017. The Mill Springs Grist Mill will be open from 9am till 5pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays beginning May 27th and will continue seasonal operation through September 4th. Guided tours will be provided every half hour, with corn grinding demonstrations at 2:00pm each day. Info 606-679-6337.
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27 Historic Brown-Lanier House Opens for the 2017 Season – Mill Springs Mill Park, 9155 Hwy 1275 N. Monticello, KY. 10am-6pm. The Historic Brown-Lanier House opens for tours for the 2017 Season. The house has been redecorated inside to better reflect its importance in the Battle of Mill Springs. The house is open for tours Thurs. & Fri. 10am-4pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, & Sun. 1pm-5pm. Info 606-636-4045.

27 2nd Annual Rocky Hollow Disc Golf Tournament 2017 – Rocky Hollow Park, 142 S. Central Ave. Somerset, KY 8am. Participate in the Second Annual Disc Golf Tournament at Rocky Hollow Park. Sign up online at DGU Disc Golf United. $1,500 added cash. Info email Brian Simpson at bsimpson6244@yahoo.com.

27 Lee’s Ford Summer Concert Series – Lee’s Ford Marina, Nancy, KY 8:00pm. Join the Lee’s Ford Marina Crew for their Summer Concert Series featuring great music and entertainment each Saturday evening. May 27th will feature “Gravel Switch.” There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.

27 Concert on the Crush Deck at Lake Cumberland Winery – 122 Cedar Lane Farm, Monticello, KY, 5pm-7:30pm. Four singers, original tunes, great wine and all in one evening. Come enjoy Karin-Rochelle, Spooky Fox, Chris Lackey and Ryan Garrett as they perform original music on the Crush Deck. Info 606-348-5253 or norrie@lakecumberlandwinery.com.

27 ZJJ Farms Memorial Day Festival – 847 Loren Collins Rd. Glens Fork, KY 9am-6pm Central time. Looking for something do on Labor Day Saturday? Come on out to ZJJ Farms for their first Annual Memorial Day Festival. There will be live music, vendors, pony and horse rides, bouncy house, dunk tank and more. For info 270-777-2570 or www.facebook.com/events/152306031942845/?ti=icl.

29 Mill Springs Battlefield Annual Memorial Day Services – Zollicoffer Park/Mill Springs National Cemetery/Mill Springs Battlefield Museum & Visitor Center. Honor the men and women who served our country by joining us for our Memorial Day Services. We'll begin at Zollicoffer Park at 9:00 a.m. and the National Memorial Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Mill Springs National Cemetery, commemorating those who have served across the nation and across the world. Then, join us at the Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center for our 6th Annual Memorial Day Picnic -- Hamburger or Hotdog with chips and drink - $5. For additional information call 606-636-4045 or visit www.millsprings.net.

June
1 2nd Annual “A Sample of Somerset” Food Festival – Pulaski Judicial Center Downtown Somerset 6pm-10pm. Formerly “A Taste of the Lake”. Several local restaurants, bakeries, caterers and more will be offering samples of their menus. The public will be able to purchase ‘taste tickets’ to use for the samples. Enjoy live music, games, browse and shop vendors and more. For info call 606-383-0367.

1 Concert on the Crush Deck at Lake Cumberland Winery – 122 Cedar Lane Farm, Monticello, KY, 6pm-8pm. Join Steve Fulton on the Crush Deck as he performs original music. Steve’s music derives inspiration from artists like by Bob Dylan, Beck Weezer and others. Info 606-348-5253.

3 Music at the Park Summer Concert Series 2017 – Elgie Woods Piano Park, Corner of Oak St. & College St., Downtown Somerset, 7:30pm. The series runs throughout the summer and features local musicians from a variety of genres. June 3rd will feature John Glenn White & Company (classical guitarist). Oak Street will be closed to traffic beside the park, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the free entertainment. Call 606-679-8376 for info.

3 Lee’s Ford Summer Concert Series – Lee’s Ford Marina, Nancy, KY 8:00pm. Join the Lee’s Ford Marina Crew for their Summer Concert Series featuring great music and entertainment each Saturday evening. June 3rd is “Unusual Suspects.” There is a cover, info 606-636-6426 or www.leesfordmarina.com.

3 Over My Head 5K Run/Walk – 4705 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 7:30am. The 5K will have Age Brackets that lineup with LCRH Journey to Fitness Series. We will also offer a Team Challenge with a minimum of 5 members on each team, you may have as many as you would like on your team, with the top 5 scoring. Register at www.overmyhead5K.org. Info 606-278-0083/ www.goodtimesraces.com.
Wayne County Recycling Center Accepting Recyclables
The Wayne County Recycling Center just off North Main at 238 Creekview
Drive, Monticello is now accepting all types of recyclables. You may drop
off plastic bottles, cardboard, magazines, newspapers, office paper, and
all metals at the Recycling Center or at any trailer on wheels location
around town. For more info - stop by the Wayne County Recycling Center
or call Tim Bell at 307-5065.
Free Pets To Forever Homes 2nd Saturday At Albany Shelter
Dogs and cats will be given away on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 8
til Noon at the Tri County Animal Shelter on Kentucky 90 in Albany next to the Equity Group. For more info - call 606-387-0943.
Disabled American Veterans Meet The 1st Monday Of Each Month
The Wayne County Chapter of Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meet the first Monday of each month at 6:30PM at the Senior Citizens Center
on Columbia Avenue.
Free Drug Test Kits Available At Ten Locations In Monticello
You may pickup free Drug Test Kits for your children from UNITE and
Defensive Action Against Drugs at ten locations in Monticello. For
more info - call 606-278-4925.
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