Laurel County Community Guide 2019 - Page 15

Orchestra annual POPS Concert, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of London. Adult admission $10, under 18, free. For information, call Jack Walker at 864-9767. A UGUST 10 — Outlaw PRO MOD, London Dragway. For information, call (606) 878-6900. A UGUST 8 - 10— NIBROC Festival in Corbin. Carnival rides, street vendors, entertainment. For information call 1-606-528-6390. A UGUST 17 - 19 — Laurel County Homecoming, Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park on Ky. 229. Children’s pageants, food vendors, contests, Saturday parade in downtown London, arts and crafts display, beauty pageants and Sunday gospel singing. For information visit their website at laurelcountyhomecoming.com. A UGUST 15 — Thursday Night Live, 7 p.m., Levi Jackson State Park in conjunction with Laurel County Homecoming celebration. A UGUST 18 — Laurel-London Optimist Club 5-A Racking Horse Show at Laurel-London Optimist Club Sports Center. For information call 862-7027. A UGUST 24 — Grudge Wars, London Dragway, off West Ky. 80. For information , call (606) 878-6900. A UGUST 31 - S EPTEMBER 2 — Labor Day celebration for campers registered at Levi Jackson State Park campground. A UGUST 29 - S EPTEMBER 2 — 20th annual East 80 Yard Sale. Features more than 22 miles of hard-to-find items, furniture, collectibles, antiques, clothing and more. Begins on East Fourth Street in Laurel County and stretches to Manchester. Held annually on Labor Day weekend. For information call 878-6900. Website: http://east80yardsale.cjb.net. A UGUST 31 — Labor Day Concert at Wildcat Adventures Offroad Park. Call (606) 843-0411. S EPTEMBER 2017, D ATE TO BE ANNOUNCED — Annual Golf Scramble for Laurel County Life Center. Call 877-1717 for information. S EPTEMBER 14 — Outlaw PRO MOD, London Dragway. Call (606) 878-6900. S EPTEMBER 20 — Laurel County DARE/World Chicken Festival Golf Scramble, London Country Club off Ky. 192. S EPTEMBER 26 - 29 — 29th annual World Chicken Festival, downtown London. Features live bands, parade, carnival rides and games, handmade crafts, flea market, eating contests, homemade food, gospel singing, and beauty pageants. For information call 878-6900. Website: www.chickenfestival.com. S EPTEMBER 28 — The Boondoggle 4-Hour Mountain Bike Race, Official Mountain Bike Race of the World Chicken Festival, Levi Jackson State Park, Broken Road Trail off Ky. 229. S EPTEMBER 28 — Grudge Wars, London Dragway off West Ky. 80. Call (606) 878-6900. O CTOBER 2018, D ATE TO BE ANNOUNCED — Cornerstone Christian School hosts its annual dinner and silent auction at the London Community Center, beginning at 6 p.m. O CTOBER 2 — Annual Coffee with a Cop, London Community Center, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Join London Police officers for good coffee and good company. Call (606) 878-7004 for information. O CTOBER 3 — Arts & Eats, London Farmers Market. Food and craft vendors, entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. O CTOBER 4 & 5 — Fall Yard Sale at Levi COMMUNITY EVENTS Jackson Wilderness Road State Park. Campers sell and public browses and buys. For more information call 330-2130. O CTOBER 4 — London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golf Tournament. Call (606) 864-4789 for information. O CTOBER 5 — Annual Birthday Bash at Wildcat Adventure Offroad Park. Call (606) 843-0411 for information. O CTOBER 10 — Arts & Eats, London Farmers Market. Food and craft vendors, entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. O CTOBER 12 — Outlaw PRO MOD, London Dragway. Call (606) 878-6900. O CTOBER 15 — Kentucky Adventure Games Thriller Ride Bicycle Tour. Downtown London. Call 862-8841 for more information. O CTOBER 17 — Arts & Eats, London Farmers Market. Food and craft vendors, entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. O CTOBER 18 - 20 — Camp Wildcat Civil War re-enactment and encampment, near the original battle site off north U.S. 25 near the Rockcastle County line. A living history encampment and Civil War battle re-enactment of the October 21, 1861, Civil War battle of Camp Wildcat plus the Battle of London. For information visit the website at www.wildcatreenactment.org. O CTOBER 24 — God’s Pantry’s A Taste of Southeast Kentucky featuring foods from countries around the world. This serves as the major fundraiser for the local God’s Pantry food distribution center in London that serves needy families in southeastern and eastern Kentucky. For more information, visit their website. O CTOBER 26 — Halloween Treasure Hunt, Wildcat Adventures Offroad Park. For information call (606) 843-0411. O CTOBER 26 — Grudge Wars, London Dragway off West Ky. 80. Call (606) 878-6900. O CTOBER 26 — Boo on Main, downtown London, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Parade of costumed characters visit downtown businesses for trick- or-treats. Call London Downtown at (606) 862- 8841. O CTOBER 31 — Alternative to Halloween Party, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Laurel-London Optimist Club Sports Center. Open to all children. Candy and prize giveaways. Call (606) 864-7097 before 1 p.m. weekdays for information. O CTOBER 31 — Trunk or Treat at many area churches. Trick or Treating is held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in city and county. N OVEMBER 2 — Veterans Day Parade in downtown London at 11:45 a.m. and parade at 1 p.m. Always held the first Saturday in November. N OVEMBER 7 — Holiday at the Market, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at London Farmers Market on Dixie Street. Local artisans and farmers sell their goods to the public with food vendors and live music. N OVEMBER 14 — Holiday at the Market, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at London Farmers Market on Dixie Street. Local artisans and farmers sell their goods to the public with food vendors and live music. N OVEMBER 9 — Toys for Tots Ride hosted by Adrenaline Cycles, Wildcat Adventures Offroad Park. N OVEMBER 18 — London Community Orchestra Recital, 7 p.m., Laurel County Public Library. Admission is free. N OVEMBER 30 — Sights and Sounds of Christmas, London Community Center. Held annually on Thanksgiving weekend. Handmade arts, crafts and collectibles. For information call 864-7777. D ECEMBER 5 — Holiday at the Market, 6 p.m. Local artisans offer handmade items and goods for purchase, with live musical entertainment. For information, call (606) 862- 8841. D ECEMBER 6 —Randy Smith’s Christmas on Main Parade, downtown London. Singing, Book Walk at 5 p.m., parade at 7 p.m., Pictures with Santa, musical entertainment and food vendors at Farmers Market. Call (606) 862-8841 for information. D ECEMBER 7 —London Community Orchestra Christmas Concert, 7 p.m. London First Baptist Church. Admission $10; students under 18 admitted free. D ECEMBER 13 —Holiday at the Market, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at London Farmers Market on Dixie Street. Local artisans and farmers sell their goods to the public with food vendors and live music. D ECEMBER 29 —Levi Jackson Endurance Run - 24 Hour Trail Race, Levi Jackson State Park off Ky. 229. For information, call (606) 878- 6900. D ECEMBER 31—London Downtown’s 2nd Annual New Years’ Eve Extravganza on Main Street, 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Ball drop and countdown at midnight. Food vendors, musical entertainment. For information, call (606) 862-8841. The crowning of Miss Laurel County Homecoming. The Sentinel-Echo • Community Guide 2019— Page 15