Upcoming Events



July 29: The American Queen comes to Henderson
Riverfront, Henderson, KY. 8am-3pm. Come see the American Queen dock in downtown Henderson. No private tours allowed. Info: 270-826-3128

July 29 – Aug 1: Sandy Lee Songwriters Festival
Various, Henderson, KY. A live music event where Nashville’s top songwriters perform songs they have written that have skyrocketed to the top of the charts. Enjoy live music, featuring local and well known Nashville songwriter, Kerry Kurt Phillips and all of his friends.  Approximately 30 of Nashville’s best songwriters performing their songs in downtown Henderson for 4 consecutive nights! Others outings and workshops will be scheduled throughout the event.  Hear the songs that you hear on the radio, by the writers who wrote them in their purest form, and the stories behind them! Tickets available at https://sandyleesongfest.eventbrite.com. Info: www.sandyleesongfest.com or Jessica Beaven  270-577-0534 or email: sandyleefestival@gmail.com

All Month: Henderson Farmers Market
Henderson Fairgrounds, 5672 Airline Road, Henderson, KY. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8am-2pm. Info: Facebook

Aug 1: Guided Historic Walking Tour
Starts at The Depot, 101 N. Water St, Henderson, KY. 10am. This fun, free guided tour starts at The Depot Community Room and continues throughout downtown’s historic district. View homes and businesses and hear interesting stories about Henderson’s past. Tour is approximately 1 hour. If you have a large group, please call ahead so that the staff can best accommodate you. Info:www.hendersondepot.org or (270) 830-9707

Aug 7-8: Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival
Audubon Mill Park, 101. North Water Street, Henderson, KY. All day event. One of the largest free bluegrass festivals in the nation, this event features live bluegrass music, sporting events, children’s activites and delicious festival food. Info: 1-800-648-3128 or visit www.bluegrassinthepark.org

Aug 7: Fox On The Run Sunset 5K
Starts on First Street near Rookies, Henderson, KY. Start time TBA. A run to benefit the Shelter for Women and Children in Henderson. Prizes and awards given out. Info: 270-830-8063 or www.shelterforwomenandchildren.org

Aug 7-8: Jammin’ & Jumpin’ Street Pole Vault
Water Street, Henderson KY in front of the water fountains. Watch Olympian pole vaulters and college and high school athletes in this competion. Outdoor pole vaulting offers entertainment for all ages! To get involved visit www.smtrackclub.com. General info: 1-800-648-3128 or visit www.bluegrassinthepark.org

Aug 8: Disc Golf Mini Course on the Riverfront
The Audubon Flyers Disc Golf Club will host a disc golf (frisbee golf) demo and clinic at the riverfront Saturday Aug. 8th 4:00pm. – 8:00pm. Inf0: audubonflyers.webs.com

Aug 8: Breakfast in the Park
Audubon Mill Park, 101. North Water Street, Henderson, KY. 7-10am. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs and coffee in the park. Info: (270) 827-0016 or www.downtownhenderson.org

Aug 8: Folklife Festival
Audubon Mill Park, 101. North Water Street, Henderson, KY. 10am-2pm. This event is part of Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival and is perfect for children and adults alike. Demonstrations on various Kentucky folklife traditions will take places in the park, while music is featured on the main stage. Clogging, candle making, herbs, baked apple pies and animal demonstrations are just a few of the presentations you may see. Info: (270) 827-0016, info@downtownhenderson.org or www.downtownhenderson.org

Aug 8:Flippin and Flying
This is a great tournament operated by the Audubon Flyers Disc Golf Club for professional as well as recreational golfers. The tournament will be held on Henderson’s excellent disc golf course in Atkinson Park. Here’s the schedule:
-Registration 8am to 9am
-Players Meeting 9:15am
-Tee-off 9:30am
Prize money and awards. Info:Register at http://audubonflyers.webs.com


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