12 Days of Christmas in Henderson, Kentucky

Celebrate the season with our round up of 12 Days of Christmas in Henderson, Kentucky. Find more things to do, places to shop and spots to dine at www.hendersonky.org. Top photo by Betty Smithhart.

Day 1 | December 12


Pick up a Love What’s Local loyalty card next time you’re shopping downtown. Cards will be available at local businesses or at the Downtwon Henderson Partnership. The cards offer discounts to use at 18 businesses Jan 1 – Dec 31 of 2015! Would make a great stocking stuffer.

Day 2 | December 13

Holiday Pops (White)

Come to the Henderson Fine Arts Center for Holiday Pops featuring Owensboro Symphony Orchestra. 7 pm. Tickets available by calling 270-831-9800 or visit www.hendersonfac.com for more information.

Day 3 | December 14


The Children’s Center for Dance Education will perform the “Children’s Nutcracker” in Henderson, Kentucky on Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3 p.m., at the Henderson Fine Arts Center.  This will be the 20th year celebration of this Henderson tradition. Ticket prices start at $13 and are available online by visiting www.haaa.org/tickets or by calling the Fine Arts Center ticket office at 270.831.9800, Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Day 4 | December 15


Check out the holiday lights throughout town. Snapping photos? Share them with us by tagging #HendersonKY

Day 5 | December 16

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Visit The Depot Community Room’s annual Veterans Exhibit, featuring a Veteran’s Christmas Tree. Located at 101 N. Water Street. Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-2pm.

Day 6 | December 17


Check out the Fabulous Fibers exhibit at John James Audubon Museum. Handmade quilts and fiber art are on display by nine talented artists. More details here.

Day 7 | December 18


Try out CKB’s new menu items. Bring a group and share plates or enjoy a romantic night out! (Click the image to enlarge)

Day 8 | December 19


Shopping for a pooch this season? Get holiday ornaments customized at gabbi’s Pet Boutique. (They’ve moved to a new location at 801 N. Green Street)

Day 9 | December 20


Enjoy a pony ride at Blue Moon Stables and see the decorated barn. Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and Santa! Find out more here.

Day 10 | December 21


Visit Santa in Central Park. A holiday tradition in Henderson, KY Santa visits each year. You can find him in Santa’s Workshop Saturdays 11am-3pm and Sundays 1pm-3pm.

Day 11 | December 22


Try some holiday cupcakes at The Cake Stand. (It’s best to call ahead for this specific cupcake order, but other specials are available daily!)

Day 12 | December 23


Come out to Ruby Moon Winery and warm up in the tasting room in front of the fireplace. On this day, the winery will be running it’s 12 Days of Christmas discounts. Today get half off any block of cheese with the purchase of a bottle of wine. Perfect for the holidays!