On July 3, come to Audubon Mill Park on the riverfront and enjoy the bicentennial of John James Audubon’s landing in Henderson. Major events will be held throughout the day, including live music, historical reenactments, period dancers and a costume contest. A guided walking tour of the lesser-known Audubon spots will start at The Depot at 1 p.m. Concessions will be offered throughout the morning and during the afternoon events.
Celebrate Independence Day on July 4 with live music by Keith Vincent! Enjoy Vincent’s mix of country and rock ‘n’ roll beginning at 7 p.m. at the riverfront. And who could forget the fireworks? They’ll start at 9 p.m.!
Finally, the day all the horse fans have been waiting for…opening day at Ellis Park Race Track! Head to the track on July 10 to enjoy the kick off of the 2010 season of live thoroughbred horse racing. Experience the thrill of picking a horse and watching it race to the finish line. Gates open at 11 a.m.
For more information on these events or other things to do and see in Henderson, call The Depot Visitor’s Center at (270) 826-3128 or visit www.hendersonky.org.