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Bardstown whiskey museum to feature ‘Prohibition in Kentucky’ in advance of June 14 grand reopening

The Bourbon Capital of the World is the site of two major events this May and June: The new exhibit, “Prohibition and Kentucky,” gifted to the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History by Louisville’s Frazier History Museum, opens on Saturday, May 19. The Grand Reopening of the Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History takes place with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June...

Patches and Pieces Quilt Show to be displayed at Bardstown’s historic Wickland Estate March 24

“Please do touch” is the message of the museum-quality Patches and Pieces Quilt Show that will be on display at the historic Wickland Home of Three Governors estate, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Considered one of the best Georgian-style houses in Kentucky, Wickland provides a fitting backdrop for the quilts with its airy main halls, massive rooms and 14 1/2-foot ceilings. “The...