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Now That’s a Tablecloth: Students cover 54 tables at annual Governor’s Derby Celebration

This Derby ‘blanket’ from students at New Haven Elementary in Union takes us through the American Revolution to space exploration to NASCAR. (Photo from KAC)   Students in 54 Kentucky classrooms painted Derby-themed canvases that will adorn picnic tables May 3 as part of the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration.   The blankets, distributed to schools by the Kentucky Arts...

Now That's a Tablecloth: Students cover 54 tables at annual Governor's Derby Celebration

This Derby ‘blanket’ from students at New Haven Elementary in Union takes us through the American Revolution to space exploration to NASCAR. (Photo from KAC)   Students in 54 Kentucky classrooms painted Derby-themed canvases that will adorn picnic tables May 3 as part of the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration.   The blankets, distributed to schools by the Kentucky Arts...

Come one, come all to Governor’s Derby Celebration in downtown Frankfort May 4

  The 77th annual Governor’s Derby Celebration will be held in downtown Frankfort on Kentucky Derby Day, May 4, from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.   Visitors can expect the traditional fare of past Derby Celebrations, such as a farmer’s market, a variety of arts and crafts, specialty vendors, children’s activities, Kentucky Horse Park trolley rides and live...