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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour expands with more distilleries, new look and finishing prize

Seven years ago, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association created the nation’s first and only tourism attraction to showcase its flourishing artisan distilling movement — the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour. The KDA announced on Tuesday that the thriving, groundbreaking adventure is expanding to include new spirits producers and is rewarding visitors who tour all 20 distilleries with an enhanced...

Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin’ set for Sept. 5-8 at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill

The annual Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin’ is set for Sept. 5-8 at the Carter Caves State Resort Park. The festival that began as a family reunion honors old-time music and Eastern Kentucky traditions as well as the late master fiddler J.P. Fraley. Musicians will be jamming in parking lots and sharing music around the campfires of Carter Caves State Resort Park. Musical instruments such as dulcimer,...