Soul of 2nd Street to highlight African American history in Danville

Experience a piece of Danville’s rich history during this year’s Soul of 2nd Street Festival on, August 5th from 4-10 p.m. in historic Constitution Square. Prior to the late 1960s Second Street in Danville looked much different than today. There you could find retail shops, medical offices, restaurants, and the Rev. O’Neal’s barbershop. This area…

Dock Dogs competition returning to Danville July 21-23

For the second year in a row ,the Kentucky Dockdogs Showroom Summer Splash will be held in Danville, with dogs competing to see who can jump the highest and furthest before landing in a large pool of water. The event will take place July 21-23 at The Showroom, located at 2405 Lebanon Road, which is…

Kosher Lutherans comedy play to close out Pioneer Playhouse’s 2023 season

Pioneer Playhouse, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, will end its regular play season with Kosher Lutherans, a modern comedy that playwright William Missouri Downs says was inspired by one word: happiness. “Many years ago, I was looking up a name in the phone book and saw the word ‘Happiness’ and a phone number beside it,” explains…

Turtle racing, food and fun return to downtown Perryville

It’s just about turtle time in downtown Perryville. The annual Snappin’ Chaplin Turtle Derby is an all day event that gets underway at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 22 and lasts throughout the day, leading up to the big event – the  turtle race at 7 p.m. There will be food trucks and vendor booths…