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Jun
28
Fri
Festival of the RED @ Slade, KY (90 L&E Railroad Place)
Jun 28 all-day

An Event Not To Be Missed!
The Red River Gorge is known for many different things, but now we are making a music festival one of those! Come to beautiful Slade, KY for our 2nd annual Festival of The Red. We have 29 musicians/bands that will be taking the stage over three days with a genre ranging from Appalachian, to Americana, to Folk. Primitive camping will be included with purchase of a ticket, or check out our sponsors for other lodging options! We will have artisan vendors, food vendors, and beer on tap. Find out more details by “liking” us on Facebook! Tickets go on sale Jan 18th!

Gorge Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Jun
29
Sat
Festival of the RED @ Slade, KY (90 L&E Railroad Place)
Jun 29 all-day

An Event Not To Be Missed!
The Red River Gorge is known for many different things, but now we are making a music festival one of those! Come to beautiful Slade, KY for our 2nd annual Festival of The Red. We have 29 musicians/bands that will be taking the stage over three days with a genre ranging from Appalachian, to Americana, to Folk. Primitive camping will be included with purchase of a ticket, or check out our sponsors for other lodging options! We will have artisan vendors, food vendors, and beer on tap. Find out more details by “liking” us on Facebook! Tickets go on sale Jan 18th!

Gorge Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Jun
30
Sun
Festival of the RED @ Slade, KY (90 L&E Railroad Place)
Jun 30 all-day

An Event Not To Be Missed!
The Red River Gorge is known for many different things, but now we are making a music festival one of those! Come to beautiful Slade, KY for our 2nd annual Festival of The Red. We have 29 musicians/bands that will be taking the stage over three days with a genre ranging from Appalachian, to Americana, to Folk. Primitive camping will be included with purchase of a ticket, or check out our sponsors for other lodging options! We will have artisan vendors, food vendors, and beer on tap. Find out more details by “liking” us on Facebook! Tickets go on sale Jan 18th!

Gorge Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Jul
19
Fri
9th Annual Whippoorwill Festival @ Beattyville, KY
Jul 19 all-day

Registration is open, with discounted early-bird pricing now through June 1. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/whipporwillofkentuckylimited/235063

Jump in and join us for the 9th annual Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living!! This year’s fest is July 19-21, 2019, and will be held in the gorgeous Lago Linda Hideaway, near the Red River Gorge in Beattyville, Kentucky. Lago Linda has basic tent camping and improved campsites with water and electric hookups. Amenities include flush toilets, hot showers, plenty of parking, gravel roads, hiking trails, and a beautiful lake.

Are you interested in building healthier and more resilient communities? The skills and connections to do so? Whippoorwill was created in response to a need for a supportive, family friendly learning environment to help build the world we wish to see. We share traditional and modern living skills in a joyful, healthful and family friendly atmosphere. Join us as we celebrate Appalachian Heritage and new traditions while helping to build community resilience needed to face modern concerns.

The event is family friendly, and there are workshops and activities for children as well as adults. There are morning activities and evening entertainment.

Our workshops span topics such as: gardening, permaculture, natural building, tracking, fire making, stargazing, foraging, pottery, woodworking, appropriate technology, cooperative skills, herbalism, wellness/self-care, livestock raising, and food preparation/preservation.
We especially love workshops that:
Are taught by local instructors
Focus on the skills and folkways of our Appalachian region
Are aligned with Whippoorwill’s roots in the movement for social and environmental justice in Appalachia. This includes workshop proposals on monitoring soil, water, and air quality, extreme mineral extraction, bioremediation, community organizing, civic engagement, human identity politics, and cultural appropriation.

The Whippoorwill Festival is an all-volunteer, community-run labor of love. We strive to be as accessible as possible to our whole community, and our tickets are priced as affordably as possible, with early-bird specials and discounts for weekend package tickets. Your ticket cost includes parking, tent camping, and some meals (breakfast and dinner only). Please donate generously and know that 100% of your money goes to improving the festival – better workshops, music, food, and demonstrations!

Want to teach, perform or work-trade? Applications will be posted soon with further info! Workshops and Entertainment will be posted as they are confirmed.

Click the like button and follow us to keep that finger on the pulse and receive updates! Checkout past festivals and join our newsletter at whippoorwillfestival.com

Beattyville KY Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Jul
20
Sat
9th Annual Whippoorwill Festival @ Beattyville, KY
Jul 20 all-day

Registration is open, with discounted early-bird pricing now through June 1. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/whipporwillofkentuckylimited/235063

Jump in and join us for the 9th annual Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living!! This year’s fest is July 19-21, 2019, and will be held in the gorgeous Lago Linda Hideaway, near the Red River Gorge in Beattyville, Kentucky. Lago Linda has basic tent camping and improved campsites with water and electric hookups. Amenities include flush toilets, hot showers, plenty of parking, gravel roads, hiking trails, and a beautiful lake.

Are you interested in building healthier and more resilient communities? The skills and connections to do so? Whippoorwill was created in response to a need for a supportive, family friendly learning environment to help build the world we wish to see. We share traditional and modern living skills in a joyful, healthful and family friendly atmosphere. Join us as we celebrate Appalachian Heritage and new traditions while helping to build community resilience needed to face modern concerns.

The event is family friendly, and there are workshops and activities for children as well as adults. There are morning activities and evening entertainment.

Our workshops span topics such as: gardening, permaculture, natural building, tracking, fire making, stargazing, foraging, pottery, woodworking, appropriate technology, cooperative skills, herbalism, wellness/self-care, livestock raising, and food preparation/preservation.
We especially love workshops that:
Are taught by local instructors
Focus on the skills and folkways of our Appalachian region
Are aligned with Whippoorwill’s roots in the movement for social and environmental justice in Appalachia. This includes workshop proposals on monitoring soil, water, and air quality, extreme mineral extraction, bioremediation, community organizing, civic engagement, human identity politics, and cultural appropriation.

The Whippoorwill Festival is an all-volunteer, community-run labor of love. We strive to be as accessible as possible to our whole community, and our tickets are priced as affordably as possible, with early-bird specials and discounts for weekend package tickets. Your ticket cost includes parking, tent camping, and some meals (breakfast and dinner only). Please donate generously and know that 100% of your money goes to improving the festival – better workshops, music, food, and demonstrations!

Want to teach, perform or work-trade? Applications will be posted soon with further info! Workshops and Entertainment will be posted as they are confirmed.

Click the like button and follow us to keep that finger on the pulse and receive updates! Checkout past festivals and join our newsletter at whippoorwillfestival.com

Beattyville KY Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Jul
21
Sun
9th Annual Whippoorwill Festival @ Beattyville, KY
Jul 21 all-day

Registration is open, with discounted early-bird pricing now through June 1. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/whipporwillofkentuckylimited/235063

Jump in and join us for the 9th annual Whippoorwill Festival – Skills for Earth-Friendly Living!! This year’s fest is July 19-21, 2019, and will be held in the gorgeous Lago Linda Hideaway, near the Red River Gorge in Beattyville, Kentucky. Lago Linda has basic tent camping and improved campsites with water and electric hookups. Amenities include flush toilets, hot showers, plenty of parking, gravel roads, hiking trails, and a beautiful lake.

Are you interested in building healthier and more resilient communities? The skills and connections to do so? Whippoorwill was created in response to a need for a supportive, family friendly learning environment to help build the world we wish to see. We share traditional and modern living skills in a joyful, healthful and family friendly atmosphere. Join us as we celebrate Appalachian Heritage and new traditions while helping to build community resilience needed to face modern concerns.

The event is family friendly, and there are workshops and activities for children as well as adults. There are morning activities and evening entertainment.

Our workshops span topics such as: gardening, permaculture, natural building, tracking, fire making, stargazing, foraging, pottery, woodworking, appropriate technology, cooperative skills, herbalism, wellness/self-care, livestock raising, and food preparation/preservation.
We especially love workshops that:
Are taught by local instructors
Focus on the skills and folkways of our Appalachian region
Are aligned with Whippoorwill’s roots in the movement for social and environmental justice in Appalachia. This includes workshop proposals on monitoring soil, water, and air quality, extreme mineral extraction, bioremediation, community organizing, civic engagement, human identity politics, and cultural appropriation.

The Whippoorwill Festival is an all-volunteer, community-run labor of love. We strive to be as accessible as possible to our whole community, and our tickets are priced as affordably as possible, with early-bird specials and discounts for weekend package tickets. Your ticket cost includes parking, tent camping, and some meals (breakfast and dinner only). Please donate generously and know that 100% of your money goes to improving the festival – better workshops, music, food, and demonstrations!

Want to teach, perform or work-trade? Applications will be posted soon with further info! Workshops and Entertainment will be posted as they are confirmed.

Click the like button and follow us to keep that finger on the pulse and receive updates! Checkout past festivals and join our newsletter at whippoorwillfestival.com

Beattyville KY Event – Festival


Sponsor - Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky


Sponsor - CTBI

Sep
26
Thu
2019 World Chicken Festival @ London, KY
Sep 26 all-day

Sept 26th: 5pm – 10pm
Sept 27th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 28th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 29th: 12pm – 5pm

We are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World Chicken Festival in downtown London, Kentucky. Reflecting on memories of nostalgia and creating new memories for generations to come celebrating all the EGG-CITING events that make the World Chicken Festival one of the largest festivals in the State of Kentucky.

London Event – Chickens

Sep
27
Fri
2019 World Chicken Festival @ London, KY
Sep 27 all-day

Sept 26th: 5pm – 10pm
Sept 27th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 28th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 29th: 12pm – 5pm

We are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World Chicken Festival in downtown London, Kentucky. Reflecting on memories of nostalgia and creating new memories for generations to come celebrating all the EGG-CITING events that make the World Chicken Festival one of the largest festivals in the State of Kentucky.

London Event – Chickens

Sep
28
Sat
2019 World Chicken Festival @ London, KY
Sep 28 all-day

Sept 26th: 5pm – 10pm
Sept 27th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 28th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 29th: 12pm – 5pm

We are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World Chicken Festival in downtown London, Kentucky. Reflecting on memories of nostalgia and creating new memories for generations to come celebrating all the EGG-CITING events that make the World Chicken Festival one of the largest festivals in the State of Kentucky.

London Event – Chickens

Sep
29
Sun
2019 World Chicken Festival @ London, KY
Sep 29 all-day

Sept 26th: 5pm – 10pm
Sept 27th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 28th: 10am – 10pm
Sept 29th: 12pm – 5pm

We are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World Chicken Festival in downtown London, Kentucky. Reflecting on memories of nostalgia and creating new memories for generations to come celebrating all the EGG-CITING events that make the World Chicken Festival one of the largest festivals in the State of Kentucky.

London Event – Chickens