20 Things to Do in Georgetown This Fall

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Where can you go this fall in Kentucky to ride horses, pick apples, zip down a pumpkin vine zipline and meet famous racehorses on any given day?  That’s right, Georgetown, Kentucky.

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Celebrate the Back to School Season | at the Georgetown Chick-fil-A

From 5:30 – 7:30pm on Tuesday, August 21 win prizes, play games and eat shaved Ice at the Back To School Bash.

See the Champions of the Bluegrass | at Family Fun Night at the Kentucky Horse Park

August 24 starting at 5pm with a 6pm Hall of Champions Show.

Support Local Theatre | at a Glass Painting Fundraiser

August 25 from 12-2pm to benefit Georgetown Community Theatre

 photo IMG_2303_zpspto4khvp.jpg Be Inspired | at the “Space: The Final Frontier” Quilt Show

Now until August 26, families can view and vote on their favorite quilt at the Birdsong Quilting and Crafts shop.

Eat Seasonal Food | at the Annual Fireman’s Chili-Cook Off

Cost is less than $20 per family.  Serving begins at 6pm in front of the Georgetown-Scott County Museum.

Listen to Live Music | during the Party on the Square

September 6, following the Annual Fireman’s Chili-cook off enjoy the musical group Swing Street from 7-10pm.

Join in the Parade | for the Colt and Filly Children’s Parade during the 2018 Festival of the Horse

At 6:30pm on Friday, September 7 join most of the Georgetown community for a parade inspired by “A Day at the Races.” Stay for the whole weekend of September 7-9 and attend the festival of the Horse.

Enjoy Fall Fun | at the Bi-Water Farm and Greenhouse

On September 8 attend their Bi-Water Fall festival. Buy your season pass between now and September 7 to get 20% off their season long access pass and enjoy their many farmly activities all autumn long.  Visit their website for information about their themed weekends.

Pick Apples | during the Apple Festival at Evans Orchard – Market and Cider Mill

There will be plenty to do on September 8 & 9.

Take a Camping Trip Indoors | during Family Fort Night at the Scott County Library

September 14 at 6:30pm round up some pillows and blankets and head to the stacks to build forts.  Wear your PJs and join in bedtime yoga. Geared towards children 2-7 years old.

Shop Local | at the Georgetown Sidewalk Sale

On September 15 in Downtown Georgetown. 

Plan a Bike Trip with Your Family | at the Bicycle Show at the Scott County Library

September 15 at 10-12:30pm.  Presented by the Lexington Bike Shop.

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Paddle Through a Haunted Swamp | at the Indoor Pool of the Pavilion

On October 26 at 5pm for the cost of admission to the Pavilion.

Go Trick-or-Treating | Downtown Georgetown 

October 31 enjoy storytelling, activities, and candy at participating downtown shops.

Take to the Trails | on horseback at the Whispering Woods Riding Stables

Plan a day to ride horseback with your family and friends around a 250-acre wooded property that won’t disappoint.

Meet Old Friends | at the Old Friends Retirement Farm

 photo IMG_2295_zps2r7jgbm5.jpgTours are offered daily at 10am, 1pm, and 3pm.  Call ahead to reserve your spot.  A golf cart is available for those who need assistance moving around the farm. 

Support Local Farmers | at the Scott County Farmers’ Market

Get fresh Kentucky Proud produce for your family dinner on Saturdays from 9-1pm.

Take a Family Photo | at the Yuko-En on the Elkhorn

A Japanese Friendship Garden open from dawn to dusk year round.

Spark Your Child’s Interest in Robotics and Engineering | at the Toyota Motor Manufacturer

Tours are available Monday through Friday but call ahead to schedule your visit.

Score a Win With Your Tween or Teenager | and go Skateboarding at the Pavilion