Spring Festivals in Kentucky

Festivals are Springing up all over Kentucky this season and we’ve compiled them so you can keep up with the fun. See our list of spring festivals in Kentucky We’ve put together a list of great list of Spring Festivals in Kentucky  Hillbilly Days (Pikeville)  April 18-20 Be sure to come and enjoy one of the state’s largest festivals. Since 1977, Pike County, Kentucky has been celebrating Hillbilly Days. Three live stages of free entertainment, featuring a wide variety of music genres, clogging and square dancing. Men, women and youngsters pick and grin while trying to outdo each other with

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Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School  Now Enrolling for 2024-2025 Thrive Forest School Now enrolling for 2024-2025! It’s Louisville’s first nature-based preschool, nestled in the beautiful woodlands of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. They have removed the walls and brought child-led, exploratory learning to where it makes the most impact: outside. Forest schools (also known as “forest kindergartens”) have been well established for over 50 years and are among the fastest-growing models in early childhood education. Why? Because they work. Development and learning are enhanced when children are given the space and confidence to follow their curiosities, engage with peers, stimulate all senses, and

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Free Events in April

Free Events in April

Is there anything more FUN than FREE FUN? We’ve gather a fantastic list of free events in April for Kentucky Families! Check out our list of free events in April for Kentucky Families. Here are some ideas for Free Events in April all over Kentucky:   Northern  Family Bingo (Carrollton) Carroll County Library  Thursday, April 18  Children, teams and families are invited to Family Bingo at the Carroll County Library from 3:30-5:00 pm. Fun prizes are up for grabs and light refreshments will be served.    The Hungry Hungry Bookworm with River City Puppets (Erlanger) Kenton County Library Sunday, April

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Beat Boredom During Spring Break at Home

Spring Break at Home

Spring Break at Home. Quick and Easy Ways to Beat Mid Break Boredom!  Many Kentucky families are spending spring break at home this year. Whether you are a few days into the week out of school or you will be in the weeks ahead, we have a few ideas to keep boredom at bay. You can take these ideas and scale them up or back, depending on time and resources.  Turning Your Backyard into a Campsite Creating a camping experience right in your backyard is a convenient way to enjoy the outdoors. Set up your tent on a relatively flat

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Day trip to Frankfort, Kentucky – our state capitol

A Day Trip to Frankfort, Kentucky Let’s take a Day trip to Frankfort! Over a school break, I had one day to spare from work so I told the kids we would take a day trip. Their request: a learning trip. We love going places to explore that have a hint of learning. Sure, there are those times for pure, giggle-full fun but more times than not, my kids want to learn. Love that! I decided on Frankfort because it’s about an hour from home so it’s doable in a day without having to get up and out very early. 

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Viewing the 2024 Total Eclipse in Kentucky

Do you have a plan to view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse? Let us help!  If you haven’t made plans for viewing the 2024 Total Eclipse in Kentucky, we’ve put together some options for you. The total solar eclipse will impact eight Kentucky counties and clip portions of four others. The totality phase will enter Kentucky around 2 p.m., CDT, in parts of Fulton and Hickman counties before rolling across Ballard, McCracken, Livingston, Crittenden, Union and Henderson counties along the Ohio River. It also clips small portions of Carlisle, Graves, Webster, and Daviess counties. Some of the events below are

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Spring Break in Northern Kentucky

Take a quick trip to Northern Kentucky over Spring Break    Spending a day or three over Spring Break in Northern Kentucky might be just what your family needs this year! Build fun memories without the countless hours driving.  There is plenty to do on a budget, so start your planning here. We have written about Newport Levee before. But it is a fantastic choice for family fun. It has a setting that really makes you feel like you have gotten away to somewhere much further away. You could have a whole day just a the levee. Between the Newport

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A Day Trip to Owensboro, Kentucky

Take a day trip to Owensboro with kids, family fun!   Owensboro has a lot to offer families and kids! We found a ton of free and inexpensive fun for everyone for a day trip to Owensboro. Downtown Tips: There’s a Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn on either side of the modern looking convention center – great location for an overnight stay. Free Trolley rides around downtown for hopping on and off! Cute shops downtown- boutiques, antiques – something for everyone. Owensboro Museum of Science and History Affordable and they allow you to come and go as long as you

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Find Spring Break Fun in Lexington

Enjoy all of the fun Lexington has to offer over Spring Break  Spring Break Fun in Lexington doesn’t have to be hard on the pocketbook and you don’t have to drive for hours and hours to do something fun. Lexington has so many fun things to do that you are sure to have a fantastic spring break Below are several spots for you and your family to consider checking out in Lexington! First on the list is The Kentucky Horse Park, with the rolling hills of Kentucky and the beautiful countryside you have to make a stop here. You can

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Hopping Around for Easter Events in Kentucky

Easter Fun in Kentucky

Easter Events in Kentucky 2024   We’ve been hopping around the state looking for all of the best fun! Here is a list of Easter Events in Kentucky.     Northern  Fort Thomas Easter Egg Hunt Thomas Mess Hall in Tower Park (Ft. Thomas) March 23 Pictures with the Easter Bunny:10:30am Easter Egg Hunt: Noon Independence Easter Egg Hunt Memorial Park March 23 10:00 am Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt (sensory friendly w/smaller crowd) 10:30 am Festivities Start Noon Easter Egg Hunt   Easter Adventure at Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure (Carlisle) March 30, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Easter

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