Edmonson County, Kentucky

2017 Calendar
of Community Events

 


   
Sunday,
March 5
Edmonson County Open Disc Golf Tournament
Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Saturday,
March 18
County Wide Park Clean-up
Hwy 70 Park
9am - 12pm
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Saturday,
March 25
MLB Pitch, Hit, & Run Competition
Hwy 70 Park
Registration @ 9am, Competition starts @ 10am
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Fri.-Sat., March 24-26

SHEEBA Trail Ride

At our Special Event weekends your reservation will include delicious home cooked breakfast and dinner buffets as well as evening entertainment. Event weekends are either 2 or 3 night events; we require reservations for the entire length of the event. Our 2 night event fee is $54 per person and our 3 night event fee is $79 per person. No event fee for children under 16. The event fees are in addition to the regular camping rates.

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958

Saturday,
April  1
Spring Cleaning Yard Sale
8am - 3pm
Chalybeate Park
Vendors Booths $10 Under Cover of Horseshoe Pit Shelter
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 


 

Saturday,
April 8
Easter Egg Hunt
HWY 70 Park
11 am
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Saturday,
April 15
Annual Friends of Nolin Lake Wildflower Walk
 

Let us guide you on our annual "Nolin Lake Wildflower Walk." The spring ephemerals like Spring Beauty, Bluets, or Quaker Ladies, Jack-in-the Pulpit and Rue Anemone should begin to emerge. Known as the Waterfall Trail for the natural waterfall on the property, it is moderate to traverse. Sturdy hiking shoes are recommended. This is a 1.6 mile hike.
 


Nolin Lake State Park 

Pre-registration is required. Limited to 25 people.

Call 270-272-8003

Wed.-Sun. April 19-23

Spring Organized Trail Ride

All inclusive ride with three meals per day, beautiful trail rides and nightly entertainment! Fee includes camping, stall, meals and entertainment.

At our Special Event weekends your reservation will include delicious home cooked breakfast and dinner buffets as well as evening entertainment.
$189 per person.

The event fees are in addition to the regular camping rates.

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958

   
Friday-Sunday,
April 21-23
Amateur Championship at Bowling Green Disc Golf Tournament Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 


 

Friday-Sunday,
May 5-7

Kentucky Derby Party

No Event Fee

Join us on Derby Day for all of the fun and excitement of the fastest 2 minutes in sports! Throughout the day we will be showing the races on our huge outdoor theater under the pavilion. During the day enjoy the scenic beauty of Mammoth Cave National Park as you explore the back country, trail riding with old friends and new acquaintances. After the big race put your dancing boots on for live music at the pavilion!

Pot luck meal Saturday night and there will be no event fee!


Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Friday-Sunday,
May 5-7
Derby Weekend

Double J Stables
and Horseman's Campground



Join us in "Over Yonder" to watch the Derby, We will have games and fun prizes. Bring your favorite appetizer to share.


Double J Stables
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Saturday,
May 6
KHPA Horseshoe Pitching Tourney
Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 

Saturday,
May 20
Family Movie Night
7pm
Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
May 20
Canoe, Kayak or Paddleboard

Start at 1:00 pm central time

Before the summer boat traffic hits the Nolin River Lake, enjoy the serenity of the lake and take a scenic trip by canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. This trip is approximately five miles and will be a great trip for families. Join in the fun! No reservation needed. Bring your own canoe, kayak or paddleboard.

Life jackets are required for this paddle!

The Friends of Nolin Lake is a non-profit, public service organization with a goal to promote, preserve, and enhance Nolin Lake. 
Phone: 270-272-8003

Fri-Mon.,
May 26-29

Memorial Weekend

Join us for a fun filled weekend that includes breakfast Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings and dinner on Saturday and Sunday Nights.

We have some great entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings as well!

During the day enjoy the scenic beauty of Mammoth Cave National Park as you explore the back country, trail riding with old friends and new acquaintances.

Enjoy this fun filled 3 day event for only $79.00 per person plus normal camping fees!


Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Fri-Mon.,
May 26-29
Memorial Weekend

There is a three night minimum for camping this weekend and deposits will be required.

The Green River Band will be here on Saturday from 6:30pm-10:30pm. No cover charge.

Sunday night- let's "Wind Down" with some guitar pickin', or whatever you guys want to bring out.

So pack along your banjos, guitars, harmonicas, etc. and let's chill out in Over Yonder.
 

Double J Stables
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Saturday,
May 27
Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament
Chalybeate Park
4 VS 4 Registration @ 11am, Tourney Starts @ 12:00pm

Yard Sale under cover of Horseshoe Pit Shelter 8am - 3pm
Corn-hole Tournament Registration @ 12:00pm,
Tournament Starts @ 1:00pm
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 

Saturday,
June 3
Kids Summer Camp
$50 per child (girls or boys) for the day.

They will need to bring a packed lunch and drinks for our picnic during our ride in Mammoth Cave National Park. The kids will spend the day learning about the basics of horseback riding and proper horse care, then enjoy hot dogs and marshmallows over a campfire to end the day.

Call for more info and to sign up. We will only be taking six kids per camp.

***More dates will come available as needed. Watch for these dates to be posted on our Facebook page, or give us a call to check dates

Double J Stables
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Thurs.- Sun.,
June 8-11

Cowgirl Weekend

Enjoy the beautiful trails at Mammoth Cave National Park, delicious home cooked meals and wonderful entertainment! Reserve today!

$79 event fee includes meals, t-shirt and entertainment. Normal camping/stall rental rates apply.

Campground is also open for folks not participating in cowgirl weekend event.
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Friday,
June 16
Golf Tournament TBD
More Information will be available as details are finalized.
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 

Saturday,
June 17
Summer Splash and Houseboat Hop

Kind of like a Sock Hop on your boats!

Nolin Lake State Park

3:00pm - 9:00pm Details below!


Summer Splash

Activities & More

Food Vendors

Product Vendors

Free inflatable jumps for kids

Listen to music from the Houseboat


Houseboat Hop

Follow the Houseboat to Nolin Lake State Park Area!

Listen to music while you casually "boatercade" to the event site!

5 pm Depart Moutardier Marina

Follow the houseboat with a parade of boats to Nolin Lake State Park area and listen to music along the way.

7 pm Park your boat and enjoy an evening of music for a couple hours followed bya spectacular set of fireworks.

The Friends of Nolin Lake is a non-profit, public service organization with a goal to promote, preserve, and enhance Nolin Lake. 
Phone: 270-272-8003
 


 

Friday,
June 23
Longest Day of Play
10:00am - 2:00pm
HWY 70 Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

 


 

Friday,
June 23
Family Movie Night
7pm
Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Friday,
June 30
Freedom Festival & Fire Works
Chalybeate Park


Vendor Booths Available
Call Parks & Rec for Info: 270-597-9103
Vendors Booths and Games 5:00 - 9:00pm
Music 6:00 - 9:00pm (Double Nothin Band)
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103
 

Saturday,
July 1
Freedom Festival Two Mile run and One Mile walk,
Two Mile Run & One Mile Walk Registration @ 8am,
Two Mile Run @ 9am, Walk @ 9:30am

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
July 15

Family Fest
Moutardier Recreation Area
Celebrating with your family.

Enjoy time together as a family at the lake and engage in games and activities that will excite both the young and the young at heart!

Free Inflatable Jumps for kids
Free Face Painting

The Friends of Nolin Lake is a non-profit, public service organization with a goal to promote, preserve, and enhance Nolin Lake. 
Phone: 270-272-8003


 

Sunday,
July 16
Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament

4 VS 4 Registration at 11am, Tourney Starts @ 12:00pm
Corn-hole Tournament Registration @ 12 noon,
Tournament Starts at 1 pm.


Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
July 22
Family Movie Night
7pm


Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
July 29
Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament

4 VS 4 Registration at 11am, Tourney Starts @ 12:00pm
Corn-hole Tournament Registration @ 12 noon,
Tournament Starts at 1 pm.

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
August 12



28th Annual NolinFest

Moutardier Recreation Shelter
1990 Moutardier Rd.
Leitchfield, KY 42754
 

NolinFest is packed full of fun and action. Browse local vendors, treat yourself to a new taste at one of our food trucks, enjoy free inflatables for children, and browse the 8th Annual Classic Car Show, Wrap up the evening with live music and a fireworks display unlike any other!
 

Activities & More
3:00 pm - Dark (central time)

FIREWORKS at Dark
Approximately 9:00pm

Food Vendors Product Vendors

Free jumps on the inflatables for the kids

4:30p-10:00p - Live Band


 

8th Annual Classic Car Show

Registration Begins at 10:00am
Judging at 2:00pm

Mike White - (270-230-2863)

www.wkycc.com

 

Music:

2017 - Details are still being planned

 

The Friends of Nolin Lake is a non-profit, public service organization with a goal to promote, preserve, and enhance Nolin Lake. 
Phone: 270-272-8003
 


 

Saturday,
August 12
KHPA Horseshoe Pitching Tourney

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
August 26
Family Movie Night
7pm

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
August 26
Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament

4 VS 4 Registration at 11am, Tourney Starts @ 12:00pm
Corn-hole Tournament Registration @ 12 noon,
Tournament Starts at 1 pm.

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Fri.-Mon.,
Sept. 1-4

Labor Day Weekend

Join us for a fun filled weekend that includes breakfast Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings and dinner on Saturday and Sunday Nights. We have some great entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings as well!

During the day enjoy the scenic beauty of Mammoth Cave National Park as you explore the back country, trail riding with old friends and new acquaintances.

Enjoy this fun filled 3 day event for only $79.00 per person plus normal camping fees!
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Fri.-Mon.,
Sept. 1-4
Labor Day Weekend

There is a three night minimum for camping this weekend and deposits will be required.

Saturday afternoon- Scavenger hunt. Be sure to bring your horse for this fun event!

Saturday night, 6:30p-10:30p- DJ/Karaoke with DJ Greg. No cover charge.
 

Double J Stables
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Tues. - Wed.,
Sept. 5-6
KHPA Horseshoe Pitching Tourney

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Fri.-Sun.,
Sept. 8-10
Ladies Getaway Weekend.

For those ladies looking for a weekend of relaxation & horseback riding- this is for you. $250 per person covers all meals, overnight accommodations & horseback riding, on our horses, in beautiful Mammoth Cave National Park. Only six spots are available, so call now to book your spot.
 

Double J Stables
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Tues. - Wed.,
Sept. 12-13
KHPA Horseshoe Pitching Tourney (Doubles)

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Fri.-Mon.,
Sept. 15-18

2017 AQHA Charity Trail Ride

$75 for Adults
$25 for 16 & Under

September 15-18, 2017

"Life is a Ride" is a weekend full of fun. The ride will feature a free clinic Friday, guided rides on Saturday and riding on your own is available throughout the weekend. There is a silent auction Friday night, live auction Saturday night and live bands Friday & Saturday nights. Meals are provided Friday evening thru Sunday morning and vendors will be set up to browse after your days riding in beautiful Mammoth Cave National Park!

Open to ALL BREEDS, riding disciplines and backgrounds. Riders must be 6 years of age or older due to insurance liability. No stallions. Ride 2017 provides the opportunity for ALL horse people to spend an enjoyable weekend with friends, family, new faces, and horses.

Make your reservations today thru the website or by calling the campground. Ride fees are due in full at time of reservation; camping and stall fees are due upon check in.

Be sure to visit the official ride website www.lifeisarideky.com for all the ride details, to see our sponsors, view auction items, see the draft itinerary and view photos from previous rides.

Check out our Facebook page for updates: Life is a Ride. Ride Manager is Sarah Hays - 502-550-7609

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Saturday,
September 23

Nolin River Lake Clean-Up Campaign

 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Be a Volunteer!

Pontoons needed!

Groups (church, boy scout, girl scout, and such) are needed as volunteers!

Come enjoy a beautiful fall day, while helping to preserve the beauty of Nolin Lake.

Come out for the 8th Annual Lakeshore Clean-up Campaign. It is a wonderful opportunity for the whole family to volunteer, make a difference on Nolin Lake and enjoy and promote environmental stewardship in our community.

Participants can show up at Moutardier Ramp, Wax Ramp, Dog Creek Ramp, or Nolin Lake State Park Ramp at 8:00am on Saturday, September 24th and help keep Nolin River Lake beautiful. Bring your pontoon to help transport volunteers along the lake shore. After the clean-up we will have a volunteer appreciation event at Wax that includes music, food and prizes.

For more info: Nolin River Lake US Army Corps of Engineers

2150 Nolin Dam Road, P O Box 339, Bee Spring, KY 42207

270-286-4511


 

Saturday,
 September 23
Family Movie Night
7pm

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103


 

Saturday,
September 30
Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament

4 VS 4 Registration at 11am, Tourney Starts @ 12:00pm
Corn-hole Tournament Registration @ 12 noon,
Tournament Starts at 1 pm.

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Saturday,
September 30
Concert in the Park/ Cruise In
Cruise-In Car Show (in Front Parking lot) 2-5pm
50/60's Sock Hop  6 pm

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Thurs. - Sun.,
Sept. 28-Oct. 1

SHOBA Ride

Meals start Thursday night, ride fee includes three suppers and three breakfasts.

The Ride Fee for this event is only $69 and includes all meals and entertainment!
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

To Be
Announced

Mule Days with Ty Evans

$59 (meals only)

Ty will be conducting a three-day clinic, and as always there will be beautiful trail riding and delicious meals!

The clinics will begin at 9 am each morning starting Thursday morning. If you are not participating in the clinic but wish to watch (audit) the clinic the price is $25 per person per day.

To register for Ty Evans clinic contact Ty or Skye Evans at 801-598-7465 or visit them at tsmules.com

We will be offering a meal package consisting of three dinners and three breakfasts for $59 per person. The meals will start with dinner Thursday evening and end with breakfast Sunday morning.

Please let us know when you reserve your campsite if you would like to eat with us. The meals are a package and cannot be purchased individually.
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Sun. - Sun.,
Oct. 8-15

Week Long Organized Trail Ride

$319

Join us for our 4th annual week long trail ride! You will enjoy three meals per day, nightly entertainment and many other fun activities. We will offer organized rides daily or you are welcome to ride on your own. This week is sure to be one you won't soon forget!

Check out our reviews at www.horsetraildirectory.com to see what folks are saying about this ride!!

Ride fee is $319 per person and includes camping, a stall for your horse and all meals, entertainment and activities!
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Thurs.-Sun.,
Oct. 19-22

Cowgirl Weekend
$79

Enjoy the beautiful trails at Mammoth Cave National Park, delicious home cooked meals and wonderful entertainment. Reserve today! Ride fee includes meals Thursday night through Sunday morning, t-shirt and entertainment Saturday night.

Normal camping/stall rental rates apply. Campground is also open to folks not participating in Cowgirl Weekend event.

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Saturday,
Oct. 21
Halloween Spook Fest                                                          
Two Mile Run & one Mile Walk Registration @ 8am,
Two Mile Run @ 9 am, Walk @ 9:30 am
*Registration Info to be posted
Yard Sale under cover Horseshoe Pit Shelter 8 am - 3 pm
                                    
*Booths $10 (Call Parks & Rec for Info) 270-597-9103

Hay Ride and Movie @ 6 pm

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

Fri.-Sun.,
Oct. 27-29
Halloween Weekend

(Deposits will be required for camping this event weekend.)

Trick or treat, hay rides, carriage rides, games & fun prizes for the kids. Saturday morning starts with breakfast for $5 a plate. (Proceeds go to the playground fund).

We'll have a "chili dump" for supper. Everyone brings some of their favorite chili to "dump" in the pot before heading out to ride. Later, we all get to enjoy some great chili! After our bellies are full, we will be holding a White Elephant Auction.

Wrap & bring a gently used item you don't want any more to be auctioned off without anyone knowing what's inside.
Always an entertaining auction! (Proceeds go to the playground fund.)
 

Double J Stables,
542 Lincoln School Road
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky 42259

270-286-8167
8am - 8 pm central time


 

Fri.-Sun.,
Oct. 27-29

Halloween Weekend
$54

Join us for a fun filled weekend that includes breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings and dinner on Saturday Night.

Have fun dressing up for our costume contest featuring cash prizes to the winners.

Pumpkin painting for the kids as well as trick or treating around the campground! (so be sure to bring candy for the little ones)

Be sure to wear your dancing boots to dinner because you'll want to hit the dance floor on Saturday night!

During the day enjoy the scenic beauty of Mammoth Cave National Park as you explore the back country, trail riding with old friends and new acquaintances.

The event fee for this weekend is only $54 per adult, kids are free!

 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Tuesday,
Oct. 31
Halloween Festival                                                                                                       Trick or Treating, Games & Food

Community Center
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

To Be
Announced

EXCA Races Extreme Cowboy Races

Contact Laura Green for camping/stalls and event registration at 270-734-1047 or kenintenracers@gmail.com 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

Fri.-Sun.,
Nov.  24-26

2nd Annual Bubba's Thanksgiving Ride
No Event Fee

Join us Thanksgiving weekend for the second annual Bubba's Thanksgiving Ride!

Saturday night pot luck dinner and Bubba and the Boys will entertain!

Bring a dish and your dancing boots. Ride is open to the public. If you don't know Bubba by now you will know him by the end of the weekend!
 

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp, 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

888.682.3958


 

All month,
Dec. 1 - 31
Christmas in the Park

More Information will be available as details are finalized.

Chalybeate Park
Edmonson County Parks & Rec: (270) 597-9103

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the calendar of events, but we suggest you call and confirm dates.  




 
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