December 2013

Found 3 blog entries for December 2013.

shaker-village-of-pleasant-hillHistoric Harrodsburg, KY may be one of the oldest cities in the state, but it is anything but dull. Tucked away in the picturesque hills of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region, this area is filled with unique historic treasures and small town charm.

You can find everything from a replica Civil War era fort and Shaker villages to authentic Kentucky fare and Bourbon. Americans from all over fall in love with Harrodsburg after one visit. We list of favorite things to do in Harrodsburg.

Bourbon Tasting at the Beaumont Inn

Thousands flock to Kentucky every year to travel the Bourbon Trail. You don't have to visit a distillery however, to sample the best Bourbon this area has to offer. The Beaumont Inn is the state's oldest family operated B&B. Its Old Owl

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Lexington, Kentucky is famous for its horses and its university, but did you know there's so much to do in this vibrant city? From historic buildings to fine-dining restaurants, scenic parks to premier sporting events, you can do it all in Lexington and most can be accomplished on foot. We offer four different ways to experience Lexington, KY depending on your lifestyle or mood.

Lexington for Students

With the University of Kentucky in town, there’s an active student body living in the city. Luckily, it’s easy to discover Lexington on a budget. Third Street Stuff & Coffee is a popular hangout and study venue for students with an artsy atmosphere and delicious sandwiches. Other cheap eats can be found at Bourbon n' Toulouse for Cajun and Gumbo Ya-Ya

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For 56 years, God's Pantry has been collecting and donating food items across Central and Eastern Kentucky. In 2011, God's Pantry distributed more than 48 million pounds of food to 120 counties in Kentucky alone! Hunger is a disease that strikes more families in Kentucky than across the U.S. However, there is a cure!

Here at Turf Town, we lend a hand. On the second Friday of every month, a group of us head to the Food Bank to serve those in need. Not only is it a bonding experience for us, but we're proud to play a roll in the fight against hunger. And you can too!

Head on over to the God's Pantry website { http://www.godspantry.org/ } for more information about how you can help out! There are various volunteer opportunites where your participation is needed!

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