APRIL thru NOVEMBER:
HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
First Saturday of each month – 10 AM to 11 AM
A guided tour of points of historical and legendary significance to Henderson’s history. This tour starts within The Community Room at The Depot and continues throughout historic downtown Henderson. Hear stories of Henderson’s past, and learn about the architecture and history of some of Henderson’s most beautiful homes and businesses. Tour guides vary each month – with different stories and insights. This walking tour is fairly level and wheelchair accessible.
Starts at The Depot, Starts at 10am, approximately 1 hour, free.
AUGUST: FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018 — 10 AM to 4 PM
The Depot Community Room Teams up with Downtown Henderson Partnership to host the Folklife Festival during the Bluegrass in the Park Festival. This community event, held in Audubon Mill Park, features a host of food makers, artists and other educational exhibits about folklife traditions in western Kentucky. In the past exhibits have included antique bicycles, llama shearing, soap making, beeswax candles and much more. Traditional games for children.
Audubon Mill Park, free.
SEPTEMBER: FERNWOOD CEMETERY TOUR
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 — 3 PM and 4:30 PM
Guided walking tour through Henderson’s oldest cemetery, with local actors portraying some of our most interesting citizens of Henderson who now reside in Fernwood. One of our most popular tours!
Starts at Fernwood Cemetery, Madison Street, tours begin at 3pm and 4:30pm, tickets $10, available at the Depot.
OCTOBER: SPOOKS AND LEGENDS TOUR
OCTOBER 27, 2018, 4 PM and 7 PM
Guided tour throughout downtown Henderson highlighting historical facts and legends of Henderson’s past. Actors bring stories to life, giving you an up-close and personal perspective of some of Henderson’s famous and infamous citizens. Our most popular tour!
Starts at The Depot, two tours begin at 4pm and 7pm, cost $10, available at the Depot.
This calendar changes periodically throughout the year. Check back often for new events.