2021 Calendar Of Events

* Please note that due to the COVID-19 outbreak many events are being postponed or canceled. If you are interested in attending an event, please call the host to confirm it is still on as scheduled. If you have any questions you may call our office (502-732-7036) and we will be happy to assist you. #TogetherKy #TeamKentucky

January

January 1st
General Butler State Resort Park’s First Day Hike

Get the new year started off right with a First Day Hike beginning at noon in our very own GBSRP (one of 5 Kentucky State Parks participating).
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes

John Grigsby from Cadiz performs live in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn

A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. January’s presentation is on the Seven Facets of Health by Dr. Brett Gibson. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’

Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves

Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering

Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

January
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bourbon Fever

Bourbon tasting, a special presentation on the history of bourbon with Woodford Reserve’s Carey Tichenor, and a bourbon-themed dinner beginning at 4:00 PM in the Mezzanine of the Lodge. $42.95 per person + tax. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their Facebook page General Butler State Resort Park.

February

February 6th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s Chocolate Walk

Visit downtown Carrollton businesses and enjoy samples of chocolate at participating locations. Register to win a basket of chocolates valued at $100. No purchase necessary. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

February
Carrollton Rotary Club’s Winter Ball

Enjoy a night of food, cocktails, music, and dancing at General Butler State Resort Park’s Conference Center. Cocktail hour begins at 6:00 PM with dinner at 7:00 PM. Music by The Tymes Band starts around 8:00 PM. For more information contact Mark Smith at 502-732-3525 or Jeff Moore at 502-732-4261.

February
General Butler State Resort Park celebrates Super Bowl Sunday

Appetizers and drink specials in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge during the game. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s 50 Days to 5K

Starting today you have 50 days to be ready for our 5K by participating in beginner walks and runs. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
Carroll County Arts Board’s Valentine’s Day Weekend Concert

Celebrate the day of love with music and sweet treats. All proceeds benefit the Nancy Jo Grobmyer Memorial Arts Scholarship. Event starts at 7:00 PM and ends at 9:00 PM at New’s Auction House, 616 Park Avenue, Carrollton. For more information contact Greg Beck at 502-438-7335 or by e-mail at gtbeck2@gmail.com.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. February’s event includes concert violist John Grigsby playing music from Bach to the Beatles. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s Valentine’s Dinner

Two Rivers Restaurant provides Valentine’s Dinner from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.


February
Dinner and Tribute Show
“The King and the Killer”
Featuring performances by both an Elvis impersonator and a Jerry Lee Lewis impersonator, dinner and the show is $60 per person. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or follow General Butler State Resort Park on Facebook.

February
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Appetizer specials and Irish beer in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge during the day. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
Spring Tea at the Butler Turpin House

Put on your white gloves and fancy clothes and let’s welcome spring together with a vintage tea party at the historic Butler Turpin House. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

March
General Butler State Resort Park’s 5K

For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

March
A Roaring 20’s Speakeasy hosted by General Butler State Resort Park
Take a step back in time and enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing, a costume contest, live entertainment, activities, and more! Event begins at 7:00 PM and is $50/person. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or follow General Butler State Resort Park on Facebook.

April

April 3rd
Carrollton Main Street Program’s Easter on the Square

Downtown Carrollton celebrates Easter including pictures with the Easter Bunny, an Easter Egg hunt, crafts, and entertainment. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

April 17th and 18th
Civil War Living History sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism

Travel back in time and witness the history that made our country at Carrollton’s Point Park. This is a free event. For more information contact Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism at 502-732-7036 or by e-mail at director@carrolltontourism.com.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Easter Buffet

Join us at the Conference Center for a family meal beginning at 11:00 AM and ending at 6:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Enjoy a visit from the Newport Aquarium penguins in April. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Tuesday Tea at the Butler Turpin House

Learn about teas and partake in a vintage tea party with the historical Butler Turpin home as a backdrop. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

April
General Butler State Resort Park’s Wildflower Weekend

Take part in various activities including garden expert presentations, crafts for the family, or volunteering in the gardens. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

May

May 1st
The 147th Annual Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

Book your hotel or camp site in Carrollton and be less than 60 miles from all the action at the famous racetrack!

May 7th and 8th
Carroll County Fair Board’s Spring Bash Demo Derby

Annual demo derby held at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. Stock 80 and newer class, compact class, modified compact class, and compact figure 8 class. Excitement begins at 8:00 PM. For more information contact Kevin Craig at 502-682-7241.

May 29th
Friends of Butler’s Backyard Concert Series

Enjoy live music from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM with the historical Butler Turpin Mansion as the backdrop. This is an outdoor event (bring a lawn chair!) and may be moved within GBSRP if weather is a factor. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Kentucky Derby Celebration

Enjoy Derby breakfast at Two Rivers Restaurant and watch the greatest 2 minutes in sports at Port William’s Lounge later. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4348 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

May
Carrollton Rotary Club’s Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast held at Carroll County High School from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM. All proceeds benefit Rotary’s high school scholarships. For more information contact club president Jake Thompson at 502-732-6688 or Mark Smith at 502-732-3525.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Mother’s Day Tea at the Butler Turpin House

Bring your Mother and enjoy high tea with the historical Butler Turpin home as the backdrop. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Mother’s Day Buffet

Join us at the Conference Center for a family meal beginning at 11:00 AM and ending at 6:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Learn about craft brewing with Braxton Brewing in May. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

May
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

June

June 4th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s First Friday on the Square

Enjoy music, inflatables, and various activities free in downtown Carrollton. A Farmers Market and Food Vendors will be set up for purchases. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

June 4th – 12th
Carroll County Fair
Rides, pageants, animals, tractors, food, demo derbies, and so much more at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. For more information call Kevin Craig at 502-682-7241.

June 19th
Friends of Butler’s Backyard Concert Series
Enjoy live music from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM with the historical Butler Turpin Mansion as the backdrop. This is an outdoor event (bring a lawn chair!) and may be moved within GBSRP if weather is a factor. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

June 26th
Carroll County Chamber Day Business Showcase
An event sponsored by Carroll County Chamber of Commerce in which local retail and food vendors set up to showcase their products at Point Park. For more information contact Cara Long at 502-732-7034 or by email at carrollcountychamberky@gmail.com or visit their website at carrollcountychamberky.com.

June
Friends of Butler’s Annual Golf Scramble

Annual fundraiser includes 18 holes of golf, giveaways, door prizes, and raffles. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Annual Health Clinic held in June. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

June
Ohio River River Sweep

Annual event to clean up one of our most precious resources.
For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s Father’s Day Buffet

Join us at the Conference Center for a family meal beginning at 11:00 AM and ending at 6:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

June
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

July

July 2nd
Carrollton Main Street Program’s First Friday on the Square

Enjoy music, inflatables, and various activities free in downtown Carrollton. A Farmers Market and Food Vendors will be set up for purchases. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

July 4th
City of Carrollton’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration co-sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism and Carroll County Fiscal Court
Enjoy a full day of food, music, and fireworks all at Carrollton’s Point Park. Fun for the entire family. Admission is free!
For more information contact the City of Carrollton at 502-732-7051.

July 17th
Friends of Butler’s Backyard Concert Series
Enjoy live music from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM with the historical Butler Turpin Mansion as the backdrop. This is an outdoor event (bring a lawn chair!) and may be moved within GBSRP if weather is a factor. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

July 31st
Carroll County Extension Office’s Annual Farm-to-Table Dinner

A unique meal featuring Kentucky proud items. For more information contact the CC Extension Office at 502-732-7030.

July
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

July
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Featuring our annual 4th of July Celebration this month. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

July
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

July
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

July
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August

August 5th – 8th
Highway 127 Yard Sale

Book your hotel or camp site in Carrollton and be less than 15 miles from accessing the world’s longest yard sale. For more information visit their website at www.127yardsale.com.

August 6th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s First Friday on the Square
Enjoy music, inflatables, and various activities free in downtown Carrollton. A Farmers Market and Food Vendors will be set up for purchases. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

August 21st
Friends of Butler’s Backyard Concert Series
Enjoy live music from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM with the historical Butler Turpin Mansion as the backdrop. This is an outdoor event (bring a lawn chair!) and may be moved within GBSRP if weather is a factor. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s Trash to Treasure Market

For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. A pool party with Ken Petro is on tap for August. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
Kentucky State Fair

August
Vevay, Indiana’s Swiss Wine Festival

Book your hotel or camp site in Carrollton and be less than 25 miles to this popular event. For more information visit www.swisswinefestival.org.

August
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

August
General Butler State Resort Park Presents CLUE! Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Take part in this interactive game of CLUE! and find out who did it. Evening includes dinner, interactive theater, and music. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

September

September 3rd
Carrollton Main Street Program’s First Friday on the Square
Enjoy music, inflatables, and various activities free in downtown Carrollton. A Farmers Market and Food Vendors will be set up for purchases. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

September 10th-11th
Bands and BBQ sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism

Carrollton’s Point Park is rockin’ and smokin’ at this annual event. The Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned contest entices BBQ teams from various states competing for $9000 in prize money. Enjoy 2 Rollin’ Thunder Air Shows, live bands, lots of food, an amateur BBQ contest, and fireworks. For more information contact Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism at
502-732-7036 or by e-mail at director@carrolltontourism.com or follow our Bands & BBQ Facebook page “Bands & BBQ at the Point in Carrollton, KY”.

September 11th
Handcrafted and Homespun Market sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism

Come shop all the wonderful craft vendors for quality, handmade items at Carrollton’s Point Park. Event runs in conjunction with Bands & BBQ on Saturday. For more information contact Cara Long at 502-525-2575 or Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism at 502-732-7036.

September
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

September
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Learn about signs and symptoms of a stroke during the month of September. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

September
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

September
Carrollton Rotary Club’s Golf Scramble

Annual event held at Wheatley’s Fairway Golf Course starting at noon. For more information contact club president Jake Thompson at 502-732-6688.

September
Friends of Butler Loves Our Campers Event

Join Friends of Butler at General Butler State Resort Park’s Campground from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM for music, activities, and snow cones. For more information contact Tina Courtney at 502-525-2534 or by e-mail at panthers467@aol.com or visit their website at www.friendsofbutler.com.

September
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

September
KR255

A paddle race along the Kentucky River from it’s starting point in Beattyville and ending in Carrollton at the confluence of the Ohio River.
For more information contact Varee Vetters by e-mail at varee.vetters@asbury.edu or Gerry James at 270-766-3822 or by e-mail at Gerry@explorekentucky.us.

September
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.


September
Madison, Indiana’s Chautauqua

Book your hotel or camp site in Carrollton and be less than 15 miles from this popular annual event held in Madison. For more information visit their website at www.madisonchautauqua.com

October

October 9th-10th
Carrollton’s Two Rivers Bass Tournament sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism

Bass fishermen invade Carrollton’s Point Park to compete for prize money including a “Big Bass” Award given out each day. Team meeting begins at 6:30 AM Saturday. For more information contact Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism at 502-732-7036 or by e-mail at director@carrolltontourism.com or follow our Facebook page “Carrollton’s Two Rivers Bass Tournament.”

October 16th
Mini Golf Tournament sponsored by Carroll County Chamber of Commerce

Event to be held at General Butler State Resort Park’s Mini Golf Course at the front entrance of the park. Begins at 11:00 AM and lasting until 7:00 PM. $5 per person. There is a 64 team limit so register in advance! For more information contact Cara Long at 502-525-2575 or by email at carrollcountychamberky@gmail.com.

October 16th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s Art Walk
Join us on the courthouse square in downtown Carrollton for a sidewalk chalk art contest! This is a free event featuring 4 age groups starting at 10:00 AM. Registration begins at 9:00 AM. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

October 16th
Out of the Darkness Walk

A walk to fight suicide at Carrollton’s Point Park. Register at afsp.org/CarrollCountyKY. Walk begins at 9:30 AM.
Contact Holly Dawson at hollydawsonmkay@yahoo.com for more information.

October 30th
Trick or Treat on the Square

Event sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program in which downtown businesses pass out treats from 3:00 – 5:00 PM. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by email at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

October 30th
Halloween at Two Rivers Campground

An event hosted by the City of Carrollton for campers at Two Rivers Campground. Please call the City of Carrollton for more information regarding this event at 502-732-7060 or to make a campsite reservation call 502-732-4665. The campground website is www.2RiversCampground.com.

October
Carroll County Tobacco Festival
Carnival rides, live music, food, a parade, and more family fun in downtown Carrollton. For more information call 502-376-2259,
502-643-7825, or 502-643-7821, or by e-mail at www.carrolltontobaccofestival.com.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Enjoy the sounds of the Kentucky Dulcimer Group in October. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin House Paranormal Tour

GBSRP has teamed up with SERIOUS Paranormal to offer a paranormal hunt and a chance to interact with the spirits of the Butler-Turpin House. $30 per person and pre-registration is required. For more information please visit General Butler State Resort Park on Facebook or call
502-732-4384.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler Boo Bash
Fun for the entire family! Events include paranormal tours of the historic Butler Turpin House, hayrides, campfires, costume contests, and more. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Nature Center at 12:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their Facebook page General Butler State Resort Park.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin House Paranormal Tour
GBSRP has teamed up with SERIOUS Paranormal to offer a paranormal hunt and a chance to interact with the spirits of the Butler-Turpin House. $30 per person and pre-registration is required. For more information please visit General Butler State Resort Park on Facebook or call
502-732-4384.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler Boo Bash
Fun for the entire family! Events include paranormal tours of the historic Butler Turpin House, hayrides, campfires, costume contests, and more. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Nature Center at 2:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their Facebook page General Butler State Resort Park.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin House Paranormal Tour
GBSRP has teamed up with SERIOUS Paranormal to offer a paranormal hunt and a chance to interact with the spirits of the Butler-Turpin House. $30 per person and pre-registration is required. For more information please visit General Butler State Resort Park on Facebook or call
502-732-4384.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Butler Boo Bash
Fun for the entire family! Events include paranormal tours of the historic Butler Turpin House, hayrides, campfires, costume contests, and more. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

October
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Nature Center at 12:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their Facebook page General Butler State Resort Park.

November

November 5th and 6th
Christmas Open House Downtown Businesses

November 11th
General Butler State Resort Park’s Veteran’s Day Celebration

Services honor our Veterans. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

November 18th
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s Awards Banquet and Silent Auction

A night to recognize award-winning businesses in our community and raise money for scholarships for our local high school scholars. Event held at the General Butler State Resort Park’s Conference Center beginning at 5:00 PM. For more information contact Chamber at 502-732-7034 or by e-mail carrollcountychamberky@gmail.com or visit their website www.carrollcountyky.com/coc.

November 20th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s Another Reason to be Thankful

A customer appreciation event in downtown Carrollton. Merchants open regular hours with special buys and sales. Event includes the lighting of the community Christmas tree. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

November 27th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s Small Business Saturday

Shop downtown stores and see what our small town has to offer. Participating stores give special discounts and offer door prizes. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

November
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

November
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

November
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

November
General Butler State Resort Park’s Thanksgiving Meal

Join us at the Conference Center for a family meal beginning at 11:00 AM and ending at 6:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

November
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.


December

December 1st-31st
General Butler State Resort Park’s Festival of Trees

View an array of decorated Christmas trees sponsored by local businesses, churches, schools, clubs, and organizations in GBSRP’s mezzanine all month long. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

December 4th
Carrollton Main Street Program’s A Christmas Carroll
An old-fashioned Victorian celebration for all ages featuring a parade, horse-drawn carriage rides, visits with Santa, and the Sugar Plums baking contest in downtown Carrollton. For more information contact Sam Burgess at 502-732-5713 or by e-mail at cmainst@bellsouth.net.

December 7th
Carroll County Chamber Christmas Social

Event hosted by Carroll County Chamber of Commerce at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge Mezzanine for businesses to network. For more information contact Cara Long at 502-732-7034 or by email at carrollcountychamberky@gmail.com or visit their website at carrollcountychamberky.com.

December
Carroll County Arts Board’s Community Church Christmas Concert

Free (donations appreciated and help support the Nancy Jo Grobmyer Memorial Arts Scholarship) annual event featuring music by local church choirs held in the Carroll County Middle School auditorium at 7:00 PM. For more information contact Greg Beck at 502-438-7335 or by e-mail at gtbeck2@gmail.com.

December
Living Nativity on the Courthouse Square
presented by the Christian Academy of Carrollton.
Performances start at 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM each night.
For more information contact CAC at 502-732-4734

December
Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism’s Christmas Tour of Homes

Visit various homes and hospitality sites brimming with Christmas spirit! Ticket purchase includes all listed homes, churches, and hospitality sites with free refreshments. Tickets may be purchased at the Tourism Office, 515 Highland Ave., Carrollton. For more information contact Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism at 502-732-7036 or by e-mail at director@carrolltontourism.com.

December
Carrollton Rotary Club’s Holiday Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast held at Sweet & Savory Blessings, 422 Main St, Carrollton, from 7:00 AM until 10:00 AM. Tickets are $5. F0r more information contact club president Jake Thompson at 502-732-6688.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Christmas Celebration

Breakfast with Santa and a variety of other kid-favorite characters from 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM in the Two Rivers Restaurant and Lodge. Various
activities 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more information contact GBSRP at
502-732-4384or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Friday Live Tunes
Live music in GBSRP’s Port William’s Lounge.
For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s CHEERS Lunch & Learn
A Senior (50+) lunch and learn program from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM featuring various topics to promote activities and social opportunities for glowing years. Enjoy our 3rd annual Christmas party. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s KY Dulcimer Gatherin’
Enjoy dulcimer music in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area. Free Admission. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Christmas Tea at the Butler Turpin House

Sip Victorian high tea as you enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Painting with Sharon Graves
Enjoy painting classes with local artist Sharon Durbin Graves in GBSRP’s Mezzanine area at 7:00 PM. Cost is $20 per person with all supplies and equipment provided. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Bluegrass Gathering
Savor the sounds of banjos pickin’ and fiddles fiddlin’ in GBSRP’s mezzanine area. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.

December
General Butler State Resort Park’s Dinner Theater and Dance

Friends of Butler presents their annual dinner theater and dance. Seating opens at 6:00 PM with dinner beginning at 7:00 PM. Enjoy the performance at 8:00 PM with music and dancing to follow until ringing in the New Year at midnight. For more information contact GBSRP at 502-732-4384 or visit their website at parks.ky.gov.




Carroll County Tourism Office
515 Highland Ave, Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7036

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