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Here Comes February: Weekender Jan. 30-Feb. 6

The Harrodsburg Herald/Arpan Dixit
Coach David Buchanan talks to his players at a football game this season. Recruit night for eighth graders is Friday, Jan. 31, starting at 5 p.m.

Robert Moore

Herald Staff

Two events scheduled for Black History Month have been cancelled. The Heritage Prayer Breakfast at Centennial Baptist Church scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, and the Gala scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29, have both been cancelled, according to Lolita Short. “The committee plans to re-examine the organization of both events and bring them back in 2021,” Short said.

Otherwise, it’s another busy week here in Mercer County. Recruit Night for Mercer Football happens on Friday, Jan. 31, and the Shaker Dinner Theater happens on Saturday, Feb. 1.


  Live music by Andrea Gross at Lemons Mill Brewery (166 Marimon Avenue). Thursday, Jan. 30, 7–10 p.m. Food by the Combination Thursday—Saturday. (859) 265-0872 or Facebook—Lemons Mill Brewery.


• Recruit Night for Mercer Football at the sports complex. Friday, Jan. 31, 5-7:15 p.m. For current 8th graders.


• Pickers and Grinners at Kentucky Fudge Company (225 South Main Street). Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.–noon. 733-0088 or Facebook—kentuckyfudgecompany.

  Trivia night at Lemons Mill Brewery (166 Marimon Avenue). Saturday, Feb. 1, starting at 6 p.m. (859) 265-0872 or Facebook—Lemons Mill Brewery.

• Sold out. Shaker Dinner Theatre at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). Shaker-inspired show performed around a three course-dinner in the 1820 Meeting House. Saturday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. $59 per person, includes performance, food, nonalcoholic beverages, tax and tip. Event for adults 21 and up. 1-800-734-5611 or

• McAfee Jamboree (163 Dunn Lane). Live country music starts Saturday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. $10 (Ages 10 and under free). (859) 265-0962 or Facebook—McAfee Jamboree & Auctions.

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