Weekender July 15-22: Live Music, Pancake Breakfast And Christmas In July

Sean Caudill plays at Lemons Mill Thursday night and Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill will hold their Christmas in July sale on Saturday Check the listings below for more details. (Images submitted).

Robert Moore
Herald Staff
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Another jam-packed weekend coming up in Mercer County, with the Titan Tennis Shoot-out for kids aged 7-12 years starting Friday, July 26; a pancake breakfast to benefit the Herrington Lake Conservation League on Saturday, July 17; and more.

But the big stuff starts next week, when the 194th Mercer County Fair and Horse Show begins with the dairy show on Saturday, July 24. The midway will open and pageants will begin on Monday, July 26. The horse show begins on Wednesday, July 28, and will run through the week. Organizers are expecting a lot of big names at this year’s horse show, so put it down in your calendar.

(All events are free unless stated otherwise.)

Multi-day Events

• Titan Tennis Second Annual 12th Region Summer Shoot-out at King Middle School tennis courts (961 Moberly Road). Boys and girls tournament for ages 7–12 years. All participants receive cooling towel and T-shirt. Winners receive poster of winning bracket, a champions shirt and a portion of proceeds. $50 entry fee plus two new cans of tennis balls. Friday, July 16, and Saturday, July 17, 6 a.m.–7 p.m. and Sunday, July 18, 2–8 p.m. Facebook: Titan Tennis.

Thursday
• Live music by Sean Caudill at Lemons Mill Brewery (166 Marimon Avenue). Food by Piggin’ Out. Thursday, July 15. Music starts 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.) 859-325-6960 or Facebook: Lemons Mill Brewery.

Friday, July 16

• Picnic In The Park. Live music by Next of Kin. Noon. Old Fort Harrod State Park(100 South College Street). 859-734-3314 or email [email protected]

• Music on the Lawn featuring Randy Kaplan. 6:30 p.m. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

• Trivia at the Vault Ciders, Suds and Spirits (235 South Main Street). Starts 7 p.m. 859-605-2118 or Facebook: The Vault.

• Live music by LBP Country Music at Anderson-Dean Community Park (1501 Louisville Road). Concessions, food trucks and bouncy house for children. Starts 7 p.m. Admission: $5, free for children ages 16 and younger. Facebook: LBP Country Music or Anderson-Dean Community Park or call 859-734-9167.

Saturday, July 17

• Pancake Breakfast at Kamp Kennedy Marina (4646 Kennedy Bridge Road, Lancaster). Pancakes with choice of bacon or sausage, fruit cup, juice, coffee and tea. 9-11:30 a.m. $10 adults, $7 for kids aged 10 and under. Facebook: Herrington Lake Conversation League.

• Mercer Farmers Market. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Stable at Mercer County Fairgrounds (560 Linden Avenue). Facebook: Mercer County Farmers Market.

• Christmas In July Sale at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 859-734-5411 or shakervillageky.org.

• Music on the Lawn featuring Carrie Johnson. 11:30 a.m. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. For more information, check listing above.

• Music on the Lawn featuring Chris Weiss. 6:30 p.m. Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (3501 Lexington Road). For more information, check listing above.

• McAfee Jamboree. Live music by Jeff Watson, Jessica Begley, Alan Hilbert and Key’d Up starts 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m. 163 Dunn Lane. Facebook: McAfee Jamboree.

• Live music by Jory Bowling at the Vault Ciders, Suds and Spirits (235 South Main Street). Starts 7 p.m. 859-605-2118 or Facebook: The Vault.

• Live music by Cadillac Tractor at Casa Grande (145 Collin Drive). 7:30–10:30 p.m. 859-613-5669 or casagrandeky.com.

Sunday-Thursday

• Trivia at Lemons Mill Brewery (166 Marimon Avenue). Food by Piggin’ Out. Sunday, July 18. Starts at 5 p.m. 859-325-6960 or Facebook: Lemons Mill Brewery.

• Animal Tales at Mercer County Public Library (109 West Lexington Street). Live animal education program. Monday, July 19, 1 p.m. www.mcplib.info or 859-734-3680.

• Mercer Farmers Market. Wednesday, July 21, 2-5 p.m. Stable at Mercer County Fairgrounds (560 Linden Avenue). Facebook: Mercer County Farmers Market.

• Wine tasting at Rock Haven Cigar Tap Pour House (419 East Office Street). Includes cheese and a jazz duo, $7. Wednesday July 21, 6-8 p.m. Facebook: Rock Haven Cigar Tap Pour House or 859-605-2007.

• Live music by Nick Lester at Lemons Mill Brewery (166 Marimon Avenue). Food by Bostons Way. Thursday, July 22. Music starts 7 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.) For more information, check listing above.

(Email any Weekender listings to [email protected].)

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