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The Downtown Henderson Partnership will host the “Taste of Downtown Living”, a fundraiser showcasing the residential side of historic downtown, Saturday, September 6th from 11:00-2:00pm. The event will feature a tour of twelve living spaces, including newly renovated luxury loft and apartments and five newly opened businesses.

The tour will give participants an exclusive look inside some of Downtown Henderson’s most treasured buildings, displaying upscale, downhome living spaces unique to Henderson’s downtown area. The tour gives participants the rare opportunity to explore private living spaces with property owners and learn the history behind these one-of-a-kind spaces.

Loft / Apartments on Tour

A. Reichert / Baker Place – 121 N. Main Street (Enter through back)
B. Steve & Elaine Gold – 132 N. Main Street
C. Curt Hamilton – 110 N. Main Street
D. Princess Building Apartments – 238 N. Main Street
E. Jim & Christi Collier – 11 S. Main Street
F. Jayme Floyd- 131 First Street
G. Dr. Tom & Scott Logan’s – 219 Second Street A & B & 223 Second Street A
H. ClaudetteThor – 116 1/2 N. Main Street (above Wilkerson’s Shoes)

Businesses on Tour

I. Sidewalk Cafe – 228 Second Street
J. The Cake Stand – 223 Second Street
K. 2ST Treats – 219 Second Street
L. Salon Calidora – 230 Third Street
M. HorseFeathers Gifts – 112 N. Main Street

Tickets for the event will be $15 in advance and $20 the day of event. The tickets may be purchased at the DHP office located at 131 N. Main Street. All proceeds go to benefit the Downtown Henderson Partnership. For information call 270-827-0016 or email



110th Anniversary Reception
Friday, August 1, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate with library staff, trustees, and special guests from the community in the HCPL Rotunda! Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Meet founding librarian Miss Susan Towles (aka Bookmobile Manager, Amber Potts).

110th Scavenger Hunt Rules and Locations ~ 110th Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, August 2 & 9, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m., 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., & 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Learn about the history of the Library, explore the current collection, and discover new offerings on a guided tour led by knowledgeable HCPL staff!

Monday-Thursday, August 4 – 7, 6:30 p.m.

HCPL will host guest speakers on various Henderson history topics every night of the week!

Monday, August 4 – Frank Boyett, “Prostitution on the Installment Plan”

Tuesday, August 5 – Susie Thurman, “Henderson History Starting 10,000 Years Ago”

Wednesday, August 6 – Lynda Schreiner, “Find the History of Your House”

Thursday, August 7 – Tom Jake, “Audubon’s Connection to Henderson”

HCPL Jeopardy Friday, August 8, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Local history buffs Chuck Stinnett, Tom Jake, and Jim Bates will put their knowledge to the test in this game show hosted by HCPL Public Services Librarian Amos Ballesteros!



110th Anniversary Family Day Sunday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate 110 years with a day of fun for the whole family! The staff will share a time capsule they created to be opened in 2029. Families will be able to take a capsule home to create their own. Enjoy popcorn and other refreshments while you tour local history exhibits and shop the Friends of the Library Book Sale. The Tri-State’s Country Station 99.5 WKDQ will be broadcasting LIVE from the Library today!

Audubon Mill Park, Henderson, KY – One of the largest, free Bluegrass Festivals in the Country.

Bluegrass in the Park will kick off Friday, August 8 at 5:00pm.

Breakfast in the Park is Saturday, August 9 from 7:00 am to 10:00am. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice. Adults – $7.00 and Children $4.00.

Live music from Keith Vincent from 7:00am to 9:00am.

Folklife Festival: Saturday, August 9 10:00am – 2:00pm




The Downtown Summer Sale Days will be held in Downtown Henderson

Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26th.

Check out some of the great deals you will see this weekend.

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gabbi’s Pet Boutique ~ 25% off treats, 40% off beds and $7 to $10 off select food

HorseFeathers Gifts ~ 20% off entire purchase of $20 or more

J’Petals Florals & Gifts ~  50% lots of items throughout the store! Back to school special everything else in store is 25% off including new Vera Backpacks and lunch boxes

Just Plus /Just Chic & Little Britches Embroidery ~ 10% off all merchandise except items marked firm

Klassy Kids ~ 50% off Summer Merchandise and 25% off Under Armour

LuciaSoapsEtc LLC ~ 20% off Summer Seasonal Soaps and body lotions

Memories Past & Present and Memories Yarn Cafe ~ Additional mark downs throughout the store and 20% off yarn

Oh My Goodness at Balfour ~ Up to 40% off store wide

Simon’s Shoes ~ Great Deals in the Sale Room

The Gold Mine ~ 20% off select purses, select jewelry and glitzy sandals, 25% off glitzy belts and Buy 4 Get 1 Free on the Kaleidoscope Summer Bracelets

Third Street Gift Shop & Merle Norman Cosmetics ~ Join them for their once a year house cleaning sale

Victoria’s Boutique ~ Sales store wide starting Thursday, July 24 – Saturday, July 26th


  • September 2, 2014 – American Queen – 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • September 9, 2014 – American Queen  - 8:00am to 1:00pm
  • October 16, 2014 – American Queen – 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • October 21, 2014 – American Queen  - 8:00am to 1:00pm

Photo Courtesy of Betty Smithhart


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