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  • Wilmore Arts & Crafts on Saturday, October 1

    Sep, 23|| No Comments |

    Wilmore’s annual Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on October 1, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on East Main Street.  Expect to see a wide variety of juried vendors with hand crafted quality items.  Live music scheduled for the full day.  Local restaurants on East Main will be open throughout the day, as well as other food vendors.  Visit the Farmers’ Market and the Caboose Museum, both of which will be open until 12 noon.  East Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic and visitors can stroll at leisure to shop.  Relax and eat at the tables and chairs provided near the rail tracks on East Main while enjoying the variety of free music provided. Children can enjoy complimentary horse rides on the Downtown Green between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., provided by the Asbury University Equine Center. In the event of rain, the event will be moved to The Providence School on S. Lexington Avenue in Wilmore.

    “MEET ME AT THE TRACKS ON MAIN!” and listen to:

    • Barely Shaken Band (local Wilmore folk)
    • Cane Run (Bluegrass group)
    • Wes Houp (Home grown guitarist and folks & blues singer)
    • TDH4 (Stands for “Tall Dark Handsome Four”)
    • Dave Butler (Guitarist and folks & blues singer)



    Sep, 08|| No Comments |

    Wilmore’s oldest park is Sims Ball Park which for over 70 years has been the site of thousands of grueling and some not so grueling softball encounters!  Although the ball field itself has been beautifully maintained by the City of Wilmore over the years, it became obvious to many in the community that some renovations were needed.  A grass roots effort led by a local citizen’s committee received a nod of approval from the Wilmore City Council to work with the City’s Parks & Recreation Department to bring needed upgrades to the ball field and to return a playground to the park.

    Thus far, the ball field has received a new digital score board, a fresh coat of paint on the storage unit, new fencing, continued field improvements, with more to come.

    In preparation for installing a new playground, the Redevelopment Committee launched a fundraising effort which thus far has netted $22,000.  Phase one of the two-to-three-year project will take place this fall with installation of two or three basic playground pieces.

    Be a part of this exciting project!  Future opportunities for participation would include contributions (any amount would be appreciated), help with fund raising, volunteering to help install equipment and improve the playground.

    For  more photos, visit Wilmore’s Sims Ballpark & Playgrounds on Facebook.

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