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Wayne County Gears Up for Busy Weekends

Wayne County and Lake Cumberland will be a busy place over the next month as Springfest 2010 and the 2nd Annual Lake Cumberland Grand Prix are both scheduled to return to the area.

StarshipSpringfest 2010 is scheduled for May 14-15 at Memorial Park, in Monticello, with Starship, featuring Mickey Thomas, serving as Saturday night’s headlining act.  In previous years, the event has featured such acts as Blackfoot, The Classic Rock All-Stars, and Exile and this year is shaping up to be the best ever.  Great food, free inflatables for the kids at Kidszone, plus great music all weekend on the main stage are just some of the opportunities to enjoy. 


For a complete schedule of events, or to become a vendor, check out the event’s website at


Lake Cumberland Grand Prix logoThe 2nd Annual Lake Cumberland Grand Prix is slated for June 4-6 at the Waitsboro Recreation Area on Lake Cumberland.  The event offers the best in offshore super series powerboat racing.  The Center in Somerset. just off Hwy 27, will serve as Racer’s Village and host the pre-race party on Friday night. 

For more information, visit the event’s website at


Shannon Hutchinson of Wayne County Tourism/Community Development was recently on Wave 3 Listens Live with Cindi Sullivan, in Louisville, KY to discuss both events.  Check it out on YouTube by clicking the link below.

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