The heart of Lake Cumberland

Lots to do Over Labor Day Weekend

In addition to the lake and watersport activities around Conley Bottom Resort, Beaver Creek Resort and Lake Cumberland there is plenty to do off the water.

2016 Quilt Show is set for Friday and Saturday September 2nd and 3rd.

Mark your calendar for Labor Day weekend and the 2016 Quilt Show of the Little Mountains, presented by the Contented Heart Quilt Guild of Monticello. This year’s show is set for Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 at the ASPIRE Center. The show will be open to the public from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday. The annual show features beautiful quilts, from miniatures and wall hangings to bed size quilts that are displayed in nine categories. Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded as part of the show. The “Spring Time in the Little Mountains” block contest display contains a variety of spring-themed blocks. Call 606-340-9362 or visit for information.

Heritage Festival is set for Saturday September 3rd.

The Wayne County Heritage Festival is set for Saturday, September 3 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at historic Mill Springs.  The festival is sponsored by the Wayne County Historical Society and the Mill Springs Battlefield Association.

Enjoy a day of heritage, history and fun. There will be animals, artists, musicians, tradesmen and craftsmen set up throughout the festival. Tours of the historic Brown-Lanier House will be available.  Visitors will also be able to see the gristmill in action, as corn will be ground at the mill. The mill will also be operated and Brown-Lanier House tours will continue on Sunday and Monday (Labor Day).

Anyone who would like to get an early start to the day can come by for the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, which begins at 8 a.m. Call 606-343-0399 or visit for information.

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