An exhibit on display since July 11, "Made to Be Played," features instruments from several instrument makers including Homer Ledford, at the History Center.
The event will also include several concerts throughout the day by Kentucky musicians at the Old State Capitol.
The schedule follows:
Bob Gates, director of Kentucky Folklife Program, will open the program at 1 p.m., followed by a performance by multi-instrumentalists Carla Gover and Geri Katherine Howell.
Fiddlers Roger Cooper and Michael Garvin will perform from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., followed by guitarist Steve Rector.
From 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Arthur Hatfield and Buck Creek will perform bluegrass music, and from 3:30 to 4:30 p..m., the Alonzo Pennington Band will play blues, country, rock and funk.
No Strings Attached, an a cappella group including members of the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood, the Johnson Sisters and Don Rigsby and Midnight Call, will perform from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
From 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a jam session with Donna and Lewis Lamb.
After the Ledford Award presentation at 7 p.m. to May, Loyal Jones of Berea College and Judge Ray Corns, Appalachian humorists, are expected to speak, then Don Rigsby and Midnight Call will perform bluegrass music until 8 p.m.
From 8 to 9 p.m, the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood will sing jubilee style gospel.
The Kentucky Headhunters, country blues and southern rock recording artists, will close the program with a concert at 9 p.m.
The Kentucky Historical Society's "Made to Be Played" exhibit is presented by the Kentucky Folklife Program with the help of a grant through National Endowment for the Arts in honor of Clara Dupree.
For more information, visit www.history.kentucky.gov.