Clark County Distinguished Young Women
Previously known as the Junior Miss Program, the new Distinguished Young Women Program will be at 7 p.m. at George Rogers Clark High School. The program will still emphasize scholastics, and the new name is designed to better reflect the goals of the organization. Twenty GRC seniors will compete for the title and the chance to represent Clark County at the state competition. Each contestant will be judged on personal interview, self-expression, fitness and their school transcripts and test scores. Tickets will be on sale prior to the event.
Kentucky Picture Show: ‘When Harry Met Sally’
The Clark County Public Library will host a free screening of “When Harry Met Sally” as part of the Kentucky Picture Show series. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. and popcorn and soda will be provided. The story also will be part of the Under the Hill Book Group through the David Nicholls novel “One Day.” The book group will discuss the book Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Register for both events at 744-5661.
Engine House Deli Jam Session
The Engine House Deli will host a jam session and open mic night at 7 p.m. Local artists Hannah Mae Rector and Tommy and Lisa Rector will perform. Anyone interested in singing or playing an instrument is invited to attend. The Engine House Deli is located at 9 W. Lexington Ave. For more information, call 744-0474.
AUG. 29-SEPT. 1
County Public Library’s Local History Week
For the ninth year, the Clark County Public Library will host Local History Week. Dinner is provided each night at 6:15 for $6. Programs start at 8 p.m. A ticket must be purchased for each night’s program and tickets will be available Monday, Aug. 8. Programs include a portrayal of Dr. Ephraim McDowell on Aug. 29, a discussion of Kentucky horses in the Civil War with Maryjean Walls on Aug. 30, a portrayal of Orphan Brigade survivor Johnny Green on Aug. 31 and a portrayal of John Jacob Niles on Sept. 1. More information is available by calling 744-5661.
John Michael Montgomery’s Country-Fest at Lykins Park
The two-day concert event at Lykins Park will feature Montgomery Gentry, Jake Owen, John Michael Montgomery, Colt Ford and Exile. Tickets are $20 for one day or $30 for both days. Children 10 and under receive free admission.
There will be food, fireworks, arts and crafts and games.
Campsites and RV parking are available.
Tickets are available at Cantuckee Diner or by calling 771-9612.
For more information, visit www.jmmcountryfest.com or www.facebook.com/JMMCountryFest.
The Winchester-Clark County Farmers Market will be open every Saturday through October from 9 a.m. to noon in front of Tractor Supply on the Bypass.