Saturday, September 27, 2003

Kentucky To Go



Art meets 'arf' at auction

INDEPENDENCE - Art is going to the dogs, cats and birds today at the Kenton County Animal Shelter's Art Sale & Auction at the Kenton County Courthouse at 5272 Madison Pike.

There will be more than 60 pieces of art up for bids. Many depictions of nature, including lakes, rivers, forests, flowers and wildlife. Proceeds will go toward a new adoption center for the shelter.

The art may be viewed at www.kentonpets.com or at the courthouse on the day of the silent auction from 1-2 p.m. Bidding closes at 2 p.m.

Library hosts task force

ERLANGER - The ninth annual meeting of the Northern Kentucky African American Heritage Task Force will be 2-4 p.m. today at the Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Public Library on Kenton Lands Road.

The meeting is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

The guest speaker will be Alicestyne Adams, director of the Underground Railroad Research Institute at Georgetown College.

Bluegrass fest in Wilder

WILDER - The sounds of banjos and fiddles will fill the air at the 2nd Annual Wilder Bluegrass Festival today.

The music starts at noon and continues throughout the evening at 520 Licking Pike. Admission is free, and refreshments will be available.

Featured performing groups will include: Central Bluegrass; County Line Ramblers; Licking Valley Bluegrass; Paul Estep and Revival Ridge; and Little Alfa and Reactions. There will be a special guest appearance by Bobby Mackey, a country music singer who owns a music club in Wilder.




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