Welcome to Garrard County, a growing but still country-friendly community of 17,000 that remembers and celebrates its rich pioneer history and cultural heritage. Garrard County is located in Central Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Region, south of Lexington, on Highway 27. Lancaster, population 4,300, is the county seat; 30 miles from Lexington.


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(Updated April 20, 2012)

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Jazz Concert August 8th

BAJA Jazz Ambassadors to perform at Owsley House...

The Governor William Owsley House Foundation Board, Garrard County Arts Council, and Lancaster Women's Club will host "Come Sit a Spell", a FREE jazz concert featuring the BAJA Jazz Ambassadors of Lexington on Saturday, August 8, 2009 on the lawn of the Owsley House, in Lancaster. Lawn opens at 4 PM, with food and alcohol sales opening at 5 PM. Concert will run from 6 - 8 PM. Grab a blanket and Come Sit a Spell! For more information, please call 859.254.4546 ext. 230 or visit http://bajazz.home.insightbb.com/. Submitted by Maggie Morris.

The Governor William Owsley House is located on Stanford Street, or Hwy 27, on the southside of Lancaster, on the right side of the street, just past Mariachi's Mexican Restaurant, on the left.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Car Show In July

1st Annual Senior Citizens & Adult Day Care Car Show, July 10th, 6-9 pm.

Location: Garrard County Senior Citizens Parking lot, 153 Farra Drive, Lancaster. Turn right off Hwy 27 South, across from Mararchi's Mexican Restaurant.
Entrance fee: $15 before July 6th; $20 after July 6th
For registration form and additional information: Call 859-792-6603 and ask for Kittie or Sherry.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Car Show in June

Christian Care Center Car Show, Saturday, June 13, 10 am-2 pm.
Location: Christian Care Center Parking Lot, 308 West Maple Ave., Lancaster.
No fee to show.
For information, contact Melody Jones, 859-339-4502

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Miss Kentucky Teen America 2009 Katie Himes to sing at Party on the Square

Please join us on Friday night June 19th, 7-10 PM, at The Party on the Square... Great evening of family fun... Everything free...

We're thanking those who participated in our third annual Anti-Litter/Beautifcation Campaign and inviting all of our friends and neighbors to join us. Free all-beef hotdogs, drinks, desserts, popcorn. Games, crafts for the kids, prizes & give-aways. Music, line-dancing, sing-along. Bring a lawn chair, come on out and have a great time.
Location: Town Square, City of Lancaster, Hwy 27, 30 miles south of Lexington.
Time: 7-10 PM
Annual event: 3rd Friday each June
Additional information: Phone 859-792-6704, e-mail garrardtourism@gmail.com, or visit http://www.beautifygarrardcounty.blogspot.com/.