Kenton County Historical Society Meetings and Public Programs



June 17, 2017 -- Roeblingfest.

A celebration of the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge at Covington.  A day-long event with food, entertainment, and booths on local and regional history.  The event is free and open to the public.  Near the Roebling Suspension Bridge, at Court Street, Covington, Saturday, June 17, 10:30-5:30.

July 10th through July 14, 2017: Kenton County Fair
The KCHS will have its own booth at the Kenton County Fair, 4:30 to 9:30, Monday, July 10th through Friday, July 15th. Members and friends please stop by. The hope also is to secure new memberships and subscriptions, sell publications and maps, answer questions about local history and expose the public to the KCHS’ activities.


Saturday, July 15, 2017: 40th Anniversary celebration of the KCHS
The KCHS will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a picnic. It will be at one of the shelters in Kenton County’s Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 15, 2017, noon to 4:00 PM. Pioneer Park is located at 3951 Madison Pike, Highway 17, along Banklick Creek. Members, friends and also the public is invited.

July 22, 2017 -- TBA  Music at Ritte's Corner in Latonia.
The KCHS will set up its own booth at the “Unlock the Block” music festival Saturday, July 22, 4:00 to 10:00 PM, Latonia, Ritte’s corner. It will be a pop music festival with other activities to promote the community’s vibrancy and potential.


October 14, 2017 -- Antiques Fair.
details to be announced later, but the event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Covington Branch of the Kenton County Public Library.


Behringer-Crawford Museum

April 21st -- August 31st:  Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions

“Culture Bites: Northern Kentucky's Food Traditions,” will run through August 31st. Students from NKU’s Public History department built the exhibit. It features innumerable artifacts, many borrowed and many taken from the museum’s collections.


“Korea the Forgotten War” is being set up now and will open soon.


May 25th  -- August 10th: Music Concert Series

The Behringer-Crawford Museum will again present its annual music concert series - a variety of ensembles – brass band, Blues, Jazz, Bluegrass, Celtic and other folk flavors. The weekly schedule will run from May 25th through August 10 on Thursday evenings. The doors open at 6:00.  The performers begin at 7:00. Food from the Colonial Cottage restaurant can be purchased throughout the evening, and drinks from the cash bar and also soft drinks and bottled water. Reality Tuesday Café will donate unsweetened ice tea, available without charge. Adults $5.00, children (3-12 years) $3.00. Check the museum website and social media.


Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society

all meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.  (859) 635-6407 for questions or further details

June 8th, Cold Spring City Building: Annual Picnic/Essay Contest/1869-rules Baseball Game
July 13th, Ft. Thomas Military and Comunity Museum: Debbi Buckley and Eric Geiman on the Altamont Hotel
August 10th, Southern Campbell County Firehouse: Jennifer Jolly Ryan on Andy and A.J. Jolly
September 14th, Wilder City Building: Wanda Winkler on the Brighton Center
October 12th, Newport City Building: Scott Clark on Clifton and the Baptist Church
November 9th, Wilder City Building: Pam Casebolt on the Newport Barracks
December 14th, Wilder City Building: Annual Holiday Social








Kenton County Historical Society

P.O. Box 641

Covington, KY  41012