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Kenton County Historical Society

 

             The KCHS will host a program presented by Karl Lietzenmayer on General Lafayette, the French aristocrat who was an officer in the American Revolutionary War.  He later made a return trip to America going on an extended tour.  Approaching Cincinnati, General Lafayette and company, on May 19, 1825, stopped in Covington for refreshments, at the city’s “the first house of public entertainment” which Alexander Connelly had opened in 1817.  The presentation will be at the Kenton County Public Library, September 21.

 
Behringer Crawford Museum

 

Northern Kentucky Sports Legends - Exhibit

Final days: The Behringer Crawford Museum has on display a very extensive collection of “Northern Kentucky Sports Legends” and memorabilia: male and female; high school, college and pro; baseball, softball, football, swimming, horseracing, boxing; players, referees, umpires, broadcasters; players’ jackets, trophies, baseball and other sports players’ cards; signed bats and balls; special exhibits on the 1919 Reds; on Jackie Robinson; and listed on a banner over 1000 local players given special recognition by the  Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.  Only 12 days left for the exhibit  (ending May 12th). 

 

Thursday Evening Music Concert Series (May and June Portion)

On May 16th – New York City’s Grammy-nominated vocalist,keyboardist and composer Nicole Zuraitis

On May 30 - Phil Degreg & Brubeck Tribute - Jazz

On June 6: - Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts - Roots

On June 13 - Mt. Auburn Brass - Brass

On June 20 - Mambo Combo - Latin

On June 27 - Comet Bluegrass All Stars – Bluegrass

 

From May 30th through August 15th , the Behringer Crawford Museum Concert Series runs weekly (except Thursday July 4th) on Thursday evenings.  Concerts are held outside in the Museum’s amphitheater, when weather permits.  Doors open at 6:00.  Food can be purchased again from Colonial Cottage, as well as adult beverages and other drinks.  Admission is $5.00 plus tax for adults; $3,00 plus tax for children 6-12.

(Call 859-491-4003, email info@bcmuseum.org or go to www.bcmuseum.org for more details.)

 

Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society

June 13     Cold Spring City Building     Annual Picnic with "Volunteer of the Year"

July 10     Behringer-Crawford Museum     Tour and Talk  (moved to Wednesday due to parking conflict)

August 8     Wilder City Building     Brian Griffin on Griffin Industries

September 12     Wilder City Building     Essay Contest Winners

October 10     Wilder City Building     Pam Casebolt on the Wadsworth Watch and Case Co.

November 14     Wilder City Building     Jerry Delaney-Salute to Veterans, Elections

December 12     Wilder City Building     Annual Holiday Social