Berea, KY Events & Happenings
September 2021
LearnShops are Returning!
Plans for Berea Tourism LearnShops are underway! Our popular holiday-themed “Make It, Take It, Give It” LearnShops will be back on the calendar, starting in October! All course catalogues will be available soon.
Berea Farmers Market
Tuesdays 4PM - 7PM & Saturdays from 9AM - 1PM.

Visit the market for local produce, microgreens, eggs, sourdough breads & baked goods, mushrooms, dried beans & cornmeal, dried herbs, meat, artisan cheese & butters, and more!

Location: Fee Park, 401 Chestnut Street

Photo credit: Berea Farmers Market Facebook Page
Berea Welcome Center Woodcarvers
Wednesdays 10AM - 12:30PM

Visit with the woodcarvers every Wednesday outside the Berea Welcome Center as they demonstrate their techniques and share their stories.

Location: Berea Welcome Center, 3 Artist Circle
Jammin' on the Porch
Thursdays 7PM - 9PM

Bring your instrument and join in the jam session, or feel free to just sit and tap your toes. Father and daughter duo, Lewis and Donna Lamb host the free event.

Location: Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 West Jefferson Street.
Bring your own chair.
Berea College Forestry Outreach Center

Berea Pinnacles - Saturday Hikes, 1PM
Join us at the Pinnacles every Saturday at 1PM for a public hike!

Request a Hike
Prefer to hike with a group? First time hiking the pinnacles? Interested in learning about Berea College, the history of the forest, restorative forestry practices, local plants/critters? Email or at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a hike with one of our staff.
The Berea College Trace

Berea College Campus has so much to share.

In an effort to bring together everything Berea College has to offer, we welcome you to the Berea College Trace.

The Trace is the thread that weaves together Berea College history and our future.

We invite you to come stay, shop, eat, learn and explore!

The Berea College Trace has started a new film series showing the incredible work and treasures of Berea College! Check out the films on the Stories page by clicking here or following the link below.
2021 Levitt AMP Berea Music Series
September 3-4, Berea City Park Expansion
25th Annual Spoonbread Festival
September 17-19, 2021
Memorial Park and Berea Community School
Berea Chamber of Commerce Signature Event

The Spoonbread Festival has something for everyone. Make plans to bring the whole family. The festival is proud to offer a variety of vendors, free admission, free entertainment, free inflatables for children and several other events and activities everyone will enjoy!
Berea Parks and Recreation: Sammy's Hide & Seek
September 27 - October 1

Sammy the squirrel has hidden 10 acorns in the park! Can you find them all? Follow the clues to find each acorn with a secret word. Bring the words to the Berea Parks and Recreation Office to claim your prizes. Clues will be on Berea Parks and Recreation Facebook Page.

This event is FREE!
Teaching from the Berea Urban Farm
Sustainable Berea is offering a free educational series via Zoom for those new to home gardening. Click here for the Each 45-minute event will begin with a short lesson on a specific topic that will help guide beginners through their first growing season.

We will meet on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 am to 10:45 am. There will be 15 minutes on the scheduled topic, 15 minutes about what is happening on the Berea Urban Farm, and 15 minutes for questions and sharing by participants. If you are a more advanced gardener, you are welcome to join us and share your wisdom!

You can view the schedule and find registration information here.
Berea College Farm Store Cooking Club: Charcuterie Board Class
September 16, 2021

Come gather around the table at The Berea College Farm Store and let's talk charcuterie!! This truly unique class will elevate your entertaining to a whole new level of awesomeness featuring our meats and local cheese! The Farm Store Butchery is creating 4 meats specifically for this event. Wildcat Mountain Cheese will provide 8 cheeses to choose 4 for your board. Each participant will have the opportunity to sample all items and choose their favs.
Make and Take Santa
September 24 & 25, 2021, Friday 1PM - 5PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM

Lindy Evans, Images of Santa Claus will teach a Make and Take Santa Class at the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen in Berea KY. Cost to attend is $275.00.

For more information go to Registration is required, contact Lindy Evans at
Boone Way Yard Sale (US 25) - October 1 and 2

KY Guild of Artists and Craftsmen Fall Fair - 60th Anniversary Celebration - October 9 and 10

Fore more event details please click here or follow the link below.