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Woodford County: Twilight Festival Saturday; Matthew Harris Jouett Day Sunday

August 14, 2013 

Versailles' Annual Twilight Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Versailles. The event will feature vendors, food and live music. For more information, call (859) 873-5122.

Rummage sale planned

The Woodford County Women's Club will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Little House, 247 Lexington Street, Versailles.

The sale will raise funds to repair The Little House, where the club holds its meetings. The house was built around 1920.

The club will also raffle gift baskets at this year's Twilight Festival (see item above) to raise funds for this year's Coats and Shoes for Needy Woodford County School Children.

For more information, call Maryann Durs at (859) 421-9432. Artist's life to be examined

Matthew Harris Jouett Day: Portrait of the Artist's Life and Family will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jack Jouett House Historic Site, 255 Craigs Creek Road, Versailles. Steve Menefee will present an overview of Jouett's life and career. Afterwards, guests may tour the home to see reproductions of Jouett's family portraits and learn about their lives.

For more information, visit Jouetthouse.org, call (859) 873-7902 or email woodforddirector@gmail.com.

How to quit smoking

Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking will be from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Aug. 20-Nov. 12 at the Woodford County Health Department, 229 North Main Street, Versailles. Classes will meet for one hour weekly.

The Cooper/Clayton Method is a smoking cessation method that uses nicotine patches, nicotine gum or nicotine lozenges and provides 12 education sessions.

There is a $50 charge for the class, which includes the nicotine replacement products. Money may be refunded to those who successfully complete the program.

To register or for more information, contact the health department at (859) 873-4541.

Three events slated

Falling Springs Recreation Center, 275 Beasley Drive, Versailles, will host a trio of events from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday: the unveiling of a new Uniquely Woodford logo, the showing of the documentary My Kentucky Home — Woodford County and the viewing of a promotional video for economic development and tourism in Woodford County. Admission is free.

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