Have some old-fashioned fun Tuesday during Wilmore’s Festival of the Fourth, beginning with a parade at 10 a.m. The parade starts at College Street and proceeds to Lexington Avenue and East Main Street. After the parade, head to AdventureServe Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. for patriotic music, arts and crafts, best cupcakes contest and festival food. Kids activities include tree climbing, a spelling bee and inflatables.
Radio Troupe to perform ‘Dragnet’
Join the KCAL Old-Time Radio troupe as it takes you back to the golden years of radio with a performance of “Dragnet, starring Jack Webb,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Polvino Arts Center, 109 South Main Street, Nicholasville. “My Favorite Husband, starring Lucille Ball” will be performed on the same bill. The radio shows are performed with a live cast and sound effects as a tribute to the original broadcast. For ticket information, call 859-885-5363.
Archaeological Dig at Camp Nelson
Dig into the past, literally, on the grounds of a Civil War Union Army Camp on Saturday at Camp Nelson Heritage Park, 6614 Danville Road, Nicholasville. Stephen McBride, director of interpretation, will lead two sessions, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Adults and children may participate. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $5 per person. Reservations are required. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Camp Nelson staff will provide pop-up tents and digging equipment. All artifacts found become part of the ongoing interpretive history of Camp Nelson. Call Peggy McClintock at 859-881-5716 to reserve a spot.
Classic Car Cruise-In
A Classic Car Appreciation Cruise-In will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at the Double Kwik BP, 4000 Catnip Hill Road. Enjoy specials on ice cream, hamburgers and hot dogs, along with door prizes. For information, contact Calvin Mastin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dulcimer Friends accepting new members
The Dulcimer Friends of Central Kentucky will meet from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Davis Conference Room at the Jessamine County Public Library, 600 South Main Street, Nicholasville. To learn more, call Jan Potts at 859-263-7021.
Live music at First Vineyard
First Vineyard Winery will host singer-songwriter Kevin Cruise for an evening of acoustic music from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at 5800 Sugar Creek Pike, Nicholasville. Cruise’s Americana sound shows influences of folk, bluegrass and blues. Bring a picnic or enjoy a barbecue pork dinner for $7. Beverages are available from First Vineyard. No outside alcohol is allowed. Reserve a spot at 859-948-4208. This is a 21-and-older event.