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Check out the fall festivals happening this weekend and beyond

Tables were set up last year for people to socialize, eat and listen to music during the first Jefferson Street Soiree. This year it returns on Sept. 16.
Tables were set up last year for people to socialize, eat and listen to music during the first Jefferson Street Soiree. This year it returns on Sept. 16.

It's that time of year when towns across the state celebrate what makes Kentucky special.

There are traditional favorites still to come this fall such as Mount Sterling Court Days coming up Oct. 16-19; one of the biggest free craft fairs in the area, the South Elkhorn Christian Church Fall Festival, is Oct. 10.

So you don't miss a minute of the fun, we've rounded up a list of events to get you started.

This weekend

Oct. 16-22

Big Bone Lick Salt Festival. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, 3380 Beaver Rd., Union. $5, free for ages 5 and younger. Parks.ky.gov.

Mount Sterling Court Days. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 16-19. Downtown Mount Sterling. Mtsterlingcourtdays.com.

Party for the Pumpkins. 2-6 p.m. Oct. 17. $5 adults, free for children 2 and younger. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Oct. 23-29

Woolly Worm Festival. Oct. 23-25. Downtown Beattyville. Heartofthekentuckyriver.com.

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