Jessamine County: Winners of Turkey Strut 5K

Cody Parks was the first to cross the finish line in the annual Turkey Strut 5K held Nov. 19 at City-County Park in Nicholasville.

Parks won with a time of 17 minutes, 21 seconds. Other top male finishers were Rick Kimberlin and Tom Carruthers.

Top female finishers were Libby Barnes, Hannah Horton, and Therese Weinberg. The event was sponsored by Nicholasville/Jessamine County Parks and Recreation.

Providence church hosts Holiday Marketplace

The Holiday Marketplace at Providence Christian Church will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 101 Providence Way in Brannon Crossing, just past the Amstar Theater. In addition to holiday arts and crafts, lunch and baked goods will be available. Call (859) 272-3655 for more information.

Catch a new musical version of 'A Christmas Carol'

The Bluegrass Arts Association is presenting a new musical version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol on Friday through Sunday and Dec. 16-18 at the McKenna Chapel at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore.

Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students. Buy tickets online at or call (859) 881-8247. The Bluegrass Arts Association is a non-profit community theater and arts organization.