Jessamine County: Job search assistance at library; Wilmore Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday

Get one-on-one job search assistance from a Jessamine County librarian on creating a résumé, cover letter or filling out online applications. Scheduled sessions are available from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday. Bring a copy of your current résumé and work history on a flash drive, CD or as hard copy. Register online at or call 859-885-3523.

Kentucky River Blast on Saturday

The Kentucky River Blast, a day of music, arts and crafts, sportsman and historical exhibits, fireworks and more, will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at First Vineyard. The Pops at the Palisades concert will include performances by Asbury University Orchestra, Young at Heart Big Band and the Eastern Kentucky University Traveling Cellos. Activities include storytelling performances, a dry land paddle race and archery demonstrations.

First Vineyard is located above the Kentucky River at the site of the first commercial winery in North America, at 5800 Sugar Creek Pike in Nicholasville. Tables for four are $100. Tickets can be purchased at Lawn chair and blanket tickets on sale at site for $5 per adult.

‘Pain and Glory: The Civil War in Kentucky’ on Saturday

Author and educator Anne Marshall will present “Pain and Glory: The Civil War in Kentucky” at 3 p.m. Saturday at Camp Nelson Heritage Park, 6614 Danville Road, Nicholasville. Marshall is associate professor of history at Mississippi State University and is the author of “Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State.” For more information, call 859-881-5716 or visit

Wilmore Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday

The Wilmore Arts and Crafts Festival “Meet Me at the Tracks on Main” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Wilmore. The event will feature local handcrafted items such as pottery, coin and spoon jewelry, Shaker boxes, wrought iron furniture and accessories, wooden bowls, jewelry, aromatherapy items, candles, doll clothing, quilts, purses and art work. For more information, call 859-858-4411 or visit