Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for Sept. 21-27


Time to rake it in

It's officially autumn. Start raking those leaves into the biggest pile you can, then let the kids go wild.


Who wants chicken?

The World Chicken Festival has a lot to cluck about, including a parade, live music and the world's largest skillet — it takes 300 gallons of cooking oil to fill it, and it can cook 600 quarters of chicken at a time. The festival runs through Sunday in downtown London. (Chickenfestival.com)


Kentucky is 40,000 square miles of variety

And we're gonna tell you about much of it in our annual guide to everything that makes our state great. Look for Bluegrass, Ky., a 40-page special section, in your Herald-Leader.


Start your engines

Racing returns to Kentucky Speedway with the NASCAR XFINITY Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 (8 p.m., NBCSN).