Dinner with the Hummingbirds
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270.924.2020.

Dinner with the Hummingbirds (Members Only)
Aug 20 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270.924.2088.

Summer Laser Music and Star Party at the Golden Pond Visitor Center Planetarium and Observatory @ Golden Pond Visitor Center and Planetarium
Aug 27 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm
Enjoy a wonderful family evening with a series of opportunities at the Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory.  Begin with a laser music show (Laser Vinyl) at 5:30, and a second laser music show (Laser Retro) at 7:00 and then a Planetarium educational program (Traveling with Light) at 8:00 before the Summer Star Party with telescopes and great visuals in our dark skies at the Observatory (weather permitting).
Join the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers for a night looking at the stars through telescopes at the Golden Pond Observatory. Located behind the Golden Pond Planetarium.

These events are weather dependent and you should check the alerts page at for cancelations.

Dinner with the Hummingbirds
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270.924.2020.

Homeplace Trades Fair 2022 @ Trades Fair
Sep 3 – Sep 4 all-day

Join us at the Homeplace for our annual Trades Fair, Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday September 3rd and 4th!

We will be hosting craftspeople from nearby areas who will be showcasing their talents in historic trades that were common during the 1850’s. We will have a variety of trades on display as well as vendors on the farm. These will include a working Gristmill from 1917, Gargoyle Ranch goat farm, a local stone cutter and artist, Tn River Artist Blacksmith Association, a copper artist at work, a crochet artist, a soap and candle artisan (Sat), a musical artist (Sat), and a beekeeper (Sun).  There will be lots to see and to experience with these tradespeople.

This is a unique opportunity to connect with the tradespeople who keep these skills alive. Trades fair will begin at 10am and run until 4pm both days. Come out and bring the family to the Homeplace for a day on the Farm!

You can volunteer at this very special event.  Just send an email to our Volunteer Coordinator ( or call to provide your info direct by calling (270) 924-2007!

You do not want to miss this very special event at the Homeplace Working Farm and Agricultural Museum.

Outdoor Kids’ Fest at the Woodlands Nature Station @ Woodlands Nature Station
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm

Bring the family to Nature Station during the Labor Day holiday weekend for a kid-friendly foray into some basic albeit important outdoor skills! From learning about venomous animals to practicing your fishing skills, we’ll learn some new ways to enjoy the outdoors.

There are a variety of specific programs over these 3 days to thoroughly entertain and involve both adults and children during this event.

See Outdoor Kids Fest programs listed on the FS website for more details!



Cedar Pond Restoration
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

This year’s “Love Our Byways” project will be focused on Cedar Pond. Please join us to help us restore this gorgeous picnic area.

Please bring:

  • Appropriate clothing
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Water bottle

Lunch will be provided, as will all tools and supplies. Volunteers under 18 are welcome with an adult participant. Walk-up volunteers welcomed.

A Folk Art Competition at Homeplace
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to test your skills with 19th century media? How about exploring artistic themes in a historical setting? Here’s your chance! Embark on a creative journey and enjoy friendly competition with fellow artists!