Appalachian Christmas Craft Fair 2017

Join Pike County in the annual Appalachian Christmas Craft Fair on December 2nd for a day full of crafts, fun, and homemade goodies.

The Appalachian Christmas Craft Fair will be taking place at the East Kentucky Expo Center starting at 11am. There is a $1 entry fee for adults while children age 5 and younger are free.

Craft FairThere will be craft vendors selling a wide array of items including jewelry, soaps, quilts, jams, woodworking, and many more homemade crafts and foods.

This event will start at 11 am and end that evening at 6pm.

For more information, contact Andrea Collins at (606)794-0231 or visit the event’s Facebook page.


Kiwanis Fall Festival @ Pikeville City Park

Join in supporting the local Kiwanis Club on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Pikeville City Park for the Kiwanis Fall Festival. This event will start at 10am Saturday morning, and end at 6pm Saturday evening.

There will be a wide array of activities for families including hay rides, games, yard sales, a pumpkin patch, and a super hero/princess meet and greet. Food will be available for purchase along with children’s prizes being given out throughout the day.

All proceeds will be donated to local children in need.


Breakfast with the Devil

September 30, 2017, join in eating Breakfast with the Devil; Devil Anse that is.

This all day, breakfast event will be located in the heart of downtown Williamson, West Virginia 10a.m. to 4p.m.

Breakfast with the Devil will be the last stop of the three-day Devil’s Den Bike Fest.

Local restaurants along with food vendors will offer unique breakfast items all day.

This is a family friendly event including live music and shopping vendors

Elkhorn City Fall Night Market set for September 29th

Artists Collaborative Theatre (ACT) is excited  to, once again, invite friends and neighbors to come shop beneath the setting sun on Friday, September 29th from 6-10 pm at the 2017 Elkhorn City Fall Night Market!

Recent Elkhorn City Night Markets have grown exponentially with each event, and we expect this fall edition will follow the same trend. With crowds of over 1,000 people visiting the town to enjoy streets lined with an array of vendors, live performances from local musicians, and a delicious assortment of foods and treats, the Elkhorn City Night Market has earned a reputation for being an incredible way for folks to kick of their weekend.

The evening will feature a full lineup of live music and entertainment. Several well-known local musical acts will be in attendance, featuring sounds across several genres. Market-goers can expect to hear bluegrass, indie, folk, rock, and more. In addition to all the elements of previous successful markets, visitors can also expect to enjoy a cozy bonfire, S’more and marshmallow roasting, fun hayrides, a selfie station full of theatre props, face painting, and more.


Vendors expected to line the streets on September 29th include many returning favorites, such as those selling handmade and unique jewelry, woodworking crafts, home décor, restored furniture, original pieces of artwork, customizable embroidery items, an array of locally-themed apparel, homemade soaps and lotions, a variety of mouth-watering foods, and much more. Several brand name vendors will be present as well, such as Lula Roe clothing, Pink Zebra scented wax melts, and Plunder jewelry.

In addition, those who visit the Fall Night Market are encouraged to make an “Elkhorn Evening” out of it and stop in at Artists Collaborative Theatre to catch a showing of the pg-13 comedy drama, Calendar Girls which will begin at 7:30 pm at only $10 a ticket. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at Several highly reviewed Elkhorn City restaurants also stand-by to serve hungry town guests everything from the best freshly made pizza in the region to hot homestyle meals like grandma used to make.


Those interested in setting up as a vendor or performing on stage should contact Samantha West by email at or by sending a message to the Artists Collaborative Theatre, Inc. Facebook page at More information and vendor applications may be found online at or may be picked up in person at the Pike County Extension Service located at 148 Trivette Dr. in Pikeville, KY. All proceeds from booth registration fees go directly to support ACT, a 501c3 non-profit organization working to support the arts in Appalachia.

With the crisp autumn air slowly floating into the region, the Elkhorn City Fall Night Market promises to be a grand way to welcome in the new season. Bring a couple of friends and your family, including your furry leashed buddies!




Chili Chili Bang Bang: Chili Cook off @ Pikeville City Park

Friday September 29th, join chili lovers at Pikeville City Park for Chili Chili Bang Bang, a chili cook off! This event will be held from 11 am- 2pm.

There will be free chili sampling and also a $5 lunch bag being sold that includes chili, crackers, a sweet treat, and a drink.

Chili Chili Bang Bang is a great opportunity for cooks who want to have fun and e recognized for the superb culinary skills and for folks who like to eat chili, to come together, all while supporting a good cause.

All proceeds from Chili Chili Bang Bang will be donated to the WestCare Emergency Shelter.