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New Bourbon Manor Inn, New KY Bourbon Marketplace just in time for Christmas
Venues add to Kentucky’s popular ‘Christmas Round Bardstown’ event
By: Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist & Conv. Commission
See the full schedule, http://www.visitbardstown.com/
New attractions add to ‘Christmas Round Bardstown’
The new Bourbon Manor Inn features 10 guestrooms named for distinguished Bourbon figures; a Bourbon Spa with bourbon-oriented treatments; bourbon-themed breakfast goodies like Bourbon Vanilla Pancakes topped off with hot caramel sauce; and nightly desserts – think Bourbon Bread Pudding, Bourbon chocolates, Bourbon Apple Cake – served at the inn’s Bourbon Bar.
Just in time for the holidays in 2013, Bourbon Manor Inn is offering several packages, including a VIP Bourbon Tour & Tasting Package, with deluxe overnight accommodations, Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour, VIP dinner, Rebecca Ruth’s Bourbon Chocolates and more for $399. A VIP Bourbon & Spa Getaway Package, which includes two nights’ accommodations, VIP Bourbon Distillery Tour & Tasting, couple’s massage, VIP dining certificate, three-course Fine China & Crystal Bourbon-themed breakfast and more, is available for $699.
The new Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace celebrates all things bourbon. Sample the best of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® bourbons at the Marketplace’
‘Christmas Round Bardstown’
The Christmas season officially kicks off in “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America” on Fri., Nov. 29, with PNC Bank’s Light Up Bardstown and the lighting of the official Christmas tree accompanied by music, refreshments, extended shopping hours and the arrival of Santa Claus. That same night, My Old Kentucky Home opens its doors for guided Candlelight Tours followed by bourbon barrel cake, cookies and hot cider. (Visit http://www.visitbardstown.com/
More holiday fun
Santa Claus comes to the Old Nelson County Courthouse on Nov. 30 as well as Dec. 7, 14 and 21. Catch him also with the Kentucky Railway Museum for one of its Santa Express excursions or with My Old Kentucky Dinner Train for its North Pole Express. Or join the crowd for the Bardstown-Nelson County Christmas Parade at6 p.m. onDec. 5 to see Santa’s arrival.
Watch the Spencer family (more familiarly known as The Waltons from the TV show of the same name) spend a heartwarming holiday during the Great Depression when Bardstown Community Theater presents “The Homecoming” onDec. 6-8 and 13-15 at the Bardstown Civic Center.
Join Mrs. Julia Beckham (the only woman in the world to be the mother, sister and daughter of a governor) for a Victorian Christmas Tea at historic Wickland Estate on Dec. 7 and 8. Stay in the era with a candlelight tour of Maker’s Mark Distillery and its charming 1850s Victorian village on Sat., Dec. 8.
Bring your list for one-of-a-kind Christmas shopping on Court Square: Shaq and CoCo for affordable luxury; Fine Arts Bardstown Society (FABS) for artisan jewelry, sculptures, paintings and more; At Mary’s Arts and Antiques for fine art garden accessories. There are antiques, boutiques, bookstores and more, along with charming restaurants in easy walking distance.
See all the holiday events planned during “Christmas Round Bardstown” at http://www.visitbardstown.com/
Dawn Przystal (mailto:dawn@
Bardstown-Nelson County Tourist & Convention Commission
Visit My Old Kentucky Home for the holidays during “Christmas Round Bardstown.”
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