Category Archives: All DRA News

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Come out to Family Fun & Fitness on June 26!

You’re Invited!  Our second Family Fun & Fitness event is taking place this Thursday, June 26 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.   We are excited to announce our second year of  Family, Fun & Fitness edition of Thursday Night Live in 2014! Our First event in May brought out a good crowd of families, and fitness conscious […]

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Strawberry Festival on June 21st!

As part of our “Eat Local, Buy Local” beliefs we are having a Strawberry Festival in June! There will be farm fresh strawberries by the carton available for purchase, as well as strawberry flavored breads, muffins, desserts and jams.  Specials, contests, live music and other strawberry themed events and games for adults and children.  Come, enjoy […]

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Meet your Farmers Tour on June 28th

Downtown Richmond is so excited to participate in the upcoming MEET YOUR FARMERS TOUR on June 28, 2014, presented by the UK College of Agriculture Food and Environment Cooperative Extension Service of Madison County.  Tour participants will get special discounts on purchase at the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market on June 28th.  Take the tour! See […]

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Grand Opening of DRA Farmers Market a Success!

Our grand opening of our Farmer’s Market was a busy, successful day with live music by Andy Rucker, an Education Station with a container garden workshop, and the Richmond Chamber’s Ribbon Cutting.  We had great support from the community and local vendors.  Come out and support local!     Thank you to the Richmond Register’s […]

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Dale Pyatt coming to DRA’s Farmer’s Market

Come out on March 15th at 11:00am-1:00pm to listen to local favorite Dale Pyatt!! Multi-award winning songwriter, Dale Pyatt, has penned songs that cross many music genres including Americana, Bluegrass, new and classic Country, Roots, and even island style music. On February 7, 2013, Dale released a new self-titled album that includes a collection of […]

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Telford YMCA is a new sponsor of DRA

We are so excited to announce a new sponsorship by Telford Community Center YMCA.  Their sponsorship will help us focus on protecting, preserving and promoting our historic Downtown Richmond KY, and its residents, through events and marketing.  One such event, that the Telford YMCA will be actively supporting is our Family, Fun & Fitness event […]

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Kiwanis Club 42 Annual Fundraising Auction

Get Ready! The Kiwanis Club of Richmond KY, Inc. will be having their Annual Fundraising Auction at Richmond City Hall on Saturday February 22, 2014. Everybody loves this auction! The club has been hosting this fundraising event for over 40 years. You don’t want to miss the excitement, the huge variety of items to bid […]

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EKU Students offer Vision for Downtown Richmond

A group of Eastern Kentucky University students are offering several ideas to spur on activity in downtown Richmond.  A forum was staged Tuesday night, February 4, 2014  in Eastern’s student center. It was promoted as an EKU student conversation with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes.  Organizers say it was the first time a sitting mayor participated […]

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EKU, City Partner to Enhance Appeal of Downtown

This article was posted on EKU’s website on January 28, 2014: “A new initiative entitled the Downtown Richmond/EKU Engagement Project is bringing University and community representatives together in an effort to discuss possible town-gown partnerships that would benefit the downtown business district as well as Eastern students, faculty and staff. The project, organized by Richmond […]

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DRA Farmer’s Market featured on Tourism Talks

  Melodie Lincavage and Rose Rex were featured on Richmond KY Tourism’s ‘Tourism Talks’.   The Farmers market will launch on March 1, 2014. For more information on our Farmers Market:   CLICK HERE     

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