Harland Colonel Sanders: More Than Fried Chicken” at Kentucky Artisan Center
Actor L. Henry Dowell, of Nicholasville, will portray Harland ‘Colonel’ Sanders in a Humanities Council Chautauqua performance at the Kentucky Artisan Center on Sunday, June 12, beginning at 2 p.m.
With only a sixth grade education, Harland Sanders worked many jobs over his career and after running a small lunchroom behind a service station – went on to develop a recipe and a frying process for his fried chicken. At age sixty-six, Sanders began selling the franchise brand “Kentucky Fried Chicken” which went on to become the internationally recognized company it is today.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily, year-round, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the cafe is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Special exhibits on display include “Great Impressions: Prints by Kentucky Artisans,” through Sept. 10, 2016; and in the lobby, “Kentucky Clay: A Continuing Tradition.”
For more information call 859-985-5448 or visit kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov