Celebrate Christmas with a locally grown tree this year. more


The historical house at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve gets festive for the holidays. more

Arts & Entertainment

Experience the arts of the holidays at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea on Dec. 6 more

News & Contests


Joshua Lindau

Full-of-heart ideas for handmade gifts, including rosemary braided bread, a bird seed wreath and botanical bath fizzies more


Celebrate our state this holiday season by gifting items that have Commonwealth connections more

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Kristin Barlowe

The Grammy Award-winning singer opens up about holiday hardships and the blessings bestowed by her fans more


Get in the holiday spirit with free events featuring readings from Kentucky Monthly's landmark anthology Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas more

News & Contests

gray manor

Photo by Brad Rankin Studio

If the thought of decorating for the holidays makes you feel anything but jolly, take a cue from Paducah designer Kenn Gray and you'll be in a Ho! Ho! Ho! mood in no time. more


Celebrate the season and celebrate our state by including a bit of Bluegrass State love beneath the tree. more


For 28 years, Bardstown coachman Jonesie has been making spirits bright. more


Keep the Kentucky in Christmas this year! Support Kentucky artisans and producers with the help of this shopping guide. more


Christmas Tree Farms

Photo by Wales Hunter

Fill your home with the scent of real pine this holiday season -- our 2012 guide to Christmas tree farms in Kentucky. more


Giving Trees

Photo by Wales Hunter

A Bullitt County family grows holiday cheer and an evergreen legacy of goodwill. more


Ghyslain Chocolates

Photo by Rebecca Redding

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Compiling our annual Holiday Gift Guide gets the Kentucky Monthly team in the Christmas spirit. more

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