Events

Jesse Stuart Weekend

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The Jesse Stuart Weekend at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is almost here!!! The annual Jesse Stuart Weekend will be Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. To make room reservations, contact the Park at 606-473-7324. Here is the agenda for the weekend: Friday, September 25 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Quilt Display Nancy Osborne will display and discuss quilts that are related to Jesse Stuart’s life. 1:30 pm Jesse Stuart Nature Preserve Join Bud Vanzant for a trip to the Jesse Stuart Nature Preserve (JSNP). The preserve consists of 714 acres, which were...

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JSF Open House Activities

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The annual Open House to celebrate Jesse Stuart’s 109th birthday will be Saturday, August 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the new Conference Room at JSF headquarters in Ashland. The event will include door prizes, refreshments, and: Book Signings: James M. Gifford, author of Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian, Jesse Stuart: An Extraordinary Life Mark Maynard, author of Mark My Words: Tales of Brandon Webb, O.J Mayo, and Other Sports Legends of Northeastern Kentucky and Teamwork: Ashland’s 1961 Championship Basketball Season Amy Compton will also be on hand to sign copies of Maynard’s newest book, Grace Runner: The Story of...

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Jesse Stuart Weekend

Posted by Bryan Johnson at

The Jesse Stuart Weekend is Friday and Saturday, September 25th and 26th at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. We will be listing activities and times in the coming weeks, so keep checking back! To make room reservations, contact the Park at 606.473.7324. Rooms will fill up quickly, so hurry!

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The 2015 Jesse Stuart Foundation Open House

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The date and time of the JSF Open House has been set! It will be Saturday, August 8th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be food and Appalachian themed entertainment. Come and enjoy beautiful prints, glassware, and other items that will be for sale during the event. Also, there will be specials on many of the books we have available. While you're here, visit the Jesse Stuart Room and see many items that belonged to Stuart, including the trinket he received while appearing on the acclaimed television show, "This Is Your Life" in February of 1958. There are...

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Open House Celebrating the release of Dr. Gifford's New Book, Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian

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Dr. Gifford spent part of the day today greeting fans of his and Jesse Stuart in the new conference room at the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and signing copies of his new book, Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian.  Sales of the book all go toward the completion of the conference room project.

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