KENTUCKY GATEWAY MUSEUM CENTER — Presents Do You Believe in Ghosts? For additional exhibit and ticket information please phone 606-564-5865.

NEAT: THE HISTORY OF BOURBON — Friday, Oct. 12, 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct.13, 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m., Russell Theatre, Maysville.

BOURBON BALL TASTING CONTEST — Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-5 p.m., Russell Theatre, Maysville, 12 entries. $100 prize for winner, $5 per person for judging sheet, bourbon-related items also available.

TURNING OF THE LEAVES — Oct. 13 and 14, Augusta, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days. Music, food, chicken dance, B&B Riverboat, more.

POETRY READING AND WORKSHOP — Oct. 19, worshop with Kentucky poet James Pope, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Augusta Art Guild, 116 Main Street, Augusta, $20 per person lunch included, call 513-310-5652; Community Poetry Reading, 6:30 p.m., Baker-Bird Winery, open mic, call 713-459-3553 to reserve time.

MUSICIANS AND MERCHANTS DAY — Cummins Nature Preserve, Saturday, Oct. 20, noon-4 p.m., featuriong Denham, Mallow, and Cowbillies.

RSVP 15TH ANNUAL VETERANS CONCERT — “A Star Spangled Celebration,” Friday, Nov 2, 7 p.m., Fields Auditorium on the campus of Maysville Community and Technical College, Maysville.

EMPTY BOWLS — Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Cox Building in downtown Maysville, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.