Christmas at the Mansion

Santa will make a special visit to the Ripy Mansion in Lawrenceburg, where there will be ornament making, decorating of the Christmas tree, cookies and punch. Admission is $5 per child. Photos with Santa are an additional charge with a portion of the proceeds going toward restoration of the Ripy Mansion.

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they have the privilege of having the legendary Freddie Johnson of Buffalo Trace. Johnson is the third generation of his family to work at Buffalo Trace, where the motto is “Honor Tradition, Embrace Change.” After a long career that had him moving every two to four years, Johnson’s father…

Pickin’ on the Porch at the Ripy House

Lawrenceburg’s Ripy House, the house that bourbon built, has the perfect porch for entertaining, which is why it will host a bluegrass music event featuring Tin Whiskey Sisters, Top Shelf Bluegrass, and other local favorites. There will also be craft vendors, food trucks, and entertainment for kids. For adults there will be a cash bar…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Bourbon + Science. Join the next Bourbon Sessions as they explore the bond of bourbon and science. Jerod Smith from Wilderness Trail Distillery will lead a discussion of the scientific approach taken by Wilderness Trail. He will also delve into the history of bourbon in Danville, the connections between Danville and Lawrenceburg bourbon history and…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

It’s Bourbon Night is coming to Lawrenceburg. Attend the next Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion, which will be headed by Kentucky’s popular bourbon YouTube duo, Chad Perkins and Sara Ahlgrim. They will charm you with their humor and bourbon knowledge as they lead you through their first “Flight Fight”: a blind flight of bourbons,…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Enjoy an evening at the beautiful, historic Ripy Mansion for Stone Fences Tours’ second Bourbon Sessions. You will learn about the historic distilleries and distilling families of Lawrenceburg through the stories of bourbon historians Tom Ripy IV and George Geoghegan III, great-grandsons of distiller T.B. Ripy. You will also sample tastings of Anderson County bourbons…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Come take part in the first Bourbon Sessions event at the Ripy Mansion, part of a planned series that will feature a speaker and tasting while exploring the incredible T.B. Ripy Mansion. The speaker at this first event will be Bourbon Archaeologist Nike Laracuente, who will speak about forgotten distilleries in Woodford County and an…

Free tours at Ripy, Ballard houses

The Ripy House, built in 1888 by bourbon baron T.B. Ripy, and the Ballard House, one of Lawrenceburg’s oldest structures, will be open to the public for free tours on Wednesday, April 3. BGT’s April deTour is coming to Anderson County that day at 6 p.m. to host free tours of the Ripy House, located…