The Top 7 Things To Do This Weekend.

Ongoing Events

Lake Cumberland Jammers Tuesday Nights – Cooper Community Arts Center, 107 N. Main St., Somerset, KY, 6pm-8:30pm. The pickers take turns singing and leading the others in their favorite songs. Music ranges from old time favorites, bluegrass, country, gospel, to original songs. Info 606-677-2906 or 606-305-6741.

Art of the Spoken Word Every first Thursday – Books & Things/The Writing Nook, 211 S. Main St., Somerset, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Live music & poetry readings and everyone is welcome. Info 606-307-9957.

Tunes at Noon at the Cooper– 4th Friday of the month – Cooper Community Arts Center, 107 N. Main St. Somerset, KY, 11:30am-1:30pm. Join the CCAC for a delicious lunch and great music every 4th Friday of the month. Info, musicians and costs 606-677-0333 or

Six String Series-Acoustic Friday Nights @ The Tipsy Toad – The Tipsy Toad, 37 Public Square, Somerset, KY, 5pm.


Friday, June 24th: Somernites Cruise Meet & Greet – Stonebrook Center 6361 S. Hwy 27, Burnside, KY, 10am-2pm. For 2022 the Meet & Greet will be set up in the Stonebrook plaza parking lot (between Reno’s and The Island Wine & Spirits) in Burnside Friday of each Cruise weekend. Stop by with your hot rod and cruise the Burnside area! Info 606-561-7117.

Friday, June 24th: Friday Night Thunder –
Somerset Mall, S. Hwy 27, (stoplight #23 on US 27), 5pm-9pm. Somerset Mall, S. Hwy 27, (stoplight #23 on US 27), 5pm-9pm. The best cruisin’ party on the block is Friday Night Thunder each Friday of Somernites Cruise weekends, 5 to 9 pm. See hundreds of hot rods, cool rides, classics and customs. Bring your lawn chair to enjoy live bands, contests, great food and people-watching at its’ best. Co-sponsored by Don Franklin Somerset Family of Dealerships and Somerset Mall. Free admission! Info 606-678-4157.

Friday, June 24th: Cool 5K Run/Walk at Midnight –
Pulaski Judicial Center, Downtown, Somerset, KY, 11:59pm. Somerset Area XC Programs and Phoenix Wellness present The COOL RUN 5K at MIDNIGHT. The Race will be held in beautiful Downtown Somerset on an out and back course that is the fastest course in Somerset so come and run your personal best time in 2022. Early Packet Pick-up TBD. Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up: Registration at 10:30 pm in front of the Judicial Center in Downtown Somerset. Info .

Saturday, June 25th: Somernites Cruise Car Show and Cruise –
Downtown Somerset – Join us every 4th Saturday, April through October, in Somerset “The Car Cruise Capital of Kentucky” for Somernites Cruise. June will feature “Back to the 50’s Showcase” plus “Somernites Cruise Van-In”, a cool Custom Van display. Enjoy a relaxed, family oriented atmosphere throughout downtown Somerset. The “Show and Shine” portion of the event lasts from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. “Cruising the Strip” begins at 6 p.m. For info about the Cruise and Cruise weekend activities visit or call 606-872-2277.

Saturday, June 25th: The Dance Shoppe’s 40th Dance Recital –
The Center for Rural Development, 2292 S. Hwy 27, Somerset, KY, 1pm. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, The Dance Shoppe will present an annual recital with more than 50 different performances and all genres and styles of music – from tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, and gymnastics. The performance begins at 1 p.m. EST on June 25 and it’s FREE. Info 606-677-6000.