April 27 — Letcher Manor Nursing and Rehab will host an educational session providing information about genetic and familiar risk for Alzheimer’s disease. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Registration is required by April 20 and the session is free and open to the public. Contact: Hardin Stevens at 859-323-2997, or hardin. firstname.lastname@example.org., or call Scotty Caudill, 633-1434, ext. 116
. April 29 — The Right Fork Ramblers will appear at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. Admission price is $5 for adults (12 years and over) and $1 for children 2 through 11 years. For information call 276-679-3541. All events at the Country Cabin II are sponsored by Appalachian Traditions, Inc., a non-profit organization.
. April 29 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will hold its annual Spring Gala. Enjoy great food, live music, and a silent auction of unique and authentic crafts. A concert open to the public will take place at 7
p.m. with national dulcimer champion Sarah Kate Morgan. The concert is free with a suggested $5 donation. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.
. April 30–May 5 — Legendary preservationist Bob Yapp and historical preservation expert Patrick Kennedy will be present for a five-day, hands-on learning experience on the campus of Pine Mountain Settlement School. For more information, call (606) 558- 3571.
. May 5-8 — Black Mountain Wildflower Weekend, sponsored by Pine Mountain Settlement School, will take place on the highest point in Kentucky, Black Mountain. The mountain is home to many rare species of wildflowers including painted trillium, rosy twisted stalk, purple fringed orchid, and Kentucky’s largest population of Turk’s cap lily. A concert open to the public will take place at 7 p.m., May 6, with banjo legend John Haywood. The concert is free with a suggested $5 donation. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.