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  • Heart Happenings

    Stay up-to-date with all of the Heart of Danville's events and activities downtown. 

    National Preservation Month Events and Activities in Danville and Boyle County

    A Collaboration of Boyle Landmark Trust, Danville-Boyle County Public Library, Danville-Boyle County African-American Historical Society, Heart of Danville, Main Street Perryville, and the Kentucky Heritage Council


    May 1-31

    Historic Downtown Family Scavenger Hunts in Downtown Danville

    Boyle County Public Library

    Geared for families with kids from around 5 to 10 years old, this scavenger hunt is a great way to learn more about our local history and architecture.  Pick up a scavenger hunt form from the Danville-Boyle County Public Library, Danville-Boyle County Visitors Center, or Main Street Perryville and submit completed forms by May 31st to win a prize.


    May 1-June 6

    Heart of Danville Façade Improvement Grant Program

    This façade assistance program is designed to provide downtown support and financial assistance to property and business owners to improve their historic commercial buildings.  Applications can be picked up from the Heart of Danville office or found at www.downtowndanville.com.


    Thursday, May 15th, 1:30 PM

    2014 Landmarks to Watch Community and Local Media Event

    Jacobs Hall

    Join us as we feature some of our important local landmarks that deserve our close attention.  We’ll also re-visit some of our 2013 Landmarks to Watch that have been purchased or rehabilitated.


    Friday, May 23rd, Time TBD

    Celebration of 150 Year Anniversary of March of Danville African-American Troops to Camp Nelson

    Constitution Square Park

    The Danville-Boyle County African-American society will host an event in Constitution Square Park to honor the 150th anniversary of the march of local black soldiers to Camp Nelson to serve in the Union Army.


    Saturday, May 31st, 9:00 AM-Noon

    Tax Credit and Façade Rehabilitation Workshop

    Kentucky Heritage Council officers who specialize in the state and federal historic preservation tax credit programs and rehabilitation of historic structures, will present a two-part workshop.  The event will be held at Jacobs Hall and is free to the public.  Breakfast will be provided.