Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 23

Holly Hill Inn is closed on Thanksgiving Day so our staff may celebrate the holiday with family and friends. We reopen for dinner on Friday, Nov. 24.


Smithtown Seafood Black Friday Brunch

Nov. 24

Black Friday shoppers interested in stopping for a bite to eat can visit Smithtown Seafood for brunch at either location, 501 West Sixth St. or The Barn at the Summit at Fritz Farm. Smithtown at the Summit opens at 9 a.m. and at West Sixth at 11 a.m. on Friday. The menu for both locations will be:

Crab Cake Benedict
Midway Bakery English muffin topped with greens, crab cake, poached egg & hollandaise served with home fries $12

Shakshuka & Eggs
Two eggs shirred in a spicy tomato sauce topped with fresh herbs & Feta served with flat bread $10

Huevos Rancheros
Beef picadillo with refried black beans, salsa roja, avocado, queso fresco, local corn tortillas & two eggs to order $12


Holly Hill Inn Holiday Luncheon

Nov. 29 through Dec. 30

Celebrate this festive season with our Holiday Luncheon at the Holly Hill Inn! The restaurant is beautifully decorated for the Christmas season and for our annual luncheon, served Nov. 29 through Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-25). Reservations available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reserve your own dining room for group celebrations! To view the menu, click here. The menu is also available at Sunday brunch. Cost for prix fixe lunch or brunch is $22. Donna is taking reservations now at (859) 846-4732!


Holly Hill Inn Holiday Reservations

It's not too early to plan your holiday reservations for Holly Hill Inn! Celebrate the holidays by sharing a delicious meal with family, friends or business associates. Reserve your own dining room for group occasions.

Holly Hill Inn can extend hours to accommodate requests. Reservations are available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch, starting Nov. 29 through Dec. 30. Dinner reservations begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

And don’t forget our annual New Year’s Eve celebration! Check back here for details on the multi-course meal. Reservations are available 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Limited availability.

Call Donna at (859) 846-4732 to reserve your table or room now!

The restaurant will be closed Dec. 24-25, and Jan. 1-6 so our staff may celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Holly Hill Inn will be open for brunch on Jan. 7 and dinner beginning Jan. 10.


The Midway Bakery Christmas Kitchen

Holiday baked goods will be on sale beginning Dec. 1 at The Midway Bakery, 510 South Winter Street, or place an order through the bakery’s new online store at

Among the new holiday items from the bakery this year are bourbon pecan pound cake truffles and chocolate chess pie. They also will be selling large and small gingerbread men. Other items include jumbo chocolate peppermint crinkle cookies, biscotti, vanilla cranberry shortbread, mocha teacakes and more. Gift boxes are available.

Kentucky Jam Cake and Kentucky Heritage pies are available for holiday tables. Pie flavors include pumpkin, chocolate bourbon pecan, pecan, sour cream apple, peanut butter mousse and chocolate chess, cranberry apple bourbon and bourbon buttermilk chess. In addition, the bakery offers biscuits, rolls, quiche and spiced pecans.

Orders must be placed by 4 p.m. Dec. 20. Pick up orders any day from Dec. 2 until 2 p.m. Dec. 24. For more information or to order by phone, call (859) 846-4336 or visit


Holly Hill Inn Wine Guild

Dec. 4-5

Join the Holly Hill Inn Wine Guild Dec. 4-5 to learn the delicious details for making optimal wine and cheese pairings. Guild director Steve Mancuso will be pouring six wines, each matched with a different cheese.

The tasting costs $37, which covers the wine, cheese, tax and gratuity. Seatings are available Monday, Dec. 4, and Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 6 and 7:30 p.m. each night. Reservations are required and limited. Please click here to email Steve Mancuso and make a reservation.


Windy Corner Market Holiday Bazaar

Dec. 5

Shopping for gifts from the Bluegrass is easy at the annual Windy Corner Market Holiday Bazaar on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Find perfect gifts for anyone on your list from among the Kentucky Proud foods, soaps, crafts and more. Vendors and items at this year’s event include Screamin' Mimi's Salsa, Lucky Clover Farm jams and baked goods, honey products from Summer Starts Here Farm and Crigger Farms, Back Porch Hot Sauce, Singing Hills Goat Farm soaps and lotions, C.W. Shumate blackberry products, Cacklin' Hen Hot Sauce, Kentucky Mountain Coffee, The Lavender Farm at Woodstock, Pomegranate linens, Werking Wire jewelry, Ruth Hunt Candies, Lighthouse Candles, author Bob Rouse and Peg’s Pantry & Produce.

Hot cocoa, hot cider, samples are also available. For more information, call (859) 294-9338.


The Midway Bakery Holiday Open House

Dec. 10

Find gifts or treats for all your holiday needs during the Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Midway Bakery, 510 South Winter Street. Sample mocha teacakes, biscotti, bourbon pecan pound cake truffles and more.

Your holiday favorites, such as jumbo cookies and gingerbread men, will be on sale along with new items like bourbon pecan pound cake truffles and chocolate chess pie. Gift boxes are available. For more information or to order by phone, call the bakery at (859) 846-4336 or visit