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Berea Tourist and Convention Commission regarding COVID-19

Berea Tourist and Convention Commission regarding COVID-19

Berea Tourist and Convention Commission regarding COVID-19: Like most destinations right now, Berea Tourism is monitoring news reports, official websites and CDC updates. In addition, we are working closely with the City, as well as industry associations, regarding...

Berea College Keeps The Art Of Handcraft Alive

Berea College Keeps The Art Of Handcraft Alive

Originally published by Spectrum News 1 Written by Eileen Street BEREA, KY. – Ten hours a week, you will find Berea College student Takudzwa Mabbvuta weaving in a studio on campus. A skill the freshman only learned last fall. “I’m really proud of myself and excited to...

This Woodworker Has Made Over 18,000 Appalachian Dulcimers

This Woodworker Has Made Over 18,000 Appalachian Dulcimers

Originally published by Spectrum News 1 Written by Eileen Street BEREA, KY. – Berea is designated the arts and crafts capital of Kentucky, and Warren May has played the Appalachian dulcimer far longer than it’s been designated Kentucky’s state instrument. “You...

Exploring Kentucky | Craft Your Christmas

Exploring Kentucky | Craft Your Christmas

Originally published by the The Lane Report Written by Katherine Tandy Brown Berea overflows with unique crafts — and opportunities to make your own It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us again. Already. It’s gifting time, and what better offering...

Why You Should Plan a Fall Trip to Berea, Kentucky

Why You Should Plan a Fall Trip to Berea, Kentucky

Originally published by Southern Living Magazine Written by Valerie Fraser Luesse Founded in 1854 by an abolitionist minister, Berea, Kentucky, was born with a rebellious streak, and it stuck. Berea College began as a coed and interracial institution at a time when...

Pinnacles named #1 hike in Kentucky

Pinnacles named #1 hike in Kentucky

Originally published by the Richmond Register Written by Andy McDonald The Pinnacles in the Berea College Forest were recently recognized as the best hike in Kentucky according to Outside magazine. The publication’s April issue listed the best hikes in each state, and...

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