Rebild Kentucky

Rebild National Park Society - A Danish American Friendship Organization

Wednesday, April 11 

Breakfast on your own.       

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Registration, name tag, welcome bag.

                                 A Rebild representative will welcome you.

6:00 PM: Rebild Leadership program at Berea College. 

                This program includes the Rebild Board of Directors and Chapter Presidents 


Dinner on your own.

8:30 PM: Informal gathering in the lobby or in the parlor room on 2nd floor.

Thursday, April 12           

Breakfast on your own

8:30 AM - 11:15 PM: Board of Directors, meeting

8:30 AM - 11:15 PM: Chapter Presidents, meeting

Morning: Shopping possibilities on College Square. Guided tour of Berea College.

11:30 AM: Leave Boone Tavern for trip to The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

                  Short presentations by Dr. Martin Nielsen of University of Kentucky on "Horse Parasite Research" and  on 

                  Icelandic horses in Kentucky, and horse farm manager John Rasmussen of Hill'n'Dale, Lexington. Packed lunch served during            

                  presentations. Parade of the Breeds, horse drawn wagon ride, video, etc. Impressive store.

3:30 PM:   Saddle Bred Museum, next to the horse park.

4:00 PM:   Bus leaves

5:00 PM:   Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea. Superb arts and crafts by superb Kentucky artists. Welcome by Director Todd Finley.

5:45 PM:   Return to Boone Tavern.

Dinner on your own.

8:00 PM:    Excellent Celtic music concert by Le Vent du Nord - a Canadian Quebec based band at Phelps Stoke Auditorium on the Berea 

                   College Campus, only a few minutes walk from Boone Tavern. No tickets needed, try to be seated at 7:40-ish.

Friday, April 13           

Breakfast on your own.

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Combined meeting for Board og Directors and Chapter Presidents

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM: Lunch or brunch on your own.

11:00 AM:  BUS 1 departs for Buffalo Trace (NOTE CHANGE - approx 52 ppl. 

12:30 PM:  BUS 2 Departs for Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery in Frankfort. Approx 34 ppl .

                    One of Kentucky's finest distilleries that also has a significant export of its premium products. Tasting, giftshop, video   

                    presentation and tour of facility.

4:00  PM:   Arrive at Fort Boonesborough near the Kentucky River.

                   Enjoy a replica of pathfinder and trail blazer Daniel Boone's first settlement after he led pioneers through the Cumberland Gap.

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Kentucky cooking buffet and local entertainment at Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson Street, Berea. 

Saturday, April 14           

Breakfast on your own


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Board meeting.

From 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM: Shuttle circles from Boone Tavern to Kentucky Artisan Center to Artisan Village/Old Town Berea and back. 

Shuttle leaves every 30 min. Free of charge.

11:30 PM -   1:30 PM: Lunch on your own

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM: How can Rebild positively utilize social media?  - Nicky Christensen, Communication Specialist at Museum for Danish America.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Annual membership meeting.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Board of Directors, reorganizational meeting.

5:00 PM: Raffle and silent auction begin in lobby. Feel free to bring an item for the silent auction. Ends at 7:30 PM.

5:30 PM: Cocktail reception (cash bar in lobby).

7:00 PM: Gala dinner at Hotel Boone Tavern.

                Starter:            Boone Tavern Greens with fried green tomatoes.

                Main courses: Seared Salmon with sorghum glazed mustard served with mashed potatoes and asparagus. OR

                                         Rosemary Grilled Chicken Breast with lemon-herb gravy served with mashed sweet potatoes and green beans. OR

                                         Vegetarian Spring dinner. 

                Dessert:           Derby Day Pecan Pie  with coffee.   

                Beverages:      Ice water and iced tea included. Cash bar in lobby


9:00 PM - 11:00 PM: Dance and live swing music. Cash bar closes at 10:45 PM.

Sunday, April 15                   

10:30 AM: Union Church service - just across the street from Boone Tavern.

11:30 AM: The famous Boone Tavern Brunch (on your own).

12:15 PM: Keeneland Race Track, Lexington. Join us for some top-notch thoroughbred horse racing at one of America's finest tracks. We'll learn about the betting system, and enjoy a wonderful afternoon among maybe 30,000 other spectators.

5:00 PM Leave Keeneland and return to Berea.

7:00 PM: Visit Barbara and Sune Frederiksen's home, only five minutes drive from Hotel Boone Tavern. Enjoy snacks, a glass of wine, the pool, or perhaps a walk on the land. 

Departures throughout the day. Schedule your departure time. Transportation arranged to and from Lexington Bluegrass Airport (LEX) only.

Feel free to stay an extra night. 

Monday, April 16


10:00 AM: Leave for Kentucky Reptile Zoo in Slate that houses more than 1600 snakes from around the world. The facility delivers venom to all parts of the globe. Snakes natural to Kentucky include rattle snakes, cobberheads, moccasins, garter snakes, rat snakes, king snakes and many more. 

Move on to Natural Bridge in the Red River Gorge. Walk up, take the lift down. 

This is a unique nature experience. Join us, if you want to spend another day in Kentucky. 

Lunch included. Tour guide: Sune Frederiksen.