Learn to Square Dance! Starting Sept. 15, 2022.

Update: Lessons cancelled until after the New Year holiday. Stay tuned for more information.

Square dancing lessons are coming the Olive Hill Center for Arts and Education. Lessons start on Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. $5 per person, or $10 max per family.

Coming soon: violin lessons!

The Olive Hill Center for Arts and Education will soon be offering one-on-one violin lessons. Elaine Swinney with E Studio Violin will be offering private violin lessons at the Olive Hill Center for Arts and Education. Swinney has played with symphonies all up and down the east coast, as well as several nationally renowned groups, … Read more

Now collecting flood relief donations

In partnership with the Carter County Public Library, the Olive Hill Center for Arts & Education will be accepting donations for flood relief in southeast Kentucky. Our gymnasium doors will be open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6, 2022. Donations can be placed on a table. They will be taken … Read more

Youth groups aid OHHS

A HUGE thank you to the Praying Pelicans tour group—these volunteers come from New Hope Church and Macedonia Christian Church in Virginia and North Carolina. They worked like crazy, cleaning and organizing at our center today. And thank you Renee Parsons with Central Job Bank for making this possible! We are beyond appreciative!!

The Underwood War

Carter County Historical Society proud to announce their second public event! Come out and learn about the history of this bloody nineteenth-century feud rooted in Civil War allegiances. August 25th at 7 p.m. at the Olive Hill Center for Arts and Education!

Railroad returning to Olive Hill, in model form

A Chessie System GP-7 crests the grade at Mountain Top, the steepest on the Lexington Subdivision, at nearly 3% in both directions. This was between Olive Hill and Grahn. (C&OHS)

The Olive Hill Historical Society is taking up another historical initiative by forming a committee that will build an HO scale model railroad that will be based on the line that used to run through Carter, Rowan, Bath, Montgomery, Clark, and Fayette counties. It is the former Chesapeake & Ohio’s Lexington Subdivision. The railroad left … Read more