The Salyersville Renaissance on Main is dedicated to bringing social and economic activity back into the downtown area. After renovating the old Salyersville National Bank, the oldest building in Magoffin County, the Renaissance program provides a meeting and civic center for the community. With money provided by the Governor's Office for Local Development, the Salyersville Renaissance Program seeks to re-do Main Street and help to redirect focus to the historic downtown area.

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The Salyersville Renaissance is located in downtown Salyersville, at the intersection of Maple Street and Church Street. Parking is available in front and in the parking lot next to Speedway.

The Salyersville Renaissance provides many services. Some of these include:
· Promoting downtown business, retail, leisure, and tourist activity.
· Providing small business owners and entrepeneurs with useful information, resources, and assistance.
· Assisting with Downtown beautification and restoration of downtown buildings.
· Informing business owners about historic renovation tax credits they may be eligible for and assisting them in utilizing these benefits.

Salyersville City Treasure Mural
Located downtown on the Frazier Prater Drug building, this beautiful mural represents many of Salyersville's treasures, past and present, in 4 unique displays. Combined into one large mural, it is simply a beauty to behold. The mural can by viewed by driving through downtown Salyersville, but is best appreciated up close so every detail can be fully seen.


August 15th - Community Day at Ramey Memorial Park
$10.00 to get in the gate – all day event! Fun, games, food, and live music.
Bluegrass concert in the evening with groups including: Mountain Heart, Ernie Thacker and Salyersville native Charlie Sizemore. Sponsored by the Salyersville National Bank and the Magoffin Co. Community Foundation.

Sept. 1st – Sept. 6th - Annual Founder’s Day Festival in Magoffin County Sponsored by the Magoffin County Historical Society
Pageants, live music, concessions, art show, arts & crafts, parade, down home family reunion featuring the Mann/Manns family of Magoffin County.
For more information contact the Historical Society at 606-349-1607. Todd Preston, President.

Miss Teen Magoffin County Pageant – Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
Miss Magoffin County Scholarship Pageant – Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
Founder’s Day Parade - downtown Salyersville – Saturday, Sept. 5th at 2:00 p.m.

October 2009 events
“Halloween Treat Day” downtown for area school children and the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at the Renaissance. Dates will be announced.

December 2009 Events
Annual "Christmas in the Mountains" celebration and parade.

Renaissance Monthly Board meetings - monthly on the second Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Renaissance center.

Renaissance Art Club (under the direction of Appalachian Artist Tom Whitaker) meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Renaissance center. All welcome!

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