ACORNS is the Upland South Region’s newest event and entertainment facility.  The sprawling 175 acre complex is located in historic Mount Sterling Kentucky.  We host the very best indoor and outdoor events for groups of all sizes –
we can even provide fireworks for your event!  

CHENAULT HOUSE:  The distinctive pre-Civil War architecture of the 6000 square foot homestead makes it unique among event and entertainment venues.  The light-filled rooms include a 2000 square foot Ballroom with an adjoining patio; spacious private meeting rooms, a catering and event kitchen, and Kentucky State Licensed bar.

ACORNS PAVILION:  This 7000 square foot, prairie-style Pavilion sits atop a 12,000 square foot deck and contains two large stages, an adjoining event-bar and service area.

LAKE PAVILION:  A uniquely private spot for smaller groups, it contains private restrooms and is adjacent to large party-tent sites. Fishing from the Dam is permitted.    

18 HOLE GOLF COURSE:  Home of the Gate City Golf Tournament since 1961.  Beautiful 7218 yds par 72 with all-season Bermuda grass fairways.



Enjoy all kinds of scramble formats on our 18-hole, 6800+ yard, par 72 course. Special rates are available for non-profits and youth groups. Give Jeff Smith, a call at (859) 498-3142, and reserve your scramble date today.


Let the wedding experts at acorns make your rehearsal an event you’ll never forget. We have a variety of floorplans and facilities for groups from 8 to 80.  Give Jennifer a call at  859-498-3020 and get all the details.


Bring family, friends, or classmates together at acorns! Our team of reunion specialists can help you organize, schedule, and promote your get together. Photography and entertainment services are available too. Let acorns help you create the perfect environment to reconnect.


Boost company morale and create positive feelings about the your company at acorns. Fun, inspirational events from leadership retreats to annual meetings are an acorns specialty. AV, golf and catering are all available for groups up to 300. 

Acorn featured eventS


Restaurant hours : 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Thursday: 11-8

Friday & Saturday: 11-10

Sunday: 11-3

Every Thursday Night : Open Mic Night starting@6pm

Every Friday Night : Karaoke Night @6pm

Every Saturday Night : Live Music @6pm


Check back frequently to see upcoming events.

Weddings at ACORNS

your day, your way

Come together and celebrate your special day in a setting you’ll never forget at acorns.

Whether you’re planning your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or wedding ceremony and reception, acorns offers unique indoor and outdoor spaces that can host either large or intimate celebrations.

The distinctive pre-Civil War architecture of acorns 6000 square foot homestead, Chenault House, is unique among wedding venues. The beautiful, light-filled rooms include a 2000 square foot Ballroom with an adjoining patio; spacious private dining rooms, a catering and event kitchen, and Kentucky State Licensed bar.

Our wedding experts work with brides, grooms, and planners to truly understand your vision and style.  With acorns, your celebration as an experience to remember.

acorns makes your event special,
BUT don't just take our word for it...


Wow the folks at ACORNS went above and beyond the call of duty for my rehearsal dinner and wedding. My friends and family were all so impressed with the facilities and staff.


Acorns made our annual meeting the best company event we've ever had. The location, accommodations and "little extras" made a huge difference. Their AV staff even got my Powerpoint to work!


We've been having our annual family reunion for over 10 years and this year's event at ACORNS was by far the best. The food and entertainment were awesome, and the cost was very reasonable too!




1223 Camargo Road Mt. Sterling, KY 40353