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May 2017 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
20: Spring Blooms Tea.
Three-course tea and tour of Hillforest Museum. 1 p.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. $30 admission. (812) 926-0087.

Buckner, KY
20: Down & Dirty Obstacle Mud-Run.
Intense 5K mud run with up to 25 challenging obstacles. 9 a.m. at Wendell Moore Park, 1551 N Hwy. 393. Sponsored by the Oldham County Parks & Recreation Dept. (502) 225-0655.

Carrollton, KY
5-6: Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Show.
At Point Park and featuring Ford & Fordson Equipment. Featuring vendor booths, food vendors, country and gospel music, door prizes, live demonstrations, kiddie pedal pull. Carrollton Rotary to hold Pancake Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Sponsored by the Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Club. Free admission. (502) 525-3346 or (859) 567-2586.
6: Kentucky Kruizers Saturday Night Cruise-In. At Hometown Pizza, 2353 Hwy. 227. (502) 732-5010 or (502) 773-4147.
13: Spring Bash: Demo Derby. 8 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. (502) 682-7241.
17: Interim Healthcare Chamber Golf Classic. Sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce at Fairway Golf Course. Entry fee $80 per golfer or $320 per four-person team. To register, call Rita Power at (502) 732-7644.
21: Lucas Oil - Carroll County Open Bass Tournament. At Point Park. (859) 609-0374.

Clarksville, IN
1-28: “Sister Act.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery Events:
May 5-6: Oaks & Derby Day Celebration. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; May 13: Cone-shaped Hanging Basket Workshop Make & Take. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.; May 14: Mother’s Day Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; May 20: Herb Day. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; At Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery, 8225 S. 90 W. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
12: Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series.
Featuring “Milenio” and “Freedom Moore.” 6-9 p.m. at Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy 329. Tickets starting at $10. (502) 241-9674 or www.foxhollow.com.

Florence, IN
20: The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $20-$25. Must be 21 or older. Call Ticketmaster at 1-888-745-3000.

Hanover, IN
12: Civil War Round Table & Gordon Whitney Dinner.
6 p.m. at the J. Graham Brown Student Center at Hanover College. Featuring dinner and talk by Stuart Sanders on his book about the Perryville battle. $23 admission includes 6 p.m. dinner. The talk only is free at 7:30 p.m. To reserve, call Kathy Ayers at (812) 701-0127 by May 8.
21: Hanover Community Preschool “Golden Anniversary Party.” 2-4 p.m. at Hanover Presbyterian Church, 174 E. Main St. (812) 801-7614.

La Grange, KY
Every Saturday in May: Farmers Market & Artisans.
In front of the Oldham County History Center Museum, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 243-3721.
1-13: Animal Attraction! A juried, multi-media exhibit featuring pets and animals. At Gallery 104 at 104 E. Main St. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. (502) 222-3822.
7, 21: “The Artifacts Speak.” Presentation about an artifact from the Historical Society’s collection. 1-3 p.m. at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
14, 28: Feature Film Sunday. Film will be shown that relates to Oldham County. 1 p.m. at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, 106 N. Second Ave. Free. (502) 222-0826.
16-June 4: Oldham County Student Art Show. Competition for Oldham County Art Center Students. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. At Gallery 104 at 104 E. Main St. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. (502) 222-3822.
26: La Grange Crossroads District Summer Concert Series. 6:30-10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. Free event. (502) 269-0126.
27: Cruisin’ with the Quads. Car show along Main Street. (502) 548-8755.

Lawrenceburg, IN
7: Tri-State Antique Market.
Indiana’s largest “antiques and vintage only” market. 7 a.m - 3 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Markets scheduled May - October. Entrance fee $3 over 17. (513) 738-7256.

Louisville, KY
4: Lee Brice in concert.
8 p.m. at Fourth Street Live, 400 S. Fourth St. Tickets starting at $10. 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
5: Kentucky Oaks.
At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com.
5: Dashboard Confessional in concert. 9 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Doors open at 7 p.m. Must be 21 or over. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
5: Unbridled Eve Gala. 7 p.m. at The Galt House Hotel & Suites. (502) 894-9768 or visit: www.UnbridledEve.com.
5: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown. (502) 583-1671. Visit” www.firstfridayhop.com.
6: Kentucky Derby. At Churchill Downs. Visit the website: www.KentuckyDerby.com.
6: Ookay in concert. 9 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Doors open at 7 p.m. Must be 21 or over. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
7: Shakespeare in the Parks: Julius Caesar. 90-minute production of one of Shakespeare’s favorite history plays. 1 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Free admission. (502) 897-9845.
7: Cinco de Mayo. 1 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Family friendly event. Live music, flamenco dancing, balloons, face painting. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
12-14: Gardeners’ Fair and Silent Auction. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Tickets $6 adults; $3 kids ages 6-12. (502) 897-9845.
13-June 24: “Ye Olde Murdyr Mysterie.” Presented by Whodunnit Inc. of Kentucky. Seating at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 7 p.m. at Bristol Bar & Grille downtown, 614 W. Main St. Tickets $48 each and includes meal, show, tax and gratuity. Reserve at (502) 426-7100.
13: Throo the Zoo 5K Run & Walk at the Louisville Zoo. 8 a.m. at the Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Registration fees starting at $35. (502) 238-5331.
14: Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner Cruises. Brunch from noon - 2 p.m.; dinner from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on The Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson. (502) 574-2992 or www.belleoflouisville.org.
18: Twilight Tour. Guided tour of the Conrad Caldwell House Museum. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Conrad Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Ct. Adults $10, students $6. (502) 636-5023.
19-21: Old Louisville SpringFest. 4-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday; noon – 6 p.m. Sunday. At 1340 S. Fourth St. in Central Park. (502) 635-5244.
20-21: Early 19th Century Small Farm Distillery Exhibit Grand Opening. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday; 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. (502) 897-9845.
21: Buy Local Fair. The ninth annual event is from noon - 6 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Rd. and presented by the Louisville Water Co. The free fair will include booths from a wide variety of local businesses, artists, craftspeople, community organizations, farmers and feature live music, two cooking competitions, food, retail vendors, a craft beer tent and a children’s area. (502) 262-8580 or visit the Internet website: www.keeplouisvilleweird.com.
26: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. at Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. (502) 550-2054 or www.fatfridayhop.org.
26-28: Kentucky Reggae Festival. At the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. (502) 583-0333. Visit: www.kentuckyreggaefestival.com.
31: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays Concert Series. 5-10 p.m. at Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park. Featuring free live music from The Mavericks, Hollis Brown, Peter Searcy. Free admission. Visit: www.wfpk.org.

Madison, IN
5: Senior Dance with Hat Creek.
$5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
6: Walk for Life. 10 a.m. at Milton-Madison Bridge. Sponsored by Choices for Women. Details at www.madisonchoices.com.
12: Senior Dance with Alliance. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
12: Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble. 11:30 a.m. registration; 1 p.m. start at Sunrise Golf Course. $300 per team of four or $75 per person (chamber members). $340 per team non-members and $85 per person. Call (812) 265-3135 to register.
12: “A Royal Occasion: Chamber Music from the Courts of Henry VIII to Louis XIV.” Performed by Les Ordinaires, a chamber trio from Bloomington, Ind. 7 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. (812) 273-0556.
12-14: “The Savannah Sipping Society.” Madison Community Players production at The Old Masonic Building, 217 E. Main St. Tickets $10 per person. 7 p.m. on May 12-13; 2:30 p.m. matinee on May 14. (812) 493-3357.
13: Tim Brickley in concert. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets and information online at www.RedBicycleHall.com.
13: “Creating A Forest.” A tree planting event. Lunch, nature fair and prize drawings for all volunteers. 8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Arvin Sango, 2905 Wilson Ave. (812) 265-2888.
13: Molly Dattilo Run. This 5K walk and run is named in honor of Molly Dattilo, a native of Madison who disappeared on July 6, 2004. Registration opens at 6 a.m. at Crystal Beach Pavilion on Vaughn Drive. 8 a.m. 5K Run and Walk. Entry is $20 adults; $6 students. (812) 701-3297. Visit: www.mollydattilorunwalk.com.
13: La Casa Amiga Fundraiser. $10 all-you-can-eat buffet. 6-8:30 p.m. at Pope John Cafeteria, 221 W. State St. Tickets $10. Proceeds to benefit La Casa Amiga. (812) 273-4350.
13: Tim Brickley in concert. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. (812) 701-7221.
13: Kaitlyn’s Hope Bake Sale. More than 30 booths of baked goods. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. (502) 663-3259.
13-14; 20-21: Madison in Bloom Spring Garden Tour. Explore beautiful private gardens within Madison’s National Historic Landmark District. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays; noon - 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $20 and good for both weekends. (812) 265-2335.
16: Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner. Featuring keynote speaker, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill. 5:30 p.m. at The Livery Stable, 313 Broadway St. Individual tickets: $40; Table of 8: $300. (502) 693-4144.
18: “Lanier Mansion: The Centennial of a Public Treasure.” Reception, talk and behind-the-scenes tour. 6:30 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. $8 admission. (812) 273-0556.
18: RiverRoots Festival Kickoff Party. 7 p.m. at Madison Bicentennial Park. Featuring The Way Down Wanderers at 6-8 p.m. Free admission. 1-800-559-2956.
19-20: RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival. Enjoy top folk artists, singers and craft beer. 5:30-11 p.m. Friday; noon - 11 p.m. Saturday at Madison Bicentennial Park. Admission wristbands are $20 Friday only; $30 Saturday only; $35 for weekend pass until May 18; $40 at gate on May 19. Teens ages 13-16 are $10 for the weekend or $5 per day; Children 12-under free. (812) 265-2956 or visit: www.RiverRoots.org.
19-21: Spring Book Sale. Friday and Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Madison Library, 420 West Main St. (812) 866-2133.
20: RiverRoots After Party. Entertainer TBA. Following the conclusion of the RiverRoots Festival at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets and information online at the website: www.RedBicycleHall.com.
20: The Day’s - Tommy & Lois & Friends. Pure country and gospel music from 6-8 p.m. at North Madison Baptist Church, 1906 Orchard St. Free admission. (812) 273-3012.
20: Architectural Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
20: Mad-Town 5K Mud-Run. Intense 5K mud run with up to 25 challenging obstacles. Begins at the Lanier-Madison Visitors Center in downtown Madison and concludes at the Lide White Boys & Girls Club on the hilltop. Party and awards to follow. Entry fee $40 adults until May 15; $75 day of event. College students $35 until May 15; $50 day of event. Register online at www.madtownmudrun.com. (812) 265-5811.
20: Tractor Show. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 405 E. Clifty Dr. Sponsored by the Kent Vintage Lawn & Garden. Free. (812) 866-5883.
21: “Voices Novae.” Presented by the Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 4 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2632 Michigan Rd. Free event. (812) 866-5875.
26: Senior Dance with Gary Hewitt. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
26: Fourth Friday Downtown. Free “happening” on the sidewalks and in the shops along Main Street. Free trolley rides. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. 5-8 p.m. (812) 493-4984.
26-28: Spring Old Court Days. Arts, crafts, antiques booths, farmer's market around the Jefferson County Courthouse and the Second Street parking lot. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Madison. Free. (812) 493-2024.
27: Riverfront Run Car Show. Classic car show along Vaughn Drive. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 4:30 p.m. Awards and prizes. Free to view cars. Sponsored by River Rat Rodz Car Club. Including a Cruise-In on May 26. (812) 599-6635.
Village Lights Bookstore Events: May 6: Live Music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m. May 12: Poetry Café. 7-8 p.m. May 19: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. May 20: Author Talk and Book Signing with Michael B. Murphy. 1-3 p.m. May 26: Salon Music with Starla Raley. 6-8 p.m. May 27: Live music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider, noon - 3 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

Rising Sun, IN
19: Cruise-in, Music & Movie.
6-8:30 p.m. on the Riverfront in Rising Sun. In case of rain, will be moved to Heritage Hall on Main Street. Free event. (812) 438-2750.

Seymour, IN
5-14: Peak Bloom at The Iris Garden.
With appointment only. At The Iris Garden, 450 East County Road 450 North. (812) 523-6273 or (812) 513-8666.
12-13: Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival. 8 a.m. at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge. (812) 522-4352.
19-20: Hen and Chicks Barn Market. Live music, demonstrations, craft beer and wine, cool junk and more. Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. At 5602 E. County Rd. 100 N. $5 admission. (812) 216-1449.

Vernon, IN
19: Third Friday Square Dance.
6:30 p.m. on Brown Street. (812) 346-7438.

Vevay, IN
6-7: Artisans Tour.
Browse Switzerland County galleries, artist studios and local businesses. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. (812) 427-3237.
7: “Alice Dancing Through Wonderland.” Presented by Historic Hoosier Theater. 2 p.m. at Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St. Admission $5. (812) 290-1751.
13: Movie Night. Featuring “Secretariat.” Presented by Historic Hoosier Theater. 7 p.m. at Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St. Admission $3. (812) 290-1751.

Warsaw, KY
20: Kentucky Bass Federation Tournament.
6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Craig’s Creek Lake, Hwy. 42 West. (859) 393-7830.

Other Areas:
5: First Friday for Families.
Presented by Columbus (Ind.) Area Arts Council. 6 p.m. at The Commons, Fourth and Washington Streets in Columbus, Ind. Free event. (812) 376-2539.
6: Arts to Bloom. Presented by Dearborn Highlands Arts Council. 6-8 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery, 331 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg, Ind. (812) 539-4251.
11-13: Jackson County History Center Antique and Craft Show. Held in conjunction with the Antique Farm Machinery Show, held at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Brownstown, Ind. Noon - 4 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. (812) 358-2924.
11-13: Jackson County Antique Farm Machinery Show. Eighth annual event held at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Brownstown, Ind. Vintage equipment displays, gas engines, working displays, pedal tractor pull, barrel train, silent auctions, trading post, swap meet and flea market, live music, tractor games, skillet toss, open cruise-in. (812) 523-3246.
25-29: Abbey Road on the River. Beatles festival at Big Four Station Park, 227 Pearl St., Jeffersonville, Ind. Noon - 11 p.m. Featuring performances by Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Grammy-winner Peter Asher, The Grass Roots and more. Tickets $35. Visit: www.arotr.com.


 

 

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