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August 2017 Calendar of Events

Bedford, KY
Summer Concert Series.
At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. All concerts 7-10 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Food option available. Aug. 5: Mark Monroe, 5-8 p.m. (The Sound of Good Wood); Aug. 12: Bill Lancton and Jimmy Davis (jazz and blues); Aug. 19: Robby Cox (classic country and rock); Aug. 26: Rich Egbert (classic acoustic rock). (502) 437-WINE or www.thelittlekentuckyriverwinery.com.
25: Bedford Bash. Bedford Bank's 28th annual community event. 11th annual Car Show, performance by the Trimble County High School cheerleaders, food, drink and door prizes. 6:30 p.m. on Church Street. Concert at 7 p.m. by Josh Bogard & the Dirty South band. Bring lawn chairs. Free. (502) 663-1064.

Buckner, KY
11: Oldham County Chamber Golf Scramble.
8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Oldham County Country Club. (502) 222-1635.
12: Fastline Fun-Raising 5K Run & Walk. 8:30 a.m. at Fastline Media Group, 4900 Fox Run Road. $35 registration fee. (502) 222-0146, Ext. 8312.

Carrollton, KY
4: First Friday on the Square.
Local Farmers Market with entertainment. At the Carroll County Courthouse Square. (502) 732-5713.
5: Kentucky Kruizer’s Cruise-In. 4 p.m. at Hometown Pizza. (502) 732-5010.
11-13: The Sword & The Specter presents Murder & Merriment. Interactive live game of Clue. At Gen. Butler State Resort Park, 1608 Hwy. 227. (502) 732-4384.
19: Backyard Concert Series. 7-9 p.m. at the Butler House inside Gen. Butler State Resort Park. Featuring The Tymes – Soul & Classic Rock of the ’60s, ’70s and today. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. (502) 732-4384.

Clarksville, IN
1-20: “The Music Man.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
23-31: “Southern Fried Nuptials.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom and Winery Events:
Aug. 5: Palette Knife Oil Painting Class with Artist, Sally Patton, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Aug. 6: Live Music with Sand Creek Soul, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 12: Sally Patton, Palette Knife Artist, Art Show & Sale, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Aug. 12: Candlelight Dinner, 5 & 7 p.m. Aug. 13: Live Music with duo, 2 Buck Chuck, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 19: Chef Billy Graham’s “Using Herbs for Gourmet Cooking,” 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Aug. 20: Live Music with Rusty Bladen, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 26: Gospel Music Gathering, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 27: Live Music with Frisky Business, Jill McIntosh & Mike Gerth, 1-4 p.m. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
11: Sunset Concert Series.
At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Brooks Ritter. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.
27: Summer Hummer Buzz Fest. Food, refreshments, farmer’s market vendors and children’s activities. 3-6 p.m. at Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Rd. (502) 241-4788.

Eminence, KY
12: Vietnam War Veterans Tribute Truck, Car, Motorcycle Show.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 891 Ballardsville Rd. Parade lineup begins at 9 a.m. (502) 220-9255.

Florence, IN
12: KC and the Sunshine Band in concert.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ticket $50-$55. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.
26: The Orchestra – starring former members of ELO. At the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $30-$35. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Friendship, IN
12-13: National Family Shoot.
Competition for men, women and juniors in rifle, pistol, trap, skeet, bench, knife and hawk. At the National Muzzle Loader Rifle Association range. Visit www.NMLRA.org.
24-27: Whispering Beard Folk Festival. More than 35 folk bands will perform. 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. at Old Mill Campground, 7249 First St. (513) 382-1708 or visit: www.whisperingbeard.com.

La Grange, KY
1-19: Sculpture Show.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
6, 20: “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.
11: La Grange Walking Tour. 10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
13, 27: 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.
17: “Eddie Price: One Drop – A Slave!” History Dinner Series at 6:30 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 North Second Avenue. (502) 222-0826.
29-Oct. 7: Glass Show. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
25: La Grange Walking Tour. 10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
25: Summer Concert Series. 6:30 - 10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. Free event. Sponsored by La Grange Crossroads District. (502) 269-0126.
26: Cruisin’ with the Quads. All automobiles and motorcycles welcome. Car show sponsored by the Quads Rod & Custom Car Club and Discover Downtown La Grange. 5-9 p.m. on Main Street. (502) 548-8755.

Lawrenceburg, IN
3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Music on the River.
7-9 p.m. on the Riverfront. Free event. www.thinklawrenceburg.com.
6: Tri-State Antique Market. Indiana’s largest “antiques and vintage only collectibles” flea market. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Admission $3 adults over age 18. (513) 738-7256.

Louisville, KY
Cherokee Triangle 2016 Summer Concert Series.
Aug. 6: Decades Music (spanning the decades); Aug. 13: Louisville Brass & Electric (rock and soul review); Aug. 20, 27: Summer concert series rain date. 7-9 p.m. in Willow Park, at Cherokee Parkway and Willow Avenue. (502) 459-0256 or visit: www.CherokeeTriangle.com.
Fourth Street Live! concerts: Aug. 4: Jamey Johnson in concert. 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Aug. 5: Kentuckiana Idol contest. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Four finalists go to head of the line when American Idol bus tour auditions comes to town on Aug. 30. Free admission. Aug. 12: Chase Rice in concert. 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Tickets available at www.Ticketfly. Must be 21 after 9 p.m. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
1-6: “Kiss Me Kate.” Presented by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival presents 4:30 p.m. in Central Park, 1387 S. Fourth St. Free. (502) 574-9900 or visit: www.kyshakespeare.com.
3, 10: Music on the Terrace. 6:30-8 p.m. at The Paddock Shops, Summit Plaza Dr. between Mitchell’s Fish Market and Qdoba. Aug. 3: West Market Street Stompers (Vintage Jazz); Aug. 10: The Rigbys (Beatles music). (502) 425-3441.
3-6: Street Rod Nationals. At the Kentucky Exposition Center. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday. (901) 452-4030 or visit: nsra-usa.com.
4: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. at Downtown Art Zone between Main and Market Streets. (502) 583-1671 or visit www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com.
4-6: Louisville Flea Off the Market. Outdoor bazaar featuring a flea market and beer garden. 1007 E. Jefferson St. (502) 552-0061 or (502) 418-3567.
9-13: “Lady Lear.” Presented by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival presents 4:30 p.m. in Central Park, 1387 S. Fourth St. Free. (502) 574-9900 or visit: www.kyshakespeare.com.
17: 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. Tickets $10 adults; $6 students. (502) 636-5023.
17-27: Kentucky State Fair. 7 a.m. - midnight, Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. (502) 367-5002 or visit www.kystatefair.org.
18-20: Grand Prix of Louisville & Regatta Festival. World class powerboat racing, live music, food. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Visit www.outboardgrandprix.com.
19: Bourbon Mixer Fundraising Event. Fourth annual event hosted by the Whisky Chicks and the Bourbon Brotherhood. 6:30 p.m. at The Henry Clay, downtown. Tickets $125. (502) 262-8580 or visit; www.bourbonmixer.com.
25: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. Trolleys run from 6-10:30 p.m. Hours of operation vary by participating businesses. Visit www.FatFridayHop.org.
26: Louisville on the Lawn. Music, silent auction, cash bar and more. 7 p.m. at the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Court. (502) 636-5023.
26: Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too. 5-9 p.m. at the Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. VIP entrance at 4 p.m. Tickets $40-$100. Visit the website www.LouisvilleZoo.org. (502) 459-2181.
29-Oct. 14: “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika.” At Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. Tickets $25. Visit www.actorstheatre.com for showtimes. (502) 584-1205.
30: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays. 5-10 p.m. on the Big Four Lawn. Bands Featuring White Reaper, James Lindsey, In Lightning. Free. (502) 814-6500 or Visit www.wfpk.org.

Madison, IN
4: Senior Dance with Friends & Family.
$5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
11: “Music in the Park.” Featuring The Louisville Crashers in concert at 7 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program and Morgan Foods. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. (812) 273-5050.
12: Gospel Music featuring “The Day’s.” 6-8 p.m. at North Madison Baptist Church, 1906 Orchard St. Free admission. (812) 273-3012.
11: Senior Dance with Gary Hewitt. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
12: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Grease.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
12: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Lick Creek Band on the lawn at the Lanier Mansion. 7 p.m. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Picnic baskets welcome. Free but donations encouraged. Rain location is the Lanier-Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. (812) 273-0556.
12: Farmers Bank of Milton Charity Golf Scramble. To benefit the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club & Family Community Center. 9 a.m. registration and 10 a.m. shotgun start at Sunrise Golf Course. Entry fee $240 per team. To register, call David Hertz at 1-800-826-5766.
16: Presentation on the history of the Jewish settlement in Madison. Featuring Rabbi Rapport. 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 West First Street. (812) 265-2335.
17-18: “Grazing for the Future” Conference. Sponsored by Ripley & Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation Districts and Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Jan Pol, DVM. 1 p.m. at Clifty Falls State Park (Clifty Inn), 1650 Clifty Hollow Rd. (812) 689-4107.
18-19: Madison Ribberfest. Annual pro and amateur barbecue cooking competition along the riverfront. Featuring blues bands, beer tents and food vendors. Sponsored by VisitMadison Inc. and local businesses. Tickets $30 in advance or $35 at the gate Friday and/or Saturday. Children 12-under free. Visit www.MadisonRibberfest.com or call 1-800-559-2956 or (812) 265-2956.
19: Ribberfest Events. 5K Run & Walk. “Porky’s Revenge” 77-mile bicycle ride, “Sweat like a Pig” 60-mile bicycle ride and 23-mile “Squealer’s Delight” bicycle ride available. Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Bicycle rides at 8:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. beginning at Fireman’s Park. Run Then Ride event also available. $15 per person pre-registration, $20 same day registration. Register online at www.MadisonRibberfest.com. (812) 265-2956.
19: Architectural Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
25: Senior Dance with Paul Smith. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
25: Fourth Friday. Enjoy this monthly event featuring art demonstrations, live music, shopping, dining and more along Main Street. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 265-3270.
25-27: Neavill’s Grove Old Settlers Meeting. Annual event featuring antique farm machinery, arts and crafts, flea market, food, games and entertainment. Sponsored by Neavill’s Grove Association. Deputy Pike, Smyrna Township. Free. No alcohol. (812) 273-3807.
27: Republican Ice Cream Social. 6:30 p.m. at Riverboat Inn, 906 E. First St. Free event. (812) 599-3670.
Village Lights Bookstore: Ongoing through Sept. 22: Art in the Second Story Gallery, with photography by Lori Hedges. Aug. 4: Next Revolution Book Group, 7-8:30 p.m.; Aug. 12: Live music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m.; Aug. 18: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m.; Aug. 19: Live music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider, Noon - 3 p.m.; Aug. 25: Poetry Night with guests Joyce Brinkman and Kay Stokes, 7-8:30 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

Pewee Valley, KY
5: Summer Picnic.
Featuring music by “The Monarchs.” 6-10 p.m. at Town Square. (502) 241-8343.

Prospect, KY
12: Music by the Water: Rockin’ the Commons.
Featuring classic rockers, “Melody Resurrection.” 7-10 p.m. at Norton Commons Amphitheater, 10712 Meeting Street. (502) 412-5085.

Rising Sun, IN
18: 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.

Scottsburg, IN
23: Regional Business Expo.
2-5 p.m. at Scottsburg High School, 500 Gardner St. Vendor space available. Visit regionalbusinessexpo.com for more information or call (812) 265-3135.

Vevay, IN
24-27: Swiss Wine Festival.
Celebration of Swiss Heritage, ethnic food, live entertainment, parade, grape stomping and steintossen and athletic competitions, amusement rides, fireworks, river cruises, arts and crafts and wine tasting at Riverfront Park. 1-800-435-5688 or visit www.swisswinefestival.org.

Warsaw, KY
3-6: The World’s Longest Yard Sale.
Annual yard sale along Hwy. 127.
6: Kentucky Bass Federation Tournament. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Craig’s Creek. (859) 393-7830 or www.kybassfed.com.

Westport, KY
4: Westport Walking Tour.
10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
26: Pickin’ on the Porch. Enjoy music by Tim Curtis from 6-9 p.m. at Knock on Wood country mercantile and café, 7001 Main St. Music, food and fun. Bring a lawn chair. (502) 222-4200.

Other Areas
3: Living historians David and Frances McBeth will present a program about the military uniforms and civilian clothing of the War of 1812 era.
Presented by the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. 6:45 p.m. at the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
4-20: Indiana State Fair. At Indianapolis. (317) 927-7601 or visit the website www.indianastatefair.com.
26-27: Art in Speed Park. A juried fine arts fair from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m at Speed Park in Sellersburg, Ind. Celebrating the 27th anniversary. Featuring the nation’s finest artists, musical talents, wine garden, as well as activities for children, food and fun. Visit www.artinspeedpark.com.

 

 

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