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July 2017 Calendar of Events

Anchorage, KY
27-30: “Cotton Patch Gospel.”
Presented by Mummers & Minstrels. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. At Anchorage Auditorium, 11400 Ridge Rd. (502) 228-0279.

Aurora, IN
1: “A Taste of Germany.”
Presented by Hillforest Victorian House Museum. 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Veraestau Historic Site, 4696 Veraestau Lane. Tickets $50. (812) 926-0087.
1: “Red, White & Boom.” Military vehicle rides, boat parade, car show, craft show, beer, wine and live music. At Lesko Park, State Rd. 56. Free admission. (812) 537-0814.

Batesville, IN
1-4: Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival.
7 p.m. at Vogt Farm, 12115 N. State Rd. 129. Free admission. (812) 934-4627.

Carrollton, KY
1: Kentucky Kruziers.
Saturday night cruise in at Hometown Pizza, 2353 KY-227.
4: Fourth of July Celebration at Point Park. Music and fun for the entire family. Fireworks at dusk. At Point Park. Free. Sponsored by the City of Carrollton, Carroll County Tourism and Fiscal Court. (502) 732-6738.
5: RaceFest. Annual festival to celebrate the NASCAR races on July 6-8 at nearby Kentucky Speedway. 6-11 p.m. around the courthouse square and featuring vendors, music, food, children’s activities, corn hole. Sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. Free. (502) 732-7034.
7: First Friday on the Square. Around the courthouse square. (502) 732-5713.
15: Backyard Concert Series. Featuring Frontier. 7 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin State Historic House grounds. Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. (502) 732-4384.

Clarksville, IN
1-9: “Empty Nest.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
1, 8: “Fancy Nancy - The Musical.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
12-Aug. 20: “The Music Man.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events:
July 2: Live music by “Bomar & Ritter.” No cover charge. July 5-Aug. 6: Plant Clearance Sale. July 8: Winding Waters Quilt Show. Free admission. July 8: Corvette Club. July 9: Live music with Jimmy Davis. No cover charge. July 15: Colors of Summer Wreath Workshop, Make & Take Class. July 16: Live music with Greg Ziesemer & Kriss Luckett. No cover charge. July 22: Learn From the Pros Cooking Class Free admission. July 22: Gospel Music Gathering. No cover charge. July 23: Live Music with Tracy Thompson. No cover charge. July 29-30: Indiana Wine Trail’s Artisan Weekend Event. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
14: Sunset Concert Series.
At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Johnny Berry and the Outliers. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.

Deputy, IN
1, 13-15, 20-22: Daylily Festival.
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Located at 1120 W. State Hwy. 250. (812) 592-3777.

Florence, IN
21-22: Shawn Klush – the Ultimate Elvis Tribute.
Belterra Casino & Resort Spa. 8 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday in CenterStage Showroom. Doors open one hour before. Must be 21 to attend. Tickets $40-$45. 1-888-BELTERRA.
29: Aaron Lewis. Belterra Casino & Resort Spa. 7 p.m. in CenterStage Showroom. Doors open one hour before. Must be 21 to attend. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Friendship, IN
8-9: NMLRA Youth Shoot.
Located at 7436 S. County Rd 575 East. (317) 364-0120 or visit www.nmlra.org.

La Grange, KY
1: Annual Barney’s Auto Fest Car Show
. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at The Cherry House, 2419 S. Hwy. 53. (502) 548-8755.
2, 16: “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.
9, 23: 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.
11-Aug. 19: Sculpture Show. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
14: Annual Oldham County Festival 5K Race and 1-Mile Walk. 7 p.m. at the Covenant United Methodist Church, 909 W. Jefferson St., with the 5K following immediately at 7:30 p.m. $35 registration fee. (502) 222-9358.
23: La Grange Walking Tour. 10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
15: Oldham County Day. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. community celebration around the Oldham County Courthouse Square. Includes music, parade, commercial and nonprofits booths, children’s activities and more. (See event listings with story). Visit www.OldhamCountyDay.
org.
22: 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.
28: 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.

?Lawrenceburg, IN
2: Tri-State Antique Market.
Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage only collectibles flea market. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Tickets $3 adults over age 18. (513) 738-7256.
6, 13, 20, 27: Music on the River. 7-9 p.m. on the Riverfront. Free event. www.thinklawrenceburg.com.
14: Huey Lewis and the News in concert. 8 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center. Tickets starting at $51. (888) 274-6797.

Louisville, KY
4th Street Live! Concerts: July 8:
Jon Pardi in concert. 8 p.m. Door open at 7 p.m. Advance tickets $5 or $10 at the door. July 21: Bush concert. 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $15. July 22: Jake Owen in concert. 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Must be 21 to attend. www.4thstlive.com.
2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series. 7-9 p.m. at Willow Park, 1402 Willow Ave. Free. July 2: Another Mule (originals and electric R&B); July 9: Louisville Brass & Electric (rock and soul review); July 16: Jennie & the Jets (blues and classic rock); July 23: Uptown Band (rock, pop, R&B); July 30: Will Cary (nightcrawler rock). (502) 456-6139 or visit: www.cherokeetriangle.org.
3-4: Crescent Hill Fourth of July Festival. Live entertainment, children’s games, contests, food court, juried artists booths. 4-10 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday at Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave. (502) 895-2754. Visit: www.crescenthill.us.
4: Louisville Orchestra Waterfront Fourth of July Celebration. Free holiday festival. 5-10 p.m. at the Great Lawn. Featuring live music by MojoFlo, Dr. Dundiff & Otis Jr., Jenna Dean, The Afrophycisists, and DJ Kaos. Food, children’s games and fireworks at dusk. Free. (502) 574-3768 or visit www.LouisvilleWaterfront.com.
4: Independence Day 1816. Gen. George Rogers Clark’s soldiers return to honor him and all who fought, and you can experience what life was like 200 years ago. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Free admission. (502) 897-9845.
6, 13, 20, 27: Music on the Terrace. 6:30-8 p.m. at The Paddock Shops, Summit Plaza Drive between Mitchell’s Fish Market and Qdoba. July 6: Wax Factory (pop rock); July 13: Moondance (classic rock); July 20: Hot Brown Smackdown (bluegrass folk & funk); July 27: Radiotronic (dance pop rock). (502) 425-3441.
12, 15, 20, 22: “Much Ado About Nothing.” 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.
13, 16, 18, 21-22: “Richard II.” 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.
14-16: Jane Austen Festival. Twilight shopping, music and food. 6-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Admission $8 for Friday, $12 each day for Saturday and Sunday, $20 for two-day pass. (502) 897-9845.
14-16: Forecastle Festival. 2 p.m. - midnight Saturday and Sunday at Waterfront Park. (502) 472-7555 or www.forecastlefest.com.
17: Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky Golf Scramble. 11 a.m. at Lake Forest Country Club. $250 per golfer or $1000 per team. (502) 608-4049.
20: 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.
21-22: Louisville Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival. 5-11 p.m. Friday; 4-11 p.m. Saturday at the Water Tower Park, 3005 River Rd. Featuring These bands: The Saints, V-Goove, Ghost Town Blues Band, Tyrone Cotton Band, Tullie Brae Frank Bang & the Cook County Kings, Mississippi Heat. Advance tickets through July 19: $10 for one day or $20 for two days. $15 per day at the gate. Kids 10 and under free. (502) 583-0333 or www.bisigimpactgroup.com.
26: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. Come after work to enjoy the music, hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Featuring The Zack Longoria Project (6 p.m.), Low Cut Connie 97:30 p.m.), Strands of Oak (9 p.m.) Brink blankets or lawn chairs. At Harbor Lawn on the riverfront. Free. (502) 574-3768.
28: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. www.fatfridayhop.org.

Madison, IN
June 30-2: Madison Regatta Festival and Race Weekend.
Live music nightly through Saturday, 7 p.m. parade on Friday, 10K run and walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, fireworks at dusk Saturday, special concert Saturday night featuring The Jimmy Davis Band, Nick Dittmeier & the Sawdusters, and Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band. Unlimited and limited hydroplane racing Saturday and Sunday. Wristbands $25. Call (812) 274-0400 or visit: www.MadisonRegatta.com.
1: Gospel Music featuring “The Days.” 6-8 p.m. at North Madison Baptist Church, 1906 Orchard St. Free admission. (812) 273-3012.
4: Jefferson County War Memorial Dedication. 11 a.m. on the Courthouse lawn, 300 E. Main St. Personal lawn chairs recommended. 45-minute ceremony to feature keynote address by Indiana Veterans Affairs Director James Brown.
7: Maria Carelli with Joe Macharet in concert. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. (812) 274-0648
8: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Small Time Napoleon 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.
7: Senior Dance with Friends & Family. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
12: Pedal Tractor Pull. Tractors are furnished. Weigh-In at 9:30 a.m., Pull begins at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Free event for kids 10 and under. (812) 265-8919.
14: Music In The Park. 5-9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 5 p.m. Headliner is The Doctor’s Band from 7-9. Free. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 265-3270.
14: Senior Dance with Alliance. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
15: Architectural Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
15: Old Fashioned Pitch-In Barbecue Dinner. Featuring award winning Acme BBQ. 5 p.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 406 E. Main St. Donations accepted. (812) 493-9286
15: Madison Ulster Project Annual Dinner Auction. 6 p.m. at The Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. (812) 292-6169.
15: Music featuring Laney Jones and the Spirits. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 East Main Street. (812) 274-0648
17-28: Summer Theatre Workshop. Presented by Madison Community Players. $35 per student. Call (812) 493-3357 for more information.
20-22: Slice of Summer Sidewalk Sale. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., downtown merchants. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program. (812) 493-4984.
21: Senior Dance with Steel Country. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
22: Music featuring The Claudettes. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. (812) 274-0648
28: Fourth Friday Downtown. Free “happenings” on the sidewalks and in the shops along Main Street and the Alley Art Fair between 313 & 309 W. Main St. 5-9 p.m. Free trolley rides most months. (812) 493-4984.
28: Nashville Songwriters Show. Featuring Jimmy Davis. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. (812) 274-0648
28: Senior Dance with Gary Hewitt. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
29: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Moana.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
29: Bee Camp Bottom Boys in concert. Enjoy music, 50/50 draw, cash bar, food and more. 6 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2250 Lanier Dr. $10 admission. (812) 599-3117.
29-30: Indiana Artisan Weekend. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tour all seven Southeast Indiana Wineries including Thomas Family Winery, Lanthier Winery and Madison Vineyards in Madison.
Village Lights Bookstore events: July 7: Next Revolution Book Group, 7-8:30 p.m. July 8: author presentation and book signing with Jeffrey S. Suchanek and Jeanne Ontko Suchanek, 1-3 p.m. July 8: Live music by John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. July 21: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. July 22: Book Signing by Author Cynthia Kuhn Beischel, noon - 3 p.m. July 28: Art Opening in the Upstairs Gallery with V. Lori Hedges, 6-8 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

New Castle, KY
29: Henry County Harvest Showcase.
View demonstrations, livestock exhibits, booths and take part in the 18th annual community celebration of Henry County’s agricultural heritage. Featuring live music all day. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 421. (502) 845-2811.

New Washington, IN
7-8: NWVFD Firemen’s Picnic.
Parade, booths, fish fry, raffles, barrel rides, ice cream, games and more. 5:30 p.m. Friday; noon on Saturday. At the New Washington Fire Department, 23511 Hwy. 62. (812) 599-5431.

Pewee Valley, KY
13-16: “Much Ado Out West.”
A parody of Shakespeare’s play presented by The Little Colonel Players. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday at The Little Colonel Playhouse, Mt. Mercy Drive. Call for tickets. (502) 241-9906 or visit: www.littlecolonel.net.
28: Pewee Valley Walking Tour. 10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.

Prospect, KY
12: Out and About Tours.
Join Oldham County Historical Society Executive Director Nancy Theiss on the Captain’s Quarters Princess yacht from 6-8 p.m. Heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, cash bar. Tickets $55. Reserve at (502) 222-0826.

Rising Sun, IN
21: 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.

Sparta, KY
6-8: NASCAR Race Weekend at Kentucky Speedway.
7:30 p.m. Thursday: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series “Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 (150 laps). 8 p.m. Friday: NASCAR XFinity Series “Alsco 300 (200 laps). 7:30 p.m. Saturday: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series “Quaker State 400” Presented by Advance Auto Parts (267 laps). For tickets call (859) 567-3400 or visit www.kentuckyspeedway.com.

Vernon, IN
29: July Jam Music Festival.
Live music, beer garden, car and bike show, food vendors and more. Noon on the ball field next to the Vernon Gym. Free event. (812) 523-4488.

Vevay, IN
15: Big Doin’s Tent Chautauqua.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on the Switzerland County Historical Museum grounds, 208 E. Market St. (812) 427-3560.

Westport, KY
7: Westport Walking Tour.
10:30 a.m. - noon. Tickets $15 per person. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
8: Firecracker 5K Run & Walk. 8 a.m. at Westport Park, 6617 Main St. Tickets $30 registration. Sponsored by the Oldham County Parks & Recreation Department. (502) 225-0655 ext. 5402.

Other Areas
6: “Genealogy Share and Tell.”
Presented by the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. 6:45 p.m. at the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 West Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
15: Garden Gate Festival. Jazz, art, wine, craft beer, and a 5-K Walk & Run. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. in downtown Huntingburg, Ind. (812) 683-5699.
21-22: “400 Fest.” At Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Music featuring Major Lazer, The Chainsmokers and more.

 

 

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