May 2018 Calendar of Events
20-21: Auditions for Mummers & Minstrels. This is a July musical production of “Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales.” Auditions are 6-8 p.m. Sunday, 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Anchorage School Auditorium, 11400 Ridge Rd. Email: Ron92647@gmail.com for more information.
3: River City Classics Car Club Cruise-In. 6-9 p.m. at American Legion Post 231, 119 Bridgeway St. (812) 290-4775.
5: “Mommy and Me: Stories and Tea.” Story time, tea, crafts and a tour of Hillforest Museum. 11 a.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. $25 admission. (812) 926-0087.
5: Peter Cetera in concert. 8 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com
12: LeAnn Rimes in concert. 8 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.
6: Public Archaeology Investigation and Dig. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Gatewood Plantation site just outside of Bedford. Sponsored by the Oldham County Historical Society. Must register prior to the event. (502) 222-0826.
19: 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.
4: Park After Dark. Food, drinks and music featuring “Kirby’s Dreamland.” 6:30 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. $5 cover charge. (502) 525-0294.
4-5: Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Show. At Point Park and featuring Allis Chalmers 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. Presented by the Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Club. Free admission. (502) 558-4067.
5: Kentucky Kruizers Saturday Night Cruise-In. At Hometown Pizza, 2353 Hwy. 227. (502) 732-5010 or (502) 773-4147.
12: Spring Bash: Demo Derby. 8 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. (502) 682-7241.
26: Backyard Concert Series. 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.
1-27: “Oklahoma!” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery Events: May 4-5: Oaks & Derby Day Celebration. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; May 5: Rattan Wall Basket Workshop. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; May 13: Mother’s Day Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; May 19: Herb Day. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; May 6: Mosquito Repellant Make & Take Workshop. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. At Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery, 8225 S. 90 W. (812) 346-5859.
11: Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series. Featuring “Roanoke” and “The Family Secret.” 6-9 p.m. at Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy 329. Tickets $12 in advance; $16 at the door. (502) 241-9674 or www.foxhollow.com.
11-12: Rodney Carrington. 8 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday at the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $50-$65. Must be 21 or older. Call Ticketmaster at 1-888-745-3000.
18: Creasey Country Fair. 6-10 p.m. at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, 12501 Harmony Landing Rd. Tickets $25 each. (502) 228-4362.
La Grange, KY
Every Saturday in May: Farmers Market & Artisans. Around the Oldham County Courthouse Square. (502) 243-3721.
1-6: “Women’s Work Quilt Exhibit.” Featuring quilts by Rebekka Seigel. Exhibit runs through May 6. At the Oldham County Historical Society, 106 N. Second St. (502) 222-0826.
1-19: 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.
25: Summer Concert Series. 6:30 - 10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. Free event. (502) 269-0126.
25: Cruisin’ with the Quads. Car show along Main Street. (502) 548-8755.
6: 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) 353-4135.
1: Waterfront Jam Concert Series featuring “Sheila E.” 9 p.m. at the Louisville Waterfront. Visit kdf.org for more information.
3: Waterfront Jam Concert Series featuring “Judah & The Lion.” 8 p.m. at the Louisville Waterfront. Visit kdf.org for more information.
3: Dan + Shay in concert with opener Jake Rose. 8 p.m. at Fourth Street Live, 400 S. Fourth St. Admission charged. 1-800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
4: Kentucky Oaks. At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com.
4: Justin Moore in concert with opener Tyler Rich. Post show DJ by Elephante. 9 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission charged. Must be 21 or over. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
4: Unbridled Eve Gala. 7 p.m. at The Galt House Hotel & Suites. (502) 894-9768 or visit: www.UnbridledEve.com.
4: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown. (502) 583-1671. Visit” www.firstfridayhop.com.
5: Kentucky Derby. At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com or www.ChurchillDowns.com.
5: Audien in concert. 9 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission charged. Must be 21 or over. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
6: Cinco de Mayo. 1:30 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Family friendly event. Live music, flamenco dancing, balloons, face painting. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
11-12: The Rite of Spring, presented by The Louisville Orchestra. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday, at The Kentucky Center, 501 West Main St. Tickets $27. (502) 587-8681.
11-13: Gardeners’ Fair & Silent Auction. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Free admission. (502) 897-9845.
12-June 23: “Murder at Lenny’s Speakeasy.” 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.
12: 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.
19: 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. Admission charged. (502) 636-5023.
19: Mighty Kindness Hoot. Featuring a “KindheART Walk,” shops, massage-a-thon, parade, food trucks and more. Noon - 7 p.m. at Waterfront Park’s Brown Forman Amphitheater, 1301 River Rd. (812) 574-3768.
19: 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: Buy Local Fair. The tenth 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: www.keeplouisvilleweird.com.
30: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays Concert Series. 5-10 p.m. at Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park. Featuring free live music from J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Sunflower Bean, Parker Millsap. Free admission. Visit: www.wfpk.org.
26-28: Kentucky Reggae Festival. At the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. (502) 583-0333. Visit: www.kentuckyreggaefestival.com.
26: Fleur de Flea. Local food trucks, craft beer, local bourbon and wine and more. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Waterfront Plaza, 325 W. Main St. (502) 574-3768.
25: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. at Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. (502) 550-2054 or www.fatfridayhop.org.
28: Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle. Free event featuring fitness demonstrations, vendors, giveaways and more. 8 a.m. to noon at Waterfront Park. (502) 574-3427.
1, 8: American Duchess Steamboat visits Madison. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. along the Madison riverfront. (812) 265-2956.
1-11: “The Art of Learning.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Ivy Tech, 590 Ivy Tech Dr. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
1-31: “A Brush of Spring.” Featured art exhibit at Art on Main Gallery & Gift Shop, 309 West Main St. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
1-July 2: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, 1373 East State Rd. 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
3: PoetFest. Featuring guest speaker Yalie Kamara, a Sierra Leonean-American writer and author of “When The Living Sing,” and “A Brief Biography of My Name.” Refreshments will be served. 6-8 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College, 590 Ivy Tech Dr. Free event. (812) 374-5120.
4: Senior Dance with Steel Country. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
5: Dueling Pianos. Enjoy a fun-filled night of sing-along and clap-along music. 7-9 p.m. at Venture Out Business Center, 975 Industrial Dr. Fundraiser for KDH-based programs. $20 per person. (502) 241-5483.
5: “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.
5: Walk for Life. 10 a.m. at Milton-Madison Bridge. Sponsored by Choices for Women. Details at www.madisonchoices.com.
10: Creative Roundtable Round Up. Presented by the Madison Area Arts Alliance and the West Street Center. 6-8 p.m. at the West Street Center for New Art, 301 West St. (812) 801-9863.
11: Habitat for Humanity Backyard BBQ Annual Dinner & Auction. Live and silent auctions, cocktails and dinner. $40 per person. 6 p.m. at Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. (812) 265-9697.
12: Michael Kelsey in concert. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Part of the RiverRoots Music Series. Tickets $18 at the door. 1-800-559-2956 or visit the website www.RiverRoots.org.
11: Senior Dance with Family & Friends. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
12: Molly Dattilo Run & Walk. 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.
12: Jefferson House Lum Hall Legacy Fundraiser. Featuring silent and live auctions, raffles and guest speakers. 6:30 p.m. at Nor Rose, 2250 Lanier Dr. Email: email@example.com for more info.
14: Jefferson County Republican Women’s Club Meeting. Featuring guest speaker, Celeste Calvitto. 6:30 p.m. at Harry’s Stone Grill, 621 Clifty Dr. (812) 599-3670.
18: Senior Dance with Alliance. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
19: 12th Annual Tractor Show. Presented by Kent Vintage Tractor Club. Food vendors, prizes, giveaways and more. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 405 East Clifty Dr. (812) 866-5883.
19: Mad-Town 5K Mud Climb. Intense 5K mud climb 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.
19: Madison Treasures Tour. Begins at 10 a.m. until noon at the Broadway Fountain. Sponsored by Historic Madison Inc. and Lanier Mansion with partners the City of Madison, Jefferson County Historical Society and Cornerstone Inc. Tour cultural and historical structures the downtown and along the Heritage and Hatcher Hill Trail System. (812) 265-2967.
24-27: Spring Book Sale. Noon - 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; noon – 5 p.m. Sunday at the Madison Public Library, 420 West Main St. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
25: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “The Wizard of Oz.” Movie begins at dusk at Madison Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
25: 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.
25-27: 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.
26: 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.
28: Memorial Day Dedication. Madison Railroad and the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery will be dedicating and revealing several pieces of artwork in honor of those who gave everything, while serving our country. 1 p.m. at Madison State Hospital, 1415 North Gate Rd. (812) 265-2611.
Village Lights Bookstore Events: May 5, 12, 19, 26: Saturday Night Stitchers. 6:30-8 p.m. May 11: Poetry Café. 7-8 p.m. May 12: Book Signing with Lisa Barrickman. 9-11 a.m. May 12: Author Talk and Book Signing with Michael Henson. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. May 12: Live Music in the Twain Room with Tom Schneider. Noon – 3 p.m. May 18: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. May 25: Salon Music with Starla Raley. 6-8 p.m. May 26: Author Presentation and Book Signing with Randy and Roxanne Mills and their book, “Summer Wind: A Soldier’s Road from Indiana to Vietnam.” 1-3 p.m. May 26: Live music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.
North Vernon, IN
19: Relay for Life Concert. Presented by Hippies Music & Events. Music, dance and beer garden. 10:30 a.m. - midnight at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 212 Washington St. (812) 346-3604.
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.
5: Kelly Trask and Rodney Burton in concert. 7 p.m. at Ross Country Jamboree, 31 East Wardell St. Tickets $10. (812) 752-8877.
11: Doo Wop All Stars in concert. 7:30 p.m. at Ross Country Jamboree, 31 East Wardell St. Tickets $15. (812) 752-8877.
12: Hank Rose, Ricky Puckett and Tiffany Lynn in concert. 7 p.m. at Ross Country Jamboree, 31 E. Wardell St. Tickets $10. (812) 752-8877.
18: History Dinner Series featuring Ray Boomhowser. Tickets $20 per person. At the Scott County Heritage Museum, 1050 S. Main St. (812) 752-1050.
18-19: Jimmy Fortune in concert. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday at Ross Country Jamboree, 31 E. Wardell St. Tickets $25. (812) 752-8877.
26: Amber Martin and Eric Simmons in concert. 7 p.m. at Ross Country Jamboree, 31 E. Wardell St. Tickets $10. (812) 752-8877.
4: First Friday featuring Tim Brickley and the Bleeding Hearts. 5-9 p.m. in downtown Vevay.
12: Kentucky Bass Federation Tournament. 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Craig’s Creek Lake, Hwy. 42 West. (859) 393-7830.
3: Presentation by Silver Grove historian Jim Munford. Presenting an account of the Silver Grove Community, its notable citizens and its impact on New Albany and Floyd County. Program presented by the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. 6:15 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
8-19: “The Secret Garden.” Book and lyrics by Marsha Norman with music by Lucy Simon. Presented by TheatreWorks of SoIN. At 203 E. Main St., New Albany, Ind. (502) 396-4009.
24-28: Abbey Road on the River. Beatles festival at Big Four Station Park, 227 Pearl Street, Jeffersonville, Ind. Noon - 11 p.m. Featuring performances by many Beatles tribute bands. For times and tickets, visit: www.arotr.com.