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October 2017 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
4-7: Aurora Farmers Fair.
Parade, rides, music, booths, food, contests and more. On 2nd Street in downtown Aurora. (812) 926-1300 or visit: www.aurorafarmersfair.org.
14, 21: “Mystery at the Mansion.” Experience a spooky, fun-filled evening of mystery and mayhem by the Rivertown Players at Hillforest. A full dinner served in the Hillforest parlor is included. Reservations required. Tickets $40 members; $45 non-members. 6:30 p.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. (812) 926-0087.
22: Historic Speakman House Tour. Take a tour of one of the most attractive historical homes in Ohio County. 1-4:30 p.m. at 10405 Old State Rd. 56. Tickets $15. (812) 438-4915.

Batesville, IN
7-8; 14-15; 21-22: Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival.
Horse-drawn trolley rides to pumpkin patch, petting zoo, pony rides, corn maze, paddleboat rides, on Saturdays and Sundays only. Located at 12115 N. St. Rd. 129. (812) 934-4627.
6-7: 11th annual Ertel Cellars Wine Festival. Outdoors featuring live entertainment and dancing under the “big top” tent. Wine tasting, food, steam engine hayrides, arts and crafts and more. Admission charged. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Located at 3794 E. County Rd., 1100 North. (812) 933-1500.

Bedford, KY
Concert Series.
At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. Oct. 7: Robby Cox, Classic country and rock. 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 14: Bill Lancton and Jimmy Davis, Acoustic rock and blues. 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 21: Don Edlin, Acoustic rock and country. 7-10 p.m. (502) 437-WINE.
3: Bigfoot Presentation. Multimedia presentation on the latest research and evidence of Bigfoot in Kentucky. 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Dr. (502) 255-7362.
7: Ghost Walk. Explore the Bedford Cemetery with the paranormal investigators from Tri-State Shadow Chasers. 8 p.m. at the Bedford Cemetery. (502) 255-7362.

Bethlehem, IN
21-22: Autumn on the River.
Arts, crafts, musical entertainment, parade, wagon rides, antique cars and tractors, home cooked food and more. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. (317) 491-4148.

Buckner, KY
1: OCEA Skeleton 5K.
2 p.m. at Wendell Moore Park, 1551 N. Hwy. 393. $25 entry fee. (502) 225-0655.

Carrollton, KY
7: Kentucky Kruizers Saturday Night Cruise-In.
At Hometown Pizza. (502) 732-5010.
14: Art Walk. Sidewalk chalk art contest at 10 a.m. in downtown Carrollton. (502) 732-5713.
20-22; 27-29: Halloween Family Fun Weekends. Featuring haunted train rides and haunted mini-golf at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. For resort guests, campsite decorating, Creepy Fingers Pottery Workshop and Trick or Treating in the campground. 1-866-462-8853.
23: Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. Social hour, silent auction and dinner. 5 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. Tickets $37.50. (502) 732-7034.

Clarksville, IN
1: “Southern Fried Nuptials.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
4-Nov. 12: “A Murder is Announced.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
11: National Fossil Day. 10 a.m. at the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, 201 W. Riverside Dr. (812) 280-9970.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events. Oct. 7:
Hayride to the Creek: An Adventure in Wine. 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 14: Colors of Autumn Plein Air Painting Class. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 21: Tea Time & Decadent Desserts Cooking Class. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 28: Christmas at the Farm Old Barn Market & BBQ. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Stream Cliff Herb Farm. Hwy. 7. N., Left at Hwy. 250 W., Right at Hwy. 3, 1/3 mile E. of Commiskey Store. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
6: “Twilight in the Garden.”
Cocktail, dinner and live auction fundraiser event to celebrate the 14th anniversary. A silent auction will offer a variety of prizes, including vacation homes throughout the world. 6:30 to midnight. At Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd. Tickets are $200 per person. (812) 241-4788.
14: Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival. Corn maze, pumpkins, pony rids, arts and crafts, games and more. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Foxhollow Farm, 8905 KY-329. Parking is $15 per car. (502) 418-6819.
28: Boo Dell at Yew Dell. Celebrate Halloween in the gardens of Yew Dell Gardens. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. trick-or-treating, children’s activities, hay rides, scavenger hunt, food and drinks. 2-3 p.m. Mr. Magic performance. Tickets $7 adults; $5 seniors. Children free. (502) 241-4788.

Florence, IN
7: Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances.
With special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. 7 p.m. at Belterra Resort and Casino’s CenterStage Showroom. Must be 21. Tickets $75-80. 1-888-BELTERRA.
21: Blue Oyster Cult in concert. 7 p.m. at Belterra Resort and Casino’s CenterStage Showroom. Doors open one hour before show. Must be 21. Tickets $25-30. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Friendship, IN
7-8: Friendship Music Festival.
Admission is $10 plus the park gate fee for one day. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Alcoholic beverages not permitted. (888) 747-5394.

Hanover, IN
5: Speaking presentation by Jonathan Cheng.
The Wall Street Journal’s bureau chief in Seoul, Korea, will speak. 7 p.m. at the Horner Center, on Hanover College campus. (812) 866-7000.

La Grange, KY
1, 15: “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.
7: La Grange Fire Department’s Annual Safety and Halloween Festival. 4-7 p.m. at the Oldham County Fairgrounds. (502) 609-3247.
1-7: “The Glass Show.” Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. At Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
8, 22: 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.
10-Nov. 12: “Louisville Photo Biennial.” Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. At Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
15: Cruisin’ with the Quads. All automobiles and motorcycles welcome. Car show sponsored by the Quads Rod & Custom Car Club and Discover Downtown La Grange. 3-7 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 909 West Jefferson St. (502) 548-8755.
19: Author Rona Roberts. The author of “Classic Kentucky Meals: Stories, Ingredients & Recipes from the Traditional Bluegrass Kitchen” will speak as part of the Oldham County History Center Dinner Series. 6:30 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Tickets $22 or $20 for members. RSVP at (502) 222-0826.

Lawrenceburg, IN
1: Tri-State Antique Market.
Indiana’s largest “antiques and vintage only” market. Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $3. (513) 738-7256.
14: “A Photographic Survey of the American Yard.” Exhibit featuring Photographer Joshua White. 10 a.m. at the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council, 331 Walnut Street. (812) 539-4251.
21: John Michael Montgomery in concert. 8 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Tickets starting at $35. (812) 532-8888.

Louisville, KY
Thursday-Sundays in October: World’s Largest Halloween Party.
Entry is from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Louisville Zoo. Admission charged. (502) 459-2181 or visit: www.LouisvilleZoo.org.
1-31: “Dracula.” Presented by Fifth Third Bank. At Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. Visit www.actorstheatre.com for showtimes. (502) 371-0956.
3: Kentuckiana Career Fair. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center. (502) 690-9014.
4-Jan. 5: “Celebrate the Holidays.” Art Exhibit. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday - Friday; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Brownsboro Center Arcade, 4836 Brownsboro Rd. (502) 326-9256.
5: Tower Awards. This 22nd annual event is at 7 p.m. at Downtown Louisville Marriott, 280 W. Jefferson St. Tickets $100 each. (502) 583-5935, Ext. 103.
6: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in the Downtown Art Zone, Main and Market streets. (502) 583-1671 or visit the Internet website: www.FirstFridayTrolleyHop.com.
6-8: St. James Court Art Show. 10 a.m. - 6 pm. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday at St. James Court and surrounding streets of Old Louisville. (502) 635-1842.
6-22: “Tuesdays with Morrie.” A play by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. At Bunbury Theatre, 604 S. Third St. Tickets $22. (502) 585-5306.
8: South Points Buy Local Fair. Noon - 4 p.m. at the Iroquois Park Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Rd. (502) 262-8580.
8-15: Week in the Highlands. Art, music festival on Bardstown Road corridor. (502) 451-3695. www.HighlandsWeek.org.
13-14: Belknap Fall Festival. 6-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, at the Historic Douglass Loop at Bardstown Road. (502) 744-9433.
13-14: Garvin Gate Blues Festival. 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday in Old Louisville. Free event. (502) 445-4193.
27: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story avenues. (502) 296-0091.
28-29: 18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove.
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Adults $8; Children $4. (502) 897-9845.

Madison, IN
1-Dec. 31: The Art of Healing exhibit.
New quarterly exhibit of nine pieces of artwork by area artists. At King’s Daughters Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. (812) 265-2923.
6: “Classical Guitars.” With Dr. Jonathan Crissman and his brother, Mr. Seth Crissman. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 506 Mulberry St. Free admission.
6: Music featuring Friends and Family. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
6: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Sing.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
6-8: Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” A play presented by the Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Dept. 7 p.m. on Friday; 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday; 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, at The Opal E. Sherman Auditorium, 743 Clifty Dr. Tickets starting at $10. (812) 274-8002.
7: Madison Main Street Downtown Loft Tour. Visit upstairs spaces available for residential and commercial use. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Main Street. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program. (812) 493-4984.
7: Golf Cart Poker Run. Raffle, door prizes, music, food and more. Noon at the Gazebo on Vaughn Drive. $25 per hand, play as many hands as you wish. (812) 265-8324.
13: Music featuring Steel Country. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
14: Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew. Annual cookoff from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Main Street between Jefferson and West streets. Winners named in three categories. Live music and activities all day. Organized by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce. Free admission. Food and drinks for sale. (812) 265-3135.
14: Hunter’s Moon Celebration. 10 a.m. – noon at Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
14-Nov. 1: Regional Fall Art Show. This 19th annual show is presented by the Madison Art Club. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday. 309 W. Main St. Awards reception from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the gallery, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
16, 23: Belle of Louisville Moonlight Cruise. 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Madison Boat Ramp. Tickets $15. (502) 574-2992.
20: “Night Spirits: Fires and explosions of the 19th Century.” Designed for adults. Encounter costumed “spirits” describing the Great Chicago Fire and other disasters of the time period. Guest should be prepared to do some walking. 7-9 p.m. at Lanier Mansion State Historic Site with one-hour walking tours leaving every 15 minutes. Tickets $12 per person. Reserve at (812) 273-0556.
20: Music featuring Paul Boggs. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
21: 19th Annual Regional Fall Art Show Awards Ceremony. 7-9 p.m. at Art on Main Gallery, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
21: Architectural Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
27: Music featuring Paul Smith. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
27: Volunteer class for Southeastern Indiana Voices for Children. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 217 E. Main St. (812) 274-0877.
27: Fourth Friday Downtown. Visit shops along downtown’s Main Street, listen to live music, see art demonstrations. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program. (812) 493-4984.
27: Travis Meadows in concert. 7-11 p.m. at The Livery Stable, 307 Broadway St. Tickets $10. (812) 523-4488.
28: Thomas Family Winery Halloween Costume Party. The 22nd annual event begins at 8 p.m. (812) 273-3755.
28: Madison Vendor Craft Fair. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Madison Consolidated High School, 743 Clifty Dr. Email julieb3030@hotmail.com for more information.
31: Red, White & Boo! A safe, city-sponsored alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. 6-8 p.m. at the Brown Gym. Followed by showing of “Ghostbusters” at the Ohio Theatre. (812) 265-8300.
October events at Village Lights Bookstore: Oct. 7: Live music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider. Noon - 3 p.m. Oct. 13: Village Lights Poetry Café. 7-8 p.m. Oct. 21: Live music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m. Oct. 27: Village Lights Poetry Nights, with special guest Chris Mattingly. 7-8:30 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

Milton, KY
21: Milton Elementary School Fish Fry and Auction.
Food 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Auction at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Elementary School on Hwy. 421. (502) 268-3322.

North Vernon, IN
7: The King, The Killer and The Man in Black.
A live tribute to the legends of SUN Records, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis & Johnny Cash. 7:30 p.m. at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Tickets $10. (812) 346-0330.
7: Hog Roast Benefit for Danny Vance. 5 p.m. at 3320 East CR 150 South. (812) 621-2123.
20-22: “Arsenic & Old Lace.” Presented by the Jennings County Players. 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday, at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Tickets $10. (812) 346-0330.
21-31: Boyd’s Family Farm Halloween Celebration. View a large Jack-O-Lantern display nightly through Halloween. From dark - 10 p.m. (812) 767-3716.

Pewee Valley, KY
12: Ohio River History Lunch Cruise.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tickets $45 per person. Sponsored by the Oldham County Historical Society. Boarding of yacht at the Captain’s Quarters. (502) 222-0826.
21: Pewee Valley Arts & Crafts Day. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church, 119 Central Ave; Pewee Valley Women’s Clubhouse, 218 Mt. Mercy Dr; St. James Episcopal Church, 401 LaGrange Rd. (502) 802-3727.

Prospect, KY
12: Out & About Tours: Ohio River Lunch Cruise.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Captain’s Quarters Restaurant, 5700 Captains Quarters Rd. $45 per person. Sponsored by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.

Rising Sun, IN
13-14: Navy Bean Fall Festival.
5-9:30 p.m. Friday; noon - 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Featuring food and music in downtown Rising Sun. 11 a.m. parade on Saturday. Presented by the Rising Sun Main Street Program. (812) 438-2750.

Scottsburg, IN
6: History Dinner with Jeremy Beavin.
6 p.m. at Scottsburg United Methodist Church, 615 S. Honeyrun Pkwy. Tickets $15 and reservations must be made in advance. (812) 752-3388.

Seymour, IN
5-7: Seymour Oktoberfest.
Food, biergarten, parade, vendors and entertainment. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. in downtown Seymour. Free admission. (812) 522-4020.
14: Log Cabin Day. Beans and cornbread, pioneer demonstrations and entertainment. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Wildlife Refuge, 12987 E. US 50. (812) 522-4352.

Vernon, IN
13-14: Mystery Dinner, Ghost Walk and Silent Auction.
6:30-9:30 p.m. at the North American House Museum, 134 E. Brown St. Tickets $4. (812) 346-8989.

Vevay, IN
3: Job Fair.
1-4 p.m. at 708 W. Seminary St. (812) 265-3734, Ext. 226.
7-8: Rural Heritage Tour. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. Sunday at Muse de Venoge, 4085 Hwy. 129. (812) 593-5726 or www.venoge.org.
14: Movie Night, featuring “Hocus Pocus.” 7 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St. Admission $3. (812) 427-3237.
14: Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Downtown Vevay. (812) 427-3237.
27, 29: “The Original Vevay Ghost Tour.” Tour four locations with a history of being haunted. 7 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St. Tickets $25. (812) 493-9572.

Westport, KY
28: Pickin’ on the Porch.
Enjoy music 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
6-8: Kentucky Wool Fest.
Bluegrass, gospel and country music, food, heritage demonstrations, craft booths. Tickets $5. Located on Hwy. 159 and Caddo Road in Falmouth, Ky. (859) 654-3378. www.KyWoolFest.org.
14-15: Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair. Demonstrations, food, music, dance and art. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $5. At the Indian Fort Theatre, Big Hill Rd., Berea, Ky. (859) 986-3192 or visit: www.kyguild.org.
14-15: Bardstown Arts, Crafts & Antiques Fair. 36th annual event in Bardstown, Ky. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. More than 200 artisans and craftspeople. Visit the website: www.BardstownMainStreet.com.
13-14: Bourbonanza. Auction, drinks, music and food. 7-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, at the Kentucky History Center, 100 West Broadway St., Frankfort, Ky. (502) 223-2261 or visit www.Bourbonanza.com.
21-22: Fort Vallonia Days. The 49th annual event features handmade crafts, homemade food, flea market and more. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. (812) 528-2407 or www.fortvalloniadays.com.
21-22: Highfalutin Vintage and Antique Southern Market. Food trucks, live music and craft beer. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. (502) 533-2688 or (502) 819-5405.

 

 

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