May 2021 Calendar of Events
7-8: Spring Bash Demo Derby. 8 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. (502) 682-7241.
29: Backyard Concert Series. 7-9 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin State Historic House grounds. Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. (502) 525-2534.
1-9: “Clue the Musical.” A musical at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.DerbyDinner.com.
19 – June 27: “Dearly Beloved.” A comedy play at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.DerbyDinner.com.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery Events: April 30 & May 1: Oaks and Derby Hat Contest at 1 p.m. each day. May 1 & 8: Moss Hanging Basket Workshop. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. May 9: Mother’s Day Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. May 12 & 15: Herb Day. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. At Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery, 8225 S. 90 W. (812) 346-5859.
La Grange, KY
Every Saturday in May through October: Farmers Market & Artisans. Around the Oldham County Courthouse Square. (502) 243-3721.
Through June 5: Patriotic Quilts. A quilt show by the Log Cabin Quilters at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. In celebration of the World War II Warrior Statute Dedication on May 29. Regular museum admission charged. (502) 222-0826.
1-29: Animal Attraction Art Show. 11th annual show at Gallery 104. Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County at 104 E. Main St. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. Free. Masks required. (502) 222-3822.
13: Girls’ Night Out. Late night shopping and dining themed event in downtown La Grange. 5-9 p.m. Presented by the La Grange Main Street Program. (502) 269-0126.
22: Quads Rod & Custom Car Show. Every fourth Saturday from April to September on La Grange’s Main Street.
29: Road Warrior Statue Dedication. Special activities, display of military vehicles, quilt exhibit and music from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the dedication of the new World War II statue to Marine Corps veteran E. Bruce Heilman (1926-2019). Dedication ceremony is at 1 p.m. At the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Free. (502) 222-0826.
2: 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 $4 over 17. (513) 702-2680.
1: Kentucky Derby. At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com or www.ChurchillDowns.com.
7: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown. (502) 583-1671. Visit” www.firstfridayhop.com.
15: Old Louisville SpringFest. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. At 1340 S. Fourth St. in Central Park. (502) 635-5244.
29-30: Kentucky Reggae Festival. At the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. (502) 583-0333. Visit: www.kentuckyreggaefestival.com.
15-16: Kent Vintage Tractor Club Tractor Show and Ride. The Tractor Show will be from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Armor Plastics, 1200 Clifty Dr. Free admission. All tractor types welcome. The 34-mile Tractor Drive will be on Sunday starting at Southwester High School, 167 Smith Main Cross in Hanover, Ind. Registration at 12:30 p.m. and roll out at 1 p.m. Lunch provided at halfway point. All ages welcome but must be a licensed driver. (812) 866-5883.
28-30: Spring Old Court Days. Arts, crafts, antiques booths, farmer's market around the Jefferson County Courthouse and the Second Street parking lot. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Madison. Free. (812) 493-2024.
28: Riverfront Run Car Show. Classic car show along Vaughn Drive. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and show lasts until 4:30 p.m. Awards and prizes. Free to view cars. Sponsored by River Rat Rodz Car Club. (812) 599-6635.
28: Mayor’s Movies in the Park. Showing movie at dusk at Madison Bicentennial Park. Free. Bring lawn chair or blanket. (812) 265-8300.
17: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Replica traveling exhibit. This 50 percent scale replica of the real tomb will be on display from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Ripley County Courthouse Square. Free and open to the public. (812) 689-7431.
7: First Friday. 5-9 p.m. in downtown Vevay.
8: Antique Tractor & Engine Show. 8 a.m. – dark at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park. Presented by the Switzerland County Tractor & Engine Club. Featuring antiques-craft-flea market and swap meet. Kids Pedal Pull at 2 p.m. Free parking and free admission. (812) 571-3287.
29: Fred the Goat Trail Public Art Exhibit. At the Community Art Center, 217 Ferry St. (812) 226-6006.
15: Peony Spring Festival. 5K Run & Walk. Featuring riverboat rides, free horse and carriages rides, live music, corn hole tournament, tractor show, gardening workshops, food vendors and more. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Washington and Franklin streets. (859) 643-3118.
1-31: Harlan Hubbard art exhibit. Several never before seen paintings by the late Trimble County, Ky., artist to be shown in this exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum. The new paintings are a portion of a recent bequest from the estate of Mia Cunningham, a close friend of Hubbard and his wife, Anna. The exhibit also includes watercolors and woodcuts from the museum’s Hubbard collection and two models of Hubbard’s shantyboat. The museum is located at 1600 Montague Rd. in Covington, Ky. Admission $9 adults, $8 seniors and $5 for children ages 3-17. (859) 491-4003.
29-30: Penny Lane at The Park. A kickoff event to September’s Abbey Road on the River featuring a dozen bands playing Beatles tribute music over two days over Memorial Day Weekend at the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, Ind. Tickets are $10 each with children 10 and under free. Food trucks available. Purchase tickets online at www.arotr.com.