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October 2018 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
3-6: Aurora Farmers Fair.
Parade, rides, music, booths, food, contests and more. On Second Street in downtown Aurora. (812) 926-1300 or visit: www.aurorafarmersfair.org.
26-27: “Mystery at the Mansion Dinner Theater.” 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.
26-27: “The Butler Did It.” Experience an evening of mystery and intrigue, along with a three course dinner. 6:30 p.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. Presented by the Rivertown Players. (812) 926-0087.

Batesville, IN
6-7; 13-14; 20-21: 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.
5-6: Ertel Cellars Wine Festival. The 12th annual event features 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) 689-7431.

Bethlehem, IN
20-21: 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
7: OCEA Skeleton 5K.
2 p.m. at Wendell Moore Park, 1551 N. Hwy. 393. $25 entry fee. (502) 225-0655.

Carrollton, KY
13-14: Two Rivers Bass Tournament.
7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday at Point Park. $200 entry fee for two-person team. (502) 732-7036.
13: Art Walk. Sidewalk chalk art contest at 10 a.m. in downtown Carrollton. (502) 732-5713.
19-21; 26-28: 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. 1-800-462-8853.

Clarksville, IN
3-Nov. 11: “Web of Murder.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events.
Oct. 6: Hayride to the Creek: An Adventure in Wine. 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 13: Hayride to the Creek: An Adventure in Wine. 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 20-21: Christmas at the Farm Old Barn Market & BBQ. 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. At 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
5: “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.
6: Halloween Clay Workshop. Create clay pumpkins, fall leaves and unique hand-made gifts with a pound of clay. 10 a.m. - noon at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. $15 for ages 5 to adult. (502) 241-6018.
6: An Evening of Song and Dance. An encore performance by the Oldham County Performance Troupe. 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. $13 per person. (502) 241-6018.
11-13: “The Velveteen Rabbit, Kids” & “Winnie the Pooh, Kids.” Presented by the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s Youth Theatre. At the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. $7 per person, includes two shows. (502) 241-6018.
13: 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. Tickets $10. Children 3 and under free. Free parking. (502) 418-6819.
27: 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. Mr. Magic performance from 2-3 p.m. Tickets $7 adults; $5 seniors. Children free. (502) 241-4788.

Florence, IN
13: Little River Band in concert.
7 p.m. at Belterra Resort and Casino’s CenterStage Showroom. Must be 21. Tickets $35-$50. 1-888-BELTERRA.
20: Trace Adkins in concert. 7 p.m. at Belterra Resort and Casino’s CenterStage Showroom. Doors open one hour before show. Must be 21. Tickets $60-$75. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Goshen, KY
6: Paws in the Park.
Dog walk, music, food, face painting, dog contests, adoptable dogs, agility course and more. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Belknap Community Park, 12414 Hwy. 42. For more information visit oldhamhumane.com.
7: The Haunted Hike. 3-7 p.m. at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, 12501 Harmony Landing Rd. $7 admission, children 2 and under free. (502) 228-4362.

Hanover, IN
2: “The Magic Flute.”
Presented by The Kentucky Opera. 6:30 p.m. in The Other Place, on Hanover College Campus. (812) 866-7000.
5: “Coast Modern” in concert. Concert in the Quad at 7 p.m. on Hanover College campus. Tickets $10. (812) 866-7000.
19: “The Animation Show of Shows.” A collection of the top animated short films will be presented, as part of the Hanover Enrichment Series. 7 p.m. at the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall, on Hanover College campus. (812) 866-7000.
20: Car Show. Presented by Thornton Terrace. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Thornton Terrace, 188 Thornton Rd. (812) 866-8396.
25: Author Deborah Kennedy. Presentation by the author about her acclaimed novel, “Tornado Weather.” 7 p.m. in Classic Hall (Room 102), on Hanover College campus. (812) 866-7000.

La Grange, KY
1-6: Wearable Art Show
. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. (502) 222-3822.
2: Republican Rally. 6-8 p.m. at the barn at Twin Lakes, 6305 S. Hwy. 53. (502) 222-1731.
6: Modern Artisan Bread Making with Andrea Essenpreis. Includes wine tasting and local cheese. Adults only. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. $20 for members, $25 for non-members. (502) 222-0826.
16-Nov. 17: “Inspiration Art Show.” Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
18: Lunch & Author Presentation. Featuring Gaye Holman and her book, “Decades Behind Bars.” 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second St. $12 for members, $15 for non-members. (502) 222-0826.

Lawrenceburg, IN
7: Tri-State Antique Market.
More than 250 vendors. Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $3. Free parking. (513) 738-7256.
13-20: Southeastern Indiana Art Guild Fall Art Show. Members art show and sale during normal library hours. At 150 Mary St. (812) 221-1252.
20: Comedian Bill Engvall. Presented by Hollywood Casino. 8 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Visit thelawrenceburgeventcenter.com/entertainment for more info.
27-28: Ruffles and Rust Expo. Unique shopping experience featuring boutique, vintage, handmade and home décor. At Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. (513) 325-3211.

Louisville, KY
1-Nov. 4: Aqueous Annual National Watercolor Exhibit.
5-10 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday. At Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. (502) 584-1265.
1-27: “Murder by Post: The Strange Case of Nigel Drew.” 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 $49.98 each and includes meal, show, tax and gratuity. Reserve at (502) 538-4100 or www.whodunnitky.com.
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.
4-Jan. 5: “Celebrate the Holidays.” Art exhibit from 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.
4-21: “A Jewish Joke.” A play by Phil Johnson & Marni Freedman. At Bunbury Theatre, 604 S. Third St. Tickets $22. (502) 585-5306.
5: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in the Downtown Art Zone, Main and Market streets. (502) 583-1671 or visit: www.FirstFridayTrolleyHop.com.
5-7: 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.
6-7: Aviation & Military Heritage Festival.
Vintage plane rides, plane displays, bourbon bar, craft beer, food trucks, kids craft corner and more. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday at Bowman Field, 3345 Roger E Schupp St. (502) 458-1475.
7-14: Week in the Highlands. Bardstown Road corridor. (502) 451-3695 or visit www.HighlandsWeek.org.
12-13: Belknap Fall Festival. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at the Historic Douglass Loop at Bardstown Road. (502) 744-9433.
12-13: Garvin Gate Blues Festival. 6:30-11:15 p.m. Friday; 2-11:15 p.m. Saturday in Old Louisville. Free event. (502) 445-4193.
20: Halloween Spooktacular. Presented by The Louisville Orchestra. 11 a.m. at the Brown Theatre, 315 W. Broadway St. Tickets $15. (502) 584-7777.
20-21: Flea Off Market. More than 200 artists, craftspeople, collectors, start-ups and local businesses. 4:30-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday at Fresh Start Growers Supply, 1007 E. Jefferson St. (502) 552-0061 or (502) 418-3567.
21: The Return of the Basset Horn. Featuring Louisville Orchestra clarinetist, Ernest Gross. 5 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Adults $8; Children $4. (502) 897-9845.
26: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story avenues. (502) 296-0091.

Madison, IN
1-30: “Autumn is in the Air.”
Artist exhibit featuring artwork by Madison Art Club Members. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
1-Dec. 16: “The Art of Learning.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Ivy Tech Community College, 590 Ivy Tech Dr. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
5: 200th Birthday Celebration of the Jeremiah Sullivan House. 5 p.m. at 304 W. Second St. House tours, readings and refreshments. Sponsored by Historic Madison Inc. Free to the public. (812) 265-2967.
5: “Lion King.” Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
5-7: Tri Kappa Tour of Homes. Tour private homes in downtown Madison, not ordinarily open for public viewing. Adults $18, children $6. 1-800-559-2956.
5: Music featuring Gary Hewitt. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
6: Public Barn Tour. Tour, cook-out and sale of salvage items. All proceeds will benefit the Barn Restoration Fund. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 1340 Michigan Rd. Sponsored by Historic Madison Inc. (812) 265-2967.
6: 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. A fundraiser for the Madison Riverfront Development Committee. (812) 265-8324.
12: Bust Dedication for Maj. Sam Woodfill. 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 Msh. North Gate Rd. Presented by the Jefferson County Veterans Council. (812) 273-9220.
12: Music featuring Steel Country. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
13-31: Regional Fall Art Show. This 20th annual show is presented by the Madison Art Club. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday. 309 W. Main St. Awards reception from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the gallery, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
13: 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.
13: “Toy Story.” Mayor’s Movie in the Park (rescheduled from September). Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
13, 20, 26-27: Ghost Walk at Lanier Mansion. Designed for adults. Guests should be prepared to do some walking. 7-8:30 p.m. at Lanier Mansion State Historic Site. Tickets $15 for adults, $7 for children. Reserve at (812) 265-3526.
15, 22: Belle of Louisville Visit. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Madison Boat Ramp. (502) 574-2992.
20: Madison’s Treasures Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
19: Music featuring Paul Boggs. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
26: Music featuring Alliance. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
26: 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: “Master at the Keys.” With Dr. Kirill Gliadkovsky. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway St. Free admission.
27: Thomas Family Winery Halloween Costume Party. The 23rd annual event begins at 8 p.m. (812) 273-3755.
27: “Re-Imagining Madison.” Presented by Madison Community Players in collaboration with the Cornerstone Society. 5-6:30 p.m. in the Gazebo at the Main Street Parking Lot. (812) 493-3357.
27: 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. 9: Freethinkers Book Group, 6-8 p.m.; Oct. 20: Live music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m.; Oct. 26: Village Lights Poetry Nights, with special guest Jill Kelly Koren, 7-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 27: Live music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider. noon - 3 p.m. Oct. 27: Author conversation with Deborah E. Kennedy and Robyn Ryle, 1-3 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

Milton, KY
20: 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
2: “Planet 9 from Outer Space.”
Presented by the Jennings County Players. 6:30 p.m. at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Tickets $15. (812) 346-0330.
4: Political Night. 6 p.m. at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. 0(812) 346-0330.
4-6: C.A.M.P. at M.C.R. Food, fellowship, fun, Christian speakers and special music. At 1820 S. 75 W. (812) 592-6503.
6: Celebration Night. Featuring Brenda Williams & Friends and Seth Jines & Friends. 7 p.m. at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Tickets $10. (812) 346-0330.
20-31: Boyd Pumpkin Display. View a large Jack-O-Lantern display nightly through Halloween. From dark - 10 p.m at 6265 E. County Rd. 920 N. (812) 767-3716.
27: Brutally Handsome Band. A tribute to the Eagles. 7:30 p.m. at the Park Civic Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Tickets $15. (812) 346-0330.

Pewee Valley, KY
5-6, 11-14: “This Random World.”
Presented by Little Colonel Players. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday at 302 Mt. Mercy Dr. Adults $18, Seniors and Students $15. (502) 241-9906.
13: 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.
20: Trivia Night. 7 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 401 La Grange Rd. (502) 241-8136.

Rising Sun, IN
12-13: 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
13: All-You-Can-Eat Fall Breakfast.
7-10:30 a.m. at the Scott County Heritage Center & Museum, 1050 S. Main St. Adults $7, children under 10 are $5. (812) 752-3388.

Seymour, IN
4-6: Seymour Oktoberfest.
Food, biergarten, parade, vendors and entertainment. 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. in downtown Seymour. Free admission. (812) 522-4020.
13: 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.
20: Mini Sewing, Quilting & Craft Retreat. Sponsored by the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. at 2001 N. Ewing St. $65 for members, $75 for non-members. (812) 522-2278.
27: “Souper Supper.” Fall Festival & Fundraiser, presented by the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts. 5 p.m. at 6361 N. Co. Rd. 760 E. Tickets $30. (812) 522-2278.

Vernon, IN
12-13: Mystery Dinner, Ghost Walk and Silent Auction.
6:30-9:30 p.m. at the North American House Museum, 134 E. Brown St. Admission tickets $4, dinner tickets $18. (812) 346-8989.

Vevay, IN
6-7: 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.
13: Sleepy Hollow Fall Celebration. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Downtown Vevay. (812) 427-3237.

Westport, KY
11: Ohio River History Lunch Cruise: Underground Railroad History & a Special Guest.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tickets $45. Presented by the Oldham County History Center. (502) 222-0826.

Other Areas
1-7: “A Man of No Importance.”
Presented by TheatreWorks of SoIN. 7:30 p.m. at 203 E. Main St., New Albany, Ind. Tickets $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students. (502) 396-4009 or visit www.theatreworksofsoin.com.
5-7: 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 or visit www.KyWoolFest.org.
6: Midwest Distillers Festival. Sample spirits and enjoy live music, food, games and more. 1-5 p.m. at Hard Truth Hills, 418 Old State Rd. 46, Nashville, Ind. (812) 720-4840.

 

 

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