September 2018 Calendar of Events
22-23: Kiwanis AppleFest. Entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors, games and everything apples. At Liberty Park, 716 S. Park Ave. (812) 934-3201.
25: “When Life Gives You Lemons.” Benefit for local, abused children. Presented by Southeastern Indiana Voices for Children. Dinner, drinks and silent auction. 5:30 p.m. at The Party Place at RomWeber, 7 S. Eastern Ave.
The Little Kentucky River Winery Events: Sept. 8: Don Edlin, Acoustic Rock and Country, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 15: Allen Lane Band, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 22: Troubadours of Divine Bliss Folk and Americana, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 29: Robby Cox, Classic Country and Rock, 7-10 p.m. At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
8-9: Trimble County Apple Festival. Apple pie judging, children’s activities, arts and crafts, live music and food. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. Sunday at the Courthouse Square. 11 a.m. Sunday outside worship service. Free. (502) 221-6068.
15: Public Archeology Dig. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Gatewood Plantation. Reservations required. (502) 222-0826.
18: Trimble County Community Baby Shower. Lunch, prizes and more. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Morgan Community Center, 147 Victory Lane. (502) 633-1231.
7-8: Canaan Fall Festival and Pony Express Run. 54th annual event with flea market, children’s events, entertainment, food, parade at 10:30 Saturday. At State Rd. 62 at the Canaan Community Academy. (812) 839-4770.
8: Fall for Crafts. Craft show. featuring inflatables, gifts, pie contest and more. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Canaan Community Academy, 8775 N. Canaan Main St. (812) 839-0003.
1: Kentucky Kruizer’s Cruise-In. 4-7 p.m. at Hometown Pizza on Hwy. 2353. (502) 732-5010.
7: First Friday. Farmers Market and entertainment. Carroll County Courthouse Lawn. (502) 732-5713.
14-15: “Band & BBQ at the Point.” At Point Park. Enjoy this festival featuring local, regional and national blues entertainers, KCBS-sanctioned barbecue cooking contest. Sponsored by Carrollton-Carroll County Tourism. 1-800-325-4290.
15: Back Yard Concert Series. Featuring Blues, Bluegrass & Honky-tonk. 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Butler-Turpin State Historic House at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. Free. Bring blanket or lawn chairs. 1-800-462-8853.
27-29: Carroll County Tobacco Festival. 70th annual festival featuring amusement rides, arts and crafts, flea market, games, food, vendors and more. At Carrollton’s Courthouse Square. (502) 525-0502.
1: 152nd Chelsea Jubilee. Arts and crafts, music, games, food, antique tractors and more. Located on Highway 62 in Chelsea. (812) 866-4178.
1-30: “Rise Up, O Men.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tea Room and Winery Events: Sept. 2: Live music with duo, Jacob Asher and Matt Gatewood. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 8: Primitive Painting with Betty Manning, resident artist. 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10: Live music with Jimmy Davis. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 15: Quilt Show by Harmony Quilt Guild. Free admission. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 16: Live music with duo, 2 Buck Chuck. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22: Hayride to the Creek: An Adventure in Wine. 1:30-3 p.m. Sept. 22: Candlelight Dinner. 5 and 7 p.m. Sept. 23: Live music with Bobby Robbins. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 29: Hayride to the Creek: An Adventure in Wine. 1:30-3 p.m. Sept. 30: Live music with Rusty Bladen. 1-4 p.m. Directions: Hwy. 7. N. Left at Hwy. 250 W. Right at Hwy. 3, 1/3 mile east of Commiskey Store. (812) 346-5859.
14-16: Commiskey Fall Festival. Games, parade, food, vendors. (812) 873-6318.
7: Bourbon & Wine Tasting. Presented by South Oldham Rotary. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old La Grange Rd. $75 per person. (502) 387-8194.
14: Sunset Concert Series. At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Brett Ratliff and The Local Honeys. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.
15: Wellness Fair. Noon - 5 p.m. at Bright From The Heart Yoga & Wellness, 7027 Hughes Ave. (502) 851-7021.
1: Rick Springfield in concert. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. (Sold out). Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
15: The Mack King Comedy Magic Show. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. Tickets $55. Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
22: Aaron Lewis in concert. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. (Sold out). Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
24-29: The World Series of Comedy. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
21: “An Evening With George Gershwin.” Featuring Yvonne Davis, Dr. Starla Raley and many friends. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at the Madison Presbyterian Church. Free admission.
La Grange, KY
Every Friday and Saturday night through October: Spirits of La Grange Ghost Tours. Presented by La Grange Crossroads District. Reservations required. To reserve call (502) 291-1766.
4-Oct. 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. Opening reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the gallery. (502) 222-3822.
6: Special Exhibit Opening: The Amos Mount Civil War Letters with special presentation by Robert Bell. Includes a brown bag lunch. Exhibit runs through January 2019. At the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
18-20: The Underground Railroad Bus Tour. Reservations required. (502) 222-0826.
20: Bread Oven Pizza Night with Andrea Essenpreis. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Adults only. $20 for members; $25 for non-members. (502) 222-0826.
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.
27: Martha Layne Collins Dinner. Speakers, dinner, drinks and silent auction. 7-9 p.m. at the John Black Community Center, 1551 N. Hwy. 393. Visit www.oldhamcountydemocrats.com for tickets and information.
28: Trackside Tunes. Featuring The Bottle Trees (rock and blues). 6:30-10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. Bring lawn chair. Craft beer tent and food trucks available. Sponsored by La Grange Main Street Program. (502) 269-0126.
30: “A Taste of the Revolution.” Fundraiser for the Oldham County Historical Society. 6-8 p.m. at the Oldham County Historical Society Campus, 106 North 2nd St. Tickets $55. (502) 222-0826.
2: Tri-State Antique Market. More than 250 vendors. Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $3. Free parking. (513) 738-7256.
8: Wynonna and The Big Noise in concert. 8 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. (812) 532-8888 or ticketmaster.com.
27-29: Lawrenceburg Fall Festival. Annual festival featuring top name entertainment, games, carnival rides, food booths, beer garden and more. (812) 539-3113.
Aug. 31 - Sept. 3: Worldfest on the Bevedere. One of the largest international festivals featuring vendor booths, cultural food, drink and live music on Louisville’s Belvedere Park. Free admission. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily. Visit www.louisvilleky.gov.
1-2: Rock the Water Tower. 4 p.m. at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road. Tickets starting at $10. (502) 583-0333.
1-2: Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience. Live bluegrass, food, drink, craft vendors and other entertainment. 4-11 p.m. Friday, 4-11 p.m. Sunday, 1-7 p.m. Monday at the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 Upper River Rd. Tickets $16, kids 10 and under free. Free parking. (502) 583-0333.
2: Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series. Featuring Ovation Orchestra (Big Band Swing). 7-9 p.m. at Willow Park, 1402 Willow Ave. Free. (502) 456-6139 or visit: www.cherokeetriangle.org.
6: Christmas in September. Presented by Prodigal Ministries Inc. Annual Runway Fashion Show and Boutique. Featuring guest speaker Lamont Connor. Tickets $175. Table of 8 is $1,400. 5:30-9 p.m. at The Olmstead, 3701 Frankfort Ave. (502) 386-1473.
6-Nov. 4: Aqueous Annual National Watercolor Exhibit. 5-10 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays at Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 7. (502) 584-1265.
7: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. Downtown Art Zone between Main and Market streets. (502) 583-1671.
7-9: 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.
8-9: Mellwood Interactive Art Show. Juried artisans with more than 40 vendors. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Featuring food, drinks and circus performers. (502) 895-3650.
14-16: Gaslight Festival. Watterson Trail in Jeffersontown. (502) 267-1674. www.jtownchamber.com.
14-16: Kentucky Kick Down. Sixth annual event featuring hundreds of vintage bikes, live music, food trucks, swimming, bowling, vendors and more. At Turners Louisville, 3125 River Rd. Admission $5 per day; parking $10 per day. (502) 262-8580.
15: CQ Music Festival. Featuring the Southern Sirens, Soul Circus, Radiotronic and J.D. Shelburne. 3 p.m. to midnight at Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grille, 5700 Captains Quarters Rd. Tickets $20 in advance or $30 at the door. (502) 568-6342 or waterstep.org.
15-Oct. 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.
15: National Jug Band Jubilee. Noon - 11 p.m. at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater in Louisville Waterfront Park, 1301 River Rd. Free admission and free parking. (502) 417-1107.
21: “Lafayette in Louisville: An Evening with Sarah Vowell.” Presentation and dinner at 6 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Tickets available at www.locustgrove.com/lafayette. (502) 897-9845, ext. 108.
22-23: Louisville Art & Craft Market. Juried event featuring handmade arts and crafts, food trucks, craft beer, cocktails and over 100 vendors. In the Highlands, 1228 E. Breckinridge St. (502) 552-0061 or (502) 418-3567.
22-24: Louisville Irish Festival. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday at Bellarmine University. Admission $10 adults, $7 seniors and children ages 5-12 are $5. Children under 5 are free. Visit: www.LouisvilleIrishFest.com.
26: Waterfront Wednesdays. Featuring Love Jones, The Artisanals and Car Seat Headrest. 5-10 p.m. at Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn. Free. Sponsored by WFPK Radio. (502) 814-6500.
28: Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. along Frankfort Avenue. Visit: www.fatfridayhop.org.
1-23: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at King’s Daughters Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (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.
1-30: “Autumn is in the Air” Artist Exhibit. Featuring artwork by Madison Art Club Members. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
1: 152nd Chelsea Jubilee. Arts and crafts, music, games, food, antique tractors and more. Located on Hwy. 62 in Chelsea. (812) 866-4178.
1: Rockin’ on the River. Car show and concerts by The Doctors Band at 6 p.m. and The Monarchs at 8 p.m. at Madison Bicentennial Park. 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Free admission but donations accepted. Proceeds to benefit the Salvation Army. (812) 265-4133.
7: Senior Dance with Alliance. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
7-8: Shawe & Pope John Summer Festival. Live music featuring The Louisville Crashers on Friday night and The Rumors on Saturday night. Also fish fry, games, rides, beer garden, raffles and more. 5 p.m. - midnight on the Pope John School grounds, 221 W. State St. (812) 273-5835, ext. 246.
8: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Small Time Napoleon on the lawn at the Lanier Mansion. 6:30 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.
8: Lodge Day at Old Timbers. An open house and public tours of Old Timbers Lodge inside the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. 1-6 p.m. Access to lodge at Gate 1A main entrance on Hwy. 421 and Gate 8 on Old Michigan Rd. Light snacks, drinks and tours of the lodge. (812) 273-0783.
14: Dallas Moore Band. Concert will benefit “Kids for Christmas.” 9 p.m. - midnight at Moose Lodge 765, 1340 Michigan Rd. $15 admission. (812) 273-6221.
14: “Music in the Park.” Featuring J.D. Shelburne at 7 p.m. at Broadway Fountain. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program and German American Bank. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. (812) 273-5050.
14: Senior Dance with Family & Friends. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
15: Madison’s Treasures Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
15: Hispanic Cultural Awareness Day. Hispanic music and food. 4-8:30 p.m. at Broadway Fountain. (812) 701-2821.
15: Eleutherian College Fall Celebration. Fundraising event at the college grounds in Lancaster, just north of Madison on Hwy. 250. Featuring speakers, tours, music, food. Free. (812) 866-7291.
21: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Jumanji.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
21: Senior Dance with Paul Smith. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
22-23: Madison Railroad 40th Anniversary Celebration. Rides begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon on Sunday. Tickets available for $8 at German American Bank, 430 Clifty Drive. (812) 273-4949.
22-23: Madison Vintage Thunder. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days on the Madison riverfront. Featuring limited and two unlimited vintage hydroplanes taking exhibition runs in the Ohio River. Presented by 5-to-the-5 Vintage Hydros club. Free admission but donations accepted. (812) 571-0330 or www.5tothe5.com.
27-30: Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale. At the Jefferson County Public Library. Members only on Thursday but memberships available at the door. 5-7 Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. (812) 265-2744.
28: Fourth Friday. Enjoy this monthly event featuring art demonstrations, live music, shopping, dining and more along Main Street. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 265-3270.
28-30: Fall Old Court Days. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. Around the Jefferson County Courthouse and along Second Street. Free admission. Sponsored by The Pilot Club of Madison. (812) 273-6226.
29-30: Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art. Premier outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Between Vine Street and Broadway. Free. (812) 265-2956. Visit www.MadisonChautauqua.com.
29: Madison Municipal Airport Air Show. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane. (812) 273-1914.
29-30: Harvest Celebration Festival. A cornucopia of artists, crafters, food, wine and fall color. At Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
29: Big pARTy to pARTy, sponsored by Madison Area Arts Alliance. Barbecue supper, music, drinks and raffle. 6-11 p.m. at Little Golden Fox, 601 West First St. Tickets $25. (812) 801-9863.
29: Run the Falls 5K. The 20th annual event is a 3.1-mile paved course run and walk through Clifty Falls State Park. Medals awarded. 8 a.m. at park swimming pool. Registration opens at 7 a.m. Early bird registration is $20 or $15 (no shirt). Sponsored by Kings’ Daughters’ Health. (812) 801-0619.
29: Fairplay Fire Co. No. 1 Fish Fry. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at firehouse at 405 E. Main St. (812) 265-4949.
Village Lights Bookstore events: Every Saturday: Saturday Night Stitchers, 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 8: Live music in the Twain Room with Tom Schneider, noon - 3 p.m. Sept. 11: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 14: Poetry Café with John Donne: 16th Century Metaphysical Hip, 7-8 p.m. Sept. 28: author event and book signing featuring Andrew Shaffer, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29: eighth annual Regional Author Showcase, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 29: Live music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800
New Castle, KY
8: Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild Show. The 19th annual show is 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the 4-H Center at the Henry County Fairgrounds on Hwy. 421. (502) 845-4560.
North Vernon, IN
1: Hayden’s Harvest Past. 5K Run, music, food, auction, parade, antique tractors and more. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Hayden Historical Museum, 6715 W. County Rd. 20 S., North Vernon, Indiana. (812) 592-8445.
15-16: Madison Railroad 40th Anniversary Celebration. Rides begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, noon on Sunday. Tickets available for $8 at Park Theatre, 25 N. Madison Ave. (812) 346-0330.
29: “The King, the Killer and the Man in Black.” A tribute concert the legends of Sun Records – Elvis Pressley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash – to celebrate the theater’s 15th anniversary. Starring Brad McCrady, Terry Lee and Frank Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. at Park Theatre Civic Centre, 25 North Madison Avenue. Tickets $15. (812) 346-0330.
22: Bricktoberfest. Featuring barbecue smokers, live stage entertainment, a beer and wine garden, local vendors, and more family-fun activities in downtown Osgood. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. (812) 689-4240.
15-16: Sweet Owen Day. Free family fun, inflatables, corn hole tournaments, health fair, food, vendors and more in downtown Owenton. (502) 484-5703.
15: CQ Jam for WaterStep. Waterfront stage at Captain’s Quarters restaurant, 5700 Captains Quarters Rd., featuring bands beginning at 3 p.m. - midnight. Admission is $20 in advance or $30 at the door. A portion of the evening’s food and beverage sales to benefit WaterStep, a Louisville organization that works to save lives around the world with safe water. Tickets available in advance at Captain’s Quarters restaurant. Or visit www.waterstep.org. (502) 568-6342.
Rising Sun, IN
8-9: Rising Sun Antique Market. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday at Rising Sun History Museum, 212 S. Walnut St. (812) 438-4915.
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.
8: Community Art Festival. Presented by Scottsburg United Methodist Church. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 615 S. Honeyrun Pkwy. (812) 752-3545.
28-30: Hardy Lake Raptor Days Festival. Programs, hikes, games, food and more. 9 a.m. at Hardy Lake, 5620 N. Hardy Lake Rd. (812) 794-2244.
8: Sunman Fall Fest. 3-11 p.m. at Sunman Community Park, 219 N. Meridian St. Parade at 3 p.m. Bands start at 5 p.m. Beer and wine garden, live music, food, craft vendors, children’s activities. Fireworks at dusk. (812) 623-4553.
1-2: Labor Day Festival & Flea Market. Live music, antiques, flea market, arts, crafts, Crosley Car Show on Sunday. (812) 592-0428.
26-30: Versailles Pumpkin Show. Celebrate more than 100 years of this family festival with a large pumpkin contest, live music, large parade, rides and more at the Ripley County Courthouse Square. Spon-sored by the Versailles Lions Club. (812) 621-2227.
7: First Friday Celebration. Beer and wine, Polka music and dancing by Soundz of Polka. German Corner food truck in downtown Vevay. Sponsored by the Vevay Main Street Program. (812) 427-9405.
9: Westport Row & Kayak Club event. Morning Paddle on the Ohio River, 10 a.m. - noon. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. Reservations required. (502) 222-0826.
6: “How to Dress Like a Colonial American.” A presentation by Rae Ann Sauer and Zac Distel of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. 6:15 p.m. at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
8: Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat. Presented by the Painted Stone Settlers Inc. At Red Orchard Park, 704 Kentucky St. in Shelbyville, Ky. Admission $6 adults; $3 children. (502) 487-0379.
13-22: Indy Jazz Fest. Annual 10-day jazz music festival in Indianapolis. Tickets and more information can be found at: www.IndyJazzFest.net.
14-16: Indy Irish Fest. The 23rd annual festival is in Indianapolis. (317) 713-7117 or www.indyirishfest.com.