September 2019 Calendar of Events
13-16: LST Memorial World War II Era Ship Visit. 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Aurora Riverfront Landing. Adults $10, Kids (ages 6-17) $5. (800) 322-8198.
28-29: Kiwanis AppleFest. Entertainment, arts and crafts, vendors, games and everything apples. At Liberty Park, 716 S. Park Ave. (812) 934-3201.
The Little Kentucky River Winery Events: Sept. 14: Elvis Tribute Artist Todd Bodenheimer, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 21: Robby Cox, Classic Acoustic Rock & Country, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 28: Aaron Henningsen, Singer-songwriter from Nashville, 7-10 p.m. At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. Email email@example.com for reservations.
7-8: 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.
14: Public Archeology Dig. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Gatewood Plantation. Reservations required. (502) 222-0826.
13-14: Canaan Fall Festival and Pony Express Run. 55th annual event with Cougar Cruise-In, flea market, children’s events, entertainment, food, parade at 10:30 Saturday. Also the 53rd Pony Express Mail Run to Madison at 1 p.m. At State Rd. 62 at the Canaan Community Academy. (812) 839-4770.
14: Fall for Crafts. Craft show, inflatables, gifts, pie contest and more. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Canaan Community Academy, 8775 N. Canaan Main St. (812) 839-0003.
6: First Friday. Farmers Market and entertainment. Carroll County Courthouse Lawn. (502) 732-5713.
13: Friday Live Tunes. 8-10 p.m. at Port William’s Lounge at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. 1-800-462-8853.
13-14: Bands & BBQ at the Point. At Point Park. Enjoy this festival featuring local, regional and national blues entertainers, KCBS-sanctioned barbecue cooking contest and a Handmade and Homespun Market. Sponsored by Carrollton-Carroll County Tourism. 1-800-325-4290.
17: Kentucky Gathers Dulcimer Group. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park, Lodge Mezzanine. (502) 732-4384
20-22: Bigfoot Retreat. Featuring guest speakers Kelly Lapseritis, Thomas Freese, Tammy Broyles and Barbara Ellen McKittrick. At Gen. Butler State Resort Park. Tickets $25. (502) 732-4384.
26-28: Carroll County Tobacco Festival. 71st annual festival featuring amusement rides, arts and crafts, flea market, games, food, vendors and more. At Carrollton’s Courthouse Square. (502) 525-0502.
28-29: Carrollton River Rod Run Car Show and Cruise. Cars, motorcycles, trucks of any make and model are welcome. At General Butler State Resort Park. Free admission and registration. (502) 663-1402.
6-7: 153rd Chelsea Jubilee. Arts and crafts, music, games, food, antique tractors and more. Located on Highway 62 in Chelsea. (812) 866-4178.
1-29: “Million Dollar Quartet.” 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. 8: Live music with Frisky Business, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 14: Quilt Show by Harmony Quilt Guild. Free admission. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sept. 15: Live music with Tracy Thompson & Elaine Basham, 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.
20-22: Commiskey Fall Festival. Games, parade, food, vendors. (812) 873-6318.
13: Sunset Concert Series. At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.
20: Twilight in the Garden. Presented by Brown-Forman. 6 p.m. at Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old La Grange Rd. $200 per person. (502) 241-4788.
7-8: Friend-N-Family Fish Fry. Camping, fishing, swimming, music and more. At Jefferson County Conservation Lake.
14: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute. Starring Shawn Klush. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. Tickets starting at $25. Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
21: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in concert. Tickets starting at $30. 7 p.m. at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. Must be 21 to enter. 1-888-Belterra.
14-22: Friendship Flea Market. Open at 9 a.m. daily. One mile east of Friendship on State Rd. 62. (812) 667-5645.
27: Harvest Jamboree Gospel Music Festival. 6-9 p.m. at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds, 4576 Hwy. 127 N. Free. For more information, contact Tyler Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Through December: J. Chilton Barnett Whiskey Jug Exhibit. On display through December at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
1-14: The Sculpture Show. Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. With opening reception 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
6-7: Concerts by the Louisville Orchestra. 6:45 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday at CityPlace, 112 S. First Ave. Free. (502) 584-7777.
7: Cooking at the Hearth. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
14: Trackside Market. Vintage, re-purposed and hand-created goods for sale. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Downtown. Contact Jody Curry at email@example.com.
17-Oct. 19: “Pure Kentucky.” Presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. Opening reception 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Gallery 104, located at 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
20: Trackside Tunes. 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.
21: Music Under the Stars. 7-9:30 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 909 W. Jefferson St. (502) 222-9925.
28: 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.
1: Tri-State Antique Market. More than 250 vendors. Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $3. Free parking. (513) 738-7256.
2-Oct. 31: “Visualizing Addiction & Recovery” Art Show. Presented by the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council. At 331 Walnut St. (812) 539-4251.
6: Open Door First Fridays. Downtown Lawrenceburg. (812) 537-4507.
8: Arts and Crafts in the Park. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Newtown Park, Hwy US 50. (812) 584-6982.
26-28: Lawrenceburg Fall Fest. At 118 Walnut St. (812) 539-3113 or www.Lawrenceburgfallfest.net.
4: Afternoon Lecture Series with Kate Hesseldenz: Margetta’s Guest: Lafayette’s Visit to Liberty Hall. 1:15 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. $6 admission. (502) 897-9845, ext. 108.
6-Oct. 31: Aqueous Annual National Art Exhibit. 5-10 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays at Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. (502) 326-9256.
6: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. Downtown Art Zone between Main and Market streets. (502) 583-1671.
6-8: 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 Market St. and Baxter Ave. Lot (502) 552-0061 or (502) 418-3567.
7: Fall on the Farm. Enjoy a day filled with the hustle and bustle of harvesting, cooking, distilling and other activities that would welcome in the fall season on a 19th-century farm. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $4 for children. (502) 897-9845, ext. 108.
12: 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.
13: Fleur de Lis Regatta Fundraiser. Presented by the Sailing For A Cure Foundation. 5:30 p.m. at Louisville Waterfront Park. Free.
13-15: Gaslight Festival. Watterson Trail in Jeffersontown. (502) 267-1674. www.jtownchamber.com.
14: 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.
14-Oct. 26: “Fashion Show at the Castle of Blood.” 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.
27: Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. along Frankfort Avenue. Visit: www.fatfridayhop.org.
25: Waterfront Wednesdays. Featuring Shake Anderson (6 p.m.), Amanda Shires (7:30 p.m.) and Josh Ritter (9 p.m.). Event begins at 5 p.m. at Waterfront Park Harbor Lawn. Free. Sponsored by WFPK Radio. (502) 814-6500.
28-29: Fall Antiques Market. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. $8 for adults, 12 and under are free. (502) 897-9845, ext. 108.
1-26: “The Art of Nature.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Clifty Falls State Park. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
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.
6: Senior Dance with Steel Country. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
6-7: Shawe & Pope John Summer Festival. Live music featuring The Rumors on Friday night and The Louisville Crashers 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.
7: 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.
7: Bluegrass Music. 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club, 1041 N. Walnut St. Free to the public. (812) 265-2707.
8: Art-See Trolley Tour. A fun, guided trolley tour of Madison’s Creative Community with special exhibits, music and tiny pARTies! 1-4 p.m. (812) 801-9863.
10: Jefferson County Civil War Roundtable. Featuring Clay Stuckey and his presentation, “Civil War Field Artillery.” 7 p.m. at Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. Free event. (812) 701-0167.
12: Wax Factory in concert. Free concert at 4th St. Live! 7-10 p.m.
13: Senior Dance with Paul Boggs. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
13: “Music in the Park.” Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 6 p.m. Featuring Motherfolk at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program and German American Bank. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. (812) 273-5050.
13-15: Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church Bicentennial Celebration. Family fun night on Friday, celebration banquet on Saturday, and worship and chapel dedication on Sunday. Please call (812) 265-5503 for more information or to RSVP.
13: Senior Dance with Paul Boggs. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
14: Military Appreciation Day. Veterans from all branches and family members are welcome to attend. Lunch, door prizes, ceremony and more. 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Brown Gym, 100 Broadway St. (812) 265-3600.
14: “Saddles and Spurs.” The Pony Express Visits the Saddletree. 1-4 p.m. at the Saddletree Factory, 106 Milton St. Free admission. (812) 265-2967.
14: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
14: Behind the Scenes Tour at the Lanier Mansion. 4 p.m. (812) 265-3526.
14: Ghost Walk at the Lanier Mansion. 7 p.m. Reservations required. (812) 265-3526.
14: Foodstock “Bourbon Street.” A tasteful event to benefit Girl’s Inc. 6:30 p.m. at 135 E. Main St., second floor. $75 per person. (812) 265-5863.
14: American Legion 100 Year Birthday Celebration. Noon - 8 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. Bounce houses, rides, putt-putt golf, and more. Free admission. (812) 265-4417.
14: Broadway Reunion 25th Anniversary. Music by Hewitt and Fink, The Doctors Band and Soul Motivation. There will also be a bouncy house, food and fellowship. 6 p.m. at the 600 Block of North Broadway. (812) 265-5815.
19: “Revival” in concert. Free concert at 4th St. Live! 7-10 p.m.
19: Myths and Facts: The Reality of Immigration in Indiana and Beyond. A presentation by Dr. Emily Wornell of Ball State University. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (812) 265-2744.
20: “An Evening With Ellington.” Featuring Yvonne Davis and others. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at the Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway St. Free admission.
20: Senior Dance with Alliance. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
21: Hispanic Cultural Awareness Day. Hispanic music and food. 4-8:30 p.m. at Broadway Fountain. (812) 701-2821.
21: Ghost Walk at the Lanier Mansion. 7 p.m. Reservations required. (812) 265-3526.
21: Music at the 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.
21-22: 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. $5 admission. (812) 701-1073 or www.5tothe5.com.
26-29: 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.
27: 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.
27-29: 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.
28: Madison Municipal Airport Air Show. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane. (812) 273-1914.
28: Ghost Walk at the Lanier Mansion. 7 p.m. Reservations required. (812) 265-3526.
28-29: 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.
28-29: Harvest Celebration Festival. A cornucopia of artists, crafters, food, wine and fall color. At Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
28: Run the Falls 5K. The 21st 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.
28: Fairplay Fire Co. No. 1 Fish Fry. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at firehouse at 405 E. Main St. (812) 265-4949.
The Thomas Family Winery Events: Sept. 7: An Exhibition of Artwork by Maria Napoli, 8-11 p.m. Sept. 14: Music with Tim Brickley and the Bleeding Hearts, 8-11 p.m. Sept. 21: Pyrate Night with The Ragged Arse Tinkers! 8 p.m. Sept. 28: Music with The Derby City Dandies, 8-11 p.m. At The Thomas Family Winery, 208 E. Second St.
New Castle, KY
14: Henry County Arts and Crafts Guild Show. The 20th 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.
21: 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.
21-22: Sweet Owen Day. Free family fun, inflatables, corn hole tournaments, health fair, food, live music, vendors and more in downtown Owenton. (502) 484-5703.
Pewee Valley, KY
27-28: “Four Weddings and an Elvis.” Presented by Little Colonel Players. 7:30 p.m. at Little Colonel Playhouse, 302 Mt. Mercy Dr. Tickets $18, $15 for seniors and students. (502) 241-9906.
9: “Throw It Down” and “Artie Dean Harris & Bourbontown” in concert. Free event at Norton Commons Amphitheater, 10712 Meeting St. Starts at 8 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets. Food trucks and a beer station available. (502) 412-5085.
14: Community Art Festival. Presented by Scottsburg United Methodist Church. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 615 S. Honeyrun Pkwy. (812) 752-3545.
27-28: 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.
21: Bird Walk. 8 a.m. at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center, 12987 E. US Hwy. 50. Everyone welcome. (812) 522-4352.
28: National Public Lands Day. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, 12987 E. US Hwy. 50. Lunch provided. Everyone welcome. (812) 522-4352.
7: Sunman Fall Fest. 5 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.
25-29: 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. Sponsored by the Versailles Lions Club. (812) 621-2227.
6: First Friday Celebration. Oktoberfest. Sponsored by the Vevay Main Street Program. (812) 427-9405
28: Pickin’ on the Porch Concert Series. Featuring music by Laurie Jane and Cort Duggins. 6-9 p.m. at Knock on Wood, 7001 Main St. (502) 222-4200.
5: “Genealogy Share and Tell.” 6:15 p.m. at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
7: Reeves Festival: Powering the Past. Barbecue, wine and beer, home tours and many activities for adults and children. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Henry Breeding Farm, 13730 N. 100 W., Edinburgh, Ind. $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12. (812) 372-3541.
10: Dancing with Our Southern Indiana Stars Fundraiser. 7 p.m. at Huber’s Orchard & Winery, 19816 Huber Rd., Borden, Ind. (502) 552-2140.
12-21: Indy Jazz Fest. Annual 10-day jazz music festival in Indianapolis. Tickets and more information can be found at: www.IndyJazzFest.net.
13-15: Indy Irish Fest. The 24th annual festival is in Indianapolis. (317) 713-7117 or www.indyirishfest.com.
14: 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.
21-22: Crackaway Daze Festival. Pony rides, games, live music, inflatables and more. New Point, Ind. (812) 593-1401.