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May 2019 Calendar of Events

Anchorage, KY
19-20: Auditions for Mummers & Minstrels.
This is a July musical production of “Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales.” Auditions are 6-8 p.m. at the Anchorage School Auditorium, 11400 Ridge Rd. (502) 553-7006.

Aurora, IN
1: River City Classics Car Club Cruise-In.
6-9 p.m. at American Legion Post 231, 119 Bridgeway St. (812) 290-4775.
5: Hillforest’s Community Appreciation Day. Hillforest thanks the community for their support with $1.00 tours of Hillforest. 1-5 p.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. (812) 926-0087.
18: Bicentennial Pioneer Day. Celebrate Aurora’s Bicentennial by exploring early 1800s history, crafts and culture during this free family-friendly event. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. (812) 926-0087.

Batesville, IN
9-11: Batesville Kiwanis Carnival.
The 30th annual event is fun for the whole family with rides, games and tasty treats. 5 p.m. Downtown. Free admission. (812) 934-3616.
10: 2019 Folkfest. Street festival with music, biergarten and more. 6 p.m. at The Sherman, 35 S. Main St. (812) 934-1000.
10-12: Vogt Farm Hanging Basket Festival. No admission charge. (812) 934-4627.

Bedford, KY
4: Spring Plant Swap.
Bring extra plants from your garden to share, and take home new varieties to try out. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Dr. Free event. (502) 255-7362.
21: Social Media & The Pursuit of Happiness. Program and talk by Professor of Philosophy, Mike Austin. 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Dr. Free event. (502) 255-7362.
30: Hands on Herbalism. Join us as we examine the herb Garlic. 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Dr. Free event. (502) 255-7362.

Buckner, KY
10: Mother/Son Dance.
Presented by Oldham County Parks and Recreation. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at John W. Black Community Center, 1551 N. Highway 393. $15 per couple & $5 for each additional son. (812) 225-0655.
18: Down & Dirty Obstacle Mud-Run.
Intense 5K mud run with up to 25 challenging obstacles. 9 a.m. at Wendell Moore Park, 1551 N Hwy. 393. Sponsored by the Oldham County Parks & Recreation Dept. (502) 225-0655.
23: Oldham Chamber Putt Putt Tournament. 10 a.m. and Noon at the Oldham County YMCA, 20 Quality Pl. Teams of 2 are $50, free agents are $30. (502) 222-9358.

Carrollton, KY
11: Spring Bash: Demo Derby.
8 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. (502) 682-7241.
13: Lunch & Learn. Presentation titled “Protect Assets, Plan for Your Future” with attorney Parker Clifton. Noon - 1:30 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. (859) 250-9134.
25: Backyard Concert Series. 7 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park’s Butler-Turpin State Historic House grounds. Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. (502) 732-4384.
31-June 8: Carroll County Fair. Carnival rides, demo derbies, beauty pageants, and more. (502) 682-7241.

Clarksville, IN
1-19: “Newsies.”
A musical at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.DerbyDinner.com.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery Events:
May 3-4: Oaks & Derby Day Celebration. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; May 4: Rattan Wall Basket Workshop. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; May 18: Herb Day. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; May 25: Mosquito Repellant Make & Take Workshop. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. At Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom & Winery, 8225 S. 90 W. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
Every Thursday May 9 - July 25 (except July 4):
Bourbon & Botanicals Music Series. Plant walks, bourbon and craft beer beginning at 5:30 p.m. Live music 6:30-8 p.m. at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd. Free for members. Visit www.yewdell gardens.org.
17: Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series. Featuring Joslyn & the Sweet Compresseion and Lauren Eylise. 6-9 p.m. at Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy 329. Tickets $12 in advance; $16 at the door. (502) 241-9674 or www.foxhollow.com.

Florence, IN
18: The Clairvoyants.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets starting at $30. Must be 21 or older. Call Ticketmaster at 1-888-745-3000.

Goshen, KY
31: Butterfly Ball Gala.
6-10 p.m. at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, 12501 Harmony Landing Rd. Tickets $150 each. (502) 228-4362.

La Grange, KY
Every Saturday in May:
Farmers Market & Artisans. Around the Oldham County Courthouse Square. (502) 243-3721.
1-June 8: Animal Attraction art show. A juried, multi-media exhibit featuring pets and animals. At Gallery 104 at 104 E. Main St. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. Opening reception is 6:30-8:30 on April 25. (502) 222-3822.
4: “Cooking at the Hearth.” This program is designed to demonstrate the long lost art of cooking over the hearth and using a bread oven the way our ancestors did. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Dahlgren Pioneer Barn at the History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Free. (502) 222-0826.
10: Summer Concert Series. 6:30 - 10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. A makeup concert for rained out April concert. Free event featuring the Allen Lane Band (country). (502) 269-0126.
17: Summer Concert Series. 6:30 - 10 p.m. at The Welcome Center, 208 E. Main St. Free event featuring The Vinyl Kings from Louisville. (502) 269-0126.
25: Cruisin’ with the Quads. Car show along Main Street. (502) 548-8755.

Lawrenceburg, IN
5: 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 $3 over 17. (513) 353-4135.
5: Cruisin’ to a Cure for ALS. Third annual event features competitions, live auction, door prizes, and more. 9 a.m. in downtown Lawrenceburg. (513) 532-7267.

Louisville, KY
1: Biscuits & Bourbon.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Ave. Tickets $75. (502) 992-5916.
1: Waterfront Jam Concert Series. Featuring “Kongos,” with special guest “C2 & The Brothers Reed.” 8 p.m. at the Louisville Waterfront. Part of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Visit www.kdf.org.
Derby Week Concert Series. Held at 4th St. Live! May 1: Kirby in concert. 8-11 p.m. Free. May 2: Chris Janson with Dillon Carmichael. 8-11 p.m. Tickets $15 - $100. May 3: Billy Currington with Canaan Smith and Everette. 8-11 p.m. Tickets $10 - $125. Post concert at 11 p.m. with VICE. 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. Tickets $10. May 4: DJ Sam Sneed. 9 p.m. Free. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
2: Waterfront Jam Concert Series. Featuring “The Struts,” with special guest “Mo Lowda & The Humble.” 8 p.m. at the Louisville Waterfront. Part of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Visit www.kdf.org.
3: Kentucky Oaks. At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com.
3: Unbridled Eve Gala. 7 p.m. at The Galt House Hotel & Suites. (502) 894-9768 or visit: www.UnbridledEve.com.
3: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown. (502) 583-1671. Visit” www.firstfridayhop.com.
4: Kentucky Derby. At Churchill Downs. Visit: www.KentuckyDerby.com or www.ChurchillDowns.com.
5: Cinco de Mayo. 2 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Family friendly event. Live music, flamenco dancing, balloons, face painting. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
10-12: Flea Off Market. Juried event featuring handmade items. At 200 South Shelby St. (502) 552-0061 or visit www.thefleaoffmarket.org.
11-June 29: “Murder in Cairo: The Wrath of Ra.” 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 $48 each and includes meal, show, tax and gratuity. Reserve at (502) 426-7100.
11: Throo the Zoo 5K Run & Walk at the Louisville Zoo. 8 a.m. at the Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Registration fees starting at $35. (502) 238-5331.
18: Old Louisville SpringFest. 4-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday; noon - 6 p.m. Sunday. At 1340 S. Fourth St. in Central Park. (502) 635-5244.
19: Buy Local Fair. The 11 annual event is from noon - 6 p.m. at the Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Rd. and presented by the Louisville Water Co. The free fair will include booths from a wide variety of local businesses, artists, craftspeople, community organizations, farmers and feature live music, two cooking competitions, food, retail vendors, a craft beer tent and a children’s area. (502) 262-8580 or visit: www.keeplouisvilleweird.com.
22: “Punch with the President: Thomas Jefferson and George Rogers Clark.” 6:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. $15 for non-members, $12 for members. (502) 897-9845.
26: Midnight Star in concert. 6 p.m. at Fourth Street Live! Free. Must be 21 or over. Visit: www.4thstlive.com.
24: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. at Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. (502) 550-2054 or www.fatfridayhop.org.
25-26: Kentucky Reggae Festival. At the Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. (502) 583-0333. Visit: www.kentuckyreggaefestival.com.
25: Fleur de Flea. Local food trucks, craft beer, local bourbon and wine and more. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Waterfront Plaza, 325 W. Main St. (502) 574-3768.
27: Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle. Free event featuring fitness demonstrations, vendors, giveaways and more. 8 a.m. to noon at Waterfront Park. (502) 574-3427.
29: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays Concert Series. 5-10 p.m. at Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park. Featuring free live music from Bridge 19 (6 p.m.), Adia Victoria (7:30 p.m.) and Dylan Leblanc (9 p.m.). Free admission. Visit: www.wfpk.org.
29-31: Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. Featuring “As You Like It.” 6:30 p.m. in Central Park. (502) 574-9900.

Madison, IN
1-31: “Brush of Spring.”
Art exhibit featuring original artwork by Madison Art Club members. At Art on Main Gallery & Gift Shop, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
1-9: “The Art of Learning.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Ivy Tech, 590 Ivy Tech Dr. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. Reception at 3:30-5 p.m. March 21. (812) 265-2923.
1-June 30: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by area artists. At King’s Daughters’ Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. Opening reception 2-3:30 p.m. April 28. (812) 273-2923.
3: Senior Dance with Paul Smith. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
4: Bluegrass Music. Presented by Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club. 5 p.m. at 1041 N. Walnut St. Free admission. (812) 265-2707.
4: Walk for Life. 10 a.m. at Milton-Madison Bridge. Sponsored by Choices for Women. Details at www.madisonchoices.com.
5: Spring Choral Festival. Featuring the Madison Area Church Choirs. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 2 p.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church on Second Street. (812) 265-3225.
6: Plants & Wildlife Program. Presentation about wild, edible plants and where to find them. By local forager, Kristen Giesting. At the Madison Public Library, 420 West Main St. (812) 265-2744.
10: Senior Dance with Steel Country. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Rd. (812) 265-4758.
10: Foodstock Preview Party. A tasteful event to benefit Girls Inc. 6:30 p.m. at Girls Inc., 109 W. Third St. Suggested admission donation: $15. (812) 265-5863.
11: Molly Dattilo Run. This 5K walk and run is named in honor of Molly Dattilo, a native of Madison who disappeared on July 6, 2004. Registration opens at 6 a.m. at Crystal Beach Pavilion on Vaughn Drive. 8 a.m. 5K Run and Walk. Entry is $20 adults; $6 students. (812) 701-3297. Visit: www.mollydattilorunwalk.com.
11-12; 18-19: Madison in Bloom. Tour of private gardens in downtown Madison. Tickets $20. Presented by the Jefferson County Historical Society. (812) 265-2335.
12: Mother’s Day Buffet. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Clifty Inn, 1650 Clifty Hollow Rd. Adults $22.99, Children (4-10) $11.50. (812) 265-4135.
17: Senior Dance with Paul Boggs. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
17: “Madison Community Players: Don’t Talk to the Actors.” 7-8:30 p.m. at the Livery Stable, 313 Broadway St. $10 admission. (812) 493-3357.
17: “Harris III.” Illusionist and Storyteller. 7 p.m. at North Madison Christian Church, 1400 E. State Rd. 62. Tickets available on www.ITickets.com. (812) 273-1601.
17-19: Spring Book Sale. Noon - 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; noon – 5 p.m. Sunday at the Madison Public Library, 420 West Main St. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
18: “Brush of Spring” reception. Meet the artists and stroll around the gallery and gift shop. 2-3:30 p.m. at Art on Main Gallery & Gift Shop, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
18: Wild Ponies in concert. 8 p.m. at the Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Part of the RiverRoots Music Series. Tickets $10 and $12. Visit www.RiverRoots.org.
18: Madison’s Treasures Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
18: Antique Tractor Show. The 13th annual show is presented by Kent Vintage Tractor Club. Food vendors, prizes, giveaways and more. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 405 E. Clifty Dr. (812) 866-5883.
24: Senior Dance with Family and Friends. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Rd. (812) 265-4758.
24: Fourth Friday Downtown. Free “happening” on the sidewalks and in the shops along Main Street. Free trolley rides. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. 5-8 p.m. (812) 274-0195.
24: Mayor’s Movies in the Park. Showing “Cars 3” at dusk at Madison Bicentennial Park. Free. Bring lawn chair or blanket. (812) 265-8300.
25-26: Spring Old Court Days. Arts, crafts, antiques booths, farmer's market around the Jefferson County Courthouse and the Second Street parking lot. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Madison. Free. (812) 493-2024.
25: Riverfront Run Car Show. Classic car show along Vaughn Drive. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 4:30 p.m. Awards and prizes. Free to view cars. Sponsored by River Rat Rodz Car Club. Including a Cruise-In on May 26. (812) 599-6635.
28: “An Evening of Cordial Politics.” By presenter Mike Walro. At the Madison Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (812) 265-2744.
Village Lights Bookstore Events: May 4, 11, 18, 25: Saturday Night Stitchers. 6:30-8 p.m. May 14: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. May 18: Live Music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. May 25: Live Music in the Twain Room with Tom Schneider. Noon - 3 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

North Vernon, IN
25: Casino Night.
Presented by Jennings County Youth Foundation. All proceeds will be used for the construction of the Boys & Girls Club. 6-11 p.m. at Grateful Grubb, 412 S. Madison Ave. Tickets $40/single, $75/couple. (812) 346-0004.

Seymour, IN
10-12: Wings Over Muscatatuck Migratory Bird Festival.
At Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, 12987 E. US Hwy. 50. (812) 522-4352.

Vevay, IN
3: First Friday.
“I Love the ’80s.” 5-9 p.m. in downtown Vevay.
5: “Cinderella.” Ballet at 2 p.m. at the Hoosier Theatre, 209 Ferry St. (812) 427-2319.

Warsaw, KY
18: Peony Spring Festival.
5K Run & Walk. Featuring riverboat rides, free horse and carriages rides, live music, food, vendors and more. Noon - 6 p.m. at Washington and Franklin streets. (859) 567-5481.

Other Areas:
2: “Resources in Local Indiana Rooms.”
Presentation by Diane Stepro, Genealogy and History Librarian at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library. Program presented by the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. 6:15 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-9124.
17-19: Great U.S. 50 Annual Yard Sale. Treasures and bargains along U.S. 50. Hours vary at booths in Holton and Versailles, Ind. Visit www.Route50.com/yardsale.
23-27: Abbey Road on the River. Beatles festival at Big Four Station Park, 227 Pearl Street, Jeffersonville, Ind. Noon - 11 p.m. Featuring performances by many Beatles tribute bands. For times and tickets, visit: www.arotr.com.

 

 

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