November 2019 Calendar of Events
19-Dec. 29: “A Victorian Christmas” exhibit. Visit Hillforest decorated for the holidays in Victorian fashion. 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at the Hillforest Museum, 213 Fifth St. Admission charged. (812) 926-0087.
9-10: “Indoor Fall Art Show.” The eighth annual show featuring 60 local artists and presented by the Arts Association of Oldham County. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday at the John W. Black Community Center, 1551 N. Hwy. 393. Featuring a food truck, with beer and wine available. (502) 222-3822.
16: 350-Degree Chiropractic Turkey Trotter 5 Miler Run-Walk. The ninth annual event begins at 8 a.m. at Wendell Moore Park. Registration including race day is $30. Prizes for male and female in age divisions and overall. (502) 225-0655.
8: Friday Live Tunes. Enjoy live music and signature drinks in Gen. Butler State Resort Park’s Port William Lounge. (502) 732-4384.
11: Honoring and Celebration of Veterans. Part of the monthly Lunch & Learn Series for seniors ages 50 and over. Senior lunch buffet $8 plus tax. 1-2 p.m. at Two Rivers Restaurant inside the lodge. (859) 250-9134.
11: Veteran’s Day Celebration. At Gen. Butler State Resort Park. (502) 732-4384.
19: Kentucky Gathers Dulcimer Group. Enjoy dulcimer music in Gen. Butler Resort Park’s Loge Mezzanine. Free. (502) 732-4384.
21: “Adolph Rupp The Coach.” This Kentucky Chautauqua performance is presented by re-enactor Dr. Edward B. Smith at 7 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park. Open to resort guests and the community. Free. (502) 732-4384.
23: Another Reason to be Thankful. Customer appreciation event in downtown Carrollton. Merchants open during regular business hours with special buys and sales for the event. The event includes the lighting of the community Christmas tree. (502) 732-5713.
30: Small Business Saturday. Shop antique stores, specialty stores and see what Carrollton has to offer. (502) 732-7034.
1-10: “Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For tickets and times call (812) 288-8281.
13-Dec. 31: “Elf the Musical.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events. Nov. 2-3: Indiana Wine Trail’s “Fall Haul” Event. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 9 - Dec. 10: Old-Fashioned Christmas Open House in Antique Shop. noon - 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only. Nov. 16: Candlelight Dinners. 5-7 p.m. and 7 p.m. 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.
1: “Moonbow” movie premiere. The horror film by writer-director William Chadwell of Corbin, Ky., will be shown at 8 p.m. at 3rd Turn Brewing, 6300 Old Lagrange Rd. (502) 482-3373.
23: Crestwood Civic Club Holiday Home Tour. Luncheon and home tour of three historic homes begins at 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Luncheon seating at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Civic Club, 7215 Kavanaugh Rd. Tickets $25 for tour and lunch. (502) 996-7050.
29-30; Dec. 1, 6-8: Yuletide at Yew Dell. 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road. Light display, Santa, Garden Shop, children’s activities, winter snow village with train display, holiday music and refreshments. Children under 5 free. (502) 241-4788.
9: Arch Allies in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts 7 p.m. in the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Resort and Casino. Tickets starting at $15. Must be 21 or over. 1-888-BELTERRA.
14: Sara Evans’ Blue Christmas Tour. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts 7 p.m. in the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Resort and Casino. Tickets starting at $50. Must be 21 or over. 1-888-BELTERRA.
16: Kris Kristofferson & the Strangers in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts 7 p.m. in the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Resort and Casino. Tickets starting at $50. Must be 21 or over. 1-888-BELTERRA.
8: “An Evening With Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski.” The food and wine connoisseur stirs the senses with his contributions on “Queer Eye” as well as in his recently released cookbook “Antoni in the Kitchen” and his New York City restaurant. Part of the Hanover College Enrichment Series. 7 p.m. at Fitzgibbon Recital Hall on the Hanover College campus. Tickets $20 adults and available at Eventbrite and online at www.Hanover.edu/arts. (812) 866-7000.
La Grange, KY
1-22: Louisville Area Fabric and Textile Association Poetry Project. Presented in cooperation with the Louisville Writing Project. On display 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822.
2: Cooking at the Hearth. A free event from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. allowing participants to sample dishes that would have comprised a colonial meal. Foods prepared by hand over an open hearth at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
2: “Healthy Living & Giving.” An interactive health fair experience presented by CityPlace Expo Center and sponsored by Baptist Health La Grange. Learn how to prepare for a healthy holiday season. Admission is one canned good per person. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at CityPlace Expo Center, 112 S. First Ave. (502) 225-0870.
2-3: Colonial Christmas Market. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Sponsored by the Oldham County Historical Society. Free admission. (502) 222-0826.
23: Colonial Williamsburg Centerpiece & Wreath Workshops. 1-3 p.m. in the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. on the History Center campus. $15 members; $20 non-members. (502) 222-0826.
30: Small Business Saturday. Shop antique stores, specialty stores and see what La Grange has to offer. (502) 269-0126.
9: Travis Tritt in concert. At Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. (812) 537-4507.
9 - Jan. 5: Winter Wonderland Ice Skating Rink. In the pavilion at Todd Creech Park (Tate Street). Visit the Internet site www.thinkLawrenceburg.com for hours and prices. (812) 537-4507.
15-16: Over the Moon Vintage Holiday Market. 4-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. Hwy. 50. (513) 260-2886.
16-18: Holiday Shopping Expo. At the Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. (513) 260-2886.
22-24: Holiday Shopping Expo. At the Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Admission $5 adults and children 13 and older. Free ages 12 and under. (513) 260-2886.
30 - Dec. 21: “Arts Alive! Art Fair & Gift Bazaar.” The 15th annual event is presented by the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council featuring an eclectic variety of one-of-a-kind art and craft work created by local exhibitors. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Arts Council Gallery, 331 Walnut St. (812) 539-4251.
30-Dec. 1: Winter Wonderland in Lawrenceburg. Breakfast with Santa at the Community Center. Parade. Tree lighting in the evening. (812) 537-4507.
1: 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.
2-3: Flea Off Market. Vendors set up at Market Street and Baxter Avenue. Featuring food trucks, craft beer, live music. Free admission. (502) 552-0061 or (502) 552-0061.
7: Cedar Lake “Un-Gala.” Details to be announced. At the Speed Art Museum. Visit www.cedarlake.org or call (502) 495-4943.
7: Book Author Event. Author Richard Bell returns to Locust Grove to discuss his new book “Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home.” 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Cash bar opens at 6 p.m. Admission $15 members; $20 nonmembers. Reservations required by calling (502) 897-9845.
23 - Dec. 23: “A Christmas Carol.” Presented by Fifth Third Bank. At Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. Visit www.actorstheatre.com for showtimes. (502) 584-1205.
29 - Jan. 1: Light Up Louisville and 40 Nights of Lights. All along the Fourth Street corridor from Main to Liberty Streets. Events on Nov. 29 are 3-10 p.m. including a parade at 3:30 p.m. Featuring entertainment, children’s activities, vendors. 6:30 p.m. light parade. Mayor lightup ceremony at 8 p.m. Santa visits at 8:30 p.m. Run, Run Rudolph 5K at 4 p.m. (502) 574-5220.
29: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. (502) 296-0091 or visit: www.frankfortave.com.
1- Jan. 6: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Season’s Café in King’s Daughters’ Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
1 - Dec. 31: Square Deal Art Show. 12x12-inch unframed canvases by individual artists for sale. At Madison Art Club’s Art on Main gallery, 309 W. Main St. Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 9. Public welcome. (812) 265-2923.
1: Music featuring Family & Friends. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Presented by Madison Senior Citizens. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
1: Mad Hop Music Festival Kickoff Concert. Featuring Maria Carrelli in concert at 7 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Free with festival wristband or $12 without a wristband. Visit the website www.MadHopMusicFest.com.
2: Mad Hop Music Festival. Inaugural one-day event featuring 25 bands at five venues in downtown Madison: Off Broadway Tap Room, Thomas Family Winery, House of Jane, Electric Lady and Red Bicycle Hall. Tickets $25 day of show. Meet at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Visit the website www.MadHopMusicFest.com.
2: Craft Bazaar. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 416 Vine St. Christmas crafts, handcrafted items and more. (812) 265-2924.
2: Bluegrass Music. Free monthly concert at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club, 1041 N. Walnut St. Open to the public. Musicians welcome to jam. (812) 265-2707.
2-3: “Fall Haul.” All six of the Indiana Wine Trail wineries will be offering special foods, prize drawings and commemorative labels. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1-800-559-2956.
8: Veterans Day Parade and Program. 3 p.m. beginning on Vaughn Drive to Broadway. Followed by a Veterans Day program in the Brown Gym. Sponsored by the City of Madison. Veterans and public welcome. (812) 265-4758.
8-9: “The Mystery of Montley’s Manor.” A dinner theatre mystery play by Kimberlee Mendoza and presented at Shawe Memorial Jr.-Sr. High School at 6:30 p.m. each day at Pope John Paul XXII Elementary School Cafeteria. Dinner catered by Paradise Cove Catering. Tickets $25 adults; $15 for students. Children 5 and under are free. Reservations only by Nov. 4 by emailing to: email@example.com or by calling (812) 493-6003.
8: Music featuring Steel Country. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Presented by Madison Senior Citizens. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
8: Byron Schenkman in concert. He is a world renowned Harpsichordist. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St. Free admission but donations appreciated.
8: Holiday Magic at the Mansion. Featuring magician Richard E. Darshwood, an interactive entertainer, from 7-9 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site, 601 W. First St. He will perform in the mansion’s double parlor. With a cocktail hour with him mingling and doing tricks as well as a sit-down show. Tickets $30 members; $35 nonmembers and includes appetizers and batch cocktails. Must be 21 and over. Reservations required by calling (812) 265-3526.
8: Downtown Holiday Open House. Historic Downtown Madison merchants present their Christmas Open House from 5-9 p.m. (812) 265-3270.
9: Deal with the Dealer. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at participating antique and collectible shops in Madison. (812) 273-3040.
9: Behind the Scenes Tour. 4 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site. Tickets $13, $11 and $6. (812) 265-3526.
9; 16: “Deck the Halls.” Learn the how-to of holiday splendor and tree trimming. Free at Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
15: Music featuring Paul Smith. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Presented by Madison Senior Citizens. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
18 - Jan. 1: Holidays at Lanier Mansion. Find out what the holidays were like at Lanier Mansion in the 1800s. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. (812) 265-3526.
22: Fourth Friday. Visit shops along downtown’s Main Street, 5-8 p.m. featuring live music, free trolley rides and art demonstrations during the holiday season’s “Black Friday” event. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program. (812) 493-4984.
23: Gingerbread workshop for Adults. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. For 21 and over. You can BYOB. All supplies and snacks provided. RSVP by Nov. 20 at (812) 265-2335.
29-30; Dec. 6-7: Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes. Tour public sites and six private homes. 5-9 p.m. Friday; 3-9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $15 adults through Nov. 15, then $20. $5 children ages 5-12. (812) 265-2956 or 1-800-559-2956 or visit www.nightsbeforechristmas.com.
29-30; Dec. 6-7: Great Cookie Caper. Homemade cookies, goodies by the pound. 4-7 p.m. Fridays, 1-7 p.m. Saturdays at the Lanier-Madison Visitor Center, 601 W. First St. (812) 265-2956.
29-Dec. 24: Festival of Trees and Host of Angels. Holiday event of more than 60 glittering trees and holiday angels at Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
30: Light Up Madison. Join Santa on Broadway to watch the Christmas Tree and city illuminate with lights at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 265-3270.
30: Small Business Saturday. Shop antique stores, specialty stores and see what Madison has to offer. (812) 265-3135.
November events at Village Lights Bookstore: Every Saturday: Saturday Night Stitchers, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 13: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 15: Salon Concert – Drum and Wind: An Evening of World Music featuring Jamal Mohamed and Jonathan Jones. Noon – 6 p.m. Nov. 23: Book signing with author Asa Dunnington for “The True Story of Emmett Long.” 1-3 p.m. Nov. 23: Live Music in the Twain Room with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m. Nov. 30: Small Business Saturday events. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.
23: Milan Craft Fair. At the Milan High School Gym, 609 N. Warpath Dr. (812) 689-7431.
New Castle, KY
9: Henry County Extension Holiday Bazaar. The 27th annual event features booths with arts, crafts and holiday gift items. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 421. (502) 845-2811.
16: Christmas Bazaar. Presented by Henry County Relay for Life from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Henry County Fairground 4-H Building. (502) 845-4181.
Rising Sun, IN
Through Dec. 30: Christmas Train Show. Display by the Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Club. At Heritage Hall, 214 Main St. 9513) 709-8256.
9: “Taste of the Vine.” Enjoy sampling wines from nine local wineries. 1-8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1460 N. Gardner St. Must be 21 or older. Proceeds benefit Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund. (812) 752-5632.
1-2: Mellencamp: Three Generations of Art. Exhibit featuring works from John, Marilyn and Speck Mellencamp. At Southern Indiana Center for the Arts, 2001 North Ewing St. (812) 522-2278.
9: Tri-Kappa Arts Winter Wonderland Arts & Crafts Bazaar. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at South Ripley Elementary School, Benham Road. Food, desserts, photos with Santa. Presented by the Versailles-Osgood Chapter of Tri-Kappa. Proceeds to benefit scholarship programs. (812) 689-5732.
1: First Friday. Enjoy shopping and special events in downtown Vevay. Featuring Highland Reign Celtic from 6-9 p.m. at the Community Art Center. Also featuring the German Corner food truck on Ferry Street. Sponsored by the Vevay Main Street Program. (812) 427-9405.
30: Small Business Saturday. Shop antique stores, specialty stores and see what Vevay has to offer. (812) 427-9405.
7: “Researching Quaker Ancestors.” A genealogist workshop led by Connie Fry, who will discuss Quaker history and beliefs, church records, resources and research techniques. She is coordinator for the Louisville Genealogical Society. A meet and mingle session with light refreshments begins at 6:15 p.m. with the program at 6:30 p.m. in the Floyd County Library Auditorium, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. For information call Donna Kepley Foster at (812) 923-3492.
29: Downtown Indy Circle of Lights. Presented by IBEW. 6-8 p.m. at Monument Circle, 111 Monument Circle, Indianapolis. (317) 237-2202.
24-Jan. 2: Christmas in Charlestown. Carriage rides, train rides, hot chocolate, s’mores, ice skating rink, Santa Claus and more. Light show nightly 6-11 p.m. At downtown Charlestown, Ind. Visit the website www.cityofcharlestown.com or call (812) 265-3422, ext. 328.