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November 2018 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
20-Dec. 30: “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.

Batesville, IN
3: Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute.
7 p.m. at Batesville High School Auditorium, 1 Bulldog Blvd. W. $15/members, $20/non-members. (812) 933-0355.

Carrollton, KY
3-4: USA Bassin’ Tournament and Lucas Oil Carroll County Open Bass Tournament.
At Point Park, 116 Main St. $100 entry fee. (502) 732-7060.
10: “Reforesting the Park.” Volunteer Project. Seeking volunteers to help plant trees. Refreshments will be served. 9-11:30 a.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park Cottage Area Playground, 1608 Hwy 227. (502) 732-4384.
17: Another Reason to be Thankful. Customer appreciation event in downtown Carrollton. Merchants open during regular business hours with special buys and sale for the event. The event includes the lighting of the community Christmas tree. (502) 732-5713.
24: Small Business Saturday. Shop antique stores, specialty stores and see what Carrollton has to offer. (502) 732-7034.

Clarksville, IN
1-11: “Web of Murder.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
14-Dec. 31: Irving Berlin’s “Holiday Inn.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events.
Nov. 3-4: Indiana Wine Trail’s “Fall Haul” Event. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 10-11: Old-Fashioned Christmas Open House in Antique Shop. noon - 3 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.

Crestwood, KY
8-10: “A Wrinkle in Time.”
Presented by the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s Youth Theatre. 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. Tickets $13 for adults, $7 for children/students. (502) 241-6018.
15-17: “Singin’ in the Rain.” Presented by the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s Youth Theatre. 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. Tickets $13 for adults, $7 for children/students. (502) 241-6018.
17: 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. Tickets $25 for tour and lunch. (502) 996-7050.
23-24; 25, 30: Yuletide at Yew Dell. 4-7:30 p.m. at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road. (502) 241-4788.
29-30, Dec. 1: “Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.” Presented by the Oldham County Schools Arts Center’s Youth Theatre. 7 p.m. at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. Tickets $13 for adults, $7 for children/students. (502) 241-6018.

Florence, IN
10: Bret Michaels 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 from $55. Must be 21 or over. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Hanover, IN
16: “Todrick Hall: Behind the Curtain.”
By multi-talented performer Todrick Hall. 7 p.m. at Collier Arena on the Hanover College campus. Tickets $15. (812) 866-7000.
27: Presentation by U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. This lecture is part of Indiana Humanities’ “Quantum Leap” initiative. 7:30 p.m. at the Hanover College Science Center. Free admission. (812) 866-7000.

La Grange, KY
1-17: “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.
1: “Civil War and Antebellum Costumes & Fabrics.” A presentation by Fashion Expert Jo Ross. 1 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Free. (502) 222-0826.
3: La Grange Railroad Museum Open House. Train club will offer free tours from noon – 3 p.m. of the museum at 412 E. Main St. and hold an awards ceremony to thank volunteers for their work in restoring and painting five train cars. Live music. Visit: www.lagrangerailroadmuseum.org.
3-4: Colonial Christmas Market. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Sponsored by the Oldham County Historical Society. (502) 222-0826.
10: Holiday Bazaar. Shopping, lunch, silent auction and more. Booth spaces available. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Junction Hwy. 42 and Hwy. 1793. (502) 551-3356.
10-11: Oldham Arts on CityPlace. A fall indoor arts show featuring artisan booths at CityPlace Expo Center, 112 S. First Ave. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. (502) 222-3822.
10: Christmas Bazaar. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the La Grange Presbyterian Church, 1901 Prestwick Dr. (502) 222-8973.
17: Turkey Trotter 5-Mile Run & Walk. 8 a.m. at Wendell Moore Park, 1551 KY Hwy. 393. $30 Registration fee. (502) 225-0655.
24: Colonial Williamsburg Centerpiece & Wreath Workshops. 1-3 p.m. in the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. on the History Center campus. (502) 222-0826.

Lawrenceburg, IN
3: Whiskey City Festival.
At Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. (812) 537-4507.
16-17: 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.
17-Jan. 13: Winter Wonderland Ice Skating Rink. At the Pavilion at Todd Creech Park (Tate Street). $6 for adults, $4 for children 14 and under. (812) 537-4507.
20-Dec. 22: Dearborn Highlands Arts Council Art Fair & Gift Bazaar. Open everyday except Sunday and Monday. At 331 Walnut St. (812) 539-4251.

Louisville, KY
1-Jan. 5: “Celebrate the Holidays.”
Art Exhibit. 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.
2: 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.
3: Cedar Lake Gala. Black-tie affair. Featuring a dual-entrée dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment. 6-10 p.m. at the Marriott Louisville East. Tickets $175 per person and available online at: www.cedarlake.org or call (502) 495-4943.
3-4: 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.
23-25; 30: “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.
23 - Jan. 1: Light Up Louisville and 40 Nights of Lights. All along the Fourth Street corridor from Main to Liberty Streets. Events on Nov. 23: 4 p.m. on 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 or www.louisvillesholidayinthecity.com.
30: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. (502) 296-0091 or visit: www.frankfortave.com.
30-Dec. 16: “Greetings.” A play by Tom Dudzick. At Bunbury Theatre, 604 S. Third St. Tickets $22. (502) 585-5306.

Madison, IN
1: Christmas Craft Show.
Live music, food, crafts, Santa & Mrs. Claus and more. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Brown Gym on Broadway. Featuring live concert by the Madison Community Band at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Seniors Program. (812) 265-4758.
1: Madisonians Abroad: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Presenter will share their travel experiences and photos. 6-7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (812) 265-2744.
1-16: “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.
3 - 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.
2: Music featuring Paul Smith. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Presented by Madison Senior Citizens. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
3: WIKI 95.3 Halloween Costume Ball. Costume contest, cash bar, food, live music, raffles, prizes and more. 6-10 p.m. at the Madison Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Rd. Free admission with costume. (812) 273-6221.
3: Chili Supper. 5-8 p.m. at the Rykers Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, 2834 North Rykers Ridge Rd. Free will donation. (812) 265-3113.
3-4: “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.
1-Jan. 6: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by area artists. Meet the Artists’ Reception on Nov. 4 from 2-3:30 p.m., at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. (812) 273-2923.
5: “Conservation Officers – What Does Their Job Consist Of?” Josh Thomas will speak about his role as a Conservation Law Enforce-ment Officer for the Indiana Department of National Resources. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (812) 265-2744.
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.
9: Four Fallen Soldiers Tribute Ceremony. 11 a.m. at the Indiana Veterans Cemetery, 1415 MSH North Gate Rd. Presented by the Jefferson County Veterans Council. Veterans and public welcome. (812) 273-9220.
9: Music featuring Alliance. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Presented by Madison Senior Citizens. $5 per person. (812) 265-4758.
9: Downtown Holiday Open House. Historic Downtown Madison merchants present their Christmas Open House from 5-9 p.m. (812) 265-3270.
10: Deal with the Dealer. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at participating antique and collectible shops in Madison. (812) 273-3040.
10: “An Ode to Ella Rhea: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Jefferson County and the World.” A presentation by Dr. Mark A. Furnish. 2-4 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (765) 430-1963.
16: “Violins, Recorder & Harpsichord.” With Dr. Starla Hilbler-Raley and Ralph & Theodora Morris. Presented by Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St. Free admission.
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.
23: 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: Light Up Madison. Join Santa and Madison Mayor Damon Welch 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.
23-24, 30-Dec. 1: Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes. Tour public sites and five private homes. 5-9 p.m. Friday; 3-9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets $15 adults; $5 children. (812) 265-2956 or 1-800-559-2956 or visit www.nightsbeforechristmas.com.
23-24, 30: Great Cookie Caper. Homemade cookies, goodies by the pound. 4-8 p.m. Fridays, 2-8 p.m. Saturdays at the Lanier-Madison Visitor Center, 601 W. First St. (812) 265-2956.
23- 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. Also limited release of holiday wines from Thanksgiving weekend through Dec. 24. (812) 273-2409.
24: Caroling with Santa. 5-5:45 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, 420 W. Main St. (812) 265-2744.
29: Holiday Magic at the Mansion. Featuring entertainer Richard Darshwood. This event is for ages 21 and older. 7-9 p.m. at Lanier Mansion. $30 members or $35 non-members. (812) 265-3526.
30: The Hoppers in concert. 7 p.m. at North Madison Christian Church, 1400 E. State Rd. 62. Tickets $25. (812) 265-5577.
November events at Village Lights Bookstore: Every Saturday: Saturday Night Stitchers, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 9: Meet the Author Book Launch & Signing with Adriane Doherty, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 9: Village Lights Poetry Café, 7-8 p.m. Nov. 13: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17: 10th Anniversary Celebration, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Nov. 17: Live Music in the Twain Room with Tom Schneider, Noon - 6 p.m. Nov. 17: Meet the Author Book Launch & Signing with Stephen Leigh, 1-3 p.m.
Nov. 24: Indies First with author Jason Reynolds, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Nov. 24: Meet the Author with Scott Russell Sanders, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 24: Live Music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 26: Cider Monday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

New Castle, KY
10: Henry County Extension Holiday Bazaar.
Booths with arts, crafts and holiday gift items. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 421. (502) 845-2811.

North Vernon, IN
17: “Polar Express” Movie.
Showings at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Park Civic Theatre, 25 N. Madison Ave. Free admission. (812) 346-0330.
30-Dec. 2: “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.” Movie begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Park Civic Theatre, 25 N. Madison Ave. $10 at the door. (812) 346-0330.

Scottsburg, IN
10: “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.

Versailles, IN
10: Tri-Kappa Arts and Crafts Bazaar.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at South Ripley Elementary School. (812) 689-5732.

Vevay, IN
7: Festival of Lights.
At the Opera House Park, 324 Ferry st. also trolley rides, ice skating, photos with Santa and Christkindlmarkt. Sponsored by the Switzerland County Tourism office. (812) 427-3237.

Other Areas
1: “My Genealogical Quest.”
By Genealogist Joan Siewert. Presented by the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. 6:30 p.m. at the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 923-3492.
23: Downtown Indy Circle of Lights. Presented by IBEW. 6-8 p.m. at Monument Circle, 111 Monument Circle, Indianapolis. (317) 237-2202.
23-Jan. 1: Christmas in Charleston. 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.

 

 

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