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August 2019 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
16: An Evening of Design and Wine.
6:30 p.m. at Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. (812) 926-0087.

Bedford, KY
The Little Kentucky River Winery Events:
Aug. 3: Don Edlin, Classic acoustic Country and Rock, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10: Robby Cox, Classic Country and Rock, 7-10 p.m. At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. Email tweyler@gmail.com for reservations.
16: Bedford Bash. Bedford Bank's 30th annual community event. Featuring Bobby Robbins & Young Country in concert at 7 p.m. Also the annual car show, food, drink and door prizes. 6:30 p.m. on Church Street. Bring lawn chairs. Free. (502) 255-3287.

Buckner, KY
9: Oldham County Chamber Golf Scramble.
8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Oldham County Country Club. Sold out! (502) 222-1635.
24: Sprint Triathlon 2019. 400 Meter Swim, 10 Mile Bike, 3K Run. 7:30 a.m. at Oldham County Aquatic Center, 1551 KY-393. (502) 225-0655, ext. 5402.

Carrollton, KY
2: First Friday on the Square.
Local Farmers Market with entertainment. At the Carroll County Courthouse Square. (502) 732-5713.
17: Backyard Concert Series. Featuring Leo Night and Nobody’z Bizzness. 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.
17: J.D. Shelburne in concert. 7-9 p.m. at Carroll County Fairgrounds, 201 Vincent Weaver Way. Tickets $10. (502) 732-7020.
20: Kentucky Gathers Dulcimer Group. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Gen. Butler State Resort Park Lodge Mezzanine. (502) 732-4384.

Clarksville, IN
21-Sept. 29: “Million Dollar Quartet.”
At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom and Winery Events:
Aug. 3: Palette Knife Oil Painting Class with Artist, Sally Patton, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Aug. 4: Live Music with Gary Applegate and Joe Rock, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 10: Twigs & Sprigs Restaurant’s Secret Recipes Cooking Class, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Aug. 11: Live Music with Robert Reynolds & Friends, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18: Live Music with Joseph Persinger, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 25: Live Music with Bobby Robbins, 1-4 p.m. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
23: Sunset Concert Series.
At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Magnolia Boulevard & The Dive. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.

Florence, IN
10: The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. Tickets starting at $15. Doors open at 6 p.m. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.
17: Aaron Neville in concert. At the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets starting at $40. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.

Friendship, IN
22-24: Whispering Beard Folk Festival.
More than 35 folk bands will perform. 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. at Old Mill Campground, 7249 First St. (513) 382-1708 or visit: www.whisperingbeard.com.

La Grange, KY
3: Cooking at the Hearth.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. 2nd Ave. (502) 222-0826.
13-Sept. 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.
16: Trackside Tunes Summer Concert Series. Live music, craft beer tent, food trucks 6:30-10 p.m. on Walnut Avenue. Featuring Ida Clare, bluegrass and country music. Free. Bring lawn chairs. (502) 222-0126.
17: Music Under the Stars. 7-9:30 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 909 W. Jefferson St. (502) 222-9925.
17: Dahlgren Barn Social. 5-8 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Presented by the Oldham County History. (502) 222-0826.
22: History Dinner Series. Featuring Michael L. Jones, author of “Louisville Jug Music.” 6 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Presented by the Oldham County History Center and Arcadia Publishing. Tickets $20 for members; $22 non-members. Reserve at (502) 222-0826.
24: 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.

Lawrenceburg, IN
1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Music on the River.
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this free event. 7-9 p.m. on East High Street. Visit www.thinklawrenceburg.com.
4: Tri-State Antique Market. Indiana’s largest “antiques and vintage only collectibles” flea market. 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds. Admission $3 adults over age 18. (513) 353-4135.

Louisville, KY
Fourth Street Live! concerts:
Aug. 9: Hot Country nights presents Justin Moore in concert. Tickets start at $20. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Must be 21-over. Aug. 22: Cover Me Badd in Nelly in concert. Free concert 7-10 p.m. Aug. 28: Radiotronic in concert Free concert 7-10 p.m. Aug. 29: Two for Flinching in concert. Free concert 7-10 p.m. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
Music on the Terrace. Thursday night concerts at The Paddock Shops, on Summit Plaza Dr. off Brownsboro Rd. exit of Gene Snyder Freeway. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Aug. 3: West Market Street Stompers (vintage jazz); Aug. 10: The Rigbys (Beatles music). Visit: www.paddockshops.com.
1-4: “Cleopatra: Queen of Kings.” Presented by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. In Central Park, 1387 S. Fourth St. Free. (502) 574-9900 or visit: www.kyshakespeare.com.
1-4: Street Rod Nationals. At the Kentucky Exposition Center. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday. (901) 452-4030 or visit: nsra-usa.com.
2: First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. at Downtown Art Zone between Main and Market Streets. (502) 583-1671 or visit www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com.
9-11: 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 in The Highlands, 1228 E. Breckinridge St. (502) 552-0061 or (502) 418-3567.
15-25: Kentucky State Fair. 7 a.m. - midnight, Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. (502) 367-5002 or visit www.kystatefair.org.
17: Bourbon Mixer. Sixth annual fundraising event hosted by the Whisky Chicks and the Bourbon Brotherhood. 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Henry Clay, downtown. Tickets $125. Benefits Coalition for the Homeless. (502) 262-8580.
17-24: World’s Championship Horse Show. World class athletes compete for their share of the largest purse in the saddlebred industry and the title of World’s Great Champion. At Freedom Hall, 937 Phillips Lane. (502) 367-5300 or www.kystatefair.org.
23: Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival. Featuring craft beer from local breweries, food trucks and live music. 6-10 p.m. in Central Park, 1340 S. Fourth St. www.oldloubrew.com.
23: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. Trolleys run from 6-10:30 p.m. Hours of operation vary by participating businesses. Visit www.FatFridayHop.org.
24: Louisville on the Lawn: A Gilded Age Pop-Up Picnic. 6-9 p.m. at the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Ct. $50 per person. (502) 636-5023.
24: Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too. 4-9 p.m. at the Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. VIP entrance at 4 p.m. Tickets $40-$60. Visit www.LouisvilleZoo.org. (502) 459-2181.
25: Transcendentalists and Frederick Law Olmsted. Join University of Louisville Professors John Gibson and Alan Golding for this discussion. 2-3 p.m. at the Frazier Kentucky History Museum, 829 W. Main St. (502) 753-5663.
29: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays. 5-10 p.m. on the Big Four Lawn. Bands Featuring C2 and the Brothers Reed (6 p.m.), Devon Gilfillian (7:30 p.m.) and John Paul White (9 p.m.). Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. (502) 814-6500 or Visit www.wfpk.org.

Madison, IN
1-31: “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.
2: Senior Dance with Steel Country. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
2: Tribute to Country Legends, Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline. 7-9 p.m. at Clifty Inn. Tickets $15. (812) 265-4135.
3: Bluegrass Music. Presented by Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club. 5 p.m. at 1041 N. Walnut St. Free admission. (812) 265-2707.
3: Annual Butterfly Count. Presented by Big Oaks Conservation Society and Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. 8 a.m. at the Refuge Office, 1661 W. JPG Niblo Rd. (812) 273-0783.
3: Fisher House Benefit Ride. Live music, give-a-ways, auction, great food and more. Noon at VFW Post 1969, 3100 N. Michigan Rd. (812) 273-3001.
5: Ice Cream Social. Presented by Big Oaks Conservation Society and Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. 5 p.m. at the Oakdale Schoolhouse, 1661 W. JPG Niblo Rd. (812) 273-0783.
9: “Music in the Park.” Featuring The Doctors Band at 7 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program and Morgan Foods. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. (812) 273-5050.
9: Senior Dance with Paul Boggs. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
10: Behind the Scenes Tour at the Lanier Mansion. 4 p.m. (812) 265-3526.
10: Farmers Bank of Milton Charity Golf Scramble. This 28th annual event benefits the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club & Family Community Center. 9 a.m. registration and 10 a.m. shotgun start at Sunrise Golf Course. Entry fee $240 per team. To register, call David Hertz at 1-800-826-5766.
16-17: Madison Ribberfest. Annual pro and amateur barbecue cooking competition along the riverfront. Featuring blues bands, beer tents and food vendors. Sponsored by VisitMadison Inc. and local businesses. Tickets $30 in advance or $35 at the gate Friday and/or Saturday. Children 12-under free. Visit www.MadisonRibberfest.com or call 1-800-559-2956 or (812) 265-2956.
16: Senior Dance with Family and Friends. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Rd. (812) 265-4758.
17: Music at the Mansion. Featuring The Rigbys, a Beatles tribute band. On the lawn at the Lanier Mansion. 7 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.
18: Madison’s Treasures Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
23: Senior Dance with Paul Smith. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
23: 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.
23: “I Spy Greek Revival” Tour. Enjoy a relaxing walking tour featuring Francis Costigan’s Greek Revival Mansions. Refreshments served. 7-9 p.m. Sponsored by Historic Madison, Inc. and Lanier Mansion State Historic Site. (812) 265-3526.
24: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
28: “Food and Heritage.” 2-4 p.m. at the Sullivan House Garden, 304 W. Second St. Presented by Historic Madison Inc. (812) 265-3526.
30: Senior Dance with Alliance. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
29-Sept. 14: Madison Art Club Regional Art Show. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon - 4 p.m. Saturday at 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
30-Sept. 1: Neavill’s Grove Old Settlers Meeting. Annual event featuring antique farm machinery, arts and crafts, flea market, food, games and entertainment. Sponsored by Neavill’s Grove Association. Deputy Pike, Smyrna Township. Free. No alcohol. (812) 273-3807.
31: Rockin’ on the River. Car show and concerts at Bicentennial Park. 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Free admission but donations accepted. Proceeds to benefit the Salvation Army. (812) 265-4133.
Village Lights Bookstore events: Every Saturday: Saturday Night Stitchers, 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 13: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 17: Live Music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 23: Poetry Night with special guest Dane Cervine, 7-8:30 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

New Castle, KY
19: Hope for Recovery Walk: Addiction Awareness.
7:30 p.m. at Henry County Recreational and Services Park, 125 Park Rd. (502) 845-2947.

North Vernon, IN
31: Hayden’s Auto Daze Gone By.
Featuring an Antique Car & Truck Show. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Hayden Historical Museum, 6715 W. County Rd. 20 S. (812) 592-8445.

Pewee Valley, KY
1: Summer Picnic.
Featuring music by “The Monarchs.” Food truck, Kids Zone, Bounce House. 6-10 p.m. at Town Square. (502) 241-8343.

Prospect, KY
24: The Rigbys in concert.
Free event at Norton Commons Amphitheater, 10712 Meeting St. Starts at 6 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets. Food trucks and a beer station available. (502) 412-5085.

Rising Sun, IN
17: A Hot Summer Night.
Featuring The Belairs Show Band. 4-10 p.m. on Main St. Free event. (812) 438-4933.

Scottsburg, IN
9-10: Pig Roast in the Park.
At Beechwood Park.

Vernon, IN
31-Sept. 1: Labor Day Festival & Flea Market.
Live music, antiques, flea market, arts, crafts, Crosley Car Show on Sunday. (812) 592-0428.

Versailles, IN
3-4: Xterra DINO Triathlon and 5-Mile Trail Run.
Registration from 6-8 a.m., event starts at 9 a.m. at Versailles State Park. (317) 336-7553.
4: DINO Mountain Bike Series. Mountain bike races for all ages and abilities. 10 a.m. at Versailles State Park. (317) 336-7553.

Vevay, IN
2: “AlohaPaLooza.”
Featuring music by Kenny Kip Steel Drum Band. 6-9 p.m. at the Switzerland County Art Center. (812) 427-3560.
3: “Of Sound Mind and Dead Body” Dinner Theater. 6 p.m. at the Switzerland County Art Center. Tickets $25. (812) 427-3560.
22-25: Swiss Wine Festival. Celebration of Swiss Heritage, ethnic food, live entertainment, parade, grape stomping and steintossen and athletic competitions, amusement rides, fireworks, river cruises, arts and crafts and wine tasting at Riverfront Park. Headliners include Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye. 1-800-435-5688 or visit www.swisswinefestival.org.

Westport, KY
31: Pickin’ on the Porch Concert Series.
Featuring music by Robby Cox. 6-9 p.m. at Knock on Wood, 7001 Main St. (502) 222-4200.

Other Areas:
2-18: Indiana State Fair.
At Indianapolis. (317) 927-7601 or visit: www.indianastatefair.com.
24-25: Art in Speed Park. A juried fine arts fair from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m at Speed Park in Sellersburg, Ind. Celebrating the 29th anniversary. Featuring the nation’s finest artists, musical talents, wine garden, as well as activities for children, food and fun. Visit www.artinspeedpark.com.

 

 

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