August 2018 Calendar of Events
The Little Kentucky River Winery Events: Aug. 4: Elvis Tribute Artist Todd Bodenheimer, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 11: Don Edlin, acoustic rock and country, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 18: Bill Lancton and Jimmy Davis, acoustic rock & blues, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 25: Robby Cox, classic country and rock, 7-10 p.m. At The Little Kentucky River Winery, 3289 Hwy. 421 South. Email email@example.com for reservations.
17: Bedford Bash. Bedford Bank's 29th annual community event. Featuring Young Country in concert at 7 p.m. Performance by the Trimble County High School Band, food, drink and door prizes. 6:30 p.m. on Church Street. Bring lawn chairs. Free. (502) 255-3287.
10: Oldham County Chamber Golf Scramble. 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Oldham County Country Club. (502) 222-1635.
3: First Friday on the Square. Local Farmers Market with entertainment. At the Carroll County Courthouse Square. (502) 732-5713.
4: Kentucky Kruizer’s Cruise-In. 4 p.m. at Hometown Pizza on Hwy. 227. (502) 732-5010.
18: 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.
31-Sept. 1: Chelsea Jubilee. Arts, crafts, music, games, food, antique tractors and more. On Hwy. 62 in Chelsea. (812) 866-4178.
1-19: “The Little Mermaid.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
22-Sept. 30: “Rise Up, O Men.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Tearoom and Winery Events: Aug. 4: Palette Knife Oil Painting Class with Artist, Sally Patton, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Aug. 4: Candlelight Dinner, 5 and 7 p.m. Aug. 5: Live Music with Gary Applegate, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11: Fall Planting with Ornamental Cabbages, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Aug. 12: Live Music with Greg Ziesemer and Kriss Luckett, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18: Sally Patton, Palette Knife Oil Artist, Art Show & Sale, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Aug. 19: Live Music with Keith Swinney Band, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 25: Live Music with Franny Woodall, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 25: Old Barn Market & BBQ, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Featuring vendors, food and live music. Aug. 26: Live Music with Bomar & Ritter, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. (812) 346-5859.
3, 10, 17, 24: Yoga at Yew Dell. 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old La Grange Rd. $13 per class. (502) 241-4788.
10: Sunset Concert Series. At Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Hwy. 329. Featuring Bendingo Fletcher and Mark Charles Heidinger. 6-9 p.m. Tickets $10 advance or $12 at the door. Purchase at www.foxhollow.com/concerts.
11: Willie, Waylon and Johnny Cash as The Highwaymen Tribute Show. 7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. Tickets $15-$30. Doors open at 6 p.m. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.
18: Frank Caliendo. At the CenterStage Showroom in Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $450-$138. Must be 21 years of age. 1-888-BELTERRA.
23-26: 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.
6: Celebrate Hanover. Food, live music and games for kids. Booth space is available. 1-5 p.m. at Hanover Park, 200 Spruce Lane. Free to area residents. (812) 599-9582.
La Grange, KY
16: History Dinner Series. Featuring Terry Foody, author of “The Cherokee & the Newsman.” 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Tickets $12 for members, $15 for non-members. (502) 222-0826.
18: The Hymns of Dr. Rob Morris: Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Rob Morris. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. 1-2:30 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Tickets $10 per person. (502) 222-0826.
24: Trackside Tunes Summer Concert Series. Live music, craft beer tent, food trucks at the Welcome Center at 202 E. Main St. Free. Bring lawn chairs. (502) 222-0126.
25: Annual Antique Iron Tractor Parade and Picnic. Registration required. (502) 222-0826.
25: 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.
2, 9, 16, 23, 30: 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: ABBA The Concert. 8 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St. Tickets starting at $20. (812) 532-8888.
5: 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.
Music on the Terrace. 6:30-8 p.m. at The Paddock Shops, Summit Plaza Dr. between Mitchell’s Fish Market and Qdoba on Brownsboro Rd and Gene Snyder. Aug. 2: Wax Factory (pop rock); Aug. 9: The Rigbys (Beatles music). (502) 425-3441 or visit: www.paddockshops.com.
Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series. Aug. 12: Nervous Melvin (high energy dance music); Aug. 19: Louisville Brass & Electric (rock and soul review); 7-9 p.m. in Willow Park, at Cherokee Parkway and Willow Avenue. (502) 459-0256 or visit: www.CherokeeTriangle.com.
Fourth Street Live! concerts: Aug. 2: “Live After Five” concert featuring Danny Dean and the Homewreckers. 5:30 p.m. Free admission. Open to all ages. Aug. 3: Nelly in concert. Radio NOW 98.9 presents BSIM, Miles Arnell, DJ Chris Stubbs and DJ Tank. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets at www.Ticketfly. Must be 21 to enter. Aug. 10: Granger Smith in concert. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets $11-$15. Must be 21. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
1-Sept. 28: “All About Abstract” Art Exhibit. Presented by the Kentucky Watercolor Society. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Brownsboro Center Arcade, 4836 Brownsboro Rd. (502) 326-9256.
1-5: “Tempest.” Presented by the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. In Central Park, 1387 S. Fourth St. Free. (502) 574-9900 or visit: www.kyshakespeare.com.
3-5: 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.
2-5: 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.
3: 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.
16-25: 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.
16: Twilight Tour. Guided tour of the Conrad Caldwell House Museum. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Conrad Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Ct. Ticketed event. (502) 636-5023.
16-26: Kentucky State Fair. 7 a.m. - midnight, Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. (502) 367-5002 or visit www.kystatefair.org.
24: 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.
24: 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.
25: Bourbon Mixer Fundraising Event. Fifth annual event hosted by the Whisky Chicks and the Bourbon Brotherhood. 6:30 p.m. at The Henry Clay, downtown. Tickets $125. Proceeds to benefit Coalition for the Homeless. (502) 262-8580 or visit; www.bourbonmixer.com.
25: Louisville on the Lawn. Music, silent auction, cash bar and more. 7 p.m. at the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Court. Tickets $50-$400. (502) 636-5023.
25: 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.
30: Locust Grove and Opera – A Musical Timeline. Enjoy your opera favorites as explored through the history of Locust Grove. Presented by the Kentucky Opera. 6:30 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. (502) 897-9845, ext. 108.
29: WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays. 5-10 p.m. on the Big Four Lawn. Bands Featuring Katie Toupin (6 p.m.). The Suffers (7:30 p.m.) and Wild Child (9 p.m.). Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. (502) 814-6500 or Visit www.wfpk.org.
1-Sept. 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.
3: Allman Band Tribute Concert. Focusing on the band’s “At Fillmore East” album. Featuring Madison musicians Bill Lancton, Jimmy Davis, David Woodmansee, Tim Halcomb, Chris Watson and Martin Mudd. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall. Advanced tickets $18 or $22 at the door. Purchase online at red Bicycle Hall Facebook page.
3: Senior Dance with Family & Friends. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
6: Ice Cream Social. Presented by Big Oaks Conservation Society and Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. 5 p.m. at the historic Oakdale Schoolhouse, 1661 W. JPG Niblo Rd. (812) 273-0783.
10: “Music in the Park.” Featuring The Rumors at 7 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act is Joel Curtin at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program and Morgan Foods. Free. Bring chairs or blankets. (812) 273-5050.
10: Senior Dance with Gary Hewitt. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
11: Military Appreciation Day. Veterans from all branches, homeless, under served, National Guard and military family members are invited to attend. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at American Legion Post #9. (812) 265-3600.
11: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Lick Creek 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) 265-3526.
11: Farmers Bank of Milton Charity Golf Scramble. To benefit 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.
17-18: Madison Ribberfest. Annual pro and amateur barbecue cooking competition along the riverfront. Featuring blues bands, beer tents and food vendors. Featuring headliners Walter Trout (Friday) amd Ronnie Baker Brooks (Saturday). 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.
18: Madison’s Treasures Walking Tour. 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Fountain. (812) 265-2967.
19: ‘Meet the Artists’ Reception for “The Art of Healing” Exhibit. 2-3:30 p.m. at King’s Daughters Hospital, 1373 E. State Rd. 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
20-Dec. 14: “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.
24: 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.
24: Senior Dance with Steel Country. $5 per person. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. (812) 265-4758.
24-26: 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: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Toy Story.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
Village Lights Bookstore events: Every Saturday: Saturday Night Stitchers, 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 4: Live music in the Twain Room with Tom Schneider, noon - 3 p.m. Aug. 11: Live music with John Sheckler, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 14: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24: Poetry Night with special guest Chris Mattingly, 7-8:30 p.m. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.
New Castle, KY
18: Hope for Recovery Walk: Addiction Awareness. 7-9 p.m. at Henry County Recreational and Services Park, 125 Park Rd. (502) 845-2947.
4-5: Native American Drumming Ceremony. Activities for adults and children. 9 a.m. at Home’s Point (Tandy Farms), 1363 Thornhill Rd. Adults $5, Children 10 & under $2. Visit www.bigfootmadness.com for more info.
Pewee Valley, KY
4: Summer Picnic. Featuring music by “The Monarchs.” Food truck, Kids Zone, Bounce House. 6-10 p.m. at Town Square. (502) 241-8343.
Rising Sun, IN
17: Cruise-in, Music & Movie. 6-10 p.m. on the Riverfront in Rising Sun. In case of rain, will be moved to Heritage Hall on Main Street. Free event. (812) 438-2750.
3: Live Music with Highland Reign. At Opera House Park, Pike and Ferry streets. Free event. Visit the web page Facebook.com/NewVevayMainStreet.
23-26: 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. 1-800-435-5688 or visit www.swisswinefestival.org.
16: Westport Row & Kayak Club event. Hike and swim on historic property, 5-8 p.m. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. Tickets $20 per person, includes dinner and drinks. (502) 222-0826.
1-12: “Two By Two.” Presented by TheatreWorks of SoIN. 7:30 p.m. at 203 E. Main St., New Albany, Ind. Tickets $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students. (502) 396-4009 or www.theatreworksofsoin.com.
3-19: Indiana State Fair. At Indianapolis. (317) 927-7601 or visit the website: www.indianastatefair.com.
4: Mike Grimes Book Signing. The will appear and sign his new book, “Lockport.” 9 a.m. -1 p.m. at Main Street Café and Bakery, 1118 Main St., Pleasureville, Ky. (502) 878-4400.
18: Dillsboro Summer Concert Series & Cruise-In. 7-10 p.m. at the corner of North and Front Streets, Dillsboro, Indiana. (812) 432-5028.
24-25: Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Mini Show. At Holiday Inn Slone Convention Center, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Ky. (859) 986-3192.
25-26: Art in Speed Park. A juried fine arts fair from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m at Speed Park in Sellersburg, Ind. Celebrating the 28th anniversary. Featuring the nation’s finest artists, musical talents, wine garden, as well as activities for children, food and fun. Visit www.artinspeedpark.com.