July Calendar of Events
4: Independence Day Celebration. Family fun and fireworks at 10 p.m. at Wendell Moore Park. Free. Presented by the Oldham County Parks & Recreation Dept. (502) 225-0655.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events: July 5: Live music with Tracy Thompson, 1-4 p.m. July 8-9: Plant Clearance Sale. July 12: Live music with Joel Curtis, 1-4 p.m. July 19: Live music with Robby Cox, 1-4 p.m. July 25-26: Indiana Wine Trail’s Artisan Weekend Event, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. July 25-26: Old Barn Market & BBQ, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. $5 admission. Live music with Erik Brunner noon – 4 p.m. Friday; live music with Frisky Business noon – 4 p.m. Saturday. (812) 346-5859.
25-26: Arts on the Green (tentative). Juried art show from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday at new location of Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. Featuring artists booths, entertainment and food vendors. Free. (502) 222-3822.
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. Tickets $4 adults over age 18. (513) 738-7256.
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.
2: Drive-In Movie Nights. The city of Madison presents a series of free family movies at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Hwy. 256. Featuring “The Sandlot” movie. Gates open at 7 p.m. and movie at dusk. Audio to be broadcast over the radio. (812) 265-8300.
4: Independence Day Celebration. Enjoy family fun and fireworks at 10 p.m. on the Ohio riverfront. Starting at noon, these streets will be closed to traffic and pedestrian only: Vaughn Drive from Ferry Street to Vernon Street, on West Street from Vaughn Drive to First Street, and on Central Avenue from Vaughn Drive to First Street. (812) 265-8300.
10: Music In The Park. 5-9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act featuring Charlie & Margo at 6 p.m. Featured act is the Doctors Band at 7 p.m. Free. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program and Madison Ribberfest. (812) 265-3270.
18: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Walnut Street Blues 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 Treasures Free Walking Tour. 10 a.m. – noon. Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of Madison’s architecture, art and history. Begins and ends at Broadway Fountain. Download the PocketSights free App. Organized by Historic Madison Inc. (812) 265-2967.
24: Fourth Friday Downtown. Free “happenings” on the sidewalks and in the shops along Main Street and the Alley Art Fair between 313 & 309 W. Main St. 5-9 p.m. Free trolley rides. Presented by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 274-0195.
25-26: Indiana Artisan Weekend. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tour all seven Southeast Indiana Wineries including Thomas Family Winery, Lanthier Winery and Madison Vineyards in Madison, and Stream Cliff Herb Farm & Winery in Commiskey.
9-12: NASCAR Race Weekend at Kentucky Speedway. Thursday at 7 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity series’ “Kentucky 200.” Friday at 8 p.m.: NASCAR XFinity Series’ “Alsco 300.” Saturday at 1 p.m.: NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ “Buckle Up in Your Truck 225.” Sunday at 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Cup Series’ “Quaker State 400 Presented by Wal-Mart.” These races will be run without spectators but broadcast on PRN radio affiliates and FS1 television. (859) 567-3400 or visit www.kentuckyspeedway.com.