July 2021 Calendar of Events
2: City of Austin’s Fireworks Display. (812) 752-9211.
10: Dancing on Main. This over 21 event costs $5 and lasts from 7-10 p.m. at 228 Second St. Dinner available for $7. (812) 926-1100.
2-4: Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival. At Vogt Farm, 12115 N. State Rd. 129. Free admission. (812) 934-4627.
2: First Friday. In downtown Carrollton, around the Courthouse Square. Music, farmers’ market, food vendors. (502) 732-5713.
4: Fourth of July Celebration at Point Park. Music, food and fun for the entire family all day long. Fireworks at dusk. At Point Park. Free. Sponsored by the City of Carrollton, Carroll County Tourism and Fiscal Court. (502) 732-7051.
17: Backyard Concert Series. 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: Carroll County Extension Farm to Table Dinner. A unique meal featuring Kentucky proud items. For information call the extension office at (502) 732-7030.
June 30 – Aug. 15: “Grease.” At Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr. For ticket and times call (812) 288-8281.
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events: July 7: Late gardening season begins with open workshop Wednesday-Sundays; July 18: Live music with 2 Buck Chuck (Andra Bladen and Geoff Walburn), 1-4 p.m.; July 25: Live music with Bobby Robbins, 1-4 p.m. At 8225 S. 90 West. (812) 346-5859.
La Grange, KY
1-17: Oldham County Student and Teacher Art Show. On exhibit at Gallery 104, at 104 E. Main St. Free admission. (502) 222-3822.
17: Oldham County Day. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. community celebration around the Oldham County Courthouse Square. Includes music, parade, commercial and nonprofits booths, children’s activities and more. (See event listings with story in this issue). Visit www.OldhamCountyDay.org.
20: Oldham County History Center Gala. Fundraising cocktail reception, dinner and live auction to benefit the History Center and to present the Champions of History Award this year t Bob Jones. 6 p.m. At Ashbourne Farm. Tickets $150 each and available by calling (502) 222-0826.
20 – Aug. 14: “Twenty-Twenty.” The biennial art show of Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists on display at Gallery 104 at 104 E. Main St. These are the works from LAFA members that relate to the year 2020 through either size, date completed, number of elements or subject matter. Opening reception is 2-4 p.m. on July 24. Free. (502) 222-3822.
24: Summer Family Fun Fest. Third annual events features food trucks, craft and vendor fair, activities and more. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at CityPlace Expo Center, 112 S. First Ave. Free admission. (502) 225-0870.
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.
29 – Sept. 11: “Voice and Votes: Democracy in American.” A Museum on Main Street exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service at the Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave. Sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council and the Kentucky Department of Transportation. Special panel discussion on Aug. 19 on voting rights with moderator Dr. Tracy K. Meyer, Julie Barr, House Speaker David Osbourne and Secretary of State Michael Adams. Free but reservations required. (502) 222-0826.
Music on the River. July 8: Queen Flash (tribute band to Queen); July 15: Pure Grain (rock); July 22: The Arena Tock Show (classic rock); July 29: Resurrection (Journey tribute show) Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this free event. 7-9 p.m. at Civic Park in the heart of Lawrenceburg. 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. Tickets $3 adults over age 18. (513) 738-7256.
6, 13, 20, 27: Movies in the Park. At Lawrenceburg Civic Park at Short and High streets. Starting at 9 p.m. Visit: www.downtownlawrenceburg.com.
4: Louisville Waterfront Fourth of July Celebration. Live music, food and fireworks a 10 p.m. along the waterfront downtown. Events begin at 5 p.m. www.louisvilleky.gov.
2: Everette in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. at 4th St. Live! Presented by WAMZ Radio. Tickets $10-$65. Must be 21 and over. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
9: Locash in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. at 4th St. Live! Presented by WAMZ Radio. Tickets $10-$65. Must be 21 and over. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
14: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. Featuring Sam Filiatreax, (6 p.m.), The Jesse Lees (7:30 p.m.), Houndmouth (9 p.m.) Brink blankets or lawn chairs. At Harbor Lawn on the riverfront. Free. (502) 574-3768.
16: Michael Ray in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. at 4th St. Live! Presented by WAMZ Radio. Tickets $10-$65. Must be 21 and over. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
17: Jeffersontown Summer Craft Beer Fest. Craft beers, local wines, food trucks and live music. 4-8 p.m. at Jeffersontown Pavilion, 10434 Watterson Trail. Visit www.jtownbeerfest.com for more information.
23: Chris Bandi in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. at 4th St. Live! Presented by WAMZ Radio. Tickets $10-$65. Must be 21 and over. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
28: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. Featuring McKinley James (6 p.m.), Magnolia Boulevard (7:30 p.m.), The Mavericks (9 p.m.) Brink blankets or lawn chairs. At Harbor Lawn on the riverfront. Free. (502) 574-3768.
30: Matt Stell in concert. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. at 4th St. Live! Presented by WAMZ Radio. Tickets $10-$65. Must be 21 and over. Visit www.4thstlive.com.
30: F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenues. www.fatfridayhop.org.
2-4: Madison Regatta Race Weekend and Roostertail Music Festival. Waterball fight on Tuesday night at Broadway and Main streets; “Madison” movie shown at dusk at Bicentennial Park and WORX street dance (8-11 p.m.) on Wednesday night; 7 p.m. parade on Friday; 10K run and walk at 8 a.m. Saturday at MCHS; free fireworks show at dusk Saturday. Roostertail Music Festival at Madison Bicentennial Park on Friday and Saturday nights featuring seven bands. Unlimited and limited hydroplane racing Saturday and Sunday. Weekend wristbands $40 through June 26, then $50. Wristband good for both racing and music. Available at Madison Regatta office, German American Bank locations and other select locations. (812) 274-0400 or visit: www.MadisonRegatta.com.
8-17: Jefferson County 4-H Fair. Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events. At the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. $2 per car, $2 for walk-in. (812) 265-8919.
9: Music In The Park. 5-9 p.m. at Madison Bicentennial Park. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. Opening act at 6 p.m. with Jordan Wilson. Featured act is The Doctors Band at 7 p.m. Free. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. (812) 265-3270.
9: Senior Dance with Band of Brothers. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Rd. Also please $10 or $15 gift cards to help flood victims. Must be 21 to enter. (812) 265-4758.
11: American Queen visit. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Madison riverfront. No public boarding.
18: Music at the Mansion. Featuring Southern Sirens. 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.
23: Mayor’s Movie in the Park. Featuring “Monsters Inc.” Movie begins at dusk at Bicentennial Park. Free event. (812) 265-8300.
23: Olympic Fanfare Golf Cart/UTV Parade. A fundraiser for the Jefferson County United Way. Lineup at 6 p.m. on Vaughn Drive under the bridge. Parade at 7 p.m. Winners announced at Bicentennial Park. Cash prices for various categories. Register online at www.jcinunitedway.com or call (812) 265-2036.
23: Senior Dance with Paul Boggs. Tickets $5 per person. 6 p.m. at The Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Rd. Must be 21 to enter. (812) 265-4758.
22-24: Summer Sidewalk Sale. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday at downtown merchants. Sponsored by the Madison Main Street Program. (812) 274-0195.
New Castle, KY
31: Henry County Harvest Showcase. View demonstrations, livestock exhibits, booths and take part in the 21st annual community celebration of Henry County’s agricultural heritage. Antique tractor pull and cow milking competition. Featuring live music all day. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Henry County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 421. (502) 845-2811.
Tea Station/Norton Commons Concert Series. July 8: Soul Circus; July 22: Mary Mary. 8 p.m. at Norton Commons, 10712 Meeting St. Free. Bring chair or blanket. (502) 423-1202.
Rising Sun, IN
3: Independence Day Events. Presented by the City of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Main Street. (812) 438-2750.
11: Shiner Pride Car Show. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. in downtown Rising Sun. Fundraiser for the Rising Sun/Ohio County High School Marching Band. Contact Megan Volk at (812) 438-2626, Ext. 1507.
24: Junk in the Trunk Downtown Street Market. Fundraiser that allows you to sell items out of your vehicle trunk. $20 per parking spot. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Main Street. Presented by Rising Sun Main Street. (812) 438-2750.
31: A Taste of Versailles. Enjoy food tastings including pork tenderloin, shrimp, ribs, gumbo, barbecue, pies and more. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 119 S. Washington St. $3 per sample. Presented by the Versailles American Legion Post. (812) 621-1467.
2: First Friday. 6-9 p.m. in Downtown Vevay.
31: Vevay Antique and Collectible Flea Extravaganza. 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds. Vendor space available. (812) 427-3237.
1-3: Warsaw River Days. Parade, 5K Run and Walk, food vendors, inflatables, music, fireworks and more. At the City Park, by the river. (859) 567-5900.
10: Firecracker 5K Run & Walk. 8 a.m. at Westport Park, 6617 Main St. Tickets $30 registration. Sponsored by the Oldham County Parks & Recreation Department. (502) 225-0655.
26: Pickin’ on the Porch Concert Series. Featuring music by Kaintuck. Libations by Mile Wide Brewery and Elk Creek Winery. 6-9 p.m. at Knock on Wood, 7001 Main St. (502) 222-4200.