Monday, April 11, 2011

Saturday, April 16

Saturday, April 16
  • Where: Louisville Zoo
    What: Crocodilian Awareness Day featuring Lyle Lyle Crocodile - Zookeepers will provide some amazing insight into the lives and behaviors of these powerful predators during presentations scheduled throughout the day. Then meet and greet the loveable title character from the book Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile. Don’t forget to bring your cameras.
    When: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Fee: Included in regular admission
    General Admission
    Adults (12-59) $12.95
    Children (3-11) / Senior (60+) $9.50
    Children (2 and under) FREE
    Ask about military discounts.

  • Where: Historic Locust Grove, Inc.
    561 Blankenbaker Ln.
    Louisville, KY 40207
    Phone: 502 897-9845
    What: Workshops for Adults - Block Print a Scarf - Virginia Tucker, owner of the Virginia Floorcloth Company in Louisville, returns for a workshop on block-printing. In this workshop you will learn how to hand stamp an 11” X 60” silk scarf using hand carved wooden blocks that are over 100 years old. Reserve your spot by calling 897-9845.
    When: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    Fee: Cost: $35. Bring a bag lunch, or sample Locust Grove's concessions.

  • Where: Historic Locust Grove, Inc.
    561 Blankenbaker Ln.
    Louisville, KY 40207
    Phone: 502 897-9845
    What: Revolutionary War Encampment or 18th Century Thunder - Companies representing General George Rogers Clark's troops from the Northwest Campaign will reenact life in a military camp, including cooking, drilling and other demonstrations.
    When: Date: 4/16/2011 - 4/17/2011
    Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Fee: $6 adults, $3 children

  • Where: Belle of Louisville/Spirit of Jefferson
    401 W. River Rd.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Community: Downtown
    Phone: 502 574-2992
    What: Belle and Spirit Dockside Thunder - For Thunder Over Louisville, the Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson remain dockside, offering the best view possible of the largest fireworks display in the country. Please call 502-574-2992, or check out our website,, for more information.
    When: 2:30 - 10 p.m.
    Fee: Belle price: $140/person, Spirit price: $175/person

  • Where: Tumbleweed Southwest Grill on the Waterfront, 1201 River Road
    What: Boomtown - Outside activities include kids play areas, food, beer and margarita garden, live music, Thunder sound system and more! No COOLERS OR PETS. More Information: 502) 618-8323
    When: 11 AM - 11 PM
    Fee: FREE

  • Where: Fort Duffield
    What: Annual Wildflower Walk - Come along for a plant walk on one of the park's most beautiful trails. Experience the beauty of spring and learn the names of the many wildflowers that abound in the park. .Rain out date is Saturday, April 23, 2011.
    When: 1 P.M.
    Fee: Free

  • Where: Waterfront Park
    What: Thunder over Louisville - Thunder Over Louisville is not only the official opening ceremonies for the two fun-filled weeks of the Kentucky Derby Festival, it is also the nation's largest annual fireworks show. The Thunder Air Show dazzles the crowd with more than 100 planes, aerobatics teams, daring sky diving teams and breathtaking stunts. And the amazing technology of the United States Air Force, Navy, Army and Marines are always crowd favorites. The assortment of military aircraft and demo teams in the sky and in the water make the Louisville waterfront come to life.
    When: 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fireworks afterward
    Fee: Free

  • Where: Slugger Field
    What: Bats Baseball
    • Thunder over Louisville
    When: 2:05
    Fee: $5 and up

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