Thursday, June 9, 2011

Sun, June 19

Sunday, June 19
  • Where: 1513 Midland Trail,
    Shelby County Fair Grounds,
    What: Shelby County Fair
    When: June 16-25
    Fee: unknown

  • Where: Louisville Science Center
    What: PNC Mobile Learning Adventure
    The Junior Mobile Learning Adventure features the “When I Grow Up” photo station, educational games and crafts. In addition, parents can take home “Happy Healthy Ready for School” kits designed for children under 5. The Mobile Learning Adventure is part of PNC’s Grow Up Great initiative, a 10-year, $100 million investment to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life.
    When: 9:30 AM - 3:30 AM
    Fee: Included with Admission

  • Where: Louisville Zoo
    What: Spongebob Squarepants appearance
    Get ready for some great summer fun this Father’s Day at the new Glacier Run exhibit at the Louisville Zoo. Special guest SpongeBob SquarePants will be visiting all the way from Bikini Bottom to help the Zoo Crew host this one of a kind event. Enjoy a fun and educational scavenger hunt that will introduce you to some of the Zoo’s proud papas.
    Be sure to bring your camera — SpongeBob SquarePants will be available to have his photo taken with guests.
    When: 12 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: regular zoo admission

  • Where: 701 Baxter Avenue,
    Cave Hill Cemetery,
    Louisville, KY 40204
    Phone: (502) 451-5630
    What: Twilight Driving Tour through Cave Hill Cemetary
    The Cave Hill Heritage Foundation proudly announces the 2011 series of tours of its historic and beautiful grounds. All of our tours this year are cost-friendly, making a tour of Kentucky’s premier cemetery an affordable option for the entire family to enjoy.
    J. Michael Higgs, Cave Hill Heritage Foundation Coordinator, and Steve Wiser, AIA, will lead the twilight tours of cemetery. A two-hour journey through the meandering roadways of the entire cemetery will reveal information about the history of the cemetery, its residents, and the works of art presented through the monuments. Cemetery topography, botanical highlights, and connections between the cemetery and state, local and national history will also be discussed.
    When: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Fee: $35

  • Where: Slugger field
    What: Bats baseball
    • Kids Run the Bases
    • Kids Inflatable FunZone
    • Appearance by Jake the Diamond Dog
    When: 6:05
    Fee: $6 and up

  • Where: Old Fort Harrod State Park
    What: Fort Harrod Settlement & Raid
    Come and see how the Frontier was won right here at the birth place of Kentucky. Kentucky’s first permanent settlement was started on June 16th 1774 right here in Harrodsburg. Of course they called it Harrodstown for the first few years and constructed the sturdy fort on the hill in 1775. This event is a 18th century re-enactment and is our signature event of the year. Presentations, settlers, Natives, sutlers and battles will take place for two short days in the warm June sun just like it did nearly 240 years ago. The event is free with regular paid admission to the fort. For information call 859-734-3314.
    When: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Fee: Admission to the park - Regular Rates
    $3:00 for 6 to 12
    $4.00 for 55 +
    5.00 for 13 to 55
    Under six are admitted free

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