Saturday, July 2, 2011

July Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events
  • Where: Hardin Memorial Hospital
    What: "Faces of Cancer" Photo Exhibit
    A project created by the Kentucky Cancer Program (KCP) in 2009, is a photographic tribute to cancer survivors. The "Faces of Cancer" photo exhibit is being unveiled all over Western Kentucky this year. Local photographers donated time, talent and materials for the project. Photos in the exhibit are accompanied by each survivor's inspirational story.
    Cancer prevention, screening and treatment information will be available during the exhibit's duration including KCP Survivor Tool Kits, containing information helpful to the newly diagnosed.
    For more information about the "Faces of Cancer" exhibit, please call the Kentucky Cancer Program at (270) 360-0901 or e-mail to
    When: beginning on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 through July 15, 2011. A reception will be held on July 5 for the unveiling at 4:30 ET.
    Fee: Free - Everyone is welcome

  • Where: Muhammad Ali Center
    What: Aliwood Exhibit
    Muhammad Ali's celebrity status is recognized and celebrated across the globe. It has even been said that Ali is the most photographed individual in the world. Beginning on May 4th, visitors to the Ali Center will have the opportunity to view select photos of The Champ captured alongside other celebrities, in a new exhibit called ALIWOOD. In addition to the signed photos donated by Park West Gallery, this exhibit will also feature multimedia and celebrity quotes about Muhammad Ali.
    The large-scale photographs were taken between the years 1963 and 1999, and include such celebrities as: The Beatles, Hank Aaron, Sammy Davis, Jr., President Ford, Jackie Onassis, President and Mrs. Clinton, and others.
    When: Through September 5, 2011
    Fee: Included in admission price ($9 adults, $5 students with ID, $8 seniors (65+), $4 children (6-12), $5 military, Members and children 5 and under are free)

  • Where: Kentucky Derby Museum
    What: Shoemaker: Start to Finish
    Shoemaker: Start to Finish commemorates the life of world renowned jockey Bill Shoemaker.
    This exhibit will display historical and personal memorabilia that Shoemaker acquired throughout his 40-plus-year racing career including: scrapbooks, photos, awards and trophies along with an extensive video collection documenting his prestigious career.
    When: Through December 31, 2011
    Fee: Included in normal museum admission - Adults: $13.00, Senior Citizens (55+): $12.00, Young Adults (13-18): $11.00, Children (5-12): $5.00

  • Where: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    What: Golden Threads Colorful silk scarves, lacy gauze kerchiefs, and engaging folk art rugs dispel the myth of the Shakers as drab and plain. Surviving Shaker textiles open the door to the stories of the people who made and wore them. Rarely seen textiles from the Pleasant Hill collection join new acquisitions for a long-running exhibit to mark the 50th Anniversary of the restoration of Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Call 859.734.1545 / 800.734.5611 x1545 or email for more information.
    When: Through December 31, 2011
    Fee: Admission: $15 ages 13 & above / $5 ages 6-12 / free 5 & under

  • Where: Louisville Science Center
    What: Chronicles of Narnia Exhibit
    Fire a giant catapult, lift a sword and build a castle archway! In The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition, guests discover the science and wonder illuminated in the blockbuster Disney film series and the timeless works of author C.S. Lewis. With hands-on, interactive elements and original film artifacts, guests encounter topics like geography, archaeology, engineering, humanity’s impact on nature and environmental changes.
    When: June 11 - Sept. 18
    Fee: Museum Admission

  • Where: Louisville Science Center
    What: Hats! Reflections in Time
    The Louisville Science Center is hosting a temporary exhibition featuring vintage hats from its permanent collection. The two-part exhibit, Hats! Reflections in Time, is coordinated by fashion consultant and guest curator Jo Ross and designer Bob Stuecker. The exhibition features two successive displays of more than 50 unique hats that have been refurbished by hat designer Gabriel Amar of Frank Olive Hats in New York.
    When: march 2011 - May 2012Fee: Museum Admission

  • Where: Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
    800 W. Main St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Phone: 502 585-5226
    What: Norman Rockwell: Sports - Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is honored to announce the debut of a travelling exhibition entitled "Norman Rockwell: Sports." This special show will feature original sports-themed artwork by Norman Rockwell, the beloved illustrator best known for his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers. "Norman Rockwell: Sports" is organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
    When: 3/19/2011 - 8/14/2011
    Hours: 9am - 5pm, M-Sat; 12 -5 Sun
    Fee: $10 - Adults (13-59)
    $ 9 - Seniors (60+)
    $ 5 - Kids (6-12)
    Kids 5 and younger are free
    They have a military discount but not sure what it is.

  • Where: Louisville Zoo
    What: Free for Blue Star Card holders!
    When: Now
    Fee: Free

  • Where: Central Park, Louisville
    What: Kentucky Shakespeare in Central Park
    As You Like It - Commentary: This is awesome!! Take advantage of this cultural opp. Bring cushions to sit on, the bleachers are hard and bring bug spray!
    When: Tuesday - Sunday, June 30 - July 10, Preshow at 7:30 PM, Curtain at 8:30 PM
    Fee: Free!

  • Where: 200 Peterson Dr. Elizabethtown, KY
    What: Hardin County Farmers Market
    When: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 7 AM - Noon
    Fee: Free to go to the market, items for purchase

  • Where: Frazier Museum
    What: Kids get in free with an adult admission, up to 4 children
    When: All summer!

  • Where: Bardstown, not sure where. Call or visit website for more info
    What: Play - the wizard of oz
    Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of
    what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination.
    When: Thursday and Saturday nights, July 7 - Aug. 6, 8:30 PM
    Fee: Unknown

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