- Where:Child Development Center, Fort Knox
What: Activity Saturday - Espanol Exploration
When: 12 PM - 3 PM
Fee: Free to CYSS registered patrons whose children are either toddler, preschool or kindergarten age.
- Where: Rough River State Resort Park
What: Magnolia 5K Run/Walk
Lace up your running shoes an come on out to Rough River Dam State Park for the Magnolia 5K run/walk! Race begins at 8:00am (CDT). This is the final race of the Kentucky State Parks Race Series, and the final awards ceremony will follow this race. You can register for all four races or just the race of your choice. To register, call Sheila Jones at Rough River Dam State Resort Park at 270-257-2311 or 1-800-325-1713. Or download a registration form at www.parks.ky.gov/raceseries/
When: 8 AM
- Where: Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest
What: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Movie Release Party
Dress as your favorite Harry Potter character and join us for trivia, activities, a fun craft, and some Hogsmeade snacks. All age children are welcome. Enter our drawing for a pair of tickets to see the last Harry Potter film!
When: 2:30 PM
- Where: Louisville Free Public Library
10375 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY USA 40272
What: Yarns of Good Club
Work with other crafters to make a difference in someone’s life with your knitting, crochet, quilting or sewing skills.
When: Starts at 10 AM
- Where: Michaels
India - Henna Hand & Elephant Event - PASSPORT TO FUN
Create projects that reflect India's colorful culture. Make a creative henna hand and craft elephant. FREE Make-It Take-It. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up.
When: 11 Am - 2 PM
- Where: Lowe's
What: Build and Grow
Kid's workshop - build a tow truck! Advance registration is required.
When: 10 AM
- Where: Home Depot
What: Weekly Workshops - interior paint
Update your home's interior quickly and affordably with a fresh coat of paint
* Discover the steps required to transform your room
* Find out how to select the tools and supplies needed for prepping and painting interior ceilings and walls
* Learn how to prepare and mask rooms before painting
When: 10 AM - 11 AM
- 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
- Where: 561 Blankenbaker Lane,
Historic Locust Grove,
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-9845
What: 4th Annual Jane Austen Fetival
A celebration of everything Jane Austen! Features a Regency Emporium, Regency Style Show, afternoon tea, workshops, demonstrations, a Grand Ball, entertainment, music and more!
When: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Fee: $10 admission, some events have separate charge.
- Where: 1839 Frankfort Avenue,
American Printing House for the Blind,
Louisville, KY 40206
Phone: (502) 8992213
What: Summer Braille Workshop for Kids
Be inspired by the story of Louis Braille, who was only twelve years old when he began work on the writing system that changed the lives of blind people all over the world. Learn the basics of Louis's alphabet and practice writing on a braille slate and a braillewriter. Advanced students will learn more about braille contractions and whole word signs, as well as how to write music and do math with braille. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 899-2213 to register. Children in grades 1-3 must be accompanied by an adult.
When: 10 AM - Noon
Fee: Free but registration is required.
- Where: Frazier Museum
What: Second Saturday Family Day “Da Vinci- The Genius”
Do you like painting, inventing and science? Leonardo Da Vinci was considered a genius because he was a master of these activities. Come to the Frazier and unleash your own inner genius with Da Vinci related crafts and activities. Museum admission and all SECOND SATURDAY activities are FREE for all Kids Club members, ages 5-14!
When: 11 AM - 4 PM
Fee: Free for kids club members (free to sign up for kids club)
- Where: 550 Bloomfield Rd.,
Wickland, Home of Three Governors,
Bardstown, KY 40004
What: 19th Century Barbeque
Come join us as we have an old-fashioned 19th century style barbeque. A fun, family event to generate funds to help with preservation projects at Wickland. 11:30 a.m. For more information 502-507-0808.
- Where: 4th Street Wharf, Downtown Louisville
What: Belle of Louisville, Lunchtime sightseeing cruise
Reservations required at least 24 hours prior to the cruise's boarding time.
Call 502-574-2992 or (toll free) 866-832-0011 for information, to make a reservation, or to check the status of the cruise.
Our cruises make a great venue for group get togethers and celebrations. Call for information. Gift certificates are available for purchase all year.
When: Boarding at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Fee: Adults - $29.00, Seniors - $28.00, Children - $19.00
- Where: State Historic Theater
What: Movie - An Officer and a Gentleman
When: 2 PM, 8 PM
- Where: Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center
384 W.A. Jenkins Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
What: Youth Theatre of Hardin County Summer Musical, "White Christmas"When: Curtain 7 PM
- Where: Bernheim Forest
What: Wild Edibles of Summer
Learn to safely and responsibly prepare foods from cattails, daylilies, elderberry and much more with Interpretive Programs Manager Wren Smith, who has over 25 years experience with wild foods. You will go on an outdoor edibles ramble, so dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.
When: 9 AM - Noon
Fee: $25 members; $35 non-members; registration and payment due by 4 p.m. prior to day of program
- Where: West Point Veterans Memorial Park
What: West Point River Days Festival
Interactive History "Museum"! Carnival Rides! Fireworks! Old Fashioned Games! Civil War Re-enactors! Six Guns Entertainment! Auction! Pageant! Prizes! And much, much more!
A carnival with rides, games and food will be at the park on the river. A Sunday Best beauty contest for children will be held on Thursday at 6 pm (registration begins at 4:30pm and goes until 5:30 pm). A museum will be opened to the public to display many artifacts, photographs, and a short film. Friday we'll have Old Fashioned Games, a Pet Parade and an auction. Fort Duffield will provide re-enactors throughout the festival. Gix Guns Entertainment will also put on a show Saturday, July 9th at 1pm and 3pm!
Saturday at 9 am will be a walk/run/roll put on by the West Point Baptist Church. Call the church for more details.
Saturday evening we close out the festival with fireworks!
Moe Bear and the Full Throttle will perform both Friday and Saturday nights. Come out ready to dance the nights away!!!
Civil War Reenactment Saturday at noon.
Fee: Free, with items available to purchase
- Where: Water Tower on River Road & Zorn Ave
3005 River Road
What: The Louisville Blues-n-Barbecue Festival
Live blues music. Great barbecue (by Firefresh and The Q and more). Fun for the whole family. Kids entertainment area. FREE Parking!
No outside food or drinks or pets allowed.
Lawn chairs and blankets welcome.
When: Friday, July 8th: 6pm - 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 9th: 4:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 10th: 1pm- 7pm
Fee: Free entrance, food and other items for purchase
- Where: 116 W Stephen Foster Ave,
The Old Stable Restaurant,
BARDSTOWN, KY 40004
What: Bardstown Ghost Trek
Two hour guided tour held every Saturday (rain or shine) 8 - 10 p.m. Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and includes the Jailer’s Inn, Chapeze House, Pioneer Cemetery and the Talbott Tavern (areas of the Tavern are dependent on current events at tour time). Bring your camera, audio recorders and camcorders to collect evidence as we walk along the haunted streets of Bardstown. 859-576-5517 for reservations. www.ghosthunter.com
When: 8 PM - 10 PM
Fee: $20, children under six free.