Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Sat. June 2

Saturday, June 2
  • Where: Kentucky Railway Museum
    136 S. MAIN ST.
    P.O. BOX 240
    NEW HAVEN, KY 40051
    Kentucky Railway Museum 800-272-0152
    What: A Day OUt with Thomas
    Since Thomas The Tank Engine left the depot more than 50 years ago, this really useful engine and his island of sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of children and grown-ups worldwide.
    When: Trains begin running at 9 am on Saturday and 9:50 am on Sunday and run every 50 minutes until 4:30 p.m. The average stay for this event is 3-4 hours.
    Fee: $20 per person ages 2 and over.

  • Where: Old Stable Restaurant in Bardstown
    What: Ghost Trek
    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 - 10 PM
    Fee: $15, children under six free

  • Where: Falls of the Ohio State Park
    What: Free Fishing
    Free outdoor activities, open to all ages:
    1:00 Fly Fishing Fundamentals
    2:00 Casting contest, with rods & reels as prizes
    2:00 - 3:00 Fly Tying Demonstration
    1:00 - 3:00 Fish Art Prints
    When: 1 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: $2 parking fee

  • Where: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
    What: National Trail Days/ Family Fishing Days
    Hike some trails, bring a blanket and a picnic basket and enjoy the day with your family at Bernheim during this day of free admission as Bernheim’s annual “thank you” to the community. Bernheim’s environmental impact fee is waived on this day; free admission to all.
    In the spirit of the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Free Fishing Days, Bernheim’s Cedar Pond and Holly Pond are open for fishing to children accompanied by a parent. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a day of family fun. No license is required to fish at cedar and holly pond.
    When: 7 AM - 9 PM
    Fee: free

  • Where: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Education Center
    What: ECO Kids Discovery Days: National Trails Day
    elebrate National Trails Day by hiking any Bernheim trail and completing an On Your Own Challenge along the way! Kids and their families will have fun strolling through the arboretum and forest, and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon.
    On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    ECO Kids Discovery Days provide kids and families with opportunities to play outside, breathe fresh air, and learn about nature. Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center.
    When: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Fee: free

  • Where: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Education Center
    What: ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties: Take a Polywog Hike
    Pollywogs celebrate National Trails Day with a hiking journey! Early learners will explore hiking, camping and the wonderful world of outdoor recreation through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities.
    ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature.
    Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512.
    When: 10:30 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: Park entrance is free; Event cost: Bernheim members $10 per child; Non-members $15 per child

  • Where: Waterfront Park, Louisville, North Great Lawn
    What: Kinfolks Soul Food Music Festival
    The Soul Food Festival is an inviting event that highlights the aroma of traditional soul food cooking in the air while bringing together familes and friends in an outdoor social setting for a day of reunion, fellowship and live national award winning entertainment. The festival is presented by The Kinfolks Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c)3 organization whose objective is to create platforms from which the general public can come and retrieve life- changing knowledge as it relates to health & wellness, education, housing, financing, business & workforce development.
    Proceeds from the Soul Food Festival benefit learning environments with particular focus on under-privileged youth and young adults. The organization provides a positive and safe environment where these young people can come and get the additional tutoring and career education they need in order to stay competitive in today's society.
    When: 6-11 PM
    Fee: $22

  • Where: 4801 Southside Drive, Americana Community Center, Louisville, KY 42101
    Phone: (502) 366-7813
    What: Americana World Festival
    Community members from all over Louisville Metro will attend Americana World Festival to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of our city's diversity! The event features something for the whole family. This year, exciting entertainment will span the entire day. Food vendors onsite will include ValuMarket, local favorite Taco Punk, Churreria Rabbit, and other vendors offering delicious multicultural food. Other fun features of Americana World Festival include a KidsZone with day-long educational, recreational and arts activities for youth, a selection of community resources and goods from local vendors and exhibitors, and a raffle with an ample number of prizes from local businesses. Raffle prizes this year come from Carmichael's Bookstore, Please and Thank You, KY Center for the Performing Arts, WHY Louisville, Actors Theatre, Lilly's Restaurant, and other Louisville staples. The grand prize for the raffle is $500 cash!
    When: 11 AM - 9 PM
    Fee: free

  • Where: White Acres Campground
    Bardstown, KY
    Bluegrass 101
    What: Bardstown Bluegrass Festival
    Show held under large pavillion rain or shine. Bring your lawn chairs and come and enjoy some great bluegrass music.
    When: Friday - 6-10 PM; Saturday - Noon-10 PM
    Fee: Adult tickets $12/each and Children under 10 $8/each.

  • Where: Historic State Theater
    What: The Chris Linn Show
    America's magical funnyman.
    When: 7-9 PM
    Fee: Friday - $10; Saturday - $25; Both days $25. Children 12 and under Free with an adult. Camping available. See website for more info.

  • Where: Slugger Field
    What: Bats baseball game vs. Bulls
    *Appearance by the Anton Brothers - Circus Performers
    *Big Kahuna Backyard Bash - $3 cheeseburgers, $3 Landshark beer, hula girls, karoake.
    *Free water bottles to the first 2000 fans
    When: 6:05 PM
    Fee: $6 and up

  • Where: Speed Art Museum
    What: The Ally Theater Presents "This is Not a Pipe Dream"
    Based freely on the work and early life of surrealist artist Rene Magritte, this unorthodox adventure in theatrical form celebrates art and the imagination. This is Not a Pipe Dream is the story of young Rene who wants to be an artist, a notion dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream."
    When: 11 AM - 1 PM; 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Fee: $15 for adults, $10 for ages 12 and under. Ticket includes admission to Museum.

  • Where: Speed Art Museum
    What: Family Discovery Case: Antiquities
    Explore our galleries and try your hand at wrapping a mumm or finding mythological creatures! With stops in either the English Panel Room, or Antiquities Gallery there is always something new to learn.
    When: 1-3 PM
    Fee: Included with museum general admission.

  • Where: Speed Art Museum
    What: Best of Collection Tour
    Take a tour and explore the Speed’s collection! Tour begins at the Welcome Desk.
    When: 1 PM AND 3 PM
    Fee: Included with museum general admission.

  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson Riverboat
    401 West River Rd. Louisville
    What: Saturday Afternoon Cruise
    On every Saturday afternoon from June 3 through October 20, the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson will take a short one-hour narrated cruise to introduce passengers to Ohio River, steamboat, and Louisville history. With two enclosed decks and plenty of outside seating, it's a great way to experience Louisville from the river point of view.
    When: 3 Pm - 4 PM
    Fee: Tickets: $14 adults and seniors, $8 children. Call 502-574-2992 or (toll free) 866-832-0011 for information or to make a reservation.

  • Where: Derby Dinner Theater
    What: Rapunzel
    "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!" Enjoy this magical musical of the classic fairy tale about a princess with long, golden hair who has been locked away in a tower for most of her life.
    When: Breakfast served at 9:00 A.M. Show 10:00 A.M.
    Lunch served at 12:00 P.M. Show 1:15 P.M.
    Fee: Breakfast - $16.00; Lunch - $21.00

  • Where: Barr Library
    What: Movie - E.T.
    When: Noon
    Fee: Free

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