Saturday, November 10, 2012

Sat. November 17

Saturday, November 17
  • Where: Saber & Quill, Fort Knox
    What: 4th annual Wreath and Tree Auction
    Enjoy an evening of music, wine & spirits tasting and hors d'oeuvres. 21 & over. Dressy Casual attire
    When: 6-10 PM
    Fee: $20. Advance tickets required. Contact

  • Where: Hardin County Library - North Branch
    800 South Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, KY 40160
    What: Puppies at the Library
    School age children read to the dogs and preschoolers can enjoy the stories and dogs.
    When: 11 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: (270) 351-9999

  • Where: Hardin County Library - North Branch
    800 South Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, KY 40160
    What: Story Hour and Craft
    When: 11 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: (270) 351-9999

  • Where: Louisville Science Center
    What: Messy Afternoons
    Messy Afternoons are filled with sloppy, icky, gunky and gooey activities intended to introduce young learners to science concepts and tools, and foster the innate curiosity of young and old alike. Program offerings change each week, so your little ones will never get bored. Activities are open to children ages 7 and younger and their families.
    When: Noon - 4 PM
    Fee: FREE for members; FREE with paid exhibit admission for non-members
    More Information: For more information, visit

  • Where: Teacher Appreciation
    What: Museum Row on Main
    In celebration of American Education Week, the Frazier History Museum is teaming up with other attractions in downtown’s Museum Row district to honor educators! All teachers receive free admission for themselves and one guest at the following locations: Frazier History Museum, Kentucky Science Center, KentuckyShow!, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Muhammad Ali Center.
    Note that free admission at Frazier excludes access to “Diana: A Celebration,” but teachers and their guests may view the exhibition at the member rate on Nov. 17 and 18. The member rate is $12; regular cost is $21.50. Tickets for this exhibition are date and time specific and available on a first-come, first served basis.
    When: Normal Museum operating hours
    Fee: Free teachers and 1 guest, regular admission for everyone else.

  • Where: Flame Run Glass Studio
    815 W. Market St., Louisville
    What: Blow your own Glass Pumpkin - Last Day!
    Be a glass artist for a day this fall and create your own blown-glass pumpkin at Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery. Flame Run artists will be assisting guests with the creation of glass pumpkins on Fridays and Saturdays, October 6 - November 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment. Participants can choose up to three colors from eight color selections. Each finished pumpkin is about the size of a softball. The experience takes about 20 minutes and costs $50 per pumpkin. Freshly blown glass pumpkins need to cool for a few days before they can be safely handled and brought home. Additionally, guests can purchase previously-made Flame Run glass pumpkins available in a variety of sizes.
    When: 10/6/12 - 11/17/12, by appointment only
    10 AM - 5 PM
    Fee: $50 per pumpkin
    Contact: Please call 502.584.5353 to schedule your appointment.

  • Where: Michael's Craft Store, Elizabethtown
    What: Passport to Imagination Frame
    Make an Frame - ages 3 and up
    When: 10 AM - 3 PM
    Fee: Free with purchase of Frame - While supplies last

  • Where: 829 West Main Street,
    Frazier History Museum,
    Louisville, KY KY
    What: Top Drawer: 150 Years of Bittners
    Experience the old world craftsmanship of handmade furniture through the 18th and 19th centuries. “Top Drawer” is a 4,000 sq. ft. exhibition that explores how a German immigrant’s custom cabinet shop became not only a Louisville tradition, but also a nationally-renowned design firm. Exquisite American, English and Continental furniture inspired by great monarchs and makers is featured, as well as the story of how the political, cultural and social forces of these periods can inspire the aesthetic of our homes. Examine fine antiques from around the world as well as master-crafted pieces produced by the Bittners custom shop. For information on the exhibition, visit
    When: November 17 - January 3
    9AM - 5PM
    Fee: Included in museum admission

  • Where: Historic State Theater, Elizabethtown
    What: Comedian Etta May
    Comedian Etta May, known as The Queen of Southern Sass, returns to the stage of the State Theater on Saturday, November 17th at 8pm with her whole new show titled 'White Trash Diaries'.
    Dinner will also be available before the show inside the First Federal Gallery Banquet Room. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance by Thursday, November 15th.
    When: 8 PM
    Fee: Preferred Seating: $27
    General Floor Admission: $22
    Balcony Admission: $17

  • Where: Children's Play Garden and Visitor Center at Bernheim Forest
    What: ECO Kids Discovery Days: Autumn at the Children's Play Garden
    Celebrate autumn in the fourth installment of Four Seasons at the Children’s Play Garden! Kids and their families will enjoy sipping on cider and participatin g in hands-on activities, art projects and outdoor play. Activities based at the Children’s Play Garden; On Your Own Challenge available at the Visitor Center.
    When: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; 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.
    Fee: FREE event, $5 per car weekend environmental impact fee non-members

  • Where: The Galt House
    What: Christmas at the Galt House
    · KaLightoscope Attraction: Interactive and magical luminaries
    · New Candy Cane Forest featuring the Peppermint Express Kiddie Train
    · Christmas Village with the Snow Fairy Princess and her Castle
    · Gingerbread Castle
    When: November 17 - January 2
    KaLightoscope Attraction Hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Snow Fairy Princess Hours: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Snow Fox Hours: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Fee: The main attraction is free for Military with ID. Military families are $9.99 with the military member. The remaining attractions and for non-military range from $9.99 - $46.00. Please see THIS LINK for details.

  • Where: KY Railway Museum
    136 S. MAIN ST.
    P.O. BOX 240
    NEW HAVEN, KY 40051
    What: Mystery Theater
    Amateur sleuths are needed to help solve a mystery while tey take a train ride back in time. These mysteries are being presented by Kentucky Railway Museum. The fictional drama are also presented by an acting company from Bardstown, Kentucky. Dinner and play begin at the Sherwood Inn (adjacent to the museum) at 5:30 p.m. Following dinner, mystery enthuiasts will board a passenger car along with actors from the play. The culprit will be revealed before the train has pulled into the station and prizes will be awarded.
    When: 5:30 PM
    Fee: $54.50 per person, which includes play, dinner and train excursion. Purchase tickets on THIS WEBSITE

  • Where: Lowe's Home Improvement Store
    What: Kids Clinic
    The Guardians have arrived at Lowe’s! Bring your kids into Lowe’s to build North’s Sleigh from DreamWorks Animation's new movie Rise of the Guardians!
    When: 10AM
    Fee: Free BUT you must preregister on THIS WEBSITE

  • Where: Derby Dinner Playhouse
    What: Captain Louie - Last Night!
    Young Louie takes an imaginary journey full of tricks and treats on Halloween night. This new musical, by WICKED composer Stephen Schwartz, is all about the ability to make new friends and the importance of olds ones. Based on the book THE TRIP by Ezra Jack Keats.
    When: Breakfast at 9 AM, Lunch at 12 PM
    Fee: Breakfast - $16, Lunch - $21
    Contact: Derby Dinner Playhouse

  • Where: Blackacre Nature Preserve; meet in the field parking lot
    3200 Tucker Station Road, Louisville, KY 40299
    What: Autumn Stars ovr Blackacre
    The folks of the Louisville Astronomical Society will have several telescopes set up to view the wonders of the Fall skies over Blackacre. View hundreds of craters on the crescent moon in the southwest. Rising in the east will be the giant planet Jupiter. See our nearby neighbor, the Andromada Galaxy, only 2 million light years away. There will plenty of double stars, star clusters and nebulae to see in the eyepieces of the telescopes. The Nothern Cross will be high overhead and the Seven Sisters will be in the east above Jupiter. Hear the mythology of the ancient constellations.
    When: 6 PM
    Fee: members free; Guests $3/ind.; max. $5/family
    Contact: Please call (502) 266-9802 for more info.

  • Where: American Printing House for the Blind
    1839 Frankfort Ave. PO BOX 6085, Louisville, KY 40206
    What: Dits, Dots, & Dahs
    "Dits and dahs" are the sounds created by Morse Code. Dots, of course, are the dots of braille. Learn all about Morse Code and the braille code--and try a little coding yourself! This hands-on program takes place at APH with a visit to the nearby Thomas Edison House. The event is free, but space is limited, so registrations are required.
    When: 10:30 AM - 12:30
    Fee: FREE
    More Info: Please call 502 895-2405 or visit

  • Where: Vernon Club,
    1575 Story Avenue, Louisville
    What: Kentuckiana Blues Society 24th Anniversary Celebration
    Featuring Long Tall Deb, Gordon Bonham Blues Band, Joe BeBow and Danny Henderson.
    When: Doors Open at 6:00PM; Music Starts at 6:30PM
    Fee: Free for KBS members, $5 for non-members
    More Info:

  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: 50 years of Bond Film Festival
    When: Timothy Dalton - Noon
    Pierce Brosnan - 2:30 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232

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