Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Sat. November 24

Saturday, November 24
  • Where: 310 N. Elm St. Corydon IN,47112
    What: Light Up Corydon
    Make this a Christmas you'll always remember. Bring your family to Light Up Corydon and catch the holiday spirit together! 2012 LIGHT UP CORYDON SCHEDULE Noon Merchant Open House Begins Noon – 9 p.m. Free Carriage Rides on the Square 4:00 p.m. Registration for Shopping Spree Begins @ Booth near Bandstand 4:00 p.m. Harrison County Extension Homemakers Cookie Walk Begins @ tent on the square. 4:00 p.m. Corydon Dulcimer Society Musical Presentation @ Wright Interpretive Center 4:30 p.m. Reading of Christmas Chaos! on the Bandstand, by author Deborah Peyron. 5:00 p.m. Christmas Entertainment Begins on the Hurley D. Conrad Memorial Bandstand 5:00 – Corydon Central/South Central HS Advanced Choir 5:30 – CCHS Jazz Band 6:00 – Sara Wilson 5:00 p.m. Live Nativity Scene, Live Music, Nativity Collection Display and Sweets Shop @ Corydon United Methodist Church, on the Square 6:20 p.m. Live Storytelling of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” on the Hurley D. Conrad Memorial Bandstand 6:40 p.m. Santa Lights Up the Square 6:50 p.m. Drawing for Shopping Spree 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Pictures and Visits with Santa, First State Capitol Dec. 1, 8 & 15 Pictures with Santa @ First State Capitol (1p.m. to 5 p.m.)
    When: Noon - 9 PM - see description above for specific activity times.
    Fee: No admission fee, but some activities may have a cost associated.
    More Info:

  • Where: Hardin County Library - North Branch
    800 South Logsdon Parkway, Radcliff, KY 40160
    What: Story Hour and Craft
    When: 1 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: (270) 351-9999

  • Where: 501 E. Stephen Foster Ave.,
    My Old Kentucky Home State Park,
    Bardstown, KY 40004
    What: Candelight Tours
    My Old Kentucky Home is decorated for Christmas in the antebellum style beautifully accented by the glow of candles everywhere. Guests have a guided tour with refreshments afterwards
    When: 5:30 - 8:30 PM
    Fee: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Children 6-12 $3.50, under 6 free. 502-348-3502 or 800-323-7803.

  • Where: Yew Dell Gardens
    6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
    What: Holiday Trains Exhibit
    Have you ever seen an entire town inside a castle? Well, climb aboard and bring the kids (and grandkids too!) to Yew Dell this holiday season for the popular Yew Dell Gardens Express – a fabulous snow village and model train display. This magical exhibit has been created by master model builder Bob Irmscher with support from some of the most talented model train enthusiasts in the region. In addition to the trains, kids of all ages will enjoy scavenger hunts, visits from Santa on December 1 & 8 and more! Bring your cameras!
    When: 10 AM - 4 PM
    Fee: $7 adults, children under 12 FREE
    More Info: 502-241-4788 or email

  • 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: American Printing House for the Blind
    1839 Frankfort Ave. PO BOX 6085, Louisville, KY 40206
    What: Family Day Open House
    Friends and relatives visiting for Thanksgiving? Looking for something special to show them? Bring them to APH's Museum. Visitors can write their names in braille, see the book of Psalms from Helen Keller's Bible, play games designed for children who are blind, and enjoy many other activities in this award-winning museum. See "Denver the Guide Dog," a Discovery Channel video about how a puppy becomes a dog guide and is matched with a new owner. Seasonal refreshments will be served
    When: 10:00 AM - 3 PM
    Fee: FREE
    More Info: Please call 502 895-2405 or visit

  • Where: Derby Dinner Playhouse
    What: A Fairy Tale Christmas
    Children's Musical Theatre for ages 3 to 12. One hour performances and kid-friendly food just right for kids. Free Parking included. Santa will be at every performance!
    When: Breakfast 9 AM, Lunch 12 PM
    Fee: Breakfast - $16, Lunch - $21
    Contact: Derby Dinner Playhouse

  • Where: Louisville Waterfront, Spirit Of Jefferson
    What: sightseeing / dinner cruise
    If you're coming downtown to see the new Light Up Louisville holiday decorations on 4th Street, the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson is just a short walk away. Come on down to the 4th Street Wharf for a great two-hour cruise with a luscious buffet dinner.
    When: Boarding for the Spirit of Jefferson cruise begins at 6:30pm departs at 7:00pm and disembarks at 9:00pm.
    Fee: $21.00 for sightseeing only, $41 for buffet. Call for reservations, or purchase tickets ON LINE.

  • Where: 3000 Freys Hill Rd.,
    E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park,
    Louisville, KY 40241
    The event will begin at the picnic grove, which is directly across from the Archery Range.
    What: "In the Park After Dark" Geo-Caching Event
    Geo-caching is fun enough in itself, but add in the element of doing it in the dark and it's a blast! Come to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State park to take the challenge and see how many caches you can find in the dark. All caches will be in open spaces with no trails or hidden areas. This family friendly event is fun for all ages! Please dress for the weather and bring a snack for the hunt! Hot chocolate and smores will also be offered for a minimum charge.
    When: 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
    Fee: The cost is $5 per person with children 5 and under FREE!
    Hot chocolate and smores will be $.50 each.

  • Where: Fort Boonesborough State Park
    4375 Boonesboro Road,
    Richmond, KY 40475
    What: Winter Trade Days at the Fort
    18th century merchants and traders in period clothing set up shops in the cabins and blockhouses of the fort. All items for sale are typical of items available in the 18th century. This is a great opportunity to do your 18th century gift shopping!
    When: Fort opens at 9:00am each day.
    Fee: There is no admission charge for this event.

  • Where: One Court Square,
    Old Nelson County Courthouse,
    Bardstown, KY 40004
    What: Santa On the Square
    Take a picture while you visit with Santa at the Old Nelson County Courthouse on Saturday, 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
    When: 11AM - 1PM
    Fee: I believe it is Free. Call to be sure.

  • Where: The Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater, Louisville
    What: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
    The Herdmans are the worst kids in the whole history of the world; they lie, steal and cheat. Now they have bullied their way into the churches’ annual Christmas pageant! Slated to be the “worst pageant ever”, the whole town has gathered in anticipation, waiting to see the Herdmans ruin Christmas. Will the pageant be a disaster as everyone is expecting, or will the spirit of the season change the hearts and minds of the Herdman family? Back by popular demand; join Stage One for this raucous holiday event perfect for the whole family!
    When: 2 PM & 5 PM
    Fee: $19.75 - Military discounts available

  • Where: Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch
    10375 Dixie Hwy, Louisville
    What: Job Search Coach
    Make a one-hour appointment with the Job Search Coach for a little extra help with your online job search, resume writing, and email skills.
    When: Infant: 9 AM - 1 PM, by appointment only.
    Fee: Free
    More Info: or 502-933-0029

  • Where: Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch
    10375 Dixie Hwy, Louisville
    What: Magic Tree House Party
    Thanksgiving on Thursday Travel with Jack and Annie in their magic tree house to the very first Thanksgiving in the New Plymouth Colony. A story, a craft, and a fun activity await you! Ages 5 and up
    When: 2 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: or 502-933-0029

  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: 50 years of Bond Film Festival
    When: Daniel Craig - Noon
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232

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