Thursday, June 6, 2013

Sat, June 15

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Saturday, June 15
  • Where: RiverStage, Jeffersonville, IN
    What: Smokin' on the River - BBq, Blues, and Brew Festival
    Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of over $8,500. See the amateurs compete in the Backyard division to see who reigns supreme. Listen to music as you stroll down the river smelling the smoke of the BBQ and the gentle rush of the water. Beer Garden open during the event for those 21 and over. Pig Toss Corn Hole Tournament. Brew and BBQ Tasting Tent. This Little Pig Play Area. Pigpalooza.
    When: Unsure of time. Call or email for details.
    Fee: Concessions and events may have a cost.
    More Info: Dan Skaggs, 502.259.8734,

  • Where: Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood
    What: Children in the Dell
    Gardens, woods, trails and fields . . . these Saturday-morning classes are the perfect opportunity to give children a chance to spend some time with all that is green. Our energetic and creative educators will engage the children in everything from planting and growing veggies to nature-inspired scavenger hunts and a whole lot more. Whatever happens to be in season will be the topic du jour. Intended for children from 5-12 years old. Parents must stay on the grounds and are invited to participate in the day’s activities. Pre-registration suggested but drop-ins are welcome as space allows.
    When: 10:30 AM - 12 PM
    Fee: 5/$10 per child member/nonmember. Buy the whole season for $100/$200 member/non-member
    More Info: Yew Dell Gardens

  • Where: Barnes & Noble, Elizabethtown
    What: Story Time
    Come enjoy a fun-filled story hour as we celebrate the main men in our lives! We will read Father's Day stories and have fun making special gifts for Dad with Ms. Lee Ann!
    When: 11 AM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Barnes & Noble

  • Where: Downtown Louisville
    What: The Louisville Quest
    The Louisville Quest!, a fun, competitive way to explore downtown, is part scavenger hunt and part sight-seeing tour. About The Louisville Quest! Teams of 2 - 5 will compete against each other to answer challenge questions and solve puzzles to get from location to location in the least amount of time - all for fun and discovering downtown Louisville.
    When: Every Saturday, 4/13/13 - 10/19/13
    Fee: Adults $40, Military/Students $25, Children 10 and under are free although children below middle school age may find it challenging to keep up
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  • Where: Louisville Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson, Louisville
    What: Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville
    PossibiliTours Walking Tours provide historical and architectural anecdotes about Possibility City while exploring the heart of downtown on foot. Louisville is a city of inspired hope and creativity and of great pride in our uniqueness. You'll explore Fourth Street, Whiskey Row, Museum Row on Main, and the civic district. A local volunteer leads you on a free, one-hour walking tour (weather permitting) departing from the Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson. Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are taken based on availability. Check into the Visitors Center for the first time using the FourSquare app on your smart phone to unlock the "Newbie Special" - 25% off of merchandise and apparel (excludes sales items).
    When: Fridays and Sundays at 2PM and Saturdays at 10:30AM,
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot.

  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Sightseeing/Dinner Cruise
    When: June 1, 4, 15, 29 - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Fee: Sightseeing only - Adult (13+) $21, Senior $20, Child (3+) $12
    Dinner and Sightseeing - Adult (13+) $42, Senior $41, Child (3+) $26
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  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Harbor History Cruise
    While taking a short, one-hour cruise on the Ohio River, this is a chance to learn about river and steamboat history, and connections to Louisville's history, as well. It's a narrated cruise, with a Riverlorian on board to answer questions and share the river experience. Call for information or to make a reservation, or purchase tickets on line.
    When: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 2:30 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: Adult and Senior - $14, Child (ages 3 - 12) - $8
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  • Where: Belle of Louisville, Louisville Waterfront
    What: Sightseeing/Lunch Cruise
    When: June 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 - 11:30 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: Sightseeing only - Adult (13+) $21, Senior $20, Child (3+) $12
    Lunch and Sightseeing - Adult (13+) $32, Senior $31, Child (3+) $22
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  • Where: Derby Dinner Playhouse, Clarksville
    What: Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut
    Yesterday Allie was just a normal kid, but today she’s headed into outer space on a mission across the solar system. Grab your space suit and get ready for an adventure that’s out of this world!
    When: Breakfast and Lunch shows on June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
    Breakfast show: Breakfast is served at 9 AM, show starts at 10 AM
    Lunch show: Lunch is served at 12 PM, show starts at 1:15 PM
    Fee: Breakfast show is $16. Lunch Show is $21.
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  • Where: Blackacre Conservancy, Louisville
    What: Star Gazing
    Several members of Louisville astronomical society will be on hand with their telescopes to show us the wonders of the spring sky. As the evening light fades they will guide us through the planets and constellations that are visible from the fields here at Blackacre. Without the ambient light of street lights or “city” the view is sure to be truly amazing.
    When: 12 PM
    Fee: $5/member; $10/family or $8/non-member; $15/family
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  • Where: Louisville Zoo
    What: Super Hero Day featuring Iron Man
    Join special guest Iron Man for a heroic adventure unlike any other. Dress as your favorite super hero and dash over to the Zoo where you can learn easy ways to help save the planet. Iron Man will be available to have his picture taken with mini-super heroes so be sure to bring your camera!
    When: 12 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: Free with zoo admission
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  • Where: Fort Knox Family and MWR, 15 Queen St. Bldg 7301, Fort Knox
    What: Auction
    Tons of items including outdoor equipment, furniture, TVs and more.
    When: Viewing on Friday June 14, 8 AM - 12 PM and 1 PM - 2 PM
    Registration at 8 AM
    Auction at 9 AM
    Fee: Entry to the Auction is free.
    More Info: 270-4096 or 270-352-7451

  • Where: Gammon PFC, Fort Knox
    What: Fort Knox 10 Miler Qualifier/5K
    Pre-Race and Post-race chair masage avaiable. Refreshments, t-shirts, and awards provided. Registration is online through webtrac. Applications received after pre-registration date and day of registration will not be guarenteed t-shirts.
    When: check-in 5 AM
    Safety brief 6:45 AM
    Race starts 7 AM
    Fee: $10 per participant. Pre-registration closes on June 7 at 7:30 PM
    More Info: 502-624-8180

  • Where: American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville
    Young people will 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. They'll 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. Best for children ages 8-14.
    When: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Fee: Admission is free, but registration is required.
    More Info: Call 899-2213 or email to register.

  • Where: The Waterfront, Brown Forman Lawn, Louisville
    What: Wounded Wear Fitness Fest
    The Fitness Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and will begin with a 5K Freedom Run/Walk. The course will take walkers/runners through scenic views of downtown including Slugger Field, YUM Center, the dancing water fountain, the Ohio River, and The Lincoln Memorial. During the festival, vendors will be on-site including merchandise from Wounded Wear. Children activities include bounce house and face painting. The festival will conclude with a raffle. There will be something for everyone at this fun and noble event. All funds raised from this event will go directly to Wounded Wear to support our primary mission.
    When: 9am - 1pm
    Check In-8:00-9:00 a.m.
    Opening Ceremony- 9:15 a.m.
    Race-10:00 a.m.
    Fee: Admission: $25 through May 31; $30 through June 13; $35 day of race.
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  • Where: The Waterfront, Belvedere, Louisville
    What: Kentuckiana Pride Festival
    The Kentuckiana Pride Festival is the State's largest event focused on the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender (GLBT) community, family and friends. The festival is a two day celebration which features local and national entertainers, businesses, churches and organizations, food and beverages. No outside alcohol, please.
    When: June 14, 8pm - midnight; June 15, noon - midnight
    Fee: June 14 - free; June 15 - $5 Adult, $3 Child.
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  • Where: Louisville Free Public Library - Southwest Branch - 10375 Dixie Highway
    What: Scooby Doo, Where are you? Book Party
    Help us solve a mystery just like Scooby does! Enjoy a story, a game, some Scooby Snacks, and a fun, puppy craft! All ages
    When: 2 PM
    Fee: FREE
    More Info: 502-933-0029

  • Where: The Kentucky Center, MeX Theater
    What: American One Acts
    "Cocaine, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and Hello Out There" Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company presents a collection of great American one act plays from the first half of the 20th century dealing with addiction, obsession, revenge, and yearning.
    When: June 7 - 10, 13-15 - 7:30 PM and June 15 - 2 PM
    Fee: $17
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  • Where: Barr Library, Fort Knox
    What: Superman Film Festival
    When: 12 PM - 2:30 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: 502-624-1232 or 4636

  • Where: Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve
    What: Froggy Open House
    TJoin Dr. Bill Dean aka Frog Man Extraordinaire, as he wades into the Frog Pond and the Woodland Garden creek and pond to scoop up little wigglers, tadpoles, and all sorts of mysterious under-water creatures. He’ll also give a presentation to introduce us to the many unique calls of our local frogs. As always, there will be froggy crafts for kids in the Nature Center.
    When: 10 AM - 2 PM
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY
    What: Train Robbery
    Join us for a wild ride as your train gets robbed. Train excursion including robbery last about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Robbery proceeds from the robbery benefit the Crusade for Children.
    When: June 15 - 11 AM, 2 PM
    June 16 - 2 PM
    Fee: Adults: $19.00 and children ages 2-12 $14.00 under age 2 is free.
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  • Where: 310 E. Broadway, Bardstown
    What: Bardstown Home Guard 7th KY and 24th KY
    Home Guard, reenactments and drills at the Old Bardstown Village. Engagements between the 24th KY (USA) & 7th KY (CSA); and Co A, 10th KY (USA) & Co B 5th KY (CSA).
    When: June 15, 16 - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m
    Fee: Admission $5 adults, $3 children, 12 years & under, 6 years & under free
    More Info: 502-349-0291.

  • Where: Old Stable Restaurant, Bardstown
    What: Bardstown Ghost Trek
    A guided walking historic tour and ghost hunt held every Saturday (rain or shine). Ghost Trek meets at the Old Stable Restaurant and includes the Jailer's Inn, 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.
    When: 8 - 9:30 p.m.
    Fee: $15, children under six free.
    More Info: 859-576- 5517 for reservations.

  • Where: Hardin County Playhouse
    What: South Pacific
    Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudices and war.
    When: June 7, 8 - 7 PM
    June 9 - 3 PM
    June 13, 14, 15 - 7 PM
    June 16 - 3 PM
    Fee: $15 - General Admission
    $13 - Seniors (55+), Students, Military/Military Dependents, & Groups of 10 or more.
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  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: ECO Kids Discovery Day: Sunshine and Sustainability
    Learn how the Visitor Center uses smart features to take advantage of long, sunny days through today’s On Your Own Challenge. Kids and their families will have fun discovering the building’s sustainable secrets and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon.
    When: On Your Own Challenge - 9 AM - 5PM; Discovery Stations - 1 PM - 4 PM
    Fee: FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members
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  • Where: Falls of the Ohio
    What: Ohio River Sweep
    The Clark County effort is part of a multi-state program, which provides free tee shirts for all participants. Join us - and bring along some friends! We welcome scouts, schools and civic organizations to volunteer and help us clean up the riverbank at four different sites. We will repeat the Sweep at the Falls in July when river conditions tend to be better. Unfortunately, there is no end to the trash that needs to be picked up!
    When: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Fee: Free
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  • Where: Historic State Theater, Elizabethtown
    What: Hypnotist Jon Saint Germain
    This show is equally as funny and entertaining as much as it is mind-blowing! Jon Saint Germain is a professional performer with over 35 years experience. He has read the minds of over a quarter million people worldwide and has hypnotized over 100,000 people. He has also worked as a consultant for David Blaine and David Copperfield. Germain is the author of over a dozen books on the paranormal and metaphysical subjects, and several of his books have been published in eight languages. This show is appropriate for all age groups.
    When: 7:30 PM
    Fee: Preferred Seating: $15, General Admission & Balcony: $12
    Buy tickets HERE
    More Info: call 270-234-8258 during office hours of 9:30am to 5pm

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