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Sunday, June 9
Where: Fort Boonesborough State Park
What: Kentucky River Heritage Weekend
June is Kentucky Rivers Appreciation Month in the state of Kentucky. We will be acknowledging the Kentucky River, its value, history and heritage throughout the weekend. We will be having scheduled activities such as games, tours, hikes and historic presentations all weekend. This event is for registered campers only
When: June 7-9, Unsure of start times
Fee: Free for registered campers
More Info: Fort Boonesborough State Park
Where: Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Louisville
What: The Ohio River and Bourbon
Join us for a special talk by bourbon historian Michael R. Veach on Sunday, June 9th at 2:00 PM in the Visitors Center entitled: "The Ohio River and Bourbon." Michael Veach is the Associate Curator of Special Collections at the Filson Historical Society. He is the author of the newly-published book from the University of Kentucky Press entitled: "Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey, An American Heritage." Mr. Veach is also a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.
More Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 502/935-6809.
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,
More Info: Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot.
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
More Info: www.belleoflouisville.org
Where: Waterfront, Belvedere East, Louisville
What: Louisville Greek Festival
The very best in authentic Greek food, beer and wine and live entertainment. Greek grocery and gift shop; Greek pastries. Fun activities for kids.
When: June 7 - 4-11pm; June 8 - 11am-11pm; June 9 - Noon-6pm
Fee: $2 for Adults; Children under 9 free.
More Info: www.louisvillegreekfest.com
Where: Slugger Field, Louisville
What: Bats baseball vs Durham Bulls
*Cinemark Theatres Inflatable FunZone. All kids age 12 & younger who have purchased a game ticket may participate in the Cinemark Theatres Inflatable FunZone held inside the climate-controlled Hall of Fame free of charge. *Kids Run the Bases. Following the game all kids age 12 & younger may run the bases of Louisville Slugger Field for free courtesy of Meijer and the YMCA. *Free Admission for Kids Club Members. All kids who are a member of the Louisville Bats Kids Club will receive FREE ADMISSION with a paid adult. Kids Club membership is only $15. When signing up each member receives a Louisville Bats Replica Jersey, Cincinnati Reds Joey Votto Drawstring Bag and free admission to all Sunday home games. Sign-up today at www.batsbaseball.com/kidsclub
When: 6:05 PM
Fee: Tickets start at $6
More Info: www.milb.com
Where: Lowe's, Elizabethtown
What: Build and Grow Clinic - Monsters University Scarers
It’s going to be a monster summer at Lowe’s! Bring your child to Lowe’s this Saturday and they can build these awesome Mike and Sulley Scarers inspired by Disney•Pixar’s upcoming release Monsters University! MUST RSVP ahead of time!
When: June 8 - 10 AM, June 9 - 2 PM
More Info: www.lowesbuildandgrown.com
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
More Info: www.kentuckycenter.org
Where: Devers Youth Center, Fort Knox
What: Holiday World
When: 9 AM - 11 PM
More Info: 502-624-6442
Where: Churchill Downs
What: Family Fun Day
Churchill Downs celebrates the pageantry, excitement and thrill of horseracing every Sunday with family-focused activities during Family Fun Days presented by Kroger. Kiddos 12 and younger are invited to enjoy games, crafts, visits from Churchill Charlie, and special weekly events on the new Plaza Balcony overlooking The Plaza. Churchill Charlie’s mascot friends are invited back for his birthday bash! His friends will join him for the “Churchill Charlie Birthday Bash-DASH Presented by Kroger”. The Birthday Bash will also include a Bubble Truck!
When: 11 AM - 4 PM
More Info: www.churchilldowns.com
Where: Brown - Pusey House, Elizabethtown
What: 2013 Annual Garden Tour and Tea
The Garden Club of Elizabethtown will be hosting their 2013 Annual Garden Tour & Tea. This event must certainly be their most anticipated community function, consisting of several local gardens to tour as well as an old-fashioned “tea” in the ballroom of the historic Brown Pusey House. A display of members’ horticulture specimens is set up in the “tearoom”, with a member available to answer questions. New to this year’s event will be a fairy garden display. With admission to the tea, a map is provided to the individual gardens on tour. At each of these home gardens, a knowledgeable member will be present to answer questions, making this event fully educational to the public.
Fee: $15 tickets include the garden map, tea, and horticulture exhibit.
More Info: Debbie Skaggs, Phone: 270-765-9255
Where: Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY
What: Day out with Thomas
Price includes activities and train ride. Food vendors will be on site for purchasing food.
When: Train depart beginning at 9:50 with the last train running at 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $18.00 per person ages 2 and up. Under 2 is free. Allow 3-4 hours.
More Info: www.kyrail.org
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.
More Info: http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/currentshow.html