April 2017 Calendar of Events

Aurora, IN
1-30: Hillforest Victorian House Tour.
Tuesday through Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at Hillforest Victorian House, 213 Fifth St. (812) 926-0087.

Carrollton, KY
1: Kentucky Kruizers Night Cruise.
4 p.m. at Hometown Pizza, 2353 KY-227. (502) 732-5010 or (502) 773-4147.
10-12: “It’s Sew Fine.” Regional Sewing Exposition at Gen. Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. Registration deadline was in March. Call Grace Angotti at (502) 732-8009.
29-30: Civil War Living History event. Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Point Park. Skirmishes both days. Night fire at dusk. 8:30 a.m. church service Sunday. Free admission. Sponsored by the Carroll County Tourism & Convention Commission. 1-800-325-4290.

Clarksville, IN
1: “Stinky Kids The Musical.”
A musical at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and ticket information, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
1-9: “The Addams Family.” A comedy play at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and ticket information, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
12- May 28: “Sister Act.” A comedy play at Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and ticket information, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.

Commiskey, IN
Stream Cliff Herb Farm Events:
April 8-9: Spring Antique Shop Open House; April 15: Indiana Wine Trail’s “Spring Into the Valley” event; April 22: Clay Flower Pot Painting Make and Take Workshop; April 26-28: Administrative Professional Days; April 29: Moss Hanging Basket Make & Take Workshop. (812) 346-5859.

Crestwood, KY
1: Spring Wildflower Walk.
With Tavia Cathcart Brown. 10 a.m. - noon at Foxhollow Farm BATA Trailhead, 8905 KY-329. $5 registration fee. To register, visit brownsboroalliance.org/events or call (502) 645-1870.
8: Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky Dedication Ceremony. 11 a.m. at South Oldham High School, 5901 Veterans Memorial Pkwy. (502) 243-9998.
29-30: Yew Dell Gardens Plant Sale and Garden Market. Come early to get first crack at some uncommon annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, as well as enjoy the children’s activities, garden and historic tours. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday; noon - 3 p.m. Sunday at the gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd. Tickets $7 adults or $5 for seniors. Free to Yew Dell members and children under 12. (502) 241-4788.

Florence, IN
1: Kris Kristofferson in concert.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $50-$55. Must be 21 or older. 1-888-235-8377.

Hanover, IN
1: “Our Journey.”
Presented by Hanover College Vocal Ensemble. 2 p.m. at Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. (812) 866-7000.
5-6: Hanover College Spring Concerts. 7:30 p.m. at Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. (812) 866-7000.
15: Work Day + Nature Walk. Sponsored by Oak Heritage Conservancy. 9 a.m. - noon at Pride Market, 266 W. La Grange Rd. (317) 258-5217.

La Grange, KY
2: “The Artifacts Speak.”
Presentation about an artifact from the Historical Society’s collection. 1-3 p.m. at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, 106 N. Second Ave. (502) 222-0826.
9, 23: Feature Film Sunday. Film will be shown that relates to Oldham County. 1 p.m. at the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum, 106 N. Second Ave. Free. (502) 222-0826.
11-May 13: Animal Attraction! A juried, multi-media exhibit featuring pets and animals. At Gallery 104 at 104 E. Main St. Sponsored by the Arts Association of Oldham County. (502) 222-3822.
15: Earth Day 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk. 8 a.m. at Morgan Conservation Park, 1200 KY-524. $25 registration fee. (502) 225-0655, ext. 5402.
20: History Dinner Series. Featuring speaker Rusty Williams, author of “My Old Confederate Home: A Respectable Place for Civil War Veterans.” 6:30 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building at the Oldham County History Center, 207 W. Jefferson St. Tickets $20 members; $22 non-members. RSVP at (502) 222-0826.
29: 7th Annual Authors Fair. Over 80 of the Nation’s best Independent Authors will be in attendance. 10 a.m. at the La Grange Community Center, 307 West Jefferson Street. (502) 222-0918.
30: Blue Hydrangea Progressive Tea Party. Event to benefit Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky. 1-5 p.m. at participating businesses in downtown La Grange. Tickets $15 in advance at www.oakky.org or $30 day of event. Tickets also available online at www.lagrangecrossroads.org. (502) 269-0126.

Louisville, KY
1: “Deadly Recursion.”
A murder mystery dinner theater play directed by Joe Monroe and Erica Goldsmith. Seating at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 7 p.m. at Bristol Bar & Grille downtown. Presented by Whodunnit Inc. of Kentucky. Tickets $48 each and includes meal, show, tax and gratuity. Reserve at (502) 426-7100.
1-9: The 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays. Premiering up to 10 groundbreaking, brand new works by some of the American theatre’s most talented writers. At Actor’s Theatre, 316 W. Main St. Tickets $25. Visit www.actorstheatre.com for showtimes. (502) 584-1205.
7: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown Louisville. (502) 583-1671.
7: Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky Dedication Dinner. 6 p.m. at Lake Forest Country Club, 14000 Landmark Drive. (502) 243-9998.
7-23: “I Bet On The Nag.” A comedy play by Juergen K. Tossman. At the Bunbury Theatre Co., inside the Henry Clay, 604 S. Third St. For ticket information visit www.BunburyTheatre.com. (502) 585-5306.
18: WWE Smackdown Live. 7:45 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza. Tickets starting at $15. 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
22: ThunderBlast. Presented by Genentech. Food trucks, bounce houses, games, science demonstrations, and a safe place to watch Thunder Over Louisville airshow and fireworks. 2-11 p.m. at the Kentucky Science Center, 727 W. Main St. Tickets $50 for adults 13 and over, $35 for kids 2-12. (502) 889-5600.
26: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Season Opener Concert. Bands TBA. At the Louisville Waterfront. Gates open at 5 p.m. Concerts from 6-10 p.m. Free. Brink lawn chairs or blankets. No coolers or outside food or alcohol. (502) 574-3768.
28: F.A.T. Friday Derby Hop. Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. www.fatfridayhop.org.
29-30: Cherokee Triangle Art Fair. Featuring more than 200 artists’ booth. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Cherokee Triangle Park. (502) 459-0256.

Madison, IN
1: Ben Sollee with Andrea Davidson.
8 p.m. at The Ohio Theater, 105 E. Main St. Part of the RiverRoots Music Series. Tickets $12 at the door. (800) 559-2956.
1: “A Garden Affair.” 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at The Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. Sponsored by the Lanier Mansion. Featuring a live auction, individually decorated tables and spring luncheon. Tickets $30. Reservations required. (812) 273-0556.
1-30: Floyd County Crit Club’s 37th Annual Member Art Show. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the Madison Art Club’s Art on Main Gallery, 309 W. Main St. (812) 265-2923.
3-July 2: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at King’s Daughters Hospital, 1373 E. State Road 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
7: Senior Dance featuring Gary Hewitt. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Tickets $4 per person. (812) 265-4758.
7-9: Hot Luck & Fiery Foods Expo. The 21st annual event features fiery foods and recipes and live music. At the Thomas Family Winery, 208 E. Second St. Free admission. Greg Ziesemer & Kriss Luckett to perform on Saturday night. (812) 273-3755.
8: The Days - Tommy & Lois & Friends. Pure country and gospel music from 6-8 p.m. at North Madison Baptist Church, 1906 Orchard St. Free admission. (812) 273-3012.
8: Aqua & Pearl Gala Benefit Concert. Featuring The Doctors Band. 7-9 p.m. at Old Market on Main, 116 W. Main St. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at door. (812) 265-4003.
8: Eggstravaganza on the Lanier Lawn. Easter fun for children ages 3-10 at Lanier Mansion. Egg hunt, story telling, face painting, games, old toys and visits with the Easter Bunny. Noon - 1:30 p.m. Egg hunt begins at 12:30 p.m. for ages 3-5; then a hunt at 12:45 p.m. for ages 6-8. Admission $3 per child. Adults free. Register at the Lanier-Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. (812) 273-4531.
8: “Embrace Women’s Health Conference.” Featuring keynote speaker, 99.7 DJX Morning Show Host, Kelly K. Free health screenings and goodie bags. With a market featuring more than 14 vendors and 15 breakout sessions. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College, Madison. Register online at connect.ivytech.edu/events/sowh or call (812) 265-2580, Ext. 4145.
15: Jesus Christ Superstar in concert. 8 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets $26. www.redbicyclehall.com or (812) 274-0648.
15: Spring Into The Valley. Seven southeast Indiana Wine Trail wineries will feature various cheeses and breads along with wine tastings. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Includes Thomas Family Winery, Lanthier Winery, Madison Vineyards, Ridge Winery, Ertel Cellars Winery, Stream Cliff Farm Winery and Holtkamp Winery. (812) 273-3755.
21: Senior Dance featuring Paul Boggs. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Tickets $4 per person. (812) 265-4758.
21-22: “Bits and Pieces Quilt Show.” Jefferson County Extension Homemakers’ 20th annual show. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 256. Admission $4. Proceeds to benefit local high school scholarships. Includes handmade quilt raffle. (812) 273-1223.
21: “Great Events. Great Outdoors.” Bird Tour to celebrate Earth Day. 7 a.m. at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. Beginners and professionals invited. Sponsored by the Oak Heritage Conservancy. RSVP by calling (317) 258-5217.
22: “Great Events. Great Outdoors.” Earth Day Pedal & Picnic. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Clifty Falls State Park. Beginners and professionals invited. Sponsored by the Oak Heritage Conservancy. RSVP by calling (317) 258-5217.
27: “Chick Flick.” Fundraiser Event. Madison’s Tri Kappa Sorority will provide a meal and hold a silent auction and raffle then show a movie which is open to everyone. Event begins at 5 p.m. at the Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. Then showing the movie “When in Rome” at 7:15 p.m. at the Ohio Theatre. Tickets $15 and available at the door. (812) 701-9461.
28: Senior Dance featuring Paul Smith. 6 p.m. at Brown Gym on Broadway. Tickets $4 per person. (812) 265-4758.
28: Fourth Friday Downtown. Enjoy evening shopping, free trolley rides, live entertainment, delicious food, artisan demonstrations and more along Main Street. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. 5-8 p.m. (812) 265-3270.
29-30: Spring Celebration. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Lanthier Winery, 123 Mill St. (812) 273-2409.
29: Volksmarch. Hosted by the Indy ‘G’ Walkers. Walk across Milton-Madison Bridge and take in the history of Madison. Free. (317) 340-0776.
30: Spring Ecumenical Choir Festival. Presented by the Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 2 p.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 E. Second St. (812) 866-5875.
Village Lights Bookstore Events: April 1: Live Music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m. April 4: “1984,” Film Screening at The Ohio Theatre. 6:30-9 p.m. April 8: Book Signing with Laila Anwarzai Ayoubi, 1-3 p.m. April 14: Haiku Workshop, 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 21: Freethinkers Book Club, 6-8 p.m. April 22: Live Music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider. Noon - 3 p.m. April 28-29: Poetpalooza 2017: A Tri-State Poetry Summit. At Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

Marysville, IN
1: The Local Boys Bash.
Concert featuring Southern Indiana’s Local Boys. Beer, wine, beverages and food available for purchase. 6:15 p.m. at Franklin Farms Event Venue, 7520 Oscar Long Rd. Tickets $15. (615) 944-8844.

North Vernon, IN
1: 5K and 15K Walk Ruck Run.
9 a.m. at the Jennings County Fairgrounds. (812) 592-8087.
29: Dino Mountain Bike Challenge & 5K Run. 7:30 a.m. at Muscatatuck County Park, 325 North State Hwy. 3. (812) 592-8087.

Pewee Valley, KY
7-8: Pewee Valley Annual Yard Sale.
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at The Pewee Valley Woman’s Club, 218 Mt. Mercy Dr. and St. James Episcopal Church, 401 La Grange Rd. (502) 802-3727.
22: Confederate Cemetery Walking Tour. Part of the History Dinner Series. Lunch provided. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Rob Morris Educational Building, 207 W. Jefferson St. Cost is $25. (502) 222-0826.

Prospect, KY
19: Ohio River History Lunch Cruise.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Captain’s Quarters, 5700 Captains Quarters Rd. Tickets $45 per person, includes non-alcoholic beverages included. Cash bar. Reservations required. (502) 222-0826.

Scottsburg, IN
4: Native Plant Workshop.
Walk the Pollinator Habitat Trail and listen to guest speakers, Spencer Goehl and Zach Voyles. 6-8 p.m. at Linza Graham Park. (812) 752-8450.
21: 1816 Pioneer Dinner and Program. 6 p.m. at the Scott County Museum, 1050 S. Main St. Tickets $15. (812) 752-3388.
24: A Taste of Scott County. Fundraising event for CASA Program of Scott County. 5-8 p.m. at Mid America Science Park, 821 South Lake Road South. (812) 752-4748.

Vernon, IN
22-23: Sassafras Tea Festival & Civil War Living History
. Food, tea, encampment and mock battles. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets $5 per vehicle for battle. Presented by the Jennings County Historical Society. (812) 346-8989.

Versailles, IN
1: “Great Events. Great Outdoors.”
Stargazing. 8-10 p.m. at Versailles State Park, 1387 Hwy. 50. Beginners and professionals invited. Sponsored by the Oak Heritage Conservancy. RSVP by calling (317) 258-5217.
3-8: Art in Nature. Free art classes. 6-8 p.m. at the Versailles State Park Recreation Hall, 1004 Hwy. 50. (812) 689-7431.
23: “Great Events. Great Outdoors.” Earth Day Clean Up. Noon - 2 p.m. at Versailles State Park, 1387 Hwy. 50. Beginners and professionals invited. Sponsored by the Oak Heritage Conservancy. RSVP by calling (317) 258-5217.

Other Areas:
13: “Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier.”
Presented by The Painted Stone Settlers Inc. 7 p.m. at Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St., Shelbyville, Ky. Free program. (502) 633-6514.
15: Southern Indiana Marbles Show. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Comfort Inn & Suites, Hwy. 46, Columbus, Ind. Free event. (812) 498-5410.
22: Garden Gate Festival. Jazz, art, wine, craft beer and Kiwanis car show. Music and activities from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Located at Market Street, next to historic downtown Fourth Street in Huntingburg, Ind. 1-800-968-4578.
22-23: Kentucky Crafted: The Market. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington, Ky. Tickets $12. (502) 892-3122.
22-23: Stella di Luce Art & Wine Show. 10th Anniversary Event. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. Sunday at Huber’s Orchard, 19816 Huber Rd., Borden, Ind. (812) 923-9463.
29: Kool & The Gang. 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Ballroom at French Lick Resort, 8760 Hwy. 56, French Lick, Ind. Tickets starting at $76. 1-888-936-9360.



Pick-Up Locations Subscribe Staff Advertise Contact Submit A Story Our Advertisers Columnists Archive Area Links Area Events Search our Site Home Monthly Articles Calendar of Events Kentucky Speedway Madison Regatta Madison Ribberfest Madison Chautauqua