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March 2017 Calendar of Events

Carrollton, KY
11: St. Patrick’s Luck of the Pop.
Visit downtown businesses in Carrollton and pop a balloon for discounts. During normal business hours. (502) 732-5713.

Clarksville, IN
1-April 9: “The Addams Family.”
A comedy with music at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. For times and ticket information, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
1, 4: Geology of the Falls. Introduction to the geology of the Falls of the Ohio, presented by park Naturalist/Paleontologist Alan Goldstein. Free. (812) 280-9970.
11, 15: Life in the Ohio River. Presentation on the ecological diversity in the Ohio River, presented by Interpretive Naturalist, Jeremy Beavin. Free. (812) 280-9970.
18, 22: Recognizing Fossils. Introduces the diversity of fossils found in the Devonian rocks. Presented by park Naturalist/Paleontologist Alan Goldstein Free. (812) 280-9970.
29, April 1: Birds at the Falls. Expert Del Striegel will review the common species of birds that may be seen at the Falls. Free. (812) 280-9970.

Crestwood, KY
18: Yew Dell Gardens Volunteer Celebration.
10-11:30 a.m. at Yew Dell Gardens, 6220 Old La Grange Rd. (502) 241-4788 or www.yewdellgardens.org.
22: “The Gardens of Southern France.” A dinner travelogue with Yew Dell Gardens’ Executive Director Paul Cappiello. Tickets $70-$80. RSVP at 502-241-4788.

Florence, IN
11: Brett Michaels in concert.
7 p.m. at the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Tickets $60-$65. 1-888-235-8377.
25: Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis in concert. 7 p.m. in the CenterStage Showroom at Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr. Tickets $25-$30. 1-888-235-8377.

Hanover, IN
10: Michio Kaku.
The popular scientist will appear at Hanover College as part of the Community Artist Series. 7 p.m. at Collier Arena on Hanover College campus. Tickets $10 adults; youth (high school and younger) free. (812) 866-7000.

La Grange, KY
1 - April 1: “The Garden Show.”
Art show featuring Arts Association of Oldham County artists at Gallery 104, 104 E. Main St. (502) 222-3822. 5, 19: “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.
12, 26: 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.

Louisville, KY
1 - April 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 - April 9: The 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays. Premiering up to 10 groundbreaking, 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.
2: Festival Unveiled. The first official Kentucky Derby Festival event of 2017. 5-9 p.m. at the Tim Faulkner Gallery, 1512 Portland Ave. Poster signing will take place at the event. Tickets $30 (limited number available). (502) 584-FEST or www.kdf.org.
2: “Eye Candy.” Featuring the Magic Mike Tribute Tour. At 4th St. Live! Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Tickets available at www.ticketfly.com. Must be 21 or older.
3: Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop. 5-11 p.m. in downtown Louisville. (502) 583-1671.
3: “Strummed & Struck: Schubert & Shostakovich.” Presented by the NouLou Chamber Players. Concert featuring classical guitarist Stephen Mattingly. 7 p.m. at the Conrad Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Ct. Adults $25, students $10 with I.D. (502) 636-5023.
3-4: Kentucky National Beef Expo. 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday at Kentucky Exposition Center. Visit: www.kybeefexpo.com.
3-5: “Used Book Sale.” 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. (502) 897-9845.
8: Restoring the Wolf Pen Mill, with Ben Hassett. Afternoon Lecture Series. 1 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Admission $5. (502) 897-9845.
11: Irish Classic 10K. E.P. Tom Sawyer Park to host this 25th annual event. 9 a.m. race start. Register 7-8:30 a.m. Entry fee $25-$35. (502) 429-7270.
11: St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 3 p.m. on Bardstown Road in the Highlands. Sponsored by the Ancient order of Hibernians. Free. The 35th annual parade will begin at Baxter and Broadway and travels south to Windsor Avenue. Visit www.LouisvilleIrish.com.
12: Jane Austen Society Meeting. “Hannah More and the Birth of the Sunday School Movement.” 2 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. (502) 897-9845.
12: “A Casanovian Pasticcio.” Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series. 5:30-7 p.m. at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane. Admission $20. (502) 897-9845.
18: Rodes City Run 10K. 8 a.m. at Second and Broadway streets. Entry fee $25-$45.(502) 753-1020. Visit www.RodesCityRun.com.
24: Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop. 6-10:30 p.m. Visit www.fatfridayhop.org.
25: Music at the Southern Expo. By Dr. Ann Glazer Niren. Presentation on Louisville’s role as a leader in the arts in the late 19th century. 2 p.m. at Conrad Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Ct. Free admission. (502) 636-5023.

Madison, IN
1-May 18: “The Art of Learning.”
Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at Ivy Tech, 590 Ivy Tech Dr. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
1-April 2: “The Art of Healing.” Exhibit and sale of original art by local and regional artists, at King’s Daughters Hospital, 1373 East State Road 62. Free. In conjunction with the Madison Art Club. (812) 265-2923.
7: Girls Inc. “She Knows Where She’s Going” Luncheon. Noon at The Livery Stable. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Ticket $30. Tables available. (812) 265-5863.
11: Deal with the Dealer. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Lumber Mill Antique Mall, 271 W. First St. and various other antique stores in town. Negotiate directly with booth owners. (812) 273-3040.
13: “An Irish Journey.” Watercolor Art Exhibition and Reception. Featuring Bill Borden. Tea, lemonade and refreshments will be served. 2-5 p.m. at West Street Art Center, 301 West St. Free but donations accepted. (812) 273-3755.
14: Celtic Symposium. Informative event for visitors to learn about Celtic life and how it has influenced the community. Several speakers and light refreshments. Doors open at 6 p.m.; program begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. Free. (812) 275-2744.
16: “Darby O’Gill and the Little People.” The Ohio Valley Celtic Society presents this movie to be shown at 7 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets $5 adults. Free popcorn. Proceeds to benefit The Ulster Project. (812) 273-3755.
17: City of Madison’s St. Patrick’s Day Party. An afternoon of entertainment and an evening of downtown entertainment in classic pub crawl form. Featuring Irish Roadbowling at 3 p.m. at West Street. Trolley Crawl at 6 p.m. Sponsored by VisitMadison Inc. (812) 265-2956 or 1-800-559-2956.
18: Kaitlyn’s Hope TMNT Party. Crafts, games, snacks and face painting. All proceeds will go to purchasing items to fill tote bags for kids in the hospital and their parents. 4-6 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Tickets $5. (502) 663-3259.
22: Frog Day. At Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge and Jefferson County’s Krueger Lake. (317) 258-5217.
24: Fourth Friday Downtown. Free happening on the sidewalks and in the shops downtown. Sponsored by Madison Main Street Program. 5-8 p.m. (812) 493-4984.
24: Darrell Scott in concert. 8 p.m. at Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at Hanover College, 151 Scenic Dr. Part of the RiverRoots Music Series. Tickets $10 - $12 at the door. (800) 559-2956.
25: “Fossils Rock!” Workshops and exploration of fossils. 10 a.m. at Clifty Falls State Park. (317) 258-5217.
26: Louisville Pipe and Drum Ensemble. Presented by the Madison Performing Arts Foundation. 7:30 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway. (812) 866-5875
30: Historic Hoosier Hills Annual Meeting. Featuring presentation of accomplishments and project showcases. Free but donations accepted. 6-8:30 p.m. at The Livery Stable on Broadway St. RSVP at (812) 689-4107 by March 23.
March events at Village Lights Bookstore: 3: The Next Revolution Will Be Rural. Discussion on progressive political initiatives at the local level. 7-8:30 p.m.; 10: Poetry Café featuring Rainer Maria Rilke: A Bohemian Rhapsody. 7-8 p.m.; 11: Live Music with John Sheckler. 1-3 p.m.; 17: Freethinkers Book Club. 6-8 p.m. 24: Poetry Night with special guest, Kyle Craig. 6-8 p.m.; 25: Live Music in the Twain Room, with Tom Schneider. Noon - 3 p.m. 31: Rock ‘n’ Read Around The Clock! F6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday. At 110 E. Main St. (812) 265-1800.

North Vernon, IN
12: “Hoosiers” 30th Anniversary Tour.
Meet members of the 1954 Milan basketball team, as well as members of the “Hickory Huskers” from the movie “Hoosiers.” 1 p.m. at the Park Theater, 25 N. Madison Ave. Adults $10, children 12 and under $5. (812) 346-0330.

?Pewee Valley, KY
29: Annie Fellows Johnston State Historical Marker Dedication.
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Pewee Valley Museum, 312 Mt. Mercy Dr. Free and open to public. Presented by the Oldham County Historical Society. Luncheon to follow at 314 Exchange St reception hall. Program by WKU associate professor Sue Lynn McDaniel. Tickets $30-$35. RSVP at (502) 222-0826.

Rising Sun, IN
31 - April 2: Quiltfest.
Presented by the Ohio County Historical Society and the Sunshine Stitchers. Quilt contest, exhibits, raffles, door prizes, live music, vendors, demonstrations, and more. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily at the Rising Sun History Museum, 212 S. Walnut St. Three-day admission $5. (812) 438-4915.

Seymour, IN
2: Ronny Cox in concert.
Presented by the Seymour Vision 2025 Project. 7:30 p.m. at the Woodstock Grill, 1400 Shields Ave. Tickets $20. (812) 522-2278.

Other Areas:
2: Chili & Brew Bonanza.
Chili and beer tastings, live music and silent auction. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Kye’s, 500 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville, Ind. Tickets $20. (812) 283-0301.
3: First Friday Concert Series. Noon in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. Free. (812) 949-4405.
4: The Faux Frenchmen in concert. Presented by the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council. 2 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Public Library, 150 Mary St., Lawrenceburg, Ind. Free admission. (812) 539-4251.
6: Midday Meet & Mingle: A 360 Degree History of the Falls of the Ohio. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Ind. (812) 949-4405.
17: Marty Stuart & Connie Smith. 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Ballroom at French Lick Resort, 8760 Hwy. 56, French Lick, Ind. Tickets starting at $30. 1-888-936-9360.
17-19: Dearborn County Home & Garden Show. Find new home products and resources for home projects, big and small. Friday 5-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday Noon – 5 p.m. at Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Adults $4, Children 10 and under free. (812) 320-6099.
18: Jamey Johnson. 8 p.m. in the Hoosier Ballroom at French Lick Resort, 8760 Hwy. 56, French Lick, Ind. Tickets starting at $45. 1-888-936-9360.
18: Steak Sandwich Dinner & Book Signing. Featuring Mike Grimes, the author of “Cropper Reflections.” 4:30-7 p.m. at the Cropper Ruritan Club, 8471 Cropper Rd, Cropper, Ky. Tickets $10.
30: Macy’s Kentucky Derby Spring Fashion Show. At the Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino, 11999 Casino Center Dr. SE, Elizabeth, Ind. (866) 676-7463. 5:30 p.m. cocktails and boutique shopping; 8 p.m. fashion show. Tickets start at $35. Reserve at www.kdf.org.



 

 

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