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Kentucky Flea Market Fourth of July Spectacular
Featuring over 600 booths of antiques, crafts, furniture, candles, bath and body products and surplus. Bring the Kids to meet "Caillou" Thursday & Friday. Enjoy the "Kids Zone" with free Mini Golf, laser shoot, Movie Making w/ Free DVD, Corn hole game with prizes and more.

July 4-7
Kentucky Expo Center
937 Phillips Lane
502-456-2244

www.stewartpromotions.com
Free admission

 

Jeffersonville Riverstage Independence Celebration
Celebrate our nation’s independence in Downtown Jeffersonville with great music featuring Endless Summer Band, Parts Unknown, Whiplash & Beyond Doubt, as well as inflatables and games for the kids and a great view of Louisville’s waterfront Fireworks!

July 4, 5:00 PM
Jeffersonville RiverStage

E. Riverside Dr.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

www.theriverstage.com/‎
Free

Waterfront Independence Festival
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oin us for the 2013Waterfront Independence Festival on the Great Lawn at Waterfront Park. On July 4th, headliner Kool & the Gang will Celebrate Good Times with openers JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Brett Dennen. In addition to great free music and fireworks, there will be lots of great food, vendors, and a free kids' area!

July 4
Waterfront Park

231 Witherspoon
www.waterfrontindependencefestival.com/

Free

 

Crescent Hill Old-fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Celebrate for and with children, pets, arts and music on the grounds of the Peterson Dumesnil House with live music on two stage—Bluegrass, Country, Classic Rock, Gypsy Jazz, Folk, Americana, Dixieland Jazz, Celtic, Singer-Songwriter, Pop, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and Top 40, Juried Art, and fireworks both nights.

July 4-5
Peterson Dumesnil House
301 S. Peterson Ave.
(502) 895-7975
www.crescenthill.us
Free

 

Hot Country Nights!
Join us on the Fourth of July holiday weekend as Kentucky favorite Moonshine Millionaires takes the stage for a free Hot Country Nights concert with Rachel Timberlake.

July 4, 7:00 PM
4th Street Live!

400 S 4th Street

www.4thstlive.com/events/calendar/month/2013-07-01#event-315
Free
 

The Tin Whiskey Sisters
A romping musical good time. An old-timey, folky, fun, slightly cheeky family band. A couple of guitar-plinkin', whiskey-drinkin', harmony singin', rag-a-muffin dames out to have a good time.

July 4, 9:30 PM
The Bard's Town

1801 Bardstown Rd.
502-749-5275
thebardstown.com/events.html
Free

 

Bardstown Road Farmer's Market
The Farmer's Market takes place on the corner of Deer Park Ave. at Bardstown Rd. Presbyterian Church every Saturday. Since 1991 this most popular of Louisville markets has been host to almost 30 vendors each week who bring to the market the best in farm fresh, locally grown seasonal items. Includes fruits and vegetables, cut flowers and potted plants, pastured beef, pork, lamb, poultry, bison, sausage, and eggs, farmstead cheeses made from cow, goat and sheep milk, baked goods, pastries, granola and prepared foods, omelets made to order, jams, jellies, and salsas, fresh local honey and more!


 

July 6, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church

1722 Bardstown Road
(502) 235-2707
www.thehighlandsoflouisville.com/Events.php
Free


Pollywog Play Parties: Life in the Pond
For pollywogs, there is no place like the pond! Early learners will meet real pollywogs and other aquatic friends as they investigate water environments through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and variety of art, science and play activities. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program.


 
July 6, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest

2499 Clermont Rd
Clermont, Kentucky

(502) 955-8512
bernheim.org/event/pollywog-play-parties-life-in-the-pond/
Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child


The Eagles
Welcome to the Hotel California! With seven number-one singles, six Grammys, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s.

July 6, 8:00 PM
KFC Yum! Center

1 Arena Plaza
(502) 690-9000
www.kfcyumcenter.com/‎
$36+

 


A Walk with the Animals: Historic Breeds
Come take a walk with the animals of The Homeplace. Enjoy a guided tour and learn about their histories and uses on the farm. The animals you will see are rare or historic breeds not found on many farms today. So comes see some cool animals and learn a little while you’re at it.


 
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
100 Van Morgan Drive
Golden Pond, KY

270-924-2000
lbl.org/CALOverview.asp?id=1440#1440
Ages 13 & up: $5 Ages 5 – 12: $3 Ages 4 & under: Free


Highland Renaissance Festival
Come join us for our 8th Annual Highland Renaissance Festival with fun for the entire family. All day entertainment including live music, dancing, human chess, sword swallowing, fire breathing, jousting, games of skill, hand-powered rides and more! Merchants and Artisans  will be selling their wares along with period food & drink!

July 6-7
Festival Space

955 Elm Street
Eminence, KY

www.kyrenfaire.com/
$5.00 - $18.00



Appalatin
Exactly what you may or may not expect from a group of guys hailing from geographic locations such as Ecuador, Nicaragua, Mexico, Guatemala … not to mention Kentucky. Appalatin fluently combine the sounds and styles indigenous to Latin music with that of American folk music, transcending into its own unique amalgamation of truly global music. The six-member band uses all acoustic instrumentation that features classical and steel string guitars; traditional Native wood flutes and pan flutes; harmonica; mandolin; charango (Andean ukelele); bass; and a myriad of percussion (congas, bongos, cajon, maracas, cow-bell and guiro to name a few).

 
July 7, 6:00 PM
Iroquois Amphitheater

1080 Amphitheater Road

www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/event/250647-appalatin-louisville/
Free

 
  
 

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