Start: 10/10/2008 - 4:00 pm
End: 10/10/2008 - 11:00 pm
Address: 4th Street/Theater Square
Louisville is the quintessential outdoor celebration of Fall and the
River City’srich German heritage. The two-day party on Fourth Street,
between Broadway and Chestnut Streets, will satisfy our city’s annual
craving for real German food, live music and brew.
The official caterer of the OKTOBERFEST/OKTOBERFEAST Louisville is the
famousSchnitzelbank of Jasper, Indiana. Revelerswill enjoy authentic
schnitzel, brats, sauerkraut and more while they brush up
for the biggest “Duck Dance” in town. If all goes well, more than a
few brave Deutsche-o-philes will save room for theAnnual “Bratwurst
"Bardstown Bound" Caufields Parade, BooFest and Fall Festival
Start: 10/10/2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Bardstown Road
Phone: 502-721-8636 or 502-292-3033
Description: "Bardstown Bound" BooFest and the Caufields Halloween parade have
joined spirits and have added a Fall Festival to benefit The Home of
the Innocents to kick off the Halloween season on Friday evening,
Once again, merchants and restaurants along Bardstown Road and
Baxter Avenue will celebrate the Highlands by opening their doors and
presenting another fun-filled witching hour of a night beginning at
5:00 P.M. The parade will start at 6:30 on Bardstown Road and travel
north on Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue to The Home of the Innocents
at 1100 East Market.
The Fall Festival will run from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. on the campus of
The Home; admission to the Festival is free. The combination of
Louisville's frightenly fun Caufields Parade, trick or treat stations
along the way, Bardstown Bound BooFest and the Festival will give
everyone a chance to eat, drink, shop and be scary!
Bluegrass Song Paintings and Artwork By Richard L. Matteson Jr.
Start: 10/10/2008 - 7pm
End: 10/10/2008 - 9:00 pm
Location: Higgins-Maxwell Gallery
Address: 1200 Payne Street
THE HIGGINS MAXWELL GALLERY will
present American artist Richard L. Matteson Jr. from Oct. 10 until Nov 1.
The show will open with a reception 6:00- 9:00 PM on Oct. 10. Matteson, who isnationally recognized musician, author and artist, will also present two musical performances at the gallery Oct. 11, 7:00 PM and Nov. 1, 7:00 PM. Admission is free.
The Higgins-Maxwell gallery is open Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm.
American Girl Fashion Show Preview Party Dinner
Start: 10/10/2008 - 7:00 pm
End: 10/12/2008 - 7:00 pm
Location: Millionaire's Row, Churchill Downs
Address: 700 Central Avenue
Price: $50, American Girl Preview Party; $35, American Girl Fashion Show Teas
Girl® fans are invited to an American Girl Fashion Show® and tea party
Oct. 10 to 12 to benefit the Kosair Children’s Hospital neonatal
intensive care unit (NICU), presented by Mortenson Family Dental. The
shows will be held on Millionaires Row at Churchill Downs and will
feature American Girls such as Addy, Felicity, Kirsten, Molly and
Samantha. Tickets for a special preview party dinner, presented by
Merrill Lynch, at 7 p.m., Oct. 10, are $50. Tickets for the noon
and 4 p.m. teas and fashion shows on Oct. 11 and 12 are $35. Call (502)
629-KIDS or visit HelpKosairChildrensHospital.com to purchase tickets
for either event.
Southwest Community Festival
Start: 10/11/2008 - 9:00 am
End: 10/11/2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Sun Valley Park
Address: 6505 Bethany Lane
Phone: 502/ 627-2713
community festival for southwest Jefferson County. FREE activities for
kids and grown-ups alike. Little Miss Southwest Jefferson County, Car
show, inflatables, Spelling Bee,seniors tent, and many more.
Writing Workshop at the Kentucky Derby Museum
Location: Kentucky Derby Museum
Address: 704 Central Ave.
Price: $10/ per person
Writing life stories? Get tips from the
professionals at “Dream Chasers: A Writer’s Workshop” hosted by the
Kentucky Derby Museum and Women Who Write Saturday, October 11, from 10
a.m. to 12 p.m. at the museum.
Drawn from the museum’s current exhibit “Dream Chasers: The Art of
Living on the Backside,” the event will cover the art of interview and
how to draft, edit and present in a concise format. The workshop is
suitable for writers of all genres, but will be especially helpful for
persons interested in collecting life stories, preserving oral history
or presenting their own family stories. The goal is to make a seemingly
overwhelming project, both achievable and enjoyable for everyone.
Pride and Prejudice
Start: 10/11/2008 - 8:00 pm
End: 10/11/2008 - 10:30 pm
Location: Actors Theatre of Louisville
Address: 316 W Main St
Phone: (502) 584-1205
Price: $40, $50, $60
by Jane Austen
adapted and directed by Jon Jory
Jane Austen’s witty romantic comedy of love, laughter and passion in
a lavish stage adaptation—because true love never grows old and “It is
a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a
good fortune must be in want of a wife.”
Louisville Genealogical Society, Annual Book Fair and Seminar, Oct 11, 2008
Start: 10/12/2008 - 8:30 am
End: 10/12/2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville KY
Address: Louisville Genealogical Society, PO Box 24566, Louisville KY 40224-0566
Price: $5 general admission; optional guest lectures and box lunch
This meeting will aid experienced genealogists, but features several
classes of special interest to beginners. For example, see "Genealogy
101: The Basics," Parts1 and 2 -- by Deborah Lord Campisano, a
well-known local genealogy researcher and teacher. Also, see
"Evaluating Three Computerized Genealogical Record Systems" to help
those trying to choose a family history program to store their family
data; by Phil Hysell (Brother's Keeper Genealogy Software), Greg
Claypool (Family Tree Maker, Version 16), and Mel Arnold (Personal
Ancestry File or PAF). These are among the "free" classes included in
the $5 general admission fee.
Farmington Historic Plantation's Harvest Festival
Start: 10/12/2008 - 12:00 pm
End: 10/12/2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Farmington Historic Plantation
Address: 3033 Bardstown Road
Description: The Farmington Harvest Festival is a full day of family activities,
live music, favorite foods, crafts, historic demonstrations and more,
including the chance to take part in an archaeological project that
uncovers Kentucky's past. Admission is free with charges for food and
some activities. This year's Festival is scheduled for Sunday, October
12th and will be the opening for the Signature Event "Abraham Lincoln:
at Farmington 1841."
The Belle of Louisville is 94 Years Old!
Start: 10/12/2008 - 1:30 pm
End: 10/12/2008 - 4:00 pm
Location: Belle of Louisville
Address: 401 W. River Road
Description: Belle Birthday Lunch Cruise. Boarding begins at 1:30 pm, Cruise from
2-4pm. Join in the fun celebrating the Legendary Lady’s 94th birthday.
A two hour cruise, a delicious buffet, live entertainment and "Birthday
Cake" are planned. You will be invited to sing "Happy Birthday." Each
anniversary leads up to the greatest celebration of all, The Belle of
Louisville’s 100th Birthday Bash in October of 2014. Plan to be there!
Curtain's Up! Community Day
Start: 10/12/2008 - 1:00 pm
End: 10/12/2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Kentucky Center
Address: 501 West Main St.
The Kentucky Center invites you to celebrate our 25th Anniversary Season with Curtain's
Up Community Day sponsored by Fifth Third Bank on Sunday, October 12, from 1 p.m. to 5p.m.
The free event will feature exciting performances, workshops, hands-on activities and
exhibits, with involvement from Louisville's arts community, including Louisville
Ballet, the Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Theatrical Association, Kentucky Opera,
KentuckyShow!, Stage One and Broadway at Iroquois.
To see a full schedule of events and exhibits, go to: http://ww2.kentuckycenter.org/curtainsup/
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