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Second Saturdays at Frazier

Second Saturdays treat visitors to a “little bit extra” during their trip to the museum. On the second Saturday of each month, the Frazier Museum offers crafts, games, activities, and historic performances revolving around a selected theme. WHEN~ June 9, 10am-4pm; July 14 from 11am-4pm WHERE~ Frazier Museum & Main Street CONTACT~ or 502.753.5663

Smokin’ on the River BBQ, Blues & Brew Festival

Children enjoy hands-on activities at a Second Saturday event at Frazier Museum. The fourth annual Smokin’ on the River is a national BBQ competition that has grown to be the second largest BBQ fesWaterfront Independence Festival tival in the state of Indiana. Spectators can watch professional BBQ teams Waterfront Indy Fest is Louisville’s premier July 4 celebration. This year’s from across the country compete for the championship trophy and $ 8,000. event features two days of fun, concerts by national recording artists Kip Moore and The Band Perry, free WHEN~ June 15-16, 9am-11pm WHERE~ At the corner of Spring Street and Riverside Drive in Jeffersonville children’s activities, a festival COST~ $1 per sample food garden, and fireworks over CONTACT~ or 502.259.8734 the Ohio River. Festival gates open at 5pm both nights and each Wild West Hold-Ups on the French Lick Railway night concludes with fireworks around 10pm. On special weekends The Lost River Renegades invade the hills of Southern Indiana with the hopes of robbing the train. The local marshal and his men WHEN~ July 3-4 will attempt to apprehend the bandits and provide the train with safe pasWHERE~ Great Lawn @ Waterfront Park sage through to the village of Cuzco. CONTACT~ www. Fireworks at the Waterfront or 502.574.3768

WHEN~ June 16-17, July 7-8 & 28-29 @ 10am, 1pm, & 4 pm each day WHERE~ French Lick Scenic Railway French Lick, Indiana CONTACT~ or 1.800.74.TRAIN

Independence Festival.


Father’s Day Weekend at the Zoo Fathers and their children will get to meet some of the zoo’s proud animal papas, among other planned activities. As a special treat, Dads get free admission to the Zoo courtesy Ford Motor Company. WHEN~ June 17 WHERE~ Louisville Zoo, 110 Trevilian Way CONTACT~ 502.459.2181 or

Take a tour through several beautiful homes that will be on display at Homearama in July. You’ll get some great ideas on redecorating your place, learn about the current design trends — or you could buy a new home. WHEN~ July 14-29 WHERE~ Rock Springs & Shakes Run COST~ $10 CONTACT~




A Mother’s Touch Jewelry & Gifts 12312 Shelbyville Rd. Louisville, KY 40243


A Mother’s Touch offers a party room for both boys and girls ages 5 & up. Enjoy a theme or beading party. You can also use our room for classes, meetings, wedding or baby showers, or a fun girls night out. Prices start at $10 per person or a room fee. Reservations and deposit required. We can help make your event fun and memorable. Call 502.253.9477 with any questions and availability.

Kart Kountry Joe B. Hall Ave. Shepherdsville, KY 40165


YMCA Several Kentuckiana locations

502.587.9622 Kountry

Kart Kountry is fun for the whole family, featuring the largest go-kart track in the world at over 1.5 miles. Decide which of several party packages works best for you, then relax and have fun. Activities include go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, jumpshot, our huge Arcade with a mix of new and classic games, and our renovated Redemption Prize Center. Come celebrate with us! The Y has several great ways to celebrate birthdays with fun-filled activities! Options vary at Y locations and include pool, Calypso Cove, Hawaiian luau, Wii play, rock climbing, party art, pirate, Disney princess, Twilight, Justin Bieber, Toy Story and more! Come and celebrate with the Y; your party will be a blast!

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