Friday, June 15, 2018

June 15 - 30 - Ky Waterways Alliance Events

Beargrass Creek Alliance Cleanup Friday, June 15
BCA and KWA are cleaning up Beargrass Creek Friday!. Meet at the Louisville Kayak Company trailer just down from the Community Boat House on River Rd. (Look for a big red trailer with Louisville Kayak
 Company logos). Free kayak rental, life vest, and paddle for anyone who participates. Life vests must be worn. Limited free rentals to first 10 that sign up. Trash bags provided, but bring your own gloves.

Special priced sunset tour after the cleanup for $25. Clean up 5-7 and Sunset Tour 7-9


To reserve a canoe for the cleanup,

Please include the following information with your email:

1) the number of participants
2) are any minors with you
3) kayaking or paddling experience
4) a good phone number to reach you

Ohio River Sweep Saturday, June 16
Thousands of volunteers will remove tons of trash and debris in the Ohio River Sweep. This multi-location, multi-city cleanup encompasses the entire length of the river, from its origin in Pittsburgh, PA to its end in Cairo, IL, including nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline and many tributaries.

It is one of the largest annual environmental cleanups in the United States. Be a part of the Louisville team! Make a difference!
Green Convene Thursday, June 28

Join us at Louisville Sustainability Council's next Green Convene! KWA's executive director, Ward Wilson, is one of the featured speakers. Discussion includes a conversation on the future of the Frankfort Ave. Corridor from Story Ave. to River Road!

2:00 - 5:00p Paddle Tour
6:00 - 7:30p Speakers
7:45 - 8:30p Walking Tour

Confluence Riversweep Saturday, June 30
Saturday, June 30 is the Kentucky River Confluence Riversweep at Red River. KWA is partnering with Kentucky Riverkeeper and Kentucky River Authority to make it happen. More details to come soon!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

July 3 & 4 - Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival

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The 2018 Festival


           When:     Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 4-10pm,
                          Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10am-10pm
                           Fireworks, Wednesday, 10pm
          Where:   Grounds of the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave
          What:      Juried Artists’ Booths
                          Live Entertainment
                          Children’s Fun Zone, Food Court
                          Cake Booth                          
                          Pet Contest
                          and more

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

June 23 - 24 - Flea Off Art and Craft Market

Flea Off Art and Craft Market

June 23-24 we'll host a second Louisville Art and Craft Market in the Highlands (1228 E. Breckinridge St.). Again, this is a juried event featuring handmade arts and crafts, plus some vintage and some vinyl. Please fill out a sign-up form to apply and be considered. Here is the sign-up form for the June 23-24 Louisville Art & Craft Market.


If you can't make it as a vendor, then we hope you can come down and do some shopping, eating and drinking at some events. Below are all the dates scheduled (so far) for 2018. To sign up or learn more, click on any of the dates below or go to www.TheFleaOffMarket.org.

We hope to see you soon!

JUNE 1-3, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
JUNE 23-24LOUISVILLE ART AND CRAFT MARKET IN THE HIGHLANDS (1228 E. Breckinridge St.)
JULY 6-8, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
AUGUST 3-5, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
SEPTEMBER 7-9, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
SEPTEMBER 22-23, LOUISVILLE ART AND CRAFT MARKET IN THE HIGHLANDS (1228 E. Breckinridge St.)
*OCTOBER 6-7, GEAR AND BEER @ TBA*
OCTOBER 20-21, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
NOVEMBER 3-4, FLEA OFF MARKET AT FRESH START'S LOT (1007 E. Jefferson St.)
*NOVEMBER 24LOUISVILLE ART AND CRAFT MARKET @ TBA*
6TH ANNUAL INDOOR HOLIDAY BAZAAR:
*WEEK 1, DECEMBER 1-2, 2018 @ TBA*
*WEEK 2, DECEMBER 8-9, 2018 @ TBA*
*WEEK 3, DECEMBER 15-16, 2018 @ TBA*
*Sign-up forms for these not available until Summer
Thanks!
The Flea Staff 

June 24 - cycLOUvia


CycLOUvia returns to Frankfort Avenue on June 24

CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Frankfort Avenue for the fifth time on Sunday, June 24. Frankfort Avenue from Pope Street to Stilz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from 2-6 p.m. Police will facilitate a motor crossing at Ewing Avenue. Many businesses along the corridor will be open and engaging the street with specials for the event. CycLOUvia is designed to encourage more communities to close streets to cars and open them to people. The return to Frankfort Avenue marks the thirteenth CycLOUvia event, with previous events being held on Bardstown Road, West Broadway, and Three Points (Germantown, Schnitzelburg and Shelby Park). Commercial establishments with frontage along the Frankfort Avenue corridor are encouraged to open their businesses during event hours and engage participants to create an atmosphere that is uniquely Louisville. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/197901680848523/

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

July 3 - The Louisville Chorus - Fanfare for the 4th


Louisville Chorus
Daniel Spurlock, Music Director

Presenting

Tuesday, July 3, 2018—8:30 PM
Iroquois Amphitheater
Rain or Shine

Fanfare for the 4th
Musical Visions of America
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FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thanks to the generosity of
The Rockwell Foundation
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides partial operating support to the Louisville Chorus with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Saturday, May 5, 2018

June 23 - Blackacre Barn Bash

BARN BASH TO RAISE FUNDS FOR EDUCATIONAL, 
CONSERVATION PROGRAMS ON 200-YEAR OLD FARM !

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Get your boots out of the closet and get over to Blackacre…It is time for the 2018 Blackacre Barn Bash
Featuring rising country music artists, John King and Nick Dittmeier, and the Sawdusters, the night will be filled with non-stop entertainment, and great boot stomping music! Cold brews and local food trucks will also be available along with family friendly activities down on our homestead! 
The concert will be held on the grounds of Blackacre’s future 2,400 sq. foot multi-purpose Barn. Proceeds from the Barn Bash will go to fund this exciting project along with other important preservation projects at Blackacre! Save when you purchase your tickets online today! Online $15 or At the Gate $20
The smell of barbecue, the pounding of country music and the twang of guitar strings….featuring rising country music artists, John King (Tonight, Tonight) and Nick Dittmeier (pronounced DITT-MEYER) & The Sawdusters. Gates open at 6:00 p.m., action will get underway starting at 6:30 p.m., and lasts until 9:00 p.m. featuring non-stop entertainment, and great boot stomping music! A variety of food trucks will be available, offering mouthwatering options like smoked BBQ and gourmet hot-dogs!

The concert will be held on the grounds of Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead near Jeffersontown, KY. Proceeds go to funding educational, conservation and programs designed to preserve and protect the 200-year old homestead located at 3200 Tucker Station Road; only seventeen miles east of downtown Louisville. Whether it is date night or a family friendly outing, this is the perfect event for country music fans!

More information or tickets can be purchased by visiting BlackacreConservancy.org   As the name implies don't miss out because this is sure to be a boot scootin’ good time for all!