Thursday, July 11, 2013

Forecastle Festival 2013

Forecastle Festival 2013 is kicking off this weekend with a great mix of music! Founded in 2002 by Louisville native JK McKnight, Forecastle has grown from a community event to one of the country’s most anticipated summer festivals. The festival now draws tens of thousands of fans from across the world to Louisville’s scenic 85-acre Waterfront Park.


Voted as 1 of the 31 Coolest Tours and Festivals of 2012 by Rolling Stone magazine and in the top 15 Outdoor Festivals by Outdoor Magazine, Forecastle is looking forward to having artists such as Old Crow Medicine Show, Young the Giant, The Pass, The Black Keys, plus many more. Additionally, there will be a Bourbon Lounge for bourbon enthusiasts. Several other activities will be available as well, making for an awesome 2013 Forecastle!

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Crescent Hill's Fourth of July Celebration

Crescent Hill will host a two day Independence Day event this year, the Crescent Hill 4th of July Celebration. The party takes place on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th with a wide range of activities

The antique car parade will take place on Thursday, beginning at the Masonic Home at 11:30 a.m. and will travel down Frankfort Avenue to the Peterson-Dumesnil House. Guests will be treated to various activities after arriving, including an art fair, music festival, pet show and beer and food booths. There is something fun to do for everyone. Additionally, there will be a fireworks display beginning at 10 p.m. on both nights!

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My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Debating between a vacation and a stay-cation? Consider visiting My Old Kentucky Home State Park this summer! Located a short drive from Louisville in Bardstown, Kentucky, My Old Kentucky Home offers visitors a great vacation experience.

Guests can admire the beautiful grounds in the 39-site campground, which offers convenient utility hookups, a central service building housing showers and rest rooms, and a dump station. Additionally, the park offers a grocery store and laundry which are nearby across the street. Pets are also allowed if restrained. If you're a golfer, test your golfing skills on the Kenny Rapier Golf Course, an 18-hole regulation golf course. A fully equipped pro shop caters to the golfer’s every need with rental clubs, pull carts, and riding carts.

There is also a chance to experience the tradition of Kentucky's longest-running outdoor drama, the Stephen Foster Story. This celebrated musical features colorful period costumes, lively choreography and more than 50 Foster songs, including his most famous ballad "My Old Kentucky Home."

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