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Alex Wimsatt
 Phone:
502-543-1901
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4th of July Bullitt Blast     [back to top]
Location:
TBD
Date:
TBD
Phone:
502-543-8687


Bernheim's BugFest & Fall Plant Sale     [back to top]
Location:
Bernheim Forest & Arboretum
Date:
September 21 (Third Saturday)
Admission:
Free with admission and to Bernheim members
Web:

Bernheim will be a buzz with all sorts of fun as we explore insects and other little crawly things. Free programs and activities at the Visitor Center from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. will celebrate our diminutive neighbors. Time: 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fall is one of the best times of the year for planting and Bernheim's Fall Plant Sale is one of the best places to acquire unique plants. The sale will feature an extended list of Bernheim SelectTM Landscape plants. Trees and shrubs range for $10-$30.
Members shop one hour early 8:00 am - 9:00 am, open to public 9am-4pm.


Bernheim's ColorFest     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 112; Hwy 245 at Bernheim Forest
Date:
October 19-20
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

One of Kentucky's Top 10 Fall Festivals! Spectacular fall color, Nature craft demonstrations and exhibits. Hikes and guided walks, music, pumpkin carving, kids activities, call for more information.


BloomFest & Spring Plant Sale     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 112, East on HWY 245, one mile off the exit
Date:
May 18 (Third Saturday)
Phone:
502-955-8512

From 8am - 5pm, the annual spring and fall plant sales will give you an opportunity to find that one-of-a-kind plant for your garden. Bernheim also provides a host of informal programs in planting, design, pruning, and arboretum walks to help you better take care of your new plants. Please come and start off your planting season right. Bloomin Brunch, kite flying and more.


Bluegrass 101 Festival     [back to top]
Contact:
Pam Waldridge
Location:
I-65 exit 112; Bullitt County Fairgrounds
Date:
August 24 (Last Saturday)
Phone:
502-507-5449
Web:

To be held noon till 10:00 pm. Admission is $15.00. Children 12 and under FREE. The bands are Bluegrass 101, Men of the Week, Whistlen Rufus, Tommy Brown and the County Line Grass, Gene Thompson and Crossroad, along with Paul Williams and the Victory Trio. We would love to have you come out and be with us! It will be held under a large pavilion rain or shine "the show will go on". All net proceeds will go toward towards the Prader Willi Foundation. Bands subject to change.


Bluegrass Quilt Festival     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 117; Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
Date:
Sept. 26-28
Web:

Nationally known quilt instructors, lectures, quilt show and competition, challenges and vendors galore.

Show entry fee: $8 per day or $15 for a 2 or 3-day pass.



Bullitt County Fair     [back to top]
Contact:
Jimmy Anderson
Location:
Exit 112; Bullitt Co. Fairgrounds
Date:
June 11-16
Phone:
502-724-3152
E-mail:

Get away from the hustle and bustle of a busy work week. Bring your family to the fair and enjoy pageants, rides, horse shows and motocross events. Don't miss out!


Christmas in the City, Lebanon Junction     [back to top]
Contact:
Marsha Puckett
Location:
Exit 105; Lebanon Junction
Date:
December (First Saturday)
Phone:
502-833-2571
E-mail:

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow... come visit Santa at the Community Center along with refreshments, games, carriage rides and much more from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.


Connect Bernheim     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 112; East on HWY 245, one mile off the exit
Date:
August 24 (Fourth Saturday)
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

Bernheim is a great place to expand your mind, body, spirit and connect with nature - great nature presentations over the lake and art exhibits. Open to the Public.


ECO Kids Discovery Days at Bernheim     [back to top]
Contact:
Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
Location:
Take Exit 112 from I-65. Head east for approximately one mile on HWY 245 (KY S.R. 245/Clermont Road)
Date:
Admission:
Free with admission
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that's exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim's Visitor Center.


Free Fishing Days at Bernhheim     [back to top]
Location:
Bernheim Forest & Arboretum
Date:
June 1-2 (First Weekend)
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

Bring the whole family for a day of free fishing in one of Bernheim's great lakes.


Hillview City Fair     [back to top]
Contact:
Terry Bohannon
Location:
Hillview Community Center
Date:
June 6-8
Phone:
502-957-5280
E-mail:

Carnival rides, craft and vendor booths, food, petting zoo, pony rides and carriage rides, live music and other entertainment. Something for everyone!


Home Product Expo     [back to top]
Location:
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
Date:
January 17-18, 2015 (First Weekend)
Phone:
502-429-6000
Web:

Sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, this annual event brings more than 70 Louisville-area home improvement companies together under one roof to offer ideas and expert advice on home remodeling. Admission is free. Parking is free. Advice is free.
Show hours:
Saturday, Jan. 17 - 9AM-6PM
Sunday, Jan. 18 - 10AM-4PM


Home Run 5K Run/Walk     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 112; Hwy 245 at Bernheim Forest
Date:
October (Fourth Saturday)
Phone:
502-596-1000
Web:

The Home Of The Innocents will now be the coordinator for this event. Location will be at Bernheim forest for that scenic route we all so love. Contact The Home of The Innocents for details and registration.


Kids Fest     [back to top]
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
Shepherdsville, KY  40008
Location:
Exit 117; Paroquet Springs Conference Centre & Expo Hall
Date:
March 9 (Second Saturday)
Admission:
Free
Phone:
502-955-9641
E-mail:
Web:

A festival designed to entertain and educate children ages 12 and younger. Children must be supervised by an adult. Admission is free. 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Free admission.

Downloads:     Information Flyer (1.2Mb PDF)


Knob Creek Gun Range     [back to top]
Location:
Exit 117; Hwy 44 W.
Date:
April (Second Full Weekend)
October (Second Full Weekend)
Phone:
502-922-4457
E-mail:
Web:

Open year round for your shooting enjoyment! The facility is encompassed by more than 600 acres & designed to provide you and your family a safe shooting environment. Our large gun shop has everything you need for the shooting sport. We buy, sell, trade and rent guns. We have targets, ammo, reloading supplies and much more. We also offer Concealed Carry Classes the third Saturday and Sunday and the fourth Saturday of each month. Hunter Education Classes available 3 times a year. Home of the world's largest Machine Gun Shoot and Military Gun Show held the second full weekend in April and October.


Knob Creek Military
Gun Show & Shoot
    [back to top]
Location:
Exit 117; Hwy 44 W.
Date:
April (Second Full Weekend)
October (Second Full Weekend)
Phone:
502-922-4457
E-mail:
Web:

– Knob Creek Gun Range hosts the Nation’s Largest biannual Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show in April and October. Knob Creek boasts a 350-yard outdoor shooting range with the most affordable range fee this side of the Equator—$10 per person for the whole day. Knob Creek also has a full-service gun shop. No Gun? No Problem. Knob Creek offers used firearms for rent. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or grandparent. Knob Creek is open 9AM-6PM daily except Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and Tuesdays.


Light Up Shepherdsville     [back to top]
Location:
Shepherdsville City Park
Date:
December (First Friday)
Phone:
502-543-2923

Refreshments begin at 6:00 p.m. Bring the kids out to visit with Santa and watch the City Park light up with joy when you visit. This holiday event is a great way to spend the holiday season with your family, don't miss it!


Mt. Washington Fall Festival     [back to top]
Contact:
Alex Wimsatt
Location:
Exit 117, HWY 44 E, Mt. Washington
Date:
October 17-18 (Third Weekend)
Phone:
502-543-1901
Fax:
502-543-4889
E-mail:

Bring the whole family and enjoy the Fish Fry with homemade pies, craft and vendor booths, carnival rides, car show, cornhole tournament, fun and games for the kids and an outdoor movie!


Mt. Washington Spring Festival     [back to top]
Mt. Washington, KY  
Contact:
Alex Wimsatt
Location:
Exit 117, HWY 44 E
Date:
May 10-11 (Second Friday & Saturday)
Phone:
502-543-1901
Fax:
502-543-4889

If you are looking for a place to spend quality time with the entire family, this is the great place. Mt. Washington Spring Fling will offer craft booths, food, parade, pageants and tons of fun stuff. Don't miss the kick-off to spring.


Mt. Washington Spring Fling 5K Run/Walk     [back to top]
St. Francis Church
Mt. Washington, KY  
Contact:
Amy Puritt
Location:
St. Francis Church
Date:
May 11 (Second Saturday)
Phone:
502-802-0802

This 5K Run/Walk will take place in Mt. Washington, one of two run / walks in the county. The 5K will start at 8:00 am. Registration fee will be $12 if you pre-register before May 1st or register the day of for $15. Come sign up and accomplish your goals by signing up to participate in the run or the walk. Set your own pace, have fun and hope to see you there.


Nature Exploration Stations     [back to top]
Shepherdsville, KY  40008
Location:
Visitor Center at Bernheim Forest
Date:
Every Month (1st and 3rd Saturday)
Admission:
Free with admission and to Bernheim members
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

On the first and third Saturday of every month between 1:00 - 4:00 pm, volunteers in Bernheim's Naturalists-In-Training program lead fun and entertaining Nature Exploration Stations at the Visitor Center. Both children and adults enjoy the varied interpretations of the nature of Bernheim at these events. These programs offer changing experiences each month. You might get to stroke a snake, look a toad in eye, hear hidden stories in plants and trees, figure out the food chain, and discover a whole lot more about your connections with nature. And you can get in touch with your natural creativity through take home nature inspired craft projects. Ages 5 and up.


North Bullitt Lions Club ATV and Truck Dirt Drag     [back to top]
Contact:
Gary Poynter
Location:
Exit 112; Bullitt County Fairgrounds
Date:
April 27
July 27
September 28
Phone:
502-396-4604
E-mail:

This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun, Derby starts at 7:00 pm.


Pollywog Play Parties at Bernheim     [back to top]
Contact:
Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
Location:
Take Exit 112 from I-65. Head east for approximately one mile on HWY 245 (KY S.R. 245/Clermont Road)
Date:
Admission:
Free with admission
Phone:
502-955-8512
Web:

Held the first Saturday of each month, Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language and outside play to encourage children (5 and younger) and their


Red Cross Valentine Gala     [back to top]
Location:
Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
Date:
February 9 (Second Saturday)
Phone:
502-955-6259

Celebrate Valentine's Day at one of Bullitt County's most elegant events. This annual event benefiting the American Red Cross features dinner, dancing and great prize packages.


Shepherdsfest     [back to top]
4900 Cedar Grove Rd.
Shepherdsville, KY  40165
Location:
Exit 116 off I-65, follow signs to 4900 Cedar Grove Road
Date:
September 28 (4th Saturday)
Phone:
502-492-9977
Web:

Free Christian Art and Music Festival. There will be an Art Gallery, Live Music, Custom Car & Motorcycle Show. Kids Area, Community Booths, Great Food, BBQ & Burgoo. Event is free and open to the public for great family fun!




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