CONCERTS & MUSIC
The Bardstown Opry
Friday, November 16, 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Adults $10, children 6-12 $6
Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E.
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests
Sunday, November 18, 2012 beginning at 4:00 pm
Brown Theater, 315 West Broadway
15.00/Adults, $10.00/Seniors (60+), $5.00/Students with valid ID,
Free for children under school age.
The Louisville Youth Orchestra will explore how the country of Finland found freedom through Sibelius' 2nd Symphony, and take a look at many of Abraham Lincoln's powerful speeches, including the Gettysburg Address and the freedom of the American slaves, in Aaron Copland's inspiring Lincoln Portrait.
Tickets may be purchased at the Kentucky Center Box Office or on the day of the performance at the Brown Theater.
Box office information:
502-584-7777, 800-775-7777, TTY 502-562-0730
The Kentuckiana Blues Society's 24th Anniversary
Saturday, November 17, 6 p.m.
The Vernon Club, 2575 Story Ave, Louisville
The Kentuckiana Blues Society will celebrate its 24th anniversary with a blues show at the Vernon Club.
A Facebook event page has been set up at https://www.facebook.com/events/363116300447552/?ref=ts&fref=ts
Zac Brown Band Tickets go on Sale
Friday, November 16 at 10 a.m.
One of Country Music's most popular acts, the Zac Brown Band will play the KFC Yum! Center January 10, for their 2013 tour with special guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore.
Tickets can be purchased at the KFC Yum! Center Box Office and other Ticketmaster Outlets, www.ticketmaster.com , or Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Country artist Bobby Bare
Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at Indiana University Southeast.
Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $26.50 or $10 for IU Southeast students.
Music legend Bobby Bare is bringing his blend of country music and storytelling to the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center.
Tickets are available for order online at www.ius.edu/oglecenter, by phone at (812) 941-2525, or in person at the Ogle Center Box Office.
THEATER, DANCE, & PERFORMANCES
Ragtime, the Musical
October 25 - November 11
November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
November 11 at 2 p.m.
CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center
$18 in advance or $20 at the door
Ragtime, the Tony Award-winning musical that tells a story of American triumph and tragedy at the dawn of the 20th century.
Performances are October 25, 27, November 1, 3, 5, 8 and 10 at 7:30 p.m., and October 28, November 4 and 11 at 2 p.m.
Call 459-0660 or visit www.CenterStageJCC.org to reserve tickets
"Love, Loss and What I Wore"
November 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18.
Thursday through Saturday curtains are at 7:30 pm.
Sunday matinees are at 2:30 pm.
$22 for general admission
$19 for students, seniors and groups of ten or more
Henry Clay Theater
Louisville's newest theatre company will present the Louisville premiere of "Love, Loss and What I Wore" at the Henry Clay Theatre, 604 South Third Street, November 1-18, 2012.
"Love, Loss and What I Wore" was written by the late Nora Ephron and her sister, Delia Ephron based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman.
Nora Ephron is best known for her screenplays When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and Julie and Julia.
Urinetown: The Musical
Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 15 at 8:00pm
Friday, November 16 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 17 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 18 at 2:30 p.m.
Robinson Theater of the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany
$12 Adults, $6 Students, Seniors, IU Southeast Faculty & Staff.
Tickets are available at the Ogle Center ticket office, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (812) 941.2525
The Theatre Department at Indiana University Southeast will present URINETOWN: THE MUSIc.
Tickets are available at the Ogle Center ticket office or by calling (812) 941-2525.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Friday, Nov. 9-11 and 15-17
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Clarksville Little Theatre
301 E Montgomery Avenue, Clarksville
$15 for adults
$12 for seniors 60 and up
$12 for teens
Children 6-12 are $8
Clarksville Little Theatre presents the second production of its 2012-2013 season live and on stage: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
The production is directed by Mike Seely.
Call the theatre at 812-283-6522 for additional information and directions or to make reservations.
A Christmas Story
November 7 - November 25
Pamela Brown Auditorium at Actors Theatre of Louisville
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the final run of A Christmas Story, directed by Drew Fracher.
A Christmas Story will be revived one final time giving audiences in Louisville one last opportunity to enjoy Philip Grecian's stage adaptation of this classic film about one boy's heroic pursuit of a Red Ryder BB Gun amid seasonal mayhem and family shenanigans.
Playing in the Pamela Brown Auditorium at Actors Theatre of Louisville, A Christmas Story will preview November 7 and 8, open November 9 and run through November 25, 2012.
Tickets are on sale now priced from $24 and can be purchased online at www.ActorsTheatre.org or by calling 502-584-1205.
"The Light in the Piazza"
November 16, 17, 23, 24, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m.
November 18, 25, 2012 @ 2:30 P.M.
MEX Theater - Kentucky Center
Directed by Sandy Richens Cohrs
"The Light In The Piazza" is a wondrous fable about love. The setting is Florence, Italy early 1950's.
A well-off middle-aged woman dutifully drags her twenty-something daughter, Clara to all the sights in Florence.
A breeze separates Clara from her hat, which is promptly rescued by a handsome young man, Fabrizio.
The attraction is immediate and because of Clara's secret perhaps even dangerous.
KCA Box Office 584-7777
For more information email email@example.com or www.facebook.com/AYUTC
Much Ado About Nothing
8 p.m. nightly, plus a matinee at 3 p.m., Nov. 18.
Thrust Theatre, 2314 S. Floyd St.
$15 for the general public
$10 for faculty and staff, students and senior citizen
"Much Ado About Nothing," a comedy by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the University of Louisville's Department of Theatre Arts.
Directed by James Tompkins, associate professor of theatre arts, the play's staging will be very different from traditional presentations.
Tompkins promises surprises for audiences who think they are familiar with the plot.
For tickets and information, call 502-852-6814 or visit http://louisville.edu/theatrearts/
St. Margaret Mary presents "The Little Mermaid, Jr."
November 14th, 15th & 16th at 7pm
Parish Activity Center at 7813 Shelbyville Rd.
$5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors
At the door: $7/adults, $5/students & seniors
Released just this year, St. Margaret Mary is proud to be one of the first schools to present "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," based on the movie that sparked Disney's new wave of animated musicals in 1989; as well as the classic story The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson.
Tickets can be obtained by calling the school at (502) 426-2635
November 15-December 9
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 W. Main St, Louisville, Bingham Theatre
award-winning Director and Playwright Adam Rapp will direct Sam Shepard's True West in which two brothers compete and collide in a modern-day Cain and Abel tale that tests the limits of brotherly love.
Single tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.ActorsTheatre.org or by calling 502-584-1205.
"Guys & Dolls, Jr."
Friday, November 16th at 7pm and Saturday, November 17th at 2pm and 7pm.
7105 Floydsburg Road, Crestwood, KY
Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for Children/Students.
The Oldham County Schools Arts Center's is putting on "Guys's and Dolls, Jr."
For more information call 502-241-6018 or visit www.ocsartscenter.org
EVENTS, EXHIBITS & FUN
Diana: A Celebration
Saturday, September 15 through January 13
Frazier History Museum
$21.50 for adults
$19.50 for seniors
$10 for children
The 7,500 square foot exhibit explores the life and humanitarian work of Princess Diana, one of the 20th Century's most remarkable women.
"There's Only One" KentuckyShow!
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 to 4
Sundays, 1 to 4
The Kentucky Center for the Arts
General admission is $7
This spring, KentuckyShow! was recognized as one of the unique "There's Only One" destinations by the Kentucky Department of Tourism and Travel.
As an end-of-summer send-off, children (through age 12) are free at KentuckyShow! through August 31.
The show, a 30-minute multimedia production, is an entertaining patchwork of beautiful music, breathtaking photography, and interviews with famous Kentuckians (125 Kentuckians were interviewed in the making of the show).
KentuckyShow! (a nonprofit entity) has an interesting bit of background in that, the person who was the force behind its creation, isn't from Kentucky at all - she's from New Orleans…. another story altogether.
It was created by Sharon Potter, whose main intent was to dispel negative stereotypes and get the word out about what a wonderful state Kentucky is.
www.kentuckyshow.com or call (502) 562-7800.
"Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine"
October 24 to Nov. 29
UofL's Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, 500 S. Preston St.
The National Library of Medicine panel display will be on display at UofL's Kornhauser Health Sciences Library.
The exhibit explores the fictional world of Harry Potter and its roots in real Renaissance magic, science and medicine.
Viewing the display is available during regular museum hours, and features a special talk at noon on Nov. 2, "Witches, Magic and Science in the Renaissance," and demonstrations at noon on Nov. 9 and 10 of the magic of chemistry.
For more information, contact Carol Brinkman at 502-852-1008.
A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
Friday, November 16, 7:30 p.m.
550 Bloomfield Rd.
Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors.
Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there.
Reservations required, cash or check only. Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808 www.historicwickland.com
Kentucky Railway Museum's Murder Mystery
Saturday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.
136 S. Main St., New Haven
$54.50 per person
Amateur sleuths are needed to help solve a mystery while they take a train ride back in time.
Dinner and play will begin at the Sherwood Inn.
Tickets for the fun-filled evening are $54.50 per person which Reservations are required.
502-549-5470 or 800-272-0152. www.kyrail.org
"Top Drawer: 150 Years of Bittners"
November 17 through January 1
The Frazier History Museum
The old world craftsmanship of handmade furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries is featured in the Frazier History Museum's latest temporary exhibition, "Top Drawer: 150 Years of Bittners."
The 4,000 square foot exhibition includes exquisite American, English and Continental furniture inspired by great monarchs and makers, as well as the story of how the political, cultural and social forces of these periods have inspired the aesthetic of our homes.
"Top Drawer" is included in regular museum admission, which is $10.50 for adults (15-59), $9.50 for military, $8.50 for seniors, $6 for children (5-14) and free for children 4 and under.
Holidays in the Uplands Event Kicks Off on Nouveau Weekend
November 15th through the 18th
$35 per person
The Indiana Uplands Wine Trail (IUWT), comprised of nine wineries-Best Vineyards, Brown County, Oliver, Butler, Carousel, French Lick, Winzerwald, Turtle Run and Huber Orchards and Vineyard, will be celebrating the start of their Holidays in the Uplands ticketed event on Nouveau Weekend, November 15th through the 18th.
"Holidays in the Uplands" allows ticket holders visiting the nine wineries on the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail from Nov. 15 through Dec. 31 to receive a gold ornament with each winery's logo as well as a grapevine wreath to display their treasures for a special holiday memento of their travels.
Tickets are available on-line at http://holidaysintheuplands2012.eventbrite.com or at any Uplands winery.
Visit www.IndianaUplands.com for links to individual wineries.
Lights under Louisville!
November 16th through December 30
The World's Only Underground Christmas Light Show to launch 4th Annual Event
Load up the kids and drive your own vehicle through 1.2 miles of underground passageways beneath the city of Louisville.
Presented by 5/3 Bank, this year, the show will feature more than 800 lit characters (many with animation), including more than 2,000,000 points of light.
In addition to bringing back the popular 12 Days of Christmas, we have also added several new themed areas, including a Kentucky Christmas and Snowball Mania.
For more information, visit www.LightsUnderLouisville.com or call (877) 614-6342.
Lights Up Kicks off
Friday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The Summit's annual holiday kickoff event, Lights Up, returns for its 7th year.
The east Louisville shopping center will welcome the most wonderful time of the year with a fireworks display, festive lights, holiday music, live ice carving, balloon animals and an array of children's activities.
Santa Claus will be in attendance to take photos with kids of all ages eager to share their Christmas wishes.
The event is free to attend and the first 200 children to bring a donation of a new toy, book or clothing item for the Home of the Innocents will receive a limited edition long-sleeve t-shirt.
For more information, visit www.TheSummitOnline.com/Louisville
Autumn Stars over Blackacre
Saturday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m.
Members free, Guests $3/ind., max. $5/family
The folks of the Louisville Astronomical Society will have several telescopes set up to view the wonders of the Fall skies over Blackacre.
View hundreds of craters on the crescent moon in the southwest. Rising in the east will be the giant planet Jupiter.
See our nearby neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy, only 2 million light years away.
Meet in the field parking lot.
For more information please visit our website:
"Light Up Okolona"
Friday, November 16, 5:45 p.m.
Lone Oak Park
The Okolona area will gather to officially welcome the holiday season, when Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) welcomes Santa Claus for Light up Okolona on Friday, November 16th.
The festivities will be held at Lone Oak Park located at the corner of Preston Highway and the Outer Loop.
Flood and Okolona Business and Professional Association President Jerry Hoganson will greet Santa Claus for the start of the 2012 Holiday Season.
The fun will get started at 5:45p.m. as the Southern High School Concert Band sets the holiday mood with music before students from Blue Lick Elementary serenade the air with their sweet voices.
Dancers from Stepping Out Dance Studio will perform holiday favorites as the most anticipated guest makes his arrival around 6:30p.m.
For more information about the 2012 Light Up Okolona festivities, call Councilwoman Flood's office at 574-1124.
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train's Wild Turkey Bourbon Run
Friday, November 16 at6 p.m.
602 North Third Street.
502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463
Keeneland Gift Shop Holiday Sale
Thursday, November 15 through
Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 18 from noon to 5 p.m.
Keeneland Entertainment Center
The sale will feature, 20-30% off unique gifts and Christmas decorations, 20-40% off select Barbour, Vineyard Vines, Peter Millar, St. James, Ralph Lauren Polo, Southern Proper, Johnnie O, Patagonia & Waterford, 25-50% unique artwork, sculptures, canvases, prints and more, Free monogramming and personalization on ornaments and handbags purchased during the event.
The retail store is open throughout the holiday season-Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. as is the Keeneland Gift Shop's location at the Lexus Store of Lexington, off New Circle Road at Liberty Road. Online shopping is available at www.keenelandshop.com
St. Gabriel's Women's club annual Fall Craft Show
Sat. Nov. 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
In St. Gabriel's Gym and Cafeteria, 5505 Bardstown rd.
Handmade crafts, Christmas Decorations, gifts, jewelry, lunch and refreshments are available.
This is an annual event that has been going on for over 30 years.
Christmas at the Galt House
Saturday, November 17 to January 2
The Galt house
The holiday extravaganza is a new family holiday tradition ringing people from across the country to Louisville, Kentucky.
This year, there's a new Peppermint Express Kiddie Train Ride through the Candy Cane Forest.
Inside, children are greeted by Mr. Sugar Pine, the talking tree. They'll also watch as nearly 100 new animated animals work to get ready for a holiday party in the forest.
Each year, the KaLightoscope Attraction is a favorite among guests.
Tickets are a great value with a FREE Child's Ticket per purchase of an $18.99 Adult KaLightoscope Christmas Ticket.
The event helps raise money for the charity Blessings in a Backpack, a unique program designed to feed elementary school children on weekends through the school year.
For more information, visit www.ChristmasAtTheGaltHouse.com
The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience
November 17 - January 6
$5 per person, $4 for Louisville Zoo Members and $3 for a second experience
This holiday season Zoo guests can take their own journey and discover the magic of the holidays with The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience.
The 13-minute action-packed experience features special effects exclusive to the 4-D Theater experience.
"Shavings, Shuttles, Slabs, and Sparkles" Opening Reception
Friday, November 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Runs through December 28
The Gallery on Pearl, 222 Pearl Street, New Albany
The Gallery Continues its fifth anniversary celebration by featuring four more of its most successful artists- highlighting works in Wood, fiber, ceramics and jewelry.
"The Polar Express" Dive-in
Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
Mary T. Meager aquatic Center
The "Dive-in" experience at Mary T invites everyone to break out their swimsuits and enjoy the screening of a family-friendly movie from the warmth and comfort of the center's heated indoor polls.
Canine Performance Event
November 17 and 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7844 Starlight Rd., Floyd Knobs, IN
Flying Feet Agility is putting on their first agility trail in the area.
Come watch over 100 dogs play games such as Colors, Fullhouse, Jackpot, and Snooker.
2nd Annual NuLu Holiday Open House
Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The East District is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual NuLu HOliday Open House featuring local retailers and restaurants.
Students from Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts School will add to the holiday spirit with performances throughout the day along East Market Street.
FOOD & FUNDRAISERS
The Booker Autism Foundation of Louisville's 1st Annual "Fall into Autism" Festival
Saturday, November 17, from 10am-3pm
This event is a fundraiser to help support and bring awareness to Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Please join us as we showcase the artistic talents of Autistic individuals!
This family fun event will include: A Fashion Show, Dance show, Poetry Reading, Art Exhibit, Face Painting, and LIVE entertainment by Kentucky Idol Winner (2011) Ms. Carri McMullan.
We will also have a raffle table for some free baskets from EarthFare Healthy Supermarket, two tickets to Paoli Peaks Ski Resort, and vendors with free goodies for everyone!
Flaget Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon
November 16-17 at 9 a.m.
Bardstown United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 116 E. Flaget Ave.
The bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. with wonderful gifts from the gift shop as well as handmade crafts.
There will be a bake sale section with homemade cakes, pies and breads all made from scratch.
Luncheon from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the 16th. Cost is $7.
Raffle tickets will be available at the door for $1.
The bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until noon on the 17th.
Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 77 Annual Silent Auction
November 16, 7-9 p.m.
Beulah Presbyterian Church Gym, 6704 Bardstown Rd, 40291
Bring the kids (and your camera) for a fun-filled night including visits with Santa, face painting, a Holiday movie room for the kids complete with free popcorn, write a letter to the North Pole, and a storybook reading from Santa himself at 8:00!
Sip complimentary Heine Brothers coffee or enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, all while getting a jump start on your Holiday shopping!
Come bid on our wonderful baskets that are wrapped and ready for gift giving, and support local scouts with our biggest fundraiser of the year!
Food will be available for purchase at very affordable prices, and restaurant desserts available at only $1 a slice!!
Check out some of our wonderful items up for bid at http://bsa77louky.Scoutlander.com
Northside Christian Church Romania Mission Team Presents 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar Extravaganza
Saturday, November 17, 9am to 3pm
Providence Retirement Home, 4915 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN
With over 40 vendors featuring handmade items from local artisan and crafters, seasonal gifts, holiday décor, jewelry, kitchen tools, bath and body, food products, home décor and much more.
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Fundraiser to benefit Christ's Hands Mission in Harlan, Ky.
Saturday, November 17th, 11am-2 pm
Social Hall at Crescent Hill UMC, 201 So. Peterson Ave.
Contribute to a good Christmas for others while enjoying a great meal.
Please make checks payable to Crescent Hill UM Church, MEMO to Harlan Christmas Dinner and mail to church.
Rock for Kosair VIII
Friday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
Phoenix Hill Tavern, 644 Baxter Avenue
Toy donations encouraged for needy families
Benefits Kosair Charities
Rock promoter Eddy Metal has set up a part with 15 of Louisville's best rock bands including: Jefferson Tarc Bus, Scary Uncle, and Grindstone.
AFP Greater Louisville Chapter National Philanthropy Day
Friday, November 16 at Noon
Keynote speaker, Christy Brown, will help celebrates their 25th year by speaking on the importance of philanthropy and volunteerism.
Saturday, November 17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Smyrna Gym and Cafeteria
Fifth Grade is sponsoring a holiday bazaar.
Booths have paparazzi jewelry, Jamberry Nails, Party Lite Candles, Parklande Jewelry and many craft tables.
There will be a silent action full of wonderful gifts.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
The Vintage Clothes Collection at the History Center with Jo Ross
Friday, Nov. 16,Noon 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, KY
Oldham County History Center, 106 N. Second Ave., LaGrange, KY
$12 for members/$15 non-members
Fashion expert and textile curator, Jo Ross, will discuss some of the vintage textiles in the Oldham County History Center collection.
The collection ranges from early 19th Century through mid-20th Century. Pieces include hand-woven linens from Hannah, a slave on Hermitage Farm, a Civil War mourning cloak, hand beaded Victorian gowns, undergarments such as whale bone corsets, cotton stockings, and leather slippers to name a few.
Reservations only: 502-222-0826.
Oldham County History Center: 502-222-0826
Antiquarian Book Market at Locust Grove
Saturday, November 17 & Sunday, November 18
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm
For all collectors and lovers of old books, this antiquarian book market features nine independent dealers and sellers of books, ephemera, and other collectible printed works, including sales of book collections from estates. One booth will offer books of unique value that have been donated to Locust Grove's book sales.
Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Rd and River Rd), for more information call 502-897-9845 or www.locustgrove.org
COMMUNITY & HEALTH
Jefferson County Public Schools Elementary Showcase of Schools
Kentucky International Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 1AB
Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
Details Held annually, this event offer parents of current or future elementary students in the Jefferson County Public School system a wide variety of resources about schools and an opportunity to meet with faculty and educators.
Festival of Faiths Luncheon
Friday, November 14 at 12:30
Rev. Joan Brown Campbell, co-author of the international Charter for Compassion, will lead worship in the Caldwell Chapel and speak on "Compassion and Congregations" during a luncheon.
The luncheon is part of the "Sacred Fire: Light of Compassion," an annual festival at the Louisville Seminary.
SPORTS, WALKS & RUNS
2012 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship
E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park
Women's Championship: Noon
Men's Championship: 1:15
"Downs After Dark"
Saturday, Nov. 17, admission gates open at 3:30 p.m.
$10 General Admission
In keeping with a trend inaugurated in 2010, the concept for this fall's Downs After Dark program will be "The Golden Era" in which fans are urged to celebrate the "Roaring Twenties" as they make their wardrobe selections for this exciting night of dining, dancing and racing beneath the Twin Spires.
The popular sweepstakes promotion "Bet or No Bet," sponsored by Thorntons, will return to randomly ask patrons to choose between a $100 Thorntons gift card or to place a free $1,000 win bet on a horse in the upcoming race.
Churchill Downs admission gates will open at 3 p.m.
The first of 11 live races will be 4:30 p.m. and sunset is 5:29 p.m., which means at least seven races will be held under the lights.
The final race is scheduled for 9:36 p.m.
Holders of shareholders passes or horsemen licenses and children age 12 and under (when accompanied by an adult) will be admitted free of charge.
Fifth Annual Horses and Hope Race Day
Nov. 18, Gates open at 11:30 a.m.
The Fifth Annual Horses and Hope Race Day hosted by Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear and the Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville's James Graham Brown Cancer Center will be Sunday, Nov. 18, at Churchill Downs.
The event honors breast cancer survivors and their families and friends, who are invited to wear pink to the event to highlight breast cancer awareness.
Each year, Horses and Hope Race Day features a luncheon buffet on Millionaires Row, race handicapping tips with racing analyst Jill Byrne of Churchill Downs, remarks by the First Lady, gifts for survivors and more.
Tickets can be purchased from Churchill Downs online or by phone at 502-636-4400.
For more information about Horses and Hope Race Day, contact the Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL, 877-326-1134 or 502-852-6318.
7th Annual Harvest Run
Saturday, November 17 at 8:30 a.m.
Middletown United Methodist Church
$20- 5K Runners/Walkers or 1 Mile Walk
$6 Kids Fun Run
The Harvest Run includes both a 5K Run and Walk, a 1 mile Walk and a Kid's Fun Run.
The Event benefits St. Mary's Center, a non-profit organization offering day training, after school programs and sports activities for teens and adults with intellectual disabilities.