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Councilman Owen invites everyone to enjoy a “Week in the Highlands” in District 8 October 3rd – 11th

Several events to help Highlands Community Ministries and showcase the area

unnamedOne of Louisville Metro’s most established and historic area is ready to host a week of fun and celebration of community pride that will lend a helping hand for a worthwhile cause.

“A Week in the Highlands” will get underway with eight days of events which will offer something for everyone.

“ ‘A Week in the Highlands’ celebrates the uniqueness of the Highlands with a wonderful goal of helping Highland Community Ministries continue their work of providing services to those in need,” says Councilman Tom Owen (D-8). “It a week of fun and entertainment. It’s a closer, hands-on experience and involvement with our great Highlands neighbors and businesses.”

“A Week in the Highlands” will run from Saturday October 3rd until Sunday, October 11th and features a 5K Run/Walk, a jazz and blues concert at Big Rock, arts and crafts, and a chance to tour historic Farmington.

“There are many groups and organizations who work hard to make this a special week of celebration,” says Owen. “I hope everyone will come out to help the Ministries and take a minute to enjoy the Fall with other folks who are glad to be part of this area.”

For more information about “Week in the Highlands” contact Councilman Owen’s office at 574-1108 or go online to the event website.

Here is a rundown of the events for 2015

Highlands Cup 5K Run/Walk
A beautiful Highlands run down Douglas Boulevard to Big Rock in Cherokee Park and back. Benefits go to the Highland Community Ministries.
Saturday, October 3 beginning at 8:00 am.
Douglass Blvd Christian Church

Pancake Breakfast
Benefiting Highland Community Ministries.
Saturday, October 3 beginning at 8:30 am.
Douglas Boulevard Christian Church Gym

Big Rock Jazz and Blues Fest
Live Jazz and Blues at Big Rock in Cherokee Park Benefiting the Olmsted Park Conservancy.
Sunday, October 4 from 2:00 pm. to 7:00 pm.
Big Rock in Cherokee Park

Empty Bowls Hunger Benefit
Helping Highlands Community Ministries feed the hungry with a light meal and a silent auction.
Thursday, October 8 from 5:30 pm. to 8:00 pm.
Frazier Hall, Bellarmine University

Belknap Fall Eve
There will be food and live music on the eve of the Fall Festival.
Friday, October 9 from 6:00 pm. to 11:00 pm.
The Historic Douglass Loop

Farmington Inaugural Oktoberfest
Live Music, German Beer and Authentic German Food.
Friday, October 9 from 6:00 pm. to 10:00 pm.
The Farmington Historic Plantation

21st Annual Belknap Fall Festival
One hundred booths of juried arts and crafts, plus local food vendors, kids’ fun and live music.
Saturday, October 10 from 11:00 am. to 11:00 pm.
The Historic Douglass Loop

14th Annual Farmington Harvest Festival
An 18th Century Festival at the plantation home of John and Lucy Speed, hosts to Abe Lincoln.
Sunday October 11 from 10:00 am. to 5:00 pm.
The Farmington Historic Plantation

Highlands Scavenger Hunt
A week long, family friendly event that takes scavenger hunters of all ages into the Highlands shops and restaurants to find hidden treasures.
October 3 through October 11, all day long.
Throughout the Highlands.

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