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End Of Summer Events Bring Books And Music To Locust Grove

End of Summer events bring books and music to Locust Grove
Find great reads and enjoy great music this August!

The Summer Used Book Sale
Members-Only Preview: Thursday, August 17,
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Open to the Public
Friday, August 18, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday,
August 19 & 20, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

All the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove’s Audubon room will be filled with more than 23,000 books — all waiting for you at our Big August Used Book Sale. The books are sorted into 30-some categories, including history, mysteries, art, architecture, literature, cookbooks, humor, and more, and are displayed for easy shopping. Books, donated by readers from across the region, are $1 and $2 — with special titles $3 and up. All books are great bargains! All proceeds from our book sales support Locust Grove’s continued educational and preservation projects.

Watershed Music Festival at Locust Grove
Saturday, August 26, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Barn Dance 8:00 PM with music by The Kentucky Roundups

This all-day festival sponsored by local non-profit organization Luminary will feature nine bands playing traditional Kentucky music — covering those unique genres that define Kentucky’s rich musical heritage while promoting advocacy that addresses Kentucky’s 21st-century challenges.

Line-up, ticket information, and more can be found at http://www.watershedfestky.com/.

Pre-registration Admission Prices:

  • Festival Day Pass $18.00 ($20 at gate)
  • Festival Barn Dance Pass $10.00 ($12 at gate)
  • Festival Day Pass + Barn Dance $25.00 ($30 at gate)
  • Weekend Pass (includes camping) $50.00 ($60 at gate)

Event will be canceled in case of inclement weather. Camping available August 25-August 27, with a special Friday evening concert by The Local Honeys.

Summer Thursday Concert Series: Lance Minnis & Friends
Thursday, August 31,
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
$5/$4 for Locust Grove members

For our final concert of the season, Lance Minnis and Friends will perform a variety of tunes and songs from Kentucky, Appalachia, the Maritime Provinces, and the British Isles. Expect rousing chanteys, wistful lullabies, magical ballads, and fiddle tunes to make your heart race. Enjoy music and camaraderie outdoors in a tranquil, historic setting. Food, beer, and wine will be available for sale beginning at 6 PM. Bring your own blankets and chairs — and let the music speak.

For more information about these events, please contact Hannah Zimmerman, Marketing Coordinator at marketing@locustgrove.org or call 502.897.9845 x108.

Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road), Louisville, KY 40207. For more information call 502.897.9845 or visit http://locustgrove.org/.

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