MetroFest Calendar Events for August and September

August 2–5 National Street Rods Plus, Thurs. 8am–5pm; Fri. 9am–6pm; Sat. 7am–6pm; Sun, 8:30am–3pm, Kentucky
Exposition Center, (901)452-4030,
http://www.nsra-use.com
August 2-4 Kentucky Art Car Weekend, 10am-9pm, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, 589-0102,
http://www.kentuckyarts.org
August 3 First Friday Trolley Hop, 5–11pm, Downtown Art Zone, Main & Market sts., 583-1671,
http://www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com
August 4 Street Rod Biergarten, 6–10pm, German-American Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave., 451-3100, http://www.german-
americanclub.com
August 10 Friday Night Live!, 5–10pm, 2823 Frankfort Ave., 893-0241,
http://www.sjkids.org
August 11 St. Joseph Annual Orphans’ Picnic, Noon–Midnight, 2823 Frankfort Ave., 893-0241, http://www.sjkids.org
August 16–26 108th Kentucky State Fair, 9am–10pm, Kentucky Exposition Center,
367-5002, http://www.kystatefair.org
August 18 Southern Parkway Moonlight Mile & 8K Run, 5pm–Midnight, Southern Pkwy., from Woodlawn Ave. to New
Cut Rd., 239-8239
August 25 Biergarten, 6–10pm, German-American Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave.,
451-3100, http://www.german-americanclub.com
August 25 Best Buddies Friendship Walk, 8am, UofL Main Campus, 736-0838
http://www.bestbuddieskentucky.org
August 25 Walk Away from Colon Cancer & 5K Run, 9am, Iroquois Park, 290-0288,
http://www.coloncancerpreventionproject.org
August 25 8th Annual Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too. 4–9pm, Louisville Zoo,
459-2181, http://www.Louisvillezoo.org
August 25 Big Ol’ Backyard BBQ, 5:30pm, Home of the Innocents’ Backyard, 596-1025
http://www.bigbackyardbbq.com
August 26 Louisville Ford Ironman, 6am–Midnight, Swim start:Tumbleweed, 1201 River Rd.; Bike Transition:
Waterfront Park through Oldham County; Marathon Finish: 4th Street LIVE!, 587-7767, http://www.ironmanlouisville.com
August 29 WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Concert, 5–10pm, Waterfront Park, Big Four Lawn, 574-3768, 814-6500,
http://www.louisvillewaterfront.com or http://www.wfpk.org
August 31 F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, 6–10:30pm, Frankfort, Mellwood & Story Aves., 550-2054, http://www.fatfridayhop.org
August 31-September 2 10th Annual WorldFest, 11am–11pm, Belvedere, 574-5000,
http://www.worldfestlouisville.com
September 1 Pioneer 5K Run/Walk, 8–10am, Seneca Park, 582-8931,
http://www.rivercityraces.com
September 1–3 Kentucky Bluegrass Music & Burgoo Festival, Water Tower, 3005 River Rd., 583-0333, http://www.bisig.com
September 3 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Subway Hike, Bike & Paddle, 9am–1pm, Waterfront Park, Great Lawn, 574-
5000, http://www.hikeandbikelouisville.com
September 7 First Friday Trolley Hop, 5–11pm, Downtown Art Zone, Main & Market Sts., 583-1671,
http://www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com
September 7-8 Fairdale Community Fair, Fri. 5–11pm; Sat. 1:30pm–11pm, 10104 Mitchell Hill Road, 797-1352,
http://www.fairdalecommunityfair.org
September 7–8 Middletown’s Family Fun Festival, Fri. 6–10pm; Sat. 10am–9pm, Wetherby Park & Old Main St.,
http://www.middletownsfamilyfun.org
September 8 Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2012, 8:30-11:30am Great Lawn at Waterfront Park, 451-4266, http://www.alz.org/kyin
September 8 Celts on the River 2012, 1-10pm, Jeffersonville Amphitheater, Jeffersonville, IN, http://www.celtsontheriver.com
September 9 Wingfest 2012, 1pm, Phoenix Hill Tavern, http://www.1077sfr.com
September 9 The Hunger Walk, 10am-5pm, Waterfront Park, 966-3821
thehungerwalk.org
September 9-16 Gaslight Festival, Watterson Tr., Jeffersontown, 267-1674,
http://www.jtownchamber.com,
September 9 Thunder Motorcycle Rally & Car Show
September 11 Gaslight Festival 5K Walk/Run
September 13 Gaslight Festival Parade
September 14 Balloon Glow
September 14–16 Gaslight Festival, Fri. 7–10pm; Sat. 9am–10pm;
Sun. Noon–6pm
September 15 “100 Years On the Ohio, 10am-5pm, Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, 935-6809,
http://www.riverside-landing.org
September 15 National Jug Band Jubilee, 1pm–Midnight, Waterfront Park, Brown-Forman Amphitheater,
http://www.JugBandJubilee.org
September 17-22 IdeaFestival, 7:30am-10pm, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, http://www.ideafestival.com
September 19 WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Concert, 5–10pm, Waterfront Park, Big Four Lawn,
574-3768, 814-6500, http://www.louisvillewaterfront.com or http://www.wfpk.org
September 21-22 Oktoberfest, 4pm-12am, reservations required, German-American Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave.,
451-3100, http://www.german-americanclub.com
September 22 Bike to Beat Cancer, E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, http://www.helpkosairchildrenshospital.com
September 22 NuLu Festival, 2-5pm, 700 block of East Market Street, http://www.nulufest.com
September 22 Walk for Lupus Now, 8am-Noon, E.P. Tom Hadley State Park, 615-298-2273
http://www.lupusmidsouth.org
September 24 Seniorcare Annual Golf Scramble FUNdraiser, 11:30am- 6pm,
Polo Fields Golf & Country Club, 896-2316, http://www.srcareexperts.org
September 28 F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, 6–10:30pm, Frankfort,
Mellwood & Story Aves., 550-2054, http://www.fatfridayhop.org
September 29–30 Captain’s Quarters Regatta and Art Show, Sat. Noon–4pm, Sun. Noon-3pm, Captain’s Quarters
Riverside Grill, 5700 Captain’s Quarters Rd., 899-1311, http://www.saillouisville.org/rccsp
September 30 Fall Antiques Market, 10am–4:30pm, Historic Locust Grove,
561 Blankenbaker Ln., 897-9845, http://www.locustgrove.org
September 30 Louisville Kidney Walk, 1-3:30pm, Waterfront Park, http://www.kidneywalk.org

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