Saturday, September 18, 2010

September Happenings

SNEAK PEEK AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM
The movie "Secretariat" is coming out this month but you can get some inside information starting this Thursday September 23 if you visit the Kentucky Derby Museums new exhibit: "Secretariat: Big Red's Journey to the Silver Screen." The exhibit features props, costumes and behind the scenes footage and interviews from the movie. Also historical footage and artifacts from the horses life, as well as a dress up area where you can try on fashions from the Secretariat era. The exhibit runs through March 27 at the Kentucky Derby Museum.



ANTIQUES AT LOCUST GROVE


ANTIQUE MARKET AT LOCUST GROVE
Head over to Locust Grove Historic Home next Sunday, September 26 for the Fall antique show. Booths full of American country antiques, silver, porcelain, jewelery, and art will be overflowing on the grounds of the historic 1790's home. The hours are from 10a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but come early for the best finds. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children and include a tour of the house.


LOUISVILLE IDEA FESTIVAL

The Idea Festival returns to Louisville September 29 through October 2, 2010. This festival brings together some of the most original, daring and visionary thinkers and performers in the world for five days full of discussion, performance and innovation. Some of the speakers include Philippe Petit who walked the high wire between the twin towers, Louisville's own Tori Murden McClure who will talk about her experiences while crossing the Atlantic solo in a rowboat and Saffire author or "Push" which was made into the award winning film "Precious". Events are held at the Kentucky Center for the Arts and a schedule and tickets are available at www.ideafestival.com or you can call 1-866-966-4607.

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