Thursday, December 6, 2012



To Tour Historic Homes

A Candlelight Christmas at Locust Grove
dancers in the ballroom at locust grove during the candlelight tour demonstration dances from the early 1800s and dressed in period costumes one man in a kilt and one in  a soldiers outfit and ladies in long white gownsFriday December 7, 5:30 pm to 9:pp pm
Saturday December 8, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Visitors will get a real look into life at Locust Grove at Christmas in the early 1800s.
The grounds and home are lit only by candlelight and decorated with fresh greens and fresh fruit much as it would have been in 1809. In the formal ball room there is live music and dancing with docents in period clothing.
Be sure to visit the outdoor kitchen where you can sample food prepared over the open hearth.
And in the visitors center more refreshments and live music await, plus a chance to do a little Christmas shopping in the gift shop.
Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children ( maximum $18 per household)
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To Shop, Shop, Shop, Shop

one of the trolleys that take people to the shops and galleries for the first friday gallery hopFirst Friday Gallery Hop
Friday, December 7, 5 pm to 11 pm

Galleries and Shops on East Main Street in the vibrant NuLu area of Louisville will be open for shoppers to hop from one gallery or shop to another. This fun event happens the first Friday of each month along the East Main Street area. It is a chance to view art from local and national artists at the galleries, and shop at the locally owned stores along the street.
The galleries close at 9 pm but many of the shops stay open later and the trolley runs every 15 minutes until 11 pm.  And the restaurants and clubs will stay open later as well.

Olde Tyme Christmas
Saturday, December 8, 9 am to 6 pm
an art gallery building along frankfort avenue with big windows and a red awning and arched doorway

"Olde Time Christmas" celebration on Frankfort Avenue will be this Saturday December 8.  Shops along Frankfort Avenue will be open from 9 am to 6 pm. Many will have live music and holiday refreshments. Take a break at one of the many great local restaurants along the way.
Park your car and stroll along the street or take the free trolley from noon to 5pm. Horse carriage rides will also be offered from 1pm to 4pm for only 50 cents.
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