Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk

Day two of my adventure with my daughter led us to the Corydon Extravaganza of Antique, Art, and Junk Festival. There was some rain and a little mud to dodge, but we weren’t about to let that deter us from having a great day. We were on a mission to find some great vintage treasures! The event, which was held at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, … Continue reading Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk

A Step Back in Time

Locust Grove, in Louisville, KY, tells the story of William and Lucy Clark Croghan, along with the story of Lucy’s brother, General George Rogers Clark. The home has hosted a number of historical heroes in past years, including Presidents James Monroe and Andrew Jackson, John James Audubon, Cassius Marcellus Clay, and Lewis and Clark. Each year, Locust Grove hosts a 17th Century Market Fair, depicting … Continue reading A Step Back in Time

Prospect Fall Festival Provides Family Fun While Helping the Homeless

There’s a new way to celebrate Autumn in the Louisville area, and it combines good, old-fashioned family fun with a way to help others! The Prospect Fall Festival, held at Gingerwoods Event Hall, in Prospect, KY (next to Henry’s Ark) was hosted by Faith Community Church. All of the activities were free with a donation of certain supplies to benefit Louisville Rescue Mission. (Please read … Continue reading Prospect Fall Festival Provides Family Fun While Helping the Homeless

Covered Bridge Festival

October, 2014 I’ve heard that Indiana’s Covered Bridge Festival is one of the largest festivals in the nation, so my friend, Julie, and I decided to check it out. The festival started in Rockville, Indiana, over 50 years ago, and has spread to several different towns in Parke County, Indiana. The closest available motel with vacancy was in Terre Haute, which worked out fine for … Continue reading Covered Bridge Festival

Fun on the 4th of July

When our children were little, one of our favorite places for celebrating Independence Day was at the Crescent Hill Old-Fashioned 4th of July Fair. It’s the perfect setting for families with small children, and offers many fun events and activities. Our kids always loved doing the art and craft activities, bouncing in the Moon Jumps, playing miniature golf and remote-controlled race cars. They won prizes … Continue reading Fun on the 4th of July