Monday, February 29, 2016

Easter Egg Hunts in Shelby County

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March 19, 10 am to 2 pm
Strolling Easter Bunny, Face Painting, Bounce House, DJ
First 200 shoppers will receive an Easter egg with a prize, one lucky egg will have a $200 gift certificate!

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at the Family Activity Center
March 19
Ages 6 and younger- 1 pm
Ages 7 to 14- 2 pm
Pre-register $6, At the door $10

Centenary United Methodist Church
March 19, 2-3 pm
Colonel Sanders Pavilion at Clear Creek Park

Shelby County Public Library Story Time
Easter/Spring themed stories, craft, egg hunt
March 22 & 23 during regular story time hours!
Each family is asked to bring 12 filled eggs if possible.

Bunny Day
Red Orchard Park
March 26, 10-12
Egg hunt, arts and crafts, visit from the bunny, & more!

Finchville Community Easter Egg Hunt
Finchville Park
March 26, 10 am-1 pm
Egg Hunt, Food, Animal/Pet Show

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
60 Disciples Way (Shelbyville)
March 26, 2 pm
Children 10 and under
Call 633-3345 for more info!

Holy Cross Lutheran Chruch, Shelbyville
March 26, 1 pm

Kaleidoscopes Indoor Playground
March 26
Eggs will be hidden periodically throughout the day for children of all ages to find! Stay and play all day!
$6 admission, adults free

We will continue to update our list as we learn of more family friendly Easter egg hunts around Shelby County. If you know of any, please email and we will gladly add it to the list. Thanks!

If you don't mind traveling to Louisville, be sure to check out the massive Easter Egg Hunt post from!

Have a 'hoppy' Easter!
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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Happenings at the Family Activity Center

The Family Activity Center in Shelbyville has lots of fun events coming up!

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March 5, 1-4 pm
$5, open play event
Must be at least 4'8'' to play
Under 18 years old must have parent waiver filled out

March 11, 6-10 pm
1st through 5th Grade
Food, games, fun!
First 50 kids are FREE! $5 per kid after that!
Let the FAC watch your children while you take a much deserved break!

March 19
Children 6 and under- 1 pm
Children 7 to 14 years old- 2pm
All participants will earn an Easter treat and bag, prizes for winners
$6 if you pre-register, $10 at the door

The FAC is turning 16!
Everyone is invited to come celebrate March 30!
  • Free admission
  • Door prizes
  • Open Swim
  • Open Gym
  • Giveaways
  • Free food
  • Free classes

Individualized swimming instruction for children 6 months to 6 years, focuses on helping them survive if they ever fall into water. 
New session starts April 4
Call 502-257-3941 or to register or learn more

Bring on the FAC fun!
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Monday, February 22, 2016

Horse Back Riding Lessons

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Sam May Horse Training at Lazy T Farms
Specializes in beginner and pleasure riding for ages 5 and up!
Lessons offered in a fun, casual, safe environment! 
Trail riding offered for students. 
English and Western Style of riding offered.
30 minute private lesson- $20, 1 hour private lesson- $35, 1 hour group lesson- $25

Other places that offer lessons in Shelby County:

Four Star Equestrian
Lettleiki Icelandics
Boomers Landing
Walnut Way

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Shelby Trails- They're under new management and have an awesome new site! Be sure to mark April 2 (10-3) on your calendar for their grand re-opening!
Premier Stables
Biggins Stables
Crumpler Stables

Cattail Creek

If you know of any other places around Shelby County that offer horse back riding lessons or if you would like to advertise with us, please email and we will gladly update our list!

Happy Riding!
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Thursday, February 18, 2016

FREE February Fun in Shelby County!

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The month may be half over, but there's still FREE family fun to be had....

Honey and the Bees
Shelby County Library
Feb. 20, 11 am
Dance, Sing, and learn about music with this free library program that will be fun for the whole family!

Free movie at Bagdad Ruritan
Feb. 20, doors open at 6 pm (show at 6:30)
Movie shown is The Minions, concessions will be sold

Dad's Night Out Story Time
Shelby County Library
Feb. 29, 5:30-6:45
Story, Craft, Music, and PIZZA!

Lowe's Build and Grow
Feb. 27 at 10 am
Project: Monster Jam car

Miller Outdoor Education Center at Red Orchard Park
Saturdays from Noon-4pm
Free interactive exhibits, knowledgeable and friendly staff

And for the adults.....

Read Between the Covers Adult Winter Read program
Continues through March 12 at the SCPL
Must be 18 or over
Weekly drawings so sign up today!

Talon Winery Music
Every Saturday 4-7 pm
Click here for the list of musicians coming this month!

Free Fun is fabulous! 

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Monday, February 15, 2016

Sam May Horse Training In Shelby County

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Sam May Horse Training at Lazy T Farm,  LLC
3117 Hebron Rd, Shelbyville

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Fun! Laid-Back! Casual!

  • Specializing in beginner and pleasure riding
  • Trail riding offered for students
  • Fun parties and events!
  • Mini horses on site for petting!
  • Emphasis on safety, basic knowledge of horsemansip and FUN!

Ages: 5 years and older (adults are welcomed and encouraged!)

1 hour private lesson- $35
1 hour group lesson- $25
30 minute private lesson- $20

Styles of riding offered:
English and Western (no saddle seat)

For more info, check out our website or follow us on Facebook

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

February Fun in Shelby County!

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Check out some of the fun events going on in Shelby County in February!

First Saturday Walk About
Feb. 6, 8:30 am
Complete a short walk at Clear Creek Park and then receive a free pass to the FAC

February Fling
Sale and craft vendors, food for sale, raffles
Cropper Ruritan Building in Pleasureville,
Feb. 6, 11 am- 3 pm

Great Backyard Bird County 2016
Feb. 6, 2-3 pm
Miller outdoor Ed Center at Red Orchard Park

Lydia Sherrer Author Reading Showcase
6th and Main Coffee
Feb. 6, 12-2 pm

Low on Cash Music Concert
Harvest Cafe
Feb. 6, 6-8 pm

Mardi Gras/ Pre Super Bowl Party
Shelbyville County Club
Feb. 6, 7:30 pm- 1 am
$5 cover charge, must be 21 to enter

Fish Fry at Annunciation
Every Friday from Feb. 12 through March 18, 4:30

Lowe's Build and Grow
Feb. 13, 10 am
Project- Valentine's Frame

Monarchs, Mutts, and Meows Dinner & Dance
Claudia Sanders Dinner House
Feb. 13
Tickets here

Happy Valentine's Day! 

Shelby County Community Children's Choir Heartbeat Extravaganza 2016
Feb. 14
First Christian Church
$12 for dinner, show, silent auction

Kiwanis Chili Supper at Stratton Center
Feb. 15, 4:30-7:30
$6 for adults, kids 10 and under free
Proceeds benefit Kiwanis in their mission to help Shelby County Children
Dine-in or carry out

Don't Drink the Water
Shelby County Community Theater
Feb. 19-21, 26-28

Honey and the Bees
Shelby County Library
Feb. 20, 11 am
Dance, Sing, and learn about music with this free library program for the whole family!

Free movie at Bagdad Ruritan
Feb. 20, doors open at 6 pm
Movie shown is The Minions, concessions will be sold

Chicks & Chickens for Beginners
Feb. 22, 6:30-8 pm
Shelby County Extension Office

Dad's Night Out Story Time
Shelby County Library
Feb. 29, 5:30-6:45

Don't forget about the Adult Winter Read program going on throughout February at the Shelby County Library!

Don't forget to check out our post about indoor fun options in Shelby County!

Have a fabulous February with your family! 

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Valentine's Day Fun in Shelby County!

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Here's a list of some fun things to do in Shelby County with your Valentine :)

The library is having a couples painting class on February 5 from 5-7. The class is free, but registration is required and filling up fast! Supplies and step-by-step directions included, but both people need a 16X20 canvas. Call 633-3803 to register.

Story Time on Feb 9, 10, and 11th will have a Valentine's Day theme. Snacks will be provided, and you can bring Valentines to pass out if you would like.

Lowe's Build and Grow this month is a cute Valentine's frame. Bring your children to Lowe's at 10 am on Feb. 13 so they can complete this cute, wooden project.

Monarch, Mutts, & Meows at Claudia Sanders is February 13. Music, Dance contest, buffet, 50/50, silent/live auctions, and more!

Shelby County Community Children's Choir Heartbeat Extravaganza 2016 is February 14 at First Christian Church. Tickets are $12 for dinner, show, and silent auction.

If you plan on popping the question this Valentine's Day head over to The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass first and enter their Bluegrass Perfect Proposal Giveaway. One lucky couple will win the grand prize of a limo ride, overnight accommodations, flowers, a new suit, dinner for two, chocolates, and a photographer!

Another contest happening at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass is a giveaway for a romantic candlelight dinner for 2 on Valentine's Day at Johnny Rockets. Entry cards are available at the customer service desk and the drawing will be held on February 7 at 2  pm at Johnny Rockets.

Bell House Restaurant has a special Valentine's Day menu. See it here!

We will update our list as more events are published closer to Valentine's Day! If you know of a Valentine's event to add to the list, please email!

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