Monday, October 31, 2016

November Family Fun

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Dad's Only Story Time
Shelby County Library
November 1, 5:30
Read alouds, music, craft, and free pizza!

First Saturday Walk About
November 5, 8am
Family Activity Center
(All participants receive a free pass to the FAC for a future date)

Jeptha Creed Grand Opening
November 11, 2-6 pm
Tours, cocktails, and more!

Family Fun Night- Zentangles
at Shelby County Extension Office
November 11, 6-8 pm
$2/person, call 633-4593 to reserve your spot

Tree Lighting Event at Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass
November 11, 7pm

Trims and Whims Craft Show
November 12, 10-4
November 13, 11-4
Wright Elementary School

Celebration of Lights- Shelbyville
November 12, 4-8 pm

Rooted in Shelby Open House
November 15, 3-7 pm
Shelby County Extension Office
Educational displays, demos, hands-on learning experiences, and more!

Turkey Trot 5K
November 19, 7:30-10am

Family Fun Day at the Shelby County Library
November 19, 11am
STEM Fun (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
Science Experiments and more!

Light up Simpsonville
November 19, 6:15
Lights, Santa, Chili, Children's Choir

Fall Finale Fun Day at Shelby Trails Park
November 19, 10-2

Shelby County Farmers' Market Christmas Bazaar
November 26, 9-3
Shelby County Fairgrounds

Shop Small Saturday
November 26
Shop and support all the local shops in Shelby County!

Story time at the library:
Preschool- Tuesdays at 10 and 11
Preschool- Wednesdays at 10 and 11
Baby- Thursdays at 10 or 11

Live Music at Talon Winery
Every Friday at 6 pm
Every Saturday at 4 pm
See schedule here

Have a great month making memories!
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Friday, October 21, 2016

Light the Night Corn Maze at Mulberry Orchard

 photo 0919151249-2_zpset8jqsdf.jpgThere are several corn mazes around, but how many of them are you allowed to go into at night?! Mulberry Orchard in Shelbyville has added an extra thrill to their corn maze by allowing people to do just that during their Light the Night Corn Maze event. Make sure you bring your flashlights (they're required) and head over to 1330 Mulberry Pike! You and your family can try to make your way through their maze using only the moon light and your flashlight. How fun! And as an added bonus- when you do make your way to the exit there will be a bonfire waiting! Bonfires are a fall staple! My daughter's love to roast marshmallows and sit around the fire telling not so scary stories. Mulberry will have everything you need for s'mores available to purchase, or you can pick something else up from their yummy kitchen- apple cider, doughnuts, snacks, etc.
The weather is going to be perfect, the staff is the friendliest around, and the orchard itself is a beautiful place to spend this Fall night! Go have some fun and make memories that will last forever!

For more info on the Light the Night event, click here.

October 22, 2016
& October 28, 2016
$5/person, children 5 and under FREE! 
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Woodworking Maniak Grand Opening

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Woodworking Maniak

 There's a new shop opening on Main Street in Shelbyville this Saturday, October 22.
The Woodworking Maniak store will open at 545 Main Street, next to Sixth and Main Coffeehouse.

The Woodworking Maniak is a family owned and operated business. Timothy Babb and his whole family are invested in this business, including his wife Amy and two children Alex (10) and Sarah (1). Amy will help run the store while Tim is off-site in the workshop building more items. Timothy, who is also a member of the Shelby Regional Arts Council, creates wonderful hand crafted items from local (and some exotic) wood. He sources nearly all of his lumber in Kentucky from two sources, McInturf Sawmill & Kiln and Bagdad Lumber. Because most of his lumber is from Kentucky, he has been granted the Kentucky Proud status for the past few years.

Some of his items include pens, games, custom signs, wine holders, cutting boards, and more! Check out his website here to view some of these amazing wood creations and even watch videos on how some of them are made.

Here's a little more info about Saturday's Grand Opening Celebration:

  • Ribbon Cutting at 10 am
  • First 50 people in line can enjoy a free beverage from Sixth and Main Coffeehouse.
  • Sign up for their newsletter between 10 am and 4 pm and be entered to win one of three gift cards valued at $100, $50, and $25! (Don't need to be present at time of drawing)

Business hours will be:
Monday & Tuesday 10-6
Wednesday & Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10-8
Saturday 10-4

Like them on Facebook here to keep up to date with all the cool happenings at The Woodworking Maniak.

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Double sided game board

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Cutting Board with brick pattern
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Friday, October 14, 2016

Simpsonville McDonald's Grand Opening

The new McDonald's in Simpsonville, at 1101 Buck Creek Road, is open for business!

They are having a grand opening celebration this Saturday, October 15! This new McDonald's is right off I-64, in front of The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass. There will be a ribbon cutting at 11, followed by tours of the new facility, meet and greets with McDonaldland characters, giveaways, and more!  

Saturday, October 15
11 am to 1 pm
Simpsonville McDonald's 
1101 Buck Creek Road
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Monday, October 10, 2016

Highfalutin Family Fall Festival

This is a sponsored post.
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Highfalutin Family Fall Festival 
Shelby County Fairgrounds
(Located in historic Shelbyville- Only 15 minutes from Louisville!)
October 15 (9:00-5:00)
October16 (11:00-5:00)

Kids and Vets are FREE, adults $5! 

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Over 100 vendors setup selling vintage, antiques, repurposed, and handmade goods! 
Family activities including a FREE pumpkin patch!  
Second Chance Wildlife will be bringing a flying squirrel!
Raptor Rehab will have owls, eagles, and other birds!
Live farm animals!
Live Bluegrass Music!
Food Trucks!
Steel City Pops will be there selling their delicious popsicles!

And SO much more!

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More info can be found on their Facebook page here or by calling 502-533-2688.

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