Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Pumpkin Picking in Shelby County

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It's almost time to pick pumpkins! Shelby County is lucky to have two wonderful farms that have pumpkin patches!


photo 0924151201_zps854rtmsc.jpgFall fun at Gallrein Farms runs every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October!

Weekend Fall Hours:
Saturdays 10 am - 6 pm
Sundays 12 - 5 pm





Fall Fun on the weekend. Activities include:
  • Hay rides to the pumpkin patch 
  • Pony rides 
  • Barrel train rides 
  • Jump pillows 
  • Face Painting
  • Corn maze
  • Pedal tractors 
  • Bounce house 
  • Pumpkin Craft Table 
  • Petting Zoo (Free)
  • Straw activities (Free)
  • and more.....see info here.
You need tickets for all of the activities listed that are not free. 
*Each ticket is $1. You can purchase a bracelet for $15 that would allow for unlimited activities (except for pony rides and apple cannon)! 



Mulberry Orchard has free hayrides to their pumpkin patch on the weekends. They also offer a farm park full of fun with a soybean maze, corn play bus, and playground (super slide, swings, tires, tunnels, and more). They have fall fun family passes for $20 for unlimited access in October - see other options on their website. While you're there you can pick up some apples (many varieties to pick from), apple cider, fresh fruits/veggies, local products, yummy desserts, and even enjoy a meal.


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Hours:
Tuesdays - Saturday 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday 1 to 5 pm

To check out a list of other pumpkin patches in Kentucky, click here!



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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Lots 4 Tots Kids Consignment Sale

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Source: Lots4Tots Facebook

The Lots 4 Tots Kids Consignment Sale is coming up in Shelbyville!
Items for sale include Fall & Winter clothes and accessories, toys, cribs & bedding, strollers, swings, and any other clean child related items! 
You can also consign your items and make some money.

September 16th, Thursday          10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

September 17th, Friday             10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

September 18th, Saturday         9:00 a.m-6:00 p.m.       
 Most items will be 1/2 price on the last day.
 
The sale will take place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, Floral Hall.

Like their page on Facebook to see pictures from this years sale!

Happy Shopping!
Note: 
ALL SALES FINAL



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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Mulberry Orchard

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Mulberry Orchard is a family farm in Shelbyville run by Matt and Amanda Gajdzik. It is located at 1330 Mulberry Pike. They have a market with farm fresh produce such as squash, zucchini, cucumbers, and juicy peaches in the summer. They grow 15 varieties of peaches and 17 varieties of apples! They hope to have u-pick in the future when the trees are more mature. They also sell local honey, eggs, preserves, jellies, freezer chicken and pork, beef jerky, and unique gifts. 


photo IMG_2071_zpsdpmxou4q.jpgMulberry has a covered picnic area where you can enjoy some of the yummy food they have to offer. They sell an array of lunch items and delicious treats like apple cider doughnuts and fried apple/peach pies! The picnic tables are conveniently located near a children's play area that includes a huge slide, swings, large tractor tires, a corn bus, tunnels and lots of room to run. It's a great place to have lunch, relax, and let the kids be kids! You can pay for a family pass that is good for the entire season. 


In the Fall, visitors can enjoy hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn mazes, and special events.


This family farm in Shelbyville is also the perfect place for an educational school trip or group tour! The fee per student is quite low and a great way to show kids first-hand what happens on a farm.


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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Valentine's Day in Shelby County

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


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Gogh Crazy has several events for Valentine's Day from string art to special deals. Check out their Facebook page for events - click here

Order delicious Valentine's Day desserts from Allie Baked. Get your order in quickly! Click here

Seredipity Kandy Kitchen has amazing sweets - if you want something unique for someone special or for the family to enjoy, check them out! Click here

Enjoy a Valentine's Day special from La Cocina de Mama - enchiladas and Chimichurry Steak! Only available Valentine's Day weekend. Click here

The Red Lion has a four course Valentine's Day dinner special. Now, this looks amazing. Click here to see the menu. The will be seating 4-8:30PM, Sunday, February 14th. Call 502-738-3448 for reservations. 

Take the family or your Valentine to get gelato together at Spotz Gelato, it is opening back up!

Need flowers? Pathelen can make sure to put together something lovely. Click here to see their options. 


There are more ideas on LouisvilleFamilyFun.net if you would like to take in a drive-in movie or order some special treats!


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