Festivalz for the rest-of-y’allz: Summer Festival Guide
GREATER LOUISVILLEMAY22-26 — Abbey Road on the River: Belvedere, Galt House, Beatles tribute festival featuring 70 bands over eight stages, prices/times vary, www.abbeyroadontheriver.com.24-25 — Kentucky Reggae Festival: Water Tower, River Road and Zorn Ave., 1-11:30pm, with Caribbean cuisine and market, children’s activities and reggae music, $6-$9, 583-0333 or www.bisig.com.24-26 — AVP Crocs Tour: Probeach Volleyball: Waterfront Park, Louisville Open, $15-$20, (800) 781-4296 or www.avp.com.25 — Beatersville Car & Bike Show: Phoenix Hill Tavern, 644 Baxter Ave., traditional car show, pre-1972 cars, featuring live music and more, www.myspace.com/beatersville.31 — Highlands-Douglass Art Show: Douglass Park/Community Center, 2301 Douglass Blvd., 10am-6pm, features juried art, live music, kids activities and more, 454-5800.JUNE6-7 — Portland Family Reunion Festival: Northwestern Pkwy., 33rd-35th streets, Fri. 5-11pm, Sat. noon-11pm, features carnival rides, booths, a parade (Sat., noon), arts and crafts, casino, live music and more, 776-5505.6-7 — British Bash: St. Joe’s Children’s Home, 2823 Frankfort Ave., featuring live music, food and more than 200 British cars, 499-2253 or www.britishbash.com.7 — Americana World Fest: Americana Community Center, 4801 Southside Dr., Fri. 7-9pm, Sat. 2-10pm, features international food, music and children’s activities, free, 366-7813.8 — St. Matthews Community Festival: Brown Park, noon-6pm, with food, music, magicians, rock-climbing wall, petting zoo and more, 899-2523.13-15 — Louisville’s Greek Festival: Belvedere, Fri.-Sat. 11:30am-10pm, Sun. noon-7pm, celebrates Greek culture with music, arts and crafts, food and more, 425-7775.20 — Lyndon Area Fair: Robsion Park (behind the Lyndon Post Office), features rides, fireworks, arts and crafts, live music and more, 339-9115.20-21 — Kentuckiana Pride Festival: Belvedere, features parade, beer garden, music and more, www.kentuckianapridefestival.com.18-22, 25-28 — Kentucky Shakespeare Festival: Central Park, featuring “Julius Caesar,” 637-4933 or www.kyshakes.org.20-21 — Sun Circle Celebration: Clarksville, Falls of the Ohio State Park, 10am-4pm, Native American arts and crafts festival, (812) 280-9970 or www.fallsoftheohio.org.22 — Taste of Frankfort Avenue: Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., 4-7pm, features food and beverage samplings from more than 25 restaurants, 896-8480.28 — Shively Independence Festival: Shively Park, 3920 Dixie Hwy., featuring balloon glow, fireworks, arts and crafts, games, food and live music by local band Stranded, 449-5000.28 — Independence Day Celebration: E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, featuring music, food, children’s activities and fireworks (10pm), 426-8950.JULY3-4 — Waterfront Independence Festival: Waterfront Park, 5-11 p.m., city celebration with fireworks, food, beer garden and live music, 574-3768.4 — Crescent Hill Old-Fashioned Fourth of July: Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave., all day, with 5K run, bike ride, antique car parade down Frankfort Ave., fireworks, watermelon-eating contest and more, 897-7819.3-6 — KidsFest: Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, featuring kid-size rides, decorations, entertainment, jugglers, face-painting and more, 366-2231 or www.sixflags.com.5-6 — SummerFest/Threshing Days: Otter Creek Park, with arts and crafts, music, food, antique steam engines, demonstrations and more, 574-4583.9 — GospelFest: Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, showcases regional talent and national acts, 366-2231 or www.sixflags.com.11-12 — Blues ’n’ Barbecue Festival: Water Tower, Fri. 5-11:30pm, Sat. 4-11:30pm, with live music, barbecue and more, $6-$9, 583-0333 or www.bisig.com.13 — Riverside Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social, 7410 Moorman Rd., 1-5 p.m., featuring ice-cream-eating contest, games, children's activities and music, 935-6809.19-20 — Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic: Seneca Park and Baxter Jack’s, annual volleyball tournament, 574-2613.21 — Celebration: A Christian Music Festival, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, featuring pop, rock and spiritually-influenced music, (800) 727-3267.25-27 — Forecastle Fest: Belvedere, annual music, art, activist festival, featuring more than 35 local bands, artists and organizations, 472-7555 or www.forecastlefest.com.31-Aug. 3 — Street Rod Nationals: Kentucky Expo Center, hot rod show with demonstrations, games and more, (901) 452-4030.AUGUST1-2 — Kentucky Bluegrass Music Festival: Belvedere, Fri. 5-11 pm, Sat. 4-11pm, with live music, food, children’s activities and more, $6-$9, 583-0333 or www.bisig.com.2 — St. Joseph Orphans Picnic: 2823 Frankfort Ave., more than 60 booths with games, food, raffles and more, 893-0241 or www.sjkids.org.14-24 — Kentucky State Fair: Kentucky Expo Center, featuring exhibits, concerts, agricultural and commercial displays and more, 367-5000.21-23 — Sellersburg Celebrates: Sellersburg, Ind., Silver Creek Township Park, with food and specialty booths, balloon glow, car show and more, (812) 786-3098.23 — Brew at the Zoo: Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way, live music and samplings from area microbreweries, 459-2181 or www.louisvillezoo.org.SEPTEMBER7-13 — National Quartet Convention: Expo Center, Southern gospel music festival with local, national and regional acts, 961-0988.13 — Original Highlands Art & Music Fest: Baxter Avenue, features live music, local art booths, children’s activities, food and more, www.originalhighlands.org.13 — Gettin’ Drunky in KY Pub Crawl: Baxter Avenue, annual pub crawl, 7pm at Outlook Inn, firstname.lastname@example.org — Louisville Irish Fest: Belvedere, Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun. 11am-6pm, celebrates Irish heritage with music, cultural exhibits, vendors, food and more, 609-2826, www.louisvilleirishfest.com.13-21 — Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival: Taylorsville Rd./Watterson Tr., with arts and crafts, parade, balloon glow (dusk Friday), music and more, 267-1674.20 — Falls of the Ohio Fossil Festival, Clarksville, Falls of the Ohio State Park, Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, includes workshops, hikes and tours, (812) 283-9970.BEYOND LOUISVILLEMAY22-25 — Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival: Pineville, Ky., arts and crafts, parade, street dance, music, (606) 337-6103.23-26 — Kentucky Speleofest: Munfordville, Ky., Hart Co. Fairgrounds, hosted by Louisville Grotto Club, camping, karaoke, cave trips, (812) 597-0275 or email@example.com — Cornbread Festival: Monticello, Ky., Mill Spring Park, arts and crafts, corn mill grinding demonstrations, tours, (606) 348-3064.24-25 — Starlight Strawberry Festival: Starlight, Ind., St. John’s Church, 8310 St. Johns Road, with build-your-own strawberry shortcake, rides, juried art show, games and more, (812) 923-5785.24-25 — Crafts in the Village: Gilbertsville, Ky., Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, juried arts/crafts, (800) 325-0146.29-June 1 — Glasgow Highland Games: Lucas, Ky., Barren River Lake State Resort Park, celebrates Scottish heritage w/ parade, volleyball tournament, pipe and drum competition, golf, medieval battles and more, (270) 651-3141 or www.glasgowhighlandgames.com.31-July 20 — Highland Renaissance Faire — Eminence, Ky., with jousting, mud show, jugglers, musicians, crafts, period food and more, $12, (502) 845-0806 or www.kyrenfaire.com.JUNE1-30 — Art Fest Month: Seymour, Ind., S. Indiana Center for the Arts, 2001 N. Ewing St., juried art show w/ vendors and more, (812) 522-2278.5-8 — Old Fort Harrod Beef Festival: Harrodsburg, Ky., Old Fort Harrod State Park, with arts and crafts, festival food, crafts, 5K race and music, (859) 734-3314.5-8 — Poke Sallet Festival and Homecoming: Harlan, Ky., features children’s rides, arts and crafts, beauty pageant, dinner, trail rides and more, (606) 573-4717.5-8 — 400 Mile Sale: From Maysville to Paducah, KY follow US Hwy 68 for 4 days of antiques, collectibles and stuff (859) 491-0458.6-7 — Pennington Folk Music Festival: Princeton, Ky., Butler Lawn, with traditional folk and bluegrass music by the Rain Dogs, the Alonzo Pennington Band, Thom Bresh and more, (270) 365-7080.6-7 — Yellowbanks Dulcimer Festival: Owensboro, Ky., English Park, with free concerts and workshops, handmade crafts, vendors and live music by Joe Collins, Russell Cook and more, (270) 684-1631.6-7 — Bardstown Bluegrass Festival: Bardstown, Ky., live music by Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass, Bluegrass 101, Timberline Drive and more, (502) 252-9004 or www.bluegrass101.com.7-8 — Troy Strawberry Festival: Troy, Ohio, Miami County Fairgrounds, celebrates all things strawberry with food, art, contests, live music and more, (800) 348-8993.7 — Outdoor Women Festival: Madison, Ind., Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, encourages fun and success in outdoors for women, (812) 273-0783, www.fws.gov/midwest/bigoaks.7-14 — W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival: Henderson, Ky., Audubon Mill Park, festival honors father of blues, W.C. Handy, with music, food, arts and more, (800) 648-3128 or www.handyblues.org.9-14 — Bullitt County Fair: Shepherdsville, Ky., Bullitt County Fairgrounds, 245 at I-65, with rides, fair food and more, (502) 543-4855.10-14 — Seedtime on the Cumberland: Whitesburg, Ky., Appalshop Center, featuring screenings of Appalshop films, traditional mountain arts and crafts, food and more, with music by Charlie Louvin, Lee Sexton and more, (606) 633-0108.11-14 — Ichthus Music Festival: Wilmore, Ky., Ichthus Farm, Christian music festival, (859) 858-3001 or www.ichthusfestival.org.12-15 — Newport Italianfest: Newport, Ky., riverfront, celebrates Italian heritage with food, art, games, music and more, (859) 292-3666 or www.newportky.gov.12-15 — Great American Brass Band Festival: Danville, Ky., Centre College, featuring world-renowned brass bands, parade, balloon race, picnic, food and more, (800) 755-0076.13-14 — Kentucky Lake Bluegrass Festival: Aurora, Ky., Kenlake State Resort Park, featuring live music and more, (270) 527-3128.13-15 — Indy Jazz Fest: Indianapolis, Ind., Military Park, featuring national, regional and local jazz and blues musicians, (317) 239-5151 or www.indyjazzfest.net.14 — New Castle Spring Fling: New Castle, Ky., courthouse, with antiques, home tours, arts and crafts, flea market and more, (502) 845-4181.14-21 — Bill Monroe’s Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival: Bean Blossom, Ind., Bill Monroe Memorial Park, with live music and more, (800) 414-4677 or www.beanblossom.com.20-21 — Renfro Valley Bluegrass Festival: Renfro Valley, Ky., annual event featuring bluegrass music and other festivities, camping available, (800) 765-7464.21 — Taste of Bloomington: Bloomington, Ind., Showers Commons, featuring samples from local restaurants, art, music and more, (812) 336-3681.21-22 — Pleasant Hill Antique Show & Sale: Harrodsburg, Ky., Shaker Village, featuring arts, crafts and demonstrations, (800) 734-5611.26-28 — ROMP: River of Music Party: Owensboro, Ky., Yellow Creek Park, live music by Dale Ann Bradley, Mike Snider, Cherryholmes and more, (888) 692-2656 or www.riverofmusic.org.28 — Light Up Salt River: Taylorsville Lake Dam and Overlook, with arts and crafts, music, games, fireworks (dusk), food and music, (502) 477-8882.30-July 6 — Henry County Fair: New Castle, Ky., country fair with locally grown foods, hayrides, crafts, music and more, (502) 845-5707JULY4 — Celebration of the American Spirit: Owensboro, Ky., English Park, with fireworks at dusk, rides, games and more, (270) 687-8700.4-5 — Indiana Territorial Festival: Corydon, Ind., Capital State Historic Site, a celebration of Corydon and Indiana’s early history, (888) 738-2137.4-6 — Freedom Fest: Murray, Ky., features barbecue, drinks, paintball, music and more, (800) 715-5004.4-6 — Madison Regatta: Madison, Ind., riverfront, hydroplane races, parade, fireworks and more, (812) 265-2956.7-13 — Harrison County Fair: Corydon, Ind., Harrison County Fairgrounds, Indiana’s oldest continuous running fair, (888) 738-2137.10-20 — Summer Celebration: Indianapolis, Ind., Convention Center, heritage festival with national and regional performers, juried art competitions, minority health fair and more, (317) 925-2702.11-13 — Berea Craft Festival: Berea, Ky., Indian Fort Theater, with arts and crafts, demonstrations and more, (800) 598-5263.14 — Green River Fest: Morgantown, Ky., environmental clean-up day at Green River, canoes will be provided, (270) 526-6827.19 — Kentucky Shaker Music Day: Harrodsburg, Ky., Shaker Village, with music by South Union Quartet and Pleasant Hill Singers, (800) 734-5611.18-19 — Master Musicians Festival: Somerset, Ky., Somerset Community College, live music by Old Crow Medicine Show and more, (800) 386-5859 or www.mastermusiciansfestival.com.19 — Oldham County Day: La Grange, Ky., downtown, with 5K run/walk, parade, arts/crafts, games and more, (502) 222-1731.19-20 — Dayton Air Show: Dayton, Ohio, Dayton International Airport, featuring live air shows, demonstrations, parade and more, (937) 898-5901 or www.daytonairshow.com.23-26 — Paducah Summer Festival: Paducah, Ky., riverfront and various locations, national and regional music acts, hot-air balloons, Big-Wheel races and more, (800) 723-8224 or www.paducahtourism.org.26-27 — Newport Arts and Music Festival: Newport, Ky., riverfront, featuring local and regional entertainment, (859) 292-3666 or www.newportky.gov.30-Aug. 10 — Ohio State Fair: Columbus, Ohio, Expo Center, featuring midway, live music, games, food, demonstrations and more, (888) OHO-EXPO or www.ohiostatefair.com.31-Aug. 3 — Jasper Strassenfest: Jasper, Ind., German heritage fest with food, music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, fireworks and more, (812) 482-6866.AUGUST4-5 — Pleasant Hill Art & Craft Fair: Harrodsburg, Ky., Shaker Village, juried arts and crafts and demonstrations, (800) 734-5611.6-17 — Indiana State Fair: Indianapolis, Ind., Indiana State Fairgrounds, agricultural and commercial displays, livestock exhibits, performances and more, (317) 927-7500.7-10 — Great Inland Seafood Festival: Newport and Cincinnati, riverfront, celebrates seafood from local restaurants, (859) 292-3666 or www.newportky.gov.8-9 — Henderson Bluegrass in the Park and Folklife Festival: Henderson, Ky., Audubon Mill Park, with demonstrations, children’s activities, folk-type crafts, music and more, (270) 826-3128 or www.hendersonky.org/bluegrass.9 — World on the Square: Corydon, Ind., Capital State Historic Site, multi-cultural experience with food, entertainment and exhibits of 40 countries, (888) 738-2137.14-16 — Duncan Hines Festival: Bowling Green, Ky., downtown, honors Kentuckian who made cake mixes famous with recipe contests, games, music and more, (800) 326-7465.16-17 — Woodland Arts Fair: Lexington, Ky., Woodland Park, arts and crafts, demonstrations, music and food, (859) 254-7024.22-23 — Hot August Blues Festival: Aurora, Ky., Kenlake State Resort, with national, regional and local blues bands, (800) 325-0143.29-30 — Kentucky Heartland Festival: Elizabethtown, Ky., Freeman Lake Park, features arts and crafts, balloon race, fireworks, parade and more, (270) 765-4334.28-30 — J.D. Crowe & the New South Bluegrass Festival: Wilmore, Ky., Ichthus Grounds, live music by J.D. Crowe & the New South and more, (859) 885-4500 or www.jdcrowefestival.com.28-Sept. 1 — 13th Annual Rib America Festival: Indianapolis, Ind., Military Park, featuring award-winning barbeque, live music and more, www.ribamerica.com.30-31 — Fourth Street Festival of Arts and Crafts: Bloomington, Ind., arts and crafts, music and more, (812) 335-3814.SEPTEMBERSept 12-14 — Lanesville Heritage Festival: Lanesville, Ind., featuring tractor pulls and displays, food, entertainment and more, (888) 738-2137.16-21 — Kentucky Bourbon Festival: Bardstown, Ky., with bourbon tastings, gala, distillery tours, balloon glow, barbecue and more, (800) 638-4877.So fresh and so clean …Farmers’ markets For more info on area farmers’ markets, go to www.kyagr.com (Kentucky Department of Agriculture) or www.localharvest.org.LOUISVILLEBardstown Road/Highlands Farmers’ Market — Presbyterian Church parking lot, 1722 Bardstown Rd., Sat. 8am-1pm, thru Dec. 21, 287-8206.Beargrass Farmers’ Market — Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Rd., Sat. 8am-noon, thru Sept. 27, 456-2800.Beechmont Open Air Market — Southern Parkway and Wellington, Sat. 8am-noon, June 2-Sept.Eastwood Farmers’ Market — 16010 Eastwood on the cut-off road in the parking lot of Eastwood Christian Church, Sat. 8am-1pm, thru Sept., 244-7777. Jeffersontown Farmers’ Market — Jeffersontown Pavilion, Watterson Trail at Taylorsville Rd., Sat. 7:30am-noon, Tue. 2-5pm, thru Nov. 3.Middletown Farmers’ Market — Village Square Shopping Center, 11800 Shelbyville Rd., Sat. 8:30am-noon, May 28-Sept. 10, 845-2117. Ninth Street Farmers’ Market — YMCA-Quinn Chapel Church parking lot, Ninth and Chestnut streets, Wed.-Sun. 10am-7pm, thru Dec. 24.Norton Commons Farmers Market — Norton Commons Blvd and Meeting Street in Norton Commons, Prospect, Thu. 4-7pm, Sat. 8am-noon, thru Oct.Old Louisville Farmers’ Market — Walnut Street Baptist Church parking lot, Third and St. Catherine, Wed. 3-6pm, Sat. 8am-noon, June 1-mid Oct. Phoenix Hill Farmers’ Market — 829 E. Market St. in the parking lot of Felice Vineyards, Melillo’s and The Bodega, Tue. 3-6:30pm, thru Oct. 28, 583-7133.Rowan Street Farmers’ Market — Commodities Building, corner of 19th and Rowan St., Tue.-Thu. 8am-noon, June 3-Oct. 30.Temple Farmers’ Market — Temple Parking Lot, Hwy. 42 and Lime Kiln Ln., Tue. and Thu. 3-7pm, thru Nov.St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church Farmers’ Market — Wolf Pen Branch Road at U.S. 42, Sat. 10am and Tue. 4pm-sold out, May 28-Oct., 228-1176.Southwest Farmers’ Market — 10200 Dixie Hwy., Sat. 8am–noon, June 7-Oct. 31, 649-4970Suburban Christian Church Farmers’ Market — 7515 Westport Rd., Thu. 4-8pm, thru Oct., 425-2266.INDIANACorydon Farmers’ Market — Downtown Square, Tue. 8am-noon, Jay C parking lot, Wed. 4:30-6:30pm, Tractor Supply Company parking lot, Sat. 8am-noon.Jeffersonville Farmers’ Market — Preservation Park, Tue. 3-6pm, Sat. 9:30am-12:30pm, thru Oct., (812) 283-0301.Huber Orchard and Winery — Starlight, off U.S. 150, 19816 Huber Rd., daily year-round, Mon.-Sat. 11am-8pm, Sun. 11am-6pm, (812) 923-9813.Joe Huber Family Farm and Restaurant — Starlight off U.S. 150, 2421 Scottsville Rd., Mon.-Thu. 8am-8pm, Fri.-Sat. 8am-9pm, Sun. 10am-7pm, May-Oct., (812) 923-5255.New Albany Farmers’ Market — Market and Bank intersection, Wed. 4-7pm., Sat. 8am-1pm, May 28-Oct., (812) 941-0018.Square in Charlestown — on Indiana 3 North, Thu. 4-7pm, June-Oct., (812) 283-0301.Stumler Orchard and Restaurant — Clark County off U.S. 150, 10924 Saint John Rd., daily through Dec. 23. Mon.-Sat. 11am-8pm, Sun. 11am-6pm, (812) 923-3832.Do work, son! Join a clubClubs/ActivitiesArchery — Cherokee Park, near Scenic Loop, free use of range, 456-3253.Archery — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, free use of range, 426-8950.Archery — Iroquois Park, free use of range, 456-3253.Backgammon — Backgammon club, $10, Fox & Hound, 302 Bullit Ln., 587-3672.Badminton — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, 426-8950. Badminton — U of L, Humana Gym, 426-3219 or 426-5518. Ballroom Dancing — Greater Louisville Amateur Ballroom Dancers, monthly dances at Moose Lodge, 10408 Watterson Tr., 896-6909, www.usabda.org.Ballroom Dancing — JCPS Adult and Continuing Education, beginner and intermediate classes starting, 485-3400.Baseball — Louisville MSBL Club, 28 & up, 38 & up leagues forming, 594-0872. Basketball — Downtown YMCA, leagues forming, 587-6700.Basketball — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, open gym. 426-8950. Basketball — Jewish Community Center. 18 & over and 30 & over. 238-2757. Basketball — St. Joseph Catholic Church, open gym, 1420 E. Washington St., 583-7401.Basketball — YMCA of Southern Indiana, Jeffersonville, 283-9622. Basketball — Open gym, South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd., 574-3206Belly Dancing — Clifton Center, 727-5491 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Belly Dancing — Belly dancing and dance exercise classes with Ruric-Amari, beginner-professional, Distillery Commons, 777-7317 or www.Ruric-amari.com.Belly Dancing — “Belly Fitness” and “Beginning Belly Dance,” Studio S.I.L.K., 727-5491.Belly Dancing — Isis of Indiana, ongoing classes, New Albany, (812) 931-4254, www.isisofindiana.aleena.com.Belly Dancing — Mellwood Arts Center, beginner/intermediate/troupe, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 777-7317.Dancing — Mystic Hips Belly Dancing Classes, Sun Valley park Community Ctr., 65005 Bethany Ln., 445-3178 or www.mystichips.com.Dancing — Belly Dancing lessons with Taletha, All That Dance and Yoga East, 419-7553 or www.taletha.comBelly Dancing — Whitehouse, 222 Pearl St., New Albany, 931-4254.Bicycling ¬— Louisville Bicycle Club, offering free New Rider/Bike Handling Classes, next to Baptist East Center, 4900 Bowling Blvd., 499-7089.Bowling — Summer Slam 2008, summer bowling league at King Pin Lanes, 3 people/team, 9525 Taylorsville Rd., 719-5464. Canoeing — Jefferson Memorial Forest, 1131 Mitchell Hill Rd., 368-5404, www.memorialforest.com.Canoeing — Otter Creek, rentals, 574-4583.Canoeing — Viking Canoe Club, meets at KT’s, 2300 Lexington Rd., www.vikingcanoeclub.org. Caving — Louisville Grotto, Louisville’s caving group, Bon Air Library, 2816 Del Rio Pl., www.caves.org/grotto/louisvillegrotto/.Chess — Chess Club, ages 8-14, Main Library, 574-1620.Chess — Chess Club, Barnes & Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0255.Chess — Open multi-section tournament, $6, Meijer’s Grocery, 4500 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 495-6150.Cycling — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, 3000 Freys Hill Rd., BMX gate practice, 499-6299.Cycling — Louisville Bicycle Club, weekly rides, 329-1848, www.louisvillebicycleclub.org.Dancing — Absolute Dance! Studio, enrolling students for hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and more, for ages 3 and up, Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 594-0044.Dancing — African Dance Classes by Madamme Diallo, Clifton Center, classes for adults and children, 2117 Payne St., 459-0902.Dancing — Asian dance classes by Gwendolyn Arbaugh, Studio SILK at Clifton Center, (610) 914-1151.Dancing — Contra Dancing, Episcopal Church of Advent, 901 Baxter Ave., www.louisvillecontradancers.org.Dancing — Ethnic Dancing, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Old Brownsboro Rd., 426-2657.Dancing — Flamenco dance lessons for adults, Clifton Center, 836-3995.Dancing — Flamenco Dancing, daily classes, 235-3998 or FlamencoLouisville.org.Dancing — Flamenco Dancing, lessons for all levels, 4750 Bardstown Rd., 254-5276.Dancing — Folk Dancing Lessons, recreational dance sessions including instructions, no partner necessary, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 426-2657.Dancing — Hp Hop dance classes, 18 & up, Clifton Center, 2217 Payne St., Room 305, www.myspace.com/safiyyah2Dancing — Irish Step Dancing, classes start in Sept., 494-1246 or email@example.com. Dancing — Line Dancing, Wall Street United Methodist Church, 240 Wall St., Jeffersonville, HH Square Dancing, 283-6094. Dancing — Louisville Salsa/Mambo Club, meet-up group, classes, clubs, events, etc., 419-4926 or http://salsa.meetup.com/239/.Dancing — Modern Dance Class, intermediate/advanced taught by Theresa Bautista & Tamara Begley, Studio S.I.L.K., 3rd Floor, Clifton Center, $15 or $140 for 14-week session, 727-5491.Dancing — Salsa Dance Lessons, $10/class, no partner required, Big Dave’s Outpost, 1801 Bardstown Rd., 454-9142.Dancing — Scottish Country Dancing, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 2223 Woodbourne Ave., 338-4041, CentralKentucky-rscds.org.Dancing — Temple Dance Classes, instructor Mona Simone, Clifton Center, 727-5491.Dancing — Variety of classes from belly dancing and yoga to Tai Chi, Quest Center, 1009 New Moody Ln., LaGrange, KY., 222-3990.Dancing — Zumba classes, Douglass Blvd. Christian Church, firstname.lastname@example.org.Disc Golf — Louisville Disc Golf Club, www.louisvillediscgolf.com.Dodgeball — Louisville Dodgeball League, email@example.com. Fencing — Louisville Fencing Center, 1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., classes and lessons, 540-5004, www.louisvillefencing.org.Fencing — U of L Fencing Club, Student Activities Center, 244-8966.Field Hockey — Women’s Pick-Up Field Hockey, 767-2088. Field Hockey — Male High School, 4409 Preston Hwy., all ages and skill levels needed, 452-8877.Football — Louisville Australian Football Club, 412-6215. Football — join weekly/bi-weekly games (two-hand touch) at local parks, firstname.lastname@example.org.Footy — Louisville Footy Club, looking for members, 418-2590.Golf — Bellarmine University, Continuing Studies program, beginning, intermediate golf lessons, 452-8166.Hiking — Blackacre Nature Preserve, tour & hike, 3200 Tucker Station Rd., 266-9802.Hiking — Jefferson Memorial Forest, 11311 Mitchell Hill Rd., 368-5404, www.memorialforest.com. Hiking — Kentuckiana Single Hikers and Walkers, 894-0579 or www.kishaw.org.Hiking — Louisville Hiking Club, Central Park, 945-7264 or www.louisvillehiking.org.Hiking — Otter Creek Park, several trails available, 574-4583.Hiking — Southern Indiana Hiking Club, weekly hikes, (812) 459-2139.Ice Hockey — Louisville Hockey Players Association, late registration for spring/summer sessions, 643-2548 or www.lahpa.com.Ice Skating — Louisville Figure Skating Club, 459-9500.Ice Skating — Louisville Skating Academy, classes/lessons, 425-7444, www.skatelouisville.org.In-Line Skating — Louisville Masterbladers In-Line Skating, 228-9012 or www.masterbladers.com.Kayaking — Viking Canoe & Kayaking Club, 957-4988 or www.vikingcanoeclub.org.Lacrosse — Jillian’s Lacrosse Club, 608-7164, www.kylax.org.Martial Arts — Aikido and Hikuta in Okolona, 969-6983 or www.okolonaaikido.org.Martial Arts — Black Tiger Martial Arts Academy, with instructor Eric “Gomani” Jefferson, Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway, 802-2934. Martial Arts — Hung Gar Kung Fu classes w/ Sifu Mike Marshall, child classes available, 974-0023. Martial Arts — Karate Classes, Beechmont Community Center, 205 W. Wellington Ave., Metro Park, 361-5484. Martial Arts — Louisville Judo Club, Yoga East, 1950 Bonnycastle Ave., 479-9941.Martial Arts — Tae Kwon Do classes, Beechmont Community Center, W. Wellington Ave., Metro Parks, 361-5484.Martial Arts — Tae Kwon Do classes, Mom’s Music, 1710 E. 10th St., Jeffersonville, (812) 288-5747. Martial Arts — Tai Chi classes in Crescent Hill, AM & PM, 526-4952 or www.bodycenteredsolutions.com.Martial Arts — Taoist Tai Chi Society, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St., beginner classes forming, 893-8550. Martial Arts — U of L Aikido Club, 583-3005, www.uoflaikido.com.Martial Arts — U of L Tae Kwon Do Club, classes, 817-0355.Martial Arts — Yoshin Dojo, weekly classes, 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 767-3605 or yoshindojo.com.Martial Arts — Louisville Aikikai, beginners welcome, 2141 Brownsboro Rd., 585-2454 or aikidojo.com.Martial Arts — Karate, Kickboxing, Boxing, weekly classes, Terry Middleton’s in New Albany, (812) 845-6965 or www.terrymiddletons.com.Mountain Biking — Kentucky Mountain Bike Association, monthly rides, 569-7676, www.kymba.org.Martial Arts — Pakua Chi Kung, 548-2118.Pickle Ball — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, $2 (person), 426-8950.Racquetball — Kentucky State Racquetball Association, (270) 422-6933, www.kyracquetball.com.Rock/Mountain Climbing — Rocksport Climbing Center, 10901 Plantside Dr., Fri. 3-10pm, 266-5833, www.climbrocksport.com.Rowing — Louisville Rowing Club, 1501 Fulton St., classes/lessons, 584-9441.Rugby — Louisville Men’s and Women’s Rugby Club, 447-2630 or 582-9939, www.louisvillerugby.org. Rugby — Louisville Women’s Rugby Club, ages 18+, Seneca Park, 587-8429 or www.louisvillewomensrugby.com.Running — Cherokee Road Runners, weekly runs, 326-7867 or www.cherokeeroadrunners.org.Running — Iroquois Hill Runners, weekly runs, 368-2443 or www.iglou.com/iroquoishillrunners.Running — Runners On A Mission (ROAM) club, www.roaminlouisville.com.Sailing — River City Community Sailing Program, classes in youth/adult sailing, 899-1311 or www.saillouisville.org.Scuba Diving — SCUBA-Kyana Underwater Explorers Society, meets at Corner Café, 9307 New Lagrange Rd., 594-3900. Soccer — Greater Louisville Soccer League, needs women 18+ to play on Saturdays, email email@example.com.Soccer — River City Indoor Soccer, leagues forming, 426-9085.Softball — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, leagues forming, 426-8950.Softball — Kentuckiana Sports, Orel Rd., all ages, 345-0319.Swimming — Crescent Hill Masters Swimming, 452-9180.Swimming — Downtown YMCA, 555 S. Second, for all ages and abilities, 587-2357.Swimming — Oldham County YMCA, 20 Quality Place, Buckner, lessons and classes available, 222-9358. Table Tennis — Beechmont Community Center, 205 W. Wellington Ave., open play Mon. 4-9pm, Sat. 9:30am-2pm, 361-5484.Table Tennis — all levels, 7 sessions/week, 291-7285.Tennis — Advantage Tennis & Fitness, beginner classes forming now, 897-7185.Tennis — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, leagues forming in Aug., 426-8950.Triathlon — Louisville Landsharks Triathlon Club, 243-4805 or www.louisvillelandsharks.org.Ultimate Frisbee — Louisville Ultimate Frisbee Association, 417-438 or www.louisvilleultimate.org. Various Activities — Metro Parks, outdoor recreational programs, 456-8100, www.metro-parks.org.Various Activities — Presbyterian Community Center, 701 S. Hancock St., TNT Personal Fitness Training, Hip-Hop Dance, 584-0201. Various Activities — Quest Center, offer classes in fitness and Tai Chi, 1009 New Moody Ln., La Grange, Ky., 222-3990.Volleyball — Baxter Jack’s, 427 Baxter Ave., seasonal volleyball leagues, 587-8391 or www.baxterjacks.com.Volleyball — Ohio Valley Volleyball Center, 1820 Taylor Ave., seasonal volleyball leagues, 473-1200.Volleyball — R Place Pub, 9603 Whipps Mill Rd., seasonal volleyball leagues, 425-8516.Volleyball — Southeast YMCA, 5930 Six Mile Ln., leagues forming, 491-9622, www.ymcalouisville.org.Volleyball — Southern Indiana Sports Center, 620 Park East Blvd., New Albany, seasonal volleyball leagues, (812) 981-7472.Volleyball — open gym, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1420 E. Washington St., 583-7401.Walking — Derby City Walkers, weekly walks, 897-5053 or 896-4127.Water Aerobics — E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, Morning and Evening classes, 429-7270.Water Polo — Louisville Water Polo Club, groups forming, practice and pick up games at U of L, 797-8486.Weightlifting — Beechmont Community Center, 205 W. Wellington Ave., free weights and cardio exercise room, $10/month, $5/ after 15th of month, 361-5484.Yoga — Infinite Bliss Yoga, daily classes, 1500 Bardstown Rd., 485-0121.Yoga — Edenside Christian Church, with Matt Harris, 1415 Bardstown Rd., 905-7244. Yoga — Achieve, classes for all levels, $10, 10290 Shelbyville Rd., 649-4433.Yoga — Unity of Louisville, Hatha Yoga Classes, $10, 757 Brook St., 583-5559 or www.unityoflouisville.org.Yoga — Yoga on Baxter, daily classes, $20 for first 10 days, 1519 Baxter Ave., 558-9177.Yoga — Yoga and Pilates classes, Shekinah Studio, 982 Barret Ave., 582-3000.