Things to Do: Sept. 23 – 25

Junk In the Trunk
Cleaning out your room? Planned Parenthood of Kentucky is hosting a block party including food, activities, prizes, and a yardsale. Visitors are welcome to bring gently used items to contribute to the yardsale. Proceeds go to teenREACH, a peer education initiative of Planned Parenthood.
– 1025 2nd St and St. Catherine
– Saturday, September 24
– Yardsale: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
– Fun, food, and activities: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
– Free
– For more info, visit Junk in the Trunk.

Beargrass Creek Festival
Visit Louisville’s Beargrass Creek for fishing lessons, music, vendors, raffles, and outdoor activites for all ages.
– Cherokee Park at Willow Pond
– Saturday, September 24
– 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
– Free
– For more info, visit Beargrass Creek Festival.

Field of Screams
A well-known haunted maze attraction.
– 132 Darnall Ave, Brandenburg, KY 40108
– September 23, 24, 30/October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
– 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
– $20, coupons available at all Meijer Gas locations
– For more info, visit Field of Screams.

Fall Antiques Market at Locust Grove
Locust Grove Historical Home is hosting an antique market and show. Admission includes tours of the historic house and museum. Come see interesting pieces of the past. Concessions will be available as well. Proceeds support the preservation and operation of Locust Grove.
– Sunday, September 25
– 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
– Admission: $6
– For more info, visit Antique Market.

The Haunted Hotel
– 3000 South 4th Street
– 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.
– $17
– For more info, visit Haunted Hotel.

Stepping Out
A comedic YPAS production about adults taking tap dance lessons.
– Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24
– YPAS Experimental Theatre
– 7:30 p.m.
– $9 for students and seniors, $10 for general admission
– For more info, visit Stepping Out.

Danger Run
Given a book of riddles at the beginning, guests can drive through this haunted scavenger hunt to haunted houses. The object is to follow the clues perfectly to each checkpoint, and those that finish the hunt with the exact mileage of the course can win prizes. Admission includes two haunted houses, free food, free fangs, and a $10 Speedway gas gift card (for those with four or more people in the vehicle).
– September 23, 24, 30/October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 18, 19
– at Lowe’s locations on Hurstbourne Pkwy, Dixie Hwy, and Veteran’s Pkwy
– 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
– Admission: $16.99
– For more info, visit Danger Run.

The Haute Humanity 2011 Mode d’ Art Benefit Gala: Fashion Show
Manual Student Micah McClain (12) organized this fashion event benefiting Action Against Hunger.
– Saturday, September 24
– Seelbach Bar, 500 S. 4th Street
– $25 for students, $35 for general admission
– For more info, visit Haute Humanity.

Black-footed Ferret 30th Anniversary event at the Louisville Zoo
Commemorating the rediscovery of the black-footed ferret, the Louisville Zoo is hosting events including keeper talks, behind-the-scenes tours, videos, and activities, free with zoo admission.
– Activities in MetaZoo
– Saturday, September 24
– General Admission: $13.95
– Activities: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., zoo hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (exit by 5 p.m.)
– For more info, visit 30th Anniversary.

8th Annual Ken-Ducky Derby
The Harbour House is Hosting the annual Ken-Ducky Derby at the Waterfront, where more than 20,000 rubber ducks are dumped into the Ohio River to “race” to a finish line. Prizes include a Honda Fit, $1,000 and $2,000 savings bonds, and a chance at one million dollars.  Entertainment includes the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, the Jaywalkers, inflatable bounce houses, crafts, face painting, vendors, a cornhole tournament, and more. Proceeds benefit the Harbour House of Louisville, a non-profit organization that helps those with disabilities.
– Waterfront Park
– Saturday, September 24
– Admission is free, but adopting a duck costs $5
– 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., ducks are released into the Ohio at 3 p.m.
– For more info, visit Ken-Ducky Derby.

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