Monday, August 31, 2009

Things to do in Corydon Indiana

Deere Farms will kick off the 2009 Fall Season with a grand opening on September 12 at 3 p.m. following the Lanesville Heritage Weekend Festival parade. Bring the family and head on out, the kids will have a blast as they find their way through the 13-acre, professionally designed corn maze. Enjoy a hayride or horse-drawn carriage ride around the farm or free shuttle to the pumpkin patch as you pick out that perfect pumpkin. After opening weekend, Deere Farms will be open every Friday from 3 p.m. till dark; Saturday's 11 a.m. till dark; Sunday's noon till dark through November 1. There will be a haunted corn maze Friday and Saturday evenings from October 9 - 24 from 8 p.m. till midnight. For more information visit or call 812-952-1MAZ.

The 34th annual Lanesville Heritage Weekend Festival will be held September 11 - 13 at the Walter Q. Gresham Park in Lanesville. Gather the kids for a weekend of fun with great food, a parade, entertainment, midway rides, tractor pull, craft booths, helicopter rides and much more. Antique farm machinery demonstrations held daily. Click HERE for a complete schedule or pick one up at the Blaine H. Wiseman Visitor Center. For more information visit

Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None opens at Hayswood Theatre September 18 through October 4. This is the story of 8 strangers, each lured to Indian Island by a mysterious host. Once his guests have arrived, the host accuses each person of murder. Unable to leave the island, the guests begin to share their darkest secrets and one-by-one they begin to die in a series of gruesome (and very comical) details, involving chaos, suspicions and terror. Show times are at 8 p.m. on Friday's and Saturday's and 2 p.m. on Sunday's. Tickets can be purchased at the Blaine H. Wiseman Visitor Center or by calling 888-738-2137.

The 7th annual Cockadoodle Days Festival will take place Friday, September 25, from 5 p.m. till midnight and Saturday, September 26, from 9 a.m. till 1 a.m., at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. The Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League is proud to present, for the second year in a row, the Midwest Region Finals Old Capitol Power Pull. Other festival activities include; contests and prizes, live entertainment, a beer and wine garden, the YMCA chicken and pork dinner, art, craft and food booths and much more. For contest entry information and other festival details, visit

The Old Capitol Traditional Music Festival will take place at O'Bannon Woods State Park, September 25 and 26. It is a performance of traditional music in informal gigs or formal concerts, with a small or large group of musicians, with play lists chosen to meet your interests for content and programs. For more information call 812-347-2694.

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Hotel Near Turtle Run Winery

It is that time again! It is time to Harvest at Turtle Run Winery. The Harvesting event is taking place at Turtle Run Winery August 22, 2009 through September 6, 2009. Turtle Run Winery can be found at 940 St. Peters Church Road, Corydon, Indiana 47112; you can also call the Winery for more information about this event: 812-952-2650. So come out and be a part of something fun where their goal is, “…To produce exceptional quality wine which can be enjoyed with both food and friends.”-Turtle Run Winery

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Hotel Deals Near the Kentucky State Fair World Championship Horse Show

World Championship Horse Show

A show that you will want to check out at the Kentucky State Fair is the World Championship Horse Show that is being held at Freedom Hall, August 23, 2009 through August 29, 2009. This prestigious event for horse lovers attracts people from all over the country and the world. With over $1 million dollars in awards and prizes it is the place to be for all types of horse enthusiast. Competition categories include saddlebreds, roadsters, road ponies, hackney ponies, and saddle seat equitation.

You can find out more information about the show by clicking here, Kentucky State Fair World Championship Horse Show.

While you are in town for the horse show, check out all the other Corydon, Indiana Attractions.

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Hotel Near Kentucky State Fair

The Kentucky State Fair is back again for more family fun and excitement. This festival kicks off on August 20, 2009 and continues through August 30, 2009. Enjoy great food, rides from North American Midway Entertainment and Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, horse shows, and the concerts.

This year’s concerts are as follow:
  • Aug. 20 - Kelly Clarkson with Special Guest Gavin DeGraw
  • Aug. 21 - Journey with Special Guest Heart
  • Aug. 22 - Keith Urban with Special Guest Pat Green
  • Aug. 30 - Taylor Swift with Special Guests Kellie Pickler and Gloriana
For more information regarding the concerts and to purchase your tickets click here !

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Hotel Near Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs

"The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports"

The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Horse Racing. It is followed by the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes.

Interesting Facts about the Derby:

  • Speed record -# 1:59.40 - Secretariat(1973)
  • Longest shot to win the Derby -# 924:10 - Donerail(1913)
  • Most wins by a Jockey - 5- Eddie Arcaro - (1938, 1941, 1945, 1948, 1952) 5 - Bill Hartack - (1957, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1969)
  • Most wins by a trainer - 6 - Ben Jones (1938, 1941, 1944, 1948, 1949, 1952)
  • Most wins by an owner - 8 - Calument Farm (1941, 1944, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1958, 1968)

Don't miss out ! Be part of history and all the action ! Plan your stay at our Corydon Indiana Hotel Holiday Inn Express. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel is near Louisville Attractions and offers affordable rates and comfortable rooms.

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