An irrepressible sprite named Puck creates havoc in a forest for four young lovers on Midsummer night — and then attempts to convince everyone (including the audience) that it’s all just been a dream. Join the internationally renowned Kentucky Shakespeare company as they present a 90-minute production of one of Shakespeare’s favorite plays — A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Admission is free. The performance area, food, and drink will be available at 5:30 pm; the play starts promptly at 6:30 pm. Pre-show by Louisville Metro Fencing Concord Club at 6:00 pm. Against The Grain Brewery will have beer for sale. Bring your own blankets and chairs.
Get back to Locust Grove’s roots at the Gardeners’ Fair! Over 40 vendors and demonstrators will showcase gorgeous plants and flowers, delicious herbs, hardy perennials and garden art and tools for your own green spaces! Bid on items in the Silent Auction in the Visitors' Center, enjoy music on the grounds, and grab a bite to eat from a food truck! Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6–12, free for children under 6.
Learn about 18th and 19th-century hearth cooking practices and the African influence on American cooking through enslaved cooks with historical interpreter and culinary historian Michael Twitty. During this tasting event, guests will taste traditional recipes cooked by Michael Twitty in Locust Grove's hearth kitchen and hear how the lived experiences of enslaved African Americans inform our national story and national taste buds, as African culture and food practices became associated with American cooking. Tickets on sale April 21, 2018; $18/$15 for Locust Grove members. Prepaid reservations required; Call (502) 897-9845.