Museum Hours

Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 4:30pm
Sunday 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Locust Grove is closed for tours the month of January, and on Easter, Derby Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.
A visit usually begins with the (optional) viewing of a 12 minute introductory film. The tour of the house and grounds departs the Visitors Center at the half-hour (10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30), and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Allow for time before or after your tour to explore our museum gallery, museum store and grounds.
Photography policy may be found here.

Admission

$9 for adults
$8 for seniors
$4 for children 6-12 years
Discounts for AAA members, please inquire. Group rates are offered for groups of 10 or more and must be scheduled in advance.

Directions

561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY 40207
 
From I-65
Take I-71 North. Continue on I-71, passing the I-64 split, and exit at Zorn Avenue. Turn left onto Zorn, taking care as you cross the median. Make a right turn onto River road at the light (Chevron Station on the corner). Turn right onto Blankenbaker Lane, approximately 6 miles from downtown Louisville, at the traffic light. You will proceed gradually uphill as you travel away from the river, and will find the entrance to the Locust Grove parking lot on your left, immediately past Twin Hill (on the right).  
From Downtown Louisville
Take either the I-71 to Zorn Avenue route described above, or if you are already close to the riverfront, just take River Road all the way out to Blankenbaker Lane.  
From points along the Watterson Expressway (I-264)
Take the Watterson eastward to the Brownsboro Road (U. S. 42) exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left and proceed to the third traffic light. Turn right onto Blankenbaker Lane. Locust Grove will come into view within about 1-1/2 miles, just as you crest a small ridge. Make a right turn into the parking lot, just after passing the historic house.

2018 Calendar of Events

01/13/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hannah Stoppel: "A Certain Step Towards Falling in Love: Dance in Regency England"
Start 2019 off on the right foot and join us for "A Certain Step Towards Falling in Love: Dance in Regency England" presented by Hannah Stoppel of Custom Wig Company. We are celebrating Northanger Abbey in 2019! Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

02/03/2019
Aaron Burr, Sir
Sunday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For the third year we’re celebrating the Burrthday of “the villain in your history,” Aaron Burr. Burr was a distant relative of William Croghan and visited Locust Grove in 1805. This family-friendly event features a True/False quiz contest and discussion about Hamilton, Burr, Eliza, Theodosia, and others of the Revolutionary generation, with cake for all, hands-on activities, music, and more. Over 12: $6, Ages 6- 12: $3, under 6 free.

02/06/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Dr. Carol Ely: The Burr Conspiracy

In disgrace, the former Vice President, Aaron Burr, headed west in 1805 on an ambiguous private mission to develop areas of the west - was it treason? Why did he stop at Locust Grove? Was George Rogers Clark implicated in his plans? Learn more about Burr's life and actions after the duel that made him notorious.

The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 PM with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 PM. Admission is $6, $4 for Locust Grove members. Reservations are not required.

02/09/2019
A Winter’s Ball
Saturday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Hamilton: An American Musical is the inspiration for this year’s ball. Guests are asked to wear historical dress from the period 1770-1820. To help you with the dances, there will be a free dance practice offered on the day of the ball from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Locust Grove. The ball will feature live music, with dances called by Tom and Toni Tumbusch from Cincinnati. Tickets: $25/person; $20/Locust Grove members and guests aged 14 and under (who must be accompanied by an adult). Includes light refreshments. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, January 7. Reservations are required; please call Locust Grove at (502) 897-9845. Co-sponsored by Jane Austen Society of North America-Greater Louisville

02/10/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sharon Lathan: “PHANTASMAGORIA! A History of the Horror Movie Genre and the Origins of Motion Pictures”
Join us for "PHANTASMAGORIA! A History of the Horror Movie Genre and the Origins of Motion Pictures" presented by Sharon Lathan. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

02/24/2019
Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series
Sunday, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

 Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello

Baroque cellist André Laurent O’Neil is a cum laude graduate of Yale and the Historical Performance Practice Program at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands. He comes to us from New York and plays an original John Morrison violoncello (London, 1800). This concert is in celebration of his release of his recordings of all six of Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello on Editon Lilac.
Locust Grove’s Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series offers concertgoers a unique opportunity. Patrons delight in music that the Clarks and Croghans would have heard in the room where they most likely would have enjoyed it — the second-floor Great Parlor of the historic house.
Refreshments at 5:00 p.m.; concert in Locust Grove’s Great Parlor begins at 5:30 p.m. Individual concerts are $20 each. Pre-paid reservations are required--please call (502) 897-9845.
Season subscriptions may be purchased by calling Locust Grove at (502) 897-9845. Categories are Patron, $200; Supporter, $100; and Subscriber, $70.

02/28/2019
The Spring Used Book Sale: Members’ Preview
Thursday, 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Special Members' Preview, Thursday, February 28, 5:00-7:30 pm
For Friends of Locust Grove. Get the first look at 20,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books. All categories-history, biography, mysteries, reference, science fiction, travel, cookbooks, children’s, Kentucky, romance, crafts, gardening, and much, much, more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. A special selection of remainders will be on sale, selected by the former Hawley-Cooke remainders buyer. All books are sorted by category and are in good condition.  Memberships can be purchased at the door at the preview, or in advance - see our membership page or call Locust Grove. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

03/01/2019
The Spring Used Book Sale: Friday Hours
Friday, 10:00am - 7:00pm

20,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books in all categories will be offered for sale. All categories-history, biography, mysteries, reference, science fiction, travel, cookbooks, children’s, Kentucky, romance, crafts, gardening, and much, much, more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. A special selection of remainders will be on sale, selected by the former Hawley-Cooke remainders buyer. All books are sorted by category and are in good condition. Because of the volume of donations, books may be added to the display during the sale. Open late on Friday until 7:00 with light refreshments - come after work! Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors

03/02/2019 - 03/03/2019
The Spring Used Book Sale: Saturday & Sunday hours
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

The region's best book sale! 20,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books in all categories will be offered for sale. All categories-history, biography, mysteries, reference, science fiction, travel, cookbooks, children’s, Kentucky, romance, crafts, gardening, and much, much, more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. A special selection of remainders will be on sale, selected by the former Hawley-Cooke remainders buyer. All books are sorted by category and are in good condition. Because of the volume of donations, books may be added to the display during the sale. Special discounts on Sunday. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

03/02/2019 - 03/03/2019
The Spring Used Book Sale: Saturday & Sunday hours
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

The region's best book sale! 20,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books in all categories will be offered for sale. All categories-history, biography, mysteries, reference, science fiction, travel, cookbooks, children’s, Kentucky, romance, crafts, gardening, and much, much, more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. A special selection of remainders will be on sale, selected by the former Hawley-Cooke remainders buyer. All books are sorted by category and are in good condition. Because of the volume of donations, books may be added to the display during the sale. Special discounts on Sunday. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

03/06/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Scott Erbes: The Art and Mystery of Kentucky Antiques: Treasures from the Speed Art Museum
Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at highlights from the Speed Art Museum’s outstanding Kentucky collection—everything from furniture to textiles. Along the way, we will also look at some of the tricks of the trade used when examining Kentucky antiques.
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

03/10/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Bonny Wise:"Muslin: An Insubstantial Fabric with a Surprising History and Political Weight"
Join us for "Muslin: An Insubstantial Fabric with a Surprising History and Political Weight" presented by Bonny Wise. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

03/24/2019
Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series
Sunday, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Swansong

This will be a farewell to the sounds of Locust Grove’s beloved fortepiano. Mezzo-soprano Rebekah Bortz Hardin joins us for a traditional all-Schubert afternoon as we retire our lovely 1806 John Broadwood and Sons fortepiano from regular performance. The concert features sonatas, lieder, and choral reading, and perhaps a parlor game or two.
Locust Grove’s Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series offers concertgoers a unique opportunity. Patrons delight in music that the Clarks and Croghans would have heard in the room where they most likely would have enjoyed it — the second-floor Great Parlor of the historic house.
Refreshments at 5:00 p.m.; concert in Locust Grove’s Great Parlor begins at 5:30 p.m. Individual concerts are $20 each. Pre-paid reservations are required--please call (502) 897-9845.
Season subscriptions may be purchased by calling Locust Grove at (502) 897-9845. Categories are Patron, $200; Supporter, $100; and Subscriber, $70.

04/03/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm

The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 PM. Admission is $5, $3 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

04/14/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Amanda Beverly and Mary Landrum: "Stormy Sisterhood: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey vs. Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre"
Join us for "Stormy Sisterhood: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey vs. Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre" presented by Amanda Beverly and Mary Landrum. Afternoon tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

04/27/2019 - 04/28/2019
A Revolutionary War Encampment
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Feel the excitement of the American Revolution at Locust Grove! Step into the year 1778 with this Revolutionary War Encampment as George Rogers Clark and his Illinois Regiment of Virginia begin their western campaign. Visit with soldiers and camp followers, learn 18th-century recipes in the hearth kitchen, and participate in recruitment for new, pint-sized troops. Be sure to visit the blacksmith, leatherworker, and woodworker to discover more about daily life during the Revolution! Admission: $6 for adults, free for children 12 and under, historic house tours included. Snacks will be available for sale.

04/27/2019 - 04/28/2019
A Revolutionary War Encampment
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Feel the excitement of the American Revolution at Locust Grove! Step into the year 1778 with this Revolutionary War Encampment as George Rogers Clark and his Illinois Regiment of Virginia begin their western campaign. Visit with soldiers and camp followers, learn 18th-century recipes in the hearth kitchen, and participate in recruitment for new, pint-sized troops. Be sure to visit the blacksmith, leatherworker, and woodworker to discover more about daily life during the Revolution! Admission: $6 for adults, free for children 12 and under, historic house tours included. Snacks will be available for sale.

05/10/2019 - 05/12/2019
Gardeners’ Fair
Friday - Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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. A complete list of vendors and further information can be found here: http://locustgrove.org/gardeners-fair/

05/10/2019 - 05/12/2019
Gardeners’ Fair
Friday - Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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. A complete list of vendors and further information can be found here: http://locustgrove.org/gardeners-fair/

05/10/2019 - 05/12/2019
Gardeners’ Fair
Friday - Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

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. A complete list of vendors and further information can be found here: http://locustgrove.org/gardeners-fair/

05/19/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Alana Gillett and Company: "In Memorium: Scene from Northanger Abbey"
Join us for "In Memorium: Scene from Northanger Abbey" by Alana Gillett and Company. Afternoon Tea will be served after the performance. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

06/05/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

06/23/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Adam Abdel-Rahman: "Religious Influence on Georgian Architecture"
Join us for "Religious Influence on Georgian Architecture" presented by Adam Abdel-Rahman. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

06/29/2019 - 06/30/2019
Books, Prints, Paper and Art Sale
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

This special show and sale includes dealers in used, new, and collectible books, as well as maps, prints, paper, and art, at all prices and in all categories. You'll find books about collecting, art, decorative arts, architecture and design, as well as artwork and prints. Saturday, June 29, 10 AM – 4:30 PM (Free admission) Sunday, June 30, 10 AM – 4:30 pm (With Antiques Market; $8 admission charged)

06/29/2019 - 06/30/2019
Books, Prints, Paper and Art Sale
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

This special show and sale includes dealers in used, new, and collectible books, as well as maps, prints, paper, and art, at all prices and in all categories. You'll find books about collecting, art, decorative arts, architecture and design, as well as artwork and prints. Saturday, June 29, 10 AM – 4:30 PM (Free admission) Sunday, June 30, 10 AM – 4:30 pm (With Antiques Market; $8 admission charged)

06/30/2019
Summer Antiques Market
Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

From delicate bibelot to mahogany breakfronts... from humble handkerchiefs to ornate sterling silver teapots... from vintage plows to china cup... from the 18th century to mid-20th century modern - the Summer Antiques Market has something for all tastes and every budget. Featuring dozens of professional dealers from around the region, the Antiques Market offers fine and country furniture, books, textiles, jewelry, ephemera, silver, and more. Admission includes tours of the historic house museum. Fine food & drink available. $8 adults; children under 12 free. Thanks to our sponsors: Rod Lich and Susan Parrett

07/03/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Jason Hiner: Aaron Burr

The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 PM. Admission is $5, $3 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

07/07/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Festival Prep
For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

07/12/2019
The 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival – Friday
Friday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

11th Annual Jane Austen Festival The Largest Jane Austen Event in North America! July 12, 13 & 14, 2019 Friday, July 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Twilight Shopping Celebrating Northanger Abbey: Adventure and Romance Unmasked! Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America, Greater Louisville Region. Watch our website for updated information, www.jasnalouisville.com

07/13/2019 - 07/14/2019
The 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

11th Annual Jane Austen Festival The Largest Jane Austen Event in North America! July 12, 13 & 14, 2019 Celebrating Northanger Abbey: Adventure and Romance Unmasked! Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America, Greater Louisville Region. Watch our website for updated information, www.jasnalouisville.com

07/13/2019 - 07/14/2019
The 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival – Saturday and Sunday
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm

11th Annual Jane Austen Festival The Largest Jane Austen Event in North America! July 12, 13 & 14, 2019 Celebrating Northanger Abbey: Adventure and Romance Unmasked! Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America, Greater Louisville Region. Watch our website for updated information, www.jasnalouisville.com

08/07/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Sons of the American Revolution
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

08/15/2019
The Summer Used Book Sale: Members’ Preview
Thursday, 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Special members Preview, Thursday, August 15, 5:00-7:30 pm
For Friends of Locust Grove. Get the first look at 20,000+ used, antiquarian, and new books. All categories-history, biography, mysteries, reference, science fiction, travel, cookbooks, children’s, Kentucky, romance, crafts, gardening, and much, much, more! Prices begin at $1 for paperbacks, and $2 for most hardcover books, with a large selection of illustrated books, rare books, and sets, priced individually. All books are sorted by category and are in good condition.  Memberships can be purchased at the door at the preview, or in advance - see our membership page or call Locust Grove.   Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

08/16/2019
The Summer Used Book Sale: Friday Hours
Friday, 10:00am - 7:00pm

All the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove’s Audubon room will be filled with more than 23,000 books — all waiting for you at our Big August Used Book Sale. The books are sorted into 30-some categories, including history, mysteries, art, architecture, literature, cookbooks, humor, and more, and are displayed for easy shopping. Books, donated by readers from across the region, are $1 and $2 -- with special titles $3 and up. All books are great bargains! All proceeds from our book sales support Locust Grove’s continued educational and preservation projects. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

08/17/2019 - 08/18/2019
The Summer Used Book Sale: Saturday & Sunday Hours
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

All the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove’s Audubon room will be filled with more than 23,000 books — all waiting for you at our Big August Used Book Sale. The books are sorted into 30-some categories, including history, mysteries, art, architecture, literature, cookbooks, humor, and more, and are displayed for easy shopping. Books, donated by readers from across the region, are $1 and $2 -- with special titles $3 and up. All books are great bargains! All proceeds from our book sales support Locust Grove’s continued educational and preservation projects. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

08/17/2019 - 08/18/2019
The Summer Used Book Sale: Saturday & Sunday Hours
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

All the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove’s Audubon room will be filled with more than 23,000 books — all waiting for you at our Big August Used Book Sale. The books are sorted into 30-some categories, including history, mysteries, art, architecture, literature, cookbooks, humor, and more, and are displayed for easy shopping. Books, donated by readers from across the region, are $1 and $2 -- with special titles $3 and up. All books are great bargains! All proceeds from our book sales support Locust Grove’s continued educational and preservation projects. Many thanks to our Book Sale sponsors.

08/25/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

End of Summer Soiree
Join us for an "End of Summer Soiree" at the picnic table area at Locust Grove. Bring a side dish to share and JASNA-GL will provide the main course, drinks, and plates, napkins, and cutlery. We will celebrate our hard work on the 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival. JASNA-GL members and guests are invited! Please RSVP to Alana Gillett, RCjasnaGL@gmail.com, so we can have a count for the main course. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

09/04/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Kate Hesseldenz: Lafayette and the Browns of Liberty Hall
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

09/08/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Jessica Williams: "Northanger Abbey's Free Indirect Discourse and Jane Austen's Winking Narrator"
Join us for "Northanger Abbey's Free Indirect Discourse and Jane Austen's Winking Narrator" presented by Jessica Williams. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019
Books, Prints, Paper and Art Sale
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

This special show and sale includes dealers in used, new, and collectible books, as well as maps, prints, paper, and art, at all prices and in all categories. You'll find books about collecting, art, decorative arts, architecture and design, as well as artwork and prints. Saturday, September 28, 10 AM – 4:30 PM (Free admission) Sunday, September 39, 10 AM – 4:30 pm (With Antiques Market; $8 admission charged)

09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019
Books, Prints, Paper and Art Sale
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

This special show and sale includes dealers in used, new, and collectible books, as well as maps, prints, paper, and art, at all prices and in all categories. You'll find books about collecting, art, decorative arts, architecture and design, as well as artwork and prints. Saturday, September 28, 10 AM – 4:30 PM (Free admission) Sunday, September 39, 10 AM – 4:30 pm (With Antiques Market; $8 admission charged)

09/29/2019
Fall Antiques Market
Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Looking for a new treasure to complete your collection? Searching for just the right knick-knack to complement your credenza? From whimsical china dogs to funky mid-century modern chairs, from stately silver to charming children’s toys, the Fall Antiques Market has something for everyone and every budget. Dozens of individual dealers from around the region will offer antique and vintage furniture, textiles, jewelry, silver, tchotchkes, ephemera, fine Kentucky crafted pieces of furniture and decorative arts, and much more. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Admission: $8 adults; free for ages 12 and under. Proceeds support the continued preservation and operation of Locust Grove. Thanks to our sponsors. Rod Lich and Susan Parrett

10/02/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Stuart Sanders: Duels in Early Kentucky
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

10/13/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Gothic Literature Trivia Tournament
Come prepared to share your knowledge of Gothic Literature at our "Gothic Literature Trivia Tournament" this month. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019
18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Experience the 18th century with all five senses! You are invited to join Locust Grove and the Illinois Regiment of Virginia as we bring the spirit of the past alive with the Market Fair. You can participate in 18th-century style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th-century military and household items, and enjoy food and drink as our founders did. See the sheep, and horses, and meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence feature General George Rogers Clark’s own company, the Illinois Regiment of Virginia, as well as British Dragoons and Marines. Admission $8 adults, $4 children. *** Reenactor Registration may be found here.

10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019
18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Experience the 18th century with all five senses! You are invited to join Locust Grove and the Illinois Regiment of Virginia as we bring the spirit of the past alive with the Market Fair. You can participate in 18th-century style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th-century military and household items, and enjoy food and drink as our founders did. See the sheep, and horses, and meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence feature General George Rogers Clark’s own company, the Illinois Regiment of Virginia, as well as British Dragoons and Marines. Admission $8 adults, $4 children. *** Reenactor Registration may be found here.

11/06/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Gwynne Potts: William Croghan
The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 pm with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

11/10/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Carrie Wright: "Epistolary Machinations in the Female Gothic: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and the 'Horrid' Novels"
Join us for "Epistolary Machinations in the Female Gothic: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and the 'Horrid' Novels" presented by Carrie Wright. Afternoon Tea will be served after the presentation. For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

12/04/2019
Afternoon Lecture Series
Wednesday, 1:15pm - 3:00pm

The Locust Grove Afternoon Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of each month. Dessert and coffee are served at 1:00 PM with the lecture immediately following at 1:15 pm. Admission is $6, $4 for Friends of Historic Locust Grove. Reservations are not required.

12/07/2019
Christmastide, 1816
Saturday, 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Croghan family at home as they celebrate the holiday season and the return of family and friends! Locust Grove's First Person Interpreters recreate an 1816 family holiday party in the historic home that will include music and dancing. Stop into the hearth kitchen to see preparations for a festive meal. In the Visitors' Center, historic artisans will demonstrate their trades, give hands-on experiences, and sell their wares for a unique holiday shopping experience. Children's activities will also be offered. Includes a sale of select books from Locust Grove's famous book sale - perfect for gift giving. Refreshments available. Admission: $6 adults, $3 children, free under 6.  

12/08/2019
Jane Austen Society Meeting
Sunday, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A Winter Ball featuring Mr. Zach Pinsent
For further information on the Jane Austen Society of North America—Greater Louisville Region, please visit http://jasnalouisville.com/.

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