Monday, October 10, 2016

Cheap Fall Break Fun!

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Oldham County's Fall Break is October 21st and 24th-28th this year.  Here are some cheap or FREE ways to enjoy the break around the area!

Hermitage Classic & Fall Festival in Goshen
October 21st-23rd
Fall Festival on October 22nd includes petting zoo, pumpkin patch, face painting, food trucks, live music & more! 9:00AM-4:00PM
Admission is a donation of any size to Fund for the Arts.

Light the Night Corn Maze at Mulberry Orchard in Shelbyville
October 22nd
Pack a flashlight and walk through the corn maze at night, sip some cider by the camp fire or roast marshmallows for s'mores 6:30PM-8:30PM
$5 per person, FREE for children 5 and under

Children's Costume Story Time at Karen's Book Barn in LaGrange
October 23rd
Come down to Main Street in your best costume for story time at Karen's Book Barn 3:00PM!

Come Sew with Us at the Oldham County Cooperative Extension Office in LaGrange
October 24th
Bring your own project or materials to make a scarf or shawl and receive FREE sewing instructions.  All ages are welcome with adult supervision and a few sewing machines are available to use. 4:00PM-8:00PM

Visit the Library
Play a board game, read a book together or decorate Your Book O'Lantern for Boo Dell at the Oldham County Public Library in LaGrange on 10/26. Bring a pumpkin, paint provided at library. 2:00PM-4:00PM

Wednesday Wonders at the Parklands in Louisville
October 26th
Explore a new science wonder with a story and related science experiment. Recommended for children ages 7 and under. 2:30PM-3:30PM
$5 per person (children & adults)

Boo Dell at Yew Dell in Crestwood
October 29th
Enjoy trick-or-treating through the beautiful botanical gardens 11:00AM-2:00PM.  Kid's activities, hayrides, straw maze, scavenger hunt & Mr. Magic 2:00PM-3:00PM.
$5 per carload or $1 per person walk-up

Halloween Walk with the Animals at Salato Wildlife Center in Frankfort
October 29th
Trick or treat through the wildlife center and learn more about the different animals along the way.  Get your passport stamped at the hay maze, face painting, photo booth and fishing booth.
$5 per person.

Visit The Boneyard KY in Crestwood
October 29th-October 31st
Visit this FREE mini Haunted House attraction in the Camden Manor neighborhood. The decorations are scary, but not gory.  Treats handed out to kids.
7PM-10PM each night

Fall Fun in Oldham County
Check out our full Halloween Events list here and our full Fall Festival list here. Trunk or treat, shop at a craft fair, roast hot dogs or enjoy indoor fun at All About Kids Sports Center in Crestwood!
Many events are FREE!

Use your Summer Reading Program Coupons
Have a Kentucky Science Center coupon burning a hole in your pocket?  That puppy is good for a FREE child's admission with an adult purchase!  Or perhaps we will get lucky with beautiful weather and you will want to spend some time outside.  Use the Bernheim pass for FREE admission to the park!

Gallrein Farms in Shelbyville
Want to have some outdoor fun and pick your pumpkins, too?  Check out Gallrein Farms in Shelbyville!  During the week, visitors can enjoy some of the activities.  Weekday activities include the free petting zoo and straw fort or the hayride and corn maze for $2 each.
Or on the weekends, purchase a bracelet for $12 that gets you unlimited access to several other activities they have on the farm!

Unlimited Play at Main Event in Louisville
Enjoy unlimited bowling, laser tag, billiards & more!  Check their website for more details on when this deal is available and rules.
$5 per activity

Paint at Whet Your Palette in Anchorage
October deals happening all month. Tuesday is half off all day!

Kids Eat Free or Cheap Deals
Because no one wants to cook 3 meals each day during the entire Fall Break!  Our favorite is Gustavo's!  Check out these different lists.
Oldham County
Shelby County

Get Outside
Work off some of those Halloween treats. Check out an Oldham County Park or visit a Hiking or Walking Trail!

Maybe you need a break from all the kid fun or a place for the kids to play while you work or play yourself?  Check out these Fall Break camps:

All About Kids Sports Center
October 21st and 24th-28th
Early drop off available 8:00AM-9:00AM
Late pick up available 5:00PM-6:00PM
One day or multiple day options available.
Located in Crestwood

Circle Bar C Ranch
Fall Break Cowboy Camp
October 24th-28th
Ages 6-16
Website here.
Located in LaGrange

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