Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Reminder: Weekend events in the Southwest, June 1st, 2013

- Stop by The Little Loomhouse for the Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival Saturday, June 1st 10:30am-2:30pm. There will be historic tours, bluegrass music, weaving, spinning, basket weaving and blacksmithing demonstrations. Admission is only $2, with $1 admission for Seniors 65 and over and free admission for children 6 and under. The first 200 to arrive will receive free festival t-shirts. There will be free TARC Trolley transportation from DeSales High School’s parking lot (425 West Kenwood Drive). More information about the festival can be found HERE.

- The Americana World Festival is a multicultural celebration held each summer. This year’s Festival will take place Saturday, June 1st 11:00am-9:00pm at Iroquois Amphitheatre. There will be live music, a Kids Zone, food, crafts, a beer garden and much more. For more information, please call 502-368-5865 or visit

- Councilman Rick Blackwell holds the next “Coffee with your Councilman” on Saturday, June 1st. The event will take place at Sister Beans Coffeehouse, 5225 New Cut Road beginning at 10:00am. There is no formal program and no need to sign up, just stop by and talk with the Councilman about any issue or concern you may have for the district. For more information about the June “Coffee with your Councilman”, contact Councilman Blackwell’s office at 574-1112.

- The Archery Team at Farnsley Middle School has made it to their first World Tournament. Volunteers are raising money for the team's travel expenses to this year's tournament to be held in St. Louis, MO at the end of June. This Saturday, June 1st, a car wash fundraiser is being held at the Sears Auto Center in front of K-Mart, 4915 Dixie Hwy. This event begins at 10am. Come on out and help these talented kids on their first big World Tournament appearance. For more information or to RSVP, click the event's facebook page.

There are several events planned for next weekend as well. Stay up to date with happenings and check back here regularly. If you would like to promote your event, drop us a line by clicking the link in the Contact box, located on the top right corner of the site.

As always, have a great weekend and thanks for reading the Valley Report.