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Weekend events


Messenger Staff

 Saint John’s Harvest Festival: Saint John the Apostle church in Brandenburg will host its annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Turkey dinners will be served all day. An adult dinner will cost $10 and a child’s dinner will be $5. There will also be a silent auction at 11 a.m. and a live auction at 2 p.m. Games and booths will be set up on the church grounds for children to enjoy.

 9th Annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle & Tractor Show: The Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven will host its annual car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show on Oct. 16 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. There will be museum tours, door prizes, music, food and a 50/50 raffle. Train rides for show entrants will be offered for $10. Registration the day of the show from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., costing $20. The event is located at 136 Main St., New Haven. Contact Elmer Kappell at (502)264-1027 or go to Rain date will be Oct. 17.

 Belle of Louisville Captain’s Dinner: This crowd favorite is back on Oct. 16. Indulge in a truly an evening aboard the Belle of Louisville for their Captain’s Dinner. There will be a delectable, chef-prepared meal, including your choice of red or white wine. Then, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the vessel, where you’ll meet the Belle of Louisville’s Master Captain and crew. Captain’s Dinner guests have access to the entire vessel with a chance to tour the Belle’s authentic Engine and Boiler Rooms and even go to the roof to visit the Pilot House, with the best view of the river anywhere. After your dockside dinner and VIP tour from 6-7:30 p.m., you’ll depart on a beautiful escape aboard the Sunset Cruise from 8 to 10 p.m. For more information and tickets go to or call 1-866-832-0011.

 Glendale Crossing Festival: The Glendale Crossing Festival began in 1976 as the Glendale Community Festival and is always held on the third Saturday of October. This year’s event will take place on Oct.16 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. with the Festival Parade taking place on Main Street at 10 a.m. There will be roughly 500 art, craft and food booths.