Karen's "Big Damn Guide" to Downtown New Albany this Weekend [Southern Indiana]

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Friday June 11:

At Thorpe Woodworks:
Four great artists under one roof (glass and woodworking), 137 E Market, 6:00 p.m.)

At the Carnegie CenterPhase Change: Works in Glass by C. Matthew Szösz

Throughout downtown: Glass by the Block Weekend (glass installations)

Througout downtown: New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project walk 

At the Riverfront Amphitheater: Performing Arts and Concert Series - Rock & Roll Ballet with Lousville Ballet Civic Company, and Indie Music Fest with Whistle Peak and The Delorians

Saturday, June 12:

At the Farmers Market:
Weekly Saturday morning session of the Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Throughout downtown:
Glass by the Block Weekend (glass installations) 

At the Riverfront Amphitheater:
Celts on the River concert, (Fox in the Morning coverage here, information about NABC's special Haggis Laddie Celtic Red here, a few more fest details here), 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

At NABC Bank Street Brewhouse:
USA vs. England match in the World Cup and debut of "USA vs England – Ordinary Bitter", 2:30 p.m.; Louisville Ale Club at 5:00 p.m.; and Celts on the River after-party beginning at 10:00 p.m.

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Local Restaurants:

(Hours below are for Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12.)

1. Downtown Diner & Coffee House
506 West Main St, 812-725-8680
Cooked-to-order diner and espresso bar ($5 - $7)
Friday & Saturday: 6 am – 2 pm

2. Dueling Grounds Café at Destinations Booksellers
604 East Spring Street, 812-944-5116
http://www.destinationsbooksellers.com/
Coffee drinks, pastries (under $4)
Friday & Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm

3. Hobknobb Coffee Shop
419 State Street, 812-923-1458
http://www.hobknobbroasting.com/
Coffee drinks, muffins, bagels, pastries ($2 - $5)
Friday: 6 am – 9 pm, Saturday: 7 am – 9 pm

4. Jackson’s Seafood
400 West Main Street, 812-945-3474
Oysters & seafood (Under $10 per entrée)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm

5. Lancaster’s Cafeteria
225 West 5th Street, 812-949-2400
Home cooked style meals ($8 – $12)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm

6. La Rosita Mexican Grill
1515 East Market Street, 812-944-3620
http://www.larositagrill.com/
Traditional and original recipes from Mexico City (Lunch: $7 - $8, Dinner: $9 - $13) (Outdoor seating)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 10 pm,

7. NABC Bank Street Brewhouse
Hosting the Celtic Fest after-party Saturday starting at 10pm!
415 Bank Street, 812-725-9585
http://www.newalbanian.com/
“Casual” French fare with seasonal menu
(Lunch: $7 - $10, Dinner: $8 - $22) (Outdoor seating)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 11pm,

8. Patticakes & Pies Café
Art Walk Specials, Friday, 5 – 9pm:
$1 off Iced Coffee Drinks!
$1 off any whole Panini Sandwich!
$2 Grilled Hotdogs w/ all the fixins!
$7 Carry-out Boxed Lunches!
155 East Main Street, 812-725-8510
http://patticakesandpiescafe.weebly.com/
Breakfast, baked goods, soups, salads & panini sandwiches ($3.25 - $6.99) (Outdoor seating)
Friday: 8 am – 3 pm & 5 – 9 pm, Sat.: 9 am – 4 pm

9. Paul’s One World Café
133 East Market Street, 812-945-5555
Mexican & American cuisine ($5 - $10)
(Outdoor seating)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 9:00 pm

10. River City Winery
Presenting a reception with wine tastings,
Friday, 5 – 9pm, for artist John King’s Glass Artwork Retrospective!
321 Pearl Street, 812-945-9463
http://www.rivercitywinery.com/
Gourmet pizzas, salads, appetizers ($5 - $15)
Friday: 4 – 9 pm, Saturday: noon – 10 pm

11. Steinert's Grill and Pub
401 E. Main Street, 812-945-8827
http://www.steinertsgrillandpub.com/
American cuisine with a few traditional German dishes
Friday & Saturday, 11 am - 3:00 am

12. Studio’s Grille & Pub
207 East Main Street, 812-590-3171
http://www.studiosgrilleandpub.com/
American cuisine ($6 - $15) (Outdoor seating)
Friday 11 am – 11 pm, Saturday: noon – 12 pm

13. Toast on Market
141 East Market Street, 812-941-8582
http://www.toastonmarket.com/
Breakfast & lunch ($4.75 – $11.50)
Friday: 7 am – 2 pm, Saturday: 7 am – 3 pm

14. Tommy Lancaster’s Restaurant
1629 East Market Street, 812-945-2389
http://www.tommylancasters.com/
Home style cooking ($7)
Friday: 11 am – 7:30 pm, Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm

15. Wick’s Pizza
225 State Street, 812-945-9425
http://www.wickspizza.com/
Pizza, pasta, salads, sandwiches ($4.75 - $30)
Friday & Saturday: 11 am - midnight

16. The Windsor Restaurant & Garden
148 East Market Street, 812-944-9688
American cuisine (Lunch: $8 - $10, Dinner:
$14 - $25) (Outdoor seating)
Friday: 10:30am – 2:30pm, 5 – 10pm,
Saturday: 2:30 – 11pm

Shopping & Services:
(Hours below are for Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12.)

1. Antiques Attic
145 East Market Street, 812-941-0437
www.antiquesattic/facebook.com
Friday: 11 am – 5 pm, Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm

2. Destinations Booksellers
604 East Spring Street, 812-944-5116
http://www.destinationsbooksellers.com/
Friday & Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm

3. Floyd County YMCA
Hosting a reception Friday evening for the New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project Art Walk!
33 State Street, 812-283-9622
http://www.ymcasi.org/
Friday: 5 am – 10 pm, Saturday: 8 am – 6 pm

4. Gallery on Pearl
222 Pearl Street, 812-542-0780
http://www.thegalleryonpearl.com/
Friday: 11 am – 9 pm, Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm

5. Preston Arts Center, Inc.
20% off all stocked merchandise!
315 Pearl Street, 812-944-0181
http://www.prestonartscenter.com/
Friday: 9 am – 9 pm, Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm

6. Schmitt Furniture Co.
Celebrating 74 years in Downtown New Albany! 20% discount on all pictures, lamps and accessories! Cash discounts on furniture & financing available! FREE delivery within 50 miles!
On the Furniture Corner of State & Main Streets,
812-944-2285
http://www.schmittfurniture.com/
Friday: 9:30 am – 8 pm, Saturday: 9:30 am – 8 pm

7. Strandz Salon & Threadz Boutique
Mention the art walk for 20% off any retail
322 Vincennes Street, 812-945-5480
http://www.strandzandthreadz.com/
Friday: 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

Attractions:

(Hours below are for Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12.)

1. Carnegie Center for Art & History
Phase Change: Works in Glass by C. Matthew Szösz
201 East Spring Street, 812-944-7336
http://www.carnegiecenter.org/
Friday: 10 am – 9 pm, Saturday: 10 am – 5:30 pm (Free)

Glass by the Block
Weekend glass installations around downtown New Albany and at IUS. Brochures available at sites in town and online at:http://www.carnegiecenter.org/

New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project
http://www.nabpublicart.org/

2. Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site
914 East Main Street, 812-944-9600
www.indianamuseum.org/sites/culb.html
Friday & Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm (Free - $3.50)

3. Division Street School
1803 Conservative Street, 812-945-3204
(corner of E. 18th St. & Kathryn Hickerson Pl)
Saturday: 1 – 3 pm (Free)

4. New Albany-Floyd County Public Library
(Includes the Indiana History Room)
180 West Spring Street, 812-944-8464
http://www.nafclibrary.org/
Friday and Saturday: 9 am – 5:30 pm (Free)

5. New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater
Special performances Friday and Saturday. Brochures available at sites in town and online at: http://www.carnegiecenter.org/
On the riverfront, next to the YMCA at 33 State St

6. Padgett Museum / Floyd Co. Hist. Society
509 West Market Street, 812-949-2551
Friday & Saturday: 11 – 4 pm (Free)

7. Scribner House
Garden open, featuring art installations by the New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project artists.
Corner of State & Main Streets, 812-949-1776 (Free)

 

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