WHAS11's Chelsea Rabideau at Homearama 2012


by WHAS11


Posted on July 25, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 25 at 5:41 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The latest in home design by Louisville's finest craftsmen is on display through the end of July during Homearama 2012 at Rock Springs and Shakes Run.

Families can explore 17 home sites in two Louisville neighborhoods to gain ideas about decorating, energy efficiency, and home improvements.

Ten of this year's homes are on showcase at Rock Springs on Hwy. 22/Ballardsville Rd. Visitors can  take advantage of visiting the community playground and nature trail as well. Rock Springs is developed by RJ Thieneman Company. 

Also on display at Rock Springs is a specially-made playhouse for a family who has two children with cerebral palsy.  The playhouse, built by YouthBuild Louisville in partnership with the Homebuilders Association of Louisville and Kosair Charities, is state of the art, complete with air conditioning, heat, running water, television and internet.

Making its third Homearama appearance, Shakes Run, off of Shelbyville Road in Eastwood, features seven homes developed by Elite Homes, Inc.

The 2012 Homearama showcase starts July 14 and runs through July 29 at Rock Springs and Shakes Run. Show hours are as follows (the ticket gate closes an hour and a half prior to listed closing times): 

  • Weekdays: 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person per site.  Tickets can be purchased for both sites for $15 per person and can be used once per site during any two days of the event.  Children 12 and under can get in for free.

Homearama is presented by Kroger and LG&E and sponsored by Republic Bank and RiverCity Flooring.