> SOUTHERN INDIANA — This week’s version of the Top 5 Things To Do is pet-heavy, with two feline and canine-focused events in Southern Indiana and Louisville to benefit your furry friends.
• The Rally to Rescue event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the New Albany Farmers’ Market at the corner of Bank and Market streets. Admission is free. There will be several pet rescues and shelters in attendance with animals available for adoption. There will also be a silent auction and raffles to help raise money for rescues and shelters. There will be a pet parade at 11 a.m. The cost to put your animal in the parade is $1 or pet food. Money raised will go to establish a pet food bank in Southern Indiana.
• Beer, bones and catnip: Pet benefit with live music; Saturday; doors open at 4 p.m.; music starts at 5 p.m., Apocalypse Brew Works, 1612 Mellwood Ave.; Louisville; free; Performing will be The Blue Umbrellas with St. John’s Wort, Kathleen Hoye & The Reel Deal and Bridge19. Proceeds go to: The Arrow Fund; Derby City Dog Rescue; Alley Cat Advocates. All pets welcome, public can bring lawn chairs. Traveling Kitchen food truck will be on hand.
• Summer Concert Series, Oh My Me, 6 p.m. today, Bicentennial Park, New Albany. Oh My Me was formed in Lexington, Ky., in 2010. With a wildly-varying musical background, the group blends an eclectic mix of battering drums, psychedelia and heavy-soul vocals to form its uniquely theatrical sound. Surprising melodies and dynamic arrangements are keystones in the group’s music. Coupled with an unflinching stage presence, they have quickly established themselves as a band that is as interesting to see as they are to hear. (developna.org).
• Rolling on the Weekend Summer Concert Series, The Devonshires with guest Sparechange Millionaires, 7 p.m. Friday, Jeffersonville RiverStage. RiverStage is a floating performance venue anchored along the majestic banks of the Ohio River in downtown Jeffersonville. (theriverstage.com).
• Prime Peach Picking, Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. It’s perfect peach-picking season at Huber’s, 19816 Huber Road, Borden. Pick your own or visit the farm and shop for the sweet jewels. It’s best to call ahead of time to confirm crop conditions: 812-923-9813. (huberwinery.com).
— Compiled by Assistant Editor Jason Thomas