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Kentucky's own electric vehicle group

Evolve KY is a group of electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts with the desire to move our current boring state of driving forward - and fast.

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A Proud Chapter of the Electric Vehicle Association

Upcoming EV Events

As EV events get scheduled in the upcoming months,  please take a look here. 

We can always use your help to make sure all events have enough enthusiastic EV owners!  

Evolve KY Monthly Meeting

Sunday, July 28th 

All Peoples,  4936 Brownsboro Rd. Louisville, KY 40222

2:30pm - 4:30pm


*****************   Previous Events in 2024 ****************

National Drive Electric Earth Month (DEEM) is presented by:

Plug In America, Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club, EVHybridNoire and Drive Electric USA

Drive Electric Earth Month (DEEM) is a national campaign to share information

about electric vehicles throughout the month of April.

In addition to being better for the environment, electric vehicles are more fun to drive,

more convenient to fuel and less expensive to operate than gasoline vehicles.
National Drive Electric Earth Month Events offer Registration links

please click on the link to sign up now to participate!

Bluegrass Greensource Sustainability Summit- UK-Lexington       

Wed.  April 10,  2024ROUND TABLE EXPERT-SPEED NETWORKING  (Mike Proctor)  

Somerset Community College Earth Day Celebration 

Sun.  April 14, 2024, 1:00-4:30pm

800 Monticello Street, Somerset, Ky 42501
Recruiting 4 vehicles near our tent.

Held in the quadrangle of the college. Parking nearby.
(NATIONAL DEEM EVENT) - Register to attend as an EV owner!    

Sustainability Fair at Corporate Campus- Brown Forman     
Wed, April 17th  8-10am & 3:30-5:30pm 
850 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY
Recruiting 4-6 EVs- 3 EVs 8-10am;  3 EVs 3:30-5:30pm  Looking for variety of EVs!

Will supply our EV volunteer's names two weeks before (April 3rd) 

 Contact Ellen Wade to offer to work with her!  

Ellen is volunteering for both shifts! 

Need EV owners to join Ellen in AM and EV owners to join Ellen in PM. 

Or the same EV owners for both is ok, too!  Sustainability fair inside during the day to enjoy.   



New Albany, IN  Earth Day Celebration  
National DEEM event  - Register to attend as an EV owner!    
Join Art Hoffman at the table display - show off your EV Sat, April 20th 10am-1pm            
301 E. Market Street. New Albany, Indiana (next to St. Marks Church of Christ)

Environmental sponsors this year: Citizens Climate Lobby and Earth Charter. 

Setup 9am.Recruiting 3-4 cars; ride ‘n drives/EV display.  
contact Ellen Wade

Earth Care Fair 2024, “Planet vs. Plastics”    Sat. April 20th, 10am-2pm
National DEEM event   Register to attend as an EV owner!   

101 St. Francis Blvd. Mt. St. Francis, Indiana  (just across the bridge!)
Recruiting multiple EVs -searching for diversity of EVs including bikes, unicycles   

Annual tree sapling giveaways, displays of solar, wind, composting and beekeeping!  

Ride ‘n Drives may be offered along with EV displays.    
contact Ellen Wade at to join us!


Bernheim Earth Day: RESTORE   
RESTORE: Healthy Planet, Healthy You - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest 
Sat.  April 20th, 10AM - 4PM 
Register to attend as an EV owner! 
contact Michael Menor at

City of Douglass Hills Earth Day Market  (Louisville)

Sunday, April 21st  11-3pm   

501 Gatehouse Lane, Louisville, KY       

Recruiting 2-3 EVs (for display only) and table display

Live music by Southern Sirens, Kids Activity:  Farmer Steve's Barnyard Petting Zoo
Food trucks:  DonutNV and Smok'N Cantina
contact Ellen Wade at

Jefferson Memorial Forest-Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation  

Saturday, May 18th 11am-7pm
2 booth spaces reserved for table displays + Space for 4-5  EV displays  

Arts/Crafts; music lovers- up to 2500 in attendance!
EV volunteers can offer one of two shifts or stay all day and enjoy the festival!  
contact Ellen Wade at  

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future-Green Festival  Springfield KY
National DEEM event  contact Fred at             
Sat, June 15th, 10:00-3:00 Eastern

Behind the Judicial Center near the Farmers Market, Springfield, KY
Register to attend as an EV owner!   

Recruiting 3-4 EVs sequestered parking lot for display/ride/drive EVs

Bluegrass VegFest 2024 -Indoor booth

Mellwood Art Center- 1860 Mellwood Ave. Louisville

attendance expected:  over 6500! + outdoor display of 4-5 EVS

Sat. June 22nd  11am-6pm
Two volunteers needed at indoor booth (shifts acceptable) and EV owners outside to “Talk EVs” with visitors 
Indoor dining space  music; food inside; food trucks outside- all vegetarian!!  
contact Ellen Wade at and
contact Fred Rockhold at 

Both are seasoned veterans of VegFest and love this chance to win over hearts and minds

all visitors are environmentally-wired!

Join us for indoor booth chats and or outdoor display of your EV!!  

"Cars in the Commons”  Norton Commons- Louisville

signups in March!    Event Date: June 29th  12-4:30pm

Join Larry Tenkman in this showcase of cars!    

Show your EV in "Cars in the Commons" and let's make the passion for EVs contagious! 

Foot traffic for this car show in Norton Commons is in the thousands. 

The show traditionally shows sports cars, but this year they have agreed to create an EV section!  

Sign-up at "". 

Scroll down to the "Cars in the Commons" section and click "Reserve your spot here". 

Proceeds support Norton Children’s Hospital. 

Lawrence Tenkman is willing to help with the fees if needs be.  Signup by March!
Contact Larry Tenkman at

Educating the public in innovative ways, and demonstrating that electric vehicles are fun, economical, and planet-friendly.

Our members are electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts. Monthly meetings and outreach events keep our mission going.

A zero emission vehicle means less pollution and less associated health-related issues. Driving electric means driving responsibly.

See what it's all about.

Come see us at our next monthly meeting, Ride and Drive, or just reach out and ask questions. Our events are open to everyone and we love hearing new perspectives.

Adopt a Charger

Find out if a level 2 charger is right for your local business. Learn about the costs and benefits of adopting your own charger and how you can help grow our program.

Make a One-Time Donation

We are grateful for your support! There are many ways you can contribute. In addition to the Membership Subscriptions on the Join Evolve KY page, you can make a one-time donation by clicking the donate button.

And remember, donations are tax deductible!

You can get discounted interest rates when you buy an EV or hybrid vehicle. Visit Members Heritage to learn more!

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