All events are correct to the best of my knowledge. Please double check everything before heading out.Ongoing Events
Friday, June 7
Where: 4th Street Live, Louisville
What: Hot Country Nights - Thompson Square
The award-winning husband and wife duo, Thompson Square, returns to the Hot Country Nights stage on Friday, June 7 for a FREE concert! Don't miss the hottest country music concert series of the summer, Hot Country Nights at Fourth Street Live!
When: All shows begin at 7 p.m. After 7 p.m., patrons must be over 21 unless accompanied by a legal guardian. After 9 p.m., strictly 21 and up will be admitted.
More Info: Hot Country Nights
Where: Fort Boonesborough State Park
What: Kentucky River Heritage Weekend
June is Kentucky Rivers Appreciation Month in the state of Kentucky. We will be acknowledging the Kentucky River, its value, history and heritage throughout the weekend. We will be having scheduled activities such as games, tours, hikes and historic presentations all weekend. This event is for registered campers only
When: June 7-9, Unsure of start times
Fee: Free for registered campers
More Info: Fort Boonesborough State Park
Where: Devers Youth Center, Fort Knox
What: Community Playgroup
This free playgroup encourages parent/child interactions through unstructured activities for children up to 5 yeas of age. This is an opportunity for you to enjoy indoor activities with your child and meet other parents.
When: 10 AM - 11:30 AM
More Info: 502-624-4483
Where: Saber & Quill verandah, Fort Knox
Join us for wine, food, music, dance, laughter and fun! Food and beverages are available for purchase. Reservations are NOT required.
When: 5Pm -8PM
More Info: 502-942-0959 ext 210/211
Where: Slugger Field, Louisville
What: Bats baseball vs Norfolk Tides
*Fireworks. Come for the game, stay for the fireworks! Be sure to stick around after the game for an amazing display of pyrotechnic power that will begin immediately following the final out.
When: 7:05 PM
Fee: Tickets start at $6
More Info: www.milb.com
Where: The Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall
What: American One Acts
"Cocaine, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and Hello Out There" Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company presents a collection of great American one act plays from the first half of the 20th century dealing with addiction, obsession, revenge, and yearning.
When: June 7 - 10, 13-15 - 7:30 PM and June 15 - 2 PM
More Info: www.kentuckycenter.org
Where: The Kentucky Center, MeX Theater
What: Johnny Mathis with special guest Brad Upton
Johnny Mathis’s distinctive voice and soulful style have provided the soundtrack for millions of great love affairs
When: June 7, 8 PM
Fee: Tickets start at $43.50
More Info: www.kentuckycenter.org
Where: Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown
What: 38th Annual Official Kentucky State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest
Freeman Lake Park bandstand will play host to the 38th Annual Official Kentucky State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest on June 7 and 8, 2013.
More Info: unknown
Where: Blue Grass Entertainment & Exposition Complex, 426 Sutherland Rd off of HWY 31E.in Bardstown
What: Bardstown Opry
Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests.
When: 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Fee: Adults $10, children 6-12 $6
More Info: 859-336-9839. www.musicmanstage.com
Where: Bardstown Community Park on E. Halstead Ave. (In the event of rain, concert will be held at the Farmers Market on East Flaget Ave.)
What: Summer Band Concerts
Free weekly band concert series featuring a wide variety of musical tastes, from military bands playing Sousa to folk groups, to big-band swing. Tonight's performance is the Derby City Brass – British-style brass band.
When: 7 - 9 p.m
More Info: 502-348-4877 or 800-638-4877.
Where: Wickland, Home of Three Governors
What: A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
Most Friday evenings during the year, Friday and Saturday evenings during October. Experience the history and mystery of Wickland, Home of Three Governors. Take a 90 minute paranormal family-friendly tour which includes the opportunity to interact through a psychic medium and the friendly spirits who once lived there.
When: 7:30 p.m
Fee: $15, reservations required, cash or check only
More Info: Contact Dixie Hibbs 502-507-0808
Where: Iroquois Amphitheater
What: The Paul Thorn Band and Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit with special guest
When: Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm
Fee: $20 Advance / $22 Day of Show
More Info: http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/event/249583-paul-thorn-band-jason-isbell-louisville/
Where: Historic State Theater, Elizabethtown
What: Rogers & Hammerstein Weekend
When: The King and I - June 7, 7 PM
South Pacific - June 8, 2 PM
The Sound of Music - June 8, 7 PM
More Info: call 270-234-8258 during office hours of 9:30am to 5pm
Where: Hardin County Playhouse
What: South Pacific
Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudices and war.
When: June 7, 8 - 7 PM
June 9 - 3 PM
June 13, 14, 15 - 7 PM
June 16 - 3 PM
Fee: $15 - General Admission
$13 - Seniors (55+), Students, Military/Military Dependents, & Groups of 10 or more.
More Info: http://www.hardincountyplayhouse.com/currentshow.html
Where: Nelson County Fairgrounds, 2391 New Haven Rd
What: Bourbon City BBQ Festival
Backyard BBQ Cookoff, KidsQ Cookoff, Kids Fun Zone, Antique Tractor & Car Display, Beer Pit, Retail Court Arts & Crafts, Food Court, Cornhole Tournament, and Entertainment.
When: June 7, 8 - time unknown.
More Info: http://www.bourboncitybbqfestival.com/
Where: White Acre Campgrounds
What: 19th Annual Bardstown Bluegrass Festival
Friday night performance: Bluegrass 101, Volume Five, and Flatt Lonesome. Saturday performance: Bluegrass 101, Blue River, The Daniel Patrick Band, Shades of Grass and Velvet Blue. Handicap parking available and bring your lawn chairs. Rain or shine the show will go on under a large pavilion. Great family event.
When: Friday, 6 - 10 p.m., Saturday, Noon - 10 p.m.
Fee: Friday, $15, Saturday, $20 Combo Ticket $30
More Info: 502-252-9004 or 502-507-5449
Where: Waterfront, Belvedere East, Louisville
What: Louisville Greek Festival
The very best in authentic Greek food, beer and wine and live entertainment. Greek grocery and gift shop; Greek pastries. Fun activities for kids.
When: June 7 - 4-11pm; June 8 - 11am-11pm; June 9 - Noon-6pm
Fee: $2 for Adults; Children under 9 free.
More Info: www.louisvillegreekfest.com
Where: Belle of Louisville, Louisville Waterfront
What: Sightseeing/Lunch Cruise
When: June 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 - 11:30 AM - 2 PM
Fee: Sightseeing only - Adult (13+) $21, Senior $20, Child (3+) $12
Lunch and Sightseeing - Adult (13+) $32, Senior $31, Child (3+) $22
More Info: www.belleoflouisville.org
Where: Spirit of Jefferson, Louisville Waterfront
What: Moonlight cruise
Bring a friend or bring a whole group and come on board the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson for a rousing good time! A DJ will provide the music, and the bar and dancefloor will be open. It's a party waiting to happen! This cruise sells out, so advance reservations are recommended. Call for information or to make a reservation, or purchase tickets on line.
When: 10:30 PM - 1 AM
More Info: www.belleoflouisville.org
Where: Louisville Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson, Louisville
What: Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville
PossibiliTours Walking Tours provide historical and architectural anecdotes about Possibility City while exploring the heart of downtown on foot. Louisville is a city of inspired hope and creativity and of great pride in our uniqueness. You'll explore Fourth Street, Whiskey Row, Museum Row on Main, and the civic district. A local volunteer leads you on a free, one-hour walking tour (weather permitting) departing from the Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson. Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot. Walk-ins are taken based on availability. Check into the Visitors Center for the first time using the FourSquare app on your smart phone to unlock the "Newbie Special" - 25% off of merchandise and apparel (excludes sales items).
When: Fridays and Sundays at 2PM and Saturdays at 10:30AM,
More Info: Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot.
Where: RiverStage, Jeffersonville, IN
What: Summer Concert Series - Featuring: Live Bullet (Bob Seger Tribute) w/ guest Wayne Young & the New Legends
More Info: http://www.theriverstage.com/events.html