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Friday, June 14
Where: RiverStage, Jeffersonville, IN
What: Smokin' on the River - BBq, Blues, and Brew Festival
Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of over $8,500. See the amateurs compete in the Backyard division to see who reigns supreme. Listen to music as you stroll down the river smelling the smoke of the BBQ and the gentle rush of the water. Beer Garden open during the event for those 21 and over. Pig Toss Corn Hole Tournament. Brew and BBQ Tasting Tent. This Little Pig Play Area. Pigpalooza
When: Unsure of time. Call or email for details.
Fee: Concessions and events may have a cost.
More Info: Dan Skaggs, 502.259.8734, info@smokinontheriverBBQ.com
Where: 4th Street Live, Louisville
What: Hot Country Nights - Tate Stevens
Fourth Street Live! welcomes X-Factor winner Tate Stevens to the Hot Country Nights stage
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: Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville
What: School's Out! Drop In! Art Workshop
A different activity will be offered each day during the first week of Summer Break. No registration required. Come to the 3rd Floor Education Studio anytime between Noon and 3pm.
When: 12 PM - 3 PM.
Fee: $6 Per Participant/Free for Museum Members
More Info: For more information call 502.589.0102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Louisville Zoo
What: Friday Movie Night - Hotel Transylvania
Bring your friends and family out to the Zoo and enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Grab blankets or lawn chairs and relax as you watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. Enjoy free entertainment before the show from the Zoo Crew as they play games fun for all ages. Delicious movie themed snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase.
When: Unsure, but I think the movie starts at 6.
Fee: Movie nights are free to Zoo members and only $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members or free with paid admission.
More Info: www.louisvillezoo.org
Where: The Waterfront, Belvedere, Louisville
What: Kentuckiana Pride Festival
The Kentuckiana Pride Festival is the State's largest event focused on the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender (GLBT) community, family and friends. The festival is a two day celebration which features local and national entertainers, businesses, churches and organizations, food and beverages. No outside alcohol, please.
When: June 14, 8pm - midnight; June 15, noon - midnight
Fee: June 14 - free; June 15 - $5 Adult, $3 Child.
More Info: http://www.kypride.com/
Where: The Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall
What: Earth, Wind & Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire is one of the most musically accomplished, critically acclaimed, and commercially successful bands in popular music’s history. Their live shows are legendary, and guaranteed to bring audiences to their feet with high-energy hits like “Shining Star,” “Getaway," and “September.”
When: June 14 - 8 PM
Fee: Tickets start at $46.00
More Info: www.kentuckycenter.org
Where: The Kentucky Center, MeX Theater
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: KFC Yum! Center
What: Mary J Blige in Concert
Fee: Tickets can be purchased through Fort Knox ITR, phone number below. Price unknown
More Info: 624-5030
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 113th Army Band Brass Quintet – classical to jazz.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Iroquois Park, Louisville
What: Glow in the Park Run
What is "Glow in the Park"? The best way to light up the night! The ultimate party fun run! But most importantly, it's the freakin' awesome foam-pits-fluorescent-colors-blacklights-glowing-warpaint-dance-moves night you'll never forget! What to expect: YOU will light up the night as you run a 5k - no speed needed! Before the race, you and your friends will each get a goody bag of glow accessories and paint to adorn yourselves to the height of glowy fashion Now to brave the seas of foam (industrial machines spewing foam to the beat of some hot music), the rain storm of UV glow water (volunteers will spray a rainbow of glow water as you run past), and the dust cloud of neon powder (volunteers will toss handfuls of neon goodness to make sure you are covered in color and glowing like a champ)! Once you have triumphantly reached the finish line you will be greeted by a celebratory dance party and a chance to show off your accumulation of glow and your fabulous dance moves. Enhance your glow experience by renting a blacklight headlight!
When: 9:30 PM
Fee: Registration is $40 through May 3, $45 through May 31, $50 through race day
More Info: glowintheparkrun.com