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Friday, February 7

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Friday, February 7
  • Where: Barnes and Noble - Etown
    What: Hands-On Learning: Creativity Can
    "Creativity can make anything possible." Our partners at Creativity for Kids developed the Creativity Can, full of wonderfully fun materials that help in stimulating the imagination to create new and amazing objects.
    When: 6PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Filson Historical Society
    What: Blues Night with the 10th Street Blues Band
    Blues music is a key part of Louisville’s history, with its roots dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. Several legendary blues artists called the River City home, including Sylvest Weaver, who recorded the first blues guitar record in 1923. Sonny Sitgraves (drums), James Watkins (bass), Billy Bird (vocals and harmonica) and Pen Bogert (guitar) have been playing together for more than 10 years. Bogert, a former Filson staff member, will provide a brief introduction to the history of blues, with music to be enjoyed throughout the rest of the evening. Materials relating to blues history will also be on display. Wine, beer and light refreshments will be served.
    When: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Fee: $20 for Filson members and $25 for non-members
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Center for Alternative Medicines, Louisville
    What: Healing with Green Smoothies & Essential Oils 101
    You can now leverage your green smoothie to prevent disease and heal! Learn how to use time-tested, empirically proven, powerful essential oils and other strategies along with superfood to help you achieve optimal health! You will experience how to build a smoothie for specific health concerns and taste different samples!
    Essential Oils – an Introduction for New Users What exactly are essential oils? What are they used for? How are they used? How do essential oils work? What is a carrier oil? Are essential oils safe? Learn and experience the basic properties, uses, applications, and effectiveness of nature's most healing substances.
    When: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Visitors Center, Old Louisville
    What: Ghosts of Old Louisville
    Sit back and enjoy the chills in the comfort of our 13-passenger, air-conditioned tour bus, while a frightfully knowledgeable tour guide whisks you through the haunted highlights of the largest Victorian historic preservation district in the United States. Outside, ghosts roam the streets and alleyways. Inside, your spirit will come alive as you step back in time and experience the grandeur of a time long past when a man's home was his castle. Eerie and fascinating stories await you on your ghostly jaunt through an American treasure as you explore the uncanny sights and sounds in historic Old Louisville, the spookiest neighborhood in the USA.
    When: 7:30
    Fee: $25
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: ACtor's Theater
    What: Our Town
    Day in and day out, Grover’s Corners is Any Town, USA. The paper is delivered, the milkman visits, time passes and life continues. It is only when such routines are interrupted that the fleeting beauty of the everyday is brought more clearly into perspective. Join us as the Stage Manager guides us through this elegant portrait of the ordinary but remarkable joys and sorrows that define our lives. Our Town is the greatest American play celebrating the magic that makes a community.
    When: Feb. 1 - 9 - see link for times
    Fee: Tickets start at $35
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Kentucky Exposition Center
    What: USA BMX Bluegrass Nationals
    When: Feb. 7-9
    Fee: unknown, but parking at the expo center is $8
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  • Where: Blue Grass Entertainment and Exposition Complex, Bardstown
    What: Bardstown Opry
    Traditional Country Music every Friday night with Special Guests.
    When: Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Fee: Adults $10, children 6-12 $5
    More Info: 859-336-9839. Visit Website

  • Where: Wickland, HOme of Three Governors, Bardstown
    What: A Visit with the Spirits of Wickland
    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: Feb. 7, 14, 21 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Fee: $15
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: The Plum Alley Theater, Elizabethtown
    What: Tuna Does Vegas
    Tuna Does Vegas re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the 'third smallest town in Texas' as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. The hilarity begins when oddball-conservative radio host Arles Struvie announces on air that he and his wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows... but everyone in Tuna, Texas goes along for the ride!
    When: Feb. 1, 6, 7, 8 - 7 PM; Feb. 2, 9 - 3 PM
    Fee: $18 - General Admission, $15 - Seniors (55+), Students, Military/Military Dependents, & Groups of 10 or more.
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Kentucky Center, MeX Theater
    What: Monty Python's Spam-a-Lot
    Based on the cult 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this uproariously funny musical follows King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table on a jaunty quest to find the renowned relic. King Arthur and his loyal servant Patsy set out on a quest to find knights to join his Round Table. Along the way he manages to collect a ragtag band of misfits including Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot, and Sir Not-Appearing-in-this-Show (who understandably only makes a brief appearance). They manage to repel a French invasion before encountering the Black Knight, who insists they come up with a musical and take it to Broadway.
    When: February 7 - 9, 8 PM; February 13-15, 8 PM; February 16, 2 PM
    Fee: $16.00
    More Info: View Website

  • Where: Muhammad Ali Center and the Kentucky Center
    What: February '64
    Abbey Road on the River will celebrate the beginning of the British Invasion by hosting February ‘64 – a 3-day concert event held February 7-9, 2014 at the Muhammad Ali Center and the Kentucky Center for the Arts. The festival will include performances by twelve bands including co-headliners Britbeat from Chicago and The Jukebox from Puerto Rico, as well as the Steve Sizemore Group, Mario DaSilva, The Cryers, Blue Jay Way, the Traveling Beatleburys, and Louisville’s own Johnny Doughnut Experience, Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes, The Rigbys, Whiplash, and Nick Peay. The highlight of the weekend will be a reenactment of The Beatles’ historic performance on the Ed Sullivan Show, complete with commercials from the 1960’s, a magician, a comedian, fiddlers, and of course, an Ed Sullivan impersonator to host the show.
    When: February 7 - February 9
    Fee: $19.64 and up
    More Info: View Website

  • Where: Historic State Theater
    What: Comedian Tom Mabe
    Tom has been profiled in People magazine, called "gut-busting hilarious" by The New York Times, and given a perfect 4-star rating by the New York Post. He's been featured on radio shows from Hollywood to Dollywood, including "Bob&Tom", Johnboy & Billy "BillHandel" and "Drew&Mike". Chances are you also know Tom as the star of CMT's hit comedy series, "Mabe in America", or have watched one of his popular viral videos. With more than 50-million views on YouTube, Tom is one of the most downloaded people on the planet.
    When: 8 PM
    Fee: $25
    More Info: View Website

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