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Friday, May 8

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Friday, May 8
  • Where: Yum Center
    What: Jason Aldean - Burn it down tour
    When: Doors open at 6:30 PM; show starts at 7:30pm.
    Fee: $30.25 - US $60.25
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Spirit of Jefferson Riverboat
    What: Sightseeing / Lunch Cruise
    When: Boarding for the Spirit of Jefferson cruise begins at 11:30am departs at 12:00pm and disembarks at 2:00pm.
    Fee: With buffet - $34, Without buffet - $20
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Iroquois Amphitheater
    What: Wilco
    When: Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
    Fee: $40.00 - $50.00
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: National Public Gardens Day
    Celebrate public gardens, their beauty, tranquility, and important role in promoting environmental stewardship by visiting Bernheim. There will be special drawings,tours, hikes and children’s activities throughout the day at the Visitor Center. The first 200 visitors will receive a free pass for a future weekend visit to Bernheim (available at the Visitor Center). Spread the word. National Public Gardens Day is a national day of awareness in which communities nationwide are invited to visit and learn about the important role their public gardens play in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education. National Public Gardens Day was created by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA) .
    When: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Fee: FREE event
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Bernheim Forest
    What: Writer in Residence: Jennifer Percy Reading
    Join Bernheim’s Writer in Residence, Jennifer Percy, for a second reading of her work at The Bard’s Town in Louisville as a part of the InKY Reading Series. This series is sponsored by Louisville Literary Arts, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest and Sarabande Books. Jennifer Percy is the author of the nonfiction book DEMON CAMP (Scribner) which was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick and the New York Times Notable Book of 2014. Percy graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in English and Environmental Studies and two MFA’s from the University of Iowa in fiction and nonfiction. She writes for the New York Times, Harper’s, The Oxford American, and The New Republic. She teaches creative writing at New York University. Bernheim, Sarabande Books and The Baltic Writing Residency sponsor the Writer in Residence Program at Bernheim. The program seeks to connect people with nature through poetry and literature.
    When: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Fee: FREE event
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Veteran's Memorial Park, Louisville
    What: Shakespeare in the Parks tour - Macbeth
    When: 6PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Slugger Field
    What: Bats vs. Rochester
    • Fireworks
    • Appearance by Jake the Diamond Dog
      Boy Scout Night - Open to any level of scouting, Scout Night offers reduced ticket prices, limited edition Scout Night patches, a pregame parade around the field and an opportunity for scouts to enjoy overnight camping on Louisville Slugger Field's outfield grass! Visit for more information.
    When: 7:05PM
    Fee: $6 and up
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Kentucky Center, MeX Theather, Louisville, KY
    What: Cole: Words & Music of Cole Porter
    The biography of Cole Porter as told through his lyrics and music
    When: 8PM
    Fee: $16
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Hansen Community Center, Fort Knox
    What: Playgroup
    This free playgroup encourages parent/child interactions through structured activities for children up to 5 years of age. This is an opporutnity for you to enjoy indoor activities with yoru child and meet other parents.
    When: 10AM-11:30AM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Hayswood Theater, Corydon, IN
    What: Nunsense - Opening night!
    The Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide that the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show. Here we meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head.
    When: 5/8/2015 - 5/24/2015
    Hours: (Friday & Saturday 8:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m.)
    Fee: Adults $14, Seniors (65+) $12, Students (17 or under) $12
    More Info: Visit Website.

  • Where: Devers Middle School and Teen Center, Fort Knox
    What: Fishing at Camp Carlson
    When: 4PM-8PM
    Fee: $5
    More Info: Call 502-624-6442 or Visit Website

  • Where: Saber and Quill, Fort Knox
    What: Trivia Night
    Open to everyone! Win a giant platter of loaded nachos for your team!
    When: 5:30PM-7:30PM
    Fee: Free
    More Info: Visit Website

  • Where: Historic Locust Grove
    561 Blankenbaker Ln. Louisville, KY 40207
    What: 20th Annual Gardener's Fair
    80 vendors with herbs, perennials, decorative and functional gardening tools as well as a silent auction and great food. Free parking. 1790 house open for tours.
    When: May 8 - 10, 10AM - 5PM
    Fee: $6 for adults; Parking is free
    More Info: Visit Website

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