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La Coop: Bistro à Vins Celebrates Bastille Day

La Coop: Bistro à Vins will bring France’s national day of celebration to NuLu Monday, July 14 with a family-style Bastille Day meal. Traditional French dishes, with chef Bobby Benjamin’s signature Southern twists, fill the menu including niçoise salad with local tomatoes and farm egg; duck confit with seasonal vegetables; and sweet corn bisque with strawberry salsa. The shared plates menu is available from 5:30 to 10 p.m. for $40 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Hand-picked French wine pairings for each course are available for an additional $30 per person. For more information or to make reservations, call (502) 410-2888 or visit coopbistro.com.

Monday, July 14 5:30 pm

La Coop: Bistro à Vins

732 E Market St 

$40 per person 

Free Summer Movie: Gravity 

PG-13 - 91 min - 2013 Director Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone, a scientist on a space shuttle mission headed by astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), a talkative, charismatic leader full of colorful stories that he shares with his crewmates as well as mission control. No outside food or drinks allowed, however concessions are available before and during the show. Doors open at 7:00pm and the movie starts at 8:00pm. Events at Iroquois Amphitheater are brought to you by the following Louisville Metro councilpersons: Marianne Butler, Dan Johnson, Mary C. Woolridge, Cindi Fowler, Vicki Aubrey Welch, Attica Scott, Rick Blackwell, David Yates, Kelly Downard, Tina Ward Pugh, David James, Robin Engel, Tom Owen, Cheri Bryant Hamilton, Barbara Shanklin, Stuart Benson, Glen Stuckel, and Jim King. If you are using a GPS, look for the intersection of New Cut Road and Kenwood Avenue. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

Monday, July 14 7:00 pm 

Iroquois Amphitheater

1080 Amphitheater Rd.

Free 

The Secret Sister Plays at Headliners

The Secret Sisters initiate many new traditions on their second full-length album, Put Your Needle Down [Republic Records]—produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett. The duo of Laura and Lydia Rogers has certainly come a long way from their critically acclaimed 2010 self-titled debut and an even longer way from their childhood in Florence, Alabama—just outside of the legendary music mecca Muscle Shoals. Embracing a myriad of styles and focusing on songwriting this time around, their growth becomes evinced within both the music and the title.

Monday, July 14 8:00 pm 

Headliners 

1386 Lexington Road 

$10 in advanced, $12 at the door 

Healthy Living: Fruit & Boot Camp 

A fun three-week series designed to teach you and your school-age children how to eat right and stay active together. Each week, adults and kids will practice making a healthy meal and participate in an exercise activity that can be done anywhere. All physical fitness levels are welcome. Children must be age 5 or older and one parent or guardian must be present and participate with every two children registered. It is recommended that participants attend all classes in this coordinated series. Registration is required by July 7 and space is limited.

Tuesday, July 15 6:00 pm

Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro 

4910 Chamberlain Lane

Free

Nicole Atkins to Play at Zanzabar 

A neon noir tour de force of hi-def late-night pop, Slow Phaser marks Nicole Atkins' most ingenious and indelibly modern collection to date. This album is a milestone for the acclaimed singer/songwriter, her restless creativity fully realized via the addition of some surprising colors to her already diverse paintbox.

Tuesday, July 15 8:00 pm 

Zanzabar

2100 S Preston

$10-$15 

Kids Craft Workshop 

Come spend the morning in the Victorian Era! The Conrad-Caldwell House is hosting A Day in the Life, a kids summer craft workshop. We'll read books from the Victorian era and make crafts that children who grew up in Victorian Louisville might have done in their own summer vacations. This session we will be assembling kites! The cost is $10 per child. Parents are asked to stay with their children throughout the workshop. All materials will be provided. Please visit conrad-caldwell.org for more details.

Wednesday, July 16 10:00 am-12:00 pm 

The Conrad - Caldwell House Museum

1402 Saint James Court at Magnolia Ave

$10 per child 

Lunch with the Mayor

The Highland Commerce Guild sponsors this opportunity for you to network over lunch at Bristol Bar & Grill. Don't miss this opportunity to chat with Mayor Fischer over lunch on Thursday July 17. For more information or to RSVP, please go to http://www.thehighlandsoflouisville.com/HCGevents.php or call (502) 235- 2707. 

Thursday, July 17 11:30 am 

Bristol Bar & Grill 

1321 Bardstown Road.

$20 for members, $25 for non members

Stoneware Third Thursday Lifestyle Series

Event includes free food and gardening demonstrations
The July 17 Third Thursday Lifestyle Series at Stoneware features Valerie Schirmer from Three Toads Farm demonstrating how to pot succulents in Stoneware. Succulents have thick, fleshy leaves that naturally conserve moisture. These water-thrifty, low-maintenance plants come in a range of sizes, shapes and colors and are a cinch to grow in Stoneware crocks. Schirmer’s demonstration will include tips about soil, watering, sunlight, temperature and other key components for keeping your Stoneware succulent thriving year-round. Held in Stoneware’s new GE Monogram Experience Kitchen, the open house style event will be catered by Maison Culinary with complimentary “from the garden” themed hors d'oeuvre and cocktail tastings. A free event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Lifestyle Series is designed to showcase authentic, local makers of products that complement the Stoneware products and lifestyle.

Thursday, July 17 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm 

Stoneware

731 Brent St

Free 

Magic, Dinner, and Bourbon at Down One Bourbon Bar

Down One Bourbon Bar and Restaurant is teaming up with entertainer and magician Richard Darshwood for an evening of Magic, Dinner and Bourbon on July 17, 2014 at 7 p.m. Seating is limited, so guests are encouraged to make reservations. The event includes a mystery-filled evening with a three-course dinner and four courses of entertainment from Darshwood. Escape into an evening of fine dining and mystery with a personal experience that you will always remember. Follow this link for tickets: http://smerlinentertainment.com/dmbmake/ 

Thursday, July 17 7:00 pm 

Down One Bourbon Bar

321 Main Street 

$49 

Preservation + Art: Odd Corners in Louisville Reception & Meet and Greet

In celebration of this year's exhibition, Odd Corners in Louisville, we are pleased to have Dennis Crews, the photographer whose works are featured in this exhibit, in attendance. He will join us on Thursday, July 17th from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Hite Art Institute on the University of Louisville's Belknap Campus to reveal more about his motivations behind his photography project, "Louisville Then and Now," inspired by Alexander Van Leshout's drawings of Louisville in the early 1920's. 

Thursday, July 17 5:30 pm-7:30 pm 

Hite Art Institute

104 Schneider Hall, UofL 

Free

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