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Louisville Bats vs. Durham

Come stop by Louisville Slugger Field and see our Louisville Bats take on Durham in the second game! Ticket prices vary and can be purchased at the gate or online. Can't make it to tonight's game? Check out the schedule online! The Bats will be playing Durham at home on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday this week.

Louisville Slugger Field

401 E. Main Street

June 16 at 7:00 PM

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at the Louisville Palace

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' 2014 tour continues with a stop at the Louisville Palace on June 16th. The group is an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by frontman Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout its career and presently consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, bassist Martyn P. Casey (all Australia), keyboard player Barry Adamson (United Kingdom) and percussionist Jim Sclavunos (United States). The band has released fifteen studio albums and completed numerous international tours. They will be featuring Warpaint, a Los Angeles quartet dealing in sparse, atmospheric art rock.

The Louisville Palace

625 S. 4th Street

June 16 at 8:00 PM

Tickets: $40 and up.

Come to Breakfast! Meet South Louisville hosted by LIBA

In May of 2013, the Louisville Independent Business Alliance teamed up with Metro government, leaders from the Southwest Dream Team and the South Louisville Business Association to launch the 'keep South Louisville weird' campaign, which is much more than just a slogan.Now, the group is hosting an event where independent business owners are invited to learn more about South Louisville. Presenters will include Councilwoman Vicki Welch, Barbara Nichols of the South Louisville Business Association, Vince Jarboe of the Southwest Dream Team, Bennett Knox of the South Points Scenic Area and Jefferson Memorial Forest, and Doug Lowry, involved citizen.

Iroquois Amphitheatre Stage

1080 Amphitheatre Road

June 17 at 8:30 AM

Free attendance 

Jake Bugg with The Silver Palms

Jake Bugg is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. His self-titled debut album, largely co-written with songwriter Iain Archer, was released in late 2012 and reached number one on the UK Albums Chart. His second album, Shangri La, was released in November 2013. His main influences are Don McLean, Donovan, The Beatles, Oasis, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Neil Young, and Nick Drake.

Headliner's Music Hall

1386 Lexington Road

June 17 at 8:00 PM

Tickets: $23

Kid Craft Workshop

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 making paper fans and top hats. Parents are asked to stay with their children throughout the workshop. All materials will be provided. Please visit conrad-caldwell.org for more details.

The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum

1402 Saint James Court at Magnolia Ave

June 18, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Price: $10 per child

Estate & Investment Planning Strategies for Same-Sex Couples

Along with it being Pride Week, Armstrong Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, presenting Estate & Investment Planning Strategies for Same-Sex Couples. This seminar is designed to provide accurate, authoritative information.  A luncheon discussion on planning considerations for the LGBT community. RSVP to Michelle Spencer at 502.561.5050 or [email protected] 

3500 National City Tower

101 S. 5th Street, Louisville Room

June 18 at 12:00 PM

Free

The Kentucky Proud Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Held in Stoneware’s new GE Monogram Experience Kitchen, the June 19 Third Thursday Lifestyle Series will feature Old 502 Wine and Cellar Door Chocolate tastings both Kentucky Proud products.the Lifestyle Series is designed to showcase authentic, local makers of products that complement the Stoneware products and lifestyle. Attendees can expect to meet Logan Leet, Owner of Old 502 Winery, and Erika Chavez, Owner of Cellar Door Chocolates, who will explain their process and sample products. Stoneware staff will be on hand to answer questions about products including the Stoneware Wine Coolers that can be stored in the freezer and used to keep wine chilled. 

Stoneware

731 Brent Street

June 19, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Free to the public

HDSA 29th Annual Convention Kick-Off Walk

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) will be holding its 29th Annual Convention at the Galt House in Louisville, KY from June 20-22. HDSA invites folks from the local community to participate in the Convention kick-off walk at no charge.The Convention provides the world’s largest singular opportunity to personally learn from and build relationships with a wide cross-section of the HD community. The spectacular event offers insightful research seminars from top clinicians and scientists, as well as support and education forums for families affected by Huntington’s disease.

The Galt House

140 N. 4th Street

June 20 at 5:00 PM

Free

Dig into Bourbon History with Dad

Moonshine University will host an enthusiast class on Bourbon History with historian and author Michael Veach. Bourbon lovers looking to raise their liquor IQ will learn the story of Kentucky’s native spirit from the “Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey” author through interactive presentations and a sensory evaluation.
The two-hour class, which takes place the week after Father’s Day, is a great choice for a father/son or father/daughter outing. To register, visit moonshineuniversity.com, call (502) 301-8126 or email [email protected] 

Moonshine University

801 S. 8th Street

June 20, 6:00PM-8:00PM

Price: $39

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