Where to Go and What to Do This Weekend in Louisville (June 26 - 29)

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Here's where to go and what to do this weekend in Louisville: 
 
Backroom Comedy Show at Downtown Impellizzeri’s
Backroom comedy at Imperllizzeri's downtown location. Comedienne Melissa Doran hosts performances by 5 great comedians (and one terrible comic). Each week, a different show! Every Thursday night at 9 p.m. Imperlizzeri's will be offering $2 domestic beer and 1/2 price appetizers! Must be 18 and up.
June 26, 9 – 10:30 p.m.
Downtown Impellizzeri's Pizza
110 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
http://impellizzeris.com/
502-589-4900
$5.00
 
 
Harrison County Summerfest 2014 at the County Fairgrounds
The Harrison County Summerfest is taking place June 27 and 28 at the county fairgrounds. Friday's events will include the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Old Capitol Power Pull, which features some of the nation's top tractors and trucks. The Summerfest will also feature free entertainment, a silent auction, art and craft booths, a craft beer garden, food booths, a 5K run/walk, and a kid zone. The festival will continue its tradition of raising money for a child in need. This year, proceeds from the golf scramble, 5K, and silent auction will benefit 5-year-old Miley, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. Stop by on Friday or Saturday (or both!) to have some fun and help make a difference!
June 27, 12 p.m.
Harrison County Fairgrounds
341 South Capitol Avenue
Corydon, IN 47112
www.harrisoncountysummerfest.com
888-738-2137
$8 general admission

Maker's Mark: After Dark Experience at Maker's Mark Distillery
We're providing a unique opportunity to tour the picturesque Maker's Mark distillery after hours. Enjoy a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the distillery, showcasing the bourbon making process, from grain to bottle. Experience specialized bourbon tasting inside the warehouse underneath the stunning, hand-blown glass ceiling by world renowned artist, Dale Chihuly. Enjoy Maker's Mark inspired cocktails and southern style appetizers. You can even hand-dip your very own bottle of Maker's Mark in the signature red wax to take home as a souvenir!
June 27, 1 – 7:30 p.m.
Maker's Mark Distillery
3350 Burks Spring Road
Loretta, KY 40037
http://bourbontrailtours.com/Makers-Mark:--After-Dark-Experience.html
502-583-1433
$179

Downs After Dark: Rockin' in the USA
Join us for Rockin' in the USA at Downs After Dark! What to Wear: A mix of denim & Americana. In addition to exciting, live Thoroughbred racing, entertainment will include local DJs, a live performance by the rock band Juice Box Hero's, and an appearance by Elvis Presley! Gates open at 4 p.m., and the first post is at 6 p.m.
June 27, 4  – 11:55 p.m.
Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
http://www.churchilldowns.com/calendar/day/2014-06-27
502-636-4400
$10

FAT Friday "Water Hop" on Frankfort Avenue
Join us for the FAT Friday "Water Hop" on Friday, June 27th from 6:00 - 10:30pm! Many businesses will host special offers, live music, and refreshments. Free trolleys will run along Frankfort Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road.
June 27, 6 – 10:30 p.m.
Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40208
http://www.fatfridayhop.org/Events.aspx
No number given
Free
 
Hollywood White Party at the Mercury Ballroom
The biggest party of the summer is back! J. Wagner Group & Grey Goose present the Hollywood White Party at the Mercury Ballroom. This summer tradition is one of the best parties in town. As always, the dress code is white (no hats, T-shirts, or athletic wear). Tickets are going fast, so be sure to get yours ahead of time. Music will be provided by the BeatSmackers and Kentucky-native DJ Prism.
June 28, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Mercury Ballroom
611 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
$10 pre-sale tickets; $15 at the door 
 
Safe Summer Spectacular at the Oxmoor Center
Join Kosair Children’s Hospital and Norton Healthcare for a day of fun, safety, and health at the Oxmoor Center this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children’s activities include a bike ride, pedestrian safety obstacle course, and car seat demonstration, as well as hula hoop, jump rope, and rubber duck contests. Healthy snacks will be provided by Whole Foods. California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of sales that day to support Kosair Children’s Hospital.
June 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oxmoor Center - Sears Wing
7900 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40222
http://www.kosairchildrenshospital.com/safe-summer-spectacular
502-899-6300
Free
 
The Alley Theater Disco Ball
Come join us for a disco! Step back in time as we boogie away all night long and do the fundraising hustle! There will prizes for the best dressed and best dancers, a raffle for 2 nights at any Marriott hotel property in the United States, a cash bar, and lots of fun! Admission is $30 per person or $45 for a couple and includes one free raffle ticket per person. Additional raffle tickets are $5 each. Doors open at 8 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 10:30 p.m.
June 28, 8 – 11 p.m.
The Alley Theater
633 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
http://thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=discoball
502-713-6178
$30 for single; $45 for couple
 
Meet Me at the Altar Summer Bridal Show
If you're looking for great Louisville bridal sshows, you're in the right place! The Meet Me at the Altar Bridal Showcase is a great resource for the soon-to-be bride and groom! The show will help take some stress off the planning process by providing you with a fun, relaxing atmosphere and the opportunity to meet those who will help in making your wedding day one to remember! Brides and grooms get in FREE with registration. Guests are just $7 (cash only at the door). Tickets can be purchased in advanced on our website. We hope to see you at one of our Louisville Bridal Shows soon!
June 29, 12 – 4 p.m.
The Crowne Plaza
830 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
http://louisvillealtar.com/
502-744-7000
Brides & Grooms FREE; Guests $7 at the door
 
 
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