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    DERBY CITY FASHION WEEK 2013
    Louisville's Premier Fashion Week - DERBY CITY FASHION WEEK 2013 will present Project Runway Season 10 Fashion Designer & Kentucky native, Alicia Hardesty, along with Fashion Designers and models from across the nation.

    April 26-28
    THE FOUNDRY@GLASSWORKS
    815 W. Market St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    www.derbycityfashionweek.com
    502-408-2334
    $50 VIP & $25 General Admission $20 Formal Gala

    ANOTHER COCKTAIL DEAR?
    Bunbury Theatre Company presents the world premier production of a play by Sallie Manassah. The play centers around five middle-aged women. Each month the card playing, wine sipping quintet gather together to share stories about their lives, loves, adventures and the trials and tribulations of aging. On one seemingly normal afternoon they discuss the aging process and what they will do in the golden years of their lives. What transpires is a most unusual and revelatory pact.

    April 26, 7:30pm
    The Henry Clay Theatre
    604 S. 3rd Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    (502) 585-5306
    http://www.bunburytheatre.org/
    $21.00 General $18.00 Seniors $10.00 Students and children
     

    Chris Tucker
    Chris Tucker is an American actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He came to prominence in 1995 film Friday alongside Ice Cube, and then appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly commercially successful Rush Hour films. In 2006 he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which at the time made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood. Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his foundation. Recently, he appeared in the film “Silver Lining Playbook” with Robert DeNiro, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Lawrence.

    April 26, 8:00pm and 11:00pm
    Louisville Palace
    625 S. Fourth Street
    www.louisvillepalace.com   
    $39.50+

    F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop
    The FAT Friday Trolley Hop, held year-round on the final Friday of every month, provides free parking and transportation to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor. Many of the business host live music, refreshments and special sales.
     

    April 26, 6pm-10:30pm
    Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues
    www.fatfridayhop.org

    Jeffersonville Main Street Chocolate Lovers Stroll
    The Chocolate Stroll is a fun event held in Historic Downtown Jeffersonville where you can taste lots of different chocolates! It's a festive event with a focus on supporting locally owned businesses. Stroll the sidewalks of historic downtown Jeffersonville as you stop by 18 different chocolate tasting stations located within the locally owned shops and restaurants. The event also features five live musical acts and a balloon artist located along the historic districts sidewalks. All event participants must stop by the registration table, located inside the Glossbrenner Garden at the corner of Spring and Chestnut Streets on the day of the event.

    April 26, 6:00-9:00 PM
    Spring Street
    Downtown Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    http://www.jeffmainstreet.org/events/chocolate-lovers-stroll.html
    812-283-8367
    $10 advance
     

    Great Balloon Race
    The U.S. Bank Derby Festival Great Balloon Race is one of Louisville’s beloved family traditions.  In 2013, the Derby Festival will again feature both Friday and Saturday morning races.  The multi-race docket gives spectators young and old more chances to take in the exhilarating view of boundless colors and shapes.

    April 27, 7:00am
    Bowman Field
    http://discover.kdf.org/events/u-s-bank-great-balloon-race/
    Free with Pegasus Pin

    2013 Derby Festival Marathon & miniMarathon
    Over 14,000 people will "break from the gate" in one of the Derby Festival's cornerstone events.

    April 27, 7:30am
    Main & Floyd Streets
    http://derbyfestivalmarathon.com/
     

    25th Annual Derby Volleyball Classic
    Divisions for all levels of play and forms of competition on sand and grass surfaces. The sand divisions will be held on the three lighted sand courts at Baxter Jack's. The grass divisions will be held at Seneca Park.

    April 27-28
    Baxter Jack's
    427 Baxter Ave.
    502-582-3530
    www.baxterjacks.com 

    Cherokee Triangle Art Fair
    This will be the 42nd annual art fair held in Cherokee Triangle in the heart of the Historic Highlands.Features art, crafts, activities, music and food for the whole family. Always the weekend before the Kentucky Derby. A wonderful "kick-off" to Derby festivities.

    April 27-28
    Cherokee Triangle
    www.cherokeetriangle.org 
    502-523-5282


    Opening Night Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka
    The Premiere! The event of the season, nodding to the beginning of all things classically Derby! Guests entering through Gate 10 and Gate 17 will be welcomed with an opportunity to walk the “Hollywood Style Red Carpet” and have their picture taken.

    April 27, 4:00-11:30 PM
    Churchill Downs
    700 Central Ave
    http://www.churchilldowns.com/calendar/day/2013-04-27
    (502) 636-4400

    Kentucky Bourbon Festival Bardstown Bourbon Sampler
    First chance to purchase your 2013 KBF Lapel Pin. Enjoy a sampling of Kentucky Bourbons. Collect an assortment of Bourbon glasses. Bourbon-related silent auction items. Scholarship Winners announced.

    April 27, 6:30-9:00 PM
    Guthrie Opportunity Center
    900 Nutter Drive
    Bardstown, KY 40004
    http://www.kybourbonfestival.com
    1-800-638-4877 Ext. 4
    $40.00


    Bob Dylan & His Band
    American music icon Bob Dylan has written more than 600 songs and his multiple hits have certainly helped shape American folk music along with traditional and Christian rock, country, R&B and blues. Dylan has released 46 albums over his incredible career and his music has remained part of the American musical landscape since the 1960’s.

    April 28, 8:00pm
    The Louisville Palace
    625 S. Fourth Street
    www.LouisvillePalace.com
    $49.50-$59.50


    Little Sisters of the Poor 21st Annual Turtle Derby & Chicken Dinner
    Enjoy a Fun-Filled Family Event featuring Food, Silent Auction, Raffles, Little Treasures, Grandma’s Attic, Bake Sale, Cake Wheel, Pull Tabs, Music, and Raffles

    April 28, 12:00-6:00 PM
    St. Joseph's Home
    15 Audubon Plaza Drive
    Louisville, KY 40217
    http://www.littlesistersofthepoorlouisville.org
    502-636-2300
    Chicken Dinner Adult - $9 Child $5
      
     

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