Louisville.com's Weekender: Events for Dec. 13-16, 2012

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2012 NCAA Womens Volleyball Championships at KFC Yum! Center

The city along with the University of Louisville is proud to host the NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship.

Dec. 13-15, 2012
KFC Yum Center
1 Arena Plaza
502-690-9000
kfcyumcenter.com
$62.00 All Session Tickets

 

Leahy Family Christmas at Olge Center

Embrace the spirit of the holiday season with Canadian musical powerhouse Leahy as they take the stage for A Leahy Family Christmas. The band’s Christmas concert highlights holiday favorites, original seasonal pieces, and the Leahy fare that has made the band one of Canada’s most appealing exports.

Dec. 13, 7:30-10 p.m.
Olge Center
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, Ind.
812-941-2526
$29.50

 

The Last Hanukkah Christmas at Bunbury Theatre

Fresh on the heels of last season's hit, Tossmann revives the cantankerous duo of Klurman and Goldstein. It's December 21st 2012, the day the Mayna calendar ends and the end of the world begins. As the play opens Goldstein has died and come back as a ghost to haunt Klurman. Sparks fly when Klurman sees his old friend and questions why he might be the only person living on the planet.

Dec. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Bunbury Theatre
604 S. Third St.
502-585-5306
bunburytheatre.org
$21

 

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair at French Lick Resort

Find that impeccable gift for someone special at the resort’s fifth annual holiday arts and crafts fair. Browse an enticing array of holiday ornaments, wreaths, candles, one-of-a-kind collectibles and other assorted handmade arts and crafts.

Dec. 14–16
French Lick Resort
8670 West State Road 56
French Lick, Ind.
888-936-9360
http://www.frenchlick.com/entertainment/specialevents
Free

 

Pokey LaFarge at Headliners

Pokey LaFarge brings his brand of American folk to Headliners Music Hall. The Dirt Daubers & Whiskey Bent Valley Boys will open.

Dec. 14, 2012
Headliners Music Hall
1386 Lexington Road
502-584 - 8088
http://headlinerslouisville.com/calendar/
$12 in advance, $15 the day of

 

Melismatics at Oxmoor Country Club

Those searching for the meaning of rock in 2006 need look no further than "Turn It On" by The Melismatics. A swaggering, super-tight pop band fronted by Ryan Smith, The Melismatics take their own modern vision and sterling hooks and tumble them around with the best aspects of the classics.

Dec. 14, 2012
Oxmoor Country Club
9000 Limehouse Lane

502-491-7877
http://www.melismatics.com/band
 

 

Overload and Rifle Christmas Miracle Tour 2012 at Third Street Dive

Check out the Overload and Rifle Christmas Miracle Tour 2012, a non-stop whirlwind of dates starting on Dec. 15 at The Dive and ending on Dec. 15 at The Dive.

Dec. 15, 2012, 10 p.m.
Third Street Dive
442 S. Third St.
502-749-3483
http://www.facebook.com/events/439938549387776/
$5

 

The Hanger’s Holiday Open House

Celebrate the season with The Hanger. Special holiday deals on select stocking stuffers and free gift wrapping with your purchase. Enjoy light refreshments and holiday tunes as you mix and mingle with The Hanger Girls. This open house will be your last chance to place custom clothing orders for the holidays.

Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m.
The Hanger
2005 Bonnycastle Ave.
859-866-6343
http://thehangeroflouisville.com
Free

 

Belle of Louisville/Spirit of Jefferson Breakfast With Santa and Mrs. Claus

Come on down to the Fourth Street Wharf for a two-hour breakfast cruise on the riverboat Spirit of Jefferson.  A delicious buffet is part of your ticket, and kids of all ages will enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Advance reservations are required. On-line reservations are now available.

Dec. 15, 9:30-12 p.m.
Belle of Louisville/Spirit of Jefferson
401 W. River Road
502-574-2992
http://www.belleoflouisville.org
$32 adults, $31 seniors (ages 60+), $22 children (ages 3-12)


 

Roma Craft Tobac Cigar Tasting at Riverside Cigars

Enjoy a tasting focused on Cro Magnon, Aquitaine and Intemperance Cigars. Meet and greet Skip Martin, Michael Rosales, and Estaban principles of Roma Craft. These are extremely rare, boutique, highly rated cigars from Nicaragua

Dec. 16, 2012, 1-5 p.m.
Riverside Cigars
201 Spring St.
Jeffersonville, Ind.
812-284-6198
http://riversidecigars.com
Free

 

Paint Out Loud at Westport Whiskey & Wine

Sign up for Painting Classes at Westport Whiskey & Wine, taught by Gena Neumann, an ARTaFx.com: National and Internationally Exhibited Artist. This is a fun, follow-along painting session and you get to take home that night's paintings. Wine, beer, sodas, and water will be for sale to enjoy while we work. (A light snack provided. All supplies included. Limited to first 18 pre-paid per class. Call to reserve your spot at 502-708-1313.

Dec. 16, 2012, 4-6 p.m.
Westport Whiskey & Wine
1115 Herr Lane, Suite 101
502-708-1313
http://www.westportwhiskeyandwine.com
$35

 

Coopers’ Christmas Film Screening at The Clifton Center

The Clifton Center will present a screening of Coopers’ Christmas, a comedy set in 1985 suburbia where a dysfunctional family’s Christmas disintegrates into madness once an estranged uncle shows up for the holiday, as part of the Wild and Woolly Film Series. Intended for mature audiences, the 95-minute film is told primarily through the eyes of Teddy, the youngest Cooper son, through the family’s Christmas present: a second-hand VHS camcorder.

December 16, 6 p.m.
Clifton Center
2117 Payne St.
502-896-8480
www.cliftoncenter.org
$5

  

 

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