Taste of Independence
Not everything is apple pie, fireworks and mom this weekend
3786 Lexington Road
July 3, 5 p.m.
Dumante is sponsoring this tasting
of cocktails, chocolates and other Dumante-inspired goodies (no word if those goodies include weight gain and a hangover). (Via Consuming Louisville
Old Man Before the 4th
Derby City Espresso
331 E. Market St.
July 3, 9:30 p.m.
Local band Old Man will play a set of its R.E.M.-style rock at Louisville's best venue for
great coffee, beer and art.
Outdoor Skills - Archery
Jefferson Memorial Forest
11311 Mitchell Hill Road, 40118
July 4, 9 a.m.
Shoot stuff with a subtly and skill not normally associated with the Fourth of the July at the this activity
, which will teach people ages 8 and older how to safely shoot a bow and arrow. All equipment is provided and the program is for people of all physical abilities The cost is $6 an archer.
Indie Day 2009
1534 Bardstown Road
July 4, 12 p.m.
Support the independence of Louisville merchants at this gathering of local businesses
. No surprise as the event will take place at ear X-tacy--there'll be live music. For more information (the promotional sign is really vague, check out Louisville.com's article on the event
For more information: Celebrate the Fourth of July in Louisville with fireworks, festivals, music and baseball .