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    Lunch & Learn with Stefan Sagmeister at Sullivan 
    Design icon Stefan Sagmeister will be speaking on why beauty matters at this lunch and learn event. Lunch and beverages included in ticket price Stefan Sagmeister formed the New York-based Sagmeister Inc. in 1993 and has since designed for clients as diverse as the Rolling Stones, HBO, and the Guggenheim Museum. Having been nominated eight times he finally won two Grammies for the Talking Heads and Brian Eno & David Byrne package designs. 
    Thursday, June 11, 12:30 – 2 p.m. 
    Sullivan College of Technology & Design
    3901 Atkinson Square Drive
    Louisville, KY 40218
    Get tickets here
    $25 Students, $35 AIGA Members, $50 Non-Members
     

    S#*! I Wish I Knew at the Green Building
    Attend the last installment of the “S#*! I Wish I Knew” lecture series. Hear Eric, JP and Karen discuss their individual journeys and how they maneuvered through personal and professional upsets to achieve success through positivity and determination. The event is sponsored by UofL College of Business and Northwestern Mutual
    Thursday, June 11, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
    The Green Building
    732 East Market Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Learn more about this event here
    $5 Members, $10 Non-members


    Bourbon and Bowties at Corbett’s
    The sixth annual Bourbon & Bowties will honor 3-year-old twins Clara and Wilson McGarvey. A Bird Dog Bay bow tie and an exclusive Bourbon & Bowties bangle designed in honor of Clara and Wilson will be available for purchase at the event. Hors d’oeuvres will be served from Louisville’s top chefs, along with music and an auction benefiting Kosair Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Hospital Foundation. 
    Thursday, June 11, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
    Corbett's
    5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd.
    Louisville, KY 40241
    Purchase tickets here
    $150 tickets, Chefs’ Experience $300 (limited to 125 people, doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
     

    Flat12 Bierwerks Beer Dinner at Varanese
    The evening will feature guest speaker Mike Nolan from Flat12 Bierwerks and a four-course dinner paired with various craft beers from the brewery based in Indianapolis, with an additional taphouse in Jeffersonville. Reservations are necessary.
    Thursday, June 11, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
    Varanese Restaurant
    2106 Frankfort Ave.
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Learn more about this event here
    $49 per person plus tax and gratuity
     
     
    Ladies’ Night Out at Resurfaced
    Join the KY Whisky Chicks and other female Bourbon enthusiasts for a special Ladies’ night. There will be drink specials, music and food available for purchase.
    Friday, June 12, 5 - 7 p.m.
    Resurfaced
    615-621 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
     

    Great Clips Friday Night Movie Series: “The Lego Movie” at the Louisville Zoo 
    Enjoy a movie under the stars on a giant inflatable screen. The Zoo Crew will provide free entertainment before the show. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack blankets or lawn chairs. 
    Friday, June 12, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
    The Louisville Zoo
    Louisville, KY 40213
    Free Members, $5 after 5 p.m. Non-members


    Music at the Mount Concert Series at Mary Anderson Center for the Arts
    Attend this free concert event featuring fan favorite Down on 5th. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for an evening of music by the lake. Beer, brats and wine will be available for purchase. A vegetarian option will also be available.
    Friday, June 12, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    Mary Anderson Center for the Arts
    101 St. Anthony Drive
    Mount Saint Francis, IN 47146
    Learn more about this event here
    Free!
     

    2015 Taste of Frankfort Avenue
    Bring your appetite to the Clifton Center’s Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue on Sunday, June 14 and enjoy sampling cuisine from 20 Frankfort Avenue neighborhood restaurants. This marks the 23rd anniversary for this popular event that serves as the Clifton Center’s major fundraiser.   Participating restaurants include Boombozz Famous Pizza, Bourbon’s Bistro, Caffe Classico, Cellar Door Chocolates, The Comfy Cow, Crave Café, Crescent Hill Craft House, DiFabio’s Casapela, Gary’s on Spring, Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Homemade Pie & Ice Cream Kitchen, Irish Rover, North End Café, Porcini, Silver Dollar, Varanese, Vint, Volare, and more!  

    New this year, we're offering a VIP package that provides supporters with extra amenities like early admission to the tasting are before it opens to the general public, as well as seating on the Eifler Theater stage, where guests will meet and experience demonstrations by several of Louisville’s premier food and drinks makers, offering special tastings of brandy, bourbon, coffee, chocolate, cheese and other savories. VIP patrons will also enjoy reserved on-site parking, two bar beverages, and a chance to win a season pass for the 2015-2016 Live at the Clifton Center concert series. Best of all,your VIP Patron level ticket purchase will help the Clifton Center as it continues its efforts to become one of the region’s premier cultural institutions.
    Sunday, June 14
    4:30 – 8 p.m. (VIP)
    5:30 – 8 p.m. (General Public)
    Clifton Center
    2117 Payne Street
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Ticket Prices:
    VIP Patron: $100
    General Admission: $45
    $40 for Members of the Clifton Center
     
     
    Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis at EP Tom Sawyer State Park
    The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk is the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. It is a day filled with live music, food, kids’ entertainment and educational materials. Contact sbowling@ccfa.org for more information.
    Saturday, June 13
    Check-in and festival 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., walk starts 9:30
    EP Tom Sawyer State Park
    3000 Freys Hills Road
    Louisville, KY 40241
    Learn more about this event here
    Free!
     

    Downtown Louisville Food Experience & Cultural Walking Tour
    This walking tour combines history, local culture and samples of some of the best food Louisville has to offer, including bourbon truffles and 48-hour beef short ribs.
    Saturday, June 13, 11:30 - 2:45 p.m.
    Near the Front of Sidebar
    129 North 2nd Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Get tickets here
    $55 Adults, $35 Children 12 and under
     

    Lyndon Summer Festival 2015
    Festival includes arts/crafts/business booths, kids’ activities and rides, live entertainment, food and a charity raffle. There will be a Zambelli Fireworks Finale at 9:30 p.m and a free live performance of Hog Operation 7 p.m.
    Saturday, June 13, 12 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
    Robsion Park (behind the Lyndon Post Office)
    100 Robsion Park
    Louisville, KY 40222
    Learn more about this event here
    Free Admission, free Parking on grounds
     

    Bourbon by the Bridge in Waterfront Park
    Bourbon by the Bridge is a premiere bourbon tasting held at Waterfront Park below the Big Four Bridge. Angel’s Envy, Boundary Oak Distillery, Gruppo Campari (Wild Turkey and Russell’s Reserve) Brown-Forman, Four Roses, Heaven Hill Distilleries and Jefferson’s (Castle Brands) will provide tastings. There will be hors d’oeurves by The Catering Company and jazz music from John Scharfenberger and Band. All proceeds benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the River Region, which provides specialized volunteers to children who have experienced abuse and neglect in six regional counties. Admission includes unlimited bourbon tastings, hors d’oeuvres and one commemorative glass.
    Saturday, June 13, 6 - 9 p.m.
    Waterfront Park Below Big Four Bridge
    River Road
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Get tickets and learn more here
    $60

    Urban Expo Music Fest 2015 at the KFC Yum! Center
    The Urban Expo Music Fest returns to the KFC Yum! Center, named one of the top summer music festivals by Ebony magazine. 2014 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Ron Isley and The Isley Brothers will headline the festival along with Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Tom Browne and four other award-winning artists to be announced. 
    Saturday, June 13, 7 - 10 p.m.
    KFC YUM! Center
    1 Arena Plaza
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Get tickets here
    Ticket prices vary, Group tickets for groups of 10 or more start at $54
     
     
    “Rich Girl” - Presented by Theatre[502]
    This production of “Rich Girl” by Victoria Stewart will be directed by Gil Reyes. Claudine’s mother has it all: she’s wealthy, successful and famous. Claudine is awkward, shy and forever living in her mother’s shadow. When a dashing artist sweeps Claudine off her feet, her mother is convinced all he’s after is her money. A modern retelling of the Henry James novel “Washington Square,” “Rich Girl” is a moving and funny new play about mothers and daughters, love and money and whether they can ever coexist. Featuring Sarah East, Susan McNesse Lynch, Neil Mulac and Jennifer Pennington.
    Sunday, June 14, 2 - 4 p.m.
    The MeX at The Kentucky Center
    501 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Get tickets here
    $17 in advance, $22 day of show
     

    Evening at Vincenzo’s Fundraiser for the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation 
    Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele will host their fourth annual “Evening at Vincenzo’s” fundraiser for the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation, which develops projects that highlight the Festival’s influence on the area's cultural heritage. The benefit, which is open to the public, will include cocktails on the patio, followed by hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert. Proceeds from the event help the Foundation continue its mission of supporting charities around the community.Guests will be chosen from VIP tables to be “Guest Chef” or “Guest Sommelier” for the evening. The deadline for reservations is June 10. A portion of the ticket cost is tax-deductible.
    Sunday, June 14, 6 - 9 p.m.
    Vincenzo's Restaurant
    150 S. Fifth St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Get tickets here
    $1,700 for VIP Table of 10, $150 per person

    “The Stephen Foster Story” in Bardstown
    The 57th season of “The Stephen Foster Story Experience” is an evening of music, dancing and beautiful costumes under the stars at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Sing along to classics like “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races,” “Beautiful Dreamer” and our state song “My Old Kentucky Home.”
    Sunday, June 14, 8 - 10 p.m.
    J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater
    411 E. Stephen Foster Ave
    Bardstown, KY 40004
    Learn more about this event here
    $19 Adults, $11 Children, Senior and Military, AAA Discounts Available
     
     
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