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    Copper & Kings | Wags to Riches
    Join Kentucky Humane Society at Copper & Kings to view and vote for the best-designed donation banks our artists have created. Enjoy an evening of art in a real gallery setting, accompanied by the live talent of local musician Emily Lancaster, delicious hors d'oevres, and a distillery tour. This event is open to all ages.
    When: March 10, 5 - 8 p.m.
    Where: Copper & Kings, 1121 E Washington Street, 40202
    Website: www.kyhumane.org
    Cost: $10

     
    KFC Yum! Center | Fall Out Boy | Wintour is Coming Tour

    Showing no signs of stopping, multi-platinum selling artist Fall Out Boy is set to bring another can’t-miss lineup across the U.S. in 2016 with their “Wintour Is Coming” tour with AWOLNATION.
    When: March 10, 6 - 10 p.m.
    Where: KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 40202
    Website: www.kfcyumcenter.com
    Cost: Varies
     

    Goodwood | Blessing Of The Beer and Tapping Of The Keg

    Join the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and their friends at Goodwood Brewing to celebrate the birthday of the Bourbon Barrel Stout. A special ceremony will bless the beers at the brewery in preparation for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Parade. For this event, a procession lead by a bagpiper, Father Fowler and the Hibernians will lead the way into Goodwood. After a few words from the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Goodwood Brew Crew Father Fowler will bless all the batches of Bourbon Barrel Stout that have been patiently waiting for over three months while the beer aged in Kentucky’s finest Bourbon Barrels.
    When: March 10, 5:30 – 10 p.m.
    Where: Goodwood Brewing , 636 E Main Street, 40202
    Website: Facebook Event
    Cost: Free

     
    Bistro 1860 | Bella Serata Wine Dinner

    This six-course dinner will feature a live opera performance by Annette Skaggs. Enjoy oxtail and porcini mushroom ravioli, veal osso bucco, and much more – dress to impress. Reservations required.   
    When: March 10, cocktail hour 6 p.m. dinner 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Bistro 1860, 1765 Mellwood Avenue, 40206
    Website: bistro1860.com
    Cost: $75 per person - dinner only, $95 with wine parings
     
     
    Clifton Center | We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage
    Kentuckians For The Commonwealth presents the 3rd annual We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage, sharing arts, culture, food, and a vision for a Bright Future for Kentucky. In honor of Women's History Month, this year’s event will celebrate Black women in Kentucky.
    When: March 10, 7 - 10 p.m.
    Where: Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, 40206
    Website: Tickets
    Cost: Varies
     
     
    Westport Whiskey & Wine | Girl Scout Cookies & Whiskey Pairings
    Yes, you can parlay those boxes of delicious cookies as a reason to taste good whiskey.
    When: March 10, 7 - 9 p.m.
    Where: Westport Whiskey & Wine, 1115 Herr Lane, Suite 140, 40222
    Website: www.westportwhiskeyandwine.com
    Cost: $15
     
     
    Carmichael's Bookstore | "The Birds of Opulence," by Crystal Wilkinson
    From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of "Blackberries, Blackberries" and "Water Street" comes an astonishing new novel. A lyrical exploration of love and loss, "The Birds of Opulence" centers on several generations of women in a bucolic southern black township as they live with and sometimes surrender to madness.
    When: March 10, 7 - 8:30 p.m
    Where: Carmichael's Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, 40206
    Website: www.carmichaelsbookstore.com/event/crystal-wilkinson
    Cost: Free!
     
     
    Laughing Derby | Bobcat Goldthwait
    Wiley’s Comedy Joint in Dayton, OH is proud to present the one and only Bobcat Goldthwait. Goldthwait is no stranger to entertainment and is one of the most recognizable comedians in show business today. Bobcat’s stand up features hilarious riffs on politics, divorce, going broke, and his career as a writer and director of film. His show is a wild ride of fun finding the funny no matter what the situation.
    When: March 10, 7:15 p.m.
    Where: Laughing Derby, 1250 Bardstown Road, 4020
    Website: laughingderby.com
    Cost: $20
     
    University of Louisville | Astronomy Lecture: "The Origin of the Elements"
    Dr. Jim Lauroesch will show how the elements of Earth, our air and our bodies were made in stars, which then aged and ejected material into space which was then recycled in new stars over the past 13.7 billion years.
    When: March 10, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Where: U of L Natural Science Building 112, 215 Eastern Parkway, 40208
    Website: Here
    Cost: Free!
     
     
     
     
     
    Roux Louisville | Roux's Buku Music & Art Project 2016
    Roux is bringing another New Orleans festival to Louisville! Buku pays homage to their local music and art scene. There will be lots of local art vendors displaying an array of talents. Live music is planned throughout the day with the Derby City Dandies, Lauren Eid, Ryan Conroy and DJ Brios! There will be tarot card reading, freehand temporary tattoos and more! The proceeds from the door, and a portion of proceeds from art sales will go to benefit The Mammoth, a multi-use community art warehouse downtown.
    When: March 11, 11 a.m. - 2 a.m
    Where: Roux Louisville, 1325 Bardstown Road, 40204
    Website: www.themammoth.org
    Cost: $5
     

    Sullivan University | American Proud Dinner

    USA Cares, the growing non-profit organization that provides immediate assistance to military families in crisis, and the top chefs at Sullivan University will team up to present an “American Proud” evening. Honoring and paying tribute to our veterans, this patriotic night will feature a gourmet dinner, silent auction and raffle items that will be awarded throughout the evening.
    When: March 11, 6 - 9 p.m.
    Where: Sullivan University, 3101 Bardstown Road, 40205
    Website: sullivan.edu/louisville-campus/
    Cost: $100


    Corner Restaurant | Brent Mathis

    Local musician Brent Mathis will be playing during happy hour at Corner. 
    When: March 11, 5 - 7 p.m.
    Where: Corner Restaurant, 102 W Main Street, 40202
    Website: www.facebook.com/CornerLou
    Cost: Free!
     
     
     
     
    Oldham County Schools Arts Center | Easter Ceramics Workshop
    A ceramic workshop right before Easter!  Must register online.
    When: March 12, 10 -12 p.m.
    Where: Oldham County Schools Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Road, Crestwood, KY, 40014
    Website: www.oldham.kyschools.us/artscenter
    Cost: $15
     
     
    Blackacre State Nature Preserve | Raptor Rehab
    A team from Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky will discuss some of the amazing birds and their habitats here at Blackacre. The talk will include a chance for visitors to meet several live raptors. A great event for lovers of feathered friends!
    When: March 12, 10 -11:30 a.m.
    Where: Blackacre State Nature Preserve, 3200 Tucker Station Road, 40299
    Website: blackacreconservancy.org/events/2016/03/raptor-rehab
    Cost: $10
     
     
    Buffalo Trace Distillery | Egg Hunt
    An egg-citing event for children and parents! Search for thousands of treat-filled eggs plus enjoy refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
    When: March 12, 1 p.m.
    Where: Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY, 40601
    Website: www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events
    Cost: Free!

     
     
    Howl at the Moon | St. Patrick's Day Bash
    Let the luck of the Irish shine down on you at Howl at the Moon this St. Paddy’s day!
    When: March 12, 7 p.m.
    Where: Howl at the Moon, 434 S 4th Street #131, 40202
    Website: www.howlatthemoon.com/louisville
    Cost: Free!
     
     
    KFC Yum! Center | The Who Hits 50! North American Tour
    THE WHO have sold over 100 million records since forming in 1964; they brought together four different personalities and in effect produced a musical hurricane.
    When: March 12, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
    Where: KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 40202
    Website: Tickets
    Cost: Varies
     
     
    The Cure Lounge | Rock 'N Roll Hoochie Coo: a Burlesque Tribute to Classic Rock
    Join Kentucky Burlesque Society for the reprise of the sold-out smash-hit 2015 show, Rock N Roll Hoochie Coo: A Burlesque Tribute to Classic Rock! 21+
    When: March 12, 8 - 1 a.m.
    Where: The Cure Lounge, 1481 S Shelby Street, 40202
    Website: Facebook Event
    Cost: $15
     
     
    Caffe Classico | Flamenco Louisville's Noche Flamenca
    Enjoy an evening of authentic tablao flamenco, a performance from the area's oldest professional flamenco company in an intimate setting, with food and drink available. See why Flamenco Louisville's performances have been celebrated for "an explosion of intensely powerful emotion . . . passion . . . perfection". Reservation are recommended.
    When: March 12, 9:30 - 11 p.m.
    Where: Caffe Classico, 2144 Frankfort Avenue, 40206
    Website: www.flamencolouisville.org
    Cost: $10
     
     
    Work the Metal | Spring Jewelry Trunk Show
    Snap up this spring’s freshest trends in jewelry, clothing, clutches, handbags and more. Now is the time to shop for Easter and Derby outfits! The first 50 attendees will receive a free gift from Work the Metal.
    When: March 12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Where: Work the Metal, 1201 Story Avenue, 40206
    Website: www.workthemetal.com
    Cost: Free
     

    The Speed Art Museum | 30 Hour Opening Celebration

    Join in celebrating the Speed’s reopening with 30 consecutive hours of free music, film, performance and art. Download the full, printable schedule HERE! Throughout the celebration, Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Gomang Center For Engaging Compassion will be creating a world peace sand mandala in the Special Exhibition South Gallery. 
    When: March 12 – March 13
    Where: The Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third Street, 40208
    Website: www.speedmuseum.org
    Cost: Free
     
     
    Louisville Marriott Downtown | The Red Cross | Wrapped in Red Gala

    The Wrapped in Red Gala is the signature event of the American Red Cross Louisville Area Chapter. It has become one of Louisville’s premiere philanthropic events, including a three-course dinner, live entertainment and a live auction.
    When: March 12, 6:30 - 12 a.m.
    Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W Jefferson Street, 40202
    Website: Facebook Event
    Cost: Varies
     
    The Highlands | St. Patrick’s Parade
    The 2016 Ancient Order of Hibernians' St. Patrick’s Parade theme this year is “100 Years Irish Rising." As many as 150 units are expected again for this year’s parade that will step off at 3 p.m. at Baxter and Broadway proceeding along the Baxter/Bardstown Road corridor. Often called the “people’s” parade, families join a mix of decorated vehicles and groups along the route. As many as 100,000+ people watched or marched in last year’s parade.
    When: March 12, 3 – 6 p.m.
    Where: Baxter Ave. / Bardstown Rd., 40202
    Website: www.louisvilleirish.com
    Cost: Free
     
     
     
     
     
    Westport Place Health Campus | Easter Egg-Stravaganza
    A free community event with complimentary food, egg dying, egg hunting, door prizes. All ages welcome!
    When: March 13, 12 - 2 p.m.
    Where: Westport Place Health Campus, 4247 Westport Road, 40207
    Website: Here
    Cost: Free!
     
     
    Central Christian Church | "Nunsense II: The Second Coming" Auditions
    Please bring a prepared song to sing and a schedule of conflicts/activities. The cast includes females, males and children 10 years and older.
    When: March 13, 2 - 5 p.m.
    Where: Central Christian Church, 1315 E Spring Street, New Albany, 47150
    Website: centralchristianna.org
    Cost: Free!


     
    Nulu | The Flea Off Market
    Home to over 200 artists, craftspeople, collectors, start-ups, and local businesses of all kinds, The Flea is one of Louisville's favorite places to shop local.
    When: March 12 - 13
    Where: The Flea Off Market, 1007 E Jefferson St. 40202
    Website: Facebook Event
    Cost: Free!
     


    The Kentucky Center | “Cabaret”
    “Cabaret” takes audiences into the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd––and to leave their troubles outside.
    When: March 10 – 13, showtimes vary
    Where: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main Street, 40202
    Website: www.kentuckycenter.org
    Cost: Varies

     

    Mercury Ballroom | Mayday Parade and the Maine 
    Mayday Parade is touring in support of their recently released fifth studio album, “Black Lines.”
    When: March 13, 8 - 10:30 p.m.
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S 4th Street, 40202
    Website: Tickets
    Cost: $25
     
     
    Mag Bar | Jeff Powers
    Playing a gut-bucket slide on his 3-string Cigar Box Guitar while singing and stomping on a tambourine and an old trunk, (Songwriter) Jeff Powers creates his own “gumbo” styled brand of Roots, Blues and Americana. Sounds like Neil Young joined the Black Keys to play some blues.
    When: March 13, 10 - 11:45 p.m.
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S 4th Street, 40202
    Website: magbarlouisville.com
    Cost: Free!
     
     
     
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