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    Two-Year Birthday Party and Trolley Hop Event
    The Reynolds Grocery Company will be celebrating two years of business on Friday May 29th. It has been an honor and a privilege to bring the best fresh and local foods to the Clifton neighborhood and the city of Louisville for the last two years. Come on down during the FAT Trolley hop and help us celebrate. We will have some good old time string music playing and snacks made from our best local veggies and products.
    May 29, 6 – 10 p.m.
    The Reynolds Grocery Company
    1813 Frankfort Ave
    Louisville, KY
    893-8919
    Free!
     
     
    Cards Under the Stars: Frozen Sing-a-Long
    UofL will cool the hot summer temps down May 29 with a free sing-a-long screening of the Disney film Frozen. The film will kick off the sixth season of the free Cards Under the Stars summer movie series at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall. The film begins at dusk. Pre-movie activities include:
    • Meet and greet with Anna and Elsa
    • Children’s inflatables and games
    • Appearances by members of the Louisville League of Mascots
    • Concessions will be available for purchase from Sweet ‘N’ Savory and Red Top Gourmet Hot Dogs.
    Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and picnic baskets and coolers with snacks and drinks to make for a comfortable evening. Parking is available in the lot next to Grawemeyer Hall (2301 S. Third St.) and behind Ernst Hall (216 Eastern Parkway).
    May 29, 6:30 – 10 p.m.
    Natural Science Building Lawn
    2301 S. 3rd Street
    Louisville, KY
    Free!


    Earth Wind & Fire at the Louisville Palace
    Earth, Wind & Fire has been one of the world's most reliably transcendent party bands for more than four decades, and they will be performing at the Louisville Palace on Friday, May 29.
    May 29, 8 – 11 p.m.
    Louisville Palace
    625 South 4th Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    www.louisvillepalace.com
    $96 / $86 / $66 / $46 plus applicable fees
     

    Will Hoge at Mercury Ballroom
    Grammy-nominated recording artist Will Hoge catapulted into the national spotlight with the release of his top-selling single “Strong” which is featured on his newest album “Never Give In.” Will Hoge, who at one point attended Western Kentucky University, will be returning to Kentucky and performing at the Mercury Ballroom on Friday, May 29 - presented by New Country Q 103.1.
    May 29, 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.
    Mercury Ballroom
    611 South 4th Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    concerts.livenation.com/event/16004E5BCE3267B1
    $15 in advance
     
     
    The Keg Fest of Ale in Clarksville
    The Fest of Ale will feature sampling of more than 100 craft beers in a grassroots beer festival environment. Fest of Ale will also feature food provided by the Men’s Group of St. Anthony’s; and has provided over 4 scholarships to students last year alone. Keg Liquors Fest of Ale seeks to bring awareness and monetary gifts for Crusade for Children as part of our event objective.  Additionally, we want to further craft beer in Indiana by providing a premier tasting event that embodies the craft beer lifestyle.  
     
    NEW TO 2015: 10TH ANNIVERSARY TAPPING! Includes beers that will be timed tapped that consist of the best craft beers locally and throughout the country. These specialty ales will be either 10% ABV or higher or the brewery’s own Anniversary Ale.  
    May 30, 2015 3 – 7 p.m.
    St. Anthony’s of Padua
    320 North Sherwood Ave.
    Clarksville, IN 47129
    www.kegliquors.com/fest_of_ale.html
    Ticket prices are $40 in advance and $50 at the gate on May 30
     
     
    Louisville City FC Vs. St. Louis FC at Slugger Field
    Cheer on Louisville's professional soccer team! 
    May 30, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
    Slugger Field
    401 E. Main St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Admission prices vary
     
     
    Secrets of Louisville Chefs Culinary Experience at Bourbon Barrel Foods
    Join us in Kitchen Studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods to be in the LIVE TV audience as you watch a taping of “Secrets of Louisville Chefs.” You’ll see two show tapings as Louisville’s top chefs cook with Tim Laird, Brown-Forman’s Chief Entertaining Officer and Kevin Harned, WAVE 3 TV Chief Meteorologist. Your ticket includes a champagne cocktail meet-and-greet followed by a quick tour of the facility. At the conclusion of the show you will be able to sample the foods that the chefs have prepared.
    May 30, 10 – 12 p.m.
    Bourbon Barrel Foods
    1201 Story Ave #175
    Louisville, KY 40206
    mintjuleptours.com.mm-dev.net/culinary-tours
    $50

    Bluegrass Optimist Club 1st Annual Trivia night
    The Bluegrass Optimist Club will be hosting a Trivia Night. Get your friends together for an evening of fun! We will have food, drinks, auctions and raffles, all to raise money for the Bluegrass Optimist Club and their endeavors in the community. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions, each round being a different topic. The table with the most points at the end of the 10th round, will be declared the winner and the table will win a $200.00 cash award!
    May 30, 5 – 9:15 p.m.
    Breckinridge Inn Ballroom
    2800 Breckenridge Lane
    Louisville, KY 40220
    events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eaoiol6fbb530376&llr=fj77pcsab
    $100.00 for a table of 8 (12.50 per person)
     

    Twilight Cinema: Big Hero 6
    Spend an evening under the stars and enjoy a movie on our JUMBO screen! Entertainment, inflatables, games and more begin at 7:30 p.m., movie shows at dark. 
    May 30, 7:30 – 10 p.m.
    Jeffersonville Riverstage
    Riverside Drive
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    www.theriverstage.com
    Free!
     
     
    Drag Queen Brunch at 8UP
    Hard Candy's Daniel Cole is hosting his very first Drag Queen Brunch at 8Up Drinkery & Kitchen. Delicious food and cocktails will be served while the best drag queens in the industry perform. Featured performers are Delta Work, of RuPaul's Drag Race, and current reigning Entertainer of the Year, Vanessa Demornay. OK Deejay's Narwhal will be providing music for the event as the party moves to the rooftop after the performances.
    May 31, 12 – 3 p.m.
    8UP Elevated Drinkery and Kitchen
    350 W. Chestnut St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    www.8uplouisville.com
    $75 Tickets include seats for the performances along with access to the brunch buffet and 2 cocktails. $20 tickets are available and include seats for the performance and a single cocktail.
     

    Turtle Run Winery Summer Concert Series presents The Vinyl Kings
    Come on out and enjoy great rock-n-roll 50's through the 70's. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and a picnic lunch with a glass of wine. Good time classic rock-n-roll from the 50′s through the 70′s. Lots and lots of the fun classics you haven’t heard for awhile!
    May 31, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
    Turtle Run Winery
    940 St. Peters Church Road NE
    Corydon, IN 47112
    www.turtlerunwinery.com
    812-952-2650
    Free!

    The Louisville Chorus Presents Chart Toppers II at Beargrass Christian Church
    The Louisville Chorus presents more of the 50s & 60s With Beargrass Christian Church Choir
    May 31, 3 – 5:50 p.m.
    Beargrass Christian Church
    4100 Shelbyville Rd @ Browns Ln
    Louisville, KY 40207
    LouisvilleChorus.org
    502-968-6300
    $20 General, $15 Sr, $5 Students
     
     
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