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    FRIDAY

    Market Night at ReSurfaced | Shelby Street

    Join the Kentucky for Kentucky crew along with an assortment of other Kentucky craftsmen and artisans for the ultimate night market experience. Confirmed so far for Friday night are Heck Yes Magnets, Art by Matthew Mcdole, Hound Dog Press and Home Skateshop, with more to come. In addition, there will be limited edition ReSurfaced letter press posters, shirts and ReSurfaced soccer jerseys! West Sixth Brewing will also be on site with free swag from 8-9 p.m.
     
    When: October 21, 5-10 p.m.
    Where: 319 S. Shelby St.
    Website: Market Night
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Jack O'Lantern Spectacular | Iroquois Park

    The Louisville Jack O’Lantern Spectacular includes over 5,000 professionally carved jack-o-lanterns in themed scenes and set to music along a nearly one-third-mile trail through the woods of Iroquois Park. Because carved pumpkins don’t last forever, the display completely changes every seven days. The event runs seven days a week from October 13 through November 6, 2016.

    When: October 21, 6-11 p.m.
    Where: Iroquois Park, 5216 New Cut Road
    Website: Jack O'Lantern Spectacular
    Cost: $12

     

    Speed Cinema Presents: Danny Says | Speed Art Museum

    Since 1966, Danny Fields has played a pivotal role in music and culture of the late twentieth century working for the Doors, Lou Reed, Nico and Judy Collins and managing groundbreaking artists like the Stooges, MC5 and the Ramones. This engaging documentary follows Fields from Harvard Law School dropout, to Andy Warhol’s Factory, to Director of Publicity at Elektra Records and finally the pioneer of punk. Directed by Brendan Toller. Running time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

    When: October 21, 3 & 7 p.m.
    Where: The Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St.
    Website: Speed Cinema: Danny Says
    Cost: $7+

     

    An Evening with Poe | Frazier Museum

    For more than a century, readers have been terrified, surprised and delighted by one of America’s greatest storytellers, Edgar Allan Poe. Accompanied by a selection of illuminated manuscripts, the Frazier Museum's live performers will bring some of Poe's best-known works to the stage, including “The Raven” and “The Masque of the Red Death,” along with live musical accompaniment by the Tamerlane Trio. See the website below for more details.
     
    When: October 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
    Where: Frazier History Museum, 829 W. Main St.
    Website: Evening with Poe
    Cost: $15 for members; $20 for non-members

     

    mewithoutyou | Headliners

    It is no mistake that mewithoutyou have become one of today’s most fascinating experimental rock acts. Their continuous multi-directional movements have left them increasingly difficult to classify, the growth of their branches impossible to predict. The group’s sixth album, Pale Horses, is the best evidence to date of their eclectic agility.

    When: October 21, 8-11 p.m.
    Where: Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Road
    Website: mewithoutyou
    Cost: $15 in advance; $18 at the door

     

    KentuckyOne Health Pinktober + Pink Prom | The Gillespie

    One of the biggest charity events in Louisville returns this Friday! Dress up and walk the pink carpet at the KentuckyOne Health Pinktober + Pink Prom at the Gillespie. Dance the night away with music by Simple Plan and A Great Big World, with a few special surprises in store! Break out your old tux and prom dress – no jeans please!
     
    When: October 21, 8 p.m.- 2 a.m.
    Where: The Gillespie, 421 W. Market St.
    Website: Pink Prom
    Cost: $45 for a single ticket; $80 for couple’s tickets

     

    Esperanza Spalding Presents: Emily's D+Evolution | The Kentucky Center

    Esperanza Spalding has always expanded upon both her art and herself as a world-renowned, genre-bending composer, bassist and vocalist. Spalding’s work, grounded in jazz traditions but never bound by them, has won her four Grammy awards and brought her onstage at the Oscars, the Nobel Prize Ceremony, the White House and with Prince and Herbie Hancock. Come see her perform at the Kentucky Center this Friday.
     
    When: October 21, 8-9:130 p.m.
    Where: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
    Website: Esperanza Spalding
    Cost: $35+

     

    SATURDAY

    12th Annual Pink Tie Ball After-Party | Louisville Marriott Downtown
     

    On Saturday, Susan G. Komen Kentucky will be celebrating its 12th Annual Pink Tie Ball at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. Don’t miss the popular after-party at The Studio! The Studio opens at 9 p.m. following the dinner, and program and tickets are only $75 per person.  Studio tickets include open bar and live music
    by The Louisville Crashers!
     
    When: October 22, 9 p.m.-midnight
    Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St.
    Website: Pink Tie Ball
    Cost: $75
     

    Urban Bourbon Half Marathon | Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

    The Urban Bourbon Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile race that starts at the historic Whisky Row in downtown Louisville, follows Cherokee Park's Scenic Loop and finishes on Main Street in front of the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, with great scenery, music and entertainment along the way. Participants in the Half Marathon and Corporate Challenge will receive long-sleeve tech shirts, virtual goodie bags, unique bourbon-themed medals and entry into the post-race Urban Bourbon Bash. Online registration has closed, but you can register on October 21st at Slugger Field from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
    There is no race morning registration.
     
    When: October 22, 8:30 a.m.-noon
    Where: The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, 528 W. Main St.
    Website: Urban Bourbon Half Marathon
    Cost: $120 cash only

     

    2nd Annual Highlands Fall Flea Festival | Highlands Community Campus

    Experience the spirit of the Flea Off Market in the Original Highlands/Germantown neighborhood at the 2nd annual Fall Festival! Family-friendly and free, this event will feature local vendors, food trucks, craft beer and seasonal cocktails, puppet croquet courtesy of Squallis Puppeteers and live music and entertainment.
    It’s the ultimate Flea Off Market!

    When: October 22, 11-6 p.m. & October 23, noon-5 p.m.
    Where: Highlands Community Campus, 1228 E. Breckinridge St.
    Website: Highlands Fall Flea
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Lipstick Wars Poetry Slam | The Kentucky Center

    Are you ready to slam like you mean it? Rheonna Nicole and The Kentucky Center’s ArtsReach program present the second annual all-female poetry competitions. Poets will come together for one night to epically recite poems about the empowerment and motivational uprising of women. This “Lipstick War” will feature female competitors ages 12 and up. First, second and third place winners will receive cash awards. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
     
    When: October 22, 7-9 p.m.
    Where: The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St.
    Website: Lipstick Wars
    Cost: Free to attend and participate

     

    Corydon Fall Extravaganza | Harrison County Fairgrounds

    Come out this weekend to the Harrison County Fairgrounds for the Corydon Extravaganza, a market for the area’s best vintage antiques and art! Enjoy a wide array of items from many local vendors, as well as live music, food trucks and a wine garden
     
    Sunday 11am- 4pm
    When: October 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. & October 23 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Where: Harrison County Fairgrounds, 341 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon, IN 47112
    Website: Corydon Fall Extravaganza
    Cost:  $2; children are free

     

    Louisville Men's Football vs. NC State | Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

    Come cheer on the cards for their 4th home game of the season! This time, we take on North Carolina State. Go Cards!

    When: October 22, noon-3 p.m.
    Where: Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, 2800 S. Floyd St.
    Website: Louisville Football Tickets
    Cost: $40+

     

    Yoga with Art | 21c Museum Hotel

    Stretch your horizons at 21c’s weekly yoga series. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of ancient yoga poses led by Cami Glauser and Zac Goldstein of 502 Power Yoga. Be sure to arrive early to ensure a spot because space is limited!
     
    When: October 22, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    Where: 21c Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St.
    Website: Yoga with Art
    Cost: $5 at the door

     

    SUNDAY

    Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammar | The Kentucky Center

    Multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw just released Something Worth Saving, his sixth studio album, following his greatest hits compilation Finest Hour. He’ll be joined at the Kentucky Center by Andy Grammer, who has sold over 250,000 albums, played to sold-out venues nationwide, performed onstage with Taylor Swift, Train and Colbie Caillat, appeared on an array of national TV shows and received major song
    placements in film and TV.

    When: October 23, 7-10 p.m.
    Where:  The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St.
    Website: Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammar
    Cost: $42+

     

    Fest-O-Ween | The Paddock Shops

    It’s Fest-O-Ween at the Paddock Shops! Come out to the Paddock this Sunday for an afternoon of festive fun. You’ll receive a free pumpkin with a $10 receipt from any Paddock Shops retailer (while supplies last), in addition to a free Treat Bag for
    trick-or-treating at every store.
     
    When: October 23, 1-4 p.m.
    Where: The Paddock Shops, 4055 Summit Plaza Drive
    Website: Fest-O-Ween
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble CD Release | Clifton Center

    Come out to the Clifton Center for the official release of Hora Certa (Right Time), the new recording by the Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble. Hora Certa features jazz-influenced Brazilian music composed and recorded in Brasilia, Brazil in 2015. The highly melodic material features the many rhythms of Brazil, such as Baião, Afoxé, Maracatu, Partido-Alto, Frevo and Forró as well as the Bossa Nova and Samba. 
     
    When: October 23, 7 p.m.
    Where: Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St.
    Website: Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble
    Cost: $15

     

    Storm Large | 21c Museum Hotel

    Storm Large: musician, actor, playwright, author, awesome. She shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova, where despite having been eliminated in the week before the finale, Storm built a fan base that follows her around the world to this day. Let her serenade you in the atrium gallery at
    21c Museum Hotel.

    When: October 23, 7:30-9 p.m.
    Where: 21c Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St.
    Website: Storm Large
    Cost: $20+

     

    International Snow Leopard Day | Louisville Zoo

    Come out for a fun-filled day to celebrate the Zoo's animal ambassador, Kimti, for International Snow Leopard Day. There will be special games for younger zoo friends in the Kentucky Waters Classroom of the MetaZoo. Stop by at 11 a.m. to help us make an enrichment item for Kimti to enjoy before heading over to our snow leopard exhibit for keeper talks and snow leopard enrichment at 1:30 p.m. We will have fun activities set up all over the MetaZoo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., along with docents or keepers outside our snow leopard exhibit  to answer all of your questions.
     
    When: October 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Zoo
    Website: Snow Leopard Day
    Cost: $16.25 adult; $11.75 child

     

    Free Improv Workshop | Kaiju

    Ever want to try improv? Used to do improv in college, but never had the chance after? Dropped out of Second City because you were bored, and now you wanna just improvise for funsies? Come to this event and all your dreams will come true! 21+ only please. 
     
    When: October 23, 9 p.m.
    Where: Kaiju, 1004 E.Oak St.
    Website: Free Improv Workshop
    Cost: Free to attend

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