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    It's a three-day weekend, and if you spend all day Monday "catching up on housework," you're missing out big time. Here's some fun stuff to do! 


    Abbey Road on the River 2015
    Abbey Road on the River is a celebration of the music and legend of the Beatles. This year’s festival will include a 75th birthday party for John Lennon and music from the likes of Phil Kenzie, Laurence Juber, Bruce in the USA, Tim Piper and Working Class Hero, BritBeat, the Newbees and many more. View the entire schedule here and purchase your tickets here!
    May 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25
    The Belvedere
    485 W. Main St.
    Muhammad Ali Center
    144 N. 6th St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    $20 - $199
    www.arotr.com

     

    Mayor's Hike Bike & Paddle
    The Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike and Paddle takes place at the top of Waterfront Park's Great Lawn at E. Witherspoon Street near the dancing fountain. Parking is available in many areas around Waterfront Park.
    May 25, 12a.m.
    Witherspoon Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    LOUISVILLEKY.GOV/GOVERNMENT/CITY-EVENTS
    Free!


    Military Appreciation Day at Churchill Downs
    Free General Admission is available for Active Military & Veterans with Military I.D. 
    May 25, 11:30 – 9 p.m.
    Churchill Downs
    700 Central Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40208
    $3 if you're not military


    Kentucky Flea Market Memorial Day Spectacular at the Kentucky Expo Center
    One of the nation’s finest flea markets with dealers from across the nation. Over 600 booths featuring antiques, collectibles, crafts, candles, surplus, jewelry and much more. May 22 - May 25.
    May 25, 12 – 5 p.m.
    Kentucky Exposition Center
    937 Phillips Ln
    Louisville, KY 40209
    http://www.kentuckytourism.com/events/details/kentucky-flea-market-memorial-day-spectacular/42791/
    Free!


    Memorial Day Lunch Cruise on the Belle of Louisville
    Come on down to the Ohio River and help us kick off the Belle's 101st summer season! Include the delicious buffet meal (inside seating, advance reservations required) or choose sightseeing only (all-weather upstairs, outside seating) and be a part of a true river adventure.
    May 25, 1 – 3 p.m.
    Belle of Louisville at Waterfront Park
    401 West River Road
    Louisville, KY 40202
    www.kentuckytourism.com/events/details/memorial-day-lunch-cruise/42728/
    Adults - $35 Seniors - $34


    Louisville Bats Vs. The Toledo Mud Hens at Slugger Field
    Come cheer on the Louisville Bats! 
    May 25, 4 – 11 p.m.
    Slugger Field
    401 E. Main St.
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Admission prices vary!


    PaintNite Mondays at Wick's Live on State in New Albany
    PaintNite comes to Wick's in New Albany every Monday in May! With instruction from one heck of a talented artist, Lacole Offutt, YOU can make a painting worthy of hanging! Regular price is $45, but use code WICKS20 at checkout and get $20 OFF! And to get your creative juices flowing, we'll have $3 Margaritas and Martinis and $2 Pints and Bottles of Domestic Beer at your disposal. Get there early for BOGO Pasta, served all day, every Monday.
    May 25, 7 – 9 p.m.
    Wick's Live on State
    225 State St
    New Albany, IN 47150
    www.paintnite.com/pages/venueevents/view/louisville/126686
    $45 - $25


    Flags4vets 2015 National Memorial Day Vigil
    Volunteers will form the letters "USA" using 25,000 flags from veterans' graves. When completed, the letters will each be 150' high and all 3 letters together will be 450' wide. These 25,000 flags honor all of America's fallen heroes, from every state in the Union, including military, law enforcement, and fire fighters. The public is invited to assist with placing the flags beginning on Saturday, May 23rd at noon and continuing through the weekend until all 25,000 flags have been placed.  
    May 23, 24, and 25, 11 – 5 p.m.
    Waterfront Park
    1 River Road
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Free!


    Monday Night Comedy Show at the Silver Dollar
    Louisville's best weekly open mic! Occasionally featuring touring headliners, always featuring hilarious locals.
    May 25, 10 – 11 p.m.
    The Silver Dollar
    1761 Frankfort Ave.
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Free!
     

    Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay Open
    Having just reopened less than a year ago after shutting down about four years prior, the newly revamped Kentucky Kingdom continues to add to its coaster roster, this year with an old favorite. Going off of the park’s dormant T2, Kentucky Kingdom rolls out what it bills the “Next Generation of Fear,” the T3- Terror to the Third Power.
    May 23, 24, 25, times vary
    Kentucky Kingdom
    937 Phillips Ln.
    Louisville, KY 40209
    www.kentuckykingdom.com
    Pricing on tickets vary
     

    The Southside Quarry 
    This is the first weekend the Southside Quarry will be hosting parties. Check their Facebook Page for details and times. Must have valid 21+ ID and sign waiver to enter. A personal flotation device is required.
    May 22, 23, 24, 25
    The Southside Quarry
    4220 S. Park Rd.
    Louisville, Kentucky
    www.facebook.com/Southsidequarry
    $10 donation requested to enter
     

    Falling Rock Quarry Open
    Falling Rock Quarry is open this Memorial Day weekend! Check their website for details and times. Must have valid 21+ ID and sign a waiver to enter. A personal flotation device is required.
    May 22, 23, 24, 25
    Falling Rock Quarry
    2201 Fendley Mill. Rd.
    LaGrange, KY 30031
    www.fallingrockpark.biz
    $10/$15 per person 
     
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