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    FRIDAY

    Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series

    Join us for the 3rd annual Sunset Concert Series at Foxhollow Farm. These family friendly events take place on the farm lawn set against the verdant backdrop of Foxhollow’s woodlands. We invite top caliber musicians to perform and local food vendors to prepare delicious farm fresh food. For August, the concert’s headliner is Midnight Vultures: A Tribute to Beck, featuring Cheyenne Mize and Curio Key Club. It's the dog days of summer, so we’re partnering with Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Oldham County Humane Society for a special pet-friendly event.

    When: August 12, 6pm - 9pm
    Where: Foxhollow Farm, 8905 Highway 329, Crestwood, KY 40014
    Websitehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunset-concert-series-august-tickets-22505826533?ref=ebtnebtckt
    Cost: $10-$12

     

    Daughters of Greatness Speaker: Judge Angela McCormick Bisig

    The Ali Center’s “Daughters of Greatness” breakfast series honors prominent women who are engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice. This Friday, come hear Judge Angela McCormick Bisig, a circuit court judge for Jefferson County, as she offers her view on some of the issues facing women in society today.

    When: August 12, 8:30am - 10am
    Where: Muhammad Ali Center, 144 North Sixth Street
    Website: https://19291.blackbaudhosting.com/19291/Daughters-of-Greatness-Judge-Bisig
    Cost: $15-$25

     

    FridayFest Concert Series: The Monarchs

    This is FridayFest's last concert of the year! Come out to Highview Park to for a great evening as The Monarchs wrap up the series in style.The FridayFest concert series has become increasingly popular and will return for its fifth year this summer at Highview Park. This is a series of six concerts offering a variety of music on Fridays, as well as various food vendors and children’s activities.

    When: August 12, 6pm - 10pm
    Where: Highview Park, 7201 Outer Loop
    Websitehttps://louisvilleky.gov/events/fridayfest-concert-series-featuring-monarchs-august-12th
    Cost: Free

     

    Artica and Illustrator Play at Spinelli's Downtown

    Artica (Lexington) and Illustrator (Louisville) are hitting the road this August on The Back To School Tour! Come out to Spinelli's for a night of music and pizza with some of the best up-and-coming bands that Louisville has to offer!

    When: August 12, 6pm - 8pm
    Where: Spinelli's Downtown, 239 South Fifth Street
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/12/artica-illustrator-special-guests
    Cost: $6-$8

     

    The New Vintage Presents Joyce Manor, Diet Cig and More!

    Joyce Manor, Diet Cig, Tiny Moving Parts, and Boner City will all be performing at The New Vintage this Friday. Come see all four artists for one cover price at one of the hottest places to check out local bands.

    When: August 12, 6:30pm - 11pm
    Where: The New Vintage, 2126 South Preston Street
    Websitehttp://www.newvintagelouisville.com/shows--events.html
    Cost: $16-$18

     

    The Clifton Center Presents: “Golden Journey to Samarkand”

    The Clifton Center presents a unique collaboration of international dance artists and musicians that have come together to create compelling works both traditional and fusion, hoping to find new knowledge in the pursuit of enchanting improvisation and perfection of developed scores. Delight in the unity of world music and dance including representation from Europe, Egypt, Tahiti, Japan and many more.

    When: August 12, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Where: Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/12/golden-journey-to-samarkand
    Cost: $15-$20

     

    Mardi Graugust with Big Sam's Funky Nation

    Big Sam's Funky Nation is a stellar group of world-class musicians who rise to meet and surpass the challenges of their funky band leader. BSFN’s signature Noladelic Powerfunk sound masterfully combines a rock sensibility with the improv-style associated with jazz and the horn-heavy front section that’s the hallmark of big band funk. We're planning to make this a big Mardi Graugust as well! We'll have a stash of free creole and cajun food (first come first served) for ticket holders.

    When: August 12, 8pm - 10pm
    Where: Haymarket Whiskey Bar, 331 East Market Street
    Websitehttp://www.haymarketwhiskeybar.com/calendar-2/
    Cost: $10

     

    Little Black Dress: An After Dinner Social

    This Friday, Code 3 Entertainment presents “Little Black Dress: An After Dinner Social.” Ladies, break out that Little Black Dress that you've been dying to wear. Fellas, dress in business casual attire to compliment the setting. Join us after dinner as we meet and mingle in Skybar’s cozy atmosphere and transition from casual to a more soulful and seductive mood. Video DJ Santana will envelop you on the dance floor with a mix of classic and contemporary genres that'll mesmerize you to dance the night away!

    When: August 12, 10pm - 2am
    Where: Skybar @ Saints Pizza Pub, 131 Breckenridge Lane
    Websitehttp://littleblackdresssocial.eventbrite.com
    Cost: $8-$10

     

    Science Friction: Live DJ & Dance Party

    Science Friction is the best science-fiction-themed party at Outerspace, behind Galaxie Bar! Sam Sneed and Alex Bell will be providing the music for this party, so don't miss out! Louisville transplant Sam Sneed has been called a “street walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm. He is the runaway son of the nuclear A-bomb. He is the world’s forgotten boy, the one who searches and destroys.” He'll make sure this is a party to remember. Outerspace is the back room, behind the Green Building and Galaxie, in Nulu - located on Nanny Goat Strut Alley.

    When: August 12, 10pm - 12am
    Where: Outerspace behind Galaxie, 732 East Market Street
    Websitehttp://events.galaxiebar.com/events/2016/8/12/science-friction-live-dj-sets-dance-party-with-sam-sneed-and-alex-bell-1470344846
    Cost: Free

     

    SATURDAY

    3rd Annual Bourbon Mixer

    On Saturday, two of Louisville’s most spirited social groups, the Whisky Chicks and the Bourbon Brotherhood, will come together at the Gillespie to host the 3rd Annual Bourbon Mixer, a fundraiser to benefit the Coalition for the Homeless. The evening will combine great Bourbon with upscale southern cuisine in a spirited atmosphere that will cater to both aficionados and novices. Each participating distillery will be sharing their passion for Kentucky’s native spirit along with samples chosen just for this evening. Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of auction items, including one-of-a-kind Bourbon experiences and rare bottles of whisky. The event will also include music, an open bar with beer and wine, Bourbon tastings and heavy appetizers.

    When: August 13, 6:30pm - 10pm
    Where: The Gillespie, 421 West Market Street
    Website: http://www.bourbonmixer.com/
    Cost: $125

     

    FleaTiques Market

    FleaTiques is this weekend! Louisville newest outdoor market returns to the Mellwood Arts Center, and we've got something for everyone! Each month we hope to sponsor a local charity and donate a portion of all set up fees to the charity. This month's charity is SOS "Supplies Over Seas." They send medical supplies of all sorts to countries in need. Do you have some dusty medical equipment you want to put to good use? Check the link below for a list of items that can be donated.

    When: August 13, 10am - 5pm
    Where: Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue
    Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/fleatiques502
    Cost: Free

     

    Mighty Titan - YMCA Kids Mud Run

    Join us for some muddy fun! The Mud Run course is roughly 1.2 miles over obstacles, through mud, inflatable slide and water dash. Get rinsed off at the end by the Fire Department! Our Mud Run is geared towards kids ages 4-14. Anyone can register, including parents and family members, though only kids will get shirts and swag bag. All participants will receive a finishing award and refreshment.

    When: August 13, 10am - 1pm
    Where: Oldham County Family YMCA, 20 Quality Place, Buckner, KY 40010
    Websitehttps://louisvilleky.gov/events/mighty-titan-ymca-kids-mud-run
    Cost: $15+

     

    Made Market Semi-Annual Event

    Made Market is Louisville’s finest curated handmade market. We look forward to showcasing the premier local & regional makers at our semi-annual event. The talent we have here in our own area is truly breathtaking. Made Market was started out of desire to unite the local maker community and provide a venue and platform from which to share their awe-inspiring work. Spread the word, come hangout, enjoy some local fare at the food trucks and shop with us! Please follow us on Instagram, and contact us below with any questions. See you on Saturday!

    When: August 13, 10am - 6pm
    Where: The Pointe, 1205 East Washington Street
    Websitehttp://made-market.org/
    Cost: Free

     

    Louisville City vs Rochester Rhinos

    Louisville City FC welcomes Rochester Rhinos to Slugger Field. Louisville City is in 1st place in the United Soccer League! You can always expect a thrilling experience on the field, with our supporters chanting and playing their drums throughout the game. We promise you an exhilarating professional soccer experience that is perfect fort the whole family. See you at Slugger!

    When: August 13, 7:30pm - 10pm     
    Where: Slugger Field
    Websitehttp://www.louisvillecityfc.com/louisville-schedule
    Cost: $15+

     

    Improv Anonymous Presents: Dante's Improv Inferno

    Too hot outside? Come inside to the Bard's Town lounge for a little comedy made-up right on the spot! This Saturday, it’ll be Dante’s Impov Inferno, and you definitely won’t want to miss out. Cost is $5 cash as the door.

    When: August 13, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Where: The Bard's Town, 1801 Bardstown Road
    Website: http://www.thebardstown.com/events.html
    Cost: $5 cash

     

    Jacob Resch and Hoosier Play at Headliners

    Jacob Resche and Hoosier will be performing at Headliners this Saturday, along with Jimmy and the Two Toned Leg Benders! Don't miss out on three of Kentuckiana's hottest local artists all performing at the same place!

    When: August 13, 8pm - 11pm
    Where: Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206
    Websitehttp://headlinerslouisville.com/event/jacob-resch-hoosier/
    Cost: $10

     

    Butchertown Get Down Week 2: Bad Boys

    The Butchertown Get Down presented by Lunazul, PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, and Domaine de Canton is a weekly movie-themed dance party in Louisville’s Butchertown neighborhood at Louis's the Ton every Saturday night throughout the months of August and September! Each week is themed off of a film and the film’s soundtrack, which inspires the DJ set, all the while the film is projected on a wall. Week 2 features DJ Hi-Definition and Bonez doing a lil’ dance, and the DJ set based on Bad Boys!

    When: August 13, 11pm - 1am
    Where: Louis's The Ton, 1601 Story Avenue
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/13/butchertown-get-down-week-2-bad-boys-with-dj-hi-definition-and-bonez
    Cost: Free with RSVP

     

    Step Forward for Mental Health Walk

    Come out to Waterfront Park this Saturday to show your support for mental health! This event will raise funds for education, support and advocacy for families and individuals affected by mental illness.

    When: August 13, 9am - 12pm
    Where: Waterfront Park
    Websitehttps://www.kintera.org/faf/r/default.asp?ievent=1158812&lis=1&kntae1158812=5C5CBDCF788F4FD28845F340570879E0
    Cost: $30

     

    SUNDAY

    Six Pack Run: Risky Business 5k

    Back in August 1983, this pop culture film hit theaters and encouraged us all to put on our tube socks and slide across our floors. This closed-course 5k run will celebrate our inner Tom Cruise. Be sure to dress in your tightie-whities, white dress shirt, and white tube socks. All runners will receive a free pair of black sunglasses to top off your Risky Business ensemble. Participants can run or walk this 5k course.

    When: August 14, 11am - 1pm
    Where: Flat 12 Bierworks, 130 West Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Websitehttp://www.sixpackrun.com/
    Cost: $20+

     

    The Speed Cinema: The Red Balloon (Le Ballon Rogue)

    Directed by Albert Lamorisse
    In honor of the museum’s Global Speed program dedicated to highlighting French culture, we present one of the most beloved children’s films of all time. What seems like simply the story of a young boy and his balloon reveals a strong religious subtext as the boy fights to save his toy from danger. 1956, France, 16mm, 34 minutes. Free. First come, first served.

    When: August 14, 2pm - 2:35pm
    Where: The Speed Art Museum, 2035 South Third Street
    Websitehttp://www.speedmuseum.org/event/speed-cinema-presents-the-red-balloon-le-ballon-rouge/
    Cost: Free

     

    Puppies and Pints Patio Party

    This Sunday, the Hub's patio has got the only three P's you need: puppies, pints, and party! The Hub Louisville is teaming up with Pet Wants to bring you another fun Sunday Patio Party. This time it's all about Puppies and Pints! Bring your dog to The Hub patio for free samples of Pet Wants fresh dog food. We will have puppy-themed snacks and beer specials for our two-legged friends and doggy jerky and iced treats for our four-legged friends. What could be more fun than a patio full of puppies?? (We ask that you please keep all dogs on a short leash.)

    When: August 14, 3pm - 5pm
    Where: The Hub Louisville, 2235 Frankfort Avenue
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/14/puppies-and-pints-patio-party
    Cost: Free

     

    Slur Your Role XIV at Kaiju

    Nerd Louisville presents Slur Your Role, a night of roleplaying games and boozing in the belly of Kaiju. Grab your lucky dice and join us every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month! 
    This event is free. Walk-ins are welcome to the event, but we highly encourage showing up by 4 pm (or earlier) to secure a spot at a table in the game of your preference. Choose from four D&D campaigns or Achtung! Cthulhu. Release your inner (or outer) nerd at Kaiju this Sunday.

    When: August 14, 4pm - 8pm
    Where: Kaiju, 1004 East Oak Street
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/14/slur-your-role-xiv
    Cost: Free

     

    Coloring with Friends: Fat Tire CollaBEERation

    New Belgium is celebrating their 25 anniversary with a Fat Tire collaBEERation series! 4 breweries were challenged to brew their own spins on Fat Tire from friends Firestone Walker, Avery, Allagash, & Rhinegeist! Come taste them all Sunday at 5pm! Bring your friends & coloring supplies, cuz there’ll be a Coloring Contest from 5-7pm. New Belgium Swag for the Winner!

    When: August 14, 5pm - 7pm
    Where: Hilltop Tavern, 1800 Frankfort Avenue
    Websitehttp://do502.com/events/2016/8/14/coloring-with-friends-fat-tire-collabeeration
    Cost: Free

     

    An Evening with Chris Botti

    Trumpeter Chris Botti has established himself as one of the most innovative musicians in contemporary music. Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Chris has recorded and performed with a constellation of stars including Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, and Barbara Streisand. Bring the whole family to see him perform at the Brown Theatre this Sunday.

    When: August 14, 7pm - 10pm
    Where: Brown Theatre, 315 West Broadway
    Websitehttp://www.kentuckycenter.org/all-shows/an-evening-with-chris-botti
    Cost: $45+

     

    Louisville Ballet Presents: Shakespeare in Dance

    Join Kentucky Shakespeare and the Louisville Ballet for the performance of Shakespeare in Dance! The show starts at 8pm, but food trucks will be on the scene starting at 7pm for your pre-show cravings.

    When: August 14, 8pm - 10pm
    Where: C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheatre, 1340 S 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40208
    Websitehttp://www.kyshakespeare.com/event/louisville-ballet-shakespeare-dance-4/?instance_id=840
    Cost: Free

     

    Andrew Combs and Carl Anderson

    Come out to Z-Bar this Sunday to hear Nashville singer/songwriter Andrew Combs perform, along with Carl Anderson! 

    When: August 14, 8pm - 10pm
    Where: Zanzabar, 2100 South Preston Street
    Websitehttp://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1209151?utm_medium=api&utm_medium=1098158
    Cost: $8+

     

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