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    Backroom Comedy Show at Downtown Impellizzeri’s

    Backroom comedy at Imperllizzeri's downtown location. Comedienne Melissa Doran hosts performances by 5 great comedians (and one terrible comic). Each week, a different show! Every Thursday night at 9 p.m. Imperlizzeri's will be offering $2 domestic beer and 1/2 price appetizers! Must be 18 and up.

    June 26, 9 – 10:30 p.m.
    Downtown Impellizzeri's Pizza
    110 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    http://impellizzeris.com/
    502-589-4900
    $5.00

    Harrison County Summerfest 2014 at the County Fairgrounds
    The Harrison County Summerfest is taking place June 27 and 28 at the county fairgrounds. Friday's events will include the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Old Capitol Power Pull, which features some of the nation's top tractors and trucks. The Summerfest will also feature free entertainment, a silent auction, art and craft booths, a craft beer garden, food booths, a 5K run/walk, and a kid zone. The festival will continue its tradition of raising money for a child in need. This year, proceeds from the golf scramble, 5K, and silent auction will benefit 5-year-old Miley, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. Stop by on Friday or Saturday (or both!) to have some fun and help make a difference!
    June 27, 12 p.m.
    Harrison County Fairgrounds
    341 South Capitol Avenue
    Corydon, IN 47112
    www.harrisoncountysummerfest.com
    888-738-2137
    $8 general admission


    Maker's Mark: After Dark Experience at Maker's Mark Distillery
    We're providing a unique opportunity to tour the picturesque Maker's Mark distillery after hours. Enjoy a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the distillery, showcasing the bourbon making process, from grain to bottle. Experience specialized bourbon tasting inside the warehouse underneath the stunning, hand-blown glass ceiling by world renowned artist, Dale Chihuly. Enjoy Maker's Mark inspired cocktails and southern style appetizers. You can even hand-dip your very own bottle of Maker's Mark in the signature red wax to take home as a souvenir!
    June 27, 1 – 7:30 p.m.
    Maker's Mark Distillery
    3350 Burks Spring Road
    Loretta, KY 40037
    http://bourbontrailtours.com/Makers-Mark:--After-Dark-Experience.html
    502-583-1433
    $179


    Downs After Dark: Rockin' in the USA
    Join us for Rockin' in the USA at Downs After Dark! What to Wear: A mix of denim & Americana. In addition to exciting, live Thoroughbred racing, entertainment will include local DJs, a live performance by the rock band Juice Box Hero's, and an appearance by Elvis Presley! Gates open at 4 p.m., and the first post is at 6 p.m.
    June 27, 4  – 11:55 p.m.
    Churchill Downs
    700 Central Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40208
    http://www.churchilldowns.com/calendar/day/2014-06-27
    502-636-4400
    $10


    FAT Friday "Water Hop" on Frankfort Avenue
    Join us for the FAT Friday "Water Hop" on Friday, June 27th from 6:00 - 10:30pm! Many businesses will host special offers, live music, and refreshments. Free trolleys will run along Frankfort Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road.
    June 27, 6 – 10:30 p.m.
    Frankfort Ave
    Louisville, KY 40208
    http://www.fatfridayhop.org/Events.aspx

    No number given
    Free

    Hollywood White Party at the Mercury Ballroom

    The biggest party of the summer is back! J. Wagner Group & Grey Goose present the Hollywood White Party at the Mercury Ballroom. This summer tradition is one of the best parties in town. As always, the dress code is white (no hats, T-shirts, or athletic wear). Tickets are going fast, so be sure to get yours ahead of time. Music will be provided by the BeatSmackers and Kentucky-native DJ Prism.

    June 28, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.

    Mercury Ballroom

    611 South 4th Street

    Louisville, KY 40202

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hollywood-white-party-mercury-ballroom-tickets-11843956593

    $10 pre-sale tickets; $15 at the door 

    Safe Summer Spectacular at the Oxmoor Center
    Join Kosair Children’s Hospital and Norton Healthcare for a day of fun, safety, and health at the Oxmoor Center this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children’s activities include a bike ride, pedestrian safety obstacle course, and car seat demonstration, as well as hula hoop, jump rope, and rubber duck contests. Healthy snacks will be provided by Whole Foods. California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of sales that day to support Kosair Children’s Hospital.
    June 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Oxmoor Center - Sears Wing
    7900 Shelbyville Road
    Louisville, KY 40222
    http://www.kosairchildrenshospital.com/safe-summer-spectacular
    502-899-6300
    Free

    The Alley Theater Disco Ball
    Come join us for a disco! Step back in time as we boogie away all night long and do the fundraising hustle! There will prizes for the best dressed and best dancers, a raffle for 2 nights at any Marriott hotel property in the United States, a cash bar, and lots of fun! Admission is $30 per person or $45 for a couple and includes one free raffle ticket per person. Additional raffle tickets are $5 each. Doors open at 8 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 10:30 p.m.
    June 28, 8 – 11 p.m.
    The Alley Theater
    633 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    http://thealleytheater.org/show.aspx?name=discoball
    502-713-6178
    $30 for single; $45 for couple

    Meet Me at the Altar Summer Bridal Show
    If you're looking for great Louisville bridal sshows, you're in the right place! The Meet Me at the Altar Bridal Showcase is a great resource for the soon-to-be bride and groom! The show will help take some stress off the planning process by providing you with a fun, relaxing atmosphere and the opportunity to meet those who will help in making your wedding day one to remember! Brides and grooms get in FREE with registration. Guests are just $7 (cash only at the door). Tickets can be purchased in advanced on our website. We hope to see you at one of our Louisville Bridal Shows soon!
    June 29, 12 – 4 p.m.
    The Crowne Plaza
    830 Phillips Lane
    Louisville, KY 40209
    http://louisvillealtar.com/
    502-744-7000
    Brides & Grooms FREE; Guests $7 at the door

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