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    Louisville.com Night at the Bats
    Join your friends from Louisville.com as the AAA Louisville Bats take on the rival Indianapolis Indians. All fans age 21 or older can enjoy $1 Bud and Bud Light beer throughout the stadium from 5:30-7:00pm.

    Also, donate any NEW children's book for the The UPS Store - Toys for Tots Literacy Program and receive a voucher good for a free hot dog and small soft drink. (Donation bins will be located at the main gates.)

    First Pitch: 7:05pm (Gates open at 5:30pm.)
    Louisville Slugger Field
    401 E Main St
    (502) 212-2287
    http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t416&m=07&y=2013
    $11+


    Bordeaux Wine and Farm-to-Table Dinner
    The dinner includes five courses featuring local ingredients from farms like Sheltowee, Capriole and Marksbury. Each course is paired with a French wine that will be discussed by special guest Delphine Blanchot from Aquitaine Wine Company, who will be visiting from France. Reservations can be made by calling call the Jeffersonville location at (812) 218-1995 or the downtown location at (502) 582-1995.


     

    7:00pm
    Bristol Bar and Grille

    614 W. Main St.
    502-582-1995

    http://www.bristolbarandgrille.com
    $75


    Etta May featuring Bryan Kennison
    What’s the best way to describe Etta May? “Minnie Pearl with a migraine.” To put it simply, when Etta May takes the stage, she is the reigning Queen of Southern Sass. She reflects “You know you’re getting fat when you sit in the bathtub and the water in the toilet rises!”

    July 11-14
    Comedy Caravan

    1250 Bardstown Road
    502-459-0022

    http://comedycaravan.com/show.cfm?id=253121&cart
    $15

     

    2nd Phriday Phood Truck Phest
    "There is no love more sincere that the love of food!" This family-friendly event features food trucks galore with live music from the Hiding, games, and a craft beer garden.

    5:00-9:00pm
    Phoenix Hill Tavern

    644 Baxter Ave

    (502) 589-4957
    http://www.phoenixhill.com/PhoodTruckPhest_Site/index.html
    Free



    Keltricity
    Enjoy dinner, a beverage or three, and some fine Irish music as Louisville's own Celtic world band Keltricity makes a stop on The Bard's Town stage. 

    7:00-9:00pm
    The Bard's Town

    1801 Bardstown Rd
    502-749-5275
    http://www.thebardstown.com
    $5

    Friday Night Movies at the Louisville Zoo
    Bring your friends and family out to the Zoo and enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Grab blankets or lawn chairs and relax as you watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. Enjoy free entertainment before the show from the Zoo Crew as they play games fun for all ages. Delicious movie themed snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

    Sundown (Field opens at 6:00pm)
    Louisville Zoo
    1100 Trevillian Way
    http://www.louisvillezoo.org/events/
    Free for members; $5.00 after 5 p.m. for non-members

    Homearama
    Explore two distinct Louisville neighborhoods during this year’s Homearama. See the family-friendly, conveniently-located Rock Springs, on HWY 22/Ballardsville Rd, to visit 9 of this year’s homes on showcase. While you’re there be sure to take advantage of visiting the community playground and seek out the nature trail built into the neighborhood for all residents’ use. Rock Springs is developed by RJ Thieneman Company.

    July 13-July 28
    Rock Springs
    5109 Rock Bluff Dr.
    502-429-6000
    http://hbal.com/signature-events/homearama/
    $10 per person or $15 for dual site tickets



    "The Little Cupcake Divas" Reading/Signing and Cupcake Event
    Bring your little one and come prepared to decorate some cupcakes as Carmichael's welcomes Louisville author and illustrator Kenya J. Turner for a special storytime reading of her new children's book "The Little Cupcake Divas." After the reading and signing, we will be decorating cupcakes and having lemonade. This will be a fun family-friendly event perfect for your little cupcake diva or divo. Space is limited for this event, so please call to reserve a spot for your little one. Yay! Cupcakes!!

    2:00pm-3:00pm

     
    Carmichael's Bookstore
    2720 Frankfort Avenue
    (502) 896-6950
    http://www.carmichaelsbookstore.com
    Free

    Moonshine University "Cooking with Bourbon" Course
    Moonshine University, the educational division of Distilled Spirits Epicenter, will be offering a “Cooking With Bourbon” class led by The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook author and Sullivan University professor Albert Schmid. The class will include cooking tips, a sensory evaluation and a bourbon 101 lesson. Video demonstrations will offer a guide to cooking with Kentucky’s signature spirit. The afternoon will include a tour of Moonshine University’s working distillery that will offer a visual representation of the distilling process.

    3:00pm-5:00pm
    Distilled Spirits Epicenter

    801 S. 8th St.
    (502) 301-8130
    http://www.moonshineuniversity.com/
    $29

    Forecastle Festival 2013
    The Forecastle Festival is a port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art, and Activism. A celebration of sights, sounds, and sustainability, Forecastle connects travelers North, South, East, and West. Merging entertainment with education, Forecastle inspires a voyage of personal growth and global change. The 2013 Musical lineup includes The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Big Boi, among many others.

    July 12-14
    Waterfront Park

    River Road
    865-523-2665
    http://www.forecastlefest.com/
    General admission starting at $60 Weekend Pass/Tickets (not sold out) starting at $165


    Science In Play Member Opening Weekend
    An amazing science play space created for young visitors and their adult caregivers, Science in Play returns with a Members-Only Opening Weekend. This Kentucky Science Center original exhibit features your favorite experiences - and some new ones - to delight the senses, inspire imagination, and tickle curious minds. Hands-on everyday science experiences come to life in different activity zones including the Sensory Course, Testing, the new ‘Get Moving’, Small Build, and the expanded Shapes & Stuff Store. In each zone, innovative elements will be introduced that encourage children and their caregivers to build, test, problem-solve and engineer through experimental play.

    July 13-14
    Kentucky Science Center

    727 West Main Street
    502-561-6100 ext. 6111

    http://www.kysciencecenter.org/site/exhibits-temporary/science-in-play.html
    Free for Members


    Riverside Ice Cream Social
    Bring out the family for some relaxing fun on the banks of the Ohio River! Enjoy great ice cream, live music, children's activities, an archeology dig, tours of the historic home, an ice cream eating contest and more!


    July 14
    Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
    7410 Moorman Road
    http://www.riverside-landing.org/Events.asp
    502.935.6809
    Free


     
      
     

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