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
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.
Bristol Bar and Grille
614 W. Main St.
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!”
1250 Bardstown Road
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.
Phoenix Hill Tavern
644 Baxter Ave
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.
The Bard's Town
1801 Bardstown Rd
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)
1100 Trevillian Way
Free for members; $5.00 after 5 p.m. for non-members
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 28Rock Springs
5109 Rock Bluff Dr.
$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!!
Carmichael's Bookstore2720 Frankfort Avenue
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.
Distilled Spirits Epicenter
801 S. 8th St.
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.
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.
Kentucky Science Center
727 West Main Street
502-561-6100 ext. 6111
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!
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
7410 Moorman Road