Louisville Events! 6/20-6/22



Event: Downs After Dark 6/20/14 6:00 PM
Hawaiian Luau Party! Come dressed in your Hawaiian attire, and get ready for Hula Dancers, Thoroughbred racing, and Live beach music!
Gates open at 4:00pm, first race is at 6:00pm.
Location: Churchill Downs
                 700 Central Ave.
                 Louisville, Ky. 40208
Website: Churchill Downs

Event: Friday Night Live!-Parmalee 6/20/14 7:00 PM
Ready to officially kick off Summer? Join us and Parmalee on the Live! stage Friday, June 20th! After 7PM, patrons must be 21+ unless accompanied by a legal guardian.  After 9PM, strictly 21+.
Location: 4th Street Live!
                 400 S. 4th Street
                 Louisville, Ky. 40202

Event: "Va Va Va Variety" with the Vixens 6/20/14 & 6/21/14 7:00PM (Doors Open)
The Va Va Vixens formed in 2009 and have since become Louisville, Kentucky’s largest and most popular burlesque troupe. With over 25 performers, male and female, the Vixens produce several resident shows per year at Headliner’s Music Hall, host special performances at Art Sanctuary, as well as entertain at private and public events.
Location:  Headliner's Music Hall
                  1386 Lexington Rd.
                  Louisville, KY 40206
Website: Va Va Vixens

Event: Summer Concert Series {Parmalee} 6/20/14 11:00PM-1:00AM
Join us after the concert from 11pm-1am for our Late Night Happy Hour and Live Music!
$3 Domestic Beers
$4 Premium Wells
$5 Glasses of House Wine
Half Priced Appetizers
To book your VIP Patio Seating contact Beth at beths@makerslounge.com or call 502-568-9009
Location: Maker's Mark Bourbon House and Lounge
                 446 S 4th Street
                 Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Website: Maker's Mark

Event: A Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare in the Park 6/22/14 8:00PM-10:00PM
Kentucky Shakespeare’s annual Shakespeare in the Park offers opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy the works of Shakespeare in the beautiful outdoor setting of Old Louisville’s Central Park. ***Last Day of the play!***
Location: C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater, Central Park, Old Louisville
                 1340 S 4th St
                 Louisville, KY 40208
Website: Ky Shakespeare

{Markets & Festivals}

Event: St. Matthew's Farmer's Market 6/21/14 8:00AM-12:00PM
Each week delicious market foods are available for purchase such as waffles, crepes, wraps, muffins, scones, bar-b-que, burgers, gelato, and popcorn. Shaded picnic tables are available for seating. Plastic bags are minimized to create an environmentally-friendly community gathering place. Sorry, pets are not allowed (except service dogs). Volunteers from Beargrass Christian Church direct traffic in and out of the parking lot and assist customers at the market. Visit http://www.smfarmersmarket.com for the 2011 St. Matthews Farmers’ Market calendar of events and to sign up for the enewsletter.
Location: Beargrass Christian Church
                 4100 Shelbyville Road
                 Louisville, Kentucky 40207

Website: St. Mathew's Farmers Market 

Event: Kentuckiana Pride Festival on the Belvedere 6/21/14 12:00PM-11:00PM
Join us on the Belvedere for an afternoon of music, food, drinks, and community expo. HIV testing and information from area LGBT organizations will be available and local and regional businesses host art, jewelry, apparel, and other booths. This year's theme is Diversity Creates Community.
Location: Belvedere
                 485 West Main Street
                 Louisville, Ky. 40202
Website: Ky Pride 

Event: Spring Fling/Vendor Craft Fair 6/21/14 2:00PM-5:00PM
We are having a vendor/craft fair Spring Fling at the Firefighter's Union Hall on Baker's Lane. Vendors will be there with their products and samples as well as crafters with their Spring/Summer crafts. This event benefits Dallas Derringer's plane pull team for Special Olympics Kentucky. Currently we have Treasures by Design (stained glass art), Pink Zebra, Thirty One, Partylite, Tastefully Simple, Sunbeams and Rainbows, Pampered Chef Simply Said, Lightyear wireless, Initials, Jamberry Nails, Origami Owl, Norwex, Tupperware, Scentsy, Avon, Park Lane Jewelry, Younique, It Works, Plexus, Mary Kay, Arbonne, Body by VI, Stampin Up, Just Jewelry, Premiere Jewelry, Damsels in Defense, ACE, Kentuckiana Chic, Lia Sophia, Diva Accessories, Nerium Skin Care, Paparazzi, Judy Singleton-Life Coach Perfectly Posh, Lularue, Usborne Books, Dove Chocolate, Made by Marcie the Pastor's Wife, and more. There will also be concessions and baked goods for sale by Sugar Coma CupCakery.
Location:  Firefighter's Professional Union Hall 
                  400 Baker's Lane
                  Louisville, KY
Website: Spring Fling 

Event: 22nd Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue 6/22/14 5:00PM-8:00PM
The Clifton Center, located at 2117 Payne Street, will host the 22nd Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue on Sunday, June 22nd from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. The event will include cuisine from over 20 restaurants, a cash bar, and live music. Advanced tickets are $45 and can be purchased at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue, or online at www.cliftoncenter.org. All proceeds will benefit the Clifton Center.
Location: Clifton Center
                 2117 Payne Street
                 Louisville, Ky.
Website: Taste Of Frankfort

Event: Comfy Cow Kid's Chase Run 6/21/14 8:00AM-4:00PM
This year we’re proud to announce that the Comfy Cow will be holding the Comfy Cow Chase Kid’s Run right after the Powered with Pride 5k in Cherokee Park next Saturday, June 21st!
For only $5, participants 12 and under will race to the finish line with the mascots from the League of Louisville Mascots and also receive a children’s pair of Pride Socks, finisher’s ribbon and a free scoop of delicious Comfy Cow ice cream! Interested? Register here: http://www.poweredwithpride.com/register/

Location: Cherokee Park
                 745 Cochran Hill Rd
                 Louisville, Kentucky 41017

Website: Comfy Cow Run

Event: Upper Highlands Festival 6/21/14 11:00AM-3:00PM
 The Upper Highlands Neighborhood's tenth annual Festival will be held on the front lawn of Atherton High School on Saturday, June 21, 2014, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.  A fun day of entertainment and enjoyment for all ages, including great live music all day.  Interesting speakers each hour during the music breaks. See listings below.  (In case of rain, we will move indoors to Atherton's Concourse area.)
This year's festival will be "picnic" style, with Rob-a-Que barbeque, Papa John's pizza, and Little Jack Horner's Italian ice available.  So we hope you will stop by for some food, fun, and conversation with your neighbors!  (NOTE:  Upper Highlands residents should come to the UHNA table to get a voucher for a free barbeque sandwich and chips or pizza. Limited number available.)
Vendors booths and displays for your enjoyment and information.
Great door prizes and various give-aways!  This year UHNA will be giving away a Special Gift Basket valued at over $225 featuring gifts from Gardiner Lane Shopping Center merchants, including Goodyear, Subway, Mathis Dental, Staples, Rainbow Blossom, State Farm, Buckhead Mountain Grill, Rocky's Pizza and Panini, Heine Bros. and more!  Be sure to stop by our booth and sign up.
There will be games and fun, including the new Shooting Star Basketball game; Football Toss game; cornhole for everyone to play (sponsored by Park Community); a prize wheel for youngsters (sponsored by State Farm); face painting, and much more!  Watch this site for updates.
Petting Zoo – this year featuring a kangaroo and a cavy.  You have to see it to believe it!
The Magicians (Louisville Magic Club) will be mingling with the crowd performing amazing and mysterious feats.
The popular costumed Mascots will be back (Louisville League of Mascots) to entertain and provide many photo ops.
All new music this year!  Live music on the lawn will entertain you all day with a variety popular music you are sure to enjoy!
Scheduled speakers at music breaks:
  • Noon - Limbwalker Tree Service (trees in our environment)
  • 1:00 - Rainbow Blossom (healthy living)
  • 2:00 - Tom Owen, 8th District Councilperson (neighborhood history)
Community Interest groups including:
Police and Fire Department exhibits. (Police will again make ID's for your children.)
Metro Animal Services.
The Red Cross bloodmobile will be there again this year for willing donors.
Voter Registration.
Metro Louisville Recycling program.
Renew your membership in UHNA at the Festival, and you also will be eligible to win your very own large recycling can (a $50 value).
We hope to see you at the festival this year!!
Location: Atherton Highschool
                 3000 Dundee Rd.
                 Louisville, Ky. 40205
Website: Upper Highlands Festival

Hope you guys find something fun to do this weekend. If there's something you think I should include in events, or anything else you'd like to see featured, feel free to comment below!
Have a great weekend<3

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