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Nulu Festival THE COVER NuLu Festival is a celebration of the NuLu neighborhood and the official after party of Idea Festival. NuLu- a portmanteau meaning “New Louisville”- is best known for its art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops and a growing number of local, upscale restaurants. The festival will include bands and hundreds of vendors, and is free and open to the public.

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Sports lovers should make a stop at the Louisville Slugger Museum, Kentucky Derby Museum, and Muhammad Ali Center; history lovers can sip mint juleps on a river cruise aboard the Belle of Louisville, a National Historic Landmark. This and so much more is possible in Louisville. There is a lot to do, as in, whatever you want. And we’ve got some ideas for you in our monthly podcasts at www.GoToLouisville.com. – Jim Wood

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NuLu Fest NuLu is hosting a street festival to celebrate the revitalization of Louisville’s East Market District, wrapping up the 2012 IdeaFest with an official after party. Visitors can enjoy live music, micro-brewed beers, food, and retail booths by local vendors. The event will be held rain or shine. When not actively participating with hundreds of others spilling out into the streets, those interested in further exploring the NuLu area can get involved in neighborhood activities such as catching a game at Louisville Slugger Field with the Louisville Bats, blowing their own glass at Flame Run, having their photo taken at Magnolia Photobooth Company, tasting 21C and Proof’s homemade gelato from its travelling cart, and more. NuLu's eponymous festival will be held September 22nd from 2 - 11 pm all along the 700 block of East Market Street. There is no admission fee for this celebration of local culture.

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Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft 715 W Main St, 502-589-0102 www.KentuckyArts.org

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University of Louisville, Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 502-852-0288 "Retrospect: An exhibition of works from contemporary photographers and the University of Louisville Photographic Archives" will run through October 13. They have organized an exhibition featuring the work of contemporary photographers alongside photographs that they have chosen from the archives.

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713 E Market St, 502-589-9254 "Intimate Gems: The Landscapes of Lynn Geesaman," a poetic exhibit of works by Lynn Geesaman, will be on display at Paul Paletti Gallery through Nov. 30. Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm.

"Storytelling as Craft" will run through November 11. Designed to include an exploration of non-object based art, the exhibit will illuminate the ways that language can inform a wide range of approaches to art making. Closed Mon, Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat - Sun 11 am - 5 pm.

Speed Art Museum 2035 S 3rd St, 502-634-2700 "Inside|Out" through Sept 23, "Quick Start Story Gallery" through fall, "Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future" through Sept 23, " Souvenirs of Europe" through fall. Wed Thurs 10 am - 5 pm, Fri 10 am - 9 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 12 pm - 5 pm. Monday and Tuesday closed.

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B. Deemer Gallery 2650 Frankfort Ave, 502-896-6687 Offering original fine art of the 20th & 21st century and assisting in the proper presentation and care of art through its highly respected framing department. Located in Louisville's Crescent Hill neighborhood.

Glassworks 815 W Market St, 502-992-3270 A multi-use facility with galleries featuring artists from around the world, glass blowing classes & workshops, a restaurant, & daily tours.

Inside|Out, through September 23

Speed Art Museum, 2035 S 3rd St, 502-634-2700. An exhibition illustrating how art and nature will connect at the “New” Speed when the Museum reopens after its unprecedented $50 million renovation and expansion project. Works featured by Deborah Butterfield, Richard Serra, and Roy Lichtenstein. The exhibition is included with Museum general admission.

Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future, through September 23 Speed Art Museum, 2035 S 3rd St, 502-634-2700. Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future allows visitors to explore the Museum’s Master Plan as it embarks on the largest capital project ever undertaken by an arts and culture institution in Kentucky. Leaving no part of the facility untouched, the Master Plan encompasses work on over 200,000 square feet of structures and green space. The exhibition includes a detailed model, architectural studies and renderings, a virtual tour, input from community leaders, and more.

Retrospect: An Exhibition of Works from Contemporary Photographers and the University of Louisville Photographic Archives, through October 13 Cressman Center for Visual Arts, 502-852-0288. Since 1962, the University of Louisville Photographic Archives has grown to over two million images by hundreds of internationally known and emerging photographers, along with major collections such as the Roy Stryker Papers, Standard Oil (New Jersey) Photo Documentary Project, Caufield and Shook, and Fine Print collections.

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For the 50th anniversary they have organized an exhibition featuring the work of contemporary photographers alongside photographs that they have chosen from the archives.

Quick Start Story Gallery, through Fall Speed Art Museum, 2035 S 3rd St, 502-634-2700. Quick Start is an exciting new gallery initiative designed to let visitors have fun exploring stories in the museum’s collection. Quick Start features works by James Tissot, Jacob Lawrence, Henry Moore, Ed Hamilton and others. Included with Museum general admission.

Souvenirs of Europe: An Early Kentucky Artist Collects, through Fall Speed Art Museum, 2035 S 3rd St, 502-634-2700. The etchings and engravings featured in this exhibition are from the collection of portrait painter Oliver Frazer (1808-1864). Born in Fayette County, Frazer was the most highly-trained and widely-traveled of Kentucky’s early artists.

Storytelling as Craft, through November 11 The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft will continue to question the premise of Craft as a physical object(s) through works that use differing strategies—namely, the spoken word, pictorial fields, and tangible art works. Designed to include an exploration of nonobject based art the exhibit will illuminate the ways that language can inform a wide range of approaches to art making. Through photography, installation, quilting, sculpture, and sound, Storytelling as Craft will examine a juxtaposition of artists from folk, craft, and the contemporary fine arts, as well as local storyteller guilds and performers.

Intimate Gems : The Landscapes of Lynn Geesaman, through November 30 Paul Paletti Gallery, 713 E Market St, 502-589-9254. A poetic exhibit of photographs by Lynn Geesaman. Lynn focuses on the graphic patterns of the organic world in connection with areas of nature shaped by man, to create a world of impressionist beauty and soft atmosphere with her photographs. The photographs in this exhibit are primarily small vintage works, hand-printed by Geesaman in her signature style, to create the most intimate experience for the viewer.

"Urban Bourbon," through December 31 Kentucky Derby Museum, 704 Central Ave, 502-637-7097. "Urban Bourbon" showcases the history & heritage of Louisville's involvement in the bourbon industry as it grew along with the horse industry & the Kentucky Derby. Mon - Sat 8 am - 5 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm. Free with admission.

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September ♦ Pentatonix, Sept 19, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 8 pm. ♦ Waterfront Wednesdays, Sept 19, Waterfront Park, 5 pm. ♦ Soil, Sept 20, Phoenix Hill Tavern, 8 pm. ♦ The Bad Reeds, Sept 21, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ Friday Fest, Sept 21, Highview Park, 5 pm. ♦ Carrie Underwood, Sept 22, KFC Yum! Center, 7:30 pm. ♦ Umphrey's McGee, Sept 22, Iroquois Amphitheater, 7:30 pm. ♦ The Monarchs, Sept 22, DeSales High School. ♦ Morbid Angel, Sept 22, Headliners, 8 pm. ♦ Nick Lowe, Sept 23, Headliners, 8 pm. ♦ Derby City Brass Band, Sept 23, Iroquois Amphitheater, 7:30 pm. ♦ Lotus, Sept 24, Headliners, 10 pm.

♦ Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Sept 26, Iroquois Amphitheater, 8 pm. ♦ Marco Benevento, Sept 27, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ Rodney Carrington, Sept 28, French Lick Resort, 7 pm. ♦ The Dark Side of the Wall, Sept 29, Iroquois Amphitheater, 8 pm. ♦ Andrea Davidson, Sept 29, Headliners, 8 pm.

October ♦ The Sheepdogs, Oct 1, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ Stars, Oct 2, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ Static X, Oct 3, Headliners, 8 pm. ♦ Fiona Apple, Oct 5, Louisville Palace, with Blake Mills, 7:30 pm. ♦ Ben Sollee, Oct 5 & 6, Headliners, 8:30 pm. ♦ Royal Comedy Tour, Oct 6, KFC Yum! Center, 8 pm. ♦ ZZ Top, Oct 9, Louisville Palace, 7:30 pm.

♦ Yonder Mountain String Band, Oct 9, Headliners, 8 pm. ♦ Ryan Bingham, Oct 12, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ Weird Al Yankovic, Oct 14, Louisville Palace, 7 pm. ♦ Eric Church, Oct 14, KFC Yum! Center, 7:30 pm. ♦ Trampled by Turtles, Oct 18, Headliners, 8 pm. ♦ Keller Williams, Oct 20, Headliners, 9 pm. ♦ G Love & Special Sauce, Oct 31, Headliners, 9 pm.

November ♦ Justin Bieber, Nov 2, KFC Yum! Center, 7 pm. ♦ Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Nov 3, KFC Yum! Center, 7:30 pm. ♦ Melissa Etheridge, Nov 13, Louisville Palace, 8 pm.

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THEATER Romeo and Juliet, through September 26

Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, 501 W Main St, 800-775-7777. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete—and completely satisfying—new musical in a long time.” (USA Today) $32.75 +.

The Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten Minute Plays, September 20 - 30

Church Basement Ladies 2 - A Second Helping, through October 7

In Love with Tyrone, September 21 Louisville Palace, 625 S 4th St. Ericka Nicole Malone’s tenth stage play, In Love with Tyrone, is the story of a woman’s struggle to redefine herself after being betrayed by her husband. The play will be performed in Louisville on September 21st and 22nd as part of a sevencity tour, and tickets can be purchased through ticketmaster.

Tosca, September 21 - 28 323 W Broadway, Suite 601. The classic passionate story of political intrigue, jealousy, and betrayal comes to the stage in the Kentucky Opera’s presentation of Tosca, first performed on January 14, 1900, in Rome, Italy. Beginning with a gala opening night on September 21st, the performance will be preceded by a Lunch & Listen Wednesday on September 12, which will feature musical excerpts with interviews and commentaries by director David Roth.

Young Hearts Theatre, September 27 - 30 Ursuline Arts Center, 3114 Lexington Rd. Young Hearts is designed to provide retired professional and non-professional performers the opportunity to contribute to the community and satisfy their desire to remain active in the performing arts. WHiGL

University of Louisville Thrust Theatre 2314 S Floyd St. Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery, by Shay Youngblood, is the story of a young black girl's coming of age in the 1960s and the older women who influence her journey.

Actors Theatre of Louisville, 316 W Main St. Two star-crossed lovers with feuding families will cross bitter divides and risk everything to be together, as a new generation strains against the limits of a world their parents have defined. Directed by Louisville native Tony Speciale, this swift, contemporary staging of Shakespeare’s masterpiece brings to life one of the most famous love stories ever written with all of the immediacy, danger, and romance that have made it endure for centuries. Admission is $24 and up.

137 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, Suite 102. Opening The Bard’s Town fall season will be the return of The Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten-Minute Plays. The popular event features ten-minute plays created and performed by Kentucky playwrights and actors.

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Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery, September 27 - 30

Wicked, through September 30

Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Drive, Clarksville, IN. They’re servin’ up a sequel! This time around it’s 1969 and the world is changing. The ladies of the church basement are dealing with changes of their own and finding strength in one another. As always, you’ll laugh until your "side-dish hurts" at the hilarious antics and down-to-earth charm of the Lutheran ladies. Ticket price includes dinner, show, tax, & parking. 6 pm, $35 - $40 each.

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502-561-6100 www.LouisvilleScience.org. "Born to be Wild," "Tornado Alley," and "To The Arctic." Louisville Science Center, 727 W Main St, call for showtimes. IMAX only $7.

KentuckyShow! Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St, 502-562-7800. A breathtaking multimedia adventure across time & place featuring the people, sights & sounds of this fascinating state. Narrated by Ashley Judd. Tues - Sat on the hour 11 am - 4 pm, Sun on the hour 1 - 4 pm. $7.

Movie Night featuring The Lorax at the Louisville Zoo, September 21 The Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy a fun family movie under the stars in the Oasis Field. Free with Zoo admission or membership; just $5 admission after 5 pm. Music and games start at 6:30 pm. Movies start at sundown.

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Waterfront Wednesdays, September 19 Waterfront Park, 129 E River Rd. 2012 marks the 11th year of Louisville's most popular afterwork concert series! The Waterfront Development Corporation and Louisville Public Media are working together to offer free concerts on the Harbor Lawn featuring national and local artists. There is a cash bar and great upscale festival food. Boat docking is on a first-come first-served basis. Outside food and alcohol is prohibited. Please, no coolers, glass, or pets allowed in the event area. 5 - 10 pm. Free.

Friday Fest, September 21 Highview Park, 7201 Outer Loop. Louisville Metro Councilman James Peden is sponsoring a free summer concert series at Highview Park based on the success of the former Music in the Metro. Gates open at 5 pm, with music by Tony and the Tan Lines and Savage Rose Theater starting at 5:30 pm. Local vendors will be on hand with a variety of food options, and people are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the show. The event is open to the public, family friendly, and free.

DeSales Teen Club 2012, featuring The Monarchs, September 22 DeSales High School, 425 W Kenwood Dr. DeSales welcomes back The Monarchs, 50 years after they first played at the DeSales Teen Club. Tickets are on sale now, including special VIP "Hi-Fi Club" reserved seating. Purchase in advance at a reduced price. This is a 21-and-over show, and will include special appearances by several original members of the band. Call 368-5619 ext. 29 for more information.

Derby City Brass Band, September 23 Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Rd. The Derby City Brass Band, under the direction of John Jones, will play the finest music of the British Brass Band tradition.

The Dark Side of the Wall, September 29 Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Rd. Coming to Iroquois Amphitheater in September, the Louisville-based band, The Dark Side of the Wall, recreates the legendary shows of Pink Floyd's classic era in exquisite detail. The Dark Side of the Wall delivers a reproduction of the studio and live sound of the band using vintage equipment. Along with the detailed and accurate sound, the band incorporates intelligent lighting and video production to create an immersive multimedia experience that enhances the music and transports the audience backwards in time.

SPECIAL EVENTS Arabian Horse Celebration, September 19 - 22 Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, 502-736-3496. The Arabian Horse Celebration team is made up of owners, breeders, trainers, amateurs, professionals, and just plain lovers of the Arabian horse, with one common goal: to promote the Arabian in a positive and fun light. The Arabian Horse Celebration will feature a world-class Arabian show horse competition, a Stallion Row, educational demonstrations, seminars, youth workshops, a shopping expo, the Celebration Café, and a kickoff party at Churchill Downs.

Silver Anchor Award Celebration, September 20 Belle of Louisville, 401 West River Road. The Friends of the Waterfront will host its 21st annual Silver Anchor Award Celebration on Thurs Sept. 20, at 5:30 pm on the Belle of Louisville. FOTW will honor Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear for his outstanding support of the completion of the Big Four Bridge. The Silver Anchor Award reception begins at 5:30 pm, and will feature music by Hog Operation, hors d’oeuvres by Mirabelle Catering, cocktails, and a silent auction. The awards ceremony will begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $75 ($50 is tax deductible), and proceeds benefit Friends of the Waterfront programs. For more information call 574-3768.

Auto Glass Week, September 20 - 22 Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S 4th St, 502-560-1476, & Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W Jefferson St. Auto Glass Week is an international event consisting of educational seminars on better business practices and sessions devoted exclusively to the auto glass industry. In addition to the seminars, Auto Glass Week™ has an extensive trade show floor where attendees can mingle with manufacturers and suppliers, see the latest products available, take part in demonstrations, and witness AGRR™ magazine’s repair and replacement competitions.

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Oktoberfest, September 21 - 22 German-Amercan Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave. Louisville's original Oktoberfest continues with entertainment by Louisville's Rheingold Band, Cincinnati's Gebhard Erler, and Indianapolis' The Knappers. Authentic German food served from 4 - 9 pm, with German vendors selling clothing, steins, and other items from Germany.

Danger Run Miracle Weekend, September 21 - 22 Lowes Hurstbourne Pkwy, Lowes Dixie Hwy, Lowes Veterans Pkwy. This year the Danger Run is teaming up with the Children's Miracle Network for a fundraiser benefiting Kosair Children's Hospital, supported by the Children's Hospital Foundation. During the opening weekend, $1 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Children's Miracle Network to benefit Kosair Children's Hospital.

Biography of Physical Sensation, September 21 - 29 Baby Horse Theatre Group, Highland Green Discovery Center, 1401 Bardstown Rd. Each night, an audience of 18 will be given the chance to experience a human life through actual sights, tastes, touches, smells, and sounds. This reinvention of the traditional biography forgoes narrative in favor of pure physical experience, placing audience members in the center of dozens of pivotal moments of perception. Everyone who attends the show is invited to choose from intensities of three different degrees. Your choice dictates the intensity of sensations you’re willing to receive. Those choosing the smallest level will receive low-intensity sensations while those who the choose the highest level expose themselves to far livelier thrills.

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Last Public Tour of the Season at the Original Water Works 105 , September 22 www.louisvillepuretap.com Historic Louisville Water Tower, 3005 River Rd. Louisville Water offers a free, guided tour of the original Water Works and Crescent Hill Reservoir, including a visit to the original Pumping Stations and the massive steam engines of the early 1900s. Tours may begin at either the Louisville Water Tower or Crescent Hill Reservoir, and will last half an hour at each location.

Poetry Reading, September 22 A Reader's Corner Bookstore, 2044 Frankfort Ave. Poetry reading at 4 pm featuring Tom Gibbs (The Water Gospel), Jim McGarrah (Running the Voodoo Down, When the Stars Go Dark), Danny O’Bryan, Brett Ralph (Black Sabbatical), Ron Whitehead (The Storm Generation Manifesto), and Kathy Yocum.

Bark in the Park Run & Woof Walk, September 22 Seneca Park, 3151 Pee Wee Reese Rd. Voted the Louisville Tails 2011 Readers Choice Best Annual Pet Event, the 9th annual Bark in the Park is a fundraiser and celebration of all things canine. The event features contests, a silent auction, Flying Frizbee Hounds, dog agility, music, vendors, and a Woof Walk fundraiser.

NuLu Festival, September 22 700 block of East Market St. NuLu Festival is a celebration of the NuLu neighborhood and the official after party of Idea Festival. NuLu- a portmanteau meaning “New Louisville”- is best known for its art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops, and a growing number of local, upscale restaurants. The festival will include bands and hundreds of vendors, and is free and open to the public.

Bike to Beat Cancer, September 22 Kosair Children's Medical Center, 4910 Chamberlain Ln. A bike ride of 35, 65, or 100 miles through the beautiful Kentucky bluegrass for cycling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Fully equipped rest stops and lunch are provided to all participants, as well as a meal at the finish line. Riders meeting the fundraising

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requirement will receive a professional event jersey, training support, and an unforgettable experience.

Conquer Chiari Walk Across America, September 22 Big Four Lawn - Waterfront Park. Chiari Malformations are a set of neurological conditions causing debilitating headaches, neck pain, weakness and numbness in the limbs, balance problems, visual disturbances, and other symptoms. Chiari Malformations are located at the base of the skull. The goal of the Conquer Chiari Walk—a walk/run/roll held in over 40 locations across the US—is to raise funds for research and awareness. While runners participate in the 5k or 1 mile walk, younger family members can enjoy the Bubble Truck and ice cream. There will also be a DJ and kid-friendly activities. Participation is free but donations are accepted.

Bird Watching at Cave Hill Cemetery, September 22 Cave Hill Cemetary, 701 Baxter Ave. Learn about the many birds that make Cave Hill Cemetery home in this bird watching and identification workshop. RSVP by calling 502-458-1328. $10 per person.

Ken-Ducky Derby Festival, September 22 Waterfront Park-Festival Plaza. Beginning in August, citizens of metro Louisville have been able to adopt rubber ducks from various locations throughout Louisville, which will be entered in a duck race—the KenDucky Derby. The winning duck wins a new car and gas for a year, with many other prizes available. Each duck costs $5, or a “flock” of six ducks for $25. Proceeds from the event benefit Harbor House of Louisville, a non-profit training and development center that empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to lead fulfilled and productive lives.

IdeaFestival 2012, through September 22

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Founded in 2000, the IdeaFestival is a world-class event that attracts leading and highly diverse thinkers from across the nation and around the globe to explore and celebrate innovation, imagination, and cutting-edge ideas. The IdeaFestival is a uniquely non-linear program designed to stretch people’s horizons and promote breakthrough thinking utilizing multiple venues to showcase, discuss and “connect” important ideas in science, the arts, design, business, film, technology, education, etc. The Festival is designed to appeal to a broad cross-section of people – with presenters selected for their ideas, achievements, and their ability to communicate to a wide-ranging audience. Strong support from sponsors allows the event to be priced at a level (with many events free) that provides for participation by a large and diverse audience, including students and young people.

Louisville Kidney Walk, September 23 Waterfront Park. The Kidney Walk is a fun, inspiring community fundraiser that calls attention to the prevention of kidney disease and the need for organ donation. The Walk is a noncompetitive 2-mile, marked

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route. It’s an opportunity for patients, family, friends and corporations to come together to support the 26 million Americans affected by chronic kidney disease.

Walk for Lupus Now, September 22

E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park, 3000 Freys Hill Rd. The Walk for Lupus Now gives participants an opportunity to aid in the fight against lupus by raising funds for programs, services, and research. They also aim to increase awareness about the disease throughout the mid-south. For additional information call 615-298-2273.

Bellarmine University Women’s Council Designers’ Show House, through September 23 1701 Evergreen Rd, 502-272-8105. One of the longest continuously running Show Houses in the country. Thirty designers will display their talent at the Wilkinson House, a Georgian style home, originally designed by noted architect Frederick Morgan. Enjoy the home, boutique, and cafe. No admittance 30 minutes prior to published closing time. Cost $15 at the door or $10 in advance. All proceeds benefit Bellarmine University Student Aid Fund. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Thur 10 am 7 pm, Sun 12 - 5 pm.

Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser, September 24 Polo Fields. SeniorCare Experts is hosting Louisville's longest running golf scramble fundraiser. The proceeds will support our mission to help seniors live independently.

Dr. Insecta: The Incredible, Unforgettable Bug Lab Experience, September 24 - 28 The Richard K. Stem Concert Hall, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, IN. From N.A.S.A. to nature and science centers, school assemblies to parks and recreation facilities, Dr. Insecta has enthralled audiences of all ages across America. Experience real entomology magic as Dr. Insecta introduces the audience to some of the largest live insects on the planet. Bug Lab is an interactive enrichment program that entertains, educates, and desensitizes fears we have about these incredible creatures that let us share in their world.

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Louisville Craft Beer Week, September 24 - October 2 Coming to the public from Louisville-area breweries, wholesalers, pubs, and eateries is the second annual Louisville Craft Beer Week. Modeled on similar celebrations in places like Philadelphia and Cleveland, the intent of these nine hop- and malt-packed days is to showcase the variety, dynamism, and expanding market presence of craft brewing in America. From Sept 24 - Oct 2, Louisville Craft Beer Week will be presenting themed craft beer festivals, tastings, dinners, samplings, and even a motorized craft beer pub crawl.

Food Truck Tuesday, September 25 Jefferson and Sixth St near Metro Hall. Food Truck Tuesdays continues, with multiple food trucks gathering for a congregation of travelling flavors. Participating trucks include Red’s Comfort Food, The Traveling Kitchen, Black Rock Grille, Louisville Dessert Truck, Holy Mole, Get it on a Bun at Booty’s, San Diego Sandwich Works, Bar B. Lou, Genius in a Box, and more. The trucks will be offering their best dishes between 10:30 am and 2:30 pm to the downtown masses.

Ghost Hunting 101, September 25 - October 23 UofL Shelby Campus, 312 N Whittington Pkwy. A short-term class led by Carrie Galloway, Kentucky representative for the American Ghost Society, founder of Kentucky Paranormal Research, and a professional ghost hunter with 14 years of experience. The class explores the world of the paranormal by investigating theories and hauntings, the age of spiritualism, and techniques for researching paranormal activity. A hands-on investigation/ equipment exercise provides the opportunity to use research tools and gain hands-on experience. Cost is $84 for 5 classes.

professional association devoted to human resource management. Their annual conference is for registered attendees only.

Fleur-de-Lis Fling!, September 28 The Historic Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave. The Fleurde-Lis Fling! is a roaring gala hearkening back to the roaring twenties. This year’s event features speakeasy spirits, a Gatsby glitz dinner, music by the Louisville Crashers, antique cars, a live auction, and surprise “magic boxes.” Tickets are $75 for individuals or $140 for couples, with all proceeds going to benefit the Lincoln Heritage Council Scoutreach Program.

F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop, September 28 Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenue. Historic Frankfort Avenue hosts F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hops on the final Friday of each month, with free parking and trolley transportation provided. Participants will enjoy special retail sales, live entertainment, refreshments, and more.

Full Moon Hikes at Charlestown State Park, September 28 Charlestown Indiana State Park. Join a Park Naturalist for a hike on one of the park's scenic trails using only the light of the full moon to guide your way. The hike will be on Trail 4, which is a 2.9 - mile rugged trail, at 9 pm.

The Bourbon Chase, September 28 - 29 Jim Beam Distillery, 149 Happy Hollow Road, Clermont, KY 40110. A 200-mile overnight relay across the Bluegrass State, through historic bourbon distilleries, across magnificent horse country, and into charming small towns. For the serious racer, the casual runner, or just a passionate spectator of Kentucky culture – everyone is welcome to experience The Bourbon Chase.

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Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 2012 SHRM Annual Conference, September 26 - 28 Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S 4th St, & Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W Jefferson St. Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management serves over 3,500 human resource professionals, and advances the HR profession in Kentucky through their thirteen local chapters, as well as through their student chapters. On the national level, SHRM is the world’s largest

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Belvedere. Louisville’s spiciest festival! This day-long event presents an unparalleled opportunity for the local community to be introduced to all things Indian, including food, merchandise, art, culture, and traditions. India Day is a popular event featuring cultural programs, food items from different Indian locales, Indian clothes and jewelry, a showcase of Indian communities, henna tattoos, and more.

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India Bee, September 29

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Belvedere. Middle schools from Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Clark counties are invited to register for the “India Bee” competition. The top three winning teams get $1000, $750, and $500 for their schools! The competition will be held between 11 am and noon, followed by a Jeopardy-style final round between 3 and 4 pm. The written test and quiz will encompass questions about the history, geography, current affairs, facts, and sports of India.

Best Buddies Friendship Walk, September 29 UofL Main Campus. The Best Buddies Friendship Walk raises awareness and financial support for the inclusion of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Thousands of supporters participate in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk to build support and sustainability for related programs. It is through this effort that Best Buddies programs are entrenched in Kentucky middle schools, high schools, colleges, and the greater community. For additional information call 502-736-0838.

The Princess Bride Experience, September 29 The Alley Theater, 1205 E Washington St, Suite 120. The Princess Bride Experience is part renaissance faire, part movie, part performance piece, and all fundraiser for The Alley Theater’s new season. Planned events for the day include the movie being projected on-screen in the Black Box Theater, a staged reading of the script (where the audience is encouraged to quote along), Princess Bride-themed shows and acts, costume and trivia contests, a renaissance faire-style midway with vendors and food, and surprises galore.

St. James Court Art Show Gala, September 29 St. James Ct. The Fifth Annual St. James Court Art Show Gala benefiting The Cabbage Patch will be held on St. James Court, under tents, and will kick-off the annual art show. At the event, the official poster designed by Joe Weber will be unveiled. In addition, an Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Louisville Arts Community will be given to Walter and Cathy Shannon, owners of E & S Gallery. Tables of 8 are available for $1000 and individual tickets may be purchased for $125 each. In addition to exceptional food, there will be open bars and live entertainment throughout the night.

Captain's Quarters Regatta, September 29 - 30 Captain's Quarters Restaurant, 5700 Captains Quarters Rd. Captain's Quarters Regatta, which has over 40 years become a Louisville tradition, is a fundraiser for the River Cities Community Sailing Program. The event, which attracts over 30 boats, is open to anyone with a single hulled sailboat over 20 feet long. Spectating is free and encouraged. Spectators are welcome to watch races from Captain's Quarters riverside lawn.

Louisville Irish Fest September 29 - 30 Bellarmine University. The Louisville Irish Fest is where the spirit of Erin meets the hospitality of the Bluegrass. Those attending can celebrate through Irish music, dance, food, and artisanship in a 2-day event on the grounds of Bellarmine University. $8 adults, $5 children over 6, discounts available. There will be international, national, and local musicians, local restaurants offering food and drinks, regional artists selling a variety of items, dance performances, children’s' craft area, face painting, and much more from the Emerald Isle.

Louisville Street Rods Cruisin’ LSR, September 29 - 30

Iroquois Park. This classic street rod display will occur rain or shine, with new member registration and club shirts available to participants. Gates open at 8 am both days. Registration is $25.

Jeremy Rogers kicks off Banned Books Week, September 30

Carmichael's Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Jeremy Rogers, a lawyer with the Media Law Resource Center, talks about how the banning of books hinders one's First Amendment rights, and how harmful the censorship of such information can be. Banned Books Week highlights the advantages of free access to information while taking a look at the effects banned books have had across the United States.

Princess Tea Party, September 30

Frazier History Museum, 829 W Main St. Little ones can put on their finest tea or princess attire and join the Frazier History Museum for tea and savories, activities, exhibition access, and lots of Princess Diana fun at this special event designed just for children. Exhibition access begins at 3 pm.

Fall Antiques Market, September 30

Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Ln. Approximately 80 professional antique dealers from the South & Midwest with American country furniture, formal furniture, art, textiles, books, porcelain, sterling & jewelry on the beautiful lawn of Locust Grove. Concessions available all day. Admission is $6 adults, $3 children. Visit the Village Market of artisans, the 18th Century Tavern with food & drink like our ancestors ate, listen to music, and witness mock battles.

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“Samurai” Exhibit at the Frazier History Museum, through September 30

Frazier History Museum, 829 W Main Street. Samurai were as artistic and philosophical as they were dangerous. The epic tale of one of the greatest warrior cultures in history, and how it shaped an entire nation, is the theme of an extraordinary new exhibition at the Frazier History Museum. The beauty, artistry, and richness of this ancient culture are explored through "Samurai," a 3,800 sq. ft. exhibition that immerses visitors in the mysterious, and often misunderstood, world of this vanished Japanese noble class.

Harvest Homecoming, October 1 - 9 Intersections of Pearl, Bank, and Market Streets. The 27th annual Harvest Homecoming Festival is parading back into town on October 1st, with the mission of providing families with an enjoyable fall festival geared towards crafts, music, and the fall harvest. Drawing on its humble origins as a three-day pumpkin festival, Harvest Homecoming has expanded to include food, live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, dancing, and, of course, the Harvest Homecoming parade. The parade, which is part of the opening ceremonies, will feature more than 200 floats and entertainers.

The Louisville Quest!, through October 21 The Louisville Quest, 5216 Hassock Ct. The Louisville Quest! occurs every Saturday until October 20. The Louisville Quest!, a fun, competitive way to explore downtown, is part scavenger hunt and part sight-seeing tour. Teams of 2 - 5 will compete against each other to answer challenge questions and solve puzzles to get from location to location in the least amount of time. Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm.

Moonshine & Madness Haunted Highlands Ghost Tour, through November 30 Mint Julep Tours, located in "Retail Row" of the Galt House Hotel, Rivue Tower. Learn about our city’s scandalous past from a paranormal historian on a ride through Louisville’s eclectic Highlands neighborhood. Take a trip through the eerie Eastern Cemetery, visiting what was once an orphanage home and a “spirited” restaurant. This hair-raising experience departs from Molly Malone’s Tavern on Baxter Avenue. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for drink specials before the happy haunting begins! 7 - 9 pm, $49 per person.

SPORTS Louisville Women's Volleyball vs. DePaul, Sept 21 vs. Notre Dame Sept 23 KFC Yum! Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 502-690-9090. For ticket information contact the Louisville Ticket Office Mon - Fri 9 am 5 pm at 502-852-5863.

Louisville Football vs. South Florida, Oct 20 vs. Cincinnati, Oct 26 Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, 2800 S Floyd St. For ticket information contact the Louisville Ticket Office Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm at 502-852-5863.

POINTS OF INTEREST River Bend Winery 103 120 S 10th St, 502-540-5650 www.riverbendwineryky.com Come in & experience River Bend Winery! Louisville’s only winery just finished a very exciting renovation & has doubled the size of the restaurant & unveiled a brand new menu. The Winery has been remodeled as well, creating a brand new experience for customers, offering a hands-on tour of how they make such great wines like their famous Bourbon Barrel Red, The official wine of the Kentucky Derby Festival. $5 glasses of wine & $10 bottles all day, everyday! Lunch & dinner Mon Sat 11 am - 11 pm.

Horseshoe Southern Indiana

11999 Ave of the Emperors, Elizabeth, IN, 866-676-SHOE I-64 W to exit 123, S on IN 111, 20 minutes from downtown Louisville. With over 100 gaming tables & 2,000 slot machines, you’ll be sure to find a game that’s right up your alley. Seven restaurants, Chariot Run Golf Course, live concerts. Casino open 24 hrs.

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1100 Trevilian Way (off I-264), 502-459-2181 www.louisvillezoo.org At the Louisville Zoo, every day is different! See more than 1,700 exotic animals in naturalistic habitats on 134 rolling acres filled with amazing botanicals. Spend time watching western lowland gorillas forage at Gorilla Forest & get up-close & personal with an Amur tiger during daily training demonstrations at Tiger Tundra. Visit nose-to-beak with colorful Australian parrots at Lorikeet Landing & experience Kentucky's only 4-D Ride Theater. Visit Glacier Run Bear Habitat. Don't miss the playgrounds, splash park, African petting zoo, gift shops, indoor & outdoor restaurants & the Conservation Carousel. Open daily year round. Sept - Feb 10 am - 4 pm (exit by 5 pm) Mar - Labor Day 10 am - 5 pm (exit by 6 pm) Adults (12 - 59) $14.95, seniors (60+) & children (3 - 11) $10.50, children 2 & under free. The Zoo will be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings in June and July until 7 pm (exit Zoo by 8 pm).

Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium 2nd St & Cardinal Blvd, 502-852-6664

This 160-seat theater on the University of Louisville Belknap Campus features immersavision astronomy and laser shows under a 55 ft tilted dome with a night sky of more than 4,000 projected stars. School/group shows Mon - Fri by reservation. Fri live star show 8 pm, music laser show 9, 10, and 11 pm, Sat 11 am - 4:15 pm. $7, children, seniors & students $5.

Shepherdsville, Ky: Jim Beam Country 800-526-2068 Escape the ordinary at the Gateway to the Bourbon Trail, with Jim Beam Distillery Tours, tastings at awardwinning wineries, hiking in Bernheim Arboretum and Forest, & shopping at Zappo's Shoe Outlet!

Historic Corydon & Harrison County Visitor Center 301 N Elm St, Corydon, IN, 812-738-2138, 888-738-2137

Just 30 minutes west of downtown Louisville, this small town hasn’t forgotten where it came from.

Rediscover family time where you can experience life in the “good old days.” Relive the history of how Indiana began. Explore caves & caverns discovered by Squire & Daniel Boone. Enjoy the fun & laughter you get only from hometown festivals & outdoor fun. Or, rediscover together time with your special someone, without the kids. Historic bed & breakfasts, quaint shops, wineries, & breathtaking views make it a perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway. Liven things up at Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino, enjoy a summer concert on the historic square, or sample the area’s best wine & live entertainment at four wineries.

Southern Indiana Visitors Center 104 305 So Indiana Ave, Jeffersonville, IN 812-280-5566, 800-552-3842 www.sunnysideoflouisville.org Southern Indiana, “The Sunny Side of Louisville,” just across the Ohio River, is a great option for Greater Louisville visitors offering a superb view of the Louisville skyline. There is a wide selection of affordable lodging, including 40 hotel and bed & breakfast choices with 2,500 rooms, free parking, and abundant dining & shopping. For information, visit the bright yellow Clark-Floyd Counties Convention & Tourism Bureau Visitors Center. Take I-65 exit 0 or the Second Street Bridge from downtown Louisville and follow the signs.

KFC Yum! Center

1 Arena Plaza, 502-690-9000 Louisville’s multi-purpose arena on the banks of the Ohio River provides 721,762 sq ft of space, more than 22,000 seats, and 34,000 sq ft of meeting space. Home to University of Louisville basketball, this venue is also ideal for concerts, meetings, family shows, ice shows & sporting events.

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Kentucky Center

6th & Main Sts, 502-562-0100 This performing arts facility features programming of local arts organizations, “Kentucky Show!,” PNC Broadway Across America, & others in three performance halls. Open daily 9 am - 10 pm.

Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest KY 245, Clermont, KY, 502-955-8512 25 miles south of Louisville, I-65 exit 112. Bernheim Forest is a renowned 14,000 acre arboretum and forest preserve with a visitor center, picnic areas, hiking trails and lakes. Open daily year-round (except Dec 25 & Jan 1) from 7 am until sunset. Free weekdays, $5 per vehicle weekends & holidays.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 502-241-4788 Just 15 minutes from downtown Louisville, this 33 - acre public botanical garden & educational center offers a variety of gardens, an arboretum, unique architecture, hiking trail, garden shop, and children’s activities. Open: Mon - Sat 10 – 4 pm & Sun noon - 4 pm.

Cave Hill Cemetery

701 Baxter Ave, 502-584-8363 Cave Hill is 300 beautifully landscaped acres with rolling hills, five lakes and a cave. It is the final resting place of 5,000 Union soldiers from the Civil War, U.S. veterans of the Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II and the Korean Conflict, and George Rogers Clark, & Col. Harland Sanders. Open daily 8 am 4:45 pm, weather permitting. Free.

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

4701 Brownsboro Rd, 502-893-3852 This National Historic Landmark includes the grave of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States & hero of the Mexican War, among thousands of U.S. veterans. Open daily. Free.

Scribner House

106 E Main St, New Albany, IN, 812-949-1776 The oldest house in New Albany was built in 1814 by Joel Scribner, one of the city’s founders. It is furnished with an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings & textiles. Tours by appt $2, children $1.

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Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing 7410 Moorman Rd, 502-935-6809

A pre-Civil War brick farmhouse on the Ohio River, decorated with furnishings from 1830 to 1880. A 3,000 sq ft visitors’ center houses exhibits & information about the house & former residents. Open Tues - Sat 10 am - 4:30 pm & Sun 1 - 4:30 pm, last tour 3:30 pm. Adm. $6, seniors $5, children 6 - 12 $3, 5 & under free.

851 Mansion

Spalding University, 851 S 4th St, 502-585-9911 This Italianate Renaissance Revival home, built in 1871, was designed by prominent Louisville architect Henry Whitestone. The mansion, including the stained glass symbol of Spalding University, is preserved within the administration building. On Natl Reg & a KY landmark. Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm.

Conrad-Caldwell House Museum

1402 St James Ct, 502-636-5023 This 1895 mansion is among the most ornate in the Old Louisville area with beautiful carved stone, extraordinary interior woodwork & parquet floors. Tours available at 1 pm and 3 pm Wed - Sun, with an additional 11am tour on saturdays. Closed holidays. Adults $10, seniors $6, students and children 2 - 12 $4.

Farmington Historic Home 3033 Bardstown Rd, 502-452-9920 Completed in 1816, Farmington was the center of a 550 acre hemp plantation owned by the Speed family & sustained by nearly 60 slaves. The site explores the history of the family, the enslaved population, & the strong friendship with Abraham Lincoln through exhibits, outbuildings & the restored home. Guided tours on the hour Tues - Sat 10 am - 4 pm, Sun 1:30, 2:30 & 4:30 pm Adm. $9, seniors (60+) $8, students & children 6 - 18 $4, exhibit only $4.

Historic Locust Grove

561 Blankenbaker Ln, 502-897-9845 This 1790 National Historic Landmark on 55 acres was the last home of Revolutionary War hero General George Rogers Clark. The visitors’ center houses a museum store & permanent exhibit, “A Country Worth Defending: Land & Family in Early Kentucky.” Open all year. House open daily 10 am - 4:30 pm, Sun 1 4:30 pm, last guided tour 3:15 pm. Adm. $8, seniors (60+) $7, students & children 6-12 $4, under 6 free.

Thomas Edison House

729 E Washington St, 502-585-5247 Thomas Alva Edison lived in this 1850s shotgun duplex in the National Historic District of Butchertown while employed by the Western Union Co after the Civil War (1866-67). The museum features Edison’s bedroom & many of his inventions. Open Tues - Sat 10 am - 2 pm. Adm $5, seniors (60+) $4, students $3, under 5 free. Handicap accessible.

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Witness artistry in the making at one of the nation’s oldest & most revered stoneware manufacturing firms, where skilled artisans create unique handmade, handpainted tableware, bakeware & more. Tours Mon - Fri 10:30 am & 1:30 pm, adults & children $7. Paint Your Own Pottery Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, last seating 3:30 pm.

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1570 Story Ave, 502-584-2171 www.hadleypottery.com Pottery produced by “M. A. Hadley” has an international reputation & is highly prized by collectors. Tours Mon - Thurs at 2 pm.

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800 W Main St, 502-588-7228 www.sluggermuseum.org The home of the Louisville Slugger, established in 1884, is the world’s largest manufacturer of baseball

bats, producing over a million each year. Museum, tours, gift shop. Mon - Sat 9 5 pm, Sun noon - 5pm.

Louisville Visual Art Association

River Rd & Zorn Ave, 502-896-2146 The Louisville Visual Art Association, founded in 1909, is housed in Louisville’s historic 1860 Water Tower, a National Landmark. There is an art gallery, an art workshop area and a gift shop. Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 4 pm. $3, students & seniors $2.

Thomas Merton Center

2001 Newburg Rd, 502-452-8187 In the W. L. Lyons Brown Library at Bellarmine University, the center contains books, manuscripts & artifacts of the renowned Trappist monk & author Thomas Merton (1915-1968). Mon - Fri 8 am - noon & 1 - 5 pm. Tours by appt.

Louisville Craft Beer Week With a goal of educating, inspiring, and imbibing, the Louisville Craft Beer Fest is returning to Louisville for nine days of craft brew festivals, tastings, seminars, classes, and other ale-related activities, all with a focus on local production. Feeding off the energy of the quickly-developing homebrew and local microbrewery industries popping up all over Louisville and the rest of the state, the Craft Beer Fest emphasizes the “buy local, live local” principle which so many people are embracing. Featuring devoted craft beer enthusiasts, brewers, and local establishments such as Bluegrass Brewing Company, West Sixth IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, My Old Kentucky Homebrew, and Against the Grain, the event is sure to represent all the flavor and variety that Kentucky craft beers have to offer. The event will kick off on Friday, September 21st with Friday Flights, an event pairing five 4 oz. beers with small bites for $5. The following nine days will include events such as Casktoberfest, St. Matthews’ own cask and microbrew festival, a progressive food and beer sampling throughout the first floor of Butchertown Market, the feast of fall beers, the Yappy Hour dog-friendly craft brew sampling party, the return of My Old Kentucky Homebrew’s “It Came from the Cellar” homebrewing competition, and more! Many events include free admission and special pricing on featured craft beers, so even budget-conscious connoisseurs can find something to enjoy. See a full list of featured activities, dates, and venues at www.louisvillebeer.com. Events promoting the region’s thriving beer culture and showcasing local businesses with ties to the craft beer community will be taking place all over the city, so whether you appreciate a good stout, love the lager, or are a hefeweizen fan, the Louisville Craft Beer Festival is sure to have the right brew for you. whigl.com | Your Guide to Louisville Since 1951 | September 19 - October 2, 2012

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ATTRACTIONS Belle of Louisville The Wharf, 4th St & River Rd, 502-574-2992 The authentic steam-driven paddlewheeler opened her 98th season Memorial Day weekend. Public cruises on the beautiful Ohio River are scheduled Fri & Sat cruising noon 2 pm & Sun 2 - 4 pm. Sunday cruises in June - Oct feature a live bluegrass band. Sunset dinner cruises, Thurs 7 - 9 pm. Boarding one hour before cruise. Sightseeing cruises $21, seniors $20, children 3-12 $12. A buffet is available with reservations 72 hours in advance. Lunch $32, seniors $31, children $22; dinner $42, seniors $41, children $26.

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731 Brent St, 502-582-1900, 800-626-1800 www.louisvillestoneware.com Downtown just off Broadway. Witness artistry in the making with a tour of one of the nation's oldest and most revered manufacturing firms. Watch talented artists at work creating functional art for your home and garden. Tour the "History of Stoneware" museum. Visit the factory retail showroom. Tours Mon - Fri 10:30 am & 1:30 pm, 8 or more by reservation only. Adults & children $7. Paint Your Own Pottery at Studio One open Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, last seating 3:30 pm. Showroom open Mon - Fri 10 am- 6 pm, Sat 10 am - 5 pm.

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Kentucky Derby Museum

704 Central Ave (Churchill Downs), 502-637-1111 Experience the excitement of the Kentucky Derby every day at the recently renovated Kentucky Derby Museum, the world’s largest museum of its kind. Enjoy hands-on computerized exhibits, 360-degree multi-media show, & the resident retired racehorse. Tour behind the scenes of Churchill Downs to see the Jockeys’ Quarters, Millionaires’ Row, & the Press Box, or take the Barn & Backside Tours. Mon - Sat 8 am 5 pm, Sun 11 am - 5 pm $13, seniors $12, students $11, children 5 - 12 $5, under 5 free. (Select tours available at additional cost.) Cafe & Gift Shop.

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1841 Taylor Ave, 502-855-6342 www.louisvillemegacavern.com This ALL WEATHER attraction is a former limestone quarry with more than 4 million sq ft of space. Hop aboard an SUV-pulled tram & journey through part of 17 mi of underground passageways beneath the city of Louisville. Because you ride & never walk, this tour is especially convenient for parents with small children, seniors & the physically challenged. It's over 1 hour of fun for the entire family. While aboard, learn about geology, history, mining technology, recycling & even green building technology. Find out why this cavern was one of the best kept secrets in the U.S & why it was just opened to the public in April 2009 for tours. Historic tram tours offered mid-January through October 31. NOW OPEN: MEGA Zips, the world's first & only underground zip line adventure, featuring 2.5 hour guided tours with 5 underground zip lines & 3 challenge bridges that test your balance, skill & mettle. No tram tours Nov - Jan, during Lights Under Louisville, a holiday drive-through attraction. Call or check website for hours of operation & admission fees.

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I-65 S exit 117, Paroquet Springs Dr, Shepherdsville, KY, 502-543-9588 www.gokartkountry.com

At the Louisville Zoo, every day is different! See more than 1,700 exotic animals in naturalistic habitats on 134 rolling acres filled with amazing botanicals. Spend time watching western lowland gorillas forage at Gorilla Forest & get up-close & personal with an Amur tiger during daily training demonstrations at Tiger Tundra. Visit nose-to-beak with colorful Australian parrots at Lorikeet Landing & experience Kentucky's only 4-D Ride Theater. Visit Glacier Run Bear Habitat. Don't miss the playgrounds, splash park, African petting zoo, gift shops, indoor & outdoor restaurants & the Conservation Carousel. Open daily year round. Sept - Feb 10 am - 4 pm (exit by 5 pm) Mar - Labor Day 10 am - 5 pm (exit by 6 pm) Adults (12 - 59) $14.95, seniors (60+) & children (3 - 11) $10.50, children 2 & under free. The Zoo will be open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings in June and July until 7 pm (exit Zoo by 8 pm).

This family entertainment center, just 15 min S of Louisville, features the longest gokart track in the world — over 1.5 miles! Five sizes & speeds of go-karts allow all ages to drive. There is also an 18-hole miniature golf course as well as a trampoline basketball game, bumper boats, & a huge air-conditioned game room offering new & classic arcade games. It's hours of fun for the whole family! Open daily weather permitting.

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727 W Main St, 502-561-6100 www.louisvillescience.org The Louisville Science Center, on historic West Main Street, features 40,000 square feet of handson fun and a four-story IMAX Theatre. Permanent exhibits include THE WORLD AROUND US, which brings natural and earth sciences to life; THE WORLD WITHIN US, which lets you get to know the amazing body that's yours for life; THE WORLD WE CREATE, a celebration of the creative thinking that makes scientific advancements possible; and KidZone. Exhibit admission $13, children 2 - 12 $11. IMAX only adm $7, combination tickets $18, children 2 - 12 $16. Sun - Thurs 9:30 am - 5 pm, Fri & Sat 9:30 am 9 pm. Last admission is one hour before closing. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec 24 & 25.

Louisville Extreme Park

Clay & Witherspoon Sts The world-class skate park features a 24 ft full pipe. Open 24 hrs. Free.

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Muhammad Ali Center

144 N 6th St, 502-584-9254 The 93,000 sq. ft. center is an international cultural & educational center guided by the ideals of Muhammad Ali — respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, spirituality & giving. It aims to carry on Muhammad's legacy & continue his life's work through an immersive "visitor experience," global outreach & educational initiatives. Tues - Sat 9:30 am 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. Closed Mon & major holidays. $9, seniors $8, students $5, children 6-12 $4, 5 & under free.

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800 W Main St, 502-588-7228 www.sluggermuseum.org The Hillerich & Bradsby Co. complex includes a 120 ft, 68,000 lb bat at the entrance and a 24,000 sq ft museum with interactive displays, exhibits, and a film highlighting the history of the company and baseball’s greatest hitters. Museum guests conclude their visit with a tour of the factory where the Louisville Slugger bats are made. Year round Mon - Sat 9 am 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm. Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas. Admission $11 adults, $10 seniors, $6 kids, free for five & under.

Frazier History Museum 829 W Main St, 502-753-5663 The museum brings history to life every day through live interpretations by costumed interpreters, multimedia presentations, educational programming & hands-on learning. Covering 1,000 years of history, the museum’s collection is housed in a 100,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility. The Frazier Museum is the only institution to have a partnership with the British Royal Armouries, making it the only museum of its kind in

the world. Mon - Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm $10.50, seniors $8.50, children 5 - 14 $6, under 5 free. Additional costs for special exhibits may apply.

Movie Night featuring The Lorax at the Louisville Zoo, September 21

The Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy a fun family movie under the stars in the Oasis Field. Free with Zoo admission or membership; just $5 admission after 5 pm. Music and games start at 6:30 pm. Movies start at sundown.

IdeaFestival 2012, through September 22

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. The IdeaFestival is a world-class event that attracts leading and highly diverse thinkers from across the nation and around the globe to explore and celebrate innovation, imagination, and cutting-edge ideas. The IdeaFestival is a uniquely non-linear program designed to stretch people’s horizons and promote breakthrough thinking utilizing multiple venues to showcase, discuss and “connect” important ideas in science, the arts, design, business, film, technology, education, etc. The Festival is designed to appeal to a broad cross-section of people – with presenters selected for their ideas, achievements, and their ability to communicate to a wide-ranging audience. Strong support from sponsors allows the event to be priced at a level (with many events free) that provides for participation by a large and diverse audience, including students and young people.

Dr. Insecta: The Incredible, Unforgettable Bug Lab Experience, September 24 - 28

The Richard K. Stem Concert Hall, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, IN. From N.A.S.A. to nature and science centers, school assemblies to parks and recreation facilities, Dr. Insecta has enthralled audiences of all ages across America. Experience real entomology magic as Dr. Insecta introduces the audience to some of the largest live insects on the planet. Bug Lab is an interactive enrichment program that entertains, educates, and desensitizes fears we have about these incredible creatures that let us share in their world.

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India Bee, September 29 Belvedere. Middle schools from Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, and Clark counties are invited to register for the “India Bee” competition. The top three winning teams get $1000, $750, and $500 for their schools! The competition will be held between 11 am and noon, followed by a Jeopardy-style final round between 3 and 4 pm. The written test and quiz will encompass questions about the history, geography, current affairs, facts, and sports of India.

Princess Tea Party, September 30

Frazier History Museum, 829 W Main St. Little ones can put on their finest tea or princess attire and join the Frazier History Museum for tea and savories, activities, exhibition access, and lots of Princess Diana fun at this special event designed just for children. Exhibition access begins at 3 pm.

Harvest Homecoming, October 1 - 9 Intersections of Pearl, Bank, and Market Streets. The 27th annual Harvest Homecoming Festival is parading back into town on October 1st, with the mission of providing families with an enjoyable fall festival geared towards crafts, music, and the fall harvest. Drawing on its humble origins as a three-day pumpkin festival, Harvest Homecoming has expanded to include

Family & Kids food, live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, dancing, and, of course, the Harvest Homecoming parade. The parade, which is part of the opening ceremonies, will feature more than 200 floats and entertainers.

Science in Play, through January 1 727 W Main St, 502-561-6100 www.louisvillescience.org

Louisville Science Center. An amazing science play space created for young visitors and their adult caregivers, Science in Play is a brand new custom exhibit that will delight the senses, inspire imagination, and tickle curious minds. Hands-on everyday science experiences come to life in six different activity zones, including the Sensory Forest, Testing Area, Big Build and Small Build, Science Depot, and the Shapes & Stuff Store. In each zone, innovative elements will be introduced that encourage children ages 3 - 7 and their caregivers to build, test and engineer new science activities through experimental play. Every visit is a different adventure with unlimited possibilities.

Harvest Homecoming Festival

The 27th annual Harvest Homecoming Festival is parading back into town on October 1st, with the mission of providing families with an enjoyable fall festival geared towards crafts, music, and the fall harvest. Drawing on its humble origins as a three day pumpkin festival, Harvest Homecoming has expanded to include food, live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, dancing, and, of course, the Harvest Homecoming parade. The parade, which is part of the opening ceremonies, will feature more than 200 floats and entertainers. Other activities include a “Taste of our Place” tasting of local restaurant specialties, the annual Miss Harvest Homecoming pageant, daily farmers market, riverfront activities, fiesta rides for kids, riding lawnmower races, balloon races, bingo, bowling, cutest baby contests, the “Wild about Autumn” event, and other events capitalizing on the changing season. Different activities carry different ticket prices, so check out individual listings at www.harvesthomecomingfestival.com, or call 812-944-8572 for more information. Events begin at 10:30 am October 1st with closing events at 4:15 pm October 9th, though the farmers markets will continue up through October 14th. whigl.com | Your Guide to Louisville Since 1951 | September 19 - October 2, 2012

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ALL AROUND TOWN Crescent Hill Farmers Market

Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, 201 S Peterson Ave. Mondays and Fridays 7 am – 10 am. Through October 29. Accepts cash, check.

Rainbow Blossom Farmers Market

Louisville Farmers Market

Oxmoor Center, 7900 Shelbyville Road. Saturdays 8 am - 12 pm, June 18 - October. Accepts cash.

Lyndon Farmers Market

3738 Lexington Rd. Sundays 12 – 4 pm, through October. Accepts EBT/debit/credit, cash.

Westport Road Christian Church, 7515 Westport Rd. Thursdays 3 - 6 pm, through - Oct 11. Accepts cash, check.

Louisville Farmers Market

Douglass Loop Farmers Market

Westport Village, 1301 Herr Lane. Thursdays 3 pm 6 pm, through September 19.

The Crazy Daisy Antique Mall

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Douglass Blvd Christian Church, 2005 Douglass Blvd. Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm, through Dec 22.

Hadley Pottery

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1570 Story Ave, 502-584-2171 www.hadleypottery.com This maker of fine, handcrafted stoneware has been producing iconic pottery for nearly 70 years. Inspired by designs of renowned artist, Mary Alice Hadley, the ware is an American classic. The company produces dinnerware, decorative & collectible items & personalized pieces. Open stock is maintained in 15 patterns & near-perfect seconds are available at discounted prices. The factory store is open Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm, Sat 9 am - 1 pm.

St. Matthews Farmers Market Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Rd. Saturdays 8 am – 12 pm, through September.

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Louisville Irish Fest bids all visitors Cead Mile Failte, or, welcome! Friday Night Ceili kicks off this festival of culture with a night of music, food, and dance, featuring excellent Irish food provided by: · Molly Malone's—Shepherd's Pie, · O'Connell's—Irish Burger and Chips, · O'Sheas—Fish and Chips, · Shenanigans—Irish Stew, · Ri' Ra'—Corned Beef Sandwich, · Flanagans—Two Hand-Twisted Pretzels with Home-Made Beer Cheese. The festival will also offer the opportunity to explore the Emerald Isle’s traditional crafts and products, from Celtic knots to Claddagh rings to depictions of the Green Man. Vendors will include: · My Celtic Treasure—Claddagh Rings, Claddagh Earrings, Claddagh Pendants, · Molly’s Celtic Center—Items from Belleek, Galway, and Heritage crystal, along with Mullingar pewter, · Y/E Dragon and Unicorn—hand-sewn leather mugs, · Rampant Lion—Celtic music CDs and DVDs, · Sylvan Spirits—Fairy and Celtic inspired jewelry, wind chimes, journals, figurines, t-shirts, beaded scarves, and witch balls, · And many more! The spirit of Erin with the hospitality of the Bluegrass can be found the weekend of September 28—30 at Bellarmine University. Weekend tickets are $8 for adults, Friday tickets are $5 for adults, and discounts are available for children, seniors, and select other groups. Visit www.louisvilleirishfest.com for more information.

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Nulu: East Market District Association

Market St, Main St & Jefferson St,

The best shopping, dining and entertainment in Louisville, with more than 130 stores, including JC Penny, Dillards, and Forever 21. Mon - Thur 10 am – 9 pm, Fri 10 am – 10 pm, Sat 10 am – 9 pm, and Sun 12 pm – 6 pm.

The East Market District, also referred to as NuLu, is now best known for its art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops, and a growing number of local, upscale restaurants. The term “NuLu” is a portmanteau meaning “New Louisville." As home to the greenest commercial building in Kentucky, many historic restoration projects, as well as several restaurants offering organic and locally sourced ingredients, NuLu has emerged with a culture of stainability.

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731 Brent St, 502-582-1900, 800-626-1800 www.louisvillestoneware.com Downtown just off Broadway. Visit this factory retail showroom where you’ll find exclusive functional art for your home & garden including dinnerware, bakeware, serving pieces & collectibles in new & classic designs, many of which can be customized. Open Mon - Fri -10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10 am 5 pm. Factory Tours Mon - Fri 10:30 am & 1:30 pm, adults & children $7. Paint Your Own Pottery at Studio One Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, last seating 3:30 pm.

7900 Shelbyville Road, 502-426-3000 Oxmoor Mall is home to more than 50 shops and restaurants, including American Eagle Outfitters, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Old Navy. Mon - Thur 10 am – 9 pm, Fri 10 am – 10 pm, Sat 10 am – 9 pm, and Sun 12 pm – 6 pm.

The Summit

4300 Summit Plaza Drive, 502-425-3441 Shop in style at the most unique destinations in the area, with more than 45 shops including J. Crew, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Banana Republic. Mon - Sat 10 am - 9 pm, Sun noon - 6 pm.

Westport Village

Corner of Westport Road & Lyndon Lane, 502-581-8800 In 2008, the award-winning Westport Village opened, and became Louisville's first true outdoor specialty shopping village. It is centered in the city's most affluent and densely populated neighborhoods and showcases specialty and award winning shops, restaurants and lifestyle concepts.

DOWNTOWN Old Louisville Farm Works Market Walnut St. Baptist Church, 1143 S 3rd St. Wednesdays 3 – 6 pm, through October. Accepts FMNP Sr. vouchers, cash, checks.

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Phoenix Hill NuLu Farmers Market Fresh Start Growers Supply, 1007 E Market St. Tuesdays 3 - 6:30 pm. Through Oct 30. Accepts EBT, FMNP Sr. vouchers, cash.

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715 W Main St, 502-589-0102 www.KentuckyArts.org Celebrating traditional and functional art, visitors can view and shop for handcrafted items in four exhibition galleries featuring Kentucky, regional, and national artists in 22 exhibitions per year, and a Gallery Shop representing over 300 Kentucky artists: jewelry, fine ceramics, folk art, textiles, toys, luxury gifts, glass and more. Museum admission $6, seniors & military $5, children under 12 & students free. Groups of 10 or more $5. Open Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 11 am 5 pm.

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140 W Jefferson St, 502-585-4627 www.louisvilleboutique.com Where naughty (and nice!) girls come to shop in downtown Louisville. The newest & best adult boutique in the metro area carries a large assortment of intimate accessories, lingerie, club wear and leisure attire. Extremely helpful and knowledgeable sales associates can guide you to the best products for your (and your special someone’s) individual needs. You’ll find all the newest DVD titles & the latest pleasurable personal accessories to fit everyone’s desires. Don’t leave Louisville until you see what Love Boutique has for you. Free parking. 9 am - 1 am.

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Bardstown Road Farmers Market

3299 Fern Valley Rd, 502-969-9019 www.preslarswarehouse.com Preslar’s has been in the western business for more than 50 years. The store carries men’s and ladies’ western wear from HATS to BOOTS. They also stock a wide selection of western boots from Justin, Ariat,

Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church, 1722 Bardstown Rd. Saturdays 8 am -12 pm, year-round. Accepts cash, check .

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ALL AROUND TOWN FireFresh BBQ

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211 S 5th St, 502-540-1171 8610 Dixie Hwy, 502-995-7585 81 Jeanie Dr, Shelbyville, KY, 502-647-7675 www.firefreshbbq.com This fresh & delicious smoked barbecue is finger-licking good. With three locations, the barbecue is available across the Greater Louisville area. The menu includes smoked pulled pork, chicken & ribs, wings & tenders with a variety of sauces & fresh salads. Offering dine-in, carry-out, delivery & catering. Downtown Mon - Fri 11 am - 3 pm, Dixie Hwy & Shelbyville Sun - Thurs 11 am - 8 pm, Fri - Sat 11 am - 9 pm.

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530 W Main St, 502-561-8535 1107 Herr Ln, 502-426-3994 9207 US 42, Prospect, KY, 502-228-2450 129 W Main St, 502-583-5505 520 S 4th St, 502-315-0666 2427 Bardstown Rd, 502-459-7776 www.losaztecas.net The “Best Mexican Food & Margaritas in Louisville” with five locations. Festive lunch choices include fajitas, carnitas & huevos rancheros. For dinner try Steak Tampiquena, Chuletas à la Mexicana or your favorite combination platter. Little Azteca Plates for small appetites are available, plus desserts like fried ice cream, sopapilla & flan. Open Mon - Thurs 11 am 10 pm, Fri 11 am - 11 pm, Sat noon - 11 pm, Sun noon - 9 pm. Sol Aztecas Main St location open late Mon - Thurs 11 am - 10 pm, Fri - Sat 11 am - 2 pm, Sun noon - 10 pm.

Louisville’s Finest Gourmet Lunch Buffet. Los Aztecas 530 W. Main St.

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129 W. Main St.

Across from Kentucky Center

(502) 561-8535

J. GRAHAM’S CAFE

Sol Aztecas

(502) 459-7776

“The English Grill has emerged as the finest restaurant in the city.” – WINE SPECTATOR

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DOWNTOWN

Restaurants Bars Nightlife Entertainment ●

River Bend Winery 103 120 S 10th St, 502-540-5650 www.riverbendwineryky.com Come in & experience River Bend Winery! Louisville’s only winery just finished a very exciting renovation & has doubled the size of the restaurant & unveiled a brand new menu. The Winery has been remodeled as well, creating a brand new experience for customers, offering a hands-on tour of how they make such great wines like their famous Bourbon Barrel Red, the official wine of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Event rooms available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, and weddings. 120 person capacity with dance floor. $5 glasses of wine & $10 bottles all day, everyday! Live entertainment Fri - Sat nights till 11 pm. Lunch & dinner Mon - Sat 11 am - 11 pm.

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335 W Broadway, 502-583-1234 www.brownhotel.com A Louisville landmark since 1923, with English Renaissance architecture & Southern grace, the Brown Hotel offers two excellent dining options. The English Grill is the hotel’s AAA Four Diamond signature dining room serving contemporary American cuisine with seasonal & regional influences. Mon - Sat 6 - 9 pm. Reservations are recommended. For upscale casual ambiance, J. Graham’s Cafe, the home of the legendary “Hot Brown,” offers a bistro-style option for breakfast & lunch with several signature dishes, as well as hot & cold buffets featuring gourmet soups, salads & entrees — and a decadent dessert display.

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City Antique Mall. Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches & desserts highlight the menu plus a daily lunch special is available. Open for lunch Tues - Sat 11 am - 4:30 pm, brunch Sun noon - 3:30 pm. Private parties by reservation.

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VIP Rental Home 502-632-1771 www.viprentalhome.com Enjoy the privacy of your own home away from home. VIP offers guests a variety of locations, sizes & home styles. Homes are available for special Louisville events like the Kentucky Derby, Breeders’ Cup, Thunder Over Louisville, Ironman, Senior PGA or a short-term or long-term option at any time of year. Contact the Head Concierge by phone or at bcox@pallaspartners.com.

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335 W Broadway, 502-583-1234 www.brownhotel.com Classic, English Renaissance architecture defines The Brown. Of its opulent, two-story lobby with hand-painted, plaster-relief ceiling & marble floor, a “Southern Living” writer notes, “I love a grand hotel. I adore sweeping into a lavish lobby that looks as though it came straight from a 1930s movie set.” Downtown and 2 blocks from 4th Street Live! Complimentary airport shuttle & high speed wireless Internet. Since 1923, this elegant hotel has been Louisville’s long standing love.

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DOWNTOWN The Brown Hotel

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NIGHT LIFE

The Lobby Bar at this 1923 Louisville landmark hotel, with its opulent hand-painted, two-story ceiling, is an ideal place to spend an elegant evening. A light fare menu is available & a pianist entertains on Thurs. & Fri evenings. Open Mon - Sun 4 pm - 2 am.

River Bend Winery 103 120 S 10th St, 502-540-5650 www.riverbendwineryky.com Come in & experience River Bend Winery! Louisville’s only winery just finished a very exciting renovation & has doubled the size of the restaurant & unveiled a brand new menu. The Winery has been remodeled as well, creating a brand new experience for customers, offering a hands-on tour of how they make such great wines like their famous Bourbon Barrel Red, the official wine of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Event rooms available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, and weddings. 120 person capacity with dance floor. $5 glasses of wine & $10 bottles all day, everyday! Live entertainment Fri - Sat nights till 11 pm. Lunch & dinner Mon - Sat 11 am - 11 pm.

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3708 Bardstown Rd at Hikes Ln, 502-456-1111 www.johnesrestaurant.com This historic, two-story log inn is located just SE of the Watterson Expressway. Relax to live light jazz by J-Word with Eddie Humphries on sax & flute & Barbara Polk on vocals Thurs., Fri & Sat evenings in the Patio Room. Happy Hour 3 - 7 pm daily.

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