Weekend Events starting Friday, June 13- Sunday June 15
PERFORMANCES 54th Season of Shakespeare in Central Park Central Park in Old Louisville Featuring A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry V & Hamlet
Saturday, June 12- June 27
The season will feature a new wireless microphone sound system to enhance sound.
There will be pre-show entertainment beginning at 7:15 p.m. before the 8:00 p.m. curtain.
A full-service bar is available with Brown-Forman spirits.
Food will be available for purchase each night by the Louisville Food Truck Association.
The 2014 Shakespeare in Central Park Season:
3 Kentucky Shakespeare Professional Productions:
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Directed by Matt Wallace
Preview: June 11
June 12 - July 26
Directed by Amy Attaway
Preview: June 26
June 27-July 26
Directed by Matt Wallace
Preview: July 10
Rotating Repertory Weeks (all 3 productions)
Globe Players Student Production:
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
Preview: July 30
July 31-August 3
4 Community Partners Productions in Rotating Repertory Over Two Weeks:
AS YOU LIKE IT presented by Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble
August 5, 7, 9
PERICLES presented by Walden Theatre
August 6, 8, 10
KING LEAR presented by Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company
August 13, 15, 17
WOMEN OF WILL presented by Shoestring Productions
August 12, 14, 16
Kentucky Shakespeare presents the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the United States and is the largest, in-school arts education provider in the Commonwealth. Mission: Grounded in the works of Shakespeare, we enrich our community by presenting accessible, professional theatre experiences that educate, inspire, and entertain people of all ages.
A con artist has duped the welfare authorities for years by claiming every type of benefit for the innumerable people he claims live at his address, but things get a bit risky when the welfare investigators show up. A fast-paced and hilarious comedy! Ticket price includes dinner, show, tax, a parking. 812 288-8281 or
Saturday, June 14, 4:00 pm Gate Open, 6:00 pm First Post
Churchill Downs Racetrack
The excitement of night racing returns to Churchill Downs as it hosts the Fourth Annual Downs After Dark White Party, the first of six Downs After Dark Presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka events scheduled for this summer and fall.
The remaining five Downs After Dark events will take place on Friday evenings, June 20 and 27, September 5 and 19, and November 14.
The Youth Science Summit provides a platform for middle and high school students to dialogue on hot science topics, to interact with leading professionals in speed mentoring sessions and hands-on industry labs, and to advocate for advancement in science, technology, engineering and math.
Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc., a non-profit organization, was established in 1989 to restore, enhance, and forever protect the Frederick Law Olmsted Parks and Parkways. Working as a non-profit partner with Metro Parks, the Conservancy provides planning and funding for park improvements through donations from corporations, individuals and foundations. For more information, visit
Ford Motor Company Presents June at the Zoo Movie Night
Friday, June 13
Field opens at 6 p.m
"Despicable Me 2" begins at sundown in the Oasis Field
Join us at the Louisville Zoo for many exciting adventures throughout June presented by Ford Motor Company. Upcoming events include:
Enjoy a fun family movie under the stars at the Zoo! Movie nights are free to Zoo members and a special admission of $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members includes pre-movie activities, games and Zoo exhibits open until dusk. Be sure to bring your blankets and lawn chairs; snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Additional support by Subway and Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust.
Ford's Fathers Day at the Zoo
Celebrate Father's Day at the Louisville Zoo with free general admission for fathers courtesy of Ford Motor Company.
Bring your family and friends to our beautiful spacious campus! We will be featuring Home Cooked Chicken or Ham Dinners in our new "air-conditioned" Geis Activity Center
The Pub Pavilion will have Beer & Wine, Blackjack & More.
Booths - Including 20 Quilts, Plants, Pull Tabs, Mason Jars/Bag of 'Loot. We'll have Bingo and an enhanced Kids' Zone!
Fr. Mike will celebrate 4:30 Mass in Church.
For just $10/person you'll enjoy live music beginning at 4pm
Directions - From Interstate 64 take exit 121 (I-265E) Go .8 miles to Exit 1 (State Street) Turn right onto State Street (which turns into Paoli Pike) Go 2.1 miles to stop light Turn right onto Scottsville Road Go .7 miles Turn right onto St. Mary's Road Go 2 miles St. Mary of the Knobs is on the left
Saturday, June 14th; Gate time: 10:00 a.m., Grand Entry: 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 15th; Gate time: 10:00 a.m., Grand Entry: 1:00 p.m.
Native drums, dancing, storytelling, flute playing, vendors, and demonstrations
Concert featuring "Moondance" Saturday 7:30-9:30 p.m.Optimist Park
300 Knox Avenue
Vine Grove, KY 40175
ARTxFM Hosts A Record Fair At Dreamland
June 14th ARTxFM, local non-profit arts radio station, is hosting the first annual ARTxFM Record Fair at Dreamland in the Nulu neighborhood. Come on down to dig-dig-dig for Records, Tapes & CDs, and SUPPORT your new favorite radio station ARTxFM! Record Vendors from all over the region will be there. Private collections unearthed for the first time! Win a signed record from SLINT, LOOP, PHANTOM FAMILY HALO, SKUL DEFEKTS and more. All entry fees support ARTxFM.
ARTxFM Record Fair
Dreamland - 815 E. Market St.
$5 entry fee 11 am - 4 pm
$10 early bird entry fee 10 am - 11 am
Raffle Give-a-Ways Local Food Trucks Live Music, and more.
Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, June 15, Noon to 5 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 11th and Main in New Albany
Over 70 juried fine arts and crafts vendors, food court, beer/wine garden, live music, featuring the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet; YMCA Kids Place with children's games, art, Silly Safaris animals; old-fashioned carriage rides through historic New Albany, Jazz Mass on the Grass Sunday 10 a.m.
Benefits Shepherd's Kitchen community feeding program.
Dirt Bowl Basketball Tournament at Shawnee Park Returns
Teams can sign up June 5
Tournament June 21and 22
An iconic part of summer in Louisville, The Dirt Bowl tournament returns to Shawnee Park for its 44th year later this month.
The basketball competition and related community events begin June 21 and 22 and will continue on multiple weekends through Aug. 17 - which will be "Super Sunday" featuring the championship game.
Teams wanting to compete can register starting June 5 by contacting
Robertson at (502) 664-0780. Application fees are $300 per team, or $100 for women and children.
Take Back the Night, Jeffersontown
Walk to Unite Community to Oppose Violence Against Women
Saturday June 14, 2014 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Sexual assault and violence against women not only impact the victim, but also affect their families, friends, and communities. Join the City of Jeffersontown as it hosts the second annual Take Back the Night, Jeffersontown walk to draw attention to violence against women. The event will be held in Veterans Park, Pavilion One.
For more information, contact Roy Lee Wigginton Black Rock Grille Supporting Male-A-Wish Foundation with Launch of New Truck
On Saturday, June 14 from 5-9 PM
612 Mellwood Ave., Lo uisville, KY.
Black Rock Grille will be donating 20% of their proceeds to the Make-A-Wish Foundation as a way to thank the Louisville community for their support over the last two years. Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
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