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LouisvilleKY’s Frazier History Museum offers special Cherry Ale-8-One promotion

The museum gift store will be the first place to buy new Cherry Ale-8 in Louisville WINCHESTER, Ky. –The Frazier History Museum is teaming up with historic Kentucky soda maker Ale-8-One to become the first location in Louisville where people can purchase Ale-8’s new flavor, Cherry Ale-8. The museum’s store, located on the first floor near the front entrance, will have 500 six-packs available for sale at $4 each on Friday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every customer who purchases a six-pack (limit two per customer) will receive a coupon for $2 off the price of admission to the museum,…


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LouisvilleKY’s Butchertown Art Fair Returns for 10th Year

Photos from the Butchertown Art Fair’s Facebook page…   Louisville, Kentucky – The 10th Annual Butchertown Art Fair will be held within the 800 and 900 blocks of East Washington Street, Saturday, June 2nd from 10:00am-7:00pm and Sunday, June 3rd from 11:00am-5:00pm.The event will include over 80 booth spaces including artists, craft vendors, food trucks, West Sixth Beer, Copper & Kings Brandy cocktails, as well as wine. And don’t miss the live music and street performers! Hildegard House is the nonprofit partner this year, so attendees are encouraged to bring monetary donations, gift cards to Walgreens, Costco and Kroger. Through charitable contributions the organization can continue to provide a…


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Abbey Road on the River Returns to Jeffersonville this Memorial Day Weekend

    Jeffersonville, IN  – The WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River will return to the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, Indiana on Memorial Day weekend,May 24-28, 2018. For the 17th year, the music festival will bring together 60 bands and 20,000 fans from around the world to enjoy five days of peace, love and rock-n-roll – all inspired by The Beatles. Grammy-winning rock group America will perform their hits “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” and “Sister Golden Hair” and more on Saturday, May 26th. Like The Beatles, America found great success in working with producer George Martin and recording engineer Geoff…


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New LouisvilleKY-area cooking school opening its doors to kids on summer break

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen will open MESA Kids concept this summer New cooking school will include camps and culinary badge program for kids ages 7 to 14 NEW ALBANY, Ind.  – – – MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen is happy to announce plans for a MESA Kids Cooking School scheduled to open this summer at 154 E. Main St. in New Albany, just around the corner from MESA’s current location. MESA Kids Cooking School will feature cooking camps, classes and themed events for children ages 7 to 14. Much like karate, students will also be able to earn culinary patches in a chef’s…


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LouisvilleKY’s 10th Annual Buy Local Fair is this Sunday, May 20th

  Louisville, KY -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 10th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 20th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road. Presented by Louisville Water Company,  admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers. Guests can also enjoy food trucks, a children’s area, a craft beer, bourbon and brandy tent sponsored by ValuMarket, a Back Porch area for the grownups sponsored by Cox’s Smokers…


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Metro Council Budget Committee to hold second Public Hearing for LouisvilleKY’s Budgets

Louisville – The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will hold its next public hearing on Tuesday, May 15th on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2018 -2019 Capital and Operating Budgets. “There were 26 groups that came before the Committee last week to discuss their program needs. This second hearing will offer other the chance to come forward and give their views on how the Metro Council should spend tax dollars,” says Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9), Chair of the Committee. This year, the committee is adding a third opportunity for the public to speak about the budget on Monday, May 21 at…


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USPS to hold LouisvilleKY Passport Fairs this weekend

LOUISVILLE, KY —For customers planning international trips, several post offices will host upcoming Passport Fairs.  Fairs serve customers on a first come, first served basis.  No appointments are needed.  (There is a limited capacity for acceptance.) NOTE:  For appointments during regular passport processing hours, the U.S. Postal Service has made scheduling easier with the launch of the USPS Retail Customer Appointment Scheduler™ tool (RCAS) at http://www.usps.com/scheduler.  The RCAS™ tool provides customers with an easy, convenient way to schedule appointments to apply for a passport. The Postal Service suggests travelers check the expiration date on their U.S. passport. Many countries require a passport have…


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More than 3,200 Cardinals to graduate May 12 at LouisvilleKY’s KFC Yum! Center

Story from uofl.edu…   Louisville, KY., – Spring commencement is set for May 12 at the downtown KFC Yum! Center. Of the more than 3,200 students on track to graduate this semester, 2,000 plan to take part in commencement. Due to the large number of graduates, there will be two ceremonies. Here’s the schedule: 10 a.m.: College of Arts and Sciences, Kent School of Social Work, School of Dentistry, School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, Brandeis School of Law, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. 2 p.m.: College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, J. B. Speed…


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LouisvilleKY Derby Festival Friday Happenings

Louisville, KY., – This is the schedule for FRIDAY’S Festival activities.   The party continues at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon:   KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONTSM. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM. Waterfront Park.  ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 beer. Pegasus Play-Ville Free Rides (kids 12 and under) 4 PM – 6 PM daily, courtesy of AETNA Better Health of Kentucky. Admission is free with a 2018 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).  Sponsor:  Kroger. Media Sponsor: The Courier-Journal.   KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW…


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LouisvilleKY’s 10th Annual Buy Local Fair to be Held May 20th

  Louisville, KY  -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 10th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 20th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.Presented by Louisville Water Company,admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. Last year’s fair drew over 8,000 attendees. For more information, visit keeplouisvilleweird.com/buylocalfair.   The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers. Guests can also enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, a children’s area, a craft beer, bourbon…