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Louisville’s Jefferson Memorial Forest offers free enjoyment of Fall

Louisville, Ky., – Families can enjoy the fall colors in Jefferson Memorial Forest at the Mayor’s Fall Hike and Outdoor Adventure Sat., Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can get a pumpkin, take a hay ride, and hike trails of various lengths through the Forest at the height of fall color. The 11th annual hike is part of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, encouraging better health and wellness by highlighting opportunities for increased physical activity. The event is free to the public and the first 500 participants receive a T-shirt. Activities include a children’s nature exploration area,…


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The Louisville Orchestra Presents Beethoven’s “Eroica” with a world premiere by Four Community Collaborators

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Orchestra presents Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica,” at the Kentucky Center on Friday, October 23 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, October 24 at 8  p.m. Music Director Teddy Abrams and the Orchestra are joined by “community collaborators” from the local music scene for a world premiere of Louisville Concerto. Single tickets range from $26-$75 and are now available by calling 502.584.7777or by visiting louisvilleorchestra.org.   Teddy Abrams says, “The Louisville Concerto is not so much a piece I’ve written as it is a piece I coordinated.  We gathered four local musicians without regard to their genre–…


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Get your blues on this weekend at Louisville’s Garvin Gate Blues Festival

Louisville – It is a special year for another great Old Louisville tradition. The fall season has returned and this weekend some of the best blues music can be found when some of the best blues musicians get together to kick back and jam and the best thing of all: it’s FREE. Councilman David James (D-6) and Four Roses Bourbon invite the community to the 20th Garvin Gate Blues Festival to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 10th and 11th at The Gate on Garvin Place at Oak Street in historic Old Louisville. “20 years ago is was just…


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Louisville’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular begins this week

Louisville, KY., – The pumpkins are back and, once again, they have taken over Iroquois Park. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular kicks off this Thursday, Oct. 8 and runs through Nov. 1. Roughly 5,000 carved pumpkins line a ¼-mile walking trail, illuminated at night as an “art show” daily from dusk to 11 p.m. during the week (Sunday-Thursday) and midnight on Friday & Saturday. Music and themed scenes guide guests through the soft surface, woodland path. Docents are stationed along the trail and are available for assistance as needed. In addition, the Iroquois Amphitheater can provide one or more escorts for the entire trail for visitors who…


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Edward Lee added to Louisville’s Louder than Life lineup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – LOUDER THAN LIFE continues expanding its weekend-long rock music, camping and Gourmet Man Food experience with the addition of celebrity chef Edward Lee (Food Network’s “Iron Chef,” Bravo’s “Top Chef”), a Louisville resident who’s spent a decade honing his vision at 610 Magnolia.  The rock and camping festival, set for October 3 and 4 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky, will feature Lee’s cooking demonstrations along with chef Tom Coghill (Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”). Festival producers also announced Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the official vodka of LOUDER THAN LIFE. Attendees will have an opportunity to…


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Louisville’s Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series wraps up September 30th

  Louisville, Ky., – WFPK has announced the September 30th line up for its popular Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series.  The series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature Wax Fang, Here We Go Magic and Vandaveer. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, MINI of Louisville, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Old 502 Winery, Speed Museum and Taxi 7. Wax Fang demonstrates a curious penchant for not only harmoniously wedding concept…


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More Food and drink promised at Louisville’s Louder than Life festival

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – September 10, 2015 – LOUDER THAN LIFE, a weekend-long rock music and camping fest set for October 3 and 4 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced additions to its mouthwatering culinary lineup.  The impressive food and beverage lineup includes bourbon exhibitions and sampling with 17 bourbons, a selection of craft beer from 6 breweries, Gourmet Man Food and a celebrity chef using a power saw to slice meat TICKETS ON SALE NOW: click here. More than 70 vendors, along with celebrity chef Tom Coghill (Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”), who clenches a power saw…


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In Louisville and across the Commonwealth, Holidays come early for bourbon lovers

Louisville, Ky., – For those who love bourbon, it’s Christmas in September, rather Bourbon Heritage Month for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Several tourism departments have several events, tips and advice on how to properly mark this special month. We list a couple for you: From www.gotolouisville.com: Bourbon Heritage Month is an ideal time to celebrate America’s only native spirit in the heart of the region where 95% of the special whiskey is made – Kentucky.  Special dinners and events are being held throughout Bourbon Country, including the Kentucky Bourbon Festival later this month in Bardstown, KY.  Here are some ways to…


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Owe your kid child support? Now, all of Louisville knows after release of 10th Annual Delinquent Child Support list

Louisville, Ky., – For the 10th year in a row, Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell has printed the list of delinquent child support obligors in The Louisville Courier-Journal. This year’s list can be found in the Sunday, August 30th, edition, or The full list can be found online here. In the 10 years of printing this list, both in the insert and on the website, the Child Support Division has collected $13.6 million, sent wage withholding orders to 9,432 employers and found 16,357 new addresses. “Each year, the community has stepped up to help us track down those who are not…


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Louisville’s ReSurfaced to return Oct. 15- 17 along river

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – The popular ReSurfaced will return for one weekend in October at a new site near 10th and Rowan streets along the Ohio River. “ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street” will be held in a parking lot under the I-64 overpass near the city’s newest public art project called Connect/Disconnect (see previous story).  It will feature music, art, food, DJ’s and a special Fried Chicken Throwdown cook-off. “People loved the first two ReSurfaced projects on West Main Street and they will also love this new site that brings a completely different feel and vibe – with the city…