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‘Largest Jane Austen Event in North America’ to be held at LouisvilleKY’s Locust Grove this weekend

Louisville, KY., – A Regency style show, Regency Emporium, Regency Fashion Display, Four Course Afternoon Tea ($25), a Children’s Tea, Grand Ball ($25), Workshops, a Duel Between Gentleman, Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration, Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration, an encampment of His Majesty’s Royal Navy, Lord Nelson and Napoleon (Friday only), a Punch & Judy show as well as tours of the 1790s Georgian home and more! Plan to attend in Regency Attire! In honor of the 200th year of Jane’s passing, join in the Regency Mourning Procession  on Saturday, July 15h at  3 p.m.  Visit our website for information about Mourning…


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Louisville Ky Metro Parks now selling the perfect gift for that golf lover in the family

Louisville, Ky., – The 2016 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Metro Parks and Recreation public golf courses, and makes a perfect holiday gift for the golfer in the family, regardless of experience level. The $25 gift provides hundreds of dollars in savings throughout the year and is on sale at all nine public golf courses and the Metro Parks Administration Building at Joe Creason Park. The Golf Discount Book is one of many holiday gift options provided through Metro Parks and Recreation. For lovers of the great outdoors, the Welcome Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest…


Louisville KY’s Resurfaced project earns top award for innovative re-use of vacant downtown space

from Metro Government… Louisville’s transformation of a vacant space in the heart of downtown into a temporary, pop-up plaza has earned the top annual award from the state’s professional landscape architects. Resurfaced, which offered live music and other performing arts, local food and craft beer and drew thousands of people to a vacant space at 615 W. Main St., received the Honor Award from the Kentucky chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). The award was presented to Henry|McGalliard Landscape Architecture for its work in planning and implementing Resurfaced which ran for six weeks in September and October, 2014. “Resurfaced was…