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LouisvilleKY’s pools to stay open one week longer

Metro Parks and Recreation extending outdoor pool schedule by one week Photos from Metro Parks’ Facebook page… Louisville, KY., – All four Metro Parks and Recreation outdoor pools will remain open one week later this summer to help local families beat the heat. The pools – Camp Taylor (Norton), Algonquin, Sun Valley and Nelson Hornbeck (Fairdale) – were scheduled to close for the season at the end of the day on Saturday, July 28. Metro Parks officials decided to extend the season one week due to forecasted high temperatures and favorable staffing levels. The last day for the outdoor pools…

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LouisvilleKY’s First-ever Burnt Knob Music Festival to feature local acts July 28-29

  Louisville, KY., – Festival Cuisine and Spirits and Falls City Brewing Company are hosting the inaugural Burnt Knob Music Festival at the Iroquois Amphitheater onFriday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The festival is a celebration of local music and will feature seven acts over two nights, according to festival promoter Matthew Davis. It takes the place of the former Kentucky Music Festival that was hosted on the same weekend each year at the Amphitheater. “It’s all about local. Local bands performing at an amazing local venue, with local sponsors and local food favorites,” Davis said. “These are awesome…