The Weekend Buzz: What’s Happening Around Town
Heading into every weekend, I’d like to do a little post about some things that are happening locally that may be of interest. This could be concerts, festivals, races, and just any activity. There is so much happening in Louisville that this will just be a glimpse of some things you can do this weekend. Enjoy!
Friday, July 20
*Shania Twain concert at the KFC Yum! Center. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
*Lebowski Fest - Celebrate 20 years of The Big Lebowski at Executive Strike & Spare. This event is also on Saturday. The time is from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
*The Little Mermaid - Broadway musical will be at Derby Dinner Playhouse all weekend.
*Concerts in the Village featuring The Newbees - Westport Village and 106.9 are putting on a free summer concert series. This one will be with The Newbees, a 12-piece rock n’ roll band. Food and drinks available for purchase, and it begins at 6:00 p.m.
*Sand Dodgeball Tournament benefiting breast cancer at The Goat. Each team receives four free drink tickets. Starts at 6:30 p.m..
Saturday, July 21
*Smashing Pumpkins concert at the KFC Yum! Center. Concert begins at 7:00 p.m.
*NULU Luau from 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Live music, pig roast with pulled pork sandwiches, limbo contest, fire dancers, and more.
*OVATION! A West Louisville Performing Arts Bash - Celebrating the launch of the West Louisville ecoHub Arts Community. There will be food, a silent auction, craft cocktails, performances, and dancing. Event is 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
*Turn the Page-A Tribute to Bob Seger. This will take place at the Mercury Ballroom and begin at 9:00 p.m.. All ages welcome.
*Western Library Block Party - Family-friendly community event with food, a DJ, a bouncy house, games, and a live concert with The Louisville Connection. Event is 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..
Sunday, July 22
*Rooftop Yoga Series at 8Up - Sunday morning yoga every weekend in July on the rooftop patio! One mimosa is included with the ticket price of $12. Begins at 9:55 a.m..
*Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding - Two hour event at Taylorsville Lake State Park. Participants learn the basics of stand up paddleboarding and then can put those into action on the water. Begins at 11:00 a.m..
*A Taste of Independents - Guests enjoy tastings from over 30 local restaurants. There will be specialty cocktails, a silent auction, and live music. From 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m..