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Coming Up At The Kentucky Exposition Center
January is proving to be a busy month at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  Admission varies by event, but parking is
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Lobster Feast: It’s Showtime
By Laura Mullaney Actors Theatre’s Board of Directors and committee co-chairs Wendy Sirchio and Stewart Lussky announce the annual fundraiser
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Inauguration For Mayor Greg Fischer And Other Local Elected Officials Is Set For January 7
Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council members and other elected officials will be sworn in for new terms of office
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  • Coming Up At The Kentucky Exposition Center (12/26/2018)

    January is proving to be a busy month at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  Admission varies by event, but parking is $10 per vehicle per event.

    The year kicks off of with the end the Kentucky Flea Market New Year’s Spectacular.  The event starts on December 29th and includes free admission. As an added bonus, if you make a purchase at the Flea Market, parking will be half price.

    Next up on the calendar is the National Wrestling Coaches Association Multi-Divisional Natioanl Duals. The two day event will feature the some of the best atheletes from Division II, III, NAIA, NJCAA and Women’s programs from across the country.  Tickets start at $17 for students and $25 for adults, plus parking at the Exposition center.

    January 5th will be the Yugioh! Regional Qualifier. Entry fee is $20 (spectators are free) and includes 5 packs of soul fusion.  More information about tournament structure and format can be found online.

    January 6th will be the Kentucky Bridal and Wedding Expo. Tickets are $10 at the door (or free if acquired online in advance).

    January 10-12: Members of ATA can attend the Archery Trade Association show.

    January 12 and 13: The Great Train Show is designed for anyone interested in model trains. The show will feature more than 40 exhibitors, model train displays, workshops, and a riding train for children. Children are free with an adult. Tickets are available online.

    January 18-20: The Outdoor Life/Field and Stream Expo. This Expo was formerly named the Deer and Turkey Expo. Anyone interested in the outdoors, or hunting will find something here. The show will feature a trophy contest, seminars, archery and shooting ranges, and more.  Tickets can be purchased in advanced online at a discounted price.

    January 19-20: National Gun Day JAG Military Gun Show.  More information to be announced as the event gets closer.

    January 23-27: Louisville Boat, RV and Sport Show Children under 12 are free with adult. Tickets are available for purchase online.

    January 25-27: USA BMX Bluegrass Nationals. Freedom Hall will become an indoor BMX racing track as athletes compete in the second of 13 events.  The event is open to the public.

    January 26-27: The Crown Cheer & Dance Championship. This event will be held in the Broadbent Arena and admission is $15 per person (children 5 and younger are free with adult).

    January 30-February 1: Midwest Manufacturing Housing Federation Show  This is not a public show and only people that are involved in the industry will be admitted.

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Christmas Tree Disposal Options
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Holidays Waste Collection Schedule
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Councilman James Hosts The Winter Wonderland Coat Giveaway
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Creason Protection And Restoration Plan
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Councilwoman Woolridge Hosts Annual District 3 Holiday Party
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Navigation Experience For Patrons Who Are Visually Impaired Enchanced At Kentucky Venues
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Work Begins Today To Move George Prentice Statue
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Living Room Program Opens To Public
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LMAS Waives Redemption Fees To Reduce Shelter Overcrowding
The Louisville Metro Animal Services shelter has reached maximum capacity, so in an effort to reduce the kennel population, all redemption
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The Louisville Orchestra Presents Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert
The Louisville Orchestra will present Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert featuring screenings of the complete film with Oscar®-winning
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Metro Council’s Budget Committee Approves Additional Funding To Deal With The Homeless
The Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved $546,791 in an effort to deal with the current homeless problem in Metro
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