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Coming To The Exposition Center This Month
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new KY Exposition Center website for events that are happening
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The Slave Dwelling Project Visits Locust Grove This August
On August 23 and August 24, 2019, Joe McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project will be in residence at Locust Grove for
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Louder Than Life 2019 Is Fast Approaching
The line-up for Louder than Life has been set and will feature such acts as Slipknot, Motionless In White, GWAR,
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  • Coming To The Exposition Center This Month (8/2/2019)

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new KY Exposition Center website for events that are happening right here in Louisville. Be sure to check the specifics for the event that catches your eye since not all events are free!

    Right now, the National Street Rod Association Nationals is ending Day 2 of 4 at the Expo Center. Doors open tomorrow morning at 7 AM and admission is $19 for adults, $6 for children under 12 (free for children five and younger).

    Starting August 6, the 2019 KY State Fair Quarter Horse Show will be taking place as it always does before the actual Fair. The event is held in Broadbent arena as well as Freedom Hall, and it is free to the public. Following the Quarter Horse Show, is the 2019 KY State Fair Presented by Gencanna. The Fair takes place August 15 – 25 this year and will feature the 2019 World’s Championship Horse Show at the same time (August 17-24). Tickets to the Horse Show are separate from the admission price of the Fair.

    Ending the month will be the KY Flea Market Labor Day Spectacular, which will run August 30-September 2. Admission is free to the public. On the last day on the month, the KY Expo Center will also host the Yugioh! Regional Qualifier. The event is free for spectators, but will cost competitors $20 Competitors will be competing for a chance to be invited the 2020 National Championship. More information about the tournament can be found on the Bluegrass Magic Gameshop website.

    If you have not yet visited the brand new KY Exposition Center website, you should head over there and check it out. It looks much nicer and is easier to navigate.

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Metro Council members Stuart Benson (District 20), Robin Engel  (District 22) and Kevin Kramer (District 11) as well as representatives
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Neighborhood Place Partners Host Eight Back To School Events
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Councilwoman Fowler To Host Kick Off Party As The Sun Valley Pool Officially Opens
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Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social At Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing
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LMAS Shelter Nears Max Capacity
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Sixteen Small Businesses Receive Loans From City
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