Calendar

july 2014


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If you would like additional information about an event, please use the contact information listed with the event. Event details are listed to the best of our knowledge and may be subject to change.


Waterfront Yoga

01

JUL

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5

 


03

JUL

Duration: After the game

Venue: From the River (Part of July3&4 IndyFest)

Event Type: Fireworks

Contact: Louisville Bats | 502.212.2287

Event Website: www.batsbaseball.com

Friday night fireworks by the Louisville Bats.  Show begins right after the game.  For game tickets call 212-BATS or go to www.batsbaseball.com.

Admission: NA


Waterfront Yoga

08

JUL

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5

 


11

JUL

Duration: After the game

Venue: Purple Upland Meadow

Event Type: Fireworks

Contact: Louisville Bats | 502.212.2287

Event Website: www.batsbaseball.com

Friday night fireworks by the Louisville Bats.  Show begins right after the game.  For game tickets call 212-BATS or go to www.batsbaseball.com.

Admission: NA


12

JUL

Duration: Saturday, July 12 | 7am-7pm

Venue: Harbor Lawn

Event Type:

Contact: Dare to Care Food Bank | 502.966.3821

Event Website: daretocare.org/events/paddle-for-hunger

Paddle for Hunger presented by the Louisville Mayor’s Office and Yum! Brands is a fun-filled day of teambuilding and competition as teams of ten race voyager canoes on the Ohio River. Proceeds benefit Dare to Care Food Bank.

Admission: Spectators are free. Canoe race participation starts at $2,500 for a team of ten.

 


13

JUL

Duration: July 13 | 7-11am

Venue: Tumbleweed Dock

Event Type: Triathlon

Contact: emmitt@jambrands.com | 502.653.4903 or 502.653.4985

Event Website: www.borderchallengetri.com

Triathlon and duathlon.

Admission: N/A


Waterfront Yoga

15

JUL

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5

 


18-20

JUL

Duration: July 18-20

Venue: Waterfront Park

Event Type: Festival

Contact: acentertainment | 865.523.2665

Event Website: www.forecastlefest.com

Contact AC Entertainment, 865.523.2665 or info@acentertainment.com

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 7 AT NOON EASTERN VIA FORECASTLEFEST.COM

Forecastle FestivalMusical lineup for 2014 includes headliners Outkast, Jack White, Beck, Newly Reformed Replacements, and Slint.

THE FORECASTLE FESTIVAL is a port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art, and Activism®. A celebration of sights, sounds, and sustainability, Forecastle connects travelers North, South, East, and West. Merging entertainment with education, Forecastle inspires a voyage of personal growth and global change.

Find us online: forecastlefest.comfacebook.com/ForecastleFest • @forecastle

Admission: TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 7 AT NOON EASTERN VIA FORECASTLEFEST.COM

 


Waterfront Yoga

22

JUL

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5

 


25

JUL

Duration: After the game

Venue: Purple Upland Meadow

Event Type: Fireworks

Contact: Louisville Bats | 502.212.2287

Event Website: www.batsbaseball.com

Friday night fireworks by the Louisville Bats.  Show begins right after the game.  For game tickets call 212-BATS or go to www.batsbaseball.com.

Admission: NA


2014 Waterfront Heritage Walks
sponsored by Evan Williams Bourban Experience
Saturday: Walk the Big Four Bridge with Historian Rick Bell

26

JUL

Duration: Saturday, July 26| 10-11:30am

Venue: Meet at the Big Four Bridge, top of the ramp on the disc

Event Type: Walking Tour

Contact: info@louisvillewaterfront.com | 502.574.3768

Event Website:

Evan Williams Bourbon ExperienceNOTE: Saturday tours focus on the Big Four Bridge; Sunday tours start at the Belle of Louisville and proceed through Waterfront Park. NO PETS FOR THE SATURDAY TOUR, PLEASE.

This free walking tour, led by local historian Rick Bell, will explore the history of Louisville’s Big Four Bridge from its days as an important carrier of freight and passenger trains to its current incarnation as a pedestrian/bicycle path.

This 90-minute tour will start at the top of the ramp to the Big Four Bridge, proceed across the bridge and back, for a total distance of approximately 1.5 miles. Free parking is available in the park and on the north side of River Road. (See map for location of Big Four Bridge and parking.)

Suggestion: Wear your comfortable walking shoes and bring drinking water and sunscreen.

Additional tours will be offered the last weekend of September.

Admission: Free!


26

JUL

Duration: July 26 | 8-11:30pm

Venue: Big Four Lawn (under the bridge)

Event Type: Run/Party

Contact: Michael Clemons | 502.653.4893 or 502.653.4940

Event Website: www.glowgo.com

Glow Go! is an amazing 5K night run and party with vibrant lights, E-Zones with music and dancing along the course route, neon and glow-in-the-dark swag, and a post-race dance party. Half run/walk, half party, all fun! Join us as We Run The Night!

Admission: $35-$55 for race & party entry; $10-$20 for party entry.


2014 Waterfront Heritage Walks
sponsored by Evan Williams Bourban Experience
Sunday: Explore Waterfront Park with Historian Rick Bell

27

JUL

Duration: Sunday, July 27 | 5:30-7pm

Venue: Starts at the Belle of Louisville, ends at the Big Four Bridge

Event Type: Walking Tour

Contact: info@louisvillewaterfront.com | 502.574.3768

Event Website:

Evan Williams Bourbon ExperienceNOTE: Saturday tours focus on the Big Four Bridge; Sunday tours start at the Belle of Louisville and proceed through Waterfront Park.

This free walking tour, led by local historian Rick Bell, will explore the history of Louisville’s riverfront and the development of today’s acclaimed Waterfront Park. Beginning at the Belle of Louisville’s landing at the Fourth Street wharf, the 90-minute tours will end at the base of the Big Four Bridge. Bell will describe the riverfront’s importance to the growth of Louisville from its founding during the American Revolution, through its glory days during the Steamboat Era, to its renaissance as one of the world’s most successful maritime recreational parks.

The tour will start on the wharf in front of the Belle of Louisville and will conclude at the base of the Big Four Bridge. Free parking is available in the park and on the north side of River Road. The total walking distance to and from will be approximately 1.5 miles.
(See map for locations of the Belle and parking.)

Walkers will have an opportunity to purchase Bell's book, Louisville's Waterfront Park - A Riverfront Renaissance, by paying for it at the Belle of Louisville and then collecting it at the end of the tour and having it signed by the author.

Suggestion: Wear your comfortable walking shoes and bring drinking water and sunscreen.

Additional tours will be offered the last weekend of September.

Admission: Free!


Waterfront Yoga

29

JUL

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5

 


30

JUL

Duration: Wednesday, July 30 | 5pm - ?

Venue: Big Four Lawn

Event Type: Concert

Contact: Waterfront Development Corporation/Ashley smith or WFPK
502.574.3768 or 502.814.6500

Event Website: www.wfpk.org

The DeloreansMusical Guests: Ben Sollee & Friends, The Deloreans, & Steelism.

2014 marks the 13th year of Louisville’s most popular after work concert series! The Waterfront Development Corporation and Louisville Public Media work together to offer free concerts on the Big Four Lawn featuring national and local artists.  Concerts take place on the last Wednesday of every month, April through September. There is a cash bar and great upscale festival food.   

Outside food and alcohol are prohibited. No coolers, no glass & no pets allowed in the event area of the Big Four Lawn. For more information, please call 814-6500.  Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. 

Parking: Parking lots are highlighted on this Parking Map. In the park itself, the Blue Parking Lot (Wharf Parking) is paid parking; all other park lots are free. Lots adjacent to the park are paid parking. 

ABOUT WATERFRONT WEDNESDAY
Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and the Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and our sponsors.

 

Goose Island

 
     
Republic Bank
Friends of the Waterfront
 
 

 

Admission: Free!

 

 

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31

JUL

Duration: July 31 | 6:30-9:30pm

Venue: Belvedere

Event Type: Parade

Contact: Myra Dan | 310.622.3980

Event Website: www.fandomfest.com

Parade.

Admission: Free to public