Events in Louisville August 15th - 17th

Shakespeare in the Park

It’s not summer without attending the Shakespeare in the Park season at Central Park. Summer is slowly drawing to a close, and this is the last weekend to take in a performance. Women of Will is being performed on August 12th, 14th and 16th. King Lear will be performed August 13th, 15th and 17th. All shows start at 8:00 p.m. at the C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater, located at Central Park in Old Louisville.

Arrive early at 7:15 p.m. to enjoy pre-show entertainment, which varies each night. Lineups this weekend include both an acoustic duo and improv groups. Community groups will also be set up for you to visit.

Summer Movie Series at the Kentucky Science Center

The 80’s and 90’s produced some classic movies. The Kentucky Science Center is reminding us of that this summer by showcasing some of the best in their Summer Movie Series. There’s nothing better when watching a movie inside a four story digital theater!

Jurassic Park 3D and the Princess Bride have been previously featured. From August 15th through September 4th guests can enjoy watching The Goonies. Show times runs Sunday through Thursday at 12:45 p.m. and Friday through Saturday at both 12:45 and 7:00 p.m. Movie tickets range from $7.00 to $9.00. You can watch the movie without checking out the museum. If you have the time, you can purchase a combo ticket for an additional price and take in a few exhibits before the show.

The American Bead Show

You don’t have to be a professional artist to create beautiful jewelry. Many people enjoy crafting jewelry as a hobby. You can create pieces for your own collection, or jewelry to give away as a gift. When creating a piece, it is always helpful to use quality beads and supplies. You can find these at local stores, or at bead and artist supply shows.

The American Bead Show is coming to Louisville August 16th and 17th. The show opens at 10:00 a.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel on Bluegrass Parkway. Guests will be able to view a wide variety of natural stones and beads. This is an opportunity to see supplies from wholesalers and retailers. You can pre-register for to attend classes like Beginners Metal Clay, Crochet Cuffs or Weaving on a Loom Basics. Prices vary depending on the class and supplies needed.

Live Salsa Night: Summer Plaza Series

The KFC Yum! Center Plaza will come alive this coming Sunday night. The final night in their Summer Plaza Series, it’s Live Salsa Night! Guests will receive a free dance instruction on the basics of salsa starting at 7:00 p.m. Live music will be provided by the seven-piece Latin band Casa Seria. Guests can salsa the night away downtown on Sunday, August 17th.

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