The Weekend Playbook: Bourbon, BBQ & Beer, plus a shotgun festival

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Make your way across the river this Saturday to the Southern Indiana Art Council’s "Night at the Cabaret: Bourbon, BBQ & Beer" event. What more do you need to hear? There is bourbon. BBQ. And beer. Find the jazzy details here

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Saturday, September 13th: Head on down to Germantown to celebrate the 8th Annual Shotgun Festival (like the houses, not the firearms). The glorified block party will take place outside of the divey glory that is Nachbar, and there will be music, food trucks, vendors, and good ol’ Germantown square dancing. Get pumped right here Continue Reading


Saturday, September 13th: If the Kentucky Derby is the most exciting two minutes in sports, professional bull riding has to be the most exciting eight seconds. The Professional Bull Riders Blue DEF Velocity Tour features the “best up-and-coming bull riders in the world”, and will place them mercilessly on top of bulls “nearly 10 times their weight in sinewy brawn”. Get tickets here immediately

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Saturday, September 13th: A brief reminder -- it’s the Louisville Dragon Boat Festival this Saturday down at Waterfront Park, and you are expected to be there.


Saturday, September 13th: Delivering pretty much exactly what it promises, Corkestra hits the Norton Commons amphitheater with the full Louisville Orchestra, wine & bourbon tastings, and "an assortment of delicious libations". Proceeds go to charity, so proceed to the website right here.

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Sunday, September 14th: The SoBro ArtWalks Crosswalk Painting and Street Festival has everything you could possibly want for a lazy Sunday afternoon. A little culture, some food trucks, a pop-up bike shop, a pop-up coffee shop, and naturally, a giant checkers game. Prepare to get lazy right here