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Happenings June 25

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012

 This Happenings post will be chock-full of great things not just for this week of June 25th, but scroll down to see some great activities for July 4th as well. This week is full of music and merriment.

StyleBlueprint will take the entire week of July 2-6 off, so have a great week celebrating independence.

I’d like to start out this post with my favorite Fourth of July Find, which hails from Urban Farmhouse Market.  Hope they are not sold out yet!

Sold at the Urban Farmhouse Market for $52


Urban Farmhouse Market has cornered the market on these wooden signs that are both local and timely.  They are $52 and would make a great addition to your house for the next couple of weeks.


On to the calendar…..



Monday, June 25

Counting Crows

I can say firsthand this is a great concert.  I’m showing my age by telling you that I have never heard of the other bands included in this “Outlaw Roadshow,” but I can attest to the greatness of the Counting Crows live.  They are playing at the Iroquois Ampitheatre.  For ticket information, click here.


Tuesday, June 26, 10:30am-12:30pm

Food Truck Tuesday, downtown

Ten food trucks will line up downtown on Jefferson and 6th near City Hall every fourth Tuesday of the month through October from 10:30am-12:30pm.  These events are sponsored by Mayor Greg Fischer.  For more information, click here.


Friday, June 29

FAT Friday Trolley Hop Frankfort Ave.

 Frankfort Avenue to Kick Off 4th of July Weekend with “BBC Freedom Hop”

Frankfort Avenue is going to have quite a weekend starting with the “BBC Freedom Hop” on Friday, June 29th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. The festivities will continue on Saturday and Sunday with the Crescent Hill Old-Fashion 4th of July Celebration and the Crescent Hill Art & Music Festival, which will be held from 10:00am-10:00pm at the Peterson-Dumesnil House. For more information about the 4th of July Celebration, visit

 There will be many special activities planned for the June 29th BBC Freedom Hop. To read more, click here.


Saturday, June 30

Downs After Dark

The White Party

Another installment of night racing at Churchill Downs is this Saturday.  This theme is the White Party, so channel your inner Puff Daddy and wear all white and pretend you are in the Hamptons.  For more information, click here.


Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4

Fifth Third Bank Waterfront Independence Festival

Held Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 at Waterfront Park, this event features two days of free music, free children’s activities, festival food, fireworks and fun. Monday will be WAMZ Country Night, headlined by 2012 CMT award winner Thompson Square. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff will headline on Tuesday, July 4.  For more information, click here.


On Wednesday, July 25, chef Anthony Lamas will host a “Dinner and a Movie” night at Seviche. The documentary El Bulli: Cooking in Progress will be shown on an eight-foot screen in the private dining room while a seven-course dinner inspired by the movie is served. Showtime is 6:30 p.m., and the price is $125 per person plus tax and gratuity. Seating is very limited, so guests are asked to make reservations in advance by calling (502) 473-8560.