10 things to do in Louisville this week under $10 (8/15)
MONDAY, August 15th
Highlands Tap Room Bar & Grill
Free | 9 p.m.
It’s Monday, reason enough to headbang some metal. This week’s show is a special birthday show for bartender Fergie and will have music by Shi (described as Depressive Suicidal Stoner Doom Metal) and REDIVERSOR (described as Slamming Death Metal).
Another Down!, Fight Club, Overchoice
$10 | 5 p.m.
When you get off work, head to one of Louisville’s favorite dive bars for a show with the bands Another One Down, Fight Club, Gold Steps, Overchoice (from Kentucky) and As It May. This is a 21+ show.
TUESDAY, August 16
Interstellar Night Market
No coverage | 6pm-10pm
This is the second installment of the Interstellar Night Market. Organized by Galaxie Bar, this evening is dedicated to “creativity, unity and connection through music!” There will be a silent disco by Psanctuary Sacred Mushroom Church, aura photography by Rays Aura Portraits, interactive mushroom art by Spore Art Studio, live painting by Dreamee Lean, and over 20 local vendors.
Dog days at the park
Louisville Slugger Field
$10 to $16 | 6:35 p.m.
Grab your furry friends and head to Louisville Slugger Field for a day at the ballpark that also benefits the Kentucky Humane Society. All dogs must be leashed and up to date with their shots. Human tickets are $10 in advance ($13 on the day) with dog tickets $3 (benefiting the Kentucky Humane Society). And to make your life easier, sign the Dog day waiver in advance.
WEDNESDAY, August 17
Harry Potter trivia
Sheet metal roof Louisville
Free | 7 p.m.
For all the Potterheads, Tin Roof is transforming into Hogwarts for a special Harry Potter Trivia night. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and table reservations are required. Seats at the bar are first come, first served. So good luck to all wizards and witches.
Games on tap: mile wide
Mile Wide Beer Co.
Free | 6.30pm-10pm
Or maybe you prefer board games over quizzes? In that case, head to Germantown for a Games on Tap party at Mile Wide Beer Co. The games available are described in the event post as “more modern games like Just One, Codenames and Klask. But don’t be intimidated if you’re unfamiliar […] we have friendly and patient hosts who will help you select a game, set it up and explain the rules to you.”
THURSDAY, August 18
Grandma’s Boys, Chorin, Yellow Cellophane
The whirling tigers
$10 | 9 p.m.
Catch a pop punk show at Whirling Tiger, the so-called “modern cocktail haunt with a live music venue in tow.” Party ahead, business behind. The show’s headliner is Grandma’s Boys, with performances by Chorin and Yellow Cellophane.
Women’s Cup Fans’ Party
Falls City Brewing Co.
Free | 8pm-midnight
The Women’s Cup returns to Louisville with six world-class football matches at Lynn Family Stadium. Whereas tickets could be over $10, it will be worth going. But if you can’t, join this official Women’s Cup Fan Fest with live music from DJ MIKUS.
Opening of Hayrides at Foxhollow Market
8905 Route 329
$5 | 4-6 p.m.
Autumn fever has officially arrived, with the start of the wagon rides during Foxhollow Farm market hours. Kids get in free and adults enjoy a special Happy Hour at Foxhollow Market. Learn more about the farm’s commitment to sustainability here.
Extra Crispy Dog Days Of August Show
The Bard’s Town
$10 | 8 p.m.
Enjoy a cold drink at The Bard’s Town while the Extra Crispy Improv Comedy Troupe puts on a show with all proceeds going to Flood Relief for Eastern Kentucky. You can literally help people by laughing. It’s a win-win.