8 things to do under $5 this week in Louisville (6/27)


‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Screening
Iroquois Amphitheater

Free; 7:30 p.m.
For you millennials out there who read (or were read) “Where the Wild Things Are” as a kid, this movie is worth seeing just to see those character come to life. And for those who have never even heard of the book or film, all I can say is check it out and what is wrong with you!?


WFPK Waterfront Wednesday
Big Four Bridge

Free; 5 p.m.
You have probably already heard about Waterfront Wednesdays, but it’s still worth reminding you when they come up. This month’s show includes acts by acoustic singer/songwriter Hayes Carll, folk/Americana singer Dylan Leblanc and shotgun-house rock band, Brenda.

Tapping Party for Kolsch Lager with Niles Foley
Gordon Biersch Brewery

Free; 6 p.m.
Gordon Biersch Brewing has a new brew for you to try, a kolsch lager (a German style pale ale). And to celebrate this delicious addition to an already-large beer selection, Gordon Biersch is throwing a tapping party with $3 pints from 5–7 p.m. and live music by the rootsy rock ‘n’ roll band Niles Foley.

Writer’s Lodge Open Mic with Taylor White

Free; 8:30 p.m.
If you’re reading LEO, chances are you appreciate the written word, so you’ll fit right in at the Writer’s Lodge Open Mic. It’s a night for writers to get up on stage for 10 minutes or less, and give a little taste of their latest project. This week’s moderator is the horror/pulp writer and musician, Taylor White.


Thirsty Thursday with Zach Longoria Project, Dustin Collins
Fourth Street Live!

Free; 9 p.m.
It’s Thursday, and you know you are thirsty for the weekend, so head to over to Fourth Street Live! where you can get the party started early with some live music by the R&B/Soul group, Zach Longoria Project, and drink $2 Budweiser and Bud Light cans. And at PBR Louisville (located in Fourth Street Live!), there will be more live music by country musician Dustin Collins.


Flea Off Market
Fresh Start Growers

Free; 5 p.m.
Go treasure hunting this weekend in NuLu at the Flea Off Market. This summer market hosts over 200 artists, craftspeople and local businesses, as well as plenty of food trucks, live music/theater and plenty more. So eat, drink and find your loot.

Frederick the Younger EP Release Party with Typhoid Beach and more!

Free; 9 p.m.
Frederick the Younger, which has been playing around town for awhile, is releasing their debut EP this week, and to celebrate, they are throwing a 21-and-over party, with live music by the pop-indie rock band. Also playing will be “Glamericana” band, Dietrich Jon and surf-beach rock band, Typhoid Beach.

Kentucky Flea Market 4th of July Spectacular (July 1–4)
KY Expo Center
Free; 10 a.m.
Celebrate your independence to buy cheap stuff at the Kentucky Flea Market this weekend. This flea market hosts over 500 booths of high quality vendors from across the nation.