10 Things To Do For $5 And Under In Louisville This Week (6/28)

MONDAY, June 28

Charlestown Founders Week Festival
Charlestown, Indiana
Free  |  Times vary
Charlestown, Indiana is celebrating the town’s founding with a different activity every day this week: a community blood drive on Monday (noon-4 p.m.), a virtual walking history tour on Tuesday (5 p.m.), the Moore Family Ice Cream Social with gospel singing on Wednesday (6-10 p.m.), a trivia night on Thursday (6-10 p.m.) and a hot air balloon glow and concert on Friday (6-10:30 p.m.). 

TUESDAY, June 29

Making Birds with Foil & Tape
Free  |  4:30-6 p.m.
COLLIDER artist Martin Edlin leads this Zoom workshop on how to make small, 3D birds (and other objects) with foil and tape. Once you sign up (email [email protected]), you’ll receive a link and a recommended supply list. This event is for ages 10 and up. 

Remarkable Kentucky Women and Plants: History Comes Alive
Free  |  6-7 p.m.
Learn about artist Gabriella Boros’ installation at Bernheim: a series of woodblock prints featuring a remarkable Kentucky woman and a Kentucky native plant that represents their accomplishments. “In this presentation, Boros will describe the research and thought process for choosing the women represented, the further research needed for creating the images, and will describe the woodblock printmaking process,” write organizers. “Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.”

Schitt’s Creek Trivia Night!
Chill BAR
No cover  |  8 p.m.
Test your knowledge about “Schitt’s Creek” with this themed trivia night. There will also be a mystery “special performance.”

Drag & Drinks with CC’s Low Carb Kitchen
Free  |  8-9 p.m.
Yelp presents an online Pride-at-home celebration. You’ll watch as CC’s show host and emcee Tova dons her drag regalia and then performs. You’ll also be treated to a food and drink demonstration by CC’s Low Carb Kitchen, which makes low-carb, healthy food that’s also over-the-top. The event is free, but you must RSVP. 

West End Canvass
Southern Star Development
Free  |  8-10 p.m.
Black Lives Matter Louisville needs your help canvassing the Algonquin neighborhood Tuesday through Thursday, talking with residents about what’s happening in local government and giving advice on how to self-advocate. Volunteers are also needed for phone banking from 5-8 p.m.


Open Jam Wednesdays
The Grain Hause
No cover  |  7-10 p.m.
Just bring your instrument and yourself to this open jam night for all musicians. 


Coca-Cola Twilight Cinema
Jeffersonville RiverStage
Free  |  8:30-10:30 p.m.
Grab a lawn chair and prepare for an outdoor movie night at Jeffersonville’s RiverStage. This week, the movie is a yet-unnamed “Throwback Thursday: Viewers Choice” flick. 

FRIDAY, July 2

Summerfest 2021
Jeffersontown Veterans Memorial Park
Free  |  5-10 p.m.
Jeffersontown’s annual Summerfest features music, food, fun and fireworks. Soul Circus provides the tunes. Your food options are Crave Cafe, Ehrler’s Ice Cream, the Boo Boo Smoke Shack and Hot Buns Food Truck. And, for the kids (and adults), there will be face painting, inflatables, snow cones and carnival games. 

3DR – Mothrog – Black Star Rising
21st in Germantown
No cover  |  7 p.m.
Three metal bands play 21st in Germantown: 3DR, Mothrog and Black Star Rising.