FRIDAYKing Kong of Ping Pong! Hideaway Saloon Free | 8 p.m. Compete in this table tennis tournament for multiple prizes, including shirts and over $100 in gift cards. Sign-ups begin the day of the event, and calling ahead is encouraged because only 24 slots are open for entrants. The tournament begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Paddles are provided, but feel free to bring your own and show up early to practice. LEO
SATURDAYThe Roast Of Stephen King Southwest Regional Library Free with registration | 7 p.m. Character Assassination, the comedy show rooted in fictional and historical roasts, is bringing to life some of Stephen Kings most memorable characters Carrie, Pennywise, Cujo, Andy Dufresne and many more for a roast. Against the Grain will serve brews, and the event is rated R for language and vulgarity. Admission is free, but registration is required visit the Facebook event page or call (502) 933-0029 to sign up. LEO
WhiskerMania III Diamond Pub Concert Hall $15 | 5-11 p.m. This is a battle for the baddest, biggest beards in all the land. Actually, partial beards are welcome, too, in the forms of chops, goatees, whalers, styled staches or freestyle beards 16 different categories will be judged. So, while its probably too late to start growing yours for competition, you can still join in the fun, including vendors, raffles and live music. Plus, proceeds go to support Active Heroes. Beards must be on faces 21 and older. Aaron Yarmuth
Know Your News: A Media Literacy Workshop Portland Library Free | 10-11 a.m. The phrase "Fake News" gets thrown around a lot these days. But what exactly is fake news? And what sources can be trusted in this age of disinformation? At this workshop, journalists from WFPLs Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting will give you the tools needed to become an informed consumer of news.