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  • Louisville Slugger to host ‘Coca-Cola Christmas’

    Louisville Slugger

    Coca-Cola and Christmas go together like Louisville Slugger and baseball.

    Louisville Slugger made its first bat in 1884, and just two years later in 1886 Coca-Cola was created. Both American companies have become global and cultural icons.

  • Mega Cavern displays Lights Under Louisville Nov. 21-Jan. 4

    Louisville Mega Cavern

    Each year the Louisville Mega Cavern is transformed into an underground holiday light spectacular for the Christmas season via a 30 minute ride through part of 17 miles of underground passageways, which features over 850 lit characters with over 2,000,000 points of light. It’s the only underground light show of its kind on the planet.

  • Derby Dinner presents ‘A Wonderful Life’ musical

    Derby Dinner Playhouse

    Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the holiday musical “A Wonderful Life” opening Nov. 18 and running through Dec. 31.

    Frank Capra’s film classic has been brought to vibrant theatrical life in this presentation. Set in 1945, it tells the story of George Bailey, a man who is continually setting aside his own drams in order to keep his late fathers building and loan business afloat.

  • 113th Army Band to perform at annual tree lighting Dec. 4

    MWR

    Fort Knox invites everyone to a community Christmas tree lighting ceremony, and Trees for Troops event Dec. 4.

    Starting at 5:30 p.m., at the post gazebo on Brooks Field, you can enjoy musical performances from the 113th U.S. Army Band and community youth groups, Santa will arrive in a fire truck and hand out candy canes, and visitors can enjoy hot chocolate and cookies.

  • Area meteorologists schedule seminar Dec. 4, open to the public

    By WILL FORD

    Louisville.com

    Being a meteorologist in the Ohio Valley is no easy task. Different kinds of weather show up at any time it wants, keeping your local weathermen and women on their toes at all time.

    Have you ever wondered how they do it? What are all those graphs they use? What about the lingo?

    The Louisville chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has taken care of all these questions with their Meet the Meteorologists event on Dec. 4.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, Nov. 21

    WAYBUR THEATER

    (502) 942-4284

    “Dracula Untold” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Tomorrow.

    “Gone Girl” (R) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “The Book of Life” (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    (270) 769-1505

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” (PG-13) 1:30, 2, 4, 4:30, 6:30, 7, 9 and 9:30 p.m.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, Nov. 14

    WAYBUR THEATER

    (502) 942-4284

    “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” (PG) 7 p.m. Tomorrow.

    “Big Hero 6” (PG) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “The Boxtrolls” (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday—FREE CYSS Movie.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    (270) 769-1505

    “Interstellar” (PG-13) 1:30, 2, 4:45, 7 and 9 p.m.

  • Waybur to host movie after dinner

    FMWR

    Dinner and a Movie will be held Friday. Dinner, which includes a salad, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, rolls and cobbler with whipped cream, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Saber & Quill. The evening concludes with “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” which will be shown at Waybur Theater at 7 p.m.

    Reservations are required.

    To make a reservation, visit www.knoxmwr.com and use Service Xpress.

    For more information, call (502) 942-0959 ext. 211/214/221.

  • Louisville Zoo transforming into festive holiday wonderland

    Louisville Zoo

    Tickets to the Louisville Zoo’s Santa’s Safari presented by IHOP are now on sale at www.louisvillezoo.org. This popular annual holiday event will take place Dec. 6-7 and Dec. 13-14 with sessions at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

    The Zoo’s Gheens Room in the Islands Pavilion will be transformed into a festive holiday wonderland and will include a visit by Santa, his elves, Frosty the Snowman, and special guests, a sun-loving snowman and two icy cool princesses. A complimentary photo with Santa will be provided to each family.

  • Dickens classic tale ‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to Actors Theatre

    Actors Theatre of Louisville

    Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein announce a magnificent new production of Fifth Third Bank’s A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Barbara Field and directed by Drew Fracher.