Hit the slopes this Martin Luther King weekend to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Bring your family to Perfect North in Lawrenceburg, IN or Paoli Peaks, in Paoli, IN. Midnight Madness returns to Paoli on Sunday, January 20th. Beginning at midnight until 6 a.m. on Monday, slopes will be open for skiing and boarding. Check the websites for holiday times and rates. See below for local events in Louisville this weekend.
Sunday, January 20, 2013 – Harlem Globetrotters, KFC YUM! Center, Louisville, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For 85 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have been entertaining sold out crowds with their comical, surprising moves. You won’t be able to see old-timers Meadowlark Lemon or Curley Neal on the court these days, but you can begin making your own family memories by watching this spectacular, action-packed performance. Bring the kids for a fun, unforgettable evening. Visit the website or call (502) 690-9000 for tickets.
Thursday, January 17 to Sunday, January 20, 2013 – Flashdance - The Musical, Kentucky Center, Louisville. Flashback to the 80s music in the electrifying performance of Flashdance presented by PNC Broadway in Louisville. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary since its smash hit film, Flashdance – The Muscial is sure to have you up dancing. For tickets and show times, visit the website, Ticketmaster or call (502) 584-7777.
Thursday, January 17 to Sunday, January 20, 2013 – Company, Jewish Community Center, Louisville. Based on the book by George Furth, CenterStage Theatre presents a comedy about a single man whose married friends are trying to convince him it’s time to marry. Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 the day of the show. Visit the website for show times or call (502) 459-0660.
Thursday, January 17 to February 2, 2013 – The Whipping Man, Bingham Theatre, Louisville. Presented by Actors Theatre, this drama by Matthew Lopez is an engaging story about freedom, slavery, redemption and regret. Contact (502) 584-1205 for tickets and show times.
Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Science with a Twist: Every Body Will Be There, Kentucky Science Center, Louisville, 7 p.m. – midnight. Come celebrate the opening of a phenomenal exhibit exploring the human body in Body Words Vital. Tickets starting at $100 per person include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, valet parking, the IMAX of the Human Body and access to the Electric Body Club. Visit the website or call (502) 560-7130 for additional information. Proceeds to benefit the Kentucky Science Center.
Saturday, January 19, 2013 – Eighth Annual Swashbucklers Ball, Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, 6:30 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. Join the party featuring Caribbean cuisine, dancing, and live and silent auctions. Come as you are or wear your favorite Jimmy Buffett attire or pirate costume. Tickets are $125 per person. Visit the website or call (502) 244-0082 for more information. Proceeds to benefit St. Mary’s Center.
No matter where you go, be sure to enjoy the long weekend.