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    Kentucky Shakespeare presents free weekend fun
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    **UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.  Saturday in the Park is rescheduled for Saturday, October 26th.  All activities will be presented at the scheduled times on that date.

    Kentucky Shakespeare and Councilman David James invite the Louisville public back to the park this weekend as they present the third annual Saturday in The Park.

    Free events, entertainment and performances are on tap from 11 am until 10 pm this Saturday, October 19, at Central Park in Old Louisville.

    “I’m excited to partner with Councilman James to offer such a unique, free, festival event to our community and Old Louisville neighborhood,” Kentucky Shakespeare Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace said. “You’ll find fun arts and entertainment and the spirit of community throughout the park.”

    Included in the day will be face painting, inflatables, magicians and balloon animals for the kids; theatrical performances from Kentucky Shakespeare and Walden Theatre; musical performances by bluegrass band Hog Operation, the Highland Chamber Players, and Dixieland band Rascals of Ragtyme.

    Strolling fire-eaters, the Squallis Puppeteers, Tarot Card readers and musicians will perform throughout the day.

    Stick around for the evening movies, which will be shown on the big screen on stage, with Hotel Transylvania at 7pm, followed by Young Frankenstein at 8:30. 

    All entertainment will be provided free of charge.

    The Louisville Food Truck Association will sell concessions, and beer and wine will be available for purchase.

    The complete schedule of events can be found online. Central Park is located in Old Louisville, at the intersection of 4th and Magnolia.

    Kentucky Shakespeare, led by Artistic Director Matt Wallace, is home to the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the United States. 

    Image: Courtesy of Kentucky Shakespeare

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    Before landing in the Possibility City, Michelle toured the country performing in various regional theatres. Having been there and done that, she can honestly say that Louisville's cultural opportunities are second to none.

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