Scene & Snapped: This Week in Parties

| June 28, 2012
The Go Ugly Early BBQ team including John Kinney, Keeny Keen Jeff Bischoff, Ron Whelan and Tom Maher

The Go Ugly Early BBQ team including John Kinney, Keeny Keen Jeff Bischoff, Ron Whelan and Tom Maher

Blues, Brews and BBQs

Meat-lovers flocked to Bluegrass Brewing Company on Shelbyville Road on June 23 for the Brews, Blues and BBQ event.

A pig roast, cornhole tournament, live music and amateur BBQ competition were enjoyed by visitors.

Photos by TIM GIRTON | Contributing Photographer
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From left, Jo and Ronnie Galloway, Jane O’Neill and Max and Mary Jane Mascarich.

From left, Jo and Ronnie Galloway, Jane O’Neill and Max and Mary Jane Mascarich.

Thoroughbred Owners Dinner at Big Spring

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners held their spring dinner at Big Spring Country Club.

Photos by JOHN HARRALSON | Contributing Photographer
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Carol and Dan Schroerlucke.

Carol and Dan Schroerlucke.

Louisville Brewfest

Visitors to Louisville Brewfest, held June 22 at Louisville Slugger Field, celebrated the uniqueness of Louisville’s independent brews and businesses by sampling the best of local breweries and wineries. In addition to tasting, brew enthusiasts browsed a silent auction and merchandise from locally owned retailers, listened to live music and received free CityScoot rides home.

Photos by TONY BENNETT | Contributing Photographer
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Jolea Brown, Edith Bush, Sarah Willoughby and Lauren Weis.

Jolea Brown, Edith Bush, Sarah Willoughby and Lauren Weis.

American Cancer Society Evening of Hope Gala

The American Cancer Society hosted the Evening of Hope Gala June 23 at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel. The theme was “Latin Breezes, Salsa Nights.” Guests enjoyed a black-tie dinner, drinks, and dancing, with both live and silent auctions throughout the evening.

The event celebrates the 15-percent decrease in cancer-related deaths between the early 1990s and 2005; meaning 11 million cancer survivors will celebrate their birthdays this year.

Photos by TIM VALENTINO | Contributing Photographer
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Alison Baker and Paul Haney of Long View Organics.

Alison Baker and Paul Haney of Long View Organics.

Douglass Loop Farmers’ Market

Fresh fruits, vegetables and meats were some of the delicious, locally produced goods that shoppers snatched up at the Douglass Loop Farmers’ Market on June 23.

The market is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and can be found in the parking lot of Douglass Boulevard Christian Church.

Photos by LIAM SPRADLIN | Contributing Photographer
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Beth Cooper, Roman Melendez and Dawn Croft.

Beth Cooper, Roman Melendez and Dawn Croft.

Lights Out Dinner At The Mayan Cafe

Diners enjoyed a four-course, dining-in-the-dark experience at the Mayan Cafe on June 21, courtesy of IdeaFestival and IF University.

The dinner showcased the culinary talent of four-star chef Bruce Ucán. Those attending were blindfolded in order to experience the creative meal using their remaining four senses.

Photos by TIM VALENTINO | Contributing Photographer
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Steve Traylor, Mike Pratt, Woody Atwood, Frank Kees and Curt Royce.

Steve Traylor, Mike Pratt, Woody Atwood, Frank Kees and Curt Royce.

Hope-Vision-Voice Golf Scramble

The Council on Developmental disabilities hosted its second annual Hope-Vision-Voice Golf Scramble June 23 at Long Run Golf Course.

Golfers enjoyed time on the greens at the fundraising event, which benefited those with developmental disabilities.

Photos By TIM VALENTINO | Contibuting Photographer
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Jesse Moss and Jim Nalley.

Jesse Moss and Jim Nalley.

Third Thursday After-Work Party

More than 400 guests attended The Voice-Tribune’s Third Thursday After-Work Party on June 21 at Napa River Grill in Westport Village.

The evening was sponsored by Heaven Hill, which provided several specialty cocktails, and Buschemeyer’s, which showcased some of the unique gold and diamond jewelry for which the business is known.

As always, Jay “DJ Jaybird” Campbell – The Voice-Tribune’s official deejay – kept the dance floor hopping. Several attendees walked away the winners of giveaways provided by Heaven Hill, Buschemeyer’s, Boutique Serendipity and A Therapeutic Touch.

The Voice-Tribune’s next Third Thursday is July 19 at BBC Theater Square, 660 S. Fourth St., in downtown Louisville.

Photos by CHRIS HUMPHREYS | The Voice-Tribune and
BILL WINE | Contributing Photographer

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John and Margaret Browning.

John and Margaret Browning.

The Taste Of Frankfort Avenue

Attendees savored cuisine from more than two dozen of Louisville’s finest restaurants at the 20th annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue, held at the Clifton Center on June 24. A silent auction took place while tasters enjoyed performances by Nathan Salsburg and Hog Operation, as well as other musical groups.

Photos by TIM VALENTINO | Contributing Photographer
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The Barefoot Best Friends band.

The Barefoot Best Friends band.

Festival In The Upper Highlands

The Upper Highlands Neighborhood Association held its Eighth Annual Festival June 23 on the front lawn of Atherton High School.

The free event featured live music, clowns, face painting, and various vendors with wares and refreshments.

Photos by TIM GIRTON | Contributing Photographer
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Ali Navigar, Tammy York Day, Larry Sinclair and Tonya York Dees.

Ali Navigar, Tammy York Day, Larry Sinclair and Tonya York Dees.

Tammy York Day Birthday Party

Tammy York Day celebrated her birthday with friends June 20 at the home of her sister, Tonya York Dees, and Michael Dees on Blankenbaker Lane. The event was embellished with flowers by Paulette Jones, delicious food from Fawbush Catering and a grand birthday cake from Homemade Pie Kitchen.

Photos by TIM VALENTINO | Contributing Photographer
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Susan Sweeney Crum and Denny Crum with Roy and Julie Ice.

Susan Sweeney Crum and Denny Crum with Roy and Julie Ice.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Backyard BBQ

Guests joined Hall of Fame Coach Denny Crum and Susan Sweeney Crum June 23 for a backyard barbeque celebration.

The event was held in appreciation of those who have supported the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s efforts to find a cure for the disease.

Photos by LIAM SPRADLIN | Contributing Photographer
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