A Weekend of Laughs, Music and Neighborhood Fun!

Humorist Jeanne Robertson has three shows at the Galt House Hotel Friday and Saturday. Her “Bestest Friends” event is sure to bring lots of laughs!

Another big weekend in Louisville that’s just jam-packed with things to do! There are a lot of laughs to be had, plenty of music, neighborhood activities and beautiful sunshine in the forecast! Here are our picks for a fun weekend:

Humorist Jeanne Robertson is in town this weekend. She’s got three shows Friday and Saturday at the Galt House Hotel. Or, try the Louisville Improv with comedian Tom Segura. You can catch his standup act Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tickets are $15. Comedian Bill Maher is at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Saturday night. Tickets start at $38.50.

More in the mood for musical theater? The Jewish Community Center CenterStage presents The Full Monty Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $18. Over at the MeX Theater at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, you’ll find The Drowsy Chaperone. This musical tells the rambunctious story of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find and keep her true love. Then, there’s the Chaperone. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $16.

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Look no further than the Frazier History Museum’s Samurai exhibit. You can unlock the mysteries of the ancient samurai in a display of myth-busting secrets, exquisite artifacts and interactive features. Kids 14 and under are free. Adult tickets are $10.50.

Check out the Old Louisville SpringFest Saturday. It’s a Parisian-style street festival with arts and crafts booths, food, drink and entertainment. There’s a Kids Zone from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Over in the Highlands, shops are celebrating keeping it local! Bardstown Bound includes sidewalk sales, food, drink and entertainment from Noon to whenever. The trolley will run 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

It’s also the St. Matthews Street Festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. There will be live music, local food, a beer garden, shopping, a wellness fair and a Kids Zone. The festival is on Frankfort Avenue between Bauer Avenue and Lexington Road.

On Sunday, it’s all about magic and it benefits Kosair Charities. The Magic and the Wonder 2012 is at the Louisville Palace. Tickets start at $26.50.

A half-dozen local teen bands from the Louisville School of Rock will take the stage at Headliners Music Hall for a concert benefiting the music therapy program at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Sunday’s event also features activities, inflatables, Guitar Hero, face painting and a silent auction. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door.

You’ll find more music Sunday afternoon at St. Joseph Children’s Home’s “Concert on the Lawn.” It’s hosted by an Elvis tribute artist, and will feature music by several musicians. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children, $25 a carload or $30 a vanload. Bring your lawn chairs!

For a more detailed list of events, click here.