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Sept 5: First Friday Trolley Hop Featured Event in celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month

Friday, September 5
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
528 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
5-9 pm
www.evanwilliams.com

CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH WITH FREE TOURS, TASTINGS AT THE EVAN WILLIAMS BOURBON EXPERIENCE DURING FIRSTFRIDAY TROLLEY HOP

The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, located on Louisville’s historic “Whiskey Row,” is celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month by hosting the First Friday Trolley Hop’s Featured Event on Friday, September 5, 2014.  The festivities will take place from 5:00PM to 9:00PM and include a complimentary walk-through of the artisanal distillery and visitor’s center, in addition to educational Bourbon tastings for guests of legal drinking age.  Max Shapira, President of Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc., and Charlie Downs, Artisanal Distiller of the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, will be on hand for bottle signings and photo opportunities with Trolley Hop guests.  Fred Minnick, author of Whiskey Women: The Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch, and Irish Whiskey, will also be in attendance signing copies of his book in the retail shop.  Free appetizers and refreshments will be served, and each guest will have an opportunity to win an assortment of door prizes, including various Bourbon-themed items and a pair of 2-day tickets to the Louder than Life music festival taking place next month at Champions Park. 

The First Friday Trolley Hop is open to the public and held on the first Friday of each month, rain or shine.  Trolley rides are free and run from 5:00PM to 11:00PM.  In addition to visiting the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, participants can also stop at various art galleries, restaurants, and shops located along Main and Market streets, as well as the Fourth Street corridor.  Complimentary parking is available at Slugger Field, Main Street at Jackson, and the 4th Street Live! Parking Garage after 6:00PM. Free parking is also available on the streets downtown after 6:00PM.  For additional information, or to view a map of the Trolley Hop route and parking options, visit http://www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com, e-mail firstfriday@louisvilledowntown.org, or call (502) 583-1671.

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