What: 2nd Annual Truckin' Ain't Easy
Where: Apocalypse Brew Works
When: Friday, January 17, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Grind, Holy Mole and Lil Cheezers gather to signal that food trucks are still around even when cold and snow appear. "Firepits, heaters, beer" are promised for what looks to be a cold (yet delicious) get together.
What: Bourbon & Barre B Q
Where: Butchertown Pointe
When: Saturday, January 18, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Chef Dean Corbett presents a $200-per-person bourbon-themed dinner to benefit The Louisville Ballet. There will also be a ballet performance, dancing to DJ Matt Anthony and both "a live and silent auction."
What: Old Lightning Rod Day 2014
Where: Bank Street Brewhouse
When: Sunday, January 19, 10 a.m to 9 p.m.
NABC brewers turned a Colonial-era recipe into something called Old Lightning Rod in honor of Benjamin Franklin. Sunday is the ninth annual Old Lightning Rod Day, with the tapping of a special brew honoring a man brave enough to attract lightning.