Tend to a Community Garden This May
There are community gardens all over Louisville, places where anyone can plant something and watch it grow. Some people participate in a community garden for fun. Others grow their own herbs or their own food. And some are budding entrepreneurs who ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2020 in Louisville Events
Bike Across the Lewis and Clark Bridge This May
Take a nice bike ride across the river this May on the Lewis and Clark Bridge Trail. This bridge connects River Road in Prospect with Old Salem Road in Jeffersonville. This May, it will connect you to a fun afternoon!
Take a Bike Ride
Ride across ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 6, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit the Garvin Brown Nature Preserve This May
Head to the outskirts of Louisville this May and go see a beautiful nature preserve on the banks of the Ohio River. The Garvin Brown Nature Preserve is open every day and there are always new wonders to discover here. This is a huge ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 5, 2020 in Louisville Events
Hike to Limestone Gorge This May
Get out and get some fresh air this May. Head to beautiful Broad Run Park and hike to Limestone Gorge. Put on your hiking boots and bring some water to take a challenging but beautiful hike through the woods to see scenic views and enjoy some ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 4, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Look at the Historic Hayfield Home This May
Take a drive out near Bardstown Road this May to get a look at one of Louisville's oldest historic homes and a gorgeous example of the Greek Revival style that was so popular in the city in the early 1800s. Wait for a pretty day to get a look at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 3, 2020 in Louisville Events
Look Down to See the Artistic Coalhole Covers This May
Louisville is packed with historic homes, century-old architecture and unique little spots. But there's one fascinating feature in the city that most people never notice, because it's under their feet! It's a little-known fact that there's an area ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 2, 2020 in Louisville Events
Discover Historic Audubon Park This May
You’d never know it to see it today, but a lot of interesting history happened in Audubon Park. This pretty residential neighborhood full of beautiful homes dates to the days when Kentucky was still part of Virginia. Go see it this May and you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 1, 2020 in Louisville Events
Get Ingredients for a Hot Brown This April
Lots of long-standing Louisville traditions and events have been delayed this year due to the virus, but you can still honor something out of the city’s past even at home. Get the ingredients to make a Hot Brown this April and have a little ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 30, 2020 in Louisville Events
Tour the Grounds of Whitehall This April
You can't stay cooped up in the house even during a virus outbreak. So get some fresh air and fill your eyes with natural beauty this April at historic Whitehall. The house is closed to tours, but the gardens are still open for all to enjoy. And ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 29, 2020 in Louisville Events
See a Presidential Home This April
Abraham Lincoln isn’t the only President of the United States associated with Kentucky, though many people don’t know it. Actually, Zachary Taylor, a president who lived even before Lincoln had a home right here in Louisville. Go check ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 28, 2020 in Louisville Events
Drive Around in the Glenview Historic Neighborhood This April
Louisville is home to several historic neighborhoods, but none of them are quite like Glenview. This neighborhood was home to many of the city’s elite, who came here to build grand estates. Glenview is still full of huge, beautiful homes that ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 27, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Picnic at Hogan's Fountain Pavilion
You can’t miss Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion. And once you see it, you won’t forget it. This is a huge gazebo built in 1965 that truly celebrates mid-century architecture. It’s so well-made, in fact, it survived a category F4 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Victorian Mansion That Tobacco Built This April
The Brennan House is the very last reminder of a piece of Louisville's past that is now gone. This grand, stately Victorian mansion is the last of its kind. Once, this gorgeous mansion stood on a residential street surrounded by other Victorian ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Selfie with the Kentucky Rushmore Mural This April
How would you like to take a picture with such Kentucky legends as Muhammad Ali, Abraham Lincoln, Colonel Sanders and Secretariat? Mount Rushmore honors four presidents. Kentucky Rushmore honors some of the state's most famous former residents. And ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 24, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to the Secret Grotto This April
Visit a secret, shady little Grotto near the UofL Campus this April to see a hidden historic spot that many people haven't seen. The grotto and garden were built in 1927 for an infirmary that no longer exists. The infirmary is long gone, but ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Picture at the Historic Buechel Train Depot This April
There's something sort of romantic about trains. They represent an interesting part of the past, a unique period in American history. Before trains, people traveled mostly using rickety wagons or riverboats, which were limited to natural waterways. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Commune with Nature at Blackacre This April
Louisville is full of hidden places and unknown treasures and right now is the perfect time to start discovering them. Head to Blackacre this April. Because here, it's super easy to get away from people. And besides, you really can't spend all your ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 21, 2020 in Louisville Events
Ponder Something with Rodin's Thinker This April
You may know that Louisville has a lot of great art in its museums, but where do you go to see art when the museums are closed? This April, you can always go to the UofL main campus. Here, you will find a huge bronze cast of the Thinker, that famous ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 20, 2020 in Louisville Events
Solve the Mystery of the Heigold House Facade This April
One of Louisville's most unique historic locations is a bit of a mystery. This April, get out of the house for a while to go down by the river and see the Heigold House Facade. After 175 years, this ornate home front still stands. Take your picture ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the King Louis XVI Statue This April
Have a little visit with a king this April and see the huge marble statue of someone who, in a way, is a Louisville founding father. You can find His Majesty at the Louisville Metro Hall Courthouse, a building that’s a lot more interesting ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2020 in Louisville Events