Eat on the River at the Mayor’s Derby Brunch May 1
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride around an historic riverfront property at the Mayor’s Derby Brunch. The Kentucky Derby is an historic Louisville event, so why not have an historic celebration?
Welcome to the Mayor’s Derby Brunch
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 30, 2016 in Louisville Events
Have a Cup of Coffee in Norton Commons
If you haven’t been to Norton Commons, it may be because you don’t know it’s there. This unique neighborhood looks like an historic old-fashioned community that’s been a part of Louisville for decades, but this is a brand-new ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 29, 2016 in Louisville Events
See if You Can Keep up with the KDF Academic Challenge April 30
Students from all over Louisville and the rest of the country will be at Male High School on April 30 to compete in the KDF Foundation Academic Challenge. They’ll answer questions across a broad range of subjects. Watch the challenge to cheer ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 28, 2016 in Louisville Events
Rush to See the Derby Festival Great BalloonFest April 29
The Great BalloonFest is one of the oldest and most popular Derby Festival traditions, for good reason. Every year, people all over the city look upward as these enormous colorful balloons fill the skies. It’s a spectacle, but it’s also ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 27, 2016 in Louisville Events
Grab a Bite to Eat at the Derby Festival Chow Wagon April 28
The Derby Festival has started, and that means it’s time to enjoy cold beer, hot music and delicious eats. Go to the Chow Wagon at the Waterfront Park, and go join the Derby party that happens before all the other Derby parties.
On the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2016 in Louisville Events
Listen to Music on the Big Lawn at Waterfront Park April 27
It’s Waterfront Wednesday on April 27, and that means there will be live music on the Big Lawn at Waterfront Park. Go enjoy Louisville’s beautiful spring weather and dance the night away. This is the first event in the seasonal concert ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2016 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Cherokee Triangle Art Fair April 25 and 26
When art, great food and the great outdoors combine, you're at the Cherokee Triangle Art Fair. Grab a bite to eat and take a look at amazing works of art while you walk around in one of the prettiest Louisville neighborhoods this spring. After all, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 24, 2016 in Louisville Events
Get Rare Plants at Gardenaganza at the Louisville Nature Center April 24
The Louisville Nature Center is hosting Gardenaganza on April 24. See the flowers blooming, and take your chance to hard-to-find plants. You can talk to garden experts and you’ll see some of the beautiful rare plants that are native to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2016 in Louisville Events
Take a Crash Course in Antiques April 23
Want to learn the basics of spotting genuine antiques and knowing when you’re looking at a reproduction or fake? The Antiques Seminar and Appraisal Fair is like taking Antiques 101. You’ll learn how to shop seriously for antiques, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 22, 2016 in Louisville Events
See 18th Century Thunder at Locust Grove April 23
Everyone knows about Thunder Over Louisville, but you probably haven’t been to 18th Century Thunder. Visit a Revolutionary War Encampment on April 23, and forget about joining the big crowd down by the river.
A Different Kind of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 21, 2016 in Louisville Events
Win $1 Million at the Derby Festival Hole-in-One Contest April 22
Can you hit a hole-in-one on the golf course? What if there’s a million dollars at stake? Even if you don’t win, the Kentucky Derby Festival Hole-in-One contest is a popular event, and it’s always fun if you can get out there on ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 20, 2016 in Louisville Events
Bring Your Canned Goods to Westport Village April 20
Go to Westport Village on April 20, and bring some canned goods with you. It’s CANstand Day, and the proceeds will help to benefit the Dare to Care Food Bank. There will be entertainment and fun stuff to see while you’re here, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 19, 2016 in Louisville Events
Go to A Derby Affair in LaGrange April 19
Derby Day is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to start thinking about your hat. Go to A Derby Affair in LaGrange, and get a ton of great ideas. You can browse hats, crafts and booths full of goodies to buy. You’ll even ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2016 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to the KaZoing Gym April 18
Kids seem to operate at one speed when they're not sleeping, and that speed is something beyond Warp 1. They have the energy to run, jump, bounce and play for inexhaustible hours, until they finally manage to wear their parents out...and then they ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 17, 2016 in Louisville Events
See History’s Most Romantic Story Locust Grove April 17
Romeo and Juliet, that most famous pair of lovers, will be at Locust Grove on April 17. See the crew from the famous Kentucky Shakespeare in the Parks series perform this beloved play full of romance and woe, and see it all at beautiful Locust Grove....
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2016 in Louisville Events
Help Some Furry Friends and Visit the Blackacre Nature Preserve April 16
Louisville is famous for its glittering skyline along the waterfront, for fantastic condos all around the downtown area and for great attractions like Churchill Downs. But Louisville is also home to beautiful nature and wildlife. Go visit some of it ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 15, 2016 in Louisville Events
Get a Taste of Bourbon History, Literally, at Saint’s April 15
If you’ve ever wondered what bourbon was like back in the 1700s, you want to be at Bourbon Through Bluegrass. You’ll actually get to taste whiskey and bourbon the way it tasted way back then, and you’ll work your way through the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 14, 2016 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to Learn About the Wonders of Beckley Creek Park April 13
You know all the strange science questions your kids ask that you can’t answer? Well, on April 13 they can get some answers. Take the kids to Beckley Creek Park for Wednesday Wonders, so you can stop wondering how to answer when they ask you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 13, 2016 in Louisville Events
Bring Your Own Crafts to Frankfort Avenue April 12
Are you crafty? Want to meet other crafty people? Have you got a current project you’re working on? Go to the BYO Craft Meetup at Good Garbage. If you’re a DIYer, you belong here.
Bring Your Own Crafts
Bring whatever you’re working ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2016 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Art and Eats in Old Louisville April 10
How’s your French? Go to an evening filled with hors d'oeuvres and art at Fleur-de-Lis on Fourth, whether or not you speak the language. You’ll be in Old Louisville, but tonight it’s just a little bit like being in Old Paris.
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 10, 2016 in Louisville Events