Watch Live Entertainment This August
Who says you have to get all dressed up to go to the theater? This August, have a night of casual live entertainment at one of Louisville's quirky, cool theaters that's got a Shakespearian theme and no fancy dress code, the Bard's Town.
An Evening ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 31, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Antique Shopping This August
Kentucky was the 15th state, but before that it was part of Virginia. People have been settling and living in Louisville for a long, long time. And what’s great about a city with a lot of history? That’s right, antiques! Take a day this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 30, 2020 in Louisville Events
Spend an Evening at Recbar This August
Head to Recbar this August for an evening of games, grains and grub. This bar was created by two lifelong Louisville residents who wanted to create a relaxed, fun environment. They succeeded!
It’s All Fun and Games
Recbar is most famous for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 29, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to an Indoor Play Area This August
There are lots of places to take the kids to play in August, but unfortunately, many of those places are outside in the scorching heat and humidity! Instead, take the kids to an air-conditioned, indoor play area that’s free for them to enjoy. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 28, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit a Free Museum This August
Beat the August heat by heading indoors to see great art and learn more about the past. The Carnegie Center for Art and History will keep you cooler while you look around at the exhibits and galleries. This museum is completely free to visit, so you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to Puzzle's Fun Dome This August
When the kids can't go to school, they end up with a lot of excess energy and they end up driving parents crazy with it! Let them burn off some of that energy at Puzzle's Fun Dome this August. This is a large play area full of stuff for them to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Make Felt Art August 29
Head to one of Louisville's great historic locations, the Little Loomhouse, and enjoy a beginner-level needle felt class. Everything you need will be on site and the class is being kept small to keep everyone safe.
Needle Felt Class
An instructor ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 24, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Craft Beer at Old Lou Brew August 28
There’s only one event in Louisville that combines craft beer, local food, yoga and fun and games for everyone all in one place, Old Lou Brew. This outdoor event has everything you want and plenty of room to give you all the social distancing ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Hear Music by the Water August 28
It’s not always good to stay inside your home, not even during a virus scare. Get out by the water and listen to an outdoor concert this August. You won’t be in an enclosed space and you’ll have plenty of room for social distancing ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn How to Make Soap August 22
If the virus scare has taught us anything, it’s that you can always take the time to learn how to do something new. People made their own soap for thousands of years. This August, you can learn how to do the same. Head to a Soapmaking Workshop ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 21, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to the Gallop Gala August 21
Go to Churchill Downs this August and sit on Millionaires Row. No, not for the Derby but for the Gallop Gala. This is part of the Derby Festival and it helps people in the Louisville area who suffer from Down syndrome.
Gallop to the Gala at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 20, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to the Kentucky State Fair this August 20-30
The Kentucky State Fair is a little different this year because of COVID-19. The regular exhibits won’t be there to enjoy and most of the fair is being held outside for public safety. But you can still get out to the fairgrounds to hear some ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn to Bake Macarons August 19
Have you ever seen a macaron? It’s the delicate pastry delight that looks like a little cookie sandwich and comes in a huge variety of colors. Why not learn how to make them this August? Go to a special cooking class at Cooking at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 18, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn All About Bonsai Trees August 16
Bonsai trees are prized for being beautiful. But like many beautiful things, they take a lot of work. Learn all about bonsai trees at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens this August at the special Introduction to Bonsai class.
Introduction to Bonsai
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Front Porch Fridays in Shelby Park This August
Shelby Park is one neighborhood that has been observing social distancing since the COVID-19 scare began. This community is hosting Front Porch Fridays. Everyone who lives in Shelby Park is encouraged to sit outside on their front porches on Fridays ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Hunt for Louisville Heroes This August
Louisville is famous for being home to the Kentucky Derby, the world's greatest horse race. It's also home to the Louisville Slugger, the world's greatest baseball bat. You may also know that Louisville is home to the world's biggest statue of a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 15, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Murals in Smoketown
You may have never noticed it, or never really thought about it, but Louisville is full of murals. There are more than 80 of them throughout the city. You can see some of the best ones in Smoketown, a historic Louisville neighborhood that’s ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 14, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Cuban Food This August
Cuban music is known for being upbeat, exciting, something to get you up and moving. Cuban food is kind of the same way. It's spicy, it's packed with flavor, it's exciting. This August, get up and get moving and head to Havana Rumba. Here, you can ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 13, 2020 in Louisville Events
Collect Materials for a Nature Collage This August
One of humankind's earliest inventions was art. The oldest artifacts discovered by archaeologists include works of art. Even before people built their own structures, they were painting the caves they used as their homes and community spaces. You ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to a Great Playground This August
School ended way early this year and it looks like there will be no school in August. This means that kids have a lot of energy and a whole lot of nothing to do. So this August, take them to the Marshall Playground and Sprayground where they can run ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 11, 2020 in Louisville Events