See a Piece of Forgotten History This August
It's great to get out during the summer, until you have to deal with the heat. Have the best of both worlds by staying in the car and in the air conditioning and getting a look at a piece of Louisville’s past. There's a beautiful building ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 31, 2022 in Louisville Events
Paddle Around on the Creek This August
Escape the heat and get out on the water to get some cool breezes this August. And if you can't feel any, start paddling on the water to make your own wind! Harrod's Creek is the perfect waterway for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling. Go rent ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 30, 2022 in Louisville Events
Dive into the Fishing Hole This August
August is often when the hottest part of summer hits. It’s the dog days, as they say, and you might need a refreshing dip. Head to the Old Rock Quarry and go to a real old swimming hole.
Swimming at the Quarry
The quarry is an adults-only ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 29, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go Shopping for DIY Popsicle Ingredients This August
In the hot summer weather, what you really want is a sweet frozen treat. Go shopping at Paul's Fruit Market for the ingredients you need to quickly whip up some tasty DIY popsicles and beat the heat with a delicious fruit and yogurt treat that you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 28, 2022 in Louisville Events
See Claude Monet at the Speed This August
You don't have to know much about art to know the name Monet. His paintings are so famous that people still mention him to this day. In fact, he's often used as an example of the Impressionist movement. His paintings look abstract from up close, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 27, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take Your Teen to Play Virtual Reality August 31
Have you got a teen at home who’s bugging you about playing some cool virtual reality thing? This August, take them to the Teen Outpost VR Room at the Highlands Library so they can try out the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset.
Virtual Reality for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 26, 2022 in Louisville Events
Eat and Sip a Sunday Brandy Brunch August 2
Have a brandy brunch this August at one of Louisville's distilleries, Copper and Kings Rooftop Bar and Restaurant. The food is delicious, the brandy is even better and the scenery can’t be beat.
Brandy and Breakfast Food
On Sunday, brandy and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 25, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go to the St. Matthews Potato Festival August 27
A long time ago, the St. Matthews area of Louisville was home to the second-largest shipper of potatoes in the entire world. And once, this was where the St. Matthews Potato Festival was held every year. After 70 years, that event has come back ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 24, 2022 in Louisville Events
Taste Beer and Wine with Wild Animals August 27
How many opportunities are you going to have to sip on beer and wine while you watch cheetahs? This August, that’s exactly what you can do at the zoo. It’s Brew at the Louisville Zoo, so come thirsty.
Beer and Wine at the Zoo
During this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 23, 2022 in Louisville Events
Sip Craft Beer in Old Louisville August 26
Head to Old Louisville this August to taste some new craft beers It’s Old Lou Brew, the craft beer festival where you can sip local flavors and see some of the city’s most famous architecture.
Old Lou Brew
This event is centered around ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 22, 2022 in Louisville Events
Burn Wood to Make Art August 25
Burning wood is an old art form and it’s definitely not an expensive hobby. You don’t need paints or canvases. You just need some wood and some tools to make it happen. This August, learn how to burn wood to make your own Artwork at the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 21, 2022 in Louisville Events
Learn How to Do Origami August 24
Origami is an ancient art form and if you've ever seen it, you know that it looks super cool. If you've ever thought to yourself that you want to do origami, now's your chance. Go learn some of the secrets of this ancient art form this August at the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 20, 2022 in Louisville Events
Watch a Free Movie in the Park August 20
In August, summer days can be pretty hot and uncomfortable. But summer nights? They're just perfect for sitting back on the grass and watching a great movie. So go do that this August and see a Creature Feature in Pope Lick Park.
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 19, 2022 in Louisville Events
Dance at the Louisville Jazz Festival August 19 and 20
Jazz is a little bit wild, always unpredictable and it's able to make you feel something when you hear it. If you like jazz, you've got to go to the Jazz Fest at the Iroquois Amphitheater. For two days, you will hear top musicians and vocalists and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 18, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go to the Kentucky State Fair August 18 to 28
Celebrate a long-standing state tradition and enjoy one of the biggest fairs in the nation by going to the Kentucky State Fair this August.
Have a Day at the Fair
This year's fair will have many of the most popular attractions, including the Pride ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 17, 2022 in Louisville Events
Watch the Women's Cup August 17 and 20
This August, go cheer for some of the very best athletes in the entire world and go see the Women's Cup. This is the largest women's professional soccer event in the world and this August, it's in Louisville.
The Women's Cup
This event will take ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 16, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Twilight Walk in the Park This August
The August days are often sweltering, humid and just nasty. So if you want to get out and enjoy the summer, you'd better do it after the sun has set! This August, take a lovely Twilight Walk in Cherokee Park. It's cooler at twilight and nice and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 15, 2022 in Louisville Events
Join a Golf Scramble for a Good Cause August 15
Why not spend a day at a beautiful country club with amazing views? Why not enjoy a little golf since it is summer? And why not do some good deeds for others while you're here? The Blessings in a Backpack Golf Scramble is a fun event that also ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 14, 2022 in Louisville Events
See the Lights of the Louisville Water Lantern Festival August 13
Head to the waterfront to see the Water Lantern Festival. There will be thousands of lanterns and lots of fun to be had by all. Go to Louisville's beautiful waterfront and go see it shine.
The Water Lantern Festival is truly an ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 13, 2022 in Louisville Events
Watch the Horses Run at Arlington Million Day August 13
Enjoy a special event at Churchill Downs this August and go watch the horses run during Arlington Million Day. The day will be filled with turf races and it will be marked by the thrill of pounding hooves. Whether you bet on the races or just watch, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 12, 2022 in Louisville Events