Celebrate Fly Fishing January 20
If you like fishing of any kind, you're going to like the Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show. This day-long event celebrates everything about fly fishing. You can learn lots more about the sport here, watch demonstrations and spend a day enjoying ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 19, 2024 in Louisville Events
See the Leaves Begin to Change This September
Fall is a magical time of year. The smells, the cool breezes, the leaves on the trees and the ground. The animals are scurrying around preparing for winter and there’s a crackling of energy in the air. Go enjoy all of it this September at the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 27, 2023 in Louisville Events
Get Fresh Meat for a BBQ Night This May
Ah, spring. It's a time to get outdoors for hiking, fishing and enjoying nature. And that's all great. But the best part of spring is the barbeques. This May, pick up some farm-fresh meat for BBQ Night at Farmer's Wife.
Farmer's Wife is a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 30, 2023 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids on a Homeschool Hike May 9
Everyone has the internet now, a vast collection of the world’s acquired knowledge, inventions and art. It’s easy to forget that we still have a lot to learn from nature. It’s easy to forget that sometimes, just being outside and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2023 in Louisville Events
Eat at the Fish Fry April 6
Every spring in Louisville, people start battering and turning on fryers. It's fish fry season in the city. If you haven't been to one yet or even if you have, you don't want to miss the Bluegrass Music and Fish Fry Event in Shepherdsville this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 5, 2023 in Louisville Events
Go Roller Skating This January
Winter is the perfect time to enjoy being indoors. But you don’t have to stay indoors in your own home. This January, go Roller Skating at Skate-O-Rama!
Head to Skate-O-Rama this January to enjoy some indoor fun in a warm, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 30, 2023 in Louisville Events
Get a Hot Cup of Coffee This January
This January, beat the chilly winter weather with a nice, hot cup of coffee from a fun and quirky little coffee shop, the Brew and Sip Coffee Bar. There are plenty of drinks to try and this is a perfect place to spend a winter morning.
Sit and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 28, 2023 in Louisville Events
Go to a Working Farm This January
Farmer's markets are typically seasonal and typically, you can't enjoy them in the winter. The Smithville Old Mill Farm is open all year and it's full of farm-fresh goodies and homemade offerings of all kinds. Go see it this January. Because plenty ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 22, 2023 in Louisville Events
Discover a Secret Hiking Spot January 8
This January, take a special hike that is only accessible to researchers and staff, other than this special occasion. You’ll get a chance to see a trail that most others don’t and you’ll be in the amazing Bernheim Forest on Pond ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 6, 2023 in Louisville Events
Visit the Christmas House This December
This December, heard to Mt. Washington to see the Christmas House, a home that truly stands out for its incredible Christmas decorations. This house is so beautiful, people come from miles around just to get a look at it. So you should get a look at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 27, 2022 in Louisville Events
Hike the Millennium Trail November 27
What’s the best place to discover hidden secrets of nature? The forest, of course! This November, take a discovery hike on the Millennium Trail in Bernheim Forest. There will be plants, animals, flowers, trees and discoveries around ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 23, 2022 in Louisville Events
Visit With Santa November 26
When Thanksgiving ends, Santa’s season officially begins. That’s why the Thanksgiving parade always ends with the appearance of Santa, who is truly the main event of this big event. So go Visit Santa this November at HoneyBear Farms. You ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 22, 2022 in Louisville Events
Pick a Pumpkin This October
Carving pumpkins and eating pumpkin-flavored stuff is a time-honored tradition of October. Celebrate the season by going to a real farm and picking out your own pumpkin. There are lots of Halloween and October activities you can enjoy here, in fact. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 15, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go Play Around in the Woods August 12
This August, leave the kids at home. They already have enough stuff to do. Take some adult time for yourself to play around a little. Because adults need to get active and have fun, too. So go to happy hour in the forest and start playing around in ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 10, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Full Moon Hike on the Strawberry Trail June 14
This June, take a hike under the silvery moonlight on a beautiful evening with strawberries growing all around. You'll take a moonlit stroll around the lake and get a chance to stargaze along the way. The Strawberry Trail at Bernheim Research ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 12, 2022 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Happy Hour in the Forest April 1
This April, do something a little bit outside the norm. Go to a happy hour where you can connect with nature and get social at the same time. This is the Playcosystem Happy Hour and it’s adults only. Leave the kids at home and come ready to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 1, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go Wild for Valentine's Day February 11
Take a walk on the wild side this February for Valentine's Day, go to the wildlife center! This is a fun, love-themed event, the LUV Wildlife Experience, where you'll learn about the animal dating scene, nibble on chocolate-covered strawberries and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 8, 2022 in Louisville Events
See Exotic Birds November 13 and 14
There are some truly amazing, interesting, unique and colorful birds out there in the world. Birds are so cool-looking, in fact, that there’s an entire hobby devoted to simply finding them and watching them. This November, you don’t have ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 9, 2021 in Louisville Events
Have Some Wine and Cheese This October
France and California aren't the only places in the world that make wine. In fact, you don't have to go very far to visit an authentic winery and enjoy some delicious wine and cheese. This October, head to Shepherdsville and taste some wine made ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 13, 2021 in Louisville Events
Fire Off Some Rounds at the Machine Gun Shoot October 8 and 9
The Machine Gun Shoot at Knob Creek Gun Range has been one of the city's big events for 50 years. This October marks the very last machine gun shoot the range plans to have. That means this October is the perfect excuse to go fire off a few rounds ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 4, 2021 in Louisville Events