Watch Frankenstein Performed Live October 24
While she was still a teenager, a young woman was challenged by two successful male friends. She said she could create a terrifying horror story, one much better than anything they could write. That’s when Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 20, 2023 in Louisville Events
Browse the Summer Antiques Market June 25
Antiques only grow in value over time. They get more worthy of being prized and cherished and in some ways, they get even more beautiful. This June, go to the summer antiques market at Locust Grove and go find a rare treasure.
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 22, 2023 in Louisville Events
Dance at the Silks Bash May 5
Celebrate Derby Festival in style at a historic mansion. This is the Silk Bash, a Derby Eve event at gorgeous Locust Grove. The bar is open, the food will be delicious and this will be a night to remember.
Relax in the cigar lounge for a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 4, 2023 in Louisville Events
Browse at the Gardeners Fair May 14 and 15
What do you need to make the outside of your home beautiful? Plants! This May, go to the Gardeners Fair at one of the city's great historic homes to get all sorts of great ideas for your landscaping and garden areas. You'll also find plenty of stuff ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 15, 2022 in Louisville Events
Get New Reading Material at the Winter Book Market December 3, 4 and 5
Remember when books were made of paper? This December, go celebrate the beauty of books put on actual pages at the Locust Grove Winter Book Market. There will be lots of stuff to buy and plenty to see. The book fair is at one of Louisville’s ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 3, 2021 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Fall Antiques Market September 26
Look for collectibles, decorative items and great finds at the Fall Antiques Market. Dozens of dealers will be here offering all sorts of amazing stuff. Meanwhile, it's all taking place at one of the city’s truly amazing locations.
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 23, 2021 in Louisville Events
Step into Victorian Days July 9 - 11
Celebrate one of history's greatest authors and one of Louisville's greatest locations at the Jane Austen Festival this July 9. You'll be at Locust Grove, a historic home that looks like it's straight out of a Jane Austen novel.
Jane Austen ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 4, 2021 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Summer Antiques Market June 27
Now that things are getting back to normal, you can start doing the things you love again, like shopping at the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove! Louisville is full of great little shops where you can search for buried treasure but this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 24, 2021 in Louisville Events
Visit a 19th Century Farm This June 10
Sure things have been rough, but at least there's electricity! No matter how bad things get, there's one lesson that you can take from history, back in the 1800s, things were a whole lot worse. Life was difficult in these days when you had to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 6, 2021 in Louisville Events
Learn About the Kentucky Frontier November 4
Kentucky is known for beautiful days at the racetrack with people decked out in their pretty clothes. It’s known for sipping bourbon on the front porch, big dinner gatherings outside under the setting sun, beautiful parks and forests. But in ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 2, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit the 1800s at Farm Distillery Day September 5
Head to one of Louisville’s great historic locations this September for Farm Distillery Day. You can get a look at a 19th-century farm and see how people in the 1800s made mash to create whiskey at Locust Grove.
Bringing History to Life
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 2, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Tea and Talk at Locust Grove March 17
Do something a little different for St. Patrick’s Day this year and enjoy a tea and talk at one of Louisville’s historic homes. Learn more about Irish heritage from an expert while you relax and enjoy an absolutely beautiful setting. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Shopping at the Spring Used Book Sale March 6
Ready for some new reading material? Head to Locust Grove for the Spring Used Book Sale this March. There will be thousands and thousands of books in every category available here. This is every bookworm’s dream and every bargain ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 6, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Discussion About Period Costumes at Locust Grove January 21
Get a look at Gorgeous Period Costumes at Locust Grove, one of Louisville’s incredible historic homes, this January and participate in a discussion about fashion. Clothing has been a part of human culture since the dawn of humankind, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 20, 2020 in Louisville Events
Be Thrilled with a Reading of Frankenstein from Kentucky Shakespeare October 22
Frankenstein is one of the most famous horror tales ever written, and it’s the inspiration for one of Hollywood’s most recognizable movie monsters. Celebrate the season of Halloween this year with a thrilling, chilling reading ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 22, 2019 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove June 30
Hey, antiques don’t have to be expensive. At the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove, you’ll find vintage items and historic pieces that will fit any budget. Professional dealers from all over Kentuckiana will be at Locust Grove this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 29, 2019 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Gardener's Fair at Locust Grove May 10
Designing an amazing garden isn't easy. In fact, it's so difficult that some professionals do this as a full-time job, and get paid well for it, too. This May, get some ideas for making your garden grow at the Gardener's Fair at Locust Grove, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 9, 2019 in Louisville Events
Bid Goodbye to a Piece of History at Locust Grove March 24
Enjoy a special performance this March, and say goodbye to a piece of Louisville history. The Fortepiano at Locust Grove will be played one last time in a special concert, accompanied by an incredible singer. Listen one last time before this favored ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 24, 2019 in Louisville Events
Dance at the Winter Ball at Locust Grove February 9
Have a night of decadence and opulence this February! Go to the Winter Ball at Locust Grove, one of Louisville’s great historic events and locations!
A Winter’s Ball
This Winter Ball is inspired by the musical play ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 9, 2019 in Louisville Events
Hear a Reading Performance of Frankenstein with Kentucky Shakespeare October 23
Frankenstein is a classic Halloween story, and many people don’t know how old it actually is. This year is the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication. To this day, everyone knows the story, or do they? Hear the classic tale ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 21, 2018 in Louisville Events