See an 1800s Shakespearian Performance at Locust Grove November 3
Since the 16th century, people from all walks of life have gone to see Shakespeare performed at the theater. But have you ever seen it performed the way it was in the 1800s? Now’s your chance to see Shakespeare in the Age of Revolution. You'll ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 1, 2016 in Louisville Events
Attend the 18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove October 29
What was life like in the 1800s? You can actually get the answer at the 18th Century Market Fair, a special event at historic Locust Grove. Time won’t just stand still on October 29 -- it’s actually going to reverse its flow for a little ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 27, 2016 in Louisville Events
Cook Like It’s 1810 at Locust Grove September 1
If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to cook 200 years ago, now’s your chance to find out. Go to the Hearth Cooking event at Locust Grove September 1, and go find out what life really looked like in the early 1800s.
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 1, 2016 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Summer Antiques Market at Locust Grove June 26
Shop like it’s the 18th century this summer at historic Locust Grove, and you may just find that gorgeous antique you’ve been searching for. The summer antiques market has all sorts of items to suit any shopper’s budget, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 23, 2016 in Louisville Events
See What’s in Bloom at the Gardener’s Fair at Locust Grove May 13-15
Professional and amateur gardeners alike are welcome to attend the Gardener’s Fair at Locust Grove, and share your love of all growing things with people from all over Louisville. You can do some shopping, watch demonstrations and learn all ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 12, 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
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
See Historic Treasures of Kentucky at Locust Grove April 6
Even before Kentucky became the 15th state in the U.S., it already had a long history. The Kentucky Historical Society has been gathering artifacts and information about Kentucky’s history since 1836. Go see some of these historical treasures ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 6, 2016 in Louisville Events
Browse at the Spring Used Book Sale at Locust Grove March 6
So you may have heard that people are reading their books on screens these days, but purists know that real books are printed on paper. No matter how you do your reading, you’re not going to be able to resist the Spring Used Book Sale at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 5, 2016 in Louisville Events
Enjoy an Evening of Love Songs February 7
It’s February, and that means love is in the air. Enjoy an afternoon of music about love at Locust Grove on February 7, and get in the romantic mood in time for Valentine’s Day.
This evening of music is themed around 17th ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 7, 2016 in Louisville Events
Have Dessert at Locust Grove February 3
Go to the Locust Grove afternoon lecture series to learn more about the art you can find around Louisville. Locust Grove is a bit of a piece of art itself. The historic property is full of interesting stuff to see, and this afternoon event is going ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 3, 2016 in Louisville Events
Eat Traditional Irish Cuisine at Locust Grove October 7
Get yourself a plate of bangers and mash and nibble on some champ at Locust Grove this October 7. It’s a day of traditional Irish food, and it’s a lot better-tasting than it sounds! You really will enjoy some Irish eating at one of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 5, 2015 in Louisville Events
Buy Books at the Locust Grove Summer Used Book Sale August 23
It’s convenient to read a book on a tablet or a cell phone, and it feels a little bit like living in an episode of “Star Trek,” but nothing can replace the feel of a real book with real pages. Go buy some affordable books at the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 23, 2015 in Louisville Events
Eat Lunch at Locust Grove July 18
Have you ever imagined yourself living in Jane Austen’s day? Now’s your chance. The historical picnic and Croghan family wedding is at Locust Grove on July 18, and it’s a truly unique event that will take you back in time to the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 17, 2015 in Louisville Events
Go to Camp Shakespeare at Locust Grove June 8 - 12
Kentucky Shakespeare is hosting Camp Shakespeare at Locust Grove this June. This historic property is the perfect place to celebrate centuries-old literature. Campers who attend will learn teamwork by building an ensemble performance together, and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 7, 2015 in Louisville Events
Buy Used Books March 22
You could spend a fortune trying to keep yourself in reading material. Save money and buy used books instead. There’s a used book sale at Locust Grove every single weekend in March at 561 Blankenbaker Lane. If you want new reading material but ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 21, 2015 in Louisville Events
Get Affordable Books at Locust Grove March 6 – 8
No book lover will want to miss the book sale at Locust Grove this March. Admission is free, books cost $1 to $2, and it’s time to start adding more titles to your home library.
The sale includes more than 14,000 different books ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 6, 2015 in Louisville Events
Dance Back in Time at Locust Grove February 7
Locust Grove is hosting their third annual Historical Ball on February 7, and everyone’s invited. If you happen to have historical clothing from any period, wear it! The ball is open to all, and you’ll get a tour of historic Locust Grove ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 6, 2015 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Christmastide in 1816 at Locust Grove December 5 and 6
Step backwards through time this December, and walk into a 19th century Christmas. Historic Locust Grove will be all decked out for Christmastide, and it’s been transformed look the way it did in its heyday. Activities, events and stunning ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 5, 2014 in Louisville Events
Blast to the Past at the Jane Austen Festival July 18-20
Jane Austen only wrote 6 books in her lifetime, but they are considered by many to be among the best books ever written. It’s why Austen is still celebrated today, and why she’s getting her own three-day event, the Jane Austen Festival, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 18, 2014 in Louisville Events