Learn About Bourbon Distilling February 11
Bourbon began on a pretty small scale. Craft brewers made their own blends that were sipped by a small few. So how the heck did bourbon become an industry that would end up sending bottles of amber liquid all the way around the world? Go find out at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 3, 2021 in Louisville Events
Sip Hot Chocolate and Go Walking This December
Having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit this year? Head to Old Louisville to see some beautiful homes and lovely decorations. There are several places you can stop here to get a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy the crisp December weather while ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Louisville Women November 5
You may already know that this year is exactly 100 years after the 19th Amendment was ratified. This is the Amendment that gave women the right to vote in the United States, a pretty epic moment in women’s history. How did Louisville women ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 3, 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 the Secret Life of ‘Little House’ August 11
Remember “Little House on the Prairie?” You may be familiar with the popular TV series, the series of books or both. Either way, you probably know a little something about this iconic story revolving around Laura Ingalls Wilder, a girl ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 4, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Walking Tour This July
Do you like architecture? How about beautiful landscaping? Maybe tall shade trees? Historic homes on quiet streets? Go enjoy all of these things this July and take a Walking Tour of Old Louisville. This is one of Louisville’s most celebrated ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Drink at Old Louisville Tavern This July
Louisville's pubs and taverns are opening back up this July, and just in time! If you've been hungering for a little social interaction, head to the Old Louisville Tavern for a casual atmosphere, comfort food and plenty of good brews.
Drink, Eat and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 9, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Victorian Mansion That Tobacco Built This April
The Brennan House is the very last reminder of a piece of Louisville's past that is now gone. This grand, stately Victorian mansion is the last of its kind. Once, this gorgeous mansion stood on a residential street surrounded by other Victorian ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Play in Central Park in Old Louisville This April
You probably know that Central Park is in Old Louisville. You may even know that the famous designer who created Central Park in New York designed Louisville's Central Park, too. But you may not know how historic this park actually is or how much ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Homes in Old Louisville
Old Louisville is a U.S. historic district and the largest preservation district featuring Victorian architecture. This neighborhood looks truly lost in time, an ageless collection of quiet streets where oak trees cast shadows over the tall towers, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 15, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to Storytime with Nanny at the Conrad-Caldwell House February 8
Storytime should be a magical experience for kids, something that will inspire creativity and spark their imaginations. So this February, take them to Storytime With Nanny at the remarkable Conrad-Caldwell House. This is a very special storytime ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 8, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Play at Adult Basketball Night at Parkhill Community Center January 23
Kentucky has a lot of great traditions. It’s where bourbon is made and it’s where the thoroughbreds run. Louisville itself is famous for baseball bats and the historic hot brown, not to mention the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs. But ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Candlelight Christmas Tour at the Conrad-Caldwell House December 21
Christmas is a lot older than electric lights. Before everyone had little twinkle lights that plugged into the wall, everybody had to use candles. See what an old-fashioned Christmas once looked like at the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum this December....
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 21, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take the Victorian Era Holiday Home Tour December 8
Wouldn’t it be amazing to step back in time to the Victorian Era and see homes decorated for the holidays? This December, you can! Take the Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour to get a look inside some of the most gorgeous townhomes and mansions ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 8, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take a Walk Through History with the Old Louisville Walking Tour November 5
Bundle up and take a walk through the brisk November air in Old Louisville. A guide will take you to see some of the highlights of the neighborhood's Victorian mansion district. These homes are ornate, over-the-top, embellished and absolutely ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 5, 2019 in Louisville Events
Go to the St. James Art Show October 4, 5 and 6
See artisans and crafters of all kinds at the St. James Court Art Show. This event is famous all over the city because you can find one-of-a-kind items while you mingle with other art lovers and marvel at the beauty of one of Louisville's best-known ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 4, 2019 in Louisville Events
See Kentucky Shakespeare Zombies October 2
To celebrate the season of thrills and chills, Kentucky Shakespeare will present “Night of the Living Dead: A Radio Play.” This is a unique take on the most famous zombie movie of them all, a cult classic that helped to pave the way for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 2, 2019 in Louisville Events
Walk Around Old Louisville September 11
The designs of the Victorian era are immediately recognizable. The tall houses, the ornate wrought iron, the intricate stonework and hand-carved wood. The Victorian era is alive and well in Old Louisville. Take a one-hour Walking Tour of Old ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 9, 2019 in Louisville Events
Sip Beer at the Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival August 23
Sample brews from local Louisville brewers at the Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival. This event is at beautiful Central Park in Old Louisville.
Brew in Old Lou
Many indie brewers from all over Kentucky will be at this festival, which lasts from 6 to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 23, 2019 in Louisville Events
Have a Night at the Opera with the UofL School of Music August 4
This August, give yourself a night of culture, romance, suspense, jealousy and incredible singing. The UofL School of Music is presenting “Carmen,” one of the most popular operas in the world.
Bizet’s “Carmen” is ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 4, 2019 in Louisville Events