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
See the Louisville Ballet in Central Park July 31
You may have been to Louisville's well-known Shakespeare in the Park series before. This is a favorite summer event that plays out every year in Central Park. It's always free, and it's always a great way to go enjoy some culture. But this July, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 30, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take the Old Louisville Walking Tour July 3
Victorian architecture is a style that instantly stands out. It’s one of the most recognizable looks in home design. You know when you’re looking at a Victorian home because it often has round rooms, asymmetrical styling, a tall design ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 3, 2019 in Louisville Events
Watch Shakespeare in the Park in Central Park June 2
Enjoy a time-honored Louisville tradition this June and go see Shakespeare in the Park. This performance of “As You Like It” puts Shakespeare’s classic play in a 19th-century Kentucky setting. This version of the play features live ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 1, 2019 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Pavilions, Ponds and Poetry Event at Crane House April 16
Even when you see them only on TV or in pictures, Chinese gardens are immediately relaxing. Designed for serenity and harmony with nature, Chinese gardens incorporate architecture and natural features into their designs to create unforgettable ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2019 in Louisville Events
Research Genealogy at Family History Research Workshop at Filson Historical Society March 19
Do you have Irish or Scottish blood? Would you like to learn more about this ancestry? This March 19th, you can. Go to the Family History Research Workshop at the Filson Historical Society. This is a perfect place to learn a little more about your ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 19, 2019 in Louisville Events
Eat Your Way Through Old Louisville at the Guided Gastro Walk November 4
Take a Guided Gastro Walk through Old Louisville, a truly stunning Victorian-era neighborhood, and taste some of the best of what the city has to offer. Because eating is always good and seeing architecture is always a fun time, but when you can do ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 3, 2018 in Louisville Events
Browse at the St. James Court Art Show October 5
Go see amazing art while you’re surrounded by stunning architecture this October at the St. James Court Art Show. This is the 62nd annual St. James Court Art Show, an event that’s completely free to attend in one of the city’s most ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 3, 2018 in Louisville Events
Tour the Ferguson Mansion and see the Filson Historical Society August 29
This August, take a free guided tour of the historic Ferguson Mansion in Old Louisville. This beautiful former home is the current headquarters for the Filson Historical Society. Inside the house, you’ll see exhibits and renovations along with ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 28, 2018 in Louisville Events
See the Louisville Ballet Perform Shakespeare August 1
When you think of the ballet, you probably think of dressing up, spending tons of money and sitting in cramped little seats. That’s not going to happen when you see the Louisville Ballet perform “Tempest” this August. In fact, this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 31, 2018 in Louisville Events
Celebrate National Burger Week at Burger Boy Diner July 23
The fourth week of July is National Burger Week, so celebrate! One of the best ways to enjoy a burger in Louisville is at Burger Boy Diner in Old Louisville. This is a classic restaurant in an historic neighborhood, and best of all they’ve got ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 23, 2018 in Louisville Events
Drop in for a Tour at the Speed Museum May 10
Visit the Speed Museum for a Collection Highlight Drop-in Tour this May, and see the incredible art that’s on display right here in Louisville. The guided tour is free with general admission to the Speed, and it’s something you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 6, 2018 in Louisville Events
Visit the Old Louisville Mansions Tour April 14
You don’t have to go all the way to Churchill Downs to see Millionaires Row. Old Louisville has its own Millionaires Row, a collection of real estate so beautiful, you’ll want to find out all about the houses here. This April, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2018 in Louisville Events