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
Eat Hearty at Lumpia-Palooza at the Crane House March 23
If you like spring rolls, you’ve got to go to Lumpia-Palooza at the Crane House. Lumpia is a type of spring roll that’s popular in Indonesia and the Philippines. After you take a bite of your first lumpia, you’ll find out why this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 22, 2018 in Louisville Events
Make Holiday Doughnuts at Turnip the Beet December 11
Cookies, candies and fudge are traditional Christmas treats, but everyone loves a doughnut any time of year. This December, go to Turnip the Beet for a holiday doughnut-making class. Because why can’t doughnuts share the stage with Christmas ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 11, 2017 in Louisville Events
Drink Old Lou Brew at the St. James Court Art Show October 6
Go celebrate the opening day of the St. James Court Art Show this October, and go have a few sips at Old Lou Brew. This is a new craft beer festival celebrating all things Old Louisville and the flavors of the fall season.
Have Some Brews in Old ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 5, 2017 in Louisville Events
Watch Shakespeare in Dance at Central Park August 9
See a night of incredible culture in Central Park this August. Old Louisville Live will perform “Shakespeare in Dance,” an incredible performance brought to you by the Louisville Ballet. It’s a night of culture that’s ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 9, 2017 in Louisville Events
Visit the Carriage Houses of Old Louisville June 17
Take a walking tour this June, and see a hidden side of Old Louisville. This neighborhood south of downtown Louisville is famously full of gorgeous, grand Victorian architecture. It’s known for stone and brick details, fantastic walking courts ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 16, 2017 in Louisville Events
Go to the Garden Commons at the UofL Cultural Center June 12
Everyone in the city is invited to work in the organic garden at the Garden Commons at the UofL Cultural Center, because this garden belongs to everyone. Group workdays are like hands-on workshops where you’ll learn more about organic ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 12, 2017 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Shakespeare in the Park June 1
Most people think of the theater as a stuffy place where you have to get dressed to the nines, feel uncomfortable all night and just wait for it to be over. But you can enjoy theater without actually going to the theater, and culture doesn’t ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 31, 2017 in Louisville Events
Eat, Shop and See Old Louisville at Springfest May 19
During spring, the neighborhood of Old Louisville comes to life with vibrant colors and vivid displays of life everywhere. See the neighborhood alive with spring during Springfest. It all begins on May 19.
Springfest in Old Louisville
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 19, 2017 in Louisville Events
See Shakespeare in the Park April 28
Kentucky’s famous Shakespeare in the Park is on tour this spring. The company is going to different parks all around Louisville before the summer season of Shakespeare in the Park begins in Old Louisville. Go to Highview Park this April to see ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2017 in Louisville Events