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
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