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
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