Take a Hayride at the Farm September 29
It's fall. That means you're supposed to be sitting on a wagon being pulled by a tractor with a mug of hot cider in your hand while you look around a real working farm. So, go do that this September! Hermitage Farm is hosting a Hayride and Lantern ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 25, 2022 in Louisville Events
Walkabout in the Gardens of a Beautiful Estate September 8
This September, take a relaxing evening stroll in the Gardens of Avish Estate. You'll be in an area of town where you can see dozens and dozens of estate-like homes and you'll learn a lot about gardening and caring for plants while you're here....
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 7, 2022 in Louisville Events
Paddle Around on the Creek This August
Escape the heat and get out on the water to get some cool breezes this August. And if you can't feel any, start paddling on the water to make your own wind! Harrod's Creek is the perfect waterway for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling. Go rent ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 30, 2022 in Louisville Events
Dive into the Fishing Hole This August
August is often when the hottest part of summer hits. It’s the dog days, as they say, and you might need a refreshing dip. Head to the Old Rock Quarry and go to a real old swimming hole.
Swimming at the Quarry
The quarry is an adults-only ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 29, 2022 in Louisville Events
Discover Annuals and Tropicals August 2
Look at beautiful annuals and tropicals in the gardens this August and see the summer flowers before they’re all gone. Go to the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens and go see summer in all its colors.
A Garden Stroll
See the best of the annuals ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 1, 2022 in Louisville Events
Get Muddy July 29-30
Adulting can be tough, sometimes. You're always cleaning something, right? You have to clean the house or the yard or yourself. Maybe you have to clean one of the kids or one of the pets or your car. This July, have some fun getting super dirty. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 26, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Geology and History Walk July 16
It seems kind of strange that scientists actually dig in the dirt to learn things. They learn about the past, they learn about the different minerals that make up the world, it's all pretty cool, actually. This July, take a Geology and History Walk ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 16, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Plant Walk June 25
It's all fine to read about plants or to see plants on an online video or a TV show or something, but seeing plants in person is really the best way to plan your own outdoor garden projects. Everyone has bought something online and when it arrived, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 22, 2022 in Louisville Events
Experience Bourbon at the Farm June 17
In order for whiskey to be true bourbon, it must be made in Kentucky. What else don't you know about bourbon? This drink is popular around the world and every bit of it is made within the Kentucky bluegrass. This June, go to the Hermitage Farm ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 17, 2022 in Louisville Events
Visit a Lesser Known Historic Neighborhood This June
You probably know about Old Louisville and the historic areas in downtown Louisville and maybe some of the other cool historic places in the city. But you may not know about the large, beautiful historic neighborhood on the Ohio River. This June, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 14, 2022 in Louisville Events
Surround Yourself with Art and Nature June 11 and 12
Art is universal. Everyone has seen some type of art and decided whether they loved or hated it. Everyone is an art critic in this way. So this June, enjoy a summer day in the park and enjoy an activity that never gets old, judging art, at the Arts ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 10, 2022 in Louisville Events
Get a Look at Amazing Vehicles May 13
How do you feel about great-looking custom cars, hot rods and quads? What if you could go see a bunch of really cool-looking ones for free? It's the Quads, Rods and Custom Car Show. It's happening in a beautiful park on a May day in a pretty ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 13, 2022 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Derby in the Gardens May 7
Go enjoy a Derby party that's fun for kids and for adults where there's lots of food made from scratch, live music and plenty of fun for all. There's even a beer garden. This year, celebrate the Derby at 3rd Turn Oldham Garden.
Derby in the Oldham ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2022 in Louisville Events
Do Some Digging in the Dirt April 23
Lots of people have imagined what it might be like to be an archaeologist. To uncover something long buried in the Earth, an artifact that is hundreds, maybe even thousands, of years old. So go do that this April and go join in at the public ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 20, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Walk for Earth Day April 22
Earth Day is a day that's all about celebrating the Earth. That means all the dirt and rocks and trees and green growing things and animals, too. And this is a perfect day to get out in nature and take a walk. Because to really enjoy the Earth, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 19, 2022 in Louisville Events
Eat, Drink and Hear Music at the Farm April 15
Who says that you have to get all dressed up to sip on fancy artisan cocktails, nibble on hors d-oeuvres and listen to master musicians play live? Well, you can dress how you like at the Showbarn Sessions at Ashbourne Farms. Here, you can do all ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2022 in Louisville Events
See a Play in Pewee Valley April 2
The problem with going to plays is often that you have to get all dressed up. Well, not at the Little Colonel Playhouse. This is a relaxed, casual environment and this is a fun play. Go see it and have a night at the theater that isn't elite or ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 2, 2022 in Louisville Events
See a Derby Hat Parade March 26
Spring is spring and that means that the Derby Festival is right around the corner. Have you got your hat picked out yet? This March, start to get into the spirit and go see the Derby Hat Parade at Judith M. Millinery Supply House. You will ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 22, 2022 in Louisville Events
Eat in a Real Farm to Table Restaurant This March
You've probably been to a lot of restaurants, but how many of them have been in a barn? This March, go eat at Barn8. This is a restaurant that's located on a farm. So if you're looking for a real farm-to-table experience, this is certainly it....
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 15, 2022 in Louisville Events
Enjoy National Plant a Flower Day March 12
Learn how to plant a beautiful cut flower garden at a special workshop at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. It's national plant a flower day and that means it's the perfect day to learn a lot more about how to grow flowers.
Creating a Cut Flower ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 9, 2022 in Louisville Events