Have a Picnic at the Historic Louisville Water Tower This April
March weather can be fierce, but it famously “goes out” like a lamb to welcome you into April. So get out and enjoy the lovely April weather with a picnic at one of Louisville’s more unusual and interesting historic locations. Head ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 3, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Fishing at Long Run This April
What's the good part about a virus outbreak that shuts down most of the city? It's a great reason to go fishing! Head to Long Run Park this April to enjoy one of the best fishing spots in Louisville, according to local anglers. Get your catfish bait ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 1, 2020 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Car-Free Day in Cherokee Park January 26
Take a little break from the world for a while this January for a car-free day in the park. As part of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy and in coordination with Louisville Parks and Recreation, the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park is closed to vehicles on ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Throw Some Axes at E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park January 16
Axe throwing is a time-honored tradition that has been used throughout history for self-defense, hunting, sport, and stress-relief. This January, head to E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park to throw some axes in a safe, controlled environment. It's a great ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Mountain Bike Ride at Frisbee Field in Cherokee Park November 25
Put on some layers, grab a water bottle and hop on your Mountain Bike at Frisbee Field in Cherokee Park for a brisk Monday night ride. Bike riding is an excellent way to burn calories, and when you’re with other people the cold weather ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 24, 2019 in Louisville Events
Rock Out with Jazz and Blues at the Douglass Community Center October 6
Head to the park this October for some great Jazz and Blues Music at the Douglass Community Center, delicious food and beautiful scenery. Have a day out in the sun surrounded by great tunes and help support a good cause while you’re having ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 6, 2019 in Louisville Events
Free Karate Class for Kids at the South Louisville Community Center September 24
There’s just something cool about karate, isn’t there? When you were a kid, you probably watched the “Karate Kid” movies, or maybe Bruce Lee. And like lots of kids, you might have even practiced some cool kicks and punches. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 22, 2019 in Louisville Events
Run in the Norton Sports Health Great Pumpkin 10K September 21
Head to the Parklands of Floyds Fork for the Norton Sports Health Great Pumpkin 10K this September. The run will take you along a scenic course that’s full of beautiful nature.
A Scenic Jog Through the Park
This scenic run will take you around ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 20, 2019 in Louisville Events
Ride a Mountain Bike Starting at Hockensmith Barn September 5
Get out in nature, get some healthy exercise and get on a bike this September for a mountain bike ride. Take a ride through the Parklands starting at Hockensmith Barn to see natural beauty in the last days of summer. This is a beginner-friendly ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 3, 2019 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to Wednesday Wonders at Beckley Creek Park September 4
Science is pretty fascinating. It's a part of everything you can see, everything you eat, everything that makes up the natural world. This September, take the kids to Wednesday Wonders at Beckley Creek Park to go discover some of the wonders of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 2, 2019 in Louisville Events
Help at the Evening Litter Walk at Highview Park August 22
Louisville has a better-than-average park system. There are parks all over Louisville, from large to small, and each one has its own attractions and stuff to do. Kentucky is full of incredible natural wildlife and plant life, and the entire parks ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 22, 2019 in Louisville Events
Go Canoeing at Twilight at McNeely Lake June 14
Enjoy the quiet tranquility of the lake this June when you go Canoeing at Twilight at McNeely Lake. This canoeing adventure begins at 6:30 pm. See the beauty of the 46-acre lake, and spend some time just being quiet and peaceful, which is pretty ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 14, 2019 in Louisville Events
Go Cyclocross Racing at Eva Bandman Park
If you think bike riding is a summer or spring activity, then you don't know about cyclocross. This is a type of bike racing that's meant to take place in the fall and winter. That makes it perfect for February. And it just so happens that ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 28, 2019 in Louisville Events
Visit the 2019 Louisville Summer Camp Fair February 17
Sure, it’s winter, but you can start thinking about summer fun right now. At the 2019 Louisville Summer Camp Fair at the Sawyer Hayes Community Center, that’s exactly what you’ll get to do. Bring the kids to this fun summer camp ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 17, 2019 in Louisville Events
Celebrate ColorFest in Bernheim Forest October 20
Enjoy all the colors and activities of fall at Bernheim Forest this October at ColorFest. There are lots of things to do for kids and adults, both traditional October activities and some rather non-traditional stuff that you won’t be expecting....
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 18, 2018 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids to Meet Daniel Tiger at Broad Run Park September 30
Join the “Be My Neighbor” event, and join in on a great parent-child activity. Daniel Tiger is coming to Broad Run Park this September thanks to KET.
Meet Daniel Tiger
Daniel Tiger is the star of “Daniel Tiger’s ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 28, 2018 in Louisville Events
Go Bark in the Park at Seneca Park September 22
If you’re a dog lover, you’ve got to go to the Bark in the Park Event at Seneca Park. This is a 5K event for you and your four-legged buddy, and it’s taking place in one of the city’s prettiest spots.
You can ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 20, 2018 in Louisville Events
Go on the Hoka Trail Run at the Parklands of Floyds Fork September 18
Help test some new trail shoes, and test yourself on the Hoka Trail Run this September. You can run, you can walk and you can explore the trail in your own way while you enjoy one of Louisville's beautiful outdoor spaces.
Trail Run Fun
This trail ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 17, 2018 in Louisville Events
Learn the Art of Mindfulness Meditation at the Parklands September 8
Spend a little time relaxing and de-stressing this September, and learn how to practice the art of Mindfulness Meditation at the Parklands. This meditation technique helps relieve stress and can even increase self-esteem, which is not at all a bad ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 8, 2018 in Louisville Events
Learn Outdoor Skills at the Horine Reservation August 25
This August at the Orienteering class at the Horine Reservation, learn how to read maps, use a compass and master outdoor skills that will definitely come in handy when your technology fails you one day. It will.
Everyone should know ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 25, 2018 in Louisville Events