Madame Foo Foo Couture Derby Hat Show at Rodeo Drive: April 18-20



Get your hat for Derby from Madame Foo Foo and your jewelry from Gypsy at Rodeo Drive from Thursday April 18 through Saturday April 20.  These beautiful custom made hats are made by local designer Lisa Roedemier.  Gypsy jewelry is made by Jeanette Simon.

Additional Happenings

May 27: WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

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Wednesday, May 27 is the WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday concert series featuring Civil Twilight, Jukebox the Ghost and Small Time Napoleon from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Lawn. It should be beautiful weather so get out enjoy this concert series! Admission is free. Outside food and alcohol are prohibited.  For […]


thru May 31: Hometown Tourist Month

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Come be a tourist in your hometown this entire month May and spread the Louisville Love! Enjoy the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels at a reduced rate as part of Louisville’s annual Hometown Tourist Celebration, under way May 4-31, 2015. There will be discounts and offers at more than 80 area attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels. […]


May 30: Tennis Ball benefitting VIPS

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On May 30 and May 31, Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) will hold its Fourth Annual Brown-Forman Tennis Ball and Tournament at the Louisville Boat Club.  On Saturday, May 30th, guests will gather to enjoy dinner, auctions and live music to raise funds for VIPS.  The following day, doubles teams will compete in a tennis tournament […]


May 31: Arts & Culture Day at Waterfront Park


On Sunday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Arts & Cultural Attractions Council will host Arts & Culture Day to highlight the many educational opportunities that ACA members offer the community all year long by providing FREE hands-on arts and cultural activities for all ages and live performances from groups from across […]


Jun 2-7: Pippin at the Kentucky Center

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On June 2 through June 7, Pippin will be traveling to Louisville for five days of performances. Pippin has not been on the Broadway stage in 40 years. This is a new production, directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwins’Porgy and Bess). It features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse […]


Jun 2: Legends Series at The Derby Museum featuring Bill Samuels

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The Legends Series at the Kentucky Derby Museum is an “ongoing celebration of the culture, people, and history of bourbon” that involves a question and answer session with a legend in the business. On June 2, Bill Samuels  Jr., Chairman Emeritus at Maker’s Mark will be the headliner of this series. Doors open for the event at […]


Jun 2: Taylor Swift at the KFC Yum! Center


T. Swizzle will be making a big entrance into Louisville with her special guest star Vance Joy on Tuesday June 2. Would it be bad if I wanted to go more than my daughters? To buy tickets to this “1989 World Tour”, click here:


Jun 3-7: Kentucky Bourbon Affair

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Imagine a fantasy camp for bourbon lovers and that is what The Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ is. This five-day bourbon experience featuring behind-the-scenes tours, private barrel selections and specialty events at the world’s most iconic distilleries and famous Louisville hotspots. Buy one pass for all five days or go a la carte. For more information, including a schedule […]


May – Sept: Tues night Waterfront Yoga

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Every Tuesday through mid-September at the Brown- Forman Amphitheater at Waterfront Park there will be an outdoor yoga class for the public to enjoy for the fee of $5. The class starts at 7 p.m. and will go until 8 p.m. Bring your own mat, and enjoy meditating and exercising alongside the Ohio River. Namaste.


Jun 6-7: Flea Off Market


Celebrate the start of summer at the The Flea Off Market located in NuLu at at Fresh Start Growers Supply. There will be over 100 vendors offering a multitude of hand-made items including musical instruments, jewelry, clothing, accessories, soaps, terrariums, and a variety of local fine arts and crafts. Also featured will be farm-fresh goods, vintage […]


Jun 6: First Friday Hop


First Friday in Louisville means the First Friday Hop is up and running on the new Zero Bus (electric “green” bus with zero emissions) downtown. This month’s hop will be a throwback hop, when the focus was just on art galleries. There will be a concentration of art events and galleries profiled in this hop, […]


Jun 6: Bring your Dog to Barre

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On Saturday, June 6 at 12 p.m., b.You Fitness is hosting a ‘Bring your dog to barre’ fitness class outdoors. The cost of the class will be free with a recommended minimum donation of $10, and all proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Humane Society. Bring your own mat and plenty of water for both of you. For more […]


Jun 6: Barry Manilow at the KFC Yum! Center


Even more exciting to many of us, more than Taylor Swift, is Barry Manilow coming in concert on Saturday, June 6. Barry Manilow has seen many of us through our adolescence and beyond and it’s time to pay him homage. For tickets to his “One Last Time” tour, click here:


Jun 6-7: Butchertown Art Fair


Contrary to popular belief, Butchertown is not just about pigs. Head on down to Butchertown on June 6 and June 7 for the annual Butchertown Art Fair. It’s an eclectic, unique art fair with lots of treasures in store. There is art, food, drinks and entertainment. The art fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 […]


Jun 6: Bowties and Pearls Fundraiser

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Bourbon, champagne and assorted mini cupcakes are a huge crowd pleaser at this fundraiser. Saturday, June 6 is the annual Bowties and Pearls endometriosis awareness event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The only event of its kind in Louisville, 100% of event sales from this fundraising event will benefit the Endometriosis Research Center, a leading charitable […]


Jun 6: Zoofari


Saturday June 6 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, party amongst the wildlife at the Louisville Zoo to show your support of this great local attraction at the 35th annual Zoofari!, One Wild Night. Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of the Indonesian Islands. Experience up close encounters with Sumatran tigers, orangutans, babirusas and siamangs. Enjoy cocktails, […]


Jun 6: Tour de Cure

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The Tour de Cure, a cycling event to support the American Diabetes Assocation is June 6 at Norton Commons. Here, riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for type 1 and type 2 diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association. There is a family […]


Jun 7: Waterfront Park Polo


Watch the sport of kings in our very own front yard-well, Waterfront Park. The Second Annual Kentucky Bourbon Affair’s Waterfront Polo match will be on June 7 at 11 a.m. Enjoy this polo match and brunch hosted by the Original Makers Club. There will be brunch by Wild Eggs, VIP tailgates, Bourbon Bars, an Airstream […]


Jun 11: Bourbon and Bowties


The annual Bourbon and Bowties benefiting Kosair Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Hospital Foundation is June 11 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Corbett’s. Delicious appetizers provided by Louisville’s top chefs, along with music and an auction. Tickets are $125, and increase to $150 after May 21. You can also purchase a Chef’s Experience ticket for $300 […]


Jun 12-14: Greek Festival

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Hope you’re hungry! The Greek Festival will be downtown at Waterfront Park’s Festival Plaza from Friday June 12 through Sunday June 14. Don’t miss this authentic Greek food, beer, wine and live Greek music. Admission is $2 and children get in for free. For more information, click here:


Jun 13: The Color Run


Don’t you want to run in something known as “the Happiest 5k on the Planet”? This is an untimed race where thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. There are only two rules and that is first, wear white at the starting line for obvious reasons. Second, […]


Jun 13 & 27: Downs After Dark


Louisvillians love going to Churchill Downs, especially at night with the lit racetrack and great entertainment. There are two Downs After Dark scheduled in June, on Saturday June 13 and June 27. Bet the ponies, drink a cocktail, enjoy a great dinner and listen to live music. Gates open at 5 p.m. with the first […]


Jun 20: Clifton Neighborhood Festival


Get to know the Clifton neighborhood a little better on June 20, when they host their annual Clifton Neighborhood Festival from noon to 10 p.m. The festival will be at the intersection of Frankfort Avenue and Pope Street and will feature music, food, art and free fun for the whole family. For more information, click […]


Jun 24: WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday

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Wednesday, June 24 is the WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday concert series featuring Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Pokey LaFarge and T. Hardy Morris from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Lawn. It should be beautiful weather so get out enjoy this concert series! Admission is free. Outside food and alcohol […]