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

Sept 17: Farmer Appreciation Dinner at the Bristol Downtown

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Local farmers take over the Bristol Bar & Grille downtown for annual Farmer Appreciation Dinner on September 17. The six-course meal prepared by executive chef Bill Lynch will showcase a different local farm in each dish. Suppliers will be at the meal to speak about life on the farm, growing methods, history and products ahead […]


Sept 18: Straight from the Bottle Wine Tasting


The Ice House will host its wine tasting series with a delightful evening of sipping and educational instruction Thursday, September 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ice House Lounge located at 217 E. Main St. in downtown Louisville, Ky. An assortment of small appetizer pairings will be offered during the tastings and a cash bar […]


Sept 19: Downs After Dark

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September 19, celebrate Oktoberfest with the sounds of Polka music and the taste of sausages, pretzels, sauerkraut and a variety of beers at Downs After Dark. Plus, get chances to win prizes in the yodeling and chicken dance contests. Oh, and there will horse racing as well. General admission is just $10, or you can choose from […]


Sept 19: Hops, Shops and Chardonnay in Jeffersonville

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Jeffersonville Main Street Association will host “Hops, Shops and Chardonnay” in Jeffersonville on Friday, September 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. Register in the Glossbrenner Garden on the corner of Spring St. and Chestnut St.  Tickets are $20. Samples of a variety of wines and regional beer will be available while you shop around Historic Jeffersonville. […]


Sept 19-20: Kentucky Mountain Music Festival at the Clifton Center

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The Kentucky Mountain Music Festival is coming to the Clifton Center on September 19-20. The festival, titled “I’ve Rambled This Country Both Early & Late: A Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music,” will include performances by John Harrod, Ron Pen, Anna Roberts-Gevalt, and the Red State Ramblers, as well as a community dance, film screenings, “shape […]


Sept 20: Bernheim’s BugFest and Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 20. Children can dance the buggy boogie, go on an insect safari, taste a chocolate-covered cricket and make a new six or eight-legged friend of their own. They can even don a bug costume and join in the Parade of […]


Sept 20-21: The Fall Flea

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On September 20 and 21, The Fall Flea will be moving from the Floyd County countryside to Downtown New Albany at 317 Bank St (between Market and Spring). The Fall Flea, presented by Dress & Dress Boutique, is a two-day outdoor marketplace showcasing vendors with unique pieces and a flair for creating an engaging display. […]


Sept 21: Louisville AIDS Walk

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Sunday, September 21 is the 21st Annual Louisville AIDS Walk on the Belvedere. This is a three mile walk and pets are welcome. Thousands of Louisvillians will walk together in celebration, remembrance and hope.


Sept 12-Oct 31: Dracula at Actors Theatre


A Louisville favorite, Dracula begins September 12 at Actors Theatre and ends appropriately on Halloween. Each year, this play never fails at scaring me to death, and I keep going back for more. For more information and tickets, click here:  


Aug 2 – Sept 27: The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

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America’s largest award-winning murder mystery dinner show, where everyone is a suspect and the murderer might be sitting at your table, has made its way to Louisville. The interactive and improvised comedic murder mystery takes places in between each course of the four-course, sit-down meal. The performers are dressed just like everyone else. Throughout the […]


Sept 26: Ladies Day at the Races


The Eighth Annual Ladies Day at the Races at Millionaire’s Row at Churchill Downs is September 26 starting at 1:30 p.m. until the last race. This is a fundraiser for the Backside Learning Center at Churchill Downs. Tickets are $75 each or $500 for a table of eight. The day will include racing, lunch, a […]


Sept 26: “Colors of Courage” Event Supporting Hope Scarves


September 26 is the fundraiser for Hope Scarves, “Colors of Courage” starting at 7 p.m. The event will be held at 11905 La Grange Road in Anchorage, Kentucky. Tickets are $75 each and limited to the first 400 sold. The casual outdoor evening will feature delicious River Road BBQ, sides from Paul’s Fruit Market, desserts […]


Sept 27: Secrets of Louisville Chefs Taping

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The next taping of The Secrets of Louisville Chefs team is September 27. The upcoming shows are set to feature Allen Hubbard from Martini Italian Restaurant and Cindy Rubino from The Cafe. Secrets of Louisville Chefs has partnered with Bourbon Barrel Foods and Mint Julep Tours to give the show a new look and feel; […]


Sept 30-Oct 3: IdeaFestival

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With an impressive lineup of speakers and programming, over 15,000 people will attend the IdeaFestival over four days. “Founded in 2000, IdeaFestival is a celebration for the intellectually curious. It’s an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future of the […]