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

Feb 6 – Mar 27: “Female Icons & Identity” at The Green Building Gallery

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The Green Building Gallery is hosting a very special exhibition of all female artists starting February 6 and running through March 27. This is a group exhibition featuring local, regional, and national female artists whose work thematically deals with feminine identity.  Identity as women, masculine/feminine duality, iconic female identity and disparities between real and fantasized ideals, shared […]


Mar 3-29: The Lion King at the Kentucky Center for the Arts

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Louisvillians have been waiting years for this to return to our stage. Disney’s The Lion King will be performing at the Kentucky Center for the Arts as part of the PNC Broadway Series from March 3 through March 29. This show is visually amazing, with a familiar story line and incredible music. Tickets start at $33. […]


Mar 4-Apr 12: Humana Festival at Actors Theatre

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The 39th Annual  Humana Festival of New American Plays will take place from March 4 through April 12. Each year, thousands of theatergoers come to Louisville for the opportunity to see groundbreaking works before they travel to stages across the nation and around the world. For more information, click here:


Mar 6: First Friday Trolley Hop

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The Republic Bank First Friday Hop is excited to announce its March Hop event on Friday March 6 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. featuring downtown art galleries, retailers, and restaurants that will be open extended hours and offering specials/discounts and refreshments. Explore the 50+ unique boutiques, artists, and galleries along the Republic Bank First […]


Mar 6: Dress in Blue Day for Colon Cancer Awareness

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Friday March 6 is Dress in Blue Day to promote National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. This is part of a public awareness campaign to increase colon cancer screening. Crit Luallen, Lieutenant Governor and colon cancer survivor, will serve as the Dress in Blue Day Chair for Kentucky. When you “Dress in Blue” be sure to  tell […]


Mar 6-8: Spring Used Book Sale at Locust Grove

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Louisvillians look forward to this book sale every year at Locust Grove. The Spring Used Book Sale will be Friday March 6 through Sunday March 8, with a special member’s preview on Thursday night, March 5. There will be 22,000 books for sale, all organized into the following categories: history, literature, fiction, mystery/suspense, religion, travel, […]


Mar 6: Wine, Women and Shoes

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Ladies, do you love wine? And do you love shoes? On Friday March 6 the Family Scholar House will host their fundraiser with fashion and wine at the Henry Clay from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets start at $250. For tickets, click here:


Mar 6-8: Kentucky Crafted: The Market in Lexington

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The Kentucky Crafted: The Market will take place in Lexington at the Lexington Convention Center  from March 6 through March 8. This market features the highest quality art, craft, literature, music, film and food found in the state. More than 200 Kentucky Crafted and select out-of-state artists, musicians and artisanal food producers make their finest work […]


Mar 7: Louisville Family Health Kick Festival


On March 7 from noon to 4 p.m. Kosair Children’s Hospital will host a day dedicated to fun, fitness and family health at the Kentucky International Convention Center, Hall 2D. Enjoy free health screenings and interactive exercise demonstrations for the whole family. Kids of all ages will enjoy children’s activities, including: • Batman, Superman and […]


Mar 7: YWC’s Charity Soiree

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The Younger Women’s Club of Louisville is hosting their annual Charity Soiree on Saturday, March 7 from 7 to 11 p.m. at The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. The event will be celebrating the 2015 Citizen Laureate, Tori Murden McClure, and help raise funds to support the YWC’s Charity Campaign for local non-profits. For tickets and more information, […]


Mar 7-8: Making a Derby Hat Workshop

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Formé Millinery Hat Shop is hosting four hat making workshops this spring to get ladies ready for Derby season. The final workshop is March 7 and March 8, and is called “Blocking Straw Into a Derby Hat”. Each person will learn how to make a straw hat from scratch. They will walk away with a beautiful Derby hat […]


Thru May 17 : My Brother, My Enemy: The Civil War in Kentucky at The Frazier History Museum

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Back by popular demand, and to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, the Frazier Museum presents My Brother, My Enemy: The Civil War in Kentucky. This exhibition, on display through May 17, explores the fracturing of Kentucky’s families and communities during the Civil War. Many families found themselves on opposite […]


Mar 12: Gals and Guys, Hats and Ties Fashion Show

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On March 12 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. a the Turf Club of Churchill Downs there will be a fashion show and silent auction of 50 hats and ties to benefit Dress for Success of Louisville (DFSL). The event features a fashion show with local hat designers and boutiques, silent auction, specialty cocktails, hat […]


Mar 14-15: Flea Off Market


Flea Off Market is Saturday, March 14 and Sunday March 15, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. It is located at Fresh Start Growers and will feature “100 vendors offering a multitude of hand-made items including musical instruments, jewelry, clothing, accessories, soaps, terrariums, and a variety of local fine arts […]


Mar 14: Runway and Rescue Fashion Show at the Frazier

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On Saturday March 14, 2015, Rodes For Him & For Her will be producing the Runway and Rescue Fashion Show at the Frazier History Museum. This event will feature men’s and women’s fashions and will benefit both the American Saddlebred Museum and Saddlebred Rescue. The Museum is located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington […]


Mar 21: Michelle DeYoung at Speed Concert Series

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Mezzo soprano Michelle DeYoung will perform at the University of Louisville’s School of Music, at Comstock Hall on March 21 at 3 p.m. DeYoung  is a renowned artist, having performed in some of the finest opera houses and symphonies in the world. Tickets are $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $5 for students. To purchase tickets: click […]


Mar 21: Bowties and Pearls

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The Second Annual Bowties and Pearls event benefitting endometriosis awareness will be on March 21 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lake Forest Lodge. There will be a silent auction, southern hors d’oeuvres, assorted mini bourbon cupcakes and bourbon tastings. The event will be emceed by Dawne Gee of WAVE 3 News. For tickets, […]


Mar 31: Go Confidently Series featuring Lizzie Velasquez

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On Tuesday, March 31, Lizzie Velasquez, 25-year-old motivational speaker, anti-bullying activist, and author will share her life experiences living with a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight. Lizzie has overcome enormous burdens and adversity, from being bullied for looking different to her physical and emotional journey to choosing happiness. Lizzie’s 2013 “How Do You Define Yourself?” talk […]