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

Jul 31-Aug 2: Sidewalk Sale at Westport Village

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On Friday, July 31 weekend, Westport Village will host a huge Sidewalk Sale. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be huge markdowns on all summer inventory to make way for fall arrivals. For more information, click here:


Aug 3: Shania Twain at KFC Yum! Center

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Man, I feel like a woman! Guess who is back on the concert scene? Shania Twain, after 11 years, has returned to singing. She will perform at the KFC Yum! Center on August 3, with Gavin DeGraw as her special guest. For tickets and more information, click here:


Aug 6: Art for the Animals

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Thursday, August 6 is the 19th Annual Art for the Animals, a fundraiser for the Shamrock Pet Foundation. The event will feature original artwork, music and food at the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment center from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be food from local restaurants as well as beer, wine and bourbon tastings. Shamrock will […]


Aug 6: Legends of Bourbon Series with Mike Veach

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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 August 6, bourbon historian Mike Veach will be the headliner of this series. Doors open for the event at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are […]


Aug 7: Palette to Palate

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On Friday, August 7, The Speed Art Museum will host “Palette to Palate: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Food and Art” at 7:30 p.m. at the Green Building.  It is a collaboration of culinary and visual art that will focus on the relationship between the two. Seven local chefs will take on the challenge […]


Aug 7-9: Flea Off Market


While you are enjoying the First Friday Hop on August 7, be sure to head down the street on Market to the Flea Off Market, located at Fresh Start Growers Supply. There will be over 100 vendors, featuring a little bit of everything, in addition to original art and crafts. There will be live music […]


Aug 7: First Friday Hop

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The monthly Republic Bank First Friday Hop is set for August 7 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. This hop features rides on the ZeroBus along the Main and Market Street corridor, as well as South Fourth Street. Downtown art galleries, retailers, and restaurants (over 50 total businesses) will be open extended hours and offering specials, […]


Aug 1-22: Film Noir Series at the Louisville Palace

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This year, the Louisville Palace continues its Summer Movie Series with a celebration of these dark and brooding films. Films will be shown on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. The schedule is as follows: 8/1 – The Postman Always Rings Twice (Tay Garnet, 1946) 8/7 – The Lady From Shanghai (Orson Welles, 1947) 8/8 – Key […]


Jul 10-Aug 14: Gilt Pop-Up Shop

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It’s back! The Gilt Pop-Up shop will be returning to Shelbyville Road Plaza for about a month, starting July 10 and running through August 14. This is a fantastic place to score bargains on clothes, accessories and furniture.  Want to learn more about Click here:


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.


Aug 12: Walking Wednesdays at the Crescent Hill Reservoir

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Curious what’s inside the Gothic-style structure at the Crescent Hill Reservoir? Walking Wednesday tours provide information about the history of Louisville Water’s architecture and operations. Louisville Water staff offers guided tours on the second Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., from June through September. Open since 1879, this structure was built […]


Aug 13: Free Concert for Coalition for the Homeless Fundraiser

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There will be a free concert by local cover band Radiotronic on Thursday, August 13 at the new Norton Commons Amphitheater, which is a fundraiser for the Coalition for the Homeless. A cash bar and food will be available from Tea Station Chinese Bistro, Mike’s Kentucky Kitchen, and Zoom Zoom Yum food truck, and a portion […]


Aug 14: Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series

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Foxhollow Farm will host a Sunset Concert Series May through September on the second Friday of each month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The next concert is Friday, August 14, featuring Small Town Napoleans, with an opening act by Nellie Pearl. This family-friendly event features lively music by regional bands and farm fresh food […]


Aug 14-15: Barnyard Sale at Two Chicks

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On Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Two Chicks & Company will have their annual Barnyard Sale. All items under the tent are 50-75% off and all in store items are 25% off. There are no exclusions to this sale, so it is a great time to stock […]


Aug 14-16: Chenoweth Square Tent Sale

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It’s that time again! Time for great bargains in Chenoweth Square where they have their summer items on clearance to make way for great fall goods.  Check them out Friday August 14 and Saturday August 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, August 16 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. For […]


Aug 14-15: Women of Faith Loved Farewell Tour

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Inspiring women, speakers, singers and authors will all be a part of the Women of Faith, Loved: The Farewell Tour on August 14 and 15 at the KFC Yum! Center for an incredible weekend. Headliners of the event include Korie Robertson (the wife of Duck Commander), Patsy Clairmont, Mary Graham, Marilyn Meberg, Luci Swindoll, Sheila Walsh, Thelma […]


Aug 22: Brew at the Zoo

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This event sold out in one hour. Are you one of the lucky ones that will be attending Brew at the Zoo, happening at the Zoo on August 22 from 4 to 9 p.m? There will be tastings of craft beers, food, a silent auction, animal encounters and live entertainment. A selection of non-alcoholic products and water […]


Aug 26: WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday

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Wednesday, August 26 is the WFPK Waterfront Wednesday concert series from 6 to 10 p.m. featuring Fantastic Negrito, Strand of Oaks and American Aquarium 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 more […]


Aug 29: Highlands Festival

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Kick off Labor Day weekend on Saturday, August 29 at the Highlands Fest at 1 p.m. This will be a block party along the 900 block on Baxter Avenue. There will be local art and craft vendors, live music and a covered beer garden. For more information, click here:  


Aug 29-30: Art in Speed Park

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The 25th annual Art in Speed Park will be held August 29-30 in Sellersburg, Indiana. This fine art juried fair is a tradition in this area, and is free to the public. Take I-65 North to exit 9, then follow the signs 2 miles to Speed Park.


Aug 29: Sophisticated Living Polo World Cup

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The Sophisticated Living Polo World Cup is August 29, starting at 3 p.m. at Oxmoor Farm. There will be a barbecue buffet, bourbon, wine, spirits and entertainment under the tents. General admission is $75 for adults (children under 14 are complimentary); reserved fieldside tables for eight under the tent are $600 and tailgating spots are $250. Food […]


Sept 4-7: WorldFest

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WorldFest is four days of great international food, entertainment, music, dancing and culture from September 4 through 7 in downtown Louisville. Admission is free and all of the family is welcome. Fore more information, click here: