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

Oct 25: Urban Bourbon Half Marathon

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October 25 is the big day to run a half marathon. Starting at Second and Main streets at Whiskey Row and ending at Fifth and Main streets across from the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, The Urban Bourbon Half Marathon is a fun-filled day of running or walking for those 21 and up. For more information, […]


Oct 25: Bardstown Bound Boo Fest

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October 25 is the Bardstown Bound Boo Fest, celebrating Halloween in the Highlands from 2 to 6 p.m. The Highlands shops, restaurants and bars OPEN their doors and sidewalks for yet another scary event of shopping, sampling savings and fun. For more information, click here:


Oct 25: Boo La La Halloween Ball


The Boo La La Halloween Ball is Saturday, October 25 starting at 6 p.m. This is the fundraiser for the Olmsted Parks Conservancy. This is a costume party, so be sure to wear anything “ghoulish or glamorous.” Go to to purchase tickets.


Oct 25: Halloween in Brown Park

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For 17 years, St. Matthews has hosted a free and family-friendly trick or treating event at Brown Park. This year’s event is October 25 and runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be trick or treating stations, bounce houses, hay rides, a petting zoo and games.


Oct 25: The Spirit Ball

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The Spirit Ball will be held Saturday, October 25, the Saturday before Halloween. To celebrate the ghostly season in true 19th-century style, the lavish masquerade event is held in one of the city’s most opulent mansions, the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum – right in the heart of Old Louisville, the nation’s most haunted neighborhood. This year […]


Thru Oct 31: Paper on Sale at Cartwheels

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Now is the perfect time to select your Holiday Invitations, Photo & Greeting Cards. From now until October 31, enjoy 20% off on all Holiday Paper orders & be entered to win FREE in-shop printing of Cartwheels’ papers for ONE FULL YEAR! Click here for more details


Oct 25-26: Locust Grove 18th Century Market Fair

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October 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Locust Grove will be transformed into an 18th Century Market Fair. Locust Grove says it best: “Notice is herewith given that a Market Fair shall be held at the grounds designated as the seat of Major William Croghan, known as Locust Grove, six miles up-river […]


Oct 27-Nov 8: “Jo Sale” at Joseph’s Salon & Spa


Joseph’s Salon & Spa, Louisville’s premiere Aveda lifestyle salon, is pleased to announce their always popular  “Jo Sale.” from October 27 through November 8. Buy a $100 gift card at Joseph’s and receive a $25 bonus card for free.   The bonus card will have an expiration date of April 15, 2015. For more information, visit […]


Oct 28: Paul McCartney at the KFC Yum! Center

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Originally scheduled to perform in June, October 28 is Paul McCartney’s make up performance at the KFC Yum! Center. The ‘Out There’ tour, as always, features music from the most beloved catalog in popular music, as Paul performs songs spanning his entire career–as a solo artist, member of Wings and of course as a Beatle. […]


Oct 30: Fright Night at the Filson Historical Society

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October 30 from 7 to 9 p.m., come explore the darker side of The Filson Club at historical Halloween Fright Night Party at their location at 1310 South Third St. Admission includes an evening of ghost stories, macabre artifacts, and images from their collections, as well as haunting musical performances by Dane Waters and Jonathan Wood, […]


Oct 31: FAT Friday Halloween Trolley Hop


Frankfort Avenue will host a special FAT Friday Halloween Hop, sponsored by Maker’s Mark, on Friday, October 31 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Hoppers are encouraged to dress in costume and bring the whole family for trick or treating along Frankfort Avenue. Many businesses will host special offers, live music and refreshments. Free trolleys will run […]


Oct 4-Feb 1: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous at the Frazier History Museum

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Starting October 4 and running through February 1, The Frazier History Museum will present Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous: Art, Fashion & Luxury in the Gilded Age presents the spirit and material culture of the Gilded Age (ca. 1870-1915) through the era’s most iconic artwork and objects. Fashionable dresses and accessories, American Impressionist paintings, and luxury […]


Oct 9-Nov 2: Jack O’Lantern Special at Iroquois Park

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October 9 through November 2, the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park, where local artists will carve more than 5,000 pumpkins lighting a trail the length of five football fields at the base of Iroquois Park. The trail is open from dusk to 11 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and until midnight on Friday and […]


Nov 2: Ben Sollee at Speed Concert Series

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Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m., Ben Sollee,  Lexington-born cellist, singer, songwriter and composer will perform at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Speed Concert Series. Sollee will be collaborating with choreographer David Ingram and members of the Louisville Orchestra, to transform your experience of the Bomhard Theater through music, dance and […]


Nov 2: Holiday Shopping Event at Two Chicks

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On November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m., Two Chicks & Co. and Salsaritas are hosting a holiday fundraiser benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The event will be held at  Two Chicks & Co., located at 12121 Shelbyville Road in Middletown, Kentucky. Salsaritas Fresh Cantina of Middletown is offering a “dine in to […]


Nov 5: Book Signing by Chef Sean Brock Hosted by Chef Edward Lee


On November 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Bourbon Barrel Foods, join Matt Jamie of Bourbon Barrel Foods and Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia, for a special evening with Chef Sean Brock. Chef Brock is the James Beard Award-winning executive chef/partner of Husk and McCrady’s in Charleston and of Husk in Nashville. He hosted Season 2 of the […]


Nov 7-8: My Girlfriend’s Closet Consignment Sale

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It’s time for the Fall/Winter My Girlfriend’s Closet Consignment Sale. Buy, sell or do both at this great sale happening Friday, November 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..  Sellers get 60% of their asking price. Buyers get up to 70% off regular retail price on great top […]


Nov 7: Loretta Lynn at the Palace

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For those of us who grew up listening to Loretta Lynn and watching Coal Miner’s Daughter, this is a must see. She will be performing live at the Louisville Palace on November 7 at 8 p.m. For tickets, click here:


Nov 7: Chenoweth Square Holiday Walk

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Walk Chenoweth Square and get your holiday shopping done on Friday, November 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. Participating businesses include Digs, Cartwheels, Bedded Bliss,  J.McLaughlin, Dolfingers, Modern Elegance, Three Dog Bakery, Merci, Fleur de Lis, Sew Unique,  B. You, Primp, and Gemelli wine shop. The Sacred Heart Academy Madrigal Singing Choir will sing carols […]


Nov 7: Day of the Dead in SoFo

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Head on down to South Fourth (SoFo) on Friday, November 7 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. for El Dia de los Muertos celebration, otherwise known as “Day of the Dead.”  Come dressed as a skeleton or Frida Kahlo and enjoy live music, fire performers, folk dancing and face painting. There will also be food, beer […]


Nov 7 – Feb 21: Remix Exhibition at Local Speed

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The Speed welcomes New Orleans-based contemporary artists Stephen Paul Day and Sibylle Peretti to the Local Speed gallery for Remix. The exhibition will feature works from the collection of Leonard and Adele Leight alongside original works created by Day and Peretti. Remix will be on display November 7 – February 21.Opening Night is Friday, November 7 […]


Nov 7: Purses, Pouts & Pearls

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Set for November 7 from 6 to 10 p.m., this fun evening with a purpose includes designer handbag bingo, a silent auction for high-end items, light bites, signature cocktails, gift bags, and the opportunity to help Louisville stay well, find cures and fight back against cancer. Purses, Pouts & Pearls benefits the American Cancer Society.


Nov 7: Vogue Holiday Walk

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The Vogue Holiday Walk will be November 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. Sip, shop and stroll around the Vogue, a great way to kick off the holidays. Participating stores include Dandelion, From the Vault, Anabel’s Oriental Rugs, Blush, Peppermint Palm, Lebliss Salon & Spa, Clodhoppers, Coal’s Pizza, Zoe’s Kitchen, and Cooking at the Cottage.  


Nov 7: Makers Mark After Dark

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On Friday, November 7 from 1 to 7:30 p.m., Maker’s Mark is providing a unique opportunity to tour the distillery after hours. The behind-the-scenes, guided tour will showcase the bourbon making process, from grain to bottle. The tour departs from the Galt House in Louisville, and will also showcase Maker’s Mark inspired cocktails and southern style appetizers. […]


Nov 8: NuLu Open House

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On Saturday, November 8, shop the great shops and enjoy all the stores in NuLu at their Holiday Open House from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here for more information


Nov 11-Dec 8 : “Tribes” at Actors Theatre

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“Tribes” begins its run at Actors Theatre starting November 11 through December 8. In this play “Billy is the youngest of three adult siblings in a boisterous family. He was born deaf and raised to read lips, but has never really been heard. When he meets Sylvia, who is losing her hearing and grew up […]


Nov 13: Anchal’s Holiday Trunk Show

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Anchal Project will host a Holiday Trunk Show on November 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Historic Whitehall. There will be hors d’oeuvres, wine, spiced cider, and some early holiday shopping. For one night only, shop our beautiful selection of brand-new hand-crafted textiles, contribute towards creating new economic realities for women in India & […]


Nov 14-16: Winter Hat Making Workshop

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Jenny Pfanenstiel, owner of Formé Millinery, will host winter hat making workshops on November 14-16. The Formé Millinery Hat Shop is located at The Mellwood Arts Center at 1860 Mellwood Ave., #122. These are two-day classes and cost is $345 a person. To sign up for this workshop, please click here:


Nov 14: Insiders Bourbon Tour with Master Distiller Fred Noe

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Friday, November 14 is an exclusive tour for whiskey lovers that has never before been offered to the public. Dive into an insider’s experience showcasing “all things whiskey, Beam style” with Master Distiller Fred Noe, seventh generation Beam Family member. Fred’s stories of growing up on the distillery grounds are legendary, and people come in droves to […]


Nov 14: Gilda’s Night at Bittners

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On Friday, November 14, Gilda’s Club of Louisville will celebrate its tenth anniversary at Bittners. Tickets include an evening of cocktails, dinner provided by Chef Dean Corbett and much more. To purchase tickets, click here: If tickets are sold out, feel free to make a donation to this great organization, and winner of the StyleBlueprint […]


Nov 15: Bourbon Bash

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November 15 is the annual Bourbon Bash, a fundraiser for Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. The theme of this event is “It’s All About the Art” and it will be held at the Museum for the first time ever at 715 West Main St. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. and the event lasts until […]


Nov 15-Jan 2: Christmas at the Galt House

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Christmas at the Galt House Hotel will return for the fifth year with complete transformations that will stimulate all the senses when it opens on November 15 in Louisville, Kentucky. The 47-day event invites guests to go back in time and experience larger-than-life lighted luminaries, meet the Snow Fairy Princess, and see the delight in […]


Nov 18: Secrets of Louisville Chefs Taping

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The next taping of The Secrets of Louisville Chefs team is October 18. The upcoming shows are set to feature Chris Ross from Bristol Bar & Grille and Chef Ray from Selena’s Restaurant. Secrets of Louisville Chefs has partnered with Bourbon Barrel Foods and Mint Julep Tours to give the show a new look and feel; […]


Dec 5-7: The Garden and Gun Jubilee!


We are going to the Garden & Gun Magazine Jubilee! Anyone else want to come? Check out the event here for info and tickets. Dates are Dec 5-7th in Charleston, SC. Spend some time doing something for yourself before the month of Decemeber gets into full swing. We are SO excited to go; join us!