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

 

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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.

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Sep. 4: First Friday Trolley Hop

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It’s time for the September First Friday Trolley Hop. It’s happening September 4. That’s Labor Day weekend so you have no excuse to miss this one folks. What’s happening this month at the Hop? Bourbon, Art Openings and a Good Time, that’s what. Hop on any ZeroBus for a free ride to the 50+ unique […]

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Sep. 4 and 6: Louisville Bats postgame Fireworks

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Come for the baseball, stay for the fireworks. Following the Louisville Bats baseball games on Friday, September 4 and Sunday, September 6, there will be postgame fireworks to be enjoyed by everyone. For more information and to purchase tickets to one of these games, visit www.milb.com.

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Sep 4-6: Kentucky Bluegrass and Bourbon Experience

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There’s no better way to toast goodbye to summer than with a glass of bourbon, some live bluegrass music and savory barbecue. The Kentucky Bluegrass and Bourbon Experience is three days of incredible fun celebrating the end of summer. Friday the fun starts at 5 p.m. and lasts until 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday kick […]

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Sept 4-7: WorldFest

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

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Sep 7: Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike and Paddle

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This event is held annually every Memorial Day and Labor Day on Waterfront Park. Various fitness demonstrations start the day including: yoga, tai chi, zumba, pickleball, NIA and much more. After that, participants can take their pick from a 5k hike, 10-mile bike ride or a paddle on the Ohio River. For more information visit www.louisvilleky.gov […]

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Sep. 10: In Her Own Words

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On Thursday, September 10, a panel of young women will share stories of oppression and discrimination here and abroad. Experts will be on hand to educate participants on strategy and solutions at the local, national and international level. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Louisville Free Pubic Library, […]

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Sep. 11: Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series Finale

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Send summer off with a bang. September 11 is the finale of the Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series. The artist is a surprise, but it’s not a complete surprise. You can find out who will be playing by liking Foxhollow Farm and Homepage Reality on Facebook. Tickets for the show are $10 and the fun […]

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Sep. 11: Jeffersonville Riverbreeze

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The 11th Annual Jeffersonville Riverbreeze lets you end the summer on a high note. Enjoy wine from local vineyards such as Huber’s Winery, Old 502, Turtle Run Winery, and Monarch Beverage Company. Discover new treats with hors d’oeuvres provided by Adrienne and Company Bakery Cafe. Tickets are available online for $35 and at the door […]

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Sep 11-13: Fleur De Lis Regatta

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More than 30 sailboats race the Ohio River in the 16th annual Louisville Fleur De Lis Regatta. September 11-13, spectators can listen to live music, enjoy some arts and crafts, a drumming circle and yummy food from local food trucks. Visit sailingforacure.org for more information.

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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.

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Sep. 12 – Oct. 1 Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula at Actor’s Theater

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Everyone’s favorite vampire is back, and he’s out for blood. It’s never to early to get in the Halloween spirit. Join Actor’s Theatre of Louisville for their adaptation of Dracula. It’s two hours dripping with suspense sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Don’t worry, you get a 15 minute intermission. For more information and […]

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Sep. 13: Corkestra

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Bring your chairs and blankets out to Norton Commons Amphitheater, 10920 Meeting St., on September 13 for a performance by the Louisville Orchestra. Concert starts at 3:30 p.m. and the tickets are $25. Alcohol tastings are not included in the price of general admission and cost extra. For more information and to purchase tickets, click […]

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Sep. 13 through 20: Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival

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The Gaslight Festival has grown to become the region’s 5th largest festival held every year on the 3rd weekend in September. That means September 13 through 20 this year. This festival has everything under the sun– a motorcycle rally, live entertainment, a balloon glow and a golf scramble to name a few. For more information or […]

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Sept 13: Art in the Park Picnic

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Sunday, September 13,  bring your lunch and lawn chairs out to Hogan’s Fountain Pavillion, located at 745 Cochran Hill Road in Cherokee Park, from noon to 3 p.m. for the Speed Art Museum’s second annual Art in the Park Picnic. While the event is free, there is a suggested donation of $5 to support Speed’s […]

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Sept 15: Billy Idol at Iroquois Amphitheatre

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Tuesday, September 15 is a nice day for a White Wedding with Billy Idol at 8 p.m at the Iroquois Amphitheatre. Idol is 59 years young now, and still knows how engage an audience with all of his great hits. Tickets start at $25.50. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here: www.iroquoisamphitheater.com  

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Sep. 19: Mini Maker Faire

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In school, show and tell was always our favorite day of the week. September 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., it’s show and tell day again! The Louisville Mini Maker Faire allows guests to interact with all kinds of makers–DIY, tech and next generation garage tinkers– in a show and tell formate. Anyone can […]

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Sep. 19: Bike to Beat Cancer

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Saturday, September 19, put on your cycling gear and head out to the Bike to Beat Cancer ride benefiting the Norton Cancer Institute. This is a one-day cycling event for cyclists aiming to make a difference in the world, namely by helping those battling cancer. With four distance options to choose from, it’s perfect for […]

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Sep. 25: Colors of Courage

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Hope Scarves is hosting their annual fundraiser, Colors of Courage, on Friday, September 25. There will be live music, an auction and food courtesy of River Road BBQ. Tickets to the event are $75 and raffle tickets are $20. All proceeds go towards Hope Scarves and metastatic breast cancer research.  The event starts at 7 p.m. […]

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Sept 25: 7th Annual Louisville Brewfest

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The 7th Annual Louisville Brewfest will take place Friday, September 25 at Louisville Slugger Field. From 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.guest can taste independent local beer, wine and bourbon, as well as other food vendors and take part in a silent auction. Along with your $5 admission charge, you will receive a souvenir cup.Designated Driver’s […]

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Sep 26: Quattra Designs Trunk Show

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Here’s your chance to meet a reality tv star! Sharon Major, Gunnar Deatherage (from Project Runway), Lona Northener, Sue Spencer, Roxy Lentz, Frances Lewis, Lesley Rahner Ewald will show their designs at the Louisville Boat Club, located at 4200 River Road, on Saturday, September, 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A portion of the proceeds […]

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Sep 26: NuLu Festival

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Saturday, September 26 marks the 7th annual NuLu Fest, which celebrates the revitalization of Louisville’s East Market District. Live music, micro-brewed beers and lots of local food and retail booths by local vendors. Oh, and did we mention it was FREE!

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Sep 28: Butterflies in Motion

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Monday, September 28, The Butterfly Society is hosting the inaugural Butterflies in Motion fundraiser benefiting Heuser Hearing & Language Academy, a preschool for deaf, hard of hearing, and speech and language delayed children. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Brown Hotel, guests will decorate tables in according to different movie themes. Some of the […]

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Sep 29 – Oct 2: ideaFestival

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September 29 through October 2 will be an intellectually charged weekend for those of you who attend the ideaFestival at the Kentucky Center. Are you curious, an entrepreneur, interested in the future, a lover of TED talks? This is the place for you. Visit www.ideafestival.com for more information.

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