It’s that month that we have been waiting all winter for … April! Here’s what is happening, and, NO, it’s not all Derby, but it’s definitely chock-full.
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It’s all about female empowerment! Business Women First celebrates the accomplishments of women and gives guests a chance to network with leading women in the Louisville area business community. Come mingle and also hear from Jennifer Hyman, CEO and Cofounder of Rent the Runway. This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and tickets
This year’s party with a purpose welcomes once again the locally and nationally loved “America’s Got Talent” stars – Linkin’ Bridge, another “America’s Got Talent” 2017star, Marisa McKay age 13 and Country Cover Band, Jordan Bales and Soul Circus! Food will be provided by Captain Quarters and Pepperwood Catering and drinks will be provided by Brown
One of the best things about Derby is not only the horses, it’s also looking up in the sky and seeing a fleet of hot air balloons gliding across the Louisville horizon. The official balloon activities include the Balloon Glimmer, Balloon Rush-Hour Race, Great Balloon Glow and the Great Balloon Race. Keep your eyes on
It’s the moment you runners have been training for all winter, through the snow, the aches and the subzero temperatures. The Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon will be held on Saturday, April 28. Get out and get to running or simply come out and support the runners! The race starts at 7:30 a.m. derbyfestivalmarathon.com
Individual artists and arts organizations inspiring Greater Louisville and the nation through their art will be honored as part of the third annual Awards in the Arts, hosted by Fund for the Arts, Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, Churchill Downs and presented by Woodford Reserve and Joy Mangano. Awards in the Arts was created to celebrate Louisville artists
Dress in your finest zombified Derby wear as Louisville Zombie Walk presents the Derby of the Dead! Prepare to have your brains blown out from entertainment by Nülydedz, a Zombie Rockabilly Band. More entertainment will include a sideshow and fire arts by Artemisia and Octo Claw, zombie makeup demonstration, The Devil’s Attic haunted attraction, zombie
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 28, because it’s Lemonade Day! Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches kids how to start, own and operate their own business — a lemonade stand. Lemonade Stand Louisville’s goal is to register 500 youth who in turn will start new businesses all across Louisville
Enjoy a festive brunch featuring a traditional Kentucky breakfast, live music, horse-drawn carriage rides and tours of the Farnsley-Moremen property, including the newly renovated Moremen Family Chapel. Tickets are $80 for individuals or $600 for a table of 8. discoverkdf.org
The Belvedere at Waterfront Park turns into a regional wine tour both nights of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s WineFest. Some of the area’s more-than-90 wineries will have varieties available to sample. Entry includes a wine glass, which attendees use to taste throughout the evening, an event pin and a chance to learn about the many
Each Derby season, locals and out-of-town Derby fans are given the chance to see the contenders train for the big race, while listening to expert commentary at Dawn at the Downs. This popular tradition will go from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. all three days. Listen while they announce the horses on the track, evaluate
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She is one of this month’s FACES of Louisville, women who work hard behind the scenes for all things Derby. Meet Jane Bennett of The Peppermint Palm.