Come hungry and ready to eat to the 27th Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue, where you’ll get to sample foods from over 20 of Louisville’s best eateries and buy items from some of the most unique shopping destinations on The Avenue. The event is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the American Printing House
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11 days full of food, carnival rides, and live music? Count us in! Celebrate the end of summer at the Kentucky Exposition Center and experience everything the fair has to offer, including special exhibits and blue ribbon competitions. Enjoy free concerts from names like Montgomery Gentry, For King & Country, Granger Smith Ft. Earl Dibbles
KMAC Museum’s Board of Directors is pleased to invite you to our inaugural Vernissage. This year’s event is in celebration of KMAC’s first Triennial, a showcase of contemporary art of the Commonwealth. Meet the exhibition artists and be the first to view their works, specially created for this show. This event starts at 6 p.m.
With classics like “I Don’t Want To Be” and “Not Over You,” we certainty don’t want to be missin’ the Gavin DeGraw concert at Old Forester’s Paristown Hall! Get ready to sing along to his pop hits all night long at the family-friendly event. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $39.50 in
Get ready for a night of fun at the Old Louisville Brew Craft Beer Festival, where you’ll get to try unique beers from some of Kentucky’s best craft brewers, chow down on food from great local food trucks, and play games for the whole family! Tickets are $10 and the event is from 6 p.m.
Transport back to the 90’s for a night with the I Love the 90’s Bash Bar Crawl! Lace up your high tops, crimp your hair and put on your fanny pack for a night full of the best 90’s music and fun with friends. Tickets start at $15, are $20 the week of the event,
Show your support for animals and the environment and come thirsty to the Brew at the Zoo 2019, where you’ll enjoy delicious tastings from craft breweries, wineries and local restaurants. You’ll also experience animal encounters and listen to live music, with all proceeds from this fund-raising event benefiting the Louisville Zoo through education, conservation, preservation
Channel your inner artist and explore the process of printmaking at the KMAC Adult Workshop for Screen Printing. Create stencils to screen print on posters and fabric, including the canvas tote bag, poster and tea towel that you will receive. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the KMAC Museum and tickets
Travel around the world in one weekend – right here in downtown Louisville! WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, celebrates its 17th anniversary with four days of expanded world food, live music, dance, culture and education. This event takes place in downtown Louisville at the Belvedere. Admission is free, and food and crafts
Get ready to walk the red carpet at the Sophisticated Living Polo Cup at Oxmoor Farm, where you’ll get to watch the region’s best polo players and enjoy a buffet-style supper with bourbon, wine and spirits! Enjoy live entertainment under the tents and set up a tailgating spot to win a prize for the best
Get amped and celebrate summer’s end Kentucky-style with a glass of bourbon, some live bluegrass music and savory barbecue. Rock the Water Tower is a day of fun, marking the end of the sunny season at Water Tower Park. The fun starts at 2 p.m. and lasts until 11 p.m. Tickets are $10 online and
Bring the entire family for this free, healthy hometown event. Various fitness demonstrations, including yoga, tai chi and Zumba, along with numerous vendor booths promise a great day. Followed by this fun, there is a hike, bike ride or a paddle on the Ohio River. This event is not a race and is open to
It’s never too early to get into the Halloween spirit. Join Actors Theatre of Louisville for their adaptation of Dracula. For two hours, this suspenseful classic will captivate and thrill! Don’t worry — you get a 15-minute intermission to catch your breath and relax. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays, 8 p.m. on Saturdays
Join the Waterfront Botanical Gardens on a trip to Newfields, a 152-acre cultural campus that includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Garden, Lilly House, and the Fairbanks Art & Nature Park. Spend the entire day until 5 p.m. exploring the gardens, historic buildings and art galleries of Newfields that will inspire you to get
Each year, The Big Four Arts Festival invites guests to start the weekend of fine art, food and entertainment off with their Preview Party. Guests for this evening event have exclusive access to the entire Big Four Arts Festival to view the art of the guest artists, enjoy delicious food and beverages and, of course,
On September 7, head out for the 15th Annual Highlands Festival from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy 100 local art and craft vendors, food from seven of your favorite bars and restaurants, beer from Goose Island, a family fun area with face painter, bouncy house, balloon animals for the kids, as well as live
Learn basic weaving concepts and create a masterpiece with a loom and yarn at the KMAC Adult Workshop for weaving. Participants will learn how to use weaving tools and then create their own designs. This workshop is perfect for beginners and snacks will also be provided. The workshop is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Give for Good Louisville, a 24-hour day created online to inspire people to give generously to one or more of 500+ local nonprofits, will take place on Thursday, September 12. It’s always a huge success and, once again, the Community Foundation of Louisville and their partners will maximize the community’s generosity with Golden Tickets, prizes
The annual Gaslight Festival is the region’s fifth-largest festival and takes place September 13 through 15. This popular event has everything under the sun: a motorcycle rally, live entertainment, a balloon glow and a golf scramble, all celebrating and showcasing the talents of this small town. The fun starts at 1 p.m. on Friday, September
One Saturday of every month, join KMAC educators in the Education Studio at the KMAC Museum for Free Family Fun Day. Enjoy a free drop-in workshop for families and friends of all ages from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and make a variety of free art activities. kmacmuseum.org
Rain or shine, it’s Jug Band Jubilee time. This free event will take place Saturday, September 14, at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater located next to the Big Four Bridge on the Waterfront, from noon until 11 p.m. Enjoy local vendors and food, as well as workshops and, of course, great music! As this is a family-friendly
Experience the power of music at the Love Sings Louder program, hosted by the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Center. In partnership with a diverse group of community leaders, groups and organizations, this event looks to bring together the Louisville community through song, creating a social choir full of hope and optimism. The program is
Head to the Waterfront for a weekend of bourbon, food and music. With incredible artists like the Foo Fighters, John Fogerty, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Zac Brown Band, Leon Bridges and many more, it may just give Forecastle a run for its money – you can even camp out in your RV! Ticket prices vary
Put your fancy shoes on because it’s time to dance the night away at The Omni Hotel. The Hope Gala is a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular auction and live music by Groove Essentials. With your support, the American Cancer Society will use the money raised to saves lives by helping people
Join Lillian O. Seligman, past president of the Jewish Family & Career Services Board of Directors, at The Contemporary Thought Forum Series with Colleen Clines, Anchal Project Co-Founder & CEO. Listen to Colleen tell the realities of sex trafficking and how Anchal, a nonprofit social enterprise, uses design and business to create successful outcomes for
Order a delicious meal, or three, at one of the participating Kentuckiana area restaurants and a portion of your check will be donated to House of Ruth on September 26. These funds will provide housing and support services to families and individuals in our community who are living with HIV/AIDS. Check out the House of
We all love NuLu for its shopping, food and ambiance, and we are so proud of how far this area has come in recent years. The 11th annual NuLu Fest celebrates the revitalization of Louisville’s East Market District. Live music, micro-brewed beers, lots of local food and retail booths by area vendors will be on
Louisvillians love going to Churchill Downs, especially at night with the lit racetrack and great entertainment. The next Downs After Dark is scheduled for Saturday, September 28. Bet the ponies, drink a cocktail and listen to live music. Tickets start at $10, and gates open at 5 p.m. with the first race at 6 p.m.
Lace up your running shoes and support the Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) for their annual Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates Stampede for VIPS 5K at Bowman Field. The event raises funds for VIPS and has race winner categories to celebrate runners who are blind or visually impaired. Plus, every participant will receive a t-shirt
On Saturday, October 12, head over to the KMAC Museum for Free Family Fun Day, where you’ll enjoy a variety of exciting art activities. The free event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open for families and friends of all ages! kmacmuseum.org
Grab your girls and get ready for the 22th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Cardinal Stadium. Help support the American Cancer Society and raise funds for breast cancer research while walking for those affected by breast cancer. The event is free, with registration starting at 12:30 p.m. and the walk beginning at 1:30
Start a new holiday tradition with your family at the 29th annual Festival of Trees & Lights. Marvel at the hundreds of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and décor—all of which are for sale to raise funds for Norton Children’s Hospital. Photo with Santa, children’s crafts, holiday entertainment and Hanukkah activities are free with admission. Kids,