louisville: Go Visit Colonel Sanders This November - 11/28/15 11:47 PM
Colonel Sanders is the famous founder of KFC, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and he's one of Louisville's most prominent residents. Visit his grave this fall at the Cave Hill National Cemetery, and see one of Louisville's more unique attractions. This is one of the city's prettiest places, and it's really not at all scary.
A Day at Cave Hill
The Cave Hill national cemetery is a beautiful and sprawling place full of landscaping and monuments, and the Colonel Sanders grave is one of the best. He's one of Kentucky's most colorful characters, and still one of the most recognizable Americans in history. Colonel Sanders … (13 comments)

louisville: Visit One of Louisville’s Most Unique Museums this November - 11/28/15 02:52 AM
Many people know that Louisville is full of culture. There are many museums, a performing arts center, theaters -- who needs New York City, anyway? But you may not know about the American Printing House for the Blind, one of Louisville’s oldest and most interesting museums. Even if you’ve been to other museums in this city or any other city, you probably haven’t seen one like this. Go visit the American Printing House for the Blind this November, and go find out what sets this space apart from others of its kind.
A Day at the Museum
The American Printing House for the … (10 comments)

louisville: Take a Walk on Historic Frankfort Avenue this November - 11/15/15 10:08 PM
Take a walk down Frankfort Avenue this fall, and you'll be taking a tour of Louisville's history. Frankfort Avenue is the heart of the Clifton and Crescent Hill neighborhoods, and it's such a fun place to visit it's on tourist websites for the city. People from around the world stop at Frankfort Avenue to browse art galleries, shop in one-of-a-kind boutiques, peek into bookstores and taste amazing wines. You may hear live music pouring out of a nightclub, or see people wearing the latest funky fashions stopping to visit vintage clothing shops.
Old and New
Historic Frankfort Avenue has a lot of buildings … (0 comments)

louisville: Go to the Gray Street Farmer's Market August 27 - 08/26/15 10:54 PM
How do farm-free eggs, meat, cheese and honey sound to you? What about fresh fruits and veggies grown by local farmers? You can find it all at the Gray Street Farmer's Market, and that's just the beginning of all the incredible offerings at this unique street market.
On Gray Street
The 400 block of Gray Street will be closed on August 27 so you can shop at will. If you get hungry and don't want to eat your ingredients raw, no problem. Grab a burger from Dreamcatcher Farm or get a tasty sandwich made with locally-grown ingredients from Kassidy's Kackle House. You can … (0 comments)

louisville: Learn More About Winter Birds at the Louisville Nature Center March 7 - 03/05/15 11:34 PM
Take a winter hike at the Louisville Nature Center during the busiest feeding time for our avian friends. Nature is active at this time, when the world is on the cusp of spring, and the birds seem to know it. See them in their natural habitat while a naturalist tells you more about them.
Guided Nature Hike
Which birds live in Louisville full-time, and which are only seasonal visitors? Naturalist Rosemary Bauman will tell you as she leads the walk through the Nature Center. Dress for cold weather. Even in March, Louisville can get pretty frosty. The cold air is invigorating … (0 comments)

louisville: See Vaude in the Ville October 17 - 10/16/14 02:30 PM
The days of Vaudeville aren’t completely over. Re-live the spirit of the Vaudeville stage at the Vaude in the Ville event on October 17. Comedians, singers and dancers will entertain you from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. When you’re in the audience, you’ll have a chance to actually participate in the show.
Music and Comedy
Comedians Divinity Rose and John Cowgell will sing and tell jokes during the Vaude in the Ville event. It all starts at the Bard’s Town in the Highlands, right on Bardstown Road. Both Rose and Cowgell have a great deal of stage experience. They’ve performed hundreds … (1 comments)

louisville: Paint the Town Pink September 27 - 09/26/14 03:55 AM
Help raise money for the American Cancer Society by joining in on the Power of Pink silent auction. The proceeds will benefit the Making Strides Walk, hosted by the American Cancer Society. Even if you don’t bid on the many items (and you’ll probably want to), the Power of Pink event is a fun spectacle that’s worth seeing.
Pink Power
You’ll want to see the pink fire truck and the Pink Heals Crew. And if you don’t bid in the auction, you can still win. Door prizes will be offered to some lucky winners. A DJ will keep the music going, … (0 comments)

louisville: NuLu Fest in Louisville September 27 - 09/23/14 01:52 PM
The seven hundred block of East Market Street will shut down on Saturday, September 27 for a street festival during the sixth annual NuLu Fest. Short for New Louisville, the term NuLu refers to section of Louisville east of Hancock in the vicinity of Market Street. NuLu has become well known for its specialty and antique stores, art galleries and an increasing number of upscale restaurants in the revitalized area. The festival will run from 11:00am until 11:00pm and is the official kick-off party for IdeaFest.
Maker Faire is Part of the Party
The eight hundred block of East Market Street … (1 comments)

louisville: Begin to Kick the Habit on September 17 - 09/15/14 02:12 PM
Gilda's Club in Louisville is hosting a thirteen week long program to assist smokers in quitting. The smoking cessation classes begin on Wednesday, September 17. The workshop will use the Cooper/Clayton Method. Dr. Thomas Cooper, a dentist and former heavy smoker, developed the program with Dr, Richard Clayton, an expert on drug addiction. The program is now over twenty five years old and based on two principles. Success is nothing more than a plan that is adhered to and a major problem can be solved when cut up into a series of smaller problems. In order to realize the success of … (0 comments)

louisville: Kentucky State Fair in Louisville August 14-24 - 08/15/14 05:45 AM
Having fun at the Kentucky State Fair is easy.  Having enough time to fit it all in is the hard part. The 2014 Kentucky State Fair runs from August 14-24 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. The  eleven day schedule is packed full of special one day events combined with exhibits and shows that are open or running throughout the entire fair.
Planning Your Day at the Fair
Work or school schedules may determine when you plan to see the Kentucky State Fair, otherwise, selecting the special events you don't want to miss is a good place to start.


louisville: Captain's Quarters Jam for WaterStep - 08/10/14 12:52 PM
Want to hear amazing Nashville music without leaving Louisville, and look at stunning boats while you’re doing it? If so, the CQ Jam for WaterStep is an event that’s made for you. Whether you’re a boating enthusiast, a country music lover or both, this is a party you’ll want to attend.
Jam on the Water
Tickets for the event are just $10 in advance or $15 at the door. But if you get a VIP upgrade for $20, you’ll get premium seating and a chance to meet Country Music Hall of Fame artist Charlie McCoy, who has played at the Grand … (0 comments)

louisville: Jam Creekside at the Parklands of Floyds Fork in Louisville - 08/02/14 01:12 PM
Want to help make Louisville history? Go to the very first ticketed concert event at the Parklands of Floyds Fork. All proceeds will directly benefit the Parklands, a public park supported by donors. Louisville is a thriving city, but it’s also a community. As a community, Louisville is dedicated to preserving the unique nature and plant life that make the state so beautiful.
Creekside Jam
The Creekside Jam event begins at 4 pm on August 1. The fun doesn’t end until 11 pm. Bluegrass and newgrass music will play all night long to keep the crowds entertained. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky … (0 comments)

louisville: 2014 World Dainty Contest July 28 - 07/27/14 10:00 AM
The World Famous Dainty Contest on Monday, July 28 is not to be missed. The trip from any distance to the Louisville neighborhood of Schnitzelburg just to find out what happens at the World Dainty Championship seems worthwhile even if only to satisfy curiosity. The chance to see a live dainty match is not often an option and televised matches are non-existent. The 44th annual event will be held at Hauck's Handy Store. If you are skeptical of the legitimacy of this event, you should know that there will be t-shirts.
Dainty and Dinner in Schnitzelburg
The traditional dainty dinner will … (0 comments)

louisville: Jane Austen Festival and World Record Attempt July 18-20 - 07/16/14 01:25 PM
An attempt at breaking a world record will be made on July 19 in Louisville. The number of people dressed in period attire for the Regency Promenade at the Jane Austen Festival on Saturday, July 19 will be reported to Guinness for a possible spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. The 7th Annual Jane Austen Festival starts on Friday, July 18 at 6:00pm with Twilight Shopping under the Big Top Tent. This chance to get a last minute parasol, corset or beaver hat to perfect your costume for the Regency Promenade includes food, shopping and music until 9:00pm.
Tickets … (0 comments)

louisville: Open Car Show with River Cities Corvette Club and Bachman Chevrolet - 07/14/14 05:10 AM
Go to Hurstbourne Lane on July 13 for the Open Car Show, a fun-filled event hosted by the River Cities Corvette Club and Bachman Chevrolet. Even if you aren’t entering a vehicle in the show, you’ll enjoy looking around at all the amazing cars on display.
Visiting the Cars
The show will be open from 10 am to 4 pm, and registration is open until 1 pm. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome to register for a $15 fee.  Admission to the show is free. Several awards will be given out during the event: Top 100, Best of Class and … (1 comments)

louisville: A Slice of Life Wine Tasting Event at the Old 502 Winery - 07/11/14 01:40 PM
Want to taste a bunch of Louisville restaurants without spending money at all of them? Go to the “A Slice of Life” tasting event at the Old 502 Winery. Not only will you get a taste of several local eateries, you’ll also be doing something good for cancer sufferers.
Tasting at Old 502
The “Slice of Life” event is designed to raise ovarian cancer awareness. Tickets cost $50 in advance and $65 at the door, but your ticket buys you a lot. All proceeds of the event benefit Ovarian Awareness of KY.

Your donation buys you a taste of many … (1 comments)

louisville: Attend Monsters University at Iroquois Park June 21 - 06/18/14 01:45 PM
See the Disney/Pixar hit in a whole new way when you go to the “Monsters University” event at Iroquois Amphitheater.
Visit Iroquois Park on June 21 to see “Monsters University” in a whole new way. The doors open at 7 pm. The show will start at 8 pm. The event is free, so show up early to make sure you get a good seat.
Monsters University
Released in 2013, “Monsters University” is rated G for all audiences and runs for 104 minutes. This “Monsters Inc” prequel takes viewers back to a time when Sulley and Wazowski were students. They’re in college, … (0 comments)

louisville: Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game June 7th - 06/06/14 11:43 AM
The age-old battle between blondes and brunettes will be decided upon the field of battle, and you’re not going to want to miss it. The Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game pits teams against each other accordingly, and this year they’ll be doing it at Trinity High School Stadium on June 7.
Blondes vs. Brunettes
The game starts at Trinity at noon sharp, and the action won’t stop until the game is over. The Blondes vs. Brunettes game has swept the nation, and it’s raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer’s research and resources.
The game itself is ladies-only, and anyone … (1 comments)

louisville: Ali Center in Louisville Hosts Lennon/Ono Peace Exhibit - 05/21/14 12:48 PM
Rain in April is a given for us in Louisville, and we like to have some indoor activities left to check off in the spring that help get us in the mood for festival season.  The Give Peace a Chance exhibit at the Muhammad Ali Center is a perfect precursor to Abbey Road on the River, the world's largest Beatles inspired music festival running May 22-26 in Louisville.
April Showers bring May Music Festivals and a Need for Indoor Entertainment
Give Peace a Chance is currently on exhibit at the Muhammad Ali Center through May 26, the last day of Abbey … (0 comments)

louisville: Kilgore House and Garden Tour May 17th and 18th - 05/15/14 02:42 PM
Appreciate the hard work of some of Louisville's finest gardeners when coming out for the Kilgore House and Garden Tour on May 17th and 18th and benefit an excellent Louisville organization while so doing. The Kilgore Samaritan Counseling Center offers counseling and mental health services to patients in Louisville regardless of their ability to pay. The Kilgore House and Garden Tour is its primary fund raising event.
Be Inspired by the Tour's Gardeners
House and garden tours are a great way to get ideas and inspiration for your own home and garden improvements. The volunteer organizers of the Kilgore House and … (0 comments)

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