Category Archives: food

Weekender – July 26 & 27

<SPORTS> Saturday, July 26 Derby City Roller Girls Kentucky Fair & Expo Center derbycityrollergirls.com $12 adv., $15 door; 4 p.m. The only thing better than one rowdy roller derby match? Three rowdy roller derby matches. To mark the end of their 2014 season, the Derby City Roller Girls are presenting their first-ever tripleheader this weekend. […]

All City Art Weekend @ Spinelli’s Pizzeria

<ART> July 25-27 All City Art Weekend Spinelli’s Pizzeria 239 S. Fifth St. spinellisallcity.com Free; noon-6 p.m. Remember that time you had Spinelli’s sober? Nah, I’m kidding. The pizzeria, which delivers until 4:30 a.m., is hosting its first ever weekend-long art festival, which will include live street art and music. The live painting will come […]

July 25 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, July 25. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest @ Louisville Water Tower Park

<FEST> July 11-13 Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest Louisville Water Tower Park 3005 River Road louisvillebluesandbbqfestival.com $10-$14; various times If there are five things I love in life, they’re blues, brew, barbecue, bourbon and alliteration. The Four Roses-backed festival is now in its 17th year, bringing together beers and brisket from some of the city’s […]

July 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & Wet Main & Market Streets from 5-9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. Wayside Expressions Gallery, Wayside Christian Mission, Hotel Louisville, 2nd and Broadway, is showing “Ripple […]

Weekender – July 3 – 6

<FILM> Thursday, July 3 ‘Stripes’ Underneath the Second Street Bridge louisvillefilmsociety.org Free; 7 p.m. In a fitting salute to our troops this Independence Day weekend, the Louisville Film Society will screen arguably one of the greatest Army movies of all time, “Stripes.” The late Harold Ramis and still-golfing Bill Murray-led classic will be available for […]

Kentucky Proud Wine & Chocolate @ Louisville Stoneware

<YUM> Thursday, June 19 Kentucky Proud Wine & Chocolate Louisville Stoneware 731 Brent St. louisvillestoneware.com Free; 5-7 p.m. Wine and chocolate go together like a successful marriage — one complements the other, there is no yelling and they laugh together a lot. They are fine and competent on their own, but you get them together […]

Weekender – June 14-15

<ART> Saturday, June 14 ‘Graphica’ by Sparrow The Vault 1031 1031 S. Sixth St. vault1031.com $5; 8-9:30 p.m. After spending a great deal of his childhood in hospitals and under the care of doctors and nurses, 20-year-old Louisville artist Sparrow (Jesse Lane) wants to honor and help out the people who helped him. His upcoming […]

Lyndon Summer Festival @ Robsion Park

<FEST> June 13-14 Lyndon Summer Festival Robsion Park lou-e.org Free; 4-10 p.m. (Fri.), noon-10 p.m. (Sat.) While it has felt like summer for a few weeks now, summer does not officially begin until June 21. This is not stopping those in Lyndon, who will be bringing the Lyndon Summer Festival to crowds in what is […]

June 6 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of he month, June 6. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. The Speed Art Museum’s Local Speed is celebrating its one year anniversary in Nulu […]

Weekender | May 31 – June 1

<BEER> Saturday, May 31 Keg Liquors’ Fest of Ale St. Anthony’s Catholic Church 320 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville kegliquors.com $40 ($30 adv.); 3-7 p.m. Without beer, there’d be nothing cold, frothy and refreshing to look forward to after a long workday besides a chocolate milkshake. Without beer, there’d be nothing to reward your laborious efforts […]

May 30 FAT Friday

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, May 30. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants along Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking, then hop on and off the free trolley.

Weekender | May 24

<FEST> Saturday, May 24 Starlight Strawberry Festival St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Activity Center 8310 St. John Road, Floyds Knobs starlightstrawberryfestival.com Free; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. While I’m not sure if there are true, diehard strawberry fanatics in the area (or in the country, for that matter), if there are, the Starlight Strawberry Festival sounds […]

Weekend visual art events

Art Sanctuary, 1433 S. Shelby St., is hosting “BAM!” on Saturday, May 17 from 12-6 p.m. Check out the original offerings of local artists, vinyl etc. from music enthusiasts and all manner of books from local vendors. There will be beer and wine available for purchase and music to shop to by DJ Matt Anthony. Featured artists […]

Weekender | May 17-18

<BENEFIT> Saturday, May 17 Pasta Bowl Fundraiser City Café 505 W. Broadway • 212-9474 creativediversity.org $20; 4-8 p.m. Eating for a good cause is satisfying for your stomach as well as your heart. Creative Diversity Studio’s Pasta Bowl Fundraiser fits the bill on both levels. Creative Diversity has a roster of artists with disabilities who […]

Billy’s Burger Bash @ Varanese Restaurant

<FOOD> Saturday, May 3 Billy’s Burger Bash Varanese Restaurant 2106 Frankfort Ave. varanese.com Free; 11 p.m. After a long alcohol-soaked day at the track or wherever else you’re celebrating Derby, some might be ready to call it a night and prepare for the next morning’s recovery. For everyone else, Varanese Restaurant welcomes you to its […]

May 2 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is the first Friday of the month, May 2. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop o and off the free trolley. Because this is also Oaks Day, please check their website www.firstfridaytrolleyhop.com before attending to find […]

April 25 FAT Friday

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Ave. Trolley on the final Friday of the month, April 25. Explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants long Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenues from 6-10 p.m. There’s free parking,

Hatmaker Sarah Havens to speak at “Food for Thought”

Pre-registration required. Hatmaker Sarah Havens is speaking at the Louisville Visual Art Association’s next “Food for Thought” on Tuesday, April 8 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd. LVAA members $15, non-members $25. Includes lunch, dessert and beverages. Pre-paid reservations by Friday, April 4. Contact LVAA at 584-8166 ext. 100 to […]

April 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the the first Friday of the month, April 4. Explore the art galleries, museums, shops and restaurants along East & West Main & Market Streets from 5-11 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley. “Party Animals” by Amy Wiedl is opening during First Friday at Block Party […]