Category Archives: food

Oct. 4 First Friday Trolley Hop

First Friday Trolley Hop is the first Friday of the month, Oct. 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. The Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. 4th St., 502-589-1133, is featuring art by Amy Wiedl […]

Weekender: Sept. 27-29

Louisville Irish Fest Bellarmine University 2001 Newburg Road louisvilleirishfest.com $5-$8; 7-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.) Whether you already love the Louisville Irish Fest or haven’t yet been, get ready because it’s going down this weekend. You can dig into delicious Irish vittles from Molly Malone’s, O’Shea’s, Shenanigan’s and more, […]

Sept. 27 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday – the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Sept. 27. 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.

Highlands Fest @ Baxter Avenue

Saturday, Sept. 14 Baxter Avenue (900 block) Free; 1-11 p.m. Did you know there are only a handful of spots in the country where you can walk with a drink in hand, strolling from bar to bar, enjoying the life on the street? New Orleans, Vegas, Key West and Memphis’ Beale Street are a few […]

Seed to Stove Dinner @ Harvest Restaurant

Thursday, Sept. 12 Harvest Restaurant 624 E. Market St. harvestlouisville.com $85; 6:30 p.m. “It started with a carrot.” From rabbit food to rhubarb pandowdy, Deborah Madison’s latest cookbook, “Vegetable Literacy,” delves deep into the greenest of food groups, exploring the families that make up the vegetable spectrum and proposing new ways to turn your radishes […]

“Knitting Art, Knitting Craft” at Carnegie

Pre-registration required. The next Carnegie Center’s Lunch & Learn program is “Knitting Art, Knitting Craft” with artist Deborah Levine on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). Carnegie Center for Art & History, 201 E. Spring St. in New Albany.    

Sept. 6 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Sept. 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 Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. 4th St., 589-1133, is showing Candy Wheat […]

Douglas Miller next speaker at LVAA’s Food for Thought

Reservations required by Sept. 6 Douglas Miller is the next speaker at the Louisville Visual Art Association’s Food for Thought. At the Louisville Boat Club, 4200 River Rd., from 12-1:30 p.m. $25 members, $35 non-members, includes lunch, dessert and beverages. Walk-ins are welcome after 12:30 p.m. (no lunch) for $10. Call 584-8166 ext. 100 to make […]

Weekender: Aug. 31-Sept. 2

•KY Bluegrass & Bourbon Fest Aug. 31-Sept. 2 Louisville Water Tower kentuckybluegrassfestival.com $8, $11 (after 6 p.m.); 5-11 p.m. (Sat.-Sun), 1-7 p.m. (Mon.) Adding bourbon to something is never a bad idea — unless it’s breast milk or your gas tank, I suppose. Anyway, the annual Kentucky Bluegrass Festival is now adding bourbon to its […]

WorldFest @ The Belvedere

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 The Belvedere worldfestlouisville.com Free; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Fri.-Sun.), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mon.) For 12 months now, I have been trying to replicate the lunch I had at the decennial WorldFest last year. Best described as a plump wiener topped with pineapple, potato chips and a special sauce, a Colombian hot dog sounds […]

Aug. 30 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

FAT Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, Aug. 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. The Kore Gallery, Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center, #117-A, will be welcoming […]

Generations Picnic @ Shelby Park

Saturday, Aug. 24 Shelby Park 600 block of Oak Street Free; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Seems like most Louisville neighborhoods have an annual festival or fair that celebrates their history, culture and community. Smoketown and Shelby Park may soon have theirs. The Smoketown Community and Shelby Park Neighborhood Association are hosting what they hope will be […]

Kentucky State Fair

Aug. 16-25 Kentucky Fair & Expo Center kystatefair.org $8 ($8 for parking); various times Hellfire! It’s time for the state fair! Where else can you see gluttony in all its glory — whether it’s served like a hunk of beef between Krispy Kreme donuts or deep-fried like a Twinkie? But before you eat, stop by […]

Aug. 2 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Aug. 2. 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. Girl Scout Makena Devlin has been creating an 8’ x 12’ mural for her […]

Summer Music & Picnic @ Foxhollow Farm

Friday, July 26 Foxhollow Farm 8905 Highway 329, Crestwood, Ky. foxhollow.com $15 (adv.), $20; 6-9 p.m. Nothing says summer like a good old-fashion picnic, but this picnic has a bit of a twist. The biodynamically farmed property in Crestwood known as Foxhollow Farm is kicking off a series of summer events with this weekend’s festival, […]

Weekend visual art events

Join the Speed Art Museum’s pARTnership, the volunteer arm of the Museum, at The Village Anchor restaurant on Sunday, July 14 from 5-10 p.m. If you mention that you’re dining for The Speed, The Village Anchor will donate up to 10% of your bill to the museum. To make a reservation, call 502-708-1850 and mention […]

‘Bourbon by the Book’ @ Marriott Louisville East

Thursday, July 11 Marriott Louisville East 1903 Embassy Square Blvd. • 318-1717 $60 (dinner); 5:30 p.m. Bourbon: It’s not just for sippin’ anymore. Many books have been written about Kentucky’s liquid cash crop since the days it was shipped south on the Ohio to New Orleans. The spirit continues to inspire area authors, and a […]

July 5 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, July 5. 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. John McCarthy’s show “A Closer Look: Forms in Nature” will open during the July […]

Weekender: June 29-30

•Blue Moon Circus Saturday, June 29 Sky Bar at Saints 131 Breckenridge Lane $10; 7 p.m. The folks behind Blue Moon Circus are at it again — offering up all the jollies of a carnival with a little edge. This circus is for adults only, kids, and they recommend you bring both a barf bag […]

Weekender: June 22-23

•March of the Colonels Saturday, June 22 WHY Louisville Two 806 E. Market St. facebook.com/whylouisville Free; 2 p.m. Louisville will keep it truly weird this weekend as a life-size wax Harlan Sanders leads droves of fellow Kentucky colonels and wannabe colonels down East Market Street … just for the hell of it. The grand marshal […]