Category Archives: shopping

Aug. 1 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, Aug. 1. 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. Block Party Handmade Boutique, 560 S. Fourth St., 589-1133, is showing “Jawsone!” during the […]

Weekend visual art events

Julia Comer is having a trunk show of her jewelry on Saturday, July 25 from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, July 26 from 12-6 p.m. Also on display will be the work of artists Shelley Vaughn Hulsey (jewelry and mixed media) and Benjamin Ensor (photography). FLO, 803 E. Market St. in the courtyard behind Gifthorse. The Arts Association of Oldham County and […]

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.

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 […]

Weekend visual art events

LOCALS (living on clay and Louisville soil) is holding their annual summer pottery sale on Saturday, June 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Masonic Home Campus, 3701 Frankfort Ave., 561-7878. Artists are Wayne Ferguson, Suzy Hatcher, Laura Ross, Laura George Lynch, Amy Elswick, with guest artists Linda Bowman, Mike Imes and Amelia Stamps. The […]

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 […]

‘Summer Mixtape!’ @ Block Party Handmade Boutique

<ART> Friday, June 6 ‘Summer Mixtape!’ Block Party Handmade Boutique 560 S. Fourth St. blockpartyhandmade.com Free; 5 p.m. Ah, the summer mixtape. Perhaps more currently known as the summer playlist, the concept of a collection of songs that you can put on repeat for the summer has been around for decades. Bright, summery music and […]

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: June 7-8

<FEST> Saturday, June 7 Americana World Festival Iroquois Amphitheater 1080 Amphitheater Road iroquoisamphitheater.com Free; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. You know the old adage that says Louisville is a melting pot? Yeah, I know that’s supposed to be America. But the Americana Community Center is celebrating the vast cultural diversity of the people who have settled by […]

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.

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 […]

Gardeners’ Fair @ Locust Grove

<FAIR> May 9-11 Gardeners’ Fair Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane • 897-9845 locustgrove.org $6 (includes tour); 10 a.m.-5 p.m. I don’t have a green thumb, but one place that makes me want to dip my digit in paint and pretend I do is Locust Grove. The historic property’s 55 rolling acres remind me I need […]

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,

Weekender: April 19

<MUSIC> Saturday, April 19 ‘Astro Block Party’ Astro Black / Fat Rabbit 1000 E. Oak St. facebook.com/AstroBlackRecords Free; 9 a.m. Don’t let the weatherman fool you — spring has sprung, and that means it’s time to shake those frozen bones awake and take this party we call life to the streets. If your block isn’t […]

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 […]

March 28 FAT Friday Trolley Hop

F.A.T. Friday — the Frankfort Avenue Trolley on the final Friday of the month, March 28. 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 Figure Revealed” Third Biennial Nude Exhibition at Kaviar Gallery, 1718 Frankfort […]

March 7 First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is on the first Friday of the month, March 7. 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. Wayne Ferguson will be showing his new work at CRAFT(s), 572 S. 4th St., […]