Festivals + Football

Festivals + Football

Ready to meet some new people? Of course you are! Join us on the 8Up Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen rooftop tonight! FREE w/ RSVP Beautiful weather + cool new folks = no brainer. See you tonight at 5:30 PM!

What else is on the radar this week? Festivals + Football! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou, just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our online event calendar and give us a follow on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.

Now – Friday (8/11) AIGA Louisville Design Week – AIGA Louisville is hosting its third annual Louisville Design Week next week! Design Week brings together designers and other creative professionals for a five consecutive days of lectures, workshops and meet-ups. Full schedule of events.

Wednesday (8/9) New2Lou 2nd Wed Social – Mark your calendars for our August 2nd Wed Social next week. We’ll be partying it up on the swanky rooftop of 8Up Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen. Event is FREE w/ RSVP, even if you are “Old2Lou”. Party starts at 5:30 pm. Drink specials until 7 PM, so get there early.

Thursday (8/10) 2017 Margaritas in the ‘Ville – Ah yeah, it’s margarita time. Kick back at Captain’s Quarters this Thursday for LEO Weekly‘s 5th Annual Margaritas in the ‘Ville. Sample the best margaritas in town and YOU decide who takes home the coveted trophy and bragging rights. Tickets are $25. Party starts at 6:00 PM.

Friday (8/11) She Needs to Be Creative Director TBH: A Fireside Chat – Kale & Flax will be exploring the opportunities and challenges of the future being female, as well as, the personal stories that come with being a woman in design and creative direction. Check-In & Coffee 8:30 AM | Fireside Chat 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Location: Copper & Kings. FREE w/ RSVP.

Friday (8/11) – Saturday (8/12) Derby City Jazz Festival – Join the Derby City Jazz Festival for two great days of exceptional entertainment featuring some of the world’s best smooth jazz artist this weekend at Churchill Downs. Single day and weekend tickets are available and start at $50. Gates open at 2:00 PM, music starts at 4:00 PM and runs until 11:00 PM. Full lineup on the website.

Saturday (8/12) Louisville City FC – We’re trying to sell out the stadium and we need your help. Grab your friend, co-worker, neighbor, hair dresser… and head down to Louisville Slugger Field this Saturday to cheer on our hometown soccer team, Louisville City Football Club! Game starts at 7:30 PM. Tickets start at $15. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. #prosoccerprocity

Sunday (8/13) Taste of Frankfort Avenue – Enjoy a sampling of appetizers, entrées and desserts representing Frankfort Avenue’s finest restaurants this Sunday at the Clifton Center.  Tickets are $45, VIP are $100. Raffle tickets are $25 and the prize is over 40 gift cards from local Frankfort Avenue businesses. Proceeds benefit the Clifton Center. Party starts at 5:00 pm.

On the Radar

Friday (8/18) – Saturday (8/19) Seven Sense Fest – An annual festival featuring over 50 local, regional and national acts, local food trucks, top shelf spirits and cocktails, craft breweries, and arts & craft vendors. Tickets start at $15. Proceeds benefits the Boys & Girls Haven and Musician’s Emergency Resource Foundation. Enter to win a pair of weekend passes at new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!

Sunday (8/20) Michelle Branch: The Hopeless Romantic Tour – Early notice, but we certainly don’t want you to miss out on this awesome show. Michelle Branch, American singer, songwriter and actress, is bringing her hopeless romantic tour to the Mercury Ballroom on Sunday, August 20th! Tickets start at $20. Show starts at 8:00 PM.

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