What’s on the radar this week? Football + Flea + Flashbacks! We’ve handpicked the best event in Lou just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Visit our online event calendar at new2lou.do502.com and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Stick close to us and we’ll have you plugged into the community in no time.
Wednesday (6/27) Waterfront Wednesday – Mark your calendars for this FREE summer concert presented by WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation next Wednesday at the Big Four Bridge. Featured artists: Bettye Layette, Company of Thieves, Dr. Dundiff and Otis Junio. Music starts at 6:00 pm. Free and open to the public. Parking is a little crazy, so ride your bike or uber/lyft it.
Wednesday (6/27) Wild Wednesday: Investing in Women’s Entrepreneurship – Join Culture Code and WILD Accelerator for a Wild discussion around investing in women’s entrepreneurs next Wednesday at 800 Tower City Apt. Featured guest is Kristina Montague, Managing Partner of the JumpFund, a TN-based venture capital fund leading the charge in female-focused capital investment. Event starts at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $5.
Thursday (6/28) Groundbreaking For Louisville City FC Stadium – You’re invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Louisville City Football Club’s NEW stadium in Butchertown this Thursday afternoon! Plan to arrive at the stadium site (intersection of Cabel and Adams streets) by 2:15 PM. The ceremony will begin at 3:00 PM. The new 11,300-seat stadium will open in 2020.
Thursday (6/28) Cocktails for a Cure – Join the American Cancer Society for their third annual Cocktails For A Cure at Copper & Kings this Thursday! Local bartenders from restaurants across the city come together to compete in a cocktail competition to support the fight against cancer. Tickets are $20 at the door and proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, so you can party with a purpose. Event starts at 6:00 PM. 21+ event.
Friday (6/29) 1993: A Fabulous Flashback Celebrating 25 Years of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists – Don’t miss the Louisville Leopard Percussionists 25 years celebration at Headliners Music Hall. Ben Sollee + Mark Charles Heidinger will be flashing back to 1993 with 1200, Zach Longoria Project, Scott Carney + Carly Johnson. Doors: 7:00 PM, Show: 8:00 PM. Tickets are $15. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.
Saturday (6/30) Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market – Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Flea Market is a quirky local market full of antiques, uniques, food vendors, local non-profits, and more. Over 125 vendors from all over the South will peddle their awesome items this weekend at Festival Plaza in Waterfront Park. The market runs from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. FREE and open to the public.
Saturday (6/30) Taylor Swift – Don’t miss the a chance to see Taylor Swift, ten-time GRAMMY winner, a singer, songwriter, musician and producer, right here in Louisville! She’ll be bringing her Reputation Stadium Tour to Papa Johns Stadium this Saturday night. Tickets are still available and start at $43. Show starts at 7:00 PM.
Sunday (7/1) Yoga at KMAC with Leigh Anne Albrechta – What better way to wrap up the weekend than will a restorative evening of meditation and flow. Join Leigh Anne Albrechta for yoga in the KMAC Museum galleries in Downtown Louisville this Sunday night from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. This donation based practice will begin with a short meditation. BYO mat and water. Series continues every Sunday evening.
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Monday (7/2) Iroquois Amphitheater Summer Movie Series – Mark your calendars for summer movie night at Iroquois Amphitheater next Monday night. Featured movie this week is The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Doors open at 7:00 pm, movie starts at 8:30 pm. FREE and open to the public. Seating first come, first serve. Also mark your calendars for Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Friday, July 6th.
Wednesday (7/4) July 4th Festivities – There are a lot of great options to celebrate the 4th of July and it looks like the weather forecast will be great! Our top picks –> head downtown to the Louisville Waterfront Fourth 2018 at Louisville Waterfront Park, head to Crescent Hill for some good old fashioned fun at Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival, or catch the river cruise on the Belle of Louisville.