Halloween is finally here and you can feel a chill in the air as the ghosts and ghouls prepare to rise to the occasion. Got plans this weekend? You do now. Looking for more great events around town? Head over to our New2Lou event calendar and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (10/25) – Sunday (10/29) Finding Neverland – Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Don’t miss this incredible show at the Kentucky Center for Performing Arts this week only. Tickets start at $37. Evening and matinée options are available.
Thursday (10/26) Horror Movies in the Courtyard: Scream – The Copper & Kings Horror movie series continues this Thursday. Copper & Kings will be showing Scream, 1996 slasher film directed by Wes Craven starting David Arquette and Courteney Cox, on a large outdoor screen in their beautiful courtyard. Bar opens at 8:00 PM, movie starts at 10:00 PM. Brandy cocktails and snacks will be available.
Friday (10/27) Startup Slam of the Americas – Ten Latin American & Caribbean entrepreneurs have been working with local businesses the past 2 weeks and want to share their ideas with you! The pitch competition is FREE and starts at 5:00 PM at the Tim Faulkner Gallery followed by a dinner reception. Reception tickets for New2Lou folks are only $10. Select “World traveler” in the WAC member drop down to apply the discount.
Friday (10/27) – Saturday (10/28) Va Va Vamp – Halloween has never seen the likes of this! Va Va Vixens will transform Art Sanctuary into a hauntingly gorgeous spectacle of Vampires and all creatures of the night! They will sing, dance and fly. Prepare yourself for a night you will never forget! VIP tickets are $35, GA are $25.
Saturday (10/28) – Sunday (10/29) Highlands Fall Flea! – Flea Off Market is taking the party to the Highlands this weekend with the Fermentation Festival! Local vendors, food, fermentation, pony rides and more! Hours: Sat 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sun Noon – 6:00 PM. Location:1228 E. Breckinridge St., corner of Barret & Breckinridge, across from Wiltshire Pantry Bakery. FREE to attend. Family-friendly event.
Sunday (10/29) Louisville Palace Halloween Movie Series – Sadly the Louisville Palace Halloween Movie Series wraps up this week, so you better hit it up this weekend! Young Frankenstein,1974 American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder (and one of our favs) is playing this Sunday. Movie starts at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $8.
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Monday (10/30) An Evening with Louisville’s Own Global Game Changers – Kentucky to the World is proud to present Louisville’s own Global Game Changers, a nonprofit that seeks to empower all children to discover their inner superpower and make the world a better place through enriching educational programs and partnerships. Show starts at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $25. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.
Tuesday (10/31) Halloween – Halloween is right around the corner so you better pick your event(s) and costume, stat. Luckily there are a ton of great options and thankfully Do502 has a full list so you can do Halloween right –> do502.com/p/how-to-do-halloween. Need help dressing the part? Hit up Caufield’s Novelty and they’ll hook you up.