What’s on the radar this week? Mardi Gras + Galentines Day! We’ve handpicked the couple extra events this week just for you, who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Head over to our New2Lou event calendar and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We’ll connect you to other great new folks, hot new events, and awesome community orgs.
Wednesday (2/7) LLS Young Professionals Date Auction – Join the LLS YPs tonight for a Date Night Auction at Gravely. Eligible bachelors and bachelorettes (including one of our very own New2Louers) will be auctioned off with an exciting date package. Doors open at 6:00 PM, auction starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets range from $10 (no drinks) – $30 (includes 4 drink tickets).
Thursday (2/8) It’s Mardi Gras Time Cajun Dinner – Celebrate Mardi Gras early with a Mardi Gras inspired Cajun dinner at Varanese this Thursday! Enjoy a five coarse meal for only $40 per person + gratuity. Add on 3 New Orleans style cocktails for just $20. Reception starts at 6:30 p.m., dinner starts at 7:00 p.m. Call 502-899-9904 for reservations.
Friday (2/9) Who Says Romance is Old Fashioned – Join Copper & Kings to celebrate love, music, chocolates, romance and the Old Fashioned cocktail. Enjoy live music from 8:30-10:30 p.m. PLUS a Build-Your-Own Old Fashioned bar! Food and brandy chocolates avail for purchase. FREE admission. 21+ event.
Saturday (2/10) Mardi Gras w/ Billy Goat Strut Revue – Keep the Mardi Gras celebration going this Saturday at Gravely Brewing Co this Saturday! Billy Goat Strut Revue is bringing their Bourbon Jazz to transform Gravely into Louisville’s finest Mardi Gras party! The show is FREE and includes festive drink specials, costumes, and more. Raise a glass and get ready to get down. Party starts at 9 p.m.
Sunday (2/11) Galentine’s Day Brunch – Don’t know what Galentine’s Day is? It’s a day to leave your man at home and celebrate with your favorite group of girlfriends. Ladies celebrating Ladies! Join the Hub Louisville for Dollar mimosas, $10 mimosa bottles, fun themed cocktails, and Galentines food specials! Call 502-777-1505 or email email@example.com to make a reservation.
On the Radar
Tuesday (2/13) Big Gigantic – Mark your calendars for a fun throwback night. Big Gigantic, instrumental electronic, hip-hop and jazz music duo, is bringing their Got the Love Tour to Mercury Ballroom next Tuesday, February 13th. Doors open at 7:00 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM. Tickets start at $27. Enter to win a pair of tickets at new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!
Wednesday (2/14) Valentine’s Day – Whether you’re a romantic at heart, swinging single or meh, who cares? Louisville’s social scene has got you covered. If you are new in town, you may not know where to go. Thankfully we (and Do502) are here to help. Here’s a list of Valentine’s Day happenings and how to do Valentine’s Day thanks to the fine folks at Do502.
Saturday (2/17) Tailspin Ale Fest – Tailspin Ale Fest, a premier festival for the craft brewer and craft beer drinker, returns next Saturday! The festival will feature more than 150 craft beers in an awesome WWII era airplane hangar at Boeing Field. Besides beer, enjoy live music and food served by local food trucks. GA tickets are $50, VIP are $75. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.