Fall is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited for the pumpkins, butternut squash and bourbon of course! There is no better place than right here right now as the weather cools and the leaves change.
So what’s on the radar? Music, Makers, and Mayhem! We’ve handpicked the best events this weekend 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. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (10/18) Predicting the Turn w/ David Knox – Join the Louisville Digital Association for its October event featuring David Knox, veteran of Proctor and Gamble, Managing Director of WPP Ventures, and author of “Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips.” Enjoy complimentary snacks, cash bar and flying axes! Event is FREE w/ RSVP, but space is limited so get on it.
Thursday (10/19) Rye Back Porch Sessions – Mark your calendars for RYE on Market’s last Back Porch Session of the season this Thursday night. Grab a friend, a drink, and enjoy live music on RYE’s back porch in NuLu.This month’s featured artists are James Lindsey and JP Source. FREE to attend. Food & Drinks start at 5:00 PM, music starts at 7:00 PM. Non-Profit beneficiary is the Louisville Orchestra.
Friday (10/20) Patio Movie: Donnie Darko – Lydia House, a super cool neighborhood joint in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood, hosts a number of cool events on their patio including movie night. This Friday night they’ll be showing Donnie Darko, the 2001 science fiction film about a troubled teenager plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes. FREE event. Movie starts at 9:30 PM.
Saturday (10/21) Kings of Leon – The Grammy Award-winning artists Kings of Leon just kicked the third leg of the Walls Tour and will performing live with Dawes to the KFC Yum! Center this Saturday! Trust us you don’t want to miss this and lucky you tickets are still available. Show starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets start at $35. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.
Saturday (10/21) Louisville Mini Maker Faire – Makers from around the region will gathering at 4th Street Live! this Saturday for the Louisville Mini Maker Faire and you’re invited! Mingle with Makers, Crafters, Inventors, Evil Geniuses, Scientists and Artists at this family friendly event. The family friendly portion of our Maker Faire will be from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, adult-oriented activities run from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. FREE w/ RSVP.
Sunday (10/22) Louisville Palace Halloween Movie Series – The Louisville Palace Halloween Movie Series continues this Sunday with The Haunted Mansion, 2003 comedy hour movie based on the Disney theme park attraction starring Eddie Murphy. Movie starts at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $8. The movie series continues every Sunday through the month of October. Next on the lineup is Young Frankenstein on October 29th.
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Monday (10/23) The National Parks, Rivvrs, Justin Paul Lewis – Monday blues got you down? Head down to Zanzabar for a super lineup of superstars. The National Parks, Rivvrs and Justin Paul Lewis will be performing live just for you and a few hundred of your closest friends. Tickets start at $10. Doors open at 7:00 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM.
Tuesday (10/24) The Moth Storyslam – What’s the Moth? The Moth is a non-profit organization that features people telling true stories from their lives with no notes, power point or cheat sheets.The StorySLAM is The Moth’s wildcard series, welcoming any and all folks to share their five-minute stories onstage at Headliners Music Hall. Why not share your mad storytelling skills? We dare you. This month’s theme is CREEPY. Tickets are $10.