So what’s on the radar? Butchertown, Bats, and Best of Lou! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our New2Lou calendar at new2lou.do502.com. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop. And don’t forget to give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; you’ll be glad you did!
Wednesday (7/29) Waterfront Wednesday - FREE summer concerts presented by WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation on the last Wednesday of every month. Featured artists this month: Fantastic Negrito, Strand of Oaks, and American Aquarium. Music starts at 6 pm. Free and open to the public.
Thursday (7/30) Best of Louisville - Best of Lou has finally arrived and lucky you tickets are still available. Don’t miss your chance to taste the BEST food and booze from the winners of Louisville Magazine‘s Best of Louisville awards. Plus giveaways, silent auction and dancing at Play Dance Bar! Party starts at 6 pm. Tickets are $30. Dress code: Summer cocktail attire.
Friday (7/31) Kentucky Center Yoga Series - It’s Yoga Friday! The fine folks at the Kentucky Center are hosting FREE yoga classes every Friday through August 28th from 12– 1 pm. Bring your mat and water and meet at the Main Lobby by 11:50 for a class of yoga postures, flow, and deep relaxation. A perfect lunch time option for downtown workers.
Friday (7/31) New Albany Bicentennial Park Summer Concert Series - Why not mix it up a bit this Friday and take a trip across the river? Enjoy a FREE outdoor concert at Bicentennial Park in downtown New Albany (Spring Street & Pearl Street) from 6 pm-9 pm. Featured artists this week are Nick Dittmeier, Moonlight Peddlers and the Bad Times Band. FREE and open to the public.
Friday (7/31) Harry Potter Summer Movie Series - Harry Potter fan? Lucky you. The Kentucky Science Center is hosting the entire Harry Potter movie series on their big screen. The Order of the Phoenix is showing July 31 - August 13, Friday - Sunday. Tickets are $8 Members, $10 Non-Members.
Saturday (8/1) Butchertown Get Down: Purple Rain - The official launch of the Do502 Butchertown Get Down series, a weekly movie-dance party at Play Dance Bar in the Butchertown neighborhood. Each week is themed off of a film and the film’s soundtrack and this week’s theme is Purple Rain. RSVP for FREE Entry or $10 at the door!
Saturday (8/1) - Sunday (8/2) Louisville Bats - Take me out to the ball game and root, root, root for the home team! A perfect way to wrap up the weekend. Grab a friend and watch the bats square off against their rivals, the Toledo Mud Hens, at Louisville Slugger Field! Game starts at 6:35 pm and tickets start at $12.
On the Radar
Wednesday (8/5) #ThinkBig: Healthcare Edition - Brian Wallace of Now Sourcing is hosting another networking event to get local folks to think BIG when it comes to our community. We’re certainly down for that. Hopefully you have your ticket, because it’s a sold out show. If you do, share the discussion by using #thinkbig and stay tuned for more BIG events in the future.
Wednesday (8/12) New2Lou 2nd Wed Social - Mark your calendars for our August 2nd Wed social. We’ll be partying it up across the bridge at Flat 12 Bierworks in Jeffersonville! Feeling adventurous? Talk a walk across the Big Four Bridge to the event. It’s only a couple of miles and will give you the opportunity to work up an appetite and work off the beer. Event is FREE, but RSVP is req’d.
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