It may be cold outside, but February is kicking up the heat with a ton of great events this week. What’s on the radar this week? Fashion, Festivals and First Friday Trolley Hop, to name a few. More great events listed below.
Speaking of events, each week we handpick the coolest events around town, just for you who are New2Lou. We not only help you get settled in, but make you look good doing it. Stick close to us and we’ll show the ropes. Looking for more events around town? Check out the local calendars on our events page. And be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay in the know.
Now - Friday (2/28) $5 February on Museum Row - For the entire month of February, Kentucky and Indiana residents can enjoy the following downtown attractions Frazier History Museum, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, KentuckyShow!, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Muhammad Ali Center for only $5. Sweet deal, right?!?
Wednesday (2/5) Louisville Magazine Launch Party - Join Louisville Magazine as they celebrate the launch of the February issue PLUS their brand new booze/bar guide Louisville Swig at 5:30 at the St Charles Exchange. Free appetizers, drink specials and a free copy of the February issue and Louisville Swig. Free and open to the public.
Thursday (2/6) Bourbon & the Girls - The fine folks at Garage Bar are hosting a Four Roses Bourbon tasting Thursday night at 6 pm. $25 gets you bourbon tastings, a bit of bourbon education and bacon snacks. Bourbon. Bacon. Sold yet? Space is limited, RSVP to Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 502.749.7100.
Friday (2/7) First Friday Trolley Hop - free event on the first Friday of every month at the shops, restaurants and galleries in historic West Main district and trendy NuLu District from 5-11 pm. And while your out and about, check out Jenna Dean LIVE! at the all-new Tengo Sed-Cantina! $5 cover, free if you arrive before 9 pm.
Friday (2/7) - Sunday (2/16) Monty Python’s SPAMALOT! - Based on the cult 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this uproariously funny musical follows King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table on a jaunty quest to find the renowned relic. The show is in town this weekend only at the Kentucky Center. Tickets start at $16.
Saturday (2/8) Fashion for a Fraction - Fashionistas and savvy shoppers rejoice! For one day only, enjoy fashion, fun & fabulous deals from Louisville’s hottest local boutiques at one location. Discounts on denim, clothing, handbags, jewelry, & accessories. Doors open at 10 am. Free and open to the public.
Saturday (2/8) Cuteopia! - The Second Annual Cuteopia at Revelry Boutique Gallery! One night art show of ridiculously adorable art made by some of Louisville’s most talented chickadees. Perfect opportunity to pick up cute local art for your special Valentine. Show starts at 8 pm. Free and open to the public.
Sunday (2/9) Kings of Leon - Indie rock legends Kings of Leon are coming to Louisville, the KFC Yum! Center to be exact. We’ve seen them in concert before and they sure do put on a good show. Fun Fact: Did you know Kings of Leon are from Nashville, TN, our neighbors to the south? Door open at 6 pm. Tickets are still available and start at $55.50.
On the Radar
Wednesday (2/12) New2Lou 2nd Wed Social - Mark your calendars for our our February 2nd Wed social at the KFC Yum! Center! And thanks to University of Louisville Athletics, not only will we have an awesome space to socialize, but we’ll also watch the women’s basketball game for FREE! Amazing, right? But to join the fun, you NEED to RSVP in advance.
Friday (2/14) & Sunday (2/16) Roméo et Juliette - Want to really impress your date? Take them to the most romantic stories of all time during the most romantic weekend of the year! KY Opera is offering a sweet 25% discount to New2Lou members. Call 584-7777 or visit Kentucky Center website to claim this limited time offer. Use Promo Code: N2LRJ14. Offer ends 2/12. Subject to availability.
Thursday (2/20) Kentucky Derby Festival: Festival Unveiled - brand new twist on the traditional KDF Poster Premiere. Unveiling of the official Kentucky Derby poster, sneak peek of upcoming events Thunder Over Louisville and new Tour De Lou cycling event, and Four Roses Bourbon 11th Annual Rose Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest! Sold yet? Tickets are $30. And we’ve got a feeling they won’t last long, so pick yours up today!
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