Ready to mix and mingle with the coolest folks in town?!? Of course you are! Mark your calendars for our August Social next Wednesday at Mercury Ballroom. We’re partnering with KY Opera YPOP and Voice Tribune to host a killer fashion show event! Live performances by Kentucky Opera, fashion show featuring local boutiques, complimentary appetizers, prizes and more! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Pick up yours today!
So what’s on the radar this week? Flea, Fashion and Frankfort Ave! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou, just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our online event calendar and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (8/3) West Side Story - 🎶 When you’re a jet, you’re a jet all the way 🎶 Catch one of the greatest musicals, West Side Story, tonight in beautiful Old Louisville’s Central Park. Food by Will’s Tavern, and Boss Hog BBQ, Lexie Lu’s, & Dessert Truck and drinks available for purchase. Pre-show at 7 pm, performance starts at 8 pm. Free and open to the public.
Thursday (8/4) Mayor’s Music and Art Series - free monthly series showcasing local musicians, artists and performers at Mayor’s Gallery at historic Louisville Metro Hall. This month will showcase local musicians from the Cut Family Foundation. Event is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch and enjoy live music during your lunch hour.
Friday (8/5) The Naked Magic Show - Last chance to catch the worlds naughtiest magic show “The Naked Magic Show” right here in Louisville. This boisterous R-rated magic show, strips away the top hats and capes, promising full frontal illusions. Show starts at 8 PM at Mercury Ballroom. Tickets start at $25. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.
Friday (8/5) - Sunday (8/7) Flea Off Market - monthly outdoor bazaar in Nulu, on Baxter between Market and Jefferson Street. The “buy local”/”keep it weird” ethic is strong in Louisville and especially at The Flea Off Market, a great place for shopping, eating & drinking, or just hanging out. Over 100 local vendors, food trucks, drinks, entertainment and more!
Saturday (8/6) Louisville Bats - Take me out to the ball game and root, root, root for the home team! A perfect way to spend your Saturday night. Grab a friend and watch the bats square off against their rivals, the Columbus Clippers, at Louisville Slugger Field! Game starts at 6:05 pm and tickets start at $12.
Sunday (8/7) 24th Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue - Enjoy a sampling of appetizers, entrées and desserts representing Frankfort Avenue’s finest restaurants this Sunday at the Clifton Center. Vote for the best dish and the People’s Choice Award is handed out to the crowd’s favorite restaurant each year. General admission Tickets are $45, VIP are $75. Proceeds benefit the Clifton Center. Party starts at 5:00 pm.
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Tuesday (8/9) Beginner Sushi Class & Dinner - Calling all Sushi lovers! Join Flat 12 Bierwerks for a 2 hour, hands-on beginner Sushi class next Tuesday at 7 pm. Learn to make perfect sushi rice, all of those sauces you love, learn where to shop and what to buy and also how to buy and safely serve raw fish at home! Tickets are $40, includes 2 hour class and sushi dinner! $5 Sushi Pairing Beer Flights!
Wednesday (8/10) Anything Goes! Just Go To Kentucky Opera - We’re partnering up with KY Opera YPOP and Voice Tribune to host a killer fashion show! Join us for a creative cocktail party showcasing this Fall’s best looks for being seen at KY Opera! Tickets are only $15 and includes entertainment, complimentary light bites from Wilshire Pantry, cash bar, prizes, early access to Madame Butterfly tickets and more! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Pick up yours today!
Thursday (8/25) Ben Rector - Super early notice, but we don’t want you to miss out on this awesome show! Ben Rector, American musician based in Nashville, Tennessee, is coming to the Mercury Ballroom on Thursday (8/25). Never been to Mercury Ballroom?!? We’re here to help! We’ve got a pair of tickets just for you…enter here —> new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!
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