Now that the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and Black Friday has passed, it’s time to start focusing on the holidays! And it looks like folks in the city are on board and offering a ton of holiday inspired social events, from pop-up shops to martinis and mistletoes. Everything you need to find the perfect gift for that someone special.
What’s on the radar this week? Plenty of events to get you in the holiday spirit! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou just for you, who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our calendar at new2lou.do502.com and don’t forget to give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Tuesday (11/29) - Sunday (12/4) The Book of Mormon - Hailed by The New York Times as “the best musical of this century” and the winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is a must see. This outrageous musical comedy that follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Show runs through Sunday (12/4) and tickets start at $45.
Now - Friday (12/2) Holiday Pop-Up Shop - For one week only, join Please and Thank You for a limited run Holiday Pop-Up to shop a curated selection of unique furniture, home decor, paintings by local artists and gifts hand-selected by Natalie O. Design Co. Located in the loft space above Please & Thank You on Frankfort Ave, the Holiday Pop-Up Shop will be open through Friday, December 2nd.
Thursday (12/1) Martinis & Mistletoe - Join KMAC in their newly renovated museum space for our 2016 Holiday Shopping Experience - featuring unique items made by local, national and international artists and delightful holiday gifts. From 5-8 PM, members receive a 15% discount on purchases plus two complimentary drinks. Not yet a member? No problem! Become a member and receive these sweet deals!
Friday (12/2) Diner, Drive-ins and Dives Viewing Party - One of our very own fine restaurants, Grind Burger Kitchen, is being featured on Food Network’s hit show “Diners, Drive Ins and Dives“! The episode featuring Grind premieres this Friday at 9 PM so they are throwing a big party! Limited food menu that night (kitchen closes at 9), but there will be lots of fun beer and drink specials to keep the party going. Party starts at 7 PM.
Saturday (12/3) - Sunday (12/4) 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 holiday shopping, eating & drinking, or just hanging out. Over 100 local vendors, food trucks, drinks, entertainment and more!
Saturday (12/3) - Sunday (12/4) 40th Annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour - The Old Louisville neighborhood invites you to explore the largest collection of Victorian mansions and picturesque homes this weekend. An absolute must for architecture buffs and history enthusiasts! Tours run from noon - 6 PM both days. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 day of event.
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Monday (12/5) Repeal Day - Celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the end of Prohibition at one of Louisville’s many fine establishments: Haymarket Whiskey Bar, Proof on Main, Louis’s the Ton and Down One Bourbon Bar! These fine folks are celebrating in true speakeasy style and smokin’ drinks specials. Want to take it up a notch? Join the Filson Historical Society for a lecture and tasting.
Thursday (12/8) - Saturday (12/10) Va Va Festivus - The Va Va Vixens are back and have returned for yet another original production with “Va Va Festivus”! This Modern Day Vaudeville-style Burlesque Variety show runs December 8th through the 10th at Headliners Music Hall. Doors open at 7 PM, show starts at 8 PM. GA Tickets are $25, VIP are $35.
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