So what’s on the radar? Picnics, Potter and Psych Fest! 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 (7/22) - Thursday (7/22) Louisville Bats - Enjoy this much cooler weather at the ballpark tonight! Grab a friend and cheer on the home team against the Columbus Clippers at Louisville Slugger Field! Game starts at 6:35 pm and tickets start at $12. If you go Thursday, make sure you get there early for Thirsty Thursday, $1 beer from 5:30-7 pm!
Thursday (7/23) Grace Potter - THE Grace Potter is coming to our fav outdoor music venue Iroquois Amphitheater! Don’t miss you chance to see her rock out under the stars! Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are still available and start at $30. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm.
Friday (7/24) Kentucky Center Yoga Series - 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 (7/24) - Sunday (7/26) Kentucky Music Weekend - For the 40th consecutive year, this unique folk festival brings together the finest folk musicians and Kentucky traditions to Iroquois Amphitheater. And it was voted one of top folk festivals in the country. Daytime activities include crafts, food and workshops. Evening concerts $10 suggested donation.
Friday (7/24) - Saturday (7/25) Louisville Psych Fest - 2 nights, 10 bands, one helluva trip. This all goes down at Headliners Music Hall. Single day passes are $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Weekend passes are $10. Enter to win a pair of weekend passes at new2lou.do502.com. Doors open at 8 pm, show starts at 9 pm. 18 + event.
Saturday (7/25) Whisker Mania - first charity facial hair competition in Louisville history presented by the Derby City Whisker Club. Unmovable beards and unstoppable mustaches from all over the city, state, region, country and world will be judged. Sign up to compete or simply watch the fun. Tickets are $10 and proceeds will be donated to Active Heroes.
Sunday (7/26) Picnic and Kite Flying - Slow Down, Sit Back, and Listen with Classical 90.5 on the Big Four Lawn from 5 pm to 9 pm. Watch the sunset, bring a picnic, and fly a kite to the soundtrack of nature-inspired compositions. Don’t have a kite? Make one at the Classical 90.5 kite building tent! FREE and open to the public.
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Monday (7/27) Monday Night Movies: Close Encounters of the Third Kind - It’s Monday, so you know what that means….summer movie night at Iroquois Amphitheater! Featured movie this week is the 1977 Sci Fi Close Encounters of the Third Kind! Doors 7 pm, movie 8 pm. FREE and open to the public. Seating first come, first serve.
Tuesday (7/28) FirstBuild. FirstYear. - We had such an amazing time at our July social, our host FirstBuild invited us back to celebrate with them again! Join us as we help them celebrate their first birthday and the official launch of Opal Nugget Ice. And YES, there will be cocktails (wink). FREE event, RSVP required. See you there!
Thursday (7/30) Best of Louisville - Early notice, but you don’t want to miss this par-tay, seriously. Enjoy 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. Be there.
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