Eric Carle, creator of beloved children's books for nearly half a century, is celebrating his 83rd birthday this month. The Louisville Visual Art Association and the Louisville Free Public Library are teaming up for the June 'Art Buffet' to honor his life and achievements in children's literature, and the whole family is invited to join the party.
Historic Whiskey Row in downtown Louisville is getting the make-over of a lifetime, and one of its first and biggest attractions will be the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, slated to open in the fall of 2013.
Exciting developments are in the works for the historic East Russell neighborhood, once known as "Louisville's Harlem." The Louisville Central Community Center and a variety of urban planning specialists are inviting you to take part in this process of community renewal by attending the East Russell Charrette this Friday, May 11.
A recent merger approved by the boards of the St. Francis School in Goshen and St. Francis High School will combine the Harrods Creek, Goshen, and downtown schools into a single entity sharing the St. Francis name.
"He's a Moose on the Loose"... "Ode to a Toad"... "A Guitar-Pickin' Chicken"... Are you familiar with these soon-to-be-classics? Come here them and many more favorites from Farmer Jason, the family-music sensation who will be bringing his energetic act to Uncle Slayton's this month.
After Black Friday madness has died down this year, participate in one of Louisville's most beloved holiday traditions. Light Up Louisville boasts all of the favorites of past years: spectacular lights, the Jefferson Square Park tree, the Winter Holiday Parade, and, of course, Santa Claus!
"El Dia de los Muertos," or the "Day of the Dead," is celebrated every year on November 1 and 2 in Hispanic and Latino culture, but the Kentucky Art and Craft Museum invites you to explore for yourself and your family the customs of this intriguing holiday.
For once, it's easy being green! Bring your family to one of the most popular events of the spring -- the St. Patrick's Day Parade-- this Saturday, March 10, and be a part of the biggest and best hooley in town!
Louisville natives live through Derby fanfare year in and year out, but there is an entire portion of Derby-goers who are new to the River City. Check out what national outlets are saying about traveling to our hometown this coming weekend and deem for yourself which of them really get Louisville right.
The eyes of the nation will be upon Louisville on the first Saturday in May, but the real Derby celebration begins in the weeks leading up to the big race. Use this guide to the multiple Derby-related events taking place in the coming days and plan your own "run for the roses."
As the show-stopping opener of the Kentucky Derby Festival, Thunder over Louisville is one of our city's most anticipated events. It is also one of the heaviest attended, meaning intense preparation is required to navigate the expected half-million people hoping to get a good view of the spectacle. Use this guide to plan everything from your driving route to your after-party activities.
Navigating the logistics of attending an event as big as Thunder over Louisville is stressful, even for seasoned Thunder veterans. Luckily, the Rauch Planetarium on UofL's campus is inviting visitors to enjoy pre-fireworks festivities -- and even the themselves -- in a completely new way: under their dome!