Trolley Hop at A Reader's Corner Bookstore
Relax at A Reader's Corner Bookstore after a morning of Black Friday shopping. World-renowned guitarist and author Misha Feigen will be playing and reading from his new book of poetry, Skippers in Training.
Nov. 23, 11:30 a.m.
A Reader's Corner Bookstore
2044 Frankfort Ave.
Holiday Trains and Santa at Yew Dell Gardens
Climb aboard and bring the kids to Yew Dell this holiday season for the popular Yew Dell Gardens Express—a fabulous snow village and model train display. This magical exhibit has been created by master model builder Bob Irmscher with support from some of the most talented model train enthusiasts in the region. In addition to the trains, kids of all ages will enjoy scavenger hunts, weekend visits from Santa and more
Nov. 23-Dec. 16
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
6220 Old LaGrange Road
Free with admission: $7/adult, $5/senior, free for children under 12
Bodeco at the Louisville Palace
Local band Bodeco will be performing at The Louisville Palace featuring The Ladybirds as the supporting act. This is a 21+ show.
Nov. 23, 9 p.m.
The Louisville Palace
625 S. 4th St.
Video Games Live at Louisville Palace
The Louisville Orchestra presents Video Games Live, which returns following two sold-out shows in recent years. This immersive concert features music from the biggest video games of all time in full symphonic sound.
Nov. 24, 8 p.m.
The Louisville Palace
625 S. 4th St.
'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!' at the Kentucky Center
Watch the Herdmans, "the worst kids in the whole history of the world," bully their way into the church's annual Christmas Pageant. Expected to be the worst pageant ever, the whole town has gathered in anticipation, waiting to see the Herdmans ruin Christmas. Will the pageant be a disaster as everyone is expecting, or will the spirit of the season change the hearts and minds of all?
Nov. 24-Dec. 20, 2 p.m.
Kentucky Center for the Arts-Bomhard Theater
501 W. Main St.
The Soulful Sounds of Derbytown at Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
Soulful Sounds of Derbytown is a new concert series that celebrates Louisville’s rich blues music tradition, while also raising funds to complete the interior construction and establish education programs for the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. The first show of the series is called Women In Music and showcases some of Louisville’s best divas: Majorie Marshall, Robbie Bartlett, Tanita Gaines, Arti Wells and The Pearls. Loraine Rudolph will return to Louisville to join the ladies in a climatic encore performance.
Nov. 24, 6 p.m.
The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio' at St. Boniface Catholic Church
Founder and artistic director James Rightmyer will lead the Choral Arts Society in a festive performance of the Christmas Oratorio. This unique performance will feature period instruments from Louisville's Bourbon Baroque. Highlighted in the performance will be soloists Kelly Ballou, Audrey Walstrom, Ryan Connelly and Chad Sloan.
Nov. 25, 3 p.m.
St. Boniface Catholic Church
531 E. Liberty Street
$20/general admission; $15/seniors; $10/students
National Circus of the People's Republic of China at Brown Theatre
This award-winning ensemble, a favorite at international festivals, delivers spellbinding acrobatics, theatrics, music and dance. The troupe is famed for its unique acts, including awesome feats of juggling, trapeze work and contortion.
Nov. 25, 7 p.m.
The Brown Theatre
315 W. Broadway
Holidays Around the World at Frazier History Museum
Holidays Around the World is an annual, multicultural tree display that celebrates holiday traditions found throughout Louisville’s diverse communities. It ranges from trees decorated as they would be in countries that observe Christmas, to cultural displays showcasing other holidays observed around the globe throughout the year. This visually-stunning and educational exhibition features 25 trees and displays.
Nov.23-Jan. 3, 9 a.m.
Frazier History Museum
829 W. Main St.
Free with admission: $10.50/adults; $9.50/military; $8.50/seniors; $6/children ages 5-14; Free for children age 4 and under, teachers and museum members