City Editor Sarah here. If you know me, you know there are two things I hold close to my heart — coffee + astrology. So, grab a cup and settle down to enjoy the brew of the zodiac signs as LOU coffee shops.
The Old Louisville Coffee Co-Op’s selection of treats. | Photo by LOUtoday
Known as the bold + courageous leaders of the zodiac, you emulate Red Hot Roasters’ drive and passion when it comes to getting what you want. Plus, the bright colors from its logo and its drive-thru allude to the fiery personality — and always-on-the-go spirit — of this fire sign.
As a luxury lover, you’ll feel right at home at Gralehaus’ beautiful + aesthetically pleasing cafe. After all, nothing screams opulence like sipping iced coffee from a bell-shaped glass with a sausage, egg, and cheese breakfast sammie.
Anastasia | Wed., Aug. 3-Sun., Aug. 7 | Various Times | Kentucky Performing Arts Center | $46.22+ | Travel back to Europe in the 1920s as Anastasia sets out to discover her mysterious past.
Drinks & Details | Wed., Aug 3 |5:30-7 p.m. | The Local Seltzery | Free | Learn about YPAL’s Emerging Leaders Program for young professionals.
53rd Annual Street Rod Nationals | Thurs., Aug. 4-Sun., Aug. 7 | 8 a.m. | Kentucky Exposition Center | $19+ | See a collection of modified cars + enter to win a 1934 Hi-Boy Coupe. 🚗
70s Night | Fri., Aug. 5 | 8 p.m.-2 a.m. | Howl at the Moon | Free to attend | Bust out your bell bottoms for free admission to this throwback party with themed drinks, 1970s music + giveaways. 🕺
Voyager 5 | Fri. Aug. 5-Sat. Aug. 6 | 9 p.m. | Galaxie Bar, 732 E. Market St. | $20+ | Party with the producer and guitarist known as Marvel Years, blend beats + shred guitar.
Summer Beer Fest at the Frazier | Sat., Aug. 6 | 5-8 p.m. | Frazier History Museum | $55+ | Taste over 200 craft beers + enjoy food trucks and live music at one of the largest beer tasting events in Kentucky. 🍺
Vintage and Local Handmade Market | Sat., Aug. 6 | 4-8 p.m. | TEN20 Craft Brewery, 1020 E. Washington St. | Free to attend | Vibe to live music, grab a bite to eat, and shop until you drop at this pop-up market featuring 20+ vendors.
Beats & Bivalves | Sun., Aug. 7 | 1-7 p.m. | Nouvelle Bar & Bottle, 214 S. Clay St. | Free to attend | Sip wines from this NuLu wine bar and throw back oysters from Lou Oyster Cult while listening to beats from live DJs.
We have amonthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
This year’s Tour of Remodeled Homes will feature 10 home remodels from 600-4,500+ sqft by nine of the Building Industry Association’s Registered Remodelers. | Photo provided by BIA of Greater Louisville
Looking to remodel, need some home inspo, or just appreciate interior designand architecture? The Tour of Remodeled Homes is coming up on Sat., Aug. 13 + Sun., Aug. 14.
Event goers can tour one of the most “green,” energy efficient, high performance + sustainable remodeled homes in the US, along with:
A historic home built in 1821, with modern finishes
Kitchen and bathroom remodels
See the quality craftsmanship firsthand and meet the BIA of Greater Louisville’s Registered Builders + Remodelers. 🏡*
Pregame Coffee has officially reopened after moving to Clifton. The former NuLu sports-themed coffee shop now occupies the building formerly known for housing Jerry Lotz’s collection and retains many of its original features — including the stained glass windows. Stop by 1737 Frankfort Ave. for coffee as well as draft beer, wine, and cocktails. (LEO Weekly)
West Louisville’s basketball courts are getting updated thanks to a $100,000 donation from a local business owner. Some of the money has been used to add a half-court to Charles Young Park + resurface the court at Portland Park. Future plans include updates toLaPorte Park and E. Leland Taylor Park. 🏀 (WDRB)
The fair is back at Oldham County Fairgrounds in LaGrange every night through Sat., Aug. 6. Grab your $15 tickets and get access to arena events, live music, and unlimited rides. Tonight you can look forward to Full Throttle Monster Trucks + tunes from the Whiskey Bent Valley Boys. (WHAS 11)
Headliners Music Hall is accepting donations for Eastern Kentucky disaster relief. Stop by with gift cards — Visa, gas + Walmart cards preferred — through Fri. Aug. 5 during box office hours (2-6 p.m.) and receive a free pair of tickets to an upcoming show. 🎟️
The Hope Village, a safe outdoor space for people experiencing homelessness, received new maintenance equipment and a storage shed with help from the Air Quality Trust Fund. The organization works to fund projects that improve air quality +the new electric equipment will be less polluting. (WHAS 11)
Louisville lawyer Lonita Baker is now the 80th president of the National Bar Association. Baker grew up in Derby City + graduated from the University of Louisville. She currently provides corporate counsel for Waystar, a health-care-technology company based in Louisville. (The Courier-Journal)
Join Monnik Beer Co. for an ice-dyeing workshop hosted by DaisyCake Designs. Create kaleidoscopic designs while sipping a complimentary beer or non-alcoholic beverage this Sun., Aug 7 from 3:30-5 p.m. Tickets are $49 and include everything you need to create a masterpiece.
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