Things To Do: Sept. 2-5

Things To Do: Sept. 2-5

Olivia Dawson

Sept. 3 at 9:30a.m.
The Kentucky Center
501 W Main St., Louisville, Ky. 40202

The DeaFestival is the only of its kind in Kentucky, specializing in showcasing the art and culture of the deaf and hard of hearing. There will be over 50 visual and performing artists, from comedians to rappers. There will also be opportunities to purchase items created by deaf artists.

Greater Louisville United Labor Day Picnic
Sept. 5 at 10a.m.
Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, Ky. 40213 United States

With food, rides, music and the whole zoo, this picnic is a great place for family fun and a Labor Day celebration. Parents should take advantage of this day off for both them and the kids while enjoying the last day of summer. This event is for Union workers and their families only.

Hike, Bike and Paddle
Sept. 5 at 10a.m.
Waterfront Park
231 Witherspoon St., Louisville, KY 40202

Spend this Labor Day getting exercise with family and friends at the Hike, Bike and Paddle. Take part in a 5k hike, 15-mile bike ride or paddle in the river. This event doesn’t require being an athlete; it’s open to everyone and it’s not a race. The only goals are to have fun and stay fit.

Kentucky Bluegrass and Bourbon Experience
Sept. 3-4. Times vary.
Prices vary.
Louisville Water Tower
3005 River Road, Louisville, Ky. 40207

This festival perfectly combines the three B’s of Kentucky: bluegrass, bourbon and barbecue. It offers great fun for the whole family or for a date night, with an array of entertainment options. The two days will feature 10 bands, a wide selection of bourbon, barbecue and fair favorites, all with the beautiful view of the Ohio River.

Louisville Bats vs. Indianapolis Indians
Sept. 2-5. Times vary.
Prices vary.
Louisville Slugger Field
401 E Main St., Louisville, Ky. 40202

With a game every day of the Labor Day weekend, be sure not to miss out on one of the most fun experiences as a Louisville resident. Louisville Slugger Field offers countless food booths with all the baseball game essentials, such as cotton candy, hot dogs, ice cream and more. There is a shop and plenty to see for everyone who may be bored by the actual game. Baseball is certainly a summer sport, and Labor Day weekend should be spent making the most of the last official summer days.

Old Louisville Live: The NouLou Chamber Players
Sept. 3-4. Times vary.
Central Park
4th & Magnolia, Louisville, Ky. 40208

Old Louisville Live is a new performance series from the Old Louisville Neighborhood Council, and it is kicking off Labor Day weekend with this exceptional group of string, brass and woodwind musicians. Being a classical music fan is not required; the setting of Louisville’s lovely Central Park is a perfect place to enjoy the weather and nature. There will also be food and drinks for purchase at the event.

Speed Cinema Presents: Little Men
Sept. 2-3. Times vary.
Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third St., Louisville, Ky. 40208

Film fans should take the opportunity to see this critically acclaimed film, which tells an emotional story about the importance of family. It premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and stars Greg Kinnear and Paulina Garcia. “Little Men” is rated PG.

Worldfest 2016
Sept. 2-5 at 11a.m.
The Belvedere
5th Street and Main Street

A Louisville favorite, Worldfest is a place where the hundreds of international cultures present in Louisville can blend through onstage musical and dance performances and food and craft vendors. It is also a fun place for families, friends or couples, with plenty of activities all day every day. Help celebrate Worldfest’s 14th year and Louisville’s diversity in this environment with good vibes, good music and good food.