7th Annual Art in the Park
Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.
2960 Goose Creek Road, Louisville, Ky. 40241
Taking place in the east end’s Brownsboro Park retirement community, this event encompasses every necessary part of a good art festival, without the overwhelming crowd of St. James. With 65 booths, Art in the Park offers a wide range of unique, handmade pieces at any price point. Food and live music are also there all day.
8th Annual NuLu Fest
Sept. 24 at 11 a.m.
700-900 blocks of East Market St., Louisville, Ky. 40202
This festival in one of Louisville’s hippest neighborhoods is one you don’t want to miss. Foodies will love the event’s many local food trucks, set amongst a well-known strip of restaurants. There will also be live music from local acts, such as James Lindsey and Brenda, all day. NuLu Fest is perfect for everyone.
44 Plays for 44 Presidents
Sept. 23-25. Times vary.
$10 for students, $12 for adults
The University of Louisville Playhouse
1911 S. 3rd St., Louisville, Ky. 40208
See the complete history of the Oval Office in two hours or less with this show, produced entirely by the Youth Performing Arts School. Perfect for history lovers and even history haters, this show incorporates humor that anyone will appreciate.
Bark in the Park
Sept. 24 at 8 a.m.
Free for admission; $25 to register for the 5k
3151 Pee Wee Reese Road, Louisville, Ky. 40207
If you love dogs, then you’ll love the Animal Care Society’s Bark in the Park. This event features a 5k walk/run, which your dog will love. There will be tons of other activities, such as a Dog of the Year award, a pet/owner lookalike contest and live music.
The Lumineers with Rayland Baxter and BØRNS
Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30p.m.
300 East River Road, Louisville, Ky. 40206
Known for their 2012 hit, “Ho Hey,” the Lumineers are coming to Louisville for the first time on their tour for their new album Cleopatra. Fans of Mumford and Sons and The Head and the Heart would love their folk rock-inspired, acoustic sound with soulful lyrics. Americana acoustic singer Rayland Baxter and indie synth pop artist BØRNS will open the show. The riverfront venue will also provide a great setting to enjoy the last of the warm weather.
Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten-Minute Plays
Sept. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m.
$16 advance, $18 door
The Bard’s Town
1801 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky., 40205
Comedy and theatre fans will enjoy this refreshing set of plays where you actually don’t have to worry about paying attention. The shows are recommended for ages 16 and up. Attending is a good way to support Kentucky playwrights.