Things to do this weekend, Oct. 4-6


Visitors at the St. James Art Show peruse booths featuring with paintings, sculptures and other crafts.

Jayvon Rankin

Manual RedEye wanted to start up an old weekly story to let people of all ages know what’s happening in Louisville the upcoming weekend. Check out this list in case you get bored this weekend!

Louisville Halloween Parade & Festival

If you are looking for the Halloween season celebration in Louisville, this is it! The Louisville Halloween Parade & Festival combines what you love about festivals in Louisville with one of the nation’s best Halloween Parades.  The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 and it will be the 16th year of the parade. The Festival will begin at 12 p.m. on Baxter Avenue and will run from Bardstown Road to Hepburn with live entertainment throughout the day, featuring craft booths and other fun activities to enjoy. At 6 p.m. the crown jewel of the day, the Louisville Halloween Parade, will march down the street from the corner of Baxter Avenue and Broadway down to Bardstown Road and Rosewood. It is a day that you don’t want to miss!

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St. James Court Art Show

The St. James Court Art Show is juried with fine arts and contemporary crafts show featuring over 700 artists from around the U.S. held among the country’s largest collection of Victorian homes in the heart of historic Old Louisville. 2019 will be the 63rd annual St. James Court Art Show. This four-square block outdoor art show takes place annually on the first weekend of October, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Louisville Rock Stream Fest

The Louisville Rock Stream (LRS) fest is a music festival at the Brown-Forman amphitheater. There will be many local bands and musicians including Nonpoint, Royal Bliss, Hyro The Hero, and Afterlife. Doors open at noon this Saturday, Oct. 5. Tickets cost $20.

More info can be found here.

Nunnlea Craft Fair

 The wonderful Nunnlwea House is an event house built in the 1850s. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places, a national register of buildings and other sites deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. The Nunnlea House will be hosting its 13th annual crafts fair. It is composed of the local and regional artists who make great art and other crafts. They offer high-quality lunches, have a great atmosphere and an excellent location for the event!

Louisville Palace Halloween Movie Series

Want to go see a chillingly scary movie? The Louisville Palace will be screening the movie Beetlejuice as part of its Halloween movie series. The movie will start at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4.  They will also be screening Hocus Pocus on Saturday, Oct. 18, and The Nightmare Before Christmas on November 1st. The cost to see the movie is eight dollars. 

Tickets can be bought here.

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