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Events by Category

Upcoming Festivals &
Special Events
Parades
Outdoor
Markets
Music Events Sports Events
Entertainment
Venues
Groups &
Tours
Charitable
Classes
& Workshops
Family & Kids Teens

Bardstown Rd.
Farmer's
Market

Every Saturday

10a -noon
January-March

8am - noon
April - December

Corner of
Deer Park Ave.@
Bardstown Rd.
Presbyterian Church

Douglass Loop
Farmer's
Market

Every Saturday

10a-2p

Douglass Blvd.
at Bardstown Rd.
Douglass Blvd.
Christian Church

Weekly
Bingo &
Karaoke


Tue & Thu
(Bingo)

Fri
(Karaoke)

American Legion
Highlands Post
201
(open to the public)

Squallis
Puppeteers

First
Saturday Shows

1st
Sat
of the
month

Squallis Theater
in the Highlands
Community Campus

$5 show
$5 workshop

"The Gathering"

2nd Sat.
of the
month

10a-noon

Deer Park Baptist Church
Free meal, clothes closet, food pantry and kid's books. Access to library and prayer room

"Talk with Tom"
Casual gathering
with 8th district
Councilman Tom Owen
Once a month
on a Saturday, 9-11am


Cherokee Triangle Association
Summer Concert
Series


Every
Sun.
starting
May 31

Willow Park
Last Concert
on Sept. 6.
August used
for make-up
rain dates

Free Car Wash, Sponsored by
Cub Scout Pack 25

Sat.,
Aug. 1,
10a-2p
Reece Auto Service, 1632 Norris Place

StriveFest
Kids instrument making, dancing, face & body painting,
food, beverages, live music.

Sat.,
Aug. 1,
2-10p
La La Land Music Studio

1139
Lexington Rd.
Free concert
by organist and conductor,
Dr. Thomas
Goetz

Sun.,
Aug 2
4pm
St. Paul UMC
2000 Douglass Blvd.
Louisville
Zombie
Walk


Sat.
Aug. 29
8:29p
Bardstown Road
from the MidCity Mall
north to Grinstead
(usually)

20,000 zombies
Highlands
Festival

Sat.
Aug. 29
1-11p
900 Block of
Baxter Ave. closed to traffic, open for fun.
Vendor and art booths, live music stages,
beer gardens.

Zoo Friday Night Movies
Once a month through September
Field and activities open at 6pm, movie at sundown
August 14, Sept. 11

Upcoming Events Back to top of page


Tyler Park N.A.
Wine Tasting

Last Sunday
in January

Mid City Mall
Always the Weekend
before Derby
(Last Weekend of April)
Willow Park
Juried Art Fair
Live Music
Kids Activities

Festival in
the Upper
Highlands


Mid June

Atherton High School
Lawn
Upper Highlands
Neighborhood

St. Raphael
Church Picnic

Mid-June

Bardstown Rd.@Lancashire

St. Agnes Church
Carnival

Third weekend
in July

1800 Newburg Rd.
Late August

Alta Ave. at
Bardstown Rd.

Brew at the Zoo and
Wine, too!


Last Saturday of August

Louisville Zoo
Local and Regional
Beers, Food and Wine

Big Ol'
Backyard
BBQ


Early
September

Home of the
Innocents

Highlands
Festival


Late August
or
September

900 Block of
Baxter Ave.
(closed to traffic)
Live Music; Vendor
Booths; Kids Stuff

St. Francis of Assisi
Church Picnic

3rd Sat. in Sept.

Bardstown Rd. at
Rutherford Ave.
Louisville Irish Festival

Last weekend in
September

Bellarmine University
Campus
Week in
The Highlands


since 1999
First full
week of
October
A collaboration of
Highlands
neighborhoods and organizations
offering a week's worth of events
to celebrate and
support the Highlands
community.
Highlands-
Douglass N.A.

Big Rock Jazz &
Blues Fest

Big Rock area of
Cherokee Park
Empty Bowls
Art & Food Benefit
for HCM

Bellarmine University
Frazier Hall

Belknap
Fall
Festival


2nd Sat.
in Oct.

Douglass Loop and
Area
Art Fair; Live Music
Vendor Booths
Kids Activities

Farmington
Harvest
Festival


Mid
October
Farmington Historic
Planation

Historical House tours and reenactments,
antique fair, food
Sunday in Mid-October

Bardstown Rd. & Baxter
from Broadway to Douglass Blvd. closed to motorized traffic to
encourage physical
activity.

Bardstown Road Aglow
1st Saturday
in December
since 1985!

Dusk 'til 10pm

Bardstown Road
and Baxter Ave.
Shops & Restaurants
and corridor.
Biggest Holiday Festival in the Metro
bringing 50,000
revelers to celebrate
Highlands inclusivity,
diversity and
Louisville's Best
Shopping district

Festivals & Special Events Back to Top of Page

Ancient Order of
Hibernians
St. Patrick's Parade

Sat. before
St. Patrick's Day
Baxter/Bardstown from
Broadway to Mid-City Mall
Louisville Zombie
Attack Walk

20,000 Zombies
parading down
Bardstown Rd.
Each year on Aug. 29 at 8:29pm
Starting at the Mid City Mall
heading North

October
Bardstown Rd. at the Mid City Mall north to Baxter Ave. to the
Home of the Innocents

ParadesBack to Top of Page
Bardstown
Rd.
Farmer's Market

Every Sat.

Apr.-Dec.
8a - noon

Jan-Mar.
10a-noon

Bardstown Rd.
Pres. Church
parking lot
@ Deer Park Ave.
Douglass
Loop
Farmer's Market

Every
Sat
(March -
October)

10a-
noon
Douglass Blvd.
Christian Church

parking lot
Phoenix
Hill N.A.

Farmer's Market

Every
Tue
(May-Oct)

3-6:30p Fresh Start Growers’ Supply at Baxter & Jefferson
The Flea
Off
Market
1st Fri-Sat-Sun
of the Month
Spring - Fall

Baxter Ave.
between Market
and Jefferson Sts.

Gardenaganza
Native Plant
Sale
Late April Louisville Nature Center
Derby Day
Annual
Sidewalk
Sale
1st Saturday
in May at 8am

Baxter Ave. at
Payne St.

Neighborhood-wide
Yard Sale
Every other year
(odd # years)
Mid July
Upper Highlands

Outdoor Markets Back to Top of Page
Cherokee Triangle
Summer Concerts
Series

Sunday Evenings, 7-9 pm
starting on
Memorial Day Monday,
thru July with last concert
on Labor Day Weekend Sunday
Rain Dates in August
Willow Park

Highlands-
Douglass N.A.

Big Rock Jazz &
Blues Fest

1st Sun of
Week in The Highlands
Big Rock area of
Cherokee Park
Atherton High School
Holiday Desserts
Concert


1st Weekend in December
Atherton H.S.
Small Auditorium
Atherton High School
Madrigal Dinners


2nd weekend in December
Atherton H.S.
Small Auditorium
Christmas at
St. Brigid by the
Louisville Chorus

Mid December

Louisville Boar's Head & Yule Log Festival

December 29,30 & 31
St. Paul UMC


Music Events Back to Top of Page

KY Derby Festival
Marathon:
Highland's Course

Sat. before Derby - am
(last Saturday in April)
Barret Ave.@E. Breckinridge
to Eastern Parkway to Baxter Ave. to Main St.
Throo the Zoo
5K Run/Walk

Brightside
Volleyball Classic

July
Seneca Park
and
Baxter Jack's

KY Derby Festival
Million Dollar
Hole-in-One
Contest

2 weeks-mid to late April
Seneca Park Golf Course
Preliminaries: Driving Range
Finals: Hole #8

KY Derby Festival
Volleyball Classic

2 weeks - mid to late April
Seneca Park and
Baxter Jack's

HCM 5K Cup
Walk/Run

1st Sat. of
Week in The Highlands
Register/start Douglass Blvd. Christian Church at 8a
thru Cherokee Park
Pancake Breakfast at 8:30a

Sports Events Back to Top of Page

Movie Theater Baxter Ave. Theaters
Stand-up
Comedy
The Laughing Derby
Student
Performances
Walden Theatre
Weekly
Concert Schedule

Headliners Music Hall

Local Theater
with Dining and
Lounge
The Bard's Town
Karaoke Akiko's Karaoke Bar
American Legion
Highlands Post 201
Baxter Ave. Morgue
Haunted Attraction
Open in October

Ice Skating Alpine Ice Arena
Bars & Coffee Shops Hangouts
Entertainment Venues Back to Top of Page

Bonnycastle Homestead
Association

"Soup & Salad" Events
Off and on monthly
throughout the year
See Flyer
HCM Senior Services
7-day Vacation Trip
Once yearly trip in
September
organized through
HCM. Reservations
due in the Spring.

Guided Tours of
Different Themes

Cave Hill Cemetery
Tyler Park N.A.
Garden Tour

Annually, Mid June
Tyler Park Neighborhood

Historic House
Tours

Farmington Historic
Plantation

Factory Tours

Stoneware Art Factory

Exotic Animal
Exhibits

Louisville Zoo

Nature Hikes

Beargrass Creek Nature
Preserve at the Louisville
Nature Center

Weekly Karaoke American Legion
Highland Post 201
Weekly Bingo American Legion
Highland Post 201

Dog Run

Cochran Hill in
Cherokee Park

Walking Club
(March - October)

Louisville Zoo

American Legion

Highland Post 201

Cancer Support Groups
and Activities

Gilda's Club
Louisville

HCM
Senior Services
Adult Day Center

St. Paul UMC

Groups & Tours Back to Top of Page


Programs:
  • Senior Day Care
  • Senior Outings
  • Community Classes
Highlands Community
Ministries

Need Volunteers:
  • Deliver Meals
  • Transport Seniors
  • Food Pantry
  • Kids Kloset
Highlands Community
Ministries
Volunteer to help maintain
Olmsted Parks
Olmsted Parks
Conservancy
"The Gathering"
Deer Park Baptist
Church

2nd Saturday each month, 10a-noon. Free meal, clothes closet, food pantry and kid's books. Access to library & prayer room.

HCM
Collection of food
and presents for
Highlands neighbors
in need

Nov.& Dec.

Charitable & Volunteering Back to Top of Page
Programs for
All Ages

Douglass
Community Center

Community
Classes

Highlands Community
Ministries

Educational
Programs

Classes & Workshops Back to Top of Page
Sports
Programs

Highland Youth Recreation
(HYR) by HCM

Ages 5-17:
Fall Soccer, Spring Soccer,
Summer Baseball & Softball

Puppet Shows
and
Workshops

First Saturday of the Month
Squallis Puppeteers

Easter Egg
Hunts

Calistoga
Splash Park at
Glacier Run

Louisville Zoo

Sky Trail High
Adventure Course

Louisville Zoo

Children's Programs &
Storytimes

Highlands-Shelby
Branch LFP Library

Summer
Reading
Program

Highlands-Shelby
Branch LFP Library
Special Events
at the Zoo

Louisville Zoo

Programs for
All Ages

Douglass
Community Center

Classes, Camps,
& Programs

Family & Kids Back to Top of Page

Teen Outpost Highlands-Shelby
Branch LFP Library
Programs for
All Ages

Douglass
Community Center

Homework Help
(ages 12-19)
Highlands-Shelby
Branch LFP Library
Teens Back to Top of Page

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Recurring Events by Month

Weekly Monthly Jan/Feb
Mar Apr May
June July Aug
Sept Oct Nov/Dec
Neighborhood & Business Association Meetings

Bardstown Rd.
Farmer's Market
Spring, Summer, Fall:
8a-noon
Winter: 10a-noon

Saturday's 8a-1p
Bardstown Rd. Presb. Church parking lot
@ Deer Park Ave.

Phoenix Hill N.A.
Farmer's Market
May-Oct.

Douglass Loop
Farmer's Market
(thru Nov)

Saturdays 10a-2p
March - Oct.
Parking lot of
Douglass Blvd. Christian

Cherokee Triangle
Summer Concerts

Sunday Evenings, 7-9 pm
starting on
Memorial Day Monday,
thru July with last concert
on Labor Day Monday~
Rain Dates in August
Willow Park

Every Friday 7-10pm
Open to the public

Every Tue & Thu
7:30pm (doors 6p)
Open to the public

Tom's Summer
Bike Rides
8th District Councilman, Tom Owen, rides his
bike through all the neighborhoods
for a chance to
meet and greet neighbors where they live
June, July, August
Weekly Back to Top of Page


Talk with Tom
2015

Casual gathering with 8th District Metro Councilman, Tom Owen.
Last Saturday of the month, 9-11am.
2015 schedule:

The Flea
Off Market
March -
November

First Fri (4-9p), Sat (10a-6p)
and Sun (10a-5p) of the month
(with some holiday exceptions)

Outdoor Bazaar and food trucks,
E. Jefferson at Baxter Ave.

Squallis
Puppeteers

1st Saturday
Show

First Saturday of the month (with some holiday exceptions), 1pm, Theater in the Highlands Community Campus at 1228 E. Breckinridge at Barret Ave.

$5 show and $5 optional puppet-making workshop.

Bonnycastle Homestead
Association

"Soup & Salad" Events
with Guest Speakers
Fish Fry
American Legion
Highlands Post 201

Every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, 5:00pm. Open to the public.

"The Gathering"
Deer Park
Baptist
Church

2nd Saturday each month, 10a-noon. Free meal, clothes closet, food pantry and kid's books. Access to library & prayer room.

MonthlyBack to Top of Page

Highland Youth
Recreation (HYR)

Spring Soccer
Signups
(play March-April)
Online
January 1st-Feb. 28
Tyler Park N.A.
Wine Tasting Event

Mid-City Mall
January/FebruaryBack to Top of Page

Ancient Order of
Hibernians
St. Patrick's Parade

Sat. before
St. Patrick's Day
Baxter/Bardstown from
Broadway to Mid-City Mall
March (or April)

Tyler Park N.A.
Easter Egg Hunt

March (or April)

March Back to Top of Page

Bardstown Rd.
Farmer's Market
Summer Season Opener

Bardstown Rd. Presbyterian
Church Parking Lot
at Deer Park Ave.
Highland Youth
Recreation (HYR)

Summer Baseball/
Softball Signups
(Play May-June)
KY Derby Festival
Million Dollar
Hole-in-One
Contest

2 weeks-mid to late April
Seneca Park Golf Course
Preliminaries: Driving Range
Finals: Hole #8

KY Derby Festival
Volleyball Classic

2 weeks - mid to late April
Seneca Park and
Baxter Jack's

KY Derby Festival
Marathon:
Highland's Course

Sat. before Derby - am
Barret Ave.@E. Breckinridge
to Eastern Parkway to Baxter Ave. to Main St.
Native Plant
Sale


Louisville Nature Center
AprilBack to Top of Page
Always the Weekend
before Derby
(Last Weekend of April)
Willow Park

Watching the
Celebrities at
"The Most Famous
Derby Party"
Derby Eve evening
Outside
the Barnstable-Brown
House on Spring Dr.
at Cherokee Rd.
Derby Eve

Derby Day
Sidewalk Sale
8am
Participating Shops
and Vendors
Baxter at Payne

Derby Day
Southern Style
Breakfast Fundraiser

Phoenix Hill N.A.
Farmer's Market
Season Opener

Throo the Zoo
5K Run/Walk

2 consecutive Tuesdays
Odd# houses first then
Even# houses

Bardstown Bound
Summer Sidewalk
Celebration

Special Sales, Events and
Fun at Shops, Galleries & Eateries on Bardstown Rd.
and Baxter Ave.

Cherokee Triangle
Summer Concerts
Series Begins

Sunday Evenings, 7-9 pm
starting on
Memorial Day Monday,
thru July with last concert
on Labor Day Monday~
Rain Dates in August
Willow Park

May Back to Top of Page

JuneBack to Top of Page

Tyler Park
Garden Tour

June

St. Raphael
Church Picnic

Mid-June
Bardstown Rd.@Lancashire

Festival in the
Upper Highlands

End of June
Atherton High School grounds

Brightside
Volleyball Classic

July
Seneca Park
and
Baxter Jack's

St. Agnes Church
Carnival

Third Thursday,
Friday, Saturday of July

Upper Highlands
Neighborhood-wide
Yard Sale

Every other year
(odd # years)
Mid July

JulyBack to Top of Page

Highland Youth
Recreation (HYR)

Fall Soccer
(play Sept-Oct)
Online only

Brew at the Zoo
and Wine too!


Late August
Louisville Zoo

Home of the Innocents
Big Ol' Backyard BBQ
Fundraiser


Moved to September
(was End of August until
2013)

Bonnycastle N.A.
Block Party

Moved to August
in 2013

AugustBack to Top of Page
Louisville Zombie
Attack Walk
Aug. 29 at 8:29pm
The Back Door, Mid City
Mall down Bardstown Rd.
to Grinstead Dr. to
Barret Ave. Monkey
Wrench & Barret Bar


SeptemberBack to Top of Page

St. Francis of Assisi
Church Picnic

3rd Sat. in Sept.

Louisville Irish Festival

Bellarmine University
Campus

Home of the Innocents
Big Ol' Backyard BBQ
Fundraiser


Moved to September
(was End of August until
2013)

Highlands Festival

900 Block of Baxter Ave.


2nd Week in October
Various Locations
HCM 5K Cup
Walk/Run

1st Sat. of
Week in The Highlands
Register/start Douglass Blvd. Christian Church at 8a
thru Cherokee Park
Pancake Breakfast at 8:30a

Highlands-
Douglass N.A.

Big Rock Jazz &
Blues Fest

1st Sun of
Week in The Highlands
Big Rock area of
Cherokee Park
Empty Bowls
Art & Food Benefit
for HCM

October
Bardstown Rd. at the Mid City Mall north to Baxter Ave. to the
Home of the Innocents

Belknap Neighborhood
Fall Festival

2nd Sat of
Week in The Highlands
Douglass Loop
Fall Festival Eve:
Friday night w/music
Farmington
Harvest Festival

World's Largest
Halloween Party
Louisville Zoo
Weekends in October

Bardstown Bound
Boofest

Special Sales, Events and
Fun at Shops, Galleries & Eateries on Bardstown Rd.

CycLOUvia
Metro Louisville
Initiative

Sunday in Mid-October
Bardstown Rd. & Baxter
from Broadway to Douglass Blvd. closed to motorized
traffic.

Corridor Clean-up
Baxter Ave. Morgue
Haunted Attraction
Open in October

OctoberBack to Top of Page

HCM
Collection of food
and presents for
Highlands neighbors
in need

Nov.& Dec.

Bardstown Rd. Aglow

Alwasy the First Sat. in December since 1985!
Dusk to 10pm

November/December Back to Top of Page
Deer Park Neighborhood
WinterFest
1st Thursday in December
The dePaul School
Santa Safari
Weekends in December
Louisville Zoo
Atherton High School
Holiday Desserts
Concert


1st Weekend
in December
Atherton H.S.
Small Auditorium
Atherton High School
Madrigal Dinners


2nd weekend
in December
Atherton H.S.
Small Auditorium
Christmas at
St. Brigid by the
Louisville Chorus

Mid December

Louisville Boar's Head & Yule Log Festival

December 29,30 & 31
St. Paul UMC

Belknap

2nd Wed, 7p
Highlands Kroger 2nd Floor

Bonnycastle Homestead

2nd Tue, 7p
Commodore Building
Bonnycastle@Cowling

Cherokee Triangle

3rd Mon, 7p
LFP Libary, MidCity Mall

Deer Park

2nd Thu, 7p
Bardstown Rd. Pres. Church

Highlands-Douglass

1st Wed, 6:30p
Douglass Community
Center

City of Kingsley

1st Thu, 7p
First Capital Bank

Original Highlands

3rd Mon, 7p
HCM

City of
Seneca Gardens

3rd Mon , 7p
Keneseth Israel
Synagogue
-rear

Strathmoor Manor

4th Thu, 7p
Republic Bank

City of
Strathmoor Village

2nd Mon , 6:30p
First Capital Bank

Tyler Park

4th Thu, 7p
LFP Library, MidCity Mall

Upper Highlands

3rd Wed of Jan, March,
May, July, Sept. & Nov at 7p
Conf. room, Sullivan Univ. College of Pharmacy

Highland Commerce
Guild

Monthly
Membership Meeting

Last Wed, 8:30a
Gilda's Club
633 Baxter

Highland Commerce
Guild

Weekly Board Meeting

Every Wed, 8:30a
Gilda's Club
633 Baxter

Highland Commerce
Guild


Special Events


Neighborhood & Business Back to Top of Page
Association Meetings
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