Sip Bourbon, Eat Food and Hear Music at Bourbon and Beyond September 20 Thursday, Sep 19 2019 

Take a day this September to enjoy some of the finer things in life: bourbon, food and incredible music. Bourbon and Beyond is coming to the Expo Center. This is an all-day concert event filled with food and drink, and what’s finer than that on a September day? Bourbon and Beyond This is a three-day event that begins with a huge lineup of talent. On day one, September 20, you can expect to hear the Foo Fighters, John Fogerty, The Flaming Lips, Live, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Pearl and many more. Bourbon and Beyond 2019 Multiple Louisville vendors will be on hand to provide drinks and eats, including Four Roses distillery, Old Forester, Wild Turkey and Angel's Envy, to name just a few. Food will be provided by local restaurants like the 502 Cafe, the Angry Bird Grill and Jailhouse BBQ. Celebrity chefs, including the Food Network's Amanda Freitag and MasterChef's Graham Elliot, will also provide food. Now, that really is some fine dining. The festival is open at the Kentucky Expo Center from 11 am to 11 pm. That should give you lots of time to hear great music, sample lots of food and sip on some bourbon, or a lot of bourbon. Tickets cost $100 to $650. The Expo Center is at 937 Phillips Lane. That’s right next to Audubon Park, the neighborhood that’s just beyond the Louisville Zoo. And when you see it, you’re going to be beyond excited about the real estate here. Drink in the Sights of Audubon Park Do you like classic good looks? Traditional home styling? How about big trees, long driveways, pretty landscaping? And oh yeah, golf course views. Audubon Park has all of this and more. This is a neighborhood full of multi-bedroom and bathroom homes that date to the early 1900s. The houses still retain this early century charm with a variety of Craftsman and bungalow styles. The crown molding and fireplaces and amazing architecture have been preserved, but these homes have been updated and filled with modern upgrades over the years. You can truly have the best of the old and the new here. This is a mostly residential neighborhood full of trees and homes and quiet streets, but Audubon Park is right in the heart of the action when it comes to its location. The Mega Cavern, the Expo Center and the zoo are just minutes away. There are restaurants, shops and tons of other great places nearby. And with the golf course next door, you're going to have a hard time finding reasons to leave Audubon Park. Stay awhile and see which one of the homes here you'd like to live in. You may just come up with several possibilities! About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

Go See King Hedley II at the UofL Playhouse September 19 Wednesday, Sep 18 2019 

Do something a little different this September and head to the UofL Playhouse for “King Hedley II” by August Wilson. This play is set in the1980s and it’s full of some pretty familiar themes: dreams, disappointments, money troubles. Can you relate? Head to the Playhouse at the campus and go support the students who fill Louisville with lively, youthful energy and lots of spirit. King Hedley II You’ll be transported to Pittsburgh in the 1980s for this play. President Reagan is in office and King is an ex-con. He’s trying to rebuild his life, and he’s got lots of dreams and bold plans. King wants to open up a video store. Remember, in the 1980s that didn’t seem like a bad idea at all. But can King make his dream come true? UofL Playhouse for King Hedley II by August Wilson Head to the campus to find out and help to support Louisville’s student population while you enjoy a charming, entertaining play. You don’t have to remember the 1980s to enjoy this story! The play starts on campus at the Playhouse at 7 pm. Buy tickets during daytime hours at the UofL box office. You can find it at 2314 S. Floyd Street. The Playhouse is at 1911 S. Third Street. Tickets cost $20 for general admission, but there are senior and student discounts available. The campus is next to Old Louisville, one of the city’s historic neighborhoods and probably the most famous. No matter how many times you’ve seen Old Louisville, you can always discover some new detail here. Old Louisville, the Regal Neighborhood The Victorian Era is alive and well in Old Louisville. Here, the grand houses still stand tall and proud with round towers, climbing ivy, jaw-dropping ironwork and stone that's so intricate and beautiful it's hard to even believe. The Victorian mansions and townhouses here have been lovingly preserved and restored over the years to keep the historical details intact and still provide residents with the best of modern life. These turn-of-the-century houses have the hardwood floors, marble mantles, crown molding and breathtaking fireplaces of days gone by, but they have the plumbing and electrical systems of today! Old Louisville stretches out between the UofL campus and the downtown area. Residents here have access to all the events on campus and all the culture you can find downtown. That includes the theater district, the arts district, several restaurants that are famous city-wide, not to mention great shopping and tons of museums. That's just the beginning of what you can find in and around Old Louisville. Write a new chapter in your own story here and see what you discover in this famous Louisville neighborhood. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

Watch a 10-Minute Play at the Ten-Tucky Festival September 18 Tuesday, Sep 17 2019 

This September, spend some time in a fun, quirky little theater that was inspired by Shakespeare. Bard’s Town is on Bardstown Road and here, everything is Shakespearian-themed. Head to the Ten-Tucky Festival to see some truly unique original plays. Ten-Tucky The Ten-Tucky Festival is full of 10-minute plays. If you’ve ever been to see a play, then you know that 10 minutes is really the perfect length for a show. Be at Bard’s Town at 7:30 when the curtain opens and be ready for a great night of entertainment. Ten-Tucky Festival The plays during the Ten-Tucky Festival are written by Kentucky playwrights, directed by Kentucky directors and acted by local actors, too! Tickets cost $20 at the door. The Bard’s Town is at 1801 Bardstown Road in the Highlands. It’s right across the street from Deer Park, the colorful historic neighborhood that you won’t forget after you see it just once. Spend At Least 10 Minutes in Deer Park Deer Park is where you can find Highland Middle School and St. Francis. Bellarmine is right next door, too. On nearby Bardstown Road, you'll find a selection of restaurants, a coffee shop, even a few independently owned businesses and a salon. There's lots of stuff to do in the nearby Highlands, from going to theaters to grabbing a craft beer to hearing a live poetry reading in a bookstore or coffee shop. But mainly, Deer Park is a residential neighborhood full of beautiful, historic homes and a smattering of fun, colorful deer statues. The pretty bungalows in Deer Park have a charming appeal that immediately stands out. Homes here have pretty front porches and classic details inside and out. Hardwood floors, fireplaces and handmade embellishments are easy to find here. It's easy to find homes to love here. Just spend a few minutes in Deer Park, and you'll find out. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

Speak with a Jewish Survivor at the Jeffersontown Library September 17 Monday, Sep 16 2019 

Hear an amazing, powerful and moving story of immigration this September, and have a one-of-a-kind experience at the library. Ann Dorzbach is a survivor of Nazi Germany. She’s coming to the Jeffersontown Library to tell her story and talk about how she came to the U.S. Miracles of Immigration This special event is being hosted by the Jeffersontown Library. Ann Dorzbach will talk about leaving Nazi Germany and escaping to America at age 17. You’ll hear about her very difficult journey to the U.S., and how she narrowly escaped to safety. She’s an incredible woman with an incredible story. Ann Dorzbach Survivor of Nazi Germany As time passes, people who share her story are slowly fading away. Take this rare opportunity to hear this incredible tale at a place that’s perfect for stories, the library. The J-Town library is at 10635 Watterson Trail. The talk begins at 7 pm, and it’s free to attend. Come here early and give yourself some time to look around Jeffersontown. Everything and More in Jeffersontown Jeffersontown is a neighborhood only technically. This community really acts just like a small town. It has its own schools, parks, lots of attractions, restaurants and even regular festivals and events. In fact, you don't ever have to leave J-Town if you decide to live here. Without crossing the boundaries of the neighborhood, you can go bowling, go to the gym, jump at the trampoline park, throw axes for fun, climb a rock wall, visit an aquarium and go to the historic museum to learn more about Jeffersontown's unique history. Not bad for one neighborhood. When you see the real estate, you'll like J-Town even more. This neighborhood has plenty of stuff to go and places to go, but this is primarily a neighborhood made up of lots of homes in different shapes, sizes and styles. Charming homes in brick, gorgeous houses made in stone, long driveways, attached garages, pretty landscaping, hardwood floors, the list of features you'll find in J-Town goes on and on. There are lots of different multi-bedroom homes to choose from here, beautiful houses with high-end features that come standard. In other words, you won't have to lower your standards at all to live here. J-Town is a neighborhood of dream homes. Come here this September to shop for yours and start making your real estate dreams come true. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

Visit the Bon Air Library’s Reading Garden September 16 Sunday, Sep 15 2019 

This September is the 25th anniversary of the Bon Air Library’s Reading Garden, a beautiful outdoor area that’s so special is deserves its own party. This is an inspiring space and this event will give you the chance to celebrate it and see it for yourself. Reading in the Garden The reading garden was designed by Alderwoman Barbara Gregg. Be at the ceremony from 6 to 7 to enjoy light refreshments and a great atmosphere with friendly people. The Bon Air library has 20,000 square feet and a collection numbering at around 100,000 items. The reading garden has a statue sculpted by a local Louisville sculptor. It was donated to the library by the Meadow Heights Women's Club. Bon Air Library’s Reading Garden Celebrate the 25th year of the reading garden at the library. It’s at 2816 Del Rio Place and this event is free to attend. Bon Air is a lovely neighborhood that's home to Seneca High School and next to one of Louisville's famous home attractions. The other homes in Bon Air are pretty spectacular, too. Discover them for yourself, and spend a little time getting to know this neighborhood this September. Being in Bon Air You'll find Bon Air next to Farmington, the historic plantation that has become a well-loved Louisville home museum. Bon Air is surrounded by restaurants and parks, and there's even a YMCA just blocks from the neighborhood. Start exploring the winding, shady streets in Bon Air, and you'll start to see some pretty exceptional homes. The multi-bedroom homes here have classic good looks and homey appeal that you'll see right away. Bon Air homes are simple and cute in design, with long driveways and shaded front lawns. The bungalow-style houses here are welcoming. You may find that they're also irresistible. Who knows? By the time the reading garden at the library is 26 years old, you may be living in Bon Air. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

Take a Garden Stroll at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Saturday, Sep 14 2019 

September is when you see the last days of summer. Soon, all the leaves will change color and drop. The air will become crisp and snows will follow. So before summer is all gone, go see it in all its glory at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. Strolling Through the Garden Yew Dell is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This is a large garden that's full of natural wonders that include woodland trails, a kitchen garden, a walled garden and a greenhouse terrace garden. See if you can find the secret garden before you take some photos in the sunken rock garden. Get a little lost in the serpentine garden and then go explore the arboretum. Something is blooming at Yew Dell 12 months out of the year, so you can always come here to see nature at its best. Stroll Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Have fun simply wandering around the gardens to enjoy some of the last blooms before summer ends. Yew Dell is at 6220 Old LaGrange Road in Crestwood. The gardens are a highlight of the Crestwood neighborhood, but they're far from the only stunning features you'll find when you come here. Stay for a While in Crestwood When you're in Crestwood, you'll see right away that this is a sought-after place to live. New homes are being built here even right now, and there are brand-new homes just waiting for someone to move in. Many of the homes here are made with a homey combination of stone and siding with modern angles, lots of windows and big, open floor plans. The houses sit on big, rolling lots with lots of yard space and wide driveways. And you haven't even been inside yet! The homes in Crestwood are made in custom luxury designs to give you everyday comforts. Gleaming hardwood floors, cozy fireplaces, custom cabinets, stone counters, crown molding, recessed lighting, stainless steel, yes, it's all pretty standard in Crestwood. That's why this neighborhood has been ranked nationally as one of the best to live anywhere. With that kind of reputation and this kind of real estate, it's easy to see why so many people seek out a life in Crestwood. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

Celebrate Love at the White Rose Wedding Show September 15 Friday, Sep 13 2019 

Wedding planning is tough, and it can take you months or even years to get everything done. In fact, planning for a wedding is so stressful that you can’t possibly start too soon, even if you aren’t engaged yet! If you have a wedding coming, if you’re helping with a wedding or if you just like weddings in general, you need to go to the White Rose Wedding Show this September. Weddings and Roses There will be more than 30 vendors present at this show, so you can talk to local businesses and get lots of information. If you like parties in general, you can come here to get ideas and meet area vendors who provide services for events of all types. White Rose Wedding Show See what’s new and trendy in weddings at the White Rose Wedding Show. Head to the J-Town Community Center from 1 to 4:15 pm. Tickets cost $10 per person. The community center is at 10617 Taylorsville Road. That’s just minutes away from Saratoga Woods. If you’re looking for the perfect neighborhood to dream about your future, you need to go take a good look at Saratoga Woods. See Why You’ll Love Saratoga Woods This is exactly the sort of neighborhood where any happy couple might want to settle down. Saratoga Woods is all winding streets and small cul-de-sacs. The neighborhood is built around a beautiful country club, giving many homes here incredible views of the golf course. Let the winding, circular streets here take you past the beautiful real estate. The homes are mainly built in beautiful brick in traditional designs that have a bit of a modern twist. You'll see roofs with interesting angles and inviting front doorways. Many homes here have wide driveways and attached garages, not to mention plenty of living space inside. Houses in Saratoga Woods have luxury features that make homes look and feel much more high-end. The homes here are built with fireplaces, hardwood floors, crown molding, chair rail accents and gorgeous architectural details. It's not uncommon to find homes with sweeping archways and open floor plans here, gorgeous modern touches that make the houses here so sought-after. Saratoga Woods is part of the larger Jeffersontown community, which means residents here are surrounded by shopping, eating and businesses of all types. J-Town has movie theaters, a library, schools, parks, gyms, even some unique attractions. Jeffersontown has its own aquarium and a history museum that's dedicated to the neighborhood. Fall in love this September and think about living your life in Saratoga Woods. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

Stare at Gorgeous Cars to Benefit Active Heroes September 14 Thursday, Sep 12 2019 

Do you love looking at amazing cars? Enjoy eating and drinking? Do you like music? What if you could do all of this and still help a good cause? That’s exactly what's happening this September at the Car Show to Benefit Active Heroes. All you have to do is show up, and you’ll be doing a good deed. Car Show Cars, trucks and motorcycles are all welcome at this show, so you can see any type of vehicle you like. All the money raised at this event will benefit the Active Heroes. This group is dedicated to helping military veterans through support programs. Now, you have the chance to support these vets. Car Show to Benefit Active Heroes The show is open from 10am to 3pm. There will be plenty of food and drink concessions available. A disc jockey will keep the tunes playing, door prizes will be given out and there will be a silent auction. Head to the Hope Lutheran Church at 4200 Shenandoah Drive to see all the cars, trucks and motorcycles. You’ll see why doing a good deed can actually be a pretty great time. You’ll be in the Fincastle neighborhood when you’re at the show. Before you leave, stop long enough to take a good look around you at this community. You never know what you might find in Fincastle. Finding Fincastle Fincastle is a quiet neighborhood made of one winding main road and several little courts and cul-de-sacs. There's little through traffic here. That keeps the wide, tree-lined streets peaceful. The homes here are nestled among mature trees and settled on lovely, green front lawns. There are many two-car garages here and big, multi-bedroom home designs that make Fincastle a dream neighborhood. The homes are large and distinct, made with charming contemporary classic design in brick and siding styles. Many homes here have distinctive landscaping features, and all have little extra touches and homey details that you're going to love right away. Fincastle is just minutes away from Tinseltown and the bustling Springhurst Towne Center, which has some of the city's best shopping. There are stores and places to eat all around Fincastle, not to mention schools, parks and even a place to play a little golf. See what you find when you do a little roaming around in Fincastle, and you may just discover your dream home sitting here waiting for you. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

Shop, Eat and Drink at the Gaslight Festival in Jeffersontown September 13, 14 and 15 Wednesday, Sep 11 2019 

The Gaslight Festival has always been a Jeffersontown community event, but over the years this festival has grown and grown. Now, people from all over Louisville and beyond come to J-Town to enjoy the shopping, the food and the festive atmosphere. Gaslight Festival The Gaslight Festival is named for the historic Gaslight District in Jeffersontown, a beautiful area that really does have actual working gaslights. Jeffersontown has a rich history and lots of beautiful period architecture, but this is very much a modern neighborhood. Go celebrate everything that’s great about J-Town at the Gaslight Festival. 2019 Gaslight Festival There will be more than 100 different arts and craft vendors offering items for sale and display. More than 100 local businesses and organizations will also set up booths, so you can find out more about what Louisville and Jeffersontown have to offer. On Friday, the festival is open from 7 to 10 pm. Saturday, the festival is open all day from 9 am to 10 pm, and Sunday from noon to 6 pm. It’s completely free to attend the Gaslight Festival, but you are asked not to bring pets. You’ll find the festival right in the center of J-Town at the corner of Taylorsville Road and Watterson Tail. There will be plenty of food and local vendors on site, so you can find out more about J-Town while you’re here. Before you leave Jeffersontown, get a look at the real estate. This is one feature of the neighborhood you won’t want to miss. What You’ll Find in Jeffersontown The sprawling J-Town neighborhood has a thriving business district and plenty of shopping places. People come here for the aquarium, the historic museum, the J-Town library and all the shopping and eating you can find all over the neighborhood. There are schools, churches, gyms, parks and lots of unique play places for both kids and adults. That includes a beautiful golf course. Jeffersontown has more than enough attractions to keep you busy, but it's the real estate that will make you want to stop and stay here for years to come. Most of the homes here are built with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and they come in a wide range of styles. Find everything from traditional to modern to everything in-between in Jeffersontown. There are two-story, bungalow and ranch homes here in every design. Whatever home style you like, you'll find high-end features inside. The homes in J-Town were made to provide the little luxuries in life, extras like custom cabinets, stone counters and hardwood floors. In other words, Jeffersontown has everything you want in a place to live. Go celebrate J-Town this September and go have some fun here. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the Joe Hayden Real Estate Team - !

Experience the Louisville Mint Julep Tour September 12 Tuesday, Sep 10 2019 

The mint julep isn't just the signature cocktail of the Derby, it's the quintessential Kentucky drink. Take an urban food adventure this September at the Mint Julep Tour Louisville to learn a little more about Louisville's amazing culinary scene. You'll go to multiple restaurants to eat food and sip cocktails. Now, what's not to love about that? A New Food Experience Start your food adventure at Butchertown Grocery at 5:15 pm. Next, you'll head to Old Stone Inn and then Milkwood. At each location, you'll enjoy a new course that's been paired with a cocktail. Each course is expertly prepared and designed by a chef. Each course will fit a specific theme, so together they will create a delicious meal. The adventure finishes at 9:45 pm. Mint Julep Tour Louisville The cost is $119 per person. That includes transportation, restaurant gratuity and tax, not to mention the food and cocktails. This food tour will take you to Simpsonville, home of the Old Stone Inn. Lots of people want to make a home in Simpsonville after they see this charming, stunning community. Fine Dining, Shopping and Living in Simpsonville One thing you'll notice about Simpsonville is the shopping. There are several outlet shops out here, including a Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Simpsonville is home to the Cardinal Club Golf Course and the University of Louisville Golf Club. There are several restaurants in addition to the Old Stone Inn, and there are natural bodies of water all around Simpsonville. But when you're here, what you'll want to do is drive slowly around the winding streets. Stop to visit the country store or to get a cup of coffee, but go see the real estate before you leave. The homes here are built in big, grand designs with big porches, lots of brick, chimneys and classic architectural style. Some of the lots here even have incredible natural features, such as lake or creek access. Here, you can have a home that truly allows you to spread out in high-end comfort. The big lots give everyone their own space and privacy. These homes are spacious inside, too. Houses here have hardwood floors, crown molding, gorgeous accents and perfect details at every turn. The next turn you take in Simpsonville may just point you to your dream house. Go find out this September and see what you’ll discover here. About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

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