Here are some great things to do around Louisville this weekend
It's not May, but horse racing excitement is very alive in Louisville this weekend. The Breeders' Cup is taking over Churchill Downs, and there are many events happening around the city to celebrate. Click here for more info.
Dia De Los Muertos
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
South 4th & Chestnut Streets
Mexico Lindo Children’s and folkloric Dancers
Fire performers and Phoenix Collective
Cirque Louis Performers
Academy of Flamenco Arts
Candlelight procession and blessing of the altars
Open Studio Weekend
6 – 8 p.m.
Juried Exhibition Opening Reception and OSW Launch Party
The Cressman Center
100 E. Main St.
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 6 p.m.
FREE LouVelo Bike Tour
721 E Washington St
Louisville Artists open their studios to share a glimpse of their work spaces and creative processes. Some offer art for sale; some will do demonstrations. A great opportunity to learn about and support the local scene.
Tim Faulkner Gallery
991 Logan St.
Yoga class suitable for all ages and levels. Donations ($5 suggested) will be collected at the event and will go to Kentucky Yoga Initiative and Tim Faulkner Gallery. This class will be held every Saturday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Monday from 6-7 p.m.
Taming of the Shrew
Southwest Regional Library
9725 Dixie Hwy
Characters are brought to life in this amazing two-person, one hour performance of Shakespeare’s famous comedy The Taming of the Shrew. The audience will be engaged with professional actors from Kentucky Shakespeare. Ages 6+
Morning Wood & Wild
10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Morning Wood & Wild is HopCat’s annual celebration of barrel-aged, sour and wild beers. They spend months tracking down rare, one-of-a-kind unicorns and bangers just for this party. You can keep your pajamas on too because they’ll be serving their brunch menu all day!