LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Wednesday you can join Mayor Greg Fischer in the "Buy Local Challenge."
Participants are encouraged to be "Weird for a Week" and buy all your goods and services from local, independently owned businesses.
It's part of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance's "Independents Month." The group said buying local keeps money in our community and supports businesses unique to our city.
The kick off to the challenge is at Carmichael’s Bookstore on Frankfort Avenue at 1:30 p.m.