Louisville Events: What's happening May 18

Louisville Events: What's happening May 18

Louisville Events: What's happening May 18


by Katherine Faust


Posted on May 18, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Updated Sunday, May 18 at 9:09 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Here's what's happening in Louisville!

Kentucky Bourbon Affair Events

It's a polo tournament send-off that we can all get behind! Original Makers Club and Lexington Polo are putting on a send-off to end the first Kentucky Bourbon Affair.

Tailgating begins at 10 a.m. at Waterfront park. The Heaven Hill vs. Michters Match will begin at noon. The event will end after an awards and champagne toast at 1:30 p.m.

General admission is $20. Most VIP event items cost $100. You can purchase tickets right here.


Astronomy Day

It's your chance to head out to the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium for the University of Louisville's Astronomy Day.

The event includes a viewing of the sun through solar telescopes, activities for kids and a drawing for a celestron telescope.

The event runs from 1 until 4 p.m. Admission is $5.


Buy Local First Fair

You can support a variety of local businesses all in one place. From artists to bands to farmers--they'll all be coming together for the 6th annual Buy Local First Fair.

It runs from noon until 6 p.m. at the Water Tower on River Road. It features concerts and a cooking competition.

Admission is free, but parking is $5. If you ride your bike, there will be courtesy bike valet.


PRP Motorcycle Ride

The PRP Fire Department is hosting its 6th annual motorcycle ride that benefits the Crusade.

The ride begins at 10 a.m. at PRP Fire Station #3. Bikers will ride 210 miles to the Boot Scoot Bar and Grill in Flyod's Knobs, Ind.

Entry fee is $10, $20 for couples. All bikers are welcome to ride.

Crums' Barbeque Bash

Former UofL basketball coach Denny Crum and his wife, Susan, invite you to the 5th annual Crum's Barbeque Bash to benefit the Mattingly Center.

The Mattingly Center provides services for adults with developmental disabilities.

Live music and food will be provided.

The bash runs from 4 until 7 p.m. Tickets range from $75 to $200.


Louisville Tattoo Arts Convention

If you haven't gotten out to the tattoo convention this weekend, you've got one last day to check it out.

The Louisville Tattoo Arts Convention draws in hundreds of people to check okut local tattoo artists and their work.

The show continues from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Admission is $20.