TUESDAY, Nov. 30
‘This Used to be Louisville’ Book Signing
Free | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kevin Gibson will be at Mellwood Tavern on Tuesday signing copies of his new book, “This Used to Be Louisville,” about some of the city’s historic buildings. You can check out an excerpt here.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1
Lights on Main
Free | 5-8 p.m.
Check out the 60 Christmas trees decorated and on display at Resurfaced in downtown Louisville. The space will be open Wednesday through Friday until Dec. 12. On Saturdays, come by for food trucks, pictures with Santa and a hot cocoa bar.
THURSDAY, Dec. 2
Mile Wide Beer Co.
Free | 5-7 p.m.
Come pick up a free book at Mile Wide Beer Co. You’ll also be able to renew your library card at this Louisville Free Public Library event for Books & Brews 502.
Martinis and Mistletoe
No cover | 5-8 p.m.
KMAC’s annual Martinis and Mistletoe event is back. Munch on light refreshments and sip on libations while browsing KMAC’s shop, featuring artfully curated gifts.
Thursday Night Salon
Carnegie Center For Art & History
Free | 6-7:30 p.m.
Four Kentuckian painters will present five images of their own work along with five historical images that inspired them. Afterward, you’ll be able to ask them questions. Cynthia Norton, one of the painters, opens the evening with a musical performance of her alter ego I-Cing. Complimentary wine and other beverages will be served. Your other artists for the evening are Debra Clem, LaNia Roberts and Patrick Smith.
Super Drew’s Super Toy Drive
3rd Turn Brewing
No cover | 6-8 p.m.
3rd Turn Brewing kicks off its toy drive with beer and cookie pairings. Bring a toy or a gift card, too, of course, for children at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute. If you don’t make it to this one, there will be two more toy drives with activities before Christmas.
FRIDAY, Dec. 3
All is Bright
No cover | 6 p.m.
Westport Village’s Christmas Market kicks off with live music, an appearance from Santa and other festive entertainment.
Drag me to CC’s Amateur Drag Finals
CC’s Low Carb Kitchen
No cover | 6-9 p.m.
It’s the finale of Louisville’s own little drag race competition. For the past five weeks, local and out-of-state drag queens have been competing for a spot to perform at CC’s weekend drag brunches. There are seven finalists left, and you can watch them perform this Friday.
Big Four Station Park
Free | 7 p.m.
Come see the VOICES of Kentuckiana’s LGBTQ+ chorus in person for the first time since COVID. They’ll be performing holiday sounds at Big Four Station Park three times before Christmas.
Ugly Sweater Silent Disco
Falls City Brewing Co.
No cover | 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
You know what a silent disco is. This is that but with an ugly sweater.
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