5 Things To Do In And Around Louisville This Weekend (5/5-5/7)


Imprints and Abstraction: Paintings by Shawn Marshall
Capacity Contemporary Exchange, 641 W. Main Street
Free | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

There’s only three more days to view Shawn Marshall’s abstract paintings at this contemporary art gallery and handmade market. Marshall uses her background in architecture and urban planning to explore our relationship with the natural world with pieces created from acrylic, paper, and stencils created from found objects. 

Derby Eve Jam with Magnolia Boulevard
Mellwood Tavern, 1801 Brownsboro Road
$17 | 7:30 p.m.

Catch five-piece Lexington, Kentucky fusion group Magnolia Boulevard blending together the sounds of blues, funk and rock n’ roll with their own brand of psychedelia. 


Jude Loew, Chris Redd, Lindsey Redd and Barry Wooley at Loft at the Biscuit Lounge.


9th Annual Winner’s Circle Bourbon Brunch
Loft at The Biscuit Lounge, 120 S. Tenth Street
$65+ | 12-4 p.m.

Brunch. Bourbon. Mimosas. Fashion. What’s not to love about this Derby-day brunch? Enjoy a catered brunch by chef Michael Smith and music by Empty Beats, along with drink specials, a designer fashion show, giveaways, “best dressed” awards and more.


Brunch & Beats
Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue
$20; ages 21+ | 12-5 p.m.

Dance off the post-Derby blues at this annual brunch and party featuring a live DJ; food is available for purchase until 4 p.m.

2023 McClanahan Spring Recital
Ursuline Arts Center, 3133 Lexington Road
Free – $20 general admission for ages 13+ | 3:30 p.m. 

Check out this Irish dance talent showcase from the McClanahan School of Irish Dance. Performances will feature dancers of all levels, from beginners and to Championship dancers.