5 Things To Do In Louisville This Weekend (12/10)

Dec 10, 2021 at 1:11 pm
The Polar Express has arrived at Louisville's Southwest library.
The Polar Express has arrived at Louisville's Southwest library. Photo via Warner Bros.

FRIDAY, Dec. 10

Polar Express Grand Tour! Southwest Louisville Free Public Library Free  |  6-8 p.m. All aboard the Polar Express. The fabled train has arrived in Southwest Louisville. You can take it on a trip through the Southwest Library, with a stop for cookies and hot chocolate. Look out for Santa Claus and his missus, as well as their little elven helpers. There will also be a take home craft station and book giveaway.


Christmas Folklore and Natural History Hike Blackacre State Nature Preserve and Historic Homestead Free  |  2-3:30 p.m. Explore the Blackacre nature preserve while learning about the origins of your favorite Christmas traditions. On Sunday, you can visit the grounds again for a Victorian-inspired Holiday House Tour of the historic Presley Tyler home and a viewing of a Thomas Kincaid Christmas village from noon until 4 p.m. Tickets to Sunday’s event are $10 a piece.

NoCo Holiday Market Jeffersonville Arts & Cultural District No cover  |  2-8 p.m. Load up on Christmas gifts from local artisans at the NoCo Holiday Market in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The market will be spread across three venues: the NoCo Arts Center, Maker 13 and Jeffersonville’s new shipping container venue, The Depot. There will also be food to purchase and a cash bar.

Caroling Through Schnitzelburg Six Forks Burger Co. Free  |  4:30-7:30 p.m. Participate in some good, old fashioned caroling. Revelers will meet at Six Forks Burger Co., where they’ll be handed a lyric sheet. Then, they’ll be sent out to local bars and restaurants “to serenade patrons with holiday songs.”

SUNDAY, Dec. 12

Cake Decorating with Bae! Logan Street Market $5  |  3-5 p.m. Learn from an expert on how to make a holiday cake that looks as good as it tastes. Abigail McGreevy from Bae’s Bakery will “teach how to pipe perfect candy cane stripes, achieve a smooth buttercream finish, pipe a holiday wreath, and professionally create a holiday wreath cake of your dreams.” And yes, you’ll be able to take home your cake. Flavors are available in vanilla, chocolate and cinnamon bun. If you spring an extra $5 for a ticket, you’ll get to sip on a mimosa from Wild Hops while you work.

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