5 things to do in Louisville this weekend

Oct 16, 2015 at 6:43 pm
5 things to do in Louisville this weekend


Waxahatchee  The New Vintage $15; 9 p.m. There are always a few bands that have some steam behind them and are headed for a venue size upgrade, and in the near future, that will probably be Waxahatchee, but, see them tonight at The New Vintage, a room that is ideal for an up-close and fun experience. Waxahatchee started as Katie Crutchfield’s DIY solo project and has evolved into a five-piece touring band full of explosive hooks and interesting indie-pop sensibilities.—Scott Recker

ReSurfaced  Corner of N. 10th Street and Rowan Street Free; Thu.–Fri. 5 p.m., Sat. Noon The beauty of ReSurfaced is that it can turn any empty lot into a magical place of booze, food, local art and good times. And this weekend it will be turning the corner of N. 10th Street and Rowan Street into such a party paradise. And while you’re busy living it up for the weekend, check out the riverside view and Louisville’s newest public art project “Connect/Disconnect.”—Ethan Smith

Louisville Halloween Parade   Baxter Avenue Free; 7 p.m. Halloween is just too awesome and fun to restrict to one night, which is why we have events like the Louisville Halloween Parade on Baxter. It’s a chance for all you horror geeks out there to check out some terrifically terrifying costumes, makeup and floats by some of the best haunted attractions and costume stores in Louisville.—Ethan Smith


What the Germantown?  Germantown Neighborhood Free; 2 p.m. 

If you don’t know why everyone is in love with Germantown, or if you’re one of those people in love with Germantown, you need to check this festival out. This combined pub crawl and music festival starts at 2 p.m. with Slow Charleston playing at Eiderdown; then at 4 p.m. Jaye Jayle plays at The Post; at 6 p.m. Seluah and Tsunami Samurai play at Four Pegs; at 8 p.m. Spleen plays at Nachbar; and at 10 p.m. Sweatermeat, Hanoi Jane and Scuzz Master will be playing at Kaiju.—Ethan Smith


Clifton Great Chili Cookoff  Frankfort Avenue and Pope Street Free; 12–6:30 p.m. There is a lot to hate about cold weather, but one good thing about the chilly season is that it gives us a chance to enjoy some tasty chili. Entries in this year’s cook-off include Hilltop Tavern, Silver Dollar, BARcode 1758 and plenty of amateurs using their family recipe. There will also be a craft beer walk, a chocolate tasting and an exhibit by Soulful Street Yoga. And, at the end of the day, you can duck into your favorite Frankfort bars and catch some football. A perfect Sunday.—Ethan Smith