Second-Annual Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival (Aug. 24)
| Central Park | 1340 S. Fourth St. | oldloubrew.com | $10 | 6-10 p.m.
If you’re a fan of locally-brewed beer, you’ve got a busy weekend ahead of you, starting on Friday with the Old Lou Brew Festival. Expect live music by Bridge 19, local business vendors, food trucks and, of course, beer from: Against The Grain, Akasha Brewing Co., Bluegrass Brewing Co., Goodwood Brewing Co., Gordon Biersch, Gravely Brewing Co., Great Flood Brewing Co., Holsopple Brewing, Milewide Beer Co., Monnik Beer Co., Old Louisville Brewery and West Sixth Brewing.
Brew at the Zoo 2018 (Aug. 25)
Louisville Zoo | 1100 Trevilian Way
| Search Facebook | $46-$113 | 5-9 p.m.
And on Saturday, keep the party going with brews at the zoo (and regional wine as well, but… that didn’t rhyme). Take a stroll through the zoo to find microbrews from local breweries and regional wineries, as well as food samples. Enjoy live music, special animal encounters, a photo booth and outdoor entertainment.