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Vickey Swenson

The Tracy Behind Eleanor
Meet Tracy Hobbs. owner of Eleanor. Tracy has assembled a beautiful selection of women’s fashion for the Colorado lifestyle, even if that lifestyle includes the occasional visit to neighboring Sweet Cow. Switch, Ville de Luxe, Found Underground, Bella Frida and now Eleanor. Watch out Paris.


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Louisville Farmers Market
Your favorite Colorado farms are back at the market with delicious fruits, veggies, eggs and meats, from organic to all natural and pesticide free. All accompanied by great local, live music.

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Lots of good people doing lots of good things for flood relief. While our golf course doesn’t look great and we lost a road or two, we were lucky as a community. Lets all do our part to help those impacted by the floods. Oh, and have a Happy Halloweeeeeen!!!!

First Friday Art Walk

October 4
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Join the many galleries, retailers and restaurants as Downtown comes alive on Friday night with art, music and great food.

Oils, Metalwork and Jewelry Show Artist Reception

LA Coppersmith
915 Walnut St.
October 4
6:00 – 9:00 pm

New unique metalwork from Paul Jones, beautiful jewelry by Jen Leasea and wonderful abstract landscape oils from Mary Mac.

Flood Relief Fundraiser

Yoga Junction
908 Main St.
October 2
7:00 – 8:15 pm

Please join Yoga Junction teachers Nichole Golden and Shelley Coughlin in a yoga flow that will give healing to those in attendance and in the community while generating necessary funds for those directly affected by the floods. This event will accept donations only which will be matched by Yoga Junction up to $500. All proceeds will go to the United Way Foothills Flood Relief Fund. Suggested donation is $15.

2nd Annual Night of Pampering Flood Relief Fundraiser

Front Street Hair Salon
734 Front Street
November 1
4:00 – 7:00 pm

It is that time of year again—Front Street Hair Studio’s 2nd Annual Night of Pampering! This year all proceeds from this event will go to the United Way Foothills Flood Relief. Come in for a $15 shampoo and blow-dry and show your support. It’s a beautiful thing to do.

Happy 6th Birthday Celebration

Ville de Luxe
909 Main St.
October 4 and 5

Stop by and say Happy Birthday to one of Louisville’s original retailers. Ville de Luxe will celebrate its 6th birthday with cake, gifts drawings and loads of beautiful clothes and accessories to check out. Ville de Luxe wants to thank all its customers and friends who have supported them throughout the years and watched their little shop grow to a great success.

Nominate an Incredible Educator for an Impact Award

Impact on Education
Deadline November 8

Impact on Education takes pride in annually recognizing individuals in the Boulder Valley School District who have an extraordinary impact on student learning through exceptional teaching skills, job dedication, volunteering, and/or leadership. Classroom teachers, specialists, administrators, classified employees, and volunteers are eligible for nomination. Please visit the Impact on Education website to learn more about the award and how to nominate an educator that impacted your life.

Louisville Public Library Programs

951 Main St.
The Library always has a variety of informative programs that are too numerous to list here. But we have picked a few to highlight. For full details on all programs please check the website:

Stories on Stage—The Night Circus

Louisville Center for the Arts
801 Grant
October 3
7:00 pm

Join the Louisville Cultural Council and the Louisville Public Library in the 3rd annual community-wide reading program: “On The Same Page.” Anne Penner, with Stories on Stage will present a reading of The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern. This is a fantastical tale of two magicians locked in a spellbinding duel. There will also be free magic and circus-related activities. Multiple copies of the book are available at the Louisville Public Library.

As part of the “On The Same Page” program, join Dave and Connie Elstun for a special Magic Show on October 6 in the Library Meeting Room at 7:00 pm.

Career Planning Workshop:
Write a Compelling Cover Letter

Library Meeting Room
October 2
6:30 – 8:00 pm

A cover letter is an important job search tool that connects your past with an employer’s current needs, highlighting what you can do for the employer going forward. It is a document that is full of optimism and all about the future! Presented by Leah Moore McNally, trainer and career coach, the workshop will outline the purpose of a cover letter and best practices for writing compelling job search correspondence.

Backyard Composting Workshop

Library Meeting Room
October 10
6:00 – 10:00 pm

If you’ve ever wanted to start a backyard compost system this free workshop is for you. Learn what to feed your compost pile, appropriate bins and methods for our region, tips and troubleshooting, and much more. This workshop is taught by Melanie Burow, a Master Composter in Colorado. There will be a limited number of bins available for purchase at this event. Each bin costs $50. Space is limited and registration is requested.

Space Explorers Wanted! NASA Opportunities for Kids and Kids at Heart

Library Meeting Room
October 27
3:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to help scientists explore Mars? Do you want to see the International Space Station zoom through space at 17,000+ miles per hour? Interested in designing a spacecraft engine on line? Do you have any questions for an astronaut who has flown 5 space shuttle missions and spent 6 months on the International Space Station? Come join the fun!

Brought to you by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Solar System Ambassador Program. All ages welcome.

Special Appearance by Astronaut Jim Voss! Free NASA posters.

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