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Dog of the Month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Lego, official greeter at The Walnut Gallery. Owner Geoff, pictured here, says the young Doberman is a very sweet fellow. We could not agree more. Stop by the gallery and see the unique art and jewelry and say hello to these two fellas.

Historic Moments

This month in conjunction with the Historic Preservation Commission, we are featuring:

Fabrizio House

Fabrizio House
557 Jefferson Ave.

This wood and stone bungalow was built in 1954 by Mike and Joe Fabrizio and John Kokena for Deri and Dolores Forbis. It was later purchased by Josephine Milano in 1966.

For more information about Louisville’s Historic Preservation Program contact Lauren Trice, 303-335-4594,

Friday, August 5

Great art, Great food,
Great fun.

Louisville Farmer's Market

Louisville Farmer’s Market
May 28 – October 22
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Front Street
Downtown Louisville

Live local music. Dog friendly. Debit and credit cards accepted

Pints in the Park

Get Ready For Pints in the Park!
Community Park
Saturday, September 3
noon – 4:00 pm

($30 day of event)
Unlimited Tastes & Souvenir Pint Glass!
25 Local Breweries!

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MarchFourth Selects Student Poster for Tour

The DBA’s annual Monarch High School Street Faire Poster Contest took a cool turn when opening act MarchFourth requested permission to use the pictured poster as the feature art for their upcoming tour.

Band member Dan Stauffer saw student artist Cole Conley’s work while perusing the poster contest exhibit at the Louisville Library before their June 17 show. Cole, a MHS sophomore, wants to be a graphic designer. Congratulations Cole!

The DBA would also like to give a shout out to Monarch art teacher Claudia Lastella and the Library’s Sean Lamborne for helping make this tradition such a fun event for everyone involved.

Relay for Life

Waneka Lake
August 6

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will take place Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am at Waneka Lake in Lafayette. It is free and open to the public and held rain or shine. The ACS calls Relay for Life a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer. To learn how to start a team, join a team or become a volunteer, contact Barbara Tarnoff at 303-666-4310 or

Yarn along the Rockies

Fingerplay Studio
901 Front St.
August 20 – 28

FingerPlay is participating in the Yarn Along the Rockies event, August 20 – 28. This 9-day event takes yarn crawlers up and down the Front Range to support local yarn shops and celebrate the art of crafting with yarns. Fingerplay is pleased to welcome yarn crawl participants to Downtown Louisville.

Yoga in the Park

Yoga Junction
Memory Square Park
August 3 and 10
7:00 – 8:00 pm

If you’ve been enjoying yoga at dusk with this 8-week summer series there’s only two classes left! The classes are for all levels and only $5! Kids class (all ages) will be offered simultaneously with the adult class. Separate kids registration available online and in person.

First Date, the Musical

CenterStage Theater
Louisville Arts Center
801 Grant Ave.
August 1 – 7

CenterStage is thrilled to premier the Broadway musical First Date! When blind date newbie, Aaron, is set up with serial-dater, Casey, a casual drink turns into a hilarious high stakes dinner! Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives? This musical contains suggestive language and is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $15 – $25. More information at: or

Pottery Demo

Gifts at Cooper’s Corner
940 Main St.
August 5
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Local artist Melissa Beckwith will be demonstrating her pottery skills at the wheel on the front lawn. This will be the only time this season that her pottery will be for sale. Don’t miss this special event and don’t forget to shop local!

Louisville Art Association

National Fine Arts Show
September 3 – 11

Save the date for the National Fine Art Show, September 3 – 11. This annual event features talented artists from all over the country and is a community favorite. More information at

Homemade Pie Contest

Louisville Fall Festival
The Huckleberry
September 5
Memory Square Park

Its never too early to start thinking about pie and registering for the best pie contest in Boulder County! Registration forms are available at The Huckleberry. Pre-registration is recommended and if you register by noon Sunday September 4 at the Huck, you will receive a coupon for a free chai. The categories are Apple, Fruit and Nut and Cream pies. Grand prize is dinner for 4 at the Huckleberry, a photo at The Huckleberry’s Pie Hall of Fame and a champion pie plate. First prize for each category is tea for two at the Huck and a Fall Festival pie contest apron.

Louisville Public Library Offerings

951 Main St.
Due to space limitations, this is just a sampling of offerings. Be sure to check the library website for ALL scheduled programs.

10 Year Anniversary Open House
August 6
1:00 – 3:00 pm

The Library will observe the 10-year anniversary of its award-winning building with an Open House from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Cake and lemonade will be served. No speeches or ceremonies are planned, but there will be a community art project for children and a drop-in program in the Library’s new Makerspace. Please stop by and celebrate your part in making the Louisville Library a cornerstone of our community.

Irlen Syndrome
Library 1st Floor Meeting Room
August 2
6:30 – 7:30 pm

With Irlen Syndrome, perceptual processing can break down in the brain, with an effect on dyslexia, ADHD, migraines, light sensitivity, and learning disabilities. Research has shown The Irlen Method to be effective with brain injuries, concussions, high anxiety, AD/HD, light sensitivities, dyslexia, and other learning problems. Presented by Marcia Klump, MA, SEP, BCST, a body-centered psychotherapist and craniosacral therapist practicing in the Boulder area.

Curatorial Cleaning of the Rex Theatre Curtain
Louisville Historical Museum
August 12, 13
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come watch conservator Lisa Capano work on a curatorial cleaning of the historic Rex Theatre movie curtain at the Historical Museum! This painted canvas curtain that dates back to the late 1920 shows advertisements of Louisville businesses. Lisa Capano previously cleaned Louisville’s antique safe that resides at City Hall.

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