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Historic Preservation Building

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

Jacoe Store
1001 Main St.

Built circa 1905, this wood frame structure became the Jacoe Grocery and Market from the early 1920s until 1958. The City of Louisville purchased the property in the 1980s. It is currently the home of the Louisville Historical Museum.

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

Farmer’s Market Now Open
Saturday mornings are filled with fresh local food from the farm and all kinds of specialty items and artsy crafts. Stroll downtown and listen to music under the Pavilion, enjoy breakfast treats and say hi to your neighbors! Support your local farmer.

Friday, September 7

Talented national and local artists showcase their work at the galleries and stores Downtown. Enjoy an evening of good art, good food and drink, and good friends. First Friday of each month from 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

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Don’t Miss the 83rd Annual Fall Festival and Labor Day Parade!

August 31 – September 3

Every Labor Day weekend in Louisville there are pies, pets, parades and a plethora of fun activities. Don’t miss the chance to come together with friends and neighbors to experience a weekend celebration. The Labor Day Parade will take over the streets of Downtown on Labor Day morning. Be sure to try out some of the other fun activities including the Bocce Ball Tournament, Children’s Pet Parade, Homemade Pie Contest, free swim, live music and more! See the full schedule of activities at

National Fine Art and Photography Show

Louisville Art Association
Louisville Cultural Arts Center
801 Grant
September 1 – 9

Year after year, this is one of the best fine art and photography shows in Boulder County. Come see the talented works of artists from throughout the United States. Check the LAA website for dates and times of all

Happy 6 Year Anniversary Gravity Brewing!

Gravity Brewing
1150 Pine St.
September 8
12:00 pm – close

Come celebrate 6 years of making beer and friends in Louisville Colorado! The Brewery will be tapping several small batch and barrel aged beers including some collaborations with other breweries.

There will be free live music with Chunkayy Brown, a 7-Piece Funk/R&B/Jazz Band from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. And as always, Gastronauts @ Gravity Brewing will be cooking up some exciting food specials!

Paint & Sip

Bittersweet Cafe
836 Main St.
September 7
6:00 pm

Here’s a unique way to have some fun during Art Walk. Co-hosted with Stacie Markham from Gallery on the Go, the Paint and Sip event will feature painting a coffee themed canvas. Bittersweet is also offering $25 carafes of house wine for the entire evening. So, bring a friend and show off your inner artist while sipping some fantastic wine in beautiful Downtown Louisville. Tickets are $40 and include all materials and a glass of house wine.

Update on Zucca Construction

808 Main Street

Unexpected problems with construction renovations on this historic building has delayed the reopening of the restaurant. But the Zucca team hopes to reopen this fall with a great NEW menu and they look forward to seeing neighbors and friends when they reopen!

Old Friends Annual Warehouse Sale

Old Friends
706 Front St.
September 15
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Anything and everything you need will be at this sale at incredible discount prices! Stock up on your Christmas gifts, baby items, mugs, socks, jewelry and much more! 50% off everything in the parking lot behind the store and 15% off everything in the store.

Artists Opening Reception
First Friday Art Walk

Creative Framing Gallery
916 Main St.
September 7
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Be sure and attend this exciting opening reception for accomplished artists Jackie Friesth, Lee McComas, Sheri Farabaugh and Laurie Donlon. The talent of these artists will be accompanied by International Latin guitarist Alfredo Muro and of course lots of good food and drink.

Yoga Junction Presents Standup Paddleboard Yoga with Caitlin Lassy

Yoga Junction
Boulder Reservoir
September 22
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Standup Paddleboard Yoga is truly a class for all levels. The class will incorporate basic paddleboard and paddling information, vinyasa flow, core work, detailed instruction as to how to find balance out on the water, and of course, plenty of opportunity to play in the summer sun! Price includes all the gear you need, a 2-hour rental and yoga class, SUP instruction and a lot of fun! Advanced registration required.

Also coming to Yoga Junction
Embody Love Movement Facilitator Training w/Melody Moore Ph.D, RYT

Yoga Junction
October 12 – 14
Registration now open

The mission of the Embody Love Movement is to empower girls and women to celebrate their inner beauty, commit to kindness, and contribute to meaningful change in the world. This is accomplished through transformational programs delivered to age specific small circles by certified facilitators. The certification process includes a 15-hour weekend training along with 2 supervision sessions.

Workshops Include

  • Love In, Shine Out and Embody Love Camp for 7-11 year olds
  • Inner Beauty Shop and Embody Love in Action for 12-18 year olds
  • Embody Love Workshop for adult women, ages 19-100
Cost is $395. Register now at

Trailhead Management CAMP Registration

Trailhead Management
801 Main St.
Starts September 1

Trailhead Wealth Management, LLC will hold its 2nd annual summit Trailhead CAMP! on November 7. CAMP is a place for you to further your knowledge of timely and interesting topics relevant to your life, with a variety of expert speakers in their fields. Registration is FREE. Visit for more details and to register.

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Networking After Hours

Louisville Realty
815 Walnut St., Suite A
September 13
5:00 – 7:00 pm

A “Fiesta” Networking After Hours will take place at Louisville Realty Associates. Sip on yummy margaritas and enjoy some delicious food on a beautiful fall evening! RSVP by September 11.

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