‘Al Capone Slept Here’….and other interesting facts.

Al Capone was a frequent Louisville visitor during the Prohibition Era. You can learn more about Louisville and prohibition at ‘the Spirits of the Bluegrass’ exhibit now showing at Frazier Museum.
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There’s no doubt that Bourbon shaped Kentucky and the region. Tracing the rise of the anti-liquor movement through the repeal of the 18th Amendment in 1933, learn how (and why) Kentucky was a major factor in supplying the country with booze.

Admission into the Frazier History Museum is $12 for adults and $8 for kids 5-17. The museum is located at 829 W. Main St

Create Your Own Glass Pumpkin at Louisville’s Flame Run

There’s no Louisville Quest this week-end, but you can still enjoy downtown Louisville and release your inner artist while you’re at it.

Be a glass artist for a day this fall and create your own blown-glass pumpkin at Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery.

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Flame Run artists will be assisting guests with the creation of glass pumpkins on Fridays and Saturdays, October 6 – November 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment. Participants can choose up to three colors from eight color selections. Each finished pumpkin is about the size of a softball. The experience takes about 20 minutes and costs $50 per pumpkin. Freshly blown glass pumpkins need to cool for a few days before they can be safely handled and brought home.

See Dracula at his blood-curdling best at Actors Theatre of Louisville – this week!

His fangs are bared. His eyes glow crimson. Louisville’s favorite vampire is back! Based on Bram Stoker’s gothic tale of the immortal Transylvanian count and his unexpectedly feisty human prey, this fast-paced, fright-filled adaptation is a Halloween treat that drips with suspense—and even more blood.

Now through November 1st – you can see this ionic story in all its hideous glory. Tix available online at http://actorstheatre.org

Ready for a Good Scare?

The Louisville-area is a mecca of haunted attractions and Halloween happenings. There is still time to check out these spooky Louisville-area attractions. Admission varies between $15-$20 for each event.

Here a just a few you might want to try


Danger Run has been a Louisville Halloween tradition and has been scaring people for 18 years. www.dangerrun.com

7th Street Haunt is a relatively new haunted house in the Louisville area. It’s first year it really packed a punch! Now it returns, bigger and better and it should be one heck of an attraction!

Grim Trails is a totally new outdoor attraction to the Louisville area. It is created by home haunt veterans from the Haunted Yard who are known for their incredible attractions.

Asylum Haunted Scream Park is a haunted SCREAM park in Louisville. Asylum Scream Park is one of the largest events in Louisville and has 4 attractions all in one location! The Asylum Scream Park features the Legendary Darkness Falls haunted forest as one of the primary haunts. The second primary haunt is a BRAND new haunt in Louisville called Zombie City. The Scream Park also features Xterminate a Zombie hunting haunt and a Carnivale of Lost Souls.

Darkness Falls is an outdoor haunted attraction in Louisville. Unlike most haunted forests, Darkness Falls haunted attraction’s close attention to detail incredible!

The Haunted Hotel starts out with an elevator that takes you on a nightmarish ride to the 13th floor. On your way, a ghoul comes out of the wall and scares you into the haunted house. The Haunted Hotel is known for its extreme scares, blood curdling effects, and detailed scenery.

The Devil’s Attic is a highly detailed haunt that is centered around the tortured souls trapped by the Devil. The Devil has had the souls locked away in the Devil’s Attic for centuries. Now, he is opening the gates so that you can experience the twisted and demented souls of the Devil’s Attic.

Who was the first major league baseball player to have their signature branded into a Louisville Slugger Bat?

Who was the first major league baseball player to have their signature branded into a Louisville Slugger Bat?

In 1905, the name Honus Wagner was branded into a Louisville Slugger bat the making him the first major league baseball player to receive that honor.

The Louisville Slugger Factory started producing the World Series bats for the New York Mets Friday. The Mets’ bats are being made to each player’s specifications. The Kansas City Royals took the American League pennant late Friday night. Production for their bats started today.

Louisville Slugger has made bats for players in every World Series since the series started in 1903. More home runs, RBIs, and historic moments in World Series history have occurred with Louisville Slugger bats than with all other bat companies combined.

If you enjoy trivia, or just want to learn more about your hometown, check out The Louisville Quest – a fun and innovative way to explore downtown.