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5 Things to Do in Louisville This Winter/Spring

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By Lisa Truesdale

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11 Lace Up Your Skates

Head to the Steinbaugh Pavilion, 824 Front St., for an old-fashioned outdoor ice-skating experience, complete with traditional holiday music and free horse-drawn carriage rides. www.bceproductions.com

1. Lace Up Your Skates

22 Take a Stroll

On First Fridays, February through December, downtown Louisville comes alive with evening shopping and artisan dining from 6-9 p.m. The Louisville Arts District includes galleries, the museum, retail stores, restaurants and performing-arts organizations. www.louisvilleartsdistrict.org

2. Take a Stroll

33 Enjoy a Performance

The Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., hosts a variety of events, including music and theater performances, art shows, and classes. Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris is on stage Jan. 12, 13, 19 and 20; it’s a theatrical music review featuring some of the most famous pieces by singer/songwriter Jacques Brel. www.louisvillearts.org

3. Enjoy a Performance
This view of Dick DelPizzo’s replica looks west from the railroad tracks over the 700 block of Front Street, with Main Street behind. (photo Courtesy Louisville Historical Museum)

44 Immerse Yourself in History

The Louisville Historical Museum, 1001 Main St., offers three buildings to tour, all constructed between 1903 and 1908. Marvel at the coal-mining artifacts, period furnishings, historic photos, and a six-foot-square replica of original downtown Louisville, painstakingly created by Louisville native Dick Del Pizzo. www.louisvilleco.gov

4. Immerse Yourself in History
photo of Louisville Public Library by Lisa Truesdale

55 Curl Up with a Good Book

The Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., offers 32,500 square feet of books and other media, meeting rooms, a makerspace, children and teen areas—and a handy underground parking lot. www.louisvilleco.gov

5. Curl Up with a Good Book
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