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Setup underway for 30th annual Festival of Trees & Lights in Louisville

Crews are setting up for the annual Festival of Trees & Lights in Louisville, benefitting Norton Children’s Hospital.

Animals at Louisville Zoo end Halloween season with annual pumpkin smash

Pets get dressed up for Pawsome Halloween Contest at Mid City Mall

Big Four Station Park holds Halloween Downtown event

Fighting breast cancer one step at a time at Cardinal Stadium

  Halloween bash brings ‘Breath of Fresh Air’ supporting American Lung Association

LEGO convention returns to Louisville in February

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Churchill Downs begins Fall Meet on Sunday

Rain impacting several Halloween events Saturday

Watch the Louisville Orchestra’s performance from Monday night’s episode of the Tonight Show

Street painting festival covers Waterfront Park with sidewalk chalk art

Hwang’s Martial Arts hosts competitors from around the globe in World Taekwondo Championship

  Louisville Scholastic Chess Open teaches students strategy and critical thinking

  Pumpkins fly high for Harvest Homecoming’s ‘Pumpkin Chunking’ event

The skies were clear and full of pumpkins on Tuesday as the annual “Pumpkin Chunking” competition kicked off at the Harvest Homecoming festival.

Jeffersonville churches unite in World Communion Sunday

This Sunday, church congregations met outside on the corner of Chestnut and Locust Streets to worship and unite during World Communion Sunday.

Harvest Homecoming festival brings spirit of autumn through New Albany

The absence of crisp autumn air and falling leaves didn’t stop the Harvest Homecoming Festival parade from kicking off a fall tradition in New Albany on Saturday.

  Kentucky Elite Step Team makes national winning moves

On Saturday, more than 60 young talents came to the KY Elite Step Team’s tryouts stepping up for a spot on the elite squad.

Logan Street Market opens to the public

Food First conference calls for a more sustainable future

Paristown neighborhood’s inaugural holiday event coming this winter

63rd annual St James Court Art Show kicks off rain or shine Friday

  Planning commission to hold public meeting to discuss the future for One Park

  First responders got in free over the weekend at Kentucky Kingdom

Classic cars cruise through Iroquois Park

Hundreds of hot rods and specialty cars were in town and on display for the 41st annual Cruise the Park Auto Show at Iroquois Park.

Historic monument anchor of Anchorage moved to new location

The Historic Anchor monument in the city of Anchorage debuted its new central location on Saturday.

16th annual Bark in the Park leashed up for a good cause

On Saturday, companions and canines alike headed to Seneca Park for the 16th Annual Bark in the Park, held by the Animal Care Society.

  Indiana University Southeast holds walk to bring awareness to suicide

On Saturday, Indiana University Southeast held a walk on campus to bring awareness to the large number of people that die by suicide.

  Neighbors upset by Trifesta music noise can call new public hotline

Louder than Life promoters have promised changes have been made after the first two weekends of Trifesta and have set up a community hotline for any complaints.

KSP troopers to participate in “Coffee with a Cop”

KSP troopers and other local law enforcement to chat with community members over a cup of joe.

Hall of Fame luncheon at New Albany High School honors former students

The cafeteria of New Albany High School was packed with previous graduates Sunday afternoon as new members were inducted into the New Albany High School Hall of Fame.

Jazz Festival marks ten years as Tyler Park renovations continue

The Tyler Park Jazz Festival, which started ten years ago, usually takes place on multiple weekends throughout September, but this year's event has been cut down to just one day.

  Neighbors complain Louisville festivals are too loud for the second weekend in a row

The festival did not want to comment on the noise complaints, instead mentioning there's going to be a community meeting in November to discuss these types of issues.

  Walking for a cause at the Kentuckiana Heart Walk

This Saturday, people laced up their walking shoes and headed down to Waterfront Park for the 2019 Kentuckiana Heart Walk.

Migraine sufferers can find relief through new medical techniques

Through new techniques and medications, there’s a chance to learn how to manage migraines and other neurological disorders.

The Big Table brings people together with food and fellowship

Thousands are expected to pack Iroquois Park for a massive potluck dinner that plans to bring the community together.

Metro Council honors Trifesta producer, additional weekend event details released

The Trifesta consists of Louder than Life, Bourbon and Beyond, and Hometown Rising.

Salvation Army raises awareness on poverty in Fight for Louisville Breakfast

Salvation Army hosts Fight for Louisville Breakfast to raise awareness on poverty and strategies to help.

Veterans compete in rugby, slalom races for National Wheelchair Games in Louisville

The event brings together more than 600 veterans.

Norton employees fill 1,000 backpacks for Unity Jam

Norton hopes to help underserved communities with this event.

Riverview Independence Festival takes place Saturday

Riverview Independence Festival will take place Saturday, June 29 at Riverview Park.

Bon Air Library offering free model train show

The display features more than 2,000 square feet of tracks and trains.

Celebrate Fourth of July at Waterfront Park

The plans for 2019 Louisville Waterfront Fourth of July Celebration have been released.

Book of Mormon is coming to The Kentucky Center

A pre-show lottery will be available at the box office for "The Book of Mormon", making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece.

Five Questions on the Louisville Jewish Film Festival

The festival runs from Feb. 7 to 27 at various Louisville venues.

Louisville Zoo to hold job fair on January 19

The Zoo will hold a job fair on Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gheens Room at the Zoo.

Soccer gets Harlem Globetrotters ready for upcoming games at KFC Yum! Center

Globetrotter and Kentucky native Hoops Green on Monday took on some Lou City FC players in some friendly shooting games.

  Louisville partygoers ringing in 2019 all over town

There was something for every partygoer in Louisville on New Year’s Eve.

Get home safely on New Year’s Eve

There are ways to get home safely after a night of New Year's Eve partying

Christmas tree delivered for annual Light Up Louisville

Light Up Louisville takes place on Nov. 23.

Relay Division added to 2019 KDF miniMarathon and Marathon races

The 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon will feature a new relay division, which means shorter distances for runners.

  CirqueLouis preps for 2 shows at Kentucky Center this weekend

CirqueLouis has a new show that is bound to thrill audiences, and it’s all about gravity.

Craft Beer Throwdown raises money to end youth homelessness

Six local breweries competed in the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Throwdown to help end youth homelessness.

Food, craft booths open as Harvest Homecoming gets into full swing

The booths are open and the food is hot over at Harvest Homecoming in New Albany. The riverfront town will transform this weekend as thousands of people fill the downtown for the annual event.

The Food Literacy Project holds groundbreaking celebration on new teaching pavilion

The Food Literacy Project hosted a community-wide groundbreaking celebration for a new teaching pavilion today at Iroquois Farm, located at the former site of the Iroquois homes.

Maintenance, Martinis and Mammograms at Lexus of Louisville

Helping women maintain their vehicles and health is the focus of an event at Lexus of Louisville.

Street closures for St. James Art Show announced

There are several areas that will be closed. Make sure to check the list before heading out.

Waterfront Wednesday to go on; slight changes planned

Muddy and unsafe grounds at Champions park were motivation to move food vendors to the Red Lot Parking Lot. The vendors were previously located near the west side of the event.

Beyond the threat of watered-down bourbon, came a louder call to harbor life

Music festival promoters for Bourbon & Beyond and Louder than Life chose diversion over disaster by cancelling performances in Louisville's Champions Park due to flooding.

  Officials: Decision on Louder Than Life to come later this week

Torrential rain caused Bourbon & Beyond to be cut short, leaving campers stuck in the mud and festival fans wondering if Louder than Life will be saved.

Cure CF’s Annual CRAFT Event To Combine Fundraising and Local Food and Drink

CRAFT was created in 2015 by Cure CF, a local non-profit started to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

  Gaslight Festival Parade to march through the heart of Jeffersontown

More than 100 attractions will take over Taylorsville Road and Watterson Trail.

Shannon Cogan to serve as 100 Wise Women keynote speaker

Shannon Cogan will serve as the speaker on Sept. 13.

Celebrate Freddie Mercury’s 72nd birthday, all for a good cause

Hard Rock Cafe staff will be dusting off their catsuits and donning their fake mustaches to become Freddie For A Day on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to raise funds and awareness for the Mercury Phoenix Trust and the fight against AIDS and HIV.

Thousands flock to downtown for Light Up Louisville

The annual event kicking off Christmas downtown is a family tradition for many people.

Join WAVE 3 News for the first-ever Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic

WAVE 3 News invites the public to the first ever Taking Back Your Streets Community Picnic. The free event is fun for the entire family.

City announces dates for 2017 Strassenfest

A popular German-influence family event is returning to Louisville next month.

Tickets on sale for Kentucky Bourbon Affair

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Kentucky Bourbon Affair.

Auditions held Sunday for Louisville's Got Talent

The competition focuses on young talent between the ages of 6 and 18. Auditions are from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Interested participants must register online in advance.

Festival of Trees & Lights takes over Slugger Field this weekend

Setup is under way for the 27th Annual Festival of Trees & Lights at Slugger Field, which benefits Norton Children's Hospital.

World's largest livestock show takes over KY Expo Center

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) is at the KY Expo Center, November 1-17.

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular opens at Iroquois Park

The Jack-O-Lantern spectacular at Iroquois Park opens Thursday evening and runs through Nov. 6.

  St. James Court Art Show takes over Old Louisville this weekend

Hundreds of artisans from all over the country are gathering in Old Louisville this weekend for the 60th Annual St. James Court Art Show.

  Mayor's Hike, Bike & Paddle encourages healthy lifestyles for WAVE Country

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer hosted the city's Hike, Bike & Paddle event on Labor Day.

HAPPENING TONIGHT: The Monarchs playing at My Old Kentucky Home

Louisville's homegrown rock & roll legends The Monarchs are playing at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheater tonight.

HAPPENING TODAY: I Am Ali festival teaches kids to be the greatest

The city of Louisville is celebrating the life of Muhammad Ali today with a festival for children and families. F

TONIGHT: Louisville Palace shows Purple Rain to celebrate Prince's birthday

The Louisville Palace will show Prince's classic movie, Purple Rain tonight to celebrate the late singer's birthday.

11th Annual COPS Run will take off for families of fallen officers

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -The motorcycle COPS Run starts at Harley Davidson-Louisville on Arthur Street on Saturday, July 12.Sign-in is from 10 a.m. to noon.Cost is $20 per rider, $10 per passenger. That donation includes a meal and door prizes.Copyright 2014 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.

Where to watch Thunder Over Louisville 2015

Where to watch Thunder Over Louisville 2015

LIBA to celebrate 10 years of keeping Louisville weird

John Timmons, the founder of LIBA, offered a sneak peek of the party this week on The Setlist with Kyle Meredith.

  Tulips and Juleps market brings fresh picks for spring

The Junior League of Louisville presents Tulips and Juleps, a weekend-long art and gift market with more than 70 vendors selling a variety of products to get you ready for everything from gardening to hosting a Derby party.

502 Lunch Week: See a list of participating restaurants

A dozen Louisville-area restaurants have signed on to take part in 502 Lunch Week starting Monday, but organizers say they are still working to add more participants in the second year of the event.