Save the dates!

Mark your calendars, because we have some upcoming events in the neighborhood!

The Beechmont Open Air Market Harvest Festival

The 2017 Harvest Festival will be Saturday, September 23 from 8 am – 12 pm at the corner of Southern Parkway and Wellington. Be sure to stop by to vote for your favorite farmer and favorite artisan!

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Volunteer Event at Iroquois Park – October 14, 2017

Show your Olmsted Park Pride by volunteering with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy in Iroquois Park from 10 am – 12 pm on October 14, 2017! Tasks may include weeding, mulching, painting and general park beautification. Gloves, guidance and tools provided. Dress for the weather and getting dirty! Long pants with socks and tennis shoes or old boots are recommended- no shorts or sandals please. To register, click here!

Louisville Beer Run – November 11, 2017

A not-so-traditional run in Iroquois Park with an amazing after-party. This run isn’t about who’s the fastest. This is simply about having fun. Every 3 quarters of a mile, you’ll be treated to a specialty beer sampling. Once you’ve made it through the 5k course, we’ll welcome you at the after-party with your choice of a 16oz beer. We’ll continue the party with live music, food, and plenty of fun all while benefiting Olmsted Parks!

That’s not all! Every participant receives a 16oz Louisville Beer Run glass and an authentic Louisville Beer Run t-shirt included with a paid registration. Additional glasses and shirts are available for purchase.

Runners begin at, your choice of, 10:00or 10:15AM, walkers will start at 10:20AM.

This event is restricted to individuals who are 21 years of age or older as of the day of the event.

You can register here to run the race or here to volunteer!

We hope to see you around at some of these events as we welcome fall to the neighborhood!

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Summertime in Beechmont

We’ve had a busy summer here in Beechmont.

In May, we threw our annual Festival of Flowers. We spent months preparing, and it turned out to be the perfect day. I was in charge of the Paint a Pot booth, and personally I think it has to be the most fun booth at the Festival. My volunteers and I helped a lot of very cute kids paint pots for their moms and grandmas for Mother’s Day.
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Throughout the summer, a small committee has continued to meet to stay on top of the planning for next year’s Festival of Flowers. We’ve got some great ideas planned for 2018, and we can’t wait to see them come to life!

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Another fun event we put on this summer was the Beechmont Community Picnic.

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We had music, a bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, corn hole boards, face painting, and tons of food. Turnout was great, and we enjoyed getting to spend time with all of our neighbors before the school year began.

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Finally, you may have seen the BNA board out at the Beechmont Open Air Market every Saturday morning, starting in June of this year. Our next big event is in connection with the Market – the Harvest Festival. The Harvest Festival is scheduled for September 23, and it will feature fall produce, flowers, decorations, arts, crafts, food, prizes, yoga, music and more. You’ll also be able to vote on your favorite Market produce vendor and artisan this year.

As always, you can find us on the third Monday of each month at 7 PM at the Iroquois branch of the Louisville Pubic Library for our Beechmont Neighborhood Association meetings. Our next meeting is September 18 – everyone is welcome!

Beechmont’s Festival of Flowers – May 13th

Please Join us for our Annual Festival of Flowers. This year the Festival will be held on Saturday May 13th from 9am- 3pm at the Gazebo on Southern Parkway at Woodlawn. We will have: Plants, Hanging Baskets, Herbs, Crafts, Pottery, Ironware, many Vendors, the Jefferson County Master Gardeners Tip Table, the Beechmont Garden Club and much more.. Live Music and Free Admission.

BNA – Friends of the Library Holiday Party – December 10th

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Join us on December 10th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for our annual Holiday party at the Iroquois Library 601 W Woodlawn. Santa will be paying a visit, so bring the kids out .

Beechmont Womans Club – Holiday Bazaar!

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Iron Man Cheer Party!

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Sunday October 9th  3-7 PM.  DJ and stuff.. come out and cheer for your runners!

BNA Open Air Market Harvest Festival

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Come on Down to Southern Parkway at Wellington

September 24th from 8 am- 12 noon

Vote your favorite farmer and free basket giveaways

Live Music – Powell Family Band & The Real Goodbuddies
Food Demonstration & Tasting by Metro Louisville
Back Deck BBQ food truck
Produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, poultry and Artisans
Kids Activity, Giant Jenga & Face Painting
Fall Decorations Pumpkins and Mums