Holiday Cards “Buy Local” Shopping Tour

UofL and the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will take shoppers on a whirlwind tour of local shops and restaurants on the fifth annual Holiday Cards “Buy Local” Shopping Tour.

The tour will take patrons to locally owned businesses in a several Louisville neighborhoods. The registration fee includes opening and closing receptions, door prizes and transportation to more than a dozen shops on East Market Street (NULU), Frankfort Avenue, in Butchertown and more. 

Registration is $35. The trip is open to the public, but bus seating is limited. UofL faculty, staff, students and alumni will receive priority for seating. Register online. Update: This event is sold out. To be added to the wait list, email 

Activities will begin with festive drinks and a light breakfast at the University Club on Belknap Campus at 8 a.m. Shoppers will board a bus at 9 a.m. to begin their day of shopping. The group will return to the University Club for a closing reception from about 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. It will feature mixology demonstrations and samples, hot hors d’oeuvres and door prizes.

The itinerary for this year's trip is as follows:

8-9 a.m. - Reception at University Club and Departure

9:15-10:15 a.m. ­Butchertown Market

10:30-11:15 a.m. South Fourth Street 

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ­NULU 

1:45­ 2:30 ­ Frankfort Avenue

2:45-3:45 p.m. ­ Chenoweth Square 

4 p.m.  ­Arrival back at U Club for afternoon reception

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8:00am to 6:00pm

University Club & Alumni Center
200 E. Brandeis Ave , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Brandy Warren

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