9th Annual How-To Festival kicks off at Louisville Free Public Library

After a two-year hiatus, the Louisville Free Public Library’s annual How-To Festival is back for its ninth year. The event takes place on Saturday, May 14. , and educational to do after Derby is over. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the festival to be canceled for the past two years, LFPL is thrilled to once again offer attendees the chance to learn how to do over 50 different things in five hours, all for free. From learning to be a circus performer, canning your own vegetables, to creating amazing cake sculptures, the ‘how to’ sessions cover a range of skills taught by local experts. This year’s festival includes a mix of past favorites – how to do Tai Chi, brew home brew or grow delicious tomatoes – as well as new lessons, such as how to make and decorate delicious dog treats, modern dance and the creation of digital music. travel in an electric vehicle and how to buy and sell a house in a crazy market. Wild Ones and Master Gardeners. The How-To Festival takes place Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 301 York Street. Sessions will take place in over 15 areas of the building and surrounding grounds. , turning the entire library into a giant classroom. Food trucks will be on site. For more information, including the growing list of hands-on sessions, visit LFPL.org/how-to.

After a two-year hiatus, the Louisville Free Public Library’s annual How-To Festival is back for its ninth year.

The event takes place on Saturday, May 14.

How-To is an annual tradition for thousands of Louisvillians looking for something entertaining, interactive and educational to do after Derby is over.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the festival to be canceled for the past two years, LFPL is thrilled to once again offer attendees the opportunity to learn how to do over 50 different things in five hours, all for free.

From learning how to be a circus performer, canning your own vegetables, or creating amazing cake sculptures, the hands-on sessions cover a range of skills taught by local experts.

This year’s festival includes a mix of old favorites – how to make Tai Chi, home brew or grow delicious tomatoes – as well as new lessons, such as how to make and decorate delicious dog treats, modern dance and the creation of digital music.

Other hot topics include how to plan a trip across the country in an electric vehicle and how to buy and sell a house in a crazy market.

With help from the Louisville Urban Agriculture Coalition, How-To will once again offer three gardening tents with classes presented by Urban Ag member groups including Kentuckiana Beekeepers, Wild Ones and Master Gardeners.

The How-To Festival takes place Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 301 York Street.

Sessions will be spread across more than 15 areas of the building and surrounding grounds, transforming the entire library into one giant classroom. Food trucks will be on site.

For more information, including the growing list of hands-on sessions, visit LFPL.org/how-to.

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