Upcoming Events

October 23, 2014

Certified Horsemanship Association Convention

Open to the Public! See great presentations from top horse trainers, instructors, veterinarians, farriers and equine behaviorists.  This unique conference provides horses so participants can …

Start: October 23, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States
Cost: Full conference and day rates available

October 25, 2014

2014 Monster’s Ball and Silent Auction

The Race For Education for the 2014 Monster’s Ball and Silent Auction will benefit the Starting Gate Afterschool Literacy Program. Presented by Great American Insurance, …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: The Loudoun House
Phone: 859-254-7024
Address:
209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY, 40505, United States
Cost: $100/person

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

MisterE of Imagination: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

Recommended for 9 yrs+ / 4 grade+ Don’t close your eyes, this isn’t a dream. The ghouls and ghosts here are not what they …

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: 418 West Short Street
Phone: 859-233-4226
Address:
418 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: 15-18

Café Shambhala Meditation and Social Gathering

Café Shambhala offers meditation and a social gathering every Saturday  morning. Free basic meditation instruction is available at 9 and 11 AM.  At 10 …

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Shambhala Center of Lexington
Phone: 859-225-4183
Address:
315 W. Maxwell St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Treat or Treat!

Join the fun of Treat or Treat on Saturday, October 25th from 9:00AM – 2:00PM at Pax Christi Church!  The day will feature:  “Treat …

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Pax Christi Catholic Church
Phone: 859-278-0894
Address:
4001 Victoria Way, Lexington, KY, 40515, United States
Cost: "Treat or Treating" is free! Attractions have minimal cost.

Saturday Seminars: Writing & Marketing a 10-Minute Play

The 10-minute play is everywhere! Festivals and showcases of this short form take place in venues across Kentucky and beyond. To learn more about …

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $35

Free Ice Skating Learn to Skate Class

Children are invited to participate in a free Learn to Skate class through the United States Figure Skating Association Program. Mondays 6-7 pm, Tuesdays …

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Lexington Ice Center
Phone: 859 619-6228
Address:
560 Eureka Springs Drive, Lexington, KY, 40517, United States
Cost: Free

Introduction to HTML & CSS

Saturdays, October 18-November 8. Whether you’re designing your own blog and want more freedom or you’re just curious how the internet works, this class …

Start: October 25, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $40

Civil War Cemetery Walking Tour

The Mary Todd Lincoln House will host walking tours of Lexington Cemetery at 2PM every Sunday in October (October 5, 12, 19, & 26). …

Start: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Cemetery
Phone: 859-233-9999
Address:
833 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

Brad Jones signs “Black Walls Turn Gray: A Veteran’s Novel of War and Recovery”

The Morris Book Shop is happy to host combat veteran Brad Jones as he signs Black Walls Turn Gray: A Veterans Novel of War …

Start: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States
Cost: Free

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents The Nightingale

New, original ballet by Bluegrass Youth Ballet Director, Adalhi Aranda Corn. The Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is brought to life through dance! The …

Start: October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: UK Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-257-4523
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky, 40508, United States
Cost: $12

Bark For Life of Scott County

Put those paws to work for less cancer and more BARKdays! In partnership with the Scott County 4-H Dog Club, the Relay For Life …

Start: October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Scott County Park
Phone: 859-391-1227
Address:
1130 Cincinnati Rd, Georgetown, KY, 40324, United States
Cost: $15 per dog/$10 for each additional dog

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Ghosts in the Garden at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall will host a fun Halloween season event with the showing of two movies sure to please families and those of us looking …

Start: October 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Liberty Hall Historic Site
Phone: 502-227-2560
Address:
218 Wilkinson St., Frankfort, KY, 40601, United States
Cost: $10

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks Presents “The Grand Tour”

Discover the history of Lexington, Queen of the Bluegrass.  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, our Grand Tour takes you through 200 …

Start: October 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Departs from the street outside
Phone: 8593214728
Address:
401 West Main Street, Lexington, 40508, United States
Cost: 10.00 per person, $5 for kids (ages 6-12

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Darke Parlour

R. J. Corman calls in hauntings archaeologist Anthony Truitt to investigate strange occurrences on the R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train.  He investigates what …

Start: October 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train
Phone: 866-801-3463
Address:
150 Oliver Lewis Way, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

“The Grand Tour” presented by Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks

Sat @ 6:00pm Departs outside the Lexington Visitors Center (401 West Main Street) Discover the history of Lexington, Queen of the Bluegrass.  From horses …

Start: October 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Departs from the street outside
Phone: 8593214728
Address:
401 West Main Street, Lexington, 40508, United States
Cost: $10 per person

The Bluegrass Opera presents the world premiere of Kelpie

The Bluegrass Opera presents the world premiere of Kelpie: a play with songs by British playwright Neil Harris. The Kelpie is the most beautiful …

Start: October 25, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 25, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Adath Israel Temple, Multi Purpose Room
Phone: 859-420-2426
Address:
124 N. Ashland Ave., Lexington, KY, 40505, United States
Cost: $20/$15/$10

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks Presents “Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!”

Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets! Genteel Lexington has its dark side!  Uncover why Lexington was called “the wicked city.”  Learn of the duelists, gamblers, and …

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:15 pm
Venue: Downtown Lexington
Phone: 8593214728
Address:
401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10 per person

Contra Dance

Contra Dance with caller Joe Wilkie and band Illegal Contraband (Beginner lesson 7:30-8:00 PM)

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Russell Acton Folk Center
Phone: 859-985-5501
Address:
212 Jefferson St, Berea, KY, United States
Cost: $8.00 adults; $5.00 students and seniors

October 26, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 26, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 26, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 26, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 26, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

LECTURE – Strangers and Relations: Genetics and the Nature of Relationships and Family Structure

Enjoy a lecture on genetics and relationships by Dr. Brett Spear.

Start: October 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Sunday Session – Protecting Seniors against Financial Predators

 Roberta Bottoms, US Postal Inspector, will discuss the emotional and financial harm caused by financial predators and tells us the warning signs of financial fraud …

Start: October 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Woman's Club of Central Kentucky
Address:
210 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Photographer and author Ed Lawrence discusses photography and signs “Kentucky 120″

The Morris Book Shop is happy to host photographer and author Ed Lawrence. Lawrence will start his event with a discussion about landscape photography, …

Start: October 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States
Cost: Free

The Bluegrass Opera presents a world premiere musical: Kelpie

The Bluegrass Opera presents the world premiere of Kelpie: a play with songs by British playwright Neil Harris. The Kelpie is the most beautiful …

Start: October 26, 2014 2:30 pm
End: October 26, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Adath Israel Temple, Multi Purpose Room
Phone: 859-420-2426
Address:
124 N. Ashland Ave., Lexington, KY, 40505, United States
Cost: $10/$15/$20

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 26, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

October 27, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 27, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

October 28, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 28, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 28, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 28, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 28, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Outstanding Writers League

Grades 3-5 Tuesdays, September 16-November 18 In the Outstanding Writers League (O.W.L.), you’ll hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll …

Start: October 28, 2014 4:30 pm
End: October 28, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 28, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Advanced Spanish

Tuesdays, September 16-November 18. Learn Spanish for the first time or brush up on old skills! Great professional development opportunity. If you have questions …

Start: October 28, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 28, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $120

English Camp; Literacy for Adults

Tuesdays, September 16-November 18. Would you like to improve your spoken or written English? Come to the Carnegie Center for free adult ESL classes. …

Start: October 28, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 28, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Math for Kids Camp; Parents (Lower Elementary)

Grades K-2 & parents/guardians Tuesdays, September 16-November 11 Work and play together! This class uses games and cooperative activities to introduce and reinforce math …

Start: October 28, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 28, 2014 6:15 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

October 29, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 29, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 29, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 29, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 29, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP – Containing Culture: Art of the Middle East

$20, register by October 22, call 859.257.6199

Start: October 29, 2014 4:30 pm
End: October 29, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 29, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Lexington Catholic Open House

Join us for student-led tours of the school and see all that LCHS has to offer! Any interested students and their families are welcome …

Start: October 29, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Catholic High School
Phone: 859-277-7183
Address:
2250 Clays Mill Road, Lexington, 40503, United States
Cost: Free

October 30, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 30, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Brown Bag Book Discussion

Thursdays, September 18-November 6. An informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the …

Start: October 30, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 30, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Let’s Play Drums, Lexington!: Children’s Drumming Workshop

An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical …

Start: October 30, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 30, 2014 6:15 pm
Venue: Lexington Artworks (Carver Center)
Phone: 859-288-2935
Address:
522 Patterson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Introduction to InDesign

Thursdays, October 23 & 30. Learn to use the industry’s top production tool. Adobe InDesign can help you gather all your individual pieces to …

Start: October 30, 2014 5:45 pm
End: October 30, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $40

Teen Drumming Workshop

An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical …

Start: October 30, 2014 6:15 pm
End: October 30, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Lexington Artworks (Carver Center)
Phone: 859-288-2935
Address:
522 Patterson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Adult Drumming Workshop

An exploration of rhythms from West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. You will gain new skills, techniques, grooves and rhythms with immediate practical …

Start: October 30, 2014 7:15 pm
End: October 30, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lexington Artworks (Carver Center)
Phone: 859-288-2935
Address:
522 Patterson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

October 31, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: October 31, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: October 31, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: October 31, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: October 31, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Food Trucks For A Cause (new location)

Now in a new location,  The Bluegrass Food Truck Association presents Food Trucks For A Cause — a “food truck court” featuring several local …

Start: October 31, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Liquor Barn (Beaumont)
Address:
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

The Witch’s Brew – Halloween Party at Blue Stallion Brewing

We’re throwing down for Halloween this year. Don’t miss out! We’ll stay open late for the occasion. FOOD TRUCKS The Gastro Gnomes Food Truck …

Start: October 31, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 1:00 am
Venue: Blue Stallion Brewing Co.
Phone: 877-928-2337
Address:
610 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Free Writing Practice

Fridays, September 12-December 5 (no class November 28). This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment—the best way to start! Freewriting …

Start: October 31, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: October 31, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Granger Smith- Featuring Earl Dibbles Jr.

***Tickets On Sale 7/11*** Fri, October 31, 2014 9:00 PM (Doors open at: 8:00 PM) Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. Buster’s899 Manchester Street, Lexington, …

Start: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiard and Backroom
Phone: 859-368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Street, Lexington, KY, 40505, United States
Cost: $15.50- $18.80

November 1, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Café Shambhala Meditation and Social Gathering

Café Shambhala offers meditation and a social gathering every Saturday  morning. Free basic meditation instruction is available at 9 and 11 AM.  At 10 …

Start: November 1, 2014 9:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Shambhala Center of Lexington
Phone: 859-225-4183
Address:
315 W. Maxwell St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Walk for Down Syndrome

On Saturday, November 1, the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky (DSACK) invites you to join the Walk for Down Syndrome in downtown Lexington, …

Start: November 1, 2014 9:30 am
End: November 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Heritage Hall
Phone: 8599068196
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $15

WRITING WORKSHOP

Enjoy a writing workshop with UK English professor, Julia Johnson.

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 / $15 for UK students

Saturday Seminars: Writing for Your Kids

When your children or grandchildren ask for a story, give them a “real” story about your cherished memories of them. In this hands-on workshop, …

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $35

Travel the Art Trail

Open Art Studio(s) in Anderson & Mercer counties. From blacksmiths to potters, see & experience these professional artists working in their studios, buy hand …

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Maynard Studios
Phone: 5028593170
Address:
1986 Fox Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg, KY, 40342, United States
Cost: Free

Free Ice Skating Learn to Skate Class

Children are invited to participate in a free Learn to Skate class through the United States Figure Skating Association Program. Mondays 6-7 pm, Tuesdays …

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Lexington Ice Center
Phone: 859 619-6228
Address:
560 Eureka Springs Drive, Lexington, KY, 40517, United States
Cost: Free

Martial Arts for Women

This is a 6-week class that is FREE for women in the Lexington community. The women’s class focuses on empowering women’s inherent strengths as …

Start: November 1, 2014 10:30 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Artworks (Carver Center)
Phone: 859-288-2935
Address:
522 Patterson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: Free

Program on bald eagle & peregrine falcon conservation

Kate Heyden from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) will give a presentation on bald eagles and peregrine falcons and the …

Start: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Wild Birds Unlimited
Phone: 859-268-0114
Address:
152 N. Locust Hill Dr., Lexington, KY, 40509, United States
Cost: Free

Panagia Pantovasilissa Cultural Day

Panagia Pantovasillisa Greek Orthodox Church will host a Greek cultural day filled with Greek food and pastries from Athenian Grill, music, dancing and other cultural …

Start: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Panagia Pantovasilissa Greek Orthodox Church
Phone: 859-266-1921
Address:
3001 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: Free

Try It! Wheelthrowing

Take advantage of this opportunity to try wheelthrowing with the help of a Mudwork’s instructor.  Clay and tools provided.  Firing available for an additional …

Start: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Mudworks
Phone: 859/389-9681
Address:
825 National Avenue, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $25

Introduction to HTML & CSS

Saturdays, October 18-November 8. Whether you’re designing your own blog and want more freedom or you’re just curious how the internet works, this class …

Start: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 West 2nd Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $40

Beadweaving Basics

Participants will learn the fundamental beadweaving technique, brick stitch, and how to use it in a number of applications. Participants will leave this workshop …

Start: November 1, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Headley-Whitney Museum
Phone: 8592556653
Address:
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, 40510, United States
Cost: $40

Mark Wahlgren Summers signs “The Ordeal of the Reunion; A New History of Reconstruction”

The Morris Book Shop is happy to host Mark Wahlgren Summers as he signs his new book, The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New …

Start: November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Mary Newton: Contemplative Places at Ann Tower

The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Contemplative Places: New Paintings by Mary Newton opening with a Gallery Hop reception from 5 to …

Start: November 1, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Phone: 8594251188
Address:
141 East Main St, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks Presents “The Grand Tour”

Discover the history of Lexington, Queen of the Bluegrass.  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, our Grand Tour takes you through 200 …

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Departs from the street outside
Phone: 8593214728
Address:
401 West Main Street, Lexington, 40508, United States
Cost: 10.00 per person, $5 for kids (ages 6-12

2014 Aviation Hall of Fame

Mark your calendar now for The Annual Enshrinement Ceremonies of the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 6 o’clock in …

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Phone: 8592311219
Address:
4029 Airport Rd., Lexington, KY, 40510, United States
Cost: $120.00

BOOk-tacular Halloween Party

The Lexington Public Library Foundation is hosting its first BOOK-tacular Halloween Party, featuring live music by Jordan English Band, a costume contest, open bar, …

Start: November 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Public Library Eastside Branch
Phone: (859) 231-5557
Address:
3000 Blake James Drive, Lexington, KY, 40509, United States
Cost: $75

Lexington Ballet presents Giselle

A romantic ghost story, perfect for a fall evening! Giselle is a beautiful and innocent village girl who dies of a broken heart after …

Start: November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Address:
430 W Vine , Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Lexington Ballet presents Giselle

A romantic ghost story, perfect for a fall evening! Giselle is a beautiful and innocent village girl who dies of a broken heart after …

Start: November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Address:
430 W Vine , Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $20.75 - US $40.75

Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks Presents “Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!”

Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets! Genteel Lexington has its dark side!  Uncover why Lexington was called “the wicked city.”  Learn of the duelists, gamblers, and …

Start: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:15 pm
Venue: Downtown Lexington
Phone: 8593214728
Address:
401 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10 per person

November 2, 2014

ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass

The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been …

Date: November 2, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: (859) 257-6955
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511, United States

ART EXHIBIT: Laurel Nakadate, “Strangers and Relations”

Photographer Laurel Nakadate will visit Lexington as part of the Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series. Her exhibition, Strangers & Relations, features two distinct …

Date: November 2, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: Madmen and Moonbeams – Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut made drawings throughout his life, and like writers and musicians including Norman Mailer, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and John Lennon, found …

Date: November 2, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

ART EXHIBIT: “Take My Word for It” at the UK Art Museum

This exhibition examines ways in which artists use language to directly engage the viewer. Drawings, prints, and books by Clifford Amyx, Luis Camnitzer, Van …

Date: November 2, 2014
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Plymale Art Gallery Open House and Art Sale

Plymale Art Gallery is hosting it’s annual Open House and Art Sale on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 from 3-6 P.M. Oil paintings and pastels …

Start: November 2, 2014 12:00 am
End: November 2, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Plymale Art Gallery and Studio
Phone: 859-254-7835
Address:
401 W. Main ST.,Ste. 204, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

The Construction & Conservation of Early Kentucky Furniture

The Collecting Kentucky Lecture series features expert talks by Kentucky Collectors. Lectures are free with admission, but space is limited to 20 participants for …

Start: November 2, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 2, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Headley-Whitney Museum
Phone: 8592556653
Address:
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, 40510, United States
Cost: Lectures are free with the cost of admission

FAMILY PROGRAM: Curator Tour of Take My Word For It

Come enjoy a Curator Tour with Museum Director Stuart Horodner and Curator, Janie Welker. Exhibition tour and an art activity.

Start: November 2, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 2, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Art Museum at UK
Address:
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free