Selected Community Events
Lexington Restaurant Week 2014
Lexington Restaurant Week is back. The citywide culinary celebration, now in its second year, will take place July 24−August 2 and features 59 locally owned restaurants.
The 10-day event encourages locals and visitors to explore the many fine-dining opportunities that Lexington’s growing cuisine scene has to offer at an affordable, fixed price of $25. Depending on the restaurant, guests will be offered either a multicourse dinner or a two-can-dine deal. Diners can expect a cross-cultural culinary experience with a variety of dishes prepared by locally and nationally recognized chefs.
Connie Jo Miller, Group CJ/Restaurant Week headquarters
p. (859) 231-8666
Dining Out For Life®
AVOL and Woodford Reserve® are proud to present the fifth annual Dining Out For Life® on Thursday, September 18. Join us on our new warm weather date as we fight HIV/AIDS in central and eastern Kentucky. It’s easy to make a difference. Just dine out at one of the many participating locally owned Dining Out For Life® restaurants, and 25% of your bill will benefit AVOL.
Please enjoy Woodford Reserve responsibly.
Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 45.2% Alc. by Vol., The Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles, KY ©2014
Brynn Gallaher, AVOL Development Coordinator, (859) 225-3000 x28
Celebrate 4th of July weekend with Brasabana
Brasabana Cuban Cuisine 841 Lane Allen Rd Lexington, Ky 40504
Brasabana, 841 Lane Allen Rd., will host a Fourth of July weekend celebration Sunday, July 6 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Diners can end their holiday weekend with a buffet-style meal that includes summertime street foods like Latin-roasted pig, seafood paella, street corn with chili mayo and mango ice cream. An extended patio area will be created at the event for a festive and family-friendly atmosphere outdoors. The cost is $25.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity, with discounts for children 12 and under. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 303-5573 or visit www.brasabana.com.
Freeda Harris Center 'Teen Club Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction
Freeda Harris Baptist Center at Lookout,KY
The tickets for the dinner are $8 includes spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert. All money raised goes to support the teen clubs trip this summer.
GREG WHITETREE 606 754-7414
WESTCARE EMERGENCY SHELTER 173 REDALE DR PIKEVILLE, KY
DINNER FOR ALL VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES
ANNA COLEMAN 606-4329442
Bert T Combs Dinner
Wilkinson-Stumbo Convention Center, Jenny Wiley State Park, Prestonsburg, KY
Honoring World War II Veterans, sponsored by
Floyd Co. Democratic Woman's Club
Tickets $30.00 each
Sarah Allen 606 226-6460
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
Elk Roast-Carved on the Line; Hunter’s Chili; Elk Meat Loaf;
Pulled Pork w/ Assorted Sauces; Fried Chicken; Catfish with Hushpuppies.
Vegetables include: Lyonnaise Potatoes; Shoe Peg Corn;
Green Beans; Cream of Potato Soup.
Featuring Assorted Salads and Assorted Appalachian Desserts.
Breads include Yankee Corn Bread and Yeast Rolls.
SERVING TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
ADULTS: $17.96+tax CHILDREN AGE 12 AND UNDER: $6.96+tax
*Drinks not included
Elk Night Lodging Special: $64.95+tax
5:30 a.m. ELK TOUR (Saturday and Sunday mornings): Let’s go exploring for elk. This trip may be early, but the best viewing time for elk occurs in the morning hours. There is a cost of $30.00 per person for the trip. You must make a reservation by calling 606-889-1790.
7:00 p.m. ELK RESTORATION IN KENTUCKY (Saturday): This educational program will let you know just how the elk restoration project is doing in Kentucky. The program will talk about game management, habitat, etc. Come see a large set of elk antlers.
1-800-325-0142 or 606-889-1790
A MEAL FIT FOR ROYALTY
Fundraising Dinner at The Greentree Tearoom on behalf of the Lexington Chamber Chorale
As a prelude to our 23rd season, The Greentree Tearoom hosts a gourmet dinner on September 18. The evening begins with wine and appetizers at 6:30, followed by a delicious three-course meal, for only $80. There will be a preview of the first concert, IN HONOR OF ORIANA - Elizabeth 1 (Oct. 19), by an ensemble from the Chorale, and a visit from the "Queen" herself.
Seating is limited, and tickets may be purchased from any Chorale board member, through the website www.lexingtonchamberchorale.org, or by calling (859) 317-3353.
Gospel Benefit Singing
Apr 19, 2013 - Apr 20, 2013 7:00 P.M.
Lifehouse Church of God London, Ky
Kevin Wilson singing on April 19 and Derrick Noe singing on April 20 benefit singing and dinners for sell afterwards proceeds for church fundraiser
Bryant or Misty Harris 606-672-4374
Jordan Melton Gospel Benefit Singing
Feb 17, 2013 11:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Leslie County High School. Singing will be held in commons area and food will be sold in cafeteria.
Jordan Melton is a senior at Leslie County High School who was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Clear Cell Sarcoma. We are raising money to benefit him and his family. Ham, Chicken-n-Dumpling, and Meatloaf dinners will be sold for $6. All proceeds will go to Jordan Melton and Family.
AnnDraia Bales can be contacted on facebook or at cell number 606-275-5118. I can be contacted via email at email@example.com
Death by Valentine
Feb 16, 2013 7:30 P.M.
Hyatt Regency Lexington
As Alfred Hitchcock famously said, "One must never set up a murder. They must happen unexpectedly, as in life."
Are you ready to experience an evening of murder mystery entertainment, while also supporting a great local cause? Then please join Family Counseling Service for "Death by Valentine," an unforgettable Valentine's Day weekend event of dinner, entertainment and dancing!
Event includes: plated dinner, dancing to live band, murder mystery performance, silent auction, cash bar. Tickets are $125 per couple or $65 per individual.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.deathbyvalentine.com or by calling 859-233-0033.
17th Annual Kiwanis Club of Lexington Soup Day
Mar 7, 2013 11:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.
Calvery Baptist Church, High STreet, Lexington
All you can eat homemade chili, soup beans, veggie soup, and cast iron skillet baked cornbread with a drink for $8. Desserts available for $1 extra
Wayne SUllivan 859-619-8130
Edye Bryant 859-576-1683
William Sutherland Reid Pipes& Drums Scottish Gathering
Jan 26, 2013 6:30 P.M.
Mary Queen School 2501 Clays mill Road
dinner, pipes, songs, dance
$25 - no tickets at door
Sandy Reid 260-2003
Red Bird Alumni Auction/chili supper
Nov 16, 2012 5:00 P.M.
Red Bird School
Auction and chili supper.
Daugh Sizemore 606-598-2416
Millersburg Fire Dept, Annual Chili Supper and Arts and Craft Fair
Nov 30, 2012 6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M.
Millersburg City Hall (old elementary school)
Chili Supper adults $5.00
ages 5 to 10 $2.50 5 and under free. Booth space for the craft fair is 25.00 all proceeds from chili supper and craft fair will go to the Fire Dept.
Pink Drivers for a Cure
Oct 13, 2012 1:00 P.M.
Juniper Hills Golf Course, 800 Louisville Road, Frankfort
Golf Tournament, Silent Auction & Pasta Dinner benefiting Ellen Smith Gotshall in treatment for Stage III breast cancer
Jami Wampler Scannell
9349 Dockside Way
West Chester, OH 45069
Music of the Great Poets - Dinner & Concert
Oct 13, 2012 5:30 P.M.
Central Baptist Church, across from Fayette Mall
The 22nd season begins with a representation of poetry transformed into music. Hear the writings of Shakespeare, Rossetti, e.e. cummings, and others come to life as the Chorale demonstrates how text and music can be successfully and beautifully matched. This performance will include commentary by Richard Taylor, former Poet Laureate of Kentucky. The audience will be offered the opportunity to create short poems, which will be judged by Mr. Taylor. Let your concert evening begin with a fabulous dinner prepared by the chefs of Greentree Tearoom (advance dinner reservations required).
Steve Spieth 502-863-5583
Lexington Chamber Chorale 859-317-3353
Who Let the Dogs Out?
Oct 19, 2012 5:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M.
Talon Winery, 7086 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, Kentucky
Who Let the Dogs Out? to benefit Jo's Hope for Kentucky Animals (a 501(c)(3) corporation). Come celebrate with us at beautiful Talon Winery to benefit a worthy Kentucky animal rescue. Barbara Baily, M.C.; dinner by award winning Clay's Downtown Restaurant; silent auction; adoptable dogs; second annual doggie collar fashion show. $45 advance tickets, $50 at door, $75 per couple, $350 for a table of 8. Tickets can be purchased by mailing a check made payable to either Jo's Hope or Jo Barnes, 1113 Parliament Way, Lexington, KY 40517 (please put in memo "WLTDO"). Visit us on Facebook!
Jo Barnes 859-368-9681
Bert T Combs Dinner
Oct 27, 2012 6:00 P.M.
Wilkinson-Stumbo Convention Center, Jenny Wiley State Park
sponsored by Floyd Co Democratic Womans Club
Beattyville Nazarene Pig Roast
Sep 15, 2012 4:00 P.M.
Beattyville Church of the Nazarene
Adults $8 Children Under 12 $5
All You Can Eat
Proceeds go to Missions
Rev. Rick Isaacs 606-464-8028
JELLY BEAN RUN
Sep 9, 2012 12:30 P.M.
DOUTHITT PARK @ JACKSON, KY
ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO JEFF GABBARD AND HIS FAMILY.
JOHN SPARKS @606-424-8245 OR DENNIS MOORE @606-666-9191
James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour
Sep 15, 2012 6:00 P.M.
Cane Ridge Cattle Company, Paris, KY
Gala 5 course dinner prepared by - Chef Jeremy Ashby of Azur Restaurant, Lexington , Chef Jeffery Newman of Boones Tavern, Berea and Chef Aaron Butts of Joseph Decuis Restaurant, Roanoke Indiana and Executive Chef Bernard Guillas,at Marine Room & La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, San Diego, California
cell (860) 803-2969
Komen Pink Tie Gala and Auction
Aug 24, 2012 6:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M.
Lexington Hilton Hotel Ballroom
Please mark your calendar today for the 11th Annual, Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Gala & Auction Friday, August 24 from 6:00pm to midnight, at the downtown Lexington Hilton Hotel Ballroom.
The Pink Tie Gala will feature a unique line-up of live and silent auction items as well as a fabulous gourmet dinner, an outstanding cocktail hour with local DJ, EJ Entertainment, and dancing with the very popular live band, “Superfecta.”
From one-of-a-kind UK memorabilia to unique and exotic travel and recreational packages, our annual Pink Tie Gala Auction offers one of the region’s most popular and diverse selection of items and experiences in a wide variety of price levels.
Last year’s Pink Tie Gala netted a record-breaking $88,000 to support breast health programs and projects. We hope YOU will join us this year to be a part of what has become one of our largest Komen Lexington annually fundraising events.
Tickets are on sale NOW at www.komenlexington.org , don’t miss out on this great opportunity to be a part of the effort and celebrate life with friends and peers!
Sponsorships and corporate tables are available now by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org It’s also never too late to drop off Silent Auction item donations! To get more information on drop off points, or to simply donate to the night, you can contact the same email or call the Lexington office directly at 859.368.7133.
If you would like to be added to our Pink Tie Gala & Auction information list, please e-mail email@example.com.
Light up the sky's for Jesus Jackson County's Indapendace day from Addiction
Jul 7, 2012 6:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M.
Jackson Co, Mckee Ball Park
There will be great Singing and fire work show to light up the sky's and its free.It will be a awesome night of Prayer Praise and worship for all ages. There will be plenty to eat and drink so hungry and ready to enjoy the night in celebration for a end of addiction. This is not only for Jackson Co, Addiction has taken over in every small community it is time to take a stand in Prayer. We are takening a stand against addiction and the Death Dealers (AKA) Drug dealers and the Illegal Drugs.We would love for all the surrounding Countys to come out and join us.
Susan Willey (606)391- 9309 (606) 965-2654
10 Annual Scout 839 Auction and Dinner
Jun 1, 2012 5:00 P.M.
RT. 80 Martin LDS Church
Auction and Dinner with Music by Susan Scott
David and Trish Bentley
Balagula Theatre presents: "Caligula" by Albert Camus
Jun 3, 2012 - Jun 13, 2012 6:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M., 8:00 P.M.
Natasha's Bistro & Bar / 112 Esplanade / Lexington KY 40507
The last in the Balagula’s Season 2011-12, “Caligula” by Albert Camus is the theatre’s return to the theme of “Existential and Absurd”. Caligula, a “perfect” ruler, suffers a tragic loss that causes his “insanity”- a lucid insight into the absurdity of life.
Natasha's Bistro 859-259-2754
Camp Begomi Singing in the park
Jun 10, 2012 1:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
Dorton community park, Dorton, ky
Help send a child to Camp Begomi by purchasing a dinner, while enjoying a free gospel sing and other activities.
Joe Tackett @ 606-639-2295 or sheila Estep @ 606-832-0311
AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.) Dining Out for Life 2012
Nov 28, 2012 7:00 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
Restaurants throughout Lexington and surrounding counties.
For a list of participating restaurants, go to: www.avolky.org.
Dining Out for Life is an international event. On November 28th, part of the proceeds from each official Dining Out for Life restaurant will benefit AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.). Just by dining out, you can make a big difference in the lives of Kentucky families living with HIV/AIDS. Plus, you can register to win some spectacular prizes. AVOL provides nearly a million dollars a year in essential services to men, women, and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS in 72 counties in central and eastern Kentucky. These services help families keep their homes, have enough to eat, and get to medical appointments. You will have an opportunity during your meal to make an additional donation to AVOL above and beyond the contribution of the restaurant. AVOL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Hazard's Got Talent Variety Show
May 19, 2012 6:00 P.M.
Perry County Central High School
Hazard ARH is sponsoring a Variety Show to raise money for Relay for Life. The community is invited to watch a show of song, dance, pantomines, skits, etc. Admission is $10 with children 10 and under admitted free.
Helen Herald 439-6623
Memorial Hospital Foundation's Boots & BBQ Gala
May 10, 2012 6:30 P.M.-10:00 P.M.
Photos, Hors D'Oeuvres
Live Music from Nashville recording artists The Springs
Presented by B&W Resources
Western wear, adults 18 and older.
Proceeds will go to the Memorial Hospital Foundation for a new nurse call system.
Call Rebecca Webster at 606-598-5104 Ext. 4714
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve a table or for more information.
Saul Good Restaurant Special Pink Menu
Sep 17, 2012 - Sep 21, 2012 11:30 A.M.-10:00 P.M., 11:30 A.M.-11:00 P.M.
Saul Good Restaurants
Saul Good Restaurant will have a special PINK menu where the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen. Both locations in Lexington participating.
May 10, 2012 6:00 P.M.
Laurel-London Optimist Club
The Laurel County Republican Women's Club is proud to host the annual Lincoln Dinner on Thursday evening, May 10th at 6:00pm at the Laurel-London Optimist Club.
Keynote Speaker will be Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, James Comer. Also featured will be local candidates as well as a Silent Auction.
Tickets: $25 per person for adults and $15 per person (students through high school).
To purchase tickets call:
Billie Chaney 864-2728
LeAnn Jones 521-1509
Susan Weaver 309-1496
To purchase tickets call:
Billie Chaney 864-2728
LeAnn Jones 521-1509
Susan Weaver 309-1496
Brighter Days Ahead Event
Apr 20, 2012 6:30 P.M.
First Christian Church in Richmond
The Brighter Days Ahead Foundation will host a Celebration of Life Banquet
on Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the First Christian Church in Richmond and feature
special guest speakers Dr. Bob Vickers and former UK basketball great, Jeff Sheppard.
The fundraising event will include music and a plated dinner. Tickets for the event are available for $40. For more
information, contact 859-623-7428. All proceeds for the event benefit the Brighter Days Ahead Foundation in
memory of Anne Richardson.
information, contact 859-623-7428.
Leslie County Band Spaghetti Supper
Leslie County High School Cafeteria
A spaghetti supper is being held by the LCHS/LCMS Bands to raise funds to support the band in the purchase of new equipment.
Tara Brown (Band Director)
Making Memories: A Night on Bourbon Street
The Carrick House, 312 N. Limestone
Based on the theme, “A Night on Bourbon Street,” the fundraiser will feature New Orleans-inspired cuisine, bourbon tasting, live music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $85 per person or $1,000 for a table for 10 . The event benefits the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter, including the 24-Hour Helpline, Medic Alert/Safe Return Program, Family Support Groups and respite for caregivers.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Amber Lakin at email@example.com or (859) 266-5283.
Humane Society A.L.L. FIESTA Bowl Chili Supper
Russel Acton Folk Center in Berea
HSALL Fiesta Bowl Chili Supper, Friday, April 6, 2012 from 4:30 - 7:30 PM at the Russel Acton Folk Center in Berea. Come for dinner and get a festive, genuine, Fiestaware Bowl to take home!! Entertainment by The Madison Dulcimers. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society Animal League for Life of Madison County. Please come out and show your support!
Humane Society Animal League for Life