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New Coffee Roastery Opening

Apr 18, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

529 West Main Street Lexington Kentucky
Soft Opening, coffee tastings, gluten free baked goods tasting, roasting on site

Lood & Kristie Kotze
859 940 2562



2015 RUN FOR THE HILL

Jun 28, 2015 3:00 PM

Keeneland
Cardinal Hill Foundation Easter Seals’ “Run for the Hill” will take place Sunday, June 28, at Keeneland. This family friendly event features a 5K, one mile fun run and a kids’ race!  Registration begins at 3 PM, followed by the one mile fun run at 3:30 PM, 5K at 4 PM, and kid’s race at 5 PM. Participants will also enjoy food, music and games! Register before May 1, and your race fee is only $25! All proceeds benefit the Adaptive Recreation programs under the Cardinal Hill Foundation. Register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/RunForTheHill5K

Amy.Davis@cardinalhill.org


Grow 101: Growth Basics for Your Nonprofit

Apr 24, 2015 - Apr 25, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Plantory, 501 W. Sixth St. Ste. 250, Lexington, KY
Grow 101 is an introductory workshop that covers topics to help grow a nonprofit. Topics include: types of non-profits, volunteer management, financial basics, how to create a strategic identity, and building your resources. If you are considering creating a non-profit, looking to build an existing organization, or want to know more about what makes non-profits successful - this is the perfect place to start.

Day 1: Noon - Five

Assessing the need • Types and Characteristics of Non-Profit Organizations • Obtaining 501c3 • setting up a board • Elements of a Business Plan • Financial Basics

Day 2: Noon - Five

Establishing Your Identity • Building Strategic Standards • Setting Outcomes and Assessments • Building Your Resources Discussion Panel

Friday ticket (includes lunch): $25.00
Saturday ticket (includes lunch): $25.00
Ticket for both days (includes lunch): $30.00

Tickets can be purchased here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grow-101-growth-basics-for-your-non-profit-tickets-16437631398

Sarabeth Brownrobie, (859) 255-6999, sarabeth@plantory.org


Pony Up for The Nest

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Keeneland Lexington, KY 40515
You are cordially invited to our Second Annual Pony Up for The Nest - Thursday, April 9th 2015 at 12 noon. The event will be held in Keeneland's Exclusive Phoenix Room. Lunch, program and free parking provided.

Tickets:

$125 per person
$400 for a table of 4
$600 for a table of 6

Limited Availability
Please RSVP by April 3rd, 2015
For tickets contact Jeffrey White at 859-259-1974 x23 or jwhite@thenestlexington.org
If you would like to purchase them online, please go to www.thenestlexington.org

Event Co-Sponsored by Sayre School

Rosie Harris
(859) 259-1974
rharris@thenestlexington.org
www.thenestlexington.org



Remembering Our Mothers: Sharing Our Stories

May 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2409 Greatstone Point in Lexington.
In recognition of Mother’s Day, Hospice of the Bluegrass will hold a free special event, Remembering Our Mothers: Sharing Our Stories. Participants should bring a favorite memory item and/or picture of their mother to share with others in this casual, supportive setting. This event will be held on Thursday, May 7, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2409 Greatstone Point in Lexington. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Martin at (859) 277-2700 or mweinstock@hospicebg.org.

Kim Livesay, CFRM
Hospice of the Bluegrass
Director, Annual Giving and Public Relations
(859) 296-6867 (Office)
(859) 230-1205 (Cell)



R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Murder Mystery: Peace, Love & Murder

Apr 11, 2015 5:00 PM

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train, 150 Oliver Lewis Way, Lexington, KY 40508
Death... A far out adventure! It's the '60s man and time to throw off the fetters of corporate America. Four friends pack their bags and unshackle themselves from modern convention to head out to Hippie Haven. It's time for some Peace, Love and MURDER in this hysterical comedy by Jeff Roberts. Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.

866-801-3463 www.kydinnertrain.com


Community Inspired Solutions Inc. Spring Meet and Greet

Apr 10, 2015 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hyatt Place, 2100 Bryant Rd., Lexington, KY 40509
Come meet the members of CIS and learn their plans for working with community youth.

Rebecca Webb, 629 North Broadway, Lex. KY 40508
859-258-9807



Mutt Strut

May 16, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:30 AM

Lexington, KY
Make plans to walk with your pup at Coldstream Park rain or shine on May 16th to benefit the over 4,000 animals LHS cares for each year. Enjoy games, activities, vendors and a 2K dog-friendly walk! Fundraiser for the animals and win great prizes (fundraising deadline is May 4th). View details at AdoptLove.net!

Nick Whitaker
(859)233-0044 ext. 231
devintern@lexingtonhumanesociety.org



Locations wine dinner showcases international flavor at AZUR Restaurant & Patio April 14

Apr 14, 2015 7:00 PM

Lexington
AZUR Restaurant & Patio will offer an enlightening dining experience led by chef Jeremy Ashby and Locations Wine Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. Influenced by unique flavors around the world, Locations creates one-of-kind, well-crafted wines by finding the best vineyards from a given country or location and utilizing custom winemaking techniques. The Locations wine dinner will feature wine developed in Spain, Italy, Argentina and France and complemented by four culturally-infused dishes by chef Jeremy Ashby. Each course will highlight the distinct flavors of the chosen wine for a dynamic pairing. The cost is $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 296-1007.

3070 Lakecrest Circle #550


The First Loxone Model Smart Home in the U.S.

Mar 28, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3708 Sunflower Street Lexington, KY 40509
Experience the 1st Loxone Model Smart Home in the U.S.

Do you want to experience life in a comprehensive and fully automated Loxone Smart Home? We're opening our doors exclusively for you to get to know the new Loxone Bluegrass Smart Home - the 1st Loxone Model Smart Home in the U.S.!

Come to our Open House and check out what comfort, energy saving and security in a Loxone Smart Home truly means!

Save the date: March 28th 1-4pm

Be one of the first to see this stunning Smart Home and sign up now to reserve your guided tour through the Loxone Bluegrass Smart Home! Last chance to sign up: March 26th!

Tomena, 859.554.3147, office@loxone.us, http://www.loxone.com/enen/my-project/open-house-bluegrass-smart-home.html


Joyland Neighborhood Association Spring Meeting

Apr 16, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

First Church of God, 505 Kingston Road, Lexington KY
Learn what local government can and cannot do for you about juvenile crime and/or juvenile behavior problems.

The Police, Youth Social Services, and Court Designated Workers (CDW) will have representatives present to inform you and answer questions. This is a universal problem, not confined to any one neighborhood. Healthy families make for a healthy society. So no matter where you live - please attend if you can.

Turner Lyman
859-299-9376
turnerlyman@aol.com



Touch-A-Truck

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keenelan- 4201 Versailles Road Lexington, KY
Family event. Children of all ages can climb on,climb in, see, touch, and safely explore over 30 vehicles that dig, haul, lift, rescue, crunch and honk! Also features area mascots, special performances, food trucks, face painting, inflatables, games and a Silent Auction $20 per vehicle (up to 7 occupants.) Proceeds benefit Child Development Center of the Bluegrasspreschool, helping children with and without special needs achieve their maximum potential.www.cdcbg.org 859-218-2322


Child Development Center of the Bluegrass 859-218-2322 www.cdcbg.org


R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Easter Brunch

Apr 5, 2015 12:00 PM

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train, Lexington, KY
Spring has sprung! Join us for a special Easter Sunday Brunch aboard the Lexington Dinner Train. You will be treated to a two hour excursion through the beautiful horse farms of Central Kentucky while you dine on a gourmet, three course brunch. Tickets are $69.95 per adult and $44.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.


866-801-3463 www.kydinnertrain.com


Moving Forward Conference

Apr 17, 2015 - Apr 18, 2015 All Day

Lexington, KY Mariott Griffin Gate Resort
You are invited to attend the Moving Forward conference! This will be the second annual gathering of LGBT youth, families, providers, and professionals from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Moving Forward is an opportunity to connect youth to resources and skills to empower them to make positive change and create better climates in their schools and communities.

Everyone is invited - educators, students, allies, families, counselors

There is no fee for the conference. Lunch, dinner, and snacks provided on Friday; breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided on Saturday

Register online at: http://bluegrass.glsen.org/page/s/default

For more information about GLSEN Bluegrass visit us at: www.glsen.org

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes toward creating more vibrant and diverse communities. For information on GLSEN’s research, educational resources, public policy advocacy, student organizing programs and educator training initiatives, visit www.glsen.org.

Erin Stevenson, 8596999020, GLSEN Board Member


Turquoise Jeep with Lexington-based Alternative Hip Hop team, Bubble Cat Studios are taking over Cosmic Charlie's!

Apr 2, 2015 9:00 PM

Lexington, KY Cosmic Charlie's
Expect the party to be HYPE from doors open to tear down with sets by guests DJs and DJ My Name Is, performances by Shadow Clone, Alex Zayne, and SPECIAL GUESTS Tabs24x7, Christina Villaflor, Bridgin' Da Gapz Cru, and TURQUOISE JEEP as one of the stops on their Existing Musical Beings Tour!

Travis Berry


Open Gates to Bluegrass Living Garden Tour

Jun 6, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015 6th - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 7th - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Various Lexington Gardens
The Lexington Council Garden Clubs invites you to take a “Peek Behind the Garden Gate” on Saturday June 6 and Sunday, June 7, 2015. The Council’s 2015 Open Gates to Bluegrass Living Garden Tour will showcase ten diverse gardens from the suburbs to a serene rural setting. Whether you are a gardener, a homeowner, or just enjoy beauty and tranquility, come join us – rain or shine – and visit some of Lexington’s most inspiring gardens.

Our biennial fundraising event provides scholarships to University of Kentucky students who are majoring in horticulture and allied fields. Additional grant recipients from past tours include historic preservation at the Hunt Morgan House, Waveland, and The Wallis Home (state headquarters for the Garden Club of Kentucky); educational activities at libraries, schools, the Fayette County Extension, and the Arboretum, as well as landscaping for the Hope Center, the Ronald McDonald House, the Markey Cancer Center Meditation Garden, and numerous Monarch Waystations throughout Lexington.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased from garden club members, at area independently-owned garden centers, and at garden sites on the day of the tour.


Eileen Langer
(859)223-0955



Transformational Leadership Seminar Featuring Congressman Andy Barr

Apr 8, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Kentucky (Worsham Theatre in the Student Center Addition) 404 S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, 40506
Join Omicron Delta Kappa as we host our annual Transformational Leadership Seminar. The topic for this year is the path to success. Kentucky Congressman Andy Barr will be the keynote speaker. There will be a Q&A session and time to take photos with Congressman Barr. Additionally, a reception with refreshments will follow. Distinguished guests, faculty, and press may sign up for reserved seating at the website listed. Others may also request reserved seating and may be approved based on availability. This event is open to everyone.

Christina Walker
859-494-9941
U



Midsummer Night's Dream by The Lexington Ballet

Apr 11, 2015 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Lexington Opera House 401 W. Short Street Lexington, KY
Don't miss your chance to see A Midsummer Night's dream performed by the Lexington Ballet Company under the brilliant artistic direction and original choreography of Luis Dominguez. This two act ballet based upon the play by William Shakespeare and set to the music of Felix Medelssohn is sure to capture the attention of the whole family! The ballet takes place in a mythical Athens and an enchanted forest where there is a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, star-crossed lovers, a weaver who's transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites, and elves. This work is widely performed around the world, and no wonder - it's about the world's most popular pastime, falling in love. Join us as the Lexington Ballet presents this beloved classic on April 11th, 2015!

Sarah Haynes, 859-233-3925, info@lexingtonballet.org


LAL's CURRENTS: Horror Amour

Mar 20, 2015 - May 10, 2015 Tuesday - Friday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday - Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr., Lexington, KY 40508
The Lexington Art League presents Currents: Horror Amour, a celebration of local art curated by Georgia Henkel, from March 20-May 10 at the Loudoun House.

Throughout history, cultures have demonstrated aesthetic preferences on how their personal space is occupied. Imagine the suffocating space of the Book of Kells, the cluttered interiors of the Victorians, even the busyness of Where’s Waldo books. Horror Vacui refers to extreme cases of dense imagery. It is a term coined by the Italian art critic, Mario Praz and literally means Fear of emptiness. Amor Vacui, its antithesis refers to a Love of emptiness.

Artists were handed the challenge of constructing their own visual propensity based on these two extremes while trying to stay out of the middle.

Currents artists include: Mike Goodlett, Mike McKay, Dronex, Inc., LA Watson, Liz Swanson, Ellen Molle, Ed Franklin, Colin Doherty, Leah Crews Castleman, Lawrence Tarpey, SmithTownsend Collaborative, and Lauren Argo


Elias Gross, 859-254-7024


LAL's CURRENTS: Horror Amour Opening Party

Mar 20, 2015 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr., Lexington, KY 40508
The Lexington Art League presents Currents: Horror Amour, a celebration of local art curated by Georgia Henkel, from March 20-May 10 at the Loudoun House.

Join LAL in opening Currents: Horror Amour on March 20 from 6-10PM at the Loudoun House! Enjoy the work of Currents artists with refreshments and music from WRFL 88.1 FM Radio Free Lexington. This Opening Party falls on Gallery Hop so plan to join us before or after your hop!

$5 General Admission/ $15 Generous Admission

Elias Gross, 859-254-7024, egross@lexingtonartleague.org


R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Magical Night

Mar 27, 2015 6:00 PM

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train, 150 Oliver Lewis Way, Lexington, KY 40508
Magician Performance - March 27th @ 6:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of fine dining on a scenic tour through the hills and horse farms of Central Kentucky, while being entertained by one of the Midwest’s most sought after magical performers, John Shore. Featuring performance at tableside and for the whole dining car, your evening will include an intimate performance that will amaze, baffle, and entertain. A magical dining experience suitable for the whole family. Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.


866-801-3463 www.kydinnertrain.com


Half Price Books Donation Drive

Mar 17, 2015 - Mar 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Half Price Books, 2656 Brice Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43068
Now through March 31, Half Price Books stores will serve as drop-off sites to collect new and used children’s books, and Half Price Books will match each book donated during the drive.

Each year, community members are encouraged to donate new and gently used children’s books during the book drive. Half Price Books employees then sort through the books to make sure children will receive only quality new and used books. The drive accepts any type of children’s book, including Spanish language books, as long as they are in good condition.


Sara Grimes, sara@thecreativecompany.com, 614-755-4110


Kentucky Christmas Tree Association's 11th Annual Plant Auction

Apr 11, 2015 10:00 AM

Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington
A portion of the proceeds will be used to provide one or more scholarships for students majoring in Forestry or related sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Kentucky. A variety of annuals, perennials, balled and burlapped landscape trees and shrubs will be for sale.

William G. Moody, Christmas Memories Tree Farm, 859 223-1140


Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale

May 30, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Versailles and Woodford County
MEDIA ADVISORY
For Immediate Release
February 12, 2015
2015 Spring Garden Tour and Plant Woodford County Versailles, Kentucky
Contact: Carol Duffy 859-879-6782
Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale Date Announced
A project to support Coats and Shoes for Woodford County Children

The 2015 Woodford County Woman’s Club Spring Garden Tour and Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 30th (Rain or Shine) from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This spring’s tour will feature eight wonderfully diverse gardens in Versailles and Woodford County.
The gardens on this tour are located in both town and country. You will have an opportunity to view a formal English garden, a classic peony garden, a hellebore garden and a newly established berry garden. You will visit intimate town gardens and a shade loving cottage garden with a quaint garden shed. Another garden on the tour will feature KOI ponds connected by a waterfall and stream, a rock garden, a variety of garden rooms and unusual conifer plantings. You will visit a garden with a working labyrinth surrounded by a variety of perennials, vegetable gardens with a wide variety of plantings and a colorful wildflower garden. A special opportunity is awaiting you to travel along winding tree lined avenues to view award winning perennial beds on a well-known horse farm. Another stop on the tour you will discover a lovely formal designed entry garden along with a naturalistic side and back garden designed to have a meadow feel and then experience a unique, wonderful home tour on this 1800’s distillery site.
Before, during or after the tour stop by the Little House at 247 Lexington Avenue and visit our Garden Plant Sale.
This is a special garden tour you do not want to miss!
A portion of the proceeds from the Garden Tour will benefit Coats and Shoes for Kids Project for our Woodford County Children and other Woodford County Charities.
For more information about the tour visit our website www.woodfordcountywomansclub.org.
Date: Saturday, May 30th 2015 (Rain or Shine)
Time: 10:00 – 4:00
Place: Versailles and Woodford County
Tickets: $15.00 – Before May 30th $20.00 –Day of Tour



Carol Duffy 859-879-6782


Good Friday Services

Apr 3, 2015 7:00 PM

lexington, KY
We will be holding a Good Friday Service and Communion will be served. Bus transportation available.

Mickey Hyder
859-299-5112



Midway College Tack Sale

Apr 18, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Midway College Equestrian Center, 512 East Stephens St., Midway, KY 40347
Midway College will hold a tack sale on April 18 from 8 a.m.-4p.m. at its Equestrian Center. Available items include Western and English saddles, bits, pads, blankets, buckets, and turnout blankets. All proceeds will benefit Midway College's Equestrian teams.

Julie Peterson, 270-779-6845


Dance To Remember for Alzheimer's

Apr 16, 2015 7:30 PM

Lyric Theatre, 300 E Third St, Lexington KY
A performance by local adult dance groups showcasing their unique styles of dance. Ticket prices are $20/person for performance only or $35/person for performance, VIP
reception and premium seating.

Lyric Theatre, 859-280-2218 or lexingtonlyric.com


SHAKE YOUR ASANA: YOGA RAVE

Mar 20, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Centered 309 N Ashland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40502

Experience a Yoga Rave without having to travel to NYC, Chicago or Miami! This is a safe, healthy way to have FUN on a Friday night. DJ Nineoop will be spinning the beats. Centered LMT's will be offering $1-per-minute chair massage. We'll have the infrared sauna available and we'll be raffling off prizes and gifts. FREE glowsticks to the first 15 guests. Dance, do yoga, get a massage, sit in the sauna, enjoy some healthy foods and drinks, and have FUN.

Just $15 minimum donation OR $10 minimum if you bring a valid student ID. Feel free to wear your UK colors!




Lauren Higdon 859-721-1841


2015 Kitchens Tour of the Bluegrass

May 30, 2015 - May 31, 2015 30th - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 31st - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lexington
This is an annual event that features a self-guided tour of beautiful kitchens throughout Lexington. Proceeds for this event go the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, which is an early childhood educational center for children with and without special needs.

Carol Russell


Go Green, Save Green Workshop

Mar 20, 2015 8:30 AM -4:00 PM

Bluegrass Commmunity and Technical College
Join us for the 6th annual Go Green, Save Green Workshop sponsored by Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government.

ANY business or organization can benefit from attending this event, including YOURS!

Topics include:
Green Jobs
Sustainable Development
Sustainable Landscaping
Renewable Energy Market
Passive Housing and Home Energy Rating System (HERS)
Net Zero Homes
West Liberty Rebuilding Efforts
Stormwater Best Management Practices
Grants for Efficiency and Water Quality
Recycling and Waste Reduction

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, zero-waste breakfast & lunch, and one drink ticket for Blue Stallion Brewing Company.
Free, ample parking is available at BCTC.

Please bring a copy of your online registration confirmation. On-site registration will be available at an increased rate.

Questions? Contact Bluegrass Greensource 859-266-1572.

Bluegrass Greensource
859-2661572



Community Inspired Solutions Community Yard Sale

Mar 21, 2015 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

323 Old Virginia Avenue, Lexington KY
This is a fundraising yard sale to support our GED and youth programming

Rebecca Webb , 604 Greenleaf Court, Lexington, KY 40505


Midsummer Night's Dream by The Lexington Ballet

Apr 11, 2015 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Lexington Opera House 401 W. Short Street Lexington, KY
Don’t miss your chance to see A Midsummer Night’s dream performed by the Lexington Ballet Company under the brilliant artistic direction and original choreography of Luis Dominguez. This two act ballet based upon the play by William Shakespeare and set to the music of Felix Medelssohn is sure to capture the attention of the whole family! The ballet takes place in a mythical Athens and an enchanted forest where there is a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, star-crossed lovers, a weaver who's transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites, and elves. This work is widely performed around the world, and no wonder - it's about the world's most popular pastime, falling in love. Join us as the Lexington Ballet presents this beloved classic on April 11th, 2015!


859-233-3535


Community Open House

Mar 10, 2015 6:00 PM

Lexington
Woman to Woman Kentuckiana of Lexington will be holding a free Open House on Tuesday March 10th at 6:00pm at Dudley Square on 380 South Mill Street, Suite 204. Woman to Woman Kentuckiana is a non profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering women to be their authentic selves, and is associated with the international non profit organization Woman Within. At the Open House, women will experience what it is like to sit in an Empowerment Circle, learn about upcoming Empowerment Trainings, and find out how they can be a part of the local Woman to Woman community.

For more information, contact Liz Haeberlin at ecircles@w2wkentuckiana.org or 859.533.8444.


R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Murder Mystery/Hoops & Homicide

Mar 14, 2015 5:00 PM

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train, 150 Oliver Lewis Way, Lexington, KY 40508
Hoops & Homicide
March 14th @ 5:00 pm
Solomon Silver's estate is worth millions but the most sought after in his will are his University of Kentucky season basketball tickets. Vying for the valuable prize is his new trophy wife KiKi, his estranged son Sterling and his rowdy daughter Rosebud. Add to the game a mysterious mourner and a hard edged lawyer and you have an unstoppable team...especially when it comes to killing off the competition. Soon, Solomon isn't the only one who is dead.
Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.


866-801-3463 www.kydinnertrain.com


National Association of Women Business Owners Monthly Meeting

Mar 17, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Sal's, Lexington
Who Buys and Why?

Vanessa Jackson, Chair
Retailing & Tourism Management
University of Kentucky

What motivates a customer to buy your product or service? What motivates a client to do business with you instead of a competitor? Is it advertising, networking, references or something else? Find out how to position your company to attract more of the right clients. Vanessa Jackson, PhD is Chair of the UK Department of Retailing and Tourism Management. Her decision-making research focuses on the characterization of consumers when they approach the market to make a purchase. She has used this research to help small businesses through development and training. This program should help all of us understand purchases from the view of our customers.


Kristin Clark, 264-9707, Kristin.clark@kyfb.com


tadoo Lounge presents Bear Medicine and Joseph Allred (“The Moon Has Been All My Life” official vinyl release party)

Mar 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Smiley Pete Publishing, 434 Old Vine St. Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
This month’s tadoo Lounge Session will double as the official vinyl release celebration for the LP “The Moon Has Been All My Life” from local chamber-influenced dream-rock band Bear Medicine. The event will feature a headlining performance from them and an opening set from Knoxville-based 12-string guitarist Joseph Allred.

Hosted as always at Smiley Pete Publishing, the Happy Hour-style event is free and all ages, with food from Wild Thyme Chef Allison Davis, cocktails (specially crafted by Brandon Judd using Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. mixers) and Sweetwater craft beer available for purchase.

Lexington’s own Bear Medicine is a mystical concept band, tempering a traditional rock quartet structure with celestial voices, cello, flute and piano. Self-described “soothers,” the group envisions their sound as a healing balm to the wounds of life.


info@tadoo.com


2015 Walk to END Alzheimer’s

Sep 26, 2015 Registration: 9:00 AM Walk: 10:00 AM

Fayette County Courthouse, Lexington, KY
Come join us as we walk to END Alzheimer’s through downtown Lexington! Register as an individual or as a team online at www.alz.org/walk. Please contact Lauren Ashley Pope at lapope@alz.org or (859) 266-5283 for additional information.


Lauren Ashley Pope at lapope@alz.org or (859) 266-5283


Lexington Rock Gem & Jewelry Show

Mar 28, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015 Sat - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Sun. - 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Clarion Hotel, 1050 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY/Near Exit 115 I-75
Sponsored by Blue Grass Gem and Mineral Club in conjunction with former Rockhounds of Central Kentucky. Show includes minerals, jewelry, specimens, equipment dealers, exhibits, KY Agate, fluorescent display, prizes, and auctions. Admission $2 adults, $1 children, $5 max family. Scouts in uniform free. Website: www.bggamc.homestead.com.

Allen Ferrell, 859-277-2469.


UK E-Day

Feb 28, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

UK College of Engineering, Lexington Campus
Engineers Day, or E-Day, is a celebration of everything engineering has to offer. From building bridges to discovering new medications to writing the software that powers our cell phones, engineers and computer scientists do the things that make our 21st-century world work. E-Day comes at the end of Engineers Week, an annual event sponsored by a coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies dedicated to promoting math and science literacy and ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce.

E-Day is a “come and go” type event. Most activities do not a have start time, although a few contests (Volcano and Egg Drop come to mind) will have a definitive time for judging. Most people find that they can’t make it around to every exhibit and contest because we have so many, so it is advisable to get here close to 9 am.

Chelsea Hansing 859-257-5823 www.engr.uky.edu/eday


2015 Walk it! Run it! Cure it! 5K Race

Mar 14, 2015 11:00 AM

Keeneland Race Course
Enjoy a Walk/Run at the beautiful Keeneland Race Course. The race begins between the Keeneland Library and Keene Barn and winds through the gently rolling hills of the Keeneland complex. The course is open but there will be plenty of volunteers to help guide you and keep you safe.

Pete Koutoulas
859-381-4138
pete.koutoulas@fayette.kyschools.us



Centennial Celebration Cramer and Hanover Church of Christ

Mar 1, 2015 2 :00 PM

Cramer and Hanover Church of Christ, 199 N. Hanover Ave., Lexington, KY 40502
Join us for an afternoon of sharing memories, renewing acquaintances, singing praises, and enjoying refreshments. Come out to help us celebrate 100 years by the grace of God.

Bennie Hill, 859-299-9358, benhill2468@gmail.com


Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 4, 2015 2:00 PM

REVIVAL TABERNACLE CHURCH 1820 VERSAILLES RD LEXINGTO KY
EASTER EGG HUNT

MELISSA RAMIREZ AT 859-621-9589


World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

Mar 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

North East Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington, KY 40509
Join us as we celebrate our friends and loved ones with Down syndrome for World Down Syndrome Day! We will welcome David Egan, international speaker, self-advocate, athlete and employee, as our special guest for this exciting event. You will also enjoy food and special music as we join families, teachers, therapists, church leaders, coaches and other community members to celebrate. Please visit www.dsack.org to register for this FREE event on our website calendar.

Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky, 859-494-7809, dsack.org@gmail.com


“Imagine the Possibilities” Family Workshop by David Egan

Mar 20, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

North East Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington, KY 40509
Join us on Friday evening as we kick off our World Down Syndrome Day Celebration! David Egan will be conducting a workshop on Friday evening entitled “Imagine the Possibilities.” David is a strong self-advocate, athlete, employee and speaker. He serves on many boards related to Down syndrome and Special Olympics, and is also an international speaker. Please visit www.dsack.org to register for this event on our website calendar.

Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky, 859-494-7809, dsack.org@gmail.com


LexiCon Tabletop Gaming Convention

Apr 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
Come join us and learn new great games at LexiCon Tabletop Gaming Convention, April 17th to 19th, 2015 at the Clarion Hotel. LexiCon is open to the public and has lots of activities to enjoy over the weekend, from family gaming events to adults only games in the evening and sponsored by West 6th St. Brewery. You will have a choice of over 150 gaming events. We will have Learn to Play games and Play to Win events through the weekend, There will be tournaments for games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, DC Deck Builder, SmashUp, HeroClix, Dice Masters and many more. We will also have a Starship Bridge Simulator and a Cosplay contest or check out our great vendors. Come to LexiCon and learn some new games and have a good time! http://lexicongaming.com/2015/

Chris Grzywacz


Bunny Hop 5K & Family Fun Run

Apr 4, 2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Lexington, Kentucky
8:30am - Bunny Run for all our avid 5k running friends. Registration begins at 7:45am and ticket price includes the official event t-shirt.

10:00am - Family friendly Fun Run, including an egg scavenger hunt. Wagons and costumes welcomed!

Food, face painting, petting zoo, and activities will take place from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/BunnyHop5KandFunRun

Haley Hart, 859-338-7545


3rd Annual Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Simulcast Party

May 1, 2015 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

The Thoroughbred Center, Lexington, KY
Watch and wager on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby in comfort at The Thoroughbred Center! Join us May 1st and 2nd from 9:30am—7:00pm for all day wagering on the races at Churchill Downs. Projection screens and televisions will broadcast the races with mutuel clerks and self-serve betting machines available. Concessions, cash bar and free parking available for your convenience. VIP tickets are available.

Amy Jackson, 859-293-1853, events@thethoroughbredcenter.com


Singing at Heritage Assembly of God

Feb 22, 2015 6:00 PM

Heritage Assembly of God 340 Preston Ave. Lexington, Ky.
The Dalton's from Somerset, Ky will be singing at Heritage Assembly of God on Feb.22nd at 6:00 pm. We are located at 340 Preston Ave. Lexington, Ky. The singing is free to the public

Frank 859-539-1286 or Pastor Finch at 859-333-4921


The American Cancer Society's "Purses Pouts & Pearls" Ladies' Specialty Party Event

May 8, 2015 VIP Party - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Main Event - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Carrick House, Lexington, KY
a. Join us at the American Cancer Society's “Purses Pouts and Pearls” Ladies’ Specialty Party event on Friday, May 8, 2015, for a great night out for an even greater cause! Gather up the girls and join us for an entertaining evening out for women featuring great food, cocktails, a silent auction, and purse bingo with designer purses. As we come together to party for a cause, the American Cancer Society will continue to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people to stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against a disease that has taken too many lives.

Meredith Moody, 859-260-8350, meredith.moody@cancer.org


For the Sake of HIS Name, Catholic Men's Conference

Mar 21, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lexington Catholic High School, 2250 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington, KY
Catholic Men, Servant Leaders, an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky is hosting the Second Annual Catholic Men's Conference, For the Sake of HIS Name, Saturday, March 21 at Lexington Catholic High School. Featured speakers are George Weigel and Marcellino D'Ambrosio. Doors open at 8 AM and the conference begins at 9 AM. Adults $25 in advance. $35 at the door. Students $15. Includes box lunch. Seating: seats with seat back on the gym floor. Join us for a day of worship, formation, and fellowship as we listen to nationally renowned Catholic evangelists. Opportunities to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation and participate in mass. The conference is aimed at and produced for Catholic men, but non-Catholics and women welcome too. All are welcome.

Frank Corea 859.273.1359, cmsl@cdlex.org


For the Sake of HIS Name, Catholic Men's Conference

Mar 21, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lexington Catholic High School, 2250 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington, KY
Catholic Men, Servant Leaders, an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky is hosting the Second Annual Catholic Men's Conference, For the Sake of HIS Name, Saturday, March 21 at Lexington Catholic High School. Featured speakers are George Weigel and Marcellino D'Ambrosio. Doors open at 8 AM and the conference begins at 9 AM. Adults $25 in advance. $35 at the door. Students $15. Includes box lunch. Seating: seats with seat back on the gym floor. Join us for a day of worship, formation, and fellowship as we listen to nationally renowned Catholic evangelists. Opportunities to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation and participate in mass. The conference is aimed at and produced for Catholic men, but non-Catholics and women welcome too. All are welcome.

Frank Corea 859.273.1359, cmsl@cdlex.org, www.forthesakeofhisname.org


MoonTower Music Festival Lineup Release Party

Feb 25, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Country Boy Brewing, 436 Chair Ave. Lexington, KY 40508
Join us for the second #MTMF2015 lineup release party, at Country Boy Brewing in Lexington KY. Tees, tickets, and other great giveaways PLUS live music and Radio DJ from Your 106.3 will be in the house to help get the party started!

Get there before 9:00 PM to hear the second lineup release, and make sure to listen for a special announcement for everyone who joins us!

Haley Hart, 859-338-7545, community@lexeffectky.com


The Lexington Passion Play

Mar 20, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015 8:00 PM

Gardenside Baptist Church, Lexington, KY
Gardenside Baptist Church presents ​The Lexington Passion Play​. This beautiful production has returned, and is serving the community of
Central Kentucky once again. This refreshed production of the passion of Jesus will feature a new script and updated music! Friday, March 20th - Sunday, March 22nd; and Friday, March 27th - Sunday, March 29th. Shows at 8:00 PM with Saturday matinees. Tickets $5-10, available by phone: 227-6641 or online: www.gbclex.com.

Gardenside Baptist Church
1667 Alexandria Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 277-6641
www.gbclex.com



Bourbon and the Bayou

Feb 6, 2015 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM

The Red Mile Round Barn
2nd Annual "Fat Friday" event to benefit Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington. Featuring delicious Mardi Gras-themed dining by Bayou Bluegrass Catering, live music, dancing, Bourbon tastings, and live and silent auctions. $100 per person.

Melynda Jamison, 859-246-4313


Oleika Specialty Store Spectacular

Feb 7, 2015 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Oleika Shriners Temple, Southland Dr., Lexington, KY
Don't miss out on Lexington's Women's Specialty Store Sale!!Local boutiques are offering their fabulous items at no less than 50% off. Participating boutiques include EMBRYS, Cotton Patch, Bella Rose, AJ's, Worlds Apart, Bluetique, Blossom, Baby Bundles, and Peggy's.

Embrys
859-269-3390
embrysfurs@yahoo.com



Read Across America

Mar 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fayette Mall in front of Dillard's in Lexington
The Fayette County Education Association, the Fayette County Education Support Professionals Association, and the Fayette County Public Schools are sponsoring our sixth annual event Called Read Across America to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 111th birthday and the love of reading. The event features celebrity readers; photo opportunities with the Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2; and goodie bags for children which include a Cat in the Hat hat, activity sheets for students, reading lists, and tips for parents.

Jessica Hiler, President of the Fayette County Education Association, at fcea@aol.com or 859-224-0907


tadoo Lounge Session: Chris Sullivan "Western Movies" CD Release Party (with Kelly Richey)

Feb 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Smiley Pete Publishing, 434 Old Vine St. Lexington, KY 40507
February's tadoo Lounge Session welcomes Lexington singer/songwriter Chris Sullivan (The Swells, Big Maracas) to the stage, to perform from his recent solo debut album, 'Western Movies.' Lexington blues guitarist Kelly Richey will open the night.

Delicious local food, libations and last minute Valentine's gifts will be available for purchase at this free, all ages Happy Hour-style event - be sure to check out tables from GreenHouse 17, jewelry from Shine, and make-up demos from Sara and Kelley Mwah!

Thursday, Feb. 12

6-9 p.m.


859-266-6537


5th Annual Blazing Saddles Charity Open

Apr 3, 2015 - Apr 5, 2015 3rd - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4th - 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM 5th - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Four Points Sheraton Lexington, KY
Steel Tip dart tournament benefiting the Wounded Warrior Program. For additional tourney info visit lexingtondartorganization.com

Jason Hager


Swingin' on Sunday - Hepcats Swing Dance!

Mar 8, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hepcats Venue, 1801 Alexandria Dr. (Arthur Murray Dance Studio), Lexington, KY 40504
Come cut a rug on Sunday afternoon at this Hepcats Swing Dance! Everyone is invited. Great swing music and dancing on a smooth, wooded dance floor! See www.Luv2SwingDance.com for details.

859-420-2426; Mike Richardson; info@luv2swingdance.com; www.Luv2SwingDance.com


Learn to Swing Dance with the Hepcats!

Apr 19, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Hepcats Venue, 1801 Alexandria Dr. (Arthur Murray Dance Studio), Lexington, KY 40504
Learn to swing dance with the Hepcats! Beginner, intermediate, advanced and specialty classes offered, something for everyone! See www.Luv2SwingDance.com for all the details.

859-420-2426, Mike Richardson, info@luv2swingdance.com, www.Luv2SwingDance.com


Strike Out A-T

Apr 11, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Southland Lanes, 205 Southland Drive, Lexington, Ky
To raise funding for much needed research into better treatment methods and a cure for those affected with Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T). The cost for 2 hours of fun is only $15/person ( shoe rental included). There will be a drawing for a bowling package, courtesy of Southland Lanes, 50/50 drawings, and a silent auction. You'll also be able to purchase A-T tee shirts, buttons, and other related items. Tickets may be purchased in advance at: atcp.org/StrikeOutATKY, or at the door.





Tom Richardson, phone: 859-271-8638


Thy Will Be Done Easter oratorio

Mar 29, 2015 4:00 PM

Tates Creek Presbyterian Church, 3900 Rapid Run Drive
Lexington composer Angela Rice's oratorio is a 90-minute celebration of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ by soloists, choir and orchestra. It is produced by Dr. Everett McCorvey and stars Metropolitan Opera tenor Gregory Turay.

Ticket sales
http://twbd.eventbrite.com



Thy Will Be Done Easter oratorio

Mar 25, 2015 7:30 PM

Cathedral of Christ the King, 299 Colony Boulevard, Lexington, KY
Lexington composer Angela Rice's oratorio is a 90-minute celebration of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ by soloists, choir and orchestra. It is produced by Dr. Everett McCorvey and stars Metropolitan Opera tenor Gregory Turay.

Ticket sales
http://twbd.eventbrite.com



Rotary Club of Lexington's Annual Endowment Day

Jan 29, 2015 12:00 PM

Lexington
At the Rotary Club of Lexington’s weekly meeting on Thursday, January 29, at 12:00 p.m., at Fasig-Tipton, 2400 Newtown Pike the club will celebrate its annual Endowment day with a special award presentation. Kevin Weaver, 2012-2013 Past President, will bestow the Humanitarian Award to this year’s recipients, Don and Mira Ball, owners and founders of Ball Homes LLC.

Dan Koett
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
YMCA OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY
239 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507
(P) 859-367-7348 ● (C) 859-797-3646 ● (F) 859-255-5653



Commit to Prevent Child Abuse 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ ½K Race

Apr 12, 2015 Registration - 12:00 PM Kids 1/2K Race - 12:30 PM 5K - 2:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511
The Commit to Prevent® 5K will help to raise funds & awareness about child abuse prevention in KY & to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month. The kids’ 1/2K race begins at 12:30 p.m. & the 5K begins at 2:00 p.m. Bring the entire family. Kids' activities! Race will be professionally timed by John's Run Walk. Register online at https://pcak.webconnex.com/pcak .

Christy Tussey, 859-225-8879, ctussey@pcaky.org


42nd Street

Feb 26, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015 26th - 7:00 PM 27th - 8:00 PM 28th - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM

Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY
Presented by Friends of the Arts School and SCAPA. A heartwarming tale about the search for stardom, 42nd Street captures the hopes of everyone pursuing a dream. This is not the touring production. For more information visit http://www.lexingtonoperahouse.com/events/detail/scapa-42nd-street. Thursday 7 p.m.; Friday 8 p.m.; Saturday 2 and 8 p.m.
Details
• Dates: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
• Venue: Lexington Opera House
• Admission: $17/$14
• Recurrence: Recurring daily

Margo Buchanan
859-381-3332 ext. 1102



CLA Estate Planning Workshop - Lexington

Feb 17, 2015 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Ramada Conference Center of Lexington, 2143 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY 40505
A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding:


- Pros and cons of wills and trusts

- How to avoid probate

- Long term health care concerns

- Tax reduction planning.


CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes.

Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop.

Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.

CLA Estate Services, (866) 252-8721, workshop@wsimail.com


Kundalini Yoga at Centered

Jan 31, 2015 12:30 PM

Centered 309 N Ashland Ave Lexington KY 40502
Donations-based class. Kundalini is the yoga of awareness. It cultivates the creative spiritual potential of a human to uphold values, speak truth, and focus on the compassion and consciousness needed to serve and heal others. It incorporates meditation, pranayama, chanting mantras and asanas.


Lauren Higdon 859-721-1841


YOGA RETREAT with Amanda McMaine at Centered

Mar 28, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Centered, 309 N. Ashland Ave. Lexington, KY 40502
YOGA RETREAT with Amanda McMaine! AMTA Spring Conference: Baby Massage CEU’s with Lauren at the American Massage Therapy Association of Kentucky spring conference. More information coming soon. In the meantime, visit http://amtaky.org to learn about AMTA.

Lauren Higdon


Partner Connections Workshop

Feb 14, 2015 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Centered, 309 N. Ashland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40502
PARTNER CONNECTIONS with Joshua Saxton & Lauren Higdon. This workshop is a most precious gift to give yourself and loved one this season. Together we will explore ways to find deeper connections through our breath, touch and communication as we gain practical tools to maintain at home.


Lauren Higdon


DanceBlue

Feb 14, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015 14th: 2:00 PM - 15th: 2:00 PM

Memorial Coliseum, Lexington
DanceBlue is a year long fundraising effort, culminating in a 24-hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon right in the heart of UK’s campus. All of our efforts support the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic through the Golden Matrix Fund.

Public Relations Chair, Michael Danahy



Kentucky Families with Food Allergies Support Group Meeting

Feb 10, 2015 7:00 PM

Lexington Public Library's Beaumont Branch
Support Group meeting for parents of children with severe food allergies. Guest Speaker: Dr. William Greisner, III Topic: Food Allergy Testing

Laura Jackson, 859-223-1483 (do not publish my number)
E-mail: KyFoodAllergies@gmail.com



Monkey Joe's Birthday Party

Feb 16, 2015 10:00 AM

1850 Bryant Rd. Ste. 120 Lexington, KY 40509
Customer appreciation event in honor of Monkey Joe's Birthday. Free cotton candy and goodie bags for the first 100 children. Additional vendors and celebrations.

Elisa Graciaa


Big Blue Slam

Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Kentucky Blood Center
Save lives and beat Florida in the annual Big Blue Slam blood battle.
Donate Jan. 26-30, and receive a Big Blue Slam T-shirt. You'll also be entered to win tickets to the NCAA Men's Tournament 2nd and 3rd round in Louisville.

You can also donate Wed., Jan. 28, from noon to 7 pm at the third annual Rupp Arena Blood Drive. Donors get to take a free throw on the historic Rupp court and have a chance to win a locker room tour.

800-775-2522


Monte Carlo Night 2015

Feb 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Lexington
A night of fundraising for The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass at the Hilton Lexington Downtown. Dinner, gaming and silent auction.

Tara Teepe or Terri Bowman at TP Mechanical (513) 851-8881.


Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest

May 16, 2015 - May 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington Convention Center (430 W. Vine St. - Lexington, KY)
Returning to Downtown Lexington in 2015, the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest will be bigger and better this May. With over 50 breweries and 175 beers, the festival will showcase the finest the craft beer industry has to offer. There will be a new, expanded food section with plenty of local and Kentucky Proud options to satisfy your hunger.

craftbrews@alltech.com, 859-885-9613


Lexington Philharmonic: PB&J Series - Music Builds Math!

Apr 25, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fifth Third Bank Building 250 West Main St., Lexington, KY 40507
Experience great music, explore fun learning modules, experiment in the instrument petting zoo, and enjoy PB&J sandwiches with the whole family at LexPhil's new Music Builds Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) based Peanut Butter and Jelly Concerts! Tickets: $5 all ages!

Lexington Philharmonic
(859) 233-4226
marketingasst@lexphil.org
www.lexphil.org



Lexington Philharmonic: PB&J Series - Music Builds Engineering!

Feb 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky 4029 Airport Rd, Lexington, KY 40510
Experience great music, explore fun learning modules, experiment in the instrument petting zoo, and enjoy PB&J sandwiches with the whole family at LexPhil's new Music Builds Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) based Peanut Butter and Jelly Concerts! Tickets: $5 all ages!

Lexington Philharmonic
(859) 233-4226
marketingasst@lexphil.org
www.lexphil.org



Lexington Philharmonic: Symphonie Fantastique @ Singletary Center for the Arts

May 15, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508
The 2014-2015 season closes with a celebration of great Romantic works in Symphonie Fantastique! LexPhil presents contemporary American composer Michael Gandolfi's "Jumping Bridge" from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Alexandre da Costa, violin, joins LexPhil for Sibelius’ triumphant Violin Concerto, op. 47 followed by the aural adventure of Berlioz’s epic Symphonie Fantastique.

Lexington Philharmonic
(859) 233-4226
marketingasst@lexphil.org
www.lexphil.org



Lexington Philharmonic: Ainadamar - Fountain of Tears @ Lexington Opera House

Apr 17, 2015 - Apr 18, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507
For the first time, LexPhil collaborates with Kentucky Opera and students from the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre to present a semi-staged production of Osvaldo Golijov's Spanish-language concert-opera, Ainadamar - Fountain of Tears. Golijov's intense and brilliant musical score tells the story of Spanish playwright Federico García Lorca and his lover and muse actress Margarita Xirgu, in a multi-media program of orchestral music, opera, dance and visual imagery.

Lexington Philharmonic
(859) 233-4226
marketingasst@lexphil.org
www.lexphil.org



Lexington Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger @ Singletary Center for the Arts

Feb 13, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508
Contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun’s, Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian" cross paths in the surprising Tchaikovsky and Crouching Tiger! Featuring guest conductor, Kayoko Dan, and LexPhil Principal Cellist, Benjamin Karp.

Lexington Philharmonic
(859) 233-4226
www.lexphil.org



Chapel Talk: Why the Church Should Support Marriage Equality

Jan 28, 2015 7:00 PM

Lexington
Co-Sponsored by the Lutheran and Episcopal Campus Ministries, this event will feature a panel of area clergy who support marriage equality. It will be an open dialogue on biblical interpretation, Christian theology, social justice, and the need for an inclusive church. This event is free and open to the public

Rev. Dana Lockhart, 859-489-1222


CHAMP Camp

Jun 19, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Lexington Catholic High School
Character. Heart. Attitude. Motivation. Pride. These are the characteristics C.H.A.M.P. Camp strives to instill in
our campers. These two-day football camps are about much more than football. By focusing on on-field training,
our team is also able to impart invaluable lessons for life both on and off the field.

In our experience, many campers who stand to gain the most from C.H.A.M.P. Camp activities are unable to
afford a registration fee; therefore, we have made our camp completely free for all campers. We rely entirely on
the generous support of our sponsors to make C.H.A.M.P. Camp possible. Our staff and coaches are unpaid and
devote their time strictly toward investing in our area students.

Stephanie Kelly
stephanie.kelly@heartpowerinc.org
720-524-7139



Expressions Of Courage GALA

Feb 7, 2015 6:00 PM

Doubletree at Hilton, Lexington KY
This fundraiser is offered by the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center. Proceeds will be used to support the 2015 Expressions of Courage Cancer Survivor Celebration.

Event Details:

Date: February 7, 2015

6:00 pm Appetizers, Cocktail Hour, Silent Auction

6:30 pm Entertainment by Zwisch & Kayla

7:30 pm Buffet Dinner

8:45 pm Entertainment by Donnie Brooks Band

Tickets: $50

BUY TICKETS ONLINE: UKMARKEY.ORG/MARKEYEVENTS/


BUY TICKETS IN PERSON: MARKEY ADMIN OFFICE/BEN ROACH BUILDING



Carla Repass, 859-323-6542


Shakespeare: Voice and Verse - The Lexington Chamber Chorale

Apr 25, 2015 7:30 PM

Second Presbyterian Church 460 E. Main St. (enter on Ransom Ave.), Lexington, KY
The Lexington Chamber Chorale
in collaboration with students from the SCAPA/Lafayette Theatre Program and professional actors from the Bluegrass celebrates William Shakespeare’s words with performances by actors and in musical settings. The inclusion of music, both instrumental and vocal, in Shakespeare’s plays is well documented. Our guests will provide excerpts from plays and poetry, and the Chorale will perform historic and more recent musical interpretations of the words. We are pleased to close our 24th season with this innovative work.

Tickets at the door and at www.lexingtonchamberchorale.org


Dr. Gary Anderson
(859) 317-3353
email: chamberchorale@gmail.com



A Night in Vienna - Lexington Chamber Chorale

Mar 7, 2015 7:30 PM

Second Presbyterian Church 460 E. Main St. (enter on Ransom Ave.), Lexington, KY
The Lexington Chamber Chorale with Lexington Vintage Dance will perform selections by Lehar, Strauss, and other composers who knew how to musically celebrate the life of Vienna society. Scenes from operettas, with music and dance, are the core of this concert and are set to some of the the most beautiful and tuneful melodies every written.

Tickets at the door and at our website www.lexingtonchamberchorale.org


Dr. Gary Anderson
(859) 317-3353
chamberchorale@gmail.com



Mark this Valentine’s Day with four-course menu at AZUR Restaurant & Patio

Feb 13, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM

Lexington
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, AZUR Restaurant & Patio will offer three days of special dining with a four-course menu created by chef Jeremy Ashby Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15. Couples are invited to build their own prix fixe feast from a long list of enjoyable options like grilled oysters, Caesar salad, Mongolian-braised brisket and Amaretto-chocolate torte. From fine seafood to deep fried favorites, there’s something for everyone on the Valentine’s Day menu or the AZUR regular dinner menu, which is also available all three nights. The cost for the four-course Valentine’s Day menu is $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 296-1007.

An early bird rate of $50 per person is available for the 5 p.m. Saturday seating. Two other seating times Saturday will be offered at 7 and 9 p.m. Reservations can be made throughout the night on Friday and Sunday, but the entire table must order off the same menu, either the AZUR dinner menu or prix fixe Valentine’s Day option.


AZUR Restaurant and Patio
Beaumont Centre
3070 Lakecrest Circle, Suite 550
Lexington, Kentucky 40513
859.296.1007



Cherish the Children- Lexington Woman'Club

Apr 25, 2015 10:30 AM

Embassy Suites 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Ky 40511
Luncheon and fundraiser. Proceeds used to buy new coats, jeans and other clothing items for Fayette county public elementary age school children referred to the club by school resource counselors.

Dee Schweikle, 859-272-3886


Beards, Bourbon, Bands & Burlesque Weekend

Jan 30, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015 7:00 PM

Cosmic Charlie's, 388 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY
Witness two unique events for Lexington's new and improved annual beard competition and entertainment showcases with all net proceeds benefitting Green House 17, an advocacy agency for survivors of intimate partner abuse.

Friday - Registration & Meet and Greet with Live Music - $5

Saturday - Competition & Burlesque Performances - $20

Siobhan Atomica - kentuckyburlesque@gmail.com


HanFu Fashion, Dance and Ancient Music

Feb 7, 2015 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Address: University of Kentucky Singletary Center, Recital Hall, lexington, ky
The "HanFu" show is going to take you back to ancient China, and show you how Chinese fashion had developed over times. A lot of those traditional arts are rarely seen by the western world. It is a great opportunity to seat back and watch the history passing by in front of your eyes.

ukci.events@gmail.com



Chinese Fashion "HanFu", Ancient Music and Dance

Feb 7, 2015 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

University of Kentucky Singletary Center, Recital Hall. Lexington, KY
This "HanFu" show is going to take you back to ancient China, and show you how Chinese fashion had developed over times. A lot of those traditional arts are rarely seen by the western world. It is a great opportunity to seat back and watch the history passing by in front of your eyes.

Summer Q GAO


R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train Murder Mystery

Jan 17, 2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

R. J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train
A Knight of Murder
January 17 @ 4:00 pm
What was it really like to be a knight at the round table? Step back in time and see for yourself! There was ambition, romance and even MURDER in this hysterical new comedy. Tickets are $109.95 per adult and $69.95 per child (ages 5-12) plus tax & gratuity.


866-801-3463 www:kydinnertrain.com


How Charming Bridal Event

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 PM

Keeneland, Lexington KY
Kentucky Bride Magazine is hosting their annual bridal event, How Charming on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. To learn more about the event and to purchase tickets, visit howcharmingevent.com.

(859) 271-1499


Bluegrass Printmakers' Cooperative Gallery Hop Print Sales

Jan 16, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lexington
Bluegrass printmakers' Cooperative Gallery Hop Print Sales
Gallery Hop Friday, January 16th, 2015 from 5pm until 8pm
Lexington Public Library
Central Branch
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
AND
Lower Level of Lexarts
161 N. Mill Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Meet BPC members, learn about their processes, buy hand made, local artwork!

Stephen Wiggins 859 255 2591 bgprintmakers@gmail.com www.bgprintmakers.org


The Smack-Off: A Christmas Reality Show

Dec 19, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014 19th - 7:00 PM & 20th - 21st- 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Guignol Theater, UK Campus, Lexington, KY
The Smack-off: A Christmas Reality Show!!!

Come join the Rep for an evening of laughter and holiday fun! The Billy’s and the Bobbie’s are back competing for a record contract and a tour of seventy-two State Fairs!!!

A colorful and delightful show with over seventy dancers and singers! We’ve even got Miss Kentucky, Jenna Day and Steve Zahn (who has never been Miss Kentucky)!!!

Don’t miss the fun! Only five shows and tickets are going FAST!



Location: Guignol Theatre, 465 Rose Street

Dates: Dec. 19, 20 and 21 at 7 p.m., Dec. 20 and 21 at 2 p.m.

Ticket info: Student $12/ Adult $22/ Senior $16



859-257-4929 or www.scfatickets.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-REP/103499279754151



AZUR Restaurant & Patio celebrates 10-year anniversary with New Year’s Eve party

Dec 31, 2014 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM

Azur Restaurant and Patio 3070 Lakecrest Circle #550, Lexington, KY 40513
Celebrate AZUR Restaurant & Patio’s 10-year anniversary while ringing in the New Year with a four-course prix fixe dinner Dec. 31. Honoring the Lexington community’s support for the past decade, AZUR will offer an evening to remember featuring live music at 8 p.m. and a midnight champagne toast. Reservations are required with choice of three seating times at 5, 7 and 9 p.m. offering a menu of favorites from chef Jeremy Ashby like lobster crepes, winter greens salad and stuffed gnocchi caprese. The cost is $55 per person for early birds at 5 p.m. and $70 per person at 7 and 9 p.m., plus tax and gratuity. For more information or to make reservations, call (859) 296-1007.

“We sincerely appreciate the support we’ve gotten at AZUR the past 10 years,” said Ashby. “We cherish the friendships we’ve made through our decade in business and look forward to celebrating the New Year and our anniversary with the community.”

The New Year’s Eve menu choices include:

First course (choice of one)
Beer cheese soup with rye crouton hanky panky
Rum raisin-glazed pork belly with country ham, smashed sweet plantain mofongo and serrano-peach slaw
Signature lobster crepes with winter squash and apple salad and tropical guava
Three cheese-stuffed eggplant with toasted pine nuts, winter lettuces and vodka-tomato sauce
Oysters on the half-shell with horseradish, tuna tartar, cucumber and Kentuckyaki

Second course (choice of one)
Winter greens with pickled and roasted butternut squash, apples, toasted onions and blue cheese-pomegranate vinaigrette
Classic Caesar with romaine, pecorino-Romano and croutons
AZUR superfood salad with baby spinach, blueberries, sliced almonds, squash, apples and green chile-peach vinaigrette

Third course (choice of one)
Pan-seared sea scallops with citrus, roasted beets, shaved broccoli, toasted walnuts and sherry vinaigrette
Veal scaloppini sautéed with lemon-caper piccata sauce over mussels marinara and angel hair pasta
Stuffed gnocchi caprese with sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella, chardonnay, spinach and capers
Grilled Hawaiian escolar with saffron risotto, chorizo, rock shrimp, mussels and Meyer lemon brown butter
Petite filet mignon with duck fat-roasted fingerling potatoes, creamy truffled Sheltowee Farms mushrooms and AZUR A-1 sauce

Fourth course (choice of one)
Passion fruit panna cotta with Chambord sauce and crystallized mint
Chocolate-peanut butter cupcake with ganache and salted caramel


Alexas G, 8592961007, intern@estespublicrelations.com


Breakfast with Santa

Dec 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Swahili Elks Lodge Lexington, KY
Breakfast for children ages 0-12

Patricia Alcorn


HanFu Fashion, Dance and Ancient Music

Feb 7, 2015 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Singletary Center Recital Hall, 405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508
You might have seen fashion shows, but you have never seen Traditional Chinese Fashion shows. Come join us and learn more about Chinese culture and history on this Chinese New Year day. Enjoy traditional Chinese dance and ancient music. Free Event.


ukci.events@gmail.com


City Barbeque

Dec 13, 2014 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM

2187 Harrodsburg Rd. Lexington, KY
City Barbeque is happy to welcome Lexington residents out to celebrate the grand opening of its second location at 2187 Harrodsburg Rd. 10% of the weekend's proceeds go to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Bluegrass!

859-605-9113


Christmas Concert

Dec 14, 2014 10:30 AM

Southern Heights Christian Church--350 W. Bourbon Rd; Somerset, KY
Nationally known recording artist Joani Tabor will give a special Christmas concert durng our morning worship service.

Southern Heights Christian Church
350 W. Bourbon Rd
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-4585