Calendar of Events

September 8, 2013

Lexington Roots and Heritage Festival

For more than 25 years, the outdoor diversity festival Roots and Heritage Festival has been a pinnacle of regional diversity, providing entertainment and education for all ages with an entertainment line-up that includes live music, boxing exhibitions, a comedy show, plays/musicals, and literary readings, art, an African-American marketplace, vendors and more. Fri. 4-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.; Sun., …

Date: September 8, 2013
Venue: Downtown Lexington
Address:
Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Dragons’

Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS to showcase their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism. Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats. www.rupparena.com for tickets and information. September 6 7:00 PM September …

Date: September 8, 2013
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Southland

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: September 8, 2013 10:00 am
End: September 8, 2013 2:00 pm
Venue: Southland Drive
Address:
Southland Drive , Lexington, KY, United States

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Dragons’ at Rupp Arena

Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS to showcase their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism. Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats. www.rupparena.com for tickets and information. 

Start: September 8, 2013 1:00 pm
End: September 8, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Bleu Plate Culinary Tour

A guided walking food tour that traverses through beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that made each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. A stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass. Sunday’s tour focuses on more casual eateries. …

Start: September 8, 2013 1:30 pm
End: September 8, 2013 3:00 pm
Cost: $55

Stuart Sanders book signing: ‘The Battle of Mill Springs, KY’ at Joseph Beth

Author Stuart Sanders, former executive director of the Perryville Battlefield Preservation Association, will discuss and sign his second Civil War book, which examines an important fight that helped keep Kentucky in Union hands. www.josephbeth.com

Start: September 8, 2013 2:00 pm
End: September 8, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Dragons’ at Rupp Arena

Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS to showcase their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism. Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats. www.rupparena.com for tickets and information. 

Start: September 8, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 8, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States