Calendar of Events

September 15, 2013

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.

Exact locations to be determined upon registering. For more information and to register, visit

Start: September 15, 2013 1:30 pm
End: September 15, 2013 3:00 pm
Cost: $55

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”



The Queen of the World, aka Lilly, suspects her new baby brother is stealing the spotlight.  Luckily, her fabulous purple plastic purse will surely prove she is the main attraction…. Based on the book series by Kevin Henkes.

To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 859.254.4546 ext. 247 or visit


Start: September 15, 2013 2:00 pm
End: September 15, 2013 4:00 pm
Venue: LCT Main Stage at Lexington Children's Theatre
Phone: (859) 254-4546
418 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15-$18

Greg Petersen book signing: Open Mike at Joseph-Beth

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Greg Petersen will be signing Open Mike, a dark and sometimes funny story of a stand-up comic falling for a stripper, and the journey of realizing their similarities.

Start: September 15, 2013 2:00 pm
End: September 15, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Filmslang: 24 Frame Talks & Meetup

Sunday, September 15, 3:00 PM
Tadoo Lounge—Free

Find out what’s going on in Lexington filmmaking right now and meet active filmmakers and film advocates in the community. In the style of Pecha Kucha or Ignite talks, each presenter will have 6 minutes to show 24 slides about what they do. Before, during, and after the talks, there will be plenty of time for mixing. Come, listen, meet your people.

About Filmslang: The Lexington Film League and the Lexington Public Library will present six film events over five days in the week leading up to WRFL’s 2013 Boomslang: A Celebration of Sound & Art.

Filmslang events include a local music video showcase; a short film night at Natasha’s; the Sundance Film Festival award-winning narrative feature “Computer Chess;” the feature-length documentary “Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector;” the 30-minute sci-fi short film “What is a Group?” by musician Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Chain & the Gang); and a “Pecha Kucha” style meet-up for the local film community.

More details regarding venues and schedule can be found at and

Start: September 15, 2013 3:00 pm
End: September 15, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
434 Old Vine St., Lexington
Cost: Free

Gala In The Garden at The UK Arboretum

The Friends of the Arboretum will host the 9th annual Gala in the Garden.  Gala attendees can look forward to delicious food and drink, lively music, and great company.  The Silent Auction offers opportunities to bid on items that include trips to exciting destinations: South Africa, London, England.

Start: September 15, 2013 4:00 pm
End: September 15, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: UK Arboretum
500 Alumni Drive, Lexington , KY, United States

Sunday Jazz feat Yellowdog Jazz Band at Al’s Bar


This installment of the Sunday Jazz Series will take place in Al’s Beer Garden with music by The Yellowdog Jazz Band.

Start: September 15, 2013 6:00 pm
End: September 15, 2013 8:30 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
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