Calendar of Events

September 19, 2013

Lexington Farmer’s Market: S.Broadway & Maxwell

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 19, 2013 7:00 am
End: September 19, 2013 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Joel Pett: A 30-Year Retrospective

The Carnegie Center will honor the 30-year career of Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Joel Pett of the Lexington Herald-Leader. Masters of Cartooning 4-5:30 pm, $35 advance/$40 door, Carnegie Center (includes entry to Exhibit Opening). Joel Pett will be joined by nationally distinguished editorial cartoonists for a discussion and cartooning demonstration: Signe Wilkinson, Philadelphia newspapers; Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee; Rob Rogers, …

Start: September 19, 2013 4:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25 in advance

Free Music at Thursday Night Live

Every Thursday evening, April 4 through October 31, 2013, Downtown Lexington features Central Bank Thursday Night Live, a free community event at Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. featuring beverages, food from local booths. June 13- Kenny Owens June 20- Twiggenburys June 27: Tribute to Johnny Cash July 4- Catch 22 July 11- Better Off Dead …

Start: September 19, 2013 4:30 pm
End: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Opening Reception for “Marble Creek/Endangered Watershed Photographs by Guy Mendes”

Guy Mendes has photographed Marble Creek, a Kentucky River tributary in Jessamine County, since 1975.  For 38 years, Mendes has carefully observed this pristine place in every season. “The Marble Creek Gorge is a microcosm of central Kentucky’s natural landscape: a deep and meandering watershed that drains rolling hills and fertile fields. It’s a prime example of what this part …

Start: September 19, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Venue: Ann Tower Gallery
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, 40507

“Off the Road” rally w/ Wendell Berry, Barbara Kingsolver and more

Guy Mendes, Marble Creek in Summer, silver gelatin print, 16″ x 20″  OFF THE ROAD! is a literary and musical event to raise consciousness and benefit the Disconnectors, a grassroots group fighting the proposed I-75 Connector road, which will cut through Jessamine and Madison Counties and which opponents say will threaten the Kentucky River Palisades and wild and historic tributaries …

Start: September 19, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10-15

“Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War” Evening Tours at The Mary Todd Lincoln House

The Mary Todd Lincoln House will observe the continuing sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a special evening program, “Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War.”  Scheduled for three evenings in September, this guided tour will use the museum’s collection to examine the first lady’s wartime activities- from attending official functions and doing charity work to dealing with Confederate relatives.  The event will feature artifacts …

Start: September 19, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Mary Todd Lincoln House
Address:
578 West Main , Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $15 general admission; $13 group rate (4+); $10 members

Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore at The Ky Theatre

Sollee and Lewis recently collaborated on an EP entitled, “Rinse, Repeat, Rewind”, describing it as “a small collection of true stories with their own individual lives.” General public tickets are $10, and are available online at showclix.com.

Start: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

KY Hoss Cats at willie’s Locally Known

Four on the floor era country music and western swing. www.willieslex.com

Start: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

King’s Ransom at Parlay Social

A blues based rock cover band from Lexington. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Jon Curtis at Henry Clay’s Pub

Singer/songwriter based out of Central Kentucky. Genres cover old and new country and rock, classics, and blues. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Boomslang presents: DJ Jamples / Ellie Herring / OK Deejays / Amtrac

2013 marks the 5th year for WRFL 88.1’s Boomslang:  A Celebration of Sound & Art,  a 3-day multi-genre festival taking place at various venues throughout Lexington. Ellie Herring is a local ambient/ electronic artist. Formed 4 years ago, OK Deejays are a disco/house/electro duo from Louisville. “Amtrac, the solo project of Kentucky’s Caleb Cornett,has just the right mixture of pop …

Start: September 19, 2013 9:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 9:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Enter The Haggis at Natasha’s Bistro

Ten albums and over a decade on the road have seen Toronto roots rock band, Enter The Haggis, evolve from wildly popular local band to established international touring act. Their formula for success has been a simple one: record great music, back it up with inspired live performances, and tour constantly. It’s this uncompromising commitment to their music and fans …

Start: September 19, 2013 9:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $12

Wooden Wand, Doc Feldman, Wesley Hart at Al’s Bar

‘Beautiful soothing sounds emanate from the combination of falsetto lead vocals, acoustic guitar, cello, brushed drums, and flute that is Bear Medicine. They establish sweet healing vibes and share poignant lyrics with a tip of the cap to the simple psychedelic folk sounds of the late 60s.’ www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: September 19, 2013 9:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Blitzen Trapper at Cosmic Charlie’s

‘Blitzen Trapper is a Portland, Oregon-based experimental country/folk band signed to Sub Pop Records. Formed in 2000, the band currently operates as a quintet, with Eric Earley (guitar/harmonica/vocals/keyboard), Erik Menteer (guitar/keyboard), Brian Adrian Koch (drums/vocals/harmonica), Michael Van Pelt (bass), and Marty Marquis (guitar/keyboards/vocals/melodica). Blitzen Trapper self-released its first three albums. “Wild Mountain Nation” was No. 98 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.’ www.cosmic-charlie’s.com 

Start: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
End: September 19, 2013 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12-$15