September 28, 2013
Held annually in downtown Lawrenceburg, this festival features burgoo, music, and vendors of all kinds. www.kentuckyburgoo.com for festival information.
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. It’s a stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass. Two “Heart of the Bluegrass” tours …
UK will take on the Florida Gators. Click here for full game schedule and kickoff times.
Please note: this event has been canceled.
Local crewing company Blue Stallion will put on its annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring craft beer, authentic Bavarian-style pretzels, brats and sauerkraut, as well as live music. Bluestallionbrewing.com
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 and other items. New this year, the downtown Farmers’ Market will remain at Cheapside Park year-round, rather than moving indoors during the winter months. lexingtonfarmersmarket.com
Bring the kids for a day of fun on-the-farm festivities, learn to make apple cider and taste apple butter made with apples straight from the orchard. Tours of the fall garden and learn how to prepare foods for the winter. Meet the animals and learn about their chores on the farm. www.shakervillageky.org for more information.
The 22nd Annual Heritage Festival, sponsored by St. Andrew Orthodox Church, celebrates the cultural heritage of the Middle East and Eastern Europe with food, music and dance. The Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 28th (noon to 8 p.m.) and Sunday, September 29th from noon to 5 PM at the grounds of St. Andrew Orthodox Church, 1136 Higbee Mill …
Fright Nights at Jacobson Park returns again this Halloween, promising to be scarier than ever. Spread across 40 acres, patrons can enjoy three different attractions: the Dark Forest, 13 Doors & Entrapment and a Haunted Hayride and a Zombie Paintball Hayride. There is no age limit; children under the age of 13 are not encouraged. Patrons are not allowed to …
Featuring two Lexington traditions at one location: The Nightmare Haunted House and Terror on Tates Creek. Nightmare Haunted House hinges on the story of a doctor overtaken by the shadow of epic storms that took place in the 1950s and his inability to save as many patients from disease and death. Terror on Tates Creek revolves around 1930s carnival barker …
Sibling Bluegrass duo out of Fitchburg, MA. www.willieslex.com
Corpus Christi, TX native and country singer. www.bustersbb.com
Joey and the Cruisers are a band native to Frankfort, Ky, with eight members covering a large palette of genres. www.oneillslexington.com
John Hatfield Band is a mix of warm rock, organic pop and folk heart. www.beetnik.com
Signal Path began in 2001 in the Mountains of Montana where they forged a unique brand of electronic dance music by splicing technology with raw instrumentation. Now thriving in one of the most explosive electronic scenes in the country, the Denver based band creates powerful studio work and wildly popular live shows. Playing to packed crowds throughout the US, Signal …
The local country/rock singer and songwriter and his band will take to the Cheapside stage. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com
A rowdy country rock band from Kentucky playing covers and originals. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com
Kris Hitchcock is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter and dynamic vocalist whose gritty tenor and range belies his young age, and has a sense of lyric and melody that speak of a seasoned songsmith. www.tinrooflexington.com