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April 17, 2014

The Poets of Strivers Row at the Rasdall Gallery

The Strivers Row artists are a performance collective born from the collision of passion and page.” The Student Activities Board is proud to be presenting three spoken word artists from the Strivers Row including Miles Hodges, Alysia Harris, and Joshua Bennett. This event will include powerful performances from all three artist as they deliver deliberate and passionate spoken word art. …

Start: April 17, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: UK Student Center
Address:
404 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 18, 2014

Jason Borders Art Exhibit at Mulberry & Lime – Opening Reception

An exhibit featuring the intricately carved skulls and bones by artist Jason Borders, a former Kentuckian now living in Portland, Ore., will be on display at Mulberry & Lime from through the end of June. Borders considers his work a form of self-hypnosis. “A large part of what I do involves a familiarization with death. My belief is that, as …

Start: April 18, 2014 5:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Mulberry & Lime
Phone: (859) 231-0800
Address:
216 North Limestone Street, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

April 19, 2014

Sarah Baird signs ‘Kentucky Sweets’ at the Morris Book Shop

Food writer Sarah Baird will sign her latest book, Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread & Mile High Pie. Kentuckians from frontiersmen to modern-day pastry chefs have put their marks on the state’s baking history. Residents of the Commonwealth have plenty of rich recipes and time-honored traditions, like pulling parties, where folks would gather to make taffy. Stack cakes originated from Appalachian …

Start: April 19, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 26, 2014

‘The Redemption’ at Servant Heart Farm

‘The Redemption’: April 26. Servant Heart Farm, U.S. 68, Wilmore. Music lineup includes Disciple, The Never Claim, Bright Gray and other acts and events to be named later at a later date. Times and ticket information will also be announced.  

Date: April 26, 2014
Venue: Servant Heart Farm
Address:
9520 Harrodsburg Road , Wilmore , KY, United States

Lenny Shulman signs ‘Long Way from Home’ at the Morris Book Shop

Follow the exploits of wise-cracking New York author Dan Henry as he lurches forward from unemployed writer to host of a TV sports talk show. When the TV deal and his life blow up, Dan strikes off on his own again 1,000 miles away. Despite losing the job that took him halfway across the country, Dan finds his voice. Throwing …

Start: April 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 26, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 27, 2014

Kenn Minter signs “Tales from the Emerald Yeti #3″ and “Mr. Bunny and Circle-Head” at the Morris Book Shop

  Tales from the Emerald Yeti #3, co-written with Clarence Pruitt, continues the story of the Emerald Yeti. Still struggling to adjust to civilian life in his new furry, mechanical body, he is haunted by the horrific memories of his time in Vietnam.   Attempting to bury the past in a sea of alcohol, he draws the attention of a …

Start: April 27, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 27, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 3, 2014

Marshall Myers signs ‘Only in Old Kentucky’ at the Morris Book Shop

Kentucky author Marshall Myers will sign his new book, Only in Old Kentucky: Historic True Tales of Cultural Ingenuity. Discover the people, traditions and practices that make Kentucky’s history so colorful and varied, from hemp and fescue farming, to dueling, to saltpeter mining in Mammoth Cave. www.morrisbookshop.com

Start: May 3, 2014 2:00 pm
End: May 3, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 10, 2014

Mayfest Arts Fair at Gratz Park

Mayfest is a juried art fair with a focus on a casual, family-friendly atmosphere.  Included are up to 100 Artist Vendors, Young Artists, and Activity Artists, performances by musicians, dancers, strolling performers, traditional Maypole Dance, food concession vendors, and children’s activities including an Astro Jump, pirate ship ride, pony rides, petting zoo and children’s crafts. 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary …

Start: May 10, 2014 10:00 am
End: May 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

Kentucky Women Writers Conference preview party featuring ‘Breakfast Served Anytime’ by Sarah Combs

The Morris Bookshop welcomes Lexington author Sarah Combs, as she signs her debut novel for young adults, Breakfast Served Anytime. Sarah is one of the many writers scheduled to appear at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference in September, and KWWC representatives will be on hand to let everyone know what they have planned for this year’s conference. www.morrisbookshop.com

Start: May 10, 2014 4:00 pm
End: May 10, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 11, 2014

Mayfest Arts Fair at Gratz Park

Mayfest is a juried art fair with a focus on a casual, family-friendly atmosphere.  Included are up to 100 Artist Vendors, Young Artists, and Activity Artists, performances by musicians, dancers, strolling performers, traditional Maypole Dance, food concession vendors, and children’s activities including an Astro Jump, pirate ship ride, pony rides, petting zoo and children’s crafts. 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary …

Start: May 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: May 11, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

May 26, 2014

“An Afternoon Among Friends” with Paula Deen at the Carrick House

Paula Deen will be the special guest for  tea and conversation at the Carrick House. Guests will enjoy an afternoon featuring traditional foods: scones, small cakes, cookies and finger sandwiches. Proceeds from this event will benefit scholarships for elementary school children to attend St. Mark Catholic School, and proceeds from this Memorial Day event will also go to the Wounded Warrior Project, which provides …

Start: May 26, 2014 2:30 pm
End: May 26, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: The Carrick House
Address:
312 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

June 6, 2014

NoLi Night Market

NoLi CDC and Give Into the Groove partner to present a neighborhood street party featuring doers, makers and d-gooders. Featuring food, brew, music, art, dance, shopping for wares and causes, a digital display and more. For more information, click here.

Start: June 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: June 6, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: NoLi Market
Address:
804 N. Limestone, Lexington , KY, United States

July 11, 2014

Free Friday Flicks: Chicago at Triangle Park

Downtown Lexington Corporation presents ‘Chicago’ as part of Free Friday Flicks, an annual outdoor movie event taking place on select Friday nights throughout the summer. Films are shown on a blow-up screen at Triangle Park and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket, purchase food and beverages from a vendor located in the park or bring their …

Start: July 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Triangle Park
Address:
430 W. vine, Lexington , KY, 40507, United States

July 25, 2014

Free Friday Flicks: Men In Black at Triangle Park

Downtown Lexington Corporation presents ‘Men In Black’ as part of Free Friday Flicks, an annual outdoor movie event taking place on select Friday nights throughout the summer. Films are shown on a blow-up screen at Triangle Park and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket, purchase food and beverages from a vendor located in the park or …

Start: July 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Triangle Park
Address:
430 W. vine, Lexington , KY, 40507, United States

August 8, 2014

Free Friday Flicks: Napoleon Dynamite at Triangle Park

Downtown Lexington Corporation presents ‘Men In Black’ as part of Free Friday Flicks, an annual outdoor movie event taking place on select Friday nights throughout the summer. Films are shown on a blow-up screen at Triangle Park and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket, purchase food and beverages from a vendor located in the park or …

Start: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Triangle Park
Address:
430 W. vine, Lexington , KY, 40507, United States