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July 29, 2015

Earnest Cline sign and discusses “Armada” at Joseph-Beth

‘Ready Player One’ author Ernie Cline is back with a new book, ‘Armada’, which looks to be another hit! High schooler and gamer Zack’s world is rocked when the aliens from his favorite video game actually invade Earth. Wondering at the eerie similarity of this attack to the books and movies he loved as a kid, Zack, along with other …

Start: July 29, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

July 31, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 31, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 1, 2015

The Shaker Village Craft Series

This year’s Shaker Village Craft Fair will boast an assortment of crafts, including exceptional pottery, jewelry, glassware, woven rugs, needlecraft, basketry, leather goods, floral design and Shaker reproductions. The Craft Fair is one of the Kentucky’s premier craft events and attracts the elite among regional artisans, as well as up-and-coming new artists. Time to be announced. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more …

Start: August 1, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 1, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 1, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 7, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 7, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 7, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 8, 2015

Shaker Village presents “Well Crafted: Local Brews + Local Bands”

Shaker Village’s annual “Well Crafted–Local Brews + Local Bands” festival returns for its second year. The event will celebrate Kentucky’s burgeoning beer and music scene. Favorite local craft beer from up-and-coming breweries will complement a backdrop of local music. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Shaker Village’s environmental sustainability initiatives and programs. Full line-up coming soon. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more …

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 8, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 11, 2015

Billy Coffey discussing and signing “The Curse of Crow Hollow” at Joseph-Beth

With the profound sense of Southern spirituality he is known for, Billy Coffey draws us into a town where good and evil and myth and reality intertwine in unexpected ways. Everyone in Crow Hollow knows of Alvaretta Graves, the old widow who lives in the mountain. Many call her a witch; others whisper she’s insane. Everyone agrees the vengeance Alvaretta …

Start: August 11, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 14, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 14, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 14, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

OPENING RECEPTION: Matt Mentir: “Makeup Applied”

Institute 193193 N. Limestone(859) 749 – 9765Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.www.institute193.org Opening Reception: August 14, 6-9 p.m. On Display August 14 – September 19 Matt Mentir: “Makeup Applied”Institute 193 is pleased to present “Makeup Applied,”  an exhibition of recent works by the Lexington countercultural polymath Matt Minter. Minter’s visual work employs the tropes of premium, intricately-detailed 70s …

Start: August 14, 2015 6:00 pm
End: August 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Institute 193
Address:
193 North Limestone, Lexington
Cost: Free

John Scalzi signs and discusses “The End Of All Things” at Joseph-Beth

Hugo-award winning author John Scalzi returns to his best-selling “Old Man’s War” universe. Humans expanded into space…only to find a universe populated with multiple alien species bent on their destruction. Thus was the Colonial Union formed, to help protect us from a hostile universe. The Colonial Union used the Earth and its excess population for colonists and soldiers. It was …

Start: August 14, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 15, 2015

Michael Crisp discusses and signs “Blue Shirts” at Joseph-Beth

Sean Everett is having a tough week. After finalizing a bitter divorce, he loses his job as a stockbroker with the financial firm he has worked for most of his life. Broke and desperate, Sean finds himself fearing for his future – that is until an old high school friend of his comes back into his life, and makes him …

Start: August 15, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 15, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 15, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 15, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 18, 2015

Authors Richard Kadrey/Chuck Wendig/ David Wellington at Joseph-Beth

Richard Kadrey signing “Killing Pretty”: James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, in this high octane 7th installment of the Sandman Slim series, he’s come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. ** Chuck Wendig signing “ZER0ES”: Combining the scientific-based, propulsive narrative style of …

Start: August 18, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 18, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 21, 2015

Warehouse Block Party

Warehouse Block Inaugural BLOCK PARTY featuring over 40 vendors plus live music by Alex Miller, The Star Devils, The Brat Pack; aerial performances by Bella Forza; and a performance by The Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Vendors to include, Blue Stallion Brewery, Crank & Boom, Minton’s, Pasta Garage and more

Start: August 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 21, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Ashland Avenue and National Avenue

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 21, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 22, 2015 – August 23, 2015

Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival at Masterson Station Park

Now in year three, Crave Lexington Food  + Music Festival will take place at a new location this year:Masterson Station Park. The festival celebrates “made from scratch,” with a special focus on  local food and music. Produced by Smiley Pete Publishing (this website’s parent company), the free, all-ages and family-friendly event features dozens of food vendors, two days of live …

Start: August 22, 2015
End: August 23, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 22, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 22, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 27, 2015

Kathleen Driskell reading from and signing “Next Door to the Dead: Poems” at Joseph Beth

When Kathleen Driskell says that she’s gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet lives in an old country church just outside Louisville. Next door is an old graveyard that she was told had fallen out of use. In this marvelous new collection, this turns out not to be the case as the poet’s …

Start: August 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 27, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

August 28, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 28, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 29, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 29, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 3, 2015

Kim Harrison signs and discusses “The Drafter: Peri Reed Chronicles” at Joseph-Beth

The Bourne Identity” meets “Minority Report” in this first highly anticipated installment in Harrison’s sexy new suspense trilogy, featuring a brilliant special task agent at the top of her field and set in a futuristic Detroit. Tickets to meet the author FREE with purchase of ‘The Drafter’. Gives Back members are eligible for a limited number of VIP tickets. www.josephbeth.com

Start: September 3, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 3, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

September 4, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 4, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 5, 2015

Shaker Village presents WaterFest

WaterFest, a new event at Shaker Village this year, will be a day of exploration, fun and learning about water. Held in conjunction with this family-friendly festival will be the Kentucky Palisades Paddle SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) race, presented by the Southern Stroke Paddle Series, at Shaker Landing. Professional, adult recreational and youth recreational races will take place on the Kentucky …

Date: September 5, 2015
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 5, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 11, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 11, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 11, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 12, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 12, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 12, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 18, 2015

Festival Latino de Lexington

Traditionally we featured many regional vendors offering Latino food, crafts, and on many occasions we have live performing by sculptors, painters, and other plastic arts artists.    

Date: September 18, 2015
Venue: Courthouse Plaza
Address:
150 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Opening Reception: Capturing Light at The Living Arts and Science Center

The Living Arts and Science Center362 N. Martin Luther King(859) 252-5222Gallery Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 am – 5:00 pmSat.: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.www.lasclex.org Opening Reception: September 18, 5 – 8 p.m. On Display August 14 – September 25 Capturing Light: the Photography of Nicole White and Gary Mesa-Gaido “This exhibition will feature the illuminating and compelling photographs of University of Kentucky Photography …

Start: September 18, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: The Living Arts and Science Center
Address:
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 18, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 18, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States
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