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April 27, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: April 27, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

April 28, 2015

Special Derby Tea at Waveland

The event will feature Michael Blowen from Old Friends, a Kentucky facility for retired Thoroughbreds. His presentation will include information on Kentucky’s horse tradition, horse racing here in the Bluegrass and how they accommodate retired thoroughbreds at Old Friends. Click here for more information on Waveland. 

Start: April 28, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Waveland State Historic Park
Address:
225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY, United States

Sarah Mlynowski book signing at Joseph-Beth

“Beauty Queen: Whatever After #7″ The magical seventh installment in this New York Times bestselling series! This time, the magic mirror sucks Abby and Jonah into the story of Beauty and the Beast. When Jonah angers the Beast by picking flowers from his garden, he becomes the Beast’s prisoner. Abby has to save her brother by finding Beauty, whom the …

Start: April 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

April 29, 2015

Holler Poets Series #83 at Al’s Bar

Holler will celebrate national poetry month with the return of Normandi Ellis, author of Words on Water, and the debut of two-time National Poetry Slam Champion, Roger Bonair-Agard, his latest Bury My Clothes, a long list finalist for the National Book Award. Providing music is Louisville based old time/folk artist Alejandro Udisco Kentucki (Alex Udisco). www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: April 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

April 30, 2015

Write Or Die Poetry Slam at The Raven House

As National Poetry Month comes to a close, celebrate local and regional poets who will compete for first, second, and third place cash prizes in an elimination-round poetry slam. Presented by Bianca Spriggs, this fast-paced event in a living room setting will offer spectators an opportunity to cheer on the spellbinding power of poetry delivered by seasoned spoken word artists.  …

Start: April 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Raven House Show
Address:
3229 Raven Cir, 40502, KY, United States
Cost: $20

May 1, 2015

Juried Student Show Opening Reception at Morlan Gallery

Art majors and non-art majors alike contribute work in a wide variety of media to this joyful exploration of creativity.  

Start: May 1, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Morlan Gallery
Phone: (859) 233-8142
Address:
300 N Broadway, Lexington, 40508

May 2, 2015

Independent Book Store Day at Morris Book Shop

For the first time ever, the magical, mythical independent book stores are getting their own national celebration. For one day only, enjoy browsing exclusive books, art prints, and Kentucky bookmarks. www.morrisbookshop.com

Start: May 2, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: the Morris Book Shop
Phone: 859-276-0494
Address:
882 E. High Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Derby Day Breakfast at Waveland

Waveland State Historic Site will be hosting a Derby Day Breakfast, Saturday, May 2nd at 10 a.m. The event will include an elegant breakfast served on  china by period dressed interpreters as well as a special program which will tell the story of Waveland and how it influenced horse racing in Lexington.  A mansion tour will follow the presentation.   Click here for …

Start: May 2, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Waveland State Historic Park
Address:
225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY, United States

May 4, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 8, 2015

Lexington Craft Beer Week Special Events

          The week, featuring special events, tappings and tastings at bars and breweries across the city is a celebration of all things local.   www.lexbeerscene.com

Date: May 8, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

May 10, 2015

Zosimos Multimedia Art Event at Natasha’s Bistro

From the creative minds of Natasha’s own Aileen Carroll and Aaron Knapp, ZOSIMOS is an aesthetic extravaganza sure to stir the senses and inspire the imagination. Our first event will feature musical performances from two local bands, Morning Without You (a progressive folk rock band featuring Tyler Thompson, formerly of ‘Deep Time’) and Driftwood Gypsy (a psychedelic funk jam band), …

Start: May 10, 2015 9:00 pm
End: May 10, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

May 11, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 11, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 17, 2015

Northside Neighborhood Association: 2015 Historic House and Garden Tour

Various homes, gardens, and non-residential properties throughout the Northside Neighborhood (which is bounded  by Limestone Street and Newtown Pike on east and west and by the Beltline Railway and Second Street on north and south). Tickets can be purchased on-line at http://northsidelex.com. Tickets are $20 for adults; $5 for young adults and children; and free for children under 4-years.

Start: May 17, 2015 1:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Vintage Baseball Game at Waveland

Waveland State Historic Site will be hosting a Vintage Baseball game as it was in the 1860’s.  Losantiville Black Stockings -vs-  Norwood Highlanders Tour of the mansion will be offered after the game.   Click here for more information about Waveland. 

Start: May 17, 2015 2:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Waveland State Historic Park
Address:
225 Waveland Museum Lane, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $1 - $5

May 18, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 18, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

May 21, 2015

Antony and Cleopatra–Stratford Festival Screening at Fayette Mall Theater

 The Cinemark Theater at Fayette Mall will be joining with Fathom Events and BY Experience for a special cinematic event: three screenings of Stratford Festival‘s Shakespearean performances. The screenings will start with King Lear on Wednesday, February 25, followed by King John on Wednesday, April 8 and Antony and Cleopatra on Thursday, May 21. For more showtimes and to purchase …

Start: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
Address:
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

May 25, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: May 25, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 25, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 1, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 8, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 15, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 15, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 15, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 20, 2015

Thomas Merton Talk at Shaker Village

Join Dr. Paul Pearson of The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University to discuss Shaker Village’s summer exhibition, A Hidden Wholeness: The Zen Photography of Thomas Merton. www.shakervillageky.org

Start: June 20, 2015 5:00 pm
End: June 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

June 22, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 22, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 22, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

June 29, 2015

Open Mic Night with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Local songbird Coralee hosts an all-inclusive open mic night on the Willie’s stage. Sign ups start at 7. www.willieslex.com  

Start: June 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: June 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: Free

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

August 2, 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 2, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 2, 2015 5:00 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

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

September 26, 2015 – September 27, 2015

Shaker Village presents HarvestFest

Shaker Village’s annual down-home harvest celebration, HarvestFest, will return this year, remaining a family-friendly event. Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to meet the farm animals, enjoy live music, climb hay stacks and bob for apples in the Kids’ Village, taste apple butter made from apples in Shaker Village’s orchard, and much more. Time to be announced. Visit …

Start: September 26, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 27, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States