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March 6, 2015

Historic Preservation Symposium at The Downtown Arts Center

Rebranding Historic Preservation” is this year’s title for the annual preservation symposium  ​presented by the University of Kentucky Historic Preservation Graduate Organization.​  ​It will explore some of the ways in which preservation thought and practice has become embedded in the work of an ever-expanding range of allied fields.  Far from being a stand-alone movement, historic preservation supports, and is supported …

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 6, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

March 7, 2015 – March 8, 2015

Kentucky Crafted: The Market at The Lexington Convention Center

  The largest collection of Kentucky artists under one roof will gather for Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Lexington Convention Center. Now in its 33rd year, The Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature event of the year for artists under the Kentucky Crafted brand to display and sell their work to a broad base of consumers and wholesale …

Start: March 7, 2015
End: March 8, 2015
Venue: Lexington Convention Center
Address:
430 West Vine, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

March 8, 2015

LexArts Showcase at the Lyric Theatre

A full day of artistic activities and presentations at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center as they partner with and host some of these local organizations: ‘Sculpture Gumbo’ – by Sisohpromatem Art Foundation, Inc 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Multipurpose Room Create whimsical sculptures from a variety of household and everyday items, transform a plastic water bottle into an …

Date: March 8, 2015
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

March 10, 2015

Author Series at McConnell Springs

The event is free but registration is requested and limited. Soft drinks and water will be provided. For more information, or to register, call McConnell Springs at (859) 225-4073.  

Start: March 10, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 10, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: McConnell Springs
Address:
416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington , KY, United States

March 18, 2015

Black History Convocation at the Lyric Theatre

In celebration of Black History Month, the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center will host its 3rd annual Black History Convocation. The keynote speaker is Colmon Elridge, executive assistant to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear.   The Convocation is designed and geared to an audience of local students attending William Wells Brown Elementary (5th graders), STEAM Academy, and Lexington Traditional Magnet School (LTMS). …

Start: March 18, 2015 10:00 am
End: March 18, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: Free

Kentucky Fried ‘Zine Fest’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee at Al’s Bar

  Teams will compete in the fun atmosphere of Al’s in the name of charity, with winners receiving, zine, handmade gooing and gifts from Al’s. Entry for the contest is $5 per person. 

Start: March 18, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 8, 2015

King John–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: April 8, 2015 5:00 pm
End: April 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
Address:
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

April 19, 2015

A Thousand Cranes at EKU Center for The Arts

Hiroshima-born Sadako faces the battle of her life when she is told that she has leukemia, the “atom bomb disease.” Recalling a Japanese legend, Sadako sets to work folding paper cranes. According to the legend, if a person folds 1,000 cranes the gods will grant them a wish. Will Sadako finish making the cranes in time to have her health …

Start: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$15

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 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

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, 2016

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, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States