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April 3, 2015

The Night Market

The Night Market – a lively outdoor pop-up market featuring local vendors, food trucks, libations and more – kicks back into gear with the first event of 2015. Presenting sponsors: Kentucky For Kentucky and West Sixth Brewing Music presented by: Lexington Lexington  Featuring: Dublove Reggae Band  Food by: Thai & Mighty                   …

Start: April 3, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Night Market
Address:
E Loudoun Ave & Bryan Ave, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

May 1, 2015

Oaks Day Festival at Buffalo Trace

Experience the excitement of Derby weekend with another Kentucky tradition –bourbon. Enjoy complimentary tours and tastings all day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy live festive Bluegrass music and  bourbon ball ice cream made with Buffalo Trace Bourbon. www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events

Start: May 1, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 1, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Address:
113 Great Buffalo Trace , Frankfort, KY

Bradley Picklesimer’s Derby Eve Party at the Bar Complex

Former Lexington nightclub proprietor Bradley Picklesimer will return to his hometown to present an inaugural Derby Eve Party featuring music by famed DJ, Chi Chi LaRue; costumes by Lady Gaga’s former designer, Perry Meek; cakes by Lilyfield Cakes and more. Picklesimer  was the proprietor of several of Lexington’s more outrageous nightclubs including Café LMNOP. He has spent the past 25 …

Start: May 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Bar Complex
Address:
224 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $40 - $50

May 8, 2015

The American Cancer Society’s “Purses Pouts & Pearls” Ladies’ Party at the Carrick House

An entertaining evening out for women featuring food, cocktails, a silent auction, and purse bingo with designer purses, all for the benefit of the American Cancer Society.   pursespoutsandpearlslex.org

Start: May 8, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 8, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Carrick House
Address:
312 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

May 16, 2015

Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest at Heritage Hall

Now in year two, Alltech’s annual Craft Brews and Food Fest will feature hundreds of craft beers from Kentucky and across the nation, with special tappings, food vendors, live entertainment, the second Alltech Commonwealth Craft Beer Cup and more. The event, which is part of the Annual Lexington Craft Beer Week, will also feature a local and regional craft spirits bar, …

Start: May 16, 2015 12:00 pm
End: May 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Heritage Hall at the Lexington Center
Address:
410 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY, United States

June 19, 2015

Pappy for your Pappy Father’s Day Event at Buffalo Trace

A one-of-a-kind dinner event with Julian and Preston Van Winkle  as they guide you through a tasting of the various ages of Van Winkle Bourbons. Participants are encouraged to bring your favorite Van Winkle item to have it signed at the end of the evening. www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events

Start: June 19, 2015 7:00 pm
End: June 19, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Address:
113 Great Buffalo Trace , Frankfort, KY
Cost: $85 per person

July 16, 2015

LexEffect presents Chew Dinner Series with Chef Mark Wombles

In this quarterly dinner series presented by LexEffect, the local menu will be presented by Chef Mark Wombles of Distilled and Heirloom featuring local craft beer. Partial proceeds from the event will go to the LexEffect Giving Fund,which accepts applications from local non-profit organizations to support special projects, operating costs, equipment, and more. $40 per person. Visit www.lexeffectky.com/chew.html for tickets …

Start: July 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: July 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

August 22, 2015 – August 23, 2015

Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival

Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival returns to Lexington for the third year, this time in a new location of Masterson Station Park.  Produced by Smiley Pete Publishing (tadoo’s parent organization), this annual event features two days of free live music, dozens of local food vendors, craft beer and cocktails, family activities and lots more. Music line-up, vendors and more info …

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

October 30, 2015

Disturbia at the Distillery: Bluegrass Mystery Theatre at Buffalo Trace

Start your evening off with the popular Ghost Tour, followed by dinner and spirits pairing in the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse. During  dinner, the antics of Bluegrass Mystery Theatre will  begin in a ‘whodunnit’ mystery production. www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events

Start: October 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Address:
113 Great Buffalo Trace , Frankfort, KY
Cost: $60

November 18, 2015

LexEffect presents Chew Dinner Series with chef Mark Jensen

In this quarterly dinner series presented by LexEffect,  the local menu will be prepared by Chef Mark Jensen of Middle Fork featuring local bourbon cocktails. Partial proceeds from the event will go to the LexEffect Giving Fund,which accepts applications from local non-profit organizations to support special projects, operating costs, equipment, and more. $40 per person. Visit www.lexeffectky.com/chew.html for tickets and more …

Start: November 18, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 18, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Middle Fork Kitchen and Bar
Address:
1224 Manchester st, Lexington, KY