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April 19, 2015

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Jefferson Street

‘Jefferson Street’ Tour (2 pm):  This guided walking tour explores the popular Jefferson Street corridor and its many offerings – from an eclectic smoked meats restaurant to a European-styled grocery and wine shop, this tour has it all. Experience Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. …

Start: April 19, 2015 2:00 am
End: April 19, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

April 23, 2015

Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavillion

The 20th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. Featuring live music, food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere, the family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.  www.downtownlex.com April 2 – August 27 * 4:30pm – 9:00pm September 3 – October 22 * 4:30pm – 7:30pm April …

Start: April 23, 2015 4:30 pm
End: April 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 25, 2015

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Heart of Downtown

‘Heart of Downtown’ Tour (10 am):  This guided walking tour traverses through the core of beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Experience unique areas such as Gratz Park, the Cheapside District and the bustle of Main Street all in one tour. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s …

Start: April 25, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

April 26, 2015

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Jefferson Street

‘Jefferson Street’ Tour (2 pm):  This guided walking tour explores the popular Jefferson Street corridor and its many offerings – from an eclectic smoked meats restaurant to a European-styled grocery and wine shop, this tour has it all. Experience Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. …

Start: April 26, 2015 2:00 am
End: April 26, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

April 30, 2015

Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavillion

The 20th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. Featuring live music, food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere, the family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.  www.downtownlex.com April 2 – August 27 * 4:30pm – 9:00pm September 3 – October 22 * 4:30pm – 7:30pm April …

Start: April 30, 2015 4:30 pm
End: April 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

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 2, 2015

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Heart of Downtown

‘Heart of Downtown’ Tour (10 am):  This guided walking tour traverses through the core of beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Experience unique areas such as Gratz Park, the Cheapside District and the bustle of Main Street all in one tour. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s …

Start: May 2, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

May 3, 2015

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Jefferson Street

‘Jefferson Street’ Tour (2 pm):  This guided walking tour explores the popular Jefferson Street corridor and its many offerings – from an eclectic smoked meats restaurant to a European-styled grocery and wine shop, this tour has it all. Experience Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. …

Start: May 3, 2015 2:00 am
End: May 3, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

May 7, 2015

Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavillion

The 20th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. Featuring live music, food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere, the family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.  www.downtownlex.com April 2 – August 27 * 4:30pm – 9:00pm September 3 – October 22 * 4:30pm – 7:30pm April …

Start: May 7, 2015 4:30 pm
End: May 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

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

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 9, 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 9, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Mayfest Arts Fair at Gratz Park

This annual outdoor festival celebrates the visual, performing and literary arts, with juried vendors, a book fair hosted by the Carnegie Center, live entertainment, food, family activities and more.  Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  www.downtownlex.com/mayfest-arts-fair.

Date: May 9, 2015
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Heart of Downtown

‘Heart of Downtown’ Tour (10 am):  This guided walking tour traverses through the core of beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Experience unique areas such as Gratz Park, the Cheapside District and the bustle of Main Street all in one tour. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s …

Start: May 9, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 9, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

Southland Street Fair

Festivities, local food and retail vendors, biking demonstrations, and live bluegrass music will be available in a blocked off section of Southland Drive and the adjacent parking lots on Saturday, May 9th from 3 pm – 8 pm. 

Start: May 9, 2015 3:00 pm
End: May 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Southland Drive
Address:
Southland Drive, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

May 10, 2015

Lexington Craft Beer Week Special Events

      Taking place May 9-17,  the third annual Craft Beer Week will feature special events, tappings and tastings at bars and breweries across the city.    Click here for the full schedule.   May 10 events:  

Date: May 10, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Mayfest Arts Fair at Gratz Park

This annual outdoor festival celebrates the visual, performing and literary arts, with juried vendors, a book fair hosted by the Carnegie Center, live entertainment, food, family activities and more.  Sat., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  www.downtownlex.com/mayfest-arts-fair.

Date: May 10, 2015
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Jefferson Street

‘Jefferson Street’ Tour (2 pm):  This guided walking tour explores the popular Jefferson Street corridor and its many offerings – from an eclectic smoked meats restaurant to a European-styled grocery and wine shop, this tour has it all. Experience Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. …

Start: May 10, 2015 2:00 am
End: May 10, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

May 11, 2015

Lexington Craft Beer Week Special Events

Taking place May 9-17,  the third annual Craft Beer Week will feature special events, tappings and tastings at bars and breweries across the city.  Click here for the full schedule. May 11 events: www.lexbeerscene.com

Date: May 11, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

May 12, 2015

Lexington Craft Beer Week Special Events

Taking place May 9-17,  the third annual Craft Beer Week will feature special events, tappings and tastings at bars and breweries across the city.  Click here for the full schedule. May 12 events:

Date: May 12, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

May 13, 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 13, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

May 14, 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 14, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavillion

The 20th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. Featuring live music, food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere, the family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.  www.downtownlex.com April 2 – August 27 * 4:30pm – 9:00pm September 3 – October 22 * 4:30pm – 7:30pm April …

Start: May 14, 2015 4:30 pm
End: May 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 15, 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 15, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Taste Of The Bluegrass at Keeneland Keene Barn

  The Taste of the Bluegrass showcases the very best food and drink Central Kentucky has to offer. More than 60 restaurants and beverage distributors. Plus, live music, and a silent auction. Taste of the Bluegrass is held in Keeneland’s Keene Barn & Entertainment Center, featuring a “who’s who” of restaurants, caterers, bakeries, beverage purveyors, and guests. www.godspantry.org

Start: May 15, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:
Cost: $75-$125

May 16, 2015

Lexington Craft Beer Week

Taking place May 9-17,  the third annual Craft Beer Week will feature special events, tappings and tastings at bars and breweries across the city.  Click here for the full schedule. May 16 events:

Date: May 16, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Heart of Downtown

‘Heart of Downtown’ Tour (10 am):  This guided walking tour traverses through the core of beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Experience unique areas such as Gratz Park, the Cheapside District and the bustle of Main Street all in one tour. Sample the fare that makes each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s …

Start: May 16, 2015 10:00 am
End: May 16, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $59

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

May 17, 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 17, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States