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September 2015

Shaker Village presents WaterFest

September 5
Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY United States
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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 River. Time to be announced. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more info.

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Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

September 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY United States

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, and will be updated in the coming months) *      *      *      *    …

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$15

Neon Splash Paint Party at MoonDance Ampitheatre

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
1152 Monarch Street
Lexington , KY United States
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Neon Splash will be hosting a state-of-the-art glow paint party. A concert grade setup, with pure sound and bass, and an intelligent light show with lasers, strobes, and fog. On the stage, will be professional dancers shooting over 100 gallons of paint onto each and every attendee at the outdoor event. Professional photographers will be in attendance taking footage and pictures of this epic party.  White clothing you don’t care to be stained is highly suggested. 16+. For tickets, email …

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Fall Farm Fest at Talon Winery

September 12 @ 12:00 am - 7:00 pm
Talon Winery,
7086 Tates Creek Road KY United States

A day filled with food, music, wine, activities and more. -Food provided by Billy’s BBQ -Local Vendors include: Bluegrass Kettle Masters, Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream, Larry Mac’s Cheese Spreads, Crafted by Kim (wood art) & Bluegrass Script (Kentucky shirts & Prints) & more to come!!  -Live Music all day with Camille Rae & Bari Leigh -Hourly Vineyard Tours -Release of our Apple Bourbon Barrel Wine, Forbidden -Games -Vendors: Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream Bluegrass Kettle Masters Larry…

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$18

Lexington Children’s Theatre: ‘The Adventures of Madeline’

September 13
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 west short street
lexington, KY United States
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  Join everyone’s favorite pint-sized Parisian as she takes on appendicitis, tigers, and a very naughty neighbor boy.  Ludwig Bemelmans himself narrates Madeline’s adventures with Miss Clavel, Jean-Pierre the mouse, Genevieve the dog, and all the favorite characters from the classic series. Sunday, September 13– 2:00  Saturday, September 19– 2:00 & 7:00 Sunday, September 20– 2:00   www.lctonstage.org  

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Berea Spoonbread Festival

September 18
Memorial Park,
Jefferson St
Berea, KY United States

Each day is filled with family fun, beginning Friday afternoon with a variety of exhibitors, and culminating Friday night with free concerts in Memorial Park and the balloon glow. Saturday is an action packed day with more exhibits, Fun Park activities, 5K Run, tethered balloon rides, motorcycle show, dog show and free concerts in the park. Sunday features more exhibits, a car show and family fun in the Fun Park. www.spoonbreadfestival.com

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Festival Latino de Lexington

September 18
Courthouse Plaza,
150 N. Limestone
Lexington, KY United States
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Festival de Latino features two days of Latin inspired cuisine, dance and music. Friday night will feature a fireworks display, with Saturday full of cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, craft vendors and more.

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Lexington Medical Society Alliance’s Sunset Soiree at Spindletop Hall

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Spindletop Hall,
3414 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY 40511 United States

The Lexington Medical Society Alliance presents a dinner in support Baby Health Service featuring live jazz from Alicia Helm McCorvey & Friends, a lavish spread of food and drink and an extensive silent auction featuring luxury goods and services. www.lmsalexington.com

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Midway Fall Festival

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Street,
Main Street
Midway , KY United States
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 A lively, family friendly art and craft festival now in its 41st year, in historic and scenic Midway, Ky. Featuring live music, food, and children’s activities. 

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Fresh Food Adventure: Garden Supper with Cedar Creek Farm at Shaker Village

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY United States

Visit the garden, meet the gardener, and experience a remarkable seed-to-table meal in the company of friends, neighbors, and fellow supporters of Kentucky’s food community.  The Shaker Village culinary team will prepare a series of suppers inspired by, and served in the center of our late-summer vegetable garden. Changing menus will feature produce from the garden and will include appetizers, three courses and featured wines. Suppers will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather. www.shakervillageky.org

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Shaker Village presents HarvestFest

September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY United States
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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 www.shakervillageky.org for more info.

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October 2015

The Bourbon Social at Keeneland

October 1
Keeneland,
4201 Versailles Road Select a Country:
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The Bourbon Social is a celebration of bourbon and all things Kentucky. It will take place October 1-11 throughout Lexington, Kentucky comprised of various events celebrating all things bourbon, bourbon education, food, fun and more.  Tickets available at www.thebourbonsocial.com

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$59

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tour: Jefferson Street

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Various Venues,
Lexington , KY United States
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‘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. It’s a stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of…

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Imagination Movers at EKU Center for The Arts

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
Hall Drive
Richmond, KY United States
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With their motto of “reach high, think big, work hard, have fun!” the Imagination Movers have been entertaining Disney audiences for years with their popular TV show and high energy music concerts. Rock ‘n’ Roll for the grade school set, The New York Times reports the Movers are “prized by many parents for non-condescending lyrics and music that evokes the Beastie Boys or Red Hot Chili Peppers.” www.ekucenter.com for tickets.

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$18

Lexington Children’s Theatre: ‘Where The Red Fern Grows’

October 11
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 west short street
lexington, KY United States
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Best friends come in all shapes and sizes. They make you laugh, are always ready to have some fun, and protect you when you’re in need of protecting. Billy Coleman’s best friends, Old Dan and Little Ann, just happen to be four-legged. This award winning story about life’s growing pains will remind you that there are very few things stronger than the bond between a boy and his dog.   Sunday, October 11 – 2:00  Saturday, October 17 – 2:00…

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Incredible Food Show at Rupp Arena

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street
Lexington, KY United States
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Now in its seventh year, the Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show is the event of the year for everyone who loves food, cooking and entertaining. This year’s show will feature two cooking presentations by celebrity chef Carla Hall, in the Celebrity Kitchen Theatre located in Rupp Arena. In addition to the Celebrity Chef presentations, the Incredible Food Show will host cooking demonstrations by award-winning local and regional chefs.  The Marketplace will feature more than 100 exhibitors including specialty food companies, restaurants,…

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$18

Lexington Children’s Theatre Learning Stage: ‘ Zombie in Love’

October 30
Lexington Children’s Theatre,
418 west short street
lexington, KY United States
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Mortimer isn’t your everyday teenager. Yes, he faces typical teen trials – balancing homework and friends, trying to fit in, figuring out how to talk to girls – but for the life of him he just can’t find a date to the school dance. It doesn’t help that his bones are decaying, he eats brains for breakfast, and he’s… well…dead.  Friday, October 30– 7:00  Saturday, October 31 – 2:00 Sunday, November 1 – 2:00 www.lctonstage.org    

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$60

Disturbia at the Distillery: Bluegrass Mystery Theatre at Buffalo Trace

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Trace Distillery,
113 Great Buffalo Trace
Frankfort, KY
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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

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November 2015

LexEffect presents Chew Dinner Series with chef Mark Jensen

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Middle Fork Kitchen and Bar,
1224 Manchester st
Lexington, KY

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 information.

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Fresh Food Adventures: Kentucky Wild at Shaker Village

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY United States

Witness the Woodford Hounds’ traditional hunt blessing then dine on Kentucky quail and other game from local lands.  www.shakervillageky.org

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