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December 18, 2014

Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Institute 193 SELLS OUT

It’s that time of the year again! Please join us for Institute 193 Sells Out, December 3 – December 22. The shop will sell books, CDs, vinyl records, artist editions, tee shirts, one-of-a-kind articles of clothing, design objects, and small works of art created by Southern artists, musicians, and designers. In addition to the shop, we will host a number …

Start: December 18, 2014 5:00 pm
End: December 18, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Institute 193
Address:
193 North Limestone, Lexington

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 18, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 19, 2014

Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Institute 193 SELLS OUT

It’s that time of the year again! Please join us for Institute 193 Sells Out, December 3 – December 22. The shop will sell books, CDs, vinyl records, artist editions, tee shirts, one-of-a-kind articles of clothing, design objects, and small works of art created by Southern artists, musicians, and designers. In addition to the shop, we will host a number …

Start: December 19, 2014 5:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Institute 193
Address:
193 North Limestone, Lexington

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 19, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

The REP Theatre presents “The Smack Off: A Christmas Reality Show” at the Guignol Theatre

The REP theatre troupe presents  an evening of laughter and holiday fun . The Billy’s and the Bobbie’s are back competing for a record contract, a tour of 72 state fairs, and the coveted Christmas Crown . A colorful and delightful show with over seventy dancers and singers – including a former Miss Kentucky, Jenna Day, and Steve Zahn. www.scfatickets.com

Start: December 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $12- $16

December 20, 2014

Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Institute 193 SELLS OUT

It’s that time of the year again! Please join us for Institute 193 Sells Out, December 3 – December 22. The shop will sell books, CDs, vinyl records, artist editions, tee shirts, one-of-a-kind articles of clothing, design objects, and small works of art created by Southern artists, musicians, and designers. In addition to the shop, we will host a number …

Start: December 20, 2014 5:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Institute 193
Address:
193 North Limestone, Lexington

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 20, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

The REP Theatre presents “The Smack Off: A Christmas Reality Show” at the Guignol Theatre

The REP theatre troupe presents  an evening of laughter and holiday fun . The Billy’s and the Bobbie’s are back competing for a record contract, a tour of 72 state fairs, and the coveted Christmas Crown . A colorful and delightful show with over seventy dancers and singers – including a former Miss Kentucky, Jenna Day, and Steve Zahn. www.scfatickets.com

Start: December 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $12- $16

December 21, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 21, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

The REP Theatre presents “The Smack Off: A Christmas Reality Show” at the Guignol Theatre

The REP theatre troupe presents  an evening of laughter and holiday fun . The Billy’s and the Bobbie’s are back competing for a record contract, a tour of 72 state fairs, and the coveted Christmas Crown . A colorful and delightful show with over seventy dancers and singers – including a former Miss Kentucky, Jenna Day, and Steve Zahn. www.scfatickets.com

Start: December 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Guignol Theatre
Phone: (859) 257-4929
Address:
465 Rose St., Lexington, KY, 40506, United States
Cost: $12- $16

Tomáseen Foley’s “A Celtic Christmas” at Singletary Center for The Arts

Now in its 17th season, Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas recreates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in the parish of Teampall an Ghleanntáin in the west of Ireland; with the haunting melodies of traditional Irish Christmas carols and dances. www.finearts.uky.edu

Start: December 21, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30/$25/$20

December 22, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 22, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 23, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 23, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 24, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 24, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 25, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 25, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 26, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 26, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Candlelight Open House Tour at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate

A guided, candlelit tour of the inside of Ashland: The Henry Clay House, decorated in a star-spangled holiday theme. Admission includes holiday refreshments. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ashland: The Henry Clay House, 120 Sycamore Rd. (859) 266-8581.  www.henryclay.org.

Start: December 26, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Estate
Address:
120 Sycamore Road, Lexington , KY, United States

The Bourbon Classic Christmas Party at The Livery

A Lexington holiday tradition, this Christmas fundraising throwdown is co-sponsored by the Junior League of Lexington.  All proceeds will go to support Surgery on Sunday Inc. Cocktails provided by Four Roses, Country Boy, Boteco Vodka, and Espirito XVI.  Dj stylings of Gary Klass as well as live jams compliments of Black Cat Cadillac.  Light appetizers will be provided , with a food truck on …

Start: December 26, 2014 8:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: The Livery
Address:
238 E. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $45

December 27, 2014

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: “The Night Before Christmas”

Kentucky Ballet Theatre will bring the Night Before Christmas to the Lexington Opera House stage. Artistic Director Norbe Risco first created this ballet in 2012 with an attempt to revive the classic poem and offer a new holiday ballet option, instead of the annual “Nutcracker.” Norbe Risco and local actor/director Ross Carter wrote the story for the ballet keeping with …

Start: December 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20-35

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 27, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 27, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 28, 2014

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: “The Night Before Christmas”

Kentucky Ballet Theatre will bring the Night Before Christmas to the Lexington Opera House stage. Artistic Director Norbe Risco first created this ballet in 2012 with an attempt to revive the classic poem and offer a new holiday ballet option, instead of the annual “Nutcracker.” Norbe Risco and local actor/director Ross Carter wrote the story for the ballet keeping with …

Start: December 28, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20-35

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 28, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 29, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 29, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 30, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 30, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 31, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 31, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

LexEffect Downtown New Year’s Eve Bash

Live music by The Jordan English Band, The Wooks, and Radio DJ Corey from HOT 102FM. Tickets include two bar beverages, a champagne toast, and hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar also available. ($45) Black and Gold attire suggested, but not required. Partial proceeds from this event go to benefit the LexEffect Giving Fund, which donates un-designated funds to local non-profits for …

Start: December 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $45

February 11, 2015

Alton Brown Live: Edible Inevitable Tour at Eku Center for The Arts

In the late 1990s Alton Brown reinvented the food show with his award-winning “Good Eats.” Now with this live, traveling, foodie, comedy, quiz, lecture, puppet, talk, science, storytelling, and music show he’s reinventing the live, traveling, foodie comedy.

Start: February 11, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $21-$100

February 22, 2015

“Chuggington Live: The Great Rescue Adventure” at the Lexington Opera House

In CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure the trainees are on their first day of Advanced Training, and are eager to impress their mentors by mastering new roles that test their courage, speed, and determination. Also showing at 5PM.  

Start: February 22, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 22, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 - $49

March 12, 2015

Disney On Ice presents: “Passport to Adventure” at Rupp Arena

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the magical worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and Lilo & Stitch. This all ages show will explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa; voyage deep under the sea to Ariel’s mystical underwater kingdom; tour London with Peter Pan …

Date: March 12, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

March 13, 2015

Disney On Ice presents: “Passport to Adventure” at Rupp Arena

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the magical worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and Lilo & Stitch. This all ages show will explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa; voyage deep under the sea to Ariel’s mystical underwater kingdom; tour London with Peter Pan …

Date: March 13, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States