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January 30, 2015

Legendary Craftsmen Dinner Series at Buffalo Trace

A one-of-a-kind dinner event featuring hard-to-find tastings of the distillery’s Legendary Craftsmen’s namesake bourbons this event featuring a distillery tour, and glimpse into the history and heritage of two of the gentlemen that helped build the distillery. For reservations, email events@buffalotrace.com or call 502.696.5930. 6:00 p.m. – Optional Tour. 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Dinner/Event. 1/23: William LaRue Weller …

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

January 31, 2015

Lexington Children’d Theatre: “Senor Tortuga”

As is true with most niños, Pedro dreams of staying up past his bed time and eating golosinasfor dinner but today is the day all of that will change, today is the day he meets me a new mysterious friend Señora Tortuga leading him on many adventures.  www.lctonstage.org Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 Saturday, January 31 – 7:00 Sunday, February …

Date: January 31, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

February 1, 2015

Lexington Children’d Theatre: “Senor Tortuga”

As is true with most niños, Pedro dreams of staying up past his bed time and eating golosinasfor dinner but today is the day all of that will change, today is the day he meets me a new mysterious friend Señora Tortuga leading him on many adventures.  www.lctonstage.org Saturday, January 31 – 2:00 Saturday, January 31 – 7:00 Sunday, February …

Date: February 1, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

February 6, 2015

H’Artful of Fun: A Night in Rio at The Alltech Arena

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, H’Artful of Fun supports the creative and educational arts and science programs provided by the Living Arts & Science Center for over 40,000 Central Kentuckians each year.  From feathers to sequins, from bright colors to lively entertainment, the LASC’s “A Night in Rio” will set the stage for a fun-filled, unique evening of fabulous entertainment, delicious appetizers …

Start: February 6, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Alltech Arena at The KY Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington , KY, United States

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 14, 2015

Sweetheart’s Magic Dinner at Hyatt Lexington

Spend your special evening with a Kentucky personality who knows how to keep a secret. The Sweetheart’s Magic Dinner is a special performance of Kentucky’s only publicly performing Magic Dinner Theater​, featuring fine dining and original conjuring from nationally recognized magician John Shore. Each performance features ​a magical mix of ​mystery, history, comedy and drama. Ticket information at www.KentuckyMagicTheater.com

Start: February 14, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 14, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Hyatt Lexington
Address:
401 West High St, Lexington, KY
Cost: $39

Buffalo Love Valentine’s Dinner at Buffalo Trace

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Buffalo Love, a unique dinner featuring Buffalo Trace’s award-winning bourbons paired with a  sumptuous cuisine. For reservations, email events@buffalotrace.com or call 502.696.5930. www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events

Start: February 14, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Address:
113 Great Buffalo Trace , Frankfort, KY
Cost: $75

February 21, 2015

PlayThink Flow Jam Lock In

This is an all night family friendly lock-in event for drumming, dancing, hooping, spinning, yoga and acro yoga. With alternate DJs all night. No alcohol please. www.playthinkfest.com/tickets  

Start: February 21, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 21, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington
Address:
3564 Clays Mill Road, Lexington, KY
Cost: Adults 13+: $20 Kids 12-: $10

February 22, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cat In The Hat”

Based on the book The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss Play originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell  Showtimes  at 2:00 & 4:30. www.lctonstage.org

Date: February 22, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10- $18

“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

PlayThink Flow Jam Lock In

This is an all night family friendly lock-in event for drumming, dancing, hooping, spinning, yoga and acro yoga. With alternate DJs all night. No alcohol please. www.playthinkfest.com/tickets  

Start: February 22, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington
Address:
3564 Clays Mill Road, Lexington, KY
Cost: Adults 13+: $20 Kids 12-: $10

February 28, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cat In The Hat”

Based on the book The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss Play originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell Showtimes at 11am, 2:00p, and 7:00pm. www.lctonstage.org

Date: February 28, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

March 1, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cat In The Hat”

  Based on the book The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss Play originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell www.lctonstage.com 

Start: March 1, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 1, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

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

March 14, 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 14, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

March 15, 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 15, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

March 21, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “A Thousand Cranes”

  Over 501,015 known cases of leukemia caused by the bombing of Hiroshima Japan.  Meet one of the eighteen hundred, Sadako.  Discover how the life of a little girl became legend and how her exuberant spirit left a legacy of hope. Saturday, March 21 – 2:00 Saturday, March 21 – 7:00 Sunday, March 22 – 2:00 www.lctonstage.org

Date: March 21, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

March 22, 2015

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “A Thousand Cranes”

  Over 501,015 known cases of leukemia caused by the bombing of Hiroshima Japan.  Meet one of the eighteen hundred, Sadako.  Discover how the life of a little girl became legend and how her exuberant spirit left a legacy of hope. Saturday, March 21 – 2:00 Saturday, March 21 – 7:00 Sunday, March 22 – 2:00 www.lctonstage.org

Date: March 22, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States

March 28, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt at Buffalo Trace

An event for children and parents. Search for thousands of treat-filled eggs plus enjoy refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny. All activities are complimentary www.buffalotracedistillery.com/events

Start: March 28, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Address:
113 Great Buffalo Trace , Frankfort, KY

April 10, 2015

Central KY Home and Garden Show at Rupp Arena

  The entire Lexington Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. Featuring: • Home and Garden Professionals • Home Improvement Alley • Kitchen and Bath Trends • Outdoor Living • Art, Gift, & Gourmet Center • Kid’s Zone  • Interior Design & Home Accessories • Live birds of Prey Demonstrations   EVENT TIMES: Friday, April 10; 5:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday, April …

Date: April 10, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 11, 2015

Central KY Home and Garden Show at Rupp Arena

  The entire Lexington Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. Featuring: • Home and Garden Professionals • Home Improvement Alley • Kitchen and Bath Trends • Outdoor Living • Art, Gift, & Gourmet Center • Kid’s Zone  • Interior Design & Home Accessories • Live birds of Prey Demonstrations   EVENT TIMES: Friday, April 10; 5:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday, April …

Date: April 11, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 12, 2015

Central KY Home and Garden Show at Rupp Arena

  The entire Lexington Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. Featuring: • Home and Garden Professionals • Home Improvement Alley • Kitchen and Bath Trends • Outdoor Living • Art, Gift, & Gourmet Center • Kid’s Zone  • Interior Design & Home Accessories • Live birds of Prey Demonstrations   EVENT TIMES: Friday, April 10; 5:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday, April …

Date: April 12, 2015
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine 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

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

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