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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

SQecial Media’s 43rd Anniversary Party

Eclectic South Limestone book and gift shop SQecial Media celebrates 43 years of business with an annual open house featuring snacks, sales and live music fromMarcus Wilkerson, Warren Byrom and Stacey Early. This year’s SQecial T-shirt, designed by local artist Ed Franklin, will be available for $10 (or free with any purchase over $100).

Start: March 1, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 1, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: sqecial media
Phone: (859) 255-4316
Address:
371 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

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

36th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

The 36th Annual Alltech St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival will feature a full day of free and family-friendly downtown entertainment, including live music and other performances, a parade, food and beverage vendors and more. The celebration will start at 8 a.m. with the running of the Shamrock Shuffle to support Habitat for Humanity. At 11 a.m. there will be the annual …

Start: March 14, 2015 8:00 am
End: March 14, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside 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 20, 2015

Shake Your Asana: Yoga Rave at Centered

All ages, family friendly. Perfect for those who are curious about movement, healing arts and holistic health. The events will feature dancing, yoga, an infrared sauna, massages, and foods/drinks on site for those with special diets (vegan, gluten-free, raw, organic, allergen-free, etc.)      

Start: March 20, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 20, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Centered
Address:
309 N Ashland , Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 suggested donation

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 4, 2015

Shaker Village “Breakfast with Babies”

Saturdays in April: April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25 Shaker Village will host “Breakfast with the Babies,” a family-friendly event, every Saturday in April. Guests are encouraged to bring their little ones to a buffet breakfast. After the meal, the children will meet the newest additions to the farm animals at Shaker Village, including lambs, kids and chicks. …

Start: April 4, 2015 7:00 am
End: April 4, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

April 8, 2015

King John–Stratford Festival Screening at Fayette Mall Theater

The Cinemark Theater at Fayette Mall will be joining with Fathom Events and BY Experience for a special cinematic event: three screenings of Stratford Festival‘s Shakespearean performances. The screenings will start with King Lear on Wednesday, February 25, followed by King John on Wednesday, April 8 and Antony and Cleopatra on Thursday, May 21. For more showtimes and to purchase …

Start: April 8, 2015 5:00 pm
End: April 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
Address:
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

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

Shaker Village “Breakfast with Babies”

Saturdays in April: April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25 Shaker Village will host “Breakfast with the Babies,” a family-friendly event, every Saturday in April. Guests are encouraged to bring their little ones to a buffet breakfast. After the meal, the children will meet the newest additions to the farm animals at Shaker Village, including lambs, kids and chicks. …

Start: April 11, 2015 7:00 am
End: April 11, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, 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

April 18, 2015

Shaker Village “Breakfast with Babies”

Saturdays in April: April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25 Shaker Village will host “Breakfast with the Babies,” a family-friendly event, every Saturday in April. Guests are encouraged to bring their little ones to a buffet breakfast. After the meal, the children will meet the newest additions to the farm animals at Shaker Village, including lambs, kids and chicks. …

Start: April 18, 2015 7:00 am
End: April 18, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

April 23, 2015

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is an equestrian Eventing competition of the highest caliber that brings in Olympic-level horses and riders from around the globe. In addition to awe-inspiring athletes competing against a backdrop of gorgeous scenery, this weekend offers world-class shopping, Land Rover test drives, tailgating and more. www.rk3de.org

Date: April 23, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

April 24, 2015

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is an equestrian Eventing competition of the highest caliber that brings in Olympic-level horses and riders from around the globe. In addition to awe-inspiring athletes competing against a backdrop of gorgeous scenery, this weekend offers world-class shopping, Land Rover test drives, tailgating and more. www.rk3de.org

Date: April 24, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

April 25, 2015

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is an equestrian Eventing competition of the highest caliber that brings in Olympic-level horses and riders from around the globe. In addition to awe-inspiring athletes competing against a backdrop of gorgeous scenery, this weekend offers world-class shopping, Land Rover test drives, tailgating and more. www.rk3de.org

Date: April 25, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

Shaker Village “Breakfast with Babies”

Saturdays in April: April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25 Shaker Village will host “Breakfast with the Babies,” a family-friendly event, every Saturday in April. Guests are encouraged to bring their little ones to a buffet breakfast. After the meal, the children will meet the newest additions to the farm animals at Shaker Village, including lambs, kids and chicks. …

Start: April 25, 2015 7:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

April 26, 2015

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event is an equestrian Eventing competition of the highest caliber that brings in Olympic-level horses and riders from around the globe. In addition to awe-inspiring athletes competing against a backdrop of gorgeous scenery, this weekend offers world-class shopping, Land Rover test drives, tailgating and more. www.rk3de.org

Date: April 26, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

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

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 12, 2015

Paddle + Yoga Weekend Series at Shaker Village

Shaker Village’s popular Paddle + Yoga Weekends will return this year on May 15-16, June 12-13, July 10-11 and August 21-22. Guests are invited to take part in candlelit yoga in a historic building, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), SUP yoga on the pond and a “glow paddle” on the Kentucky River. The events will be led by Canoe Kentucky and Possum …

Start: June 12, 2015 8:00 am
End: June 12, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

June 13, 2015

Paddle + Yoga Weekend Series at Shaker Village

Shaker Village’s popular Paddle + Yoga Weekends will return this year on May 15-16, June 12-13, July 10-11 and August 21-22. Guests are invited to take part in candlelit yoga in a historic building, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), SUP yoga on the pond and a “glow paddle” on the Kentucky River. The events will be led by Canoe Kentucky and Possum …

Start: June 13, 2015 8:00 am
End: June 13, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, 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